Short Reflection on Kraftwerk

by Fraser Hibbitt for the Carl Kruse Arts Blog Four men, a measured distance apart, standing disinterestedly over four synthetic sound systems. There is a small crowd seated in front of them. The sound that permeates the room comes from the barely moving men, and it is one of melodic and harmonic simplicity. It is … Continue reading “Short Reflection on Kraftwerk”

Segovia and the Guitar

by Fraser Hibbitt for the Carl Kruse Arts Blog The seventy-four-year-old maestro sits plump in a large wicker chair. His gut ovals as he looks out from his balcony towards the Mediterranean Sea. His home is large upon the hill, overlooking an olive grove which blinks out the Andalusian heat. Close by is Granada, the … Continue reading “Segovia and the Guitar”

Bowie’s Alter Ego That Transcends Death: Major Tom

by Asia Leonardi for the Carl Kruse Arts Blog It is 1969, and the young David Jones, better known as David Bowie, begins to ascend the world stage thanks to the launch of his latest single, Space Oddity. Likely influenced by the space race, the tales of Ray Bradbury, and undoubtedly by 2001: A Space Odyssey. The single … Continue reading “Bowie’s Alter Ego That Transcends Death: Major Tom”