An important innovator in contemporary music, British guitarist Keith Rowe has been called “the godfather of electro-acoustic improvisation.” Rowe has been a major influence, with a radical approach to his instrument and performance in general. Starting his career playing jazz in the early 1960s, Rowe was deeply influenced by abstract painters (Mark Rothko and Jackson [...]
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Bowerbird is proud to present AMERICAN SUBLIME, the first major festival in Philadelphia devoted to the singular music of Morton Feldman (1926-87), Saturday, June 4 – Sunday, June 12. The festival is includes seven concerts at venues throughout the city, with performances by some of the leading Feldman interpreters of our time. AMERICAN SUBLIME focuses [...]
Another beautiful sweeping dense work by German artist Stephan Mathieu. Remain, a new 60 minute composition utilizes original material from Janek Schaeferâ€™s Extended Play, reprocessed by Stephan Mathieu between September 2008 and October 2010 using an entropic setup, spectral analysis and convolution processes. A companion piece toÂ A Static Place on 12k. Still Image: Stephan Mathieu [...]