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Music and More Reviews

Source: Music and More.

Earscratcher – Self Titled

Patricia Brennan – More Touch

Soweto Kinch – White Juju

Francois Carrier – Unwalled

Bob Weir – Ace / 50th Anniversary Edition

Ryley Walker – Primrose Green

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New Art Ensemble Of Chicago Release Gets a Long Review

Source: Glide Magazine.

Once branded musical insurrectionists when they burst on the scene in the late sixties, the two surviving members of the Art Ensemble of Chicago (AEC) original quintet, deliver an all-encompassing resurrectionist statement by expanding to a chamber orchestra on this live 2-CD recording, The Sixth Decade, From Paris to Paris. The album was recorded in France in 2020 at the Son d’hiver festival, coming full circle to where the group was first formed in 1968. The two founding members, saxophonist/composer Roscoe Mitchell (sopranino and alto) and drummer/percussionist Famoudou Don Moye not only expanded the band but have reshaped its sound, primarily through the addition of arguably today’s most dramatic spoken word artist, Moor Mother. In addition, in-demand avant-garde cellist Tomeka Reid and violinist Jean Cook join together with semi-regulars – trumpeter Hugh Ragin, flutist Nicole Mitchell, and bassist Jaribu Shahid.

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5:4 Reviews

Source: 5:4.

Danz CM – While Mortals Sleep (Original Score)

Ektoise – Down River

Gareth Davis, Jan Kleefstra, Romke Kleefstra – Sieleslyk

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Vital Weekly Reviews 1370

Source: Vital Weekly.

DAVID VÉLEZ – BETA VULGARIS (CD by Sublime Retreat) *
OPEN TO THE SEA – TALES FROM AN UNDERGROUND RIVER (CD by ADN Records/13) *
LAU NAU – PUUTARHASSA (CD by Akti Records) *
PASSED FUTURIST – LOST NATURIST (cassette by Akti Records)
BERTRAND DENZLER & JASON KAHN – TRANSLATIONS (CD by Potlatch) *
JASON KAHN – SOUNDINGS (CDR & book by Editions) *
LILLY JOEL PLAYS THE ORGAN – SIBYL OF THE RHINE (CD by Sub Rosa) *
TOMAS HALLONSTEN – MONOLOG (CD by Thanathosis Produktion) *
SAKINA ABDOU – GOODBYE GROUND (CD by Relative Pitch Records) *
DON MALFON – MUTABLE (CD by Relative Pitch Records) *
CHARUEST & RATTÉ & KOWALD – MONTREAL 1985 (CD by Tour De Bras) *
DIONNÉE – ATTRAPE MOUCHES (CD by Tour De Bras) *
SANTO SILVA & NEBBIA & ALONSO BERGMAN QUARTET – RITUAL PARA ACERCARSE (CD by Tour De Bras) *
THE LONEY BELL – KINGDOMS OF THE DEEP (CDR by Shady Ridge Records) *
FACTOR X – 34 (CDR by Otcrah Records) *
FACTOR X – TUBEWAY ARMY (CDR by Otcrah Records) *
SHAUN ROBERT – COMPLETE WORKS (CDR, private) *
+DOG+ – X8 (CDR by Love Earth Music) *
LACKTHROW – DIFFICULT TO MAINTAIN (CDR by Love Earth Music) *
ABRASION ADDICT – BRUTALIST DETRITUS (CDR by Love Earth Music) *
CHEFKIRK & CRANK STURGEON – NICE TO ERR WITH YOU (2CDR by Love Earth Music) *
MICHAEL RIDGE – MORE MICROCASSETTE SESSIONS (CDR by Quagga Curious Sounds) *
CORRADO MARIA DE SANTIS – RUINS (cassette by Midira Records)
JOSEPH BLANE – THE SPIDER ROOM (cassette by Submarine Broadcasting Company)
COMFORT LINK – CEMENT MUSIC (cassette by Spleen Coffin) *
BAO NGUYEN – ASCENT AND DECENT (cassette by Spleen Coffin) *
P’DERROGERREO – LIVE IN (A) BASEMENT (cassette by Spleen Coffin) *
ISHMAEL REED – THE HANDS OF GRACE (CDR by Reading Group)

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The Free Jazz Collective Reviews

Source: The Free Jazz Collective.

Large Unit – New Map & Clusterfuck (PNL, 2022)

Spaces Unfolding – The Way We Speak (Bead Records, 2022)

Gabriele Mitelli, John Edwards, Mark Sanders – Three Tsuru Origami (We Insist Records, 2022 )

Bill Frisell – Four (Blue Note, 2022)

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The Best Sound Poetry on Bandcamp 

Source: Bandcamp Daily.

Sound poets grapple with the material of language. Some take phonemes—the building blocks of words—to assemble something new, and others utilize non-verbal sounds, a palette of groans, gargles, and glossolalia. Often rooted in performance, many sound poets use nothing more than the noises they can extricate from their own bodies; others wield technology, from tape loops to algorithms, to pry at sound and sense. Sound poets toy with communication, and contemporary examples can range from playful to unsettling.

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Musique Machine Reviews

Source: Musique Machine.

Mai 12 and Dosis Letalis – Untergrundarbeiten

We.Be.Echo – Ceza Evi

Edley ODowd – F(Our)-Ward

ELEKTR0BATH – HNW

Koobaatoo Asparagus – Wall Fetish

She Walks Crooked – Untitled

Schloss Tegal – Neoterrik Research “The Unearthed History of Schlo

Mlehst – Resonances And Observance

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Gapplegate Music Reviews

Source: Gapplegate.

Evgueni Galperine, Theory of Becoming

William Walton, The Complete Facades, Hila Plitmann, Greg Child, Kevin Deas, Virginia Arts Festival Chamber Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta

Daniel Carr, Works Volume 3, High Voice and Piano Trio

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The Squid’s Ear Reviews

Source: The Squid’s Ear.

Craig Shepard – Trumpet City (Inexhaustible Editions)

Eddie Prevost – Collider: Or, Whose Drum is it, Anyway?(Matchless)

Dominic Lash / Pat Thomas – New Oxford Brevity (Spoonhunt)

Arcane Device – Mechanismos (Pulsewidth)

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Pitchfork Experimental Albums & Music Reviews 

Source: Pitchfork.

SUSS
SUSS

Beatriz Ferreyra
Senderos de luz y sombras

Noémi Büchi
Matter

MV CarbonCharlemagne Palestine
Liquiddd Changesss