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.
Thinking Plague – Hoping Against Hope (2017)
The Microscopic Septet – Been Up So Long It Looks Like Down To Me (2017)
Evan Caminiti – Toxic City Music (2017)
Grey Frequency – Exhibition (2017)
APUH! – Freedom of Peach (2017)
Foudre! – Earth (2017)
Source: Buster & Friends.
Performers: Han-earl Park (guitar), Dominic Lash (double bass), Mark
Sanders (drums) and Caroline Pugh (voice and electronics).
Date: 1 March 2017.
Venue: Queens Head Inn, 1 St James Street, Monmouth NP25 3DL, Wales.
Presented with support from Music in Monmouth and Plancktone Club.
Date: 2 March 2017.
Time: 8:30pm (doors: 8:00pm).
Venue: iklectik, ‘Old Paradise Yard,’ 20 Carlisle Lane, London SE1 7LG, England.
Tickets: £8 (£6).
Date: 7 March 2017.
Venue: Sonic Arts Research Centre, Cloreen Park, Belfast BT9 5HN, N. Ireland.
Also performing: FAINT+ (Franziska Schroeder: saxophones; Pedro Rebelo: piano and ‘instrumental parasites’; and Steve Davis: drums; with Ricardo Jacinto: cello and electronics). Presented by Brilliant Corners, with support from the Sonic Arts Research Centre.
Date: 7 April 2017.
Venue: Aula Maxima, UCC, Cork, Ireland.
Presented with funding from the Arts Council of Ireland, and support from FUAIM: Music at UCC. Followed by a group improvisation workshop (details TBC).
Date: 19 May 2017.
Venue: Stack Theatre, Cork School of Music, Cork, Ireland.
Also performing: Catherine Sikora (saxophones) and Dan Walsh (drums)
Presented with funding from the Arts Council of Ireland, and support from CIT Cork School of Music and the Cork Improvised Music Club.