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Ecstatic Music Festival: 2018 lineup & tickets (Julianna Barwick, Kronos Quartet & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2018 Ecstatic Music Festival runs from January 27 to April 26 at The Kaufman Center in NYC, bringing together many artists and composers across various genres for collaborative performances.

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Mark Orton’s Nebraska Soundtrack Illuminates Big-Sky Sounds

Source: New York Music Daily

Tin Hat guitarist Mark Orton‘s richly rustic instrumental soundtrack to the recently released Alexander Payne road movie Nebraska works clever, sometimes wry, often haunting varations on two main themes. The first is a gorgeous Old West big-sky waltz straight out of the Bill Frisell book; the second is more Lynchian. Blending deadpan wit (which sometimes veers thisclose to cornball) with a persistent unease, Orton creates a suspenseful narrative that stands on its own as an integral work, apart from the visuals. Auspiciously, this recording marks the first time the Tin Hat Trio, with Carla Kihlstedt on violin and Rob ...

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