Philip Thomas – Morton Feldman Piano (Another Timbre; 2019)
Eventless Plot – Percussion Works (Dinzu Artefacts; 2019)
kNN – Granchio Pinocchio (Dinzu Artefacts; 2019)
Jack Taylor – Katsu (Dinzu Artefacts; 2019)
Eric Nathan – Concerto for Orchestra – Boston Symphony Orchestra/Andris Nelsons (WCRB-FM; 2019. Listen here.)
Ivan the Tolerable and His Elastic Band – Rations (Stolen Body; 2019)
Wet Tuna – Water Weird (Three Lobed Recordings; 2019)
Tom Carter/Susan Alcorn – Ajax Peak (Drawing Room; forthcoming release)
Pancrace – The Fluid Hammer (Penultimate Press; 2019)
Les Filles de Illighadad – Eghass Malan (Sahel Sounds; 2017)
Günter Schlienz – Island (Feathered Coyote; 2019)
Giya Kancheli – Vom Winde Beweint – Kim Kashkashian, Orchester der Beethovenhalle Bonn/Dennis Russell Davies; Alfred Schnittke – Concerto for Viola and Orchestra – Kim Kashkashian, Rundfunk Symphonie-Orchester Saarbrücken/Dennis Russell Davies (ECM; 1992. Audio samples here.)
James Weeks – windfell – Mira Benjamin (Another Timbre; 2019)
Kevin Drumm – A Puddle on the Floor (self-released; 2019)
Kris Davis –Diatom Ribbons (Pyroclastic; 2019)
Neuland – Neuland (Neuland Project; due Nov. 22, 2019)
Christopher Tignor – A Light Below (Western Vinyl; due Oct. 11, 2019)
Matthew Welch – The Upside Down World (for Glenn Branca) (Kotekan; 2019)
Michael Gordon – Industry – Oliver Coates, Jonny Greenwood; Jonny Greenwood – Three Miniatures from Water – Katherine Tinker, Daniel Pioro, Claire O’Connell, Christopher Graves, Dave Brown, Nicolas Magriel, Jonny Greenwood (Octatonic; 2019)
Johann Sebastian Bach – Partita No. 2 in D minor (BWV 1004) – Daniel Pioro (Octatonic; 2019)
Wolfgang Rihm – Et Lux – Huelgas Ensemble, Minguet Quartett/Paul Van Nevel (ECM; 2015. Audio sample here.)
This week in On the Record: New on Elsewhere, the French pianist and composer Melaine Dalibert lavishes his sensitive touch on music by Anastassis Philippakopoulos. Plus dozens of listings for forthcoming releases.
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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 Hildur Guðnadóttir, Kaffe Matthews, Tim Berne's Snakeoil, and Nick Storring.
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This week in On the Record: New Amsterdam issues 'Wax and Wire,' the label debut of the vibrant mixed ensemble Latitude 49. Plus dozens of listings for forthcoming releases.
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