Stomach ulcer music

Stomach Ulcer Music: Part 2

A Semi Regular Look into the World of “Difficult” Music Michael Mantler/Carla Bley – 13 and 3/4 Loosely affiliated with ECM via a distribution deal, WATT records was the collaborative label established by composers Bley and Mantler to exclusively present their own music. And just as well, as even in the “golden age” that this […]

Stomach Ulcer Music Part 1

A semi-regular look into the world of “difficult” music… Pat Metheny – Zero Tolerance For Silence   Pat Metheny is reknowned for two main attributes: firstly his hair. A modern miracle of evolution that seems to be sticking two fingers up at the ageing process, whilst simultaneously defying gravity. Secondly, an equally stubborn attitude towards what […]


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