Ten x Ten 2017 partners Ambrosia Bartosekulva and Melina Ausikaitis tell us a little bit about their collaboration and process for their track recorded in ESS’s Studio A at the end of April.Read More
Interviews, audio, press releases and more content about ESS and the artists we work with.
Though it was standing-room-only Monday night at Experimental Sound Studio on North Ravenswood Avenue, the house was silent but for the sound of Ned Rothenberg's art.Read More
Part-time contract position; equivalent of 3 days a week (minimum 1 day/week in the office, the remainder self-directed) plus attendance at weekly staff meetings and at all events; no benefits: $1,650.00 per month.
The Marketing and Public Relations Director will be charged with creating and implementing an innovative and sustainable plan that integrates marketing, branding, public relations, and design.Read More
ANDREW BARCO discusses Pilot:Drone:Committee:Target, opening Friday, February 10 at ESS's Audible Gallery.Read More
Joshua Dumas' new Florasonic installation Night Songs for the Birds of North America opens this Sunday, January 22nd in the Fern Room at Lincoln Park Conservatory with an artist reception from 3-5pm. On the occasion of the opening, ESS Co-director Olivia Junell interviewed Dumas about his approach to the commission.Read More
Dan Mohr interviews Coppice about Fake Memories Object, a track from a larger project called Newly Cemented Dedication to Freedom. The duo worked on this project as resident artists at ESS in 2015.Read More
Cornetist, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Ben LaMar Gay has been making waves in various circles of the Chicago creative music scene for the past few years. While many may know him as an accomplished improviser, his versatility is demonstrated in his new Brazilian-tinged, song-based project Benjamim e Edinho, a collaboration with Rio-based musician Edinho Gerber and percussionist Tommaso Moretti. We spoke with Ben about his process, Fellini, and creative methods of releasing music.Read More
Dan Mohr discusses the aftermath of the retirement of ESS Executive Director Lou Mallozzi in July of 2016, and the future of the organization after the existing staff absorbed his duties. Includes video and audio memories of ESS, and a performance by Jaap Blonk. (Photo by Jason P. Holmes.)Read More