Fan Death is a disco band which started in Brooklyn, New York in 2007 and are now based in Vancouver, British Columbia. In 2008 Erol Alkan remixed and released their debut single Veronica's Veil on his Phantasy Sounds label. To date Fan Death has played shows with Florence and The Machine, Metronomy, Telepathe, Late Of The Pier and Franz Ferdinand as well as at the Afisha festival in Moscow and in Mexico City. They have been featured in international magazines such as NME, The Fader, Nylon Magazine, The Guardian Newspaper, Dazed and Confused Magazine and on the cover of Italy's Pig Magazine surrounded by naked men. The band recorded an EP in 2009 with the help and assistance of Kevin James Maher. Also in 2009, they have remixed artists such as Ladyhawke, Frankmusik, The Virgins, Lindstrom, The Lost Valentinos and Datarock. The name is a reference to the South Korean myth regarding the fear of suffocation via electric fan.
Matthew Robert "Matt" Fink, better known by the stage name Doctor Fink, is an American keyboardist, record producer, and songwriter. He is best known as a member of The Revolution, the backing band for pop musician Prince. Fink won a Grammy Award in 1985 for the album Purple Rain. The recording has sold over 18 million copies since its release…
This is not such a bizarre cross-over as one might imagine for in the 18th century the great Irish musician Turlough O’Carolan, a blind harpist, met the Italian musician Geminiani in Dublin, and through him encountered the music of, yes, guess who, Antonio Vivaldi. So here we have a case of substituting Irish instruments for baroque ones, using baroque instruments to accompany Irish themes, by creating dialogues between Celtic and baroque instruments, or by letting all the musicians improvise. One moment we appear to be listening to a ‘straight’ baroque concerto, then all of a sudden the conventional string continuo/ripieno of the baroque ensemble (Le Orfanelle della Pieta) gives way to celtic musicians playing a jig or reel on anything from a Irish bouzouki to a fiddle. The baroque group consists of three each of first and second violins, one viola, two cellos, a bass and harpsichord while the Irish musicians play Irish fiddle, an Irish flute (like a baroque flute), tin and low whistles, Uileann pipes, Irish bouzouki, mandolins, bodhran, bones, and the Celtic harp (played here with metal strings to resemble its harpsichord counterpart in the other group).
Digitally remastered two-fer containing a pair of Chess Records albums from the Blues great: 1966's Muddy, Brass And The Blues and 1973's Can't Get No Grindin'. Muddy, Brass And The Blues was a massive undertaking in direction which a couple of years later John Mayall.
The Very Best of Adam And The Ants is a greatest hits compilation album. It includes songs from Adam and the Ants & Adam Ant's solo works, with all their hits and pop faves, like "Stand & Deliver", "Dog Eat Dog", "Prince Charming", "Goody Two Shoes", "Puss N Boots", "Friend Or Foe" and many more. 22 tracks.
The mere fact Hawkwind still exists well into the 21st century is a remarkable thing. And it's little short of miraculous that Dave Brock is still leading the space rock pioneers in the year 2016, with Brock poised to celebrate his 75th birthday. So how much more surprising is it that Hawkwind released a new studio album that year, an hour-long sci-fi concept effort based on a story by E.M. Forster? The Machine Stops imagines a future world where people live beneath the surface of the ruined Earth, where the all-powerful Machine satisfies all their needs. But Kuno is a restless man who has decided to escape to the surface and see what the natural world is really like.
Love, Fear and the Time Machine is the sixth album by Polish progressive rock band Riverside. The album was released on 4 September 2015 through InsideOut Music. It was their final album to feature guitarist Piotr Grudziński before his death on 21 February 2016. Illustration, design and layout by Travis Smith. The album has been recorded, mixed and mastered at Serakos Studio in Warsaw, Poland between November 2014 and June 2015 by Magda and Robert Srzedniccy.
"Slave To The Machine" is heavier, angrier and darker than anything from Dirty Looks back catalogue. This CD was the last one recorded by the band before singer/guitarist Henrik Ostergaard decided to call it a day with DIRTY LOOKS and founded BURNING ORANGE with Scott Robison on vocals. This remastered reissue will comes out with two bonus tracks recorded live at the Warner Theater show in Erie, Pennsylvania on October 5, 2008.
50th Anniversary Commemoration Edition of the TORMÉ-PAICH legendary sessions. A milestone in the history of vocal jazz, with fully illustrated booklet (rare & unpublished photos). The definitive edition. Fascinated by the sound of the 1953 Gerry Mulligan Ten-tette, Mel Tormé had always felt that these same patterns, re-worked for the proper vocalist, could blend voice and instrument to the mutual satisfaction of both. In 1956, this idea became a reality. The task of selecting musicians who could produce this sound was given to the versatile pianist-arranger Marty Paich who, in fact, co-featured with Mel on these recordings.