William Basinski live in concert.
ON TOUR

William Basinski

11
critic concert reviews
experimental

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

85
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Based on 
11
critic concert
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Last 12 Months Rating  
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Real Live Certified  

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Critic Consensus

William Basinski is 'Real Live Certified' and is in the top 5% of all live performers. Based on 11 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that William Basinski is rated as an excellent live performer, with memorable shows that are worth watching. William Basinski concert reviews describe live shows and performances as ambient and mellow.

ON TOUR

Bunker, Torino, Italy (May 24); Café de la Danse, Paris, France (May 27); Parc del Fòrum, Barcelona, Spain (May 30);

Latest Release

The Clocktower at the Beach (1979) (March 3, 2023)

Artist Info

Genre
experimental
Origin
Houston, United States (6/25/1958) (6/25/1958)
Bio
William Basinski (Houston, 1958), a New York-based classically-trained clarinetist and saxophonist, specializes in compositions for loops and drones.
Has Performed With

Critic Concert Reviews

Brighton Source (UK)

March 13, 2023
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Well it’s Friday night and William Basinski is in town. That’s quite a coup for the Attenborough Arts Centre’s spring season, the iconic electronic musician seems to head away from his LA base for brief bursts these days.

musicOMH (UK)

March 10, 2023
100
%
William Basinski, who you might call the enfant terrible of minimalist composition, does his own thing. Performing what he only half jokingly refers to as his ‘end of the world show’, as a performer and showman Basinski is the polar opposite of his music.

Spectrum Culture (USA)

October 3, 2022
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William Basinski Live In Concert In Portland, OR, USA

musicOMH (UK)

June 9, 2022
90
%
William Basinski’s musical output stretches back four decades but he’s best known for his 2001 album The Disintegration Loops, an extended ambient opus of sorts that has taken on greater significance due to the context of its creation.

Tiny Mix Tapes (USA)

October 3, 2017
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It aestheticizes doom, opening a door onto once and future catastrophes, those that are imminent and those that, once believed to be imminent, are now detours in a past that turned out otherwise.

GetIntoThis (UK)

September 21, 2015
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As the last days of summer usher in the season of mist and mellow fruitfulness, Art Assembly presented one of the standout events on the seasonal calendar.

The Line Of Best Fit (UK)

September 16, 2015
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The evening, titled Decay, is the latest in a season about the seasons, and tonight (16th September), it’s Autumn’s turn.

Past critic reviews published in

The Line Of Best Fit (UK), The Quietus (UK), Brainwashed

Image Credit

Seth Tisue [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons