News featuring Heart

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’15 Jul 25 Sat

Saturday 25th July

  • Why is Sophie Hunter taking Britten’s Phaedra to a Beckett festival?

    How the experimental stage director joined the dots between Benjamin Britten, Jean Racine and Samuel Beckett

    The curatorial vision at the heart of Happy Days, the Samuel Beckett festival held in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, is as dynamic as it is mischievous, with the links between the programme and Beckett often intriguingly oblique. The result is not only a thrilling sprawl of work, but also an implicit invitation to the audience to play an active part in understanding it. We are asked to trace the intellectual connections back to Beckett and, as I have discovered, each one opens up not only new readings of the work in hand, but also a deeper appreciation of the great man himself.

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  • Rick Parfitt: 'I can survive anything after three heart attacks'

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’15 Jul 24 Fri

Friday 24th July

’15 Jul 23 Thu

Thursday 23rd July

  • R.I.P. Negativland's Don Joyce

    Don Joyce, a longtime member of culture-jamming avant garde outfit Negativland, passed away yesterday (July 22), the band reports. He died in Oakland, CA of heart failure. He was 71 years old. The group confirmed the news today (July 23) over Facebook, where they posted a lengthy tribute to their fallen friend. Of its many praises, the obituary notes that it was Joyce who came up with the term "culture jamming," and that he was a master at sound collage. "It was Don who took the idea of reshaping previously recorded words – in a pre-sampling age – and ran with it to an...

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  • R.I.P. Don Joyce

    Billboard reports that Don Joyce, a longtime member of the “culture jamming” experimental music pranksters Negativland, died yesterday in Oakland after suffering from heart failure. He was 71. Joyce, born in New Hampshire, had been living in Oakland for many years and working as a DJ on KPFA in Berkeley when he met the rest […]

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  • Pocket Panda: This Arrangement of Molecules

    In This Arrangement of Molecules, Pocket Panda establish themselves as new rulers of the Washington rock scene with equal parts heart and mind.

    Developed on the basis of a man looking to start a band while pursuing his Ph.D. in molecular biology, Pocket Panda melds the best pieces of folk, rock, electronic, and classical influences with erudite lyricism and instrumentation that only Seattle’s most noteworthy new thinker’s band could bring. Take that for a unique coming together story. Comprised primarily of Eric Herbig, Jordan Cunningham, Chris Allen, Mike Waller, and David Cho, Pocket Panda reinvent the musical wheel…

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  • Neil Young & Promise of the Real played Jones Beach with Puss N Boots and Reverend Billy (pics, setlist)

    photos by Greg Cristman, words by Andrew Sacher

    Neil Young played the final NYC-area stop of his tour with backing band Promise of the Real (featuring Willie Nelson's sons) at Jones Beach last night (7/21). The setlists have been pretty similar on this tour, though they do differ a bit from night to night, and last night's set was filled with favorites. They did of course play a lot of the new The Monsanto Years, which rails against the Monsanto corporation (and sometimes Starbucks). Those songs didn't bring the set down or anything, but they weren't the highlights either. What were highlights was seeing Neil come out by himself at the start of the night to play "After the Gold Rush," "Heart of Gold," "Long May You Run" "Old Man" and "Mother Earth (Natural Anthem)" consecutively on either piano, acoustic guitar, or organ. It wasn't until after those five…

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