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Scott Walker Lyrics Collected in New Book Sundog

Walker curates the selection, which includes lyrics to new songs

Edwin – I’ve Only Gone

8 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : mp3hugger

Such an acoustic dreamy swirl, experimental to a degree but forever easy on the ear.… Read the post Edwin – I’ve Only Gone

Songs and Sounds

Donna Lennard We had a terrific concert last night (22 November 2017) with soprano Donna Lennard and pianist Gavin Roberts performing an all contemporary programme at Old Paradise Yard in Waterloo, with works by Leslie Phillips, myself, Stephen McNeff, Julian Philips and Cecilia McDowall. Show More Summary

Bold, collaborative choral music - new audiences - unexpected venues

Festival Voices, musical director Gret Batsleer, is a group which describes itself thus, 'We make bold, collaborative choral music, performing to new audiences in unexpected venues'. For the group's Session at Ugly Duck, a warehouseShow More Summary

A link with history: Alamire in Thomas Tallis

Thomas Tallis Queen Katharine Parr & songs of Reformation; Alamire, Fretwork, David Skinner; Obsidian Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Oct 13 2017 Star rating: 5.0 An important historical document, but also some terrific performances I was...Show More Summary

Downtempo for fans of Tycho and Bonobo

What's so good? For those of you in the USA this is probably a pretty busy time. Why? Because today is Thanksgiving. That means traveling, family, and way too much food. Here's the good news: I've made a playlist that might help ease the stress for you just a tad. Show More Summary

Schultz & Forever – “Backwards”

8 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Jonathan Schultz -- the young Danish artist that performs and records as Schultz & Forever -- has already been through a few forms. Musically speaking, he's tried out different approaches across his three EPs. In February he'll release his debut LP, Grand Guignol, an album that once more finds him exploring new sonic territory while…

Thunder Jackson - Guilty Party

Sounds like: Young The Giant, Portugal. The Man, Prelow Song: Thunder Jackson - Guilty Party What's so good? So you guys know The Postal Service, right? A band made up of two members halfway around the world from each other. They were one of the first breakouts to do it, and these days I suppose it's not all that uncommon. Show More Summary

Carl Cox Explains His Traktor + CDJs + MODEL 1 DJ Setup

One of the most legendary house DJs - Carl Cox - is apparently an avid user of Richie Hawtin's MODEL 1 mixer. In a new video released by the PLAYdifferently brand, Carl talks through his setup and explains the basics of how he mixes. The post Carl Cox Explains His Traktor + CDJs + MODEL 1 DJ Setup appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Bryn Terfel responds to Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s death

The Welsh baritone, rehearsing Falstaff with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, tweets this morning: RIP. To the king of the 1989 Cardiff singer of the world. He certainly inspired us all to pull our socks up. Confident, crazy, talented, caring man. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Bryn was the red-hot favourite to win […]

Some really good news: Milos is back

A year after he stopped playing with a severe movement disorder, we hear at first hand that Milos Karadaglic has taken up his guitar again and will be back on stage in recital in the spring of next year. Even more encouraging, Milos has started practising the first of two concertos that have been written for […]

N.E.R.D Reveal New Album Release Date

They’ve also unveiled what seems to be the No_One Ever Really Dies cover art

First review: It’s thumbs down for the new John Adams opera

Joshua Kosman is first in print with a review in the San Francisco Chronicle of the world premiere of the John Adams-Peter Sellars opera, Girls of the Golden West. He’s unimpressed with what he calls as ‘operatic tofuturkey’: Bloated, repetitive, self-righteous and dull, this commission by the San Francisco Opera (in partnership with the Dallas […]

New research: All orchestra players should wear ear plugs

Tests conducted at a Dutch University showed that every section of the orchestra, including strings, are exposed to sound levels of 90 decibels in some sections to more than 100 decibels. The tipping points for damage to hearing is calculated at 90db. Risers and screens to do significantly diminish the damage. Here‘s an abstract of […]

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