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CD Review: Here (and there), Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi (piano w/electronics)

Here (and there), Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi, (piano w/electronics), various composers, Innova (846) by Robert Spalding Newcomb Over the past two decades, advances in technology and performance virtuosity have evolved in parallel.  A primary challenge for composers and performers working in … Continue reading

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New CD available for review, ‘Silvatica’ by Galactronic.

They describe it as “Womping odd-meter, just intonation, nested rhythmic figures, and breathing electronics, Galactronic weaves in the magic of the Hang with the grit of the California underground electronic scene. The Result: Dance music like you’ve never heard before, … Continue reading

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New CDs for review

New CD available for review. Please email us at <array dot journal at gmail dot com> if you are interested in reviewing this CD. Pianist Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi’s new release Here (and there) features works for piano and electronics by Brian … Continue reading

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CD Review: Resonating Universes, Erdem Helvacioğlu, Şirin Pancaroğlu

Resonating Universes, Erdem Helvacioğlu (composer), Şirin Pancaroğlu (harpist), Sargasso by Alistair Zaldua Sargasso’s latest publication is a set of eight pieces presented by composer Erdem Helvacioğlu and harpist Şirin Pancaroğlu. Helvacioğlu is a very successful young Turkish composer whose (now somewhat outdated) website reveals … Continue reading

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ICMC 2011 Review: Concert 8, Wednesday 3rd August

By John ffitch Concert 8 was given twice on account of the room size.  I attended the second performance, in which there were five tape pieces and a video. The concert started with a bang that made me jump, as … Continue reading

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ICMC 2011 Review: Audiovisual works, Thursday 4th August

By Andrew Connor It is the fourth day of the main conference, and my last, as I have a prior commitment requiring me to leave early tomorrow. But it’s a great day for audiovisual work, with a fine example on … Continue reading

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ICMC 2011 Review: Audiovisual works, Wednesday 3rd August

By Andrew Connor It is the halfway point in the Conference. My body is beginning to remind me that sleep is a necessity, not a luxury. Due to the keynote speech and conference banquet, the schedule contained fewer concerts than … Continue reading

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