Post Tagged with: "Minimalism"

Rhys Chatham – Pythagorean Dream (2016)

Rhys Chatham – Pythagorean Dream (2016)

Dauntless musician Rhys Chatham’s ‘Pythagorean Dream’ is an avant-garde minimalist’s dream come true.

Richard Pinhas and Oren Ambarchi – Tikkun (2014)

These three extended pieces take minimalism to exotic – and redemptive – places

WTF?! Wednesdays: Philip Glass, “Music With Changing Parts” (1970)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Philip Glass, “Music With Changing Parts” (1970)

In a recent radio segment, NPR reported on an experiment conducted by University of Arkansas professor Elizabeth Margulis.

Dawn of Midi – Dysnomia (2013)

Just when you think that minimalist music was reaching an artistic dead-end, a musical act comes along that opens up new vistas. This time, it’s the Dawn of Midi, a trio with far-flung heritages

WTF?! Wednesdays: Scott Johnson, “Part 3: Involuntary Songs” (1982)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Scott Johnson, “Part 3: Involuntary Songs” (1982)

Though it was only then just beginning to hit the mainstream, looping and sampling by the ’80s was becoming old hat for the New Music/Minimalist guys.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Terry Riley, “You’re No Good” (1967)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Terry Riley, “You’re No Good” (1967)

Oh no, not the 1974 Linda Ronstadt hit. Not even close. Rather, it’s a non-hit from 1967, by Latin soul godfather and vibraphonist Harvey Averne with the lead vocal sung by doo wop specialist Kenny Seymour

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