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July 25, 2017

Alex Ross: The Rest Is Noise Miscellany

The Earle Brown Foundation is bringing its Time Spans Festival to New York Aug. 1-5. It’s a fantastic lineup both of ensembles — Talea, Bozzini Quartet, JACK Quartet — and of repertory: recent works of Chaya Czernowin, Steven Takasugi, Jürg Frey, John Luther Adams, Georg Friedrich Haas, and several composers I don’t know but intend to explore. The one unmissable event, I feel, will be the Bozzini’s renditions of quartets by Frey…. Starting tomorrow in San Francisco, a major festival of works by the happily inescapable JLA, at SF Jazz. In August, Adams will also oversee the inauguration of The Wind Garden, an installation at the Stuart Collection in San Diego…. On Aug 4, the adventurous pianist Adam Tendler, who toured all fifty states for his 88×50 project, will perform a Cage program at the Rubin Museum in NYC: the prepared-piano pieces 31’57.9864″ and 34’46.776” will be heard alongside Cage’s recording of 45’ for a speaker…. The program for the 2018 Prototype Festival has been announced. Of particular interest: the New York première of Gregory Spears’s gorgeous, haunting Fellow Travelers, which was a finalist for the Music Critics Association of North America’s freshly inaugurated Best New Opera award. Missy Mazzoli’s Breaking the Waves was the winner; David Lang’s anatomy theater was the other finalist…. David Allen profiles the brilliant Yuval Sharon, mastermind of Hopscotch, in the New York Times. Sharon’s eagerly anticipated beachside production of Brecht’s Galileo has been postponed until next spring, but his theatricalization of Orson Welles’s The War of the Worlds, with music by Annie Gosfield, comes to the LA Phil in the fall, and next summer he will become, amazingly, the first American ever to direct at the Bayreuth Festival, in a new production of Lohengrin…. For NewMusicBox, Donna Arnold has written a remarkable account of the remarkable life of Dika Newlin, teenaged Schoenberg pupil turned punk-rock grande dame.

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Goldmine Magazine Graham Nash collection of Underground Comix Art expected to generate huge interest at Heritage Comics Auction

Underground Comix Art collection owned by Graham Nash is expected to be among the most coveted at Heritage Auctions’ Comics Auction in Dallas, Aug. 10-12.

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Goldmine Magazine Interview: Ron Dante of The Archies

Goldmine spoke with Ron Dante (The Archies) about his recording, producing, performing career and this year’s Happy Together tour.

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Goldmine Magazine Indie Showcase: New releases offer a retreat from reality

It makes sense to seek new sounds that provide the satisfaction of discovery. Here then, is a Indie Showcase sampling of new indie music.

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Goldmine Magazine Concert Review: Foreigner, Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham deliver all the hits

There are other classic rock packages touring this summer but this trifecta of classic hard rock (Foreigner, Cheap Trick, Jason Bonham) is hard to beat.

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Ionarts À mon chevet: ‘1Q84’

À mon chevet is a series of posts featuring a quote from whatever book is on my nightstand at the moment.

The taxi’s radio was tuned to a classical FM broadcast. Janáček’s Sinfonietta — probably not the ideal music to hear in a taxi caught in traffic. The middle-aged driver didn’t seem to be listening very closely, either. With his mouth clamped shut, he stared straight ahead at the endless

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Discogs Blog Essential Wax with Grizzly Bear

Grizzly Bear burst onto the global scene in 2009 with their album ‘Veckatimest‘, although some of us had been following the then Brooklyn band since their debut with Kanine Records ‘Horn Of Plenty‘. As the band toured the world with Radiohead, “Two Weeks” broke through, making Grizzly Bear the mainstream symbol of indie rock. Fast forward to […]

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New video by Richer Unsigned on YouTube

Firewoodisland perform Wither & Grow
Firewoodisland perform their song Wither & Grow, supporting Bear’s Den as part of the Richer Unsigned Record Store Day celebrations.

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Classical-Music.com Free Download: Gerald Finley sings Sibelius’s ‘Come away, death’

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This week's free download is Sibelius's orchestral song 'Kom nu hit' (Come away, death), performed by Canadian bass-baritone Gerald Finley with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Edward Gardner. The disc received a four-star review in our May issue.

'These songs are made for Finley's voice,' writes Michael Scott Rohan. 'His is less heroic than familiar Finnish baritones, but always mellifluous and refined in his effects, his words keenly shaded.'

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