AMN Picks of the Week: Alchymie & Gregg Skloff / Tod Dockstader / dMu / Alvaro Domene and Briggan Krauss / Mike Weis

English: Briggan Krauss at a concert with Sex ...

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.

Alchymie & Gregg Skloff – The Kuiper Belt (2016)
Tod Dockstader – From the Archives (2016)
dMu – Synaptic Self (2016)
Alvaro Domene and Briggan Krauss – Live at the Firehouse Space (2016)
Mike Weis – Sound Practice (2016)

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2016 Best of Lists from Around the Web: Part II

It’s that time again. We gather best-of-2016 lists from around the web and provide links here. The AMN full Best of 2016 is coming in early January. Stay tuned…

Jazz albums of the year from The Quietus.

Redbull’s five best experimental albums.

Exclaim’s top 10 improv and avant-garde albums.

Seth Colter Walls’ 50 favorites of 2016.

The Denver Post’s top jazz.

Previous Best of 2016 Lists
https://avantmusicnews.com/2016/07/03/avant-music-news-best-of-2016-so-far/
https://avantmusicnews.com/2016/12/06/best-of-2016-lists-part-i/

Downtown Music Gallery Newsletter

Salvatore Sciarrino, Italian composer, at the ...

Source: Downtown Music Gallery.

Musica Elletronica Viva 50 Year Annivserary Live Set! Heroes Are Gang Leaders! Three from Jeff Platz/Blaise Siwula/Dmitry Ishenko/Dave Miller! Carol Leiboowitz/Bill Payne/Nick Lyons/Eve Lindal! Pascal Comelade! Frederik Nordstrom! Iancu Dumitrescu/Either Or Ensemble! Salvatore Sciarrino! Paul Jacobs! Thollem McDonas & Mad King Edmund!

More Essential Classic Jazz from Enlightenment: Jackie McLean/Hank Mobley/Bud Powell & Donald Byrd! Rarities from Spirit! Mandrake Memorial! Pete Seeger & Big Bill Broonzy! Art Blakey & Jazz Messengers 1987! Tapper Zukie!

Sunday, December 18th Double-Header:
6pm: VIV CORRINGHAM / MIA ZABELKA – Vocals / Violin
7pm: EMILIE LESBROS – Solo Vocals

Monday, January 2nd 2017: New Years Celebration to Kick Off 2017 With Something Special!
6pm: BEN GOLDBERG Returns to DMG!