Winter 2019

issue # 135

Sound notes

Tim Olive’s Flexible Aesthetic

COLLABORATIVE CONTINUITY

It’s a typically humming Saturday night at the Tranzac Club. Different events are in progress in each of the Toronto venue’s three rooms. The Tiki Room (the smallest and most [...]

Read more » Joe Strutt »

Kimia Koochakzadeh-Yazdi is just scratching the surface

THE MUSIC OF EXTRAS

“My relationship to sound is [an] obsession with texture and how sounds affect each other, and also [with] playing with the human psyche.” Kimia Koochakzadeh-Yazdi then bursts out [...]

Read more » Andrea Warner »

Qikiqtaaluk, Nunavut

SONIC GEOGRAPHY

Mount Thor   Sometimes the Arctic sun never goes down, never rises. Today though, in the middle of the Akshayuk Pass, I wake up just before the sunrays reach the thin layer of [...]

Read more » Bea Labikova »

Features

What's Inside Musicworks 135?

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The artists in the Winter 2019 issue are connected through the sonic mycelium of Musicworks! Order the Winter issue now.

 

 

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Baroque to the Future

PIERRE-YVES MARTEL, JENNIFER THIESSEN, AND WESLEY SHEN ARE BRINGING HISTORICAL TOOLS FOR MUSIC-MAKING INTO THE EXPERIMENTAL TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

Few musical relationships are as difficult to parse as those between musicians and the instruments they play. It’s a type of interaction that feels like it should be simple—something[...]

Read more » Sara Constant »