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Avant Music News
A place where information related to avant-garde music is available. Currently most of this information consists of new release and tour notifications, but the content of the site is not limited in any way.
ABC No Rio
A collectively-run center for art and activism. Home to COMA, a weekly series of experimental and improvisational music.
Muhal Richard Abrams
Free improvisation ensemble.
Improvising electronic musician.
Bang on a Can
New York's legendary Bang on a Can Festival was founded by composers Michael Gordon, David Lang and Julia Wolfe in 1987. Dedicated to the work of composers across the entire aesthetic spectrum, Bang on a Can makes a home for musical inventors, misfits and pioneers.
Multimedia performance artist.
An independent mix media art/culture company with activities in the fields of film, music, architecture and technology.
Artist run store that provides direct-mail access to one of the most comprehensive collections of compact discs, books, videotapes, CD-ROMs, journals, software, theremins, even windchimes and other special items of electronic, instrumental and improvisational music.
Computer Music Center
Computer music facility at Columbia University.
A commity message board with sites for Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, Portland OR, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington DC, Melbourne and Sydney.
A program of the Pauline Oliveros Foundation.
Downtown Music Gallery
New York store specialising in progressive rock psych avant-garde contemporary classical canterbury electronic ambient fee-jazz world klezmer folk blues.
R. Luke DuBois
New York new music ensemble.
Electric guitarist, composer.
A nonprofit media arts organization focused on establishing and cultivating the genre Transmission Arts.
Digital Media Arts Center founded in 1977 to cultivate artistic talent using electronic technologies.
Paul Damian Hogan
Composer, producer, sound designer.
Improvisor, composer, sound artist, Trummerflora Collective member.
Presents, nurtures, and develops new genres, art forms, mediums and extremes of expression.
NYC venue and record label.
Major independent music distributor.
Willy Le Maitre & Eric Rosenzveig
Hypermedia A/V collaborators.
Johnathan F. Lee
Digital sound artist, composer.
Independent new music label.
Musician, composer, sound artist,
Indie label purveying noise, experimental, gothic, spoken word and other
Composer, improvisor, performer.
Record label that intends to bring you music both challenging and bizarre.
New World Records
The Recorded Anthology of American Music whose mission is to record the music of American composers that would not otherwise be represented in the catalogues of the commercial recording companies.
Traveling circus of new and experimental chamber music.
New York Foundation for the Arts, including NYFA Source: the largest national database of information on grants, awards, services, and publications for artists in all disciplines.
A magazine, magazine on-line, and an output of work on CDs and video, in printbooks and scores.
Paul Steven Ray
Composer, improviser, sound artist.
The Relay Project
A publication of sounds released on CD, it occupies the gap in your library between the records and the journals, swapping the sounds from one for the pages of the other.
Douglas Irving Repetto
Flutist, composer, improviser.
Performance space that provides opportunities for innovative composers, musicians, and interdisciplinary collaborators to present their work in accessible, appropriate, and professional concert productions.
Online magazine concentrating on experimental, improvisation, avant-garde, and unusual musical styles, providing features, release reviews and performance reviews, along with a variety of special features.
A not-for-profit performance space dedicated to the
experimental and avant-garde.
A Midtown Manhattan space for performing and visual arts where young artists have a home. The Tank emphasizes new work by emerging performers, designers, writers, directors and producers.
The Cadence Building Web
Creative improvised music journal, label, distributor, production studio, and more.
Interdisciplinary laboratory for visionary emerging and established artists.
The SoundArt Foundation, Inc.
New York City's Calendar for New Music
NYC Venue for avant garde, creative and experimental music.
A New York-based nonprofit organization and composers collective dedicated to contemporary music.