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Ava Mendoza – Quit Your Unnatural Ways (Weird Forest, 2012) ****½
Hat and Beard – Reflections (Trio Recordings, 2014) ****
ROOM – La malédiction du M (bandcamp, 2014) ***½
Good Romans – Open This Door, Never look Back (Finnish Explosions, 2014) ***½
Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek, Tomas Fujiwara- Thumbscrew (Cuneiform, 2014) ****
Raoul Bjorkenheim – eCsTaSy (Cuneiform, 2014) ****½
Dom Minasi & Hans Tammen – Alluvium (Straw2gold Pictures, 2014) ****
Dom Minasi & Michael Jefry Stevens – Angel’s Dance (2013 Nacht Records, 2013) ****
Jeff Platz – Past & Present Futures (Glitch Records, 2013) ****½
Greg Cohen (w/Bill Frisell) – Golden State (Relative Pitch, 2014) ****
Dave Stryker – 8 Track (Strikezone, 2014) ***½
Brad Dutz – Peripheral Hearing (Rattle Records, 2013) ***½
Itaru Oki – Chorui Zukan (Improvising Beings, 2014) ****½
Painkiller: The Prophecy (Live in Europe) (Tzadik, 2013) ****
Machine Mass – Inti (Moonjune, 2014) ***½