Numerology has never seemed that important to the Necks. But the title of the Australian instrumental combo’s latest album is
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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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When free jazz first manifested in the middle of the 20th century, it quickly became linked to the fight for
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Any tool can be used for either good or ill, but in music, virtuosity is especially double-edged. The ability to
Photo by Dawid Laskowski AC/DC has performed “Back In Black” many times, but Joe McPhee, who was born before any
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Echo Mine constitutes a new partnership, a farewell and a reunion. It's the name for a dance choreographed and performed
One quality that Paal Nilssen-Love has sustained across decades of work in improvised music is transparency. No matter who he
Is any topic better suited to being rendered in a non-native language than love? You want to make yourself clear,
Oval maneuvers in elliptical fashion between experimental and pop music. At one extreme, there’s methodology: Markus Popp (since 1995, the
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