This week the panel is joined by FoTS Meerenai Shim to discuss her upcoming premieres, the NEA/Kickstarter deathmatch, entrepreneurial musicians, orchestral shenanigans in Louisville, retro-electronica and the passing of the “King of Loud” Jim Marshall.
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- FoTS Meerenai Shim is premiering works by Janice Misurell-Mitchell and FoTS Daniel Felsenfeld in Chicago and Berkeley.
- Kickstarter and the NEA square off for an arts funding deathmatch (or maybe they’re not really the same thing).
- Classical musicians are becoming such entrepreneurs that the Economists is writing about it!
- Colin Holter can’t find the silver bullet for mixing new music people with “the regulars.”
- Vintage electronica? Bring your bell bottoms! Synapse is now available online.
- Jim Marshall (the guy responsible for the “Marshall Stack” and Jimi’s sound) dies at 88.
- The Louisville Orchestra to start hiring replacement musicians (HEY! – I used to play clarinet, can I audition?)
- Frank J. Oteri issues a Spoiler Alert (Mad Men – 10/9c).