Vancouver guitarist and oud specialist Gordon Grdina decided starting his own labelAttaboygirlwas a necessary direction in which to head; he's released two very different recordings to start: the all solo, Pendulum, and Kloski with his quartet Square Peg which includes Mat Maneri, Christian Lillinger and Shahzad Ismaily. The Australian trio, Milton Man Gogh, is back with their second release, and so are Mary Halvorson and Sylvie Courvoisier (Searching For The Disappeared Hour). The Czech Republic is represented on OMJ for the first time this year in the persons of Jungle Debris, while the Italian quartet Ghost Horse led by Dan Kinzelman is up to their usual tricks. And for a preview of some upcoming new Clean Feed releases, I've got a track from bassist Gonçalo Almeida's Ritual Habitual. Lots of good stuff, including the first hit from New Zealand's happening underground scene.
Ghasem Batamuntu "NTU The 9th Wonder Live" from Unreleased (Artist's Collection) 00:00
Host speaks 10:14
Milton Man Gogh "The Great Reset Part 1" from The Great Reset (Self-released) 12:42
Milton Man Gogh "The Great Reset Part 2" from The Great Reset (Self-released) 15:51
Pablo Díaz Quintet "León Bonsai" from Destemporizador (Nendo Dango) 22:49
Gordon Grdina "Always Been The Song II" from Pendulum (Attaboygirl) 30:39
Host speaks 35:46
Gordon Grdina's Square Peg "Bacchic Barge" from Kloski (Attaboygirl) 36:51
Jungle Debris "V Bubline" from Jungle Debris (MA Records) 44:38
Host speaks 49:36
Ghost Horse "Squirrels Are Not Your Friends" from Live At Area Sismica (Self-released) 1:48
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