Julius Eastman: A Radical Legacy Celebrated at the Kitchen

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David Menestres talks with Mary Jane Leach and Christopher McIntyre about 'Julius Eastman: That Which Is Fundamental,' an extensive interdisciplinary retrospective running Jan. 19-Feb. 10 at the Kitchen and other venues.

Missy Mazzoli: Examining the American Dream Onstage

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Missy Mazzoli, whose new opera 'Proving Up' has its premiere at the Kennedy Center Jan. 19 and 21, talks about examining the American Dream onstage, the urge to compose, and the slow pace of progress.

You Should Be Following: Wynton Grant

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You should be following Wynton Grant, a conservatory-trained violinist whose crash course in personal finance helped him become a Los Angeles homeowner at 25.

Nicole Mitchell: Science Fiction and Sound Strategies

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Nicole Mitchell, a dynamic flutist, composer, bandleader, and teacher named artist-in-residence for the 2018 Winter JazzFest in New York City, discusses her creative path and aspirations in and beyond music.

Claron McFadden: The Secrets We All Share

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In 'Secrets,' a multimedia theatrical concert coming to National Sawdust Jan. 13 & 14, Claron McFadden deploys the breadth of her technique to bring to light the stories we all hide from the world.

You Should Be Following: Isabel Hagen

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Twice a month, the National Sawdust Log takes a closer look at the new age, interviewing musicians who are using unconventional methods to climb the ladder.

Input/Output: Joda Clément, TIME + PLACE

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Input/Output, a new National Sawdust Log series, addresses music produced largely or wholly with electronics and/or computers by enlisting the creators themselves to share insights about the music they make.

Jenny Hval: Testing the Boundaries of Performance

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Norwegian singer-songwriter Jenny Hval, who performs at National Sawdust on Dec. 18, speaks with Sasha Geffen about touring, collaboration, and smuggling intestines through airport security.

Ikue Mori: Sustenance and Renewal in Downtown Music

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Trailblazing percussionist, electronic composer, and improviser Ikue Mori talks about community, continuity, and renewal in New York's downtown music scene.

Pauchi Sasaki: Designing New Relationships with Technology

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Ahead of her Dec. 8 performance with the American Composers Orchestra, Pauchi Sasaki talks about her artistic practice, her evolutionary view of technology, and trying to keep up with Philip Glass