Category Archives: Obituary

Mel Tillis passes away at age of 85

The death of prolific country music writer and performer Mel Tillis has been reported by The Associated Press, cited in the New York Daily News. Numbered amongst Mel Tillis’s many songs is Ruby Don’t Take Your Love to Town which became a famous hit Kenny Rogers and the First Edition. Carya Amara’s rendition of the… Read More »

Isao Tomita

As you may well have heard, Japan’s master synthesist Isao Tomita passed away on the 5th of May. There’s nothing that need be added to the many eulogies that have been published on the Web, but Tomita’s mastery of sound creation on analogue synthesisers cannot be overstated. Nor should we overlook his skill as an… Read More »