Music

Red Planet, 1995

Moments to treasure

May 29, 2015

Arts, Film, Music:

Between the Library and the internet you can find almost any treasure

Bela Lugosi

118 years young, but who’s counting…….

May 22, 2015

Arts, Film, Music:

“Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make.” Can you guess whose 118th birthday it is this month?

Autumn Listening in Arts:  Paper Planes, Tess & Two 4 Jazz

Autumn Listening in Arts: Paper Planes, Tess & Two 4 Jazz

May 15, 2015

Arts, Music:

Music for Autumn currently features on Listening Posts in Arts.  This includes new releases and latest arrivals in film sound tracks, musical theatre, jazz, rock and classical music. The online catalogue indicates which Listening Post the CD is available on.… Read More ›

Music for The Ages: and the library shelves

Music for The Ages: and the library shelves

May 1, 2015

Arts, Music, Popular music:

Pop music is, in my opinion, derided more for its omnipresence than its artistic merits. I’m certain this wouldn’t be the exact sentiment of other fans of non-mainstream styles of… Read More ›

From the Outer Circle to Heavy Metal on DVD

From the Outer Circle to Heavy Metal on DVD

April 9, 2015

Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Popular music:

New DVDs arriving into the collection include releases in rock, opera, ballet, popular music, magic and documentary.

Bring the sound of the world into your home

Bring the sound of the world into your home

March 13, 2015

Arts, Music:

With the global sounds of WOMADelaide still vibrating in the air, it seems like a good time to draw your attention to one of our most fascinating eresources, the Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries database from Alexander Street Press; full of beautiful and unexpected pleasures and treasures from around the world.

Bohemian Melbourne melody lingers on in Arts

Bohemian Melbourne melody lingers on in Arts

February 24, 2015

Arts, Music, Popular music:

Even though the exhibition has finished, the melody lingers on in Arts.  Currently featured on the Listening Posts are releases in popular and rock music from performers and bands associated with Bohemian Melbourne.… Read More ›

Kevin James Collection

If it’s not vinyl, it’s not a record…..

January 29, 2015

Arts, Film, Music:

A few years back we were extremely fortunate to be on the receiving end of a marvellous collection of vinyl record albums from the estate of Kevin James, a passionate collector.

Summer sound tracks & jukebox bop

Summer sound tracks & jukebox bop

January 23, 2015

Arts, Film, Music, Popular music:

Summer holiday sounds with a 60s flavour currently feature on Listening Posts in Arts.  They include new releases and old favourites in film sound tracks and popular music. The online catalogue indicates which Listening Post the CD is available… Read More ›

New things for the New Year

New things for the New Year

January 7, 2015

Arts, Film, Music, New books:

A mixed bag of New Year goodies, a bit like those Xmas raffles which I never seem to win………