“Maximum volume yields maximum results” – an audio philosophy immortalized and forcefully carved in stone by drone metal group Sunn O))). Needless to say their show at the Barbican Centre in London reminded each and every attendee of this philosophy, flooding the venue with sonic concrete and drowning every man, woman and child in the ecstasy of the gaping aural abyss. 1,272 more words
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Two major exhibitions welcomed their first visitors (and participants) this past weekend in London.
At the Barbican, The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945… 501 more words
The Barbican’s a bit like Marmite: you either love it or hate it. But whatever your stance, there’s no denying that this broad-shouldered, brutalist beauty – home to a thriving arts centre, schools, restaurants, shops and more than 2,000 apartments – is an architectural feat. 165 more words