music

nz music

May is ‘New Zealand Music Month’ – a slightly parochial idea but I’ll take this opportunity to suggest you check out some of my favourite New Zealand music – some new & some old… While it may not have been…

Forbidden Planet

“The soundtrack for Forbidden Planet (1956) is today recognized as the first entirely electronic score for a film” – I’m quoting from The World of Kane a great blog (retro candy for your eyes and ears) that recently posted a…

piano + electronics

I have been a big fan of the ongoing collaboration between Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto (Carsten Niccolai) since their first album, Vrioon was released a year or two ago on the raster noton label. Heres a short excerpt from…