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Album of the Day: Ted Hearne, "The Source"

When distraught Army Private Chelsea Manning sent nearly three-quarters of a million classified government documents to WikiLeaks, then confessed as much to hacker Adrian Lamo, surely she had no inkling any of that would eventually transform into art. 260 more words

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Chris Abrahams – Climb

Vegetable Records – VEGE003

Christopher Nosnibor

As pianist with The Necks, Chris Abrahams has built not only a substantial body of work but also a reputation as part of a highly respected avant-jazz ensemble. 147 more words

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Ólafur Arnalds - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)

songs:
Þú ert jörðin
Tomorrow’s Song
Poland
Gleypa okkur
Near Light
Ljósið

Born 1986 in the suburban Icelandic town of Mosfellsbær, a few kilometers outside of Reykjavík, composer/performer Ólafur Arnalds has always enjoyed pushing boundaries with both his studio work and live-shows. 655 more words

Alban Nuhiu

Conducting a Leading Chamber Ensemble: An Interview with Jonathan Cohen

Jonathan Cohen is fast becoming one of the household names of the classical music world. An adept cellist and keyboardist, he is also building a remarkable reputation as a conductor. 1,632 more words

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La Monte Young & Marian Zazeela :: The Black Album 1969

Young & Zazeela recorded their first full length album in Munich for Heiner Friedrich’s Edition X label. Released as a limited edition of 2000, the first 98 were signed & dated by the artists. 739 more words

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Terry Riley's In C Mali – Live at Tate Modern


Terrence Mitchell “Terry” Riley(born June 24, 1935) is an American composer and performing musician associated with the minimalist school of Western classical music, of which he was a pioneer. 282 more words

Alban Nuhiu

Album of the Day: Hidden Orchestra, “Wingbeats”

Think of Wingbeats by Hidden Orchestra as a bedroom symphony. Unlike a traditional symphony, Wingbeats doesn’t require a concert hall or a stage filled with dozens of musicians. 204 more words

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