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Jim Matus

Jim Matus
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Jim Matus studied guitar and composition at Berklee College of Music and privately with Pat Metheny and John Scofield. He is the creator of No Wave New York’s legendary Noise R Us, and Progressive World Fusion bands Paranoise and Mawwal, which have won him critical praise internationally. He has worked with musicians Don Cherry, Hassan Hakmoun, Anthony Jackson, Dave Weckl, Percy Jones, Alicia Svigals, and Soft Machine's Hugh Hopper.
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Releases on file (10)
Jim Matus & Doug Raneri — While Sleeping, Watch Jim Matus & Doug Raneri — While Sleeping, Watch
(Ancient Records no#, 2013, DL)
Mawwal — High Hills in the Creaving Road Mawwal — High Hills in the Creaving Road
(Ancient Records no#, 2012, CD)
Mawwal — Sight Up Mawwal — Sight Up
(Ancient Records no#, 2011, CD)
Impulse Ensemble — Initiation Impulse Ensemble — Initiation
((Not on label) IE001, 2010, CD)
Mawwal — This Is All There Is, There Is No Other Place Mawwal — This Is All There Is, There Is No Other Place
(Ancient Records no#, 2008, CD)
Mawwal — Black Flies Mawwal — Black Flies
(Ancient Records no#, 2007, CD)
Paranoise — Ishq Paranoise — Ishq
(Ancient Records no#, 2001, CD)
Paranoise — Private Power Paranoise — Private Power
(Ancient Records no#, 1999, CD)
Paranoise — Start a New Race Paranoise — Start a New Race
(Ozone OZ 003, 1993, CD)
Paranoise — Constant Fear Paranoise — Constant Fear
(Antilles ANCD 8737, 1988, CD)

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2020-11-20
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2020-10-14
Audion Is Back in Business – Our esteemed colleague Alan Freeman has restarted Audion Magazine after a seven year hiatus. The new incarnation is available online on their Bandcamp site. Audion's history goes back to 1984, and included 58 issues up to 2013. Issue #59 is available now, and #60 is in the works. » Read more

2020-10-06
Romantic Warriors IV – Krautrock (Part 2) Is in the Works – Zeitgeist Media, the people who have brought us the great series of documentary films chronicling the history of progressive rock, are working on the second installment of their examination of German music. Krautrock 2 will focus on artists from Münich such as Guru Guru, Amon Düül II, Xhol Caravan, Kraan, Witthüser & Westrupp, and Popol Vuh. » Read more

2020-09-09
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2020-09-05
Gary Peacock RIP – Legendary bassist Gary Peacock, veteran of many recordings and performances with Paul Bley, George Russell, Roland Kirk, Bill Evans, Tony Williams, and many more. » Read more


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