In the new number of Perfect Sound Forever, some reflections on contemporary instrumental techniques as creative principle and poetics.
A new piece on Robin Hayward and Christopher Williams’ performance of Hayward’s Borromean Rings, in Perfect Sound Forever.
In the new issue of Perfect Sound Forever, I have a piece on composer Makoto Nomura’s Root Music–its concept, execution, aesthetic, and what it’s like to realize it. (My recording of one version of the piece can be heard here. That performance is part of a current project of recording works for solo double bass … More new in psf: on makoto nomura’s root music
Back in February, Perfect Sound Forever published a conversation Cristiano Bocci and I had regarding his work in music and mathematics. Now, with the kind permission of PSF, Percorsi Musicali has run our conversation in the original English and Italian.
In the new Perfect Sound Forever, some speculations on the role of extended instrumental technique in contemporary music.
In Perfect Sound Forever, a piece about Andre Breton’s 1944 article on music, Silence Is Golden.
In the new Perfect Sound Forever, I talk with Gary Peters, author of Improvising Improvisation and The Philosophy of Improvisation, about some of the philosophical issues improvisation raises.