“Tanya Tagaq Grabs the World by the Throat” by Mary Dickie “Nate Wooley’s Seven Storey Mountain Amplifies the Human Condition” by Stuart Broomer “Victor Gama Builds a Brave New Soundworld” by Louise Gray “Outside the Chamber: Sean McCann, Mark Molnar, and Jonathan Pfeffer Play by Their Own Rules” by Nick Storring “Arne Eigenfeldt Puts the Algo Back in Rhythm” by Alexander Varty “Quatuor Bozzini: Inspiring Recipes for Radical Art” by Richard Simas “Margaret Noble’s Safer Is Better” by Jennie Punter “Songs in the Key of Geography: Music from the New Wilderness” by Nancy Lanthier Sonic Geography: “The Blessed Riders of Streetcars in Vienna” by Caitlin Smith Visions of Sound: “John Preus: Ballads from a Bedpost” by Peter Margasak Label Profile: “Healing Power Records: Hitting the City With a Sonic Balm” by Jonathan Bunce Event Review: “Guelph Jazz Festival, 20th Edition. Guelph, Ontario” by Mike Chamberlain
ON THE CD 1. Tulugak (2013) 8:44 Composed and performed by Tanya Tagaq, Jesse Zubot, and Jean Martin. 2. Safer is Better (2010) 6:19 Composed and performed by Margaret Noble. 3. A Short Study for Seven Storey Mountain IV, Live (2012) 15:02 Composed by Nate Wooley. Performed by Nate Wooley and TILT Brass Sextet. 4. Warblework-Swainson’s Thrush (2011) 2:42 Composed by Cassandra Miller. Performed by Quatuor Bozzini: Isabelle Bozzini, Stéphanie Bozzini, Clemens Merkel, and Mira Benjamin. From the album À chacun sa miniature (Collection QB, CQP 1113). 5. Salt Spring Improvisation #10 (2012) 4:42 Composed by Quatuor Bozzini in collaboration with Taylor Brook and Nathalie Bujold. Performed by Quatuor Bozzini (members listed on notes for previous track). 6. Running with the Herd (2003) 1:55 Composed and performed by Victor Gama. From the 2012 album Naloga (PangeiArt, Pan106 CD). 7. The Lords of Odem (2001) 3:16 Composed and performed by Victor Gama. From the 2012 album Naloga (PangeiArt, Pan106 CD). 8. Alektrophobic (2013) 5:15 Composed and produced by Jonathan Pfeffer. Performed by Julian Chin, Josh Modney, Olivia de Prato, Victor Lowrie, and Mariel Roberts. 9. Character Change (2013) 7:27 Composed and performed by Sean McCann. From the 2013 album Music for Private Ensemble (Recital, R5). 10. Roboterstück (2012) 1:06 System designed by Arne Eigenfeldt. Performed by the KarmetiK NotomotoN, an eighteen-armed percussion robot. 11. Indifference Engine vs. Brian Nesselroad (2013) 4:24 System designed by Arne Eigenfeldt. Performed by Brian Nesselroad and the Indifference Engine. 12. Winter Was (2013) 6:19 System designed by Arne EIgenfeldt. Composed by GESMI. 13. Live at ESS (2013) 4:09 Improvisation by New Material: Mikel Avery, Tadd Cowen, Leroy Bach, John Preus, and Alex Inglizian.