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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Ideas Of Noise 2018

Read "Ideas Of Noise 2018" reviewed by Martin Longley

Ideas Of Noise
The Edge & Vivid Projects
Birmingham, England
August 3-5, 2018

Noise isn't really noise. Much of this weekender's content was somewhat sculpted, even if often rough (or scaly, or oozing) to the touch. A 'noise' outcome is usually in the eardrum of the victim, as ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Chris Mapp: Gonimoblast Live

Read "Gonimoblast Live" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Bassist/composer Chris Mapp leads the British electronic and jazz-inspired improvising collective Gonimoblast. This double-disc release taken from 2015 live recordings in Birmingham feature two guest musicians from the Norwegian improvisation scene that influenced their approach: Maja S.K. Ratkje (voice & electronics) on Disc One; Arve Henriksen (trumpet, electronics, & voice) on Disc Two. In addition to ...