Big Ears Festival Stars the Avant-Garde – New York Times

tanya NY Times March 31

“She was doing her own version of what Big Ears has done in its four editions since 2009: assuring listeners that it is level, trustworthy, wise, acting on reason as well as passion, connected to a sense of culture and tradition, while putting fairly radical art before its audience. Ms. Tagaq did what she said. In an improvised set, she prowled the stage and transformed herself into multiple spirits, inhaling with cries and exhaling with grunts, implying R&B and rock singing, and reaching the extremes of her range and the end of her lung capacity.” – The New York Times

Read the full review here.