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William Basinski's new group Sparkle Division prep debut LP (stream 3 songs)

Sparkle Division are about as far away from Basinski’s Disintegration Loops as you can imagine, making loungy, jazzy pop that recalls ’60s spy themes and ’90s electronica. Their debut is out July 24.

jazz great Henry Grimes, RIP

Jazz great Henry Grimes has died at age 84. A renowned bassist, Grimes played with just about everyone who was anyone in the ’50s and ’60s, before completely disappearing trom the scene by 1970, but was then rediscovered 30 years later….

Big Ears expands lineup: Wilco members, Jeremy Gara, Matana Roberts, more

Knoxville, TN’s unique Big Ears Festival returns March 23-26, and today the fest is revealing new additions to the lineup. Wilco were already announced, but also frontman Jeff Tweedy will do an improv set with Chikamorachi (aka Chris Corsano and Darin Gray)…

Big Ears Festival lineup: Wilco, Blonde Redhead, Magnetic Fields, Xiu Xiu, Deerhoof, more

Knoxville, TN’s Big Ears Festival will be back in 2017 with a cool and varied lineup. Expanding to 4 days this time around, it goes down on March 23-26…

Marc Ribot & the Young Philadelphians releasing 'Live in Tokyo,' playing release shows ++ other tour dates

Accomplished jazz/experimental/everything guitarist Marc Ribot stays very busy playing shows in many configurations. One of them is with The Young Philadelphians, a band that includes guitarist Mary Halvorson, and Philly soul musicians Jamaaladeen Tacuma, and G. Calvin Weston, on bass and drums respectively. The band describe themselves as “where deco meets disco meets decon” and on the LP Live […]

NYC’s Vision Festival: 2016 lineup, schedule & tickets

NYC’s six-day Vision Festival returns from July 7-12 at Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square S) with an eclectic lineup of music, dance and poetry

NYC's Vision Festival 2015 lineup, schedule & tickets

This year marks the Twentieth Anniversary of the Vision Festival. To celebrate this milestone Arts for Art (AFA) plans 6 days that sets the standard for creative FreeJazz music, dance, visual art and ideas, which embrace values that challenge and inf…

John Zorn, Marc Ribot, Cibo Matto, Wesley Stace & more appearing at Artists Rights events this weekend in NYC

Cibo Matto @ Summerstage in July (more by Adele Loconte)

John Zorn, Marc Ribot, Wesley Stace, Cibo Matto, Satomi of Deerhoof and more will be participating in concerts happening in NYC this weekend to benefit and raise awareness for artists rights organization Content Creators Coalition

former tUnE-yArDs saxist Matt Nelson releasing a solo album, playing shows; Battle Trance opening for Buke & Gase

Matt Nelson, who you may know as one of the saxophonists from tUnE-yArDsw h o k i l l album and tour, is releasing his debut solo album called Lower Bottoms on October 21 via Tubapede Records (pre-order physical and digital)…

Marc Ribot kicking off 6-night run at the Village Vanguard; soon heading to Europe to tour (dates)

Marc Ribot at LPR (more by Bejamin Lozovsky)

Avant guitar great Marc Ribot will assemble the Marc Ribot Trio (with Henry Grimes and Chad Taylor) for a six-day stint at NYC”s West Village jazz institution Village Vanguard from June 26th – July 1st