PopMuse: Music http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Ballroom energy, in a beautiful film about Shaun J. Wright, and more EPs https://cdm.link/2020/06/ballroom-energy-shaun-j-wright/ https://cdm.link/2020/06/ballroom-energy-shaun-j-wright/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:17:29 UTC Peter Kirn at CDM Create Digital Music When it comes to musical inspiration and radiant humans, we’re really lucky to have people like Shaun J. Wright. A poetic short film gives you some window into who he is – and the music will move you to a dance floor even when there’s no dance floor there. Alinka reminds me of this, Shaun’s […] The post Ballroom energy, in a beautiful film about Shaun J. Wright, and more EPs appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Chilled, trippy live sets and albums from JakoJako, Lucrecia Dalt, more https://cdm.link/2020/06/chilled-trippy-live-sets-and-albums-from-jakojako-lucrecia-dalt-more/ https://cdm.link/2020/06/chilled-trippy-live-sets-and-albums-from-jakojako-lucrecia-dalt-more/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 19:12:03 UTC Peter Kirn at CDM Create Digital Music While clubs are empty, we've been getting an intimate look at how people play and imagine ideas. And one of the best sets from FACT's new Patch Notes series features the excellent JakoJako - just when you might need some music that lets you calm your head. The post Chilled, trippy live sets and albums from JakoJako, Lucrecia Dalt, more appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Wigmore Hall online recitals — the hall was empty, but the programme was full of impressive music https://www.ft.com/content/e89024c6-a578-11ea-92e2-cbd9b7e28ee6 https://www.ft.com/content/e89024c6-a578-11ea-92e2-cbd9b7e28ee6 Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:08:02 UTC Music Pianist Stephen Hough and soprano Lucy Crowe featured in the London venue’s first two online concerts http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Download festival — where metal monsters rule the Earth https://www.ft.com/content/f6eccb8a-a3ea-11ea-a27c-b8aa85e36b7e https://www.ft.com/content/f6eccb8a-a3ea-11ea-a27c-b8aa85e36b7e Wed, 03 Jun 2020 04:00:26 UTC Music Forty years since the inaugural festival, it’s still the defining event in the hard rock calendar http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Music tech makers are donating a day – or more – to funds that could make a difference https://cdm.link/2020/06/music-tech-makers-are-donating-a-day/ https://cdm.link/2020/06/music-tech-makers-are-donating-a-day/ Tue, 02 Jun 2020 19:02:27 UTC Peter Kirn at CDM Create Digital Music Black lives matter. Just posting slogans isn't going to help - and people are dying. What can make a difference? Music tech makers are proposing an actual plan of activities. The post Music tech makers are donating a day – or more – to funds that could make a difference appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Jace Clayton review of Carl Craig’s art captures the connection between isolation and techno https://cdm.link/2020/06/jace-clayton-review-carl-craig-between-isolation-and-techno/ https://cdm.link/2020/06/jace-clayton-review-carl-craig-between-isolation-and-techno/ Tue, 02 Jun 2020 16:56:39 UTC Peter Kirn at CDM Create Digital Music The themes can all seem like disconnected threads – social isolation, pandemic, the origins of techno, racism – at least in the blur of news cycles and social media. But Jace Clayton aka DJ Rupture makes a portrait that brings it all together – landing at just the right time. At top: Dia:Beacon, photo Eva […] The post Jace Clayton review of Carl Craig’s art captures the connection between isolation and techno appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Clara Amfo talks to her BBC Radio 1 audience about mental health and George Floyd’s death https://cdm.link/2020/06/clara-amfo-talks-to-her-bbc-radio-1-audience-about-mental-health-and-george-floyds-death/ https://cdm.link/2020/06/clara-amfo-talks-to-her-bbc-radio-1-audience-about-mental-health-and-george-floyds-death/ Tue, 02 Jun 2020 16:43:42 UTC Peter Kirn at CDM Create Digital Music Clara Amfo, a major UK journalist and one of the top DJs at BBC Radio 1, has a message that speaks to the trauma she's experiencing now and gets to the heart of what appropriation means in music. The post Clara Amfo talks to her BBC Radio 1 audience about mental health and George Floyd’s death appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ A 17-yo made a reference to actions for participating now, and it’s multilingual https://cdm.link/2020/06/17-yo-actions-black-lives-matter-multilingual/ https://cdm.link/2020/06/17-yo-actions-black-lives-matter-multilingual/ Tue, 02 Jun 2020 14:54:00 UTC Peter Kirn at CDM Create Digital Music While the record industry are honing their profound Instagram prose and really powerful uses of Helvetica, volunteers are making simple action cards - relevant everywhere from the USA to the Philippines. The post A 17-yo made a reference to actions for participating now, and it’s multilingual appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ A remarkable return to live music at Wigmore Hall https://crosseyedpianist.com/2020/06/02/a-remarkable-return-to-live-music-at-wigmore-hall/ https://crosseyedpianist.com/2020/06/02/a-remarkable-return-to-live-music-at-wigmore-hall/ Tue, 02 Jun 2020 10:59:36 UTC The Cross-Eyed Pianist at The Cross-Eyed Pianist Wigmore Hall/BBC Radio 3 Special Broadcast series JS Bach, arr. Busoni Chaconne from Partita No 2 in D minor for solo violin, BWV 1004 Schumann Fantasie in C, Op 17 Charles‐Fran�ois Gounod – Meditation sur le 1er prelude de Bach (encore) Stephen Hough, piano Monday 1 June 2020 I admit I welled up as Stephen […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Blackout Tuesday began as a call to action; corporate misuse is silencing activists https://cdm.link/2020/06/blackout-tuesday-began-as-a-call-to-action-corporate-misuse-is-silencing-activists/ https://cdm.link/2020/06/blackout-tuesday-began-as-a-call-to-action-corporate-misuse-is-silencing-activists/ Tue, 02 Jun 2020 10:58:03 UTC Peter Kirn at CDM Create Digital Music It started at a major label as a call to the music industry, but now everyone from music gear makers to artists and media is joining in. And “#BlackoutTuesday” is even squeezing out Black Lives Matter information and organizing. So what just happened, and is there a constructive way to participate? TL:DR please whatever you […] The post Blackout Tuesday began as a call to action; corporate misuse is silencing activists appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/