All posts tagged: classical

ColoRising Mixes 35: Sephine Llo

There is a reason why Josephine Lloyd-Wilson aka Sephine Llo has been heavily praised and supported by magazines around the globe and entities such as BBC Radio 3 – she is just that good. Classically trained on the piano and violin, not to mention singing itself, her music is rich with arrangements, bursting with a vivid beauty like a musical painting. Hard to place in one category regarding genre, that is the magic in itself, it’s not simply pop or post-classical, it’s just well… Sephine Llo.

ColoRising Mixes 35: Sephine Llo

London, UK There is a reason why Josephine Lloyd-Wilson aka Sephine Llo has been heavily praised and supported by magazines around the globe and entities such as BBC Radio 3 – she is just that good. Classically trained on the piano and violin, not to mention singing itself, her music is rich with arrangements, bursting with a vivid beauty like a musical painting. Hard to place in one category regarding genre, that is the magic in itself, it’s not simply pop or post-classical, it’s just well… Read more […]

Erased Tapes to Reissue Penguin Cafe Orchestra’s ‘Union Cafe’ LP

The Erased Tapes label will reissue Penguin Cafe Orchestra’s ‘Union Cafe’ LP, his final record originally released back in 1993. Along with a digital format, the album will also get issued on vinyl. Out December 1st, the release will also serve as a celebration of the life of British composer Simon Jeffes aka Penguin Cafe Orchestra, who passed away in 1997. ‘Nothing Really Blue’, the first single taken from the upcoming work can be streamed below. Touching on Union Cafe, Simon Jeffes’ son Read more […]

Benjamin Clementine Unveils New Track ‘Quintessence’

Benjamin Clementine will release his anticipated sophomore album ‘I Tell A Fly’ on September 29th via Behind / Virgin EMI.. Having already shared the singles ‘Phantom Of Aleppoville’, ‘God Save The Jungle’ and ‘Jupiter’, the North London-raised artist now unveils another song titled ‘Quintessence’. A stunning and intimate ballad of Clementine’s vocals and piano, the classical piece still contains a theatrical sprinkling which provides the proper runway for the singer to completely soar. Benjamin Clementine continues to fill of a void of boundary pushing artistry that is surely needed in music today. Have a listen.

Benjamin Clementine Unveils His New Track ‘Jupiter’

Benjamin Clementine is one of the most needed artists in music at the moment. The 2015 Mercury Prize-winning singer and pianist have amazed the world with his melancholic brand of modern classical fused with vivid storytelling more in line with French masters of the past.

With his second LP ‘I Tell A Fly’ out September 15th, the North London-raised musician has unveiled his new single titled ‘Jupiter’. The song follows his previously released cuts ‘Phantom Of Aleppoville’ and ‘God Save The Jungle’. Inspired by his observations of the state of America whilst touring, ‘Jupiter’ is a keen window into the quite turbulent times that the United States is currently moving through.

Benjamin Clementine ‘Phantom Of Aleppoville’ Video

Over the past couple of years we have lost many of our modern day music artisans who were known for pushing the boundaries of the art form. However, Benjamin Clementine continues to carry the torch for the legacy of the creative with his latest song and video entitled ‘Phantom Of Aleppoville’. Directed by Craig McDean and Masha Vasyukova, the theatrical vid which is literally over 6 minutes long, Clementine plays the theatrical role of a phantom-like being wandering the grounds as children play Read more […]

Emika to Perform Her First Symphony Album Live

Electronic producer Emika raised the levels with the release of her orchestral album ‘Melanfonie’. Now she will perform her the LP live on June 30th during the Zsolnay Light Festiva at Kodaly Centre in Hungary. The show will include 3D mapped visuals along with guests which include the MÁV Symphony Orchestra, singer Marie Fajtova and Conductor Miriam Němcová.

Sissi Rada Experiments with Multiple Musical Styles on ‘Pragma’

There are really only so many artists who can truly get away with genre blending and bending. Greek-born, Berlin-based singer Sissi Rada has truly found a sweet spot with not only simply merging multiple styles, but actually combining so many in one track with each remaining cohesive to the song structure. Whether stirring together electronica, jazz, post classical or even pop, Rada creates otherworldly sounds that are truly like no other.

Emika Announces Release Date of New Album

UK-raised, Berlin-based producer/singer Emika has announced the official release date of her new album ‘Melanfonie’. Scheduled to land January 31st, 2017, the project finds Emika’s composition performed by the Prague Metropolitan Orchestra. Setting up a Kickstarter campaign titled ‘How To Make A Symphony’ back in 2015, Emika reached her goal in January of this year.

LeVant Interview

Whilst many modern electronic producers concentrate their efforts only on moving the dance floor, producer, composer and author George D. Stănciulescu delves deeper, understanding the power of music and it’s effects on the senses. Recording under the project LeVant, his music is an artistic and cinematic listening experiencing, bridging together experimental electronica, techno, ambient and neo-classical, creating a sound like no other today.