Made of Mist

From Portuguese trumpet player Luis Vicente and Portuguese-Catalan percussionist Vasco Trilla, comes Made of Mist, an ethereal and avant-garde project exploring the boundaries of musical composition. Recorded in Lisbon, after performing numerous concerts around Europe together, this album documents the duo at their most artistically bold. Aspiring to create music that flows from textural to spiritually-infused free jazz, … Continue reading Made of Mist

Confluence

The album is based on the 15-year relationship between Ernesto Jodos and Barry Altschul. They met in Buenos Aires through a mutual friend and did several concerts together in 2005. Altschul returned several times to Argentina, and on each trip, there were more concerts, tours, and even a quintet recording (still unreleased). In 2017, after … Continue reading Confluence

Imago

La Disidencia de las Máquinas is a research project on the piano trio setup taking the jazz tradition as a foundation and merging that language with the gestures, timbres, and specific techniques from contemporary music. The title of the album, Imago, refers to the homonymous term in zoology that designates the mature stage of the … Continue reading Imago

Sendero

Argentinian drummer and composer Axel Filip continues his journey as a leader with a fascinating new album. Jazz influences mixed with Argentinian folk music, as well as elements of Afro-American tradition form part of the mix Entitled Sendero it is released on the ears&eyes label on August 20th 2021. Inspired by landscapes from his childhood … Continue reading Sendero

Hermes Slips The Trap

Exploratory digital imprint Pax Aeternum presents the second album from electronic/ambient project Interstitia, Hermes Slips The Trap. Asheville, North Carolina resident Graham Scala is a punk/hardcore musician who plays with Harmonic Cross, Bleach Everything, Collapse Culture, Arepo, USX, Souvenirs Young America, Highness, Forensics, and many other bands also featured on his resume which now spans … Continue reading Hermes Slips The Trap

A Cult That Worships A God Of Death

San Antonio, Texas-based post hardcore trio The Grasshopper Lies Heavy release their A Cult That Worships A God Of Death full-length via Learning Curve Records July 16th 2021. A Cult That Worships A God Of Death weaves post-hardcore, noise rock, and metal, mixed with dark post-rock into a distinct sound. It is a record of … Continue reading A Cult That Worships A God Of Death

Phantasiai

Oakland, California based artist Leila Abdul-Rauf presents her fourth full-length solo album, Phantasiai. Between her work as a member of the groups Vastum, Ionophore, Cardinal Wyrm, Fyrhtu, and many other acts prior, Leila is also known for he solo work which showcases her talents as a multi-instrumentalist. Talking about the new release she says, "In … Continue reading Phantasiai

Shatter Resistant

A fantastic, dynamic release by the duo of multimedia artist Bettina Schroeder on electric ukelele, lap steel and effects and Tony Irving (Cyclone Trio, Ascension) on drums. A fiery and ever shifting collision of ideas and quick thinking, with a sound-world that is parallel to No Wave, whilst being amorphous, fleet of foot and loose … Continue reading Shatter Resistant

Mosaics

Third Ear Band was one of the earliest signings to EMI’s Progressive imprint, Harvest Records. The band was formed in 1968 around a nucleus of GLEN SWEENEY (percussion), PAUL MINNS (Oboe), RICHARD COFF (Violin, Viola) and MEL DAVIS (cello). Third Ear Band were unique in their exploration of exotic baroque music fused with experimental rock. … Continue reading Mosaics