Spin Cycle by the Afiara Quartet: The Inspired Construction of an Enchanting Musical Cyborg

Album: Spin Cycle Artist: Afiara Quartet “I sent my Soul through the Invisible, Some letter of that After-life to spell: And by and by my Soul return’d to me, And answer’d: ’I Myself am Heav’n and Hell.“ – Omar Khayyam The process was singular: The Afiara Quartet sent commissions to four of Canada’s best composers: Kevin Lau, Laura Silberberg, Rob Teehan, and Dinuk Wijeratne. Each was to write a piece for a string quartet, a piece that would be recorded and remixed by the famous dj and music producer Skratch Bastid, whose role it was to create new recordings that … Continue reading Spin Cycle by the Afiara Quartet: The Inspired Construction of an Enchanting Musical Cyborg