Content by tag "Mylab"

ARTICLE: RADIO

Free Association - Vol.1 with Magda Brand

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Free Association is a new series of collaborative mixtapes curated by Mondo Jazz in association with some of the finest selectors on Mixcloud.

Free Association mixtapes develop as a conversation. The first selector sends a tune cherry-picked to suit, and ideally surprise, the second selector who then, in turn, returns the favor. An ...

ARTICLE: RADIO

Wayne Horvitz: A Musical Portrait

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This week we focus on the music of Wayne Horvitz with special attention for his latest two releases, The Snowghost Sessions and Those Who Remain. It's hard to condense in two hours the long career and many facets of a composer and pianist of great versatility, but we will do our best to present highlights from ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Mylab: Mylab

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It took a a while to happen--no thanks, neo-cons--but the most important musical invention for jazz since '70s jazz/rock fusion came with the onset of hip hop (and its corrollary, electronica) in the '90s. It's taken some time for improvised music to fully absorb the concepts of sampling and electronic studio manipulation, but that's not because ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Wayne Horvitz/Tucker Martine: Mylab

Read "Mylab" reviewed by Mark Corroto

For Wayne Horvitz and Tucker Martine, the pair known as Mylab, the saying “everything old is new again” should be restated as “Everything New is Old again!”

This studio experiment by the duo (with 17 of their closest friends) samples and loops folk recordings from the turn of the century to create song structures, ...