Posts Tagged: 'music'

Keynvor – Preservation

By far my most played and most loved new music of 2018 is Preservation by Keynvor. Preservation is a wonderful EP, composed by Sebastian Plano, that combines modern classical almost soundtrack-like music with recorded soundscapes of the rugged Cornish coast to create a beautifully evocative suite of music. Keynvor (pronounced Cain-Vor) is the Cornish word Continue Reading

Clair de Lune by NASA

 Gorgeous…

Synth Geek

Last month my son and I headed to Birmingham for The Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music. Originally were going to attend An Afternoon With Wolfgang Flur, one of the original members of Kraftwerk, but it turned into a full day of Synth Geekery. Midlands Modular Meet This was a late addition to the programme, Continue Reading

Underworld – Brilliant Yes That Would Be

For a while the hints have been there on Instagram, but we can now rejoice – new music from Underworld. I would have loved to see Underworld in Reykjavik; Iceland is on my ‘places to visit’ list, and to see Karl and Rick there would have been quite something. I love this track, restrained yet with Continue Reading

This Is Not My Beautiful House

I love this brilliant little sketch from my talented daughter, makes me smile every time I look at it.

Long Ambients1: Calm. Sleep. by Moby

I do love a bit of “ambient gubbins” as Mark and Lard used to call it. From Brian Eno to the Monument Valley soundtrack, ambient music is my soundtrack of choice for working, writing or just staring out of the window thinking. Over the years Moby has released some lovely ambient music, including ambient versions of his albums Wait Continue Reading

The Death of the Music Video Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

I thought the art of the music video was a dying a slow death as whenever I skip through the music channels I see formulaic videos of scantily clad women, blinged up artistes and borrowed Bentleys. But this lunchtime I’ve stumbled across two fantastic videos which suggest the stories of video’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. The first Continue Reading

Jamie T – Sheila

I heard this track on the radio this morning, and was reminded of the great video featuring the wonderful Bob Hoskins.

St Vincent End Credits – Bill Murray Sings Bob Dylan

I really enjoyed St Vincent, it came in under the radar and was a lovely surprise – so nice to see a film without preconceptions and expectations. Bill Murray is fabulous, right down to the end credits.