December 2020
Carlos Cotallo Solares

Carlos Cotallo Solares

Carlos Cotallo Solares is a Spanish composer and guitarist based in Philadelphia. He studied composition at the University of Iowa, UDK Berlin, and the Hochschule für Musik Freiburg. His music has been performed in festivals and conferences across the U.S. and Europe, and his audiovisual collaborations with the filmmaker Timothy David Orme have been featured at film festivals internationally. Carlos also produces and performs experimental rock music under the name Black Stork and is a member of the free-improvisation trio Wombat.


1440 Looper First Look

First Look: Electro-Harmonix 1440 Stereo Looper

November 2, 2020
Twenty-four minutes of looping, reverse and octave effects, and storage for up to 20 loops make the 1440 a compact powerhouse for performance and composition.
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Classical Rock

How 20th-Century Classical Music Can Make You a Better Rock Player

November 23, 2019
From Debussy to Reich, classical composers can offer timeless techniques to supercharge your next riff.
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