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What I Talk About When I Talk About Tristan Perich

Monday, March 23, 2015

The music of Tristan Perich has always been almost as much about physicality as about sound. A Meehan/Perkins recording of his "Parallels" showcases ecstatic endurance and nuance.

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New Sounds

1-bit Workout

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Listen to Tristan Perich's 1-bit electronics together with Mariel Roberts' cello for a driving, hypnotic, and exhilarating work, “Formations.” Plus, music from the classic "Dune" score.

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New York Now

On-Demand Audio: Vicky Chow and 40 1-Bit Speakers

Saturday, January 10, 2015

October 19, pianist Vicky Chow performed Tristan Perich's music for piano and 1-bit electronics live at MoMA PS1 as part of the "Sound/Source" festival of electronic music.

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New Sounds

Year in Review 2014: John Schaefer's Top 10

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

John Schaefer presents his Top 10 new music releases of 2014. Listen to music by an Icelandic electro-acoustic composer, a Korean-American composer, a chamber-jazz-rock band, & more.

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New Sounds

New Sounds Year in Review 2014: 4

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

WNYC
In a shocking break with tradition, John Schaefer reveals his Top 10 new music releases of 2014, before January of 2015.
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New Sounds

The Human Element

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Hear musical collaborations between "human" and "machine" sounds, including "Surface Image," a Vicky Chow-commissioned work by Tristan Perich for piano and 1-bit electronics & more.

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

Tristan Perich and Vicky Chow Rebuild the Piano Concerto with 'Surface Image'

Monday, October 20, 2014

With "Surface Image," composer Tristan Perich has created his most emotionally affective work to date, balancing 1-bit electronics with large-scale form and virtuosic human performance.

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New Sounds

Glass-y Music

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Hear fragile and glassy music on this New Sounds program, including low-fi, 1-bit electronic music by New York-based composer Tristan Perich, and Michael Hearst of One Ring Zero.

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New Sounds

1-bit Workout

Friday, January 10, 2014

For this New Sounds, listen to Tristan Perich's 1-bit electronics together with Mariel Roberts' cello for a driving, hypnotic, and exhilarating work, “Formations.” Roberts, although still in her 20s, tests the limits of contemporary cello technique (cello as percussion instrument, working with looping) in the repertoire she chooses, from works by Kaija Saariaho to the works commissioned for her release, “Nonextraneous Sounds.”

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New Sounds

Glass-y Music

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Hear fragile and glassy music on this New Sounds program, including low-fi, 1-bit electronic music by New York-based composer Tristan Perich.  Listen to the collision of math, physics, and code, in Perich’s “Observations,” for two crotales.  (Incidentally, 1-bit is the lowest possible digital representation of audio.)  Then there’s also music by Michael Hearst (he of One Ring Zero), from his latest, “Songs for Unusual Creatures.

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Mixtapes

Eighth Blackbird's Rough-and-Ready Free-for-All

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Grammy-winning ensemble Eighth Blackbird keeps a busy concert schedule, including premieres from Aaron Jay Kernis, Bryce Dessner and Steve Mackey in 2013 alone. Listen to their "free-for-all" Mixtape.

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Q2 Music

Inside Tristan Perich's Home and 1-Bit Workshop

Monday, April 29, 2013

Visit the home and work space of Tristan Perich – a sound, visual and installation artist residing in New York City who mixes live sound with 1-bit computer music.

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

The Polyrhythmic Elegance of Doug Perkins's Simple Songs

Monday, February 11, 2013

Doug Perkins, a co-founder of the quartet So Percussion, releases his solo debut album, featuring works by Nathan Davis, David Lang and Michael Gordon. Listen to the full album stream.

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Q2 Music

Preview: New Video Series Shares Composers' Creative Spaces

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Q2 Spaces is a new video series that gives you an intimate guided tour inside musicians' homes and studios. Catch a sneak preview with electronic music misfit Dan Deacon and multi-instrumentalist Angélica Negrón.

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New Sounds

Bang on a Can Marathon 2010 - Part II

Saturday, December 29, 2012

For this edition of New Sounds, listen to some of the 2010 highlights from the annual new music extravaganza, recorded live at the World Financial Center.  We'll hear a work for percussion and 1-bit electronics from New York-based Tristan Perich, who combines math and physics with acoustic and electronic music for elegant and austere results.  That, and more.

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New Sounds

1-bit Workout

Monday, October 01, 2012

For this New Sounds, listen to Tristan Perich's 1-bit electronics together with Mariel Roberts' cello for a driving, hypnotic, and exhilarating work, “Formations.” Roberts, although still in her 20s, tests the limits of contemporary cello technique (cello as percussion instrument, working with looping) in the repertoire she chooses, from works by Kaija Saariaho to the works commissioned for her release, “Nonextraneous Sounds.” 

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

Cellist Mariel Roberts's 'Nonextraneous Sounds'

Monday, September 17, 2012

The music on this disc, by a range of rising young composers, is nothing short of gripping from the first note to the last, and it's thanks largely to the intense focus of these highly individual musicians.

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New Sounds

Glass-y Music

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Hear fragile and glassy music on this New Sounds program, including low-fi, 1-bit electronic music by New York-based composer Tristan Perich.  Listen to the collision of math, physics, and code, in Perich’s “Observations,” for two crotales.  (Incidentally, 1-bit is the lowest possible digital representation of audio.)  Then there’s also music by Michael Hearst (he of One Ring Zero), from his latest, “Songs for Unusual Creatures. 

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Cued Up

Concertronix

Sunday, June 26, 2011

This Sunday at 2 pm, Cued Up brings you some recent live performances of music by composers Karen Tanaka, Tristan Perich, Angélica Negrón, Alexis Bacon, Ricardo Romaneiro, György Ligeti, and other works that feature acoustic instruments sounding electronic, vice versa, and in between.

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The New Canon

Going to Extremes with the Tribeca New Music Festival

Monday, May 30, 2011

This week, The New Canon goes to extremes with composer Tristan Perich and pianist Kathleen Supové in advance of the 10th annual Tribeca New Music Festival.

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