Olivia Block

Olivia Block

Olivia Block website

SELECTED PRESS: ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS

 

2016

Feature on NPR's Morning Edition produced by independent producer David Schulman, part of his series "Musicians In Their Own Words."

Listeners on Listening interview by Steve Ashby

Lights Out with Olivia Block  in Seven Days 

2015

Chicago Reader, Sculpting Millennium Sound November 5th, 2015 issue. Feature/cover article written by Peter Margasak

NOW IS podcast series interview by Ben Remsen

Sounds of a Tired City web blog/music publication. Interview by Emoke Csoma.

2014

Chicago Reader. 2014 People Issue as a  "person of the year."  Selected and written/edited by Kevin Warwick. Video by Elly Tier.

Link to the article here

2013

New York Times. Sept 15th Arts Section. Binding Sounds of the Earth: Pauline Oliveros and Olivia Block Find the Unconventional  Written by Steve Smith

Link to the article here

 

2012

Musicworks magazine, issue 112. Feature article written by Chris Kennedy

 

2011

Wire Magazine, issue 326. Feature article written by Julian Cowley

 

Chicago Reader, Music section, October 26, 2011. In Rotation series featuring Olivia Block, Joseph Clayton Mills, Jeff Mangum. Curated by Peter Margasak

 

2010

Soundandmusic.org. Places: Olivia Block’s Chicago edited by Jonathan Webb

 

Soundwalk.com. “Editions” blog, Issue # 6. Cattle Guard recording feature and essay. Curated by Kamran Sadeghi

 

2009

Brooklyn Rail website. "Is New York the New Second City?" Interview and article by Kurt Gottschalk.

 

Farimani Forum website audio series. Article and selected sound samples. Curated by Michael Capio.

 

2008

Tokafi.com website. “Impersonal Revelations.” Interview and article by Tobias Fisher.

 

2007

Tokafi.com website “15 Questions for Olivia Block.” Interview by Tobias Fisher.

 

2006

Blow Up Magazine, Italy. Interview by Stefano Bianchi.

 

2003

Chicago Reader “Post No Bills.” Interview and article by Peter Margasak.

 

 

Chicago Tribune Friday Arts Section. Interview by Nina Metz.

 

2002

Perfectsoundforever.com. Interview by Andy Beta

 

Sound Projecter, UK issue 10. Interview by Ed Pinsent.

 

Chicago Public Television Arts Across Illinois concert appearance and interview.

 

2001

Blow Up Magazine, Italy. Interview by Stefano Bianchi.