New music for a contemporary baroque orchestra. FIBO & Jukka Tiensuu.
Improvising over complex rhythms and forms.
Waller writes music for calm moments and seemingly reflective moods.
When brilliance is a property of the music, it’s marvelous. As a property of the sound, annoying.
One of the most significant composers of his generation, Erkki-Sven Tüür makes music that proceeds from particular to universal.
A new hope for record lovers in Tallinn.
When he’s playing guitar it doesn’t sound as if he were. A true guitar wizard with a big heart.
Jaan Rääts angled piano sonatas.
An immersive art installation of unprecedented scale summons the mystery of its notorious underground parties. Halloween in extreme.
‘She says she’s leavin’ but she don’t go’.
Screams rend the air, blood stains the ground, and the show goes on.
The most pointless album on earth?
Only one exists, and only one knows how to play it.
Different sonics, different mood.
Light at the end of the tunnel.
Rhythm from the East, harmony from the West.
Composer, filmmaker and videographer, Phill Niblock is best known for his minimalist and experimental music.
Stetson’s sonically rich music is more for the body than for brains.
The father of concrete music, Pierre Henry, passed away leaving practioners of electro-acoustic music a model to follow.
Encountering cultures is not an automatic short-cut to a happy ending, but drawing on various Mediterranean influences Jon Blake’s Siwan is a true master-piece.
Want to know what happens when a sousaphone becomes the bass, and the guitar the only one to play harmonies? Check out Roni Martin & Kalabalik Brass Band’s latest album.
Roni Martin’s skills as a musician and a composer are well-known. Less well is documented his work as a studio professional, and a happy owner of a first-generation Harrison mixing board.
Janet Feder’s fifth album is a strong demonstration of her musical and sonic sensibilities.
Scott Walker sends a clear message to the ‘unlistening’: Tilt, Drift, Bish Bosh!
When concrete sounds form a basis for highly abstract music.
Mika Vainio, one of the great pioneers of electronic music, passed away the other week, leaving us an abundant legacy.
The great concerts get a chamber music interpretation.
With this release, the Swedish guitarist Ulf Wakenius pays tribute to all the famous artists he’s been working with.
The book is by far the best. But what would be the second best way to tell the Alice’s story in the wonderland? A ballet at the Finnish National Opera/Ballet.
On its debut album, the NYC based band Dálava interprets a hundred years old folk songs.