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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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2021-02-14
SoundQuest Fest 2021 – SoundQuest Fest, first experienced as a live festival in Tucson Arizona in 2010 was created by ambient music pioneer Steve Roach. This 2021 event will unite a worldwide gathering of artists and audience members together for a 3-day online event unique in the realm of ambient music. From March 26-28th a continuous flow of streamed performances, audio-video wonder worlds and deep immersion zones will burn bright on Roach’s YouTube channel. » Read more

2021-02-10
Chick Corea RIP – The sad news has reached us that Chick Corea has Returned to Forever, so to speak. The innovative keyboardist and composer died on February 9 at the age of 79. With a career that spanned from the 60s until shortly before his death, Corea touched many listeners with the incredible variety of music he produced in his lifetime. » Read more

2021-01-18
Asia Minor Third Album on the Way – On January 29, AMS records will be releasing the long-awaited third album by classic Turkish-French band Asia Minor. Released last year in Japan, this will be the widespread debut of Points of Libration. The album features original members Setrak Bakirel (vocals, guitar) and Eril Tekeli (flute, guitar). » Read more

2020-12-09
Harold Budd RIP – Harold Budd, one of pre-eminent American composers of avant-garde and minimalism, has died of complications from the coronavirus. Budd came to prominence in the 70s, championed by Brian Eno on his Obscure Records label, with music that blended academic minimalism with electric jazz and electronic music. Much of Budd's best known work was done in collaboration with other artists, including Eno, Daniel Lanois, Robin Guthrie, Andy Partridge, John Foxx, Jah Wobble, and many others. » Read more

2020-11-20
25 Views of Worthing Finally Gets Released – A while ago, we wrote about the discovery of a "long lost" Canterbury-style gem by a band called 25 Views of Worthing. And now we're pleased to find out that Wind Waker Records has released their music on an LP. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Yūgen - Iridule – This is the third Yūgen release, and the band continues to grow by leaps and bounds. This time out the composing duties went to guitarist Francesco Zago, who seems to be influenced by a combination...  (2011) » Read more

Tipographica - Tipographica – While Japan has always had its share of inventive new musics, the recent surge in this area has put the country on the map like never before. With Happy Family, Il Berlione, Ruins, Zypressen,...  (1994) » Read more

Jack Bruce - Out of the Storm – Continuing further into the back catalog of bassist, singer and composer Jack Bruce, Out of the Storm offers up a creditable Mark Powell sound update from 30 year old studio sessions in LA. The origin...  (2005) » Read more

Colour Haze - Burg Herzberg Festival 18.Juli 2008 – This double disc set commemorates over two hours of Colour Haze’s amazing performance at the July 2008 Burg Herzberg festival in Germany. A psychedelic hard-rock trio of guitar, bass and drums, with...  (2010) » Read more

Gentle Giant - Out of the Woods - The BBC Sessions – Here is another BBC sessions release on the Band of Joy label, with one unreleased track and several earlier versions of arrangements which became live staples of the band during the group's heyday....  (1997) » Read more



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