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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08 Jan 2013

Creating The Demo with NCSA and Krannert Center

Innovative composer and performer Mikel Rouse has been named the first ever Visiting Research Artist for the eDream (Emerging Digital Research and Education in Arts Media) Institute. Mikel and composer and trumpeter Ben Neill will be in residence Jan 13-27 at both NCSA and the Studio Theater at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. […]

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24 Dec 2012

Let’s Put The X Back In X-Mas! Christmas Time and YOU!

For a limited time, you can download the Tirez Tirez holiday song “Christmas Time And You (Let’s Put The X Back In X-mas)”. We hope this oldie brings you good cheer and look forward to offering more rare archival recordings in the New Year! Christmas Time And You (Let’s Put The X Back In X-Mas)

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20 Nov 2012

Ulysses Dove’s ‘Vespers’ Set To Mikel Rouse’s ‘Quorum’

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will present 4 performances of Ulysees Dove’s ‘Vespers’ set to Mikel Rouse’s groundbreaking drum machine score ‘Quorum’. The first piece of its kind for sequencer. This music was used for Ulysses Dove’s Vespers and presented by The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater from 1987 to the present. In the […]

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09 Nov 2012

Mikel Rouse Film: John Cage On & Off the Air!

Mikel Rouse commissioned for a new ‘stage film’ for The City Wears a Slouch Hat. PHOTOS HERE! Saturday, November 17, 2012. John Cage: On & Off the Air! celebrates this engagement with an ever-changing program of works wrapped around a newly staged revival of Cage’s peripatetic The City Wears a Slouch Hat (CBS Radio, 1942). […]

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20 Oct 2012

Mikel Rouse: Technology In Performance

Innovative composer and performer Mikel Rouse has been named the first ever Visiting Research Artist for the eDream (Emerging Digital Research and Education in Arts Media) Institute. Rouse will be giving a public presentation on his use of technology in performance at 4 p.m. Oct. 25 in NCSA 1105. As a visiting research artist for […]

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30 May 2012

Release of First Double Album: Boost|False Doors

Mikel Rouse announces the May 1, 2012 release of his first double album, Boost|False Doors (Exit Music 1015-1016), through iTunes and all major retailers.This is the 30th release in Rouse’s prolific recording career. Boost|False Doors will be available via iTunes, Amazon, Bandcamp, CD Baby, CD Connection and CD Universe and on disc through All Major […]

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30 Mar 2012

Luminato Festival Announces 2011 Music and Celebrations Program

Mikel Rouse’s Gravity Radio to be featured. Following the critical acclaim of Rouse’s Gravity Radio at BAM’s Next Wave Festival, Rouse’s new work will be featured at the 2011 Luminato Festival in Toronto. From the Press Release announcement: “Gravity Radio In 2008, Mikel Rouse’s multimedia trilogy (Dennis Cleveland, Failing Kansas, The End Of Cinematics) mesmerized […]

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01 Mar 2012

Recent profiles on Mikel Rouse

A number of recent print and video profiles can be found through the following links: The New York Times, NewMusicBox, Pelime, Some Came Running and Oliver di Place. In addition, features and reviews of BAM performances of Gravity Radio can be found HERE. And recent reviews of the new CDs Recess and Corner Loading (Volume […]

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25 Dec 2010

Mikel Rouse Fall Season Highlights

Mikel Rouse’s fall season at BAM’s Next Wave Festival concluded on December 11. See reviews HERE. Mikel’s BAM season also included a post performance Artist Conversation with Evan and Andrew Gregory of the Gregory Brothers (best known for AutoTune the News). Both visual exhibits, Passport: 30 Years Drawn on the Road and False Doors at […]

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