Since 1988 trombonist Curtis Hasselbring has mixed free jazz and rock in a distinctly NY mix, here in the "New" Mellow Edwards with Chris Speed, Trevor Dunn and John Hollenbeck.
Washington DC's master of drone and proprietor of the Zeromoon record label uses unconventional sound sources to organize walls of sound sources into complex compositions.
Attacking jazz structures with great passion and power while taking on Ives, Satie and Bacharach, this supergroup of sorts sports Veryan Weston, Luc Ex, Ingrid Laubrock, Tony Buck, &c. - incredible!
Konkurrent's 9th release of the "In The Fishtank" series pairs Sonic Youth (less Kim Gordon) with ICP (Instant Composers Pool) and Luc & Terrie of The Ex, recording in the studio while Sonic Youth was in Amsterdam for the 2001 Holland Festival.
Reissue of this '77 release from multi-instrumentalist Berrocal (NWW) and collaborators, mixing jazz, improv, rock'n'roll, punk, no wave, spoken words and industrial sound.
Long-awaited reissue of Lionel Marchetti's classic album of harrowing tape music and organized sound from '99, an amazing amalgamation of shamanic ritual from around the world.
Olga Neuwirth and the ICI Ensemble in two amazing narrative works which she describes as "music for catastrophes", the 2nd drawing on lines from the songs of Frank Zappa.
Multi-instrumentalist improviser Novak, who has worked with Tim Daisy and Tatsuya Nakatani, in an eclectic and complex solo release of colliding genres.
"Slap" and "Tickle" are the names of each of the 2 complex, tempetuous & informed live improvs on this release from power trio Massimo Pupillo, Terrie Ex, & Paal Nilssen-Love.
Instant compositions from Elliot Sharp on guitar and electronics and Italian free improv vocalist Savoldelli, recorded before their live show at The Stone in Sept. 2008.
Fall 2009 issue with articles on Marshall Allen & The Preservation Of Sun Ra's Legacy, Pink Mountain, Mills College, Plus Gordon Allen, Pimmon, Stuart Dempster, and NY Eye & Ear II, &c
Sonic Youth's 16th studio album and return to an indie label adds new member Mark Ibold, presenting 12 informed and compelling songs that show SY still going strong 28 years later.
A shared love of vintage analogue equipment, ear-splitting frequencies and the music of Scott Walker brought Franck Vigroux and Matthew Bourne together.