Thursday, October 23 2014
What if today’s jazz is a little bit Bill Frisell and a little bit Ornette Coleman?
Friday, October 10 2014
Avant garde pianist Shipp explores his musical past through this contemporary solo set, hinting at where we may find him in the future.
Monday, September 29 2014
On In the Orbit of Ra Sun Ra collaborator and Arkestra member Marshall Allen presents a portrait of the jazz legend every bit as complicated and strange as a cross-section of his reality could possibly be.
Friday, May 23 2014
We speak with Elizabeth Bernholz, the woman behind the Gazelle Twin project, about the relation of music to the natural landscape, the nature of performing, and the work of David Lynch.
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.