Alvin Lucier – Orchestra Works – Charles Curtis, members of the San Diego Symphony, Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra/Petr Kotik (New World; 2015)
> Diamonds for 1, 2, or 3 Orchestras; Slices; Exploration of the House
Evan Johnson – measurement as contrition: three canons – BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Ilan Volkov (Soundcloud; 2018)
Christopher Fox – Topophony – BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Ilan Volkov (Soundcloud; 2017)
Steve Roach – Dreamtime Return (Fortuna/Projekt; 1988/2018)
Iasos – Inter-Dimensional Music (Unity; 1975)
J.D. Emmanuel – Wizards (North Star Productions; 1982)
Kuniyuki Takahashi – Early Tape Works (1986-1993) Vol. 1 (Music from Memory; 2018)
Luis Pérez – Ipan In Xiktli Metztli, México Mágico Cósmico, El Ombligo de la Luna (ISSSTE/Mr. Bongo; 1981/2017)
Peter Michael Hamel – Organum (Kuckuck Schallplatten; 1986)
Popol Vuh – Hosianna Mantra (Pilz/BMG; 1972/2019)
Ben Johnston – Ponder Nothing – Music Amici (New World; 1993)
> Septet; Three Chinese Lyrics; Gambit; Five Fragments; Trio; Ponder Nothing
Günter Schlienz – farbton (self-released; 2019)
Carl Stone with Akaihirume – “Himalaya” (from Himalaya) (Unseen Worlds; due Sept. 20, 2019)
Sarah Longfield – Sum (Season of Mist; 2012-15/2019)
Richard Strauss – Songs; Anton Bruckner – Symphony No. 7 in E – Camilla Tilling, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic/Bernard Haitink (NPO Radio 4/YouTube; 2019)
Jerusalem in My Heart – Daqa’iq Tudaiq (Constellation; 2018)
King Vision Ultra – Pain of Mind (Ascetic House; 2018)
Chris Forsyth – All Time Present (No Quarter; 2019)
Swans – To Be Kind (Young God; 2014)
Swans – What Is This? (Young God; 2019. Audio samples here.)
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.
This week in On the Record: Check out an immersive collection of contemporary Armenian music, lovingly curated by violinist Movses Pogossian, plus dozens of listings for forthcoming releases.
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Listen to an exclusive preview track from 'One Foot on the Ground Smoking Mirror Shakedown,' a new album by saxophonist Chris Pitsiokos and his CP Unit, coming in February on the Ramp Local label.
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