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Hyperchromatica Reviewed

OM’s latest recording, Kyle Gann’s Hyperchromatica, receives an excellent review in Theater Jones, May 2018: “…music based on intervals other than those you can get from the 12 equally-spaced notes on the piano needn’t be problematic. It could even be beautiful… Gann’s Hyperchromatica may be as close to divine as we get.” Hyperchromatica is a mammoth […]

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Putting Things In Context

San Francisco Classical Voice Reviews “The History Channel” Joe Cadagin speaks about how his childhood fear that everyone around him would start speaking a language that he couldn’t understand came true at OM 23’s presentation of “The History Channel” on Wednesday April 16th. Wednesday’s concert featured experimental pieces from the early 20th century, providing a […]

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Dada, Futurism and More

Other Minds 23: The History Channel Stephen Smoliar outlines some of his favorite parts of Wednesday nights concert “The History Channel”. Wednesday’s concert featured pieces that ranged from 1914 to 1966 and featured works by the founder of the futurist movement, Filippo Marinetti, Ernst Toch and Cathy Berberian. There were also remarks by Other Minds […]

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OM 23 Opening Night SF Chronicle

Joshua Kosman Review of OM 23 Opening Night Joshua Kosman speaks to his experience at opening night of the 23rd annual Other Minds Festival, which included performances by Jaap Blonk and Enzo Minarelli. He describes the night by saying, “In a range of performances by “sound poets” from around the world — by turns captivating, […]

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Jaap Blonk at OM 23

Dutch Culture USA Anticipates Jaap Blonk’s Performance at OM 23 Sydney Schelvis, discusses the history of Jaap Blonk, the Dutch born composer and sound poet who will make his Other Minds Debut tonight at 7:30 at the ODC Theater. Jaap will also be giving a workshop on sound poetry tomorrow night at 7:30, performing Kurt […]

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Program for next week’s Festival

The printed programs for our upcoming Festival 23 – Sound Poetry: The Wages of Syntax – just arrived from our printer. We took a different direction with the design this year, featuring some stunning art from some of the multi-talented characters in the Futurist and Dadaist movements of the early 20th Century. We made four […]

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KQED Anticipates OM 23

On this weeks “To Do List”: Other Minds 23rd Annual Festival. KQED lays out the schedule of events for the next weeks festival that brings the under-appreciated art of sound poetry to the fore. The article includes an explanation of what constitutes sound poetry from Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director Charles Amirkhanian, a short […]

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