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Cacophony, Emily Kerski

OPTION: Wyche & Sheehan

by Emily Kerski Guitarist Daniel Wyche opened this evening of improvisatory music with a set showcasing the extended techniques he has recently been developing. What
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Imploding Signs 3

by Eli Namay  Imploding Signs 1  Imploding Signs 2  On Cultural Struggle: Artistic Militance and the Abolition of Value acts as a both a statement on
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NOT EVERYBODY’S GOAL

by Max Erwin  I. What just happened The percussionist, composer, and ensemble member Owen Davis recently made a chart showing what he considered to be the
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GeoFancy March 2017

by Sievert Buckblood GEOFANCY: a monthly column about the future, and you. Friend of Experimental Music, Geez, I was going to write about spring, but
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Imploding Signs 2

Reflections on Luis Fernando Amaya’s Objeto/Espacio no.2: Variaciones y Bagatelas by Eli Namay “...the plant-seeking botanist and the colony-seeking naval officer shared a similar mindset.
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GeoFancy February 2017

by Sievert Buckblood GEOFANCY: a monthly column about the future, and you. Friend of Experimental Music, It’s hard, you know. If I had to describe
Cacophony, Eli Namay

Imploding Signs 1

Imploding Signs 1: Deconstructing positivist and essentialist notions inherent in dominant modes of signification by Eli Namay  1. Teasing Out Contradiction: framing the problem and
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GeoFancy December 2016

by Sievert Buckblood GEOFANCY: a monthly column about the future, and you. Dear Friend of Experimental Music, I mean… what do I say. Early in
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GeoFancy November 2016

by Brobeck Olivedust GEOFANCY: a monthly column about the future, and you. Dear Friend of Experimental Music, I hope you’re well. You and I both
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GeoFancy October 2016

by Tore Vedis Lubbock GEOFANCY: a monthly column about the future, and you. Dear Friend of Experimental Music, A lot has happened since I last
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GeoFancy September 2016

by (the esteemed) Sievert Buckblood GEOFANCY: a monthly column about the future, and you. Figure 1. Result of the original interpretation of gum spots, containing all
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Improvising Life: Tomeka Reid

by Lakshmi Ramgopal, Photos courtesy of tomekareid.net Inspiration can catch experimental cellist Tomeka Reid at any moment. So much so, in fact, that she forgot
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Shawn Lucas Discusses FLAK

CACOPHONY: What is Flak, and when did it start? March 2016 - Composer performer Eliza Brown performs her work, cellopiece. Photo by Tyler Sullivan Shawn Lucas:
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HCL Spring Open House

by Bethany Younge and Lia Kohl We went to the HCL Spring open house on Saturday, a bi-annual party/performance/fundraiser that highlights the work of their
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People Doing Things

A brief survey of bodies in music, specifically in the music of Pierluigi Billone, and even more specifically in Mani. Matta for marimba and multi-percussion.
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Interview: Rhys Chatham

by Amelia Ishmael An interview with Rhys Chatham Amelia Ishmael: When was the last time that you were in              
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Lesley Flanigan Preview

By Bethany Younge Lesley Flanigan Preview for Wednesday, 4/27 at Constellation “In a way, Hedera is a traveling piece. It simply moves from point A to
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Genetti//Fleisenberg//strong

by Eli Namay REFLECTING on the Genetti/Fleisenberg/Strong show from last Sunday at Elastic Arts, it is striking to me how much they share a fascination

Walking Marbles, Tortoises, and the 99 Cent Store: An Interview with Carolyn Chen

by Kenn Kumpf

a•pe•ri•od•ic will open its 2018-19 season next Sunday night (Oct. 14th) at 8:30 p.m. on Constellation’s Frequency Series as part of a double bill with vocalist/composer Carol Genetti. a•pe•ri•od•ic will give the Chicago premiere of Carolyn Chen’s In 1839 it was considered elegant to take a tortoise out walking.Read More...

Eliza Brown’s A Soundwalk with Resi: An Extended Program Note

Photo Credit: Yonatan Aljadeff

A Soundwalk with Resi by Eliza Brown

Extended program note by Jessica Aszodi

Resi is a child in late-19th-century Austria who will grow up to be the wife of a Field Marshall. Her given name is Maria Theresa, but that sounds too formal for a small person who prefers outdoors to in, so her mother calls her Resi.

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F-PLUS and ~Nois at Constellation

by Emily Kerski

The lobby of Constellation is like a warm living room; there’s something about the glow of the low orange lights, the sense of community as people gather at the door. It seems everyone knows everyone as they discuss projects, ask fellow musicians about what is coming up next, catch up with colleagues, revisit connections, dream bigger, make plans.Read More...