Saturday, December 7, 2019

Saturday, December 7, 2019

  • Éliane Radigue, Trilogie de la Mort (discs 1–3)
  • Merzbow, Venereology
  • Fushitsusha, Purple Trap (disc 1)
  • Zeni Geva, 10,000 Light Years
  • Philip Glass, Akhnaten (disc 1)

Friday, December 6, 2019

Friday, December 6, 2019

Randy Newman, Live
  • Duke Ellington, Such Sweet Thunder
  • Ella Fitzgerald, Sings the Cole Porter Songbook (disc 2)
  • Randy Newman, Live
  • Native North America (Vol. 1): Aboriginal Folk, Rock, and Country 1966-1985 (Light in the Attic) (disc 2)

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Thursday, December 5, 2019

  • Kevin Drumm, December in the Upper Nineties
  • Kevin Drumm, April
  • Merzbow / Genesis P-Orridge, A Perfect Pain
  • Keiji Haino / Oren Ambarchi / Jim O’Rourke, In the Past Only Geniuses Were Capable of Staging the Perfect Crime…
  • Native North America (Vol. 1): Aboriginal Folk, Rock, and Country 1966-1985 (Light in the Attic) (disc 1)
  • Tom Waits, The Asylum Years
  • Tom Waits, Closing Time
  • Leon Russell, Leon Russell and the Shelter People
  • Leon Russell, Leon Russell
  • Ella Fitzgerald, Sings the Cole Porter Songbook (disc 1)
  • Big Bill Broonzy, Trouble in Mind

November 2019 reading & viewing

Alicia Barber, Reno's Big Gamble: Image and Reputation in the Biggest Little City

fiction:

  • Theodore Sturgeon, E Pluribus Unicorn
  • Robert Silverberg, The Second Trip *

visual:

  • Sol Lewitt, Four Basic Kinds of Line and Color

nonfiction:

  • Jenny Odell: How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy
  • Alicia Barber, Reno’s Big Gamble: Image and Reputation in the Biggest Little City
  • Alex Espinoza, Cruising: An Intimate History of a Radical Pastime

movies:

  • Parasite (Bong Joon-ho, 2019)
  • The Women (George Cukor, 1939)

* = re-read

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Jeb Bishop, 98 Duets
  • Merzbow, Metalvelodrome (disc 4)
  • Merzbow, Pulse Demon
  • Michael Morley, We Are Here Because of You (disc 3)
  • Philip Glass, Akhnaten (disc 2)
  • Grachan Moncur III, Evolution
  • Jeb Bishop, 98 Duets
  • Jandek, Raining Down Diamonds
  • Fugazi, Margin Walker
  • Pussy Galore, Corpse Love
  • Lou Reed, The Blue Mask
  • The Modern Lovers, The Modern Lovers

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Edith Frost, Calling Over Time
  • Philip Glass, Akhnaten (disc 1)
  • Edith Frost, Calling Over Time
  • Tom Waits, Closing Time
  • Lou Reed, Berlin
  • Fugazi, Repeater

Monday, December 2, 2019

Monday, December 2, 2019

Butthole Surfers, Hairway to Steven
  • Butthole Surfers, Hairway to Steven
  • Pussy Galore, Dial M for Motherfucker

Saturday, November 30, 2019

November 27–30, 2019

Chrome, Alien Soundtracks
  • Chrome, Alien Soundtracks
  • Neil Young, Sleeps with Angels

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Tom Waits, Closing Time
  • Max Richter, Sleep (disc 5)
  • Philip Glass, Satyagraha (disc 1)
  • Merzbow, Pulse Demon
  • Tom Waits, Closing Time
  • Leon Russell, Leon Russell and the Shelter People

Monday, November 25, 2019

Monday, November 25, 2019

Philip Glass, Akhnaten
  • Max Richter, Sleep (disc 4)
  • Philip Glass, Akhnaten (disc 2)
  • Philip Glass, Songs and Poems for Solo Cello (Wendy Sutter, cello)
  • Philip Glass, Koyaanisqatsi
  • Grachan Moncur III, Evolution
  • Fred Frith, Live in Japan
  • Merzbow, Metalvelodrome (disc 1)
  • The Nihilist Spasm Band, No Record
  • Leon Redbone, On the Track

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Tomeka Reid, Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists
  • Philip Glass, Akhnaten (disc 1)
  • Pan Sonic, Kesto (disc 2)
  • Merzbow, Merzphysics (disc 10)
  • Lesli Dalaba, Timelines
  • Billy Harper, Black Saint
  • DEK Trio, Burning Below Zero
  • Tomeka Reid, Hairy Who & the Chicago Imagists
  • Dome, Dome
  • The Legendary Pink Dots, Golden Age
  • Tom Waits, Bone Machine

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Kevin Drumm, Crazy
  • Michael Morley, We Are Here Because of You (disc 2)
  • Kevin Drumm, Crazy
  • Merzbow, Merzphysics (disc 9)
  • Neil Young, Sleeps with Angels

Friday, November 22, 2019

Friday, November 22, 2019

Illusion of Safety, Probe
  • Tom Carter, Lilypad 09 October 2010
  • Michael Morley, We Are Here Because of You (disc 1)
  • Illusion of Safety, Probe
  • Jürg Frey & Radu Malfatti, II (disc 1)
  • Grachan Moncur III, Evolution

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Thursday, November 21, 2019

The Legendary Pink Dots, Golden Age
  • Pan Sonic, Kesto (disc 2)
  • Merzbow, Pulse Demon
  • New York Contemporary Five, Consequences
  • Billy Harper, Black Saint
  • The Legendary Pink Dots, Golden Age
  • Wire, 154

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Jim O'Rourke, Loren Connors, In Bern
  • Loren Connors & Jim O'Rourke, In Bern
  • Merzbow, Crocidura Dsi Nezumi (Merzbox, disc 30)
  • Merzbow, Venereology

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Grachan Moncur III, Evolution
  • Pan Sonic, Kesto (disc 1)
  • Grachan Moncur III, Evolution
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, Lonely Woman
  • Ginger Baker Trio, Going Back Home

Monday, November 18, 2019

Monday, November 18, 2019

Sonny Simmons, Staying on the Watch
  • Merzbow, Pulse Demon
  • Masonna, Sonic Devil
  • Sonny Simmons, Staying on the Watch
  • Jimmy Giuffre, Thesis
  • Jimmy Giuffre, Hollywood & Newport 1957–1958
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, Pyramid

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Billy Harper, Black Saint
  • Loren Connors & Jim O’Rourke, Two Nice Catholic Boys
  • Billy Harper, Black Saint
  • Eric Dolphy, Outward Bound
  • Chrome, Half Machine from the Sun
  • The Legendary Pink Dots, The Golden Age
  • Wire, A Bell Is a Cup Until It Is Struck

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Chrome, Half Machine Lip Moves
  • Pan Sonic, Kesto (disc 2)
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, Lonely Woman
  • Sonny Rollins, Complete Live at the Village Gate 1962 (disc 5)
  • Cream, Wheels of Fire (disc 2)
  • Chrome, Half Machine Lip Moves

Friday, November 15, 2019

Friday, November 15, 2019

Reinier van Houdt, Bruno Duplant, Lettres et Replis
  • Max Richter, Sleep (disc 3)
  • Reinier van Houdt & Bruno Duplant, Lettres et Replis
  • Bill Dixon, Son of Sisyphus
  • Eric Dolphy, Outward Bound
  • Jaimie Branch, Fly or Die II: Bird Dogs of Paradise
  • Merzbow, Vratya Southwards (Merzbox, disc 25)
  • Masonna, Sonic Devil
  • Chrome, Half Machine from the Sun

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Merzbow, Venereology
  • Tom Carter & Pat Murano, Tom Carter/Pat Murano
  • Merzbow, Fission Dialogue (Merzbox, disc 28)
  • Merzbow, Venereology
  • Masonna, Shinsen Na Clitoris
  • Chrome, Alien Soundtracks
  • The Legendary Pink Dots, Angel in the Detail

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Merzbow, Pulse Demon
  • Merzbow, Pulse Demon
  • Pan Sonic, Kesto (disc 1)
  • Wadada Leo Smith, The Great Lakes Suite (disc 2)
  • Wadada Leo Smith, America’s National Parks (disc 1)

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Steve Lacy, Daniel Humair, Anthony Cox, Work
  • Masonna, Sonic Devil
  • Pan Sonic, Kesto (disc 2)
  • Wadada Leo Smith, America’s National Parks (disc 2)
  • Steve Lacy / Daniel Humair / Anthony Cox, Work
  • News from Babel, Sirens and Silences / Work Resumed on the Tower
  • Qat, Coffee & Qambus: Raw 45s from Yemen (Dust to Digital)

Monday, November 11, 2019

Monday, November 11, 2019

Wadada Leo Smith, Solo: Reflections and Meditations on Monk
  • Wadada Leo Smith, Solo: Reflections and Meditations on Monk
  • Clifford Brown & Max Roach, Alone Together: The Best of the Mercury Years (disc 1)
  • Eric Dolphy, Outward Bound
  • Jaimie Branch, Fly or Die II: Bird Dogs of Paradise
  • Chrome, Half Machine from the Sun
  • The Legendary Pink Dots, Angel in the Detail

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Incapacitants, Quietus
  • Merzbow, Storage (Merzbox, disc 27)
  • Incapacitants, Quietus
  • Pan Sonic, Kesto (disc 1)
  • The Legendary Pink Dots, The Golden Age
  • Qat, Coffee & Qambus: Raw 45s from Yemen (Dust to Digital)

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Marilyn Crispell, Gerry Hemingway, Affinities
  • Kevin Drumm, Bolero Muter
  • Merzbow, Hybrid Noisebloom
  • Marilyn Crispell & Gerry Hemingway, Affinities
  • Audio One, What Thomas Bernhard Saw
  • Chrome, Half Machine from the Sun
  • Emitt Rhodes, Emitt Rhodes

Friday, November 8, 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019

Masonna, Sonic Devil
  • Masonna, Sonic Devil
  • Wadada Leo Smith, America’s National Parks (disc 2)
  • Clifford Brown & Max Roach, Alone Together: The Best of the Mercury Years (disc 1)
  • Steve Lacy / Daniel Humair / Anthony Cox, Work
  • Jaimie Branch, Fly or Die II: Bird Dogs of Paradise
  • News from Babel, Sirens and Silences / Work Resumed on the Tower
  • The Legendary Pink Dots, Angel in the Detail
  • Public Image Ltd., Commercial Zone
  • The B-52’s, Wild Planet

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Philip Corner, On Tape from the Judson Years
  • Kevin Drumm, Minutiaed
  • Bernhard Günter, Brown, Blue, Brown on Blue (For Mark Rothko)
  • Philip Corner, On Tape from the Judson Years

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Qat, Coffee & Qambus: Raw 45s from Yemen
  • Qat, Coffee & Qambus: Raw 45s from Yemen (Dust to Digital)
  • Phillip Wilson, Esoteric
  • The Legendary Pink Dots, Golden Age
  • R.E.M., Monster

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Lee Ranaldo, Ambient Loop for Vancouver
  • Max Richter, Sleep (disc 2)
  • Lee Ranaldo, Ambient Loop for Vancouver
  • Ashley Walters, Sweet Anxiety
  • Illusion of Safety, The False Mirror 7″
  • Illusion of Safety, Historical
  • Merzbow, Metalvelodrome (disc 2)
  • Wadada Leo Smith, America’s National Parks (disc 2)
  • Wadada Leo Smith, The Great Lakes Suite (disc 2)
  • Burkhard Stangl & Christof Kurzmann, schnee_live
  • Mimi & Richard Fariña, The Best of Mimi & Richard Fariña

Monday, November 4, 2019

Monday, November 4, 2019

Mimir, Mimir
  • Mimir, Mimir (1999)
  • Bill Dixon, Berlin Abbozzi
  • Wadada Leo Smith, America’s National Parks (disc 1)
  • Eric Dolphy, Outward Bound
  • Clifford Brown & Max Roach, Alone Together: The Best of the Mercury Years (disc 1)
  • Steve Lacy / Daniel Humair / Anthony Cox, Work
  • Jaimie Branch, Fly or Die II: Bird Dogs of Paradise
  • Ginger Baker Trio, Going Back Home
  • News from Babel, Sirens and Silences / Work Resumed on the Tower
  • Chrome, Half Machine Lip Moves

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Christof Kurzmann, Burkhard Stangl, Neuschnee
  • Bill Dixon, Thoughts
  • Christof Kurzmann & Burkhard Stangl, Neuschnee
  • Jandek, Maze of the Phantom (disc 2)
  • Sun City Girls, Dawn of the Devi
  • Chrome, Alien Soundtracks
  • News from Babel, Sirens and Silences / Work Resumed on the Tower
  • The Legendary Pink Dots, Angel in the Detail

October 2019 reading

Thomas M. Disch, Fundamental Disch

fiction:

  • Harlan Ellison, Gentleman Junkie and Other Stories of the Hung-Up Generation
  • Thomas Disch, Fundamental Disch *
  • Robert Silverberg, The Book of Skulls *

visual:

  • Johnny Ryan, Prison Pit Vol. 6

nonfiction:

  • Keith Heyer Meldahl, Rough-Hewn Land: A Geologic Journey from California to the Rocky Mountains
  • (mIEKAL aND, ed.), Hold On To Your Hat: Interviews with Bern Porter

* = re-read

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Terry Fox, Berlino / Rallentando
  • Terry Fox, Berlino / Rallentando
  • Masami Akita, Wattle
  • Bill Dixon, Son of Sisyphus
  • Wadada Leo Smith, The Great Lakes Suite (disc 2)
  • Wadada Leo Smith, Solo: Reflections and Meditations on Monk
  • Clifford Brown & Max Roach, Clifford Brown * Max Roach
  • Jandek, Maze of the Phantom (disc 1)
  • Chrome, The Chronicles I + II
  • Mimi & Richard Fariña, The Best of Mimi & Richard Fariña

Friday, November 1, 2019

Friday, November 1, 2019

Jaimie Branch, Fly or Die II: Bird Dogs of Paradise
  • Steve Lacy / Daniel Humair / Anthony Cox, Work
  • Ginger Baker Trio, Going Back Home
  • Jaimie Branch, Fly or Die II: Bird Dogs of Paradise
  • Smegma, Morass
  • Public Image Ltd., Commercial Zone
  • Guitars of the Golden Triangle: Folk and Pop Music of Myanmar (Burma), Vol. 2 (Sublime Frequencies)

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Chamber Music: Alvin Lucier and Morton Feldman
  • Chamber Music: Alvin Lucier & Morton Feldman (Important)
  • Tony Conrad, Ten Years Alive on the Infinite Plain (disc 1)
  • Merzbow, Tauromachine
  • Miles Davis, Big Fun (disc 1)
  • Tal National, Tantabara

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Tony Bevan, Jeb Bishop, John Edwards, Michael Zerang, Nham
  • Tony Bevan / Jeb Bishop / John Edwards / Michael Zerang, Nham
  • Wadada Leo Smith, The Great Lakes Suite (disc 2)
  • Jandek, Modern Dances
  • Chrome, Alien Soundtracks
  • Naked Raygun, Throb Throb
  • Mimi & Richard Fariña, The Best of Mimi & Richard Fariña

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Merzbow, Dolphin Sonar
  • Merzbow, Dolphin Sonar
  • Masami Akita, Wattle
  • Wadada Leo Smith, The Great Lakes Suite (disc 1)
  • Ginger Baker Trio, Going Back Home
  • Coil, The Ape of Naples
  • Chris & Cosey, Songs of Love & Lust
  • Devo, New Traditionalists
  • Guitars of the Golden Triangle: Folk and Pop Music of Myanmar (Burma), Vol. 2 (Sublime Frequencies)

Monday, October 28, 2019

Monday, October 28, 2019

Terry Fox, Berlino / Rallentando
  • Terry Fox, Berlino / Rallentando
  • Davey Williams, “Firing Up the Old Sikorsky” / “Requiem for Bosnia” 7″
  • Bill Dixon, Son of Sisyphus
  • Steve Lacy / Daniel Humair / Anthony Cox, Work
  • Mimir, Mimir (1999)
  • Carter Tutti Void, Triumvirate
  • Smegma, Morass
  • Christof Kurzmann & Burkhard Stangl, Neuschnee
  • The Magic I.D., Till My Breath Gives Out
  • News from Babel, Letters Home
  • Tal National, Tantabara
  • Qat, Coffee & Qambus: Raw 45s from Yemen (Dust to Digital)

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Mazen Kerbaj, Birgit Ulher, Sharif Sehnaoui, 3 : 1
  • Mazen Kerbaj / Birgit Ulher / Sharif Sehnaoui, 3 : 1
  • Marzette Watts, The Marzette Watts Ensemble
  • News from Babel, Sirens and Silences / Work Resumed on the Tower
  • Public Image Ltd., Commercial Zone
  • The B-52’s, Wild Planet
  • Sleater-Kinney, The Center Won’t Hold
  • Selena Gomez, “Lose You to Love Me” / “Look at Her Now”

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Wadada Leo Smith, Rosa Parks: Pure Love.
  • Kevin Drumm, DiZZY
  • Wadada Leo Smith, Rosa Parks: Pure Love
  • Pauline Oliveros / Roscoe Mitchell / John Tilbury / Wadada Leo Smith, Nessuno
  • Wadada Leo Smith & Hamid Drake, Live at Empty Bottle Chicago 2001
  • Jandek, One Foot in the North
  • Radiohead, OK Computer
  • Devo, New Traditionalists
  • Guitars of the Golden Triangle: Folk and Pop Music of Myanmar (Burma), Vol. 2 (Sublime Frequencies)

Friday, October 25, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019

Masami Akita, Wattle
  • Masami Akita, Wattle
  • Tim Daisy, Autotelic
  • Mimir, Mimyriad
  • The Magic I.D., Till My Breath Gives Out
  • Jandek, Somebody in the Snow
  • The Legendary Pink Dots, Angel in the Detail
  • Tal National, Tantabara

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Public Image Ltd., Commercial Zone
  • Keith Rowe / Thomas Lehn / Marcus Schmickler, Rabbit Run
  • Davey Williams, “Firing Up the Old Sikorsky” / “Requiem for Bosnia” 7″
  • “Baby Face” Willette, Face to Face
  • Jandek, White Box Requiem
  • Jandek, Your Turn to Fall
  • Jandek, Staring at the Cellophane
  • Jandek, Chair Beside a Window
  • Jandek, Six and Six
  • Public Image Ltd., Commercial Zone
  • Sleater-Kinney, The Center Won’t Hold
  • Gregory Isaacs, Best of Gregory Isaacs Volume Two
  • Selena Gomez, “Look at Her Now”
  • Selena Gomez, “Lose You to Love Me”

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Ginger Baker, Going Back Home
  • Adam Sonderberg, Say No
  • Morton Feldman, Morton Feldman Piano (Philip Thomas, piano) (disc 5)
  • Melaine Dalibert, Cheminant
  • Luc Houtkamp, The Art of Erasure
  • Archie Shepp, A Sea of Faces
  • Ginger Baker, Going Back Home
  • Tom Carter & Ryley Walker, Sliders
  • Mimi & Richard Fariña, The Best of Mimi & Richard Fariña
  • Radiohead, OK Computer
  • Public Image Ltd., Compact Disc
  • Guitars of the Golden Triangle: Folk and Pop Music of Myanmar (Burma), Vol. 2 (Sublime Frequencies)

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Yusef Lateef, Eastern Sounds
  • Roland Kayn, A Little Electronic Milky Way of Sound (disc 16)
  • Morton Feldman, Morton Feldman Piano (Philip Thomas, piano) (disc 4)
  • Yusef Lateef, Eastern Sounds
  • Sun City Girls, Dawn of the Devi
  • Tom Carter, Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way
  • Tal National, Tantabara
  • Talking Heads, Fear of Music

Monday, October 21, 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019

Radu Malfatti, Cafe Oto 1
  • Shira Legmann & Michael Pisaro, Barricades
  • Roland Kayn, A Little Electronic Milky Way of Sound (disc 15)
  • Radu Malfatti, Cafe Oto 1
  • Masami Akita, Wattle
  • Keith Fullerton Whitman, Generatorss (disc 3)
  • Ustad Bismillah Khan & Party, Shehnai Recital
  • Bill Evans, Interplay
  • The Magic I.D., Till My Breath Gives Out
  • Gregory Isaacs, Best of Gregory Isaacs Volume Two

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Nate Wooley, (Dance to) The Early Music
  • Nate Wooley, (Dance to) The Early Music
  • Don Cherry, Live at Café Montmartre 1966 (disc 3)
  • Kirk Knuffke, Little Cross
  • Sleater-Kinney, The Center Won’t Hold
  • Radiohead, OK Computer
  • Devo, New Traditionalists

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Tal National, Tantabara
  • Organum, Feldzug / Stumpf 7″
  • Organum, Vacant Lights
  • Michael Morley, The Lake
  • Sun Ra, Monorails and Satellites (disc 2)
  • Tal National, Tantabara
  • Tom Tom Club, Tom Tom Club

Friday, October 18, 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019

Christof Kurzmann, Burkhard Stangl, schnee_live
  • 18 Arickara Songs (Indian Records)
  • Christof Kurzmann & Burkhard Stangl, schnee_live
  • Christof Kurzmann & Burkhand Stangl, Neuschnee
  • The Magic I.D., Till My Breath Gives Out
  • Smog, Julius Caesar
  • Daniel Johnston, Songs of Pain
  • Public Image Ltd., The Flowers of Romance
  • Public Image Ltd., Second Edition
  • Gregory Isaacs, Best of Gregory Isaacs Volume Two

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Smegma, Morass
  • Morton Feldman, Morton Feldman Piano (Philip Thomas, piano) (disc 1)
  • Sun Ra, Monorails and Satellites (disc 1)
  • Smegma, Morass
  • Killdozer, Little Baby Buntin’
  • Public Image Ltd., First Issue
  • Public Image Ltd., Compact Disc
  • The Jesus & Mary Chain, Psychocandy
  • Devo, New Traditionalists
  • The Velvet Underground, Loaded
  • Radiohead, OK Computer