That Was The Musical Week That Was – 300121

A month into 2021 already. Tempus does indeed fugit! And even though it is a bit bleak outside my office window, these wonderful sounds have been keeping me warm this week. As always, please support these artists in any way you can - listen, share, buy merch etc https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4lVbGWUWvGG8Fwoy3w51S0?si=0W3bQvxqRwmBdZ2IwwxFPg

Dead Can Dance’s Lisa Gerrard & Jules Maxwell ink Atlantic Curve record deal for ‘Burn’ LP

Atlantic Curve, the London-based label that is part of the Schubert Music Europe group, has announced the signing of Lisa Gerrard and Jules Maxwell, best known for their work as part of the legendary band Dead Can Dance. They will be releasing the 'Burn' album on May 7, 2021, produced by James Chapman of MAPS. Gerrard and Maxwell began working on the album in Australia... Continue Reading →

Dead Can Dance new album and tour

Dead Can Dance have announced details of a brand new album entitled ‘Dionysus’, which is set for release on 2nd November via [PIAS] Recordings. ACT I : Sea Borne - Liberator of Minds - Dance of the Bacchantes ACT II : The Mountain - The Invocation - The Forest – Psychopomp   Pre-order the album and... Continue Reading →

The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices ft. Lisa Gerrard – Pora Sotunda (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

As one half of Dead Can Dance, Lisa Gerrard explored wonderful sonic territory and created music which wandered between re-imagined world sounds and  soundtrack style arrangements, she painted with cinematic and widescreen musical colours, and balanced the ethereal and the neo-classical. She has since been associated with numerous big budget soundtracks but is equally likely... Continue Reading →

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