The current issue of Perfect Sound Forever includes my interview with composer Tom Johnson. In addition to being a composer of innovatively structured work, Johnson was a music critic for the Village Voice in the 1970s and 1980s. We covered all that, and more.
Many thanks to Avant Music News for naming Electronic Remediations for Double Bass as a pick of the week.
I’m pleased to announce that Plus Timbre has just released Away from the Center Toward X, an album of duets with Will Robin on alto saxophone and voice. It’s available as a free download.
Now up on Vimeo is Dialogues 2 by Chris Lynn and Una Lee. Dialogues 2 is the second in a series of films in which Chris and Una read original texts. As with Dialogues 1, I supplied the opening music.
I’m very pleased to announce the release of Electronic Remediations for Double Bass, a remix project featuring seven artists from the DC area experimental music scene. The idea was a spur-of-the-moment suggestion from Jeff Surak to do a virtual collaboration: take a recording of a solo double bass performance of mine and remix and reimagine … More new on zeromoon–electronic remediations for double bass
Back in September 2011 DC area guitarist Anthony Pirog put together and conducted a large ensemble of local musicians from the jazz, classical and experimental music communities for a free performance of Terry Riley’s In C. The piece was presented as part of that year’s Sonic Circuits Festival and was held outdoors in Silver Spring’s … More terry riley’s in c in dc
New in Arteidolia, The Angel of Contingency, an essay on Paul Klee’s well-known monoprint Angelus Novus.
Arteidolia was good enough to ask me to provide some information on how Postcards from Quarantine was made. Read all about it here.
New in Perfect Sound Forever, The Sound of One Horn Playing, an article on solo saxophone work by composer/performers Gianni Mimmo, patrick brennan and Marco Colonna.
Tomorrow’s webcast of the Unexplained Sounds Group‘s Recognition Test No. 208 features work from an upcoming release of sonic interpretations of the allegorical demons of Dante’s Inferno. One of the tracks to be previewed is a collaborative contribution from Cristiano Bocci and myself. The show will also feature music from Build Your House Underground, a … More the recognition test no 208