Composer Profile: Vladimir Hirsch

Website | Facebook | Soundcloud | YouTube 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 wide range of modern technologies to enhance sonic means … Continue reading Composer Profile: Vladimir Hirsch

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 … Continue reading New Voice: David Vélez

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 … Continue reading Composer Profile: Natasha Barrett

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 … Continue reading New Voice: Abul Mogard

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 … Continue reading Mathias Grassow ~ Tara

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 … Continue reading Composer Profile: Simon Steen-Andersen

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 … Continue reading New Voice: Karl Henning