The mighty duo of Jonathan Sielaff and Matt Carlson, together known as Golden Retriever, spent some time on the East Coast very recently. And thanks to the wonders of technology, we can now enjoy some of their visit via the good people at East Village Radio. The pair played a live set at the Internet radio studio for the program Just Music. Click here to check out that set.
Speaking of Internet radio endeavors, Boomarm Nation, one of Portland’s finest labels, have been sneaking out a monthly podcast wherein they let a favorite artist hold sway for a full hour of tunes. The most recent one, featuring a noisy, dubby set by Strategy was just unleashed this week. Cop that here, and then spend some time with December’s edition which is a live recording of Ethernet reinterpreting the music from his 2012 release Into The Woods.
On an entirely other tip, the classical music enthusiasts known as Classical Revolution PDX just announced the details behind this year’s Composer Project and String Quartet Competition. The program allows new composers a chance to have their work critiqued by a jury of their peers, with one winning piece getting a live debut, as well as being recorded and broadcast on the radio. If you feel daring enough to try and submit, something you can find all the information you need about entering the contest by clicking on this link.