Tag Archive for Coldplay

Coldplay Spaces Out

Seems like Coldplay is really spacing out on this new song called “Midnight.” They haven’t released any info about it except the video director, Mary Wigmore. But this is definitely as ambient as pop music can get.  And singer Chris Martin seems ready to join the falsetto forces of Bon Iver, et al. John Diliberto…

Grammy Goof: New Age and Polka Dots

I skipped watching the Grammys Sunday night to catch a live performance by Jon Hassell that took a deep diving expedition guided by fourth world semaphores and jazz signposts.  (See earlier blog.) But after I got home, as I booted up my DVR to catch the awards show, I opened an email from Will Ackerman…

51st Grammys: Echoes at the Edges

The 51st Annual Grammy will be broadcast this Sunday, February 8 and as usual, don’t expect to see any Echoes artists on it. Not that there aren’t some cool artists nominated in major categories, among them Coldplay, Radiohead, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss and Beck. But you’ll find Echoes artists turning up in unusual categories…

Coldplay & Brian Eno-Free Download

Brian Eno has spent the last year or so producing the new Coldplay album, Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends. As a teaser, the band has released a free download of a single from the disc, “Violet Hill.” It’s available for a limited time off the Coldplay website. The full album is…