Impermances, reworkings and voices’ pandemonium

Some thoughts on three new CD of free improv: -Ana Kravanja & Elisabeth Harnik: Vrtinci Minljivosti (Vortices of Impermanence), Creative Sources -Cory Smythe: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, Pyroclastic Records -VocColours: 66, Tonkunkst Manufaktur ___________________________________________________________ Since last year, Slovenian...

The Nabatov String Trio & Z-Country Paradise

Within various streams of contemporary music the notion of genre seems to be something that exists in a state of suspension between persistence and nothingness--as an inheritance to be confounded or a perverse ideal...

Mirela Ivičević: Scarlet Songs

When speaking of her fundamental approach to composing, Mirela Ivičević, a Croatian native currently based in Vienna, has described herself as focusing on using as basic materials “bits and pieces of reality abducted from...

Gato Barbieri (1932-2016)

Although probably best known for his soundtrack to the 1972 Bernardo Bertolucci film Last Tango in Paris, tenor saxophonist Leandro “Gato” Barbieri, who died on April 2, was an innovator in fusing elements of...

From the Borderland between Sound and Music

Uno dei tratti distintivi della musica colta del XX secolo è l'emergere del timbro come oggetto di interesse musicale a sé stante, del tutto indipendente dal tono, armonia o ritmo. Il "classico" di Robert...

Sonic Circuits 2014: A Festival of Experimental Music

Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, Silver Spring, Maryland USA 3-5 October 2014 http://dc-soniccircuits.org by Daniel Barbiero For fifteen years or so, the Sonic Circuits Festival of Experimental Music has brought challenging sound and multimedia performances to the Washington DC...

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METALLICUM: il progetto di Laura Faoro e Silvia Cignoli

Vincitrici del bando Life is Live organizzato dalla cooperativa Smart in collaborazione con la Fondazione Cariplo, METALLICUM è il nuovo progetto della flautista Laura...

SoundOut Festival 2024

Amelia Cuni