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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

Joseph Sannicandro presents “ma(d)re nostrx ii” [mix]

Live sound mix by sound artist Joseph Sannicandro for Free City Radio with Stefan Christoff, mixed live on radio CKUT in Montreal, 26 December 2018.   This mix was presented live on CKUT for Free City Radio the day after

Joseph Sannicandro presents “ma(d)re nostrx ii” [mix]

Live sound mix by sound artist Joseph Sannicandro for Free City Radio with Stefan Christoff, mixed live on radio CKUT in Montreal, 26 December 2018.   This mix was presented live on CKUT for Free City Radio the day after

ACL 2018: Sound Propositions

Piano piano. This Italian expression, meaning “slowly”, is a good summation of my year. If I wasn’t working slow enough already, then spending three months in Italy certainly didn’t inspire me to move any faster. 2018 was an unusual year for

ACL 2018: Sound Propositions

Piano piano. This Italian expression, meaning “slowly”, is a good summation of my year. If I wasn’t working slow enough already, then spending three months in Italy certainly didn’t inspire me to move any faster. 2018 was an unusual year for

Wilderness Hymnal presents ‘Mouths Full of Blood’ [mix]

Late last fall, Wilderness Hymnal released his debut album Anthropocene, “nine tracks spanning inventive post-rock, stormy piano passages and unnerving psychedelia that explore ecological and emotional harm, and the parallels between them.” The solo project of British-Venezuelan singer and pianist Javier

Wilderness Hymnal presents ‘Mouths Full of Blood’ [mix]

Late last fall, Wilderness Hymnal released his debut album Anthropocene, “nine tracks spanning inventive post-rock, stormy piano passages and unnerving psychedelia that explore ecological and emotional harm, and the parallels between them.” The solo project of British-Venezuelan singer and pianist Javier

2019 Winter Music Preview ~ Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

In 2018, the first great post-rock record of the year was released on the cusp of summer.  This year, the event occurs in January.  It’s an encouraging sign for a genre that has been written off for the last 15

2019 Winter Music Preview ~ Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

In 2018, the first great post-rock record of the year was released on the cusp of summer.  This year, the event occurs in January.  It’s an encouraging sign for a genre that has been written off for the last 15