Musical Fidelity

11 Dec 18
Stylus Vinyl

17th & Oak is a simple guy who really doesn’t ask for much. He likes walking and talking his way through a city or along the coast, and loves being in the kitchen with a glass of red and music playing. He lives in baseball caps and also has the word “Lemonade” tattooed on the […]

11 Dec 18
Stylus Vinyl

Filmmakers have worked it out: we’re suckers for nostalgia. Want the audience to feel the right thing? Choose a song that elicits an emotional response and you’ll be laughing. That sounds more sinister than it is. After all, those of us who love a classic tune get our film and music fix in one. So, […]

11 Dec 18
Trehan Tech

PART I: Creativity Ever since the first cave paintings were drawn, technology has been reshaping the creative industries. Pre-mixed paint tubes, the phonograph, and Instagram filters have all influenced the art and music spaces since their introduction. Lately, technology has disrupted music distribution, and it is likely that further developments in AI will affect the […]

10 Dec 18
bursarts's Blog

“She said baby you a savage I said 21, 21” ~ 6lack Its so clear from up here Ne’er come near me 21 has been good to me I’m having a ball and I don’t wanna jinx it all away by upsetting Gods applecart This musical experience where 28 is the climax Don’t overdo the […]

10 Dec 18
Yirah Group

For the past few years I’ve been enjoying the music of CityAlight both on a personal and congregational level (as we’ve added several of their songs to our worship services). They have just released a new album and, to mark the occasion, I asked them (Richard Thompson and Jonny Robinson) a few questions. I’ve interspersed […]

10 Dec 18
Satyen's Musings

(Or: Why I like Western Music) “Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you do the Fandango/Thunderbolt and lightning, very, very fright’ning me/(Galileo) Galileo, (Galileo) Galileo, Galileo figaro magnifico…”  Wait. What? What did he just say? It simply does not make any sense, I remember thinking when I heard those words for the very first time, in the common […]

09 Dec 18
WDW News Today

Watch as Mary Poppins, Jack, and the Banks children embark on a magical adventure into the animated world of the “Royal Doulton Bowl” in this new clip. If you haven’t had a chance to see the official trailer for the movie yet, you can watch it here. In Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” an all new […]

09 Dec 18
Progarchy

David Mitchell, the author of Cloud Atlas, has just written a truly remarkable and insightful piece in the Guardian about Kate Bush and her musical achievement. His discussion of Kate’s masterpieces is so good that every Kate fan will delight in it and find themselves rushing to listen again to these beloved albums. Every word […]

08 Dec 18
Seim Dahiya

It was the development of the cinema that made adaptation a common place. The early pioneers of film simply trained their cameras on the stage, producing drastically condensed versions or highlights of classic plays. The first film stars were the leading theatrical performers of the day. Shakespeare was a favourite. In 1899 Beerbohm Tree made […]