Author: Mike Flatt

Daniel Ash : Freedom I Love & Introducing Poptone

It’s not often you get to talk to your musical heros.  I’ve had the privilege of talking to some of mine a few times now, and nobody I talk to has ever brought out the “fan” in me like Daniel Ash.  Rarer still, is talking to someone so absolutely positive and excited about their craft after 30 plus years of creativity,  but this is exactly where I found Daniel Ash when we spoke a few days ago. BT: Freedom I Love, is a very strange compilation of sorts, and really something that I’m personally absolutely excited to finally have...

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Bluetint Magazine Volume 10

Click here to listen on Apple Music!   Volume 10 track list:  King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard : Rattlesnake Cherry Glazen: Told You I’d Be with the Guys Hey Violet: Guys My Age K Flay: Blood In The Cut The Weeknd: Starboy (feat. Daft Punk) The 1975: Somebody Else Alex Da Kid: Not Easy Spoon : Hot Thoughts Father John Misty: Pure Comedy Andrew McMahon: Brooklyn, You’re Killing...

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Old Sad Bastard Music, or Melancholy Me Part 1.

“What came first – the music or the misery? Did I listen to the music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to the music? Do all those records turn you into a melancholy person?” – Nick Hornby   I’ve always been a lyrics person, gravitating towards songwriters and bands who had a knack of telling me a story.  Not to knock on top 40 pop, because the “ooh baby baby’s” and “raise your hands in the air” type songs resonate, however briefly in pop culture conscious, and have their place.  I’ve been sitting back the last few weeks thinking about the songs that resonated with me, and more than l probably want to admit, helped shape my outlook on life, love and music appreciation.  So, let’s get a little personal for a bit,  and let’s look into a few songs, going to let you come to your own impression of me, based on the songs below.   Supertramp – The Logical Song But then they send me away to teach me how to be sensible, Logical, responsible, practical. And they showed me a world where I could be so dependable, Clinical, intellectual, cynical.     Changes – David Bowie Don’t want to be a better man Time may change me But I can’t trace time I watch the ripples change their size But never...

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