Advanced Indieclub Practice
What has All Tommorows Parties got to do with Frieze magazine? Do you fancy they might cover the new Akram Khan festival of classical South Asian music... hmmmm....
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Example of contemporary Advanced Indieclub practice in Dominic Fox's Cold World (2009):
Let us now take a musical example: “The White Birch”,
the third and final album by the now largely forgotten 1990s
Sub Pop band Codeine. Codeine played a deeply mournful
music, impressively slowly. When their original drummer
left the band, they reputedly had great difficulty in
auditioning for another who could play consistently at their
speed. Most drummers would succumb sooner or later to the
urge to inject some life into the proceedings by speeding up,
getting louder or introducing additional flourishes and fills.
(Drummers are not known for their asceticism). The
dynamics of Codeine’s music were the physics of its world: a
world in the grip of entropy, in which everything is running
down. The title of their first album, “Frigid Stars” captured
both the glacial brilliance of Codeine’s sound ...
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