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  For the last two years I have been named the top electronics performer in the El Intruso International Critics poll. See each years' lists of outstanding musicians here (2014) and here (2013).

Peter Margasak of The Chicago Reader, ranked Yarn/Wire Currents 3, featuring Seven Systems a top 10 album of 2015..

A Sam Pluta Moment
-- a nice shout-out to "Seven Systems" - by Alex Ross

A Laptop Joins the Band as a Boon and Interpreter
-- Peter Evans Quintet reviewed by Ben Ratliff in the New York Times.

Yarn/Wire Provides Two Flavors of Thrill
-- Yarn/Wire reviewed performing my piece "Seven Systems" - by Zachary Woolfe

Violins Face Off Against Laptops in a Friendly Improvisational Duel
-- Glissando bin Laden reviewed by Ben Ratliff in the New York Times.

The Gates of Delirium
-- A review of Wet Ink Ensemble's Relay in The Sound Projector.

Dusted Reviews - sum and difference
-- Indie zine Dusted's review of my album sum and difference.

sum and difference - Evans / Pluta / Altieri
-- The Jazz Man's excellent review of sum and difference.

Computer Music, Part 2
-- Nick Catalano's fascinating take on the use of computers in jazz settings.

You Taught Me Language
-- Ed Pinsent's review of solo composition album Machine Language.

Top 10 jazz albums of the year | 2011 in review
-- Ghosts named a top 10 jazz album of the year by Time Out Chicago.

Jazz and Classical Meet to Learn and Improvise
-- Steve Smith reviews Wet Ink Ensemble in the New York Times.

New Music Opens a New Hall Wet Ink in Gaudeamus Muziekweek at New Issue Project Room
-- Wet Ink Ensemble reviewed by Allan Kozinn in the New York Times.

Peter Evans Quintet: Ghosts (2011)
-- All About Jazz review of Ghosts.

Rocket Science: Rocket Science (2013)
-- All About Jazz review of Rocket Science.

Review: Rocket Science + Mary Halvorson Quartet /Vortex
-- Rocket Science reviewed after our first show in London.

exclusiveOr: Archaea
-- Archaea reviewed in The Answer is in the Beat.

Le Son du Grisli
-- Featured reviews in French in Le Son du Grisli.