My Current Favourite Video on YouTube – Fictional Starship Comparison

WOW! JUST WOW! I can’t remember being more wowwed and mesmerized by anything on YouTube or any other video platforms! 12.5 minutes super well spent! BRAVO!

The Music of Lubomyr Melnyk

Through 2016, I’ve been slowly discovering the music of Lubomyr Melnyk¬†on Accuradio, my favourite online radio source (free), via their solo piano channels. Melnyk is a German born Canadian composer of Ukrainian origin who plays “continuous music” on solo piano (mostly). A link to the term in the previous sentence will explain what it is to you technically, by Melnyk himself, as I’m not nearly qualified enough as a musician to explain it. All I know is I LOVE it! It reminds me of Phillip Glass’ music (Glassworks), though I don’t know if the two were that much similar. They just sound similar to me, and similarly great!

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20 Feet from Stardom

A year or so ago, I had a chance to watch an absolutely phenomenal documentary called¬†20 Feet from Stardom, on back-up singers. I was reminded of it today and found an almost complete version on YouTube. It’s plenty good enough to watch and get an appreciation for those singers, mostly women, if you don’t want to watch it fully on some paid source.

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