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[Music/Interview] Destruktionsanstalt – Ex Bello Volaptus (plus interview with Per Najbjerg Odderskov)

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Destruktionsanstalt is one of several monikers used by Danish composer Per Najbjerg Odderskov. Per is no stranger to this blog, as we had the pleasure of reviewing his previous release, Swedenborg, a master work of bleak ambient music. His latest release, Ex Bello Volaptus, builds on that foundation, at once creating something akin to SPK …

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[Music] Three Interesting Articles from Bandcamp

“Batsumi” Is A South African Gem Made In The Face of Oppression A classic jazz album from South Africa is highlighted. Ken Vandermark’s Indefatigable Drive and Avant-Garde Vision The leading light of American free jazz speaks. The New Wave of East African Sound A good primer on what new music is popping up in the …

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[Music] Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh / Garth Knox – All Soundings Are True

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Garth Knox’s name is very familiar to me, as he was a member of the Arditti Quartet, whose interpretations of contemporary classical composers are flawless. Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh is a new name, as is the instrument he’s performing on, the hardanger d’amore.

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