In Flagranti - Sprezzatura

In Flagranti’s ‘Sprezzatura’ is a Cosmic Nu-Disco Odyssey

“Sprezzatura” is an Italian word which came into usage during the Renaissance to describe a style that is based upon “studied carelessness, especially as a characteristic quality or style of art or literature.” In other words, it means anything that’s really good but made to look easy. It’s the opposite […]


New Music Round-Up, April 22nd 2017

A recap of five of my favourite songs added to the Back Before Dark: New Music playlist in the last week as well as other recommendations from the week gone by. It’s tough to narrow it down but I make an effort to include lesser-known artists to keep things interesting. Pictured: […]

Underworld - Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future

Underworld – Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future

Smith Hyde Productions, March 2016 With musical careers spanning more than thirty years, you’d almost expect Underworld’s Karl Hyde and Rick Smith to be out of touch with the dance scene that they revolutionised in the nineties. Nothing could be further from the truth, however. Still headlining festivals and stunning the […]