New Recording

Annea Lockwood: Becoming Air / Into the Vanishing Point

Becoming Air / Into the Vanishing Point
featuring Nate Wooley and Yarn/Wire

Black Truffle Records (2021)
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[Into the Vanishing Point]… is a meditation on the collapse of certain insect populations and the implications of such losses. The work avoids replicating insect sounds, but it conjures the natural world, and the openness of Lockwood’s design, with small, microscopic sounds commingling in a mix of freedom and interdependence that powerfully reminds us of what’s at stake when something in that network vanishes.

The album also features Lockwood’s stunning collaboration with trumpeter Nate Wooley, Becoming Air, in which a catalog of extended horn techniques, between whispery sibilance and astringent distortion, are woven together with transitory imperfections — a study of nature itself.

— Peter Margasak, The Wire
Issue #452, October 2021

…“Becoming Air/Into the Vanishing Point” presents material developed in collaboration with key figures from the contemporary music scene. Both the trumpeter Nate Wooley (the soloist on “Becoming Air”) and the members of the percussion and piano quartet Yarn/Wire (featured on “Vanishing Point”) have spent their careers swimming in experimental pools that Lockwood helped fill. They play these subtly restless new works with unmistakable devotion and excitement…

— Seth Colter Walls, The New York Times
September 30, 2021

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Upcoming Events

November 20, 2021 — 7:30 p.m.
Water and Memory for twelve voices
Also works by George Lewis and Liza Lim
Luzerne Festival Forward
KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

December 3-5, 2021
Tectonics Athens Festival 2021
December 3
Spirit Catchers (performance)
Old Stock Exchange Hall
Pesmatzoglou 1, Athens
December 4-5
A Sound Map of the Danube (installation)
BOH Onassis Cultural Center
107-109 Syngrou Avenue, Athens

Latest Press

Earth, Wind and Fire: An Interview with Annea Lockwood
Jennifer Lucy Allan, The Quietus, April 6, 2021
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New Publication

Hearing Studies book by Annea Lockwood and Ruth Anderson

Hearing Studies
by Ruth Anderson and Annea Lockwood

Twenty-six studies designed to increase awareness of the physical and psychological processes involved in hearing and in listening, to music, to the environment and to others.

Open Space Publications (2021)
ISBN: 978-0-578-91864-8
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Latest Interview

Annea Lockwood: Her music for piano and her musical thinking, in conversation with Ricardo Descalzo
March 19, 2021
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From The Archives

Pauline Oliveros and Annea Lockwood

a meeting of remarkable minds, a live radio discussion between annea lockwood and pauline oliveros from december 1972

Listen at The Hum