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Ambient & Drone Music


 
Cornford / Rodgers: Turned Moment, weighting Cornford / Rodgers:
Turned Moment, weighting

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $10.95    

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Sound artist Stephen Cornford performs realtime feedback treatment of pianist Samuel Rodgers, creating tense and spacious sound works, intensifying Rodgers' sparse keyboard work.

Edwards, Michael: For Rei As A Doe (for piano and computer) Edwards, Michael:
For Rei As A Doe (for piano and computer)

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

Price: $15.95    

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UK Composer Michael Edwards wrote these quiet compositions using his "slippery chicken" software, originally written as a challenge to pianist Rei Nakamura, in contrast to his technical skills, instead requiring pensive accuracy over a steady line of quiet chords.

Feldman, Morton: For Bunita Marcus Feldman, Morton:
For Bunita Marcus

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95    

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Feldman's 1985 solo piano composition for Feldman's pupil and long-time associate, from a 1990 digital recording remastered for this new edition.

Feldman, Morton: Patterns In A Chromatic Field Feldman, Morton:
Patterns In A Chromatic Field

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

Out of Stock

Heasley, Tom: Desert Triptych Heasley, Tom:
Desert Triptych

(Farfield Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.95    

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Heasley, Tom: On the Sensations of Tone Heasley, Tom:
On the Sensations of Tone

(Innova -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

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Heasley, Tom: Where the Earth Meets the Sky Heasley, Tom:
Where the Earth Meets the Sky

(Hypnos -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Hennies, Nick: Work Hennies, Nick:
Work

(Quakebasket -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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A solo album from Louisville, KY percussionist and composer Nick Hennies, including "Settle" for vibraphone (3 players) and "Expenditures" for vibraphone & ensemble; extended and immersive works of a hypnotic and psychoacoustic nature.

If Thousands: Lullaby If Thousands:
Lullaby

(Silber -- USA )

Price: $10.95    

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If Thousands present a beautiful blanket of sound recorded as a soundtrack for falling asleep. Quite beautiful and soothing. Fans of Godspeed You Black Emperor and Stars of the lid should love this one.

Ishida, Naoki: Tone Redust <i>[Used Item]</i> Ishida, Naoki:
Tone Redust [Used Item]

(Quasi Pop -- Great Britain )

Price: $5.95    

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Jerman, Jeph: Psaltery Jerman, Jeph:
Psaltery

(no label -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

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A psaltery is a type of zither, often played with a bow; Jerman does not explain his sources, but using analog cassette, micro-cassette and 4-track digital recorders he creates a series of rich drones and entrancing works of sound.

Jerman, Jeph: Quo Modo Deum Jerman, Jeph:
Quo Modo Deum

(No Label -- USA )

Price: $15.95    

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"Quo Modo Deum" translates to 'This is the way of God', which sound artist Jeph Jerman invokes through a 2 CD release starting with intoning bells, proceeding through six recordings of minimal drones of varying character.

Machinefabriek: Duotoon Machinefabriek:
Duotoon

(Machinefabriek -- The Netherlands )

Price: $10.95    

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Machinefabriek (Rutger Zuydervelt) in an EP of a long sine save compositions that creates a minimally moving piece of consonance and dissonance using beautifully recorded tones.

MWVM: Rotations MWVM:
Rotations

(Silber Media -- USA )

Price: $10.95    

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Indie-ambient debut of guitar manipulation, layered drones, & electronics in the vein of early Remora & Aarktica.

Naoshima / Takeda / Kawasaki / Takeuchi / Koike / Kawaguchi / Totsuka: Septet Naoshima / Takeda / Kawasaki / Takeuchi / Koike / Kawaguchi / Totsuka:
Septet

(Ftarri/Improvised Music from Japan -- Japan )

Price: $16.95    

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Niblock, Phil: Touch Three Niblock, Phil:
Touch Three

(Touch -- Great Britain )

Price: $20.95    

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Rameses III : Honey Rose  <i>[Used Item]</i> Rameses III :
Honey Rose [Used Item]

(Important Records -- USA )

Price: $6.95    

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"Rameses III are architects of the most beautiful swathes of blissful ambience whose releases have previously found homes on labels like Celebrate Psi Phenomenon, Music Fellowship, Scarcelight, MYMWLY, Barl Fire and Type. On Honey Rose,...

Robert, Jocelyn: Folie / Culture Robert, Jocelyn:
Folie / Culture

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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Somnaphon: Automatic Writings Volume 1 Somnaphon:
Automatic Writings Volume 1

(ACK Recordings -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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A compilation of various unreleased songs, remixes and compilation appearances from Somnaphon (A. Traeger), a varied and eclectic exploration of Somnaphon's work.

Triac (Tatone / Seracini / Polidoro): In A Room Triac (Tatone / Seracini / Polidoro):
In A Room

(Laminal -- Russia )

Price: $13.95    

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Triac is an electronic music trio from Italy formed in the end of 2011 by Rossano Polidoro, Marco Seracini and Augusto Tatone, using laptop, fisa, electric bass, piano synth to investigate minimal ambient music.

Ullmann, Jakob: fremde zeit addendum 4 Ullmann, Jakob:
fremde zeit addendum 4

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $16.95    

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An extract from Berlin composer Jakob Ullman's 2012 3-CD box set on Edition Rz, presenting "solo III for organ" (1992/1993), an hour long work of tone and tension performed by Hans-Peter Schulz at the Big Organ in Abteikirche Neresheim.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $9.10    

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Gong Nakatani, Tatsuya:
Gong

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Compositions on fourteen gongs performed and recorded by Tatsuya Nakatani during the winters of 2014 and 2015, 6 untitled works of powerful tones evoked from these large instruments using bows and mallets, each slowly unfolding and enveloping the listener.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Ibarra, Susie  / Assif Tsahar: Home Cookin' Ibarra, Susie / Assif Tsahar:
Home Cookin'

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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The first Hopscotch release from the then husband/wife duo of wind player Assif Tsahar and drummer Susie Ibarra, lyrical and textural powerfully woven improvisation.

Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo  : Fluxsweet <i>[Used Item]</i> Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo :
Fluxsweet [Used Item]

(Rossbin -- Italy )

Price: $10.95    

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Aarktica: In Sea Remixes Aarktica:
In Sea Remixes

(Silber Media -- USA )

Price: $10.95    

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Remixes of the entire "In Sea" album by Ramses III, Landing, ThisQuietArmy, Mason Jones, Keith Canisus (Rumskib), Yellow6, Declining Winter (Richard of Hood), Suckers, &c. &c.

Chvad SB: Crickets Were the Compass Chvad SB:
Crickets Were the Compass

(Silber -- USA )

Price: $10.95    

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Chvad SB of Things Outside The Skin, Tongue Muzzle, &c in album of ambient drone lament, composed of abstract passages, at times dissonant & at other times melodic, but always with interesting intention.

Northern Valentine: The Distance Brings Us Closer Northern Valentine:
The Distance Brings Us Closer

(Silber Media -- USA )

Price: $10.95    

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Minimalist ambient work from Robert & Amy Brown, who have been recording and performing since '97, creating heartfelt, soulful & affecting sound.

Palestine, Charlemagne : Organo Rinascimentale Non Temperato Palestine, Charlemagne :
Organo Rinascimentale Non Temperato

(Angelica -- Italy )

Price: $15.95    

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In 2004 Charlegmane Palestine updated his 1977 work "Schlingen Blangen", a piece that could be played for days nonstop in "sonic constant chemical acoustic + architectural evolution + transformation in space", here in the version from that year's Angelica Festival.

Patterson, Lee & Vanessa Rossetto: Temperament as Waveform Patterson, Lee & Vanessa Rossetto:
Temperament as Waveform

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

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Four tracks produced by file-exchange from 2010-2012 between sound artist Lee Patterson in Austin, Texas and Manchester, UK-based Vanessa Rossetto, impressive works on a large geographic and sound scale.

Wolff, Christian /  Wandelweiser Komponisten Ensemble: Stones Wolff, Christian / Wandelweiser Komponisten Ensemble:
Stones

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

Price: $12.95    

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Antoine Beuger, Burkhard Schlothauer, Chico Mello, Jurg Frey, Kunsu Shim, Michael Pisaro, and Thomas Stiegler participate in this realization of Christian Wolff's compositions to make sounds or draw sounds out of stones, alone or with other surfaces, acoustically or amplified.

Beuger, Antoine : Silent Harmonies In Discrete Continuity Beuger, Antoine :
Silent Harmonies In Discrete Continuity

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

Price: $12.95    

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Antoine Beuger's minimalist work for American painter Marcia Hafif, known for her monochrome paintings, in 24 tonal works each 3 minutes long using stationary waves of eight frequencies from a different octave and punctuated by silence.

Pateras, Anthony / Erkki Veltheim: Entertainment = Control Pateras, Anthony / Erkki Veltheim:
Entertainment = Control

(Immediata -- Australia )

Price: $15.95    

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Acoustic hallucinations for violin and piano from the duo of violinist Erkki Veltheim and pianist Anthony Pateras, exploring spectral techniques throughout extended temporal structures to generate unrelenting harmonic waves that create a singular psycho-harmonic texture.

Schmickler, Marcus / John Tilbury: Timekeepers Schmickler, Marcus / John Tilbury:
Timekeepers

(A-Musik -- Germany )

Price: $15.95    

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The second release between legendary AMM pianist John Tilbury and MIMEO member Marcus Schmickler on computer, in a gradual and subtle work that pairs electronic environments to Tilbury's chord progressions, yielding spacious intervals with delicate and mysterious sound.

Frey, Jurg: 24 Worter Frey, Jurg:
24 Worter

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

Price: $12.95    

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Composer Jurg Frey's "Landscape with Words" presents 27 compositions, 24 of which are based on individual words in orchestration with piano and violin, understated and minimal yet sumptuously lyrical and evocative, using space and tension to illustrate each segment.

Smith Quartet with John Tilbury: Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 3 [DVD-AUDIO] Smith Quartet with John Tilbury:
Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 3 [DVD-AUDIO]

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $28.95    

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Recorded live at the Huddersfield Festival of Contemporary Music in 2006, this is the 3rd and final volume of works by Morton Feldman performed by the Smith Quartet with John Tilbury on piano, recorded in high quality DVD audio and with extensive liner notes by Tilbury.

Burr, Anthony / Anthony Pateras: The Long Exhale Burr, Anthony / Anthony Pateras:
The Long Exhale

(Immediata -- Australia )

Price: $15.95    

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Beautifully slow drifting compositions for clarinet, ARP 2600, piano and prepared piano from the duo of Anthony Burr and Anthony Pateras, drawing on Cage and Feldman in these expansive and tranquil works that create beautiful and quietly exotic sound environments.

Prual, Matthieu: Inside Walks Prual, Matthieu:
Inside Walks

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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A unique approach to solo reeds and winds from French multi-reedist Matthieu Prual, also on flute and ORLA Keyboard, maintaining lyrical and comprehensible approaches with strong technical skills in captivating and succinct statements, truly excellent work.

Encomiast: Encomiast Encomiast:
Encomiast

(Lens Records -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Ishida, Naoki: Tone Redust Ishida, Naoki:
Tone Redust

(Quasi Pop -- Great Britain )

Price: $6.90    

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Meelkop, Roel : 5(zwischenfaelle) Meelkop, Roel :
5(zwischenfaelle)

(Auf Abwegen -- Germany )

Price: $13.80    

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Dutch electronic artists Roel Meelkop compressed 5 soundscape originally devleoped for installations into dense yet starkly beautiful minimal works.

My Fun: Sonorine My Fun:
Sonorine

(The Land Of -- USA )

Price: $8.05    

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Schmickler, Marcus / Tilbury, John: Variety Schmickler, Marcus / Tilbury, John:
Variety

(A-Musik -- Germany )

Price: $15.45    

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Slowly unfolding soundwork from 2 experimenters using piano and computers, gentle and unfolding tranquil music that weaves assuredly in a Feldman-esque beauty.

Wastell, Mark : Vibra: Trent (3" CDr) Wastell, Mark :
Vibra: Trent (3" CDr)

(Linear Obsessional Recordings -- Great Britain )

Price: $9.95    

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An extraordinary solo EP of a tam-tam performance by Mark Wastell, one of the founders of the "New London Silence" movement and Confront label founder, performing live at Nottingham Trent University for a rich and forceful album of timbre and tone.

Merce, Sergio: Be Nothing Merce, Sergio:
Be Nothing

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

Price: $12.95    

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A beautifully ambient album of analogue synthesiser, microtonal saxophone and electronics by Argentinian saxophonist Sergio Merce, a single long track that pauses and resumes its rich tones and harmonies at a deliberate and measured pace, allowing each environment to ring.

Feel No Other: Feel No Other <i>[Used Item]</i> Feel No Other:
Feel No Other [Used Item]

(Silber -- USA )

Price: $5.95    

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Electric Bird Noise artist Brian Lea McKenzie extends his concepts in a new duo with vocalist Claudia Gregory (Exhaust the Fox, Claudia Versus the Queen of Hearts), with a new band name and a compelling set of epic electro-rock songs.

Murcia, Sarah: Never Mind The Future <i>[Used Item]</i> Murcia, Sarah:
Never Mind The Future [Used Item]

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $8.95    

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Revisiting Sex Pistols' "Never Mind the Bollocks" in a band with Benoit Delbecq on piano, Gilles Coronado on guitar, Olivier Py on sax, Franck Vaillant on drums, and Sarah Murcia on bass, splitting the vocals with Mark Tompkins in a unique take on a punk classic.

Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen): 63-66 <i>[Used Item]</i> Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen):
63-66 [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

Price: $6.95    

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Recording in Brooklyn in 2014, this collaboration between Olive and Ben Owen presents four tracks of electronic improvisation using shortwave radio, oscillators, paper, contact microphones and magnetic pickups, creating a mysterious and well-paced album of sound experimentation.

Paul, Leah: Trenza <i>[Used Item]</i> Paul, Leah:
Trenza [Used Item]

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $8.95    

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Flutist Leah Paul presents two engaging compositions in multiple movements, performed with a chamber ensemble of Chris Speed (reeds), Rob Jost (french horn), Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon), Peter Sachon (cello), Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola), Ben Kono (oboe) and Michel Gentile (flute).

Krutogolov, Igor: White <i>[Used Item]</i> Krutogolov, Igor:
White [Used Item]

(Auris Media / Topheth Prophet -- Israel )

Price: $5.95    

In Stock

Prual, Matthieu: Inside Walks <i>[Used Item]</i> Prual, Matthieu:
Inside Walks [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $8.95    

In Stock

A unique approach to solo reeds and winds from French multi-reedist Matthieu Prual, also on flute and ORLA Keyboard, maintaining lyrical and comprehensible approaches with strong technical skills in captivating and succinct statements, truly excellent work.

d'Angiolini, Giuliano : Cantilena d'Angiolini, Giuliano :
Cantilena

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.36    

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Six chamber works by the Paris-based Italian composer Giuliano d Angiolini, following his Edition Rz release by presenting more examples of Giuliano's careful and particular use of indeterminate elements in a series of compositions that are musically exquisite.

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs] Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $23.95    

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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre dÕAlfortville and in the studio.

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL] Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $19.95    

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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

Houben, Eva-Maria : Livres D'heures - Books Of Hours Houben, Eva-Maria :
Livres D'heures - Books Of Hours

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

Price: $12.95    

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Developed from the 13th & 14th century concept of a "book of hours", a prayer book for laymen, and particularly the book of the Duke of Berry (1340-1416) which describes relationships between people; performed by Andreas Feilen, Eva-Maria Houben, and Erik Carlson.

Martin, Luke: So Softly That It Came, A Wild Dim Chatter, Meaningless Martin, Luke:
So Softly That It Came, A Wild Dim Chatter, Meaningless

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

Price: $12.95    

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Luke Martin began this work with a field recording at Mentryville Park in Southern California, which was transcribed by himself and Amy Golden, Ben Levinson, Davy Sumner, and Ryan Gaston using Martin's system of notating silence, then combined into the final score for this recording.

Gauguet, Bertrand: Shiro Gauguet, Bertrand:
Shiro

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $13.95    

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French alto saxophonist Bertrand Gauguet uses acoustic techniques and microtonal approaches to the reed instrument, presenting 4 tracks of acoustic-only playing, and 4 with amplifiers and guitar feedback, creating cogitative sonic environments of remarkable patience and pure and intersection tonal and timbral harmonics; remarkable work.

Clinamen Trio   (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger):
Decline

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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Roman philosopher Titus Lucretius Carus named "Clinamen" the unpredictable (in time and space) swerve of atoms falling in the void, which aptly describes the unexpected directions taken in subtle free improvisation from this French trio, led by bassist Louis-Michel Marion, with Jacques Di Donato on clarinet, and Philippe Berger on viola.

Felizardo, Filipe: Guitar Soli for the Moa and the Frog <i>[Used Item]</i> Felizardo, Filipe:
Guitar Soli for the Moa and the Frog [Used Item]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $6.95    

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The third solo venture for Lisbon-based guitarist and visual artist Filipe Felizardo, performing without effects and loops over a lush and spare framework, for a "ghost blues meditation" in 8 movements of focused, beautifully paced and sonically oriented playing.

 


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Smith Quartet with John Tilbury: Morton Feldman: Music for Piano and Strings Volume 3 [DVD-AUDIO]

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Nakatani, Tatsuya: Gong

Burr, Anthony / Anthony Pateras: The Long Exhale

Pateras, Anthony / Erkki Veltheim: Entertainment = Control

Schmickler, Marcus / John Tilbury: Timekeepers

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

Beuger, Antoine : Silent Harmonies In Discrete Continuity

Merce, Sergio: Be Nothing

Akama, Ryoko : Places And Pages [2 CDs]

Houben, Eva-Maria : Livres D'heures - Books Of Hours

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

d'Angiolini, Giuliano : Cantilena

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements

Frey, Jurg: 24 Worter

Palestine, Charlemagne : Organo Rinascimentale Non Temperato

Wolff, Christian / Wandelweiser Komponisten Ensemble: Stones

Ullmann, Jakob: fremde zeit addendum 4

Wastell, Mark : Vibra: Trent (3" CDr)

Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden: Terror Of Positivity