Dance is one of man’s oldest and most basic means of expression. Through the body, man senses and perceives the tensions and rhythms of the universe around him, and then, using the body as an instrument, he expresses his feeling responses to the universe. Through dance he relates to his fellow man and to his world.

Alma M. Hawkins
MUSIC & DANCE
The Virtual Björk Mixtape - Disc 8

The Virtual Björk Mixtape – Disc 8

Even if she’s not for everyone, Björk has inspired me more than anyone. Her live shows are like a religious experience, and the hottest gay nerds flock to her like ecsta-twinks to Ke$ha. The tortured atonal musicality with 17/8 time signatures and unheard-of instrument combinations are a hallmark of her experimentation. Whether she’s working with...
Meeting Luis Alves (10/12)

Meeting Luis Alves (10/12)

I am from Portugal. It is a very small country, a really small country.   The influence of this type of music [in my work] happened about two years ago. Before, I was working with patterns and textures. I started working with patterns about 7 or 8 years ago. I got a degree in graphic...
dance dance.

dance dance.

DANCE x Stephen Petronio | Merce Cunningham

DANCE x Stephen Petronio | Merce Cunningham

Dance is one of man’s oldest and most basic means of expression. Through the body, man senses and perceives the tensions and rhythms of the universe around him, and then, using the body as an instrument, he expresses his feeling responses to the universe. Through dance he relates to his fellow man and to his...
Nina Simone - Revolution

Nina Simone – Revolution

Harlem Cultural Festival 1969 The following was written by Paul Gallagher, published on 10/28/10 via Dangerous Minds: While hippies enjoyed “three days of peace and love” in Woodstock, another equally important music festival was staged in Harlem. What’s become known as Black Woodstock was a series of concerts, held at 3pm on Sundays, at Mount...
When was the last time you danced?

When was the last time you danced?

      All work and no play That’s the way it is, ain’t it? There’s a rhythm deep inside of you And you must get reacquainted When was the last time you danced? When was the last time you danced? Well come rock with me baby Dance with me darling Step with me sweetheart...
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

I don’t try to describe my sound. I don’t mind people describing music, I think the problem is when they get attached to certain words, then I think it becomes a bit unhealthy. I never really think about it like that. You don’t have to call it anything, the only reason you have to call it anything is...