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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Dead Can Dance at Sava Center 2019

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Dead Can Dance
Sava Center
Belgrade, Serbia
June 28, 2019

To classify Dead Can Dance only as a goth band would be like enclosing them in a disproportionate cage. Insufficient, inadequate and undermining. It would be fairer to describe this group led by multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Brendan Perry and vocalist Lisa ...

Joost Lijbaart: Under The Surface

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Dutch drummer Joost Lijbaart (known for his work with Dutch saxophonist Yuri Honing) first performed with this trio at the request of vocalist Sanne Rambags, along with guitarist Bram Stadhouders (known for his work with the Netherlands chamber choir, American drummer Jim Black and Norwegian vocalist Sidsel Endresen). At the time Rambags was twenty years old, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dead Can Dance: Dionysus

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In Greek mythology, Dionysus represents the god of the grape harvest, winemaking, and wine, of fertility, ritual madness, religious ecstasy, and theatre. In ancient times, he was worshipped fondly by his followers with cultural festivities, wine-induced ritualistic dances, intense and violent orgies, and secretive various depictions of drunken revelry (the Dionysian Mysteries). What he embodied was ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Stephan Micus: Nomad Songs

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Multi-instrumentalist Stephan Micus has lived in a sound world of his own for many years. World Music usually means borrowing from disparate musical cultures and combining them. But Micus creates World Music for a world of his own creation. He adopts traditional instruments from all over the planet, then combines them in original compositions without referencing ...