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Stephen O’Malley

The partial environmental impact of one man’s year of making music

Posted: Jan 19, 2017

(updated 21 JAN 2017)

The partial environmental impact of one man’s year of making music.

 

The business of touring and making music is very dirty (in many many different ways) , and is a topic you will rarely find a musician discussing specifically. Because I don’t think many of us may realise how much pollution we are responsible for generating through these activities.

After reading that President T-bag has erased the White House’s webpage on climate change, thought I would post this text I wr...

"Here’s to the lost art of lying down" by Bernd Brunner

Posted: Jan 2, 2017

"Here’s to the lost art of lying down" by Bernd Brunner

The Sleeping Gypsy 1897, by Henri Rousseau. Courtesy Wikimedia

 

"Here’s to the lost art of lying down"

by Bernd Brunner

900 words

Edited by Sally Davies

The legendary Roman dining couch, known as the klinai, was made from wood or stone, covered with cloth, and designed for lying down. I sometimes wonder how comfortable it really was. Then again, since people 2,000 years ago weren’t acquainted with comfort in the modern, well-cushioned sense, they probably enjoyed it much more than we would today. ...

DISSECTION / Jon Nödtveidt

Posted: Dec 16, 2016

I first saw Dissection live over twenty years ago now, two concerts in California when they supported At The Gates & Morbid Angel in 2006. What powerful memories of this incredible band!

I was aslo able to witness them on my first journey and settling in Europe in 1997, their performance at Wacken Festival.

Here are some interesting videos of those concerts and an interesting interview with Jon Nödtveidt during the rebirth period phase of Dissection.

 

 

 

 

SUNN O))) to perform at The Barbican, London @ Convergence Festival 21 March 2017

Posted: Nov 29, 2016

SUNN O))) to perform at The Barbican, London @ Convergence Festival 21 March 2017

(press release from festival)

SUNN O)))
+ Hildur Guðnadóttir 
Tuesday 21 March 2017 / Barbican Hall / 20:00 
Tickets £22.50 – 27.50 plus booking fee
 
American drone metal masters Sunn O))) will make their Barbican debut next March, bringing their arrhythmic blend of extreme metal, drone, ambient, noise and minimalistic  music to the Centre as part of the Convergence Festival. Their music can be described as very slow, with distorted guitars, and the emphasis is on texture rather than rhythm. Sunn ...

O))) Glory

Posted: Nov 16, 2016

O))) Glory

Location : unknown clouds September 2016

Zürich backline/beauty & glory

Posted: Nov 16, 2016

Zürich backline/beauty & glory
Zürich backline/beauty & glory

October 2016 solo show backline last performance at Mr. Alvin Lucier's 85th birthday festival in Zürich October 2016.

Bottom pic hailing during duo concert with Mr. Thurston Moore @ Gaîe Lyrique, Paris September 2016.

Stephen O'Malley ACID QUARRY PARIS ep1 broadcasts tonight on RBMA Radio

Posted: Oct 27, 2016

Stephen O'Malley ACID QUARRY PARIS ep1 broadcasts tonight on RBMA Radio

The premier episode of my monthly 2 hour radio show on RBMA radio premiers tonight at :  

10 PM Paris/CET
4PM NYC / EST
1PM LA / PST 
5AM Tokyo / JST (on 28 October morning)

This episode is all 7" from early to mid 90s (ok a few late 90s in there) from my black metal collection. No files are played, only vinyl with all of it's beautful color.

Please tune in if you like this sort of thing.

Again, this is a monthly show, the ast thursday of every month same hour. Future episodes will have guests, inte...

Jean-Claude Eloy "The Midnight of The Faith" first USA performances Oct/Nov 2016

Posted: Oct 4, 2016

Jean-Claude Eloy "The Midnight of The Faith" first USA performances Oct/Nov 2016
Jean-Claude Eloy "The Midnight of The Faith" first USA performances Oct/Nov 2016

JEAN-CLAUDE ELOY

FIRST PERFORMANCES IN THE USA 

OF « THE MIDNIGHT OF THE FAITH »

 

University of Santa Barbara and Mills College

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The Center for Research in Electronic Art Technology (CREATE), the Media Arts and Technology Program, and the Music Department present:

 

Jean-Claude Eloy
The Midnight of the Faith

For electronic and concrete sounds projected octophonically

Around selected sentences by Edith Stein, recorded by German actress Gisela Clau...