Akio Suzuki | Resonant Spaces901 Editions (CD) Akio Suzuki is known for being one of the most interesting sound performing artists to date. His approach to site specific performance and careful study of space acoustics based on experience and perception turns every concert into a unique experience which is, of course, hard to document and […]

This month, as Spring starts to slowly set, and my garden can use a re-tilling to kickstart the season, these half dozen recordings remind me of an aura of renewal, and they each bring with them of stirring of challenging the senses. These diverse takes on contemporary composition, et al, come from several foreign places […]

John Butcher | Made to Measure self-released (DL) This late Summer release sizes up for multiple reasons. Made to Measure is self-released and name your price via Bandcamp comes the latest from London’s sax improvisor John Butcher. This is a short collection of a half dozen works (1998 – 2017) that were composed for particular […]

In this latest composition by Okkyung Lee the Korean artist (and prolific collaborator) has brought together six additional players including John Butcher on sax, Lasse Marhaug behind electronics and of course Lee, herself, on cello. Cheol-Kkot-Sae (Steel.Flower.Bird) out now on Tzadik (CD/DL) is anything but flighty. This is a live recording from 2016 from the […]