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's tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears includes selections featuring Cassandra Miller, ESSI, Alwynne Pritchard, and Garcia Peoples.
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This week in On the Record: new releases by Matana Roberts, Cassandra Miller, Michael Formanek, Chris Speed, Guerilla Toss, Kathleen Supové, Jim James, and dozens more.
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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 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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