Playlist (overbooked in Ojai).

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A weekly tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings featuring Noah Creshevsky, Robert Rich, AMM, Patricia Kopatchinskaja, and Steve Roach.

Playlist (D'un soir triste).

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A weekly tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings featuring Lili Boulanger, Vanessa Rossetto, Cecil Taylor, and James Ilgenfritz.

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.

Playlist (Melting in Solid Blue Tune).

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A weekly tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings featuring Jakob Ullmann, Melaine Dalibert, Luigi Nono, and Thomas Martin Nutt.

Playlist (Find Your Way Back Home).

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A weekly tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings featuring Rachel Evans, Grant Evans, Morgan Evans-Weiler, Ben McElroy, and The Hands Free.

Playlist (so that I can be free).

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A weekly tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings featuring Matthias Urban, Erica Dicker, Steve Roach, Jason Lescalleet, and Vanessa Rossetto.

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.

Playlist (get up and fly away).

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A weekly tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings featuring Kate Carr, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Midori Takada, Maria de Alvear, and Henry Threadgill.

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.

Dave Holland: A Seasoned Explorer Sails into Uncharted Territories

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Veteran bassist, composer, and bandleader Dave Holland talks about early encounters with the English free-improvisation scene, and his return to open-form music on 'Uncharted Territories,' coming on May 11.