By Ché Salgado
If it hasn’t come to your attention already, Houston will host the world’s best festival since ATP 2.0 back in April. 1,974 more words
A new interactive music format for enhancing listener engagement with recorded music
Rob begins with a discussion of what it means to manipulate music ‘not as the artist intended’, citing DJ culture, mashups, sampling, replaced drum beats etc, from the 1950s to the present day. 412 more words
Sometime after 2004′s “Medulla,” my appreciation of Bjork went from instinctive to academic, as her music became more esoteric and internal in a way that could only make sense to a musical and technologically innovative virtuoso such as herself, and this trends continues with her latest album, featuring an academically interesting but demanding string of ten-minute songs that have haunting lyrics but whose melodies meander and wander into the ether, unconcerned with its audience’s enjoyment.
Underexposed Albums is a series devoted to uncovering albums lost, neglected, or forgotten by the wider music community. Albums must have fewer than 5000 listeners on last.fm to qualify. 1,093 more words