Commissioned to compose a suite based on the folk music of different ethnic groups in the historic city of Stavanger for the celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the Norwegian constitution and as a celebration of the country’s diversity, Norwegian composer Gisle Kverndokk wrote his suite of “SymphonicRead More →

Welcome to the Australian Art Music Playlist! A monthly playlist of classical, jazz, experimental and electronic music focusing on contemporary Australian composers, musicians and sound artists. Australian Vocal Ensemble, Divisi Chamber Singers © Julia Krivoshev, The Australian Voices © Wayne Muller, Voyces © Nik Babic Photography The Australian musical landscapeRead More →

Friday, September 2, 2022, 10:55 a.m.Article: Gordon Campbell Lately, news reports have broadcast alarming images of extreme flooding in parts of Asia and extreme drought across Europe. Pakistan has 7,000 glaciers, the most of any country outside the polar regions. These glaciers are melting, which is one of the reasonsRead More →

The region of Abruzzo in Italy which inspired Berlioz’s “Harold in Italy”. | Image by ClouDan83 from Pixabay “Harold in Italy” by Hector Berlioz is the musical diary of a traveller, represented by the solo viola throughout the piece. The four movements represent Harold (the viola) wandering inRead More →

Music Feeds’ New Aus Music playlist is updated once a week with our favorite Australian releases from the previous seven days. This week’s playlist includes groove-oriented pop by KYE, dreamy hyperpop by Ninajirachi, supple indie pop by Munan, new singles by KIAN (featuring rako, goyo, DALI HART), Yirrmal (featuring DamiRead More →

The Great Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura​) by Hokusai. Happy birthday today to Claude Debussy, born on this date in 1862! Since childhood, Debussy has been fascinated by the sea. For his three symphonic sketches collectively titled “La Mer” (The Sea), he drew inspiration from literatureRead More →

Given that some of the composers in history are notable for their groundbreaking music, their influence, or even their scandals, English composer John Ireland would have lived a relatively unremarkable life. He traveled little, held no leadership positions, composed no symphony or opera and, having lived through years (1879-1962) whenRead More →

Every week the wide open country The team brings together their new favorite country, folk, bluegrass and Americana songs for the Six Pack. This week’s playlist includes Lainey Wilson“Strawberry Wine,” Ian Flanigan’s next step toward country praise and Jordan Davis’ Mac Davis-esque reminder to stop and smell the roses. HereRead More →

Alexander Glazunov in 1907 It has been observed that music in 19th century Russia generally expressed the context of its time. This was true for Alexander Glazunov’s first three symphonies which were nationalist but not for his 4th which he described as “personal, free and subjective impressions ofRead More →

Every week the wide open country The team brings together their new favorite country, folk, bluegrass and Americana songs for the Six Pack. This week’s playlist includes Michelle Rivers’ love letter to the American West, Luc Combes‘ contribution to a John Anderson tribute album and the latest teaser for KelseaRead More →

Wolfgang AmadeusMozart In 1773 Mozart, then 17, had probably seen the printed music for string quartets by Haydn, who was then a master of string quartet writing. Mozart then challenged himself to live up to Haydn’s model and composed six string quartets (Mozart’s “Viennese Quartets” Nos 8-13, knownRead More →

Music Feeds’ New Aus Music playlist is updated once a week with our favorite Australian releases from the previous seven days. This week’s playlist includes the synth-pop excellence of Simona Castricum, the jazzy instrumental funk of Surprise Chef, the dancefloor aggressiveness of Club Angel, the sweet house pop of AshliRead More →

David Byrne released the August edition of its monthly playlist series, titled “Tomorrow’s Hits Today”. He wanted to highlight more promising and currently popular artists with this list, contradicting reports that older music is more popular today. He writes: There was yet another article that came out this week notingRead More →

Music Feeds’ New Aus Music playlist is updated once a week with our favorite Australian releases from the previous seven days. This week’s playlist includes Eora/Sydney-based rapper MUNGMUNG’s wild and daring “BBE”, Foura’s UK garage influenced “Power”, Anna Lunoe’s “Peach Fuzz”, a collaboration with Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs which appearsRead More →

We’re in the middle of summer, which means pool parties, days at the beach, and backyard barbecues with our favorite people. After being cooped up all winter and for most of the past two years, escaping outside feels like a dream and we are enjoying every second of it. WhetherRead More →

Music Feeds’ New Aus Music playlist is updated once a week with all of our favorite Australian releases from the previous seven days. This week’s playlist features the first look at Genesis Owusu’s second album, Jesswar’s latest genre-defying hip hop cut, a rewarding dance/hip hop collaboration from dj pgz andRead More →

Music Feeds’ New Aus Music playlist is updated once a week with all of our favorite Australian releases from the previous seven days. This week’s playlist features the first look at the upcoming Murlocs album, rascalAnna Lunoe’s latest rave-bait, alternative pop excellence from Keelan Mak, Eluera, Northeast Party House’s ZHRRead More →

You walk onstage, and it’s terrifying: a senior recital gone wrong, a late masterclass with a renowned soloist, a career-ending prank with your parents in the terrifying audience. As always, it’s inexplicably hot on the boards (or too cold, or the lights are too bright) and you’re sure the audienceRead More →

Music Feeds’ New Aus Music playlist is updated once a week with all of our favorite Australian releases from the previous seven days. This week’s playlist includes new songs from alternative pop artist Sydney Montaigne, First Nations folktronica actor Tilly Tjala Thomas, the latest solo single from Phoebe Go (TwoRead More →

I couldn’t start this playlist without an opening, luckily Harry Sdraulig’s Entertainment because Lyrebird Brass has me covered. The work is a soft, energetic number that constantly moves and advances and plays expertly with layer and texture to keep the ear engaged. This leads directly to Insomnia by Emma Greenhill,Read More →

Music heals. We don’t just know it intuitively, we feel it. While it won’t cure cancer, dengue, or coronavirus, music can heal our humanity by rallying us in the fight against racial injustice. It can also be a tool to support our fellow human beings affected by COVID-19. On aRead More →

It’s July, which means it’s time for a new edition of Music Feeds’ New Aus Music monthly playlist. The playlist is updated once a week with all of our favorite Australian releases from the previous seven days. This week’s playlist includes Baker Boy’s version of Bernard Fanning’s “Wish You Well,”Read More →

Curves have always lived in the design world, but they have been much more prevalent lately. While many are making it a trend, we believe curves still have a place in design, offering rounded corners, organic shapes and soft silhouettes. In an architectural world full of hard angles and straightRead More →

A dedicated Apple Music user and well-known former Microsoft technology evangelist, Robert Scoble (@Scobleizer), has created what is probably the largest collection of Dolby Atmos-supported songs on Apple Music. Scoble’s playlist includes over 30,000 tracks mastered for Dolby Atmos and available on Apple Music. He also shared a smaller 91-trackRead More →

With warming temperatures and summer in sight, we are already dreaming of late nights on the terraces, rooftop cocktails, summer barbecues and pool parties. If you’re lucky enough to have an outdoor space, embrace it and use it as an extension of your home’s square footage. If the space doesn’tRead More →

We start with starlight. Caerwen Martin’s Stars come out in a midnight sky is the perfect piece of soft contemplation, slowly moving from small gestures to large sweeps, showing the wonderful work of ACO Collective together. song of the stars by Daniel Wilfred and Sunny Kim instantly transports us toRead More →

As real estate prices continue to soar, you will find many people who need to downsize or choose it for a variety of reasons including a desire to take on less debt, a desire to reduce their footprint or simply wanting less to maintain and nurture. Whatever the reason, theRead More →

Performance by Nonsemble by Chris Perren The great awakening from Practical mechanicsalthough an older work, captures many of the elements that I associate with Chris’s music: skillfully crafted texture, rhythmic impetus from phased and interlocking parts, unexpected changes and influences depths of contemporary music. by Catherine Likhuta Top Predators, theRead More →

March Marks women’s history month, an important time to celebrate in general, and for us an important time to celebrate and share female creators and artists. Historically, the design industry has been a male-dominated field, but the tide continues to turn, finally recognizing the invaluable contributions that women have madeRead More →

Music streaming services like YouTube Music are really amazing. Pay around $10 per month to stream millions of songs whenever you want. But what if you want to share a playlist you created on YouTube Music with some of your friends? Well, you can do that too, and YouTube MusicRead More →

In times like these, we can always rejoice in the music community, whether it’s directly trying to raise funds and awareness or simply bringing more joy and understanding into the world. At Belle and Sebastien new single “If They’re Shooting At You” (“…kid, you gotta do something right”) is accompaniedRead More →

Langston Hughes | photo: Library of Congress In notes published with her musical score, “Portraits of Langston” from 2007, American composer Valerie Coleman wrote that the Harlem Renaissance of the early 1900s was the first time that the disciplines of visual arts, music and literature celebrated African-American culture.Read More →

Bounce back this month with Dezzy Hollow’s West Coast hip-hop, Golden Hours’ serene jams and Parque De Cometas’ ‘revuelto pop’ Earlier this month experimental pop duo Vákoum, consisting of Kelli (left) and Natalia Rudick-Padilla (right), released a live version of their track ‘A Thought’, from their latest album Linchpin. PhotoRead More →

Throughout the month of February, we immersed ourselves in biophilia and all it has to offer. The word has become a buzzword in the design world, but it’s more than just a trend. Biophilic design is the practice of connecting people and nature in our indoor environments, instead of onlyRead More →

Apologies – we’ve been a bit preoccupied with preparing something special for our 300th issue next month, hence the lack of new music playlists this year so far. But hopefully this selection of bumpers makes up for that. Behold, exciting new things from Fontaines DC, Aldous Harding, Cowboy Junkies, TheRead More →

A new year brought a new monthly mood for January – minimalism. After the chaos of the holidays and the past two years, downsizing felt like a good starting point for 2022. We turned away from clutter and landed on a clean approach, where monochromatic color palettes, Warm neutral tones,Read More →

Local musicians Dan McLean Jr. and Meg Shuebrook created this year’s playlist Another festive music playlist created by local artists is available on YouTube. Title Guelves and Friends Seasonal Music Project 2021 the playlist includes 25 artist videos performing all new classic and original holiday music. The playlist was releasedRead More →