Kronos Quartet’s transformative influence on the worlds of classical and new music is remarkable. The group, now celebrating its 40th anniversary, has totally redefined what it means to be a string quartet. Founder David Harrington offers unprecedented insight into its incredible journey.
One of the 20th century’s most important and influential producers reflects on his fabled career, the art of pushing artists beyond their comfort zones, fighting for a musical vision, the state of modern record creation, and the making of recent Nick Drake and Kate McGarrigle live tribute albums.
The pioneering keyboardist and composer celebrates the 30th anniversary of his first hit single with a major new multimedia work. It bridges the worlds of electronica, pop, minimalism, modern dance, and philosophy. Jones also offers reflections on his newly-remastered seminal '80s recordings.
The Swiss minimalist groove quartet worked with a totally blank canvas when making its latest album Static Motion. Learn what transpired when the band created an environment in which anything could happen and the musicians were free to create without the limitations of traditional forms.
Jason Miles' specialty is stretching the limits of jazz by infusing it with myriad influences and incorporating a diverse array of musicians into his work. Nowhere is that more evident than on his Global Noize projects, including his latest which reimagines the output of Sly and the Family Stone.
Mike Oldfield has sold 50 million albums and performed for one billion people in a single evening. Impressive achievements for an artist known for adventurous, long-form musical epics. Innerviews explores the creative process and compositional instincts that inform his singular work.