Jonny Greenwood posted another edition of what seems like an almost regular edition of Radiohead’s Office Chart, but this time ‘Computer says no’
Tried to do a Spotify arab collection…..but no Laila Mourad, or Um Khalthum, or much Abdel Halim Hefez on spotify yet……so it’s bolstered with some random classical stuff – but then, it’s all orchestras sitting down, right?
Talking of which – found out this week about the old Baghdad music school for blind children – hence the shaded musicians in arab orchestras, the prevalence of which I could never understand. I (offensively?) assumed it was just 60’s iraqi hipsters being 60’s iraqi hipsters…though they were that too, of course….