Monthly Archives: October 2007

Musique Machine Reviews


From Musique Machine: Opitope – Hau Hau is the debut of Japanese duo Tomoyoshi Date and Chihei Hatakeyama, who call themselves Opitope. Chehei released his solo debut album last year on the Kranky label, which I have yet to hear. … Continue reading

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The Weekend at Ars Nova


From Philly’s Ars Nova Workshop: Ars Nova Workshop presents: Sunday, November 4 | 8pm MIN XIAO-FEN ASIAN TRIO MIN XIAO-FEN (China), pipa & electronics OKKYUNG LEE (Korea), cello SATOSHI TAKEISHI (Japan), percussion & electronics Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catharine Street … Continue reading

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The Molecules in Europe


From Ron Anderson: The Molecules (Ron Anderson, Thomas Scandura, John Shiurba) are off again to Europe for some concerts thanks to the Wels Music Unlimited Festival in Wels, Austria. This year the festival has as curator Carla Kihlstedt. Carla plays … Continue reading

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International Society of Improvised Music Conference in Chicago


The International Society of Improvised Music is hosting a conference this fall in the Chicago area, featuring several notable speakers. INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR IMPROVISED MUSIC SECOND ANNUAL CONFERENCE NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC Evanston, Illinois USA December 14-16, 2007 Building … Continue reading

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The Squid’s Ear Reviews


From The Squid’s Ear: Eugene Chadbourne / Andrea Centazzo – The German Horse (Ictus) Duane Pitre/Pilotram Ensemble – Organized Pitches Occurring in Time (Important Records) My Fun – Sonorine (The Land of) Karlheinz Stockhausen – Bass Clarinet & Piano (MDG) … Continue reading

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Bagatellen Reviews


From Bagatellen: Rhodri Davies – over shadows – 29 Oct 07 John Butcher – The Geometry of Sentiment – 24 Oct 07

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews


From Free Jazz: Darren Johnston, Fred Frith, Larry Ochs, Devin Hoff Ches Smith – Reasons For Moving Paul Dunmall – Deep See Vandermark galore …. Double Duo – Crossword Puzzle

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