Tags archives: musicology

KRAFTWERK / BONUS TRACK

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《Kraftwerk 發電廠樂團》 (或稱電力站樂團) Music and technology have been walking alongside since Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in 1877. Of course, at the beginning technology had not much to do with the music itself, but more with its recording. First there was the phonograph and the gramophone, then came the vinyl, the tape, the compact disc and eventuality th[...]

THE DADA MUSICOLOGY / BONUS TRACK

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Musicology is the study of music as a branch of knowledge or field of research as distinct from composition or performance. If we are talking about the Dada art movement influence on music or the music influence on the Dada art movement, we have to mention the genius John Cage… Courtesy of John Cage Trust - Your support in this project has been highly app[...]

THIS IS ENGLAND (FROM MODS TO SKA) / BONUS TRACK

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THIS IS ENGLAND from MODS to SKA By SAMMY BLOUNT, translation by CORALINE CHUANG   For this issue 15, Revver had the opportunity to collaborate with the well-known English brand Fred Perry. Famous for their laurel wreath tennis shirt, Fred Perry has been associated with various British sub-culture movements since the early 1960’s. The most famo[...]

The MIX / T O K Y O

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The MIX "When I was in Tokyo last March, I really enjoyed the diversity of the music there. Having one of the strongest music culture in Asia, Tokyo and Japan have a lots of good artists, no matter Japan or elsewhere residents. The coming event will be dedicated to this rich Japanese sounds with my preference for Electronic and Soul dominants."   [...]

SOME CLOWNS - BONUS TRACK

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SOME CLOWNS By SAMMY BLOUNT, translation by Cor. C   Since the first day clowns came up with all these tricks to make us laugh, music has been part of the show. Of course our beloved red-nosed friends had to twist things a bit. So they invented instruments all weirder one from the other. Can anyone tell me who other than clowns play the musical[...]

LIQUIDS & MUSIC / BONUS TRACK

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LIQUIDS & MUSIC By ANDY BAKER, translation by Ernest Chen   It’s shocking how many songs can be included in a list of songs under the category "LIQUIDS & MUSIC". Whether its about someone down on their luck and too heavy on the bottle, a lonely rainy night, or even a late night skinny dipping party, there seems no limit in ways to link [...]

GIVE PEACE A CHANCE / BONUS TRACK

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Give Peace a Chance By ANDY BAKER, translation by Ernest Chen     “Peace train”, a song by the artist Cat Stevens is almost always the song that first comes to my mind when thinking of a song that promotes peace. It was written in 1971, just two years after "Give Peace a Chance" during the Vietnam War. “It's the end of the world as w[...]

War tunes / BONUS TRACK

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By Andy Baker With every war, there are songs. Music and war have always had an intimate bond. For Many, music provided a source of hope, sanity and pleasure amidst the horrors of war. For those of us who never served in the military, songs even become the way we remember a war. The images from Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now always pop into m[...]

At Home... / BONUS TRACK

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By Andy BAKER, translation by Cor. C.   Source: Benji's home in San Francisco, CA Home, It seems now music has found its home living inside of a computer and or a cell phone these days.. At your home practically any piece of music is at your finger tips if you are with a decent internet connection. It is a stark contrast to what it was like [...]