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Multiple Reviews

Three Releases On Elsewhere

Read "Three Releases On Elsewhere" reviewed by John Eyles

As ever, the arrival of the three latest releases on Yuko Zama's Elsewhere label was welcome. This time, each of the albums comprised just one disc apiece in contrast to the label's last five releases which included three double-disc and two triple-disc albums, a total of twelve discs in five albums. In keeping with the label's habit of releasing albums by performers new to the label, one album features three such performers. Another features musicians who have already recorded for ...

Album Review

Germaine Sijstermans: Betula

Read "Betula" reviewed by John Eyles

Given that past albums on the Elsewhere label have already featured such Wandelweiser favourites as Dante Boon, Jürg Frey, Anastassis Philippakopoulos, Michael Pisaro-Liu, Stefan Thut and Guy Vandromme, it was no surprise when the label released Betula, the debut album from Dutch composer and clarinetist Germaine Sijstermans. Her track “M" had already appeared on the album Amsterdam . Berlin . Moscow (Edition Wandelweiser, 2021), which was curated by Boon who also contributed two pieces alongside those by Sijstermans, Seamus Cater, ...


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