Showing 1 - 10 results of 59 for "Andy Battaglia"
The contradiction of South America’s new sounds where sadness and euphoria combine
Four Brazilian releases brilliantly capture the country’s beauty and dark underbelly by mixing experimentation with rousing vocals. And it's impressive.
September 27, 2016
Back to basics with sound artist Tristan Perich
From vinyl to 8-track, cassettes, CDs, MP3s and the cloud, for record buyers, substance has vanished into thin air. But for one musician, the medium is the message.
August 18, 2016
Album review: Claire Singer’s organ music and the pipes of Brexit
Two avant-garde albums hark back to an ecclesiastical past to make sense of the present: Solas by Claire M Singer and Love Streams by Tim Hecker.
July 20, 2016
Exhibitions: Anxiety on show at the NY Guggenheim’s new Mena exhibition
But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa, an exhibition of Mena artists at the Guggenheim in New York, focuses on migration and anxiety in the region.
June 23, 2016
Africa rising: Space Echo and the cosmic sounds from Cape Verde
Electronic sounds from Cape Verde to Ethiopia are showing just how diverse and expansive African music can be. We survey some of the best new releases from the continent.
June 8, 2016
How legendary designer Harry Bertoia made sounds from sculpture
Modernist designer Harry Bertoia was also a pioneer in experimental sound, creating otherworldly sonic landscapes from simple metal sculptures. Now a box set of his dreamlike works takes us to a wider cosmos.
May 11, 2016
Music review: Paul Bowles’ Moroccan musical survey from the 50s
Half a century ago, writer Paul Bowles travelled through Morocco to record the sounds of its people. A CD box set breathes new life into this joyous, mystical music.
April 14, 2016
Inside the Met Breuer, New York’s boldest new contemporary art museum
The Met Breuer, the new home for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s modern and contemporary collection, has opened in New York with a Nasreen Mohamedi exhibition. We report on the institution’s new commitment to a global perspective.
March 24, 2016
Album review: Animal Collective’s Painting With – dynamic and mesmerising
All the forces flowing through their songs, which often run like a river towards a waterfall, can put an impressionable listener in mind of the drones that course beneath Indian music or circular patterns from other traditions.
February 16, 2016
Beyond borders: what makes a world music festival tick?
Mexican cabaret music, Haitian roots grooves, Arab-flamenco fusion, and a wild, wily group that proudly identifies as a Russian mafia band will appear at Sunday's globalFEST.
January 14, 2016