[Music] Sieben – Crumbs (reviewed by Santa Sangre)


Much respect to Peter Marks of Santa Sangre Magazine for reviewing my favorite Apocalyptic Folk violinist (and very cool chap) Matt Howden.

[Reviewed by Peter Marks] Ah just look at him on the cover in his Sunday tea time best. Flip the panel and you’ll see how thin the veneer is as a Guy Fawkes mask and full fencing uniform greet you; there can be no doubt that we’re living in extraordinarily perilous times with one guy […]

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[Music] Aisha Orazbayeva – Telemann Fantasias


Aisha Orazbayeva is London-based violinist who originally hails from Kazakhstan.  She has become a new favorite master of the instrument who easily balances a mastery of avant-garde contemporary music (think of compositions by Luciano Berio and Morton Feldman) and the sumptuous compositions of Georg Philipp Telemann, whose works were the bridge way from the Baroque Era into the Classical Era.

[Music] Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh / Garth Knox – All Soundings Are True

Garth Knox’s name is very familiar to me, as he was a member of the Arditti Quartet, whose interpretations of contemporary classical composers are flawless. Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh is a new name, as is the instrument he’s performing on, the hardanger d’amore.

[Music] Poppy Nogood – Music For Mourning — music won’t save you

POPPY NOGOOD – Music For Mourning (Preserved Sound, 2016) Aver mutuato il proprio alias dal titolo di un album di Terry Riley racconta già molto circa il profilo di un artista e le sue finalità espressive. Poppy Nogood è un violinista americano, iniziato al proprio strumento poco dopo aver imparato a camminare, la cui esperienza artistica […]

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