14 Jul 2014

Mikel Rouse Deposits Hundreds of Digitized Cassette Recordings

On July 15, 2014 Mikel Rouse deposited hundreds of digitized audio cassettes to the Mikel Rouse Archive at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. This deposit is part of Phase Two of a Four Phase plan for deposit. The digitized cassettes cover works and live recordings from 1974 to […]

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08 Apr 2014

‘Renaissance Man Rouse’ Releases New Single

“I always believed—because I’m not a snob—that the structures I was working on were interesting because they could be heard. Not because I could prove they were interesting through mathematics or something, but… where multiple metric combinations would come together and would actually feel like the kind of resolution that you normally get with harmonic [...]
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04 Feb 2014

The Demo Event at Krannert Center February 28, 2014

MIKEL ROUSE, CO-CREATOR, COMPOSER, AND PERFORMER BEN NEILL, CO-CREATOR, COMPOSER, AND PERFORMER FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014, AT 7:30PM | COLWELL PLAYHOUSE Mikel Rouse and Ben Neill will present a work-in-progress performance/demonstration of their upcoming hybrid piece The Demo. Joining Rouse and Neill will be the creative team of Jeff Sugg, Jim Findley, Matthew Gandolfo and [...]
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30 Dec 2013

‘Dawn’, A New Single Available on iTunes & Bandcamp for 2014

Welcome to 2014. The new single Dawn (B/W Tears Of Joy) is now available on iTunes and Bandcamp just in time to ring in the New Year. The new single joins Ambulance Chaser and The Law Of Average as tracks from a soon to be announced 13 hour installation. More singles will become available through [...]
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30 Oct 2013

Mikel Rouse Deposits One Terra Bite of Digital Archive Materials to The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

On October 30, 2013 Mikel Rouse deposited more than one terra bite of digital music, films and video to the Mikel Rouse Archive at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. This deposit is part of Phase Two of a Four Phase plan for deposit. The digital material includes live […]

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12 Jul 2013

The Demo: July 2013 workshop at the Collapsable Hole

Mikel Rouse and Ben Neill, collaborators on The Demo, a new music/media/ hybrid, will assemble the creative team of Jeff Sugg, Jim Findley and Bob McGrath at the Collapsable Hole in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, for a two-week workshop. The Demo is a music theater work written by composer/performers Mikel Rouse and Ben Neill based on Douglas […]

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23 Jan 2013

Mikel Rouse Video Wall Installation of John Cage’s 4’33”

This February, the New World Symphony will present Making the Right Choices: A John Cage Centennial Celebration, a spectacular three-day festival dedicated to the music and ideas of John Cage. As part of the festival, NWS will host a new video installation entitled NWS: 4’33”, created by New York-based composer, director, performer and recording artist […]

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