Archive for June 2, 2006

The Squid's Ear Reviews

Posted: June 2, 2006 by Mike in Reviews

A few reviews from The Squid’s Ear:

Jason Kahn Jason Kahn – Sihl
(Sirr.Records)

Henry Gwiazda Henry Gwiazda – She’s Walking…
(Innova)

Warren Burt Warren Burt – The Animation of Lists and the Archytan Transpositions
(XI)

Pimmon Pimmon – Secret Sleeping Birds
(Sirr)

Ravi Padmanabha/Daniel Carter Ravi Padmanabha/Daniel Carter – Nivesana
(Epoch Music)

Various Artists Various Artists – The Agents of Impurity
(Sonic Arts Network)

Walking Hellos Walking Hellos – Walking Hellos
(Skylab)

Latitude/Longitude Latitude/Longitude – Latitude/Longitude
(Early Thieves)

Monolith Zero / Never Presence Forever Monolith Zero / Never Presence Forever – Split
(804noise)

Narcotic Dreams Narcotic Dreams – Shattered
(804noise)

Paul Shapiro Paul Shapiro – It’s In The Twilight
(Tzadik)

New Age Hillbilly New Age Hillbilly – IV White Walls

Gunner Madsen Gunner Madsen – Fall of Troy
(G-Spot)

Anoice Anoice – Remmings
(Important)

Crawling With Tarts Crawling With Tarts – Grand Surface Noise Opera Nr. 7 / The Decadent Opera (Rococo)
(Pogus)

Foodsoon Foodsoon – Some Love
(& Records)

Al Margolis/If Bwana Al Margolis/If Bwana – Rex Xhu Ping
(Pogus)

Kenneth Johnston Kenneth Johnston – Music from New Gomorrah
(Self-released)

Antenata Antenata – Antenata
(Ambiances Magnétiques)

Lauri Bortz/Elliott Sharp Lauri Bortz/Elliott Sharp – One Thousand Minds/A Modicum of Passion
(Abaton Book Company)

Yagihashi Tsukasa / Sato Yukie / Higo Hiroshi Yagihashi Tsukasa / Sato Yukie / Higo Hiroshi – Kumisuru
(Jab-Rec Art Music)

Ensemble en Pièces Ensemble en Pièces – Jardin d’exil
(Ambiances Magnétiques)

Noma Noma – Diversion
(Ambiances Magnétiques)

Patrick Zimmerli Patrick Zimmerli – Phoenix
(Songlines)

Benoit Delbec Unit Benoit Delbec Unit – Phonetics
(Songlines)

No-Neck Blues Band No-Neck Blues Band – Qvaris

Jozef Van Wissem Jozef Van Wissem -
Objects in Mirror are closer than they appear:
Solo Lute Palindromes, Airfield Recordings and Electronics
(Bvhaast)

Erik Friedlander Erik Friedlander – Maldoror
(Brassland)

Mochipet Mochipet – Randbient Works 2002
(btrendy records)

Satanicpornocultshop Satanicpornocultshop – Anorexia Gas Balloon
(Sonore)

Darrell Katz Darrell Katz – The Death of Simone Weil
(Innova)

The Wild Man’s Band The Wild Man’s Band – The Darkest River
(Ninth World Music)

John Zorn John Zorn – 50th Birthday Celebration Vol. 1: Masada String Trio
(Tzadik)

Derek Bailey Derek Bailey – Poetry and Playing
(Paratactile)

US Maple US Maple – Purple on time.
(Drag City)

Revolutionary Ensemble Revolutionary Ensemble – The Psyche
(Mutable)

Stan Tracey Evan Parker Stan Tracey Evan Parker – Suspensions and Anticipations
(psi)

Milton Babbitt/Morton Feldman Milton Babbitt/Morton Feldman – Septet But Equal/Fourplay/Instruments I/Three Clarinets and Piano
(CP2)

Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band – Dichotomy
(Ozit Morpheus Records)

The Jeff Kaiser Ockodektet The Jeff Kaiser Ockodektet – 13 Themes for a Triskadekaphobic
(pfMENTUM)

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Roulette: Mixology Festival Reminder

Posted: June 2, 2006 by Mike in Performances

New York’s Roulette is hosting a Mixology Festival festival next week featuring the following performances:

FESTIVAL OF MIXOLOGY! Å  NEW AND UNUSUAL USES OF TECHNOLOGY IN MUSIC AND
INTERMEDIA ART Å 

Monday, June 5th
Kurt Ralske

Tuesday, June 6th
David & Gisela Gamper [See Hear Now: Visible Music]

Wednesday, June 7th
Keiko Uenishi a.k.a. o.blaat

Thursday, June 8th
Ron Kuivila & Ed Tomney

Friday, June 9th
Benton-C Bainbridge & Evidence

Saturday, June 10th
Amy Knoles with Michael Sakamoto

Sunday, June 11th
Jim Staley & David First with live visuals by Ikue Mori


A review of the recent set of performances in NYC of John Zorn and several Japanese avant musicians is available.