Music project Sofar (Sounds From A Room) brings talented local musicians together in house gigs with an audience who desperately runs away from big concerts, in 240 cities throughout the world.
Before the final soundtrack for Made In The USA there was a demo session recorded on tape, which didn’t make the final take. It’s by this very fortunate and fortuitous act that Kim Gorden and co are bequeathing us mere mortals a never-before-heard demo tape of ‘Theme With Noise’ – to be released on a new album called Spinhead Sessions.
We are in BabaZula’s studio in Maslak Oto Sanayii. The interior is like a world mosaic… In front of us lies an unopened luggage amongst instruments… The band spends more than half of the year on the road. Japan, Paris; anywhere in the world, as soon as the date for their concert is announced, the tickets get sold out.
Creating an atmosphere with sound We wouldn’t be wrong if we say that one of the most striking films of this year is Frenzy. The film inspires the audience in every sense. Cevdet Erek, the artist who made the sound design of this film is the one who transformed this chaotic atmosphere for the crowd.
Leaving behind his band The Virgins, Donald Cumming is in despair about the current state of music. His frankness about the industry, life and people is a result of the discovered pressures of band life, many a nights partying to the internal demon inside him, and then the wake-up call and the realisation that life goes on.