Brian Eno is one of the most significant record producers of all time. His ability to steer artists into radical new areas was first made obvious on the three albums he made with Talking Heads, culminating in Remain in Light in 1980. By this time he had also produced the seminal compilation of New York’s ..
Carl Linnaeus was born on May 23, 1707, at Stenbrohult, in the province of Småland in southern Sweden. His father, Nils Ingemarsson Linnaeus, was both an avid gardener and a Lutheran pastor, and Carl showed a deep love of plants and a fascination with their names from a very early age. Carl disappointed his parents ..
Buddy Bolden, born as Charles Joseph Bolden on September 6, 1877 in New Orleans to Westmore Bolden and Alice Harrison, Bolden’s life was in no way a bed of roses. He was just 6 years old when his father passed away due to summer Yellow Fever epidemic. His mother had to take up odd jobs ..
Charles Hardin Holley born on September 7, 1936 and died on February 3, 1959, known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician and singer-songwriter, often considered one of the main figures of the rock and roll genre in the mid-1950s. Born in Lubbock, Texas to a musical family during the Great Depression, Holly learned to play ..
Boyana Church was built in three stages, namely; in the late 10th to early 11th, the mid-13th, and the mid-19th centuries. The oldest section (the Eastern Church) is a small one-apse cross-vaulted church with inbuilt cruciform supports. This building belongs to the two-floor tomb-church type. It consists of a ground-floor family sepulchre with a semi-cylindrical ..
Blur are an English rock band, formed in London in 1988. The group consists of singer or keyboardist Damon Albarn, guitarist or singer Graham Coxon, bassist Alex James and drummer Dave Rowntree. Blur’s debut album Leisure (1991) incorporated the sounds of Madchester and shoegazing. Following a stylistic change influenced by English guitar pop groups such ..
Björk, whose stepfather had been in an Icelandic rock band, recorded her first album at age 11, and later joined Theyr, a legendary Icelandic hard-rock band whose drummer was Siggi Baldursson. Einar Örn Benediktsson launched Gramm Records, and with Bragi Ólafsson formed punk band Purrkur Pillnikk, whose debut EP reached Iceland’s Top 20 in 1981. ..