Press and Print

Articles, Reviews, Interviews

(10/31/2015 - in progress)

A review of Crash at Roulette. Rebecca Lentjes, Opera Today (20150516)

A review of Crash at Roulette. Charles Eppley, Hyperallergic (20150421)

A review of Crash at Roulette, Vivien Schweitzer, The New York Times (20150416)

A review of Crash at the Whitney Biennial, Steve Smith, The New York Times (20140415)

Article/Obituary: Imperfect News, But Art in All Directions, Staff, Harriet - a poetry blog (20140315)

A "visionary composer inspires a new generation of followers", Time Out NY (2011)

A review of Dust at La Mama from New York Press (2009)

A review of Made out of Concrete at La Mama from Feast of Music (2009)

A review of Celestial Excursions at La Mama from The New York Times (2009)

A review of Dust at La Mama from The New York Times (2009)

A review of Dust at La Mama from Backstage.com (2009)

A preview of the Three Opera run at La Mama from The Village Voice (2009)

An interview with Robert Ashley from Tokafi (2009)

An article by Robert Ashley about his ensemble from Sequenza21.com (2009)

An article by Tom Hamilton about Robert Ashley from New Music Box (2008)

An interview with Robert Ashley on WFMU (2008)

An interview with Robert Ashley on WNYC (2008)

A review of Concrete from Tokafi (2008)

A review of Concrete from Cyclic Defrost (2008)

A revew of Tapdancing in the Sand from Tokafi (2008)

An article about Lovely Music, featuring Private Parts and Dust from Stylus Magazine (2007)

A review of Now Eleanor's Idea from Dusted (2007)

An article on Concrete from New York Press (2007)

An interview about Concrete from Arts Electric (2007)

An interview from WNYU (2007)

An interview about Concrete from WNYC (2007)

A review of Concrete from Paris Transatlantic (2007)

A review of Concrete from blogger James Wagner (2007)

A review of Concrete from blogger Brian Sacawa (2007)

An article by Jacqueline Humbert about Concrete from New Music Box (2007)

An article about Concrete from The New York Times (2007)

A review of Concrete from The New York Times (2007)

A brief review of Concrete from The New Yorker (2007)

An article about Concrete from blogger Steve Smith (2007)

A brief review of In Sara, Mencken, Christ and Beethoven from blogger Daniel Wolf (2007)

A review of Celestial Excursions from Dusted (2006)

A review of Celestial Excursions from Musicworks (2006)

An interview of RA and Keith Waldrop discussing In Sara... with Kenneth Goldsmith on WFMU (2006)

Robert Ashley discusses Wolfman for BBC Radio 3 (2005)

An article on Celestial Excursions from blogger Kyle Gann (2005)

An article on Celestial Excursions from blogger Steve Smith (2005)

An article by Arthur Sabatini on Music with Roots in the Ether from Millenium Film Journal. (2004)

An article on Celestial Excursions from New York Press (2003)

A review of Celestial Excursions from The New York Times (2003)

A review of Celestial Excursions from electro-music.com (2003)

An interview about Celestial Excursions from WNYC (2003)

A review of Celestial Excursions from The Village Voice (2003)

Robert Ashley discusses Celestial Excursions for the Foundation for Contemporary Arts (2003)

A major article by Thom Holmes on Ashley's career and Celestial Excursions, in The Wire (August 2003)

A review of Wolfman from Dusted (2003)

A review of Foreign Experiences from Miami New Times (2002)

A statement by Robert Ashley about his vocal writing technique from Foundation for Contemporary Arts (2002)

A review of a concert with Walter Marchetti from The Village Voice (2001)

An interview with focus on Dust from New Music Box (2001)

A review of Dust from The Village Voice (2000)

A review of Dust from La Folia (2000)

A review of String Quartet Describing the Motions of Large, Real Bodies from incursion.org (2000)

A brief review of Dust from The Village Voice (1999)

A review of Your Money My Life Goodbye from The Denver Westword (1999)

An article on Dust from New York Press (1999)

A review of Dust from the New Music Connoisseur (1999)

A review of Dust from The New York Times (1999)

An interview with Robert Ashley from Perfect Sound Forever (1997)

An overview of several recordings from Rubberneck (1997)

An article on When Famous Last Words Fail You from The American Composers' Orchestra (1997)

A review of When Famous Last Words Fail You from The American Composers' Orchestra (1997)

An interview from Dutch radio VPRO (1996)

A review of Now Eleanor's Idea from The New York Times (1994)

A review of a concert at Merkin Hall from The New York Times (1992)

Robert Ashley discusses Perfect Lives from Felix (1992)

A review of eL/Aficionado from The New York Times (1991)

An article about Perfect Lives from The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1991)

A review of Improvement from The New York Times (1991)

A review of Atalanta from The New York Times (1985)

A review of Atalanta from MIT's student newspaper (1985)

An interview with composer Peter Gena (1984)

An interview on KPFA from Internet Archive (1983)

A review of Atalanta from The New York Times (1983)

A review of The Lessons from The New York Times (1981)

An interview by pianist Thomas Moore about Perfect Lives (1981)

A collection of short reviews of String Quartet Describing the Motions of Large, Real Bodies from o-art.org (1973)

An interview about the Mills Center for Contemporary Music by Charles Amirkhanian on KPFA from Internet Archive. (1969)

Audio of Untitled Mixes available from Art of the States

Audio excerpts available from ubuweb

Video and commentary about MWRITE available from ubuweb and PennSound

Text and commentary about In Sara, Mencken, Christ and Beethoven from ubuweb

Peter Greenaway's Four American Composers available from ubuweb