The Passion (CA21146) spotlights composer Jeffrey Brooks, in partnership with innova Recordings! Featuring edgy, raucous performances by the Bang on a Can All-Stars and the New York-based large ensemble Contemporaneous, conducted by David Bloom.

The long awaited follow-up by John Luther Adams and the Seattle Sympony is here June 14! 

Become Desert is both a celebration of the deserts we are given, and a lamentation of the deserts we create.”

An homage to the campy and spine-chilling horror films of the 1940s, Michael Gordon & librettist Deborah Artman's Acquanetta combines theater, opera and film to explore the world of a real-life B-movie star with a mysterious past. 

Hadelich & Lang present a riveting display of “magisterial poise and serene control.” Out now on Vinyl, CD, & Digital.

Clouded Yellow encapsulates the breadth and complexity of Michael Gordon & Kronos Quartet's long-standing creative partnership. 

Vicky Chow & Michael Gordon deliver “a delirium state of rare potency” (Pitchfork)

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Cantaloupe Music will not conduct any business on Tuesday, June 2 in observance of the grassroots campaign Black Out Tuesday (#TheShowMustBePaused).

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The Bang on a Can 2020 Marathon will be online this Sunday, May 3 from 3PM to 9PM EST, featuring 26 LIVE performances from musicians' homes in NYC and around the country. Don't miss it! (


To our fellow musicians and composers during these fraught times: stay safe, stay informed, wash your hands, and spin your favorite records when you need some solace. For starters, try this New York Times piece, which features a preview from our upcoming release with Meredith Monk.


While we gear up for Meredith Monk’s appearance at Big Ears 2020 with the Bang on a Can All-Stars, today we learned that the lineup has expanded with the addition of Patti Smith, a 100th anniversary tribute to the Theremin, and much more!


Esteemed journalist Allan Kozinn opines on the latest trend among young composers: erasing all musical boundaries in favor of a unique and challenging artistic vision. Featuring reviews of new Cantaloupe releases by Caleb Burhans and Alex Weiser.