Archive for June, 2004

Bang on a Can Performance and More

Posted: June 30, 2004 by Mike in General

A recent article discusses the Bang on a Can ensemble and gives a nice overview of the history of the members and their other projects.

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Ipecac Recordings

Posted: June 30, 2004 by Mike in General

Ipecac has a string list of releases and are putting out new material at an impressive pace. Artists include The Melvins, Fantomas, Trevor Dunn, Eyvind Kang, Ruins, and more.

Guelph Jazz Festival Lineup

Posted: June 29, 2004 by Mike in General

As expected the Guelph Jazz Festival lineup is very strong. Say no more, just follow the link…

New Releases Featured at DMG

Posted: June 29, 2004 by Mike in General

As always, DMG offers reviews of new releases that they’re carrying:

NEW THINGS from GARY LUCAS, CHRIS SPEED, SHRIMP BOAT, BLUE COLLAR, PAUL MURPHY TRIO, PATRICK BRENNAN, ANDREAS WILLERS, O. BLAAT, AMM, KATHLEEN SUPOVE, 2 from JOHN BUTCHER and 3 BECHEGAS DUOS w/ ALEX SCHLIPPENBACH, DEREK BAILEY and PETER KOWALD!

Reviews at the Squid's Ear

Posted: June 29, 2004 by Mike in General

Count on the Squid for more timely reviews:

The Jeff Kaiser Ockodektet – 13 Themes for a Triskadekaphobic
people band – 1968
Mount Washington – Mount Washington
R. Stevie Moore – Nevertheless Optimistic
Jacqueline Humbert – Chanteuse
psi – Black American Flag
Ernesto Diaz-Infante/Chris Forsyth – as is stated…before known
Chris Forsyth/Chris Heenan – Chris Forsyth/Chris Heenan
Terry Hall & Mushtaq – The Hour of Two Lights
Total Music Meeting 2002 – Audiology II: 11 Groups Live in Berlin
Phil Kline – Zippo Songs
Charlie Kohlhase Quintet – Play Free or Die
J.A. Granelli & Mr. Lucky – Gigantic
Gao Hong – Flying Dragon
Kamran Ince – In White
Urs Leimgruber, Gunther Müller & Arte Quartet: artist1 – e_a.sonata.02;
Ambarchi_Müller_Samartzis – strange love label: FOR 4 EARS
Raoul Bjorkenheim & Lukas Ligeti – Shadowglow
Sylvie Courvoisier – Abaton
Helen Stapinski – Baby Plays Around
Black Dice – Miles of Smiles
Buckethead – Bucketheadland 2
Kyle Bruckmann-Wrack
Kyle Bruckmann Ernesto Diaz-Infante, John Shiurba, Karen Stackpole-Grand Mal

Upcoming Cryptonights

Posted: June 29, 2004 by Mike in General

The next few Cryptonight shows in Los Angeles feature the best of the west coast avant jazz performers.

July 1 – Michael Vatcher, Vinny Golia, and Steuart Liebig
July 8 – Phillip Greenlief solo & duo w/ g.e. stinson
July 15 – Vinnie Golia Quintet
July 22 – Cosmologic
July 29 – Steuart Liebig
August 5 – Don Preston
August 12 – Phillip Greenlief-Lost Trio
August 19 – Jeff Gauthier Goatette

One Final Note Reviews

Posted: June 28, 2004 by Mike in General

Another bunch of reviews from One Final Note are available, including:

RECENT CD REVIEWS

25 June 2004
Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet Images + Signs (Okka Disk)
by Jay Collins

22 June 2004
Jazz Composers Alliance Orchestra Celebration Of The Spirit (CIMP)
by Jay Collins

17 June 2004
Spring Heel Jack The Sweetness Of The Water (Thirsty Ear)
by Jay Collins

9 June 2004
John Butcher 13 Friendly Numbers (Unsounds)
by Jason Bivins

8 June 2004
Rashied Ali & Arthur Rhames The Dynamic Duo Remember Trane & Bird (Ayler)
by Derek Taylor

4 June 2004
Paul Dunmall & Paul Rogers Awareness Response + Go Forth Duck (Emanem + CIMP)
by Walter Horn

3 June 2004
Dave Liebman Group In A Mellow Tone (Zoho)
by David Dupont

28 May 2004
Claudia Quintet I, Claudia (Cuneiform)
by Jay Collins