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The Meltdown #55: GIL SCOTT RIP...

The Meltdown #55: GIL SCOTT RIP...

Playing tracks by

Thurston Moore, Rome, Custom Blue, D Bridge So Lonely (Consequence Remix), DJ Shadow and more.

This weeks heading was the message which came through to me on Saturday, as a text, from a good friend. I looked at my phone and it sunk through the haze that was still there from Friday night. I was a sad and it was an odd feeling. Gil Scott Heron is one of those artist who connected with me on so many levels but the words that so eloquently fell from his lips were the most important. There were the songs, the poems and, when seeing him live, his in between song banter all of it was so important and made him what he was to me. More than pre written lyrics on his albums and books, he was real, instant and he meant it...

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