Wednesday, July 22, 2015

THE SOUL IS THE ARENA

 MARIO DIAZ DE LEON - THE SOUL IS THE ARENA 
CD/ Digital Release: 17 July 2015 (EU) /  7 August (US)
Vinyl Release : 18 September

Performed by International Contemporary Ensemble:
Claire Chase (flute), Joshua Rubin (bass clarinet), Eric Lamb (alto flute)
Corey Smythe (piano), Mario Diaz de Leon (synthesizer), Nathan Davis (percussion)

Tracklist:
1. Luciform (for flute and electronics) 13:33
2. The Soul is the Arena (for bass clarinet and electronics) 9:34 
3. Portals Before Dawn (for ensemble) 19:52 



Saturday, April 18, 2015

TECTONICS FESTIVAL MAY 7TH

http://issueprojectroom.org/program/tectonics-festival-new-york-2015 

Standard Deviance One, a collaboration between Nate Young (Wolf Eyes) and Mario Diaz de Leon, based on material from the albums "Blinding Confusion" and "Stay Asleep" by Young's Regression project. Over five movements, the work explores Young's masterful sense of atmosphere and lucid dread, arranged and expanded for an ensemble of eight musicians. 

*Performed by Chris McIntyre (trombone), James Rogers (bass trombone), James Rushford (viola), Maya Dunietz (piano), Yarn/Wire (percussion), Nate Young (electronics/voice), Mario Diaz de Leon (guitar). *Newly commissioned for Tectonics Festival NY, by Nate Young, realized for ensemble by Mario Diaz de Leon.  

Tuesday, March 31, 2015