“Our subject is not music as an abstract art, but music as a force which affects all who hear it. Music – not as entertainment only, but as a literal power. Whether we are within audible range of music, its influence is playing upon us constantly.” – David Tame, The Secret Power of Music TowardsContinue reading “Words of Power, Sounds of Peace”
A conversation that turned into an argument on Facebook today, which was about the lyrical prowess of US rapper Jay-Z really got me thinking about Black aesthetics in a general sense. The debate was sparked by someone who said that they were alarmed at how much praise that Jay-Z gets for displaying a skill thatContinue reading “The Communal and Intellectual Properties of Afrikan Cultural Aesthetics (part 1)”
To discover new music is akin to remembering ones name after bouts of amnesia.
There is time for the drum, a time for the voice, a time for the string instrument and the wind instrument – and then there is a time for the algorithmic microchip – the sound of the kinetic electric multiverse. This particular artist is one of the masters of the electronic magik craft …He getsContinue reading “Spherical Sounds”
“Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.” – Native American, Chief Seattle
Greatest Concert I Ever Watched