[Music] Christian Wolff – Exercise 15

Franco-American experimental composer Christian Wolff was among the elite of the American avant-garde which included John Cage, Morton Feldman and David Tudor. He’s become somewhat forgotten today, but this composition shows him near the quiet peak of his powers. You can find this interpretation courtesy of Edition Wandelweiser Records.

[Music] Opera Lu – Televizori

Music from the ex-Yugoslavia is a region well worth exploring. Everything from Industrial and goth to power-pop was well-represented, and a lot of this material holds up quite well. Take, for example, Opera Lu, a band from Sarajevo, whose New-Wave sound compares favorably to bands like The Buzzcocks and The Real Kids.

[Music Sample] Cuneiform Turns 30: The Albums of 2014

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=1493984546/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/transparent=true/ Washington D.C.-based Cuneiform Records has been publishing influential avant-prog rock music for three decades now. Steve Feigenbaum, the label’s owner, should be commended for bringing such groups like Univers Zero, Daniel Denis, Richard Pinhas and Happy Family to American consumers. This compilation covers 30 years of great releases, and is available as a ‘name-your-price’ […]