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Woebot was a music blog active from 2003 until the end of 2007. Its author was the musician and designer Matthew Ingram.

An example of his writing and style:

"I know only a little bit about Vian. He was one of those infinitely connected nodes. Amazing how much we know about Jamaican Culture in Britain but how little about that of our (extremely wonderful and interesting neighbours). If I was the editor of The Wire I’d look into things like this. Vian was the dude who fixed up all the Jazz for Paris in the 40s and 50s. He brought Ellington over to France ... He’s the early reincarnation of that perennial French figure, the Afro-American culture importer. In the late 60s we have Daniel Caux bringing over the Free crew for the Shandar stuff and in the 90s we have Laurent Garnier getting the Detroit lot over." -- Woebot on Vian [2003].

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