Jeff Stratton

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  • 17 years ago | Music News

    Bang on a Can All-Stars Music for Airports (Point Music) When Brian Eno stuck the "ambient" tag on Music for Airports back in 1978, he unwittingly helped create new sonic ventures that would morph into new-age music, along with the chill-out/ambie...

  • 17 years ago | Music News

    "I'm entirely dedicated to the flow," says Andreas Vollenweider. "I believe that everything constantly changes and flows, and nothing stays the same. That should be part of the musical experience for everybody. At least for me it is." That's debat...

  • 17 years ago | Music News

    Low owL remix (Caroline) Songs for a Dead Pilot (Kranky) The three ultra-minimalists in Low (who appear with the Czars at the Bluebird Theater on October 26) are known for music that's the sonic equivalent of a horse tranquilizer, albeit one with ...

  • 17 years ago | Music News

    "Ninety-nine percent of all the people in prison are going to be released," says Sammy Town, lead singer of the punk institution called Fang. "And I'm telling you, when you go to prison, you get meaner. You get bitter, you get bigger and more crim...

  • 17 years ago | Music News

    Just because the word "swing" frequently accompanies descriptions of Money Plays Eight's music doesn't mean the members of the group are happy about it. "We wouldn't even describe ourselves as swing," insists singer James Leo, one of two imposing ...

  • 17 years ago | Music News

    "I just think we're all pretty positive people," says guitarist John Hill of Denver's Dressy Bessy. "We're upbeat, but we're not trying to be sickeningly happy." Like Hill, the other members of Dressy Bessy--singer/guitarist Tamee Ealom, bassist R...

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