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5
Dec

2014 New Music Holiday Gift Guide

2014 New Music Holiday Gift Guide

 

Are you freaking out? Your girlfriend is a composer and you never know what to get her? Your dad is a New Music connoisseur and you simply can’t get him another scarf this year? Here are a few ideas—for all budgets—to help you in your quest for the perfect musician gift. We hope you enjoy our 2014 New Music Holiday Gift Guide…

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2
Dec

Submit a Track For Our Winter 2015 Mixtape!

 

Submit a track for our Winter 2015 Mixtape

Do you have a track you’d like to share with our readers? Reach hundreds of New Music fans worldwide thanks to the Winter 2015 Mixtape—our 15th seasonal mixtape!

Take a minute to fill out this form. We will listen to every single piece and curate the next mixtape. We will stop accepting submissions on December 20.

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2
Dec

Exclusive Preview: Corey Dargel’s There’s Nothing There

Corey Dargel

Corey Dargel

If, like me, you’ve been into Corey Dargel‘s music for a long time, you might have been wondering what he was up to lately. Well, more music of course: OK It’s Not OK, his next album, will be out on New Amsterdam on January 27, 2015. You won’t have to wait that long, though, to hear his most recent material. We have a preview.

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20
Nov

Our Magazine Is Out On Android!

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“Finally!”

Is that what you just thought when you read this headline? Yeah? Well, me too.

I am really excited to announce that, as of today, our award-winning magazine is now available on Android (phones and tablets). Thanks to our partner, TypeEngine, the experience of our fantastic app was brought from the apple to the tiny green robot.


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27
Oct

This week: concerts in New York (October 27 – November 2, 2014)

Steve Reich

Steve Reich

All-Steve Reich Program: Colin Currie, Daniel Druckman, Simon Crawford-Phillips, Philip Moore

Two of Reich’s early works, Clapping Music and Drumming, will be performed alongside the US premiere of Quartet—co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall. Don’t miss the pre-concert talk starting at 7:00 PM in Zankel Hall: Steve Reich and Colin Currie in conversation with Ara Guzelimian, Provost and Dean, The Juilliard School.
Wednesday, October 29 at 8 PM
Tickets from $35 – $45
Carnegie Hall/Zankel Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York City
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John Supko & Bill Seaman: s_traits, with Wet Ink Ensemble

Wet Ink

Wet Ink

Clocktower Productions and Pioneer Works, Center for Art and Innovation present the release event for composer John Supko’s CD s_traits, created in collaboration with media artist Bill Seaman and the intelligent computer program, bearings_traits. The performance features musicians from Wet Ink Ensemble, performing alongside bearings_traits’ spontaneously generated music, composed by navigating an 110-hour database of audio samples and forging them into multitrack pieces in real time. To complement the music, a video program, arranged by Seaman, projects free-form images in the space.
Wednesday, October 29 at 7:30 PM
Free
Pioneer Works, 159 Pioneer Street, Brooklyn, NY
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Kendall Williams: Composers OutFront!

Pan in Motion: Kendall Williams in Concert features works for steel pan by Williams, American Composers Orchestra’s 2013/2014 Van Lier Emerging Composer Fellow. His pieces display the versatility of the steel pan, an instrument born out of Trinidad and Tobago that is one of the newest acoustical instruments to be incorporated into Caribbean, contemporary classical, and expressive jazz movements. The performers for the evening will be trumpet player Minerva Johnson; NYU Steel Band; and the Crossfire and Brooklyn Steel Orchestras.
Wednesday, October 29 at 7:30 PM
Free
Frederick Loewe Theatre, 35 West 4th Street, New York, NY
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BalletCollective

Hotel Elefant

Hotel Elefant

BalletCollective will present two world premiere ballets that showcase the company’s commitment to artistic collaboration. The program will also include The Impulse Wants Company. All three works will be accompanied by live music performed by the ensemble Hotel Elefant and feature lighting design by Brandon Stirling Baker.
Wednesday, October 29 & 30 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $20-$75
NYU Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY
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