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My conversation with Protomartyr’s Joe Casey is included in this month’s issue of The Brooklyn Rail: All In Until it Stops: JOE CASEY #protomartyr in conversation with Dan Joseph @TheBrooklynRail: — Dan Joseph (@dcomposer) February 8, 2018

Nov. Essays


My final essay in a four-part series published by the essential NewMusicBox web magazine. You can find all four pieces here: For the final installment on his series about what to do as a mid-career composer, @dcomposer asserts that, whatever the challenges, “we must keep fighting for our right to create music.” — […]



The first in a four-part series of essays I am writing throughout the month of November for NewMusicBox concerns what it means to be a mid-career composer: @dcomposer attempts to unravel what it means to be a #midcareer composer — NewMusicBox (@newmusicbox) November 2, 2017

Sleaford Mods


My review of Sleaford Mods recent NYC appearance in the Brooklyn Rail: My review of @sleafordmods recent NYC appearance in @TheBrooklynRail 😜👽💣 — Dan Joseph (@dcomposer) May 4, 2017

Pink Dots


My review of The Legendary Pink Dots at Knitting Factory Brooklyn 9/30/16: Dan Joseph was there for The Return of the Legendary Pink Dots, in @TheBrooklynRail — George Grella (@gtra1n) December 7, 2016  

Roarke Menzies


I wrote a piece about sound artist Roarke Menzies for the Fall 2016 issue of Musicworks Magazine. Read it in the print edition or online here:

Alvin Curran


“…and that’s where I went, almost as if it was a form of musical amnesia, where you not only allow yourself to get lost, but enjoy being lost.” My conversation with Alvin Curran in The Brooklyn Rail… Dan Joseph interviews American experimental composer Alvin Curran @whitneymuseum — The Brooklyn Rail (@TheBrooklynRail) May 11, […]

The Ex


My review of The Ex at WFMU's Monty Hall, in the Dec./Jan. issue of The Brooklyn Rail There's no band quite like The Ex, at Monty Hall, by Dan Joseph @TheBrooklynRail — George Grella (@gtra1n) December 10, 2015



My review of Low live at Music Hall of Williamsburg: Dan Joseph on The Hypnotic Harmonies of Low — George Grella (@gtra1n) November 6, 2015

Wire Nears 40


My review of WIRE's performance this past June at Music Hall of Williamsburg appears in the July/August issue of the Brooklyn Rail: Dan Joseph listens as Wire Nears Forty @TheBrooklynRail — George Grella (@gtra1n) July 17, 2015





My piece on professional courtesy published on Thank You For Your Reply by @dcomposer | @NewMusicBox — New Music USA (@NewMusicUSA) December 11, 2014  



My response to Daniel Asia's mean-spirited Huffington Post commentary on John Cage published in Dan Joseph reflects on Daniel Asia's @HuffingtonPost reaction to Cage — NewMusicBox (@newmusicbox) January 10, 2013    

Gen X


My piece on Generation X composers and their relative absence published by Dan Joseph is talkin' 'bout his generation – — NewMusicBox (@newmusicbox) December 5, 2012    


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