Monthly Archives: September 2009

Tom Hamilton and Bruce Eisenbeil Interviewed


From New York’s Roulette: Coherence without predictability, speed without tempo, direction without a roadmap – an unlikely foray into the world of out-jazz and free improvisation. On Saturday, October 3rd at Roulette, Hamilton and Eisenbeil will be joined in one … Continue reading

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Umbrella Music Through October 11


Image by cattoo via Flickr From Chicago’s Umbrella Music: Wednesday, 30 September 2009 The Hideout 10:00PM | Frank Rosaly‘s Milkwork Frank Rosaly – solo drums Record Release Concert For Self-Titled Debut on Contraphonic/Molk 11:00PM | Oxbow Frank Rosaly – drums … Continue reading

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Chance Aesthetics Concert in St. Louis


Terry Riley via last.fm Next week features an avant concert in St. Louis: The performance will begin with Music of Changes Book IV: New York, December 13, a piece for solo piano by experimental composer John Cage (1912 -1992). Written … Continue reading

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Coming up at Ars Nova Workshop


Cuong Vu via last.fm From Philly’s Ars Nova Workshop: Saturday, October 3, 8pm STEVE LEHMAN TRIO Steve Lehman, alto saxophone; Matt Brewer, bass; and Damion Reid, drums Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th Street $12 General Admission Named a Rising … Continue reading

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Sonomu Reviews


From Sonomu: Killa Sista, From Far East (Killa Sista Far East Records) You´d think that if you´ve loved and lived with the music for so long as a fan, you´d have heard of one from Jamaica before. But Killa Sista … Continue reading

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AMN Picks of the Week


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 … Continue reading

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Beauty Scene Outlaws + Torus + Counterpursuit in Syracuse


These three indie / avant groups will be playing Syracuse at Metropolis Underground this weekend. That’s about all we know.

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