Fast food chain Leon is opening a Shaftesbury Avenue branch that will hire performers who will serve and sing to customers. Leon said it would provide a platform for “West End hopefuls”.
Source: Food chain Leon launches ‘all-singing’ West End branch | News | The Stage
Leonard Cohen, who died last week aged 82, was an inspiration to a host of artists over five decades. Here we remember a troubadour of the spirit
Source: Hallelujah to all that: Leonard Cohen remembered | Music | The Guardian
An immersive virtual reality exhibition from Icelandic icon Björk.
Source: Björk Digital : Somerset House
Museum to celebrate career of pioneers who transformed live music with their dazzling light shows
Source: Pink Floyd’s psychedelic revolution will rock the V&A | Art and design | The Guardian
This is one amazing album. This is the trailer – check it out on spotify
In April 1815, weeks before Napoleon was finally defeated at Waterloo, Mount Tambora, in what is now Indonesia, erupted. It was one of the largest volcanic incidents ever recorded and could be heard up to 1,600 miles off. Ash fell 800 miles away, and for two days following the explosion the 350 miles surrounding the mountain were in pitch darkness.
Source: How the year without summer gave us dark masterpieces | Music | The Guardian