John Cage

How to Get a Range of Emotions From Nothing at All

Ian Stanley | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ian Stanley

I used to think that a silent recording, or invisible art was a bit of pretentious pap that mostly left people "apoplectic with rage" as The Independe...

The Bride and the 'Bachelors'

Dr Michael Petry | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Dr Michael Petry

Museum signage and catalogues usually inform viewers of relevant heterosexual relationship between artists, or their subjects; for example, of relationships between Picasso and his female lovers who he often painted. Why are museums not similarly candid about same-sex relationships?

Nic Cage Covers John Cage The Way Only He Can (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Comedy

In the world map of culture, Oscar-winning oddball Nic Cage is a million miles away from American composer and music theorist John Cage. After all...


Paul Hewitt | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home
Paul Hewitt

I speak to many performers: singers, actors, conductors, composers and orchestras who don't care what the critics say, "as long as the audience loves it" they often remark and so what could be better than a raw audience reaction?

Nothing: A Centenary to Celebrate

Paul Kilbey | Posted 10.04.2012 | Home
Paul Kilbey

Our poetry now is the realisation that we possess nothing. 2012 does not only mark the hundredth anniversary of the fall of the Qing Dynasty, and the...

Christmas Number One Chart Engineering: Smells Like a Massive Waste of Time

Paul Kilbey | Posted 15.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Paul Kilbey

All I want for Christmas is this: I want you to buy one piece of music over the Christmas week, but I want it to be a piece of music that you actually want to own and listen to. If it is by whoever wins X Factor, that's fine; I just probably won't send you a present. But if it's Smells Like Teen Spirit, you don't even get a card.