Roland Kayn – Scanning (1982-1983) (Reiger Records Reeks; 2019. Audio samples here.)
Dead & Company – DCU Center, Worcester, MA, Nov. 10, 2015 (Archive.org; 2015)
Minor Pieces – The Heavy Steps of Dreaming (Fatcat; 2019)
Ne(x)tworks – Live Vol. 1: At The Stone, June 2007 (self-released; 2010)
> Leroy Jenkins – Space Minds, New Worlds, Survival of America; Shelley Burgon – Four Days; Jon Gibson – Song 1; Joan La Barbara – in the shadow and act of the haunting place; Arthur Russell – Themes from the Singing Tractors (Pages 1 & 2)
Earle Brown – Tracer – Christian Wolff, Ne(x)tworks (Mode; 2011)
> Tracer; Folio; Special Events; Octet 1; Music for Violin, Cello & Piano; Four Systems; String Quartet; New Piece; For Neil
Éliane Radigue – Occam Ocean, Vol. 1 – Rhodri Davies, Julia Eckhardt, Carol Robinson (Shiiin; 2017)
> Occam River I; Occam I; Occam III; Occam IV; Occam Delta II
James MacMillan – Stabat Mater – The Sixteen, Britten Sinfonia/Harry Christophers (Coro; 2017)
Dmitri Shostakovich – Symphony No. 4 in C minor – London Symphony Orchestra/Gianandrea Noseda (LSO Live; 2019. Audio sample here.)
Philip Glass – Akhnaten – Paul Esswood, Milagro Vargas, Stuttgart State Opera Chorus and Orchestra/Dennis Russell Davies (CBS Masterworks; 1987)
Regular Music – Regular Music (Rough Trade/Klanggalerie; 1985/2019)
Stanislav Deev – Reflexions (Casement Exchange; 2019)
Exclusively on National Sawdust Log, watch a gorgeous animated-collage video for "My Magic Dreams Have Lost Their Spell," the title track from a forthcoming LP by composer and cellist Nick Storring.
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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 Carla Bley, Dave Douglas, Riot Ensemble, and Ludvig Forssell.
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This week in On the Record, the ingenious composer and vocalist Jennifer Walshe evokes the early history of Western music, aided by artificial intelligence. 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 Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays, Jasmine Guffond, Vanessa Rossetto, and Reinbert de Leeuw.
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