A weekly tally of memorable things Steve Smith has stuck in his ears.

Spotify jukebox does not correspond precisely with the selections listed, but maintains the playlist’s continuity and personality.

Martin Siewert/Martin BrandlmayrToo Beautiful to Burn (Erstwhile; 2003)

MIMEO/John TilburyThe Hands of Caravaggio (Erstwhile; 2002)

Jim O’RourkeSteamroom 37 (Steamroom; 2017)

James TenneyPostal Pieces – The Barton Workshop (New World; 2004)
> Maximusic; Swell Piece; A Rose Is a Rose Is a Round; Beast; Swell Piece #2; Having Never Written a Note for Percussion; Koan; For Percussion Perhaps, Or… [Night]; Swell Piece #3; Cellogram; August Harp

Alvin LucierWind Shadows – The Barton Workshop (New World; 2005)
> In Memoriam Stuart Marshall; 40 Rooms; In Memoriam Jon Higgins; Letters; Q; A Tribute to James Tenney; Bar Lazy J; Fideliotrio; Wind Shadows

Clara IannottaAl di lá del bianco – Amy Advocat, Sound Energy (YouTube; 2017)

Clara IannottaIntent on Resurrection – Spring or Some Such Thing – Ensemble Intercontemporain/Matthias Pintscher (from A Failed Entertainment, Edition RZ; 2016)

Clara IannottaLimun – Barbara Maurer, Melise Mellinger (from A Failed Entertainment, Edition RZ; 2016)

Clara IannottaÀphones – Orchestre des Élèves du Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris/Tito Ceccherini (from A Failed Entertainment, Edition RZ; 2016)

Clara IannottaDead Wasps in the Jam-jar – Yuki Numata Resnick (from For Ko, Innova; 2016)

Clara IannottaIl colore dell’ombra – Longleash (from Passage, New Focus; 2017)

Clara IannottaDead Wasps in the Jam-jar ii – Münchener Kammerorchester/Clemens Schuldt – (Soundcloud; 2016)

Clara Iannottapaw-marks in wet cement (unfinished) – Wilhem Latchoumia, Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain/Daniel Kawka (Soundcloud; 2017)

Rain Tree CrowRain Tree Crow (Virgin; 1991)

Thurston Moore & Umut ÇaglarDunia (Astral Spirits; 2017)

Arash AkbariThe Rest Is Silence (Unknown Tone; 2017)

Anthony Burr/Charles CurtisAlvin Lucier (Antiopic; 2005)
> Alvin LucierIn Memoriam Jon Higgins; On the Carpet of Leaves Illuminated by the Moon; Still and Moving Lines of Silence in Families of Hyperbolas Part III Number 11; Still and Moving Lines of Silence in Families of Hyperbolas Part I Number 1; Charles Curtis; In Memoriam Stuart Marshall; Music for Cello with One or More Amplified Vases

Antoine BeugerSixteen Stanzas On Stillness And Music Unheard – Greg Stuart (L’innomable; 2013)

Keith Rowe/Toshimaru Nakamura – Weather Sky (Erstwhile;

Steve Good (self-released; 2017)

King CrimsonPalace Theatre, Waterbury, CT, May 6, 1973 (DGMLive; 2017)

Paul Motian with Bill Frisell and Joe LovanoTime and Time Again (ECM; 2007)

Gavin BryarsThree Viennese Dancers (ECM New Series; 1986)
> Prologue – Pascal Pongy, Gavin Bryars, Charles Fullbrook; String Quartet No. 1 (“Between the National and the Bristol”) – Arditti String Quartet; First Viennese Dance (“M.H.”); Epilogue – Pascal Pongy, Gavin Bryars, Charles Fullbrook

CodonaThe Codona Trilogy (ECM; 1979-83/2008)

Grateful DeadRobert F. Kennedy Stadium, Washington, D.C., July 12 & 13, 1989 (Grateful Dead/Rhino; 1989/2017)

ModelbauRadiance (Glistening Example; 2017)

First HouseEréndira (ECM; 1986)

Roscoe Mitchell Note FactoryFar Side (ECM; 2010)