Words in a cage

Words in a cage

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Other stuff | No Comments

I pretty much agree with this way of understanding music and the world: A handful of phrases and sentences of John Cage, one of the most important personalities of the last century. “There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try […]

They might really be radicals

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Other stuff | No Comments

“The notion that there might be something “modern” about Sibelius was risible to self-styled progressives of the immediate postwar era. The Schoenbergian pedagogue René Leibowitz summed up the feelings of many new-music connoisseurs when, in 1955, he published a pamphlet titled Sibelius: The Worst Composer in the World. Surveys of twentieth-century music labelled the composer […]

Hans Zimmer wants you!

Hans Zimmer wants you!

Posted by on Feb 14, 2014 in Other stuff, Storyteller | No Comments

That’s the name of the campaign launched by “Bleeding Fingers”, a joint venture Between Extreme Music, the production music arm of Sony / ATV Music Publishing, and Academy Award ® winner Hans Zimmer’s Remote Control Productions.   This is a competition seeking new talented composers. It’s certainly a great opportunity for all musicians/producers interested in […]

December 8, 1980

December 8, 1980

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Other stuff | No Comments

“JOHN LENNON was shot to death by a fan who had idolised him for years. When the 25-year-old killer, Mark David Chapman, gunned down Lennon he was carrying 14 Beatle tape recordings in a satchel. Chapman, a dishevelled out-of-work security guard, told friends that he intended to meet Lennon.” ” A stunned generation of Beatles […]

Back to 90s

Back to 90s

Posted by on Nov 21, 2013 in Other stuff | No Comments

  Are we back at 90s or has 90s returned to us? Or 90s just never left us at all. That’s the point, surely. I do not mean the great rock bands of the decade. Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Pixies, Alice in Chains, MBV, Mudhoney, NIN, even Melvins… they released recently albums. Some of them after […]