Video for We Cut Corners song wins at Annecy
This video for Irish band We Cut Corner's A Pirate's Life, by Polish duo Kijek/Adamski has won Best Music Video at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival. The video was hand-drawn frame-by... Read More
How Rian Became A Fabulous Beast
'Dance is profoundly important,' Liam Ó Maonlaí said during the development of his collaboration with Fabulous Beast, Rian a year ago. 'You go to the Sahara Desert where it's a struggle to get... Read More
Are Classical Audiences Too Well Behaved?
Alan Pierson, conductor of Dublin's Crash Ensemble as well as Alarm Will Sound and the Brooklyn Philharmonic, was quoted in a New York Times piece this week about classical music audiences, and... Read More
Nicolas Cage performs John Cage's 4'33"
Not quite what John Cage had in mind, but this surely ranks among the more original of the John Cage centennial performances.
First Mobile Mixer for iPad and iPhone
The makes of the iRig MIX claim it to be the first mobile mixer for iPad and iPhone. It features full EQ controls and can be used with any audio source, so it can also be connected to a CD player,... Read More
The Shantytown Orchestra in New Orleans
Described as 'an interactive installation comprised of musical architecture', the Music Box was was created by the organisation New Orleans Airlift: The Music Box features purpose-built shacks... Read More
Kyle Gann Interrogates Some Cageian 'Sleights-of-Hand'
Composer Kyle Gann of the intelligent and often highly insightful blog PostClassic has published the text of a talk he delivered at the Cage100 Symposium, which recently took place in Lubin, Poland... Read More
One Week/One Band: Abba
The blog One Week/One Band is based on a simple but effective premise: 'Every week, one trusted music aficionado showcases a band or artist he/she feels particularly passionate about'. The archive... Read More