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Bono - "A lot of my early memories of teenage years were of violence"

Bono recalls dark origins of U2's Cedarwood Road

U2 frontman Bono has said the local violence and "sheer fear" of his teenage years in North Dublin helped to inspire his music and influenced the songwriting process behind the band's track Cedarwood Road.

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  • Fresu and di Bonaventura: gentle grace and subtlety, and an existentialist looking inward. Paolo Fresu/Daniela di Bonaventura In Maggiore

    Take the stark, often wistful trumpet and flugelhorn skills of Paolo Fresu and marry them with the chromatic, orchestral qualities of di Bonaventura's bandoneon. That's what you get on this no fuss, gently insinuating project.

  • There's nothing on concept caper Drones that 2009's The Resistance and 2012's The 2nd Law didn't do better Muse - Drones

    There's nothing on concept caper Drones that 2009's The Resistance and 2012's The 2nd Law didn't do better.

  • Master of the double bass: Ron Carter on the first album of his tunes recorded with a big band Ron Carter, WDR Big Band My Personal Songbook

    Ron Carter (born 1937) is a legend of the double bass and his collaboration with this Cologne-based Big Band is a richly-varied affair, with some notable solo work among the lush arrangements.

Joe Locke Love is a Pendulum
Joe Locke: Effervescent spirit

There is no sense of a musician resting on his laurels in this busily adventurous and, yes, vibrant, album from the American veteran of the vibes, who once incidentally collaborated with the Beastie Boys.

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