Playlist (Shrinking in the laptop light).

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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 Jessica Meyer, Keeril Makan, 9T Antiope, and Philip Thomas.

Jessica Pavone: The Art and Science of Vibrating Strings

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As Jessica Pavone prepares to celebrate the release of her newest album, 'Brick and Mortar,' the improvising violist, composer, and bandleader talks to Steve Dollar about her long path back to ensemble music.

On the Record: September 27, 2019

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This week in On the Record: new arrivals from Éliane Radigue, andPlay, Ashley Bathgate, Mario Diaz de Leon, Pauline Kim Harris, and Sarah Hennies, plus updated listings for dozens of upcoming releases.

Playlist (A score to settle)

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This week's tally of memorable things Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes selections featuring Dante Boon, Ensemble neoN, Nick Storring, and Bent Knee.

On the Record: September 20, 2019

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This week in On the Record, a chat with Nate Cross, whose ecstatic-jazz and experimental-music imprint Astral Spirits is celebrating its fifth anniversary in fiery style. Plus, dozens of listings for new and upcoming releases.

Video Premiere: Ashley Bathgate

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Watch an exclusive premiere of Ashley Bathgate's new video for Andrew Norman's 'For Ashley,' featured on the cellist's new album, 'ASH,' coming Sept. 27 on New Amsterdam Records.

In Review: Lara Downes

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Drawing upon two recent albums and welcoming a handful of well-chosen guests, the pianist Lara Downes celebrated the 200th anniversary of Clara Schumann's birthday in a National Sawdust recital.

Playlist (The oxygen is thin).

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This week's tally of memorable things Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes selections featuring Toshio Hosokawa, Taylor Ho Bynum, Jaimie Branch, and Sarah Hennies.

On the Record: September 13, 2019

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This week in On the Record, the violinist Jennifer Koh turns a pair of boundary-defying recitals into a compelling new album. Plus, dozens of listings for new and upcoming releases.

In Review: Stephen Gosling

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Surrounded on three sides by audience members onstage, pianist Stephen Gosling gave the world premiere of a wildly imaginative extended composition by John Zorn to open the Miller Theatre's new season.