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Blog — Friday, July 20, 2018

    • Electric Eclectics 2018 (August 3 – 5, 2018)
    • Festival Météo (August 21 – 25, 2018)
    • Crak #7 (September 20 – 22, 2018)
    • Send + Receive 20 (October 4 – 7, 2018)
    Friday, July 20, 2018 / In Concert
  • Tuesday, July 3, 2018 / New Releases
  • tse is a suite of five modern compositions that move between doomed simmering’s, angular sourness, and wavering dread. The release comes in the form of a CD on Sheffield’s Another Timbre, and as we’ve come to expect from the label this is a…

    Thursday, June 14, 2018 / Press
  • It’s probably fair to say that we all have our instrumental prejudices, silly as those undoubtably are. I know people who don’t like flutes or violins, baffling as those attitudes are to me. But I have to admit that it takes extra concentra…

    Wednesday, June 6, 2018 / Press
  • When it comes to naming names in the all-encompassing landscape of contemporary music, Jean Derome’s eminence remains relatively unquoted amidst the sacred cows of the last decades. A first-class reedist and composer, he’s indelibly associa…

    Tuesday, June 5, 2018 / Press
  • Thursday, May 31, 2018 / New Releases
  • Erik Satie is an iconic avant-garde composer, ahead of his time, underestimated by teachers and rebuffed by critics. Posthumous revenge (if there is such a thing) has been sweet, as his music is some of the most often performed in a variety…

    Wednesday, May 30, 2018 / Press
  • The title of this three-part work by Hungarian-Canadian composer Gyula Csapó — French and Persian for “Already? Where to?” — seems an appropriate epigraph for someone whose itinerary brought him from Budapest to Saskatchewan, via Paris and…

    Tuesday, May 29, 2018 / Press
  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 / New Releases

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