Mar 31, 2014
In a new book the former Gastr del Sol front man discusses why the experimental music of the 1960s was so rarely recorded at the time—and what changes when we listen to it today.
By Peter Margasak
Music Feature, David Grubbs, Bastro, Gastr del Sol, Jim O'Rourke, books, dissertations, University of Chicago, Brooklyn College, Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College, Duke University Press, experimental music, 1960s, records, recordings, documentation, composers, free improvisers, John Cage, Derek Bailey, AMM, La Monte Young, David Tudor, Morton Feldman, Christian Wolff, Fluxus, Earl Browne, David Behrman, Time Records, Columbia Records, CDs, Morton Feldman, mp3 blogs, DRAM, Database o Recorded American Music, Kenneth Goldsmith, Corbett vs. Dempsey, readings, interviews, John Corbett, John McEntire, essays, Tony Conrad, college students, Henry Flynt, Ubuweb, Keith Rowe, Bob Ashley, Alvin Lucier, Charles Curtis, John Cale, Joseph Byrd, The United States of America
Jul 21, 2011
Plus: A transformed Singer returns for a second album, and
Parallax Sounds, a doc on Chicago architecture and music, needs your support
By Leor Galil, Peter Margasak, and Kevin Warwick
Three Beats, 'Spective Audio, Atlanta, Vital-Sound I, Nicholas Zettel, Cyrus Shahmir, the N.E.C., Sovus Radio, All the Saints, Implodes, Killer Moon, Leavitt Ours, Cinchel, Singer, Mindreading, Drag City, Rob Lowe, Adam Vida, Ben Vida, Todd Rittmann, Dead Rider, Unhistories, Ben Russell, A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness, Parallax Sounds, Giancarlo Grande, Augusto Contento, Kickstarter, Hideout, Ken Vandermark, John Herndon, Tortoise, Steve Albini, Shellac, David Grubbs, Gastr del Sol, Jason Adasiewicz, Bob Weston, Ian Williams, Battles, Damon Locks, Wayne Montana, Eternals
Apr 1, 2011
Ken Vandermark performs Saturday 4/2 at a free screening of the Amazon river documentary "Roads of Water," which he scored. Also showing clips from "Roads" director Augusto Contento's in-progress post-rock-doc "Parallax Sounds."
By Ed M. Koziarski
Film, Music, Free Shit, Swag, Ken Vandermark, MacArthur, genius, saxophone, amazon, brazil, river, Chicago Cultural Center, documentary, roads of water, augusto contento, giancarlo grande, steve albini, azita, damon locks, eternals, post-rock, wayne montana, azita youssefi, don caballero, david grubbs, ian williams, gastr del sol, hideout, tim tuten, tim daisy, parallax sounds, nate mcbride, jeb bishop, devin hoff