Plastic-teeth synthesizer

In one sense, the voc-25 is just a keyboard controller triggering a synthesizer, with some visual yuks thrown in. But when I heard it played, I realized there’s a loud […]

For composer Molly Joyce, disability is no barrier to virtuosity

Molly Joyce is among of the most versatile, prolific and intriguing composers working under the vast new-music dome. She’s composed spectral, searching works for orchestra, choir, string quartet [...]

Musical Travel Companions for a Year of Going Nowhere

The composer John Luther Adams combines immersive sound worlds with environmental activism. By Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim New York Times, Nov. 26, 2020 In the early spring of 1989, the composer [...]

Noah Creshevsky, Composer of ‘Hyperreal’ Music, Dies at 75

OBITUARY BY STEVE SMITH   Noah Creshevsky, a composer of sophisticated, variegated electroacoustic works that mingled scraps of vocal and instrumental music, speech, outside noise, [...]