For me, few voices are as magical as Elizabeth Fraser’s. The former Cocteau Twins vocalist has also worked with Massive Attack, Future Sound of London, Craig Armstrong… Read more “Elizabeth Fraser: Voice & Magic”
What have I been up to? Marketing a national theatre tour; organising a two week long Spring time arts Festival; working on several PR initiatives for a… Read more “Crazy times: But Fun”
I have hope for the future. The grace with which Kate Tempest congratulated Young Fathers on their Mercury Prize win; the intelligence she displays in her lyrical… Read more “Kate Tempest: Genius & Heart”
Thidius are a South London band who make great music. I’m also lucky to call them friends. Here is their debut EP.
Loving Daniel Wilson’s voice and the way he cleverly strips back indie rock and soul to simple, spare tunes which still have an unerring ability to uplift and transport you.
Phenomenal Handclap Band – a DJ set, a 4 piece band, a synthesized orchestra or something else entirely. Love them – please come back!
J. S. Bach’s Passions provide an evocative sonic representation of the human suffering experienced by Jesus Christ. Here in ‘Erbarme Dich’ (Have Mercy) with Sarband’s accompaniment, Fadia el-Hage reprises Bach’s arias as healing songs which bridge conflicts and differences between worlds, between faiths, between believers and non-believers and between modernists and traditionalists.
It’s incredibly moving.