Sam Prekop of the Sea and Cake on a reissued minimalist classic
CHICAGO READER: Sam Prekop of the Sea and Cake on a reissued minimalist classic
By Peter Margasak
"Imaginative New York composer Missy Mazzoli positions this suite as modern liturgical music, but instead of devotional texts she uses poetry about technology by Matthew Zapruder. Her eclectic ensemble, Victoire, performs with warmth and precision, swerving between poppy tunefulness and madrigal-like splendor; it's driven by the powerful drumming of Glenn Kotche and fronted by regular vocalist Melissa Hughes and guests Martha Cluver and Virginia Warnken Kelsey (both of Roomful of Teeth)."
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