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Jon Hassell Pushes His Patented Fourth World Sound Forward on 'Listening to Pictures'

Trumpeter Jon Hassell adds influences from club music to the rich, long-simmering stew he's been cooking for decades on Listening to Pictures.

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One Arrow, One Shot, One Hit, One Life, One Kill

Titan Souls requires of its player only one thing: perfection.

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S. Carey: Hoyas EP

Bon Iver sideman reveals his songwriting shortcomings on this four-song EP.

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Prinzhorn Dance School: Clay Class

Somber, minimalist punk rockers from Britain serve up a solid sophomore effort, full of ominous bass lines and oblique lyrics.

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Claps: Wreck

Minimalism may be simple, but Claps are able to do a lot with it.

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Bruno Letort: Lignes

If a French experimental composer wrote music based on a Japanese novel he liked, would anybody hear it?

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Thomas Köner: Nunatak/Teimo/Permafrost

Much like the soundtrack to a day spent trapped inside a refrigerator, each of Thomas Köner’s minimalist drone albums kept in this three-disc tri-fold release are rather limited in their sonic palettes.

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Richard Youngs: Under Stellar Stream

Experimental Scottish composer isolates repetitive, hypnotic hymns within a minimalist framework of bass-and-organ drones with surprisingly rewarding results.

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