Callum Gray

#BLM, Music, Venue

Iconic voices in music

A voice in music is not always vocal. For centuries, musicians with intimate understandings of their instruments have used it to express emotion like you would a voice. As many jazz musicians have said, what they play, is their voice.  While John Coltrane, Louis Armstrong, or Mary Lou Williams demonstrate technical ability and a distinguishable…

Arts, Venue

Isolation and Anthony Gormley

Works of art which reflect on themes of isolation are hardly scant, in fact, they’re incredibly common. (Whether that be loneliness stemming from social isolation, or even purely physical, a subject in a state of unavoidable, or inescapable isolation.) There are also a great many people already relating the coronavirus lockdown to great works. Twitter’s…

Music

Favourite drum songs – celebrating the sticks

Ni Ten Ichi Ryu – Photek When people think drums, they usually think rock, but electronic drumming was so important for the development of the dance scene and Photek is such a brilliant example. Ni Ten Ichi Ryu is stripped to the core. It’s a torrent of disorienting beats. Blood-curdling, glassy notes descend and ricochet…

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    Favourite song covers
    Is this author 14 years old with absolutely zero knowledge on music? Has to be. Two out of three songs are irrelevant. Both by shitty bands. Who paid for this?…
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    Wonderful article! Very insightful and brilliantly communicated. I wasn't aware of this issue before, but this article has really brought it to light for me. Thank you very much!
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