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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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American Icons: Jimi Hendrix's Star-Spangled Banner

Friday, November 19, 2010

Using a whammy bar and a fuzz box, Hendrix captured the sound of bombs falling overseas and screaming protestors.  “I didn’t think it was unorthodox,” Hendrix said. “I thought it was beautiful.”

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