Groot-Mokum is famous for its beautiful canals, bicycle riding, art world, and, of course, other unmentionable things. It is not renowned for its electronic music as such, which is usually reserved for mega cities such as Berlin, London, New York or the shore lines of Croatia and Ibiza. Nonetheless, Amsterdam has been known to embrace the out of the norm with grace.
The multilayered instrumental work from contemporary pianist Hauscka is a unique performance in its own right, which should be viewed as well as listened to. The German classical pianist is a cross between John Cage and McGiver. What sounds like an orchestration of numerous instruments, or even synths, are quite often assorted knick knacks, attached to the strings within his Grand piano.
The vintage Photo-Automat Booth has transcended into a social networking artistry of global proportions. Upload your portrait and state your personal story or social cause, if you’re caring and inclined towards humanity.
I’ve never been one to make good comparisons and this band has been linked to many of my favourites, from Joy Division, Arcade Fire, Black Keys and Interpol. But considering the diverse collection of styles within their music, PAPA stand out. Top track, Put Me to Work, is what heavy nights jamming at CBGB must […]