Last Friday, Pakistani-American artist Anila Quayyum Agha won both the popular and juried vote at ArtPrize for her installation “Intersections.” It was the first time in the history of the Grand Rapids-based competition that an artist reaped top honors in both categories.
I log into more than one social media that I’m connected to, and I don’t see enough new music being shared. So I dug up this gem and decided to share it, because there is a chance new ears might hear it. I don’t know much about Archie Pelago, but this track is wicked inventive. Electronic flourishes, rushes and changes galore. I believe he’s into live instruments with beats for performances. Which is, of course, always a good thing.