Slow Six – Tomorrow Becomes You

Rock bands with a jones for classical music are nothing new to us; ever since the Beatles set aside their guitars to make room for the string octets on “Yesterday” and “Eleanor Rigby,” popular music has flirted with – and in some cases, gone head over heels for – the sounds of Mozart and Beethoven. Yet whether your point of reference is Jimmy Page … [Read more...]

Borys Dejnarowicz – Divertimento

The pseudo-minimalist compositions penned by Polish wunderkind Borys Dejnarowicz go down much easier than you might expect from a Steve Reich disciple. Gone are the 18 musicians, the phasing techniques, the plethora of hemiolas, and the esoteric connections to 12th century organum. Opting to strip away the academic muddle altogether, Dejnarowicz … [Read more...]