Author Archives: Travis Bird

About Travis Bird

New Orleans musician and writer

New website

As of July 2012, I will no longer be posting to this page. Instead, you can go here: http://www.travis-bird.com/ Ya been good, WP… Advertisements

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Reflections on glass, so to speak

The first thing I noticed about Vancouver’s fairly modern downtown was that the buildings make extensive use of glass. From high-rise condo balconies to naturally lit public transport walkways to towering mall pathways, glass is everywhere, sleek and reflective and … Continue reading

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A reminder: I’m traveling and writing

For any readers who don’t already know, I’m traveling in Canada all this month, and writing essays about it on my long-running TravelPod site (since 2006, ancient history!) that you can find here : http://blog.travelpod.com/travel-blog/traveese/4/tpod.html So far, pieces about Montreal … Continue reading

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What Shostakovich left out

Last week in Toronto, I was fortunate to see the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in an excellent performance of Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 11, entitled “The Year 1905.” (The show also took place at 10:30 PM – a daring programming move … Continue reading

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More! Foxy Digitalis reviews from May.

Aaaaand, the Foxy D. reviews from May –  Mandom, “All The World Loves A Lover” The Neutron Stars, “Ambient Remixes EP” Evan Caminiti, “Night Dust” Geoff Geis, “Princess” “Provocative Dramas in Digital Audio and Cinema” feature Matt Bartram, “The Dreaming … Continue reading

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April Foxy Digitalis reviews

Collected reviews from the second half of April on Foxy D. –  Amber, “Pearls of Amber” Rivulets, “We’re Fucked” Dillon, “This Silence Kills” Dakota Suite/Quentin Sirjacq, “The Side of Her Inexhaustible Heart” Beequeen, “Port Out Starboard Home” V/A, “Air Texture … Continue reading

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Field recordings downloadable

Field recordings available for free download here – http://soundcloud.com/bird-travis/sets/cinema-sculpture/ The accompanying text: “In May 2011, I assisted with projection at the Media City Film Festival, a very tight-knit, mostly avant-garde festival taking place in cozy downtown Windsor (just across the … Continue reading

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