Luís Lopes Humanization 4tet - Believe, Believe ****

LUÍS LOPES HUMANIZATION 4TET - BELIEVE, BELIEVE ****

By Nick Ostrum Now a unit for 12 years, this is the fourth release of the Lisbon-Dallas quartet of Luís Lopes , Rodrigo Amado , Aaron...

KEN VANDERMARK ON CATALYTIC SOUND, A VIRTUAL FESTIVAL, AND MAKING MUSIC IN A PANDEMIC

Interview with Ken Vandermark. Photo Cristina Marx/ Photomusix By Paul Acquaro and Stef Gijssels There is hardly a more hardworking...

 
 
 
The hypnotic universe of Pak Yan Lau

THE HYPNOTIC UNIVERSE OF PAK YAN LAU

By Stef Gijssels Last year, I came across Belgian pianist Pak Yan Lau, who released the phenomenal " Duo Pour 454 Chordes ". Despite...

Sarah Weaver - SYNCHRONY SERIES: Music of Sarah Weaver and Collaborations ****

SARAH WEAVER - SYNCHRONY SERIES: MUSIC OF SARAH WEAVER AND COLLABORATIONS ****

By Eyal Hareuveni New York-based experimental composer-conductor-researcher Sarah Weaver explores distinct concepts of synchrony in...

 
 
 
Two new releases by guitarist Olaf Rupp

TWO NEW RELEASES BY GUITARIST OLAF RUPP

Olaf Rupp, photo by Marcel Meier By Martin Schray Olaf Rupp is possibly the most renowned guitarist in the German improvised music...

Two From Sabine Vogel

TWO FROM SABINE VOGEL

By Nick Ostrum Since discovering Berlin's echtzeitmusik scene just a few years ago and building a partiality to much of the music it...

 
 
 
BROM - Dance with an Idiot ***½

BROM - DANCE WITH AN IDIOT ***½

By Eyal Hareuveni Mats Gustafsson's enthusiastic endorsement for the Russian band Brom - Бром eight album and first international release,...

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Øyvind Skarbø | Fredrik Ljungkvist | Kris Davis | Ole Morten Vågan - Inland Empire ****

ØYVIND SKARBØ | FREDRIK LJUNGKVIST | KRIS DAVIS | OLE MORTEN VÅGAN - INLAND EMPIRE ****

By Cam Scott Inland Empire finds a top group of Scandinavian players in collaboration with Canadian pianist Kris Davis, a staple of...

Simon H. Fell (1959-2020) - rest in peace

SIMON H. FELL (1959-2020) - REST IN PEACE

Photo © Christophe Pean 2010 By Stef Gijssels Today, British bassist and composer, Simon H. Fell passed away at the age of 61. He was...

 
 
 
Will Guthrie - Nist-Nah ****½

WILL GUTHRIE - NIST-NAH ****½

By Nick Ostrum I came to Will Guthrie through a back channel. I was reading the liner-notes to Rene Aquarius' 2016 solo percussion...

Whit Dickey - Morph ****½

WHIT DICKEY - MORPH ****½

By Olle Lawson Whit Dickey - Drums Matthew Shipp - Piano Nate Wooley - Trumpet. Masterful free-drummer Whit Dickey appears to in the...

 
 
 
Susana Santos Silva

SUSANA SANTOS SILVA

By Lee Rice Epstein Susana Santos Silva Impermanence - The Ocean Inside a Stone ***** Susana Santos Silva - The Same Is Always Different...

Two From Emilio Gordoa & Michael Thieke

TWO FROM EMILIO GORDOA & MICHAEL THIEKE

By Keith Prosk Mexican-born, Berlin-based percussionist Emilio Gordoa, who readers might remember from The Balderin Sali Variations...

 
 
 
Mike Lloyd, Peeter Uuskyla, Gunnar Backman, Anders Berg - Leavings ***½

MIKE LLOYD, PEETER UUSKYLA, GUNNAR BACKMAN, ANDERS BERG - LEAVINGS ***½

By Nick Ostrum I have a soft spot for Peter Uuskyla and his loose, deceptively clumsy style of drumming. Here, he is accompanied by...

Hedvig Mollestad - Ekhidna ****

HEDVIG MOLLESTAD - EKHIDNA ****

By Eyal Hareuveni After six albums with her trio, Norwegian guitar hero Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen thought about a different kind of...

 
 
 
Ted Byrnes - Tactility ****

TED BYRNES - TACTILITY ****

By Cam Scott Straddling harsh noise and free improvisation, Ted Byrnes' solo percussion outings are a work-out even for the listener....

Alexander Hawkins & Tomeka Reid - Shards and Constellations ****

ALEXANDER HAWKINS & TOMEKA REID - SHARDS AND CONSTELLATIONS ****

By Stephen Griffith One of the enduring appeals of this type of music is its ability to unexpectedly surprise the listener. The first...

 
 
 
Berlin Art Quartet - Live At b-flat ****

BERLIN ART QUARTET - LIVE AT B-FLAT ****

By Martin Schray Of course, it was the band's name that attracted my interest. It's obvious that the musical inspiration of the Berlin...

Quin Kirchner - The Shadows & The Light ****½

QUIN KIRCHNER - THE SHADOWS & THE LIGHT ****½

By Tom Burris It was risky to release a two-album set as a debut. I really liked the first Quin Kirchner album a lot but I didn't think...

 
 
 



SENSATION! PREMIERE! THE LIVE STREAM!

SENSATION! PREMIERE! THE LIVE STREAM! 19 April at 20:00(Atlanta,USA), at 3:00 (Moscow,Russia) the Transfer of the group "The show broadway group" ON the AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL... Read more ...

Law on local radio Freedom

Chuck Schumer U.S. senator Dear Mr. Gorbunov: Thank You for contacting me to Express your concern about S. Con.Res.6, the Law on local radio Freedom. While the local... Read more ...

The Hits Collection Igor Gorbunov

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Lady A, The Band, Sue Lady A, The Singer

Lady A, The Band, Sue Lady A, The Singer

Last month, the popular Nashville country trio Lady Antebellum announced that they were changing their name to Lady A due to the term antebellum's unfortunate association with... Read more ...

Kaia Gerber Crushed This Ab and Butt Workout With a Tiny Puppy, Because Who...

Kaia Gerber Crushed This Ab and Butt Workout With a Tiny Puppy, Because Who Needs Weights?

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kirk Myers € on Jul 8, 2020 at 7:44am PDT It's unclear how supermodel Kaia Gerber got her puppy to stay still long enough for a... Read more ...

Lend Me Your Ears: Lee Daniels and Fred Savage to Reboot The Wonder Years...

Lend Me Your Ears: Lee Daniels and Fred Savage to Reboot The Wonder Years With a Black Family

A reboot of The Wonder Years is coming to ABC! On Wednesday, Variety reported that the upcoming 30-minute comedy will center on a Black middle-class family navigating life in... Read more ...

10 Products You Absolutely Need to Buy at Macy's Black Friday In July Sale

10 Products You Absolutely Need to Buy at Macy's Black Friday In July Sale

Just because it isn't November doesn't mean it's too early to go Black Friday shopping. Macy's is currently in the midst of its summer Black Friday sale where you can get... Read more ...

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Announces Virtual 2020 Induction Ceremony

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Announces Virtual 2020 Induction Ceremony

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame was supposed to induct the Class Of 2020 in a ceremony back in May, but that event was put on hold due to the pandemic. Today, the Cleveland... Read more ...

Krill Members Form New Band Knot: Hear “Foam”

Krill Members Form New Band Knot: Hear “Foam”

Krill is back, baby. Basically. As teased last year , the three members of the beloved Boston-bred band Krill have reformed under the name Knot. Their new band is made up of... Read more ...

The Umbrella Academy Is Back in Time to Save the World in Season 2's Trippy...

The Umbrella Academy Is Back in Time to Save the World in Season 2's Trippy Trailer

We know better than to expect anything to go right when it comes to the Hargreeves, but even this is too much! The trailer for season two of The Umbrella Academy finally... Read more ...

Kanye West Disavows Donald Trump & Comes Out As Anti-Vaxxer In Wild...

Kanye West Disavows Donald Trump & Comes Out As Anti-Vaxxer In Wild Interview About Presidential Platform

This past weekend, Kanye West announced that he's running for president. This isn't the first time he's mentioned this, but West now says that he's attempting to win the office... Read more ...

Halsey Got a New Tattoo As a Tribute to Her Late Friend, Juice WRLD

Halsey Got a New Tattoo As a Tribute to Her Late Friend, Juice WRLD

Image Halsey has gotten a lot of meaningful tattoos in the past, and it looks like her latest one is a tribute to a late friend. The singer revealed via her Instagram Story... Read more ...

The Innovative Way Death Is Portrayed in Hamilton Will Change How You Watch...

The Innovative Way Death Is Portrayed in Hamilton Will Change How You Watch the Show

When Hamilton first hit Broadway in 2015, it blew audiences away with its creative storytelling and musical performances. Now, a whole new audience is getting introduced to the... Read more ...