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Gentlemen Take Polaroids

I entered a long-time favourite album of mine to BBC Radio 6 a few weeks ago, to their All Killer No Filler in Liz Kershaw’s Saturday afternoon programme. 238 more words


New release - David Sylvian: There’s a light that enters houses with no other house in sight

The long composition “There’s a light that enters houses with no other house in sight” is collaboration with American “Pulitzer Prize” winning poet Franz Wright and featuring contributions from Christian Fennesz and John Tilbury. 64 more words

. the kilowatt hour . norway-italy 2013 .

For a moment only, stay with me, mystery.

Before you change completely into something other,

slow cloud, entrance, spell, not yet remembered name, stay;

tell me what you mean. 555 more words


How To Move Forward

I’m currently listening to one of my all-time favourite musicians David Sylvian, probably better known in the early 1980s for being ‘the most beautiful man in the world’ and for his band Japan and songs such as ‘Forbidden Colours’ and ‘Ghosts’. 735 more words


. no barriers .

DS’ dimension as artist consists first and foremost in a storyteller’s soul that narrates about himself before all else.

This is because ‘any pain may be borne if it is transformed into a story’ (Isak Dinesen), and the story, symbolically, reveals the sense of what would otherwise remain an unbearable happening of mere events. 967 more words