"Music is the cup that holds the wine of silence. Sound is that cup, but empty. Noise is that cup, but broken.”

Robert Fripp


26/07/2013

Let's Ska!


"This is ska", a  program at the Sombrero Club from 1964 featuring the best in Jamaican ska, featuring Eric 'Monty' Morris, Jimmy Cliff, Prince Buster, (Toots and) The Maytals, The Charmers, Stranger Cole, Roy and Yvonne, The Blues Busters and Byron Lee and The Dragonaires...

12/07/2013

Radio Nova (3) : manifeste N°1



Un chapitre de l'excellent livre d'Anaïs Kien et Perrine Kervran, "Les années Actuel" aux éditions "Le mot et le reste" retrace cette première période de l'existence de Radio Nova (1981 / 1985) au travers de témoignages et informations.
Il relate principalement l'histoire du journal Actuel et du groupe de presse fondé par Jean François Bizot, comme un lieu de contre culture emblématique des années 70.

04/07/2013

Folk orchestras

    Grupo Carnavalesca Barra Funda - São Paulo - Brasil - 1915

    unknown folk band - USA - circa 1900


     unknown child's band - Taiwan - circa 1920

01/07/2013

Capriccio


From the Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki, an amazing version of "Capriccio for violin and orchestra" (1967)  by Wanda Wilkomirska (vl) & the National Philharmonic Orchestra in Warsaw conducted by Andrzej Markowski.
Recorded live at the Warsaw Autumn Festival in 1968 by the National Polish TV.