Archive for the 'Arnold Dreyblatt' Category

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Earlier this year, the fine folks at Superior Viaduct reissued renegade composer Arnold Dreyblatt’s 1986 LP Propellers In Love, a work of intonated minimalism performed with his Orchestra of Excited Strings. Seeing William Tyler perform with Megafaun last weekend at Pickathon put me in a Dreyblatt mood — the band’s 2013 collaboration with the renowned minimalist, […]

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Appalachian Excitation is the sound of four people in a room. It’s the sound of expat composer Arnold Dreyblatt — in the States from Berlin, where he’s lived and worked since 1984 — and the members of experimental folk outfit Megafaun, Phillip and Brad Cook, and Joseph Westerlund, specifically, at Pinebox Recording studio in Graham, […]