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Electronic improviser Bonnie Jones highlights community in her abstract sound practice

Baltimore improviser Bonnie Jones hasn’t released any recordings of her work for more than half a decade, but before that self-imposed hiatus she made a series of highly abstract efforts using low-budget electronics. Her finest work features distinctive European improvisers including Andrea Neumann and Christine Abdelnour, and implants microscopic gestures and refined interaction within abrasive […]

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Suzanne Thorpe and Bonnie Jones raise funds to introduce young women to electronic music

Suzanne Thorpe and Bonnie Jones collaborate on two fronts. First, as musical partners: Thorpe, a founding member of Mercury Rev who’s performed with Pauline Oliveros, Nate Wooley, and J. Mascis, plays flute through a chain of electronic effects that splits her instrument’s sound and allows her to magnify select timbres, while Jones uses circuit-bent delay […]