Monthly Archives: February 2012

Newsbits: Battles / Otoroku / Fela / Shipp


Battles will release a remix of their album Dross Glop, out April 17 via Warp Records. Cafe Oto has launched a new music label, Otoruko. Avant group Many Arms have a release coming out on Tzadik. An unreleased Fela Kuti … Continue reading

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New Tzadik Releases


From Tzadik: Aaron Novik – Secret of Secrets Anna Clyne – Blue Moth John Zorn – The Gnostic Preludes Shelley Hirsch / Simon Ho – Where Were You Then?

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Four Compositions by Luigi Nono at Frederick Loewe Theater


From NYTimes.com: The concert, the second event in a brief but illuminating series presented by New York University’s Steinhardt School and the Electronic Music Foundation, was also a potent reminder that Nono is valued for more than his artistic activism. … Continue reading

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Touching Extremes Reviews


From Touching Extremes: ROBIN HAYWARD – States Of Rushing JIM HAYNES – The Decline Effect DJ SNIFF – ep “A” TRIO – Music To Our Ears FRANK ROTHKAMM – Reno CELER – Levitation And Breaking Points

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews


From Free Jazz: Stone Quartet – Live At Vision Festival (Ayler, 2011) ****½ Delphine Dora, Paulo Chagas, Bruno Duplant – Onion Petals As Candle Light (Self-published, 2012) **** BassX3 – Transatlantic (Leo, 2012) **** Ross Hammond Quartet – Adored (Prescott … Continue reading

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Utech Records Releases


From Utech Records: LOCRIAN/MAMIFFER > BLESS THEM THAT CURSE YOU > SIGE013/URLP069 > 2xLP OWWL > DARK PLACES > URCD067 SACHIKO > ANRO > URCD033/Shokyo6

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Upcoming Philadelphia Shows


From Philly’s Ars Nova Workshop: Friday, March 9, 8pm MATTHEW SHIPP TRIO Matthew Shipp, piano; Michael Bisio, bass; Whit Dickey, drums Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th Street, $15 Please join Ars Nova Workshop for the Philadelphia debut of the … Continue reading

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