Summer 2014

issue # 119

Sound notes

Isaiah Ceccarelli

works the room

“I know it may sound crazy, but I am interested in making beautiful music—music that sounds good. I’m not saying this just to be different, and it might not be in line with a [...]

Read more » Nick Storring »

Petra Glynt experiments in celebration


Ancient rock carvings at Petroglyphs Provincial Park in eastern Ontario inspired Alexandra Mackenzie to call her latest solo musical project Petra Glynt. Evoking rock, ancient cultures, [...]

Read more » Mary Dickie »


it's all in the name

The word caduc translates from French as both obsolete and deciduous. Appropriately, the roster of Mathieu Ruhlmann’s humble Vancouver imprint, Caduc, plays right at the intersection of [...]

Read more » Nick Storring »


The Restless Art of Radwan Ghazi Moumneh

It’s Friday night in Montreal, and a who’s who of local musicians is packed into the back room of Casa del Popolo to check out the first public appearance of Master of Masters My Master. Nobody[...]

Read more » Dimitri Nasrallah »

Erin Sexton

tunes in to the eternal music of matter

Erin Sexton is in awe of the universe. By situating her creative practice in relation to the stars and the planets, the Montreal sound artist seeks to engage in conversations with the cosmos. Her[...]

Read more » Deanna Radford »

Chiyoko Szlavnics draws the ear towards infinity

“I keep coming back to light on water,” says Chiyoko Szlavnics, explaining her interest in beating, that intriguing fluttering effect that arises when sound waves of slightly differing frequencies[...]

Read more » Julian Cowley »

Louis Andriessen brings the noise

Louis Andriessen arrived on the international scene with a bang. In 1976 he unleashed De Staat (The Republic) on unsuspecting audiences. The political charge of the composition came from[...]

Read more » René van Peer »

Visions of sound

Gil Delindro’s instruments of nature

Earlier this year, an eight-foot-across circle of solid ice was hung from the ceiling of Winnipeg’s RAW: Gallery of Architecture and Design. Why would anyone in the world’s second- [...]

Read more » Jonathan Bunce »