Archive for December 23, 2012


his name is alive w/ faruq z. bey @ the blind pig

his name is alive w/ faruq z. bey @ the blind pig (Photo credit: anarchivist)

Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week and come recommended.

Boxdeserter with Faruq Z. Bey – Boxdeserter with Faruq Z. Bey ’12 (Live in Detroit) (2012)
Brice Catherin – Winterreise (2012)
Various Artists – Tensions at the Vanguard – New Music From Peru (1948-1979) (2012)
Tim Berne – Snakeoil (2012)

ATTN:Magazine Reviews

Posted: December 23, 2012 by Mike in Reviews

From ATTN:Magazine:

Darryl Burke Mahoney – Untitled
Jay-dea Lopez – Systemic Collapse
Pje – Permanent Memory

Best of 2012 Lists: Part Three

Posted: December 23, 2012 by Mike in General

Yet more recent best-of lists that might be of interest:

Chris Barton

Mark Saleski

Otis Hart

A Closer Listen’s Top Ten Modern Composition releases