Icelandic Björk is one of the most avant-garde popular artists of our time. Since 1993’s Debut she has been experimenting with unusual instrumentation and rich arrangements, picking her inspiration from both popular and classical music.
Sit down, wear your earphones and listen to The Beatles’ Revolution 9. It is a collage; you could even have fun trying to isolate all the sounds. I will help you with a few hints: you can hear edited samples from performances of classical music – such as the final chord from Sibelius’ Symphony No.7, and the […]
A journey into the Beatles’ fascination for 1950s and 1960s electronic music You all know Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Grammy Award-winning album cover, a collage of pictures of famous people from different fields hanging on a wall behind the Beatles themselves. The initial idea for the artwork was proposed by Paul McCartney, who also chose German modern composer […]