The new phenomenon electro swing Bart and Baker self-proclaimed "oldest active DJs" (almost a century between them). For 5 years their evenings dedicated to swing moods have been winning audiences trans-generational and some people like Dita Von Teese, Marc Jacobs, Max Raabe. There are many DJs who play retro music in France and abroad, but Bart & Baker have probably felt since their inception in 2005, there was a public open to a sophisticated blend of different genres of "crooning" and the French variety, the sounds of big band and of course their world variations, hip hop or electro-swing…
Newcastle band Maxïmo Park come back in 2017 with what will be their sixth full length album, "Risk to Exist", after 2013's "Too Much Information". The band, formed by Paul Smith, Duncan Lloyd, Lukas Wooller and Tom English, announced the release of the new record, which will be out April 21, in a standard and a deluxe version.
Deluxe two CD edition including a bonus CD with seven additional tracks. 2017 release, the sixth studio album from Newcastle alt-indie icons Maximo Park. The album follows up from the band's 2014 offering Too Much Information, which hit #7 in the UK Chart. The band have sold 600k albums in the UK during their 16 year career, including the mercury nominated A Certain Trigger.
A highly versatile musician, Ulf Wallin has recorded a succession of discs for BIS, including music by Schoenberg, Schnittke, Janacek and Hindemith. Lately he has focussed on Romantic composers, resulting in an acclaimed recording of Schumann's complete works for violin and orchestra (Daily Telegraph: 'It's hard to imagine more sympathetic and insightful performances of these wonderful pieces'). Supported by the eminent Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin conducted by Okko Kamu, Wallin now offers a programme spanning some 30 years of the long career of Max Bruch.