Music Reviews: Belle Game, Terje Rypdal
Vancouver SunMusic Reviews: Belle Game, Terje Rypdal Tribute, Bill Evans and D33JVancouver SunBelle Game: Fear Nothing (Arts & Crafts): The new record from this Vancouver group begins on an echoing and atmospheric wash that singer Andrea Lo enters with an almost Kate Bush-like long note. Then the song builds into a meditative repeating lyric of ...
Posted on 11 September 2017 | 6:00 am
Brian Aris' astonishing portraits of iconic
The IndependentBrian Aris' astonishing portraits of iconic musicians: From David Bowie to George Michael and Kate BushThe IndependentBrian Aris began his career as a fashion photographer, switching over to the music industry in 1976 after an encounter with Paula Yates. She came to Aris' studio because she wanted a career in modelling, only for Aris to tell her she "wasn't tall enough".
Posted on 11 September 2017 | 5:25 am
Bright Phoebus - PopMatters
PopMattersBright PhoebusPopMattersThere's little doubt that Kate Bush, whose predilection for oddly tuned choral vocals and English paganism shows her debt to the Watersons, found inspiration for “Rubber Band Girl” from her 1992 album The Red Shoes from Bright Pheobus's wry opening ...
Posted on 11 September 2017 | 12:19 am
Review: True North – Rumours @ HMT,
Press and JournalReview: True North – Rumours @ HMT, AberdeenPress and JournalFirst up was Scots singer-songwriter Emma Pollock who last year wowed an audience at HMT with a celebration of Kate Bush. This time round, she took on the classic song, Rhiannon, and once again did not disappoint. After that, the favourites just kept ...
Posted on 10 September 2017 | 11:05 pm
Bestival founder Rob da Bank would love Kate
Bestival founder Rob da Bank would love Kate Bush to headline the eventNME.comWhen asked by NME at Bestival if there was one person he'd love to headline the festival Rob said: “Kate Bush! Kate if you're out there, and you feel like popping down to Dorset next September, we'd love to have you! But yeah, Kate Bush is a long time ...and more »
Posted on 9 September 2017 | 5:04 am
Sea Lion: 'I'm a really introverted person
I never learned music by playing other people’s music. Perhaps that’s helped. You’ve been compared to Kate Bush. She sounds so theatrical to me. My music is a few chords, more of a monotone. Perhaps it’s the voice quality I don’t know.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 10:22 pm
Svetlana Shutkina: the photography novice
“Have your work seen by the likes of Ewen Spencer, Sean O’Hagan and Kate Bush and enter the BJP International Photography Awards 2016. For more details and to enter, visit www.bjpipa.com“
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Blackheart are back for third gig
IMAGINE The Corrs, add a dash of Kate Bush, throw in a little All About Eve. You’ve just heard Blackheart’s sound. When Blackheart returned to Broad Hinton Village Hall last year, Chrissy Mostyn was prompted to comment “You’ve doubled!”:
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 9:41 pm
Maisy Kay - "Sleep" (audio)
Two singles were already released this year, but her third, the cinematic “Sleep” is the best so far, a lavish art pop composition that’s equal parts Kate Bush and her biggest influence, Freddie Mercury. Written and performed with the kind of abandon ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Family life: An intriguing wealthy past,
Earlier this year, visiting my mother, 94, and father, 92, I went for an afternoon walk with my father, Shirley – Shir – on Birkdale dunes, near Southport. We stopped to take a selfie much to my father’s amusement when I explained what a selfie was.
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 4:00 pm