Wye Oak’s fifth album, The Louder I Call, the Faster it Runs, will be released via Merge on April 6, 2018 (Preorder here). Today, the band shared a teaser of the title track via various streaming platforms: a YouTube clip of the audio is below. TOUR DATES – WYE OAK 02/16 New York, NY Symphony Space 04/06 Iowa City, IA Mission Creek Festival 04/20Continue reading “Wye Oak: “The Louder I Call, the Faster It Runs” (YouTube)”
Death and Vanilla have committed a 2015 live performance of the unreleased film score The Tenant (1976) to disc (both magenta LP and CD) for Fire Records (pre-order here). It will be released on February 2, 2018. Check out album track “Dioz Delerium” via the Soundcloud embed below.
Amazing what you uncover on Google Books. A review of Cassatt String Quartet, with guest cellist Christopher Finkel, premiering my String Quartet (1999) at June in Buffalo. “Christian B. Carey’s String Quartet (1999) is a rare effort to draw from jazz’s rhythmic style while applying an apparent serial language. The general depiction of jazz asContinue reading “Review from 1999”
In 2017, Canadian songstress Tamara Lindeman released her fourth record under the name Weather Station.
Marc Bianchi’s Her Space Holiday project returns with Gravity, a 4-song EP, on his own imprint, No More Good Ideas. 22 years on, still making formidable music. Check out Her Space Holiday’s single “Wounded” below.
Scott Wollschleger, Soft Aberration (New Focus, 2017) Longleash, Passage (New Focus, 2017) Scott Wollschleger’s compositions are written in an amalgam of different styles, onto which he puts a personal stamp, creating pieces that are full of savory surprises. Wollschleger’s debut portrait CD on New Focus, Soft Aberration, contains five pieces that show his eclecticism toContinue reading “Best Chamber Portrait CD and Best New Recording Artist 2017”
Saddened by the death of Robert Mann. A founding member of the Juilliard String Quartet, Mann was its first violinist for decades as well as a master teacher and composer: his melodramas are memorable pieces. Countless quartets benefited from his guidance. Mann was one of the finest musicians I ever encountered. I am truly gladContinue reading “RIP Robert Mann (1920-2018)”