We’re All Ears

We’re All Ears Recent music releases the EM editors recommend By associate editor Gino Robair eX-Girl: Back to the Mono Kero! (ipecac; http://0505.net/ex-girl).
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We’re All Ears Recent music releases the EM editors recommendBy associate editor Gino Robair eX-Girl: Back to the Mono Kero!(ipecac; http://0505.net/ex-girl). A vocal-driven Japanese trio thatcombines the best of '80s new wave, progressive rock (ala Henry Cow),and post-punk sensibilities. Morton Subotnick: Volume 1: ElectronicWorks (Mode 97 DVD; www.mode.com). Beautiful multichannel works.Especially appealing for fans of Buchla instruments. Palette Sonore:Structures Sonores Baschet (SSP 01; www.cdemusic.org). These are piecesplayed on the marvelous Baschet sound sculptures. Ivan Tcherepnin:Flores Musicales, etc (CRI 684; www.cdemusic.org). Lovely works foracoustic instruments and electronic processing using Serge modularsynths. C-Side & Petit Mal: Swarm Warnings: Gatmo Sessions, vol. 2(Gatmo; www.jackaloperecords.com/gatmo.html). A disc of improvisationsby the finest instrument inventors in California, with Tom Waits as aguest vocalist. M. Griffin/D. Fulton: The Most Distant Point Known(Hypnos; www.hypnos.com). Slowly evolving soundscapes created withSynthesis Technology MOTM and Doepfer analog modular synthesizers.