Saturday, September 24, 2016

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Z'EV, A Handful of Elements
  • Suar Agung, Gamelan Joged Bumbung (King)
  • Longing for the Past: The 78 RPM Era in Southeast Asia (disc 2)
  • Z’EV, A Handful of Elements
  • Maarten van Regteren Altena, Handicaps
  • Instant Composers Pool (Mengelberg/Bennink/Tchicai/Bailey), Fragments
  • Thelonious Monk, The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall
  • I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore 1927–1948 (Mississippi)
  • Jack Rose, The Black Dirt Sessions
  • Omar Souleyman, Dabke 2020
  • Autechre, LP5
  • Autechre, Gantz Graf
  • Autechre, Exai (disc 1)
  • Revolting Cocks, Big Sexy Land
  • Britney Spears, Glory

Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

Oklo Audio, Oklo Audio
  • Thomas Brinkmann, A 1000 Keys
  • Ouest, Breathing Dust
  • Ouest, No It Isn’t
  • Oklo Audio, Oklo Audio
  • Donna Parker & Vic Rawlings, Donna Parker & Vic Rawlings
  • Frank Gratkowski & Hamid Drake, Frank Gratkowski & Hamid Drake
  • Ken Vandermark + David Grubbs, Parallax Sounds
  • Pelt, Max Meadows
  • Pelt, For Michael Hannahs
  • Pelt, Burning/Filament/Rockets
  • Jack Rose, Jack Rose & the Black Twig Pickers
  • Jack Rose, Dr. Ragtime and His Pals
  • Joni Mitchell, Blue
  • Young Galaxy, Ultramarine
  • Herc., How to Belly-Dance for Your Husband
  • Harpoon, Harpoon

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Jack Rose, Luck in the Valley
  • Pelt, Skullfuck/Bestio Tergum Degero
  • Pelt, Brown Cyclopaedia
  • Jack Rose, Luck in the Valley
  • Landmine, The American Dream Is in Good Hands 7″
  • Björk, Post
  • Lorde, Pure Heroine

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Robert Wyatt, Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard
  • I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore 1927–1948 (Mississippi)
  • Damien Rice, My Favorite Faded Fantasy
  • Robert Wyatt, Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard
  • Britney Spears, Glory
  • Britney Spears, The Essential Britney Spears (disc 2)

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Revolting Cocks, Big Sexy Land
  • Morton Subotnick, The Wild Bull
  • Harpoon, Harpoon
  • The Good Missionaries, Fire from Heaven
  • Brainticket, Psychonaut
  • Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Skeleton Tree
  • Björk, Vespertine
  • Revolting Cocks, Big Sexy Land

Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

Mar, Trust in Nothing
  • Intersystems, Number One
  • Borbetomagus & Voice Crack, Concerto for Cracked Everyday-Electronics and Chamber Orchestra
  • Morton Subotnick, Silver Apples of the Moon
  • Leif Elggren, The Light/Dark Room 7″
  • Mats Gustafsson & Leif Elggren, Mourning Itself Claims More Deaths 7″
  • Ken Vandermark & Paal Nilssen-Love, Letter to a Stranger
  • Thelonious Monk, 5 by Monk by 5
  • Mar, Trust in Nothing
  • Skinny Puppy, Too Dark Park
  • Lorde, Pure Heroine
  • Young Galaxy, Ultramarine
  • Far East Movement, Free Wired

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Omar Souleyman, Highway to Hassake
  • Dr. J.K. Sutherland, Armenian Melodies
  • Omar Souleyman, Highway to Hassake
  • Herc., How to Belly-Dance for Your Husband
  • Landmine, The American Dream Is in Good Hands 7″
  • Landmine, 1997/1998 Demo
  • Harpoon, Harpoon
  • Frontside, Your Wings at My Feet
  • Ivy League, Gub 7″
  • various, Elmhurst vs. Villa Park
  • Deerhoof, The Magic
  • Revolting Cocks, Big Sexy Land
  • Björk, Post
  • Britney Spears, The Essential Britney Spears (disc 2)
  • Far East Movement, “Like a G6”

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Brainticket, Psychonaut
  • I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore 1927–1948 (Mississippi)
  • Dr. J.K. Sutherland, Mid-Eastern Meditations
  • Ecstatic & Wingless: Bird-Imitation on Four Continents, ca. 1910–44 (Canary)
  • Pierre Henry, Apocalypse de Jean (disc 2)
  • Derek Bailey, New Sights, Old Sounds (disc 2)
  • Ken Vandermark, Nine Ways to Read a Bridge (disc 5) (w/ Nate Wooley & Paul Lytton)
  • Misha Mengelberg et al, Dutch Masters
  • Gate, Saturday Night Fever
  • The Good Missionaries, Fire from Heaven
  • Brainticket, Psychonaut
  • Robert Wyatt, Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard
  • Damien Rice, My Favorite Faded Fantasy
  • Björk, Vespertine
  • Britney Spears, Glory

Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

Loren Connors, Rooms
  • Loren Connors, Rooms
  • Peter Kolovos, Black Colors
  • Ken Vandermark & Paal Nilssen-Love, The Lions Have Eaten One of the Guards
  • Joe Morris Quartet, Balance
  • Thelonious Monk, Thelonious in Action
  • Keiji Haino / Jim O’Rourke / Oren Ambarchi, Now While It’s Still Warm Let Us Pour In All the Mystery
  • Alternative TV, Vibing Up the Senile Man
  • Talking Heads, More Songs About Buildings and Food

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Nina Simone, Anthology
  • Nina Simone, Anthology (disc 1)
  • Britney Spears, The Essential Britney Spears (disc 2)

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Tuesday, September 14, 2016

Joni Mitchell, Blue
  • Pita, Get In
  • Chris Abrahams, Fluid to the Influence
  • The Dead C, Trouble (disc 2)
  • The Good Missionaries, Fire from Heaven
  • Björk, Vespertine
  • Brainticket, Psychonaut
  • Joni Mitchell, Blue

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

The Dead C, Trouble
  • Suzanne Ciani, Lixiviation
  • Fennesz & Jim O’Rourke, It’s Hard for Me to Say I’m Sorry
  • Loren Connors, Crucible
  • The Dead C, Trouble (disc 1)
  • Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Let Love In

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Stirrup, Cut
  • Stirrup, Cut
  • Misha Mengelberg, Regeneration
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, The Complete Last Concert (disc 1)
  • Fairport Convention, What We Did on Our Holidays

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Aphex Twin, Cheetah
  • Aphex Twin, Cheetah
  • New Order, Power, Corruption & Lies

Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

New Order, Substance 1987
  • John Coltrane, Blue Train
  • New Order, Substance 1987
  • Young Marble Giants, Colossal Youth
  • Kurt Vile, B’lieve I’m Goin Down...

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Future Bible Heroes, Memories of Love
  • Future Bible Heroes, Memories of Love
  • Stereolab, Not Music

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

September 3–7, 2016

Damien Rice, My Favorite Faded Fantasy
  • Nina Simone, Anthology (disc 1)
  • Joni Mitchell, Blue
  • Damien Rice, My Favorite Faded Fantasy
  • Björk, Debut
  • Britney Spears, The Essential Britney Spears (disc 1)

Saturday, September 3, 2016

July–August 2016 reading & viewing

Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

fiction:

  • Rudolph Wurlitzer, Slow Fade
  • Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

nonfiction:

  • Kevin Whitehead, Why Jazz?
  • Sarah Schulman, The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination
  • Siobhan Roberts, Genius at Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway

comics:

  • Julia Wertz, Drinking at the Movies
  • Adrian Tomine, Shortcomings *

* = re-read/re-view

Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

Misha Mengelberg, Han Bennink, John Tchicai, Instant Composers Pool
  • Michael Morley / Bruce Russell, Radiation / Four Letters 7″
  • Joe McPhee, The Vassar Sessions
  • Misha Mengelberg & Han Bennink, Einepartietischtennis
  • Instant Composers Pool (Mengelberg/Bennink/Tchicai), ICP 002
  • Thelonious Monk, At the Blackhawk
  • Tangerine Dream, White Eagle
  • A Tribe Called Quest, The Low End Theory
  • Rai Rebels
  • Britney Spears, The Essential Britney Spears (disc 2)
  • Juan Gabriel, Los 15 Grandes Exitos

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday September 1, 2016

Björk, Vespertine
  • Ken Vandermark, Nine Ways to Read a Bridge (disc 3) (w/ Joe McPhee)
  • The Good Missionaries, Fire from Heaven
  • Björk, Vespertine
  • Paul McCartney, McCartney II
  • 100 Moons: Hindustani Vocal Art, 1930–55 (Canary)

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Willem Breuker, Han Bennink, New Acoustic Swing Duo
  • Cornelius Cardew, The Great Learning
  • Derek Bailey & Han Bennink, ICP 004
  • Willem Breuker & Han Bennink, New Acoustic Swing Duo
  • Steve Lacy, Lumps
  • Stirrup, Cut
  • Joe McPhee, Nation Time Preview, 1969
  • Thelonious Monk, In Italy
  • Joni Mitchell, Blue
  • Björk, Debut
  • Britney Spears, The Essential Britney Spears (disc 1)

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Britney Spears, Glory
  • Ken Vandermark, Nine Ways to Read a Bridge (disc 2) (w/ Christof Kurzmann)
  • Misha Mengelberg, Change of Season
  • Thelonious Monk & Gerry Mulligan, Mulligan Meets Monk
  • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
  • I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore 1927–1948 (Mississippi)
  • Britney Spears, Glory

Monday, August 29, 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016

Thelonious Monk, Monk's Music
  • Charlie Haden, Liberation Music Orchestra
  • Thelonious Monk, Monk’s Music
  • Clark Terry w/ Thelonious Monk, In Orbit
  • A Tribe Called Quest, The Low End Theory
  • Plug, Drum’n’Bass for Papa
  • Aphex Twin, Cheetah
  • Björk, Debut

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Tim Feeney, Vic Rawlings, Ithaca Recordings
  • Harrison Birtwistle, Complete String Quartets (Arditti Quartet)
  • Fennesz & Jim O’Rourke, It’s Hard for Me to Say I’m Sorry
  • Tim Feeney & Vic Rawlings, Ithaca Recordings (disc 1)
  • Steve Lacy, Shots
  • Ken Vandermark, Nine Ways to Read a Bridge (disc 4) (w/ Joe Morris)
  • Brötzmann/McPhee/Kessler/Zerang, Tales out of Time
  • Misha Mengelberg & Han Bennink, ICP 002
  • Misha Mengelberg & Han Bennink, Midwoud 77
  • Misha Mengelberg, Regeneration
  • Andrew Hill, Andrew!!!
  • Bobby Hutcherson, Happenings
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet w/ Jimmy Giuffre, At Music Inn
  • Brian Calvin & Devin Johnston, Some Hours
  • Damien Rice, My Favorite Faded Fantasy
  • Joni Mitchell, Blue
  • Paul McCartney, McCartney II

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Nate Wooley, Ken Vandermark, East by Northwest
  • Jason Lescalleet, This Is What I Do, Vol. 13
  • Pierre Henry, Apocalypse de Jean (disc 1)
  • György Ligeti, Concertos (Ensemble Modern)
  • Nate Wooley & Ken Vandermark, East by Northwest
  • Ken Vandermark, Nine Ways to Read a Bridge (disc 1) (w/ Agustí Fernández)
  • Stirrup, Cut
  • Steve Lacy & Roswell Rudd, Monk’s Dream
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, Pyramid
  • 100 Moons: Hindustani Vocal Art, 1930–55 (Canary)
  • Britney Spears, The Essential Britney Spears (disc 1)

Friday, August 26, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

Archie Shepp, Live in Antibes
  • Tomeka Reid, Tomeka Reid Quartet
  • Clifford Thornton, The Panther and the Lash
  • Archie Shepp, Live in Antibes (disc 1)
  • Misha Mengelberg, Change of Season

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Bobby Hutcherson, Components
  • Greg Kelley, Trumpet
  • Tony Oxley & Derek Bailey, The Advocate
  • Schlippenbach Trio, Pakistani Pomade
  • Eric Dolphy, Out to Lunch
  • Bobby Hutcherson, Components
  • Sun Ra, Sleeping Beauty
  • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
  • Aphex Twin, Cheetah
  • Prince, Lovesexy

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Björk, Debut
  • 100 Moons: Hindustani Vocal Art, 1930-55 (Canary)
  • David Behrman, Leapday Night
  • Plug, EP’s 1, 2 & 3
  • Björk, Debut
  • Britney Spears, The Essential Britney Spears (disc 1)
  • Green, Bittersweet

Monday, August 22, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

Britney Spears, The Essential Britney Spears
  • Z’EV, As / If / When
  • Craig Taborn, Avenging Angel
  • John Coltrane, Transition
  • John Coltrane, Sun Ship
  • Masada, Het
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, Fontessa
  • Björk, Vespertine
  • Britney Spears, The Essential Britney Spears (disc 2)

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Olivier Messiaen, Diptyque/Les Corps Glorieux
  • Misha Mengelberg, Change of Season
  • Peter Kowald, Open Secrets
  • Michael Morley, A word to you who have great possessions (Gate 1999–2009)
  • Olivier Messiaen, Diptyque/Les Corps Glorieux (Jon Gillock, organ)
  • Tim Hecker, Love Streams
  • Aphex Twin, Cheetah
  • Autechre, Tri Repetae
  • Björk, Debut
  • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Saturday, August 20, 2016

The Modern Jazz Quartet, Pyramid
  • Olivier Messiaen, Meditations: Piano Music of Olivier Messiaen (Rolf Hind, piano)
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, Pyramid
  • John Coltrane, The Complete 1961 Village Vanguard Recordings (disc 1)
  • Thelonious Monk, The Unique Thelonious Monk
  • Kelan Philip Cohran & The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, s/t
  • Cluster, Cluster 71
  • Brian Eno, More Music for Films
  • David Grubbs, Prismrose
  • Brainticket, Cottonwoodhill
  • PJ Harvey, Uh Huh Her
  • Paul McCartney, McCartney II
  • Eurythmics, Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
  • Britney Spears, The Essential Britney Spears (disc 1)

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Michael Morley, A word to you who have great possessions (Gate 1989–1999)
  • Michael Morley, A word to you who have great possessions (Gate 1989-1999)
  • Eric Dolphy, Conversations

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Amjad Ali Khan, Sarod Trilogy
  • Amjad Ali Khan, Sarod Trilogy

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Pet Shop Boys, Discography
  • Steve Lacy & Roswell Rudd, Monk’s Dream
  • Thelonious Monk, The Unique Thelonious Monk
  • David Grubbs, Prismrose
  • Paul McCartney & Wings, Wings Over America
  • Pet Shop Boys, Discography

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Merzbow, Merzbox, Expanded Music
  • Merzbow, Expanded Music (Merzbox, disc 11)
  • Warne Marsh, Warne Marsh
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, The Complete Last Concert (disc 2)

Friday, August 12, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

Thelonious Monk, Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 2
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen, Elektronische Musik
  • Thelonious Monk, Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 2

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Lee Konitz, Motion
  • Misha Mengelberg, Regeneration
  • Sam Rivers, Black Africa! Perugia
  • Lee Konitz, Motion
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, Fontessa
  • Thelonious Monk, Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 1

Monday, August 8, 2016

Monday, August 8, 2016

Paul McCartney, McCartney II
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, The Complete Last Concert (disc 1)
  • Thelonious Monk, Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 2
  • Paul McCartney, McCartney II

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Sunday, August 7, 2016

A Tribe Called Quest, The Low End Theory
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, Pyramid
  • Baby Dodds, Jazz a la Creole
  • A Tribe Called Quest, The Low End Theory

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Pandit Chatur Lal, Music of India: Morning and Evening Ragas
  • Ustad Ali Akbar Khan & Pandit Chatur Lal, Music of India: Morning & Evening Ragas
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, The Complete Last Concert (disc 2)
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, Fontessa
  • Thelonious Monk, The Unique Thelonious Monk
  • Bob Dylan, The Times They Are A-Changin’
  • Bob Milne, The Green River Blues

Friday, August 5, 2016

Friday, August 5, 2016

Paul McCartney, Wings Over America
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, Django
  • Thelonious Monk, Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 1
  • Jandek, Your Turn to Fall
  • Beck, Sea Change
  • The Grateful Dead, Live/Dead
  • Paul McCartney & Wings, Wings Over America (disc 1)

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

The Modern Jazz Quartet, The Last Concert
  • Thelonious Monk, Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 2
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, The Complete Last Concert (disc 1)

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Peter Brötzmann, More Nipples
  • Peter Brötzmann, More Nipples
  • Sam Rivers, Sizzle

Monday, August 1, 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

Thelonious Monk, Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 1
  • Sam Rivers & Mario Schiano, Rendez-vous
  • Thelonious Monk, Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 1

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Sunday, July 31, 2016

The Modern Jazz Quartet, Fontessa
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, Fontessa
  • Bob Dylan, Blonde on Blonde (disc 2)
  • Bob Dylan & The Band, The Basement Tapes Raw (disc 1)

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Peter Brötzmann, Nipples
  • John Cale, Stainless Gamelan: Outside the Dream Syndicate, Volume III
  • John Cale, Sun Blindness Music: Outside the Dream Syndicate, Volume II
  • Hair Police, Certainty of Swarms
  • Peter Brötzmann, Nipples
  • Thelonious Monk, Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 2
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, The Complete Last Concert (disc 2)
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet Django
  • Simon & Garfunkel, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme
  • Simon & Garfunkel, Bridge Over Troubled Water

Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

Wadada Leo Smith, Red Chrysanthemums: Solos 1977
  • Taj Mahal Travellers, July 15, 1972
  • Wadada Leo Smith, Ten Freedom Summers (disc 2)
  • Wadada Leo Smith, Red Chrysanthemums: Solos 1977
  • Sam Rivers, Crystals
  • Sam Rivers, Paragon
  • Sam Rivers, A New Conception
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, The Complete Last Concert (disc 1)
  • Thelonious Monk, The Unique Thelonious Monk
  • Thelonious Monk, Genius of Modern Music, Vol. 1
  • Jandek, Staring at the Cellophane

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Thursday, July 28, 2016

The Modern Jazz Quartet, Django
  • Sissy Spacek, California Ax (disc 1)
  • Roswell Rudd, Strength & Power
  • Sam Rivers, Contrasts
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, Fontessa
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, Django
  • David Shire, The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3
  • Betty Davis, The Columbia Years 1968–1969

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Red Horse, Red Horse
  • Henri Pousseur, 8 études paraboliques (disc 3)
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen, Sternklang (disc 1)
  • Red Horse, Red Horse (2009)
  • Cecil Taylor & Han Bennink, Spots, Circles and Fantasy
  • Sam Rivers’ Rivbea All-Star Orchestra, Inspiration
  • Haino / Ambarchi / O’Rourke, Only Wanting to Melt Beautifully Away

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Burning Star Core, Operator Dead... Post Abandoned
  • Fred Van Hove, Church Organ
  • Loren Connors & Alan Licht, Hoffman Estates
  • Burning Star Core, Operator Dead... Post Abandoned