Episode #2931

New Releases April 2009

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

It's that time of the month again for our monthly program of new releases. John Schaefer once again picks through the spring flood of CDs that have been sent to his office to find new releases worthy of showcasing in tonight's program.

PROGRAM # 2931, New Releases, April 2009 (First aired on Thurs. 4/30/09)





Nadia Sirota

First Things First

Muhly: Etude No. 1A, excerpt [1:30]

New Amsterdam nwam016

Phil Kline

Around the World in a Daze, excerpts from surround-sound DVD

The Housatonic at Henry Street [4:30]

Promo only CD, DVD available via Starkland

Arve Henriksen


Poverty and its Opposite [5:30]

ECM 2086

Respect Sextet

Sirius Respect - the Music of Sun Ra & Stockhausen

Leo [5:30]

Mode Avant 06

Theo Bleckmann / John Hollenbeck

Static Still

over a door, over a mirror or on its own [4:30]

GPE GPE6823 Available at

Nadia Sirota

First Things First

Muhly: Etude No. 1A [3:30]

See above.

Kronos Quartet


Tashweesh [3:30]

Nonesuch 518349
Due out May 5, 2009.
pre-order at

Ann Southam

Pond Life

Commotion Creek [5:30]

Centrediscs CMC 14109

Arve Henriksen


Recording Angel, excerpt [1:00]

See above.



Celebration (feat. Bela Fleck) [3:30]

Real World Records 884108-0165-2-7

A Broken Consort

Box of Birch

A Sundering Path, excerpt [7:00]

Tompkins Square TSQ 2134

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Judith grodin from Springs East Hampton

I moved out here and couldn't get New Sounds, Evening Music or Spinnng on Air. I have finally bought a new macbook and some speakers. I am in heaven. Thank you for all you do.

Apr. 30 2009 11:23 PM

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