Tag: literature

  • April Musical Challenge: Write (or Sing!) a Verse Based on a Book Character

    April Musical Challenge: Write (or Sing!) a Verse Based on a Book Character

    It’s not uncommon at all for composers, producers, and songwriters to take inspiration from the literary world. There are literally hundreds of examples of great songs written from the perspective of a literary character, or that reimagine their fate, or that simply just take the essence of a novel or short story and create a new…

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  • Jaime Fennelly of Mind Over Mirrors on Approaching Art Practice as Environment

    Jaime Fennelly of Mind Over Mirrors on Approaching Art Practice as Environment

    Welcome back to Soundfly’s weekly interview series, Incorrect Music, curated by guitarist, singer, and composer Lora-Faye Åshuvud (of the band Arthur Moon). In this series, we present intimate conversations with artists who are striving to push the boundaries of their process and craft. Jaime Fennelly is the prolific composer, synthesist, and harmoniumist behind Chicago’s Mind Over Mirrors, a project which…

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  • The Music Inside Haruki Murakami’s Literary World

    The Music Inside Haruki Murakami’s Literary World

    Haruki Murakami is not (quite) a musician, but he has a greater command of music as an art form than most musicians I know, myself included. How is that possible? Read on. Murakami is considered by many to be Japan’s finest contemporary author. He burst onto the scene in 1979 with his gritty novella, Hear the…

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