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Composer and Dawn of Midi drummer Qasim Naqvi is set to release a new album of moody, compelling synthesizer music on Nov. 4, but we're going to let you hear it right now.
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Laraaji, the New Age musician and meditation guide who gained worldwide recognition after recording with Brian Eno, talks about his artistic and spiritual paths, the therapeutic power of laughter, and music of the eternal now.
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Michael Pisaro, Meshuggah, Graham Lambkin, Carl Stone, Ghédalia Tazartès, and other select sounds playing lately at Night After Night HQ.
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Metric bassist and singer-songwriter Joshua Winstead recently released his debut solo album, MMXX; now, in advance of bringing his new music to National Sawdust, he fielded questions from friends in Metric, Bear in Heaven, Broken Social Scene, and Death From Above 1979.
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After an on-campus epiphany sent her back to school, Bonnie Wright has cultivated worldwide networks of community through bringing her far-flung musical discoveries home to San Diego.
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The Living Earth Show, the explosive Bay Area new-music duo of electric guitarist Travis Andrews and percussionist Andy Meyerson, is set to unleash its sophomore full-length album, Dance Music, via New Amsterdam Records on Oct. 28, and will celebrate at National Sawdust on Oct. 21. And to get you in the mood to celebrate, we're going to let you hear the whole thing ahead of time, exclusively.
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Van der Graaf Generator, Linda Catlin Smith, Vanessa Rossetto, and other select sounds playing lately at Night After Night HQ.
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No lover of modern music and/or contemporary art can afford to miss A Feast of Astonishments: Charlotte Moorman and the Avant-Garde, 1960s-1980s, a lively, illuminating, persuasive exhibition on view through Dec. 10 at New York University's Grey Art Gallery.
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Hailed by audiences and the press during its premiere run in 2012, the opera Dog Days – created by composer David T. Little and librettist Royce Vavrek – has enjoyed widespread success unusual for contemporary opera. During a recent interview, Little and Vavrek looked back on their creative partnership, the premiere staging, and lessons learned along the way.
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Inaugurating Beginning Stages, a first-time venture for National Sawdust that emphasizes some of the earliest steps in the development of a musical-theater work, TJ Armand and Carl Paiva took part in a week-long residency in September. With another concert reading coming up, they checked in with a progress report.