A weekly tally of memorable things Steve Smith has stuck in his ears.

KitaroThe Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai, Vol. 4 (Domo Music Group; 2010)

Markus ReuterSun-Trance – Markus Reuter, Mannheimer Schlagwerk (Iapetus; 2017)

Various artistsTokyo Flashback (P.S.F./The Black Series; 1991/2017)

Evan JohnsonPositioning in Radiography – Mabel Kwan (Score Follower/YouTube; 2014)

Evan JohnsonL’art de toucher le clavecin, 3 – ensemble mosaik (Score Follower/YouTube; 2012)

Evan JohnsonGround – Carl Rosman (YouTube; 2014)

Evan JohnsonA General Interrupter to Ongoing Activity – Carl Rosman (Label Musikfabrik; 2015)

Evan JohnsonSupplement – Heather Roche (YouTube; 2014)

Evan Johnsonhyphen – Peter Neville (YouTube; 2012)

Evan JohnsonLargo calligrafico/”patientam” (from ism) – Ryan Muncy (Tundra/New Focus; 2016)

Evan JohnsonÉmoi (from Vale) – Richard Craig (Métier; 2017)

Joda ClémentThe Narrows (Unfathomless; 2011)

Sun Ra and His Afro-Infinity ArkestraMy Brother, the Wind, Vol. 1 (Saturn/Cosmic Myth; 1970/2017)

Inspired School of Astral MusicSeekers (Cosmic Winnetou; 2017)

Dry ValleysMusic for Cosmic Nights (Cosmic Winnetou; 2017)

Sasha MishkinPastoral Breakfast (Cosmic Winnetou; 2017)

Morgan Evans-WeilerUnfinished Variations (for Jed Speare) (Weighter; 2017)

King CrimsonLive in Chicago (DGMLive; 2017)

George LewisThe Will to Adorn – International Contemporary Ensemble (New Focus; 2017)
> The Will to Adorn; Shadowgraph, 5; Born Obbligato; In Memoriam Albert Lee Murray

George LewisAssemblage – Ensemble Dal Niente (New World; 2017)
> Mnemosis; Hexis; The Mangle of Practice; Assemblage

William SchumanSymphony for Strings – New York Philharmonic/Leonard Bernstein (Columbia/Sony Classical; 1970/2010)

RapoonAndre on the Line (self-released; 2017)

William HutsonSix or Seven Steps to the Door: Solo Improvisations (a wave press; due Nov. 10, 2017)

Carmina EscobarTZATZI (a wave press; due Nov. 10, 2017)

Salvatore Sciarrino – String Quartet No. 7; String Quartet No. 8; Sei quartetti brevi – Quartetto Promoteo (Kairos; 2011)

Alexei LubimovTangere (ECM New Series; 2017)
> Carl Philipp Emanuel BachFreye Fantasie in F-sharp minor; Sonata in D minor; Rondo in C minor; Fantasies (4); Clavierstück für die rechte oder linke Hand allein; Solfeggios (4); Rondo in D minor; Sonata VI in G; Fantasie II in C

Mahavishnu OrchestraThe Inner Mounting Flame (Columbia/Legacy; 1971/2011)

Arch EnemyWill to Power (Century Media; 2017)

FretOver Depth (Karlrecords; 2017)

Marc KateAs If We Were Never Here (Dragon’s Eye; 2017)

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