Author Archives: Joseph Sannicandro

About Joseph Sannicandro

writer | traveler | sound organizer | contrarian | concerned citizen

Premiere: Shalabi Quintet ~ “Vitrola Era”  [Nick Schofield remix]

The Shalabi Quintet‘s Artists Against Apartheid, Montréal Session documents a two-part live session from the Suoni per il Popolo festival recorded on Friday, June 5th, 2015. This recording will finally be released in February 2022 by AOsmosis Records (Germany) as the 4th

Premiere: Shalabi Quintet ~ “Vitrola Era”  [Nick Schofield remix]

The Shalabi Quintet‘s Artists Against Apartheid, Montréal Session documents a two-part live session from the Suoni per il Popolo festival recorded on Friday, June 5th, 2015. This recording will finally be released in February 2022 by AOsmosis Records (Germany) as the 4th

The World According to Sound – Listening Series 2022

A CLOSER LISTEN is honored to co-present Matmos as part of The World According To Sound‘s Winter Listening Series. A streaming concert series designed for our times, each event is dedicated to listening closely together, apart. If, like us, you’re

The World According to Sound – Listening Series 2022

A CLOSER LISTEN is honored to co-present Matmos as part of The World According To Sound‘s Winter Listening Series. A streaming concert series designed for our times, each event is dedicated to listening closely together, apart. If, like us, you’re

SP* Episode 21: FOOD + MUSIC – with GENG PTP [podcast]

RIP Daniel Dumile (July 13, 1971 – October 31, 2020) GENG PTP aka King Vision Ultra memorializes the legacy of the late MF DOOM, who died on Halloween day 2020. GENG shares some memories about NYC hip hop in the

SP* Episode 21: FOOD + MUSIC – with GENG PTP [podcast]

RIP Daniel Dumile (July 13, 1971 – October 31, 2020) GENG PTP aka King Vision Ultra memorializes the legacy of the late MF DOOM, who died on Halloween day 2020. GENG shares some memories about NYC hip hop in the

Fortresses presents Eve Inspirations [mix]

We’re pleased to share a new mix from Sam Ashton, a London based Ambient artist working under the alias Fortresses. That project began with the release of “Spring” in 2020, catching the ear of Yann Novak. Ashton’s debut EP, Eve,

Fortresses presents Eve Inspirations [mix]

We’re pleased to share a new mix from Sam Ashton, a London based Ambient artist working under the alias Fortresses. That project began with the release of “Spring” in 2020, catching the ear of Yann Novak. Ashton’s debut EP, Eve,

Sound Propositions 020: AMULETS

AMULETS is the solo project of Randall Taylor, who produces music via an evolving system of tape loop processing in conjunction with his electric guitar. What began as joke witch house project became more serious once Taylor instrumentalized a TASCAM

Sound Propositions 020: AMULETS

AMULETS is the solo project of Randall Taylor, who produces music via an evolving system of tape loop processing in conjunction with his electric guitar. What began as joke witch house project became more serious once Taylor instrumentalized a TASCAM

SP* Episode 20: PLAUSIBLE DENIABILITY – with Speaker Music [podcast]

DeForrest Brown, Jr. is a media-theorist, curator, and self-described rhythmanalyst. He releases digital audio as Speaker Music and under his own name. While he’s been based in NYC for the better part of the last decade, he was born and

SP* Episode 20: PLAUSIBLE DENIABILITY – with Speaker Music [podcast]

DeForrest Brown, Jr. is a media-theorist, curator, and self-described rhythmanalyst. He releases digital audio as Speaker Music and under his own name. While he’s been based in NYC for the better part of the last decade, he was born and

Double Goocher Shop ~ The Kaplan Text

The radio play may now seem like a quaint relic of a bygone age, made obsolete by the ascendancy of television, but there is much potential still to be explored in the form. The novelty of radio initially created opportunities

Double Goocher Shop ~ The Kaplan Text

The radio play may now seem like a quaint relic of a bygone age, made obsolete by the ascendancy of television, but there is much potential still to be explored in the form. The novelty of radio initially created opportunities

Jordan Christoff presents ‘post global solarpunk’ [mix]

Happy Solstice! The Summer Solstice is the day with the longest period of daylight, and has come to mark the beginning of summer. So it seemed fitting to share this solarpunk inspired mix from Jordan Christoff. Back in 2015, Jordan

Jordan Christoff presents ‘post global solarpunk’ [mix]

Happy Solstice! The Summer Solstice is the day with the longest period of daylight, and has come to mark the beginning of summer. So it seemed fitting to share this solarpunk inspired mix from Jordan Christoff. Back in 2015, Jordan