British singer-songwriter PJ Harvey watched hours of war footage before writing the songs for her eighth album, Let England Shake. Here, she describes how she translated what she saw into a mournful elegy about the bitter brutality of combat.
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Fresh Poulp presents its 30th release with a brand new artist : Soundamantium. No that new indeed, as he appeared recently on Rafiralfiro’s "Istanbul Engloutie EP’s" as well as on our compilation "Octopus Two". Darklighter is the second album from Salim Malik aka Soundamantium, following the LP "Symphonia Absurdus", available on Jamendo. This new album is a trip through dark ambient music and world flavoured IDM, and features a collaboration from his friend Rafiralfiro.
Bob Boilen talks with NPR Music’s Stephen Thompson about their true SXSW 2011 discoveries. Beaver Artist: Holger Album: Sunga Add to Playlist Find out more about this album at Holger’s website. The Choke Artist: Austra Album: Feel It Break Literal Artist: The Calm Blue Sea Album: The Calm Blue Sea Before I Move Off Artist: Mount Kimbie Album: Crooks & Lovers Rest Artist: Cheyenne Marie Mize Album: Before Lately Millions of People Running in Circles Artist: Magic Bullets Album: Magic Bullets
"There’s also this tune from N.A.S.A (Squeak E. Clean and DJ Egon) whose album The Spirit of Apollo features everyone ever in music." From http://www.nialler9.com/2009/01/23/when-the-war-is-this-hi-res-it%e2%80%99s-difficult-to-ignore%e2%80%9d/