In Glacier Music, sounds and songs capture urgency, deeply-felt and real

It’s heard in drips, in flows of water. It’s counted in numbers, echoes in poetry, called into the air in plaintive cries, sighing instruments, and the decay of piano notes. When a crisis reaches us somewhere that even words fail, maybe we need sounds and music to tell the story alongside science.

Instrumental inventions, from LEGO microtonal guitar to deconstructed tuba, at Guthman prize

Bored by the Grammys? Try the Guthmans instead. The Guthman Musical Instrument Competition has selected its award winners, as musicians re-imagine acoustic, electroacoustic, electromagnetic, and digital all at once, with phenomenal results.

Peter Kirn - March 16, 2021

Watch stunning live sets, AV from SET Festival Tehran, In-between Conditions Tbilisi

Beam yourself to Iran and Georgia as curators there assemble engrossing audiovisual art and live music sets from around the world. It’s all presented in virtual form. First – to Tehran. SET SET Festival is a half decade-old platform in the Iranian capital, which has acted as a hub both for the audiovisual and experimental […]

Peter Kirn - July 23, 2020

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