July 2012

July 29: The art of the solo, the long and the short of it, featuring Misha Mengelberg, Lol Coxhill, Joe McPhee, Andrew Hill, and many others.

July 22: By request, a bit more musique concrète and a few ensembles with a strong electronic flavor.

July 15: The music of saxophonist Lol Coxhill (1932-2012). Here’s a link to a fairly recent interview and another link to this wonderful Helen Petts video.

July 8: By request, musique concrète.

July 1: The music of Henry Threadgill including the most recent recording by his ensemble Zooid, Tomorrow Sunny/The Revelry, Spp. (Pi Recordings).

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Alternating Currents on WMSE (91.7FM) in Milwaukee every Sunday night from 6 until 9 p.m. is a showcase for music that experiments both with form and sound, in other words, serious creative work from artists who challenge the concepts and shapes of modern music-making. Alternating Currents is about the adventure of sound as it surveys music of 20th and 21st centuries including modern classical music, contemporary open form free jazz, electroacoustic and electronic music, and freely improvised music.
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