Andy Kozar: A Few Kites (CD Preview)

On Friday, Andy Kozar released A Few Kites, a trumpet and electronics solo album on New Focus Recordings. It features works by Paula Matthusen, Ken Ueno, Scott Worthington, Eve Beglarian, and others. A plethora of extended techniques, including deconstructing the instrument itself, are pitted against imaginative electroacoustic vistas. Recommended.  

Best Drone Recording 2017: Lee Plays Gibson

Randy Gibson The Four Pillars Appearing from The Equal D under Resonating Apparitions of The Eternal Process in The Midwinter Starfield 16 VIII 10 (Kansas City) Andrew Lee, amplified piano Irritable Hedgehog Composer Randy Gibson is best known for his compelling experiments with intonation. R. Andrew Lee is the go-to pianist for Wandelweiser and minimalist-orientedContinue reading “Best Drone Recording 2017: Lee Plays Gibson”

Tonight: Righteous Girls and Bearthoven at Joe’s (1/20/17)

Gig Annnouncement RighteousGIRLS & Bearthoven at Joes Pub Friday, January 20th – 7pm RighteousGIRLS (feat. E.J. Strickland, drums) team up with sound designer Matt McCorkle (Audio from Space/CDZA) for a full-length improvised set to McCorkles field recordings of fire, water, rain, and NYC night life. McCorkle places RighteousGIRLS and their audience at the heart of his sonic landscape. $15 Adv/ $20 Door Tix: JoesPub.comContinue reading “Tonight: Righteous Girls and Bearthoven at Joe’s (1/20/17)”

Laura Cetilia on Estuary, Ltd.

Used, Broken, & Unwanted Laura Cetilia, cello, autoharp, voice, and electronics Estuary Ltd. CD   A live recording from 2013 made in Providence, Rhode Island, Used, Broken, and Unwanted demonstrates to good effect the wide-ranging timbral palette and drone-based structures that artist Laura Cetilia explores. The title track makes use of repetition, not in theContinue reading “Laura Cetilia on Estuary, Ltd.”