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Content by tag "Jaap Blonk"

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Music Unlimited Festival 2014

Read "Music Unlimited Festival 2014" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Music Unlimited Festival
Wels, Austria
November 7-9, 2014

Nothing about the appearance of the town Wels, in western Austria, suggests that this sleepy old commune located in the middle of a vast agricultural area is a Mecca for adventurous music aficionados. Every year, hundreds of people habitually gather from ...

The Latest Adventures of Dutch Sound Poet Jaap Blonk

Read "The Latest Adventures of Dutch Sound Poet Jaap Blonk" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Innovative Dutch vocal artist Jaap Blonk has created his own highly personal sound poetry. His vocal acrobatics are still an essential element of his sound palette but not an exclusive one. Since 2000 Blonk has developed new means and methods to expand and experiment with his vocals, with live sampling of his vocals, addition of electronics, ...

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Festival International Musique Actuelle Victoriaville 2011

Read "Festival International Musique Actuelle Victoriaville 2011" reviewed by Kurt Gottschalk

Festival International Musique Actuelle Victoriaville
Victoriaville, Canada
May 19-22, 2011
The 27th annual Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville (FIMAV) was a remarkably consistent four days of concerts. It held high points, to be sure (the Ex, Zeena Parkins, Jaap Blonk), and inevitable low points as well. But there was also ...

SoCorpo: On Becoming

Read "On Becoming" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

SoCorpo's debut is one of those recordings that could easily fly under the radar. Composed of two vocal artists who are based in New York--multi-instrumentalist Sasha Bogdanowitsch, also heard on Meredith Monk's Impermanence (ECM, 2008) , and Uruguay-born Sabrina Lastman, who has also collaborated with Monk. Both of them also partnered previously on Bogdanowitsch's SaReel Project. ...

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Jaap Blonk/Koichi Makigami/Paul Dutton/Phil Minton/David Moss: Five Men Singing

Read "Five Men Singing" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

It was a match made in heaven, or rather on earth, at last year's 20th Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville. Five vocal artists on one stage--Dutch Jaap Blonk, Japanese Koichi Makigami, Canadian sound poet Paul Dutton, Englishman Phil Minton, and German new music singer David Moss--was indeed one of the highlights of the '03 ...


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