John Leckie gives young Indian rock groups a push with Soundpad

The Times, London Cover feature A top English producer aims to bring Indian rock to the world — defying the terrorists October, 2008: the Leopold Café in Mumbai. A young Indian rock group, Medusa, celebrate the end of a recording session for a unique musical project organised by the British Council, called Soundpad. Over the Read more about John Leckie gives young Indian rock groups a push with Soundpad[…]

The Sweet Cheat: Re-experiencing Memories in a Post-Apocalyptic New York

3rd Ward Magazine A community of artists led by Jeff Stark—founder of the Nonsense List—presents a play in an abandoned warehouse. Sophie Harris braves the broken glass to find out why. “We apologize for the elevator situation,” says a man wearing a train conductor’s cap and smart shirt. He is standing next to a gaping Read more about The Sweet Cheat: Re-experiencing Memories in a Post-Apocalyptic New York[…]

1,000 Songs to Change Your Life

“Like “1,000 Films”…and “1,000 Books” …, “1,000 Songs to Change Your Life”, the third book in the series, is a celebration of music’s transformative power: how it shocks and soothes, frightens and comforts, amuses and appalls, but above all how it moves us, perhaps when we least expect it. Over the course of more than Read more about 1,000 Songs to Change Your Life[…]