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John Butcher


John Butcher's work ranges through improvisation, his own compositions, multitracked pieces and explorations with feedback and extreme acoustics. Originally a physicist, he left academia in '82, and has since collaborated with hundreds of musicians - Derek Bailey, John Tilbury, John Stevens, The EX, Gerry Hemingway, Akio Suzuki, Polwechsel, Gino Robair, Rhodri Davies, Fred Frith, Okkyung Lee, John Edwards, Keiji Haino, Paul Lovens, Eddie Prevost, Mark Sanders, Butch Morris, Christian Marclay, Otomo Yoshihide, Matthew Shipp, Phil Minton, and Andy Moor - to name a few. He is well known as a solo performer who attempts to engage with the uniqueness of place


Ice In A Hot World

Label: Unsounds
Released: 2023


The Very Fabric

Label: Hitorri
Released: 2023
Track listing: Shimmers of Connect i; Shimmers of Connect ii; Shimmers of Connect iii; Sympathetic Magic (concrete); Elusive Sidestep; Signs and Symptoms; Far Flung; Summer Incantation; Very Hush Hush; Laval; On Springs.


Article: Album Review

Thermal: Ice In A Hot World

Read "Ice In A Hot World" reviewed by John Sharpe

A group which played their first concert in a disused Brussels train station in the early 2000s shows it still knows how to unsettle on Ice In A Hot World. It is only the second album during this time from saxophonist John Butcher, analog synthesizer player Thomas Lehn and guitarist Andy Moor, who ply their trade ...


Article: Album Review

John Butcher: The Very Fabric

Read "The Very Fabric" reviewed by John Eyles

Recorded in Copenhagen, Denmark, on June 17th 2022, John Butcher's The Very Fabric is welcome and notable for several reasons. Firstly, it is the first release on which he is the sole musician since Nigemizu (Uchimizu Records, 2015), recorded in August 2013. Secondly, at the invitation of Thomas Buhl-Wiggers of the Cejoro festival and label, Butcher ...


Article: Album Review

Francesco Aroni Vigone: Orbita

Read "Orbita" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Believer or nonbeliever, either way it is simply impossible to deny the doxological nature of saxophonist Francesco Aroni Vigone's Orbita. His solo recording has a paradisiacal, even divine, sense about the sounds captured in this 32-minute disc. The Italian Vigone might be best known for his work in groups led by clarinetist Giancarlo Locatelli and bassist ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Dave Meder's New American Hymnal Plus Other New Releases

Read "Dave Meder's New American Hymnal Plus Other New Releases" reviewed by Bob Osborne

On this show we featured a selection of new and recent releases from Dave Meder, Michael Blicher with Dan Hemmer & Steve Gadd, Ab Baars plus Ig Henneman with Ingrid Laubrock & Tom Rainey, Leo Genovese with Demian Cabaud and Marcos Cavaleiro, Linda May Han Oh, Susan Alcorn with José Lencastre and Hernâni Faustino, Christian Dillingham, ...


Article: Interview

Michel Levasseur Leaves the Building

Read "Michel Levasseur Leaves the Building" reviewed by Mike Chamberlain

The run-up to this year's 39th edition of the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville (FIMAV, or Victo) has been anything but routine. First, it was announced in December that the City of Victoriaville had rescinded the festival's contract for the use of the Colisée des Bois-Francs arena as one of the festival's two main ...



Label: Ni Vu Ni Connu
Released: 2022
Track listing: Circulation; Connection; Conversion; Confluence.



Label: Ni-Vu-Ni-Connu
Released: 2022
Track listing: glints a; glints b.


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