Ken Hyder is an incredible Scottish percussionist who has worked with some of the most interesting musicians in Great Britain, and as far away as Siberia. This is early material, thankfully reissued and available at Forced Exposure.
Very sad news from the world of typography, a passion I’ve had for many years. One of the people whose works I’ve admired for more than 20 years, Adrian Frutiger, passed away on the 12th of September. He was 87. If you know anything about graphic design, you will have surely come across his work. […]
Ryuichi Sakamoto has spent a career morphing from one genre to another, and essentially leading the pack.
Some happy beat music from Italian conductor and arranger Gianni Ferrio!
Dutch psychedelic band Q65 were a band I discovered reading magazines like Record Collector, who hyped them up as a band with a monstrous reputation. They were, and to my ears, are, among the best bands of the late 1960s.
The Third Ear Band were among the first British bands (who shared this affinity with Krautrock projects from Germany) to move into a field we now know today as world music. This piece actually comes from the soundtrack to Roman Polanski’s adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic tale, Macbeth. A thanks to Al Clark, who picked […]
Kate Smith seems very appropriate today, 14 years after the 9/11 attack.