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Ken Field

Ken Field
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United States
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Ken Field is a saxophonist, flautist, percussionist, and composer. Since 1988 he has been a member of the electrified modern music ensemble Birdsongs of the Mesozoic.
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http://kenfield.org
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Releases on file (15)
Revolutionary Snake Ensemble — Live Snakes Revolutionary Snake Ensemble — Live Snakes
(Accurate Records AC-5065, 2014, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — Dawn of the Cycads Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — Dawn of the Cycads
(Cuneiform Rune 274/275, 2008, 2CD)
Revolutionary Snake Ensemble — Forked Tongue Revolutionary Snake Ensemble — Forked Tongue
(Cuneiform Rune 269, 2008, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic with Oral Moses — Extreme Spirituals Birdsongs of the Mesozoic with Oral Moses — Extreme Spirituals
(Cuneiform Rune 241, 2006, CD)
Ken Field — Under the Skin Ken Field — Under the Skin
(Innova 208, 2006, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — The Iridium Controversy Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — The Iridium Controversy
(Cuneiform Rune 179, 2003, CD)
Revolutionary Snake Ensemble — Year of the Snake Revolutionary Snake Ensemble — Year of the Snake
(Innova , 2003, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — 2001 Live Birds Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — 2001 Live Birds
(NEARfest Records NRF 005, 2001/2006, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic  — Petrophonics Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — Petrophonics
(Cuneiform Rune 179, 2000, CD)
Field Katsui Kido Shimizu — Tokyo in F Field Katsui Kido Shimizu — Tokyo in F
(Sublingual SLR004, 2000, CD)
Ken Field — Pictures of Motion Ken Field — Pictures of Motion
(Arf! Arf! SFZ-002, 1999, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic  — Dancing on A'a Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — Dancing on A'a
(Cuneiform Rune 69, 1995, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic  — Pyroclastics Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — Pyroclastics
(Cuneiform Rune 35, 1992, CD)
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — Faultline Birdsongs of the Mesozoic — Faultline
(Cuneiform Rune 19, 1989, CD)
Ken Field — Subterranea Ken Field — Subterranea
(*, 0, CD)

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2019-06-05
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2019-04-24
Help MoonJune Bring Great Music to Life – Like many music lovers around the world, we’ve been thrilled and amazed to hear the recordings that have been released by MoonJune from sessions at La Casa Murada in Spain. Such label stalwarts as Mark Wingfield, Markus Reuter, Asaf Sirkis, Tony Levin, Dusan Jevtovic, Vasil Hadzimanov, and many more have gathered in various combinations at the studio to produce some of the most creative music in recent years. Now, label head Leonardo Pavkovic is offering a compilation, La Casa Murada - MoonJune Sessions, Volume One, as a fundraiser for upcoming sessions. » Read more

2019-04-10
The Pineapple Thief to Tour North America – November and December of 2019 will see The Pineapple Thief bringing their music to Canada, Mexico, and the US, and famed drummer Gavin Harrison will be on board. The band has been touring extensively in Europe, but North America will be new territory for them. » Read more

2019-03-25
Scott Walker RIP – Noel Scott Engel, better known as Scott Walker, was one of the most intriguing and enigmatic musical figures in the second half of the 20th Century. His strange career started with The Walker Brothers, an American pop group that featured no one named Walker and no brothers. After moving to England in 1965, they had a series of hit singles. Scott's solo work started with Scott in 1967. Starting in the 80s, his work took an increasingly avant-garde turn. » Read more

2019-03-20
Freedom to Spend Unearths June Chikuma's Archives – Jun (June) Chikuma is well known for her video game and anime soundtracks, but she also released an album of experimental electronic music back in 1986 called Divertimento where she indulged the kind of spontaneity that wouldn't work in a soundtrack. RVNG Int'l label Freedom to Spend is bringing this overlooked item to broader attention with a deluxe reissue. » Read more


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