Steve Reich

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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.
Colin Joyce
2.8.18
Music

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.
Abby Roner
1.24.17
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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.
Angus Harrison
1.23.17
thump news

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.
Alexander Iadarola
8.24.16
POP

Darkside’s Dave Harrington Shares Unreleased Beyoncé & Michael Jackson Remixes

Get in the holiday spirit with this "12 Days of Remixes" advent calendar.
Max Mertens
12.3.15
Music

Improving Your Rhythm? There's an App for That

Try keeping the beat to Steve Reich's "Clapping Music" composition. We dare you.
Matthew Sedacca
7.28.15
Music

[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.
Emerson Rosenthal
4.21.15
Film

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.
Becky Chung
11.20.14
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.
10.6.14
Gaming

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.
Zach Sokol
3.6.14
Art

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.
Chloe Jones
7.10.13
Film

A Dancer Multiples Across The Screen In This Dazzling Experimental Film

Michael Langan’s Choros turns a dancer into a multi-limbed phantom.
Kevin Holmes
2.6.13
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