Category: Features

Artificial – Translating Electronics

Composer Daniel Wohl is known for music that blends electronics with acoustic instrumentation to often “surprising and provocative effect” (NPR). His newest project is Artificial, a ten-minute work that forgoes electronics and challenges acoustic instruments to sound digital. Here’s what Wohl has to say about Artificial: I’m thrilled to be working with Alarm Will Sound on Artificial, a […]

January 6, 2023

‘Omnisphere’ with Medeski Martin and Wood at Brooklyn Steel

“…it’s time to drop everything and groove.” The Bowery Presents “The sound was big, of course, cinematic and grand.” JamBase “Omnisphere proved exhilarating.” JazzTimes   More photos via Good People, Bad Habits


One of my great joys as Alarm Will Sound’s conductor is that when we perform John Luther Adams’s Ten Thousand Birds, I have absolutely nothing to do. We perform the piece is a kind of environmental installation, with players all around the audience playing bird songs that John has imaginatively realized for instruments. It’s not […]