Echoing a lot of the feelings I've been having recently
My amazing mother's new series, inspired by the sea... More info at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Art-by-Sue-Ashton/246217975421651
I love William Onyeabar!
Onyeabar’s music speaks volumes by itself and more explosively through the interpretation of others. David Byrne who knows how music works has assembled the Atomic Bomb Band. They made their major network debut on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Put on your ten-gallon hat and groove to “Fantastic Man“.
David Byrne, the Atomic Bomb Band and other fervent Onyeabar stalwarts are performing in Los Angeles and San Francisco this week.
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Welcome to Thursday's blog post. Is it Thursday? Who am I? This is turning out to be a beautiful and strange day. I found this stunning music this morning. I love finding new music which takes your breath away and challenges you. And also fills you with the urge to make beautiful sounds as quickly … Continue reading The Beautiful and the Strange
Different songs from the seas! Another lady folk singer making songs from the seas. Lovely. I'd like to have a cuppa with her.
After almost a month on the seas, I have become a much more thoughtful and reflective person, more focused on the important things in life and very much in touch with my spiritual side. This new, quieter me has sought musical growth in Manuel Ponce's* haunting first prelude; a piece I have found challenging not … Continue reading Everything fades
Moroccan gnaus music For all my music geek friends, a genre of music from the Agadir/Essaoueira area, originating from when West African slaves were brought through and traded in Morocco. The slaves picked up West African influences and used the cuffs of their shackles as percussion. Live gnaus/gnawa musicians play in all the restaurants along … Continue reading Moroccan gnaus music