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Squidco Email Update and Clean Feed Sale, April 6, 2017

     Squidco & The Squid's Ear
April 6, 2017
"My role is to help keep this music alive
and support its constant development.
It's very important that artists are recognized
while they are still alive and creating."
- Pedro Costa (founder, Clean Feed Records)

Squid Bubbles  Essential Labels

Clean Feed Records

      Creative Artists
• Alforjs (Mestre Andree/Bernardo Alvares/Raphael Soares)
• Michael Attias Quartet (w/ Ortiz/Hebert/Hebert)
• Carlos Bica & Azul (w/ Frank Mobus/Jim Black)
• Zack Clarke (w/ Henry Fraser/Dre Hocevar)
• Kaja Draksler Octet (w/ Baars/Nielsdoottir/Polence/Rave/Dumitriu/Heyndels/Govaert)
• Harris Eisenstadt Canada Day (w/ Wooley/Bauder/Niggenkemper)
• Gorilla Mask (Van Huffel/Fidezius/Fischerlehner)
• Joao Hasselberg/Pedro Branco
• Tony Malaby/Mat Maneri/Daniel Levin
• Rob Mazurek (w/ Takara/Granado/Rohrer/Somervell)
• MIR 8 (Andrea Belfi/Werner Dafeldecker/Hilary Jeffery/Tim Wright)
• Samo Salamon Sextet (w/ Succi/Arguelles/Niggenkemper/Dani/Lillinger)
• Angelica Sanchez Trio (w/ Michael Formanek/Tyshawn Sorey)
• Trespass Trio (Zanussi/Strid/Kuchen)

Squid Bubble

   Jazz & Improvisation

Bica, Carlos & Azul (w/ Frank Mobus / Jim Black): More Than This
(Clean Feed)

With a 20 year history, double bassist Carlos Bica's trio Azul with Frank Mobus and Jim Black have developed a romantic, lyrical style that balances unusual textures and agressive playing with melodic style in wonderfully natural ways, here in their 6th alluring album.
     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Clarke, Zack (w/ Henry Fraser / Dre Hocevar): Random Acts of Order
(Clean Feed)

NY pianist Zack Clarke initiates his album in the electronic realm, resolving to jazz trio work with Henry Fraser on double bass and drummer Dre Hocevar, in an album interspersed with electronics and free playing, an appealing blend of traditional and experimental approaches.
     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Sanchez, Angelica Trio (w/ Michael Formanek / Tyshawn Sorey): Float the Edge
(Clean Feed)

Fiction, folklore and everyday sounds fuel the compositions of NY pianist Angelica Sanchez, with her trio of Michael Formanek on double bass and Tyshawn Sorey on drums, the band explores concepts of lucid dreaming, backyard birds, novels, mythical creatures and ancient structures, in a magnificent album of inspired free improvisation.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Attias, Michael Quartet (w/ Ortiz / Hebert / Hebert): Nerve Dance
(Clean Feed)

New York alto saxophonist Michael Attias presents his new quartet with Aruan Ortiz on piano, John Hebert on bass and Nasheet Waits on drums, in his sixth album as a leader, a lyrical album dealing with the theory of elasticity and the concept of equality in music.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Malaby, Tony / Mat Maneri / Daniel Levin: New Artifacts
(Clean Feed)

The unique orchestration of this trio, with Tony Malaby on sax, Mat Maneri on viola, and Daniel Levin on cello, givs a distinct character to the highly informed improvisations from these commanding players, who recorded this album at Three's Brewing in Brooklyn in 2015.
     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Eisenstadt, Harris Canada Day (w/ Wooley / Bauder / Niggenkemper): On Parade in Parede
(Clean Feed)

A live recording of drummer/composer Harris Eisenstadt's Canada Day band performing as a quartet with trumpeter Nate Wooley, saxophonist Matt Bauder, and bassist Pascal Niggenkemper, recorded at SUMP during their 2016 European tour, an exemplary set of free playing over a great set of original compositions, including a large work in 3 sections and 5 parts.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Salamon, Samo Sextet (w/ Succi / Arguelles / Niggenkemper / Dani / Lillinger): The Colours Suite
(Clean Feed)

A live recording from Jazz Festival Ljubljana in 2016 from Slovenian guitarist Samo Salamon leading a trans-national sextet with Julian Arguelles (sax), Achille Succi (bass clarinet), Roberto Dani (drums), Pascal Niggenkemper (bass), and Christian Lillinger (drums) through a series of complex harmonic and rhythmic compositions named for colors.
     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Mazurek, Rob (w/ Takara / Granado / Rohrer / Somervell): Chants and Corners
(Clean Feed)

With members of Sao Paulo Underground, Pharoah and The Underground, and Chicago Underground, cornetist/electroacoustic artist Rob Mazurek leads a quintet with Mauricio Takara (drums), Thomas Rohrer (winds), Philip Somervell (piano) and Guilherme Granado (keys) through a unexpected confluence of styles to create an otherworldly blend of spiritual music.
     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Draksler, Kaja Octet (w/ Baars / Nielsdoottir / Polence / Rave / Dumitriu / Heyndels / Govaert): Gledalec [2 CDs]
(Clean Feed)

Draksler's interest in poetry drives this 2-CD release, with a chamber octet of improvisers and orchestra players, with 2 vocalists, two reedists (inc. Ab Baars), violin, piano, double bass, drums & orchestral percussion, performing Draksler's compositions for the words of Pablo Neruda and Andriana Minou.
     Buy      $17.95      Listen          

Trespass Trio (Zanussi / Strid / Kuchen): The Spirit of Pitesti
(Clean Feed)

Trespass trio with Martin Kuchen on saxophone, Per Zanussi on double bass, and Raymond Strid on drums & percussion, tell an instrumental narrative through compassionate, impassioned and unorthodox writing and playing, about Romania's Pitesti Prison, where for 4 years around 1950 totalarian authorities practiced brainwashing experiments on the inmates.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Hasselberg, Joao / Pedro Branco: From Order To Chaos
(Clean Feed)

Primarily a bass and guitar duo between Portugese natives Joao Hasselberg, on double bass and electric, and electric guitarist Pedro Branco, here in their second album together of delicately sophisticated string improvisations, joined by a a great set of collaborators to expand the duo to trio and quartet.
     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Gorilla Mask (Van Huffel / Fidezius / Fischerlehner): Iron Lung [VINYL]
(Clean Feed)

An assertive album of free playing from the trio of Peter Van Huffel on alto sax, Roland Fidezius on electric bass, and Rudi Fischerlehner on drums, giving the music punk-jazz overtones in sound and rhythmic approach while clearly adhering to the heavy free jazz styles of the European masters.
     Buy      $22.95      Listen          

MIR 8 (Andrea Belfi / Werner Dafeldecker / Hilary Jeffery / Tim Wright): Perihelion [VINYL]

Mir 8 brings electroacoustic artists Andrea Belfi (drums/percussion), Werner Dafeldecker (electroncis, bass), Hilary Jeffrey (trombone) and Tim Wright (computer & electronics) together for their debut album of four cinematic tracks following an abstract narrative through panoramic landscapes.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $19.95      Listen          

Alforjs (Mestre Andree / Bernardo Alvares / Raphael Soares): Demons 1

A darkly ritualistic, scrabbly album of darkly ritualistic improvisation from the Portuguese trio of saxophonist Mestre Andre, also on electronics, percussion, mbira and voice, double bassist Bernardo Alvares and drummer/percussionist Raphael Soares.
     Buy      $12.95      Listen          


Squid Bubbles
Squidco Clean Feed $1.295 Sale

In celebration of 14 (!) new Clean Feed and Shhpuma releases from Portugal's amazing improvisation label (see our New Releases section), we've reduced the price of all single CDs and DVDs released before 2017 to just $12.95 each! That's a savings of $2 per title, and if you buy 3 or more releases from our anywhere in our store we'll ship them to you for free. Sale price Clean Feeds will also count towards your Squidco Reward Points. But hurry, because this sale ends Sunday, April 9th!

In-stock items only. Sold out items will disappear from store. Orders must be placed through our shopping cart. Price shown is discounted price. Sale ends Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST. While quantities last.

Squidco's Free Shipping

It's true! We're now shipping all orders of 3 or more in-stock items for free, for the forseeable future.

• In the US, any order with 3 or more items choosing "Free Economy Shipping" option will ship for free!

• International customers, any order with 3 or more items choosing "Free Economy Shipping" option will ship for free!

In stock items only, order with out of stock items will be held until all items are in stock. Free shipping applies only to "Free Economy Shipping" option on the Shipping & Payment Screen at checkout time. 1st Class and other shipping rates are unaffected by this offer.

 In Stock and Ready to Ship

We're never quite caught up with new releases that constantly come in our door, and we don't like to rush a release to our homepage. That said, the following releases have already been stocked at Squidco, and are able to be ordered. In most cases we have images, often have samples, and some basic description of each release.

• You can see the newest additions to our catalog in our Just In Stock Section.

• You can see the latest fully cataloged items in our store by using our New Releases section.

• You can see Recently Restocked items on this page.

• Ask to have us email you when Upcoming Releases are in stock.


Archer / Clark / Grew / Hunter:
Felicity's Ultimatum

Carlos Bica & Azul (w/ Frank Mobus / Jim Black):
More Than This
(Clean Feed)

Birchall / Smal / Webster:
(Astral Spirits)

Christine Bopp / Jean-Luc Petit:
L'eorce Et La Salive
(Fou Records)

Anthony Braxton :
3 Compositions Of New Jazz [VINYL]

Maria Capurso Luisa / Jean-Marc Foussat:
En Respirant
(Fou Records)

Antoine Chessex / Apartment House / Jerome Noetinger:


Departement d'Education Psychique:
Untitled [VINYL]
(Fou Records)

Whit Dickey / Mat Maneri / Matthew Shipp:
Vessel In Orbit
(Aum Fidelity)

Luc Ferrari:
Heterozygote / Petite Symphonie [VINYL]
(Recollection GRM)

Jean-Marc Foussat / Jean-Luc Petit ‎:
... D'Ou Vient La Lumiere !
(Fou Records)

Gratkowski Quartet, Frank:
Spectral Reflections

Mats Gustafsson / Joachim Nordwall:
A Map of Guilt [VINYL]

International Nothing, The:
The Power Of Negative Thinking

Jon Irabagon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen:
Axis [VINYL]
(Rune Grammofon)

Jerman / Barnes:
(Astral Spirits)

Irene Kepl:
(Fou Records)

Daunik Lazro / Joelle Leandre / George Lewis:
Enfances 8 Janv. 1984
(Fou Records)

Daniel Levin / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten / Chris Corsano:
Spinning Jenny
(Trost Records)

Fred Lonberg-Holm / Adam Golebiewski:

Marteau Rouge ‎ (Pauvros / Sato / Foussat):
... Un Jour Se Leve [VINYL]
(Fou Records)

Monas (Fisher / DeBlase / Millions):
Freedom [CASSETTE]
(Astral Spirits)

More Eaze / A.F. Jones & Steve Flato:
Split Release [CASSETTE]
(Astral Spirits)

Bill Nace / Chris Corsano / Paul Flaherty:
These [VINYL]
(Open Mouth)

The Necks:
Unfold [VINYL 2 LPs]
(Ideologic Organ)

Orchestra of the Upper Atmosphere:

Evan Parker / Andrea Centazzo :
Duets 71977

Evan Parker / John Russel / Ian Brighton / Phillip Wachsmann / Marcio Mattos / Trevor Taylor:
Reunion Live From Cafe Oto

Ivo Perelman / Joe Morris / Gerald Cleaver:
The Art Of The Improv Trio Volume 6

Sound American: The Cassette Issue tape:
Featuring Nate Wooley [CASSETTE]
(Astral Spirits)

Still Eating Ginger Bread For Breakfast
(Rune Grammofon)

Performs Songs From The Albums "Kraftwerk" And "Kraftwerk 2"

Performs Songs From The Albums "Kraftwerk" And "Kraftwerk 2" [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

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Squidco has been in business as a mail-order store since 2002. In 2010 we opened a storefront in downtown Wilmington, NC, giving customers access to our catalog of more than 7,000 new items, plus hundreds of discounted, used, and promotional items not listed on our website. We're open Mon-Fri, 12:00-6:00 PM, and other times by appointment, so if you're in the North Carolina coastal region make sure to stop by and say hello, we'd love to play some music for you!

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