Composer Profile: Vladimir Hirsch

Website | Facebook | Discogs | Soundcloud | YouTube | Last FM | ReverbNation | MP3 Vladimir Hirsch (born July 3, 1954, Czechoslovakia, today Czechia) is an avant-garde composer, instrumentalist and sound experimenter, integrating contemporary classical, industrial and dark ambient music. His compositional style is characterized by poly-modal and poly-microtonal architectonics, the usage of a […]

New Voice: David Vélez

David Vélez describes a recent work ~ Unseen Terror is a work that I composed using the sound captures I recorded during the creative process and exhibition of my installation Adrift and Catastrophe, which explores the notion of destruction and catastrophe. Listen to “Unseen Terror” Watch the installation video BIOGRAPHY David Vélez was born in Bogotá. He moved to New York […]

Composer Profile: Natasha Barrett

Website | Soundcloud Natasha Barrett is a freelance composer working with music, research and creative uses of sound. She studied in England for masters and doctoral degrees in electroacoustic composition, after which, in 1999, Barrett moved to Norway where she has since lived. During her doctoral research Barrett focused on acousmatic music (electroacoustic music without […]

New Voice: Abul Mogard

  Abul Mogard describes a recent work ~ This track is taken from my second album “Drifted Heaven” and is one of my favorite ones. I find it difficult to translate my own music into words.  I can say that it’s quite melancholic and it still moves me.   BIOGRAPHY Abul Mogard approached music in […]

Mathias Grassow ~ Tara

Website Mathias Grassow was born in Wiesbaden, Germany in 1963. From the start, music has always been a deep passion. He played drums and guitar in the 1970s and moved on to keyboards in the early 1980s. Mathias became increasingly fascinated with the flexibility and possibility inherent in keyboards and electronics and created experimental electronic […]

Composer Profile: Simon Steen-Andersen

Website Simon Steen-Andersen (b. 1976) is a Berlin-based composer, performer and installation artist, working in the field between instrumental music, electronics, video and performance within settings ranging from symphony orchestra and chamber music (with and without multimedia) to stagings, solo performances and installations. The works from the last 6-7 years concentrates on integrating concrete elements […]

New Voice: Karl Henning

Website | Soundcloud Karl Henning studied clarinet, conducting and orchestration with Nancy Buckingham Garlick, conducting and theory with Jack Russell, and composition with Jack Gallagher, Paul Schwartz, Judith Shatin, Walter Ross, Louis Andriessen and Charles Wuorinen. Karl’s formal study resulted in a B.Mus. with a double major in composition and clarinet performance at the College of Wooster […]