Joby Burgess, what are you listening to?

Old Favourites and New Inspirations Powerplant’s Joby Burgess has let us in on his musical influences with this exclusive playlist featuring works he listened to in his younger years and more recent inspirational pieces. Enjoy! Track listings: 1. Sivad Miles Davis Taken from album Live – Evil Label: Columbia 1971 It is hard to not…

Who was Johannes Ciconia?

On Friday 14 June, early music specialists La Morra explore the life of Johannes Ciconia through music. Over the years La Morra have built a reputation for innovative and well-researched programming, so we ask ‘Who is Johannes Ciconia and why him?’ Born in France but brought up in Italy, Johannes was a composer and music…

Meet Jason Singh from Open Souls

This guy never slows down. Constantly jet-setting around the globe from Paris to India and Australia to Scotland, Jason performs with many musicians and artists from across the world.  He has been Sound Art Resident at the V&A, collaborated with the BBC Concert Orchestra and Aldeburgh Music, and he is the UK national advocate for…

Music and Emotion: Songs from St Anne’s Primary School

Throughout the summer term, Indian classical vocalist Ranjana Ghatak and story-teller Vayu Naidu will be working with children from one of our Neighbourhood Schools, St Anne’s Primary School in Whitechapel to explore emotions through music, stories and poetry. Their first session was so successful, we wanted to share this recording taken yesterday morning. We’ve obviously…

Bobby Krlic aka The Haxan Cloak Releases New Album

Excavation, the new album by Bobby Krlic aka The Haxan Cloak, has been released on Tri Angle Records. The album has already received some great reviews, including Pitchfork‘s Best New Music recommendation, a 10/10 rating from Exclaim and Album of the Week in Dummy Magazine. Thisisfakediy summed up their listening experience by describing the LP as…

A contemporary take on a 600 year old musical masterpiece

Interested in a sneak peek of a premiere happening this summer? Associate Artist Scanner aka Robin Rimbaud shares with us his never-been-heard-before interpretation of John Dowland’s Lachrimae. Listen to this exclusive clip which will be performed in full with a commissioned film by Chris Turner. Check out one of Scanner’s previous collaborations with Chris, G(O)OD+(D)EVIL,…