Tag: song

Arts

Review: I would like to get know you

With just two performers, a guitar and a bit of multimedia thrown into the mix, this keenly observed show explores dating, relationships and love in the contemporary world. It’s apparent that the days of courting – at least in the traditional sense – are long gone. Setting the tone of the play rather aptly is…

Music

TV made the soundtrack star

You may not even realise it, but a TV soundtrack has the ability to make or break a series. A good one can be the icing on the cake, but if the series is already average at best, a TV soundtrack that fails to compliment the various moods and storylines within, can turn it into…

Music

James Blake: a return to his roots

In his recent record, James Blake returns to his own unique realm of soul-influenced electronic R&B. In Assume Form, Blake’s voice is used as an instrument to form complex layers of leading vocals and backing vocals, occasionally appearing to sing a duet with himself through the heavy use of auto-tune on his already impressive range….

Global

Forever Toto

Echoing one of the song’s most famous lines, it’s gonna take a lot to take away the sounds of Toto’s ‘Africa’ from the Namib Desert. Artist Max Siedentopf has set up an installation of six speakers with the 1982 hit playing on loop, assisted by solar batteries. He wanted the song to play for eternity…

Music

Beginning to sound a lot like Christmas

When it comes to Christmas shopping you’ll want to get in the mood no matter where you are. Whether you are trawling through Intu Chapelfield for the perfect gift or ordering your loved ones something online and struggling to make the minimum delivery spend, you need a good Christmas tune to make it all more…

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