A single-track experimental/ambient music collection marking netlabel Black Square’s first release. Free download. Black Square Cloudcast – This Long Winter track list: 00:00 Cousin Silas – Empty Airport 03:26 Spit It Out – Debris 07:40 Susan Matthews – Moon Tremors 09:55 Shammen Delly – The Rising Black Sun 13:30 Roto Visage – Epiphany 22:30 Ada [...]
Cornetist Rob Mazurek and drummer Chad Taylor of jazz/ambient/post-rock group Chicago Underground Duo performing live at Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles, California on February 12, 2010.
Swedish band Tape brought their minimalistic instrumental pop to the US again this winter for a tour with Brooklyn duo Mountains (the two bands previously toured the states together in 2004). The Stockholm-based trio, which includes brothers Andreas Berthling (electronics) and Johan Berthling (guitar) as well as Tomas Hallonsten (keyboards), released a new album earlier [...]
Mapping sound. The SASSAS 10th Anniversary Concert Tributaries: Dedicated to the Memory of Rod Poole MAK Center For Art and Architecture, Schindler House West Hollywood, California Recorded September 12, 2009. A piece inspired by Rod Poole’s IASIS for bowed guitar and soloist. Featured soloists: Jessica Catron, Nels Cline, Michael Intriere, Jim McAuley Bowers: Erin Barnes, [...]
Fruit Bats performing the song “Rainbow Sign” from their 2003 album release Mouthfuls (Sub Pop) at Echoplex in Los Angeles, California on January 28, 2010.
Brooklyn-based lo-fi concert promoter Todd P is migrating south of the border this March. The inaugural MtyMx All Ages Festival of Art and Music will be held the weekend of March 20-22 in Monterrey, Mexico. With something like 25 bands a day playing staggered sets (yes! you won’t have to miss a single one), the [...]
The Magnetic Fields kick off their 2010 US tour this week with a show in DC on Thursday night. Tour dates below. February 04 Washington, DC – Lisner Auditorium February 06 Montreal, Quebec – Corona Theatre February 08 Toronto, Ontario – Queen Elizabeth Theatre February 10 Boston, MA – Wilbur Theatre February 11 Boston, MA [...]
Neutral Milk Hotel performing live at the Knitting Factory in New York, NY on March 7, 1998. Above, “The Fool” and below, “Rubby Bulbs”.
James Beaudreau’s “Strayhorn,” a solo improvisation performed on a 1966 Gibson 330 hollow body guitar, was posted for streaming and free MP3 download this week by his netlabel, Workbench Recordings. The track was originally released on Beaudreau’s Fresh Twigs album in 2008 and was remastered by Scott Hull in January, 2010.
Following in the footsteps of their collaborations on the Black Rider (1990; with author William S. Burroughs), Alice (1990) and Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck (2000), Tom Waits and Robert Wilson reunite for a fourth production to premiere in 2011 at the Chatelet Theater in Paris. This time around the two will team up with Irish playwright [...]
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