You buy a ticket for a concert that will feature musicians playing acoustic instruments. You arrive at the venue, which is a-close-to-perfect acoustic space, and the anticipation of a great evening of live acoustic music continues to build. The concert begins and you immediately notice something is off; the sound is continuously loud and artificial. […]Read more "Will that be amplified or acoustic?"
“Soldiers of the First World War subverted contemporary tunes to produce a potent mix of stoicism, humour, irony and ribaldry to counteract the reality of life in the trenches.” To the melody of When You Wore a Tulip, they sang: I wore a tunic… I wore a tunic, a lousy khaki tunic, And you wore […]Read more "The power of music helped First World War soldiers to carry-on"