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If you want your art to change the world, you have to think big. Sun Ra proposed extra-terrestrial solutions to
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Stirrup has always had a thing for addition. The instrumental trio—bassist Nick Macri, drummer Charles Rumback and cello/electronics/tenor-guitar player Fred
Dan Melchior has been a resident of the United States for 22 years. But before that, he was part of
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The Mekons have been through their share of changes since they first convened in Leeds, England, in the late 1970s.
The Powers/Rolin Duo messes with expectations in most delightful ways. Their instrumentation—hammered dulcimer and 12-string acoustic guitar—looks like something you’d
A tower can be an advantageous observation post or a monument to the past. Lithics’ Tower Of Age is both.
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Anyone who's served a tour of duty under the waves will tell you that the sound of inrushing water is
The title of the second recording by Tatsuya Nakatani and Shane Parish goes right to the heart of their shared
Numerology has never seemed that important to the Necks. But the title of the Australian instrumental combo’s latest album is
Have you tried to reach a doctor lately? Not so easy, is it? There are good reasons why this is
Maybe you first heard Jon Hassell on Talking Heads’ Remain In Light, Peter Gabriel’s Passion or the two records that
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