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Newsbits: Satoko Fujii Orchestra Berlin / MMW in Cleveland / Bazingas


Satoko Fujii Orchestra Berlin performs rare live concert, Friday, September 16 at Aufsturz-Klub, Berlin. Satoko Fujii Orchestra Berlin with Matthias Schubert and Uli Kempendorff on tenor sax; Paulina Owczarek on baritone sax; Nikolaus Neuser, Nils Ostendorf, and Natsuki Tamura on … Continue reading

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AMN Picks of the Week: Dave Ball & Jon Savage / Pinhas, Yoshida, Merzbow / Pinhas, Cleveland / Dirk Serries


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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Defeating The Jazz Zombies


Source: Stereogum. While I’d prefer to recommend “in addition to” rather than “instead of”, the author has some good points. The artists below, and hundreds more like them, are making amazing, genuinely new music right now, mostly on independent labels … Continue reading

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Victo Records Releases


Source: Victo Records. Fred Frith / Evan Parker “Hello, I Must Be Going ” Evan Parker Electroacoustic Septet “Seven” Iva Bittová / Gyan Riley / Evan Ziporyn “Eviyan Live”

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The History of Polish Electroacoustic Music 


Source: Soundexchange. The beginnings of electroacoustic music in Poland can be found in the establishment of the Polish Radio Experimental Studio (Studio Eksperymentalne Polskiego Radia) in Warsaw in 1957. However, already a few months before the opening of the PRES … Continue reading

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10 Things to Consider When You’re Submitting an Album for Review


From the department of I Could Have Written This Myself, good advice from I CARE IF YOU LISTEN. Please consider applying these ideas to AMN review submissions. Also, if we don’t pick your music for review, it really doesn’t say … Continue reading

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Third Stream, Threadgill and Sorey


Embed from Getty Images Source: LRB blog. But there is another way of thinking about the Third Stream: not as a movement, but as an elastic sensibility or structure of feeling among musicians who work along the increasingly porous borders … Continue reading

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