Grasshopper – Miles in the Sky (Baked Tapes; 2009)
Current 93 – The Light Is Leaving Us All (Jnana; 2018)
Vanessa Rossetto – you & i are earth (Tone Glow; 2019)
George Benjamin – Written on Skin – Barbara Hannigan, Bejun Mehta, Christopher Purves, Rebecca Jo Loeb, Allan Clayton, Mahler Chamber Orchestra/George Benjamin; Duet for Piano and Orchestra – Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Mahler Chamber Orchestra/George Benjamin (Nimbus; 2013)
Annea Lockwood – A Sound Map of the Danube (Lovely Music; 2008. Audio samples here.)
Richard Wagner – Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg – Michael Volle, Roberto Saccà, Anna Gabler, Monika Bohinec, Peter Sonn, Markus Werba, Georg Zeppenfeld, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic/Daniele Gatti (Euroarts; 2014)
This week's tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes selections featuring Darragh Morgan & John Tilbury, Clara de Asís, Eva-Maria Houben, and Scott Johnson.
This week in On the Record: Check out an impressive career-overview set devoted to the cellist Charles Curtis and the composers he has championed, plus dozens of listings for forthcoming releases.
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Listen to an exclusive preview track from 'Odd West,' an engrossing new album of acoustic-guitar reveries by Brooklyn indie-music stalwart Jason McMahon, due Jan. 31 on the Shinkoyo label.
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This week's tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes selections featuring Anáhuac, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Meara O'Reilly, and Michael Gielen.