Video Premiere: Beat Circus, "These Wicked Things"

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Watch the exclusive premiere of the first video from These Wicked Things, the fourth album by Boston music institution Beat Circus and the conclusion of its "Weird American Gothic" trilogy.

Playlist (Forgot About the Time).

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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 Japanese ambient music, NbN, Paul DeMarinis, and Rajna Swaminathan.

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.

Playlist (Veo a través del tiempo).

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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 Michael Pisaro, David Sanford, Laura Cannell, and Edmund Finnis.

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.'

Playlist (Mysteries Dark and Vast).

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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 Jeanne Lee with Ran Blake, David Torn/Tim Berne/Ches Smith, Giovanni Lami & Glauco Salvo, and David Behrman.

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.

Album Review: Bruce Levingston, Citizen

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Brin Solomon reviews 'Citizen,' a new album on which the pianist Bruce Levingston presents classic and contemporary works that grapple with issues of citizenship, emphasizing individual, personal stories of belonging.

Playlist (Dreams You Still Believe).

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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 Buke and Gase, Sun Ra, Michael Byron, and Michael Oesterle.