Daniel Kernohan of Verge Music and Spool edited this fascinating book of essays from writers who connect popular music to the avant, obscure, experimental and unusual musics available in the modern age.
Drummer Lucas Nggli rebuilds his Big Zoom band by filling out the rhythm section with bassist Barry Guy, and adding flutist Anne La Berge along with regulars trombonist Wogram and guitarist Schaufelberger.
An unusual sound work, the 3rd in a series made up of tracks of equal length with a different track length for each project, with sonic material made from home-built guitars & a quadrophonic amp setup.
Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.
Jazz composer/conceptualist and saxophonist Anthony Braxton in an 8-CD box set remastering his Black Saint releases, with musicians including Gerry Hemingway, Mark Dresser, Mal Waldron, Max Roach, Guy Klucevek, Marty Ehrlich, &c. &c.