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Interviews with artists and other interesting people

Frode Gjerstad Interview


Source: FrodeGjerstad.com. Frode Gjerstad [fro-duh year-stad] (b. March 24, 1948, Stavanger, Norway), generally considered to be “the Father of free Jazz in Norway,” is an intensely expressionistic, yet lyrical player on saxophone, clarinet and flute. Avant-garde Jazz caught his ear … Continue reading

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Sound American: The Anthony Braxton Issue


Source: Sound American. Anthony Braxton: A Constant Presence by SA Editor Nate Wooley An Anthony Braxton Overview by Taylor Ho Bynum An Introduction to Language Music by Nate Wooley featuring a very special set of solo recordings of each of … Continue reading

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Olivia Block Interview


Source: ashbysounds. Olivia Block is a composer and sound artist based in Chicago, IL. Her work centers on electroacoustic composition focused on the use of field recordings, site specific sounds, and other concrete elements to create evolving textures that often … Continue reading

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Sound American 15 is Out


Source: Nate Wooley’s Sound American has a new issue covering: Introduction Mazen Kerbaj and Raed Yassin Marshall Trammell Trevor Dunn Roundtable Discussion Questionnaire James Hoff

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15 Questions with Daniel Barbiero 


Source: 15 questions interviews AMN contributor Daniel Barbiero. When did you start composing – and what or who were your early passions and influences? It seems like I’ve been composing ever since I’ve been conscious of music as something one … Continue reading

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Andrew Raffo Dewar Interviews Gordon Mumma


Source: Emusician. Gordon Mumma may be the most important innovator of electronic music you’ve never heard of. With any luck, that is changing with the recent publication of his book Cybersonic Arts: Adventures in American New Music (University of Illinois … Continue reading

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Rob Mazurek Interview


Source: Bandcamp Daily. It wouldn’t be too difficult to draw comparisons between the creative fearlessness of cornetist Rob Mazurek and the work of Miles Davis. Both carved out their niches with brass instruments, and both have prolific recording histories that … Continue reading

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