holidayclubrecordings.co.uk - Inspiration http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/blog-tags/inspiration en Alchemists of Sound http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/alchemists-sound <div class="field field-name-field-lead-img field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/sites/default/files/ALCHEMISTS%20OF%20SOUND.jpg" width="540" height="313" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Interesting documentary about the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, a group of sound nerds back in the late 50's (onwards till the late 90's when it was closed and outsourced elsewhere) who created and composed music/sound fx for TV shows, radio shows etc. A great deal of creativity went into making these unique sounds and what's more it was back in a day when the cut and paste was held in it's literal sense.</p> <div class="video-wrapper"> <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/cKPGzX5kZd0" frameborder="0" width="420" height="315"></iframe></div> <div class="video-wrapper"> <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/WYUR5saA2I0" frameborder="0" width="420" height="315"></iframe></div> <div class="video-wrapper"> </div> <p>There's 6 parts in total, continue in YouTube to watch the rest.</p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tag field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/film" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Film</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/inspiration" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Inspiration</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-date field-type-datetime field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><span class="date-display-single" property="dc:date" datatype="xsd:dateTime" content="2012-10-04T07:30:00+01:00">Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 07:30</span></div></div></div> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 16:33:06 +0000 editor 329 at http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/alchemists-sound#comments Brian Eno: The Dick Flash interview http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/brian-eno-dick-flash-interview <div class="field field-name-field-lead-img field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/sites/default/files/eno-1_1766342b.jpeg" width="620" height="388" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p class="video-wrapper"> <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/kwFry159gZw" frameborder="0" width="560" height="315"></iframe></p> <p> </p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tag field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/inspiration" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Inspiration</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-date field-type-datetime field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><span class="date-display-single" property="dc:date" datatype="xsd:dateTime" content="2012-08-30T12:30:00+01:00">Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 12:30</span></div></div></div> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 11:37:29 +0000 holidayclub 320 at http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/brian-eno-dick-flash-interview#comments Playing For Pocket Change http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/playing-pocket-change <div class="field field-name-field-media-itm field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/AT5DNQEhRcI" frameborder="0" width="560" height="315"></iframe></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tag field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/inspiration" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Inspiration</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/music" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Music</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-date field-type-datetime field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><span class="date-display-single" property="dc:date" datatype="xsd:dateTime" content="2012-07-31T14:00:00+01:00">Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 14:00</span></div></div></div> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 12:55:47 +0000 editor 311 at http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/playing-pocket-change#comments An Extraordinary Adventure - Mayakovsky http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/extraordinary-adventure-mayakovsky <div class="field field-name-field-lead-img field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/sites/default/files/Vladimir-Mayakovsky-1893-1930.jpeg" width="500" height="399" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>One of my favourite Mayakovsky poems detailing the day the sun stopped by for tea.</p> <p>Firstly, here's a little introduction to the great poet...</p> <p class="video-wrapper"> <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Nju_ZQa23jU" frameborder="0" width="420" height="315"></iframe></p> <p><strong>AN EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURE WHICH HAPPENED TO ME, VLADIMIR MAYAKOVSKY, ONE SUMMER IN THE COUNTRY</strong></p> <p><em>(Pushkino, Mount Akula, Rumyantsev Cottage, 20 miles down the Yaroslav Railway)</em></p> <p>A hundred suns the sunset fired,<br />into July summer shunted,<br />it was so hot,<br />even heat perspired-<br />it happened in the country.<br />The little hamlet known as Pushkino,<br />Akula's Mount<br />made hunchbacked.<br />Below, the village<br />seemed pushed-in so --<br />its crooked roof-crusts cracked.<br />And beyond that village<br />yawned a hole,<br />into that hole- and not just maybe -<br />the sun for certain always rolled,<br />slowly, surely, daily.<br />At morn<br />to flood the world<br />again<br />the sun rose up-<br />and ruddied it.<br />Day after day<br />it happened this way,<br />till I got <br />fed up with it.<br />And one day I let out such a shout,<br />that everything grew pale,<br />point-blank at the sun I yelled:<br />"Get out!<br />Enough of loafing there in hell!"<br />To the sun I yelled:<br />"You lazy mummer!<br />in the clouds cushioning,<br />while here - knowing neither winter nor summer,<br />I sit, just posters brushing!"<br />I yelled to the sun:<br />"Hey, wait there!<br />Listen, golden brightbrow,<br />instead of vainly<br />setting in the air,<br />have tea with me<br />right now!"<br />What have I done!<br />For ruin I'm heading!<br />To me, <br />of his own goodwill,<br />the sun himself,<br />ray-strides outspreading,<br />is marching over the hill.<br />Not wanting to show him I'm afraid-<br />back I retreat, guardedly.<br />Now his eyes lighten the garden shade.<br />He's actually in the garden now.<br />Through windows,<br />doors,<br />crannies he spread;<br />in flooded a sunny mass,<br />having burst in<br />he drew his breath,<br />and spoke in a deep bass.<br />"I've withheld my fires you see<br />the first time since creation began.<br />You've invited me?<br />So lay out the tea,<br />and, poet, lay on the jam!"<br />Tears from my poor eyes were streaming-<br />the heat really made me scary,<br />all the same-<br />I got the samovar steaming:<br />"Of course, <br />sit down, comrade luminary!"<br />What possessed me to shout at him like a fool,<br />inwardly myself I cursed, -<br />and sat confused<br />on the corner of a stool,<br />frightened it might be worse!<br />But a radiance strange<br />streamed from the sun, -<br />and my tact<br />no longer taxing,<br />I sit and chat with the luminated one,<br />gradually relaxing.<br />About this,<br />and about that I chatted,<br />worn out with ROSTA publicity,<br />but the sun:<br />"Alright,<br />don't get so rattled,<br />see things with greater simplicity!<br />You think it's easy<br />for me<br />to shine so?<br />- If so, come and have a test! -<br />But once you go -<br />why have a go<br />go - and shine your damnedest!"<br />We gossiped like that till darkness appeared,<br />till the night before, that is.<br />For how could there be any darkness here?<br />And now<br />like chums we chatted.<br />And soon,<br />in open friendship bonded,<br />to slap him on the back I dared.<br />And likewise the sun<br />warmly responded:<br />"Why, comrade, we're a pair!<br />Come, poet,<br />let us dawn<br />and sing<br />away the drabness of the universe.<br />As the sun, myself I'll fling,<br />and you - yourself,<br />in verse."<br />And shadows' walls,<br />and jails of night<br />fell to its double-barreled shot.<br />Battering barrage of poetry and light -<br />shine out, no matter what!<br />And when the sun gets tired,<br />and night<br />wants to rest<br />its sleepy-headed,<br />why suddenly -<br />I shine with all my might -<br />and once more day is trumpeted.<br />Shine all the time,<br />for ever shine.<br />the last days' depths to plumb,<br />to shine - !<br />spite every hell combined!<br />So runs my slogan -<br />and the sun's!</p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tag field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/booksliterature" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Books/Literature</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/inspiration" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Inspiration</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-date field-type-datetime field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><span class="date-display-single" property="dc:date" datatype="xsd:dateTime" content="2012-07-10T11:45:00+01:00">Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 11:45</span></div></div></div> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 10:46:16 +0000 holidayclub 302 at http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/extraordinary-adventure-mayakovsky#comments David Gallo shows underwater astonishments http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/david-gallo-shows-underwater-astonishments <div class="field field-name-field-media-itm field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/YVvn8dpSAt0" frameborder="0" width="560" height="315"></iframe></p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tag field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/inspiration" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Inspiration</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/sciencetechnology" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Science/Technology</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-date field-type-datetime field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><span class="date-display-single" property="dc:date" datatype="xsd:dateTime" content="2012-06-26T09:30:00+01:00">Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 09:30</span></div></div></div> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 08:36:16 +0000 holidayclub 286 at http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/david-gallo-shows-underwater-astonishments#comments The Strange Story Of Joe Meek http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/strange-story-joe-meek <div class="field field-name-field-media-itm field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/4tcS91fL8jQ" frameborder="0" width="540" height="405"></iframe></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Following on from today's SOTD (The Blue Rondos) is an Arena documentary about the amazingly inventive Joe Meek. I can't recommend it enough, it shows Joe not only on a personal level but aswell as offering incite to his talent as both a song writer and producer. Also, I don't know how intentional it was on behalf of the fim-maker but it seemed to raise suspicion regarding his death, having looked at the comments on the YouTube page it would appear i'm not alone...</p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tag field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/inspiration" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Inspiration</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/music" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Music</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-date field-type-datetime field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><span class="date-display-single" property="dc:date" datatype="xsd:dateTime" content="2012-06-13T12:30:00+01:00">Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 12:30</span></div></div></div> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 11:20:16 +0000 editor 272 at http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/strange-story-joe-meek#comments Zizek! - documentary by Astra Taylor http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/zizek-documentary-astra-taylor <div class="field field-name-field-lead-img field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/sites/default/files/zizek.jpeg" width="460" height="271" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Delightful documentary on Slavoj Žižek by Astra Taylor.</p> <p>Žižek uses examples from popular culture to explain the theory of Jacques Lacan and uses Lacanian psychoanalysis, Hegelian philosophy and Marxist economic criticism to interpret and speak extensively on immediately current social phenomena, including the current ongoing global financial crisis. In a 2008 interview with Amy Goodman on the New York City radio show Democracy Now! he described himself as a "communist in a qualified sense," and in another appearance on the show in October 2009 he described himself as a "radical leftist".Žižek is widely acknowledged as one of the foremost intellectuals of the radical left.</p> <p><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0jxclqEJD8">Youtube won't allow an embed so here's the link!</a></p> <p> </p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tag field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/inspiration" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Inspiration</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-date field-type-datetime field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><span class="date-display-single" property="dc:date" datatype="xsd:dateTime" content="2012-06-11T13:45:00+01:00">Monday, June 11, 2012 - 13:45</span></div></div></div> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 12:44:24 +0000 holidayclub 267 at http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/zizek-documentary-astra-taylor#comments Frank Zappa Music Lecture http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/frank-zappa-music-lecture <div class="field field-name-field-media-itm field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/QZcseouDOuc" frameborder="0" width="540" height="396"></iframe></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tag field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/inspiration" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Inspiration</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/music" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Music</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-date field-type-datetime field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><span class="date-display-single" property="dc:date" datatype="xsd:dateTime" content="2012-05-18T13:30:00+01:00">Friday, May 18, 2012 - 13:30</span></div></div></div> Fri, 18 May 2012 12:27:13 +0000 editor 237 at http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/frank-zappa-music-lecture#comments David Lynch on Ideas http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/david-lynch-ideas <div class="field field-name-field-lead-img field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/sites/default/files/David_Lynch.jpg" width="470" height="317" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ZPc1N7kf_AQ" frameborder="0" width="440" height="362"></iframe></p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tag field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/inspiration" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Inspiration</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-date field-type-datetime field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><span class="date-display-single" property="dc:date" datatype="xsd:dateTime" content="2012-03-08T15:00:00+00:00">Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 15:00</span></div></div></div> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 14:57:48 +0000 editor 146 at http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/david-lynch-ideas#comments Complexity - Secret Life of Chaos - BBC 2010 http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/complexity-secret-life-chaos-bbc-2010 <div class="field field-name-field-media-itm field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/uF7gdlTrCQY" frameborder="0" width="580" height="478"></iframe></p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tag field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/inspiration" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Inspiration</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-date field-type-datetime field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><span class="date-display-single" property="dc:date" datatype="xsd:dateTime" content="2012-03-08T13:45:00+00:00">Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 13:45</span></div></div></div> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 13:52:43 +0000 editor 136 at http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk http://holidayclubrecordings.co.uk/post/complexity-secret-life-chaos-bbc-2010#comments