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Stephen O’Malley

Curating a stage at OFF Festival, Kotowice 3rd August 2013

Posted: Apr 29, 2013

Curating a stage at OFF Festival, Kotowice 3rd August 2013

Happy to have been invited to curate a stage at OFF FESTIVAL in Katowice Poland on the 3rd of August this summer. Looking forward to this great group of bands/friends.

FROM THE OFF FESTIVAL 2013 website

MUSICAL EXPERIMENTS BY STEPHEN O’MALLEY

Spring is finally here, the flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping: it’s the perfect time to announce that Stephen O’Malley, whom you may know from such projects as Sunn O))), KTL, and Khanate, will be curating one whole day at this year’s Experimenta...

Marcus Schmickler KEMP ECHOES (2013)für Ensemble und ElektronikAuftragswerk von ACHT BRÜCKEN | Musik für Köln Kölner Philharmonie

Posted: Apr 29, 2013

Marcus Schmickler KEMP ECHOES (2013)für Ensemble und ElektronikAuftragswerk von ACHT BRÜCKEN | Musik für Köln Kölner Philharmonie

Dear Friends and Colleagues
Surrounded by Stocky on May 12th and 16th...
Marcus Schmickler KEMP ECHOES (2013)für Ensemble und ElektronikAuftragswerk von ACHT BRÜCKEN | Musik für Köln Kölner Philharmonie
Please save the date, I look forward to seeing you.
Best regards,Marcus



12.05.2013 Sunday 20:00KÖLNER PHILHARMONIEACHT BRÜCKEN | Musik für Köln – AbschlusskonzertKölner Vokalsolisten Ensemble musikFabrik Enno Poppe, Leitung Marcus Schmickler, Elektronik 

PROGRAMM:
Karlheinz Stockhausen MIKROPHONIE I ...

RIP Storm Thorgerson. (and the End of Album Art)

Posted: Apr 29, 2013

RIP Storm Thorgerson. (and the End of Album Art)

Lovingly reposted from THE NEW YORKER blog

APRIL 25, 2013
STORM THORGERSON AND THE END OF ALBUM ART
POSTED BY BEN GREENMAN


The death last week of Storm Thorgerson at the age of sixty-nine was both the end of an era and the reminder of the end of another era. Thorgerson was one of the premier rock-album designers of the seventies. His company, Hipgnosis, worked with dozens of artists, including Led Zeppelin (“Houses of the Holy,” “Presence”), T. Rex (“Electric Warrior”), and Peter Gabriel (the fir...

Great ENSEMBLE PEARL review in The Quietus

Posted: Apr 29, 2013

Great ENSEMBLE PEARL review in The Quietus

http://thequietus.com/articles/12113-ensemble-pearl-review

"And (here comes the slightly grumpy old man bit) no-one will pay that much attention to(Ensemble Pearl) because, well, it's just drone guys doing another drone album, and it's not a real talking point LP made by an arty synth pop duo who aren't shy of talking critical theory and entitlement politics. It's just a shame, that's all, because it doesn't matter what kind of music you put 'Giant' next to, it remains quite literally sublime ...

Long Hair

Posted: Apr 27, 2013

Long Hair

Another great relic from the '50s.

Unfortunately, public protest is much more complex and convoluted these days.

BURZUM tshirt model

Posted: Apr 15, 2013

BURZUM tshirt model

A friend sent me this amusing and nostalgic scan from Misanthropy Records Newsletter/mailorder catalogue 1997. Just had arrived fresh and youthful in Hadlegh, Suffolk, eager to work as art director for the label. First professional job of any substance which led to many things.

This one goes out to all of the close minded and idiotic "anti-fascists" who have me on their god-damn nazi internet blacklists. Have been insulted by you too many times... without one drop of actual conversation over t...