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Welcome to Other Minds ®, a global New Music community where composers, students, and listeners discover and learn about innovative music by composers from all over the world.

Other Minds is a private 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in San Francisco. We thank our many loyal supporters for their commitment to encouraging and propagating new and unusual music.

– Charles Amirkhanian, Executive & Artistic Director

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Visit our site to hear hundreds of hours of music & interviews from the archives of Other Minds. OM has been preserving recordings from the analog (and digital) eras and making them available for free streaming on radiOM. Listen to the work and words of maverick composers of the past such as Lou Harrison, John Cage, Henry Cowell, and Conlon Nancarrow. Hear performances of present day composers from Other Minds Festivals and events. Checkout the homepage for several highlighted listenings...




Other Minds is on KALW with a series:
"Music from Other Minds" - curated & hosted by Dennis Aman, Dan Becker and Richard Friedman every Friday night (Pacific time) at 11pm-12 Midnight. With a minimum of talk, hear the latest releases of contemporary music, sent to us from around the world by composers and record companies widening the continuum of modern music.

Listen live in the San Francisco Bay Area at 91.7 FM or hear the stream from their website. Our playlist is available at the "Music from Other Minds" website. You can also stream many of our 400+ past programs.



OM live

OM Live is a series of digital downloads featuring world premiere recordings of the best live performances from Other Minds Festivals. The Other Minds Live series is distributed by Naxos and is available for purchase on our webstore, iTunes and Amazon, and can be heard streaming on Pandora and Spotify.


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OM 20


Join us in welcoming back and honoring Other Minds Festival alumni for Other Minds 20 in March 2015 at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco.

OM 20 artists include: Peter Sculthorpe (AU.), Lou Harrison, Miya Masaoka, Maja Ratkje (NO.), Errollyn Wallen (BZ/U.K.), Pauline Oliveros, Don Byron, Tigran Mansurian (AM, 75th birthday year), Michael Nyman (U.K., 70th birthday year), Charles Amirkhanian, (70th birthday year), David Tanenbaum, and Frode Haltl (NO).

Read full program information HERE.

Go to the Pressroom for our full press release and artist photos.

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