Roger Clark Miller’s sonically fearless Eight Dream Interpretations for Solo Electric Guitar deserves to be considered more than just a Mission of Burma offshoot.
Japanese-American experimental multi-instrumentalist Patrick Shiroishi once again pays tribute to his heritage in this deeply moving new album, Evergreen.
Tom Waits splashes about in his “puddle of consciousness”, testing Michael Goldberg’s sense of humor in this interview excerpted from Goldberg’s new book, Addicted to Noise.
With the help of his longstanding trio and a chamber quartet, bassist/composer Trevor Dunn unleashes the messy, complex, and utterly mesmerizing Sèances.
Medicine Singers is an utterly cutting-edge and contemporary treatment of traditions often relegated to the distant past but with powerful meaning today.
Approached as neo-classical minimalist jazz, Filters is a triumphant solo debut from Phillip Golub and another fascinating album from greyfade.
Longtime Jim Jarmusch collaborator Jozef Van Wissem turns his attention to another film soundtrack with Nosferatu, which redefines the lute.
Kevin O’Connor’s first album under the Talkdemonic moniker since 2011, Various Seasides, is imbued with all the warmth of a fuzzy sonic blanket.
Chicago experimentalist Jordan Reyes confronts mortality, anxiety, depression, and a pandemic with a cathartic new album, Everything Is Always.
On One Way or Another, Vol. 1, Robin Holcomb follows American modernist classical keyboard tradition mixed with an alto voice using folk and jazz intonations.
Chicago experimentalists Edith Judith combine unique arrangements and beautifully crafted songs on their debut album, Bones & Structure.