A club that has been a long-time supporter of experimental music is once again running low on money.
Roulette is offering DVD and VHS copies of its performances. Some of these are boadcast on a New York based TV station, but for the rest of us the is unique chance to see these live performances.
New releases form Eremite
red anderson/hamid drake/william parker
perles noires volume II
perles noires volume I
peter brÃ¶tzmann & han bennink
still quite popular after all these years
Matchless has released some new material:
a double CD featuring two of the improvising ensembles that emerged during the 1960s: Musica Elettronica Viva (MEV) and AMM.
The first CD is a studio recording in a joint session in England on April 30th 2004 featuring Alvin Curran, Eddie PrÃ©vost, Frederic Rzewski, Keith Rowe, Richard Teitelbaum and John Tilbury. This is the first occasion that the two ensembles have performed together. The second CD consists of the performances that each group gave at ‘The Freedom of the City’ festival held in London on May 1st 2004.
‘JOHN TILBURY Plays SAMUEL BECKETT’
with Tina Jones and Sebastian Lexer
1. ‘Cascando’: a radio piece for music and voice. Voices: John Tilbury. Music composed and performed by John Tilbury with electronic modulations by Sebastian Lexer
2.’ Rough for Radio 1′: for music and voices. Voices: Tina Jones and John Tilbury. Music composed and performed by Sebastian Lexer, Eddie PrÃ©vost and John Tilbury
‘HORN_BILL’ reed solos
a double CD featuring: John Butcher, Nathaniel Catchpole, Kai Fagaschinski, Lou Gare, Evan Parker and Seymour Wright
recorded at a concert given at 291 Gallery, Hackney, London, England on 9th January 2005 an ONGAKU: enjoy_sound, production
AMM at UEA
Eddie PrÃ©vost and John Tilbury
recorded at a concert given at The School of Music, University of East Anglia, Norwich, England on 14th February 2005
Something the world would be a much worse place without: a comprehensive (though still under construction) Frank Zappa site.
The Village Voice as a really nice overview of modern independent jazz labels.
Another review of Braxton’s latest effort is available.