Tag : Music

Opera Philadelphia season includes Crowley’s ‘The Wake World’

Opera Philadelphia’s newly announced 2017-18 season happens in two parts: an ambitious fall festival called O17, with 25 performances over the course of 12 days — including world premiere operas about the MOVE bombing and Albert Barnes — and a two-production spring lineup… The Wake World, with music and libretto by David Hertzberg, receives its world premiere Sept. 18-25 at… Read more »

Robbie Williams: ‘My main talent is turning trauma into something showbizzy’ | The Guardian

“Well, you know, I’ve done a bit of time with Aleister Crowley myself. I’ve read some of his books. What did I learn from it? That it’s above my intellectual pay grade. That I didn’t understand what I was getting into, and that I could probably do myself some damage. ‘Oh, I’m out of my depth here,’ that’s what I… Read more »

Hypnopazūzu – Create Christ, Sailor Boy

The first minute of Hypnopazūzu – the duo of producer Youth and Current 93’s David Tibet – suggests merely Tibet’s diverse, yet mid-paced psychedelia hardwired with electronics. It’s a deeply deceptive impression; Create Christ, Sailor Boy is a highlight in both artists’ long discographies. Opener ‘Your Eyes In The Skittle Hills’ sets the template for what is to come. As… Read more »

Hypnopazūzu – Create Christ, Sailor Boy | Santa Sangre

His voice is unique, as always, but he has never been so melodic as here, he dares to push his vocal skills one step further and the results are surprising. Just listen to the hypnotic vocal line of the stunning opener “Your Eyes in the Skittle Hills” or the subsequent “Incidentally, Shaitan”, that brings my mind back to the classic… Read more »

Psychic TV’s Debut Album Force the Hand of Chance Gets Performed in Its Entirety at Berserktown | L.A. Weekly

Long out of print, Force the Hand of Chance (which is finally being reissued on expensive vinyl) starts with the beautiful lullaby “Just Drifting,” patterned on a gorgeous melody much closer to The Kinks’ “Village Green” than to Throbbing Gristle’s “Hamburger Lady.” A lush acoustic guitar opened the show, and the large crowd collectively swooned when Genesis started crooning the… Read more »