Tag Archive: music without words

Falling in and breaking out

What is it about this clip that makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up? What is it about a song with a great beat that makes you want to… Continue reading

Misirlou

I heard it most recently in an old episode of M*A*S*H, the gang were dancing around to it in one of the tents, at the time of the Korean war it would have… Continue reading

Beyond listening

If you’re reading this blog, chances are that you love music, and that you use it to help, heal, transcend and enhance aspects of your life. Whether it’s to numb and nullify, to… Continue reading

Doom and Gore

This post started out as a profile on Sunn O))) – Stephen O’Malley, Greg Anderson and sometimes Hungarian vocalist Attila Csihar. They play doom metal and picked up where Earth left off during… Continue reading

Soundtrack: The Long Goodbye

I watched a film over the weekend called The Long Goodbye. It was a chance pick on a quiet Friday night; the fact that it was a Robert Altman film was the main… Continue reading

Giorgio Moroder

While Giorgio Moroder might not be a household name, his music certainly is. His discography boasts an impressive list of offerings to both the mainstream and underground music scenes. I know of Moroder… Continue reading

Prosodi J – Ichi (One)

Always keen to support people who put it out there, I thought I’d share an album sent in by Prosodi J (clever play on prosody & DJ?) called Ichi (One). Listen here to… Continue reading

Nature Boy

I’ll keep this post short and sweet. I just wanted share a song that I love. It’s the old jazz standard Nature Boy, by a pianist called Roger Williams. I first heard this… Continue reading

Earth and Mt Eerie

I met with Phil Elverum from Mt Eerie on Sunday night, he’s doing a tour and was playing the Union Chapel in London. I interviewed him for the guys at TOKAFI. While I… Continue reading

Made for Television

I don’t watch a huge amount of TV but I have noticed the quality of programmes improving in recent years. I think an important factor of the success of any TV series is… Continue reading