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Playlist for the Week of May 7, 2018

Corima (Andrea Calderon, Paco Casanova, Patrick Shiroishi, Ryan Kamiyamazaki, Sergio Sanchez Ravelo) – Amaterasu (Soleil Zeuhl, 2018) Pharoah Sanders Quintet – self-titled (ESP-Disk’, 1965) [vinyl] Weasel Walter, Henry Kaiser, Damon Smith – Plane Crash (ugExplode, 2009) Quin Kirchner – The Other Side of Time (Astral Spirits, 2018) [double vinyl] Weasel Walter – A Pound of Flesh (self-released, 2017) [disc

Playlist for Week of April 30, 2018

Alessandro Cortini – Avanti (Point of Departure, 2017) [vinyl] Roscoe Mitchell Solo – Live at the Muhle Hunziken (Cecma, 1987) [vinyl] Keir Neuringer & Matthew Wright – Speak Cities (Spectral Motif, 2017) A Pride of Lions (Daunik Lazro, Joe McPhee, Joshua Abrams, Guillaume Seguron, Chad Taylor) – self-titled (Bride Sessions, 2018) Havard Volden & Carlo Costa – In the

We Have Voice Collective Releases Manifesto Demanding Safer Workplaces in the Performing Arts

As part of the groundswell of activism that has emerged from the #MeToo movement, the We Have Voice Collective–an organization composed of fourteen female and non-binary artists–has issued a code of conduct demanding zero tolerance of harassment of any kind in the performing arts. The collective is composed of artists who represent a diverse array

Playlist for the Week of April 23, 2018

Spectral – Empty Castles (Aerophonic, 2018) Sandy Ewen & Weasel Walter – Idiomatic (self-released, 2018) Sonic Youth-I.C.P.-The Ex – self-titled (In the Fishtank, 2002) [vinyl] Mirrors (Peter Kowald & Damon Smith) – Broken but No Dust (Balance Point Acoustics, 2001) [cassette] Meridian Trio – Triangulum (Clean Feed, 2017) Robbie Basho – Live in Forli, Italy 1982 (ESP-Disk’, 2018) Miles Davis

Playlist for the Week of April 9, 2018

Patrick Shiroishi – Black Sun Sutra (Weird Cry, 2013) [cassette] Matthew Shipp Quartet – Sonic Fiction (ESP-Disk’, 2018) John Coltrane – Within and Without Miles: Live 1960 (Doxy, 2016) [vinyl] Anthony Braxton Solo – Live at Moers Festival (Moers, 1974) [vinyl] Bill Dixon Orchestra – Intents and Purposes (RCA, 1967) [vinyl] Burmese – 撚樣 (Rock Is Hell, 2011) [vinyl] Weasel Walter

Playlist for the Week of April 2, 2018

Esplendor Geometrico – Fungus Cerebri: Selected Tracks from Cassettes 1981-1989, Spanish Underground Cassette Movement, vol. 1 (Geometrik, 2016) [vinyl] Art Zoyd – Generation sans Futur (Atem, 1980; reissued on Sub Rosa, 2015) [vinyl] Cecil Taylor – The Cecil Taylor Unit (New World Records, 1978) [vinyl] Cecil Taylor – In Transition (Blue Note reissue, 1975) [vinyl] Olivier Alary – Fiction/Non-fiction (FatCat,

Wadada Leo Smith Presents CREATE Festival

Jazz Icon and five decade long AACM collective member, Wadada Leo Smith has curated the second annual CREATE Festival which he founded in April 2017. The two-day, New Haven, CT based festival which will take place at Firehouse 12, will feature five separate ensembles over two evenings and include an exhibit of Smith’s Ankhrasmation Symbolic

Playlist for the Week of March 26, 2018

Jen Shyu – Song of Silver Geese (Pi, 2018) The New Blockaders – Live at Anti-Fest (Hospital, 1999) [vinyl] David Toop & Paul Burwell – Suttle Sculpture (Logos/Sub Rosa, recorded 1977, released 2018) [vinyl] Musiche di Daniela Casa – Societa Malata (originally released 1975, reissued by Dagored, 2015) [vinyl] Salah Ragab and the Cairo Jazz Band – Egyptian Jazz (recorded

Playlist for the Week of March 12, 2018

Tashi Dorji – Appa (Bathetic, 2014) [vinyl] Colin Hinton – Glassbath (self-released, 2018) Roman Filiu – Quarteria (Sunnyside, 2018) Jen Shyu – Song of Silver Geese (Pi, 2018) Brian Groder – Torque (Latham, 2006) Archie Shepp-Bill Dixon Quartet – self-titled (1962 original, Jeanne Dielman, 2016 reissue) [vinyl]

Sikora, Catharine – Press

Bio / Press / Discography / Projects Interview 2017 Nov 9: Improvised Music.IE, Interview with Catherine Sikora ahead of BAN BAM festival 2013 Dec 23: No Sound Left Behind, Catherine Sikora: The Interview