Monthly Archives: December 2021

Bone Tower – We All Will Die One Day

Release date: 11/5/2021 Label: No Funeral Records From the artist: “Both sonically and lyrically, We All Will Die One Day represents a collective status of disarray. Challenging speed and complex rhythms serve to accelerate unfavorable emotions to the forefront of your mind. A raw and unfiltered byproduct of mental health in disarray and unfocused aggression, […]

David Loeb–Painting, Landscape, Text and Sky

Gracious, contemporary solo guitar, many inspirations. Play!

journey for one

Franz Schubert’s song cycle “Winterreise”, performed here on solo piano. Play!

Mevan Younes–Ether

Younes, of Syrian heritage, performs works on the buzuq (strings), lovely traditional Eastern works. Play!

Within the Within

Fairly abstract works for varied percussion instruments, Burtner’s more accessible.

Plays Well with Others

Works for wind trio + baritone voice (Loadbang) with strings here. Some oddness.

Chamber Music by Jose Serebrier

Works from 1948 on, strings +/winds, lyrical, varied tempi.

Gregory W. Brown–fall & decline

Choral works performed by Variant 6.

Cage/Feldman: Works for Piano II

Mostly lyrical piano works + flute on some, by John Cage and arranged by Morton Feldman. Play!

Sonidos Cubanos 2

For varied instruments with/out voice, Cuban contemporary works.

Jacob Cooper–Sunrise

Murmuring voices, later some piano/violin/flute.

Ceci n’est pas une Flute

Very abstract works for various voiced flutes with electronics.

Il Nuovo Contrabasso Italiano

Very abstract pieces for double bass, Italian composers.

George Crumb–Metamorphoses Books I & II

Inspired by artists paintings, for amplified piano, abstract.

Barbara White–Farewell to Music

Gracious works for shakuhachi solo or with clarinet–mysterious. Play!

Sinikka Langeland–Wolf Rune

Kantele player/singer based on Norwegian songs/traditions–beautiful, eerie. Play!

Sebastian Fagerlund–Oceano

Contemporary works for strings, some with winds + piano. Varied.

Martin Bresnick–the Planet on the Table

Works for strings/piano–lyrical vs. strident. Performed by the Brentano String Quartet.

Dark Matters–Carillon Music of Stephen Rush

Contemporary works for bells, electronics and other instruments. Nice!

Bach to Black–Suites for Piano

A collection of works for solo piano, Baroque to modern.

Georg Philipp Telemann–12 Fantasias for Solo Violin

Baroque solo violin pieces, sprightly + gracious.

Ricardo Nillni–Surface

Fairly weird, abrupt works for piano, winds, strings, new works, some more accessible than others.


Varied works for piano (one with electronics) from different musical eras.

The Sound and the Fury

Romantic works for violin + piano by Dvorak, Janacek, Grieg. Play!

Forward Music Project 2.0

Amanda Gookin performs these solo cello pieces by women composers, all pushing the edges of what sounds the cello can make, some dissonance.