Steve Koenig

Cuz Horses Don’t Sing

I’m a field-recordings man, and a rocker, and I also love old-timey, bluegrass, roots reggae, skronk and punk-jazz.

Cuz Horses Don’t Sing

I’m a field-recordings man, and a rocker, and I also love old-timey, bluegrass, roots reggae, skronk and punk-jazz.

Playing In Tongues: New And Improvised Music

Speaking recently with a gentleman in Carnegie Hall who was researching what folks get out of hearing music performed live, I began to think a lot about the various methods by which, and reasons why, we listen.

Playing In Tongues: New And Improvised Music

Speaking recently with a gentleman in Carnegie Hall who was researching what folks get out of hearing music performed live, I began to think a lot about the various methods by which, and reasons why, we listen.

Playing in Tongues: New and Improvised Music

Duets between master improvising guitarists Noël Akchoté and Derek Bailey, originally on the very limited 12″ LP Rectangle REC F not so long ago, are now reissued on Drag City’s improv imprint.

Playing in Tongues: New and Improvised Music

Duets between master improvising guitarists Noël Akchoté and Derek Bailey, originally on the very limited 12″ LP Rectangle REC F not so long ago, are now reissued on Drag City’s improv imprint.

Incredible Risks: Strange and Improvised Musics

Once again I’m glad to share some more of these releases with you. Some are fresh out of the oven, and others have been waiting for their proper time.

Incredible Risks: Strange and Improvised Musics

Once again I’m glad to share some more of these releases with you. Some are fresh out of the oven, and others have been waiting for their proper time.

Composed and deComposed: Music of Our Centuries

The events surrounding the terrorist destruction of the Wold Trade Center has had a peculiar effect on the musicians and other artists I’ve spoken with.

Composed and deComposed: Music of Our Centuries

The events surrounding the terrorist destruction of the Wold Trade Center has had a peculiar effect on the musicians and other artists I’ve spoken with.

Incredible Risks: New and Improvised Musics

New releases are coming out quicker than you can say CD-R, both reissues of music considered risky decades ago, or of musicians still trying to both push the edges and absorb the traditions.

Incredible Risks: New and Improvised Musics

New releases are coming out quicker than you can say CD-R, both reissues of music considered risky decades ago, or of musicians still trying to both push the edges and absorb the traditions.

Composed and deComposed: Music of Our Centuries

So many releases, so little space, even here in cyberspace.

Composed and deComposed: Music of Our Centuries

So many releases, so little space, even here in cyberspace.

Composed and deComposed: Music of Our Centuries

There has been so much activity on the new music front that I am physically incapable of writing about some of the concerts I’ve attended this season.

Composed and deComposed: Music of Our Centuries

There has been so much activity on the new music front that I am physically incapable of writing about some of the concerts I’ve attended this season.

Incredible Risks: New and Improvised Music

I’ve been eschewing the live scene for a few month to take stock, literally, of the new releases happily flooding the market.

Incredible Risks: New and Improvised Music

I’ve been eschewing the live scene for a few month to take stock, literally, of the new releases happily flooding the market.