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 Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes a tribute to Hardy Fox and selections featuring Ana Sokolović, Devonté Hynes with Third Coast Percussion, and Anthony Braxton.
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This week in On the Record: Johnny Gandelsman on Kickstarter, Jim James on Decca Gold, and Northern Spy acquires NNA Tapes, plus dozens of listings for new and forthcoming releases.
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This week in On the Record, Decca Gold announces a new recording of Julia Wolfe's gripping oratorio 'Fire in my mouth,' played by the New York Philharmonic and guests—plus listings for dozens of new and upcoming releases.
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