PLEASE RESPECT HER DECADENCE: ALGEBRA SUICIDE: SUMMER VIRUS NIGHT (DOM ELCHKLANG)

Music

Fame can be a huge pain in the ass. And sometimes, of course, it can be a hell of a lot more than that. On the one hand, it can mean that an artist has a decent-sized audience—often a necessity if the artist wants to focus on the work and not have to deal with crappy jobs to make a living.

JEREMY OWEN TURNER

Music

Jeremy Owen Turner has over nine years’ experience producing content in virtual worlds, which makes him a bona-fide doyen and agent provocateur in the field of emerging technologies.

ROCK ’N’ ROLL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Music

Rock camps and rock schools for kids are a very recent phenomenon, but the idea is already so established, and seems so natural, that it feels like they’ve been around forever.

THE ACADEMY IN PERIL: AN EVENING WITH JOHN CALE AT MOMA

Music

Through a Welsh burr punctuated by a burnt-out stutter, former Velvet Underground member and punk pioneer John Cale devoted most of his recent MoMA lecture to a discussion of his video installation Dyddiau Du/Dark Days.

ADDING FUEL TO THE FIRE: THE BESNARD LAKES

Music

An image of a burning horse could be a symbol of many things, but with those self-devouring flames it’s a perfect metaphor for the combustible world of husband-and-wife collaborations.

KOSTI’S APHORISMS ON MUSIC

Music

Classical music correctly played epitomizes perfection.

Outtakes: One Day In The Life Of A Recording Session

Music

It’s all systems go at Systems Two Studio in Brooklyn. It’s also Marge Records owner Gerard Terrone’s first foray into New York City. He’s been running around from club to club catching as many gigs as possible in his one short week here, but his main reason for the trip is to do a follow-up recording for the young, promising French saxophonist Alexandra Grimal.

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