Archive for October, 2004

The Sounds of Fear

Posted: October 31, 2004 by Mike in General

Ok, one more for Halloween. This article discusses the offbeat music popularized in horror films, from Mike Oldfield to Goblin to George Crumb.

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Velvet Lounge Reopens

Posted: October 31, 2004 by Mike in General

Fred Anderson’s Velvet Lounge is open once again and hosting live performances, after a few problems due to nearby construction.

Ayler's Holy Ghost Redux

Posted: October 31, 2004 by Mike in Releases, Reviews

This 9CD boxed set of Ayler’s work is generating a lot of press. Read articles in the New York Times, Jamaca Observer, Village Voice, and London News Review.

Two Braxton Shows in December at Wesleyan

Posted: October 31, 2004 by Mike in Performances

Anthony Braxton (that’s Professor Braxton to me and you) will be playing with his small ensemble on December 8th and with his large ensemble on December 10th.

Get into the Halloween Spirit with Theophany

Posted: October 30, 2004 by Mike in General

Theophany Radio is streaming the spooky music of Cold Meat Industries for the next day or so. Time to scare those trick-or-treaters, methinks…

Upcoming at the Knit

Posted: October 30, 2004 by Mike in Performances

New York’s Knitting Factory has a number of interesting shows coming in the next couple of weeks.

Thu, Nov 04 8:00 PM
$15.00 ‘Boxing & Jazz’ Matthew Shipp Trio w/ Guillermo Brown, William Parker with film ‘Combinations’ directed by Patrick A Gaucher Matthew Shipp Trio

Thu, Nov 04 10:00 PM
$15.00 ‘Boxing & Jazz’ Matthew Shipp Trio w/ Guillermo Brown, William Parker with film ‘Combinations’ directed by Patrick A Gaucher Matthew Shipp Trio

Fri, Nov 12 11:00 PM
ADV $12.00 DOS $14.00 OOIOO (feat Yoshimi of The Boredoms), Kim Gordon w/ Ikue Mori & Jim O’Rourke, (dis)functionixs

Sun, Nov 14 8:00 PM
ADV $18.00 DOS $22.00 Project/Object with Ike Willis and Napoleon Murphy Brock Performing the Music of Frank Zappa

Miles Davis – Seven Steps

Posted: October 30, 2004 by Mike in Releases, Reviews

The BBC reviews the latest boxed set of Miles, Seven Steps; The Complete Columbia Recordings 1963 – 1964.