Post Tagged with: "microtonal"

Hafez Modirzadeh – Post-Chromodal Out! (2012)

Microtonal music theory teaches us, among other things, that being “out of tune” is a relative concept. What might sound off key to someone accustomed to strictly Western culture won’t sound that way at all

Giacomo Merega, Noah Kaplan, Marco Cappelli – Watch the Walls Instead (2012)

Italian electric bassist Giacomo Merega once again gets together with saxophonist Noah Kaplan and guitarist Marco Cappelli for a set of rhythm-less free form improvisations Watch the Walls Instead.

David Fiuczynski – Planet Microjam (2012)

One surefire way to know if your ears are trained to listen to European-derived music forms is to listen to microtonal music for even just a few seconds. If it strikes you as exotic and weird, then you are most attuned to Western style music

Noah Kaplan Quartet – Descendants (2011)

The title for the Noah Kaplan Quartet’s debut album makes all the sense in the world when you look up the word “descendant” in the dictionary. There, you’ll find one of the definitions read “deriving or descending from an ancestor.”

Neil Haverstick – Fretless (2010)

Neil Haverstick – Fretless (2010)

by Mark Saleski If you have a few hours to spare, and are looking for some cheap entertainment, search for one of those “Best Guitarists” lists on the Internet. Oh dear, the comments will absolutely slay you with their hilarity. Just about everybody can find a way to be offended that their “Best” has been slighted in one way orRead More

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