Archive for the 'Personal' Category

►In case you need a rescue – TestDisk

Saturday, September 14th, 2013

Just a quick post to help anyone who might be in this situation and doesn’t know what to do and also doesn’t have the 500+ Euro to spend hiring professional data recovery services. My wife recently had that SD-card which died directly while being used in her Android-phone and had photos and videos on it [...]

►A very strategical method for practicing new music

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Today, I’d like to share with my readers a text written by american classical guitarist and music teacher Louis Gehring in which he describes very precisely an interesting alternative approach to learning new repertoire on your instrument (a method focused on a phrase-to-phrase-approach as opposed to the more common “step-by-step-improvement on the whole piece”). Don’t [...]

►The Alternative Music Lounge: John Surman

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Sometimes, it just strikes you: how come I’ve never heard anything at all about this great musician until now? Have I been living hiding somewhere on a deserted musical island or what? But then again, I don’t consider myself that ignorant, I mean, I know quite a few musicians, bands and composers from lots of [...]

►Forever Love

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

On the 25th of October, after a long and a quite anxious wait on a very rainy day, at 19:45, my wife gave birth to our first son. He was born perfectly healthy and beautiful, eyes wide open and crying on the first second, with 3205 g and 49.2 cm, we called him Pedro Jacinto [...]

►The Alternative Music Lounge: Chill Out special edition

Monday, September 17th, 2012

It’s been a while that I have been thinking of doing a special edition dedicated to Chill Out music, after all, it’s one of the main objectives of this site / blog, to specialize on Chill Out music. So, here are several listening suggestions, from the classics to some less well known projects, I didn’t [...]

►Google’s latest Doodle: Star Trek

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

Today is the 46th anniversary of Star Trek. Although I’ve always been a big fan of the Star Trek Universe, I didn’t know that, so it really was a surprise to open Google and see their latest Doodle about Star Trek. Which is funny and cute, actually. So, I couldn’t resist to take a screenshot [...]

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