the city of chicago department of cultural affairs & events is hosting a listening party for eremite recording artist joshua abrams album represencing tonight!  bill meyers previews it at, along with abrams 30 january concert at the hideout with a special edition of natural information society featuring hamid drake/emmett kelly/jeff parker.


joshua abrams represencing on the pitchfork staff list top fifty albums 2012.  more year-end love for represencing on the matator records matablog, stupid scientifical, KDHX & the reckless records staff best-of 2012

writes david keenan in the the 2012 rewind issue of the wire: "2012 was rich in free jazz reissues from artist-run labels, premier among which was father of origin, the jawdropping two LP/CD/book box set from eremite dedicated to the secret history of juma sultan's aboriginal music society...the music expands the standard free jazz set-up into an affirmation of get-down grassroots testifying that even the expertly mastered vinyl can hardly contain."

brötzmann/adasiewicz going all fancy on spin's 20 best avant albums 2012

happy 2012 hols from eremite.  this is later, that was when. 


both 2012 eremite releases on magnet magazine best of jazz/improv 2012 list. best-of-2012 notices for joshua abrams represencing from the baltimore city paper & ni kantu.


joshua abrams represencing 4 star review in downbeat


sun ra - albqrq NM airport march 1981

photo tom guralnick