ACME String Quartet: March 20, 2013 Society for... →
Pretty much a New Sounds’ greatest hits here (Volans’ “White Man Sleeps,” Ingram Marshall’s Fog Tropes II, and Gavin Bryars “Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet” as performed by ACME. Full download from NYCTAPER.com. Thanks!
New Sounds: Cool Stuff Meant for John Schaefer,... →
Treasure troves of new music, because the staff just can’t wait for Friday’s monthly new releases show.
Albanian Wedding - Fanfara Tirana Hysni Zela -... →
Friday afternoon jams
EVIYAN - THIS Fri. 2/15 @ Czech Center New York →
Clarinetist and Bang on A Can All-Stars co-founder Evan Ziporyn, guitarist Gyan Riley (son of composer Terry Riley), and legendary Czech singer/violinist Iva Bittova. Don’t miss this supergroup performing this Friday night, 2/15.
Supergroup EVIYAN is Iva Bittova, Gyan Riley &...
New Sounds: With Bill Ryan & Billband Members -... →
Billband, live, tonight at 11PM. Looped cello, unearthly piano, and violin melodies.
First Listen: Ballake Sissoko, 'At Peace' : NPR →
The Malian kora player Ballake Sissoko again works with French cellist Vincent Segal in sweet and soulful ways. After all the time they’ve spent together in and out of the studio, the two bring a loose-limbed and relaxed spirit to At Peace.
New Sounds: Around the Globe in 59 Minutes - WNYC →
Killer show tonight of world music! Bengali, Punjabi, Senegalese, Gambian, Ethiopian, and more.
Bill Ryan ~ On Towards Daybreak, Billband and LPR →
New Sounds: The 2012 New Sounds Listener Poll... →
Among the Listener picks for 2012: Vijay Iyer Trio, Brian Eno, and Amadou & Mariam. SEE/HEAR Full 2012 Listener Poll Results.
New Sounds: John Schaefer's Completely Opinionated... →
John Schaefer’s New Sounds Top Ten of 2012 posted!
New Sounds Listener Poll 2012 →
New Sounds Listener Poll 2012 It’s the last day of the year, and the time for making lists. Go on - choose 10 of your favorites from the list we have for you. Choosing the music John Schaefer plays: Priceless. (Actual deadline: 1/10/13 at noon, for you procrastinators.)
New Sounds: Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi -... →
Max Richter gives background story behind Recomposed: Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons on the latest New Sounds. Although both shows (Dec. 19-20) at Le Poisson Rouge are SOLD OUT, Q2 Music has a live webcast of tomorrow night’s performance.
New Sounds Listener Poll 2012 Survey →
Take the Listener Poll 2012: Was it Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Janka Nubay & the Bubu Gang, and So Percussion/Grey McMurray? You get up to 10 choices! How many times do you think you can vote for your favorite record of the year (and not get busted by our ‘bots?) Go ahead, punk.
New Sounds: New Sounds - Remembering Ravi Shankar... →
Ravi Shankar. (1920-2012.) A virtuoso of the sitar, he introduced much of the world to the traditional sounds of Indian music through his collaborations with Yehudi Menuhin, John Coltrane, Philip Glass and the Beatles. Tonight, a full hour celebrating Ravi Shankar’s music on New Sounds at 11.
New Sounds: David Lang's "love fail" - WNYC →
11PM: @A4tweets perform excerpts from #lovefail & composer David Lang previews show @BAM_Brooklyn.
"Hommage a John" @Roulette tonight at 8 →
French double bass player, improviser and composer, Joëlle Léandre peforms work written specifically for her by Cage is joined by dancer Dominique Boivin.
Ecstatic Music Festival 2013 Full Line-Up →
indieclassical: New Amsterdam Presents has announced the stellar line-up for their 2013 festival at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center in New York City, running between January and March, and curated by Judd Greenstein. Highlights include Julia Holter, My Brightest Diamond with Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Sarah Kirkland Snider with DM Stith, Padma Newsome (of Clogs), and Shara Worden, and Bang on...
Battle of the Boroughs 2013 - The Greene Space →
Be part of the 2013 Battle of the Boroughs in The Greene Space at WNYC. We’re looking for up-and-coming performers of all genres. The deadline for entering is December 31st. Rules and details at wnyc dot org slash the greene space.
How '30 Rock' Made Me A Childhood Star -... →
John Schaefer’s baby picture appeared in last night’s episode of “30 Rock.” Read all about it.
A JOHN CAGE CENTENNIAL TRIBUTE – ENTER HERE →
That’s a link to the collection of stories, along with visual and sound artworks by international contemporary artists who have been inspired by John Cage. OUR tribute series concludes tonight with:New Sounds: John Cage: City Circus, Program XIII Hear our last show in our John Cage series tonight at 10PM, on our SPECIAL Stream, featuring recent recordings released in 2012, timed for...
Adam Sliwinski (So Percussion) muses on John Cage... →
New Sounds: John Cage: City Circus, Program XI -... →
Hear our eleventh in the special John Cage series tonight at 10PM, on our SPECIAL Stream, featuring concert performances of piano and percussion music by Erik Satie and John Cage from the 1982 Wall-to-Wall Cage & Friends, recorded at Symphony Space. P.S. If you missed last week’s episode in our 13-part archival series, John Cage: “City Circus,” catch up by listening at 8PM on Q2 Music
John Cage City Circus: Program X →
Hear a live performance of movements from Wendy Mae Chambers’ voodoo tone poem, “Twelve Squared” in memory of John Cage, on this tenth program in the series, John Cage: City Circus. Airs at 10PM, on our SPECIAL Stream. Plus, a choral work by Robert Moran, settings of passages from letters John Cage wrote to Moran. And more. P.S. If you missed last week’s episode in our...
"After the Storm": New Sounds returns tonight at...
And…New Sounds is back tonight at 11PM, with a show, “After the Storm.” Hear music from Carla Kihlstedt and Matthias Bossi, a musical warning from the Australian band Coolangubra, an excerpt from Ted Hearne’s “Katrina Ballads,” and some pivotal moments from film scores. Tonight at 11 on 93.9 FM and wnyc.org.
John Cage City Circus show #9 at 10pm on the Special Stream. Live performance by Margaret Leng Tan of prepared piano music & more. #john_cage@100
Lubomyr Melnyk | ISSUE Project Room →
John Cage: City Circus, Program VIII - WNYC →
John Cage performs a reading at the Kitchen, from a 1989 archival recording, on this eighth program in the series, John Cage: City Circus. Airs at 10PM, on our SPECIAL Stream. Plus, most of his ground-breaking “Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano,” as performed by Joshua Pierce. P.S. If you missed last week’s episode in our 13-part archival series, John Cage: “City Circus.”,...
FREE New Sounds Live w/Vijay Iyer & Victoire,... →
New Sounds Live, TONIGHT at 8PM - @VijayIyer piano trio & electro-chamber band @Victoiremusic FREE. @WFCNewYork Winter Garden.
FREE Music at the Winter Garden TONIGHT →
TONIGHT at 8PM, in the World Financial Center’s Winter Garden: Antibalas and Ted Leo playing music by Hugh Masekela. Free.
More music from lighting stuff on fire: Diego Stocco - The Burning Piano (by Diego Stocco)
explore-blog: Renaud Hallée uses fire as a music instrument. More experimental music made from nature here.
Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism,... →
New Sounds: Afrofunk, Afrojazz & Afropop (Special... →
If you wanna get up and dance to the music of Antibalas or just wanna kick back with a tea and a mouse kebab to the sweet sounds of the Malawi Mouse Boys, check out our latest podcast and subscribe! Reminder: Antibalas performs for FREE at the World Financial Center’s Winter Garden next week, 10/23, 8PM New Sounds Live show.
Beyond Cage | S.E.M. Ensemble →
Two John Cage at 100 / Music at 2012 events next week: Oct. 22, 2012: Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and Seventh Avenue, NYC) The Orchestra of the S.E.M. Ensemble: John Cage’s Atlas Eclipticalis with Winter Music AND Oct. 26, 2012: Elebash Recital Hall, The Graduate Center, CUNY (365 Fifth Ave. @ 34th St., NYC): Panel Discussion: “John Cage’s Musical Legacy”
New Sounds: John Cage: City Circus, Program VII -... →
Did you know that John Cage didn’t own a “sound system”? His last radio interview on tonight’s John Cage @100 archival series. Airs at 10PM, on our SPECIAL Stream. P.S. If you missed last week’s episode in our 13-part archival series, John Cage: “City Circus.”, hear it at 8PM on Q2 Music.
Sheet music for John Cage's 4' 33" - Boing Boing →
Get Down with Baroque Dance Forms (Friday's New... →
Listen online. Right now. Music from @roomfulofteeth, lutenist Rolf Lislevand, Deep Purple’s Jon Lord, and J.S. Bach.
Louise Philbrick →
via @salon97 & @jnbradford, Piano Parts Art. I.E. what to do with the remainder after a grand piano is abused by Son Lux: Contribution to Outliers Vol. 1