Monday, October 7 2013
An entirely improvised performance by two of the scene's avant-garde composers
Wednesday, June 5 2013
On their new album V, it's all about the layers. Pull enough back and you'll find the most complex Barn Owl album to date.
Monday, May 6 2013
Music is a neccessity for Bradford Cox, and on Monomania he asks whether or not that's good for him.
Wednesday, April 10 2013
A double-disc set that finds the jazz pianist jamming on a baroque organ in the 1970s (when else?).
Tuesday, October 18 2011
Even when Albert Ayler was "selling out", his music was tough to swallow. This reissue twofer goes right to the heart of that paradox.
Thursday, May 19 2011
"Daredevil" composer Todd Reynolds has offered up a huge album, plentiful in every possible that way music can be. It's worth the trouble.
Tuesday, February 8 2011
Music like this hardly ever gets made. Eat your beefheart out, avant-garde fans.
Tuesday, December 7 2010
Commitment: the Complete Recordings may not exactly be a forgotten gem or an earth-shattering epiphany, but it's a precious gift at the very least, a reminder that music can come from anyone, anywhere, and probably should.
Sunday, November 21 2010
It's not every day that a group this large can sound this unified and great.
Wednesday, November 3 2010
Just when I thought Nels Cline couldn't get any more challenging or confrontational, he goes and makes an album like this.