Tag: Improvisation

Echoes Goes to the Darkside

Hear an Interview with Darkside Tonight on Echoes. This past October I got to see the band Darkside at the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit.  They played before an impressively large audience in the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, considering they only had one album out, Psychic.  They’re a band that favors shadows, standing in twin cones…

Matt Borghi & Michael Teager on Echoes Podcast

Hear Two Musicians Who Begin at Zero These days in contemporary music, most musicians don’t leave much to chance when they play live. They either adhere to note-for-note recreations of their recorded work or they just have it all in a computer, hit play and have a perfect, if frozen performance.  Ambient guitarist Matt Borghi…

Echoes Goes to the Darkside

Hear an Interview with Darkside Tonight on Echoes. This past October I got to see the band Darkside at the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit.  They played before an impressively large audience in the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, considering they only had one album out, Psychic.  They’re a band that favors shadows, standing in twin cones…

Start at Zero: Matt Borghi & Michael Teager on Echoes

These days in contemporary music, most musicians don’t leave much to chance when they play live. They either adhere to note-for-note recreations of their recorded work or they just have it all in a computer, hit play and have a perfect, if frozen performance.  Ambient guitarist Matt Borghi and saxophonist Michael Teager don’t work that…

Dans Les Arbres Concert Review

Dans Les Arbres Retune Philadelphia You expect the unusual in shows produced by Ars Nova Workshop in Philadelphia, the patron saints of new jazz in Philadephia.   But as soon as I saw the stage set-up for Dans Les Arbres at The Philadelphia Art Alliance, I knew this wasn’t going to be even your typical Ars…