Ted Hearne

2010 Top 10

Of all the music, of all kinds, released this year, these are my favorites, in alpha­bet­i­cal order: Die Zauber­flöte, Mozart — René Jacobs, con­duc­tor, Akademie Für Alte Musik Berlin, RIAS Kam­mer­chor; Daniel Behle, Marlis Petersen, Dainiel Schmutzhard, Sun­hae Im, Anna-Kristiina Kaap­pola, Mar­cos Fink René Jacobs has fin­ished his series of record­ings of the mature Mozart operas with(…)

Un-American Video

Now that you’ve read about Ted Hearne’s excel­lent Kat­rina Bal­lads, watch the video for “Bar­bara Bush 9.5.05,” made by the excel­lent Satan’s Pearl Horses.


Hardy Jack­son, Amer­i­can Cit­i­zen There is polit­i­cal art, and there is art that is polit­i­cal. The for­mer is art whose rai­son d’être is to make an argu­ment about how soci­ety should be ordered or gov­erned, the lat­ter is art that has ideas and con­cerns beyond the polit­i­cal, but that has a con­tent or con­text that(…)