The Malta Independent 17 July 2019, Wednesday


'The Maze' could be a breakthrough for Ariana Gillis

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 09:33 Last update: about 23 hours ago Associated Press

Ariana Gillis, "The Maze" (Ariana Gillis) Ariana Gillis doesn't linger on the lyrics when she starts to sing on "The Maze," her staccato alto suggesting a young artist in a hurry to share her...

Grande Serata Italiana

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 09:26 Last update: about 23 hours ago

Dr Lydia Buttigieg On Friday, 21 June, at MonteKristo Estate, the St Paul Chamber Ensemble presented a high-calibre performance which featured some popular classical arias and Neapolitan songs,...

Malta’s brassiest showman - Paul Borg

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 09:16 Last update: about 1 day ago Rebekah Cilia

Paul Borg was 10 when he woke up one morning and told his father he did not want to play the baritone anymore. The next day, his father took the day off work and woke him up at 7:30 a.m. No breakfast...

Texas band Los Coast dabbles joyously on funky debut

Monday, 15 July 2019, 11:19 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Los Coast, "Samsara" (New West) A lot of disparate influences lurk beneath the surface on "Samsara," the funky and eclectic debut album from an adventurous young band out of Austin, Texas called...

Rodrigo y Gabriela return to their roots with a new album

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 09:44 Last update: about 6 days ago Associated Press

Years ago, when Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero would show up at some small European town with their acoustic guitars, they loved to tease the audience. People would spot the two Mexican...

Hollywood Vampires rise again on great second album

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 14:32 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

Hollywood Vampires, "Rise" (earMUSIC) When Alice Cooper, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry and movie star Johnny Depp formed a band in 2015 to pay homage to dead drinking buddies, it might have...

Opera vs Pop Under The Stars – 12th edition

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 11:37 Last update: about 7 days ago

Ever since its inception in 2002, The Gozo Youth Wind Band & Orchestra, consisting of two (2) separate groups of young and promising musicians, have been entertaining the general public with a...

€2,840 raised to help people with disabilities

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 09:27 Last update: about 7 days ago

During the fourth edition of The 80s and 90s Music Festival, which took place on Friday 21st June in the streets of Kirkop, Ghaqda Muzikali San Leonardu raised €2,840 in aid of...

Madonna offers a needy, trying-too-hard mess of an album

Monday, 8 July 2019, 09:39 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

Madonna, "Madame X" (Interscope) These days Madonna is wearing an eyepatch for dubious reasons. But it's her ears that seem to have failed her. The shape-shifting Queen of Pop has missed...

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