August 25: Wadada Leo Smith’s Occupy the World, Anthony Braxton with Taylor Ho Bynum and with Joe Morris, Anne LeBaron’s duets with Leroy Jenkins, and more.
August 18: Music by Pierre Favre, solo improvisation and ensemble composition.
August 11: Music for string and brass … to dance to: Martin Altena’s octet, Max Nagl’s ensemble, and music by Mauricio kagel and Luc Ferrari. And, Zeena Parkins’ s:c:a:t:t:e:r:i:n:g !
August 4: At 6pm, music by Ernesto Martinez, At 7pm, Cecil Taylor with Bill Dixon and Tony Oxley, then Cecil Taylor with Mat Maneri.
July 28: At 7pm, we’ll broadcast our recording of Tim Daisy’s solo concert. At 8pm, a look back at the music of James Newton and his trio with Anthony Davis and Abdul Wadud.
strong>July 21: Jason hosts the show. Tim Daisy performs live (solo percussion) at Woodland Pattern in Milwaukee.
July 14: Music by percussionist Tim Daisy as a preview to his concert at Woodland Pattern on Sunday, July 21.
July 7: Our broadcast of the concert at Woodland Pattern last Sunday featuring Ernest Khabeer Dawkins and Hamid Drake. We’ll play some new releases in the first hour, then, starting at 7pm, the full concert from last week.
June 30: I’ll be at Woodland Pattern for Alternating Currents Live. Jason will be hosting the radio show with a special program on the work of Lloyd Miller. Here’s a fascinating video of Lloyd Miller’s music.
June 23: The music of Ernest Khabeer Dawkins and Hamid Drake. They will perforn together at Woodland Pattern Book Center on June 30th.
June 16: New releases from Nate Wooley, Paul Lytton, Joe McPhee, Susan Alcorn, and Ellery Eskelin, along with our preview of Ernest Dawkins and Hamid Drake concert at Woodland Pattern on June 30.
June 9: Music, new and recent, from Susan Alcorn, Ellery Eskelin, Nate Wooley, Stephen Haynes, Rob Mazurek, and others. At 8pm, Envoi by Bill Dixon.
June 2: Music by request, Morton Feldman’s Patterns in a Chromatic Field (in its entirety, from 7 until 9pm). At 6pm, Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring in honor of its legendary premier 100 years ago in Paris. We’ll listen to the Stefan Goldman Edit blending 146 segments from several dozen different recordings of the piece.
May 26: Music by MEV (Musica Elettronica Viva) alongs with recent sounds from Lou Cohen (new on Pogus), Katherine Young, Coppice, and others.
May 19: Our broadcast on the Hanah Jon Taylor Artet at Woodland Pattern, Sunday, May 5th. Since the first set runs a bit longer than 1 hour, we’ll begin the concert broadcast at 6:50. The second set will begin promptly at 8:00.
May 12: Jason hosts the show. Our broadcast of Hanah Jon Taylor’s Woodland Pattern performance will be on on May 19.
May 5: Jason hosts the show. Alternating Currents Live at Woodland Pattern Book Center features the Hanah Jon Taylor Artet.
May 12: Jason hosts the show.
April 28: In the midst of WMSE’s Spring membership drive, we’ll preview the Hanah Jon Taylor Artet performing at Woodland Pattern next Sunday, play some new releases and some old favorites (including music for strings by Max Roach and Taylor Ho Bynum).
April 21: At 6pm, the music of Dean Drummond (1949-2013). At 7pm, an interview with Scott Johnson and Alexei Easton about their Hey John project. At 8pm, our preview of the Hanah Jon Taylor Artet performing at Woodland Pattern on Sunday, May 5th.
April 14: Recent music by Mike Reed and Roscoe Mitchell along with our broadcast of Syntjuntan’s concert at Woodland Pattern last Sunday evening.
April 7: Jason hosts the show.
March 31: In preview of their Alternating Currents Live concert on Sunday, April 7, music by Syntjuntan along with, in honor of Cecil Taylor’s 84th birthday, selections from The Owner of the River Bank (Cecil Taylor with the Italian Instabile Orchestra).
March 24: New releases, along with music by Syntjuntan (coming to Alternating Currents Live on April 7), and the ensemble AMM.
March 17: Electronic music, new and old, recorded live or produced in a studio.
March 10: Music by pianist/composer Aki Takase, improvised and composed music by Leroy Jenkins, and some music from Hafez Modirzadeh’s Post-Chromodal Out (on Pi Recordings from 2012).
March 3: New solo music by Nicole Mitchell (Engraved in the Wind) along with music by the Revolutionary Ensemble, Richard Teitelbaum, and more.
February 24: At 6pm, music by Sun Ra in New York, 1965-67, including music from the ‘strange strings’ sessions. At 8pm, strings and reeds from Mary Oliver, Charlotte Hug, Phil Wachsmann and more. At 8pm, Butch Morris’ Conduction #25 (the Akbank Conduction) in Istambul, Turkey in October of 1992.
February 17: Music by Brunhild Ferrari and Luc Ferrari (new on Sub Rosa) and some ‘anecdotal’ music from Luc Ferrari. Here is a clip of Luc Ferrari and Otomo Yoshihide performing together.
February 10: No broadcast. Power out in downtown Milwaukee.
February 3: The music of Lawrence “Butch” Morris (February 10, 1947–January 29, 2013). Here are two excellent radio pieces on Butch Morris’ work.