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The SOUNDLAB New Music Podcast

In-depth interviews with international contemporary music artists

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Roger REYNOLDS

Episode 44: Interview with Roger REYNOLDSIn the context of a discussion of his pieces Not Forgotten, and CALLING…still, Roger REYNOLDS talks about poet John Ashbery, composers Iannis Xenakis, Toru Takemitsu, Elliott Carter, Beethoven, quotation, and the o’o bird. 

59mins

17 May 2018

Rank #1

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Aaron GERVAIS: Oksana G.

Episode 40: Interview with Aaron GERVAIS

42mins

17 May 2017

Rank #2

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Linda BOUCHARD

Episode 45: Interview with Linda BOUCHARDDiscussion of Linda BOUCHARD’s pieces Murderous Little World, Identity Theft, Flocking, and her research project Live Structures.

1hr 4mins

25 Sep 2018

Rank #3

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Mary Jane LEACH

Episode 48: Interview with Mary Jane LEACH

1hr 32mins

16 Mar 2020

Rank #4

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Gabriel DHARMOO

Episode 47: Interview with Gabriel DHARMOODiscussion of DHARMOO’’s piece Anthropologies Imaginaires.

1hr 2mins

8 Jan 2020

Rank #5

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Robin de RAAFF

Episode 42: Interview with Robin de RAAFF

55mins

1 Dec 2017

Rank #6

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Ken UENO

Episode 41: Interview with Ken UENOOn the line from Berkeley, California, Ken talks on many different subjects, including the tattoo on his arm, his early childhood vocalizations, Jimi Hendrix, the megaphone, mechanical reproduction, and person-specific music. With musical examples from his pieces Future Lilacs, On a Sufficient Condition for the Existence of Most Specific Hypothesis, Hapax Legomanon, Fanfares for the Apocalypse, and Shiroi Ishi.

1hr 1min

19 Jun 2017

Rank #7

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Juliet PALMER

Episode 43: Interview with Juliet PALMERIn this episode, we begin with discussion of Juliet PALMER’s new piece MORSE, written for mezzo-soprano and electric guitar quartet. The text is by Iranian poet Simin Behbahani. This leads into conversation about how the text was set in the music, and connection with the 13th Century poem Bani Adam. Palmer also discusses her work with Urbanvessel, and composers who continue to provide inspiration in her creative journey. 

54mins

16 Mar 2018

Rank #8

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Samuel ANDREYEV

Episode 46: Interview with Samuel ANDREYEVDiscussion of ANDREYEV’s piece Iridescent Notation, poet Tom RAWORTH, comics, and more.

1hr 11mins

21 May 2019

Rank #9

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Salvatore SCIARRINO

Episode 39: Interview with Salvatore SCIARRINO

54mins

28 Jan 2017

Rank #10

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Brian CURRENT

Episode 38: Interview with Brian CURRENT  

48mins

23 Sep 2016

Rank #11

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Ana SOKOLOVIC

Episode 37: Interview with composer Ana SOKOLOVICIn this easy-going conversation, Ana SOKOLOVIC and I discussed her early years in Montréal, the influence of Serbian music on her own work, and the opera she is writing for the Canadian Opera Company, based on the story of Christina (1626-1689), the unconventional Queen of Sweden. Included in this interview are excerpts from “Portrait Parle,” “Ambient V,” “Dances & Interludes,” “Chiaconna,” “Commedia dell’Arte,” “Sirenes,” and “Svadba (The Wedding).”This interview was made possible through a successful crowd-sourcing campaign. Thank you to: The Canadian League of Composers,Karen Houle, The Association of Canadian Women Composers, Elizabeth Skillings, Karen Hasselfelt, Neal Bennett, Joan Shaben, Ulrike Narwani, Roger D. Moore, James Harley, Karen Conradi, Bob Pritchard, Roger Admiral, Golnaz Azimi, Justin Christensen, Carol Ann Weaver, Yannis Kyriakides, Mark McGregor, Dave Martin, Gordon Fitzell, Cathy Fern Lewis, Grace McNab, Keiko Yamanaka, Paris Simons, John Mark Sherlock, Jennifer Butler, Emily Doolittle, Luciane Cardassi, Anna Pidgorna, Rose Bolton, Christopher Willes, Leslie Ting, Rick Waines, Carolyn Bremer, Allison Balcetis, Jane Isakson and several others who wish to remain anonymous.

1hr 1min

30 Apr 2016

Rank #12

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Robert AITKEN

Episode 36: Interview with Robert AITKEN

1hr 18mins

26 Dec 2015

Rank #13

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Philippe LEROUX

Episode 35: Interview with Philippe LEROUX

51mins

2 Dec 2015

Rank #14

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Dorothy CHANG

Episode 34: Interview with  Dorothy CHANG

50mins

13 Oct 2015

Rank #15

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Jocelyn MORLOCK

Episode 33: Interview with Jocelyn MORLOCK

59mins

5 Sep 2015

Rank #16

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Nicole LIZÉE

Episode 32: Interview with Nicole LIZÉE.

59mins

12 Aug 2015

Rank #17

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Linda Catlin SMITH

Episode 29: Interview with Linda Catlin SMITHIn this wide-ranging conversation, Linda Catlin SMITH talks about expanded time, still life paintings, how she reads, Arthur Rimbaud, and more.  This interview was made possible through a successful crowd-sourcing campaign. Thank you to: The Canadian League of Composers,Karen Houle, The Association of Canadian Women Composers, Elizabeth Skillings, Karen Hasselfelt, Neal Bennett, Joan Shaben, Ulrike Narwani, Roger D. Moore, James Harley, Karen Conradi, Bob Pritchard, Roger Admiral, Golnaz Azimi, Justin Christensen, Carol Ann Weaver, Yannis Kyriakides, Mark McGregor, Dave Martin, Gordon Fitzell, Cathy Fern Lewis, Grace McNab, Keiko Yamanaka, Paris Simons, John Mark Sherlock, Jennifer Butler, Emily Doolittle, Luciane Cardassi, Anna Pidgorna, Rose Bolton, Christopher Willes, Leslie Ting, Rick Waines, Carolyn Bremer, Allison Balcetis, Jane Isakson and several others who wish to remain anonymous.

59mins

27 Apr 2015

Rank #18

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Anna PIDGORNA

Episode 28: Interview with Anna PIDGORNA

53mins

19 Mar 2015

Rank #19

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Barbara PRITCHARD +

Episode 27: Interview with pianist Barbara PRITCHARD, with Anthony GENGE, and cameos by Ian CRUTCHLEY, David LITKE, Clark ROSS, and Bob BAUER.

53mins

14 Jan 2015

Rank #20