Clearing House

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I've been busy.

Fennesz - Agora (Touch)

four expansive deep dives, as usual, the best

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah - Ancestral Recall (Ropeadope)

This doesn't sound like anything I've heard before, though lines of influence and tradition can be identified from all over. Very cool album. Combines a bunch of sounds in a way that's original and super fresh when this approach might in most cases sound... otherwise.

Giovanni Guidi - Avec Le Temps (ECM)

expressive, beautiful, lyrical

This video is weird.

JAB - Erg Herbe (Shelter Press)

He wanted to make "nice, strange and thoughtful music," and here it is. Flute environments FTW.

Žibuoklė Martinaitytė, FortVio - In Search of Lost Beauty (Starkland)

amazing piece of deep texture/thick atmosphere that I’d love to hear live

also now timely

Kilchhofer Anklin - Moto Perpetuo (Marionette)

excellent album, really interesting imperfect rhythms

reading now about the setup it's pretty interesting

need to get more into Marionette

Pacific Breeze: Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1976-1986 (Light in the Attic)

got hands on this fantastic compilation. have been exploring more of the individuals (nanako sato playing in background as I type)

Sarah Davachi - Pale Bloom (W.25TH / Superior Viaduct)

drifting, melting piano and tones

dream music

KÁRYYN - The Quanta Series (Mute)

fantastic meeting of vocals and electronic music, w lyrical density/intensity to work through on repeat listens. several tracks released before

András Schiff - Franz Schubert: Sonatas & Impromptus (ECM)

Ever since jokes about "total dedication to Schubert" I'm going more and more in. Beautiful recording of this familiar music, on an almost-familiar instrument. Interesting to read about the pF and listen for the differences.


MED & Guilty Simpson - Child of the Jungle (bang ya head)

solid album with outstanding beats / feel across the beats, localcast

Quelle Chris - Guns (Mello Music Group)

guns suck, cool style, creative all around

Billy Woods & Kenny Segal - Hiding Places (Backwoodz Studioz)

great everything, KS on top, admittedly a bit obscure/murky, takes some circles and genius

can somebody watch luca may 8 so we can go to this show?