Category Archives: Music

Every kind of sound imaginable.

You’ll like this.

‘Villon Song’ by East London minimalist folksters Stick In The Wheel (Nicola Kearey and Ian Carter), animated by Daniel Hardiker and Neil Hetherington of ZEROH. 

cant song, translated into London slang by W.E. Henley – a ‘straight tip to all cross coves’. To wit:

For all your efforts to get money it’ll only be your ruin: “Booze and the blowens cop the lot”.

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As a prima ballerina in New York during the 1960s, Marta C. González performed Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake perhaps hundreds of times.

Marta had Alzheimer’s and recently passed away. But in this poignant footage, filmed last year in Valencia, interspersed with clips of her past performances, she is reanimated by the music of the ballet, recalling choreography that she still knew by heart.

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