Illustration: Harry Langworthy You may remember, a couple of weeks ago, we announced that we were planning to mark Apple Day 2016 with a musical soundtrack, and asked you to send us your favourite apple-related tracks. Here, in short, are the fruits of your labour, handily collated into a Spotify playlist. Enjoy.
Caught by the River & Upset The Rhythm present Marisa Anderson plus special guest Laura Cannell, Tuesday 25 October, The Forge, Camden Town, London NW1. In his review of Marisa Anderson’s latest LP, Ian Preece described Into the Light it as… “A concept album, the soundtrack to an imaginary science-fiction film set in the Sonora […]
Eusa by Yann Tiersen (Mute records. Out now) Review by Ian Preece When you’re young and stupid solo piano records seem faintly absurd. All that manic focus, concentration and dramatic pain-wracked posture ‒ hovering over certain keys, pounding others. No good comes of it: things turn out like they do in Thomas Bernhard’s book about […]
Apple Day, which falls on 21 October, was launched by Common Ground in 1990. In their words: ‘The aspiration was to create a calendar custom, an autumn holiday. From the start, Apple Day was intended to be both a celebration and a demonstration of the variety we are in danger of losing, not simply in […]
Laura Cannell, Simultaneous Flight Movement (Brawl) Released 21 October. Pre-order here. THE BURIED WOODLAND A review by Adelle Stripe. Simultaneous Flight Movement is Laura Cannell’s third album on Brawl Records. Her previous records, Beneath Swooping Talons and Quick Sparrows over the Black Earth, featured in various end-of-year polls including The Wire, MOJO and The Guardian. […]