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)

ISSUE Project Room Event

From NY’s ISSUE Project Room, some shows this week:

04/15 @ 8pm – henry grimes and brandon ross present leo lindberg
LEO LINDBERG: In 2OO3, when Leo Lindberg was a nine-year-old Swedish bass player, he wrote Henry Grimes a letter after reading in a jazz magazine that Henry had returned to the music world after many years away: “Stockholm, Sweden 21.7.03 Hallo Henry! My name is Leo Lindberg and I am 9 years old. I listen to jazz music all the time […]

04/16 @ 8pm – Kate Valk & Andrew Schneider
Kate Valk began working with The Wooster Group in 1979 and since then has co-composed and performed in all of the Group’s productions. Valk has also worked on and been featured in all of The Wooster Group’s radio, film, and video projects. Valk founded and directs The Wooster Group’s in-school partnership with Dr. Sun Yat […]

04/17 @ 8pm – LAWRENCE D. “BUTCH” MORRIS
LAWRENCE D. “BUTCH“ MORRIS CONDUCTS A CHORUS OF POETS AND STRING ENSEMBLE AT ISSUE PROJECT ROOM SHOWS AT 8PM & 9PM. CHORUS OF POETS: Yasha Bilan, Mark Gerring, Chavisa Woods Nora McCarthy, Justin Carter Alex Bilu, Helga Davis David Devoe STRING ENSEMBLE: Nicole Federici, Jason kao Hwang – viola Shawn McGloin, Jane Wang – bass Skye Steele, Charlie Burnham – violin Greg Heffernan, Alisa Horn – cello WITH TEXT BY ALLAN […]

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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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