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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Go: Organic Orchestra & Brooklyn Raga Massive: Ragmala: A Garland Of Ragas

Read "Ragmala: A Garland Of Ragas" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Percussionist Adam Rudolph performed and recorded extensively with World Music originator Yusef Lateef from 1988-2013, and has performed with trumpeters Don Cherry, Jon Hassell, and Wadada Leo Smith, among others. He became a composer after being inspired by Cherry (also one of World Music's originators) while staying at his home. In the Go: Organic Orchestra he ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Punkt Festival 2014

Read "Punkt Festival 2014" reviewed by Henning Bolte

Punkt Festival
Kristiansand, Norway
September, 4-6, 2014

Kristiansand, home of the Annual Punkt Festival for the past decade, is a municipality situated on the southernmost point of Norway at the Skagerrag strait. It has a population of 86,000 (the greater urban area, 155,000) and is the county capital of Vest- Agder.

ARTICLE: CATCHING UP WITH

Mike Rivard: Entranced By The Music

Read "Mike Rivard: Entranced By The Music" reviewed by Paul Naser

As globalization blends cultures and markets more and more everyday, it is only natural that artistic traditions and the artists that study them do the same. Mike Rivard is a leader in this regard, pioneering some of the most unique blends of musical styles and sounds today. Talking to him about his band Club D'elf and ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Club D’Elf: Electric Moroccoland / So Below

Read "Electric Moroccoland / So Below" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

I dischi dei mitici Club D'Elf sono piuttosto rari ed è un vero piacere scoprire che questa loro recentissima uscita discografica ci propone ben due album in un colpo solo. Non è un doppio album ma sono proprio due album apparigliati in un unica confezione. Fra l'uno e l'altro le intenzioni sono chiaramente diverse, l'organico pure. Il primo ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Club d'Elf: New Albums & Tour

Club d'Elf: New Albums & Tour

Deep Trancing: The Hypnotic Grooves, Camel-Skin Bass, and Unifying Spirit of Club d'Elf

The music of Club d'Elf flies through North African trance, glitchy turntablism, improvisation, and rock psychedelia, but it's playfully altered states of musical consciousness that truly guide the band. Witness founder Mike Rivard's first night in Morocco, the country that had fired his ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Festival International de Jazz de Montreal: July 2-5, 2010

Read "Festival International de Jazz de Montreal: July 2-5, 2010" reviewed by Peter Walton


Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
July 2-5, 2010

I arrived in Montréal mid-week, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal already in high gear. Closing off six square blocks of downtown Montréal, an area commanding six major outdoor stages and several indoor theaters and concert halls, the Festival International de ...