“Darkness Sounding” Takes Music Outside

“Darkness Sounding” Takes Music Outside The Southern California festival stretches from back yards to the desert. By Alex Ross February 22, 2021 On a chilly Los Angeles morning in late […]

No drone unturned: tracing the sound that unites ancient and modern

From primitive instruments and sacred chants to today’s minimalist electronica and metal, drone music has a long and mystical history. A new book investigates. From the womb – where the rushing [...]

The Irreducible William Parker

Nathan Bajar for The New York Times The bassist, bandleader and composer’s 10-disc “Migration of Silence Into and Out of the Tone World” invites you to listen, and let the […]

Rehearsal Studio: OM Honors Charles Shere’s 85th Birthday

From Steven Smoliar’s Rehearsal Studio Blog:   This past November Other Minds (OM) celebrated the 85th birthday of Bay Area composer Charles Shere with the digital download release of [...]