Somewhere there’s this Tom Waits interview where he says something to the effect of: If you’ve got two guys, and they both can do all the same things and do them equally well, then you’ve got one too many guys. This is kinda how I feel about a lot of traditional musical forms. What more can really be demonstrated within the strictures of the 12-bar blues? Of the verse-chorus-verse pop song? Of... MORE
by Miles Brautigam
editor’s note: Chandra Oppenheim will premiere World of My Dreams, the debut album by her collaborative group, the Young Songwriters Project, tomorrow (!) at SPACE. Featuring the music and vocals of songwriters ages 4 to 14, the debut performance and double album are the result of Chandra’s life-long pursuit of intuitive art-making. One of our summer interns, Miles... MORE
As part of our March REFRESH, we aimed to tackle some of the sound problems in our funky, brick-ceiling-laden room, by improving the actual acoustics in the space. The following is a summary of the work done, with some handy graphs to show exactly what we accomplished. First, a short primer on acoustics...
Sound travels through the air much like ripples on the surface of a lake. When you drop... MORE