Archive for the ‘music’ Category

No Longer There

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

just listening to The Cat Empire’s new CD So Many Nights.

Here’s a quote from No Longer There:

What would you leave behind when all your fields are dead
When your territories are dried out and your cities drowned and swept?
What would you leave behind when those who bear your name
Are born in that place that you wrecked?
What would you leave behind when you’re no longer there?

Would you sail to distant shores
And hide within the haze?
Softly close your door
Pretend the world was saved
And wait for heaven’s call?

Or would you turn and face the sea
And calm decide you care?
There’s chance but if you dare
And swift as honour’s steeds
Before it’s no longer there

Go on and watch their video clip (on

YouTube - Modern Toss Swing News

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Do you like swing? Do you like to watch the news on TV? Are you concerned about climate change?
Well, if you happen to agree with anyone of the above try the Modern Toss Swing News (on YouTube)


(found via

OE1 Spielräume: Vocal Sampling

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

Es kommen ja seit einiger Zeit immer wieder CDs raus die ausschließlich auf die Kunst der menschlichen Stimme bauen. Unter anderem zählt da zum Beispiel Bauchklang dazu. Meist stammen solche Gruppen aus den Rap und Hip Hop Szenen.

In Spielräume auf OE1 (ORF) (2008-01-17 17:30) wurde “Vocal Sampling”, eine kubanische beat boxing Gruppe, vorgestellt. Der Unterschied: Covers von Hotel California und anderen bekannten Liedern. Toll!