Kate NV – Marafon 15 (Audio)

  RVNG Intl. · Kate NV – Marafon 15 Kate NV’s next recording, Room for the Moon, will be out on RVNG Intl. on June 12th. The Moscow based artist’s use of minimal grooves has become more fluid, with an assured hand at layering different textures. We have included two teaser tracks via Soundcloud here.Continue reading “Kate NV – Marafon 15 (Audio)”

Supersilent 14 (Recording review)

Supersilent 14 Smalltown Supersound 2018 On Friday September 28th, Supersilent – the experimental trio of Arve Henriksen (trumpet, voice and electronics), Helge Sten (Electronics), and Ståle Storløkken (keyboards and electronics) – released a fourteenth album, their second for the label Smalltown Supersound. The group is best known for performances of “slow jazz:” avant jazz thatContinue reading “Supersilent 14 (Recording review)”

RIP Matt Marks (1980-2018)

All of us at Sequenza 21 are saddened to learn of the passing of Matt Marks. A musical polymath, he was a composer, new music advocate, provocative Twitter presence, co-founder and key organizer of New Music Gathering, and a versatile performer, both a vocalist-actor in various projects and a founding member of the ensemble Alarm Will Sound, in which he played FrenchContinue reading “RIP Matt Marks (1980-2018)”

Death and Vanilla: “Dioz Delerium” (Soundcloud)

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.

Her Space Holiday: “Wounded” (Soundcloud)

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.

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith: “An Intention” (Joe Goddard Remix)

Have you heard Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith’s The Kid (Western Vinyl, 2017) yet? Inspired by the loss of a friend, it is an electroacoustic journey from childhood to the loss of innocence, Armed with a Buchla Easel and supple voice, Smith articulates the experiences of childhood with winsome lyricism and an effulgent palette of synth timbres.Continue reading “Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith: “An Intention” (Joe Goddard Remix)”

Bardo Pond: “Kailish”

Today we are cheering for one of Philadelphia’s finest bands. Bardo Pond will release a new album, Volume 8, on February 2, 2018. We are fortunate that they have decided to share a track from the album ahead of time with us. “Kailish,” a rousing jam riven with flute and distorted guitars, is below.  

Sakamoto Remixed by Fennesz

Photo: Wing Shya Ryuichi Sakamoto’s 2017 recording Async has received a great deal of “deserved” attention, and not only from critics and listeners. A number of musicians have remixed selections from Async, so many that Milan Records will release a compilation of their efforts, Async Reworks, in December. Below, via Soundcloud embed, hear Fennesz’s remixContinue reading “Sakamoto Remixed by Fennesz”

Erasure: “I Need You”

  Erasure has just released “I Need You Now,” a “bonus track” from their World Be Gone EP.   Here’s one of the remixes from the EP: And tour details: ERASURE TOUR DATES July 25 – Berlin, Germany – Waldbühne * July 26 – Berlin, Germany – Waldbühne * July 29 – Stockholm, Sweden – Tele2 Arena *Continue reading “Erasure: “I Need You””