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Cued Up on Q2: Bangin’ Highlights – Highlights from Bang on a Can Marathon 2010

Cued Up on Q2 says “Sunday, October 17, 2010”. But you can listen to this archive any time.

Q2 says, “his Sunday, October 17 at 2 p.m., join Cued Up on Q2 for some of the top performances from this year’s Bang on a Can Marathon. In case you don’t know, BOAC Marathon is New York’s quintessential new music event. Lasting twelve hours, its genre-blurring programming features a slew of globetrotting musicians and composers in contemporary music.
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Gamelan Glak Tika at Bang on a Can Marathon 2010 (Kinano/flickr)

This episode includes recordings of the self-taught electronic musician and songstress Mira Calix, Dutch percussion ensemble Slagwerk Den Haag, the 8-channel, 1-bit electronics of Tristan Perich, new music pre-college ensemble Face the Music, an authoritative performance of 20th century iconoclast Iannis XenakisTetras, and the US premier of Fausto Romitelli’s celebrated and expansive Professor Bad Trip.

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Slagwerk Den Haag (Kinano/flickr)

Check out at your leisure.

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