Hauschka is a composer, songwriter and experimental musician who has brought an exciting new perspective to the prepared piano. The prepared piano is a technique for getting new sounds from the acoustic keyboard by resting pieces of paper or drumsticks on the strings of the instrument. 765 more words
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Hauschka is the recording name of Volker Bertelmann, one of the most recognisable 21st Century proponents of what is known as prepared piano – one whose sound is altered by the insertion of alien objects between or upon its strings, hammers and dampers – he was barely aware of the champions of such a practice when he first began his experiments. 308 more words
Hard to believe it’s Friday again, but here I am with another of my natural beauty ‘must-haves’. This week I’ve chosen something that my handbag wouldn’t be the same without – the Dr. 244 more words
Interview with Iker Spozio.
In our new regular section – entitled “The Story Of An Artist” (named in tribute to the American singer, songwriter and artist Daniel Johnston) – we will be focusing on the artists who have brought their own distinctive artwork and indelible mark to the independent music scene. 4,009 more words
Natural is the current buzzword.
Everywhere we go we see products advertised as ‘natural’ and ‘organic’. There has also been a constant increase in the number of skin products using these descriptions. 2,107 more words