Monthly Archives: May 2003

A Month of Squonk Opera in Scotland and More


Squonk Opera’s summer tour schedule includes one whole month of shows in Scotland as well as a number of shows in Philadephia.

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RIP Luciano Berio


Sad news…apparently Berio has passed away. Cause of death is not certain at this time, but it is possibly related to his recent spinal problems.

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Biota Reviews


One of the most unique and long running avant efforts, Biota’s music is notoriously difficult to describe. A recent set of reviews do a reasonably good job.

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New Batch of Cryptogramophone Releases


Los Angeles based Cryptogramophone has released two new titles. Erik Friedlander “Quake” “The new CD by the incredible NY ‘cellist is his most exciting and beautiful yet. Featuring Andy Laster on saxophones, Stomu Takeishi on bass and Satoshi Takeishi on … Continue reading

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Seventh Annual Ann Arbor Edgefest In The Works


Never one to shy away from booking creative, boundry-pushing music, plans are underway for the seventh annual Kerrytown Concert House Edgefest in Ann Arbor Michigan. The dates of the festival are October 2nd, 3rd and 4th. Scheduled to apprear are … Continue reading

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Bunch 'O Henry Grimes Links


Henry Grimes was a bassist who played with Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mulligan, Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins in the 60’s, then just disappeared. Thought dead by most, he was recently tracked down living in LA. Given … Continue reading

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More Archival Nucleus Material Released


On the heels of their BBC Radio Soft Machine release, Hux Records continues to release archival material from the BBC vaults. British jazz/rock band Nucleus is their latest effort and this release is from performances in 1971 and 1982 and … Continue reading

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