It’s Friday! As a follow-up to the topic of symphonic metal started by Osture in the previous edition of Musicellaneous, this time I’d like to tell you about once-existed German band Beyond the Bridge.
During its lifetime the band has recorded the only album, but it’s a real masterpiece (you wouldn’t see them in this series otherwise).
It was my very first visit to the Dutch city of Nijmegen, which is located near the German border.
The reason for my going there was a joint aikido seminar led by three senseis:
So I was brave enough to not get scared off by storm Ciara (but nonetheless happy to be back home before dark).
It’s Friday again! This tenth edition of Musicellaneous features another unique project by a talented individual. I’m talking about the instrumental progressive metal band Andromida, which is in fact just one person: the American Ramon Gutierrez.
The band is unique because Ramon is “legally blind”, which was discovered when he was as little as three years old.
One of the tricky things in Dutch is the mapping of a noun to one of the two grammatical genders:
At home I’m using my laptop in a kind of a stationary setup. It has all the peripheral devices, like a 4K display, a keyboard, a mouse etc., constantly attached to it.
This is pretty neat and looks as follows: