Playlist.

A weekly tally of memorable things Steve Smith has stuck in his ears lately.

Anthony Braxton – Trio (Knoxville) 2016 (Braxton Bootleg; 2016)

Anthony Braxton10+1tet (Knoxville) 2016 (Braxton Bootleg; 2016)

Anthony BraxtonSextet (Istanbul) 1996 (Braxton House; 1996)

Anthony BraxtonSolo (Carnegie Hall) 1972 (New Braxton House; 2012)

Cameron GravesPlanetary Prince (Mack Avenue; 2017)

Eva-Maria Houbenlivres d’heures (Edition Wandelweiser; 2016)
> les très riches heures (livres d’heures 1) – Andreas Feilen, Eva-Maria Houben; les très belles heures (livres d’heures 2) – Erik Carlson; les petites heures (livres d’heures 3) – Bileam Kümper, Eva-Maria Houben

Jean-Luc Guionnet – Igreja do Bom Jesus da Cruz, Barcelos, Portugal, July 25, 2008, from Bending Contumax: Organ Works (2008-2014) (No Schools; 2015)

King CrimsonGuild Hall, Plymouth, England, May 11, 1971 (DGMLive; 2006)


Andrew Weathers & Seth ChrismanStaked Plain (FET Press; 2017)


The Tri-Centric OrchestraBlake, Bynum, Laubrock (Tri-Centric Foundation; 2016)
> Daniel BlakeAgora; Taylor Ho BynumQuestions of Transfiguration; Ingrid LaubrockVogelfrei

Alex Cline Flower Garland OrchestraOceans of Vows (Cryptogramophone; 2017)


Robin Holcomb – Todo Santos (Sound Aspects; 1988)

Thelonious MonkMonk’s Music (Riverside; 1957)


Dead Voices on Air – Frankie Pett en de Onderzeer Boten (self-released; 2017)

Art Ensemble of ChicagoThe Art Ensemble 1967/1968 (Nessa; 1993)

Art Ensemble of Chicago – A Jackson in Your House / Message to Our Folks (BYG/Charly; 1969/2001)

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Album review: Pierluigi Billone, ITI KE MI; Equilibrio. Cerchio

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Memory is a tricky thing – one reason why critics often abstain from speaking in absolutes. You might witness a live event of seemingly ineffable magnitude. Yet assuming there's no recording immediately available, no dispassionate document by which to check your instincts once the moment of initial contact cools and fades, who's to say whether you overreacted?

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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.