Making of Current 93/HÖH “Island” – Iceland (1986)

An assortment of images from our trip to Iceland in the summer of 1986, when the first recordings for the Current 93/HÖH album "Island" were made. The original telecine footage is lost, this is from the U-Matic offline copy with timecode. There's a spot on the lens, and the Sugarcubes concert footage is mostly out… Continue lendo Making of Current 93/HÖH “Island” – Iceland (1986)

CURRENT 93 & ANTONY [ANOHNI] – Whilst The Night Rejoices Profound and Still (live)

Live @ the Teatro Ibérico, Lisbon, Portugal, 8th February, 2003 (PanDutro, 2003) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFJ0cTrFbV4 As we stared beyond the windows there Over all the gardensThat have never beenAnd will never grow againHow longHow longThe shining winking stars The clouds too highSo highPointing to some final starThe dull face of the skyAnd the sound of the callingOf… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 & ANTONY [ANOHNI] – Whilst The Night Rejoices Profound and Still (live)

DIKAJEE – Cripple and the Starfish (Antony & The Johnsons)

The song addressed to 2020... We'll grow back like a starfish! "Cripple and the Starfish" is a song written by Anohni and performed by Antony and the Johnsons, a Mercury Prize-winning music act from New York City. It was initially released on the compilation CD God Shave the Queen! in 1996. A different recording subsequently… Continue lendo DIKAJEE – Cripple and the Starfish (Antony & The Johnsons)

CURRENT 93 – Moonlight, You Will Say

I have seen this world as a great howl of painI have seen this world as a great ocean of bloodI have seen this world as the acme of sufferingI have seen this world as the great disappointmentI have seen this world as the great zero gapeIn which all our hopes flicker outGoodbye they say… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 – Moonlight, You Will Say

CURRENT 93 – Of Ruine Or Some Blazing Starre – The Broken Heart of Man (1993)

Of Ruine or Some Blazing Starre - The Broken Heart of Man (1993) is an album by English one-man band Current 93. Although musically one of Current 93's gentlest albums it is also lyrically very dark, prominently featuring the motif of blood, menstrual and otherwise. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7_akk8HFM8 David Tibet states in the liner notes that all… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 – Of Ruine Or Some Blazing Starre – The Broken Heart of Man (1993)

CHARMING HOSTESS – When Jesus Christ Was Here on Earth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUGwDrLYYo8 When Jesus Christ was here on earth they said he was a spy.He healed the sick and raised the dead.Go thou and prophecy.When passing by a sinful crowd,I heard a woman say:"If I could but his garmet touch I'd never more to die."

CHARMING HOSTESS – Paul’s Dance Benefit at Cafe DuNord (February 3, 1997)

For 8 years Charming Hostess was a rock band that blended eerie harmonies, complex rhythms, and a playfulness about gender. Charming Hostess drew on women's vocal traditions (primarily from Eastern Europe and North Africa), and integrated them with American folk forms both white and black. Charming Hostess was founded in the fertile anarchy of Barrington Co-op,… Continue lendo CHARMING HOSTESS – Paul’s Dance Benefit at Cafe DuNord (February 3, 1997)

TIM SMOLENS – Doo-Wop lesson (“Hold Me Forever”)

In December 2020 Tim Smolens was hired by a "stranger," Nick Harvey from England, to write doo-wop vocals for a song that he wrote for his wife as a Christmas present. Here is a doo-wop vocal lesson that Tim gives about how he approached the tedious process and hear it get built from the ground… Continue lendo TIM SMOLENS – Doo-Wop lesson (“Hold Me Forever”)

CHARMING HOSTESS – Dali Tzerni

Charming Hostess is a band that grew out of the avant-rock scene of Oakland, California, in the mid-1990s. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xvjgPBt-Hk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kytf2LH76Io Today, the music primarily springs from three women with an emphasis in the body—voices and vocal percussion, handclaps and heartbeats, sex-breath and silence. The work grows from diaspora consciousness: both Jewish and African. Stylistically, Charming… Continue lendo CHARMING HOSTESS – Dali Tzerni