So I’m listening to the soundtrack to Last Tango in Paris the other day – I picked up the LP more because I was on a Gato Barbieri kick, rather than for any nostalgia for seeing the film. I’ve seen Last Tango, I guess I enjoyed it – can acknowledge its classic/controversial status – but I can’t say […]
Anoushka Shankar Reflections Deutsche Grammophon We maybe don’t think much about the Greatest Hits album anymore – you grab what you need from wherever you are online; someone’s made a playlist if you haven’t. A YouTube run is easy enough – grab a few bites and move on.
I’m thinking that I’ve never really heard Ananda Shankar even though I know the name. And when I get to this, his self-titled debut I realise I do know this music, have heard a few of the piece; though never the whole album. So it was fun to sit down with this and follow it […]
Ravi Shankar & George Fenton, Ghandi [OST] (1982) I have only the vaguest recollection of the film – not so much of even watching it as watching my parents watch it – but YouTube can help me there when I next have a spare three hours. I bought this soundtrack album recently and it’s got […]