The Cinematic Orchestra hail from London, and their sound matches their name splendidly. Rare is the band who can work… Read more [Video] The Cinematic Orchestra – Life Of The Bird
Marc Myers at the Wall Street Journal writes on one of the most maligned genres, Easy Listening.
Something rather beautiful from English painter John Martin.
Nina Simone was always worth celebrating as a wonderful musician. She was also, unfortunately, a bit of a monster to… Read more [Article] Nina Simone Documentarian Reveals Singer’s Shockingly Violent Temper
I suppose some would call this The Swans’ ‘Joy Division’ phase. The album, The Burning World, showed a marked change… Read more [Video] Swans – Mona Lisa, Mother Earth
https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=1812993763/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/transparent=true/ Beautiful dark ambient my Italian composer Marco Lucci.
Quite a monster of an album by Nigeria’s finest, Fela Kuti. The track listing for this album is: 01 “Alu… Read more [Video] Fela Ramsome Kuti & The Africa ’70 – Afrodisiac
I never quite agreed with Heldon (a.k.a. Richard Pinhas) being labeled as the French Robert Fripp. He’s his own man,… Read more [Video] Heldon – In Wake Of King Fripp
Those who know me well will know that I’ll crow on happily about my favorite writer, Jorge Luis Borges. The… Read more [Art/Literature] Lot 51: Borges, Xul Solar, and the occult.
Something melancholy from Keith Jarrett seems appropriate after hearing about the loss of a good friend yesterday afternoon.