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Interview with The Necks
The Necks are entering a space of great stillness.
2014-12-15
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Interview with Helge Lien 2
The piano trio is still the ideal format for pianist Helge Lien.
2014-12-02
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Interview with Helge Lien
To Helge Lien, jazz is a method to create meaningful musical conversations.
2014-11-13
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Gaffer: Label Profile
Gaffer Records is a breath of fresh air for the worlds of experimental improv and free jazz.
2014-10-28
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Interview with Erik Truffaz
Poetry is the ideal point of departure for trumpetist Erik Truffaz
2014-10-27

2014

October

us Interview with Rent Romus

September

ca Interview with Peter Van Huffel

June

no Interview with Gjertrud Lunde

April

ca Interview with Lina Allemano

March

no Playlist #4

February

no James Plotkin & Paal Nilssen-Love: Death Rattle
cz Complex Blasts

January

jp Colbets: Far Away from the Light

2013

July

us Clifton Anderson: And So We Carry On

June

fr Jerome Sabbagh: Plugged In
br Oscar Castro-Neves: Live at Blue Note Tokyo
fr ((Witxes)): A Fabric Of Beliefs
ge Beka Gochiashvili: Beka Gochiashvili
us Music Magazine: Innerviews
de Music Magazine: 15 Questions

2012

March

us Josh Levinson Sextet: Chauncey Street
us Johnathan Blake: The Eleventh Hour
is 15 Questions to Sunna Gunnlaugs

February

pl Undivided: Moves Between Clouds – Live in Warsaw
ru Yelena Eckemoff: Flying Steps

January

us Dead Cat Bounce: Chance Episodes
fr Dale Cooper Quartet & The Dictaphones: Metamanoir
england The Rhys Anslow Project: Baby Steps
us Benji Kaplan: Meditacoes no Violao

2011

December

us Mike Longo Trio + 2: To My Surprise
ar Martin Moretto: Martin Moretto Quintet
no Mats Eilertsen: Skydive
us Neil Leonard: Marcel’s Window

November

no Hedvig Mollestad Trio: Shoot!
us Dark Loft: Dark Loft
us Vince Mendoza: Nights on Earth

October

us Scanner + David Rothenberg: You Can’t Get There From Here
jp Interview with Fjordne
us Obadiah Parker: The Siren and the Saint
br Duda Lucena: Live

September

us The Bebop Trio: The Bebop Trio

August

us Brains: Gristle and Skins
us Mike Prigodich: A Stitch In Time

July

us Andréa Wood: Dhyāna

June

us Gowanus Reggae and Ska Society: Grass on Fire
au Hammeriver: Hammeriver
us Colorlist: The Fastest Way To Become The Ocean
fr Orchestre National de Jazz: Shut Up and Dance
ca Curtis Macdonald: Community Immunity

May

us Steven Lugerner Septet: Narratives/ These Are the Words
us Yellowjackets: Timeline

April

dk Soren Moller: Christian X Variations
it Interview with Robert Miles

March

us Todd Clouser: A Love Electric
no Tytingvåg Ensemble: Let Go Instrumentals
us Donny McCaslin: Perpetual Motion
jp Ben Kono: Crossing

January

us 15 Questions to E. Ryan Goodman
us E. Ryan Goodman: Halves
at Tupolev: Tower of Sparks
fr Jerome Sabbagh: I Will Follow You
jp Mouse on the Keys: Playing about architecture
in Sameer Gupta: Namaskar

2010

December

us Taylor Eigsti: Daylight at Midnight
ca Tommy Babin's Benzene: Your Body is Your Prison
no Karl Seglem: Ossicles
ca Brandi Disterheft: Second Side

November

no Interview with Karl Seglem
us Interview with Lily Taylor
england Interview with Russ Sargeant

October

us Jonathan Butler: So Strong
england Ex-Wise Heads: Celestial Disclosure
us Glen Ackerman: The Glenious Inner Planet

September

in Taal Tantra Experience: Sixth Sense
fi Festival Report/ Echtzeitmusiktage 2010 Part 2
england Interview with iambic
us Cochemea Gastelum: The Electric Sound Of Johnny Arrow
jp Haruka Nakamura: Twilight

August

us Jeffrey Roden: Bridge to the Other Place
jp Shigeto: Grandma's Words and Chili Paste

July

no Interview with the Chicago Odense Ensemble
us Interview with Nate Wooley
de André Müller: Andremu
fr Interview with Philippe Petit
it Roberto Badoglio: Re-Evaluation-Time

June

ch Daniel Schnyder: Worlds Beyond Faust
us Maria Neckam: Deeper
jp Interview Haruka Nakamura
de Concert Review/ Caspar Brötzmann Massaker
us Dave Glasser: Evolution

May

de Pablo Held: Music
us Nels Cline Singers: Initiate
us Laura Gibson & Ethan Rose: Bridge Carols
jp Shigeto: Semi-Circle EP

March

us Concert Review/ Pat Metheny & Orchestrion
dk Soren Moller & Dick Oatts: "The Clouds Above"

February

it Antonio Ciacca Quintet & Steve Grossman: "Lagos Blues"
us Gabriel Riesco Project: "Sculptures in Time"
au Marc Hannaford: "Polar"

January

ca Tony Wilson Sextet: "The People Look Like Flowers At Last"
us James Moody: „Moody 4A“
us Eddie the Rat: "Food for the Moon Too Soon"

2009

December

england Interview with Clang Sayne

November

us Jamie Craig: "Illumination"
ch Leimgruber/Lehn: "Lausanne"

October

ca Drip Audio: "A very, very, very sad time"
no Supersilent: "9" a Moog-trialogue
de Concert Review/ Moritz von Oswald Trio

September

us Count Basie Orchestra: "Swinging Singing Playing"
us Workbench Recordings: Progressive Online Label for Folk & Jazz
co Edmar Castaneda: "Entre Cuerdas"
it Giuseppe Ieleasi: "(another) Stunt"

August

us Harry Skoler: "Two Ones"
us 15 Questions to John Lindberg/ String Trio of New York
us Charnett Moffett: "Art of Improvisation"

July

us Interview with Capillary Action
us CD Feature/ Sean Nowell: "The Seeker"
us CD Feature/ Kyle Eastwood: "Metropolitain"

June

us CD Feature/ Tortoise: "Beacons of Ancestorship"
se CD Feature/ Irene: "A Song for You"; Sophie Duner: "The City of My Dreams" & "The Rain in Spain"; Ruby Ruby Ruby: "The Shadow of Your Smile"
au Concert Review/ The Necks

May

br Concert Review/ SpokFrevo Orquestra
no Concert Review/ Elephant9
us CD Feature/ Mitch Marcus Quintet: "The Special"
au Concert Review/ The Necks
cn Net Feature/ Wang Changcun: "The Klone Concerts"

April

us CD Feature/ Branford Marsalis: "Metamorphosen"
us CD Feature/ The Sea and Cake: "Car Alarm"
nl CD Feature/ POW Ensemble: "Homage To Hazard Live, Amsterdam 2008"
za CD Feature/ Hugh Masekela: "Phola"
us CD Feature/ Rent Romus: "Grid"; "You Can Sleep..."; "Prismatic Season"; "Thundershine"; "Slap"

March

fr Review/ Le Housetear: "Course de Danse"
us Review/ Santiago Salazar: "Arcade"
us CD Feature/ The Peggy Lee Band: "New Code"
us CD Feature/ Tom James Scott: "School & Rivers"
fr CD Feature/ Alif Tree: "Clockwork"
se CD Feature/ Bruno Råberg: "Lifelines"

February

nl CD Feature/ ICP Orchestra: "Live At The Bimhuis"
it CD Feature/ Giuseppe Ielasi: "Aix"
us CD Feature/ Jim McAuley: "The Ultimate Frog"
us E. Ryan Goodman: Plain Moody Playing
ca Samarkande: Oblivious to the future
ir CD Feature/ Shahrokh: "Dripping Point"
us Erik Friedlander: Overtaken by Memories

January

de CD Feature/ Ensemble Phorminx: "Dal Niente"; The Epicureans: "Introducing"
us CD Feature/ E. Ryan Goodman: "Under the Lamp"; James Beaudreau: "Fresh Twigs"
de CD Feature/ Zeitkratzer with Carsten Nicolai, Terre Thaemlitz, Keiji Haino: "Electronics"

2008

December

ch CD Feature/ Monno: "Ghosts"
de CD Feature/ Stardelay: "A New High-Fidelity Tripout"
cn 15 Questions to Li Tieqiao
us 15 Questions to Thurman Barker

November

us CD Feature/ Bill Evans Trio: "Sunday at the Village Vanguard"
ua Andrey Kiritchenko: 'Misterrious' Jazz on Spekk
us Crouton Music: The End after a Decade of Audivisual Greatness
de Chillumination: The Downbeat Revolution is coming Home
au CD Feature/ Terminal Sound System: "Constructing Towers"
fr CD Feature/ Maninkari: "Art Des Poussieres”
it Anatrofobia: 'Brevi Momenti di Presenza' continues the Osmosis
us CD Feature/ "Blue" Gene Tyranny: "The Somewhere Songs/ The Invention of Memory"
us Greg Kelley: Self-Hate Index needs no extended-extended Techniques

October

us CD Feature/ Chris Pugh & Jack Gold: "Penumbra/Heqat"; Ghidra: "The Sound of Speed"; D.B.H.: "Wave the Old Wave"
de CD Feature/ Bohren & Der Club of Gore: "Dolores"
au Anthony Pateras: Tours with The Necks
no Huntsville: Eco, Arches & Eras shows Janus Face
ua CD Feature/ Zavoloka: "Viter"
cn Musical Cities of the World: Beijing

September

us CD Feature/ Jason Robinson: "Fingerprints"; Initial Conditions: "s/t"; Rick Helzer & John Stowell: "Friendship and Remembrance"
us Tortoise: TNT Red-Hot Vinyl Repressing
it CD Feature/ Ex-P: "Ancora Saigon" & "Carpaccio Existenziale"; I/O: "Polytone"
us Review/ Don Caballero: "Punkgasm"
us Review/ Dynamite Club: "Fusion Era"
us CD Feature/ Tito Puente and His Orchestra: “Live at the 1977 Monterey Jazz Festival"
tr 15 Questions to Cem Güney

August

gr Vassilis Tsabropoulos & Anja Lechner: "Melos" offers polychromatic music on ECM
cn Li Tie Qiao: Returns to China's Improvisational Heart
fr Review/ Treponem Pal: "Weird Machine"
england Richard Barbieri: Stranger Inside, Deep Moods Outside
cu Marialy Pacheco: "Mi Azul" presents a Cuban kind of blue
us Jair-Rohm Parker Wells: Brotherly Love & Big World Poetry
ml Issa Bagayogo: Mali Koura blends Electronica with African Roots

July

ca CD Feature/ Aidan Baker & Jakob Thiesen: "A Bout de Souffle"
jp CD Feature/ Jean-Luc Guionnet & Toshimaru Nakamura: "Map"
no Helge Lien Trio: Hello Troll! Hello Award!
us CD Feature/ Jon Regen: "Let It Go"
ch CD Feature/ Christian Weber: "Wacheturm Solo"
global Miles Davis: "Round about Midnight" returns on Vinyl

June

us Thor's Rubber Hammer: Celebrate Noisy Improvisation on “Ecstatic Jazz Duos”
au Roam the Hello Clouds: Free Electro-Jazz Textures at ABC Australia
it CD Feature/ Tanake: "3ree"

May

fr CD Feature/ Poolplayers: "Way Below the Surface"
ca CD Feature/ Liar's Rosebush: "Circle the Squares"
ie 15 Questions to Mark O'Leary

April

us CD Feature/ Bill Laswell & Fanu: "Lodge"
us Bullock, Coleman, Gross & Roden: Challenge $2.2 Million Work of Art
jp Toshimaru Nakamura: Learns English in "One Day"
us CD Feature/ Thelonious Monk "Brilliant Corners – Keepnews Collection "
fr 15 Questions to Maninkari
us Anthony Braxton: Ghost Trance Music explained
ca Frivolous: Finds his Island of Sanctity

March

ar Net Feature/ Hans Carstens: "Aeroplane EP"
us CD Feature/ Tangria Jazz Group: "Tangria Jazz Group"
us CD Feature/ V.A.: "Signal to Noise Vol. 5"
us CD Feature/ V.A.: "Signal to Noise Vol. 4"

February

us CD Feature/ V.A.: "Monterey Jazz Festival: 50th Anniversary All-Stars"
es CD Feature/ Jose Luis Redondo: "La reponse est aux pieds"
us Bill Laswell & Fanu: Enter the "Lodge" at Karlrecords
us CD Feature/ Kioku: "Both Far and Near"
us James Beaudreau: Recording Session Revelations

January

us CD Feature/ Valerie Joyce: "The Look of Love"
ch CD Feature/ Mersault: “Raymond & Marie”
us Crouton Music: An Improvised Music Hub

2007

December

us CD Feature/ C.O.M.A.: "Ornamental Urban Shrubbery"
global Between Silence 2
de CD Feature/ Professor Nineteen: "Diversity of Flowers"
us CD Feature/ McCoy Tyner: "Afro Blue"

November

us CD Feature/ Marcos Fernandes & Bill Horist: "Jerks and Creeps"
fr CD Feature/ M. Baron, B. Denzler, J-L Guionnet, S. Rives: "Propagations"
us CD Feature/ Tom Heasley & Toss Panos: "Passages"

October

it CD Feature/ "F.S. Blumm meets Luca Fadda"
au CD Feature/ Robert Vincs: "Devic Kingdom"
au CD Feature/ Marc Hannaford: "The Garden of Forking Paths"

September

us CD Feature/ 3Banditos: "Sympathy for the Donkey"
us CD Feature/ Robert Anbian & The Unidentified Flying Quartet: "s/t"

August

no Blowing the Horn
england Square Pusher: Tom Jenkinson Solo Bass Shows
us Interview with Jair-Röhm Parker Wells/Luther Thomas/Tony Bianco

July

de CD Feature/ Jake Playmo: "My Favourite Toys"
us Interview with Sara Gazarek

June

us 15 Questions to Neil Haverstick/Stick Man
no CD Feature/ Karl Seglem: "Urbs"
us Signal Quintet: North American Tour a success

May

us CD Feature/ Jim Ryan's Forward Energy: "FE3 Portland" & "FE3 Oakland"
es CD Feature/ Agusti Martinez: "Are Spirits what I hear?"
us CD Feature/ Michael Dessen: "Lineal"
us CD Feature/ brekekekexkoaxkoax: "We used to be such good friends"
us CD Feature/ If, Bwana: "Rex Xhu Ping"
us CD Feature/ Marcos Fernandes & Mike Pride: "A Mountain is a Mammal"

April

global CD Feature/ V.A.: "The Sound 1"
global CD Feature/ Mad EP: "The Madlands Trilogy"

March

us 15 Questions to Jim Mcauley
ca CD Feature/ ARC Trio: "Triptych Mirror"
us CD Feature/ Dave Brubeck, Anthony & Joseph Paratore: "Points on Jazz"

February

global CD Feature/ Cross Border Trio: "New Directions"
us 15 Questions to Jair-Rôhm Parker Wells
us CD Feature/ Rent Romus' Lords of Outland: "Culture of Pain"

January

us CD Feature/ Joseph Benzola: "Winter in America"
us 15 Questions to James Beaudreau
it CD Feature/ Edoardo Ricci & Thollem Mcdonas: " SONOCONTENTODISTAREQUA"

2006

October

us CD Feature/ Joseph Benzola: "Crippled Symmetry"

September

us CD Feature/ James Beaudreau: "Java St. Bagatelles"
england CD Feature/ Pete Alderton: "Living on Love"

July

fi 15 Questions to Iiro Rantala / Trio Töykeät

June

de CD Feature/ Hands on Strings: "Offroad"
us 15 Questions to Rent Romus

May

us Diaz-Infante / Fernandes / Montoya / Romus: "Reverberations from Spring Past"

2005

October

de CD Feature/ Henschkeschlott: "Cafe Thiossane"