All posts tagged: Electronics

Review: petra – filament

When I first heard petra‘s “filament” I had this deep impression, this funny assumption, that this was the work of someone living alone in the woods, or in the marshy outskirts of Providence, RI, possibly in a boat. A certain combination of the synthetic and the fuzzy with the deeply human that can only come

Bernstein, Sarah

Photo by Peter Gannushkin / downtownmusic.net Primary Scene: New York/Brooklyn Sarah Bernstein is a violinist, composer, improviser, vocalist and poet based in NYC. Nominated “Rising Star” in the 63rd Annual DownBeat critics poll, she is a recognized innovator and in-demand violinist with many recordings to her credit. Her jazz quartet release Still/Free is out on Leo

Foster, Michael

Primary Scene: Brooklyn/New York Michael Foster is a saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist working in the fields of free improvisation, noise, free jazz, graphic & video notation, performance art, and other forms of weird music. Foster utilizes extensive preparations of his saxophone, augmenting it with amplification, objects, balloons, drum heads, vibrators, tapes, and samples as a method

Pluta, Sam

Primary Scene: Brooklyn/New York Sam Pluta is a New York City-based composer, improviser, and sound artist specializing in the use of the laptop as a performance instrument. As a composer, Pluta combines electronic soundscapes with acoustic instruments in compositions ranging from solo instrumental works to pieces for ensemble with electronics to compositions for large ensemble

Kane, Bonnie

Primary Scene: Brooklyn/New York “I’m interested in what a musician can bring to the moment of creation…” Dedicated improvisor and electro acoustic pioneer, Bonnie Kane’s music is formed from equal exposure to the avantgarde, hard core and the psychedelic. Integrating saxophone, flute, feedback and electronics, her solo and group work traverse the genres of noise, free

Welcome, Chris

Primary Scene: Brooklyn/New York Chris Welcome is a guitarist, composer and electronic musician based in New York. He has recorded for Delmark, AUM Fidelity, New Atlantis, Talking Skull, and Tiger Asylum records. He has performed throughout North America and Europe, notably at the Tusk Festival (UK), Jazzwerkstadt (Swiss), Sonic Circuits (D.C.) and XFest (MA). As

Cymerman, Jeremiah

Primary Scene: Brooklyn/New York Jeremiah Cymerman is a composer, clarinetist, producer and sound engineer. His music draws upon improvisation, electronic manipulation and production, traditional, studio and graphic composition, as well as solo clarinet performance and ensemble performance. Having worked with a broad range of contemporary artists including Toby Driver, John Zorn, Nate Wooley, Brian Chase, Mario Diaz de Leon, Jessica