a new anxiety for 20 players – Nicholas DEYOE Loud. Fast. Aggressive. When Chris Rountree invited me to compose a piece for wild Up, he asked for something loud, fast, aggressive, and inspired by Slayer or Meshuggah. With styles existing at opposite ends of a particular spectrum, I took this as an opportunity to engage with forms of acoustic intensity and brutality rather than
Chris Kallmyer and Melinda Rice — teachers. Awesome.
Richard Valitutto talks about playing Messiaen, Highland Park roosters, and being a librarian.
I often work with field recordings, but i don’t often work with chamber orchestras. I make recordings of rivers, trains, farms, cows, trees, wind, fog horns, church bells, traffic noise, and coffee shops. These mundane things yield the most rigorous and beautiful sounds that I use in installations, and compositions. When asked to work on a piece for wild Up, I jumped at the
After the shows last week, we all went into Turkey-Hybernation. Here’s the recap: It all went pretty noisily. There were some reviews: Mark Swed – Los Angeles Times / Brian Holt – Out West Arts and a Brooklyn-Micro-Blog-Hell of tweet reviews of the review: which were all reviewed here: Out West Arts: “California Love” We also participated by eating celebratory and peaceful persimmons.
wild Up | Tholl/Misfits – Where Eagles Dare, featuring Maggie Hasspacher Sean Robertson took this from the audience of our Nov. 19th show. wild Up | Barlow, punk rock and player piano music