In 2007, Bob Dylan was awarded with the Price of Asturias Award for the Arts, for being “a living legend in the history of popular music and a guiding light for a generation that dreamt to change the world”. But, the day of the ceremony, he send only a message thanking to the King of […]Read More Possible scenarios for the Ceremony of the Nobel Prize in Literature
One November night, Robert Hilburn was hanging with John Lennon in a studio recording and the “atmosphere was so relaxed that John invited me to contribute to the album’s sound effects”. But “one thing troubled me during the all-night recording sessions: the way John would slip from time to time into an adjoining lounge. The […]Read More Corn Flakes with John Lennon and Other Tales from a Rock ‘n’ Roll Life by Robert Hilburn
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In 2013, the English rock band Keane split away. There was little information about the split, but in media appear some information about drugs abuse of the vocalist, Tom Chaplin. When one person have an addiction, the most difficult part of all is admit that have an addiction. In an interview with Neil McCormick, […]Read More The Wave. Tom Chaplin
Today, the Nobel Prize of Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan, “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition“. In 2011, the Prince of Asturias Award for Letters was confer to the Canadian poet and novelist Leonard Cohen for a “body of literary work that has influenced three generations of […]Read More Poetry and song lyrics
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The relation between music and poetry always has been close. But is not easy transform the poetry in music. In the case of this project (an album with an e-book), according to Victoria Cecilia, frontwoman of Gliss, “the point of this project is to build a bridge between the old and the new, by […]Read More Holger. Victoria Cecilia
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Jean Michel Jarre’s father was a composer of movies music. Often, he travelled to USA to work,and then the little Jean Michel was raised only by his mother, in France. He doesn’t have relationship with his father until 18 years old. Also, he studied with Karlheinz Stockhausen (the German musician, one of the innovators […]Read More Electronica 2. The Heart of Noise. Jean Michel Jarre
In past days, Yellowcard released his 11th studio album, announcing it will be the last one. But this year, other 5 important pop-punk bands are releasing new studio albums too: Blink 182 (California), Green Day (Revolution Radio), Simple Plan (Taking One for the Team), Sum 41 (13 voices) and Jimmy Eat World (Integrity Blues). Which […]Read More The return of the pop-punk?