Month: September 2022

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Approaching Grey: Lawrence English On Manga

The Australian composer and Room40 records boss recalls his childhood discovery of the work of Japanese Manga artist Yoshihisa Tagami and the influence it exerted on his new album, Approach

todaySeptember 24, 2022

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Courtney Pine: ‘My music teacher said Black people like me shouldn’t go to university’

The jazz musician on his brush with death and an unfortunate trouser malfunction at an awards ceremonyBorn in London, Courtney Pine, 58, released his first album, Journey to the Urge Within, in 1986. His 1995 album Modern Day Jazz Stories was nominated for the Mercury music prize, and he won best jazz act at the inaugural Mobo awards in 1996. He has received an OBE and a CBE and, in […]

todaySeptember 24, 2022

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A Virtual Stroll Through Mexico City’s Sounds

Take a virtual/interactive browser-based stroll through the sounds of Mexico City, aka Ciudad de México, aka CDMX), and learn about the sonic aspects of the “informal economy” that is street vending. “The soundscape of the city is not fixed,” the narration goes. “It changes as the city does. As services become outdated — needs and preferences evolve, residents are displaced by new waves of gentrification and development, regulations shift — […]

todaySeptember 23, 2022

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Prada x Cliff Martinez

Apparently the music in this Prada womenswear runway show is by Cliff Martinez (Contagion, Kimi, Solaris), who worked with frequent collaborator, director Nicolas Winding Refn (their team-ups include Drive, Too Old to Die Young, Only God Forgives, and The Neon Demon), on videos for the installation. If you watch the archived comments scroll by as the video plays on YouTube, you’ll see numerous assumed Prada aficionados describing the music as […]

todaySeptember 23, 2022 1

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