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Happy birthday, Marc Ribot

The man whose guitar sound helped to define my favorite Tom Waits album, 1985’s, Rain Dogs. His Latin influenced, choppy, off kilter style, was the perfect accompaniment for Waits’ musical carnival. 84 more words

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BERANGERE MAXIMIN-DANGEROUS ORBITS.

BERANGERE MAXIMIN-DANGEROUS ORBITS.

Crammed Discs’ Made To Measure series began back in 1983. For the next twelve years, a total of thirty-five albums were released. They’ve been described as the musical equivalent of a collection of art books. 2,027 more words

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John Zorn's Book of Angels - Reviewed

John Zorn wrote 300 compositions for the second Masada book, and rather than reform the already broken up Masada band he decided to give his songs to other artists and allow them to interpret the music. 1,523 more words

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New release - John Zorn: Simulacrum

Tzadik Records (www.tzadik.com):

The most extreme organ trio ever, Simulacrum is yet another wild new direction from Downtown Alchemist John Zorn, who continues to explore new worlds and new ensembles into his sixth decade. 85 more words

Julia Wolfe Wins Pulitzer Prize in Music

Julia Wolfe has won the Pulitzer Prize in Music for her composition “Anthracite Fields.”

Finalists were “Xiaoxiang,” by Lei Lang, and “The Aristos,” by John Zorn.

Torture Garden

Sorry I know a post is long overdue but again I have just been busy with work. I’m thinking from now on instead of trying to post daily  I’m only going to post when I have the time to do so. 124 more words

Bill Laswell & Milford Graves Join Forces For Collaborative LP on TUM Records: Space / Time • Redemption | Music News

Bill Laswell & Milford Graves Join Forces For Collaborative LP on TUM Records: Space / Time • Redemption | Music News

by Erik Otis

February 26th of this year was the first official release date between legends… 519 more words

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