Peter Evans/Weasel Walter Group — Oculus Ex Abyssus (ugExplode, 2008) Weasel Walter and Mary Halvorson — Opulence (ugExplode, 2008) Weasel Walter and Peter Evans, along with the still ascending guitar hero Mary Halvorson, recorded a live session for WFMU that will be played Wednesday, May 13, at 8:00 p.m. Pacific time. The “Love, Gloom, Cash, … Continue reading That Pounding in Your Head
KZSU playlist for Friday, March 6, 2009, 3:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Items of note: Axis Trio is pretty damn cool and will get their own writeup here soon. The band members’ heritages trace back to Pakistan, Morocco, and Iran. Jen Baker‘s “lyrical vibrations” (singing into the trombone) got written up on the old page, … Continue reading Playlist: March 6, 2009
(Update: You don’t need to know much French to appreciate the tour photos on Lê Quan Ninh‘s blog. He and Doneda had quite the day going from Berkeley to Stanford up to San Francisco — he’s posted pictures of all three cities and the belowmentioned sfSound event. Cool stuff.) KZSU playlist for Friday, Feb. 27, … Continue reading Playlist: Feb. 27, 2009
KZSU playlist for Friday, Feb. 13, 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Some highlights: Found a track suitable for 1234567890 day. Lots and lots of tracks related to local shows. Too numerous to count, but Hmmm… — consisting of Mark Briggs and Herb Heinz, who now do improv multimedia shows called This Here Show — was a … Continue reading Playlist: Feb. 13, 2009
KZSU playlist for Friday, Feb. 6, 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Some highlights: 4 tracks in a row from the members of Go Home. Can you spot ’em? David S. Ware‘s latest debuts on the show Interesting mainstream-ish CD from local electric violinist Yehudit. Played Marco Benevento again; he’s doing a month-long semi-residency at Yoshi’s Oakland.
KZSU playlist for Friday, Jan. 30, 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. Started a bit late to let DJ Brick accommodate some live guests. Some highlights: Appropriate tracks to highlight the San Francisco Tape Music Festival, Jan. 30 to Feb. 1. (My homemade preview is here.) New debuts from Mario Pavone (Ancestors) and Rob Mosher (The Tortoise). … Continue reading Playlist: Jan. 30, 2009
KZSU playlist for Friday, Jan. 16, 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Some highlights: Hank Jones with musicians from Mali! William Parker‘s latest David Krakauer and Matt Haimovitz — who’ll be doing a klezmerized “Quartet for the End of the World” as part of a Stanford Lively Arts Messaien show. (Don’t know if that link will still … Continue reading Playlist: Jan. 23, 2009
KZSU playlist for Friday, Jan. 16, 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Haven’t posted for five days as I’ve been under the weather — partly because our unseasonably 70-degree days have kicked my allergies into gear. Achoo. Some highlights: Mostly Other People Do the Killing‘s new one debuts on the show. (See here.) Brotzmann and Lonberg-Holm: Ooooh, … Continue reading Playlist: Jan. 16, 2009