Posts Tagged ‘Don Cherry’

Dewey Mahood on Don Cherry – “Organic Music Society”

Dewey Mahood has long been a fixture on the site, popping up in longtime favorites Eternal Tapestry, Gärden Söund, Edibles, and on his own as Plankton Wat. Its with the latter that Mahood is now embarking on his latest LP for Thrill Jockey, and his sound is as cavernous and consuming as ever. As with most of his bands, Mahood is a cosmic traveler, utilizing the guitar as a divining rod for the inner thrum of the unconscious mind. Naturally that begs the question of what gems has he been letting linger in his personal collection, so I reached out to Dewey to see what favorite is haunting his shelves these days. Check out Dewey’s exploration of Don Cherry’s masterpiece Organic Music Society below.

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Prana Crafter’s Will Sol on Terry Riley, Don Cherry, Karl Berger ‎– Live In Köln 23.2.1975

Last year Prana Crafter’s Will Sol released two vital parch-folk LPs for Beyond Beyond is Beyond and Sunrise Ocean Bender, both showcasing his mossy, forest-folk prowess mixed with a tenancy to scratch that wooded habit with the key to the cosmos. He’s pushed the cosmic tendencies even further this year with a split with Tarotplane that uses one side of a 12” to wind his folk into kosmiche delights. It seemed only natural, then to ask Will to contribute a pick to the Hidden Gems series and see what’s driven his sound. Will’s picked a ’75 collaboration from Terry Riley and Don Cherry that picks at a peirod that pushed both artists catalogs to in new and interesting directions. Check out how this came into Will’s live and what impact it’s had on his music.

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