Sincere, Outdoorsy, Trippy, a Music Festival Breathes Los Angeles

Darkness Sounding, a solstice-inspired embrace “of the body and for the body,” is coming from the group Wild Up.
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Commissioned work Rest is featured as part of the Darkness Sounding Festival Jan 15–Feb 21, 2021.



Sweet, deeply sincere, outdoorsy, a little trippy — all in all, very Los Angeles: These are some of the performances that will unfold through Feb. 14 as part of Darkness Sounding, a solstice-inspired festival from the local ensemble Wild Up. Billed as “spaced out music during the shortest days of the year,” the event blends sophisticated music-making and Wild Up’s back-to-basics ethos.


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January 21, 2021


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The New York Times