Claire Rousay, acclaimed musician and sound artist from San Antonio, has a new album and a new band
Musician and sound artist Claire Rousay inhabits a realm where traditional instruments such as the piano, harp and violin are juxtaposed with everyday sounds such as, for example, a washing machine or the noise of traffic or ice. jostled in a plastic cup.
His music, on albums such as “A Softer Focus” and “Never Stop Texting Me,” a collaboration with Austin musician More Eaze, is quietly exciting, enigmatic, and thought-provoking. A 2021 profile in T:The New York Times Style Magazine titled ‘A Softer Focus’ was impressive, and music website Pitchfork included the album on its list of the best jazz and experimental music of 2021.