Category Archives: Reviews

Pictures from all Skaņu Mežs’2016 events

November 12 featuring Supersilent, Russell Haswell, Andy Maddocks, Autechre: October 15 featuring Zebra Katz, Tropic of Cancer, Peder Mannerfelt, M.E.S.H., Black Spirituals, Thomas Lehn + Roger Turner, and Killing Sound: October 14 featuring King Midas Sound + Fennesz, Vatican Shadow, Klara Lewis, Michael Finnissy, Santa Ratniece + ReDo, Charles Gayle + John Edwards + Roger … Continue reading Pictures from all Skaņu Mežs’2016 events

Last year’s edition of Skaņu Mežs reviewed tonight on Resonance FM!

Tonight, the London-based art radio station Resonance 104.4fm as well as its additional platform Resonance Extra will broadcast a special feature on last year’s edition of Skaņu Mežs. You can get into the mood for the upcoming edition by remembering the previous one: the show will feature excerpts of performances by Peter Brötzmann, Squarepusher, Powell, … Continue reading Last year’s edition of Skaņu Mežs reviewed tonight on Resonance FM!

Skaņu Mežs’2014 review for The Wire

It feels like a cliche to describe a female cellist’s performance as graceful, but Okkyung Lee’s playing at the Dailes Theatre early Friday evening was built of grace notes in a precise musical sense. Great gusts of splintered appoggiaturas seemed to anticipate a textural resolution into a fully defined attack that was endlessly deferred, like … Continue reading Skaņu Mežs’2014 review for The Wire