Chamber Music for Three and Four
by Jan Jezioro
Jesse Mills, a two-time Grammy nominated violinist, joined with cellist Raman Ramakrishnan, a former founding member of the Daedalus Quartet, which had won the grand prize at the 2001 Banff International String Quartet Competition, and pianist Rieko Aizawa, to form the Horszowski Trio in 2011. The members of the Horszowski Trio had previously performed together, one way or another, for quite a while. Mills played with Ramakrishnan at the very beginning of their musical studies at the Kinhaven Music School over twenty years before they decided to form their trio. They met pianist Rieko Aizawa in New York City, where she had been discovered by Alexander Schneider the second violinist of the now… Continue reading.

Chamber Music for Three and Four

Jesse Mills, a two-time Grammy nominated violinist, joined with cellist Raman Ramakrishnan, a former founding member of the Daedalus Quartet, which had won the grand prize at the 2001 Banff International String Quartet Competition, and pianist Rieko Aizawa, to form the Horszowski Trio in 2011. The members of the Horszowski Trio had previously performed together, one way or another, for quite a while. Mills played with Ramakrishnan at the very beginning of their musical studies at the Kinhaven Music School over twenty years before they decided to form their trio. They met pianist Rieko Aizawa in New York City, where she had been discovered by Alexander Schneider the second violinist of the now… Continue reading.

MxPx Frontman Mike Herrera Talks About His Life in His High School Band
by Cory Perla
When Mike Herrera started MxPx in high school he never thought his band would still be together 22 years later. That’s not for a lack of hard work, and that’s not to say the 37-year old musician hasn’t considered ending the band. MxPx comes to the Waiting Room this Sunday, October 5 with Zebrahead, Allister, and Survay Says, but first we spoke with Herrera about how he keeps his high school band fun and positive after all these years.
Artvoice: “Chick Magnet” was one of the first songs I ever learned how to play on a musical instrument. The bass line to that song is not the most punk rock riff I’ve ever heard but it’s really fun. How do you keep your music fun after 22 years?
Mike Herrera: As we all become adults and realize there is more to life than just punk rock, skateboarding and chicks. But being in a band doesn’t do well as far as aging you and giving you a sense of responsibility, you’re just kind of like set free upon the world to go and be creative. That right there is fun, especially because you’re usually with a group of friends and you’re meeting people along… Continue reading.

MxPx Frontman Mike Herrera Talks About His Life in His High School Band

When Mike Herrera started MxPx in high school he never thought his band would still be together 22 years later. That’s not for a lack of hard work, and that’s not to say the 37-year old musician hasn’t considered ending the band. MxPx comes to the Waiting Room this Sunday, October 5 with Zebrahead, Allister, and Survay Says, but first we spoke with Herrera about how he keeps his high school band fun and positive after all these years.

Artvoice: “Chick Magnet” was one of the first songs I ever learned how to play on a musical instrument. The bass line to that song is not the most punk rock riff I’ve ever heard but it’s really fun. How do you keep your music fun after 22 years?

Mike Herrera: As we all become adults and realize there is more to life than just punk rock, skateboarding and chicks. But being in a band doesn’t do well as far as aging you and giving you a sense of responsibility, you’re just kind of like set free upon the world to go and be creative. That right there is fun, especially because you’re usually with a group of friends and you’re meeting people along… Continue reading.

10 Fall Concerts: AV’s music editor recommends these autumn shows

Music Is Art

The festival, now in its 12th year, returns to Delaware Park for an all day party featuring dozens of local bands and artists on September 13.

Deafheaven

Shoegazing black metal band Deafheaven bring their effortless dissonance to the Tralf Music Hall on September 18.

Jeff Tweedy

Earlier this summer, Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy announced that he’d be releasing a new record,Sukierae, simply as Tweedy. He was quick to clarify though… continue reading.