Day 96 of A Year of Deep Listening



Alina Jacobs is a performer, playwright and sound enthusiast from New York City. Her musical involves analog electronics and acoustic improvisation. She is a current MFA student at Brooklyn College. 

Day 95 of A Year of Deep Listening


Listen here (listen, hear), BY BRIAN PERTL

For Pauline on her 90th listening year.

Brian is a sonic adventurer, Deep Listener, passionate educator, and the Dean of the Lawrence Conservatory of Music. Brian and his soulmate, Leila Pertl, teaches Deep Listening classes both at Lawrence and through the Center for Deep Listening. 

Day 94 of A Year of Deep Listening


A Fish. Transformed, By Ayelet Rose Gottlieb

Ayelet Rose Gottlieb– “The communal spirit of Ayelet Rose Gottlieb’s ’13 Lunar Meditations: Summoning The Witches’ feels like a gift.” said Downbeat magazine about Jerusalem-born Gottlieb’s most recent release.

Described as having an “individually rigorous tone” (Ben Ratliff, New York Times), Ayelet collaborates with composer John Zorn and Palestinian poet Naomi Shihab Nye.

In 2018 Ayelet founded the “Orchard of Pomegranates,” a space for multidisciplinary exploration. There, she produces evocative monthly workshops including with dream specialist IONE, master vocalist Theo Bleckmann and choreographer Aria Evans.

Day 93 of A Year of Deep Listening


Winbow Blows, D, BY Sofy Yuditskaya

Sofy Yuditskaya is a site-specific media artist and educator working with sound, video, interactivity, projections, code, paper, and salvaged material. Her work focuses on techno-occult rituals, street performance, and participatory art. Sofy’s performances enact and reframe hegemonies, she works with materials that exemplify our deep entanglement with petro-culture and technology’s affect on consciousness.

Day 91 of A Year of Deep Listening


17 Breaths, BY Gregory Nieuwsma

Greg Nieuwsma is an American musician living in Kraków, Poland. Musically restless, he’s dabbled in everything from kosmiche to minimalism. He’s primarily a guitarist, though he’ll stray from that path often for months at time, diving into synths, banjos, stylophones, harmoniums, and broken toys. One of his notable records is a version of Terry Riley’s “In C” performed on instruments recycled from a flea market, which Electronic Music Magazine called “enchanting.”

Day 90 of A Year of Deep Listening


Puff, BY Jo Hutton

Jo Hutton has worked as a recording engineer for radio and music since 2000. She is also a composer/sound designer of experimental music and sound art and her work has been shown at the Museum of London, Tower Bridge exhibition centre, Tate modern, and played on BBC Radio 3, channel 4 and Resonance fm. She has a PhD on the work of electroacoustic experimental composers Beatriz Ferreyra, Eliane Radigue, Delia Derbyshire and Teresa Rampazzi which focusses on their methods for creating new electronic sound material in the pre-digital analogue studios of the1960s and early 1970s.

Day 89 of A Year of Deep Listening


Righting A Wrong, BY Stephen F. Lilly

Stephen Lilly is a DC-based composer, performer, audio engineer, and poet. Described as “dark … demanding” (The Retriever) and “the sort of thing you are glad to have experienced without wanting to revisit” (The Washington Post), he mostly writes abstract or satirical works for friends and friends of friends.

Day 88 of A Year of Deep Listening


Water Body, BY Akari Komura

Akari Komura is a Japanese composer-vocalist. Her breadth of work spans chamber ensemble, multimedia/electronic, dance, and vocal music. Her works have been presented at the Atlantic Music Festival, Composers Conference, Montreal Contemporary Music Lab, Nief-Norf, Penn State New Music Festival, and soundSCAPE.
She holds a M.M. in Composition from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in Vocal Arts from the University of California, Irvine. Her major teachers include Evan Chambers, Roshanne Etezady, Stephen Rush, and Frances Bennett.

Day 87 of A Year of Deep Listening

Breathe Listen, BY Viv Corringham

VIV CORRINGHAM is a vocalist, composer and sound artist. She holds an MA Sonic Art from Middlesex University, London, and a Deep Listening teaching certificate. She explores people’s sense of place and the link with memory through concerts, soundwalks, installations and listening workshops. Awards include two McKnight Composer Fellowships through American Composers Forum.
Work has been presented in 26 countries in venues including Hong Kong Arts Centre, Fonoteca Nacional de Mexico, Issue Project Room New York, Onassis Centre Athens, ICA London and Serralves Museum Portugal.