Cal Lyall ~ 10,000 Under Currents

10,000 Under Currents is a sonic treatise on noise pollution.  Cal Lyall‘s 38-minute piece is constructed upon a bed of field recordings, but intensely musical, with notes and chords drifting like clumps of kelp. This is one of the first discs

Cal Lyall ~ 10,000 Under Currents

10,000 Under Currents is a sonic treatise on noise pollution.  Cal Lyall‘s 38-minute piece is constructed upon a bed of field recordings, but intensely musical, with notes and chords drifting like clumps of kelp. This is one of the first discs

Pêtr Aleksänder ~ Collage

A few years ago, an amazing new duo seemed to arrive out of nowhere, sprinkling the internet with singles and EPs.  But Pêtr Aleksänder was in fact not new at all, simply a new name for Tom Hobden & Eliot

Pêtr Aleksänder ~ Collage

A few years ago, an amazing new duo seemed to arrive out of nowhere, sprinkling the internet with singles and EPs.  But Pêtr Aleksänder was in fact not new at all, simply a new name for Tom Hobden & Eliot

Overrider ~ kill -9 yr idols

A global pandemic has just begun ~ let’s start a band!  And let’s make the music so bombastic, so catchy, so clubworthy that people will smile and maybe dance and forget all about their troubles for as long as the

Overrider ~ kill -9 yr idols

A global pandemic has just begun ~ let’s start a band!  And let’s make the music so bombastic, so catchy, so clubworthy that people will smile and maybe dance and forget all about their troubles for as long as the

Peter Gregson ~ Patina

Patina is another triumph for cellist-composer Peter Gregson, and is our pick of the season in Modern Composition.   Never content to rest on his laurels, Gregson challenged himself while constructing this new set.  After preliminary recording sessions, he eliminated the melodies

Peter Gregson ~ Patina

Patina is another triumph for cellist-composer Peter Gregson, and is our pick of the season in Modern Composition.   Never content to rest on his laurels, Gregson challenged himself while constructing this new set.  After preliminary recording sessions, he eliminated the melodies

Tomoko Hojo + Rahel Kraft ~ Grass Eater Diary

The Japanese phrase Michikusa Wo Kuu refers to a horse that spends the whole day roaming around, eating grass, never getting to its destination.  The horse becomes so caught up in the moment that it neglects to check emails and text messages,

Tomoko Hojo + Rahel Kraft ~ Grass Eater Diary

The Japanese phrase Michikusa Wo Kuu refers to a horse that spends the whole day roaming around, eating grass, never getting to its destination.  The horse becomes so caught up in the moment that it neglects to check emails and text messages,

Fall Music Preview ~ Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

So far, 2021 has been an incredible year for rock. We’ve already seen some heavy hitters return with memorable albums; GY!BE, Mogwai, Fly Pan Am and Bell Orchestre were all featured on our pages earlier this year.  This fall, they

Fall Music Preview ~ Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

So far, 2021 has been an incredible year for rock. We’ve already seen some heavy hitters return with memorable albums; GY!BE, Mogwai, Fly Pan Am and Bell Orchestre were all featured on our pages earlier this year.  This fall, they

Fall Music Preview ~ Modern Composition

Concerts are back!  Solo performers, orchestras and small ensembles have been finding ways to take their music on the road, whether through outdoor venues or by proof of vaccination.  The modern composition scene has a slight advantage over others in

Fall Music Preview ~ Modern Composition

Concerts are back!  Solo performers, orchestras and small ensembles have been finding ways to take their music on the road, whether through outdoor venues or by proof of vaccination.  The modern composition scene has a slight advantage over others in

Fall Music Preview ~ Experimental

The creative spirit provides energy and a sense of forward motion in a time of perceived stasis.  During the last eighteen months, these sonic innovators have been locked in their labs like Tony Stark in Iron Man. What better time than

Fall Music Preview ~ Experimental

The creative spirit provides energy and a sense of forward motion in a time of perceived stasis.  During the last eighteen months, these sonic innovators have been locked in their labs like Tony Stark in Iron Man. What better time than