#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

#101 Louis Andriessen

Just as influenced by the blazing energy of Count Basie’s big band as Steve Reich’s minimalism, Dutch composer Louis Andriessen was a true trailblazer in the 20th century. We celebrate his 75th birthday by looking back at his illustrious career. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Louis Andriessen: Life, Part I- Wind Bang on … Continue reading #101 Louis Andriessen

#23 Bang on a Can at 25 Part II

During this week’s Relevant Tones, Seth Boustead continues to share more music and interviews from the Bang on a Can Marathon 2012.Part II features composers Evan Ziporyn and David Lang, two galvanizing forces in the Bang on a Can Marathons. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Ziporyn: Tire Fire, Mvts. 1, 4, 5, Gamelan Galak TikaZiporyn: … Continue reading #23 Bang on a Can at 25 Part II