Part One – On Framing
What makes a field recording worth listening to? This question is asked more of the auditory practice than its visual cousin, photography. Similarities between the two abound – site selection and the artist’s/audience’s relation to it, aesthetic qualities, questions of perspective and framing, whether or not the document should/can be edited […]
Cover Art: Princesito
Introducing ‘Isla 14’ the latest release of Vancouver based soundscape/ambient tonal abstract electro-acoustic composer/producer – Daniel Majer.
Isla 14 released on the Isla net label, is a delightful series of compositions exploring the places, moods and tonic soundscape of Majer’s Vancouver. The fluidity and swirling currents running through these comps, resonate with both the peace […]
Coppice has long fascinated me. Their work is typically polished without sounding stuffy or aloof and subtly complex without indulgence or excess. So it is obviously with some interest that I approach what can be characterized as the duo’s mid-career pivot. Preamble to Newly Cemented Dedication to Freedom is, in addition to being a mouthful, a self-declared departure […]
Today we’re listening to …until…, Perth guitarist Jameson Feakes‘ debut solo release on Tone List. Both the artist and the label are new to me and to Cut And Run, so I approached the music with something of a blank slate – a refreshing change from the (enjoyable) weight of familiarity and expectation of the last review of […]
[ 20 January , 2017; 21:00 to 23:00. ]
Quiet City is a series of deep-listening concerts in Vancouver, focused on live performances of experimental, electronic and improvised music in a comfortable and intimate setting. Established in January 2010, we are now entering our eighth year of programming.
The thirty-first edition of this series will be featuring performances by:
⊚ Brandon Nickell (San Francisco)
⊚ Cameron Shafii […]