Pop on over to Nels’ site and, among other things, you find his latest batch of new and upcoming releases:
RICKIE LEE JONES – The Evening of My Best Day (V2 CD).
I’m on track 9 with Rickie Lee, Mike Watt, Pete Thomas, and ??. The advance disc has no personnel listed, and piano was added later. I think this track is pretty good, but the album has some real marvels on it! More on this later.
NELS CLINE & DEVIN SARNO – Buried On Bunker Hill (Ground Fault CD).
VINNY GOLIA QUINTET – One, Three, Two (Jazz’halo 2XCD)
Featuring Vinny w/ Alex Cline, Michael Vlatkovitch, Scott Walton, & NC. (Recorded live in Belgium, Sept. 2001).
FINISHED, SEQUENCED, ALMOST-TITLED, AWAITING THEIR MOMENT OF COMPLETION AND RELEASE:
NELS CLINE & VINNY GOLIA – The Entire Time (NineWinds CD)
Due Feb ’04
THE NELS CLINE SINGERS – The Giant Pin (Cryptogramophone CD)
Due May ’04
NELS CLINE, ANDREA PARKINS, TOM RAINEY – Ash And Tabula (Atavistic CD)
Due June ’04
ELLIOTT SHARP & NELS CLINE – Let Her In (10″ vinyl) (Rectangle International)
Due Oct. ’04
ACOUSTIC GUITAR TRIO – Vignes
Release date TBA
LEE RANALDO, MARINA ROSENFELD, NC – Live at Tonic, NYC (Atavistic CD)
Release date TBA
Kiss the Frog is a jam band a few notches above the rest. Check out their site for more information, tourdates and albums ready to download.
The Other Minds Festival takes place next weekend in the SF Bay Area, and features a number of modern classical composers and performers.
Mutable Music is a small label focusing on modern creative music. Their new releases include:
REVOLUTIONARY ENSEMBLE: The Psyche CD (MUTABLE 17514). The Revolutionary Ensemble was: Leroy Jenkins (violin), Sirone (bass), Jerome Cooper (drums, piano).
MITCHELL, ROSCOE: Solo 3 3CD (MUTABLE 17515).
The Project Room in NYC has an excellent lineup of upcoming shows.
These dates provided by Fred’s site:
04-25 Stans (Switzerland) with Arte Quartet
03-07 Paris (France) Cité de la Musique Maybe Monday plus Guests
02-28 Portland OR (USA) solo
Acid Mothers Temple has announced the following tour dates for May and June:
THU 5/20 TORONTO, ON
FRI 5/21 VICTORIAVILLE, PQ
SAT 5/22 BOSTON, MA
SUN 5/23 NEW YORK, NY
MON 5/24 OBERLIN, OH
TUE 5/25 COLUMBUS, OH
WED 5/26 CLEVELAND, OH
THU 5/27 DETROIT, MI
FRI 5/28 CHICAGO, IL
SAT 5/29 MINNEAPOLIS, MN
SUN 5/30 travel day
MON 5/31 travel day
TUE 6/1 SEATTLE, WA
WED 6/2 PORTLAND, OR
FRI 6/4 SAN FRANCISCO, CA
SAT 6/5 SAN FRANCISCO, CA
SUN 6/6 LOS ANGELES, CA
MON 6/7 LOS ANGELES, CA
TUE 6/8 SAN DIEGO, CA
WED 6/9 travel day
THU 6/10 travel day
FRI 6/11 DALLAS, TX
SAT 6/12 AUSTIN, TX
SUN 6/13 HOUSTON, TX
MON 6/14 NEW ORLEANS, LA
TUE 6/15 ATLANTA, GA
WED 6/16 CARRBORO, NC
THU 6/17 BALTIMORE, MD
FRI 6/18 PHILADELPHIA, PA
SAT 6/19 BROOKLYN, NY
SUN 6/20 MONTREAL, PQ
Well, not only does Charming Hostess have a new web site but they have two albums due to be released this year, and are on tour.
Despite the passing of Malachi Favors, the Art Ensemble is still touring this year, at least according to The Iridium. And check out the Iridium’s schedule for a number of great-sounding shows that are on the way…
The Secret Chiefs 3 will be playing with Sleepytime and several others next month in Texas:
Mimicry Records is doing a label showcase at this year’s South By Southwest in Austin, Texas. Our show will be on March 17th at the Emo’s Annex. The place only holds 450, so get there early.
Bands performing will be :
Secret Chiefs 3 (the only performance until Fall)
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum
We hear Eric Friedlander might be on the bill as well, which is great news.