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SUMMER RE-UP #4: Everybody Loves Wolfgang Dauner

Originally posted 19 March 2007 OUTPUT NOTHING TO DECLARE ABRAXAS Wolfgang Dauner Output ECM : 1970 WD, piano, ring modulator, clavinet; Eberhard Weber, bass, cello, guitar; Fred Braceful, percussion, voice. Wolfgang Dauner — not exactly a household name. So here… Continue reading

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We Can’t Stand the Quiet

ALTO 1 Kaoru Abe Solo 1972 PSF : 1994 KA, alto sax. Dear C, No doubt you’ve heard how blisteringly hot it is here. The asphalt bubbles up from the streets and sticks to your soles. Our air conditioner blew… Continue reading

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Cherry Picking

[untitled 3] Hamid Drake & Mats Gustafsson For Don Cherry OkkaDisk : 1995 HD, percussion; MG, reeds. On the day Don Cherry died — 19 October 1995 — Drake and Gustafsson took the stage in Chicago and recorded a forty-minute set… Continue reading

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Speed-Metal Machine Music

PART ONE PART FOUR Pat Metheny Zero Tolerance for Silence Geffen : 1994 PM, electric guitars. “The most radical recording of this decade. A new milestone in electric guitar. A challenge to the challengers.” – Thurston Moore, Sonic Youth The… Continue reading

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