Given the diverse CVs of Bloodmist’s members, the trio’s music could be many things. Clarinetist and synthesizer player Jeremiah Cymerman has made solo recordings that bridge free improvisation and electronic sound design; synth alchemist and drum programmer Mario Diaz de Leon composes unabashedly dramatic acoustic chamber pieces and electronic metal; and bass guitarist Toby Driver […]
Five Reader writers take in a range of sounds that includes Ola Belle Reed’s rural roots music, Ahab’s “nautik funeral doom,” and Beach House’s newly modest dream pop.
Participants in the 2013 cycle of the ICElab program include Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir and Chicago’s Daniel R. Dehaan.
On his new album, composer Mario Diaz de Leon makes a hard turn toward harsh, spooky ambient sounds.
Chicago-born group brings youthful energy and genre-bending sensibilities to classical music
DJ Shadow, Mario Diaz de Leon, Incantation, the Catburglars, Mike Reed’s Loose Assembly with Roscoe Mitchell, Grinderman, and other notable shows
Resuming the countdown of my 40 favorite albums of 2009 with installment three