.: Dada Mail

:: Squidco archives ::

SQUIDCO Update, RSD Sale & Summer Hat Sale, July 16, 2021

     Squidco & The Squid's Ear
July 16, 2021

"The only truth is music"
—Jack Kerouac


Saturday, July 17, 2021 is Record Store Day, the 2nd RSD event of 2021 designated to celebrate record stores like ours and the music they carry!

To celebrate, starting today, Friday July 16th, we're offering the following discounts from now until Sunday night!

• Buy any new CD, LP, Cassette, Book, Magazine, or DVD
Take 5% off your total.

• Buy any 2 to 4 new CDs, LPs, Cassettes, Books, Magazines, or DVDs
Take 10% off your total.

• Buy 5 or more new CDs, LPs, Cassettes, Books, Magazines, or DVDs
Take 15% off your total!

Shop at Squidco!

In-stock items only. Orders must be placed through our shopping cart. Discount is displayed on category lists, product detail pages, and in your shopping cart. Discounted items will not receive Squidco Reward Points. Hat Hut Summer Sale Items excluded. Gift certificates and shipping insurance products excluded. Sale ends Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST (GMT - 5).


Squidco Summer Hat Sale

This weekend Hat Hut Records has authorized us to reduce the price of 25 albums in their 1000 series of ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd releases to $8.95, a $9 savings on each, and the lowest price we've ever listed these album at!

In 2019 Switzerland's Hat Hut label initiated their latest line, ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd, releasing new albums of improvisation and contemporary compositional music, and mixtures of the same. These albums are found in their 1000 series, and include important new creative improvisers and creative compositional composers and performers listed below.

That's 25 albums at an exceptional price, giving our customers a chance to fill in their collection of these important and extraordinary albums or modern creative improvisation. But hurry, this sale ends Sunday, July 18th!

Click Here to shop the Summer Hat Sale

Alex Hendriksen, Alexandre Babel, Alfred Zimmerlin, Anne Hinrichsen, Ariadne Daskalakis, Attila Pasztor, Billy Mintz, Burkhard Beins, Cat Hope, Charles Edward Ives, Christian Buck, Christian Wolfarth, Christopher Fox, Christopher Kunz, Clemens Salesny, Constantin Herzog, Daniel Riegler, Daniel Sailer, Daniel Studer, Daniele D'Agaro, Daniella Muller, Dominik Fuss, Edu Haubensak, Erkki Veltheim, Fabian Gisler, Florian Fischer, Florian Stoffner, Francesca Gemmo, Frantz Loriot, Franz Koglmann, Fritz Hauser, Gabriella Smart, George Lewis, Giacomo Merega, Hans Koch, Hans Peter Frehner, Harald Kimmig, Hildegard Kleeb, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten, Jason Nazary, Jeannine Hirzel, Jo Kondo, Joe McPhee, Joe Morris, John Clark, John Snijders, Judith Wegmann, Klaus Lang, Lorenz Haas, Lorenz Raths, Luca Sisera, Maiken Beer, Manfred Spitaler, Manuel Mayr, Marco von Orelli, Mario Arcari, Martin Brandlmayr, Martina Brodbeck, Masa Kamaguchi, Mathias Koch, Mats Gustafsson, Matthew Shipp, Matthias Muche, Michael Moser, Michael Tiefenbacher, Milan Turkovic, Nicola Romano, Niklaus Kost, Noah Kaplan, Oxana Omelchuk, Paal Nilssen, Paul Lovens, Peter Herbert, Philip Zoubek, Philipp Meier, Roland Dahinden, Russ Lossing, Satoko Inoue, Sebastian Gottschick, Sergio Armaroli, Sheldon Suter, Silvan Schmid, Sophia Goidinger, Stuart James, Thomas Frey, Tomas Korber, Tommy Meier, and Werner Dafeldecker.

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, July 18th, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. While quantities last. Discounted items will not receive Squidco Reward Points.


Squidco & The Squid's Ear

—— RSD Releases ——

For this Record Store Day event we have no new RSD items, but all RSD releases still in stock from previous RSD events are on sale at the discounts mentioned above.

Click here to see Record Store Day Releases

   New Releases

• Arcane Device
• Michael Attias/Simon Nabatov
• Albert Ayler Trio
• Michael Bisio/Kirk Knuffke/Fred Lonberg-Holm
• Disquiet
• Tucker Dulin/Ben Owen
• Iancu Dumitrescu/Ana-Maria Avram
• Joakim Forsgren/Andreas Hiroui Larsson featuring David Lackner
• Frisque Concordance
   (Graewe/Butcher/ De Joode/Sanders)
• Arvind Ganga/Riccardo Marogna
• Jauniaux/Charles /Mariage
• Sergey Kostyrko/Tim Olive
• Matthijs Kouw
• Martin Kuchen
• The Mighty Cloud (Dave Quam/Joe Foster)
• Matthias Muller/Ricardo Tejero/Vasco Trilla
• Ochs-Robinson Duo
• Keith Rowe
• Brandon Seabrook/Simon Nabatov
• Natsuki Tamura
• Alan Wilkinson/Dirk Serries

Squid Bubbles  Essential Labels

845 Audio
A New Wave of Jazz
ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd
Ideologic Organ

Leo Records
Random Acoustics
Sacred Realism
thanatosis produktion
Trost Records


   Jazz & Improvisation

Attias, Michael / Simon Nabatov: Brooklyn Mischiefs
(Leo Records)

On their first concert as a duo in 2014, alto saxophonist Michael Attias and pianist Simon Nabatov recorded these five creatively lyrical improvisations at iBeam in Brooklyn, Nabatov on the keys and inside the piano and both using tremendous technique in a mix of perky and introspective free expression, including an extended work that melds into Herbie Nichol's "Spinning Song".
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $15.95      Listen          

Ayler, Albert Trio: New York Eye And Ear Control, Revisited
(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd)

After moving to NYC in the early 60s, filmmaker Michael Snow was introduced the music of saxophonist Albert Ayler's Trio with bassist Gary Peacock & drummer Sunny Murray, inviting them and trumpeter Don Cherry, trombonist Rudd and altoist John Tchicai to record these three brilliant freely improvised tracks, parts of which would be used in his art film "New York Eye and Ear Control".
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $17.95      Listen          

Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke / Fred Lonberg-Holm: The Art Spirit

Music inspired by artist, teacher, writer and civic protestor Robert Henri (1865-1929) who in the early 1900s exhibited against the restrictive academic requirements of the National Academy of Design, from the free improvising trio of bassist Michael Bisio, Kirk Knuffke on cornet and Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello & electronics, in a mix of Bisio compositions and collective improvisations.
     Buy      $13.95      Listen          

Disquiet (Kurzmann / Brandlmayr / Jernberg / Williamson): Disquiet
(Trost Records)

Recorded at the Nickelsdorf Konfrontationen Festival 2018 and formed by Austrian musician Christof Kurzmann, the quartet of Kurzmann performing on lloopp and voice, Sofia Jernberg on voice, Martin Brandlmayr on drums and Joe Williamson on double bass question the political situation of the European refugee crisis in a brilliantly emotional and inspired performance.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $16.95      Listen          

Disquiet (Kurzmann / Brandlmayr / Jernberg / Williamson): Disquiet [VINYL]
(Trost Records)

Vinyl edition of the CD listed above.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $22.95      Listen          

Forsgren, Joakim / Andreas Hiroui Larsson featuring David Lackner: Vending Machine
(thanatosis produktion)

Sound and visual installation artists Joakim Forsgren and Andreas Hiroui Larsson use a multiplicity of approaches, both rhythmic and abstract, and a vast set of instruments (flutes, bass, drum machines, saxophone, maracas, sythesizer, &c) and objects (kitchenware, nails in a box, aluminum foil, &c) to create a universe of quirky and embraceable song-like structures.
     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Frisque Concordance (Georg Graewe / John Butcher / Wilbert De Joode / Mark Sanders): Distinct Machinery [2 CDs]
(Random Acoustics)

The second incarnation of Frisque Concordance, formed in 1992 by Georg Graewe & John Butcher and currently the quartet of Butcher on tenor & soprano saxophones, Graewe on piano, Wilbert de Joode on double bass and Mark Sanders on drums, in a 2-CD set, the first a superb studio set recorded in Vienna in 2017, the second a live concert at the 2018 Konfrontationen Festival in Nickelsdorf.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $21.95      Listen          

Ganga, Arvind / Riccardo Marogna: Ballads From The Wrecked Ship
(A New Wave of Jazz)

A uniquely voiced duo album from Netherlands improvisers, electric guitarist Arvind Ganga and sax & bass clarinetist Riccardo Marogna also performing on electronics, taking their dialog into unusual territory while maintaining a clear thread on jazz-influenced modes, creating an exotic combination that often takes unexpected narrative turns; fascinating.
     Buy      $11.95      Listen          

Jauniaux / Charles / Mariage : L'amour

Three consummate improvisers--Catherine Jauniaux on voice, Xavier Charles on clarinet and Jean-Sebastien Mariage on electric guitar--met at la Muse en Circuit in Alfortville, France after touring, recording this authoritative version of their profound and extended work, which uses lyrics excerpted from Marguerite Duras' 1971 cinematic novel L'amour.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $16.95      Listen          

Kuchen, Martin: Det Forsvunnas Namn [VINYL]
(thanatosis produktion)

Using baritone and alto saxophones, speakers and an iPod, Swedish improviser Martin Kuchen (Angles, Exploding Customer, UNSK, Looper, &c) takes his listeners on a demented tour of extended technique and curiously unexpected sounds from the saxophone, focusing on textures and non-abrasive approaches to create an abundance of unexpected and oddly engaging, concise improvisations.
     Buy      $19.95      Listen          

Muller, Matthias / Ricardo Tejero / Vasco Trilla: Implositions

The first release from the Barcelona-based trio of Matthias Muller (trombone), Ricardo Tejero (saxophone), and Vasco Trilla (percussion), the band examining "physics, metaphysics, and the root causes of tension that hold our world together" through fully improvised improvisation using unusual voicing, textures, modes of expression and techniques.
     Buy      $13.99      Listen          

Ochs-Robinson Duo: A Civil Right

Coming out of the tradition of saxophone and drum duos, Bay Area compatriots since 1991 in The Glenn Spearman Double Trio and Larry Ochs Sax and Drumming Core, saxophonist Larry Ochs and drummer Don Robinson, present their second album of creative original improvised music, employing energetic and intelligent approaches to jazz freedom that pay homage to those who came before them.
     Buy      $13.95      Listen          

Rowe, Keith: Absence

It was during this recording at the 2015 "zoom in" festival in Bern, Switzerland that AMM guitarist and improviser Keith Rowe made the decision to cease performing solo, affected by Parkinson's Disease, this being his final recording as he performed on lapstick guitar, Boss RC-3, Boss PS-3, six band EQ, Sony ICF-SW22 and Roberts R984 radios, 2 contact mics & a metal strip.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Seabrook, Brandon / Simon Nabatov: Voluptuaries
(Leo Records)

A series of diverse landscapes in the voluptuaries of guitarist Brandon Seabrook and pianist Simon Nabatov, evoking an imaginary garden of sensual pleasures expressed through dialogs running the gamut from elegant lyricism of lush and languid interaction to quirky runs of playful inventiveness; an elegantly complex and always sophisticated set of exchanges.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $15.95      Listen          

Tamura, Natsuki : Koki Solo

"Koki" translates to "rare in ancient times," referring to ones 70th birthday, a milestone that trumpeter Natsuki Tamura achieves this year, providing proof that such an age is no longer rare, nor that it has affected the tremendous creative and physical powers that Tamura applies to his playing, as heard in this inventive solo album on trumpet, piano, voice and even pots & pans!
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $16.95      Listen          

Wilkinson, Alan / Dirk Serries: One In The Eye [2 CDs]
(A New Wave of Jazz)

With an obvious pleasure at their pairing, both in the studio in Belgum in 2019 and at a live concert at A New Wave Of Jazz festival at the Hundred Years Gallery in London, 2020, acoustic guitartist Dirk Serries and multi-reedist Alan Wilkinson explore a range of styles and techniques through diverse melodic and abstract expression in pursuit of new forms of expression.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $19.95      Listen          



Arcane Device: Nodes

Using feedback systems that he has developed over more than three decades, along with samples, noises and eurorack modular synthesis, New York sound artist David Lee Myers, aka Arcane Device, releases his 20th album of active electronic interactions, astonishing music with a clarity of purpose and innately optimistic approaches to free form and rhythmic sonic experimentation.
Squidco Pick

     Buy      $10.95      Listen          

Dulin, Tucker / Ben Owen: Cat Guarding Geese

An electroacoustic composition of environment & sound punctuated with subtle percussion and electronic interventions, developed from field recordings, performances on Roosevelt Island, and studio recordings in Brooklyn by the duo of Tucker Dulin on bells, bowl, can, cymbal, lentils, mallet & whistle and Ben Owen on paper mic, speaker boxes, op amps & cassette.
     Buy      $14.95      Listen          

Kostyrko, Sergey / Tim Olive: Rasputitsa
(845 Audio)

Selected from several hours of real-time interaction and presented as recorded with minimal editing, this album presents the first-time meeting of Kobe, Japan sound artist Tim Olive with St. Petersburg, Russian synthesist and electronic musician Sergey Kostyrko, recording in the studio together, the title aptly referencing the season of spring when roads are laid bare.
     Buy      $11.95      Listen          

Kouw, Matthijs: The Great Image Has No Form [CD + DOWNLOAD]

With the haunting impression of spiritual peacefulness and inner contemplation, Netherlands sound & experimental musician Matthijs Kouw blurs synthetic sound, field recordings and acousmatic sources into a reflection of his interest in Daoism and his visit to China's Wudang mountains, where he studied Chinese meditation and martial arts.
     Buy      $13.95      Listen          

Mighty Cloud, The (Dave Quam / Joe Foster): Especially Songs
(Sacred Realism)

An unusual journey in abstract sonic narrative and environments from Portland's Dave Quam (FKA Massacooramaan, Modern Melodies) and Seoul's Joe Foster (English, Don Brown and Dan Reynolds), their four pieces using concrete & acousmatic sources, field recordings, enigmatic errata and instrumental elements presented as sentences in sound that imply and defy intention; gripping.
     Buy      $13.95      Listen          



Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram: At the GRM Paris (performed by Stephen O'Malley)
(Ideologic Organ)

In 2012 the trio of composers Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana-Maria Avram, both performing on computers, and Stephen O'Malley on electric guitar, entered the GRM Paris studios to develop this work, depicting in sound The Veil Nebula--the results of a massive supernova--heard in this working session including verbal conduction as the three developed the piece.
     Buy      $16.95      Listen          


The Squid's Ear The Squid's Ear is Squidco's companion online magazine, featuring reviews of Squidco items from independent writers.

 Recent Reviews on The Squid's Ear

Mike Cooper / Duck Baker: Cumino In Mia Cucina (Confront Recordings)
Mike Cooper / Duck Baker: Cumino In Mia Cucina (Confront Recordings)

Andre Goncalves: Instrumentals (Shhpuma Records)
Andre Goncalves: Instrumentals (Shhpuma Records)

Anemochore (Frantz Loriot / Sebastian Strinning / Daniel Studer / Benjamin Brodbeck): Suites And Seeds (Creative Sources)
Anemochore (Frantz Loriot / Sebastian Strinning / Daniel Studer / Benjamin Brodbeck): Suites And Seeds (Creative Sources)

Kaze & Ikue Mori: Sand Storm (Libra Records)
Kaze & Ikue Mori: Sand Storm (Libra Records)


 Stay Current With Squidco

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.

• You can ask to have us email you when Upcoming Releases are in stock.


Jessica Ackerley / Daniel Carter:
Friendship: Lucid Shared Dreams and Time Travel
(577 Records)

Sergio Armaroli / Fritz Hauser:
(Leo Records)

Sergio Armaroli / Giancarlo Schiaffini / Harri Sjostrom:
Duos & Trios
(Leo Records)

Robbie Avenaim / Chris Abrahams / Jim Denley:
(Relative Pitch)

Gregg Belisle-Chi :
KOI - performing the music of Tim Berne
(Relative Pitch)

Big Bad Brotzmann Trio:
Biturbo!, Capt'n [3'' CD]

Christer Bothen :
Ambrosia [3 CD BOX SET]
(thanatosis produktion)

John Brennan Wolf:
Nitty Gritty Ditties
(Leo Records)

Roy Campbell / John Dikeman / Raoul van der Weide / Peter Jacquemyn / Klaus Kugel:
When The Time Is Right
(577 Records)

Gerald Cleaver / Devin Gray:
27 Licks
(Rataplan Records)

Colonna / Miranda / Spera:
(Fundacja Sluchaj!)

Melaine Dalibert :
Night Blossoms

Giovanni Di Domenico :
Decay Music n. 4: Downtown Ethnic Music [VINYL]
(Die Schachtel)

Robert Dick / Nicola L. Hein:
Structures of Unreason

Michel Doneda / Frederic Blondy / Tetsu Saitoh:
Spring Road 16
(Relative Pitch)

Axel Dorner / Roger Turner / Ra Ra da Boff:
London Leipzig Berlin

Grand Casino [3 CDS]

Four Letter Words (Piet / Wark / Harris):

Four Letter Words (Piet / Wark / Harris):
Pinch Point

Fred Frith:
Crossing Borders (Volume 2 Of The Fred Records Story, 2001-2020) [BOX SET]
(Recommended Records)

Fred Frith:
Stepping Out (Volume 3 Of The Fred Records Story, 2001-2020) [BOX SET]
(Recommended Records)

Leo Genovese / Mariano Otero / Sergio Verdinelli:
Trio Sin Tiempo: Ritmos de Agua
(577 Records)

Pierre Gerard:
Pieces Of Apparatus
(A New Wave of Jazz)

Devin Gray / Dave Ballou / Ryan Ferreira :
(Rataplan Records)

Devin Gray / Ingrid Laubrock / Cory Smythe :
Cloudsounds Trio
(Rataplan Records)

Devin Gray / Jessica Pavone / Wendy Eisenberg:
Universal Dwellings
(Rataplan Records)

Devin Gray / Ralph Alessi / Angelica Sanchez:
Melt all the Guns
(Rataplan Records)

Gerrit Hatcher:
Good Weight [CASSETTE]

The J. & F. Band :
Cajun Blue
(Long Song Records)

The J. & F. Band (Fonda / Tononi / Durante / Grissom / Irabagon / Parrini / Rodgers / Sharrard):
Me and the Devil
(Long Song Records)

J/L Duo:
Ismalfa [VINYL]
(thanatosis produktion)

Throw Neck

Jean Jone Claude (JC) / Raymond Boni:
Visions of Sound

Jean Jones Claude (JC):
Give It Your All - Wild Guitar Musings 2

Jean Jones Claude (Jc) / and friends:

Jean Jones Claude (JC) / Esti Kenan Ofri / Oren Fried:
La Sprezzatura Ensemble

Jean Jones Claude (JC) / Sophie Agnel / Yael Barolsky / Raphael Saint-Remy / Ulrich Krieger / Catherine Jainiaux :
Dead Cool

Yan Jun / Zhu Wenbo:


Adrian Knight:
Fly By Night [2 CDs]
(thanatosis produktion)

Kontrabassduo Studer-Frey:
(Leo Records)

Alexey Kruglov / Carolyn Hume / Paul May / Oleg Yudanov:
Last Train From Narvskaya
(Leo Records)

Yoshio Machida / Cal Lyall:
Premeditation [VINYL 2 10-inch records]
(By the Bluest of Seas)

Francisco Mela feat. Matthew Shipp / William Parker:
Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 1
(577 Records)

Never (Bennett / Wright / Darrup):
Not Nothing

New Old Luten Quintet:

New Old Luten Quintet:

New Old Luten Quintet:
Radau! [3'' CD]

New Old Luten Septet:

Two Crumbling Shapes [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

Philippakopoulos, Anastassis / Jerg Frey:
Wind And Light

Matt Piet:

Oliver Schwerdt :
Prestige / No Smoking [2CDs]

Oliver Schwerdt :
Storming Bauhaus [2CDs]

Oliver Schwerdt / Baby Sommer / Barry Guy ‎:
One For My Baby And One More For The Bass [2 CDS]

Jos Smolders:

Un Poco Loco (Fourneyron / Beliah / Gesser):
(Umlaut Records)

 Squidco Workspace

Squidco, 332 Shipyard Blvd., Wilmington, NC 28412

Squidco has been in business as a mail-order store since 2003. In 2010 we moved to Wilmington, NC, giving regional and visiting customers access to our catalog of more than 7,000 items, which includes hundreds of discounted, used, and promotional items not listed on our website. We're open for you to visit by appointment during weekday afternoons, so if you're in the North Carolina coastal region please email us to set up a time to stop by and say hello, we'd love to play some music for you!

Find Squidco on Facebook at

If you Twitter you can follow Squidco's new releases and reviews on the 'Ear at

Squidco Blog
Want more insight into Squidco? Read the Squidco Blog!

"a squid eating dough in a polyethylene bag is fast and bulbous, got me?"
-Don Van Vliet

<< SQUIDCO Update & Summer Hat Sale Extended, July 23, 2021

| Archive Index |

SQUIDCO Email Update, July 9, 2021 >>

(archive rss)

Search this list's archives:

Squidco and The Squid's Ear Mailing List

Subscribe to Squidco:

Subscribe | Unsubscribe

Powered by Dada Mail 2.8.15
Copyright © 1999-2004, Simoni Creative.