Wednesday, April 8 2015
With a pair of singles, Yoko Ono furthers her case for artistic relevance as a proponent of fringe music that, like much of her back catalogue, was never intended for mass consumption.
Monday, October 7 2013
An entirely improvised performance by two of the scene's avant-garde composers
Tuesday, November 1 2011
Kef is postmodern chamber jazz that swings proficiently with an always-apparent – and quite convincing – Eastern vibe.
Wednesday, April 13 2011
By the end of Blasphemy and Other Serious Crimes you should be exhausted by the experience, but you mostly feel rejuvenated, aware that something meaningful has happened.
Wednesday, September 8 2010
The awake, aware folks who make and receive these offerings celebrate an ever-evolving music that resists boundaries, the sort capable of communication that transcends language and explanation.
Thursday, August 13 2009
Rashanim's work is quite clearly grounded in tradition (both religious and musical), but their invocation of other places and times are very rooted in a modern sensibility: it’s definitely jazz and it is certainly imbued with a distinctively Jewish sensibility. Above all, it rocks.
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Tuesday, January 27 2009
One must be willing to risk being consumed by the dark, cabalistic world Zorn has created around his art.
Tuesday, October 7 2008
Takahiko Iimura read about the American underground film movement and began making experimental works based only on what he'd read. Soon he was a leading experimental filmmaker.
Wednesday, September 24 2008
We're given the legacy of one of the 20th century’s most influential avant-garde filmmakers and artists, but also the sad, thin-skinned ego of a societal outcast.