Friday, 9 December 2011

First Run Favourites

Admirable Restraint is taking a break until February 2012. Here's a top 20 of my favourite new recordings from the first run, in alphabetical order by artist.

Thomas Ankersmit – Live In Utrecht (Ash International)
Bellows – Handcut (Senufo/Planam)
Big Can – Big Can (Kwanyin)
Cornelius Cardew (Tilbury/Duch/R Davies) – Works 1960-1970 (+3db)
Stephen Cornford/Samuel Rodgers – Zinc [Extracts] (Consumer Waste)
Cranc – Copper Fields (Organised Music From Thessaloniki/Absurd)
Sabine Ercklentz/Andrea Neumann – LAlienation (Herbal International)
Anne Guthrie – Perhaps A Favorable Organic Moment (Copy For Your Records)
Andrew Hayleck – Weekend (Winds Measure)
Dominic Lash/Patrick Farmer/Sarah Hughes – Droplets (Another Timbre)
Anett Nemeth – A Pauper's Guide To John Cage (Another Timbre Byways)
Michael Pisaro (Chabala/Porter) – Asleep, Street, Pipes, Tones (Gravity Wave)
Michael Pisaro (Chabala/Stuart) – Close Constellations And A Drum On The Ground (Gravity Wave)
Michael Pisaro/Taku Sugimoto – 2 seconds/b minor/wave (Erstwhile)
Vanessa Rossetto – Mineral Orange (Kye)
Stasis Duo – 3 (Organised Music From Thessaloniki)
Valerio Tricoli/Thomas Ankersmit – Forma II (PAN)
Esther Venrooy – Vessel (Entra'cte)
Paul Vogel – Godwit Songs (Munitions Family)
John Wall/Alex Rodgers – Works 2006-11(Entr'acte)