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This month's Textura magazine features a delightful review of Aqua Madora and an interview with yours truly . Appropriate to the title's water allusion, the reverberations produced by the piano's sustain creates an impression of fluidity between the notes played, as if they possess a liquidy dimension that allows them to flow into one another. …

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To celebrate the release of my limited edition album, Aqua Madora (Released Feb. 22nd) and the March 22nd release of the super-limited hand-embellished version, Avant Media will be hosting a free record release party at Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street) on Sunday April 3rd, from 7-9pm. We'll have some free food, and beer and wine can be …

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March 5th, 2011

2011 Avant Music Festival

March 5th, 2011

2011 Avant Music Festival


This is the first video clip from the performance of Apparitions of The Four Pillars with Their Lowest Additive Primes as limited to the 3rd, 7th, 9th, and 11th New Primes chosen Cyclically, The Toll of Premonition, The Memorial Connector over the Outlying Primal Abyss, and The Mid-Winter Ending during this year's Avant Music Festival. There is …

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February 2nd, 2011

Aqua Madora

February 2nd, 2011

Aqua Madora


I'm very happy to announce that, Thanks to Kickstarter and the wonderful people that donated there, my next limited edition object CD release, Aqua Madora will be out officially on February 22nd through Avant Media Limited copies will be available during the 2011 Avant Music Festival: Feb. 11-19, in New York City. Here, check out the lovely cover …

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January 3rd, 2011

What's ahead for 2011

January 3rd, 2011

What's ahead for 2011


On Monday January 10th, the Kickstarter Campaign to fund the release of Aqua Madora a closes. This nearly fifty minute piano solo is one of my favorite works, and I'm really looking forward to finally making the recording available. Then, also next week, tickets for the 2011 Avant Music Festival will go on sale. In addition to curating the …

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December 8th, 2010

Aqua Madora on Kickstarter

December 8th, 2010

Aqua Madora on Kickstarter


I've recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to make a beautifully packaged CD of my piano piece Aqua Madora . The really cool thing about Kickstarter, and the reason I wanted to go this route with this project, is that the funding only happens if we meet the goal. There's no risk: "Every Kickstarter project must be fully funded before its time …

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November 13th, 2010

Reviews of Analog Apparitions

November 13th, 2010

Reviews of Analog Apparitions


first up, from San Francisco indie record store, Aquarius Records : One of three new releases on UK cassette label The Tapeworm, this one featuring two sprawling side long excursions into just intonation drone from Brooklyn composer Randy Gibson, a student of legendary minimalist composer La Monte Young. Gibson fuses the traditional concepts of …

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It's 60 minutes of dense, swirling, droning cassettes, and i'm truly, deeply proud of it. It's being released in a limited edition of 250. More details can be found here . I was joined on the recording by Drew Blumberg and Laine Rettmer, and the beautiful cover illustration was done by Oscar Henriquez. Get your copy today Click here to join my …

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September 29th, 2010

The Season Ahead

September 29th, 2010

The Season Ahead


It's shaping up to be a pretty big season this year. A bunch of performances, some recordings, and the second annual Avant Music Festival. Plus, I've started a mailing list, which you should join , I'll only email for new and exciting things. So here's what's coming up. On October 4th , my tape, Analog Apparitions, will be released by The …

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September 5th, 2010

98

September 5th, 2010

98


"If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, then eight. Then sixteen. Then thirty-two. Eventually one discovers that it is not boring at all." John Cage

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July 2nd, 2010

Mujeres de Juárez

July 2nd, 2010

Mujeres de Juárez


In honor of the video of Mujeres de Juárez finally being available, I've decided to make the track available as a free download on last.fm until July 8th. Click here to download Mujeres de Juárez from the album Voices + Sine Waves And if you do, please consider taking the time to rate/review the album on iTunes or Amazon Plus, there are …

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June 25th, 2010

Rediscovery

June 25th, 2010

Rediscovery


While pouring through my archives today I came across a piece I wrote in 2001 for the choreographer Courtney Krantz. Pleasantly surprised by my early output (it is a very stark 17 minute piece consisting of some wistful melodies on the bowed marimba, and some field recordings of walking and water) I've decided to share it on my last.fm page. …

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Individually hand-numbered and signed copies of Voices + Sine Waves are available now for only $10. Click here to purchase your copy Voices + Sine Waves is a collection of short works by Randy Gibson written over the last 10 years. These works represent the most primal and basic of materials; voices ethereal and guttural; sine waves pure and …

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Just over a week ago Will Lang, Drew Blumberg, and I got together to record a short version of Apparitions of The Four Pillars to be included on a limited edition physical version of Voices + Sine Waves. This new piece is called: The Third Pillar with its Lowest Primes and Memories of The Second Pillar from Apparitions of The Four Pillars …

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