With all celebratory events concerning the 75th anniversary of Blue Note Records – reissues, tribute podcasts and birthday concerts – one would almost forget that another famous jazz label, too, is celebrating a jubilee in 2014. Prestige Records recorded its first session 65 years ago, thereby building the foundations of an impressive and important catalogue, containing landmark jazz albums by such greats as John Coltrane, Miles Davis and Sonny Rollins. Yet, the label never reached the cult status that Blue Note had and still has. Too bad, as its back catalogue holds real treasures for those who look beyond the beaten path.
5 days after my arrival in India, I just boarded the sleeper train which will take me to my second destination after Delhi: Varanasi. 12 hours journey ahead, a good occasion to start writing about those 5 days in Delhi … Continue
Brussels based photographer Gautier Houba bought his first camera in December 2009. 5 years later. A lot of his pictures illustrate articles on this site but also on various Brussels based (print or digital) publications. Time for a proper introduction…. Continue
On May 22nd, VK Concerts (Brussels) invited us to celebrate our 12th anniversary (RSVP). Video report by Stefano Lapasini for Brussels International. On the line up that night: British musician and record producer William Holland aka Quantic who just release his new album “Magnetica” … Continue