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Tony Bevan / Ashley Wales: Newton

Read "Newton" reviewed by John Eyles

In the duo Spring Heel Jack, electronicist Ashley Wales experienced working with a range of top-flight saxophonists, including Tim Berne, John Butcher, Evan Parker, John Surman, John Tchicai and Alan Wilkinson. Saxophonist Tony Bevan and Wales first crossed paths in the quintet Bruise alongside bassist John Edwards, drummer Mark Sanders and percussionist Orphy Robinson ...

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Evan Parker: Crepuscule In Nickelsdorf 

Read "Crepuscule In Nickelsdorf " reviewed by Glenn Astarita

This is another bright spot in acclaimed British saxophonist Evan Parker's extensive career. Along with Matthew Wright's turntable and live sampling activities, Trance Map emanates from the duo's meeting in 2008, for a project that includes field recordings, samples and other EFX-based mediums merged into improvisational creations. It's an electro-organic infusion, complete with the sounds of ...

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Evan Parker: Crepuscule In Nickelsdorf 

Read "Crepuscule In Nickelsdorf " reviewed by Mark Corroto

Excise the notion of virtual reality and AI as the force behind the music heard on Crepuscule In Nickelsdorf by Evan Parker and Matthew Wright's Trance Map+. Undoubtedly you might be tempted to have this thought by surveying the instrumentation, which is chock-full of sampling and electronics. Let's reserve those thoughts for a listen to this ...

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The Founder Effect Signals That Treader Is Alive And Well!

Read "The Founder Effect Signals That Treader Is Alive And Well!" reviewed by John Eyles

The Treader label released its first CDs in late 2004. The label's distinctive Frauke Stegmann-designed sleeves, featuring embossed gold pictures of animals on plain backgrounds, made them instantly recognisable and collectable design classics. Rather than singly, the label always put out releases in series of three, the animals of each series sometimes being connected--mammals or birds, ...


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