Tonight I will be making my way through some of the latest releases to show up on my studio desk. As the year begins to wind down I am confronted with a cast of impressive works from some formidable labels and artists. This years releases have continued to impress me and leave a mark […]
Approaching Olivia Block’s Karren here has provoked some hesitation on my part; much as that I encountered for a review last year of Alessandro Bosetti’s Stand Up Comedy. As then, it is worth questioning what this text could add to the experience of simply listening to such an accomplished work, but provoking our readers’ curiosity is […]
For tonight’s show I talk with Nick Storring + Daniel Brandes about their latest release on Halifax’s Heavy Fog label.
Bespoken is a ensemble composed of Ilana Waniuk, Cheryl Duvall, Matthew Ramolo, Brandon Valdivia and Nick Storring who perform the two compositions found on this cassette, ‘Aigre-douce’ and ‘Intimations of Melody‘.
Here is a sample of ‘Aigre Douce‘
For further information on Nick […]
[ 16 October , 2013; 20:00 to 23:00. ]
Wednesday, October 16; 8 PM
Works for Small Ensemble and Solos
Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd floor)
Tickets $35 regular/$15 students and seniors (taxes and venue surcharges included)
With works by Paul Dolden (Resonance #1), Jacques Hètu (Sonate Pour Piano op.35), Jacqueline Leggatt
(Cold Trip), Jocelyn Morlock (Icarus Landing), Michael O’Neill (Stabimobilism), and James Rolfe (Railway
Street). The performance will feature Lori Freedman […]
I’ve followed Piotrowicz’s work since first hearing ‘Clinamen 3’, his contribution to a split with Carl Michael von Hausswolff on Bocian Records. After perusing much of his oeuvre since, I’ve found that the slow but consistent dynamism of that particular work stands above the rest. When Snakeboy Is Dying, then, is to me something of […]