ISSUE NO 1. | MAY 2019
The State of Massachusetts
A letter from Magdalena Abrego, Founder and Editor in Chief of INPUT/OUTPUT.
Improvising guitarist, banjo-player, and vocalist Wendy Eisenberg walks us through the hidden gems of Western Mass.
Claire Dickson and Camila Ortiz have joined forces as Myrtle. The two sat down with Magdalena Abrego for a conversation about songwriting beyond the bounds of genre.
Grace Ward transcribes the solos of legendary jazz guitarist Charlie Christian.
Composer, performer, and educator Andrea Pensado welcomed Magdalena Abrego into her teaching studio for a discussion of experimental music’s past, present, and future.
Allison Burik counts down her top five favorite albums featuring alto saxophone.
In an interview with Magdalena Abrego, Melissa Weikart discusses the challenges of using an iconic album as raw material for recomposition.
Claire Dickson recalls the first time she heard Anderson’s iconic recording.
Subscribe Now to Unlock the Full Magazine
Subscribe now to support INPUT/OUTPUT’s mission to promote the voices of women and non-binary musicians!
Your contributions directly support the costs of maintaining and expanding this platform. Every contribution, big or small, is greatly appreciated. Plus, subscribers gain access to exclusive content. For more information about how to subscribe, visit our Patreon page.
Interview with Grace Ward
Grace Ward discusses Western swing, conservatory life, and her move from Austin to Boston.
Tool Kit: Saxophone Multiphonics
Allison Burik breaks down her approach to practicing alto saxophone multiphonics.
Melissa Weikart's Required Reading
Ten selections from Weikart’s bookshelves.
This Moment Changed my Life
Andrea Pensado on the influence of Mauricio Kagel and Crank Sturgeon.
Against the Tyranny of Sameness in Music
Essay by Wendy Eisenberg.