On the Record: July 20, 2018

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New in On the Record: Newton Armstrong, Juliet Fraser, and Mark Knoop talk about all that dust, a new-music recording venture they've launched in July with five eminently desirable releases.

On the Record: July 6, 2018

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Canadian sound artist Crys Cole fields questions about 'Two Words,' a mesmerizing, sweetly paradoxical collaboration with Australian singer-songwriter Francis Plagne due July 27 on Black Truffle.

On the Record: June 22, 2018

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This week in On the Record, an appreciation of the vital Swedish jazz label Silkheart, whose complete catalog has just arrived on Bandcamp along with a Messiaen-inspired project from Steve Swell.

Video Premiere: Matthew Lux Communication Arts Quartet

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Check out an exclusive new video from an arresting 2017 debut recording by Chicago bassist and bandleader Matthew Lux, arriving in a new vinyl-LP edition on June 22.

The Crossing Announces Ambitious New Season

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The Crossing, a professional chamber choir conducted by Donald Nally and dedicated to new music, today announced its ambitious new 2018-19 season.

Video Premiere: Pauline Oliveros and James Ilgenfritz

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Bassist James Ilgenfritz celebrates the great American composer, improviser, and teacher Pauline Oliveros on what would have been her 84th birthday with a video premiere from a forthcoming album.

On the Record: May 11, 2018

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This week in On the Record, celebrating the birthday of provocative sound artist, producer, and label impresario Jason Lescalleet. Plus, dozens of listings for new and upcoming releases.

On the Record: May 4, 2018

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This week in On the Record, dozens of listings for new and forthcoming releases of contemporary classical music and jazz, electronic and electroacoustic music, and plenty more.

On the Record: April 27, 2018

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This week in On the Record, introducing Elsewhere Records, a new label coming in June from Yuko Zama, a photojournalist, critic, and producer long associated with the Erstwhile and Gravity Wave labels.

On the Record: April 20, 2018

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This week in On the Record, composer, improviser, and instrument builder Philip White talks about AntiCausal Systems, the new label he established to showcase idiosyncratic sounds and individual voices.