Daily Archives: January 25, 2013

French Rock in Opposition Festival, September 20-22


If I had one even I could go to in 2013, this would probably be it. The current lineup reads: Faust (Ger/it/fr) Aranis (B) L’enfance Rouge (Fr/it) Soft Machine (Uk) Mirthkon (Usa) Cheer Accident (Usa) Korekyojinn (Jp) Univers Zero (B) … Continue reading

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AMN Reviews: Banabila & Machinefabriek – Banabila & Machinefabriek (self-released)


Machinefabriek´s latest and perhaps most logical collaborator is sound artist Michel Banabila. Aside from sharing a hometown, Rotterdam, the soundworlds they respectively inhabit provide the perfect infrastructure for smooth integration. Both have mastered many of the trickiest dialects of experimental … Continue reading

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Music and More Reviews


From Music and More: Mostly Other People Do The Killing – Slippery Rock (Hot Cup, 2013) Rudresh Mahanthappa – Gamak (ACT, 2013) Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet – Walk, Love, Sleep (Smalltown Superjazz, 2012) Related articles Rudresh Mahanthappa – Gamak (musicofourheart.me) … Continue reading

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Jazz Listings From The New York Times


From NYTimes.com: Jim Black Trio (Monday) Jim Black is known as a drummer of convulsive intensity and a bandleader rooted in the protocols of noise-rock. But on “Somatic” (Winter & Winter), his most recent album, he leads an acoustic trio … Continue reading

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Classical Music Listings From The New York Times


From NYTimes.com: New York Philharmonic (Friday and Saturday) Lorin Maazel, a former music director of the Philharmonic, returns to lead the ensemble in a dark-hued program built around Shostakovich’s “Symphony No. 5.” Jennifer Koh brings her piercing intelligence to Lutoslawski’s … Continue reading

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John Hollenbeck on Tour in the U.S. and Europe


Upcoming tour dates from John Hollenbeck: Friday, February 1, 2013 J.A.S.S. with Samuel Blaser, Alban Darche, and Sebastien Boisseau @ Le Petit faucheux 12 rue Léonard de Vinci, Tours, (France) Saturday, February 2, 2013 Orchestre National de Jazz playing John … Continue reading

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