Current musical obsessions of Reader critic Peter Margasak, SAIC assistant professor Seth Kim-Cohen, and U. of C. assistant professor Seth Brodsky
Current musical obsessions of producer Peter Cottontale, Sima Cunningham of Homme, and Reader critic Peter Margasak
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is the title track off of the bassist’s 1973 album—he plays the Chicago Jazz Festival Saturday night.
Earl Sweatshirt’s humane, heartbreaking Doris and 14 more record reviews
Current musical obsessions of MCA curator Dieter Roelstraete, painter Lisa Alvarado, and more
Reviews of 15 current releases from all over the world of music: Deerhunter, Altar of Plagues, and lots more
Two new multidisc sets examine fragments in the musical visions of Miles Davis and Jack DeJohnette.
The cream of the year-end crop of box sets and reissues
Norwegian singer Susanna Wallumrød collaborates with Swiss baroque harpist Giovanna Pessi on an arresting song by 17th-century composer Henry Purcell.
New York jazz pianist Craig Taborn talks to Chicago jazz pianist Rob Clearfield
The improvising British reedist on how electronic processing enriches acoustic interplay