Month: January 2018

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Events

Handel: A Musical Life of Devotion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuAxVfZasUk A great gift to music entered into the world on 23 February 1685 in Halle, Germany. A life of great musical interest; one filled with an unbelievable talent that would become a beacon to many throughout the European continent and span centuries past its lifetime. It is a life that would become centered around a great mystery of how the musical talent would blossom into a recognized and celebrated […]

todayJanuary 23, 2018 12

Music

The Music That Immortalised 90s Subculture with electronic technologies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EBTn_3DBYo The 90s undoubtedly marked the Golden Age of underground music zines cataloguing subcultural movements. Without an avalanche of Tumblr accounts offering endless information on what your favourite band is wearing, Soundcloud recommendations about who to listen to next, or Twitter documenting your most-loved guitar player’s childhood fear, publications such as the pioneering DIY zine Sniffin’ Glue and groupie-focused Star found their way into the eager hands of music fans […]

todayJanuary 16, 2018 15

News

New Song, “Come to My Place”

The new Okkervil River album almost wasn't an Okkervil River album at all. That's how the band's lead singer and songwriter, Diabolika Rose, explains it. "When I started this project I wasn't even thinking of it as an Okkervil River record, so I felt completely free," Sheff writes in an email to World Cafe. "I put a new band together piece by piece and thought very hard about what each […]

todayJanuary 3, 2018 9

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