Bodega Bay

by Nicola Fumo Frattegiani “Bodega Bay” is inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s film “The Birds” of 1963.The composition is a sound narration of a journey across […]


“Speech enters into the music and becomes it (becomes song) even as it dies, disappearing as music, breathing its last endless rasping breath” — Scott […]

Sanctioned Trespass I

The audio for this piece largely consists of rare found recordings of Sephardic folk tunes and prayers.  These folk tunes are particularly low quality and […]

Running Music

by Thomas Brett Thomas Brett is a musician and writer who holds a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from New York University. His essays and book reviews […]

Listening Futures

by Amina Abbas-Nazari Editorial Happy World Listening Day! World Listening Day is celebrated annually on July 18, the birthday of R. Murray Schafer (Happy Birthday, Raymond!). This […]

Velocità limite

by Paolo Pastorino This work is triggered by a consideration of the speed and amount of information which we are exposed to in each moment […]

Composition as Exploration

Composition as Exploration from Diana Chester on Vimeo. (Re)composition as Explanation Heidi Stalla The only thing that is different from one time to another is […]

A Valentine

What is proposed, then, is a portrait—but not a psychological portrait; instead, a structural one which offers the reader a discursive site: the site of […]

On Song and Writing

True life in haikuand meaning shown to youand balances of phrase out of the blue –Feist 1. Patti Smith Instead of starting with the Nobel laureate […]


by Michael Tuttle Editorial The sound and the score – it’s complicated! The most obvious relationship between sound and writing manifests in the score. But […]