Jordan Bortner (aka Null Object) and Phong Tran on the Art of Remixing

What makes a good remix? We’ve all heard remixed versions of original songs that feel more like a repackaging than a well-crafted new perspective. But there’s potential for a remix to provide a new angle for understanding, or a means to dive deeper into a song’s original intentions. Goldfeather, a Brooklyn-based indie-folk-rock band, are using remixes as a means to further explore the songs on … Continue reading Jordan Bortner (aka Null Object) and Phong Tran on the Art of Remixing

February 2020 in Experimental Music

Usually, February is quite the dismal affair: no one goes outside and everyone posts too many things about love or a lack thereof on social media. February gloominess certainly stayed true for the state of American politics, but I’ve been quite lucky to find some solace and, believe it or not, positivity, this past month. As for music, a wide swath of new releases for … Continue reading February 2020 in Experimental Music

Kelly Moran at Roulette: The Power of Music

A swath of neon pink light washed over the audience who slowly bopped their heads as the bass smoothly dropped and the image on the screen morphed from blues to reds to rainbows to black. They were entranced by an artistic landscape, captivated by the sort of heightened sense that is aroused when experiencing a total immersion in sound and visual art. The evening ended … Continue reading Kelly Moran at Roulette: The Power of Music