A Socratic Lullaby: Golden Hornet’s “The Sound of Science”

Golden Hornet’s newest project is equal parts hopeful, transcendental, and depressing — which is everything you could ever want out of music or science. “The...

Montopolis Pays Musical Homage to Big Bend and its Legends

When the closest you can get to nature in the scorching Texas summer is a withering front-lawn, it's easy to forget just how amazing...

Composing women: Two female-made avant-garde films get new music by Austin...

A double screening at the Bullock Museum spotlighting two female avant-garde filmmakers will get a contemporary female-powered music boost. On April 12, Germaine Dulac's "The...

From Prokoviev to Pussy Riot

Our collaboration with KMFA 89.5 brings this interesting interview with the adventurous new recording project by cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist and radio host...

Steve Parker’s Surround Sounds

Steve Parker uses the two-car garage attached to his North Austin home as his studio. He frequently has the garage door open, a tangle...

A Musical Tool for Change: New Database of Women Composers Launched

Several years ago when composer Rob Deemer was writing regularly for online platform NewMusicBox, he noted the number of articles and discussions online about the plight of...

Reaching Across the Trench: Austin Opera performs “Silent Night”

Hating your enemy is easy. But for one night 100 years ago, singing with them was even easier. "Silent Night," Jan. 26-Feb. 3 at the...

Henna Chou: Sound That is Supposed to Be

Henna Chou is the consummate collaborator. The Austin-based cellist, guitarist, keyboardist, arranger and sound artist is the featured musician at the July 17 New Music...

Getting comfortable in “Gorintō”

Avant-garde sound concerts have finally found what’s been missing from the experience — pillows. "Gorintō" is a new music sensory experience from Austin-based composer and...

Body Noises: Austin Composers and Medical Scientists Collaborate on “Biosounds” Performance

Although the Blanton Museum of Art and Dell Medical School stand only blocks apart, visitors to the University of Texas’s vast campus might be...