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Q2 Music Is The Online Home For The 2013 Ecstatic Music Festival®

Q2 Music is the official digital partner of Kaufman Music Center's 2013 Ecstatic Music Festival. Celebrate the festival's opening night on FridayJan. 25 at 7 pm as Q2 Music's Helga Davis (Einstein on the Beach) welcomes indie-rock songstress Shara Worden and the dynamic Brooklyn Youth Chorus for world premiere collaborations from The Greene Space at WNYC and WQXR.

Stream live webcasts on Q2 Music of select shows hosted by WNYC's John Schaefer (New Sounds):

 Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 pm: Carla Kihlstedt, ICE, Causing a Tiger and Face the Music
 Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 pm: Clogs, Sarah Kirkland Snider and Orchestra for the Next Century
→ Thursday, Mar. 14 at 7:30 pm: Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert

Re-experience your favorite Ecstatic shows here — on-demand and at your convenience. This year's festival promises an embarrassment of riches with shows by Deerhoof, Arnold Dreyblatt, Clogs, DJ / rupture, JACK Quartet, Julia Holter, Simone Dinnerstein and many more, and Q2 Music is recording all of them for your repeat listening pleasure.

Stay current with the latest on-demand shows and announcements of more live webcasts by following us on Twitter at @Q2Music or using the hashtag #ecstatic2013.

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Listen: Deerhoof & Dal Niente with Marcos Balter

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

On Feb. 20, celebrated art rockers Deerhoof joined Chicago-based Ensemble Dal Niente for an evening of music that included new compositions by composer Marcos Balter and Deerhoof's own Greg Saunier as part of the 2013 Ecstatic Music Festival. Hear the whole show on demand.

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Listen: Simone Dinnerstein & Tift Merritt

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

On Mar. 21, pianist Simone Dinnerstein and singer-songwriter Tift Merritt brought together their distinct musical backgrounds for an evening of collaboration that bridged the worlds of classical, folk and rock.

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Listen: Steven Mackey & Rinde Eckert with Big Farm & JACK Quartet

Friday, March 29, 2013

On Mar. 20, new-music supergroup Big Farm took the stage with the trail-blazing JACK Quartet for the penultimate concert of the 2013 Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall.

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Listen: Joseph C. Phillips, Jr. & Imani Uzuri with Numinous

Monday, March 25, 2013

On Mar. 16, globally-inclined Imani Uzuri joined jazz and classical composer Joseph C. Phillips, Jr. and the Numinous ensemble for a concert featuring new works written for the Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall.

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Listen: Deerhoof & Dal Niente with Marcos Balter

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

On Feb. 20, celebrated art rockers Deerhoof joined Chicago-based Ensemble Dal Niente for an evening of music that included new compositions by composer Marcos Balter and Deerhoof's own Greg Saunier as part of the 2013 Ecstatic Music Festival. Hear the whole show on demand.

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Listen: Arnold Dreyblatt & Megafaun

Friday, March 01, 2013

On Feb. 27, Berlin-based composer and media artist Arnold Dreyblatt joined psych-folk outfit Megafaun for a concert highlighting their longstanding collaboration as part of the Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall.

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Download: Julia Holter, Laurel Halo & Daniel Wohl with Transit

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

On Feb. 23, experimental pop artist Julia Holter, singer-songwriter Laurel Halo and electroacoustic composer Daniel Wohl joined new-music ensemble Transit onstage at the Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall. Listen to their entire show on demand.

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Listen: DJ /rupture and Zs

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

On February 2, avant noisemakers Zs took the stage with turntablist and producer DJ /rupture for an evening of collaboration as part of the 2013 Ecstatic Music Festival. Listen to the entire show on demand.

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Listen: Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert

Thursday, February 07, 2013

On March 14, Q2 Music and New Sounds Live presented a live webcast of the Bang on a Can All-Stars, featuring new works by Anna Clyne, Dan Deacon, Tyondai Braxton and others. Listen to the whole show on demand.

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Listen: Clogs, Sarah Kirkland Snider and Orchestra for the Next Century

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

On Feb. 6, Q2 Music presented a live webcast of indie favorites Clogs and Orchestra for the Next Century, and the premiere of Sarah Kirkland Snider's new song cycle, Unremembered. Listen to the full show.

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Listen: Carla Kihlstedt, ICE, Causing a Tiger and Face the Music

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Tonight at 7:30 pm, Q2 Music presents a live audio webcast of singer-instrumentalist Carla Kihlstedt with the International Contemporary Ensemble, live from the Ecstatic Music Festival.

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Watch: Shara Worden and Brooklyn Youth Chorus

Friday, January 25, 2013

Q2 Music helped open the 2013 Ecstatic Music Festival recently with a special show featuring the songwriter Shara Worden and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus.

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