Pauline Oliveros Interview

Source: Thump.

Pauline Oliveros is a major figure in the development of electronic and experimental music, starting with her early work in the 60s with the San Francisco Tape Music Centre. She developed a unique system of tape loops, delays, and reverbs for live effects processing in 1965 called the Expanded Instrument System, which she has continued to update as technology has slowly caught up with her concepts.

AMN Picks of the Week: Bobby Previte / Rafal Mazur and Keir Neuringer / Michael Vlatkovich / Miya Masaoka / Eighth Blackbird

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Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week and come recommended.

Bobby Previte – Mass (2016)
Rafal Mazur / Keir Neuringer – Diachronic Paths (2016)
Michael Vlatkovich – Mortality (2016)
Miya Masaoka – Triangle of Resistance (2016)
Eighth Blackbird – Hand Eye (2016)

Chicago Scene: October 22-29, 2016

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This is a weekly overview live avant performances in the Chicago area.  Contact us if you’d like your shows listed.

Saturday, October 22nd 2016

8:00PM at Graham Foundation (Madlener House), 4 W Burton Pl (Free, RSVP)
Yoshi Wada, Tashi Wada

8:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616
Welcome Piano!
Jim Baker
Lara Driscoll
Paul Giallorenzo
Billie Howard
Mabel Kwan
Dan Pierson
Marc Riordan
Akenya Seymour

Sunday, October 23rd 2016

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (wheelchair-accessible)
Dave Rempis, Joshua Abrams, Avreeayl Ra

Monday, October 24th 2016

9:00PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444 (wheelchair-accessible)
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Edward Wilkerson Jr, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

Wednesday, October 26th 2016

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($20-$15)
Claudia Quintet : Chris Speed, Red Wierenga, Chris Tordini, Matt Moran, John Hollenbeck

Thursday, October 27th 2016

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Guillermo Gregorio, Paul Giallorenzo
Katie Young, Roland Ramanan, Fred Lonberg-Holm

Friday, October 28th 2016
9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont (wheelchair-accessible)
Keefe Jackson, Steve Hunt

Saturday, October 29th 2016

6:00PM at the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave, Evanston IL, 847.448.8620 (Free)
Mike Reed’s Inner Circle

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Something Else! Reviews

Mats Gustafsson at "Sonore" concert,...

Source: Something Else!.

Mats Gustafsson – MG 50: Peace and Fire (2016)
Bobby Kapp + Matthew Shipp – Cactus (2016)
Kali Z. Fasteau, featuring Kidd Jordan – Intuit (2016)
Michael Bisio & Kirk Knuffke – Row For William O. (2016)
Kikanju Baku, Michael Gregory Jackson, Joseph Daley – Endogeny & Exogamy (2016)
Jungle: Mat Walerian, Matthew Shipp, Hamid Drake – Live at Okuden (2016)
Volcano Radar – Electro Parables/Electro Parábalas (2016)
Tomas Fujiwara, Ben Goldberg + Mary Halvorson – The Out Louds (2016)
The People Band – Live at Cafe Oto (2016)