Harmonic Series 1/23 

Source: harmonic series.

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Biliana Voutchkova is an interdisciplinary artist, violinist, composer-performer, improviser and curator who uses violin, voice, and field recordings to approach new ways of expression. Over video chat we talk about intuition, sharing, personal associations, depth, and time.

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Davíð Brynjar Franzson – violin fragments (2019)

reviews
Léo Dupleix – Préludes non mesurés (albertineeditions/nunc., 2022)
Eventless Plot – Memory Loss (Moving Furniture Records, 2022)
Jason Kahn – Soundings (Editions, 2022)
Henrik Munkeby Nørstebø – DYSTOPIAN DANCING (MADE NOW MUSIC, 2022)
Guilherme Rodrigues – Acoustic Reverb (Creative Sources, 2022)
Masahide Tokunaga – Leverages 杠杆 (Zoomin’ Night, 2022)
Biliana Voutchkova, Tomeka Reid – Bricolage III (Relative Pitch Records, 2022)

Reviews You May Have Missed – November 2022

Last month we published a number of original reviews of some very interesting music. Check out the list below.

Vital Weekly Reviews 1363

Source: Vital Weekly.

THORSTEN SOLTAU – GEWÄCHSE IM ZWIELICHT (CD by SYM) *
FRANCISCO LOPEZ & DANIEL MENCHE – SACRIFICED PHLOEM (ZANNEC LINE) (CD by SYM) *
JOÃO CASTRO PINTO – FAUX NATUREL (CD by Unfathomless) *
ANNA KALUZA & CELINE VOCCIA & MATTHIAS BAUER – ACM (CD by Aut Records) *
MARTIN PYNE & DAVID BEEBEE – RIPPLES (CD by Discus Music) *
GUILHERME RODRIGUES – ACOUSTIC REVERB (CD by Creative Sources Recordings)
VOLKMAR KLIEN & MAHD – CAPITAL MUST ACCUMULATE, IT’S A LAW OF NATURE (CD by Loewenhertz) *
ANTHONY BRAXTON & JAMES FEI – DUET (CD by Other Minds Records)
DAS SYNTHETISCHE MISCHGEWEBE – GREASER IN THE GHOST HOME (CD by Tribe Tapes) *
GERSTEIN – THE DEATH OINTMENT (CD by Tribe Tapes) *
DEAF LIONS – EINE NACHT (cassette by Tribe Tapes)
THREADS ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK – REVEALS NEW FACE (cassette by Tribe Tapes) *
SUNSWEPT SUNDAY – HALFWAY TO DAWN (CD by Ma Records) *
FREEK DEN HARTOGH – CANDOR (CD by No Can Do Music)
PHILIPP SCHAUFELBERGER & PIERRE FAVRE – DECAMERON (LP by Wide Ear Records) *
LIMINAL HAZE – VOLUME 6 (CDR by Kirigirisu Recordings) *
KM: – VINYL (CDR by Kirigirisu Recordings) *
PRESSURE COOKER RELIEF VALVE – TWO PIECES FOR UNPREPARED GUITAR (CDR by Kirigirisu Recordings) *
RAOUL VAN HERPEN – ANCHOR BREATH (CDR by Minimal Resource Manipulation) *
ORPHAX/PHIL MAGUIRE – RIMPELS/(SANG IN THE WET TREES) (cassette by Chitin Press)
ONUR ŻŁOBNICKI – 355​/​113 (cassette by Fluxus MT) *
DEVELOPER / LUER (split cassette by Fluxus MT) *
NOW DAT’S WHAT I CALL MUSIC label review; part 2:
ROEL MEELKOP – 2 (LIVES) (90 minute DAT) *
CALINECZKA – FOUNDATIONS, CRACKING (120 minutes DAT) *
MODELBAU – ANNEX ANNUM (120 minutes DAT) *
ORPHAX – HET CONGLOMERAAT (34 minutes DAT) *
HOWARD STELZER – WE ALL ARE (48 minutes DAT) *
COAGULANT – ABSTRACTION IN THREE DIMENSIONS (60 minutes DAT) *
RICK SANDERS – DRONES (90-minutes DAT) *
NŸLAND/SCHEERLING – TWEIDUSTER (60 minute DAT) *

The Free Jazz Collective Reviews

Source: The Free Jazz Collective.

Ivo Perelman – Reed Rapture in Brooklyn (Mahakala Music, 2022)

Kirk Knuffke – flexing the tradition

Mali Obomsawin – Sweet Tooth (OOYH, 2022)

Jacob Wick – Standards (Full Spectrum Records, 2022)

Mikołaj Trzaska, Petr Vrba, Mark Tokar, Balázs Pándi — Malá Pardubická Vol. 4 (Gusstaff Records, 2022)

Cécile Cappozzo Quintet – Hymne d’automne (Ayler Records, 2022)

An Interview with Cécile Cappozzo

Basher – Doubles (Sinking City Records, 2022)

Complete Communion: Jazz For November

Source: The Quietus.

Newly unearthed archival recordings of live dates from the 1960s, a profound homage to the swing-and-drag aesthetic of drummer Paul Motian from former collaborators, a new quintet from the veteran Swedish drummer Sven-Åke Johansson, and a thrumming quintet session from drummer Tom Skinner of The Smile are featured in Peter Margasak’s latest round up of jazz and improvised music

The Best Ambient on Bandcamp: November 2022 

Source: Bandcamp Daily.

Somehow, the last column of the year (outside of our end-of-year wrap-up) is upon us. Luckily, we’re closing 2022 with a bang. Thanks to releases from artists including Burial, Pulse Emitter, Jordan Reyes, and many others, this month’s roundup showcases the multifaceted tonalities of atmospheric music. Press play and get reading to dive into acid Western soundscapes, rave-ready downtempo, and so much more.