Tag: RareNoise Records

David Fiuczynski at BARTS Club, Barcelona

BARTS Club, 24th February 2017 David Fiuczynski’s latest album (Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian Microjam! on RareNoise) ingests influences as diverse as Olivier Messiaen, J Dilla, Gagaku (ancient Japanese imperial court music), and birdsong. Tonight, before the first tune, Fiuczynski also promises us Beyoncé and The Simpsons. I missed the Beyoncé reference but caught The Simpsons theme…




David Fiuczynski – Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian Microjam!

(This review was originally published in Jazz Journal in September 2016.) Loon-y Tunes Dance of the UiraPuru Flam Q&A Solitaire Oiseaux Jdillique Gagaku Chord Candy Waldstimmen Uira Happy Jam Organ Wren Loon-Ly Solitaire (47.03) David Fiuczynski (fretted and fretless guitars, piano) Helen Sherrah-Davies (violin) Yazhi Guo (suona, Chinese percussion) Utar Artun (microtonal keyboards, electric piano,…




Free Nelson Mandoomjazz – The Organ Grinder

Rebecca Sneddon – saxophones Colin Stewart – electric bass Paul Archibald – drums & percussion; piano (track 5); pipe organ (track 11) and featuring: Luc Klein – trumpet (tracks 2, 5, 6, 9) Patrick Darley – trombone (tracks 4, 6) Open the Gate You Are Old Father William Funambule The Woods Calcutta Cutie LORA Bicycle…




Naked Truth – Avian Thug

(This review was originally published in Jazz Journal in April 2016) Graham Haynes (trumpet, electronics) Lorenzo Feliciati (bass, guitar, keyboards) Roy Powell (keyboards, synthesizers, organ, prepared piano) Pat Mastelotto (drums, percussion) Rapid Fire Lazy Elephant Trap Door Tense Shaman Avian Thug Day Two at Bedlam Moon at Noon (48.05) England, 16-17th February 2013 RareNoise Records…




J. Peter Schwalm – The Beauty of Disaster

J. Peter Schwalm (guitars, pianos, electronic devices, acoustic and digital sound modules, mixing desks, drums and synths, except…) Nell Catchpole (violas, on 1) Eivin Aarset (guitars, on 2, 3, 4) Tim Harries (bass, on 2, 7, 8) Martin France (drums, on 2, 8) Michael Wöllny (pump organ, on 5) Christine Schütze (grand piano, on 9)…




The Best Jazz & Noise of 2015…?

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve posted 10 Daily Tunes on Facebook, slowly revealing the aJN top ten albums of 2015. Some things to bear in mind… This is, of course, a highly subjective list. The criteria were, a) what I liked, b) variety, c) there is no c), just a) and b), mainly…




7 Questions for… RareNoise Records

This week, we broaden the scope of the ‘7 Questions’ a little, going beyond the musicians. Giacomo Bruzzo is co-founder (alongside Eraldo Bernocchi) of RareNoise Records, putting out discs by artists such as Joe Morris, Steve Swallow, Mary Halvorson, Kjetil Møster, Mats Gustafsson, Merzbow, Ivo Perelman, Nils Petter Molvær, among many others. The London-based label deliberately eschews…