Spring/Summer 2021

issue # 139

Sound notes

Scrap Arts Music

ENTER THE XYLOBE

Scrap Arts Music is a joyous collision of creativity, experimental sound, and energetic movement, with percussion pieces performed on reborn hunks of junk. It’s challenging to describe [...]

Read more » Linda Barnard »

Sounds of an Unfolding Emergency

MUSICWORKS 139: EDITOR'S NOTE

“we have no power or wifi/internet”                        [...]

Read more » Monica Pearce »

Silent Season: Intrinsically Connected to Nature

While living in Union Bay in 2007, Jamie McCue spent his downtime hiking, camping, and fishing in Vancouver Island’s abundant forests and rivers. Deeply moved by the symphonic rhythms of [...]

Read more » Leslie Ken Chu »

Features

What's Inside Musicworks 139?

DEEP READING, URGENT LISTENING

 

ON THE COVER: Evensong (2018) by Lou Sheppard, who recently made the 2021 long list for the prestigious Sobey Art Award. Congratulations Lou!

This issue contains a[...]

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Reviews

Désolee. Enter Here.

Craft Singles (cassette)

Read more » Brennan McCracken »

Wormwood. My Two Minds Become Air.

Time Release Sound (TRS093)

Read more » Griffin Martell »

The Underflow. Instant Opaque Evening.

Drag City

Read more » Kurt Newman »

Scott Thomson. Pal o’Alto.

Ambiances Magnétiques (AM 261)

Read more » Stuart Broomer »

Walter Smetak. Smetak & Interregno.

Buh Records

Read more » Neil Leonard »

claire rousay. A Softer Focus.

American Dreams Records

Read more » Nick Storring »

Ocelot. Ocelot.

577 Records (5859)

Read more » Ken Waxman »

Godspeed You! Black Emperor. G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END!

Constellation (CST156)

Read more » Daniel Glassman »

Dániel Péter Biró. Mishpatim (Laws).

NEOS (NEOS 11919-20)

Read more » Jonathan Goldman »

Endlings. Human Form.

Whited Sepulchre.

Read more » Nick Storring »

Joseph Shabason. The Fellowship.

Telephone Explosion.

Read more » Tom Beedham »

Lara Solnicki. The One and The Other.

Outside in Music, OiM 2113.

Read more » Tova Kardonne »

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson. Theory of Ice.

You’ve Changed Records, YC-048.

Read more » Mary Dickie »

Future Perfect. Drone On.

Kapha Selections, KS05.

Read more » Griffin Martell »

Taylor Brook / TAK Ensemble. Star Maker Fragments.

TAK Editions, TAKe003.

Read more » Kurt Gottschalk »

Colin Fisher. Reflections of the Invisible World.

Halocline Trance, HTRA017.

Read more » Brennan McCracken »

Meredith Bates. If Not Now.

Phonometrograph.

Read more » Mary Dickie »