Tarot: Not Just A Paradigm For The Cosmos…

“Tarot Laaaaady” – sang Ronnie James Dio on Rainbow’s ‘Rising’ album, circa 1976. What? Never heard of him? Well, he’s the guy what invented the ‘horns’ sign that all you young people use nowadays 🙂 and he should know, right? The wee vocal powerhouse had no doubt met many a ‘Tarot Woman’ on his travels through the world of hard rock. You know the type… long, flowing hair, bangles, beads, maybe a head scarf, a flouncy Stevie Nicks-type dress etc.

But I’d like to introduce you to a new breed of Tarot enthusiast… the Tarot ‘Man’. Continue reading “Tarot: Not Just A Paradigm For The Cosmos…”

Rip It Up And… Don’t Start Again: How Music Is Just A Universal Noise.

I’ve not written a blog for a while now, so I figured that with these few days off work, becasue of the snow and whatnot, I’d knock off a quick one about a couple of my favourite musical bugbears that I hear people bandying about willy-nilly.

And here they are:

1. Music that I don’t like is ‘just a noise’.


2. Music is a ‘universal language’.

Argh! Continue reading “Rip It Up And… Don’t Start Again: How Music Is Just A Universal Noise.”