||The Noise Between Thoughts
||Washed By Fire
Keeril Makan is an astonishing young American composer whose work is rich in detail and visceral in intensity. Of mixed Indian and Jewish descent, he has studied in Paris, Helsinki, Oberlin, and Berkeley, and is currently on the faculty at MIT. Drawing from the diverse worlds of American folk music, the European avantgarde, Indian classical music, minimalism and beyond, he creates a unique sonic world of striking honesty and imagination. Featuring the Kronos Quartet and the Paul Dresher Electro-Acoustic Band, this is a startling debut release from a composer you are sure to be hearing more from in the future.