Modern composer and electronics artist Mason Bates is equally comfortable in the worlds of new classical and hip hop. Working closely with the symphony orchestras of San Francisco and Chicago, he has been a driving force in escalating the role of electronics in the orchestra setting. To that end, Bates has put years into the study of flow, process and the acoustics of the classical orchestra. The rewards of this discipline are shared with listeners on Stereo Is King.Bates previous recording, Digital Loom (MSR Classics, 2009), incorporated similar elements but in a less relative manner, and as though ...read more
Join our growing community ofwriters, musicians, visual artists and advocates.