John Tavener remembered in style


My inbox continues to look like a warzone. But when you combine the work of one of England’s greatest poets – William Blake with one of England’s greatest composers of the 20th century – John Tavener, and through in a downbeat mix, it’s got to be worth checking out, right? Right!

The email said simply ‘This is Reed Kackley. I am an electronic/downtempo producer, from Brooklyn, NY, operating under the moniker ‘BAILE.’The results are nothing short of brilliant.

And if you’ve never heard the original, check out The Sixteen performing it

And if you haven’t read William Blake’s Songs Of Innocence And Experience, do. It blew my little mind aged sixteen.

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