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2011-08-31 07:00:00

Desi Alternative Music will host its 2nd Annual South Asian Music Festival over two nights of scintillating live original music featuring South Asian

2008-10-03 18:00:20

By ROB DEWALT On October 22, 2004, my "Sound Waves" predecessor, Nate Gutierrez, set off a small hailstorm of letters to Pasatiempo's editor.

2008-09-12 06:00:27

By Jason Bracelin They call themselves facilitators, not promoters. There's a difference, you know. "I try to make that clear to everybody," Thirry Harlin says between bites of his lunch at The Strip Sandwich Shop on a recent Tuesday afternoon.

2008-09-08 15:00:42

By ALAN MORRISON EDINBURGH'S music fans will recognise the scenario. Your favourite band is onstage in Glasgow; they're building up to a climax but haven't yet played your favourite song; it's obvious they're keeping it back for the encore . . .

2008-08-26 18:00:34

By JADE WRIGHT WHAT a difference a year makes. This time 12 months ago the Mathew Street Festival was on its knees. Now it is one of the city's biggest success stories.

2008-07-20 09:00:28

By WORDS BY TIM WALKER It's the height of the festival season, and across Britain Identikit groups of tight-trousered, floppy-haired boys with guitars are taking to the stage, to thrash out a homogenous jangle. Critics have dubbed their sound 'indie landfill'.

2008-07-16 09:00:52

By JENNA STARK A new movement is taking hold of the alternative music scene, with hundreds of Israeli bands singing in English in an attempt to achieve international recognition, according to Orly Yaakobi, editor and presenter of the radio show Or Lagoyim (Light Unto the Nations) on Radio Kol Hacampus.

2008-07-14 09:00:29

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- GigMaven, a web-based service that enables musical artists to find and book gigs online, has announced the Beta launch of their site, available at http://www.gigmaven.com/.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.