Einstürzende Neubauten Announces New Dates

Those of us holding Einstürzende Neubauten tickets back in 2020 are surely pleased to hear that the German act has announced The Year of the Tiger Tour 2022. This after multiple postponements. From the band's website: "We have decided to perform our postponed Alles in Allem tour this year ... in spite of the difficult … Continue reading Einstürzende Neubauten Announces New Dates

Discussions: Aidan Baker

Aidan Baker is a prolific Toronto-born multi-instrumentalist who calls Berlin home now. We talked about his work, what it says about the world around him and the city he and his partner Leah Buckareff have called home for 12 years. https://www.youtube.com/embed/5fXd1BCrUSo Baker has multiple European dates lined up this spring and summer, including the A … Continue reading Discussions: Aidan Baker

Terry Jennings – Piece for Cello and Saxophone

Terry Jennings' extraordinary 1960 composition Piece for Cello and Saxophone is finally receiving a proper release, thanks to the Los Angeles label Saltern. The work was arranged in just intonation by the great La Monte Young, and performed by cellist Charles Curtis. (Despite its title, the composition does not feature saxophone.) Sometimes referred to as … Continue reading Terry Jennings – Piece for Cello and Saxophone

Philip Jeck has Passed After a Short Illness

We lost another great artist last week. Touch announced today that British artist Philip Jeck has passed. The 69-year-old turntablist and sound artist produced 12 albums and collaborated on several others with Jah Wobble, Jaki Liebezeit and Gavin Bryars. Jeck's first album was released by Jon Wozencroft and Mike Harding's Touch label in 1995. "Jon … Continue reading Philip Jeck has Passed After a Short Illness

Eugene Chadbourne & Quentin Rollet – Recorded Yesterday and on sale Today

A pair of contemporary music giants are re-releasing a long-lost 2003 recording on Mar. 18, previously available only as a CD-R. Just 10 copies were produced of Recorded Yesterday and on sale Today. They were snatched up by attendees at the third Mo-Fo Antifolk Festival in Mains d’Oeuvres, Saint-Ouen. The duo in question is Eugene … Continue reading Eugene Chadbourne & Quentin Rollet – Recorded Yesterday and on sale Today

Biliana Voutchkova Launches New Collaborative Series

Biliana Voutchkova has announced the launch of DUOS2022, a series of collaborative releases and live performances. Relative Pitch Records, Studio Rainer Spehl and Initiative Neue Musik Berlin will support this year's series. I'm starting the year with a good deal of inspiration for this new project," she writes in the notes accompanying The Emerald Figurines. … Continue reading Biliana Voutchkova Launches New Collaborative Series

Unsound Sales to Benefit Ukraine This Week

Poland's Unsound label will donate 100% of its Bandcamp and Shopify sales this week to Salam Lab, a Kraków-based organization working to help Ukrainian refugees. Unsound describes itself as an "amorphous global-minded festival and creative platform." In addition to the label, Unsound produces a multimedia festival that has been hosted in 30 different cities. That … Continue reading Unsound Sales to Benefit Ukraine This Week