Behind The Board: Faith No More “The Real Thing” with Matt Wallace

We trusted each other and we did it for the right reasons. We didn't expect any kind of success, and we certainly didn't expect it to blow up. It never occurred to us that would happen. At least to me. They thought it was a pop record. There's an honesty to that record, that was… Continue lendo Behind The Board: Faith No More “The Real Thing” with Matt Wallace

The Effective Scoring of Requiem for a Dream

Do you remember this music? I bet you do. It was all over the place in the early 2000s, from Youtube videos, trailers, video games, TV shows, TV series…you name it. But why did this music become such an iconic piece of work? What makes it so…'memorable'? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RO20yrnlg-U Special thanks to my good musician friend… Continue lendo The Effective Scoring of Requiem for a Dream

Tony Gatlif’s LATCHO DROM [fvll movie]

Latcho Drom is a 1993 French film directed and written by Tony Gatlif. The movie is about the Romani people's journey from north-west India to Spain, consisting primarily of music. The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3IqHvk3f28 The use of music in the film is… Continue lendo Tony Gatlif’s LATCHO DROM [fvll movie]

CATHERINE BRASLAVSKY & JOSEPH ROWE – Thunder, Perfect Mind (Bronte, Nous Indelios)

Composed and performed by Catherine Braslavsky and Joseph Rowe. Ancient Coptic text discovered in Egypt at Nag Hammadi in 1945. Origin unknown, related to ancient Greco-Egyptian Goddess-religions. Partial English translation of singer's Coptic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFhD82z7aJQ "There came a beautiful day, when I knew I had no choice but to sing. From the beginning, I had a… Continue lendo CATHERINE BRASLAVSKY & JOSEPH ROWE – Thunder, Perfect Mind (Bronte, Nous Indelios)

CURRENT 93 / NURSE WITH WOUND – Thunder The Perfect Mind

Thunder Perfect Mind is an album by the English experimental group Current 93, released on 28 July 1992. It contains two tracks based on the Gnostic poem The Thunder, Perfect Mind, which also gave the album its name. Thunder Perfect Mind has a companion album by the same name recorded by Nurse With Wound, released… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 / NURSE WITH WOUND – Thunder The Perfect Mind

FOLI (there is no movement without rhythm) original version by Thomas Roebers and Floris Leeuwenberg

Life has a rhythm, it's constantly moving. The word for rhythm ( used by the Malinke tribes ) is FOLI. It is a word that encompasses so much more than drumming, dancing or sound. It's found in every part of daily life. In this film you not only hear and feel rhythm but you see… Continue lendo FOLI (there is no movement without rhythm) original version by Thomas Roebers and Floris Leeuwenberg

BESTIÁRIO: um álbum audiovisual, por Romulo Alexis & Iago Mati

No virar da tarde para a noite, os sons de Romulo preenchem o corpo da Leviatã, até escaparem em sopro noite adentro, vagueando os prédios ao redor e cravando com ruído e melodia o silêncio. Bestiário é o terceiro de uma série de álbuns audiovisuais proposto pelo idealizador e editor da Leviatã Iago Mati, gravado no… Continue lendo BESTIÁRIO: um álbum audiovisual, por Romulo Alexis & Iago Mati

Letter to Cynthia – NICK CAVE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBgb6pVHGuE The Grief Single is available now at http://www.cavethings.com 'In Fall 2018 Cynthia sent this question to The Red Hand Files - I have experienced the death of my father, my sister and my first love in the past few years and feel that I have some communication with them, mostly through dreams. They are… Continue lendo Letter to Cynthia – NICK CAVE

Don Palabras – MALDITA VECINDAD & LOS HIJOS DEL QUINTO PATIO

La Maldita Vecindad y los Hijos del Quinto Patio ("The Damned Neighborhood and the Sons of the Fifth Patio"), or simply Maldita Vecindad, is a band formed in Mexico City in 1985. They are pioneers of rock en español and one of the most influential rock bands in Mexico. They first made an impact with Mojado, Un poco de sangre, Cocodrilo, Pachuco and Un gran circo,… Continue lendo Don Palabras – MALDITA VECINDAD & LOS HIJOS DEL QUINTO PATIO

Nietzsche’s Passion for Music and the Drama of Disillusionment

Nietzsche experienced music as authentic reality and colossal power. Music penetrated the core of his being, and it meant everything to him. He hoped the music would never stop, but it did, and he faced the quandary of how to carry on with his existence. On December 18,1871, Nietzsche traveled from Basel to Mannheim to… Continue lendo Nietzsche’s Passion for Music and the Drama of Disillusionment