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Ian Robinson’s Weekly Digest – 12th September 2021

A bubbling lave pool at the volcano in Iceland
Image © Green Iceland Vid via YouTube

Another Weekly Digest with things that caught my interest this week. With new music, mini-reviews of the two new films I saw, and some security, science, and culture stuff. Let me know via Twitter if you have any comments.

Ian Robinson’s Weekly Digest – 5th September 2021

Chromosome Graphic from Quanta Magazine
© Samuel Velasco/Quanta Magazine

A slight change to the format in this week’s digest. I’m going embed more Tweets and other content (like from IMDb) going forward. Making it an actual review of stuff I’ve posted to Twitter and elsewhere each week.

Ian Robinson’s Weekly Digest – 22nd August 2021

Three thermometers comparing Fahrenheit and Celsius
Graphic from Erik Engheim on Medium

Five article pointers this week. I had to drop a few that were going to be included but are behind paywalls. There are also 19 new music releases. Another good week for new stuff. Like most weeks! Find me on Twitter to discuss anything. Except for temperature measurement scales ☺️

Ian Robinson’s New Music Digest – 25th July 2021

Auto Generated Album Cover Art from Apple Music
Auto Generated Album Cover Art from Apple Music

You may have noticed that my weekly posts have been focused mostly on new music releases over the last few months. Indeed, the posts have been new music lists with some other article pointers attached.

I’ve decided to embrace that, do a pivot, and make this weekly post just a list of new music, with linked Apple Music and Spotify playlists for the singles, plus a selected track from each EP and album in the list.

The other non-music related stuff I’m going to start posting as link posts on my blog (like the posts on Daring Fireball) and Hey World. You can see my blog here, and if you use RSS, you can subscribe here. If you still want to get the weekly post and the single item link-style posts via email, then subscribe at Hey World. There is also an RSS feed at Hey World. The music list and the individual posts will also be on my Twitter feed.
New music I discovered this week (listed in the order I added them to Apple Music)

Here are Apple Music and Spotify playlists with all the singles and one selected track from each album or EP. In no particular order. Play them on shuffle!

Below are links to the individual releases.

Beebe – Vacation – (Single) – Apple Music – Spotify – Twitter

Lorde – Stoned at the Nail Salon – (Single) – Apple Music – Spotify – Twitter

Tom McLoughlin – If The Wanted To, They Would – (Single) – Apple Music – Spotify – Twitter
DUNE Aimee – Only Us – (Single) – Apple Music – Spotify – Twitter
Wilso – Don’t U – (Single) – Apple Music – Spotify – Instagram
Tim Atlas – Quota – (EP) – Apple Music – Spotify – Twitter
Yours Truly – Walk Over My Grave – (Single) – Apple Music – Spotify – Twitter
Michael Calfan – Imagining (feat. Gabrielle Aplin) – (Single) – Apple Music – Spotify – Twitter (Michael Calfan) – Twitter(Gabrielle Aplin)
Hembree – Reach Out – (Single) – Apple Music – Spotify – Twitter
L.A. Exes – Baby Let’s Pretend – (Single) – Apple Music – Spotify – Twitter
Jewelia – Was it You or Was it Me – (Single) – Apple Music – Spotify – Twitter
Kat Robichaud – Charade – (EP) – Apple Music – Spotify – Twitter
Fascinations Grand Chorus – Cry Over You – (Single) – Apple Music – Spotify – Twitter
ELSAS – The Art of The Concrete – (EP) – Apple Music – Spotify – Twitter

Ian Robinson’s Weekly Digest – 18th July 2021

Cover image of The Three Body Problem novel
Cover image of The Three Body Problem novel

A sparse post this week. Mainly due to me being busy and it being too hot to read and think about technical stuff! Only three pointers to interesting items. A dozen new music items, though. I’m never too busy or too hot to ignore new music. As always, find me on Twitter if you want to comment on anything.

Ian Robinson’s Weekly Digest 27th June 2021

Earth in Space
2000 star systems could have planets that could see Earth pass in from of the Sun

Here’s the 27th June edition of my weekly post. Half the year is gone already! I’ve lost track of time. Days, weeks, and months have all melded into one thing in my head. Anyway, I’m planning on starting to go back to the cinema and do other things out in the world from the 1st of July. So future weekly posts should start to get mini film reviews and stuff again from next weeks.

This week’s post has six article pointers and seven new music releases. As usual, you can get me on Twitter to discuss anything in this post.