Articles tagged improv

‘Don’t Think Twice’ Is a Frustratingly Accurate Exploration of Selfishness

Mike Birbiglia's second feature maintains audience engagement despite its frequently unlikable characters

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10 Apr 2013 // 11:01 PM

Keith Jarrett: Hymns/Spheres

A double-disc set that finds the jazz pianist jamming on a baroque organ in the 1970s (when else?).

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Tea Leaf Green: Radio Tragedy

Mainstream recognition and financial rewards have been hard to come by, but the band’s seventh studio recording should go a long way towards changing that. Then again, more than likely, it won’t.

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Matana Roberts: COIN COIN Chapter One: Gens de Couleur Libres

Roberts gives eloquent voice to the fractured nature of identity, the way conflicting identifications jostle for prominence in our psyches, the multiple consciousness of modern hybridity.

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About Group: Start and Complete

Comprised of past or present members of – or contributors to – Hot Chip, This Heat and Spiritualized, About Group craft a sophomore release that’s somewhat improvisational in nature to surprisingly listenable results.

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Evangelista: Prince of Truth

Prince of Truth revels in freeform presentation and a fascinating interplay of conventional song forms and more experimental tendencies.

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//Mixed media

Oz Is Not Down Under As Everyone Thinks It Is

// Re:Print

"Frank L. Baum's Oz isn't in the land of Aussies, as one might think, but in a far more magical setting.

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