Daily Archives: November 7, 2012

Boreal Electro-Acoustic Music Society Present Sea of Sound Festival3 in Edmonton

From Boreal Electro-Acoustic Music Society (BETA): The Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society (BEAMS) in conjunction with New Music Edmonton’s Edmonton New Music Festival will present two evenings of performance on November 15th and 16th at Bohemia (10217-97 Street) that somehow relate … Continue reading

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Touching Extremes Reviews

From Touching Extremes: DARREN TATE – When An Insect Visits Your Window GILLES AUBRY – s6t8r LORIN BENEDICT & SAM OSPOVAT – Passwords QUENTIN SIRJACQ – La Chambre Claire SULT – Bark PETER VAN HUFFEL’S GORILLA MASK – Howl! MONOS … Continue reading

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Newsbits: Phil Minton / Bobby Naughton / Katherine Young / Joel Garten

Extended Techniques has a podcast up featuring Phil Minton. The Haunt, and album featuring Bobby Naughton on vibraphone, Wadada Leo Smith on trumpet, and Perry Robinson on clarinet is being reissued. On November 28th, 2012 at 8:00pm, Roland Ramanan: trumpet, … Continue reading

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews

From Free Jazz: Nicole Mitchell – Arc of O (Rogue Art, 2012) ****½ Job Irabagon’s Outright – Unhinged – (Irrabagast, 2012) ****½ I Don’t Hear Nothing But the Blues – Volume 2: Appalachian Haze (Irrabagast, 2012) ***½ Nicola Ratti – … Continue reading

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Elliott Carter, Composer and Master of ‘Gear Shifting’

From NYTimes.com: Mr. Carter died in Manhattan on Monday at 103, and it is impossible to overstate the significance of his astonishing longevity. Here was a towering contemporary composer enjoying a renewed burst of creativity that started in his 90s … Continue reading

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Jenny Q Chai at Le Poisson Rouge Reviewed

From NYTimes.com: Ms. Chai opened her program with an atmospheric rendition of Satie’s “Three Gymnopédies,” followed by a thoughtfully conceived interpretation of Schoenberg’s Three Piano Pieces (Op. 11), about which the composer wrote that he had “no formal, architectural or … Continue reading

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