Archive for November 24, 2012


The Jimmy Bennington Trio will play at MorseL Restaurant and Bar, 1406 W. Morse, Chicago, Friday November 30, 10pm-1am.

The DiN label has posted a compilation for free streaming and download: iNDEX03 is the third DiN compilation album and includes two tracks each from the titles DiN21 – 29. The artists include Robert Rich, Ian Boddy, Tetsu Inoue, Radio Massacre International, Surface 10, Parallel Worlds, Hoffmann-Hoock/Wöstheinrich & ARC.

A Benefit for the Arlington Planetarium at IOTA Club and Cafe will take place Monday December 3, 2012 at 8:00pm, at IOTA Club and Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, Virginia 22201, to raise funds for curriculum programming and other unmet needs of the refurbished and reopened facility. An absolutely top-notch bill of performers has volunteered to perform: Margot MacDonald, Koshari, Dominic Fragman, Lost Civilizations experimental music project.

The AACM Now Generation Ensemble will play in Chicago at the at Netup Cafe, November 25 at 2pm.

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Rediscovering the Electronic Music Godmothers

Posted: November 24, 2012 by Mike in Releases, Reviews

From NYTimes.com:

A generous, overdue sampling of a body of work as groundbreaking as it is listenable, the album is the newest arrival in a recent wave of CDs and LPs meant to rescue from oblivion the work of pioneering female electronic composers. Originally issued in 1980 as a single LP on Philo, a folk-music label, “The Expanding Universe” now lives up to its name, sprawling across two well-packed CDs.

Monsieur Délire Reviews

Posted: November 24, 2012 by Mike in Reviews

English: Frank Gratkowski, moers festival 2010

English: Frank Gratkowski, moers festival 2010 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From Monsieur Délire:

ALEXANDER BERNE & THE ABANDONED ORCHESTRA / Self Referentials Volumes 1 & 2 (Innova)
ANTHONY BRAXTON / Creative Music Orchestra (NYC) 2011 (New Braxton House)
FO[U]R ALTO / 4 compositions by Frank Gratkowski (Leo Records)
IVO PERELMAN, MATTHEW SHIPP & MICHAEL BISIO / The Gift (Leo Records)
BILLOW OBSERVATORY / Billow Observatory (Felte – merci à/thanks to Dense Promotion)
THE SLAVES / Ocean on Ocean (The Helen Scarsdale Agency – merci à/thanks to Dense Promotion)
FRANK GRATKOWSKI QUARTET / Le vent et la gorge (Leo Records)
IVO PERELMAN, JOE MORRIS & GERALD CLEAVER / Living Jelly (Leo Records)
MARK ALBAN LOTZ & MEINRAD KNEER / u-ex(perimental) (Evil Rabbit – merci à/thanks to Toondist)
IG HENNEMAN SEXTET / Live @ The Ironworks Vancouver (Wig – merci à/thanks to Toondist)
VIOLENCE AND THE SACRED / Failure Parade (Viosac)