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Multi-Genre Presentation

So I’m supposed to do a presentation on multi-genre, this is when a track switches it’s whole original motif whether it be a funk track that switches into polka or a pop track that changes into an Indian raga. 342 more words


Favorite Music of 2014

Until the last ten years or so I used to buy so few new albums that every purchase was treated like a favorite new record; I would endlessly play it whether or not I thought it was all that great. 1,829 more words


Sound of 2014: Juan Rodriguez's top picks, from Bill Frisell to The Bad Plus

It surprised me that a hefty proportion of my top recorded jazz picks for 2014 included music that many do not consider jazz, or even rock, for that matter. 1,067 more words


The Song Project Vinyl Singles Edition – a veritable ode to synergy

As a music journalist with a website dedicated to promoting the world’s most skillful musicians and composers, I listen to a lot of new material every year. 1,456 more words

10 Best Albums I Listened To In 2014 That Didn’t Come Out In 2014

This week I’ve been reading lots of year-end lists anointing the top albums of 2013. But everybody knows that music isn’t something you can properly digest in 12-month cycles. 1,604 more words

REVIEW: tētēma - "Geocidal"

Sabina Maselli’s spirited avant-film experimentation is the perfect introduction to tētēma, the Anthony Pateras/Mike Patton duo debuting tomorrow on Ipecac. Both, it should be noted, are mind-blowing. 662 more words