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SP* Episode 5: B SIDES – with Dinzu Artefacts [podcast]

B SIDES is Sound Propositions’ first label profile, featuring Joe McKay’s Dinzu Artefacts. We talk about his previous label, Spring Break Tapes!, his own artistic practice (as Monte Burrows), the importance of listening to the quotidian, and the persistence of

SP* Episode 5: B SIDES – with Dinzu Artefacts [podcast]

B SIDES is Sound Propositions’ first label profile, featuring Joe McKay’s Dinzu Artefacts. We talk about his previous label, Spring Break Tapes!, his own artistic practice (as Monte Burrows), the importance of listening to the quotidian, and the persistence of

SP* Episode 4: GOING HOME AGAIN – with Forest Management [podcast]

This episode features John Daniel, a Chicago-based musician best known for his ambient solo project, Forest Management. I caught up with him via Skype from his childhood home in Cleveland over the holidays. We discuss his latest LP Passageways (which

SP* Episode 4: GOING HOME AGAIN – with Forest Management [podcast]

This episode features John Daniel, a Chicago-based musician best known for his ambient solo project, Forest Management. I caught up with him via Skype from his childhood home in Cleveland over the holidays. We discuss his latest LP Passageways (which

SP* Episode 3: ROBOT, TEACH US TO GROOVE – with Efraín Rozas [podcast]

This one goes places. (Headphone-listening recommended) While in New York, I was lucky enough to witness the psychedelic salsa group La Mecánica Popular break it down at Nublu in Alphabet City, on a terribly rainy day that was warmed up

SP* Episode 3: ROBOT, TEACH US TO GROOVE – with Efraín Rozas [podcast]

This one goes places. (Headphone-listening recommended) While in New York, I was lucky enough to witness the psychedelic salsa group La Mecánica Popular break it down at Nublu in Alphabet City, on a terribly rainy day that was warmed up

SP* Episode 2: DANCING ON THE HYPHEN – with Phillip Johnston

Phillip Johnston moved to Australia over a decade ago, but NYC still feels like his home turf. We were both back in town last November for Thanksgiving, and we met to discuss memory, music, media, the (not-so-silent) history of silent

SP* Episode 2: DANCING ON THE HYPHEN – with Phillip Johnston

Phillip Johnston moved to Australia over a decade ago, but NYC still feels like his home turf. We were both back in town last November for Thanksgiving, and we met to discuss memory, music, media, the (not-so-silent) history of silent

SP* Episode 1: (PRESENCE, or ) A METAPHYSICS OF ABSENCE – with Resina & Lea Bertucci [podcast]

Sound Propositions the podcast has the same mission statement as the written Sound Propositions features: to share in depth discussions with artists whose work we love, to delve into the details of their creative practice. The inaugural episode of our

SP* Episode 1: (PRESENCE, or ) A METAPHYSICS OF ABSENCE – with Resina & Lea Bertucci [podcast]

Sound Propositions the podcast has the same mission statement as the written Sound Propositions features: to share in depth discussions with artists whose work we love, to delve into the details of their creative practice. The inaugural episode of our

Piano Piano Listening Retreat in Basilicata, Italy

La Cosa Preziosa (Susanna Caprara) is an Italian sound artist based in Dublin, producing soundscapes for performance, radio, and installation. I can enthusiastically recommend her series  ‘The Secret Soundscape Club’,  miniature field-recording soundscapes sent by email, on the last day of

Piano Piano Listening Retreat in Basilicata, Italy

La Cosa Preziosa (Susanna Caprara) is an Italian sound artist based in Dublin, producing soundscapes for performance, radio, and installation. I can enthusiastically recommend her series  ‘The Secret Soundscape Club’,  miniature field-recording soundscapes sent by email, on the last day of

Sound Propositions: Rutger Zuydervelt

Machinefabriek ~ Sahara Mixtape Machinefabriek ~ With Voices Rutger Zuydervelt / Gareth Davis ~ Sileen II These three new works from Rutger Zuydervelt (better known as Machinefabriek) are each so singular, so utterly distinct from one another while retaining the

Sound Propositions: Rutger Zuydervelt

Machinefabriek ~ Sahara Mixtape Machinefabriek ~ With Voices Rutger Zuydervelt / Gareth Davis ~ Sileen II These three new works from Rutger Zuydervelt (better known as Machinefabriek) are each so singular, so utterly distinct from one another while retaining the