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Matt Mitchell, Incantation, Sannhet, Eva-Maria Houben, Byron Westbrook, Ian William Craig, Spectral Voice, and other striking sounds heard lately at Night After Night HQ.

RE:sounding: JACK Quartet and Quatuor Bozzini

In performances at the DiMenna Center and the Whitney Museum, the JACK Quartet and Quatuor Bozzini delivered riveting performances of compelling contemporary works.

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EXAUDI Vocal Ensemble, Keith Rowe/Michael Pisaro, Del Sol String Quartet with Gyan Riley, Ramones, Quatuor Bozzini, and other striking sounds heard lately at Night After Night HQ.

At Bandcamp, a musical model for social activism.

On August 4, the digital music retailer Bandcamp has responded to the Trump administration’s tweeted declaration of discrimination against transgender troops serving in the military, pledging all profits raised from midnight to midnight, Pacific Standard Time, to the Transgender Law Center.

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Suffocation, Ellen Arkbro, Jonah Parzen-Johnson, Multa Nox, Jlin, Ian Boddy/Sid Smith/Jane Molloy, and other striking sounds heard lately at Night After Night HQ.

Early Audition: Miya Masaoka, Zeena Parkins and Myra Melford, MZM

Wrapping up the week here at the Log, we have the extreme privilege of announcing and previewing a new album by three of the finest artists working in the creative-music realm: Miya Masaoka, Zeena Parkins, and Myra Melford, each a renowned composer, instrumentalist, conceptualist, and bandleader.

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Tanya Morgan, Ben Allison, Charalambides, the Seattle Symphony, Jason Lescalleet, and other striking sounds heard lately at Night After Night HQ.

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Maria Pomianowska, Yannis Kiriakides, Morton Subotnick, Jute Gyte, Impalers, Jake Muir, and other striking sounds heard lately at Night After Night HQ.

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Michael Pisaro, Laurence Crane, Tyshawn Sorey, Dennis González, Mulatu Astatke, Anthony Pateras, and other striking sounds heard lately at Night After Night HQ.

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Donnacha Dennehy, Julia Holter, Trio S, Gabriel Kahane, Jen Shyu, Dead & Company, and other striking sounds heard lately at Night After Night HQ.