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Fever Pitch

I try to write about small things — paper, animals, a house. Love is kind of big. I have written a love song, though. In this film, I sing it to a lamp.

David Byrne, Stop Making Sense, Palm Pictures, 1984


A studio sound engineer’s hand rests on the controls of a Mackie mixing console.

Mixing things up with the web — some of our favourite sites and sources on the internet. It’s a long list. Photograph by Rana Mullan





Louis Armstrong was sent to a Negro Waif’s Home as punishment for shooting a pistol in the air on New Year’s Eve when he was thirteen years old. Fortunately, the school’s bandmaster took a liking to the boy and taught him to play the bugle.