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Lofiles is a music and mp3 blog contains a collection of songs I love. MP3s are for sampling purposes only. If you like the music as much as I do, please go out and buy the records! .If you have a complaint about the ownership of a track, please contact me directly and I will be happy to take it down ASAP.
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November 19th, 2011

On the Goldmund, Hauschka and Olafur’s tip this is Japanese film composer Teruyuki Nobuchika with a  minimalistic classical film music piece perfect for the time and temperature. Teruyuki is a gifted musician exhibiting craftsmanship in scoring and composing . His most recognized works as a film composer includes the soundtrack of “Vacation (Kyuka)” (07) directed by Hajime Kadoi, Fuji TV drama series “School!!” (11), and Fuji TV drama series “Natsu no Koi wa Nijiiro ni Kagayaku” (10).

Mou


News splash # 24

November 5th, 2010

Check out our News Section for frequent news updates

Fences announce more tour dates, begin ‘Girls with accents’  fan video contest.

The Phenomenal Handclap Band Remixed by Fujiya & Miyagi, Clock Opera, and More!

Delicate Steve Reveal “Wondervisions” Cover Art + Tracklisting / Featured On NPR All Songs Considered, On Tour Now With Fang Island/ Debut LP Out Feb 1st. On Luaka Bop

Iceland Twin Sisters Pascal Pinon to Release Debut Album on Morr Music, Offer “New Beginning” for mp3 Download

Wild Palms – Live stream of Electrowerks show + New Site + Video + Team Ghost Remix

Ducktails sets street date for new album

Gregory & The Hawk single ‘Olly Olly Oxen”  (FatCat, 1st November)

Hear the new Pains of Being Pure at Heart single, West Coast tour launches this week!

Twin Shadow Premieres Remix Of Hooray For Earth’s “A Place We Like” On Pitchfork, Remix Of The DrumsMe And The Moon” On RCRD LBL / Starts US Tour Next Week / Debut “Album” Forget Out Now On Terrible Records (US) & 4AD (ROW) on 11/15

Jack White-produced Laura Marling Single To Be Released Nov 9th 2010

Arbouretum To Release “The Gathering“, Fourth LP Out Feb 22nd On Thrill Jockey Records/Pitchfork Premieres “When Delivery Comes” Acoustic Video

Les ShelleysThe World Is Waiting For The Sunrise’ (FatCat single, 29th November) and UK dates with Gregory & The Hawk

Hauschka special ensemble show at Bush Hall, Tuesday 9th November and UK dates following

Lord Huron releases Mighty EP via bandcamp, announces LA shows


Foreign Landscapes

September 16th, 2010

We have been waiting for this for quite some time now, pianist/ composer Hauschka`s third album, out on Fatcat, and 9 of it`s tracks are accompanied by 12 piece string and wind ensemble. This is Hauschka at his best, and his composition is moody, dark, driving, intimate, sexier than ever. This is a must and we have been enjoying it tremendously since we have received our promo copy.

Alexanderplatz


Kept Impulses Tour with Hauschka, Nancy Elizabeth & James Blackshaw, May 2010

April 10th, 2010

Performing collaboratively for the first time, prepared piano player Hauschka, 12-string guitarist James Blackshaw, and singer/songwriter Nancy Elizabeth play their beautifully matched music together in a contoured programme of solo and ensemble performances.

 We wrote about hauschka and Blackshow before (check archives), but it is the first time we mention Nancy Elizabeth

“Nancy Elizabeth (The Leaf Label) has that something special. The songs of this Northern English multi-instrumentalist with a beautifully unadorned voice are slowly burning their way into the life of those who fall for her deft way with atmospherics and heart tugging emotions. She sings extraordinarily magical yet honest songs and has that ability to move audiences into appreciative wonderment with her performances. Nancy has that unquestionable strength of conviction which when combined with her emotionally terse lyrics and lack of fluffiness makes for a singer that stands apart from her peers. 

Nancy’s long awaited second album ‘Wrought Iron’ is out this October on Leaf and is getting incredible reviews. She has also recently been recording with James Yorkston and Susumu Yokota as well as playing with Efterklang, Seth Lakeman, Tunng, and Rachel Unthank and The Winterset. Winning sets at Roskilde and Bestival over the summer warmed her to new fans. She has toured folk clubs, concert halls and cafes in Mexico, Spain, Manchester and beyond.”

Listen to  Lay_low

Catch Kept impulses at the theatre near you:

Mon 10th London / Barbican Hall*

7pm / £15/12.50 / 020 7638 8891 / www.barbican.org.uk

Wed 12th Cambridge / Junction

7pm / £12 adv / 01223 511511 / www.junction.co.uk

Thu 13th Bristol / St Georges

7.30pm / £13 / 0845 40 24 001 / www.stgeorgesbristol.co.uk

Fri 14th Oxford / Holywell Music Room

8pm / £12/10 / 01865 305 305 / www.ocmevents.org

Sat 15th Manchester / Band on The Wall

7.30pm / £12.50 / 08452 500 500 / www.bandonthewall.org

Sun 16th Edinburgh / Roxy

7pm / £10 adv / www.tentracks.co.uk


GERMANY AT SXSW 2010: it’s wunderbar!

February 23rd, 2010

Wunderbar presents Lunch with the Germans, a first-ever music and culinary event, at SXSW 2010. Acquaint yourself with some of Germany’s best and brightest while sampling the country’s traditional and modern culinary delights. Finally, German music and food join the SXSW party, bringing you one stellar chance to network, dance, and chow down!  

Lunch with the Germans will take place from 12-3pm Thursday, March 18 at a lovely modern diner and nightclub on 6th Street (more info at the RSVP link below). Hayk Seirig and Phillip Patzig, the two gourmet chefs behind Berlin’s outdoor venue/gastropub Bar 25, will man the stoves, while staples in the underground house music scene will provide entertainment. Get Physical’s  DJ Heidi will be performing as well as Kompakt’s DJ Tobias Thomas and Matias Aguayo. Get your invitation at www.initiative-music.de/sxsw to ensure your place at this one-of-a-kind event!

Initiative Musik will be the official host of the event financed by the German Federal Minister of Economics and Technology. Initiative Musik is a funding agency set up by the German government to sustain the country’s music industry. Specializing in primarily Rock, Pop, and Jazz, the goal of agency is to promote the export of German music, new artists, and encourage cultural diversity with in the industry.  

The lunch is the first time localized German organizations are coming together to present some of the best talent they have to offer. C/o Pop is a Cologne -based organization that presents annual festivals and conferences dedicated to furthering contemporary pop culture of all varieties. ReeperbahnFestival is Hamburg‘s answer to unleashing creative energy: it houses performances, panels, and receptions. (And keep an eye out: Reeperbahn will also be sponsoring a barbeque and a Filter event!) Jazzahead! is a Bremen-based organization that presents jazz from all over the world with a focus on European jazz. It has established itself as the place to go  to meet important industry players and to gain insight into what’s happening in the scene. And, finally, Berlin Musik Week (with its trade fair Popkomm), the first of its kind to take place in September 2010.
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Be sure to check out the wide range of German acts represented at this year’s SXSW. From soul to avant-garde experimentalism, there’s far more to the German music scene than their iconic electro (though, while we’re at it, there’s an impressive array of that, too…). At SXSW, a German Music Guide will be circulating, so keep an eye out for it and take full advantage of these great German artists! Here are a few highlights:

Niobe is Tomlab artist Yvonne Cornelius, a mainstay of the international experimental music scene for the last 15 years. Her music is a spirited interplay of classic and popular set pieces.

Missincat is Berlin-based songwriter Caterina Barbieri, whose minimal folk songs gained critical acclaim on her 2009 debut, “Back on my Feet.”

Matias Aguayo The native Chilean is a child of the Cologne electro-scene, and has released his EPs, remixes, and two full-lengths through electro label Kompakt. 

Malente After spending his youth doing hip hop and pop and achieving positive feedback, Malente turned towards electronic music with lasting success. 

Hauschka is Dusseldorf pianist and composer Volker Bertelmann, one of the most important contemporary figures of the national and international avant-garde music scene.


Morr music news

January 29th, 2010

On February, 28th the London fellows can watch some special ‘underwater performance’ by ISAN (even the ‘common’ gigs are rare enough!). The show takes place within the a series of events called ‘Arctic Circle – The Resonance of Music with Water’. Hauschka will play, too, and you can now get your tickets here! Listen to ISAN

ISAN & Hauschka

25.02.2010 — London (GB) — Kings Place


more from Morr

December 15th, 2009

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Visit the new Morr music shop, and help promote their independent music we love so much, artists like Lali Puna, Mum, B. Fleischmann, Hauschka, Goldmund, Masha Qrella, Norman Palm, The Notwist, Rafael Anton Irissari, Seabear, Sin Fang Bous, Why? And many more.. Buy some great CD`s for friends and family for the holidays.


Hauschka

September 30th, 2009

 

 

From Fat Cat records: We are thrilled to announce that Hauschka’s Morgenrot video (directed by Jeff Desom has been shortlisted for the Best Animation in a Music Video award at this year’s UK Music Video Awards, the results of which will be announced on October 13th. Battling against it in the shortlist of 6 are big budget videos by Coldplay, Royksopp and The Prodigy. Taken from Hauschka’s gorgeous Ferndorf album (details here), Morgenrot was treated for video by Desom in January 2009. Click here for Hauschka’s myspace page and here for more information on the UK MVas