Newsletter

Jul
16
For the Record: July 16, 2021.

For the Record: July 16, 2021.

Canadian experimental-music imprint Rat-drifting returns, and Jane in Ether defies words. Plus listings for dozens of new and forthcoming recordings.
5 min read
May
21
For the Record: May 21, 2021

For the Record: May 21, 2021

Keeping tabs on new recordings of interest to the new-music community, on CD, vinyl LP, cassette, and digital-only formats—including an Album of the Week from The Westerlies and Conrad Tao.
5 min read
May
01
Beginnings and Endings

Beginnings and Endings

Taking stock after a fulfilling first year, preparing for a time of transition, and shining some light on the inexplicably beautiful darkness of Hey Exit.
5 min read
Apr
24
For the Record: April 23, 2021

For the Record: April 23, 2021

Keeping tabs on new recordings of interest to the new-music community, on CD, vinyl LP, cassette, and digital-only formats—including two boxes of compositions and standards from Anthony Braxton.
6 min read
Apr
17
For the Record: April 16, 2021

For the Record: April 16, 2021

Keeping tabs on new recordings of interest to the new-music community, on CD, vinyl LP, cassette, and digital-only formats—including new Wadada Leo Smith sets and an Album of the Week by Nate Wooley.
5 min read
Apr
10
For the Record: April 9, 2021

For the Record: April 9, 2021

Keeping tabs on new recordings of interest to the new-music community, on CD, vinyl LP, cassette, and digital-only formats—including a newly announced Julius Eastman series from Wild Up.
5 min read
Apr
02
For the Record: April 2, 2021

For the Record: April 2, 2021

Keeping tabs on new recordings of interest to the new-music community, on CD, vinyl LP, cassette, and digital-only formats—including a bountiful "Blue" Gene Tyranny box and Bandcamp Friday picks.
8 min read
Mar
27
For the Record: March 26, 2021

For the Record: March 26, 2021

Keeping tabs on new recordings of interest to the new-music community, on CD, vinyl LP, cassette, and digital-only formats—including three albums by String Noise and a campaign to support Tim Barnes.
8 min read
Mar
13
For the Record: March 12, 2021

For the Record: March 12, 2021

Keeping tabs on new recordings of interest to the new-music community, on CD, vinyl LP, cassette, and digital-only formats… and some thoughts about breaking up with a long-admired artist.
7 min read
Feb
10
In Search of Lost Time

In Search of Lost Time

Stray thoughts about timeliness, service, the creative urge, and the never-ending search for equilibrium.
9 min read