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It’s a good thing when something defies classification. Dream Continent from Portuguese band Karnnos was yet another time the content of a CD differed drastically from the prejudices I had from the cover art and liner notes. 660 more words
There have been very few constants over the last 50 years. Life, after all, is really just a long series of changes and fluctuations. One thing that we have been able to count on however — outside of death and taxes — is the arrival of new music from… 592 more words
We’ve been playing this collection of the work of Gerald Finzi (1901-1956) a fair amount, as it is enjoyable and relatively undemanding.
Finzi was one of the most characteristically “English” composers of his generation and while he did write some Christian texts, being an agnostic of Jewish descent he tends not to be overtly religious. 266 more words
Were you watching the Mercury Prize Gala last week? If not, you absolutely should have. During the awards festivities, Michael C. Hall (Dexter himself!) reprised his recurring role of recreating… 1,540 more words