Tag Archives: Electronic music

AMN Reviews: Various Artists – An Anthology of Turkish Experimental Music 1961-2014 [SubRosa SR390CD]


This welcome survey of electronic and other experimental music by Turkish artists covers a five-decade period and encompasses a range of diverse sounds. The first disc is devoted to electronic music, beginning with Bülent Arel’s 1961 Postlude from Music for … Continue reading

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AMN Reviews: Kevin Cogen – Electroacoustic Miscellaneous [bandcamp]; Todd Francis Smith – Electroacoustic Works [bandcamp]


The appeal of early electronic music systems consisted in their capacity to allow composers and performers access to a spectrum of sounds that literally had been unheard before. Over the ensuing decades electronic systems were miniaturized, digitized and democratized, but … Continue reading

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AMN Reviews: Maurizio Bianchi – Untitled 1980 / Untitled 2013 [imprec414]


Milanese-born sound artist Maurizio Bianchi has been making challenging, noise-inflected work since the late 1970s. Describing himself as a non-musician, he created proto-industrial musique concrète collages and sound manipulations in a series of cassette releases issued between 1979 and 1983, … Continue reading

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AMN Reviews: Alvin Lucier – Music 109: Notes on Experimental Music


Alvin Lucier: Music 109: Notes on Experimental Music (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press) Music 109 is composer Alvin Lucier’s personal tour of some of the highlights of postwar musical experimentalism. Lucier, a professor emeritus at Wesleyan University, has been at … Continue reading

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Los Angeles / SoCal Scene


From REDCAT: Friday, March 23, 8:30pm The supremely gifted cellist Frances-Marie Uitti makes a rare Los Angeles appearance for the debut of Michael Jon Fink’s new cello concerto, written especially for her pioneering technique of playing with two bows simultaneously, … Continue reading

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San Francisco Bay Area Scene


From Bay Improviser: Thursday, March 22, 8pm OutSound presents the Luggage Store New Music Series, this week featuring a set at 8pm with Sarah Elena Palmer (vocals, processing), and at 9pm with Ann/Marianne, featuring Ann O’Rourke (cymbals, drums, found objects, … Continue reading

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Los Angeles / SoCal Scene


From Beyond Baroque: Friday, March 16, 9pm Beyond Baroque presents a special evening of poetry and music, featuring Dottie Grossman (poetry) and Michael Vlatkovich (trombone), with special guest Rich West (drums, percussion). Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice | $7 … Continue reading

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