AMN Picks of the Week

Jessica Lurie, Billy Tipton Memorial Saxophone...
Jessica Lurie, Billy Tipton Memorial Saxophone Quartet, performing at Bumbershoot 2008, Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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 and come recommended.

Jessica Lurie Ensemble Megaphone Heart (2012)
Vialka – Curiosities of Popular Customs (2005)
Ballister – Mechanisms (2012)
Frank Wright – Blues for Albert Ayler (1974)
Atrium Carceri – Reliquiae (2012)
Raison d’Etre – When the Earth Dissolves in Ashes: Live 2010-2011 (2012)
Orquesta Metafisica – 7 Movimientos (2011)
Man Forever – Pansophical Cataract (2012)