Monthly Archives: December 2009

Cuneiform Artists on Tour


From Cuneiform Records: ALGERNON April 24 – Orion Sound Studios – 2903 Whittington Ave., Suite C – Baltimore, Md. 21230 (with Ergo) THE CLAUDIA QUINTET January 9 – Winter Jazzfest in Manhattan – Bitter End – 147 Bleecker Street, New … Continue reading

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Open Ears Music: Andrew Weathers, Patrick Crossland, & Jeff Albert


From Open Ears Music: This is the audio archive from 22 Dec 09. The files are 128k VBR mp3s. Andrew Weathers (guitar and laptop) AW’s Set (mp3) Patrick Crossland (trombone, mutes, & things) (joined by Jeff Albert for later portion … Continue reading

Posted in Free Music, Performances

Rare Degree and Others at Sonic Circuits


From DC’s Sonic Circuits: Friday January 15 Doors 730pm Music 8pm SHARP $8 PYRAMID ATLANTIC 8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20910 301.608.9101 located three blocks south of the silver spring metro station (red line) Free parking in gated lot … Continue reading

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The Squid’s Ear Reviews


Sad-ish news from The Squid’s Ear, as Verge Music is shutting down. The lining on this dark cloud is that Squidco is going to take over the distribution of some of the labels Verge used to handle. In any case, … Continue reading

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Musique Machine Reviews


From Musique Machine: Drevne Bolesti – Self Titled Drevne Bolesti is a HNW project that brings together Norwegian Andreas Brandal (Flesh Coffin, Hour of the Wolf, etc) & Sarajevo based Sebastian Crnich (Smrznik, Ïîòåðÿííàÿ Ãîðëà ). This self titled is … Continue reading

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews


From Free Jazz: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2009 Bradford, Gjerstad, Håker Flaten, Nilssen-Love – Reknes (Circulasione Totale, 2009) **** MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2009 Donat Fisch & Christian Wolfarth – Circle & Line 2 (Leo Records, 2009) ****½ SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2009 … Continue reading

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Best of Best of 2009


I’ve already said my piece on the best of 2009, but here is an opportunity to present the opinions of others. Over the last month or so, I’ve collected some of the more interesting and relevant “best of” lists, that … Continue reading

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