On the Record: February 15, 2019

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This week in "On the Record," the enterprising experimentalists of Yarn/Wire issue the fifth volume in their essential 'Currents' series—collect all six! Plus, dozens of listings for new and upcoming releases.

On the Record: February 8, 2019

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This week in "On the Record," the quietly revolutionary guitarist and composer Michael Gregory Jackson returns with a vivid new album, recorded with a spry Danish band. Plus, dozens of listings for new and upcoming releases.

Video Premiere: Jessica Pavone, 'and Maybe in the End'

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Watch the exclusive premiere of the first video from a forthcoming solo album by violist and composer Jessica Pavone, directed by Neil Cloaca Young, who helped to make the widely acclaimed portrait film 'Milford Graves Full Mantis.'

On the Record: February 1, 2019

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This week in "On the Record," a close look at "Works on Paper," an engrossing collaboration between sound and visual artists Gil Sansón and Lance Austin Olsen. Plus, dozens of listings for new and upcoming releases.

On the Record: January 25, 2019

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This week's On the Record column features cellists Lori Goldston and Judith Hamann, whose new album, 'Alloys,' achieves the elemental fusion its title suggests. Plus, listings for dozens of new and upcoming releases.

On the Record: January 18, 2019

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This week's On the Record column highlights a tranquil, mesmerizing EP by composer Andrew McIntosh, soprano Esteli Gomez, and members of Yarn/Wire, along with listings for dozens of new and upcoming releases.

New Music Premiere: Unheard-of//Ensemble

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Listen to an exclusive premiere of 'Maple' by composer Christopher Stark, performed by New York quartet Unheard-of//Ensemble on an ambitious and impressive debut album due January 19.

On the Record: January 11, 2019

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On the Record returns with an in-depth look at a new recording of Florence Price's symphonies on Naxos, plus listings for still more new and forthcoming releases.

Best of 2018: Noteworthy Recordings

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National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith completes his annual year-end survey with a citation of 20 noteworthy recordings, without which 2018 would have been a poorer year.

Best of 2018: 10 Memorable Musical Events

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National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith continues his annual year-end survey with a detailed tally of the 10 (okay, 11) most memorable musical events he caught in New York City.