Newsbits: Reich, Penderecki, Cage, Argue

Krzysztof Penderecki (2008) Polski: Krzysztof ...

A pair of Illinois area musicians discuss technology and the avant-garde.

A San Diego concert featuring the music of Steve Reich and others is reviewed.

Theatre Intangible has a show coming up on February 7th featuring C.J. BOYD, lylas frontman KYLE HAMLETT, and BEN MARCANTEL’s chip-tune weirdness SUGAR SK*-*LLS. Theatre Intangible also has a new podcast up.

The Magic Band will be back together for a short tour of the UK in March.

A Philadelphia John Cage performance is reviewed.

Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood is collaborating with composer Krzysztof Penderecki, with an album scheduled for March release.

The Batteries Duo and friends (Gareth Flowers; Trumpet, Electronics, Josh Frank; Trumpet, Electronics, EWI, Lisa Bielawa; Voice, Synthesizer, Caleb Burhans; Violin, Electronics) will perform Saturday, January 28th at 8:30pm at Dimenna Center 450 West 37th Street in Cary Hall (lower level) in New York.

On Friday, March 9th, Brooklyn-based composer/bandleader Darcy James Argue and big band Secret Society return to Galapagos Art Space for a special double-bill with the new music collective Anti-Social Music.