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The 50 Best Albums of 2017

Source: New York Music Daily

There’s a link to stream all of the albums here except for the very newest one – which happens to be #1.

The best and most relevant album of 2017 was Fukushima, by the Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York. This haunting, epic five-part suite is not a narrative of the grim events of March 11, 2011, but rather the Tokyo-born pianist/bandleader’s reflection on personal terror and horror in the wake of the worst nuclear disaster in world history.

Fujii’s stock in trade is not political music. Her vast catalog – over eighty albums as a leader or co-leader since the ...

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Ecstatic Music Festival: 2018 lineup & tickets (Julianna Barwick, Kronos Quartet & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2018 Ecstatic Music Festival runs from January 27 to April 26 at The Kaufman Center in NYC, bringing together many artists and composers across various genres for collaborative performances.

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