Félicie Bazelaire – Otos

The strange phenomenon of the creative illness is something we sometimes find among artists. What is meant here isn’t the often-noted connection between psychological instability and artistic activity, but rather the creative response of...

Mimmo, Mevel, Waziniak: Constellative Trio

The Constellative Trio is the improvising trio of French musicians Gaël Mevel and Thierry Waziniak, along with the Italian soprano saxophonist Gianni Mimmo. Although this self-titled album is their debut release as the Constellative...

Modney: Ascending Primes

The primes of Ascending Primes, the new album by violinist/composer Modney, formerly known as Josh Modney, are prime numbers. As natural numbers evenly divisible only by themselves and by one, prime numbers can be...

Marco Colonna and Giulia Cianca: Undici pianeti

The contemporary world often seems to be nothing short of a permanent atopia – a place in which one is perpetually out of place, a locus of transience in which one is forever a...

Sjöström, Floridis, Rodrigues, Casserley: Fields

Back in 2018, Finnish soprano and sopranino saxophonist Harri Sjöström recorded a series of improvisations with Lisbon’s Guilherme Rodrigues on cello. The music, released on the album The Treasures Are, was subtle and exhilarating...

Sonic balancing act: Camille Émaille

I don’t go to conservatories very often but there is a teaching that should be the basis of any training activity for musicians: after having found and activated their sound sources, musicians must feel...

Marlies Debacker & Salim(a) Javaid: Convolution

Pianist Marlies Debacker and saxophonist Salim(a) Javaid, both based in Cologne, have been long-time collaborators since meeting as students at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, where they both now teach. Debacker, originally...

Giuseppe Doronzo, Andy Moor, and Frank Rosaly: Futuro Ancestrale

Futuro Ancestrale: ancestral future, a vision of a future with its roots sunk deep in the past. With this title of their debut album as a trio, baritone saxophonist Giuseppe Doronzo, guitarist Andy Moor,...

François Wong & Davide Barbarino: Genius Loci

In Roman religion, the genius loci is the guardian of a place – like the Greek daimon, a low-level divinity, here given the task of presiding over a given site. More figuratively, the genius...

Électronique…? Pensate l’impensabile! Giuseppe Giuliano «visto da»… Pierre Yves Artaud e Yuri Kasparov

Ammetto di avere un debole per la musica di Giuseppe Giuliano. Su queste pagine, tramite recensioni e note critiche, ho già rivelato l’afflato moderno e l’intrigante raccordo della sua musica con le libertà e...

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Irène Schweizer

Un comunicato stampa della Intakt R. giunto alle 23:19 di ieri sulla mia email ci gela l'animo: Dear Journalists and Friends of Intakt Records, Irène Schweizer...

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