Tags archives: musicology

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 [...]

SUNSET SOUND... / BONUS TRACK

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Studio of Legend by Andy BAKER, translation by Cor. C.   Ryan Adams And Norah Jones - Sunset Sound Studios, Los Angeles, 2011 When a recording engineer from the US is given the task of writing about a sunset and have it be related to music, it is an obvious choice to choose Sunset Sound in Los Angeles as the topic. A music recording studio that[...]