Letters From Adeline

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Mr. Foxx Frequency is a music channel that features melancholy indie folk music. It’s quite addicting. Once you start listening it’s hard to stop — especially nice for mellow mornings and late nights. Listen to Letters From Adeline on Mr … Continued

The Kinora Album Cover

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“Kinora” is a collaborative musical collage inspired by the ups & downs of my personal journey. Having the opportunity to work with brilliant musicians both locally and internationally, the songs have a quality of world music. The album cover is … Continued

What’s Spinning?

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I’ve been fascinated with all sorts of vinyl record animations during the creation of the “Kinora” album. The album concept is centered around animated pictures put to music; taking inspiration from simple animated toys such as the phenakistiscope or praxinoscope. … Continued

Interview with Drummer Yatziv Caspi

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  Growing up in Israel, what music opportunities did you have? It looks like you were introduced to the Indian Tabla drum at a young age, and you also play other interesting percussion such as the Udu drum. Did oriental … Continued

Tragedy, Change, Romance

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Music is personal. It’s a laying open of oneself. Sir Edward William Elgar said of his Cello Concerto, “If ever after I’m dead you hear someone whistling this tune on the Malvern Hills, don’t be alarmed. It’s only me.” Music … Continued

Path to Kinora

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  The Kinora, an early motion picture device, was the most successful home movie machine in Britain before 1912. Similar to a flip book, quick moving pictures created a simple animated movie. Intrigued by early methods of cinematography (the kinora, … Continued

Mischief, Mystique and the Muse

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Singer-songwriter Jade Alger is of another time and place. An otherworldly dreaminess pervades all 15 songs on his forthcoming album, Unfolding the Muse, to be released September 9, 2016. A master of atmosphere, Jade engages his audience through emotion and … Continued

It Happened at Piccadilly

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Yesterday our shadows kissed on a fairground wall Today I rehearse Jazz syncopation Overlooking a web of city lights and Spa Island The moon, locked in sky, begins her quiet revolt She awaits her nightly performance from behind    the celestial … Continued

Musings on the 19th Century Marionette Figure

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The marionette is the most accomplished of all the actors. This Master of Illusion has the dexterity to exchange heads, exhibits an untold number of personalities, and is able to morph into someone or something else. The puppet show was … Continued