John Eastridge Special to The Tartan

Class of 2006


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    Below are descriptions of five choice active bands and artists from Pittsburgh.

    Pillbox | April 30, 2007
  • Paperhouse

    Bloodyminded is a Chicago music collective often associated with “noise” music. With roughly a dozen high-quality releases under its belt since 1996, Bloodyminded has many recordings worthy of columns in “Paperhouse.” However, since I am writing this article, I will focus on my personal favorite song by Bloodyminded.

    Pillbox | February 5, 2007
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    Free musical improvisation involves playing an instrument without the restraints of traditional imposed rhythm or tonality. Free improvisation, at least in the context discussed here, developed from jazz-oriented thinking in the early 1960s. Musicians well versed in be-bop jazz such as John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman began to disassociate their music from jazz structure, tonality, and time signa...

    Pillbox | September 25, 2006