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  Atavism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(5) atavistic fibulae in birds (the fibulae are normally extremely reduced).
The notion of atavism was used frequently by social darwinists, who claimed that inferior races displayed atavistic traits, and represented more primitive traits than their own race.
Both the notion of atavism, and Haeckel's recapitulation theory, are saturated with notions of evolution as progress, as a march towards greater complexity and superior ability.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Atavism   (736 words)

 Discernment, Atavistic Creation & the Sacred Marriage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Atavistic sources of knowledge and creativity would need to be tempered with the human mind's many other forms of discernment.
Atavistic awareness is also apparent in the forms of spiritual community discerned and evoked by the members of "Comma" when they perform.
Atavistic creation also helps explain why what we call chance improvisation in music is so often so utterly right.
www.deeplistening.org /pipermail/deep-l/1998-June/000937.html   (1923 words)

 Browse by Label: ATAVISTIC
Atavistic has quietly erected the near complete recorded works of Glenn Branca, whose vision of guitar-generated power-symphonic sound is, in simple terms, one of the most exhilarating and important musical gestures of the contemporary era.
Atavistic has done domestic issues of the 4 Mako albums previously issued by Marquee/Belle Antique in Japan, starting with this, his first for the label, from 1981 (Blue Dot, Trance Resonance & Lo Pop Diamonds follow).
Second Atavistic reissue of the Marquee MPM albums, this being one of the most recent Mako recordings, made in SF in 1995.
www.forcedexposure.com /labels/atavistic.html   (5248 words)

 Ink 19 :: Peter Brotzmann/Haazz & Company
Atavistic's Unheard Music Series continues with two classic pieces of European free improvisation.
There's a few players shared on the pair (Peter Brotzmann and Han Bennink), but more importantly, they both have that visceral urgency which characterized Euro free-improv in late sixties through the '70s.
Atavistic, PO Box 578266, Chicago, IL 60657; http://www.atavistic.com
www.ink19.com /issues/august2001/wetInk/musicB/peterBrotzmannHaazz.html   (589 words)

 Atavistic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
A catalyst for vital experimental works in its hometown of Chicago and throughout the world, Atavistic Records exemplifies what inspires all of us here at Epitonic.
Breaking new ground, crossing all boundaries, and recognizing no limits in sight, feeling, and especially sound, Atavistic releases treasure after treasure, disregarding and surpassing both the past and the present.
Tenor saxophonist Fred Anderson straddles the divide between disparate jazz generations, marrying the elegance and melodicism of classic swing and bop with the passion and fury of free jazz.
www.epitonic.com /labels/atavistic.html   (1384 words)

 atavistic - alphaDictionary * Free English On-line Dictionary
Notes: An atavism is a trait that reappears after several generations of absence (usually caused by a chance recombination of genes) or the process of reappearing itself.
An atavist is an organism that reflects such a genetic trait—a throwback.
A child's blue eyes may be an atavism if the trait does not occur in either parent but does occur in a grandparent or great-grandparent.
www.alphadictionary.com /goodword/goodword.jsp?word=atavistic   (420 words)

 On Some Atavistic Economic Ideas
It determines not only the size of the farms as well as the methods of production applied; it determines no less what fields should be tilled and what fields should be left fallow.
Another example of the survival of atavistic reform ideas is provided by the popularity of government interference to favor debtors at the expense of creditors.
When more than 2500 years ago Solon in Athens resorted to such a policy and when more than 400 years later in Rome the Gracchi brothers adopted a similar course, they could consider their policies as a method of favoring poor people at the expense of richer ones.
www.mises.org /efandi/ch28.asp   (1128 words)

 atavistic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This is the third in the atavistic reissue series for the avant auteur / ex-swans / chanteuse Jarboe, deploying her malladjusted dense and disturbing sonic waste with some acoustic guitar based numbers and some harsh pieces like early swans.
New trio recordings from free jazz giant Peter Brötzmann, issued on Atavistic- with Scandinavian masters Peeter Usuklya on drums and peter friisnielsen on e-bass.
Jarboe's duo with multi-instrumentalist lary seven finds her trilling through a collection of shimmery, off-kilter pop songs and sitar, vibes, and irony come together to create an evil, post-lounge atmosphere that doesn't have to yell to get your attention.
www.boomkat.com /label.cfm?l=162   (684 words)

 -yourDictionary.com - Word of the Day
Definition: Pertaining to the recurrence of a genetic trait or a behavior pattern after a generation or more of absence; reverting to a primitive type in general.
Usage: The noun is "atavism" and a person who is a throw-back to an earlier stage of development is an "atavist." A child's blue eyes may be an atavism if the trait does not occur in either parent but does occur in a grandparent or great-grandparent.
Assuming we spring from aquatic ancestors, you might consider a child's splashing in the bathtub atavistic.
www.yourdictionary.com /wotd/wotd.pl?word=atavistic   (256 words)

 The History of Rock Music. Ken Vandermark: biography, discography, reviews, links
Their Thirteen Cosmic Standards (Atavistic, 2000) is a set of compositions by Sun Ra and George Clinton, which, in a sense, confesses the roots of Vandermark's schizophrenic music.
The Vandermark 5's Airports for Light (Atavistic, 2003) collects tributes to his favorite jazz players, but its follow-up, Elements of Style (Atavistic, 2004), is a more serious effort, capable of consolidating the sonic space according to simple grooves.
The double-cd The Color Of Memory (Atavistic, 2005) is a passionate distillation of the history of modern jazz.
www.scaruffi.com /vol5/vanderma.html   (1394 words)

 Atavistic under duress
But when media elite and policy pundits repeatedly distort or ignore the critical facts of history for millions in India and elsewhere, what is one to do but retreat into time in an effort to surgically remove the malignant misinformation?
One is prepared to also wager that Sachar has recommended the pre-'53 status because the BJP-led NDA government has denied it to the Abdullah dynasty.
However, Vajpayee, at Berlin the other day, chose to divert the questioning newsman from the path of plebiscite into the field of India-administered JandK being a democracy and the latest round of free and fair elections conducted in that state.
www.rediff.com /news/2003/jun/03arvind.htm   (1288 words)

 unheard music / atavistic
Ever-ready to delve into some serious sonic archaeology, the Unheard Music Series is proud to bring to light a compelling and particularly obscure facet of Sun Ra’s chicago activities from the mid 1950’s; a collection entitled “Space Lullaby”, featuring Ra’s work with several vocal ensembles from the period.
Saxophonist Peter Brötzmann used the session to record enough material by a quartet (Brötzmann, bassist Buschi Niebergall, drummer Han Bennink and pianist Fred Van Hove, the latter of whom...
During the mid-60s, trumpet and cornet player Manfred Schoof led one of the most important ensembles in German jazz, a quintet with pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach- composer of many of the group's pieces -saxophonist Gerd Dudek, bassist Buschi Niebergall, and drummer Jacky Liebezeit (later augmented by second drummer Sven-Ake Johansson).
www.boomkat.com /label.cfm?l=2611   (881 words)

 TCS Daily - Atavistic Socialism
The groups which learned to do that were the ones which survived and prospered.
Members of the audience actually gasped when Hayek referred to Socialism as 'atavistic' -- the reversion to an older, more primitive form.
Many of the students were among those who thought that Socialism was modern and scientific, and could perhaps bring rational order to a chaotic and unjust world.
www.tcsdaily.com /article.aspx?id=102204Y   (907 words)

 CD Review of Fred Anderson Quartet - Dark Day on Atavistic @ jazzreview.com
But over the past couple of years there has been a slew of fine Anderson albums released, so maybe that’ll change.
Dark Day is one such, one of the latest additions to Atavistic’s Unheard Music Series.
This set reissues the live album of the same name (recorded in Chicago, previously available only on a small hard-to-find Austrian label) on one disc and a live gig from Verona, Italy on the other, both recorded in 1979.
www.jazzreview.com /cdreview.cfm?ID=872   (301 words)

 Strat's Place - Daniel Rogov - Israel - Atavistic Pleasures
Following are my recommendations not only for dining on spare ribs but for dishes to accompany them.
No one will deny the occasional atavistic pleasure that can be gained by ignoring knives and forks and relying entirely on the fingers to eat.
No food is more appropriate for calling forth such pleasures than spare ribs, which not only defy the use of knife and fork but also come spread with cooking
www.stratsplace.com /rogov/israel/atavistic_pleasures.html   (446 words)

 Midheaven Mailorder | Browse by Label: Atavistic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
One of the most auspicious debuts of free music, and a tribute to the inventor of the saxophone, For Adolphe Sax's two extended tracks of kick-in-the face European free jazz feature Brötzmann along with bassist PETER KOWALD and drummer SVEN-AKE JOHANSSON.
***The fifth chapter in Atavistic's reconstruction of the legendary FLESH EATERS/CHRIS D. canon, and a collection of classic, unheard material recorded in 1999.
Fifteen tracks that run the gauntlet and the gamut of the aggressive, anthemic feel of early Flesh Eaters to the more melodic rock of the DIVINE HORSEMEN.
www.midheaven.com /labels/nonexc/atavistic.html   (3255 words)

 Corvus Corax - The Atavistic Triad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The songs are written in such a way that you envision a medieval landscape, battles, and the enchantment of a unruly hierarchy.
Corvus Corax's latest release "The Atavistic Triad" has definitely been wrote to near perfection.
Songs that last on average of twelve minutes that transform your visions in such a way you want to listen to the music over and over again.
oswegoalumni.oswego.edu /jeff/metalfanatix/album/corvuscorax.html   (251 words)

 Atavistic Vestiges after the Rain, 1934 Print by Salvador Dali at AllPosters.com
Atavistic Vestiges after the Rain, 1934 Print by Salvador Dali at AllPosters.com
Atavistic Vestiges after the Rain, 1934 by Salvador Dali
This item is no longer available at AllPosters.com.
www.allposters.com /-sp/-Posters_i100120_.htm   (70 words)

 TIME.com: Atavistic Yearning -- Nov. 10, 1967 -- Page 1
It is thus a measure of Johnson's declining prestige in Congress that the Senate should have seriously considered a resolution declaring that national commitments to foreign governments would henceforth be binding only when Congress agreed on them with the President.
Introduced by Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman J. William Fulbright, the Senate's foremost dove, and co-sponsored by Georgia's Richard Russell, its most powerful hawk, the measure had wide backing, reflecting the upper body's atavistic yearning for a role it thinks it once had.
If passed, the resolution would have been no more binding on the President than one asking Americans to be kind to dogs.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,837506,00.html   (458 words)

 Kenny Clarke - TBA (Atavistic Unheard Music Series) 2003 - Jazz Bulletin Board
No mention of it on the Atavistic web site.
I was gonna say this must be a mistake, but I noticed at AMG that Clarke recorded an album in the early 80's with Andrew Cyrille, Famodou Don Moye, and Milford Graves.
The Mental Cruelty CD is to be released by Atavistic and it features the George Gruntz ensemble with Barney Wilen and Kenny Clarke.
forums.allaboutjazz.com /showthread.php?t=524   (496 words)

 Salvador Dali - Atavistic Vestiges After the Rain, 1934 - Art Print - globalgallery.com
Salvador Dali - Atavistic Vestiges After the Rain, 1934 - Art Print - globalgallery.com
Salvador Dali, Atavistic Vestiges After the Rain, 1934 is also available in the custom finished options listed below.
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www.globalgallery.com /enlarge/003-26954   (116 words)

 TrouserPress.com :: Bruce Anderson
Out of Control (Quadruped/T.E.C. Tones) 1992 (Atavistic) 1995
Live at the Heinz Afterworld Lounge [tape] (Quadruped) 1993
Having dropped the "Sound" from its name (thereby encouraging confusion with Virginia garage-blues quartet the M-80's), MX-80 — which began in Indiana in the mid-'70s and eventually relocated to San Francisco following a hookup with the Residents' Ralph Records label — has remained active in the '90s.
www.trouserpress.com /entry.php?a=bruce_anderson   (118 words)

 WhosWho Chicago: Atavistic Records : CenterstageChicago.com - Chicago City Life in Chicago, Illinois
WhosWho Chicago: Atavistic Records : CenterstageChicago.com - Chicago City Life in Chicago, Illinois
Embracing musical diversity, Atavistic has a schizophrenic sense of focus yet continually release quality music.
Rock also gets its fair share of attention; Bobby Conn, Glenn Branca and the Swans all have releases adorned with the Atavistic logo.
centerstage.net /music/whoswho/AtavisticRecords.html   (135 words)

 Atavistic record label - Sorted by label number   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Atavistic record label - Sorted by label number
Atavistic label discography, compiled from the Forced Exposure: Atavistic site.
For more information see Forced Exposure: Atavistic (straight forward layout
www.lakenet.com /~mnmoose/atavis_1.htm   (513 words)

 Ken Vandermark
The Vandermark 5: Simpatico [1998.12.12-13; Atavistic 107: 1999] [B]
The Vandermark 5: Burn the Incline [1999.12.09-10; Atavistic 121] [B+]
The Vandermark 5: Airports for Light [2002.08.22-23; Atavistic 140: 2003.03.18] [A-]
www.tomhull.com /ocston/nm/artists/vandermark.php   (1177 words)

 Jazz On Compact Disc @ Crazy Jazz - Atavistic Records
Jazz On Compact Disc @ Crazy Jazz - Atavistic Records
If you spot something that looks too good to be true please e-mail
Shipped Tax Free outside the E.U. For information on ordering CDs listed here
www.crazyjazz.co.uk /labels/a/atavistic.htm   (541 words)

 Search eMusic.com
LABELS: 3 result(s) for atavistic as label name
Unheard Music Series / Atavistic / The Orchard
Portions of content provided by All Music Guide, a trademark of All Media Guide, LLC
www.emusic.com /search.html?mode=l&QT=atavistic&x=28&y=4   (61 words)

 Cyclic Defrost - Issue #008 (June 2004) - Sun Ra - Spaceship Lullaby (Atavistic)
Cyclic Defrost - Issue #008 (June 2004) - Sun Ra - Spaceship Lullaby (Atavistic)
Part of the Atavistic unheard music series, Spaceship Lullaby compiles for the first time Sun Ra’s work with a number of vocal groups in the mid 50’s.
This is really something for the Sun Ra completist, with this collection bearing little resemblance to his Arkestra activities.
www.cyclicdefrost.com /review.php?review=538&q=   (500 words)

 g l e n n b r a n c a: DISCOGRAPHY
SYMPHONY NO. 3 (GLORIA) - Neutral, Crepuscule, Atavistic
SYMPHONY NO. 6 (DEVIL CHOIRS AT THE GATES OF HEAVEN) - Blast First, Restless, Danceteria, Atavistic
www.glennbranca.com /discs.html   (118 words)

 Joe McPhee - sputnik7.com and epitonic.com present: Hi Quality Free MP3 Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This brilliant, prolific saxophone and trumpet player frenetically blends free jazz and funk, creating a mix of visceral emotion, complicated ideas, Black Power politics, and sheer passion that is sure to stir the mind and body.
- by Joe McPhee - [ Atavistic ]
For several years, Chicago producer and musician John Corbett has been scouring the earth for the lost gems of energy jazz, free improvisation, and experimental noise, amassing an impressive catalogue of more than two dozen rare recordings in his "Unheard Music" Series.
www.sputnik7.com /artists/joemcphee.html   (222 words)

 All About Jazz | Email This New Item
Vandermark 5 new double-CD The Color of Memory out 9/13
On this, their first studio double-album (released on Chicago's stalwart Atavistic label), the band once again raises the bar for improvised and exploratory musics.
Continuing to abandon tradition, The Vandermark 5 unleash an album which truly sets them apart from any other working band today, jazz or otherwise.
www.allaboutjazz.com /php/news_email.php?id=7211   (382 words)

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