Monday, January 25 2010
Slipped Discs continues with hip-hop royalty, a genre-busting classical quartet, the future of soul music, an Americana demigod and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.
Monday, December 15 2014
The year 2014 saw classic composer/director teams hit new highs, as well as a considerable dark streak take over the world of film scoring.
Monday, July 14 2014
This is an album about diversity without intellectual compromises. It is how it is because this is the way it is. There is no re-elaboration or, worse, reinterpretation of the existing aesthetic principles.
Wednesday, November 6 2013
The Kronos Quartet perform the work of a composer who wasn't even alive when they first started playing together.
Thursday, December 1 2011
Much like Gavin Bryars' "The Sinking of the Titanic," composer Steven Reich applies his minimal composition technique to address a great tragedy. The remaining works on this CD don't even come close to following suit.
Thursday, August 6 2009
Floodplain is a worldly album in every sense of the word, appropriating styles, melodies, and even musicians from spots around the globe.
Wednesday, August 7 2013
A number of premieres, a number of other artists, guests and collaborators and the NY performance debut of cellist Sunny Jungin Yang were all part of the free shows given by the Kronos Quartet as part of their 40th anniversary celebration at Lincoln Center.