Kit Downes

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Bram Stoker Festival: the Dublin event runs from Friday until Monday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall

The final bank-holiday weekend before we give up the ghost for the year has, happily, plenty of ghostcentric events – and a whole lot more besides, ri(...)

Norwegian drummer Thomas Strønen has forged strong connections with the British jazz scene over the last 20 years: his Food duo with English saxoph(...)

It’s the moments when he doesn’t quite make it that mark Julian Argüelles out as an exceptional musician. Many lesser players are content to pl(...)

Troyka: Ornithophobia | Album Review
  • Music
  • February 20, 2015, 00:00

When Liebniz suggested that music was the pleasure the mind takes from counting without realising it, he was probably talking about the gratificati(...)

The British tradition of playfully iconoclastic big bands can be traced back through Loose Tubes and Monty Python to end-of-pier brass ensembles and c(...)