Avant Music News Most Popular Reviews of 2020

Below is a list of our most popular (i.e., well-read) original reviews of the year. We will soon be publishing our annual best-of lists across two posts.

  1. AMN Reviews: John Zorn – Calculus (2020; Tzadik) (5/25/2020)
  2. AMN Reviews: The Necks – Three (2020; Northern Spy Records) (1/30/2020)
  3. AMN Reviews: John Zorn – Beyond Good and Evil – Simulacrum Live (2020; Tzadik) (2/14/2020)
  4. AMN Reviews: Jazz Sabbath – Jazz Sabbath (2020; Blacklake) (3/25/2020)
  5. AMN Reviews: Crazy Doberman – Illusory Expansion (2020; Astral Spirits) (5/1/2020)
  6. AMN Reviews: Anna von Hausswolff – All Thoughts Fly (2020; Southern Lord) (8/28/2020)
  7. AMN Reviews: Thumbscrew – The Anthony Braxton Project (2020; Cuneiform Records) (7/5/2020)
  8. AMN Reviews: A Love Supreme Electric – A Love Supreme and Meditations (2020; Cuneiform Records) (11/19/2020)
  9. AMN Reviews: Mary Halvorson’s Code Girl – Artlessly Falling [ Firehouse 12 Records FH12-04-01-034 ] (10/9/2020)
  10. AMN Reviews: Mr. Bungle’s Disco Volante 25 Years Later (10/14/2020)
  11. AMN Reviews: Nicole Mitchell and Moor Mother – Offering – Live at Le Guess Who (2020; Don Giovanni Records) (6/7/2020)
  12. AMN Reviews: Behold The Arctopus – Hapeleptic Overtrove (2020; Bandcamp) (6/13/2020)
  13. AMN Reviews: Dan Weiss – Natural Selection (2020; Pi Recordings) (9/2/2020)
  14. AMN Reviews: Karl Evangelista with Alexander Hawkins, Louis Moholo-Moholo & Trevor Watts – Apura! (2020; Astral Spirits) (4/12/2020)
  15. AMN Reviews: Peter Brotzmann / Moukhtar Gania / Hamid Drake – The Catch Of A Ghost (2020; I Dischi di Angelica) (7/1/2020)
  16. AMN Reviews: Brandon Seabrook Trio – Exultations (2020; Astral Spirits) (4/26/2020)
  17. AMN Reviews: Fonema Consort – Vistas Furtivas–The Music of Juan Campoverde [New Focus Recordings fcr246] (2/26/2020)
  18. AMN Reviews: Nate Wooley – Seven Storey Mountain VI (2020; Pyroclastic Records) (9/22/2020)
  19. AMN Reviews: Cameron / Carter / Håker Flaten – Tau Ceti (2020; Astral Spirits) (3/15/2020)
  20. AMN Reviews: Tim Berne 7 – Adobe Probe (2020; Screwgun Records) (7/11/2020)
  21. AMN Reviews: Doctor Nerve – LOUD (2020; Punos Music) (5/2/2020)
  22. AMN Reviews: Roscoe Mitchell – Splatter (2020; I Dischi di Angelica) (7/25/2020)
  23. AMN Reviews: Triptykon with the Metropole Orkest – Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019) (2020; Century Media Records) (5/24/2020)
  24. AMN Reviews: Titan to Tachyons – Cactides (2020; Nefarious Industries) (7/10/2020)
  25. AMN Reviews: The Sam Rivers Trio – Ricochet [No Business Records NBCD 128] (7/14/2020)
  26. AMN Reviews: Ross Hammond / Oliver Lake / Mike Pride – Our Place On The Wheel (2020) (1/10/2020)
  27. AMN Reviews: More Eaze & Claire Rousay – If I Don’t Let Myself Be Happy Now Then When? (2020; Mondoj) (3/6/2020)
  28. AMN Reviews: Kidd Jordan / Joel Futterman / William Parker / Hamid Drake – A Tribute to Alvin Fielder, Live at Vision Festival XXIV (2020; Mahakala Music) (5/10/2020)
  29. AMN Reviews: Anna Webber – Rectangles (2020; Out of Your Head Records) (7/13/2020)
  30. AMN Reviews: Luigi Nono – La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura [Kairos 0015086KAI] (10/30/2020)