Posts Tagged: Daniel Menche

ACL 2013: Top Ten Drone

In a classroom, a drone is a nuisance, but in music, it’s an attraction.  These artists know that drone is more than sustained sound; it’s texture, movement and tone.  Songs hum like appliances, grind like motors & clank like factories.

ACL 2013: Top Ten Drone

In a classroom, a drone is a nuisance, but in music, it’s an attraction.  These artists know that drone is more than sustained sound; it’s texture, movement and tone.  Songs hum like appliances, grind like motors & clank like factories.

Novi_sad ~ Neuroplanets

Neuroplanets is the latest entry in Sub Rosa’s New Framework Series, which is itself a subset of the label’s Concrete Electronics Noise.  These matryoshka-like layers serve as an apt parable of the music itself, based on source material donated to sound

Novi_sad ~ Neuroplanets

Neuroplanets is the latest entry in Sub Rosa’s New Framework Series, which is itself a subset of the label’s Concrete Electronics Noise.  These matryoshka-like layers serve as an apt parable of the music itself, based on source material donated to sound

Daniel Menche ~ Marriage of Metals

The gamelan has been getting a lot of attention this year, with Onkalo, Glochids and Oregon’s own Daniel Menche introducing the instrument’s tones to a larger audience.  When Menche was afforded the opportunity to explore, experiment and record in The Venerable Showers

Daniel Menche ~ Marriage of Metals

The gamelan has been getting a lot of attention this year, with Onkalo, Glochids and Oregon’s own Daniel Menche introducing the instrument’s tones to a larger audience.  When Menche was afforded the opportunity to explore, experiment and record in The Venerable Showers

Daniel Menche ~ Raw Recording Series (Volume One)

For those whose 2013 resolutions included “listen to more field recordings”, this is a great place to start.  Oregon’s Daniel Menche has released a huge number of recordings in the past twenty years, including entries in the fields of experimental music and

Daniel Menche ~ Raw Recording Series (Volume One)

For those whose 2013 resolutions included “listen to more field recordings”, this is a great place to start.  Oregon’s Daniel Menche has released a huge number of recordings in the past twenty years, including entries in the fields of experimental music and

A Closer Look: Montreal’s AKOUSMA Festival

Québec has  long nurtured creative and  experimental arts & music. The Québécois are something of an historical anomaly, an island of Francophones adrift in a sea Anglophones.  This fact, combined with its relative geographic isolation and the paradox of containing the

A Closer Look: Montreal’s AKOUSMA Festival

Québec has  long nurtured creative and  experimental arts & music. The Québécois are something of an historical anomaly, an island of Francophones adrift in a sea Anglophones.  This fact, combined with its relative geographic isolation and the paradox of containing the

Daniel Menche & Anla Courtis ~ Yagua Ovy

After vowing a few years ago to abandon the physical format forever, Daniel Menche reconsidered and since then has been enjoying the most accomplished portion of his career to date.  Branching out from solo noise and field recording excursions, he is joined

Daniel Menche & Anla Courtis ~ Yagua Ovy

After vowing a few years ago to abandon the physical format forever, Daniel Menche reconsidered and since then has been enjoying the most accomplished portion of his career to date.  Branching out from solo noise and field recording excursions, he is joined