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In 1959, Ornette Coleman released The Shape of Jazz To Come, a record with content almost as audacious as its title. Forty-seven years later, Coleman at least partially fulfilled his own challenge with the fearless and fertile Sound Grammar. But even that 2006 effort might not have crossed jazz boundaries as much as one from… More »

A few years ago I wrote a positive review of CocoRosie’s The Adventures of Ghosthorse And Stillborn. Too positive, it turns out: The publication that assigned it killed the piece at the 11th hour and instead ran a snarky takedown. I’d never had that happen before and I’ve been championing challenging music for a long… More »

We talk a lot about “anticipation” when it comes to new releases, but it feels like folks have been awaiting the National’s High Violet with a special excitement, one that’s picked up with each leaked (or officially released) track or live performance. The band’s longer, slower climb from their 2001 self-titled debut to their fifth… More »

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Final Fantasy And Grizzly Bear Announce Brooklyn Philharmonic Show

The Björk fans will perform on Saturday, February 28 at BAM’s Howard Gilman Opera House, with Grizzly’s set arranged by Nico Muhly. It’s part of…
Scott Lapatine | October 14, 2008 - 10:19 am

New Sam Amidon Video – “Saro”

We’ve been enjoying Brooklyn songwriter and Doveman homie Sam Amidon’s forthcoming All Is Well, so we were happy to see the Jeremy Blatter-concocted, found footage-filled…
Stereogum | January 15, 2008 - 12:23 pm
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