My review of DG’s Pierre Boulez boxed set appears today in Musical America. Read it here (subscription required).
Category Archives: Writing
9/28: Emerged – Christian Carey gives Recital in Princeton
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Emerged: Christian Carey gives Composition Recital in Princeton On September 28 in Princeton Junction, New Jersey, Christian Carey presents the first opportunity to hear an entire program of his contemporary classical offerings. Performers across the United States and Europe have performed Carey’s music, and Emerged features a decade’s worth of CareyContinue reading “9/28: Emerged – Christian Carey gives Recital in Princeton”
Taka Kigawa at LPR
Taka Kigawa Le Poisson Rouge August 26, 2013 by Christian Carey NEW YORK – Pianist Taka Kigawa is fast becoming one of New York’s leading interpreters of contemporary classical music. His recital on August 26th at Le Poisson Rouge focused on American works written since 1980, with the addition of an important pianoContinue reading “Taka Kigawa at LPR”
Eleanor Friedberger – “When I Knew”
From “Personal Record,” Frieberger’s latest recording for Merge Records.
9/8 – Righteous Girls and Sirius Quartet at Spectrum
DOUBLE BILL! RighteousGIRLS (Gina Izzo, flute & Erika Dohi, piano) team up with the Sirius Quartet (Fung Chern Hwei/ Gregor Huebner, violins; Ron Lawrence, viola; Jeremy Harman, cello) RighteousGIRLS will perform works by Christian Carey, Jonathan Ragonese, Judd Greenstein, Andy Akiho as well as joining forces with Sirius Quartet on works by Pascal Le BoeufContinue reading “9/8 – Righteous Girls and Sirius Quartet at Spectrum”
Kandodo – “k2o”
Kandodo’s 2nd album is out now via Thrill Jockey. Spacy kraut-rock inflected post-psych.
Julia Holter – Loud City Song
Julia Holter Loud City Song Domino Records Loud City Song, Julia Holter’s latest full length recording, is her first foray into a professional recording studio. Eschewing the bedroom/laptop pop aesthetic supplies Holter’s music with greater ambience and roomier textures. However, in her case, polished product does not equate to losing creative abandon. Her approach toContinue reading “Julia Holter – Loud City Song”
Out Today: ‘An Object’ by No Age
Today (Tuesday, August 20th), No Age releases their fourth LP An Object, via Sub Pop. Check out the artsy video for album track “An Impression” below.
Jolie Holland makes a mixtape for Q2
Last week, songstress Jolie Holland shared a mixtape via Q2. The theme of the mix – “The Sound of the Road” – encompasses a wide range of music; some of the selections may surprise those familiar with Holland’s work. The lead off track is by Morton Feldman; there are also selections by Harry Partch, Gorecki,Continue reading “Jolie Holland makes a mixtape for Q2”