Usually I put these kinds of news in the asides category, which is not appearing on the homepage. But let’s stop relying on inadequate measures.
Thanks to Daena on Twitter I became aware of the New York Times obituary for late Mike Doyle.
German soundtrack composer Martin Böttcher passed on friday. My old band recorded his Der Ölprinz and Kara Ben Nemsi Effendi main themes, and with Tecumseh Melodie I aimed to understand his unique sound by trying to rebuild some of his trademark devices. Martin Böttcher not only beamed generations of kids into a beautiful adventurous frontier west with his audio magic, but in the mid seventies he also was one – if not the – first sail boarders in Germany!