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Baloji wins Principal Prize at Oberhausen Short Film Festival

Belgium-based multimedia artist Baloji has won the Principal Prize at the Oberhausen short film Festival for his fifteen-minute musical epic, ZOMBIES. Describes as ‘a journey between hope and dystopia in a hallucinated Kinshasa,’ it contains music from his well-received project Kaniama:…

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Joshua French

Expanding Drum Kit Tones with Magnus Öström (RYMDEN / e.s.t)

Drummer and composer Magnus Öström made his name with the Esbjörn Svensson Trio— his expressive playing the perfect complement to the late pianist’s technicolour soundscapes and to Dan Berglund’s inventive string bass work. RYMDEN represents his return to the trio dynamic, with…

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James Nissen

The Music of England

English traditional music is often associated with Romantic imaginaries of ‘green and pleasant lands’ and…

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Robert Mitchell: Piano Advice and Soundcheck Chat

Ahead of his ‘Black Notes from the Deep’ performance with Courtney Pine and Omar at Band on the Wall, we caught up with bassist Vidal Montgomery to discuss his technique, and to get some tips for new musicians. Thumbnail photo:…

Omar: Soundcheck Chat

Ahead of his ‘Black Notes from the Deep’ performance with Courtney Pine at Band on…