A submitted review of FREQUENCY FESTIVAL 2017: Quince + Olivia Block.
by Zachary Moore, photos by Jeff Kimmel
Going to a Dal Niente show at Constellation is always a really warm experience for me. I saw like 50 people I really like, and heard pieces by people I really like (Ray Evanoff), as well as a piece by someone who I didn’t know I really liked, but based off minimal conversation in the midst of me fan-boying hard after his piece was premiered, I think I really like (Murat Çolak).… Read More...
by Jason Moritz
Miranda Cuckson talked about jazz (what is spectral jazz?) between songs in Fullerton Hall at the Art Institute on Sunday afternoon, but I thought her violin was more punk than jazz. Maybe with a bit of metal thrown in too–some wicked fretwork that would make Eddie Van Halen proud, I thought.… Read More...
FREQUENCY FESTIVAL 2017: Mocrep @ MCA
photos by Deidre Huckabay
I don’t have a lot of things to say about the show itself. However, I was puzzled with the Q&A session afterwards. How can one hope to ask a genuine question when it is clear that the participants of the session do not treat the occasion seriously?… Read More...
An assessment of political art by its in/ability to embrace the collective experience.
…por el Yasuní… and why not …for Standing Rock…?
by Pablo Santiago Chin
Art’s Ivory Tower?
The creative impulse is as natural to humans as our instinct for survival. Even the history that traces mankind’s creativity became a creative substance.… Read More...
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 what it feels like to geomance during these bleak January days, metaphorically, I’d say it feels TERRIBLE.… Read More...