Tag: Vivid Live
Richard Burgman has been in a bunch of bands. He played in underground heroes Weddings Parties Anything and legendary punk outfit The Saints, but he’s probably best known as guitarist for 1980s quartet The Sunnyboys.
“I’m coming to see everybody down there at just the right time. I was green before, but I’m well-seasoned now.” Bobby Womack is the last person who can believably refer to himself as inexperienced, in any way. But then again, the man who is known as the Greatest Soul Singer In The World isn’t really in the business of being believable.
Fergus Linehan (Vivid LIVE)
Fergus’ eye – and ear – for a good thing saw him blaze a trail through Sydney in his five years at the helm of Sydney Festival, before taking up a permanent post as Head of Contemporary Music at Sydney Opera House – including curating Vivid LIVE. Which makes his first choice potentially biased – but still definitely on the money.
Posted: June 5th, 2012 under Arts, Brag 464 (May 28), Film Reviews, Sydney Film Festival 2012.
Tags: Barnaby Southcombe, Fergus Linehan, Film, I Anna, Kevin MacDonald, Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present, Matthew Akers, Paolo & Vittorio Taviani, Recommended, Review, SFF, Shut Up And Play The Hits, Sydney Film Festival, Vivid Live, Will Lovelace & Dylan Southern
Everyone from Metallica to Michael Bolton has given their old material the highbrow makeover with a few dozen tuxes, tubas and timpanis; it’s a great way to add gravitas to material that may lack it, and usually to sell more tickets or records without having to make anything new. But for Danish three-piece Efterklang, the symphony is anything but an afterthought – this time around, anyway.
From the traditional vinyl samplings of his debut album, Adventures In Foam, to the manipulated field recordings of Foley Room, Brazilian-born producer Amon Tobin has consistently been fascinated by the re-appropriation of sound. Like Foley Room, his seventh and most recent album, ISAM, sees Tobin crafting a cornucopia of sampled ‘found sounds’ into a sonic maelstrom – except this time, he went looking for curious sounds closer to home.