[Music] Various Artists – Cuneiform Records: The Albums of 2019

Readers might be cognizant of the fact that I never post things that I don’t like, so you won’t find me writing anything negative.  With that being said, there are some labels who simply never let me down, and when a new release arrives from them, I’m more than happy to give them an open […]

[Music] Musique Machine Reviews — Avant Music News

Source: Musique Machine. Pita – Get On Viv Corringham – On the Hour in the Woods The Residents – Refused Hula – Shadowland Yann Novak – Slowly Dismantling Transtilla – Transtilla II Uno Actu – Splendeurs Putrides Sabotheur – Self Titled The Telescopes – Stone Tape via Musique Machine Reviews — Avant Music News

[Music] Eurock Documentary, 47 Years Of Music

Eurock Documentary Fundraiser from Don Slepian on Vimeo. When I was growing up and getting into strange music during the early to mid-1980s, I had several resources I would go to monthly (or quarterly, after a while) to find out about anything that had to do with progressive rock: Audion, a magnificent English magazine which […]

[Music] Piero Milesi – Modi

Thanks kindly to Cuneiform Records, whose weekly $5 downloads are an affordable way to replace a few CDs lost to time and travel. Piero Milesi was an Italian composer who started off his career in 1977 with the International Folk Group of Moni Ovadia.  His first break came from the now-legendary Cherry Red Records, which originally […]

[Music] Art Zoyd – Génération Sans Futur

I must have been about 17 years old when a disc called Symphonie pour le jour où brûleront les cités, Musique pour l’Odyssée and Archives 1, performed by a band I had never heard of called Art Zoyd, kept staring me in the face, while I heard voices in my wallet saying, “Take it.”  I had just recently […]

[Music] Rob Mazurek Octet – Skull Sessions

Rob Mazurek is a cornetist, composer and sound explorer out of Chicago who has collaborated with some of the best groups and instrumentalists in the world of experimental music.  He has collaborated with Jim O’Rourke, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Stereolab, along with fellow Chicagoans Tortoise. The record sounds like a paean to Miles Davis-era […]

[Music] AMN Picks of the Week: Moljebka Pvlse / John Zorn / Muur / Robert Scott Thompson — Avant Music News

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. Moljebka Pvlse – Komoku (2019) John Zorn / Klezmerson – The Book […] […]