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Luiz Henrique Yudo & Apartment House: Chamber Works

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Founded in 1994, Apartment House soon became the leading ensemble playing experimental music in the UK. Chamber Works, featuring the ensemble playing compositions by the Brazilian-born Amsterdam-resident Luiz Henrique Yudo, was released in March 2020 (just as the 2020 global pandemic was gathering momentum). A concert to celebrate Apartment House's twenty-fifth anniversary was scheduled for April ...

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Emmanuel Holterbach & Blutwurst: Ricercar nell’ombra

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Following the runaway success of Another Timbre's five-disc Morton Feldman Piano box set, for a time (before the 2020 pandemic) the label was in the happy position of not having to worry about money. Commendably, the label's proprietor Simon Reynell decided to use the money to issue a batch of four albums by lesser-known musicians.

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Gard Nilssen's Supersonic Orchestra: If You Listen Carefully The Music Is Yours

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Before getting onto the music on If You Listen Carefully The Music Is Yours, the debut album by the appropriately named Gard Nilssen's Supersonic Orchestra, it is well worth taking a look at the instrumentation of this sixteen-member ensemble. Firstly, every member is credited with playing percussion, in addition to three of the sixteen being drummers, ...

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Frank Gratkowski And Simon Nabatov Together On Leo

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Although they both started recording in the mid-eighties, the Moscow-born pianist Simon Nabatov and Hamburg-born saxophonist & clarinetist Frank Gratkowski first recorded together in April 1999 when Gratokwski became a member of Nabatov's quartet (alongside vocalist Phil Minton and trombonist Nils Wogram); recorded at The Loft in Cologne, the resulting album, Nature Morte, was released by ...

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Steve Beresford and Angharad Davies: Trwst

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On March 6th 2020, Steve Beresford celebrated his seventieth birthday with a jam-packed three-day residency at London's renowned venue Café Oto, under the fitting heading “Piano, Noise, Music and Toys." (It was the last such event at Oto before its Coronavirus lockdown.) Across the residency, audiences saw a cross-section of performances which illustrated the breadth of ...

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Eivind Aarset & Jan Bang: Snow Catches on her Eyelashes

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Although they had been collaborating since the early 90s, the first recording on which the Norwegian guitarist Eivind Aarset and American-born, Norway-resident Jan Bang appeared together was Bang's Pop Killer (Virgin, 1998). In the years since, Aarset and Bang have collaborated on many more albums, but this is the first to credit them as a duo. ...

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The Giving Shapes: Earth Leaps Up

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Two years and ten releases after Elsewhere was inaugurated, some of the label's aficionados may have thought they knew what to expect next. If that were the case, a few people could be surprised when they hear Earth Leaps Up for the first time. Formed at the Banff Centre for the Arts, in 2017, The Giving ...

Trumpeter Lina Allemano branches out

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Nowadays, Canadian-born-and-educated trumpeter, composer and bandleader Lina Allemano commutes between Toronto and Berlin, as she has flourishing bands in each location. In Toronto, her acoustic Lina Allemano Four released its first album in 2003, on her own Lumo records, and has had a stable line-up of trumpet, alto sax, bass and drums since 2005, which has ...

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Speak Easy: @ Konfrontationen

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Recorded in July 2016, at Festival Konfrontationen in Nickelsdorf, Austria, this album consists of a single track lasting fifty-two minutes, which probably represented the entire Speak Easy set at the festival. Speak Easy comprises vocalists Ute Wasserman and Phil Minton, with Thomas Lehn on analogue synthesizer and Martin Blume on drums and percussion. The quartet previously ...

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Melaine Dalibert: Anastassis Philippakopoulos: piano works

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This album is the tenth released by the Elsewhere label since its launch in the spring of 2018. It is the third of those ten to feature the French composer and pianist Melaine Dalibert. Whereas on the previous two albums, Dalibert played his own compositions, here he performs piano compositions by the Greek composer Anastassis Philippakopoulos ...


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