Jlin – Autobiography (Planet Mu; due Sept. 28, 2018)
R.E.M. – Monster (Warner Bros.; 1994)
Gabriel Kahane – Book of Travelers (Nonesuch; due Aug. 24, 2018)
Robert Rich – Live at the Gatherings 2015 (Industry8; 2017)
Mary Halvorson – The Maid with the Flaxen Hair – A Tribute to Johnny Smith (Tzadik; due July 27, 2018)
Henry Threadgill – Double Up, Plays Double Up Plus (Pi Recordings; 2018)
Christopher Fox – Works for Piano – Philip Thomas (Hat[now]ART; 2014)
> L’ascenseur; At the Edge of Time; Thermogenesis; Republican Bagatelles
Clara de Asís and Bruno Duplant – l’inertie (Marginal Frequency; 2018)
Matt Barbier – Platonic Solids (self-released; 2018)
Matthew Shlomowitz – Avant Muzak (all that dust; 2018)
> Popular Contexts 7: Public Domain Music – asamisimasa; Popular Contexts 8: Five Soundscapes for a Contemporary Percussionist – Håkon Stene; Avant Muzak – asamisimasa
Tom Djll – Serge Works (Other Minds; 1983-88/2018)
Alvin Lucier – Illuminated by the Moon (ZHdK; 2017)
> I Am Sitting in a Room – Alvin Lucier; Music for Solo Performer – Alvin Lucier; Charles Curtis – Charles Curtis; Double Rainbow – Joan La Barbara; Nothing Is Real (Strawberry Fields Forever) – Johannes Herrmann; Braid – ensemble/Felix Protos; Two Circles – ensemble/Felix Protos; Hanover – Ever Present Orchestra/Lars Mlekusch; Step, Slide and Sustain – Trio Retro Disco; One Arm Bandits – Charles Curtis, TJ Borden, Judith Hamann, Reynard Rott
Various artists – Best of Hearts of Space, No. 1: First Flight (Hearts of Space; 1983/2009)
Günter Schlienz – Collage Tristes (Was Ist Das?; 2017)
Various artists – Opika Pende: Africa at 78 RPM (Dust-to-Digital; 1909-1960s/2011)
This week's tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes selections featuring Dale Trumbore, Turning Jewels into Water, the Caretaker, and Jason Lescalleet.
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This week in "On the Record," Turning Jewels into Water transforms bewitching rhythms into a drum beat of protest, resistance, and hope. Plus, dozens of listings for new and upcoming releases.
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Preview 'La Fine del Futuro,' the second album by Simon Hanes and his versatile pop ensemble Tredici Bacci, coming March 8 on NNA Tapes—streaming in its entirety exclusively on National Sawdust Log.
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