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An utterly adventurous intellectual exercise

Some notes and quotes from De Vergeten Wetenschappen. Een Geschiedenis van de Humaniora, (litterally: “The Forgotten Sciences. A

Bodies Performing Sound

I see improvisation as much more than a musical technique. While watching the performance of Joëlle Landrée, solo

Makigami Koichi comes to town (TPE)

The second Taiwan International Improvised Music Festival (TIIMF) is in full swing, with many events in Taipei and

Sound Journey to Tuva 2018

中文請往下>> After a 2016 ‘pilot’ Sound Journey to Tuva, Fusica/Mark van Tongeren presents a new Journey to Tuva

Improvise! With Koichi Makigami

中文請往下>>> This afternoon is for anyone interested in improvising with sound and music, from professionals (voice/instruments) to absolute beginners. Makigami Koichi is one of the special international guests for the second Taiwan International Improvisation Music Festival, doing several gigs around Taipei in this week. Mr. Koichi is a master at manipulating groups of musicians, from

Ode aan Walter Slosse (1947-2016)

Een jaar geleden (op 1 augustus 2016) overleed VPRO programmamaker Walter Slosse, met wie ik vele programma’s maakte,

Special Journal on Tuvan music

Here is the latest issue of  the journal The New Research of Tuva, dedicated this time to the

Intriguing counterpoints: the ‘Kalachakra Ritual Offering Dance’ and Tibetan folk music

Here is something curious almost live from the web. Last week the Dalai Lama presided and led one

Singing with the Bunun

Recently my Resonance students – plus a few guests – joined the second Sound Journey. The first Sound

Dada is Dead. Long live Dada!

It is 100 hundred years ago since the very first event signified the beginning of Dada, the powerful