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Catherine Lamb and Rebecca Lane explore liminal musical experiences with precision

A secondary rainbow is a faint visual echo that appears outside a rainbow when light bends twice while passing through raindrops. Composer, violist, and occasional vocalist Catherine Lamb uses careful calculation and subtle dynamics to evoke correspondingly liminal sonic experiences. Born in Olympia, Washington, and based in Berlin, she’s developed a musical approach that combines […]

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Barbara Kasten gets a long-overdue career survey with ‘Stages’ at the Graham Foundation

Over the course of her five-decade career, Chicago-based artist Barbara Kasten has experimented with some pretty complex processes. To create her photographic series from the late 1970s and ’80s, she carefully positioned props—often large geometric objects made from wood or plaster—among fiberglass screens, wires, mesh, mirrors, et cetera, then shot these abstract installations with a […]

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Three Beats: Buy Chrissy Murderbot’s record collection, Buried at Sea plays Alehorn of Power, and Utech and Okka Disk throw parties in Milwaukee

DANCE | For sale: Chrissy Murderbot’s record collection Local electronic producer Chris Shively, aka Chrissy Murderbot, who runs the labels Sleazetone and Loose Squares, is slimming down his record collection. Last Monday he put about 90 percent of it, which works out to more than 700 pieces, up for sale at online music catalog and […]