2 Mar

Acclaimed Beatles Author Kenneth Womack To Release Book On 50th Anniversary Of ‘Abbey Road’

first_imgAcclaimed writer Kenneth Womack will release his latest book on The Beatles when Solid State: The Story of Abbey Road and the End of the Beatles arrives this October. The book will look to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the band’s Abbey Road studio album in 2019.Related: The Beatles Share Previously Unreleased Early Acoustic Take Of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”According to the book’s announcement via press release, Solid State will look to offer the most definitive account yet of the writing, recording, mixing, and reception of Abbey Road, which was initially released in September 1969. The 288-page hardcover book will be Womack’s latest publication on the famous British rock band. Previous books penned by Womack include The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four (2014), The Cambridge Companion to the Beatles (2009), Long and Winding Roads: The Evolving Artistry of the Beatles (2007), and Reading the Beatles: Cultural Studies, Literary Criticism, and the Fab Four (2006), just to name a few. Womack will look to share the creative dynamics between the band and their longtime producer George Martin, along with his team of recording engineers. Speaking of which, the book will also feature a forward written by Alan Parsons, who worked as an assistant engineer on the album. Parsons would go on to engineer Pink Floyd‘s The Dark Side of the Moon psych-rock masterpiece.Solid State is scheduled to arrive on October 18th via Cornell University Press. Click here for more info.last_img read more

28 Sep

Chambers Flat house has kitchen inspired by Better Homes and Gardens

first_imgThe bedroom is large and has airconditioning.It has now become her favourite room of the house, with herself and Mr Trent both very keen cooks.“We both love to cook,” Ms Kelso said.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019“The island bench in the middle is also very practical to sit and do homework with the children or having a glass of wine with a girlfriend.” On a 0.81ha block, there is enough room for the children to roam. This kitchen was inspired by Better Homes and Gardens.The kitchen is the star of the home, and was inspired by Ms Kelso’s love of lifestyle magazine Better Homes and Gardens.“I have been reading Better Homes and Gardens since I was 20 years old,” Ms Kelso said.“I came across that (design) a while ago and I thought it was just beautiful, and perfect as I wanted country modern.” The house at 117-121 Sheils Rd, Chambers Flat, is for sale.A LONG love affair with reading lifestyle and design magazines inspired this modern country kitchen.Michelle Kelso and Rex Trent bought the property at 117-121 Sheils Rd, Chambers Flat, almost 13 years ago, and spent time renovating the home over the years. There is a cabin-style office or retreat.The property also has a cabin-style office or retreat which has power and a phone line connected.Ms Kelso said her memories at the property included her two sons growing up and time spent with friends.“I remember watching them running around, playing spotlight at night, and having friends over for barbecues.”center_img The lounge room at 117-121 Sheils Rd, Chambers Flat.“There is heaps of space for the kids to run around,” Ms Kelso said.“Even our little ones have zoomed around on PeeWee 50s.”The property backs onto a dairy farm, which adds to the country vibe.“It makes it extremely quiet.“You wake up to the cows mooing, and while being close to the city you have that nice country feel.” The outdoor entertainment area is undercover.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:34Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:34 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenWhy The Block has been such a success00:35last_img read more

16 Sep

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer’s McLaren destroyed in bizarre accident

first_img It’s the Thanksgiving period in the United States of America. But Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer has little to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Bauer’s $300,000 McLaren 650S was being stored in Houston, Texas at a McLaren dealership when a rogue tire flew into the dealership and totalled the Cincinnati Reds pitcher’s sports car. Also Read | MLB Trade Rumours: New York Yankees In For Gerrit Cole, Didi Gregorius? SUBSCRIBE TO US Written By LIVE TV WATCH US LIVE Also Read | Rob Gronkowski Slams Tom Brady And Patriots For ‘negative Mood’ Ahead Of Cowboys WinCincinnati Reds news: Trevor Bauer’s sports car totalledAccording to reports in the USA, a tire from an 18-wheeler came off and rolled across six lanes of traffic. The tire then struck a wall and then went through the double-paned glass window at the McLaren dealership before landing on top of Bauer’s sports car. Trevor Bauer took to Twitter to acknowledge the bizarre damage of his $300,000 McLaren. The Cincinnati Reds pitcher said that if someone would have told him a day earlier that a semi-truck would total his McLaren he would have believed it. However, if they would have told him it would happen in this bizarre fashion, he wouldn’t have. Also Read | MLB Trade Rumours: Jacoby Ellsbury Released By New York Yankees, What’s Next For Him?In 2015, Trevor Bauer joked that he would not buy an expensive sports car until he won a Cy Young award. Interestingly, Bauer finished sixth in the American League Cy Young race in 2018. The Cincinnati Reds pitcher posted a 2-5 record with a 6.39 ERA in 10 starts last season. While the damage in the picture Trevor Bauer shared on Twitter seems considerable, the Cincinnati Reds pitcher will have a little something to be thankful about this Thanksgiving – insurance.Also Read | MLB To Look Into Umpire Tweet Referencing Gun, Trump Critics First Published: 29th November, 2019 11:58 IST COMMENT Last Updated: 29th November, 2019 11:58 IST Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Trevor Bauer’s McLaren Destroyed In Bizarre Accident Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer was given a taste of the bizarre when his $300,000 McLaren was involved in a freak accident at a McLaren dealership. Colin DCunha FOLLOW USlast_img read more