"Dots+Loops is one of the most progressive concert series going down in Australia. It takes everything we think we want in a live performance, and injects everything we didn’t realise we wanted all along..". — CutCommon, 26/06/2019
"[Conviction] was some of the bravest and [most] innovative programming I’ve seen recently [...] A tour de force for both performers and audience, the level of focus in the room was tangible."
Daniel Lopez, Rue Arts, 29/06/2019
"Dots+Loops Companions was a unique event. In a beautiful setting, with a well-thought out program and a fun atmosphere, it was a night to remember – a relaxed and social evening with great music and great company."
Dots+Loops Companions in CutCommon, 21/09/2017
"Bringing the members of the audience together in a shared joy whilst beautiful and unique music whiled the night away..."
Dots+Loops Companions in The Creative Issue, 18/09/2017
"A feast for the senses [...] Kyla Matsuura-Miller gave a stunning performance, not only playing with poise and drama as the soloist, but visibly leading the band to mesmerising synchronicity [...] There were several moments where irrepressible delight broke out from the tight rhythms and lush harmonies onto the faces of performers and audience alike. A fantastic show..."
Dots+Loops Recomposed in Scenestr, 05/07/2016
"Dots+Loops Recomposed was truly unique [...] Everything about it from start to finish was awe-inspiring and I don’t even know where to begin to explain how much I enjoyed this concert."
Dots+Loops Recomposed in The Creative Issue, 03/07/2016
"With a broad range of local and international composers, and a focus on cutting-edge, post-genre work, Dots+Loops is emerging as a vibrant new player on the Brisbane music circuit [...] If the series can continue forwards with the nous, talent and dynamism it has shown [tonight], it will go on to play a vital role in Brisbane’s cultural scene."
Dots+Loops 5x4 in The Creative Issue, 16/12/2015
"Dots+Loops is the latest hip attempt to bridge the gap between art and the mainstream; to find that happy medium between the musicianship of high classical and the laid-back coolness of contemporary indie, pop and even dance music. And Dots+Loops succeeds."
Dots+Loops Radio Rewrite on CutCommon, 27/03/2015
Interviews and features
Courtenay Cleary is getting mysterious at Dots+Loops
Dots+Loops Conviction in CutCommon, 26/06/2019
Anne Lanzilotti in conversation with Kieran Welch
Dots+Loops Synthesis in Rehearsal Magazine, 13/03/2018
Allison Wright on taking risks
Dots+Loops Synthesis in CutCommon, 13/03/2018
Actual Synthesisers: Anne Lanzilotti and Allison Wright interviewed
Dots+Loops Synthesis in The Creative Issue, 09/03/2018
Q&A with the Dots+Loops Companions Festival
Dots+Loops Companions in Broader Lines, 04/09/2017
Cellist Ashley Bathgate’s superhero consortium
Dots+Loops Companions in Limelight Magazine, 21/08/2017
Curator Talk: Dots+Loops Compulsion
Dots+Loops Compulsion in The Creative Issue, 09/05/2017
Our Creative Process: Dots+Loops
Dots+Loops 2017 in REHEARSALmagazine, 12/03/2017
Prepare to get classical with Dots+Loops Recomposed
Dots+Loops Recomposed in The Creative Issue, 30/06/2016
Creating a post-genre approach to music making
Dots+Loops Recomposed in REHEARSALmagazine, 29/06/2016
Joining the dots: classical meets clubbing in new concert series
Dots+Loops 5x4 in City North News, 10/12/2015
Dots+Loops: revolutionising live performance
Interview with Kieran Welch regarding Dots+Loops on CutCommon, 12/03/2015