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.

Tom Carter58 Minutes Over Brussels (self-released Bandcamp subscriber exclusive; 2018)

Bobby PreviteRhapsody (RareNoise; 2018)

Sonar with David TornVortex (RareNoise; 2018)

Kassel JaegerRetroactions (Éliane Tapes/Moving Furniture; 2018)

Dante BoonDüsseldorf recital (Rhizome.s; 2017)
> Coleman ZurkowskiDie von Blumen reich ich dir; Gil Sansónuntitled (for Antoine Beuger); Anastassis Philippakopoulospiano piece; Eva-Maria Houbenlose verbunden; Assaf GidronDim.; Jack CallahanBlue Dream Excerpt with Proportional Ending

The ResidentsMeet the Residents (Ralph/Cherry Red; 1974/2018)

Graham LambkinNo Better No Worse (Vol 1) (self-released; 2018)

Simon CummingsStudies, Vol. 5 (Interrobang; 2017)

Kevin DrummFrozen Pipes (self-released; 2018)

Bernd Alois Zimmermann – Cello Concerto “en forme de pas de trois” – Heinrich Schiff, SWF Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden/Michael Gielen (Philips; 1993)

Eva-Maria HoubenBreath for Organ (Second Editions; due Feb. 8, 2018)

Helmut LachenmannSalut für Caudwell – Wilhelm Bruck, Theodor Ross; Les Consolations – Schola Heidelberg/Walter Nussbaum, WDR Sinfonieorcheter Köln/Johannes Kalitzke; Concertini – Klangforum Wien/Johannes Kalitzke (Kairos; 2008)

David GarlandVerdancy (Tall Owl Music; 2018)

SannhetSo Numb (Profound Lore; 2017)

PortalION (Profound Lore; 2018)

Graham LambkinSalmon Run (Kye; 2007)

Aaron CassidyThe Crutch of Memory – Elision Ensemble (Neos; 2012)
> The Crutch of Memory; Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion; I, purples, spat blood, laugh of beautiful lips; metallic dust; asphyxia; songs only as sad as their listener

Aaron CassidyA Painter of Figures in Rooms – EXAUDI/James Weeks (NMC; 2012)

Enno PoppeArbeit I; Wespe; Arbeit II; Trauben; Arbeit III; Schrank; Salz – Daniel Gloger, Ernst Surberg; ensemble mosaik/Enno Poppe (Kairos; 2013)

Radu MalfattiOne man and a fly (Cathnor; 2015)

Jennifer Higdon – Viola Concerto; Oboe Concerto; All Things Majestic – Roberto Díaz, James Button, Nashville Symphony/Giancarlo Guerrero (Naxos)

Dave Douglas – “The Power of the Vote” from Uplift (Greenleaf Music Bandcamp subscriber exclusive; 2018)