Covid-19 is dangerously impacting the social-economic category of musicians. No concerts, poor political and social consideration, uncertain earnings. As a consequence, an ever-growing number of musicians, especially those from the experimental area, are trying to promote their music on BandCamp in digital format only. It is increasingly difficult for me to follow and review this incredible flow of music. I therefore decided to open this section on my blog Neuguitars where I propose music in digital format that I consider particularly interesting and worthy of attention. I hope you like it. Let’s support musicians. They need it.
Tube Mouth Bow String by Nick Didkovsky, BandCamp, 2020 on #neuguitars #blog
These pieces are about the details of musical evolution that emerge from rule-based compositional systems. Using electric guitar, string quartet, electronics, and computer software, we explored territories held together by systems of agreements, forms specified in software, real-time musical choices, and notation.
released April 14, 2020
All compositions by Nick Didkovsky
Nick Didkovsky electric guitar, tabletop guitar, homebrew software
Sirius String Quartet: Gregor Huebner, Meg Okura, violins; Ron Lawrence, viola; Dave Eggar, cello
Special guest Barbara Benary – Chung Hu on What Sheep Herd