The designer Nick Cave — not the Australian rocker, of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds — has created what he calls ‘soundsuits’ for years: terrific, funny, beautiful, spooky oufits that swish, rattle, clang and swirl, making any human into a jitterbugging Snuffleupagus. This is dance costume as scrap-heap collage, as musical instrument, as Martian shag rugs on attack.
Posts Tagged 'Music'
I had the privilege of attending a fine performance last Monday by Neko Case and her versatile band, who pulled in a near-capacity crowd at Dallas’ venerable Granada Theatre. Plenty has been written about Case’s captivating voice, but she (and her capable backup singer Kelly Hogan) also kept the audience entertained throughout the evening with [...]
Suzanne Marta is the Web Content Editor/Producer for KERA’s Economy Project and has been listening to Pink Martini since 1997. Pink Martini — the quirky little band/orchestra from my hometown of Portland, Ore. — released “Splendor In The Grass,” its fourth CD this week. Songs from previous releases — especially “Hang On Little Tomato” –make frequent appearances [...]
Hello everyone, I think I have a real good show for you tonite. Sorry I can no longer post the playlist before the show anymore, but it will be up asap afterwards. This is where you can make your polite comments and suggestions for music. Hey y’all, make sure you warn me about explicit lyrics, [...]
Welcome to tonite’s LIVE Blog. Feel free to leave your polite and interesting comments. Feel VERY free to leave suggestions for music that you would like me and others to check out. If you suggest an artist, go ahead and suggest a track. Or maybe its a request for something you have never heard but [...]
Welcome to the 90.1@Night blog. This is a great place to comment politely on the show, and leave your non-self promotional messages. But best of all, this is where you can give me suggestions for music, genres, artists, specific recordings that you would like me to check out and possibly share on a future show. [...]
For the week of August 10, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at Buck Owens, a sharecropper’s son from Sherman who became an international country star and even had a song recorded by the Beatles.
Hi ! This is our first night of blogging. Here is the playlist for tonite. Got any ideas for music or artists that you want to share ? Let me know your suggestions, and tasteful comments. Lets have some fun tonite! Martha Wainwright –”Bleeding All Over You” –I Know Your Married But I Have Feelings [...]
North Texas’ newest public radio station will broadcast a music format known as Adult Album Alternative, or Triple A. What will it sound like?
Good question. Dave Chaney is the editor of triplearadio.com, a resource website. Chaney has followed this format for years, yet he struggles for a definition.
One of KERA’s public television bretheren, WNET in New York, recently undertook a major rebranding effort of its properties both on air and online. Besides a new logo and graphic standards, station management also wanted a new aural identity for the station (as well as its sister station WLIW). To do this, who better to [...]