Friday Five: Jan. 14, 2022

Five new faves: Reiko & Tori Kudo - Tangerine (A Colourful Storm) Tom Lönnqvist - Aria (Mille Plateaux) Steve Roden - Oionos (Room40)Various Artists - Sleeplaboratory3.0 (Whitelabrecs) Lee Yi - Hayví (Midira Records) And from the way-back machine: Hecker - Synopsis Seriation (Editions Mego)

Ambient Mixtape 8

A special episode dedicated to homework - year 5, from taâlem. ellende - breakfast in durban 0.00 aidan baker - a late summer dronesong 7.15 nullkommajosefh | jørgen brønlund quartet - sauerteig (2020) 13.50 modelbau - the impossible man 19.10 michael northam - thegreatwandering(excerpts) 29.32 pollypraha/takeyuki hakozaki - japanese whispers 46.47 strom noir - evening loop #7 50.19 fabio orsi - wandering … Continue reading Ambient Mixtape 8

The Moderns ep. 192

Contemporary music from around the world. Secret of Elements - Aurora (Avondlicht Rework) 0.00 FMS-80 - Esplanade View 4.07 Light Conductor - Splitting Light 10.56 SIFIR - Dead Man 16.16 Zainetica - Stem And Vines 20.23 Ghédalia Tazartès - Trop tard 27.10 ilitch - La danse des neurones 27.40 Droneroom - Negative Libra 32.08 ola nathair - certain problem 1.08.46 John Edwards, N.O. Moore, … Continue reading The Moderns ep. 192

Friday Five: Jan. 7, 2022

Five new faves. Charlie Peacock - Blue For You (Independent)Bruno Sanfilippo - Nowhere (Independent)C.C. Sorensen - Twin Mirror (Full Spectrum Records)Franck Vigroux - Atotal (Aesthetical)Wóma - Drán & Ongaines (HIRU) And one from the archives: Judith Hamann - Shaking Studies / Music for Cello and Humming (Blank Forms)

Cecil Taylor – The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert

Writing in The New York Times in September of 1973, under the reductive heading “Pop,” famed music critic Robert Palmer drew a parallel between the great Cecil Taylor’s return to the stage after a five-year absence and novelist William Burroughs. Both utilized “reiterative motifs,” explained Palmer. In Taylor’s concert recording, we can hear these ideas … Continue reading Cecil Taylor – The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert

The Moderns ep. 191

Contemporary music from around the world. Marie Wilhelmine Anders - Variation II (Untitled) 0.00 Allen Moore, Ishmael Ali, Bill Harris - Russian Scandal 5.52 Yaporigami - Human Nature 8.45 Darren Ryan - Lexical Variation Advance 14.35 The Raz. Rabotka - ElectroSaw 17.38 Polyklinik & Audio Compress - Balance 20.47 Mario Verandi - Modul VII 24.45 Loopatronica - Rainbows Project Pt. 2 30.22 Boris … Continue reading The Moderns ep. 191

Friday Five: Dec. 31, 2021

Five new releases you need to know: Sarah Aristidou & Kaan Bulak - S'Agapo (Feral Note)Lhetargija - Raganas Mācekle (Pharmafabrik)Allen Moore, Ishmael Ali, Bill Harris - Hearsay (Amalgam)The Raz. Rabotka - Zvuki Urala (Faktura)Marie Wilhelmine Anders - She's Leaving (Independent) Plus one, from The Moderns archive: 1921 - In My Veins (Independent) Kevin Press The … Continue reading Friday Five: Dec. 31, 2021

Alt Mixtape 8

Snips - (Intro) Religious Fiction 0.00 Sky is Alright - Indigo Moon 0.53 Unwed Sailor - Palladora 6.23 Magic Castles - Sunburst 11.02 Nadja - Dark Inclusions 14.15 Sylph - In The Morning Light 21.42 Blurry the Explorer - Tulip Grazing 25.24 Crab Dance GIs - Stage Fright 29.35 Bare Wire Son - The Gore 33.18 Public Nature - Find My Baby 38.22 Yammerer - … Continue reading Alt Mixtape 8