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AMN Reviews: Pauline Oliveros, Roscoe Mitchell, John Tilbury, Wadada Leo Smith – Nessuno – [i angelica di angelica – IDA035]


  “Nessuno” is not the work of any one individual or musical point of view. Each of the musicians on this recording has a unique conception of sound, silence, composition and improvisation. John Tilbury is best known for his peerless … Continue reading

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Newsbits: Terry Riley / Liebig, Hay, Nakatani / Darius Jones / Magma


A performance of Terry Riley‘s music at the Barbican in London is reviewed. A concert of improvised and experimental music featuring Steuart Liebig (electric basses and electronics), Emily Hay (flutes, voice and electronic effects), and Tatsuya Nakatani (percussion and gongs) … Continue reading

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Newsbits: New King Crimson Reviewed / Open Ears Music Ending / Ware’s Birth of a Being Reviewed / Julia Wolfe


Burning Ambulance reviews the new 3CD live release from King Crimson. After 9 years of bringing improv to New Orleans, Open Ears Music is signing off. Jazz Right Now reviews the reissue of David S. Ware’s Birth of a Being. … Continue reading

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Avant-garde Pioneer Pamela Z in Chicago, Previewed


Source: Chicago Reader. Trailblazing avant-garde musician, sound artist, and composer Pamela Z, who gives a rare Chicago performance at Constellation on Saturday, began experimenting with vocal processing in the early 80s, but the first album devoted entirely to her work … Continue reading

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AMN Picks of the Week: Seven Impale / DarkMatterHalo / Maroney Ilgenfritz Niescier Drury / Free Nelson Mandoomjazz / Christopher Hoffman


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 … Continue reading

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Upcoming Ole Mathisen Shows


Wednesday Sept. 21, the TOC is once again rattling the gravitational strings of the universe. ShapeShifter Lab, 7PM. One set, $10. Ole Mathisen – tenor sax, Matthew Garrison – bass, Marko Djordjevic – drums October 26th at 7PM, Shapeshifter Lab … Continue reading

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Dusted Reviews


Source: Dusted. Barry Guy/Marilyn Crispell/Paul Lytton – Deep Memory (Intakt) Suzanne Ciani and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith — FRKWYS Vol. 13: Sunergy (RVNG Intl) The Dead C—Trouble (Ba Da Bing! Records)

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