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Clogs Perform at Ecstatic Music Festival

Clogs Perform at Ecstatic Music Festival

Clogs, whose music has been described as “some of the most hauntingly beautiful and spiritually profound chamber music of the last decade" (All About Jazz), present an evening of new music with special guests including Shara Worden of My Brightest Diamond and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus. Their performance on Saturday, March 12th is part of Merkin ...

Veil Waltz

Label: Brassland
Released: 2010
Track listing: Turn the River: Celeste Theme; Turn the River: Mandola Theme; On the Edge; Veil Waltz; Turn 13; Three-Two; Colony Theme; Guitar 13; Parallel Man.

The Creatures in the Garden of Lady Walton

Label: Brassland
Released: 2010
Track listing: Cocodrillo; I Used to Do; On the Edge; Red Seas; The Owl of Love; Adages of Cleansing; Last Song; To Hugo; Raise the Flag; We Were Here.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Clogs: The Creatures in the Garden of Lady Walton

Read "The Creatures in the Garden of Lady Walton" reviewed by John Kelman

With the digital-only EP, Veil Waltz (Brassland, 2010), neoclassicist quartet Clogs announced that it was back in action after a lengthy hiatus. But that brief collection, largely written for film, was really only a taste-whetter for The Creatures in the Garden of Lady Walton, Clogs' first full-length CD since Lantern (Brassland, 2006). Like Veil Waltz, Lantern ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Clogs: Veil Waltz

Read "Veil Waltz" reviewed by John Kelman

It's been four years since last hearing from Clogs, the quirky neoclassical quartet founded by Padma Newsome. This is the longest gap in the group's decade-long history, largely predicated when the Australian violinist/violist decides to come in from the Outback to reconvene with guitarist Bryce Dessner, bassoonist Rachael Elliott and percussionist Thomas Kozumplik, Americans all. The ...

Lantern

Label: Brassland
Released: 2006
Track listing: Kapsburger; Canon; 5/4; 2:3:5; Death and the Maiden; Lantern; Tides of Washington Bridge; The Song of the Cricket; Fiddlegree; Compass; Voisins; Tides (piano).

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Clogs: Opening Up the Possibilities

Read "Clogs: Opening Up the Possibilities" reviewed by Paul Olson

Take the music of Steve Reich, Moondog, Guillaume de Machaut, Bell Orchestre, Sigur Ros, Penguin Café Orchestra, Eric Satie, Godspeed You Black Emperor and the Rachel's and toss it all into a blender. Purée well.Now you've got something that, well, really sounds nothing like Clogs, the remarkable new-music quartet made up of Padma Newsome ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Clogs: Lantern

Read "Lantern" reviewed by John Kelman

With each successive release, Clogs move further away from the neoclassicism of Thom's Night Out (Brassland, 2001) towards a unique blend of contemporary chamber music, indigenous folk music, trance-like minimalism and idiosyncratic song structure. But Lantern represents a number of firsts for the group.Previous albums including Lullaby for Sue (Brassland, 2003) and Stick Music ...

Stick Music

Label: Brassland
Released: 2005
Track listing: Ananda Lahari; Pencil Sticl; Sticks & Nails; Beating Stick; Lady Go; River Stick; My Mister "Never Ending Bliss"; Witch Stick; Pitasi


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