Caroline Shaw – Orange Attaca Quartet Nonesuch/New Amsterdam CD Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 2013, Caroline Shaw has been a busy musician in the years following, performing as a vocalist with Roomful of Teeth (which recorded her prizewinning work Partita), violinist with ACME, and recording with Kanye West (yes, that Kanye West!). Shaw’s versatilityContinue reading “Caroline Shaw – Orange (CD Review)”
Out April 29th via New Amsterdam Records, Balter/Saunier is a collaboration between composer Marcos Balter and Deerhoof drummer Greg Saunier for the band and Ensemble Dal Niente.
Currents Michael Mizrahi, piano Works by Sarah Kirkland Snider, Troy Herion, Mark Dancigers, Asha Srinivasan, Missy Mazzoli, and Patrick Burke New Amsterdam CD/DL Pianist Michael Mizrahi’s sophomore album Currents is out this week via New Amsterdam Records. Below is the considerably charming video introduction to the release, featuring excerpts from Troy Herion’s Harpsichords. The title track, byContinue reading “Michael Mizrahi’s “Currents””
Nostalgic Synchronic Music by Dan Trueman Performed by Adam Sliwinski, bitKlavier New Amsterdam CD/DL Nostalgic Synchronic, 8 etudes by Dan Trueman for bitKlavier, a “prepared digital piano,” are the program for Adam Sliwinski’s solo debut. Sliwinski’s regular gig is with So Percussion, but he makes a persuasive advocate here, dealing with the busy, microtonally altered materialContinue reading “Dan Trueman: “Nostalgic Synchronic””
Sarah Kirkland Snider’s recording Unremembered is out September 4th on New Amsterdam Records. Check out album track “The Witch” via the Soundcloud embed below.
Sarah Kirkland Snider’s new recording, Unremembered, is out 7/31 on New Amsterdam Records.
The new video from New Amsterdam Records artists Jefferson Friedman, Craig Wedren, and ACME.