The Gloaming are five master musicians, each with highly successful individual careers, who have come together to create new music pairing memorable, yearning melodies with a progressive style. The album connects the rich Irish folk tradition and the New York contemporary scene creating a new musical alchemy between ancient traditions, experimentation and modernity.Read more...
The Symphony No 1, twenty years in gestation and almost knowingly monumental, was Brahms’s attempt to conquer his fear as a symphonist. This is a confident, warm reading from the LSO, as well as an intensely melodic one. The wind playing is ravishing and the direction is intense. If you like full-blooded Brahms, you may want to investigate the rest of the series.Read more...
An iconic name in dance music, A Guy Called Gerald kick started Europe’s acid house frenzy with his ’88 classic ‘Voodoo Ray’ and 'Pacific State' (as part of 808 State) and went on to lay down the blueprint for jungle / drum n bass.A Guy Called Gerald
The subtitle to Mahler’s second symphony is ‘Resurrection’. The precise meaning of this subtitle is hotly debated, but what is absolutely clear is that the symphony has a life changing and transformative power.Mahler_Symphony_No_2
Recorded in just six hours at the iconic Abbey Road Studios, the back to basics instrumentation really lets the words breathe on this latest studio album from English singer-songwriter Harcourt.Jesca Hoop
Accidental Powercut is a series of gigs commissioned to launch our P5 headphones. Musicians performed acoustically in the surrounds of St Barnabas Chapel, Soho and each concert was recorded binaurally allowing the atmosphere of the music to be recorded for perfect playback on headphones.Binaural Recordings
The LSO recorded the major works of Berlioz with Sir Colin Davis over more than a decade. One of the first releases was the Symphonie fantastiqiue recorded in 2000.Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique
Syriana conjures up a soundscape of the busy Damascus streets and desert suns – with a touch of spy movie menace in the mix. Writing and recording the album took place in London and at Real World Studios. But it was a ten-day stretch in Damascus, the capital of Syria and the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world,that left an indelible mark.Syriana
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The Gloaming – song by songDecember 11,2013
Rowing to the beat – sponsoring team Atlantic SplashDecember 02,2013
Hollie McNish performs Mathematics live at Abbey Road StudiosNovember 29,2013