Daily Archives: January 7, 2013

Tyondai Braxton to Debut New Work This Spring


From Pitchfork: On March 21, former Battles member Tyondai Braxton will premiere a new multimedia project, HIVE, at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. Braxton will play new compositions featuring modular synthesizer, sound design, and acoustic instrumentation alongside musician … Continue reading

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Wild Up Performs Xenakis and Messiaen January 14 in LA


From LA’s Monday Evening Concerts: Local new music group wild Up, known for intense concert experiences, mix crazy-delicate string sounds by Xenakis, and the bright clamor of Messiaen’s mini-concerto for piano, winds, and percussion, with windows into the astonishing world … Continue reading

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DMG Newsletter January 4th, 2013


From DMG: Mostly Other People Do the Killing! Anders Nilsson/Joe Fonda/Peter Nilsson! Andy Haas & David Moreno! Pere Ubu! Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Arkestra! Cassiber! Luc & Brunhild Ferrari! Yoshi Wada! Jakob Ullmann 3 CD Set! Doug Carn! … Continue reading

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All About Jazz Reviews


From All About Jazz: Eberhard Weber Eberhard Weber: Resume (ECM Records) Reviewed by John Kelman Cremaster & Angharad Davies Pluie Fine (Potlatch Records) Bill Frisell Bill Frisell: Live Download Series #14-17 Rez Abbasi Trio Continuous Beat (Enja Records) Bill Frisell … Continue reading

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Backtrace and Elligers / Guarino Jr. / Testa Trio in New Haven


From New Haven’s Uncertainty Music Series. Backtrace released a fantastic drone album last year called Pythagorean Clouds that used the programming environment SuperCollider for all the sounds. Also, a trio featuring trumpeters Sean Elligers and Lou Guarino Jr. and electronicist … Continue reading

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