dance & aesthetics, mostly
Category Archives: music
May 14, 2011Posted by on
Dance and visual art fans need not worry though – this blog will continue to be active and will still be covering the same wide range of subjects. Expect a response to Charles Linehan’s new double bill soon!
March 14, 2011Posted by on
For a while I was beginning to wonder if I’d already grown too old for new music. Over the past few months, however, I’ve had my ears opened to a whole world of beguiling, engaging music I never knew existed. This music is often categorised under labels such as ‘microsound’, ‘modern classical’, or ‘post-ambient’, though I must admit I have no idea what any of those terms actually mean; typically it is open in its form (as opposed to the rigid verse-chorus structure of most pop music) and tends to use natural acoustic sounds that are then heavily processed, often beyond recognition.