What folks say about us

reviews, interviews, press

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'Snoozefest': CMU concert explores music to sleep by

[JEREMY REYNOLDS, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

"Between this sleep-themed concert and the concert in a nearby limestone mine last fall, CMU’s Exploded Ensemble is proving itself one of the city’s most creative musical performance groups."

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Review: CMU students stage weird art festival in limestone mine

[JEREMY REYNOLDS, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

"inconceivably vast... dramatically lit... an outlandish new tradition"

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CMU takes art underground with audiovisual experience SubSurface

[Meg Fair, Pittsburgh City Paper]

"On Dec. 2, a group of Carnegie Mellon University creatives shuttled a crowd of curious travelers from CMU's campus to a limestone mine for a subterranean exploration of sight and sound. The location had been turned into an underground storage facility, but for a night it was repurposed into a deep, winding gallery, a space through which light and sound travelled in interesting and unexpected ways."

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Musicians and artists host underground arts festival in old limestone mine


"On Saturday night, 108 Carnegie Mellon University students and faculty plus performance art fans traveled an hour and 15 minutes from the CMU campus in Oakland to experience the region's first underground arts festival."



[Apeksha Atal, The Tartan]  

"a truly unique musical experience... thought-provoking and performed with a combination of electronic music and acoustic instrumentation... stunning..."