writing

Articles/Interviews

2017-09-21 “Self-Sufficient Sound” on Roland Kayn’s A Little Electronic Milky Way of Sound for Van.

2017-09-13 “Daniel Levin” for IndyWeek

2017-04-10 “Beyond the Grandiose and Seductive” an interview with Marie Thompson on her new book “Beyond Unwanted Sound” for Sounding Out!

2017-03-16 “Liquid Modernity” an interview with Tim Rutherford-Johnson about his new book “Music After the Fall” for Van.

2017-02-02 “Restless Minimalism: Lexical Music and the Text-Sound Compositions of Charles Amirkhanian” for Music & Literature

2016-10-27 “Nonfictional Music” a conversation with Jennie Gotschalk on her new book “Experimental Music Since 1970” for Van.

2016-09-15 “Synthesis” an interview with Carl Stone about his new 3xLP compilation of electronic works from the 1970s & 1980s on Unseen Worlds for Van.

2016-08-08 “Scores on the Sidewalk” on Julius Eastman and the Frozen Reeds label release of Eastman’s 1974 composition Femenine for Van. Also available in German.

Book Reviews

2017-03-08 Review of Message to Our Folks: The Art Ensemble of Chicago by Paul Steinbeck for freejazzblog.

2017-01-5 Review of Free Jazz, Harmolodics, & Ornette Coleman by Stephen Rush for burningambulance.

2017-01-04 Review of A Pure Solar World: Sun Ra and the Birth of Afrofuturism by Paul Youngquist for freejazzblog.

2016-07-12 Review of From Music to Silence to Music a biography of Henry Grimes by Barbara Frenz for freejazzblog.

2016-05-22 On Wadada Leo Smith’s notes (8 pieces) source a new world music: creative music for freejazzblog.

2016-03-29 Review of A Listener’s Guide to Free Improvisation by John Corbett for burningambulance.

Album Reviews

2017-07-11 Review of William Parker’s Meditation/Resurrection for freejazzblog.

2017-05-05 On the vinyl reissue of Dave Holland’s Conference of the Birds for burningambulance.

2017-04-30 Review of Dominic Lash Quartet’s Extremophile for freejazzblog.

2017-04-04 Review of Musica Elettronica Viva’s Symphony No. 106 for freejazzblog.

2017-03-24 Review of William Parker & Stefano Scodanibbio’s Bass Duo for freejazzblog.

2017-02-02 Review of Paul Dunmall’s I Look At You for freejazzblog.

2017-01-17 Review of Sirene 1009 for freejazzblog.

2016-12-25 Year end list of the improvised albums I found to be most surprising for freejazzblog.

2016-12-13 Review of Away With You the new album from the Mary Halvorson Octet for freejazzblog.

2016-11-19 Review of Sedimental You the new album from the Mark Dresser Seven for freejazzblog.

2016-10-26 Review of Psychic Armour the new album from Paul G. Smyth & Chris Corsano for burningambulance.

2016-10-13 Review of two new albums from Angharad Davies for freejazzblog.

2016-09-14 Review of Nate Wooley’s Seven Storey Mountain V for freejazzblog.

2016-09-07 Review of Okkyung Lee & Bill Orcutt’s Live at Cafe Oto LP for freejazzblog.

2016-08-21 Review of Roscoe Mitchell’s Sustain and Run for freejazzblog.

2016-06-29 Review of Tyshawn Sorey’s The Inner Spectrum of Variables for burningambulance.

2016-05-31 Review of Ivo Perelman’s Breaking Point for freejazzblog.

2016-05-09 On the Weekertoft label’s new boxset Making Rooms for burningambulance.