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The New Abnormal
May 12, 2023 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
With ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ
Exploring multiple facets of jazz-adjacent prog-rock, edgy fusion, Canterbury, Zeuhl, Rock-In-Opposition, avant-prog, Rock Progressivo Italiano, world music, ambient, anything virtuosic.
Ralph Towner, Jan Garbarek, Eberhard Weber & Jon Christensen Oceanus
Solstice ECM Records 1975
Multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and bandleader, born in Chehalis, Washington, 1 March 1940. He records mostly for ECM.
Set Break: over “Katharos” by Bill Nelson
Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer & Shahzad Ismaily Shadow Forces N
Love In Exile Arooj - Trio Record 2023
Improvised minimalist sufi ambient jazz.
Tigran Hamasyan, Arve Henriksen, Eivind Aarset, Jan Bang Traces IV
Atmoshperes ECM 2018
Tigran Hamasyan (born July 17, 1987) is an Armenian jazz pianist and composer. He plays mostly original compositions, which are strongly influenced by the Armenian folk tradition. At the age of three he began to play melodies on his family's piano, and he went to a music school from the age of six. As a young child, he dreamed of being a thrash metal guitarist.
Sigur Rós Untitled #1
( ) Krunk 2002
Icelandic post-rock band from Reykjavík. Known for their ethereal sound, frontman Jónsi's falsetto vocals, and the use of bowed guitar, the band's music is also noticeable for its incorporation of classical and minimalist aesthetic elements.
Set Break: over “Past Lives” by Blue Is Nine
Bhajan Bhoy Accordi-Ohm N
To Love is to Love (Vol. 2) Feeding Tube 2023
Bhajan Bhoy is Ajay Saggar, based in the Netherlands. Bandcamp
L'Rain Heavy (But Not In Wait)
L'Rain Astro Nautico 2017
L'Rain, is a Brooklyn-raised vocalist, songwriter, experimentalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and expert tape manipulator. Bandcamp
David Sylvian Sugarfuel
Sleepwalkers P-VINE 2010
David Sylvian was the guest vocalist for this one track on Readymade's "Bold" release from 2001. Readymade is Jean-Philippe Verdin, a French multi-instrumentalist electronic music producer, arranger, and songwriter.Sylvian later released this in 2010 under his own name on "Sleepwalkers", a collection of his various collaborations.
CD has plenty of photos by Kristamas Klousch Flickr
Léa Sen Dragonfly ʚĭɞ N
You Of Now, Pt. 2 Partisan Records 2023
Songwriter and vocalist from Paris, living in London. Bandcamp
Set Break: over “The Gift” by Trey Gunn
Terje Rypdal Ghostdancing
Vossabrygg ECM 2006
Inspired by Miles Davis' "Bitches Brew"
Vossa Jazz has been holding jazz festivals in Norway since 1973 (interrupted due to COVID)
Pete Cosey, Michael Henderson, Adam Holzman, Wallace Roney, A. Sivamani, Vikku Vinayakram & Lenny White Miles Runs the Voodoo Down
Miles from India V/A Four Quarters Records 2008
Miles Davis performed in India. The concept of "Miles From India" is to have Indian and western musicians collaborate on rearrangements of his music.
Fareed Haque & The Flat Earth Ensemble The Four Corners Suite: North
Flat Planet Fareed Haque 2013
Fareed Haque was born in 1963 to a Pakistani father and Chilean mother. This one-off ensemble features many classical musicians from India.
Set Break: over “Pitch To Voltage” by Brian Eno & David Byrne
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum Phthisis
Of Natural History Web of Mimicry 2004
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum was an American experimental rock band, formed in 1999 in Oakland, California. The band fused classical, industrial, and art-rock themes throughout their music. They were known to perform elaborate routines on stage, and manufactured many of their own instruments.
Primus My Friend Fats
Animals Should Not Try to Act Like People: Promo de Fromage - EP Interscope 2003
Primus is a bass-oriented alternative metal band, formed in California in the mid 1980s, led by Les Claypool.
Les insurgés de Romilly Dur et Doux 2015
"ni" are an instrumental avant-prog/math rock band from Bourg-en-Bresse, France. Bandcamp
(cover probably inspired by Hieronymus Bosch)
Set Break: over “Melancholia” by Bill Nelson
Pollen Black Beard Records 1975
Pulsar is a French prog rock band founded around 1974. "Pollen" is their debut.
Voice Actor Myself 2 Myself (feat. Yarrow.co)
Sent From My Telephone Stroom 2022
Voice Actor is an enigmatic person of indeterminate origin. Bandcamp
"Sent From My Telephone" contains 109 short dreamy spoken word pieces.
Oceansize Massive Bereavement (Remastered)
Effloresce (Remastered) Beggars Banquet 2003
Oceansize is a space-rock post-rock band founded in Manchester UK in 1998, disbanded in 2011.
Set Break: over “Set Me as a Seal Upon Thine Heart” by Bill Nelson
The Wrong Object Jungle Cow, Pt. 1
After the Exhibition Moonjune Records 2013
The Wrong Object is a Nu-Jazz ensemble from Belgium with wide ranging influences (Canterbury, Aka Moon, Mingus, Béla Bartok, and Zappa). Bandcamp
Abrete Gandul Realismo Sin Renuncia
Referencias Circulares Abrete Gandul 2018
Abrete Gandul is a prog rock band founded in Chile in 1999. Their lineup and style has changed considerably over the years.
Panzerpappa Barkus I Vinterland
Pestrottedans Altrock Productions 2016
Panzerpappa (a name with no special meaning) was formed in Oslo Norway in 1997. They play an avant-prog in the style of Samla Mammas Manna.
Set Break: over “Willow Silk” by Bill Nelson
Daniele Sepe Peaches En Regalia
Direction Zappa MVM 2021
Daniele Sepe (born April 17, 1960 in Naples) is an Italian musician, known internationally for interpreting protest songs from around the world.