Salford Music Festival Online

Salford Music Festival Online

Salford music festival 2020 goes online Salford music festival goes online this year, for its 10th anniversary. Most people took to the digital network to maintain or rekindle the connections severed by the Corona virus lockdown or their own busy-ness. The online...
Jo Bywater: A Wave of Primal Hunger

Jo Bywater: A Wave of Primal Hunger

There is music that comforts us in the cuddle of the known and the established… and there is music that keeps us at the edge of our seats, ready to take off at each release. Jo Bywater’s music belongs to the latter. Release after release, live or studio-recorded, this...
Klezmer Music

Klezmer Music

Recently, in 2014 to be precise, I discovered another world of music. It happened to be the music of my own people(!), Klezmer music, East European Jewish wedding music from before the holocaust. Jewish life in Eastern Europe was hard: a lot of poverty and severe...

R.I.P. Prince

R.I.P. Prince. 2016 is truly a weird year. After David Bowie a few months before, another legend has disappeared suddenly (for us at least), shocking the world all the more as 57 years old is a young age to leave in this era. I cannot stop thinking of the songs I have...
17 musicians that are making my 2015

17 musicians that are making my 2015

It is 2015 and that time of the year again when I feel like making a record ( 😉 ) of the musicians who have been really making me happy these past months with their musical offering. Of course there will be repetition from before, blame the musician. I come across...