Friday, September 16, 2011

Remembering September 11th - Wordless Music Orchestra (Free Download)

Go and download this amazing free concert by the Wordless Music Orchestra at the great NPR. I have listened to it three times already this week and its gets more amazing each time I listen."...Led by the dynamic conductor Ryan McAdams, New York's Wordless Music Orchestra performed four works centered on the idea of loss and remembrance. The program featured the world premiere of Maxim Moston's orchestration of an arresting work by William Basinski, The Disintegration Loops.

The concert also included three pieces for string quartet: Ingram Marshall's Fog Tropes II, Osvaldo Golijov's Tenebrae and Alfred Schnittke's Collected Songs Where Every Verse Is Filled With Grief, passionately and movingly performed by violinists Keats Dieffenbach and Caroline Shaw, violist Nadia Sirota and cellist Clarice Jensen...."

It free for a week from here:

Monday, September 12, 2011

Jamie XX Mix - Fact Magazine

Jamie XX wonderful new mix for FACT magazine. Mix 282 is the blissful mix of dusk bound garage. The FACT magazine ends with a great closing paragraph.

"...Jamie’s FACT mix, a dusk-lit garage and house session featuring Elgato, Dark Sky and a bunch of stuff we’ve never heard before, though alternate versions of a couple of well-known Jamie xx remixes appear to be present. Naturally, there’s no tracklist supplied...."

The link to the article is here -

The mix can be downloaded from Soundcloud.