Monthly Archives: January 2012

‘Difficult’ Music

There’s a great article in the Guardian today by Alex Needham, entitled ‘Audiences flock to “difficult” contemporary classical music’. Check it out HERE It attempts to encapsulate a surge of interest, catered for by the Southbank, Barbican and ENO, in … Continue reading

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Radiohead Rewrite/The Rest Is Noise Festival 2013

A recent press release from the Southbank Centre has created a certain amount of web excitement around two prospects for next year’s season. Steve Reich is writing a piece called ‘Radiohead Rewrite’, based on two songs by the band: ‘Everything … Continue reading

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Big, Beautiful, Dark and Scary (and Free!)

Bang on a Can are giving away their new 25th anniversary album Big, Beautiful, Dark & Scary on their website! For free!! But only for the next two days… (hurry hurry!) The double LP features new recordings of works by … Continue reading

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the biting point in 2012

Happy New Year from the biting point to all our readers!!! We’d firstly like to apologise for our quiet period towards the end of 2011, mainly caused by the fact that we were too busy and poor to see any … Continue reading

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