Robert Ashley – Improvement (Don Leaves Linda) – Varispeed, Tom Hamilton (Vimeo; 2019. Available to view here.)
Poul Ruders – The Handmaid’s Tale – Marianne Rorholm, Hanne Fischer, Anne Margrethe Dahl, Susanne Resmark, Poul Elming, Aage Haugland, Royal Danish Opera Choir, Royal Danish Orchestra, Michael Schønwandt (Dacapo; 2001)
King Crimson – De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England, Oct. 18, 1971 (DGM; 2019. Audio samples here.)
Grateful Dead – Dave’s Picks, Vol. 30: Fillmore East, New York, NY1/2/70 (Grateful Dead/Rhino; 2019. Audio samples here.)
Hans Werner Henze – El Cimarrón – El Cimarrón Ensemble (Wergo; 2007)
Lee “Scratch” Perry – Trojan Classics (Trojan/Sanctuary; 2014)
Anton Bruckner – Symphony No. 8 in C minor – Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra/Jaap van Zweden (Challenge Classics; 2012)
King Crimson – State Fairground, Oklahoma City, OK, April 24, 1973 (DGMLive; 2019. Audio samples here.)
Kyle Bobby Dunn – From Here to Eternity (Past Inside the Present; 2019)
Vanessa Rossetto – you & i are earth (Tone Glow; 2019)
This week's tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes selections featuring Cassandra Miller, ESSI, Alwynne Pritchard, and Garcia Peoples.
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This week in On the Record: new releases by Matana Roberts, Cassandra Miller, Michael Formanek, Chris Speed, Guerilla Toss, Kathleen Supové, Jim James, and dozens more.
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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 Unsuk Chin, Minor Pieces, Regular Music, and Formanex.
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This week in On the Record, listen to (and watch) an exclusive premiere of a track from Phase Eclipse, a new album by Amirtha Kidambi and Lea Bertucci due in November on Astral Spirits.
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