On March 22, 2022—what would’ve been Fred Anderson’s 93rd birthday—Experimental Sound Studio and its Creative Audio Archive announced the acquisition of a collection devoted to the beloved Chicago saxophonist, venue owner, scene anchor, and mentor. The CAA describes itself as “formed for the historical preservation of recordings, print, and visual ephemera related to avant-garde and […]
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Olivia Junell, codirector of Experimental Sound Studio
“Right before the shelter-in-place got announced, we started thinking: OK, how can we help?”
How will ESS replace Lou Mallozzi?
Experimental Sound Studio cofounder and executive director Lou Mallozzi is stepping down—and the rest of the staff is stepping up.
Preserving the legacy of show taper Malachi Ritscher
A new Kickstarter campaign seeks to preserve the invaluable recordings made by local archivist and activist Malachi Ritscher
Experimental Music in Chicago, Tonight and This Summer
Tonight at Heaven Gallery, TV Pow’s Todd Carter debuts a new multichannel work using archival Sun Ra recordings; the Neon Marshmallow Festival, scheduled for August, announces its impressive lineup.