Nick Cave on faith, grief, and music: The Newsnight Interview

The singer songwriter Nick Cave, best known for fronting his band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, talks to BBC Newsnight.  The artist talks about the death of one of his fifteen-year-old twin sons, Arthur, seven years ago, and how he has addressed loss and grief through music, particularly his hugely lauded album Ghosteen.  He… Continue lendo Nick Cave on faith, grief, and music: The Newsnight Interview

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The Grotesque Legacy of Music as Property – Adam NEELY

Video essays, lessons and vlogs on new horizons in music and music theory. NYC-based bass player and composer Adam Neely brings you a new video every Monday exploring what music means, and what it means to be a musician. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAFUdIZnI5o IntroPart I - Rhythm-A-NingPart II - Property RightsPart III - CopyrightPart IV - Musical ConstraintsPart… Continue lendo The Grotesque Legacy of Music as Property – Adam NEELY

Burning Man & The Wealthy Hobby Of Cosplaying Poverty | The Financial Diet

In this video, Chelsea dives into the dark world of Burning Man, and why it's not the anti-capitalist utopia Burners have long dreamed of it being. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RR_tTXWlh0M

Ravers Vs. Putin: Ukraine’s Wartime Festival

"A tutti quelli che stanno scappando" (To all those who are running away). In the 1992 award-winning Italian film, Mediterraneo (dir. by Gabriele Salvatores), a group of Italian soldiers decide to turn their backs on WWII to live happily on a paradisical Greek island in the Aegean Sea. The film reminds us of what's going on in Ukraine.… Continue lendo Ravers Vs. Putin: Ukraine’s Wartime Festival

The Geriatric Ravers Still Smashing Drugs: Gravers | High Society

It’s commonly accepted that your 20s is the time to get completely off your nut before calming down and respecting yourself. But increasingly, it seems that British people have a different idea. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VS93y0-YEhc Over 3.7 million over-45s go raving once a week in the UK, and there has been a 518 per cent increase in… Continue lendo The Geriatric Ravers Still Smashing Drugs: Gravers | High Society

FRANK & MOON ZAPPA – Valley Girl (old & new version)

This year marks the 40th anniversary of “Valley Girl,” Frank Zappa’s sardonic, Grammy-nominated Top 40 hit. To celebrate this milestone, Zappa Records/UMe has released the first-ever music video for “Valley Girl.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qb21lsCQ3EM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5Q1yVLSR3I Moon Unit Zappa (born September 28, 1967) is an American actress, singer, and author. She is the daughter of musician Frank Zappa.… Continue lendo FRANK & MOON ZAPPA – Valley Girl (old & new version)

FAITH NO MORE – Falling To Pieces (Pt svbs)

In an interview, Faith No More’s producer Matt Wallace remarks that “during The Real Thing (1989), Mike Patton was still not 100 percent committed to Faith No More, and this is my own reading, I could be wrong, but I think his way of protecting himself and feeling like he was still part of Bungle was that he took… Continue lendo FAITH NO MORE – Falling To Pieces (Pt svbs)

Before 1989: How Manchester Became MADchester | Trash Theory

In November 1989, two bands from Manchester appeared together on Top of the Pops and it changed indie music forever. The Madchester sound was the unity of jangly guitars and thumping dance music: big, psychedelic, even funky and a perfect companion to taking ecstasy. Artists like The Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets, A Guy… Continue lendo Before 1989: How Manchester Became MADchester | Trash Theory

JELLO BIAFRA: “I’m not a drug addict, I’m not religious, music is my higher power, and I never know what’s coming next”

Mörat, Ralph Arvesen, Matthew Kadi - KERRANG!, January 14, 2021 We sit down for an audience with former Dead Kennedys frontman Jello Biafra to talk punk, politics, the PMRC and Portlandia… As the former frontman of legendary punk band Dead Kennedys, and a hugely influential artist in his own right, Jello Biafra has been a thorn… Continue lendo JELLO BIAFRA: “I’m not a drug addict, I’m not religious, music is my higher power, and I never know what’s coming next”

BELLA CIAO: Italian Resistance Song

"Bella ciao" is an Italian protest folk song from the late 19th century, originally sung by the mondina workers in protest against the harsh working conditions in the paddy fields of Northern Italy. It is generally accepted that the song was modified and adopted as an anthem of the Italian resistance movement by the partisans… Continue lendo BELLA CIAO: Italian Resistance Song