Posts tagged as "feature"

Stephan Moccio Influences – Canadian Songwriter and Pianist

August 21, 2020

Hit songwriter (Miley Cyrus, The Weeknd, Céline Dion) turned peaceful pianist Stephan Moccio shares six of his biggest musical influences from the worlds of pop, jazz, and classical music. Stephan Moccio’s new album Tales Of Solace is out now to stream, download, or own The Nutcracker Suite by Tchaikovsky I am going to say the […]

Nduduzo Makhathini – Sonic Shamanism, Modes of Communication

August 17, 2020

Move over, yoga and mindfulness apps. In Modes of Communication: Letters From The Underworlds, Nduduzo Makhathini takes meditation to a new level with his masterclass on spirituality and modern jazz. Hailed as the “Sonic Shaman”, the prolific pianist and healer creates music imbued with buoyancy and lush storytelling rooted in Zulu rituals and traditions. There […]

ECM – A Tone Poem Half a Century Long

August 7, 2020

“The most beautiful sound next to silence”, was ECM Records’ slogan in the 1970s – one ringing even truer now, when we’re blasted not just by the jangle of disposable music, but the shriek of mobile phones. The LP covers backed up the motto with misty landscapes and abstract paintings, and then, when you gently […]

'All That Is Not Solid' – Luke Howard's Freely Improvised Album

August 4, 2020

Melbourne pianist and composer Luke Howard is one of ZoneOut’s OG crew. The headline artist at 2019’s ZoneOut Festival in Sydney, Luke’s draws on both the free flowing improvisation of jazz and the structured motivic development of contemporary classical. It’s these two opposing forces – the Yin and the Yang – that fuel the unstable […]

Max Richter – 'Voices', Technology, and Musical Activism

July 30, 2020

Max Richter may be the most important composer of our time. His work has been heard in concert halls, during the emotional climax of major Hollywood films and television series, and has permeated the personal listening of millions worldwide via the democratic technology that is music streaming. Not one to shy away from big ideas, […]

LYR Release New Album 'Call In The Crash Team'

July 15, 2020

LYR thrive on the unexpected. Comprised of musician Richard Walters, producer and multi-instrumentalist Patrick J Pearson and current UK Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, LYR is a nexus of diverse creative disciplines and one of the most thrilling musical projects to inaugurate the new decade. LYR’s debut album Call in The Crash Team is out now […]

Lambert – The Man, Behind The Mask, Behind The Piano

July 10, 2020

Lambert is the masked man at the piano – a phantom haunting the space between romance and pop culture. A character without a history, Lambert guides the listener on an intimate, haunting emotional journey through music. Get to know Lambert – the man, behind the mask, behind the piano… Stream the essential Lambert What goes […]

Derrick Hodge Interview – What Is The Colour Of Noize?

July 1, 2020

Derrick Hodge is an all-star all-rounder. A bass player, band-leader, composer, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist so versatile that any attempt to categorise him is rendered futile. In addition to Grammy-winning collaborations with Robert Glasper, Terence Blanchard, and Common, Hodge has worked on film scores for Spike Lee and brought his subversive concepts to orchestras in Atlanta, […]