• Video: Threes trio w/JB Ledoux and Greg Davis

    Videographer and design junkie Jay Blanchard is quickly becoming indispensable for documenting interesting music in my town. Here’s his footage from the Threes performance on May 1 at Light Club. Get your noise jazz right here. Hear Threes play live. Hear Threes play on cassette.

  • ISO-8601 WN6-18 2017

    First half of the year has been full. Let’s do the rundown in no particular order: Performance Lots of performance. Never feels that way when it’s happening but looking back over it, a bunch of fun work. A nice mix of electric bass, upright bass, free improvisation, notey music, lots of ensemble work. Solo PaBU: A […]

  • Waking Windows: the le duo

    My friend Jay has been making a bunch of videos of interesting music in Burlington. This video of the le duo performing among the beer vats of Four Quarters Brewing at Waking Windows 2017 is one of them. Thanks much to Quiltro for back lining this gig so I didn’t have to haul a bass […]

  • Composer Alexandra Gardner on “…and electronics”

    In this episode of “…and electronics” I have a conversation with composer Alexandra Gardner. She tells us how she got into making electronic music, gives some words of advice and encouragement to those beginning in this genre, One bit of advice she shares–which is worthy of taping to my forehead–is to make music with whatever […]

  • Threes in SevenDays Soundbites

    Bummed to hear about the breakup of the Snaz. But nice get a little ink (pixel?) in Seven Days re: Threes. the band seeks to provoke self-awareness in its listeners Read the soundbites

  • Electric.

    Sounds created from electric bass guitar, some with frets, some without frets. Some with encapsulated electronics, some with modular electronics.   Often the experimental nature of these works are hidden in technological challenges or concepts more than harmonic or melodic considerations. Electric. by Gahlord Dewald