Now in its 10th year, MusicNOW is a Cincinnati-based music festival that celebrates the borderland between indie rock and modern classical music. You can find more details about this year's event, which runs from from Wednesday, March 11th to Sunday, March 15th, at http://www.musicnowfestival.org/festival.
In the meantime, come by Amos Music Library to check out albums from participating popular acts like Perfume Genius, Sufjan Stevens, Cloud Nothings, and The National, as well as pieces from composers such as Nico Muhly, Steve Reich, John Adams, and Bryce Dessner.
Also, you can hear pieces via the streaming service Naxos. Just search our catalog for "Naxos music" and click "connect to resource online," or click the links below.
Bryce Dessner - Aheym (045778729661)
David Lang - Death Speaks (ft. B Dessner et al) (CA-21092)
Christopher Rouse - Symphony No. 1 (FECD-0026)
yMusic (ft. N Muhly, S Stevens, et al) (NWAM059)
Roomful of Teeth (ft. Caroline Shaw) (NWAM041)
Steve Reich / So Percussion - Drumming (CA-21026)