Piano Magic return to Antenna Studios, Crystal Palace, London on Dec 2nd to play their final show of the year. Again, this will be a special "quiet" set with support from the wonderful Directorsound. This is a no-alcohol, all ages affair that runs strictly from 7.00 - 9.30pm. THIS VENUE HOLDS NO MORE THAN APPROX 60 PEOPLE SO ATTENDANCE WILL BE ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-IN BASIS. £4 on the door. Hope to see you there!
(Thank you to our good friend Richard Moult for the use of his incredible painting, 'Banais' : http://richardmoult.com/paintings/
Piano Magic will be playing a special "quiet" set at Antenna Studios, Crystal Palace, London on Friday 30th Sept. Support comes from Irons. This is a no-alcohol, all ages affair running strictly from 7.30 - 9.30pm. Please note : this is a very intimate venue so attendance will be on a first-come, first-in basis. £3 entry on the door. Poster image by Mathieu Mondoux : http://regardabsent.blogspot.com/
Piano Magic contribute a cover version of 'Mistress Of Song' by Pete Astor to a limited edition CDR album free with the first 300 copies of his 'Songbox' album. More info here : http://www.secondlanguagemusic.com
Piano Magic will play a specially-commissioned acoustic concert at Grotte di Castellana (an amazing multi-million year old natural grotto) in Castellana Grotte near Bari, Italy on 7th October 2011. The concert is free and starts at 20.30.
Piano Magic are currently writing and recording a new album for release on the Second Language label in late 2011/early 2012. Concerts will follow.
PIANO MAGIC 'OVATIONS,' OUT NOW
Monday October 12th 2009 heralds the release of the official 10th album by Piano Magic. Recorded through May to August this year by Gareth Parton at his La Planque studio and The Fortress in London, 'Ovations' features guest appearances by Brendan Perry and Peter Ulrich of Dead Can Dance.
The full tracklisting is as follows :
1. THE NIGHTMARE GOES ON
2. MARCH OF THE ATHEISTS
3. ON EDGE
4. A FOND FAREWELL
5. THE BLUE HOUR
6. RECOVERY POSITION
7. LA COBARDÍA DE LOS TOREROS
8. YOU NEVER LOVED THIS CITY
9. THE FAINT HORIZON
Perry sings on The Nightmare Goes On and You Never Loved This City, whilst Ulrich adds percussion and hammered dulcimer to March Of The Atheists, A Fond Farewell and La Cobardía de los Toreros.
A video, directed by Dominik Rippl, to accompany the track, On Edge, can be viewed here.
'Ovations' is released on the Darla record label in North America/Asia and on Make Mine Mine Music for the rest of the world.
Piano Magic recommends the following retailers :
Norman Records (UK-based mail order) : http://www.normanrecords.com/
Darla (US-based label/distributor/mail order ) : http://darla.com/
Rough Trade (UK record store/mail order) : http://www.roughtrade.com/