Infinite Playlist: 2.15.17

Sufjan StevensSay Yes! To Michigan! (Asthmatic Kitty)

Tredici BacciAmore Per Tutti (NNA Tapes)

Danish String QuartetWood Works (Da Capo)

Gorillaz  – 私 Noodle❗️


FACTmix 584: Lawrence English

Young RomanceAnother’s Blood

AustraFuture Politics

Mica LeviJackie (20th Century Fox)

Nordic AffectRaindamage, with works by Valgeir Sigurdsson, Ulfúr Hansson, and Hlynur Aðils Vilmarsson (Sono Luminus)

Sofia Gubaidulina: “Silenzio,” FontanaMIX (Valentino Corvino, Eva Zahn, Corrado Rojac)


Bach: Mass in B Minor, Phillippe Herreweghe conducting Collegium Vocale Gent (EMI)

Man Forever and Tigue: Cranes – Sitting – Triangle




The Crossroads Project – Fry Street Quartet (Navona)
>  Laura Kaminsky – Rising Tide, Libby Larsen Emergence

BIOS from “Rising Tide” (section II of “The Crossroads Project” from Laura Kaminsky on Vimeo.

Gabriel Kahane – Crane Palimpsest – The Knights (self released)

Missy Mazzoli Songs from the Uproar – Abigail Fischer and NOW Ensemble (New Amsterdam)


Swetshop Boys – Cashmere (Customs)

Caspian – Tertia (Triple Crown)

Caspian – Dust and Disquiet (Triple Crown)

Taylor Brooks – Ecstatic Music – TAK Ensemble (New Focus)
Ecstatic Music, Weather Reports, Idolum, Amalgam

Ism – Ryan Muncy (New Focus)
James Tenney – Saxony, Erin Gee – Mouthpiece XXIV (w/Ross Karre), David Reminick – Gray Faces, Morgan Krauss – masked by likeness, Evan Johnson – Largo calligrafico/”patientam”, Lee Hyla – Pre-Amnesia


infinite playlist 8.11

I promise, there will soon be more writing here. I’ve been slacking a bit on writing down what I’m listening to and picking the best, so here’s what I can most vividly remember from the last few weeks…

Molly Herron – Stellar Atmospheres for vocal quartet, Baroque viol consort and The Dervishes


Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith Ears (Western Vinyl)


Swetshop Boys – “T5” from future release Cashmere (Customs)


Tilbury – Northern Comfort (Record Records)

Qluster – Echtzeit (Bureau B)


Throws s/t (Full Time Hobby)

Tim Hecker Love Streams (4AD)


> incl. Slime Girls, Anamanaguchi, Hironica, Space Boyfriend


> Incl. Tubeway Army, The Sisters of Mercy, Rakta, TOTAL CONTROL


MJ Guider – Precious Systems (kranky)

Ben BabbittKentucky Route Zero, acts I-IV


Traces Imaginary Life

infinite playlist 7.18

Transitions – Michael Nicolas (Sono Luminus)
> Mario DavidovskySynchronisms No. 3, Steve ReichCello Counterpoint, David Fulmer – Speak of the Spring, Annie Gosfield – Four Roses, …And a Five-Spot, Anna Thorvaldsdottir – Transitions, Jamie Oliver La Rosa – Flexura

Pretty City – Colorize (Pretty City/Gaga Digi)

Pink FloydMeddle (Harvest)

Pink FloydThe Piper at the Gates of Dawn (Tower)

Blonde Redhead – 23 (4AD)

Katie DeyAsdfasdf (Orchid Tapes)

The Gloaming – The Gloaming Real (World Records)

Elena Ruehr – How She Danced: String Quartets of Elena Ruehr – Cypress String Quartet (Cypress String Quartet)

Heron Oblivion – s/t (Sub Pop)

Arlene Sierra – Game of Attrition: Arlene Sierra, Vol. 2 – BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Jac van Steen (Bridge Records)

> Moler, Piano Concerto-Art of War – Huw Watkins, Game of Attrition, Aquilo
Soley We Sink (Morr Music)

Pleasure Model – Kendo Dynamics (100% Silk)

Francesca Anderegg – Wild Cities (New Focus)
> Ryan Francis– Remix, Hannah Lash – Adjoining, Clint Needham On the Road, Ted Hearne – Nothing, Reinaldo MoyaImagined Archipelagos

Jessy Lanza – Oh No (Hyperdub)

Jocelyn Morlock – Cobalt (Centredisks)
> Music of the Romantic Era – The Windsor Symphony Orchestra, Cobalt – Jonathan Crow, karl Stobbe, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Disquiet – CBC Radio Orchestra, Asylum – Duo Concertatnte, Oiseax bleus et sauvages – Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Golden  – Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Philippe Magnan, Solace – Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Doveman – The Conformist (Brassland)

Cocteau TwinsBlue Bell Knoll (4AD)

ACRONYM – Wunderkammer (Olde Focus)

infinite playlist: 6.27

ACRONYM – Oddities and Trifles: The Very Peculiar Instrumental Music of Giovanni Valentini (New Focus)

Steve ReichDouble Sextet/Radio Rewrite – Ensemble Signal (harmoniamundi)
> written up for Q2 Music

Swap – s/t

Mitski – Puberty 2 (Dead Oceans)

Owen PallettIn Conflict (Domino)

Emmanuelle Haim Lamenti – Le Concert D’Astrée (Erato)
> music by Cavalli, Monteverdi, Barbara Strozzi, Landi, Carissimi, Cesti

Colin Stetson – Sorrow: A Reimagining of Gorecki’s Third Symphony (Constellation)

Ralph StanleyOld Songs and Ballads (Rebel Records)

Godspeed You! Black EmperorAsunder, Sweet and Other Distress – (Constellation)

John Luther Adams – The Light that Fills the World – Marty Walker, Amy Knoles, Bryan Pezzone, Robin Lorenz, Barry Newton, Nathaniel Reichman (Cold Blue Music)
>  The Farthest Place, The Light That Fills the World, The Immesurable Space of Tones

Jean Sibelius – Violin Concerto Op.47; Serenades; HumoresqueAnne-Sophie Mutter, Staatskapelle Dresden, André Previn (Deutsche Grammophon)

infinite playlist: 6.20.16

Yeasayer – Amen and Goodbye (Mute Artists Ltd.)

Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool (XL)

Kate MooreStories for Ocean Shells – Ashley Bathgate (Cantaloupe Music)
> Whoever You Are Come Forth; Stories for Ocean Shells; Velvet; Dolorosa; Homage to My Boots; Broken Rosary

Lower Dens – Escape from Evil (Ribbon Music)


SwapMosquito Hunter (Amigo)


Andrew Norman –  The Law of Mosaics – A Far Cry (Crier Records)
> The Companion Guide to Rome, Law of Mosaics

J.S. Bach – Six Suites for Solo Violoncello Without Bass – Kivie Cahn-Lipman (New Focus)

The Colorado: Music from the Motion Picture – Roomful of Teeth
> Glenn Kotche – Beginnings, Paola Prestini A Padre, a Horse, a Telescope, Shara Nova – An Unknown Distance Yet To Run, William Britelle –The Shimmering Desert, The Colossus, John Luther Adams Cathedrals in the Desert, Paola Prestini – The Corrido de Joe R., Shara Nova – Welcome to the Anthropocene, Glenn Kotche – The Palette of a New Creation

Mivos QuartetGarden of Diverging Paths (New Focus)
> Taylor BrookEl jardín de senderos que se bifurcan; Andrew GreenwaldA thing is a hole in a thing it is not; Kate SoperNadja – Kate Soper


John Adams – The Dharma at Big Sur – Tracy Silverman and the BBC Symphony Orchestra (Nonesuch)

Andrew Bird Music of Hair (Wagawam Music)


What have I been listening to over the past week?

St. Vincent, Strange Mercy (4AD)

Caribou, Our Love (Merge)

Roomful of Teeth, Render (New Amsterdam)

Yeasayer, Live at Ancienne Belgique (Secretly Canadian)

Foals, Holy Fire (Warner Bros.)

Foals, What Went Down (Warner Bros.)

The Dear Hunter, Act I: The Lake South, The River North  (Triple Crown)

Artemis String Quartet, Verklarte Nacht  (Erato)

Boston Symphony Orchestra with Seiji Ozawa and Hildegard Behrens, Elektra (Decca)

Tigue, Peaks  (New Amsterdam)

Einstein’s Little Homunculus, Don’t Ask (Accordion School)

Cat Stevens, Tea for the Tillerman (A&M)

Wye Oak, Shriek (Merge)