Stuart Chalmers Neil Campbell – Frog Dreaming Skull

The promotional material accompanying this new 27-minute work, improbably titled “Side A/B,” describes partners Stuart Chalmers and Neil Campbell as “two old Yorkshire-based chaps.” It is a standard bit of British humility. Chalmers is an accomplished, well-known found-sound artist, while Campbell has earned international accolades as a post-punk innovator and prolific artist in the years … Continue reading Stuart Chalmers Neil Campbell – Frog Dreaming Skull

Various Artists – Far Away but Ever Closer: Young Lithuanian Composers Abroad

This collection landed in my inbox on the busiest email day of the year so far. While it’s true that I enjoy my email a great deal more than most, this particular day was genuinely overwhelming. Scanning the titles that came in, this compilation of young Lithuanian composers living and working abroad felt more arcane … Continue reading Various Artists – Far Away but Ever Closer: Young Lithuanian Composers Abroad