Playlist.

An occasional tally of memorable things Steve Smith has stuck in his ears lately.

Iceland Symphony OrchestraEmergence (ISO Project Vol. 1) – Daníel Bjarnason (Sono Luminus; due April 7, 2017)
> Anna ThorvaldsdóttirDreaming; Daníel BjarnasonEmergenceThurídur JónsdóttirFlow and FusionMaría Huld Markan SigfúsdóttirAequoraHlynur Aðils VilmarssonBD

Harrison BirtwistleThe Triumph of Time – Philharmonia Orchestra/Elgar Howarth; Ritual Fragment – London Sinfonietta; Gawain’s Journey – Philharmonia Orchestra/Elgar Howarth (NMC Recordings; 2005)

Peter GarlandWalk in Beauty (New Albion; 1994)
> Walk in Beauty – Aki Takahashi; Sones del flor – Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio; Journada del muerto – Aki Takahashi

Michael PisaroResting in a Fold of the Fog – Didier Aschour, Stéphane Garin, Michael Pisaro (Potlatch; 2017)


Jim O’RourkeSteamroom 32 (Steamroom; 2017)


Mayhem – De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Alive (self-released; 2017)

King CrimsonZoom Club, Frankfurt, Germany, April 15, 1971 (DGMLive; 1971/2010)


Stick Men+ with David CrossMidori (MoonJune; 2016)


Grant EvansAnd the body beneath. (Adversary Electronics; 2017)


Motion Sickness of Time TravelLet-Down (Adversary Electronics; 2017)

MirrorEye of the Storm (Streamline; 1999)


George LewisThe Will to Adorn – International Contemporary Ensemble (New Focus; 2017)
> The Will to Adorn; Shadowgraph, 5; Born Obbligato; In Memoriam Albert Lee Murray

Ian David Rosenbaum – Memory Palace (VIA Records; 2016)
> Timo Andres – Crashing Through Fences (featuring Gina Izzo); David CrowellCelestial Sphere; Paola PrestiniG-Force (featuring Brooklyn Rider); Tawnie OlsonMeadowlark; Christopher CerroneMemory Palace

Prince1999 (Warner Bros.; 1982)


King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardFlying Microtonal Banana (ATO; due Feb. 24, 2017)

Peter HammillIn Camera (Charisma; 1974/2006)


Áine O’DwyerMusic for Church Cleaners (Fort Evil Fruit; 2012)


Amirtha Kidambi Elder OnesHoly Science (Northern Spy; 2016)

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Album review: David Lang, thorn

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For all that his large-scale works have commanded the spotlight over the last decade or so, David Lang initially burst into the public eye and ear with pithy, concise, and clever chamber works… On 'thorn,' an appealing new CD by flutist Molly Barth, Lang's puckish instrumental miniatures assume center stage.