The six-pierce band from Brighton Forestears has placed a track, “Organ Song,” intended for but not released on the EP Against the Floor on its Soundcloud page as a separate upload
A tip by Luiz Henrique Yudo drew my attention to the page Le Chat de Tom on Soundcloud, where a Parisian electronic musician – where, on a first-name basis only, Thomas introduced
On his Youtube channel, Eli Lieb has uploaded a cover of Lana Del Rey’s “Ride,” and the rasp in his voice really brings out the grit in this bleak song of open empty roads; it makes a fitting
On the Soundcloud page, I’ve begun to debut a different kind of playlist – mixtapes utilizing the new generation of waveform players that are still undergoing beta-testing (an effort I’m
Alexandra Duvekot of the band Light Light has sent word that the Dutch four-piece was not the band that performed earlier this week in California, as I had suggested – much as they might have
Out on Long Island (where the storm is now over, and just in time for Halloween) there’s a young singer and musician by the name – whether it’s his own or a nom d’artiste isn’t quite clear – of
Another new Amsterdam band is Light Light, which is a project recently initiated by Alexandra Duvekot and Thijs Havens of the duo Saelors in conjunction with Björn Ottenheim and Daan Schinkel of
A cover of Rihanna’s “Love the Way You Lie” has been uploaded by Jasmine Thompson, and it’s as moving – and precocious – a performance as many of the other songs that this young singer in London
The “Internet band” The Shures has a new member, the Welsh singer Sophie, and is thus once again a trio; to kick things off, they’ve uploaded a cover of Nicki Minaj’s “Pound the Alarm” (which
Another Soundcloud discovery is Jack Stanton, a musician and singer in Oxford, where (judging from the results of a quick Internet search) he’s a student at university; the demo tapes he’s
A cover of David Guetta’s “She Wolf” has been posted on Ali Brustofski’s Youtube channel, and it’s a good vehicle for her thrilling voice (and, in the video, some well-chosen New York locales).
Amsterdam’s largest museum of modern and contemporary art, the Stedelijk, opened its doors again today to the public after several years of renovation, and one of the artists participating in
On Anne Brackman’s Youtube channel, the Brackman Trio has posted a recording of a performance of Liszt’s “Tristia, Vallée d’Obermann” dating not from last Wednesday but from the Sunday before
He moves fast, Oswald Cromheecke – already Boogie Belgique has made another video, this time for the song “Once Have I,” and I’ve updated the playlist with it.
The Portico Quartet has posted a video of a song called “Steepless,” featuring the singer Cornelia; I’ve updated the former’s playlist and added it to the latter’s.
A young Australian composer who lives and works in London, and who’s already quite accomplished (with Joanna Bailie he leads the Plus Minus Ensemble, and he is also engaged as a teacher at a
Today in the Concertgebouw’s series of Wednesday lunchtime concerts, the Brackman Trio was performing – a young Amsterdam ensemble comprising the violinist Tim Brackman, the
Today and tomorrow Lada Gaga is back in Amsterdam, this time on her Born This Way Ball; on the occasion I’ve put together a short playlist mainly comprised of some performances in which her voice – which
Boogie Belgique has made a video for the song “Ms. Yutani,” and I’ve added it to the playlist.
Apparently visual, a dream in the most literal sense of the word seems as if it were specifically addressed to the mind’s eye even though one is in the midst of sleep; yet, listening to
This playlist includes songs drawn from the several records released by Telefon Tel Aviv from 2001 through 2009; by way of introduction it begins with a performance during a concert in