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Electro-Acoustic Improv
 
2nd Outlet (Houtkamp / Fuhler / Blume): Burnt Sienna 2nd Outlet (Houtkamp / Fuhler / Blume):
Burnt Sienna

(Nuscope -- USA )

Price: $12.76

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Live recordings from the LOFT in Koln, Germany from the 2nd Outlet trio, electro-acoustic improvisation with traditional elements.

300 Basses (Monteiro / Kocher / Venitucci): Sei Ritornelli 300 Basses (Monteiro / Kocher / Venitucci):
Sei Ritornelli

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $12.00

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Three accordion players, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, Jonas Kocher, and Luca Venitucci, form 300 Basses, an unconventional trio that explores new ways to play this traditional instrument.

4g (Rowe / Ambarchi / Fennesz / Nakamura): Cloud 4g (Rowe / Ambarchi / Fennesz / Nakamura):
Cloud

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $18.86

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Abbott, Paul / Leo Dumont: loiter volcano Abbott, Paul / Leo Dumont:
loiter volcano

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $12.95

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Powerful debut release for three young musicians emerging onto the European electroacoustic improv scene, one of whom, Kanngiesser, has recently performed with AMM.

Abbott, Simeon + Bent Spoon Duo: saigon, you crazy diamond Abbott, Simeon + Bent Spoon Duo:
saigon, you crazy diamond

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95

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Two dense, 20-minute tracks of physical, visceral playing from prepared electric guitarist Simeon Abbot with the Bent Spoon Duo: percussionist Chris Dadge and viola/trombone player Scott Munro.

Abbott, Simeon + Chris Dadge: a menu isn't a meal Abbott, Simeon + Chris Dadge:
a menu isn't a meal

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $10.95

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Longtime collaborators Abbott and Dadge release their first album together, a dizzying array of ideas and sounds recorded live at the monthly Calgary based Bug Incision concert series.

Abrahams, Chris / Lucio Capece: None Of Them Would Remember It That Way Abrahams, Chris / Lucio Capece:
None Of Them Would Remember It That Way

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Multi-reedist and sruti box player Lucio Capece and Necks keyboarist Chris Abrahams on FM synth recorded these thoughtful and thought-provoking improvised compositions over two years in Berlin.

Abstractions, The: Novo Navigatio <i>[Used Item]</i> Abstractions, The:
Novo Navigatio [Used Item]

(Edgetone / pax -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Acker Velvet: Carbon & Chairs Acker Velvet:
Carbon & Chairs

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $12.00

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Formed in 2006, Andreas Trobollowitsch and Johannes Trondle create unusual works of spontaneous interaction shaped and structured in a conscious way - more real-time-composition than "pure improvisation".

Agnel / Gauguet / Neumann: Spiral Inputs Agnel / Gauguet / Neumann:
Spiral Inputs

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95

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Pianist Agnel, saxophonist Gauguet, and electronic/piano frame artist Neumann in 4 beautifully crafted pieces recorded using a spatialised sound system developed by Benjamin Maumus.

Ajemian, Jason / Tony Malaby / Rob Mazurek / Chad Taylor: A Way a Land of Life [VINYL] Ajemian, Jason / Tony Malaby / Rob Mazurek / Chad Taylor:
A Way a Land of Life [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $21.00

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Bassist Jason Ajemian composed these 8 works performed with the Chicago/NY band of Tony Malaby on tenor sax, Rob Mazurek on cornet & electronics, and Chad Taylor on drums, a dynamic set of music that varies through a spectrum of styles while staying true to its jazz roots.

Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell: Foldings Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell:
Foldings

(Confront -- UK )

Price: $14.95

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Confront/Sound 323's Mark Wastell meets three of Japan's most interesting minimal improvisers at Offsite in Tokyo, 2003 to perform this extraordinary two part work.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Mueller, Gunther: Points and Slashes Akiyama, Tetuzi / Mueller, Gunther:
Points and Slashes

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Akiyama, Tetuzi / Tom Carter / Christian Kiefer: The Darkened Mirror [VINYL] Akiyama, Tetuzi / Tom Carter / Christian Kiefer:
The Darkened Mirror [VINYL]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $19.95

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The guitar trio of Tetuzi Akiyama, Tom Carter and Christian Kiefer with guests Scott Leftridge on bass and Chip Conrad on percussion in a set of beautiful works bringing out the best of these 3 acclaimed players.

Alexis, Roldolphe / Stephane Rives: Winds Doors Poplars Alexis, Roldolphe / Stephane Rives:
Winds Doors Poplars

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Rodolphe Alexis composed these works from a diverse set of recordings of trains, factories and other potent sounds, pairing them with recordings from saxophonist Stephane Rives using extended and unusual techniques, yielding these inventive and irrepressible sound works.

All Scars: Lunar Magus All Scars:
Lunar Magus

(Dischord -- USA )

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Former DC underground artists Scars in an "All-Scars" album on the DC Dischord label, the duo of Jerry Busher and Chuck Bettis joined by cellist Amy Domingues, reedist Evan Rapport and vocalist Dree Thibert.

Allbee, Liz / Burkhard Beins: Mensch Mensch Mensch [VINYL] Allbee, Liz / Burkhard Beins:
Mensch Mensch Mensch [VINYL]

(Alt.Vinyl -- UK )

Price: $21.50

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Berlin based composer-performers Liz Allbee and Burkhard Beins team up for some electro-acoustic explorations, utilizing synths and field recordings, trumpet and percussion, and tuning forks.

Ambarchi / Fennesz / Pimmon / Rehberg / Rowe: Afternoon Tea Ambarchi / Fennesz / Pimmon / Rehberg / Rowe:
Afternoon Tea

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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Remastered and expanded edition of this classic meeting of five essential electroacoustic improvisers at the 2000 What Is Music? Festival in Sydney, Australia.

Ambarchi, Oren & Jim O'Rourke: Behold [VINYL] Ambarchi, Oren & Jim O'Rourke:
Behold [VINYL]

(Editions Mego -- Austria )

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The second collaborative release from Oren Ambarchi and Jim O'Rourke, Ambarchi on guitar and drums and O'Rourke on synth and piano, recording in Tokyo between 2012 and 2013, for two side long works that use subtle minimalism and building structures of sound.

Ambarchi, Oren & Thomas Brinkmann: The Mortimer Trap Ambarchi, Oren & Thomas Brinkmann:
The Mortimer Trap

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $17.95

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The Mortimer Trap is an epic, 77-minute "variation" of Morton Feldman's "For Bunita Marcus", constructed by German experimentalist and techno icon Thomas Brinkmann and Australian sound artist Oren Ambarchi.

Ambarchi, Oren: Live Knots Ambarchi, Oren:
Live Knots

(Pan -- Germany )

Price: $16.95

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Two live realizations of "Knots", a frenetic and absorbing work of free improv over a compositional framework, from Ambarchi's album "Audience of One", here in a duo performance by Ambarchi and Talia at Tokyo's SuperDeluxe; and with the Eyvind Kang-led Sinfonietta Cracovia.

AMM: Combines + Laminates + Treatise '84 AMM:
Combines + Laminates + Treatise '84

(Matchless -- UK )

Price: $15.50

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AMM: Live in Allentown USA AMM:
Live in Allentown USA

(Matchless -- UK )

Price: $16.45

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AMM: Newfoundland AMM:
Newfoundland

(Matchless -- UK )

Price: $16.45

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AMM: The Nameless Uncarved Block AMM:
The Nameless Uncarved Block

(Matchless -- UK )

Price: $16.45

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Andel, Laura: Electric Percussive Orchestra - In::tension:. Andel, Laura:
Electric Percussive Orchestra - In::tension:.

(Rossbin -- Italy )

Price: $15.95

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Live recordings from Roulette, NYC of Laura Andel's Electric Percussive Orchestra with Taylor Ho Bynum, Harvey Wirht, Kenta Nagai, Andrew Drury, Ursel Schlicht, David Simons, Kyoko Kitamura, and Khabu Young.

Anderson, Casey / Jason Kahn / Norbert Moslang / Gunter Muller / Mark Trayle: Five Lines Anderson, Casey / Jason Kahn / Norbert Moslang / Gunter Muller / Mark Trayle:
Five Lines

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95

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This meeting of 5 EA-Improv heavyweights from Europe and the Pacific US happened during the MKM trio tour in Northern America 2010, capturing this extended performance at CalArts for 40 minutes of engaging, burbling electronics, pulses, and short wave introspection.

Anderson, Fortner: Solitary Pleasures Anderson, Fortner:
Solitary Pleasures

(&Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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The 35 poems found on Fortner Anderson's "Solitary Pleasures", performed with Michel F Cote, Sam Shalabi and Alexandre St-Onge, speak of the obsessions, phantasies and encounters of Anderson's life.

Anderson, Fortner: Solitary Pleasures <i>[Used Item]</i> Anderson, Fortner:
Solitary Pleasures [Used Item]

(&Records -- Canada )

Price: $8.95

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The 35 poems found on Fortner Anderson's "Solitary Pleasures", performed with Michel F Cote, Sam Shalabi and Alexandre St-Onge, speak of the obsessions, phantasies and encounters of Anderson's life.

Arias, Ricardo / Muller, Gunter / Tammen, Hans: Intersecting a Cone with a Plane Arias, Ricardo / Muller, Gunter / Tammen, Hans:
Intersecting a Cone with a Plane

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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ARK (Lonfat / Huber): Verwandlung <i>[Used Item]</i> ARK (Lonfat / Huber):
Verwandlung [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $9.95

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The Swiss duo of Coralie Lonfat on laptop and Nathalie Huber on piano, objects, and harmonium perform lowercase free improvisation with a propensity for darker sound worlds, mysterious sonic environments of indeterminate but captivating sound.

Articles, The (Thomas / Gustafsson / Turner): Goodbye Silence Articles, The (Thomas / Gustafsson / Turner):
Goodbye Silence

(FMR -- UK )

Price: $12.76

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The trio of Mats Gustafsson on saxophone and electronics, keyboardist Pat Thomas and percussionist Roger Turner performing live in Derby in 1998, a challenging and fascinating set.

Artifact iTi: Live in St. Johann Artifact iTi:
Live in St. Johann

(Okka -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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An amazing lineup of European, Chicago and UK players in a live set from the 2008 ArtActs Festival, music that merges the boundaries of ea-improv and free jazz.

Asher, Meira / JC Jones: Myelination 2 Asher, Meira / JC Jones:
Myelination 2

(Kadima -- Israel )

Price: $8.00

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Spontaneous organic interactions over sounds from the vibrations of the myelin sheath, the protective insulating cover of the nervous system, from bassist JC Jones and vocalist, no-input mixer and Doepfer synthesizer player Meira Asher.

Atolon + Chip Shop Music: Public Private Atolon + Chip Shop Music:
Public Private

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95

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ChipShop music with Erik Carlsson (percussion), Martin Kuchen (sax & radio), David Lacey (percussion & electronics) and Paul Vogel (computer & clarinet) meet Atolon (Ruth Barberan, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, and Ferran Fages).

Auris + Gino: Rub Auris + Gino:
Rub

(Public Eyesore -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The Electroacoustic improv trio of Eric Leonardson (springboard & electronics), Julia E. Miller (guitar & electronics), and Christopher Preissing (flute & electronics), present 3 collective improvisations and 3 duos between Auris members and percussionist Gino Robair.

AVVA (Nakamura, Toshimaru / Roisz, Billy): Gdansk Queen [DVD] AVVA (Nakamura, Toshimaru / Roisz, Billy):
Gdansk Queen [DVD]

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $20.95

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Baghdassarians / Baltschun / Bosetti / Doneda: Strom Baghdassarians / Baltschun / Bosetti / Doneda:
Strom

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $14.00

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Banabila, Michel: Precious Images - Data Files 1999-2008 [2 CDs] Banabila, Michel:
Precious Images - Data Files 1999-2008 [2 CDs]

(Steamin' Soundworks -- Netherlands )

Price: $13.95

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A 2 CD Compilation of Banabila tracks released between 1999 and 2008, taken from his work on the Dutch label Steamin' Soundworks, and from his soundtrack and television work, with conspirators including Frank Van Der Kooij, Eric Vloeimans, Yasar Saka, Anton Goudsmit, Zenial, &c.

BARK!: Fume of Sighs BARK!:
Fume of Sighs

(psi -- UK )

Price: $16.95

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The third CD by the trio of Rex Casswell (electric guitar), Phillip Marks (percussion) and Paul Obermayer (samples), creating beautiful jagged, sharp edged textures propelled by some of their tightest, strangest, most powerful rhythmic designs yet.

Barnes, Tim + Jeph Jerman: Live + Gallery Denver Barnes, Tim + Jeph Jerman:
Live + Gallery Denver

(AARC -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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Minimal percussionist Tim Barnes (Quakebasket) met with sound artists Jeph Jerman in a gallery in Denver, Colorado in the summer of 2005, recording this 45 minute improvisation.

Barnyard Drama: Memories and a List of Things to Do Barnyard Drama:
Memories and a List of Things to Do

(Barnyard -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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Drummer and electronic artist Jean Martin joins forces with amazing vocalist Christine Duncan for an album of rhythmic soundscapes and free vocal improvisation.

Barrett, Richard: Adrift Barrett, Richard:
Adrift

(psi -- UK )

Price: $13.50

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Three live performances of collaborative electroacoustic compositions from 2007-08, each exploring different points of contact between precomposed structures and spontaneous invention.

Barretto, Jorge Lima : Zul Zelub Barretto, Jorge Lima :
Zul Zelub

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $15.59

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Legendary performer, writer and political situationist Lima Barreto (Telectu) in an electroacoustic work based around the piano and using short wave radio and CD players.

Barriere, Lali / Miguel A. Garcia  : Espejuelo Barriere, Lali / Miguel A. Garcia :
Espejuelo

(Nueni -- Spain )

Price: $14.95

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The duo of Miguel A. Garcia on electronics and Lali Barriere on objects and no-input mixer for an album of investigative, detailed improvisation that's well paced and calmly complex.

Battikha / Waddell / Vipond / Lebel: Corse Battikha / Waddell / Vipond / Lebel:
Corse

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $10.95

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Electroacoustic improv from the quartet of trumpeter Philippe Battikha, laptop artist Matthew Wadell, drummer Sam Vipond and trombinist/saxophonist Etienne Lebel.

Battus / Abdelnour: Ichnites Battus / Abdelnour:
Ichnites

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95

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Unusual improvisation from saxophonist Abdelnour using extended and microtonal techniques, and Pascal Battus who works with rotating surfaces from Walkmans as sound exciters.

Battus / Gauguet / La Casa: Chantier 1 Battus / Gauguet / La Casa:
Chantier 1

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $11.00

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Three improvisers, Pascal Battus (rotating surfaces, found objects), Bertrand Gauguet (saxophones) and Eric La Casa (microphones) recorded while playing at a working building site in Paris and also in studio.

Battus, Pascal / Lionel Marchetti / Emmanuel Petit : La Vie Dans Les Bois Battus, Pascal / Lionel Marchetti / Emmanuel Petit :
La Vie Dans Les Bois

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $11.95

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A document of a musical performance recorded in the open air near a castle in France by Pascal Bathus and Emmanuel Petit on electric guitars, and Lionel Marchetti credited with "electricity", recorded while Yoko Higashi performed a butoh dance during their music performance.

Bauer / Rose / Lehn: Futch Bauer / Rose / Lehn:
Futch

(Jazzwerkstatt -- Germany )

Price: $15.95

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The debut release of trombonist Johannes Bauer, Australian violinist Jon Rose and analog synth player Thomas Lehn, mutated improvisation for a Futched world.

Baumann, Franziska / Matthias Ziegler: Voices & Tides  <i>[Used Item]</i> Baumann, Franziska / Matthias Ziegler:
Voices & Tides [Used Item]

(Leo -- UK )

Price: $8.95

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Baumgartner, Martin : Shoot's Huft Baumgartner, Martin :
Shoot's Huft

(For4Ears -- Switzerland )

Price: $14.95

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Three large works from Viennese sound artist Baumgartner, who composes obsessive journeys in tonal transitions with great detail and activity, using noise, quirk and dreamstate.

Bayal & Arnaud Riviere: First Contact Bayal & Arnaud Riviere:
First Contact

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $10.95

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John Boyle & Aya Onishi of Nihilist Spasm Band with Arnaud Riviere of Textile Orchestra from their first set of unrelenting primal improv at Sonic Protest 2007 in France.

Beequeen: Port Out Starboard Home Beequeen:
Port Out Starboard Home

(Important Records -- USA )

Price: $5.40

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Since 1989 the Netherlands quartet of Olga Wallis, Freek Kinkelaar, Frans de Waard and Niek Groothuyse have created a unique blend of pop music with ea approaches, here in their 16th captivating release.

Beequeen: Time Waits For No One Beequeen:
Time Waits For No One

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $11.95

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A reissue of the 1995 album from the duo of Frans de Waard and Freek Kinkelaar, electronic sound work in a Zoviet France mode, using looping structures but also freeform improvisation to create dark and alluring audio environments with beautiful sonic elements.

BEFOREHAND (Lazaridou / Wastell): Live at Hundred Years Gallery BEFOREHAND (Lazaridou / Wastell):
Live at Hundred Years Gallery

(Confront -- UK )

Price: $9.77

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The duo of Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga on zither and Mark Wastell on his electronics set including bowls and shruti box, formed for the release concert for Angharad Davies' "Six Studies" in 2014, recording this excellent improvised dialog of rich and unusual sound.

Beins / Dorner / Hayward / Krebs: Phosphor 2 Beins / Dorner / Hayward / Krebs:
Phosphor 2

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $17.95

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Electro-acoustic improv from the Phosphor grouping, an amazing set of musicians who began working together in 2001 and have developed a complex and incredible form of interplay.

Beins, Burkhard: structural drift Beins, Burkhard:
structural drift

(Edition Kunstlerhauser Worpswede -- Germany )

Price: $17.95

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An organized and intricate sound work in three pieces from percussionist Beins (Polweschel, Rowe, &c) recorded during an arts residency at Kunstlerhauser Worpswede.

Belorukov, Ilia / Harpakahylo / Patryk Lichota / Kim_Nasung: After Belorukov, Ilia / Harpakahylo / Patryk Lichota / Kim_Nasung:
After

(Nueni -- Germany )

Price: $9.95

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A short and succinct album of free improvisation from the Russian quartet of Ilia Belorukov (sax), Hapakahylo (drums, objects), Patryk Lichota (sax, objects), and Kim_Nasung (Guzheng), using unusual techniques to conjur unexpected audio environments.

Belorukov, Ilia / Kurt Liedwart: Vtoroi Belorukov, Ilia / Kurt Liedwart:
Vtoroi

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95

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Saint-Petersburg saxophonist Ilia Belorukov & Moscow-based electronic and computer musician Kurt Liedwart in a release balancing silence, space and chance using sinewaves & computers and prepared saxophone, a mix of modern ea-improv and Wandelweiser intent.

 


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