All posts by Steve Paraskos

Inferno: The piano music of Elliot Gyger

Michael Kieran Harvey
Classical, New Music
Move Records MD 3376
Reviewed by , November 1st, 2014

Inferno (2013) is the virtuosic amalgamation of two of Australia’s foremost musicians, composer Elliot Gyger and performer Michael Kieran Harvey, in an hour-long cycle for solo piano, arising from Dante’s journey through the nine circles of Hell. Powerfully expressive musical gestures within uncompromising structures create “Lisztean tableaux of virtuosity and damnation” in a language characteristic… continue reading »

Wear More Headbands

The Grid
Electronic Music, Jazz
listen/hear collective
Reviewed by , September 1st, 2014

The Grid has answered the question posed by the epochal American composer Frank Vincent Zappa on the cover of his 1984 live album: Does humor belong in music? Well, coupled with The Grid’s au courant virtuosity – yes. This trio comprised of Tim Jago, guitar, Dane Alderson, bass and Ben Vanderwal, drums, has released a… continue reading »

About Steve Paraskos

Steve Paraskos is a studious Perth-based artist from Murdoch University and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. He is a composer, improvisor, producer and performance artist with his non-idiomatic approach garnering multi-award winning film scores and contemporary dance works. He is currently developing large-scale spatial music.

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