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.
British Exhibit Argues That Minimalism is the Music of America
A new exhibition explores how Steve Reich, Philip Glass and John Adams created a uniquely American sound.
Dekmantel 2017 Announces Full Lineup, Featuring Pretty Much Everyone Interesting in Dance Music
The festival will open with a performance from legendary minimal composer Steve Reich.
Frank Ocean's List of Favourite Songs Includes Aphex Twin, Daft Punk, and Kraftwerk
He included the information in his 'Boys Don't Cry' zine.
Darkside’s Dave Harrington Shares Unreleased Beyoncé & Michael Jackson Remixes
Get in the holiday spirit with this "12 Days of Remixes" advent calendar.
Improving Your Rhythm? There's an App for That
Try keeping the beat to Steve Reich's "Clapping Music" composition. We dare you.
[Exclusive Premiere] 'The Clock' Creator Christian Marclay Cuts a New Audiovisual Artwork
Marclay combines music and movie clips into "Fade to Slide" a piece commissioned by Bang on a Can All-Stars—and the result is pure jazz.
A CGI Monkey Sees Sounds and Hears Colors in This Synesthesia-Inducing Film
Filmmaker Frédéric Bonpapa transposed the contemporary stylings of Steve Reich into a short film complete with its own CGI monkey.
Longreads Or Whatever
Vodka, Groupies and Private Jets: Why Classical Musicians Are More Hardcore than Rock Stars
I would prefer to spend the night with the likes of Currentzis and Gergiev than Mumford and Sons or Clean Bandit.
MIDI Mates: Pacman And Steve Reich Mashed Into One Epic Performance Piece
Tacit Group fused a legendary minimal composition with a legendary minimal video game. Makes sense.
An Experiment in Video Feedback: Jonathan Brainin's Hypnotic Pendulum Video
Prepare to be mesmerized and maybe even a little freaked out by this mind-boggling kinetic installation.
A Dancer Multiples Across The Screen In This Dazzling Experimental Film
Michael Langan’s Choros turns a dancer into a multi-limbed phantom.