Alex Dowling – Reality Rounds – Chris Douthitt, Alex Dowling, Emma O’Halloran, Annika Socolofsky, Pascal Le Boeuf (Carrier; due Jan. 31, 2020)
Chris Dingman – Embrace (Inner Arts; due March 6, 2020. Details here.)
Anthony Braxton – The Montreux-Berlin Concerts (Arista; 1977)
Ekmeles – A Howl, That Was Also a Prayer (New Focus; 2020)
> Taylor Brook – Motorman Sextet; Erin Gee – Three Scenes from SLEEP; Christopher Trapani – End Words
Anthony Braxton – Compositions Nos. 352 and 353, from 9 Compositions (Iridium) 2006 (Firehouse 12; 2007)
Robert Ashley – eL/Aficionado – Thomas Buckner, Robert Ashley, Sam Ashley, Jacqueline Humbert (Lovely Music; 1995)
Allan Gravgard Madsen – Nachtmusik – Christina Åstrand, Per Salo, Danish National Symphony Orchestra/Ryan Bancroft; Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen – For Violin and Orchestra – Christina Åstrand, Danish National Symphony Orchestra/Nicholas Collon (Da Capo; 2019)
Brunhild Ferrari | Jim O’Rourke – Le Piano Englouti (Black Truffle; 2020)
Anthony Moore – Secrets of the Blue Bag (Polydor/Wah Wah; 1972/2019)
Cornelius Cardew – The Tiger’s Mind – John Tilbury (Cubus; 2019. Audio samples here.)
Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphonies Nos. 1-9 – various artists (Spotify playlist; can’t recall when I made it, sorry…)
Ash Koosha – 2025 (Realms; 2019)
Daniel Pioro – Dust (Bedroom Community; 2019)
> Valgeir Sigurðsson – Dust; Edmund Finnis – Elsewhere; Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber – Passacaglia; Oliver Coates – Dark Sky Community; Ralph Vaughan Williams – The Lark Ascending
Peter Ablinger – Voices and Piano – Nicolas Hodges (Kairos; 2011)
Edward Elgar – Cello Concerto in E minor – Sheku Kanneh-Mason, London Symphony Orchestra/Simon Rattle (Decca; 2019)
Esa-Pekka Salonen – Cello Concerto – Yo-Yo Ma, Los Angeles Philharmonic/Esa-Pekka Salonen (Sony Clasical; 2019)
Michael Oesterle – Cello Concerto – Ariel Barnes, Manitoba Chamber Orchestra/Anne Manson (Manitoba Chamber Orchestra; 2019)
Rush – R30: 30th Anniversary World Tour (Anthem/Atlantic; 2005)
This week in On the Record: Check out an immersive collection of contemporary Armenian music, lovingly curated by violinist Movses Pogossian, plus dozens of listings for forthcoming releases.
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Listen to an exclusive preview track from 'One Foot on the Ground Smoking Mirror Shakedown,' a new album by saxophonist Chris Pitsiokos and his CP Unit, coming in February on the Ramp Local label.
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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 Alex Dowling, Brunhild Ferrari & Jim O'Rourke, King Crimson, and Melaine Dalibert.
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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 Catherine Christer Hennix, Erik Carlson, Kate Carr, and Ekmeles.
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