Nameless Sound Brings Amina Claudine Myers to Houston
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Nameless Sound Brings Amina Claudine Myers to Houston

Usually, when we introduce an artist in a piece of writing, we write “singer” or…

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A Full Life in Music: Ran Blake at Live Oak Friends Meeting House
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A Full Life in Music: Ran Blake at Live Oak Friends Meeting House

Nameless Sound presents Ran Blake in a free concert on Jan. 7, 2017 at 5pm…

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Six Straight Hours of  <em>River of Fundament</em>  at MFAH
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Six Straight Hours of River of Fundament at MFAH

Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler’s River of Fundament is, according to them, a “nontraditional opera…

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Big Things in Small Films: The Rush Process at Aurora
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Big Things in Small Films: The Rush Process at Aurora

On Saturday Aug 27, walking out of the second night of Rush Process, a film…

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The Varieties of Experimental Experience: Soundings on Marfa Sounding
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The Varieties of Experimental Experience: Soundings on Marfa Sounding

The thing about writing about “experimental music” is that the phrase “experimental music,” if it…

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A History in Fragments: Jazz on Film at MFAH
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A History in Fragments: Jazz on Film at MFAH

If there is a history of jazz, it’s forever incomplete, like archeologists finding fragments of…

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Unforced Time: Nameless Sounds Brings Australia’s The Necks to the MATCH
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Unforced Time: Nameless Sounds Brings Australia’s The Necks to the MATCH

Pushing Music Forward: <em>No Idea</em> Expands to Houston
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Pushing Music Forward: No Idea Expands to Houston

No Idea Festival, founded by Chris Cogburn in 2003, has been around for a while,…

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The People of Cinema Wear Winged Sandals: An Essay on Jafar Panahi’s Taxi
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The People of Cinema Wear Winged Sandals: An Essay on Jafar Panahi’s Taxi

Taxi is a short movie with a simple premise, which is impressive, because in that…

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Full Blown Fury
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Full Blown Fury

Music for Clouds
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Music for Clouds

Imaginary Values presents Keith Rowe / Kjell Bjorgeengen + Rick Reed + and performance of…

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Jazz on Film Returns to the MFAH
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Jazz on Film Returns to the MFAH

Music is its own language. It has its own rules and processes of breaking those…

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The Sounding World
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The Sounding World

Hearing Pisaro for the first time felt like hearing Morton Feldman for the first time,…

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Deep Listening
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Deep Listening

Before there was such a thing as Nameless Sound, Dave Dove had the idea of…

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Peter Brötzmann and Keiji Haino
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Peter Brötzmann and Keiji Haino

Review:  Roscoe Mitchell with Nameless Sound
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Review: Roscoe Mitchell with Nameless Sound

On March 29th, Roscoe Mitchell’s Houston residency with Nameless Sound came to a joyous end…

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Review: Nameless Sound
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Review: Nameless Sound

On Wednesday March 6th, Nameless Sound presented cellist Tristan Honsinger at Spring Street’s Studio 101.…

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Review:  Cocksucker Blues
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Review: Cocksucker Blues

Robert Frank’s Cocksucker Blues is anything but a traditional rock and roll documentary. Frank’s work…

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Bass Notes
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Bass Notes

Da Camera brings Christian McBride to the Cullen On Friday February 8th at 8:00 pm,…

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Review:  Houston Cinema Arts Festival
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Review: Houston Cinema Arts Festival

November 8-12, 2012 Film festivals are overwhelming. I always think I’m going to pick the…

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