Tag Archives: Isis Giraldo

Conversation on Hip-Hop

 

Brahja Waldman and Jahsun

Brahja Waldman and Jahsun

Brajha Waldman, Isis Giraldo, and Jahsun talk about Hip-Hop

“Because they didn’t do anything to uplift Hip-hop culture. They took one element that was popular, the rap element and on top of it they took one element of the rap element that they thought was marketable for their own purposes.”

“It’s like this general move away from show tune music that has this chord, and this chord, and this chord, and this chord, and then has a bridge, and then another bridge, and then a coda, its all this stuff we don’t need. Let’s just keep this one five second moment, ‘cause it’s the best thing about that song, and let’s distill it into a loop.”

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Les Sympatiques Presents Great Music, 20 November

 

Thursday November 20th at 9pm, Les Sympatiques - the new artist-led, nonprofit sector of Café Résonance – presents an exciting triptych of musical sets:

  • Solo cello music by Jane Chan
  • An improvised set with Martin Heslop, Erik Hove, Michael Lambert, and Isis Giraldo
  • dArk mAAt’r, listen to some songs

Come out and enjoy this excellent, diverse lineup of musicians, and support Les Sympatiques’ latest project!

Spectral music & hip-hop: a conversation with Erik Hove

 

Erik Hove

Erik Hove

Listen to some of Erik Hove’s music. The Erik Hove Large Ensemble will also be performing at the Suoni Per Il Popolo festival 2014 -  June 21st @ Cafe Resonance 9pm. Don’t miss it!                                                                                         

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Interview: Ian Ferrier

Ian Ferrier

Ian Ferrier, poet, musician; curator of the monthly Words and Music event at Casa del Popolo; organizer of the annual Mile End Poets’ Festival; collaborator of the music, poetry and dance project For Body and Light. Klara du Plessis and Isis Giraldo talk to Ian about poetry, music, and the Montreal arts scene.

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Interview: Thom Gossage from Other Voices

Thom Gossage

Thom Gossage

Hello music lovers and readers of Écho. 

I’ve started a search to talk to musicians that I believe are bringing something to the creative community of Montreal and elsewhere.

My first victim is the wonderful improviser, drummer, and composer, Thom Gossage. We sat down over a bottle of wine and had a conversation about music, composing, and the ins and outs of being a musician in a scene that is ever changing. 

I’ve transcribed a bit of our conversation for you all… Enjoy!

Isis Giraldo

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