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The Music of Leonard Cohen

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What I learned, deduced or surmised from recently listening to the music of Leonard Cohen. (by Sheerluck Poems, the musical detective.)


1. Leonard Cohen is probably a Canadian of French extraction, raised as a Catholic, yet with a Jewish name. He attended French music social events in Canada featuring the French Accordion instrument as a child and later became a published poet. He played guitar from about the age of 12, mostly folk music (Spanish guitar - nylon strings with emphasis on picking). He later moved to New York.

The French Accordion scale themes are prominent in many of his songs e.g. "Famous Blue Raincoat"... read more?

Published by: wonderbraon: Thursday 28th of August 2014 at 20:43
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The Metalist ZA

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News, Reviews, Events, Discussions and much more... Just Follow us

The Metalist ZA will focus on bringing an accurate review from many different styles and genres of music from around the globe.

We hope to help promote bands looking to be heard as well as discuss old, new and up and coming albums from from bands we all know and love or hate.

The Metalist ZA will help to promote shows from both bands and venues in South Africa in order to assist in the steady growth of the movement and boost individual genres.

You can also follow us... read more?

Published by: The Metalist ZAon: Tuesday 19th of August 2014 at 08:15
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RAMfest 2014

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The annual Ramfest festival is set to be played out at Elandskloof Farm in Helderstroom near Cape Town from Thursday, 6 March to Sunday, 9 March 2014.

The four-day festival is hosting metal groups Killswitch Engage and Trivium from the U.S. of A., as well as U.K. acts Biffy Clyro, VuvuVultures and Foals, who will be playing on the main (Red Heart Rum) stage.

Rock to the likes of Gangs of Ballet, aKING, and ISO, while DJ's like Camo and Krooked featuring Dynamite MC will also perform.

The venue features four separate stages for festival-goers to choose from and will also feature comedy acts and laid-back sessions in the... read more?

Published by: wonderbraon: Friday 28th of February 2014 at 14:40
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Muso's needed

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Fragmented Children are looking for a new vocalist and drummer.

We are currently searching for a new vocalist for Fragmented Children.
Male or Female that has a good balance of clean and heavy vocals.

We are also looking for a solid drummer.

Please check out our page:
http://www.reverbnation.com/fragmentedchildren

If you are interested please mail us at read more?

Published by: Fragmented Childrenon: Wednesday 18th of January 2012 at 14:13
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Cold Hand Chemistry Release the First Single Off Their Upcoming Album

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Table View-based symphonic metal force, Cold Hand Chemistry, released the first single off their upcoming debut album Gathering Crows earlier today for streaming and download on soundcloud.com.

Table View-based symphonic metal force, Cold Hand Chemistry, released the first single off their upcoming debut album Gathering Crows earlier today for streaming and download on soundcloud.com.

“Do You See Me (Hex)” is based on the folk tale of the Hex River Witch and is filled with symphonic flourishes and ethereal vocals; perfect for a radio single!

The album art and distribution label are set to be announced soon as well as a music video to accompany the single. Gathering Crows... read more?

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Source: Metal4Africa
on: Friday 2nd of December 2011 at 13:20
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Emerging Sounds Challenge

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The 15th annual Emerging Sounds Challenge in conjunction with Music Mate gets underway at the end of May in Gauteng before spreading its musical wings around the rest of the country. See dates below.




The 15th annual Emerging Sounds Challenge in conjunction with Music Mate gets underway at the end of May in Gauteng before spreading its musical wings around the rest of the country. See dates below.

Apart from bands being able to win some fabulous prizes we well as getting discounts for musical equipment and studio time they will also have the opportunity of earning monies from the gig.

Prizes on offer this year courtesy of Music Mate include a full Wharfdale PA system... read more?

Published by: Squireon: Saturday 28th of May 2011 at 21:53
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Stone Fish available for download

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Our debut Track Stone Fish now available for download

We've made Stone Fish available for download to the public. To download the track visit http://www.brokentruce.com and click on the songs link. You will be able to download Stone Fish and Lying Eyes (Demo).

We also uploaded it to alternativemusic.co.za and it should be available for download there soon.

Feel free to share the tracks with your mates, grand parents and even pets. Be sure to tell us what you think on... read more?

Published by: Broken Truceon: Wednesday 6th of April 2011 at 11:38
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Free track soon to be released

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Broken Truce decided to record Stonefish and release it as a free download

Broken Truce hit the studio (Redroom Records) this weekend to record Stonefish.

We've decided to make the download available for free as a marketing tool and to give back to the fans who in turn are allowed to share the track.

We also created "The Pack" where hardcore fans of Broken Truce can register on our site (http://www.brokentruce.com) and receive all downloads before they are made available for the... read more?

Published by: Broken Truceon: Thursday 17th of March 2011 at 10:51
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