You can listen to these before or after the episode, or you can pause our podcast and go listen to each piece as we introduce them.
Jason Charney is a composer and performer of music for instruments, voices, and electronics. His compositions are born from direct collaboration with performers, and often includes electronic/acoustic interactions. As an electroacoustic performer, he is interested in connecting to audiences through embodied gesture, novel interfaces, and improvisation. He brought Mario Diaz de Leon’s The Soul Is the Arena. jasoncharney.com
Allison Clendaniel is a singer, sound maker, and art administrator in Baltimore, MD. Her generative work focuses on theatrically-charged experimental sounds and movement. She is the Artistic Director of Mind on Fire, a musical-art collaborative in Baltimore, MD. More on Paul Pinto’s minis can be found here(we’ll link to her document as a file, as I think it’s useful). She brought Paul Pinto’s minis, more on the piece can be found here. allisonisonline.com
James Young is a texpat making music in Baltimore. He is the executive director of Mind on Fire, established early 2017, the apotheosis of a decade’s worth of musical research and observation. It is a modular chamber orchestra featuring the works of contemporary composers and showcasing performers of all disciplines for people of all backgrounds. As a composer, James has enjoyed an active career. His music has been performed or presented by numerous organizations, and can be found online, published by Ehse Records. He received his DMA in Composition at the Peabody Conservatory, where he studied with Michael Hersch. He brought Infinity Knives’ In the Mouth of Sadness. jdsjymusic.com
Learn more about Mind on Fire and upcoming performances at mindonfire.org