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New History of Warfare, Vol. 1

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And It Thought to Escape
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Stand, Walk
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Groundswell
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Time Is Advancing With Fitful Irregularity
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Drown the Rats and Giants
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As a Bird or Branch
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Ohp
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Quincy Had a Glandular Problem
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Nobu Take
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Tiger Tiger Crane
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Letter to Hst
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Our Heartbreak Perfect
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Total Tracks: 12   Total Length: 48:34

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Dr. Sax

gnox

This chap seems to be doing for the sax what Jon Hassell has done for the trumpet. Vol. 2 (also on emusic) is even better -- more variety, including some vocals by Laurie Anderson.

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Amazing!!!

William1865

Just saw this guy open for and play with The National, really unbelievable.

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Stunning

musicforgood

Absolutely some of the most creative stuff I've heard in a long time. Mr. Stetson is a force to be reckoned with. Highly recommended.

eMusic Features

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Playlist: Colin Stetson

By Andrew Parks, Contributor

"People still assume I'm a saxophonist firmly footed in the free-jazz world, and that I suddenly tried to do 'the rock thing' with these records," says Colin Stetson, after being asked about the heavier side of his New History Warfare series. "What [critics] don't realize is we're often cranking bands like Liturgy in the back of the bus on Bon Iver tours, or bonding over how we used to listen to [Iron] Maiden when we… more »

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Six Degrees of Colin Stetson’s New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges

By Kevin Whitehead, Contributor

It used to be easier to pretend that an album was its own perfectly self-contained artifact. The great records certainly feel that way. But albums are more permeable than solid, their motivations, executions and inspirations informed by, and often stolen from, their peers and forbearers. It all sounds awfully formal, but it's not. It's the very nature of music — of art, even. The Six Degrees features examine the relationships between classic records and five… more »

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Six Degrees of Colin Stetson’s New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges

By Kevin Whitehead, Contributor

It used to be easier to pretend that an album was its own perfectly self-contained artifact. The great records certainly feel that way. But albums are more permeable than solid, their motivations, executions and inspirations informed by, and often stolen from, their peers and forbearers. It all sounds awfully formal, but it's not. It's the very nature of music — of art, even. The Six Degrees features examine the relationships between classic records and five… more »