Brian Ferneyhough – Allgebrah – Peter Veale, Ensemble SurPlus/James Avery; Lemma-Icon-Epigram – James Avery; Coloratura – Peter Veale, James Avery; Incipits – Bodo Friedrich, Olaf Tzschoppe, Ensemble SurPlus/James Avery (Composers’ Art; 2015)
Brian Eno – Discreet Music (Obscure/Virgin; 1975/2004)
Brian Ferneyhough – Complete Works for String Quartet & Trio – Claron McFadden, Arditti Quartet (æon; 2014)
Antoine Beuger – Now is the moment to learn hope – The Extradition Ensemble (a new wave of jazz; due Oct. 19, 2019)
Antoine Beuger – traces of eternity: of what is yet to be – Dante Boon (a new wave of jazz; due Oct. 19, 2019)
Markus Reuter & Stephan Thelen – Clocks go down in Wonderland (Iapetus; 2019)
Ensemble neoN – Neon (Aurora; 2016)
> Kristine Tjøgersen – Traveling Light 2; Jan Martin Smørdal – My Favorite Thing 2; Oren Ambarchi/James Rushford – Monocots; Alvin Lucier – Two Circles; Julian Skar – Kunsten å tvile 2
Various artists – Astral Ascending: Celebrating 5 Years of Astral Spirits Records (Astral Spirits; 2019)
Nick Storring – Qualms (Never Anything; 2019)
James Romig – Still – Ashlee Mack (New World; 2018)
Klaus Lang – missa beati pauperes spiritu – Stephanie Aston, Charles Lane, Linnea Powell, Derek Stein, Stephen Pfeifer, Dustin Donahue, Matt Barbier, Scott Cazan (wasteLAnd music/YouTube; 2019)
Robert Rich – Sleep Concert at Gray Area, 24 Feb 2018 (self-released; 2018)
Icepick – Hexane (Astral Spirits; 2014)
John Dikeman – The Double Trio (Astral Spirits; 2014)
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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This week in On the Record: new arrivals from John Croft, Kris Davis, Jessica Meyer, Minor Pieces, Jessica Pavone, Tomeka Reid, and Michael Vincent Waller, plus updated listings for dozens of upcoming releases.
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