Posts Tagged: Sophie Hutchings

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

Modern Composition was our hottest genre this year, with 28 albums nominated for only ten spots.  From solo piano to full orchestra, consonance to dissonance, giving up to going on, these picks represent a grand variety of composed sound.  Their

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Modern Composition

Modern Composition was our hottest genre this year, with 28 albums nominated for only ten spots.  From solo piano to full orchestra, consonance to dissonance, giving up to going on, these picks represent a grand variety of composed sound.  Their

Sound Propositions 013: Gregory Euclide (THESIS Project)

Sound Propositions is an ongoing, semi-regular series of conversations with artists exploring their creative practices and individual aesthetics, conceived of as a counter-narrative to a dominant trend in music journalism which fetishizes equipment and new technologies. For the first time, the

Sound Propositions 013: Gregory Euclide (THESIS Project)

Sound Propositions is an ongoing, semi-regular series of conversations with artists exploring their creative practices and individual aesthetics, conceived of as a counter-narrative to a dominant trend in music journalism which fetishizes equipment and new technologies. For the first time, the

Sophie Hutchings ~ Yonder

Australian pianist Sophie Hutchings ascends on the wings of eagles, because she rises higher and higher with every release. On Yonder, serenity and freedom are forever blooming. The Sydney-based pianist has a captivating style, a melodicism without limits, ebbing and flowing from the stream

Sophie Hutchings ~ Yonder

Australian pianist Sophie Hutchings ascends on the wings of eagles, because she rises higher and higher with every release. On Yonder, serenity and freedom are forever blooming. The Sydney-based pianist has a captivating style, a melodicism without limits, ebbing and flowing from the stream

ACL 2016: Top Ten Modern Composition

This year’s most competitive category overflows with life, even though some of its subject matter is death.  This is a golden era for modern composition, which borrows from its ancestors in classical music but pushes it forward for newer generations.

ACL 2016: Top Ten Modern Composition

This year’s most competitive category overflows with life, even though some of its subject matter is death.  This is a golden era for modern composition, which borrows from its ancestors in classical music but pushes it forward for newer generations.

Sophie Hutchings ~ Wide Asleep

When I reviewed Sydney pianist Sophie Hutchings‘ debut album Becalmed in 2010, I remarked that it was incredibly bold to start with an eleven and a half minute track (“Seventeen”, composed when the artist was that age).  Now on her fourth release,

Sophie Hutchings ~ Wide Asleep

When I reviewed Sydney pianist Sophie Hutchings‘ debut album Becalmed in 2010, I remarked that it was incredibly bold to start with an eleven and a half minute track (“Seventeen”, composed when the artist was that age).  Now on her fourth release,

Hior Chronik ~ Taking the Veil

If you want to know how to do a release right, just ask the divine Kitchen label. Taking the Veil is the complete package: an art book, promoted by lovely videos, and a beautiful CD, enhanced by numerous guest luminaries.  By

Hior Chronik ~ Taking the Veil

If you want to know how to do a release right, just ask the divine Kitchen label. Taking the Veil is the complete package: an art book, promoted by lovely videos, and a beautiful CD, enhanced by numerous guest luminaries.  By