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Episode #3426

New Releases, January 2013

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Thursday, January 31, 2013

It's the most wonderful tiiiiiime of the month: New Releases.  Experience the pick of the piles, and the very best in digital promos on this New Sounds program.  There's new music from finger-style guitarist William Tyler, from his latest record, "Impossible Truth," along with acoustic folk and "systems music" from the English quartet, Spiro.  Also, listen to something from pianist Matthew Shipp, and a dance score from the composer/saxophone player Ken Field.  Plus, new music from Alexander Berne and the Abandoned Orchestra.  And more. 

PROGRAM #3426, New Releases, Jan. 2013 (First aired on 1/31/2013)                                       

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Ryan Rumery

Ivanov Soundtrack

On  Time [1:59]

ryanrumery.bandcamp.com

Spiro

Kaleidophonica

Yellow Noise [4:48]

Real World Records CDRW188
www.realworldrecords.com

Ryan Rumery

Ivanov Soundtrack

Why Party [1:50]
Inner Thought [1:51]
Solace [1:46]

ryanrumery.bandcamp.com

Alexander Berne & the Abandoned Orchestra

Self Referentials

Ruse (Fantastique) [5:32]

Innova 838
www.innova.mu

William Tyler

Impossible Truth

Country of Illusion [8:56]

Merge MRG465
Due out March 19, 2013.
www.mergerecords.com

Mountains

Centralia

Circular C [10:20]

Thrill Jockey Thrill 323
www.thrilljockey.com

Matthew Shipp

Greatest Hits

Cohesion [6:36]

Thirsty Ear THI57205
www.thirstyear.com

Ken Field

Sensorium

Sensorium, excerpt [3:48]

Innova 836
www.innova.mu

Butch Morris

Remembering Butch Morris

Butch Morris, who died this past Tuesday at 65, was a cornetist and conductor, best known for developing a musical vocabulary that he called “Conduction.”  The term meant conducted improvisation, where Butch would shape the music through a series of gestures, and both audience and ensemble could watch the performance unfold as they listened.  It is not the type of musical experience that radio is good at capturing, unfortunately; it really is one of those “you had to be there” things.   But we did give it a try, once, a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…

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