Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Elyse Weinberg, Greasepaint Smile
  • Blonde Redhead, Masculin Féminin (disc 2)
  • The B-52’s, Wild Planet
  • Royal Trux, Veterans of Disorder
  • Iron Maiden, The Number of the Beast
  • Johnny Lunchbreak, Appetizer/Soup’s On
  • Elyse Weinberg, Greasepaint Smile
  • Waylon Jennings, Are You Ready for the Country

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Herbie Hancock, Maiden Voyage
  • Herbie Hancock, Maiden Voyage
  • Express Rising, Express Rising
  • Royal Trux, Hand of Glory

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

brekekekekexkoaxkoax, Drone Works
  • brekekekekexkoaxkoax, Drone Works
  • Joanna Brouk, Hearing Music (disc 1)
  • Spirit Free, Plays Starship
  • Blonde Redhead, Masculin Féminin (disc 1)
  • The Jam, All Mod Cons
  • Warfaring Strangers: Darkscorch Canticles (Numero Group)
  • Propinquity, Propinquity
  • Caroline Peyton, Mock Up
  • Carole King, Tapestry

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Blonde Redhead, Masculin Féminin
  • Blonde Redhead, Masculin Féminin (disc 2)
  • Royal Trux, Veterans of Disorder
  • Stump, Post Pancake
  • The B-52’s, Wild Planet
  • Joni Mitchell, Court and Spark

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Joe McPhee, Zurich (1979)
  • Joe McPhee, Zurich (1979)
  • Ornette Coleman, Crisis
  • Ghédalia Tazartès, Une Éclipse Totale de Soleil
  • Iron Maiden, The Number of the Beast
  • Johnny Lunchbreak, Appetizer/Soup’s On
  • Ultra-High Frequencies: The Chicago Party (Numero Group)

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Sarah Hennies, Gather and Release
  • Bernie Krause, Amazon Days, Amazon Nights
  • Charlotte Moorman, Cello Anthology (disc 3)
  • Michael Pisaro, A Mist Is a Collection of Points
  • Charlemagne Palestine, Schlongo!!! daLUVdrone
  • Sarah Hennies, Gather and Release
  • Ken Vandermark, Momentum 1: Stone (disc 6)
  • Jaimie Branch, Fly or Die
  • Express Rising, Express Rising
  • Royal Trux, Royal Trux
  • Blonde Redhead, Masculin Féminin (disc 1)
  • The Jam, All Mod Cons
  • The Final Solution, Brotherman
  • Good God! Born Again Funk (Numero Group)
  • Nicholas Krgovich, On Sunset
  • Joni Mitchell, Court and Spark

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Olivia Block, Dissolution
  • Bamboo on the Mountains: Kmhmu Highlanders (Smithsonian Folkways)
  • Arnold Dreyblatt, Nodal Excitation
  • Devin DiSanto & Nick Hoffman, Three Exercises
  • brekekekekexkoaxkoax, Drone Works
  • Olivia Block, Dissolution
  • C. Spencer Yeh, Solo Voice I–X
  • Arthur Blythe, In the Tradition
  • Ken Vandermark, Momentum 1: Stone (disc 5)
  • The Vandermark 5, Acoustic Machine
  • The Vandermark Quartet, Eight Ball 7″
  • Oren Ambarchi, Live Knots
  • John Fahey, Requia
  • Royal Trux, Hand of Glory
  • Royal Trux, Twin Infinitives
  • Blonde Redhead, Masculin Féminin (disc 2)
  • Wall of Voodoo, Call of the West
  • Warfaring Strangers: Darkscorch Canticles (Numero Group)
  • Elyse Weinberg, Greasepaint Smile
  • They Might Be Giants, They Might Be Giants

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Boneshaker, Boneshaker
  • Tim Daisy’s Celebration Sextet, The Halfway There Suite
  • Boneshaker, Boneshaker
  • The Red Krayola with Art & Language, Kangaroo?
  • Blonde Redhead, Masculin Féminin (disc 1)
  • Royal Trux, Veterans of Disorder

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Spirit Free, Plays Starship
  • Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Qawwali: The Vocal Art of the Sufis [I] (JVC)
  • Spirit Free, Plays Starship
  • Royal Trux, Royal Trux
  • Stump, Post Pancake
  • The Jam, All Mod Cons
  • Iron Maiden, The Number of the Beast
  • Nicholas Krgovich, On Sunset

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Ghédalia Tazartès, Une Éclipse Totale de Soleil
  • Fripp & Eno, Evening Star
  • Pan Sonic, Kulma
  • Ghédalia Tazartès, Une Éclipse Totale de Soleil
  • Weather Report, 8:30 (disc 2)
  • Wall of Voodoo, Call of the West
  • Robyn Hitchcock, Eye
  • Elyse Weinberg, Greasepaint Smile

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Royal Trux, Veterans of Disorder
  • Stephen Prina, Vinyl II
  • The Vandermark Quartet, Eight Ball 7″
  • Royal Trux, Veterans of Disorder

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Sun Ra, When Angels Speak of Love
  • Sun Ra, When Angels Speak of Love
  • Fushitsusha, Fushitsusha (PSFD 15/16) (disc 1)

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Sparks, Angst in My Pants
  • Sissy Spacek, California Ax (disc 3)
  • Robyn Hitchcock, Eye
  • XTC, English Settlement
  • Sparks, Angst in My Pants
  • Sparks, Big Beat

April–July 2017 reading & viewing

fiction:

  • Thomas Bernhard, The Cheap-Eaters
  • Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh

nonfiction:

  • Patricia Lockwood, Priestdaddy
  • (Alexandra Pierce & Alisa Krasnostein, eds.), Letters to Tiptree
  • Samuel R. Delany, In Search of Silence: The Journals of Samuel R. Delany, Volume 1 (1957–1969)
  • Edmund White & Hubert Sorin, Our Paris
  • Edmund White, Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris
  • Edmund White, The Flaneur *

comics and photography:

  • Julia Wertz, The Infinite Wait and Other Stories
  • Christoph Niemann, Abstract City
  • Tom Gauld, Goliath
  • Harry Gruyaert, Harry Gruyaert

movies (theater):

  • Jef Mertens, Borbetomagus: A Pollock of Sound

movies (video):

  • Satyajit Ray, Pather Panchali *
  • Mike Leigh, High Hopes *

* = re-read/re-view

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Royal Trux, Hand of Glory
  • Harry Partch, Delusion of the Fury
  • Sun Ra, The Intergalactic Thing (disc 2)
  • The Vandermark 5, Acoustic Machine
  • Brand X, Unorthodox Behavior
  • Weather Report, 8:30 (disc 1)
  • Sissy Spacek, California Ax (disc 2)
  • Royal Trux, Hand of Glory
  • Sparks, No. 1 in Heaven
  • Slapp Happy, Slapp Happy

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Borbetomagus, Live at InRoads
  • Japanese Traditional Music: Sankyoku
  • Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, The Greatest Hits of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
  • Borbetomagus, Live at InRoads
  • Ken Vandermark, Standards
  • Wolf Eyes, Undertow
  • Royal Trux, Royal Trux
  • Royal Trux, Veterans of Disorder
  • Nicholas Krgovich, On Sunset

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The Photographs of Charles Duvelle, Sublime Frequencies, Ocora
  • The Photographs of Charles Duvelle (Sublime Frequencies) (disc 2)
  • Eliane Radigue, Songs of Milarepa (disc 1)
  • Steve Lacy, Threads
  • Jim Sauter / Don Dietrich / Thurston Moore, Barefoot in the Head
  • Peter Brötzmann, The Chicago Octet/Tentet (disc 2)
  • The Vandermark Quartet, Eight Ball 7″
  • Arca, Arca
  • Wall of Voodoo, Call of the West
  • XTC, English Settlement

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Peter Brötzmann, Never Too Late But Always Too Early
  • Peter Brötzmann, Never Too Late But Always Too Early (disc 1)
  • Kid Millions & Jim Sauter, Fountain
  • The Jam, All Mod Cons
  • Robyn Hitchcock, Eye

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

FJF, Blow Horn
  • FJF, Blow Horn
  • Barrage Double Trio, Utility Hitter
  • Wolf Eyes, Undertow
  • XTC, English Settlement

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Sunday, July 30, 2017

The Vandermark Quartet, Eight Ball
  • Sam Rivers, Black Africa! Villalago
  • The Vandermark Quartet, Eight Ball 7″
  • Stump, Quirk Out
  • Nicholas Krgovich, On Sunset
  • Joni Mitchell, Ladies of the Canyon

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Windy and Carl, Depths
  • Windy & Carl, Depths
  • John Coltrane, Ascension
  • AALY Trio w/ Ken Vandermark, Hidden in the Stomach
  • The Jam, All Mod Cons

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

XTC, English Settlement
  • Max Richter, Sleep (disc 1)
  • Alice Coltrane, Transfiguration (disc 2)
  • XTC, English Settlement
  • Wall of Voodoo, Call of the West

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Jim O'Rourke, The Other Left, Steamroom 19
  • Bamboo on the Mountains: Kmhmu Highlanders (Smithsonian Folkways)
  • The Photographs of Charles Duvelle (Sublime Frequencies) (disc 1)
  • Kevin Drumm, Electronic Harassment 4–5 (disc 2)
  • Kevin Drumm, May 1
  • Jim O’Rourke, The Other Left (Steamroom 19)
  • Arnold Dreyblatt, Propellers in Love
  • Mauricio Kagel, “Hallelujah”
  • Wolf Eyes, Undertow
  • Joni Mitchell, Ladies of the Canyon

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Melvins, Stoner Witch
  • Mauricio Kagel, 6 (Auvidis Montaigne)
  • Steve Reich, Octet / Music for a Large Ensemble / Violin Phase (ECM)
  • Horse Lords, Interventions
  • Melvins, Stoner Witch
  • Fairport Convention, “Eastern Rain”
  • Joni Mitchell, Court and Spark

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Wall of Voodoo, Call of the West
  • Birchville Cat Motel, Beautiful Speck Triumph (disc 2)
  • Michael Yonkers Band, Microminiature Love
  • Wall of Voodoo, Call of the West
  • Joni Mitchell, Blue

Monday, July 24, 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017

Birchville Cat Motel, Beautiful Speck Triumph
  • Birchville Cat Motel, Beautiful Speck Triumph (disc 1)
  • Delta 5, Singles & Sessions 1979–81
  • Todd Rundgren, Something/Anything? (disc 2)

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Sandy Bull, Fantasias for Guitar and Banjo
  • Fushitsusha, Fushitsusha (PSFD 3/4) (disc 1)
  • Fushitsusha, Fushitsusha (PSFD 15/16) (disc 2)
  • Sandy Bull, Inventions
  • Sandy Bull, Fantasias for Guitar and Banjo
  • Geri Allen, Open on All Sides — In the Middle
  • Nicholas Krgovich, On Cahuenga
  • The Screaming Blue Messiahs, Good and Gone
  • Todd Rundgren, Something/Anything? (disc 1)

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Nicholas Krgovich, On Sunset
  • Merzbow, Enclosure Libido Economy (Merzbox, disc 24)
  • Pharoah Sanders, Izipho Zam (My Gifts)
  • Sun Ra, The Futuristic Sounds of Sun Ra
  • Henry Threadgill’s Ensemble Double Up, Old Locks and Irregular Verbs
  • Arnold Dreyblatt, Nodal Excitation
  • Arnold Dreyblatt, Animal Magnetism
  • Horse Lords, Interventions
  • Fushitsusha, The Caution Appears
  • Melvins, Stoner Witch
  • Michael Yonkers Band, Microminiature Love
  • The Chills, Kaleidoscope World
  • XTC, English Settlement
  • Nicholas Krgovich, On Sunset
  • Joni Mitchell, Ladies of the Canyon
  • Todd Rundgren, A Wizard, a True Star

Friday, July 21, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Robyn Hitchcock, Eye
  • Su Tissue, Salon de Musique
  • Sun Ra, Sunrise in Different Dimensions
  • Horse Lords, Hidden Cities
  • Robyn Hitchcock, Eye

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Sun Ra, The Solar-Myth Approach
  • Giusto Pio, Motore Immobile
  • Sun Ra, The Solar-Myth Approach (disc 2)
  • Bill Orcutt, A History of Every One
  • Wolf Eyes, Undertow
  • Nicholas Krgovich, On Cahuenga
  • Lorde, Melodrama
  • Joni Mitchell, Ladies of the Canyon

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Michael Yonkers Band, Microminiature Love
  • Yoko Ono, Fly (disc 1)
  • Melvins, Stoner Witch
  • Michael Yonkers Band, Microminiature Love
  • Shuggie Otis, Inspiration Information
  • The Screaming Blue Messiahs, Good and Gone

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Arnold Dreyblatt, Nodal Excitation
  • John Fahey, The Great San Bernardino Birthday Party and Other Excursions
  • Arnold Dreyblatt, Nodal Excitation
  • Horse Lords, Interventions
  • Haerts, Power/Land + “No Love for the Wild” + “Your Love”

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Harry Partch, Delusion of the Fury
  • Ensemble Jong Nong Ak Ohô, Coree: Musique Instrumentale de la Tradition Classique (Ocora)
  • Harry Partch, Delusion of the Fury
  • Gary Burton, Dreams So Real: Music of Carla Bley
  • Alice Coltrane, Ptah, the El Daoud
  • Herbie Hancock, Maiden Voyage
  • Windy & Carl, Introspection (Singles & Rarities 1993–2000) (disc 2)

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Alice Coltrane, Transfiguration
  • Alice Coltrane, Transfiguration (disc 1)
  • Afflicted Man, I’m Off Me ’ead
  • Yoko Ono, Approximately Infinite Universe (disc 1)
  • Joni Mitchell, Ladies of the Canyon
  • Haerts, Haerts
  • Lorde, Melodrama

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Joni Mitchell, Ladies of the Canyon
  • Horse Lords, Hidden Cities
  • Stump, A Fierce Pancake
  • Afflicted Man, Get Stoned Ezy
  • David Bowie, Station to Station
  • Nicholas Krgovich, On Cahuenga
  • Shuggie Otis, Inspiration Information
  • Joni Mitchell, Ladies of the Canyon
  • Joni Mitchell, Court and Spark

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Stump, Mud on a Colon
  • Terry Riley, Descending Moonshine Dervishes
  • John Fahey, Days Have Gone By
  • Clifford Jordan, In the World
  • Stump, Mud on a Colon
  • 7 Seconds, Walk Together, Rock Together
  • Afflicted Man, The Afflicted Man’s Musical Bag
  • Michael Yonkers Band, Microminiature Love
  • Joni Mitchell, The Hissing of Summer Lawns
  • Joni Mitchell, Blue

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Lorde, Melodrama
  • John Fahey, Requia
  • Alice Coltrane, World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda
  • Alice Coltrane, Radha-Krsna Nama Sankirtana
  • Alice Coltrane, World Galaxy
  • Alice Coltrane, Universal Consciousness
  • Alice Coltrane, A Monastic Trio
  • Melvins, Stoner Witch
  • The Screaming Blue Messiahs, Bikini Red
  • The Screaming Blue Messiahs, Good and Gone
  • Lorde, Melodrama
  • Haerts, Haerts

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Horse Lords, Interventions
  • Longing for the Past: The 78 RPM Era in Southeast Asia (disc 1)
  • Cecil Taylor, Mixed
  • Arnold Dreyblatt, The Adding Machine
  • Horse Lords, Interventions
  • Stump, Post Pancake

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Shuggie Otis, Inspiration Information
  • Sun Ra, On Jupiter
  • Horse Lords, Hidden Cities
  • Lou Reed, The Blue Mask
  • Nicholas Krgovich, On Cahuenga
  • Shuggie Otis, Inspiration Information
  • Joni Mitchell, Ladies of the Canyon

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Sunday, July 9, 2017

The Necks, Aether
  • The Necks, Aether
  • Wolf Eyes, Undertow
  • Melvins, Stoner Witch
  • 75 Dollar Bill, Wood/Metal/Plastic/Pattern/Rhythm/Rock
  • Stump, Mud on a Colon
  • Stump, Quirk Out
  • 7 Seconds, Walk Together, Rock Together
  • The Screaming Blue Messiahs, Good and Gone
  • Broken Social Scene, You Forgot It in People
  • Anthology of American Folk Music (disc 2)

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Haerts, Haerts
  • Terry Riley, Persian Surgery Dervishes (disc 2)
  • Muhal Richard Abrams, 1–OQA+19
  • Archie Shepp, In Europe: The New York Contemporary Five
  • Joni Mitchell, Court and Spark
  • Haerts, Haerts

Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Nicholas Krgovich, On Cahuenga
  • George Gurdjieff & Thomas de Hartmann, The Music of Gurdjieff/de Hartmann (disc 3)
  • François Bayle, Erosphère
  • Pierre Schaeffer & Pierre Henry, “Symphonie pour un homme seul”
  • Hijokaidan, Shumatsu-Shorijo
  • Throbbing Gristle, Second Annual Report
  • KTL, KTL 2
  • Tim Daisy, Autotelic
  • Luc Houtkamp, Live in Genève & Luzern 1994
  • Herbie Hancock, Maiden Voyage
  • Brand X, Unorthodox Behavior
  • Horse Lords, Hidden Cities
  • Nicholas Krgovich, On Cahuenga
  • Lorde, Melodrama
  • Shuggie Otis, Inspiration Information
  • Dr. Feelgood, Malpractice
  • Stump, A Fierce Pancake
  • Tom Lehrer, More of Tom Lehrer

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Johnny Dyani, Song for Biko
  • Pierre Henry, “Le Voyage”
  • Evan Parker, Chicago Solo
  • Sun Ra, The Solar-Myth Approach (disc 1)
  • David S. Ware, Onecept
  • Joe Morris & Luther Gray, Creatures
  • Joe Morris, Age of Everything
  • Johnny Dyani, Song for Biko
  • Horse Lords, Interventions
  • 75 Dollar Bill, Wood/Metal/Plastic/Pattern/Rhythm/Rock
  • Whitehouse, Birthdeath Experience
  • Cellular Chaos, Diamond Teeth Clenched
  • Nausea, The Punk Terrorist Anthology Vol. 1
  • 7 Seconds, Walk Together, Rock Together
  • Stump, Mud on a Colon
  • The Magnetic Fields, 50 Song Memoir (disc 1)
  • Tom Lehrer, Songs of Tom Lehrer
  • Joni Mitchell, Court and Spark
  • Anthology of American Folk Music (disc 2)

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The Screaming Blue Messiahs, Good and Gone
  • Michael Yonkers Band, Microminiature Love
  • The Screaming Blue Messiahs, Good and Gone
  • Stump, Quirk Out
  • The Magnetic Fields, 69 Love Songs (disc 1)
  • The Magnetic Fields, 50 Song Memoir (disc 5)
  • Stereolab, Aluminum Tunes (disc 2)
  • Broken Social Scene, You Forgot It in People
  • Haerts, Power/Land + “Your Love” + “No Love for the Wild”
  • Trax Records: The 20th Anniversary Collection (disc 2)

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The Screaming Blue Messiahs, Totally Religious
  • Ornette Coleman, Sound Museum: Three Women
  • Joe Morris, Racket Club
  • The Red Crayola with Art & Language, Kangaroo?
  • Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, The Good Son
  • The Screaming Blue Messiahs, Gun-Shy
  • The Screaming Blue Messiahs, Totally Religious
  • 7 Seconds, The Crew

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

Horse Lords, Hidden Cities
  • Horse Lords, Hidden Cities
  • Limp Wrist, Thee Official Limp Wrist Discography
  • Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Abattoir Blues
  • Morrissey, Bona Drag

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Sunday, July 2, 2017

7 Seconds, Walk Together, Rock Together
  • The Red Crayola with Art & Language, Kangaroo?
  • 7 Seconds, Walk Together, Rock Together

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Muddy Waters, At Newport 1960
  • Stump, Quirk Out
  • Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!
  • The Screaming Blue Messiahs, Bikini Red
  • Muddy Waters, At Newport 1960

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

Sun Ra, The Solar-Myth Approach
  • Tim Daisy, Autotelic
  • Sun Ra, The Solar-Myth Approach (disc 1)
  • Joni Mitchell, Court and Spark
  • Trax Records: The 20th Anniversary Collection (disc 1)