If you’re paying for music streaming or buying digital albums choose Bandcamp, which Dave calls “the ethical streaming service”, as they pay the musicians better rates than other streaming services. Their pandemic special on the first Friday of each month pays the musician even better than the everyday rate.
I think mum has been streaming ABC Jazz and classics during lockdown.
I should point out that it’s her vinyl I grew up listening to - Beatles, Kirk, Hendrix, Brubeck. Whenever I asked what some album was, mum would say “play it and find out”. Great mum; definitely cultivated my diversity of listening.
Only problem was Dad always complained about the volume being too loud when she listens to Morphine ....or the Stephen Cummings album Firecracker.
And my mum would tell you all to watch Baby Driver (see Netflix; the cars aren’t French but it’s still fun and the music’s used to great effect).
Mum’s also a legend for telling dad “why bother test driving a Japanese car? You’re just going to buy French anyway.” (I’m pretty sure he wanted to test drive an alternative to prove buying another pug was right.)
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I doubt many here can relate a great deal but I broadcast a Spanish radio community program and lead a committee of broadcasters so that we share the load, doing a show each every four weeks.
If you pick the right week, you'll be hearing me doing the talking: https://5ebi.com.au/program/spanish/
As a consequence, I spend a lot of time raiding online radio sites picking up popular Spanish music, such as https://play.radiole.com/
In his final years my grandpa, who was not a Spanish speaker, got sick of hearing idiots talking trash and only listened to a California based Mexican/Spanish music radio station. He liked to “keep a mariachi band in the house” as they were much better company.