Music Archive (176)

Monday, 27 February 2012 17:14

Theme Tune to Life Wilco's The Whole Love Reviewed

Written by Tracey Wilmot
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Every once in a while an album lands in my lap that becomes a travel companion and the theme tune to a stage in my life, but it's a rare thing.

Sunday, 05 February 2012 12:20

Dennis Munday on The Last Of The Song And Dance Men

Written by Dennis Munday
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The record business has changed dramatically over the last two decades. There are now four large conglomerates, who control over 80% of the output of music in the world. Sales have plummeted, the industry is losing about 5% per annum and given that the current economic crisis will last for another ten years, will they be able to turn this around? And more importantly, will the record industry survive?

Wednesday, 01 February 2012 20:27

Ian Astbury - ZANI- Speak To The Man

Written by Matteo Sedazzari
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“When the soul of a man is born in this country there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight. You talk to me of nationality, language, and religion. I shall try to fly by those nets”.  

James Joyce - A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Monday, 16 January 2012 17:46

Top Five Bass Players

Written by Matteo Sedazzari
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The bass is the beat, the groove and a musical line that transfixes the listener. The bass gives the song power and attitude. The bass player has to be able to listen to a guitarist strum a few bare chords, go away and add a strong substance to half-baked song.
Monday, 16 January 2012 17:32

Top Five Guitar Stances

Written by Matteo Sedazzari
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That pent-up anger released in a majestic and magnificent manner via the six string. The guitarist has to be one of the most exciting and visual aspects of any band. Pulsating with passion, fuelled with anger and playing with pride. That is a definite criteria for Zanis. The guitar hero is the archetypal angry young man (or woman.); we love them and they fill our hearts with fire.
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