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 … Continuar lendo Nietzsche’s Passion for Music and the Drama of Disillusionment

Olhar Crítico (Homenagem A Marcuse) – LUIZ CALDAS

"Zé, Zé, Zé, Zé, Zé, Marcuse olha pra Zé!" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRqsprp7fV4 Em 2004, o polivalente músico baiano compôs, em parceria com César Rasec, um álbum de 10 faixas inteiramente dedicado à filosofia, mais particularmente aos seus 10 filósofos prediletos: Sócrates, Platão, Kant, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Marx, Nietzsche, Marcuse, Sartre e Cioran. Aqui, "Olhar crítico", a oitava faixa, um … Continuar lendo Olhar Crítico (Homenagem A Marcuse) – LUIZ CALDAS

Cético – LUIZ CALDAS

Canção de Luiz Caldas, o rei da Axé music, dedicada a Cioran. Neste caso não axé, mas um rockzinho intitulado "Cético", do álbum Melosofia (2004), em parceria com César Rasec. Detalhe: cada uma das 10 faixas do álbum é dedicada a um dos autores mais caros a Luiz Caldas: de Sócrates e Platão a Marx, … Continuar lendo Cético – LUIZ CALDAS

THE RITE OF SPRING : Repetition Legitimizes (David Bruce)

"The ideal: to be able to repeat oneself like ... Bach" (Cioran) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlnjQyN0HdI How come the Rite of Spring is both incredibly popular but also incredibly dissonant? Are those two supposed to be mutually exclusive? In this video I present my own theory - that it's the unique mixture of dissonance and repetition that makes this such an innovative and influential … Continuar lendo THE RITE OF SPRING : Repetition Legitimizes (David Bruce)

AL JOURGENSEN: The Music Industry & The Fastest Record in History

Ministry's frontman shares his lucid views on what the music industry is all about, talks about his impopular idea of making the fastest record ever made in the history of mankind, or computers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3WNCXPqmbI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSDRL4jwPzE

VANGELIS: The Journey to Ithaka (2013)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gxHtZSFlKQ Vangelis began his professional musical career working with several popular bands of the 1960s such as The Forminx and Aphrodite's Child, with the latter's album 666 going on to be recognized as a psychedelic classic. Throughout the 1970s, Vangelis composed music scores for several animal documentaries, including L'Apocalypse Des Animaux, La Fête sauvage and … Continuar lendo VANGELIS: The Journey to Ithaka (2013)

VANGELIS: How I Function Vs. Music Industry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nkL5jMHVGw Material courtesy of Gonzo multimedia (Director: Tony Palmer)Video adaptation at: Nest Studio & Productions

VANGELIS: “The Universe Is Music”

"Music is the most important thing, and I'm serving music" - good news from Vangelis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24LIl1bW3ho A finales de 2011 Vangelis le concedió una entrevista a la cadena de televisión árabe Al Jazeera, en donde nos habla sobre el estado en el que cree que se encuentra el mundo, por qué cree que invertimos en … Continuar lendo VANGELIS: “The Universe Is Music”

Alessandro Seravalle & Gianni Venturi: “QOHELET” (Lizard Records 2020) – di Ignazio Gulotta

MAGAZZINI INESISTENTI, Febbraio 15, 2021 Progetto ardimentoso e affascinante quello imbastito dal manipolatore di suoni e musicista sperimentale Alessandro Seravalle, del quale potete trovare recensito su queste pagine l’ottimo disco uscito a nome Officina F.lli Seravalle, e dal cantante e poeta Gianni Venturi, anche lui uscito nel 2020 con il bel lavoro degli Altare Thotemico … Continuar lendo Alessandro Seravalle & Gianni Venturi: “QOHELET” (Lizard Records 2020) – di Ignazio Gulotta

QUEBRANDO TUDO – Hermeto Pascoal documentary

Quebrando tudo ("Breaking it all") sets off from the uniquely talented Hermeto Paschoal to talk about music, creativity, and artistic education. It features rich expressions of current and historical Brazilian instruments and instrumental music, from choro ("weep") to samba, through jazz and classical instrumental music. It also features the encounter of Hermeto and Elis Regina … Continuar lendo QUEBRANDO TUDO – Hermeto Pascoal documentary