The coming weeks we’re gonna elucidate our Global Mashups-programm. Together with Generation Bass and Hivos, the Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation, we presenting the follow-up to the successful first edition of last year. At Incubate 2012 will six western musicians/producers work and perform together with six musicians/vocalists from India and Indonesia. Later on they’re also gonna record this material, which will [...]
July 30, 2012
March 15, 2012
In a reaction to a recent Guardian article that redefine the giants of literature through contemporary slang, Flavorwire digged trough Urban Dictionary for slang versions of famous artists and related works. Here is a selection of what they found, you can find the entire article here. Picasso “A typically negative term describing a person who appears attractive from [...]
November 21, 2011
We would like someone to make more videos as The Guardian did about the US. (Picture above by Guy Denning)
June 17, 2009
The Guardian posted a nice piece about the ‘new’ independent charts in the UK: The relaunching of the independent charts is, at best, seen as a bit of prolonged publicity. At worst, it is considered a marketing ploy to hype twangly guitar bands pushed by the majors. Read the full article here.
June 12, 2009
The Guardian posted a nice article about the effects of downloading music. In short: maybe it is not only the downloading of music that puts the music industry down, but other entertainment-based commodities to spend money on, like games. Read the full article.
April 28, 2009
The Guardian has put up another piece on Jazz history, this time focusing on Benny Goodman. Read it here! Ellington’s music and motivation was different to that of Benny Goodman, a white virtuoso clarinetist from Chicago who became a bigger star than Ellington during the 30s boom in big-band swing – a phenomenon as big [...]
May 21, 2013
Fans of experimental rock pay attention because tomorrow PVT will play in 013, Tilburg. This art-rock band for London and Sydney are familiar faces seeing as they played Playground Festival in 2010 and left quite the impression. PVT make experimental rock with a healthy dose of electronics. Since their forced name change back in 2010 [...]