AMN Picks of the Week: Håker Flaten / Bankhead / Mazurek / Revis / Zorn

English: The Norwegian jazz band Element in co...

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 and come recommended.

Ingebrigt Håker Flaten / New York Quartet – Now Is (2012)
Harrison Bankhead / Sextet – Morning Sun, Harvest Moon (2011)
Rob Mazurek / Pulsar Quartet – Stellar Pulsations (2012)
Eric Revis – Parallax (2012)
John Zorn – Rimbaud (2012)

AMN Picks of the Week: Sky Burial / Eduardo F. Rosario / Magma / Anglagard

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 and come recommended.

Sky Burial – There I Saw The Grey Wolf Gaping (2012)
Eduardo F. Rosario – (Auto/Anti)nomía (2012)
Magma – Félicité Thösz (2012)
Änglagård – Viljans Öga (2012)

AMN Picks of the Week: Vaggione / Bisio & Shipp / Young / Ahleuchatistas / Living By Lanterns

avant-garde pianist Matthew Shipp
avant-garde pianist Matthew Shipp (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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 and come recommended.

Horatio Vaggione – Points Critiques (2011)
Michael Bisio / Matthew ShippFloating Ice (2012)
Katherine Young’s Pretty Monsters – Pretty Monsters (2012)
Ahleuchatistas – Heads Full of Poison (2012)
Living By Lanterns – New Myth / Old Science (2012)

AMN Picks of the Week

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 and come recommended.

Atomik Clocks – Magdan in Charleroi (2011)
Andy Ortman – Provocative Electronics (2008)
Family Battle Snake – Split LP (2008)
Eli Keszler – Cold Pin (2011)

AMN Picks of the Week: Morris / Ware / Tin Hat / Kubisch

English: Photography of William Parker at Jazz...
English: Photography of William Parker at Jazzfestival Saalfelden 2010, Austria. By Frank Schindelbeck, http://www.schindelbeck.org (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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 and come recommended.

Joe Morris – Altitude (2012)
David S. Ware / Cooper-Moore / William Parker / Mohammed Ali – Live at Jazzfestival Saalfelden 2011 (2012)
Tin Hat – Rain is a Handsome Animal (2012)
Christina Kubisch – Mono Fluido (2010)

AMN Picks of the Week

(the) Melvins live in concert
(the) Melvins live in concert (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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 and come recommended.

Joel Harrison – Holy Abyss (2012)
Jesse Stacken – That That (2007)
miRthkon – Vehicle (2009)
Lustmord – Other (2008)
French TV – I Forgive You For All My Unhappiness (2010)
Melvins – Freak Puke (2012)

AMN Picks of the Week

Henry Threadgill - Zooid
Henry Threadgill – Zooid (Photo credit: volume12)

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 and come recommended.

Henry Threadgill‘s Zooid Tomorrow Sunny / The Revelry, Spp (2012)
Harris Eisenstadt – Canada Day Octet (2012)
Steve Lehman – Dialect Fluorescent (2012)
Steve Lehman – Manifold (2007)
KTL – KTL V (2012)

Bagatellen Reviews

From Bagatellen:

Jasper TX – Singing Stones
By Paul Baran ? March 15, 2009 ? Post a comment

Over the last few years, Gothenburg’s Dag Rosenqvist has been quietly assembling an emotionally charged back catalogue of sonic naturalism, with releases such as the The Darkness and last year’s Black Sleep, making us take notice of an emerging talent. But his Bergmanesque take on a desolate ambient Americana has at last finally […]

Milo Fine – Ananke
By Massimo Ricci ? March 12, 2009 ? One comment

This CD features two different sets by self-taught multi-instrumentalist Milo Fine – a solo performance and a trio with saxophonist Jaron Childs and drummer Davu Seru, respectively recorded in 2006 and 2007 at the Acadia Cabaret Theatre of Minneapolis. Throughout both, Fine exclusively played a semi-wrecked, detuned piano (previously donated to Acadia by a woman […]

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AMN Picks of the Week

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 and come recommended.

Steve Adams Trio – Surface Tension (2009, free jazz)
John O’Gallagher Trio – Dirty Hands (2009, free jazz)
Henry Cow – Stockholm & Goteborg (1977, free improv / prog rock)
Holger Czukay – La Luna (2000, electronic experimental)
Holger Czukay – Linear City (2001, electronic experimental)
David Dunn – Music, Language and Environment (1996, electroacoustic)
Gustavo Jobim – Belles Alliances (2008, electronic experimental)
Ammer Einheit – Crashing Aeroplanes (2007, electronic experimental)

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