On the Record rounds up details about new and pending recordings of interest to the new-music community: contemporary classical music and jazz, electronic and electroacoustic music, and idioms for which no clever genre name has been coined, on CD, vinyl LP, cassette, digital-only formats… you name it.
This list of upcoming release dates is culled from press releases, Amazon and other online record stores, social-media posts, and similar resources. Dates cited correspond to U.S. release of physical recordings where applicable, and are subject to change. (Links to Amazon, where used, do not imply endorsement.)
These listings are not comprehensive—nor could they be! To submit a forthcoming recording for consideration, email information to email@example.com.
New This Week
Celer – Valdez (self-released)
Gerald Cleaver & Violet Hour – Live at Firehouse 12 (Sunnyside) CUP – Spinning Creature (Northern Spy)
Dither – Potential Differences – compositions by Eve Beglarian, Gyan Riley, Paula Matthusen, Jascha Narveson, Joshua Lopes, James Moore, Ted Hearne, Taylor Levine, and James Tenney (New Focus) Kevin Drumm – CRAZY (self-released) Nick Dunston – Atlantic Extraction (Out of Your Head) Julia Hülsmann Quartet – Not Far from Here (ECM) Kassel Jaeger – Deltas (Editions Mego) Keith Jarrett – Munich 1996 (ECM) Remy Le Boeuf – Assembly of Shadows (SoundSpore) Mareike Wiening – Metropolis Paradise (Greenleaf Music)
Akiyama/Field/Vidic – Interpersonal Subjectivities (Astral Spirits) ☆ The Chutneys – Home (Gold Bolus)
Zosha Di Castri – Tachitipo – performances by Ekmeles, Talea Ensemble, JACK Quartet, Julia Den Boer, International Contemporary Ensemble, and Yarn/Wire (New Focus)
exclusiveOr – MODULES – performances with Architeuthis Walks on Land and International Contemporary Ensemble (Carrier) Philip Glass – The Fall of the House of Usher – Jonas Hacker, Ben Edquist, Matthew Adam Fleisher, Nicholas Nestorak, Madison Leonard, Wolf Trap Opera, Inscape Chamber Orchestra/Joseph Li (Orange Mountain Music) Jacob Greenberg – Neo/Classic. – compositions by Elliott Carter, Phyllis Chen, Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Maurice Ravel, and Igor Stravinsky (New Focus) Iceland Symphony Orchestra – Concurrence – compositions by Anna Thorvaldsdóttir, Haukur Tómasson, Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, and Páll Ragnar Pálsson, conducted by Daníel Bjarnason (Sono Luminus) Daniel Lippel – Mirrored Spaces – compositions by Daniel Lippel, Karin Wetzel, Kyle Bartlett, Orianna Webb, Ryan Steber, Dalia Raudonikytė With, John Link, Sergio Kafejian, Sidney Corbett, Douglas Boyce, Ethan Wickman, and Christopher Bailey (New Focus) Mat Maneri Quartet – Dust (Sunnyside) Todd Marcus – Trio+ (Stricker Street) Dan Trueman – Songs That Are Hard to Sing – JACK Quartet, Sō Percussion (New Amsterdam) Eri Yamamoto Trio & Choral Chameleon – Goshu Ondo Suite (AUM Fidelity)
Robert Ashley– Automatic Writing (Lovely Music; vinyl reissue of 1979 release)
Robert Ashley – Improvement (Don Leaves Linda) – Varispeed with Amirtha Kidambi and Tom Hamilton (Lovely Music) ☆ Anne Müller – Heliopause (Erased Tapes) Andrea Parkins & Matthew Ostrowski – Elective Affinities (Infrequent Seams) Pat Thomas, Dominic Lash & Tony Orrell – BleySchool (577 Records)
This week in On the Record, new and upcoming arrivals from Fatima Al Qadiri, the Chutneys, Zosha Di Castri, exclusiveOr, Philip Glass, Jacob Greenberg, Daniel Lippel, Mat Maneri, and dozens more.
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This week in On the Record, new and upcoming arrivals from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Dave Douglas, Amirtha Kidambi & Lea Bertucci, Moor Mother, Square Peg Round Hole, Dan Weiss, and dozens more.
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Listen to an exclusive premiere of a track from 'Dust,' the newest album by improvising violist and bandleader Mat Maneri, ahead of its release next Friday, Nov. 15, on the Sunnyside label.
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