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The ’60s were fabulous! It was a decade of colorful joy, vividness, liberation and creativity. It was also a time of crossing lines, adventuring, experimenting and taking pride in being different. The ’60s were bold, eager, visionary and prolific! The ’60s were “swell”! I definitely love this period from the musical and whimsical points of   Read More …

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Everyone loves and classic tune. Regardless of whether it’s a swinging beat from a sixties star like Elvis or an eclectic electro sound from an eighties icon like New Order, people love to spin back in time with an oldie but a goodie. Naturally, thanks to the power of the music industry, we’re able to   Read More …

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Since 1984, the idea of making a true self-learning artificial intelligence (AI) that was capable of playing against the best poker players in the world was already becoming a reality. In 1984, Mike Caro created the first poker AI software called ORAC, but it wasn’t until 2017 that a poker AI named Libratus was able   Read More …

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The music industry has been through various transformations, from vinyl records to cassette tapes, CDs, MP3s, and streaming music. From rare collections, music has become virtually free to many, something that a lot of us appreciate but to the detriment of recording artists and companies. (Photo: Pixabay.com) Recently, however, there has been a few developments   Read More …

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Pioneering rockers Phil May & Wally Waller (of The Pretty Things) present the highest quality release to date of their collaboration with French playboy Philippe DeBarge. To be released on September 1st by Madfish Records, the album is now remastered and reworked and features bonus tracks and rare photos!   It was late August in 1969   Read More …

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In September 2017, Bancroft Press will be releasing Elizabeth Leiknes’ “Black Eyed Susan,” an irreverent homage to the Wizard of Oz. In her third novel, Leiknes asks the questions: What would you do if you only had a few months left to live? For Susan Spector, she’s going to go find the rainbow, and possibly   Read More …

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Today is about Ringo Starr, the fab Beatle,  the drummer, the artist, the actor, the genius, the mentor. Let’s celebrate Ringo by discovering 10 new facts about him: 1.He occasionally sang lead vocals, usually for one song on an album, including “With a Little Help from My Friends”, “Yellow Submarine” and their cover of “Act Naturally”.   Read More …

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Much to the excitement of prog music fans worldwide, legendary Curved Air violinist Darryl Way is releasing a new Concept Album/Rock Opera called “Underworld” on June 21st. “Underworld” is released in 2 versions: “Underworld Rock Opera Complete” which is the whole show with dialogue and narration and “Underworld Rock Opera the Songs” which just contains the songs.   Says Darryl, “Having   Read More …

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The British film director and pop promo auteur Peter Whitehead’s kaleidoscopic 1967 documentary is a vivid and controversial snapshot of the height of London’s “Swinging” era.    Featuring interviews with a diverse selection of iconic figures in British and international pop culture – from artists such as David Hockney and Alan Aldridge, through to actors   Read More …

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Proud Galleries announce ‘Terence Spencer: A Lasting Impression’, a playful retrospective exploring the youth and vivacity of one of Britain’s most defining decades. This unique exhibition features the many faces, fashions and sounds of the Swinging Sixties with prints showcasing iconic stars in their prime alongside the beauty of ordinary life and everyday style. Born   Read More …

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