Category Archives: new music

MUSIC: QUESTION MARK

October 14 saw the inaugural concert of the music series MUSIC: QUESTION MARK. And here are some audio clips from that evening. Jason Elliott (synths), Jesse McCaughey (drums), and Charles Ramsey (guitar) — completely improvised, first time together, what is … Continue reading

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experiencing new music: ryuchi sakamoto

Ryuichi Sakamoto — of The Yellow Magic Orchestra and The Last Emperor fame (to mention just a few things) — released a new solo album after 8 years on April 28th of this year. It’s a beautiful record and I … Continue reading

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experiencing “new” music: quarter tones

When we make use of (musical) sound creatively it’s not a bad idea to expose ourselves to as much music as possible. And as much sound as possible, for that matter. In being exposed to new styles and systems of … Continue reading

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experiencing “new” music: satugaan

Another post in new music which is in fact nowhere near being new, but might be new to your ears, particularly if you’re not of Southeast Asian descent (apologies if this is old hat to anyone, but it’s still quite … Continue reading

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experiencing “new” music: steve reich

This is another series I’m starting with a view to opening us all up to “new” music. The word new is in quotes because one could only consider this music as having been created recently if we were employing the timescale … Continue reading

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