Monthly Archives: December 2019

Anthony Braxton – Four Compositions (Quartet) 1983
Anthony Braxton Quartet – Birmingham (1985)
Anthony Braxton ‎– Sextet (Piacenza) 2007
Anthony Braxton – Echo Echo Mirror House (NYC)
Dan McCarthy – Epoch
Maryanne Amacher – Sound Characters
Fred Frith & Arte Quartett – The Big Picture
Loscil – Lifelike
Philip Glass – Annunciation
Henry Cow – the Road, Vol. 9 Late
David Chaim Smith, Bill Laswell, John Zorn – The Dream Membrane
John Zorn ‎– Transmigration Of The Magus
Rajna Swaminathan – Of Agency and Abstraction (Miles Okazaki, gtr)
Kali Malone – Spectacle of Ritual
Kali Malone – The Sacrificial Code
Ensemble Ambrosius – The Zappa Album
Evan Parker/ Phil Wachsmann/ Teppo Hauta-Aho – the Needles
Jon Gibson – Relative Calm
Keith Jarrett/Lou Harrison – Symphony No. 2
We’re Running Out of West – A Narrominded Compilation
Frank Zappa – The Hot Rats Sessions
Michael Formanek – Am I Bothering You
Michael Formanek – Mirage
Derek Bailey – Improvisation
Matthew Shipp Trio + Nicole Mitchell – All Things Are
Daniel Carter, William Parker, Matthew Shipp – Seraphic Light (Live at Tufts University)



20180901_173220_20191211205341446I probably listened to more new *classical* music this year than in the past few years…no particular order.

also: things I listened to in 2019

New Music

Anthony Burr & Charles Curtis – Chamber Music_ Alvin Lucier & Morton Feldman
Catherine Lamb – Atmospheres Transparent/Opaque
James Tenney – Changes – 64 Studies for 6 Harps
Michael Jon Fink – Celesta
R. Andrew Lee & Bryan Christian – Each flows into the other
John Luther Adams – Become Desert
Caroline Shaw & Attacca Quartet – Orange
Echo Collective – Jóhann Jóhannsson: 12 Conversations with Thilo Heinzmann
Terry Riley, Amelia Cuni – Lion’s Throne
Kronos Quartet / Terry Riley – Sun Rings
Peter Thoegersen – Three Pieces in Polytempic Polymicrotonality
Frank Zappa – Orchestral Favorites (40th Anv Edition)
Loscil – Equivalents


Tyshawn Sorey and Marilyn Crispell – The Adornment of Time
Matt Mitchell – Phalanx Ambassadors
Kris Davis – Diatom Ribbons
John Abercrombie & Don Thompson – Yesterdays
Harvey Valdes – Solitude Intones Its Echo
Pasquale Grasso – Four Blue Note EPs!


Tangerine Dream – In Search Of Hades- The Virgin Recordings 1973-1979

20160909_142407-croppedNo, this isn’t it…just some video, so I can find it later.

10 minute Zen Meditation Timer
Zazen Sitting Meditation – 20 Minutes
25 Minutes Zen Meditation Timer
30 Minutes Zen Meditation Timer
45 Minute Meditation Timer with Bells Candle and Incense
Zen – Introduction to zen practice, in Japanese – Taigen Shodo Harada Roshi

Zen talks by Brad Warner

Tony Scott – Music for Zen Meditation not the entire album, just one cut. couldn’t resist tossing this in!



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