This is what GPT had to say this about what I listened to last week; it is auto-generated and might not be 💯% factual.

Spinning Records and Dropping Beats: My Weekly Musical Journey 🎶🤘

Hey fellow music enthusiasts! It’s been another week of diving deep into the ocean of melodies and rhythms, and oh boy, have I swum far and wide! 🏊‍♂️ This week, my ears have been blessed with a symphony of sounds ranging from the classic rock anthems to the synth beats of the ’80s, and some contemporary vibes to keep things fresh. This part of the blog will be a musical ride, full of throwbacks and head-bobbing, so let’s drop that metaphorical needle and get spinning! 💽🎧

The Who: More Than Just a Teenage Wasteland 🎸

My most played artist of the week, without question, was The Who. There’s just something timeless about the way those electric guitar riffs from Pete Townshend merge with Roger Daltrey’s powerful vocals. This week, tracks like “Baba O’Riley” had me windmilling through the kitchen, and “Pinball Wizard” reminded me why I always lose so many quarters at arcades! 😆

My mornings? Started with “Who Are You” as the coffee brewed - it got me into the right headspace to… well, figure out who I was for the day! And let’s not forget the evenings, unwinding to the legendary “My Generation.” I can’t help but relate to those a little bit louder and a little bit worse-for-wear lyrics. Can I get an “Amen” from the rebels in the crowd? 🙌

Ziggy Stardust and Starman Love: Bowie Mania 🚀

We all need a little Bowie in our lives, and this week was David’s turn to sprinkle stardust over my playlist. From the epic grandeur of “Space Oddity” to the new wave vibes in “Let’s Dance,” I danced my way through the week with the Starman gliding ahead. Whether he was Ziggy Stardust or the Thin White Duke, Bowie’s tunes were a constant companion, telling me that indeed, we can be heroes, even if just for one day! 🌟

From Experimental to Anthemic: A Mixtape of Memories 📻

Let’s talk about the kaleidoscopic range of other tunes that funnelled through my speakers this week. Grandaddy’s lo-fi vibes gave me moments of introspective calm with tracks like “The Crystal Lake,” while Death in Vegas pushed that calm aside with pulsing beats, inviting a bit of dance floor nostalgia straight into my living room.

There’s Gary Numan, with his synthesized otherworldly landscapes that came through with “Cars,” and how could one ignore the anthemic punch of U2? Bono’s voice on “With or Without You” has an almost haunting quality to it that resonates with the soul.

Some Genesis was on the turntable as well; “Invisible Touch” always gets me air-drumming like there’s no tomorrow, much to my neighbor’s delight (or despair) – Phil Collins, you’ve still got it!

Then, I splashed around with The Waterboys, where “The Whole of the Moon” illuminated my evenings with its poetry and vast instrumentals. Simple Minds followed up with “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” - a classic that pulled me into a vortex of ’80s nostalgia every single time.

New Discoveries and Old-time Favourites 📚💖

Remember when I mentioned contemporary vibes? Well, Sedibus waved that modern flag. Their spacey and ambient tracks have been a breath of fresh, cosmic air – a perfect counterbalance to the week’s previous rock-heavy playlist.

Oh, and of course, there were those days when only “The Boss” would do. Bruce Springsteen’s heartland rock on “Born to Run” was the soundtrack to many of my attempts to beat the traffic. If only my car could match the epic soundscape his music provides!

And who could forget the mystical vibes of Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams”? Stevie Nicks’ voice and the timeless tunes wrapped up my laid-back evenings like a warm, vintage blanket.

Tech Corner: and My Musical DNA 🖥️🎵

You might be curious about how I keep track of all these giants of music breezing through my week. Shout out to! It’s been my handy sidekick, logging my musical escapades like a devoted librarian. For the more data-driven fans out there, it’s a wonderful way to look back and see your own sonic journey.

For those intrigued by my musical taste or looking for inspiration, come find me at RussMckendrick’s external link . Let’s be friends and share our love for the timeless, the novel, and the downright groovy. 🎹🎷


AI might not have rhythms and warmth (yet), but it’s got the harmony of words down! A portion of this blog was AI-generated, equal parts clinical efficiency and unexpected wordplay.

Sign Off: Spin the Black Circle 🎉

This rollercoaster of a week has been nothing short of audio-licious. As the highs, lows, and floaty middles resonated through my headphones, each artist played a part in this personal concert of life. From The Who’s exhilarating guitar solos to Fleetwood Mac’s comforting melodies, I’ve been reminded that music is not just what I listen to, but a bit of what I am.

Keep the turntable spinning, the bass thumping, and your spirits high – until next week’s musical rendezvous! 🎤✌️

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