Even via Skype, Rhys Chatham remains profoundly, permanently enthused. The giddy 100-guitar maximalist/minimalist yin to Glenn Branca's foreboding 100-guitar maximalist/minimalist yang, Chatham's '70s/'80s innovationsrounded up by Table of the Elements on 2002's An Angel Moves Too Fast To See ... More >>
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Photo by C. Neil Scott Queens trumpeter Peter Evans blats on the bleeding edge of out-jazz while also circling the fringes of noise-punk, sound design, and Rothko-like colors of pure tone. Although ... More >>
Brendan Fowler, grindin'The third edition of the absurd festival of performance art and excess that is RoseLee Goldberg's Performa 09 is underway in New York. And as always, a bunch of musicians are moonlighting, including DNA's Arto Lindsay (his "SOMEWHERE I READ" Performa kick-off processio ... More >>
In what will almost surely be a pair of completely face-melting concerts, violin drone wizard and Dream Syndicate veteran Tony Conrad and Psychic TV vet Genesis P-Orridge are combining in a "meeting of two fabulous violins" this coming Saturday and Sunday at ISSUE Project Room. Conrad's concerts a ... More >>