A Closer Listen Reviews

Source: A Closer Listen.

Llarks ~ Like A Daydream

UnSound Propositions: Previews of Unsound 2018 ~ Presence

Maarja Nuut & Ruum ~ Muunduja

Tim Hecker ~ Konoyo

Ulises Conti ~ Los efimeros

Michael Lightborne ~ Sounds of the Projection Box

Bus Gas ~ Immortal Yeller / Amulets ~ Mountains Past

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Downtown Music Gallery Newsletter

Source: Downtown Music Gallery.

Brian Marsella Trio Play the Legendary Hassan! Two on Intakt: Fred Frith Trio & Ken Vandermark / Sylvie Courvoisier / Nate Wooley / Tom Rainey! 3rd from Endangered Blood: Chris Speed / Oscar Noreiga / Trevor Dunn / Jim Black! Marilyn Crispell / Joe Fonda / Harvey Sorgen! Travis LaPlante & Gerald Cleaver! Arve Henriksen! 3 from Rez Abbasi!

577 Records: Donny McKenzie Duos: Elliott Sharp/Bill Laswell/Vernon Reid & Listening Group w/ Daniel Carter! Historic Discs from John Coltrane Meets Other Tenor Titans! Stella Chiweshe! Masonna! Herman Nitsch! Konstruktivist! Sonic’s Rendezvous Band! Os Mutantes! Philip Jeck! And the Fabulous Fred Frith CD Sale Continues..!

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Upcoming Sets at Downtown Music Gallery – FREE, every Sunday at 6pm

Sunday, September 23rd:
6pm: TEAM PLAYERS QUARTET: BRAD LINDE / BILLY WOLFE / AARON QUINN /
DERIC DICKENS – Two Saxes / Guitar / Drums
7pm: DEVIN BRAHJA WALDMAN and DEVIN GRAY – Sax and Drums

Sunday, September 30th:
6pm: HANS TAMMEN and CHRISTOPH IRMER – Buchla Synth and Violin
7pm: LIOR MILLIGER / HILLIARD GREENE / JOE HERTENSTEIN – Sax / Bass / Drums

Sunday, October 7th:
6pm: SHANE PARISH & FRANK MEADOWS – Guitar & ContraBass
7pm: JESSE DULMAN QT: RAS MOSHE / DAVE SEWELSON / LEONID GALAGANOV

Sunday, October 14th:
6pm: SEAN ALI / MICHAEL FOSTER / DEVIN GRAY – ContraBass / Saxes / Drums
7pm: LEONOR FALCON / SANA NAGANO – String Duo
8pm: GUILLERMO GREGORIO and FRIENDS

Sunday, October 21st:
6pm: HANNA SCHöRKEN – Solo Experimental Vocalist from Cologne!
7pm: DAVE SEWELSON QUARTET – FMR CD Release Set!

Bonnie Kane Boston Performances

Source: Bonnie Kane.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 • 7:30 PM
Dorchester Art Project – & The Boston Hassle
1486 Dorchester Ave., Boston, Massachusetts

LOS CONDENADOS (CD Release)
Walter Wright – electronics
Andrea Pensado – voice, electronics, stones
Chris Strunk – percussion
Bonnie Kane – flute, sax, electronics

also on bill: NOISE NOMADS, BLUES DREAM BOX

https://www.facebook.com/events/875971355941021/

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 7:30 PM
Lilypad
1353 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA
Cost: $15 (Cash at the door).

The Creative Music Series Presents
Set # 1, Eric Zinman & NEKSYS
Set # 2, Eric Dahlman & the DME Trio
Set # 3, BONNIE KANE (solo) – saxophone, flute, electronics

Bonnie Kane: originally from NYC, and currently a resident of Holyoke, Ma. is a pioneer in electro-acoustic music for saxophone, flute, electronics and feedback, specializing in improvisation.

Devin Gray on Tour for New Release, Dirigo Rataplan II

Source: Devin Gray Music.

Oct. 1 – Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME
Oct. 2 – University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
Oct. 3 – University of Maine, Augusta, ME
Oct. 4 – SPACE, Portland, ME
Oct. 5 – Firehouse 12, New Haven, CT
Oct. 6 – An die Musik, Baltimore, MD
Dec. 8 – AMR, Geneva, Switzerland
Dec. 9 – Geneva Conservatory of Music, Geneva
Dec. 10 – Konzerte Villa Irniger, Zurich, Switzerland

AMN Picks of the Week: Bonini Bulga / Devin Gray / David Dominique / SLUGish Ensemble / Christopher Sky / Rene Lussier Quintet

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.

Bonini Bulga – Sealed (2018)
Devin Gray – Dirigo Rataplan II (2018)
David Dominique – Mask (2018)
SLUGish Ensemble – An Eight Out of Nine (2018)
Christopher Sky – Vastness (2018)
Rene Lussier Quintet – Rene Lussier Quintet (2018)

Chicago Scene: September 23-29, 2018

This is a weekly overview live avant performances in the Chicago area. Contact us if you’d like your shows listed.

Sunday, September 23rd 2018

9:00PM at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont ($10 suggested donation) (wheelchair-accessible)
Ithra : Dave Rempis, Tomeka Reid, Joshua Abrams — Record release

Monday, September 24th 2018

9:00PM at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, 773.281.4444
Extraordinary Popular Delusions : Jim Baker, Mars Williams, Brian Sandstrom, Steve Hunt

Tuesday, September 25th 2018

5:30PM at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago, 312.280.2660 (Free) (wheelchair-accessible)
Artifacts : Nicole Mitchell, Tomeka Reid, Mike Reed

8:00PM at Slate Arts and Performance, 3203 W North Ave, 847.312.1527 ($5 suggested donation)
Jamison Williams
Reid Karris
KG Price

8:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15)
Dan Weiss Starebaby with Craig Taborn, Matt Mitchell, Ben Monder, Trevor Dunn

Thursday, September 27th 2018

9:00PM at Elastic, 3429 W Diversey, #208, 773.772.3616 ($10)
Kieran Daly, Jason Roebke
Tiny Home Living : Fred Jackson, Jason Stein, Ishmael Ali, Kim Sutton, Emerson Hunton
Friday, September 28th 2018

7:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western (Free)
Nate Chinen: Playing Changes
Nate Chinen in conversation with Mike Reed, part 1

9:30PM at Constellation, 3111 N Western ($15-$12)
Ken Thomson Sextet with Matt Ulery’s “By a Little Light” : Ken Thomson, Anna Webber, Russ Johnson, Andy Clausen, Adam Armstrong, Ron Wiltrout, Matt Ulery, Yvonne Lam, Nick Photinos, Doug Perkins, Rob Clearfield, Jon Deitemyer — CD release

Saturday, September 29th 2018

2018 Hyde Park Jazz Festival : Talks
Nate Chinen: “Playing Changes: A Conversation About Jazz in the New Century”

2018 Hyde Park Jazz Festival
7:30PM-8:30PM Mike Reed’s “The City Was Yellow: The Chicago Suite”

2018 Hyde Park Jazz Festival
Kris Davis Solo

2018 Hyde Park Jazz Festival
Ravi Coltrane with Brandee Younger

For more information, such as directions, as well as upcoming performances, see:

http://now-is.org/, http://www.ratchetmusic.com, http://www.mcachicago.org, http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/chicago_culturalcenterschedule.html, http://www.skylarkchicago.com, http://www.hideoutchicago.com, http://www.elasticrevolution.com, http://www.myopicbookstore.com/music.html, http://www.lampo.org, http://dalniente.com, http://iceorg.org/events/category/chicago, http://www.emptybottle.com/