German psych-prog group Okta Logue is busily touring to support their recently released Transit EP. They share a slice of life on the road in the video for “Let Go,” embedded below.
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A multi-borough installment of “Too Many Shows” today. Hope you can catch one of them. Talea Ensemble and Ekmeles give the US premiere of Beat Furrer’s FAMA. (Details here). “C4 and Friends:” C4 Ensemble joins forces with MATA and Contemporaneous … Continue reading
We are pleased to share Jeffrey Gavett’s post about notational issues in the music of Beat Furrer and Timothy McCormack, originally posted on the Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble’s blog. This Thursday and Friday at Bohemian National Hall in New York, Ekmeles … Continue reading
Sad to learn of John La Montaine’s passing at the age of 93. Charles Fussell introduced me to his Piano Concerto, and I’ve been a fan ever since.
(Thanks to Miranda Cuckson for pointing out this broadcast event. I was glad to see her recording of Ralph Shapey’s “Millenium Designs” made WFMT’s list! Purchase the recording here) Today on WFMT, the station is featuring recent music as part … Continue reading
Want to know why GVSU has such a cracking new music ensemble for minimal and post-minimal music? Blame it on composer/conductor Bill Ryan, who leads the program there. Ryan still keeps time free for “extracurricular activities.” His CD Towards Daybreak … Continue reading
Tonight’s listening: Bill Frisell Bill Ryan Richard Cornell Charles Fussell Theodore Antoniou Ezra Sims Christopher O’Riley’s new Liszt CD Microtonal metal (!) tweeted by Mr. Steve Smith Conclusions: Metal bands should cover Ezra Sims I miss Boston composer concerts Billband … Continue reading
“Creativity is everything that is against what’s going on in the world right now. It’s to do with tolerance and understanding other people.” – Steve Martland.
A Few Memories of Writing for StN: Interviewing Elliott Carter and Milton Babbitt, two of the most influential composers in postwar America, in their nineties when the respective articles were written. Both recently passed away and I’m very grateful I … Continue reading