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My Brightest Diamond Album Stumps Writer

Paul R. Byrne | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment
Paul R. Byrne

The latest experimental epic from My Brightest Diamond, entitled This is My Hand, is an album with really only one problem: I have no idea what to say about it. Breaking down the fourth wall here: I'm stumped.

Beautiful Mechanical: yMusic, The Ready-Made Collaborators

Daniel J. Kushner | Posted 12.04.2011 | Arts
Daniel J. Kushner

yMusic has created something stunning and uncanny -- a vital document of the indie-classical movement that simultaneously resists and transcends the connotations associated with the subgenre.

Beyond Ecstatic: The Multimedia Fever Dream of "Letters to Distant Cities"

Daniel J. Kushner | Posted 05.28.2011 | Arts
Daniel J. Kushner

Letters to Distant Cities achieves a rare feat -- it gifts the listener with a truly multimedia experience that one can rarely access through a conventional album in the privacy of home.

Ecstatic Music Festival Interview #5: Sarah Kirkland Snider and Rob Moose

Daniel J. Kushner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel J. Kushner

On Wednesday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. composer Sarah Kirkland Snider partners with vocalist/composer Shara Worden of the art rock band My Brightest Diam...

The Top 10 Alternative Art Songs of 2001-2010

Daniel J. Kushner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel J. Kushner

With the absurd distinction between serious and non-serious musics largely eradicated, it's time to take stock of some of the best alternative art songs of 2001-2010.