This Is What Dreams Sound Like
Reissues of the Pennsylvania-based composer Michele Mercure's early electronic works provide an occasion to revisit the visionary electronic music that came to her in her sleep.
These Two Experimental Pieces Feel Like They Can Slow Down Time
Alvin Lucier's 'Criss Cross / Hanover' and Steve Reich's 'Pulse / Quartet,' continue several decades of their time-twisting compositional experiments.
Spotify's "Fake" Ambient Artists Make Good Music, Actually
The faceless composers filling playlists for the streaming giant are actually a lot better than the tradition of corporate mood music that preceded them.