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Antarctica - Mary Coughlan - The House Of Ill Repute


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Jopling conducted in Disemboweling Party - Exit-13 - Ethos Musick guise of the young composer, with paper at the ready and making jottings of the inspiration of the moment.

That inspiration, which is so clearly of the 19th century the overture has been called "a seminal work of German romanticism"sat rather oddly with Liam Halligan and Lawrence Evans's high-energy production, with frequent running entries down the aisles of the hall, an over-use of grunty, thrusty groins, and some extraordinary gurning and gyrations from the Puck of Brian Bennett.

However, as a case for the viability of Mendelssohn's music in a contemporary production, the evening was less than convincing. Predictably, her new repertoire, signposted by The House of Ill Repute, is a brazen and brassy affair, ostensibly charting the vagaries of a populace engaged in the fine art of sexual economics.

Leaden, heavy-handed lyrics Pornographybarren and bald-faced bluster The Whore of Babylon and an irritatingly adolescent desire to shock Bad do little more than reinforce the brittleness which she has exposed over the past few years.

Despite Coughlan's seemingly impenetrable hardness, though, there lurks beneath the veil of contempt a frightened child who is still searching for her own voice. Playing hardball with those singular vocal chinks of hers, she succeeds in soaring high on Ancient Rain, but squanders her range and Antarctica - Mary Coughlan - The House Of Ill Repute depth in a series of ill-chosen postcards from the edge, from Long John Baldry's A Thrill's A Thrill to Joy Division's Love Will Tear Us Apart, all bereft of any emotional investment.

Ultimately, Coughlan rarely managed to lose herself in the songs, always coming up for air before she'd reached even the slightest hint of emotional depth. Antarctica - Mary Coughlan - The House Of Ill Repute the a cappella Antarctica was little more than too much information masquerading as emotional honesty.

With a highly competent band, she occasionally triumphed in the more spacious places where keyboards and double bass were her parachute. With some truly excruciating backing vocals from a guy called Jamie more a stray cat than a blues brotherthis was a night of creaking floorboards rather than soaring skylines. American composer Michael Byron's Dreamers of Pearl is a large-scale piano piece that operates in a world of remarkable constraint.

Although, at more than 50 minutes, it plays for as long as Beethoven's Diabelli Variations, it spends most of its time in two-part counterpoint. The obsessive, nagging lines move with a jagged rhythmic disjunction, and the whole sounds as if its energy is being consumed by balancing a process that might at any moment collapse through disequilibrium. And yet the music can be heard as a kind of landscape traversal. Byron, who was once identified as a minimalist, shirks repetition but indulges in processes that yield outcomes rich in self-similarity.

Moment by moment the music can be likened to the observation of one leaf or tree or bush after another, everything always the same yet always different. The biggest differences, of course, are between the three movements, both in levels of energy and colouring. The drive is highest in the dry textures of the outer movements, the second is haloed by pedal effects and even goes so far as introducing actual chords.

This fascinating piece has a staunch and patiently sensitive advocate in Joseph Kubera, who, in this Ergodos-promoted concert at the Unitarian Church on St Stephen's Green, successfully, as it were, kept all the necessary balls in the air. The concert opened with Ekstase IV, by Ergodos's own Benedict Schlepper-Connolly, a work which also works in two voices, a perpetually rocking perfect fifth, with a second line that roams spikily above and below it.

There may well be a viable piece to be written in this manner. On this occasion, however, Ekstase IV did not seem to be it. Meath-born restauranteur on ditching Good Citizen - Sackville - These Last Songs to see A Lazarus Soul and the allure of Rotterdam.

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The showpiece, Antarctica - an ode to her "rotten, stinking cheat" of an ex-husband - is performed a cappella, with no embellishment at all. It's a fitting climax to a memorable gig. At Pocklington Arts Centre tonight. Box office: Antarctica - Mary Coughlan - The House Of Ill Repute ever, she ran through a variety of styles. Coughlan writes few of her own songs, but her choices and the way she inhabits them Antarctica - Mary Coughlan - The House Of Ill Repute them alchemically into autobiography.

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  • Faedal
    Mar 19,  · There are a few Irish accents in the house at this St Patrick's Day show by Galway-born Mary Coughlan, and more than a few celebratory bottles on the Pigalle's swanky tablecloths. Coughlan .

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  • Tygorn
    Mar 19,  · T here are a few Irish accents in the house at this St Patrick's Day show by Galway-born Mary Coughlan, and more than a few celebratory bottles on .

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    THE HOUSE OF ILL REPUTE by Mary Coughlan Tracks. Name; The House Of Ill Repute; Sleep On It; Bad; Porno; Love Is Extra; Mary Mary; Tootsies; Darkened Room; Some Cats; Moon In A Taxi; Antarctica; The Whore Of Babylon; Tango.

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  • Gasida
    Mary Coughlan, The Academy, Dublin signposted by The House of Ill Repute, is a brazen and brassy affair, ostensibly charting the vagaries of a populace engaged in the fine art of sexual.

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    Shop House of Ill Repute. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. This item: House of Ill Repute by Mary Coughlan Audio CD £ Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). and participants spend all their time laughing and giggling at inane jokes whilst trying to cook a potato or decorate a house. However, for everyone /5(14).

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  • Vogor
    Entitled ‘The House of Ill Repute’ – its thirteen songs represent the end of a thirteen year relationship in Mary’s life. The album re-unites her with Dutch producer ErikVisser, whose previous work with Mary has inspired them both to career best performances on the aforementioned ‘Tired And Emotional’ and ‘After The Fall’ albums.

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  • Mijin
    Un concept-album, “The House Of Ill Repute”, le stanze della casa del malaffare sono tasselli della vita vissuta e osservata da Mary Coughlan, la voce seducente e flebilmente ruvida si libra su orchestrazioni lussuose, ricche di inventiva, che sposano il suono rock con il jazz e i .

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