Oh yes, it’s time again, it’s springtime again! Take it away Sun Ra.
“There used to be just one way. There was one way you could do things. There were people who protected it like a copyright, a secret cult only for the initiated. That’s why I don’t regret making Breathless and blowing that all apart.”
Jean-Luc Godard’s New Wave masterpiece premiered in Paris on this date in 1960.
Check out this video by Rod Matheson of Leathan Milnes "Here I Lie with You". This is a taste of what we’ve been working on for the upcoming show this Thursday at the Railway in Vancouver.
Lost in translation
Last week I had the pleasure of going on Nic Legacy’s excellent radio program Wandering Rhythms. I had a great time hanging out in the studio with him. He played some tracks off my album, I did some live performing, and then we explored some cool music from Singapore!
From the Wandering Rhythms site: No one can resist the almighty beat, but on the fringes of the modern musical landscape there is an entirely different beast that defies the comforting confines of rhythmic repetition. Vancouver-based composer and sound-sorcerer Craig Aalders descends upon the studio this week to share his sublime shifting soundscapes and discuss the rich world of electro-acoustic music — where listeners are encouraged to rethink the boundaries of music and embrace the entire sonic spectrum. Beautiful vibrations are everywhere, we just need to tune our ears to them.
Check out the show Here!