Notable events and things of interest
Sat 29 July 11:00am
Get insights from musicians and creatives about working with archives to create new works. Guests include Bristol-based filmmaker John Minton, known for his experimental, lo-fi, and hallucinatory style of filmmaking working with the likes of Portishead, Noel Gallagher and most recently with Get the Blessing and DJ Swami on Punjabtronix, a new commission by Asian Arts Agency in partnership with Watershed to promote international collaborations between artists from England and India to respond to Reimagine India 2017.
Rarely has an album’s artwork better reflected its content: blackness, or the void from which light occasionally emanates. This is a collection of instrumentals enhanced by vocals, rather than what might be called songs. The opening minimalist piece “Lightshaft” begins with a single plucked guitar note and its long vibrato-laden after-echo, like the sonic equivalent of a lone flickering candle. Norwegian singer Anneli Drecker’s haunting contributions can’t be described as lead vocals because they are no more or less significant than any other texture on the record.
See full review here – https://goo.gl/wNf8QH