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The grand  piano stands in the middle of the room directly between me and you.              And all the things  unsaid lie there among the keys.           Only spoken if we  sit                               side    by         side […]


Live review: Jon Hopkins at Usher Hall, 04/03

The first night of Jon Hopkins’ Polarity Tour begins with a night in Edinburgh’s Usher Hall: drawing in an audience for an evening of striking contrasts. Producing starkly varied music encompassing genres from classical piano music and film scores to bass-heavy electronica, ‘polarity’ perfectly describes the unique meshing of music that Hopkins displays. The grandeur […]

Music Singles

Tom Rosenthal – ‘Lights Are On’

Tom Rosenthal’s music could be the soundtrack to anyone’s life. His collection of five albums and four EPs, spanning just five years, touches on every imaginable human emotion and stage of life. Recently though, Tom has been focusing on putting his listeners to sleep. ‘Lights Are On’ is the latest single from the upcoming, unamed […]

Film Fringe Music

Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror

It is an inescapable fact, which movie buffs must accept, that one of the all-time landmarks of horror movies and cinema in general was in fact a borderline rip-off of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The people behind F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror wanted to draw as much inspiration from Stoker’s masterpiece as possible without […]