#256 Big Ears Festival

We're traveling to Knoxville, Tennessee for the Big Ears Festival! Regarded as one of the most unique, boundary-defying and eagerly anticipated cultural gatherings in the world – “a music festival with a rare vision” (The New York Times) Big Ears Festival returns in 2018 with perhaps its most multi-faceted and diverse line up to date. … Continue reading #256 Big Ears Festival

#233 Soundward: Time Travel

Over the years pop artists have been making the transition from guitar slaying Hair Rock to classical composers. Seth and Q2 Music’s Phil Kline feature musicians like Kip Winger, Billy Joel, Jonny Greenwood and Roger Waters. Why are they making the transition and does it work? Hosted by Seth Boustead and Phil KlineProduced by Sarah … Continue reading #233 Soundward: Time Travel

#171 Sono Luminus

In the short time since its launch, the Sono Luminus label has filled a vital need for composers by focusing primarily on contemporary music. We’ll talk with CEO Collin Rae about their mission and philosophy and play music from several important new releases. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Hildur Guðnadóttir: Circles (excerpt) Halla … Continue reading #171 Sono Luminus

#136 Visual Aids

We’ve always been fascinated here at Relevant Tones with how our perceptions of music change when it’s paired with visual imagery. With that in mind we’re asking several prominent visual artists to suggest imagery to a wide variety of different pieces by living composers. Relax, close your eyes and enjoy the view! Hosted by Seth … Continue reading #136 Visual Aids