Gardening At Gropius House is discussed in CNN.Style, July 2015.
Ableton.com feature article on Neil's use of sampling in A Robert Johnson Sampler, Feb 21 2014
MONO Prelude has "a haunting spoken text ... with driven, vital music." Allan Kozinn's NY Times review of the CD release concert for Extended Family. January 14, 2011.
The Economic Engine "presents a wondrous atmosphere that leaves the listener in a liminal space between two cultures." American Record Guide(March/April 2010)
Priscilla McLean calls Extended Family "one of Rolnick's best works" in her of his concert at EMPAC. reviewAlbany Times Union, February 18, 2010.
"Rolnick's music is a vivid and vigorous hybrid of idioms" in Anne MidgetteThe Washington Post, October 6, 2009
Neil's latest CD, Gardening at Gropius House, was released in 2013. Here are excerpts from the two pieces: Gardening At Gropius House and Anosmia.
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Monday, October 12, 8pm
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue (Entrance at the corner of 3rd Avenue), Brooklyn
Cellist Ashley Bathgate premieres Cello Ex Machina, sax player Ted Nash premieres Silicon Breath, and pianist Kathleen Supové plays a new version of Dynamic RAM & Concert Grand. Neil on laptop for all 3 pieces.
Sunday, October 25, 10:30am
David Felberg plays the solo violin part for Gardening At Gropius House with ABQ's Chatter ensemble.
Wednesday, October 28, 7:30pm
Musicians from Chicago and Shenyang team up for Economic Engine.
Saturday, November 7, time TBA
National Sawdust, 80 North Sixth St., Brooklyn, NY.
Cellist Ashley Bathgate plays Cello Ex Machina at the new Williamsburg venue, in a program of music using Ableton Live.