Dusted Reviews

From Dusted:

Artist: The Red Krayola with Art & Language
Album: Five American Portraits
Label: Drag City
Review date: Jan. 20, 2010

Artist: Pan Sonic & Keiji Haino
Album: Shall I Download a Blackhole and Offer it to You
Label: Blast First Petite
Review date: Jan. 15, 2010

Artist: Ambarchi / Fennesz / Pimmon / Rehberg / Rowe
Album: Afternoon Tea
Label: Black Truffle
Review date: Jan. 14, 2010

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews

From Free Jazz:

SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2010
Thomas Heberer – Five By Five (Self Published, 2009) ****

SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 2010
Chicago Underground Duo – Boca Negra (Thrill Jockey, 2010) ****½

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2010
Dave Rempis & Frank Rosaly – Cyrillic (482 Records, 2010) ****

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2010
Andreas Schmidt, Samuel Rohrer, Thomas Heberer – Pieces For A Husky Puzzle (Jazzwerkstatt, 2009) *****

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews

From Free Jazz:

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2010
Fred Anderson – 21st Century Chase (Delmark, 2009) ****

SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 2010
Bengt Berger – Beches Brew (Country & Eastern, 2009) ** or ****

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2010
Splatter – Music For Misanthropes (Self Published, 2009) ****

THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2010
Han Bennink & Frode Gjerstad – Han & Frode (CJR, 2009) ****½

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Dusted Reviews

From Dusted:

Artist: Colin McLean / Andy Moor
Album: Everything but the Beginning
Label: Unsounds
Review date: Jan. 5, 2010

Artist: Bill Dixon
Album: Tapestries for Small Orchestra
Label: Firehouse 12
Review date: Jan. 4, 2010

Artist: Pontiak
Album: Sea Voids
Label: Thrill Jockey
Review date: Jan. 4, 2010

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The Squid’s Ear Reviews

Sad-ish news from The Squid’s Ear, as Verge Music is shutting down. The lining on this dark cloud is that Squidco is going to take over the distribution of some of the labels Verge used to handle.

In any case, we have bunch of new reviews from the Squid folks:

Frode Gjerstad / John Edwards / Mark Sanders – Bergen
(FMR)
– Dave Madden

Olivier Capparos & Lionel Marchetti – Equus (Grand Vehicule)
(Pogus)
– Dave Madden

Jessica Pavone – Songs Of Synastry And Solitude
(Tzadik)
– Massimo Ricci

Elton Dean’s Ninesense – Happy Daze + Oh! For the Edge
(Ogun)
– Darren Bergstein

Ergo – Multitude, Solitude
(Cuneiform)
– Darren Bergstein

The Nu Band – Lower East Side Blues
(Porter Records)
– Paul Serralheiro

La Casa, Eric / Jean-Luc Guionnet – Inscape. Lille-Flandres
(Monotype)
– Jeph Jerman

Moscow Composers Orchestra & Sainkho Namchylak – Portrait of an Idealist
(Leo)
– Jeph Jerman

Various Artists – Three 7″ Records and 1 Various Artists CD
(Generate Records)
– Massimo Ricci

Anthony Braxton – Creative Orchestra (Koeln) 1978
(Hatology)
– Kurt Gottschalk

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All About Jazz Reviews

From All About Jazz:

Medeski, Martin & Wood
Medeski, Martin & Wood: Radiolarians – The Evolutionary Set (Indirecto Records)

Anthony Braxton
Creative Orchestra (Koln) 1978 (Hatology)

Bill Dixon
Tapestries for Small Orchestra (Firehouse 12 Records)

Joe McPhee / Peter Brotzmann / Kent Kessler / Michael Zerang
The Damage Is Done (Not Two Records)

Ulrich Gumpert / Gunther Baby Sommer
Das Donnernde Leben (Intakt Records)
Reviewed by Nic Jones

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All About Jazz Reviews

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From All About Jazz:

Empty Cage Quartet
Gravity (Clean Feed Records)
Reviewed by Troy Collins

Mike Keneally
Scambot 1 (Exowax)
Reviewed by John Kelman

Uwe Oberg / Christof Thewes / Michael Griener
Lacy Pool (Hatology)
Reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Peter Brotzmann
Peter Brotzmann: Die Like A Dog
Reviewed by Clifford Allen

Tony Malaby‘s Apparitions
Voladores (Clean Feed Records)
Reviewed by Troy Collins

Lucien Dubuis Trio with Marc Ribot
Ultime Cosmos (Enja Records)
Reviewed by Mark Corroto

Dave Douglas‘ Tiny Bell Trio
Constellations (Hat Hut Records)
Reviewed by Chris May

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