Summer 2022

issue # 142

Sound notes

The Tao of Gayle

Editor's Note from Musicworks 142

Last year in mid October, while scrolling down Facebook, I came across a densely expressive and evocatively written post from Montreal singer Sarah Albu, who was “surfacing momentarily, [...]

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Yaz Lancaster’s Liberatory Modes

POST-GENRE INTERACTIONS

There’s a rare kind of malleability to the music of transdisciplinary artist Yaz Lancaster. Best known as a composer, violinist, and poet, Lancaster holds degrees both in classical [...]

Read more » Sara Constant »

Pierre Kwenders Dreams for the World

LOVE NOTES

“I grew up surrounded by music lovers. There was always music playing and people dancing. There was always a reason for a family gathering, and I was one of those kids always ready to [...]

Read more » Chaka V. Grier »

Features

What's Inside Musicworks 142?

SUMMER 2022: INVENTIONS AND INTERVENTIONS

The authentic enthusiasm and curiosity of artists writing about artists for whom they feel an affinity propelled Musicworks in its early days. This dynamic is in the magazine’s DNA and[...]

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Gayle Young's Gentle Interventions

THE ECOLOGY OF VOICES

In early October 2021 Gayle Young and I meet in Toronto before heading to her home in Ontario’s Niagara region. The drive is less than two hours, yet somehow, our destination is[...]

Read more » Sarah Albu »