The Blackheart Orchestra are embarking on a UK tour which will see them traverse the length and breadth of the country during April, May and June. TBO are a two-person 'orchestra' playing up to 13 instruments in their unique live show. Their symphonic use of vintage synthesisers, acoustic and electric guitars, mandola, bass, bowed guitar..
At one particular time in proceedings they both perform a song on the Korg synth at the same time, their arms crossing each other like some bizarre musical game of Twister. Out of all of the music venues throughout the world, there are a few which resonate with a particularly iconic status, big or small...
Born To Go unfolds sinuously, visiting areas of deep space all too infrequently explored by latter day Hawkwind PHOTOS: Chris Walkden Amazingly, this current UK jaunt marks the 50th anniversary of Hawkwind as a band, which in itself is quite extraordinary. Of course, Dave Brock is the only original member left, and has been for..
Photo: Lee Bolton I must say the progressive world has totally embraced us, which is wonderful (Chrissy Mostyn) A word of explanation is probably in order if you aren’t familiar with The Blackheart Orchestra. First and most important would be that they aren’t an orchestra. In actual fact, they are scarcely a band by the..
A very strong work which succeeds on its own terms in its aim to set out this emotional, sensory world ... You feel as if you have stepped into someone’s soul and are living their life and feeling what they feel, without always knowing exactly why. For those new to the Blackheart Orchestra, it needs..