Steve Reich

New Steve Reich Album Pulse/Quartet Coming in February

Nonesuch has announced a new album of music by Steve Reich to be released in February 2018. Pulse/Quartet will include recordings of two relatively new pieces by the iconic minimalist composer: Quartet, premiered…
Andy Cush / December 27, 2017

Influential Jazz and Classical Label ECM Records Releasing Entire Catalogue to Streaming Outlets

Huge news for fans of Keith Jarrett, Steve Reich, Pat Metheny, Arvo Pärt, John Abercrombie, Vijay Iyer, and countless other seminal jazz, contemporary classical, and New Age…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 14, 2017

Apparently, Donald Trump Is a Steve Reich Fan

If you had to guess what sorts of music Donald Trump listens to, "1960s downtown New York avant-gardism" would probably fall somewhere near the bottom of…
Andy Cush / November 2, 2016

Steve Reich’s Radiohead Tribute ‘Radio Rewrite’ Lands New York Premiere

Steve Reich's Radiohead-inspired piece "Radio Rewrite" will soon fall into its right place. On November 16, the Kid A-informed composition will make its New York…
Kyle McGovern / October 31, 2013

Can You Spot the Radiohead in Steve Reich’s ‘Kid A’-Inspired ‘Radio Rewrite’?

Radiohead fans, here's your mission, if you choose to accept it. Steve Reich, the hugely influential modern composer, saw his Radiohead-inspired piece, "Radio Rewrite," premiere…
Marc Hogan / March 7, 2013

Jonny Greenwood’s Guitar Awesomeness Inspired Steve Reich’s Radiohead Composition

In just over a month's time, legendary minimalist composer Steve Reich will debut his latest piece Radio Rewrite, an 18-minute chamber-music composition inspired by Radiohead. And…
Daniel Kreps / January 29, 2013

Control Voltage’s Friday Five: A Steve Reich Renaissance

Steve Reich's influence on electronic dance music runs deep. It goes back, at least, to the Orb's 1990 track "Little Fluffy Clouds," which laced a…
Philip Sherburne / July 27, 2012

Radiohead Inspire New Work by Minimalist Composer Steve Reich

Classical music, even of the up-to-date minimalist variety that has influenced everyone from Brian Eno to LCD Soundsystem, evidently moves at a slower pace than…
Marc Hogan / January 27, 2012

Steve Reich’s All-Star 75th Birthday Concert

"Brevity is the soul of wit," Shakespeare's Polonius tells us — and brevity can also be a hallmark of genius. At New York's Carnegie Hall…
Glenn Kenny / May 2, 2011