The buzz for the Fiery Furnaces’ new disc, Rehearsing My Choir, is shooting its way through the music community. Could failure in one genre mean success in another?
Perhaps if we had to travel further away to hear a concert, we’d value the experience more.
17 Days, 75,000 Tracks, 2000 Guitarists, and £44,000
If you’ve already heard the new music that you’re currently listening to, maybe it isn’t so new.
Noizepunk & Das Krooner (off the wall); Karlheinz Stockhausen (off the planet); Ubu web (back online); and more…
How does the weather affect music and vise versa?
If being forced to work quickly doesn’t guarantee that you’ll create something outside what you normally do, what would guarantee such a result? Is it really ever possible to escape yourself in your work?
The NEA deathwatch, pop culture vs. classical values, and a mop up of all the ink on Doctor Atomic.
As they say in the corporate world, time is money, but is there really any correlation between the amount of time a composer devotes to his or her own work and its aesthetic value?
Elliott Carter gets a chance to hit a home run in Boston and Chicago at the same time, not even Bernie Williams can do that!