Selections from some of David Rosenboom's recent and related CD releases and the companies that have produced them. Go to the company websites to see more: Tzadik, Pogus Productions, Unseen Worlds Records, New World Records, Centaur Records, Lovely Music, and others. Also look through the WORKS section of this website for many more; and check iTunes, Amazon, and other distribution sites.
A new book by Dave Thompson about the legendary International Carnival of Experimental Sound that took place in The Roundhouse in London in 1972 features Rosenboom's work and participation.
Rosenboom's writing on experimental music in the mid-20th Century at the University of Illinois is contained in this newly released book Engine of Innovation: The University of Illinois from the University of Illinois Press.
Rosenboom's well known "Portable Gold and Philosophers' Stones (Deviant Resonances)", a work built on the concept of "listening as performance" for brainwave active imaginative listeners, computer-electronics, and auxiliary instrument(s) will be presented by L'ina GRM and Radio France during a weekend of concerts called FOCUS. [Click on event heading above for more information.]
May 12 2018 - 8:00pm
Wake up, the world’s on fire!” (Lawrence Ferlinghetti). This assemblage of aesthetico-political music for contemplation and empowerment features postgenre sounds for vigilance against the commodification of ignorance and the barbarization of democracy. Rosenboom and his team perform with instruments, electronics, and voices and add prescient, prophetic lines by socio-political seers: Ferlinghetti, Foucault, Pythagoras via Ovid, Sun-tzu, Mark Twain, and others. Interlacing evocative, virtuosic music with images by Lewis Klahr, whose uniquely idiosyncratic films use found images to explore the intersection of memory and history. “With my burnt hand, I write on the nature of fire.” (Flaubert). [Click on heading above for more program details.]
Apr 21 2018 - 8:30pm
Rosenboom will be keynote speaker at College Music Society 2018 Pacific Southwest Regional Conference
Rosenboom will give a keynote speech titled Collapsing Distinctions— Transcultural and Transmodern Music Education for Holistic Music Artists Today at this conference to be held at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. [Click on event heading for more description.]
Mar 17 2018 - 4:15pm