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AACM (Musicians)
The Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) is a Chicago-based foundation for free jazz, founded in 1965 by Muhal Richard Abrams. The AACM is devoted “to nurturing, performing, and recording serious, original music,” according to their charter. Their motto is, “Great Black Music, Ancient to the Future.”
AACM in Reviews
Music Review | posted 03.11.2011
Steve Colson & The Unity Troupe
Triumph!
Music-wise and optically, Steve Colson’s debut was already a well done job when it was released in 1980. What was available as a private pressing back then is now finally being re-released.
Music Review | posted 13.06.2011
Matana Roberts
Coin Coin Chapter One: Gens de Coloeur Libres
It’s its fiery, stirring and yet thoughtful force, which makes this anthem of freedom and independence so very exceptional in these days.
Recent Articles
Music Portrait | posted 03.11.2020
Mort Garson
Music for plants and people
He was involved in over 900 songs and reached number 1 on the Billboard charts, but Mort Garson’s current fame is based on an encounter with Bob Moog, whom he persuaded to give him one of his synthesizers. A rediscovery.
Music News | posted 09.07.2020
Logic System
Reissued: »Venus«
The album »Venus«, first released in 1981, by Hideki Matsutake alias Loi’gic System, who plays with the Yellow Magic Orchestra, is now being reissued via Wewantsounds. Exclusively at HHV Records in a limited edition.
Music Review | posted 23.07.2020
Eiko Ishibashi
Hyakki Yagyō
On her first solo studio album in two years, »Hyakki Yagyō«, Eiko Ishibashi brings wonderfully wondrous sounds into flowing movements on two sound collages.
Music Review | posted 26.06.2020
Oiro Pena
2
The Finnish multi-instrumentalist Antti Vauhkonen releases playful music with his vinyl 10-inch »2«, released by Jazzaggression.
Music Review | posted 20.07.2020
Adult Fantasies
Towers Of Silence
A very deserving compilation brings us Stroom these days with »Towers Of Silence« from the Belgian Adult Fantasies.