#MusicForWriters – Dan Trueman: The Digital Piano, Well-Prepared

Dan Trueman is a composer, a violinist, and electronic musician whose latest recording, Nostalgic Synchronic is a mind-teasing 8 etudes for “bitKlavier.” Read More

#MusicForWriters: A Ravishing Fever Dream From Snider And Bellows

‘Ghostly Chorus’ Childhood trauma is such alluring material for writers. It’s also fiendishly hard to render it with real impact. Kids’ frights tend to fall apart in the wry view of adult hindsight. As a friend once said to me with a shrug, everything is hell on wheels when you’re little. When it works, however,… Read More

#MusicForWriters: Bryce Dessner Strikes A New Chord Stick

‘Dreaming Of Music For There Wasn’t An Instrument’ When you listen to Bryce Dessner’s newly released recording of Music For Wood And Strings, you’re hearing sounds unprecedented in our experience. The “chord stick” is an instrument created by Aron Sanchez, half the team of Buke and Gase.¬†While you might not think that Dessner, widely known… Read More