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3 Mice: di Falco / Vuille / Willey : Send Me a Postcard 3 Mice: di Falco / Vuille / Willey :
Send Me a Postcard

(Switzerland -- Les Disques Rayes )

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3 Mice bring together L'Ensemble Raye's Cedric Vuille, Thinking Plague's Dave Willey and Elaine di Falco (mixed and mastered by Udi Koomran), for an intelligent and melodic record of mostly sublime instrumental music.

Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O: Absolutely Freak Out (Zap Your Mind!) [2 CDs] Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O:
Absolutely Freak Out (Zap Your Mind!) [2 CDs]

(UK -- Resonant/Static Carava )

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Much-needed CD reissue of AMT & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.'s 2001 LP release with an additional 40 minutes of material from the same session, one of this phenomenal Japanese psych band's most ambitious releases.

Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.: Astrorgasm from the Inner Space Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.:
Astrorgasm from the Inner Space

(USA -- Important Records )

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Original Acid Mothers and the Melting Paraiso UFO vocalist Cotton Casino returns for a scorching set of psychedelic rock improvisation from Kawabata Makoto, Atsushi Tsuyama, Ichiraku Yoshimitsu, Shimura Koji, Higashi Hiroshi, and Jiji No Hopparoman.

Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.: Benzaiten Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.:
Benzaiten

(USA -- Important Records )

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An "In C"-style homage to the classic Osamu Kitajima debut record Benzaiten from 1973, with Acid Mothers Temple covering that work and using it as a departure point for AMT style free rock exploration, while dropping in original numbers inbetween.

Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.: Benzaiten <i>[Used Item]</i> Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.:
Benzaiten [Used Item]

(Important Records -- USA )

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An "In C"-style homage to the classic Osamu Kitajima debut record Benzaiten from 1973, with Acid Mothers Temple covering that work and using it as a departure point for AMT style free rock exploration, while dropping in original numbers inbetween.

Acid Mothers Temple SWR & Umezu Kazutoki: Sax & The City Acid Mothers Temple SWR & Umezu Kazutoki:
Sax & The City

(Japan -- Magaibutsu )

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A live multitrack recording from 2009 of the collaboration of Acid Mothers Temple SWR - Kawabata Makoto, Tsuyama Atushi, and Yoshida Tatsuya - with saxophonist Umezu Kazutoki.

Acid Mothers Temple SWR: Yes, No & Perhaps Acid Mothers Temple SWR:
Yes, No & Perhaps

(Japan -- Magaibutsu )

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Acid Mother Temple SWR merge's AMT's Kawabata Kakoto (guitar, voice,) and Tsuyama Atsushi (bass, vocals, sax) with Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei, &c), here in their 6th release, crazy prog-oriented rock of indescribable insanity and skill!

Ajemian, Jason & The Highlife: Let Me Get That Digital Ajemian, Jason & The Highlife:
Let Me Get That Digital

(USA -- Sundmagi )

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Jason Ajemian's Chicago-based Highlife with Peter Hanson, Owen Stewart, Marc Riordan and New Yorker Jacob Wick, a six piece jazz/rock ensemble with a skewed lyric sense, recommended.

Albatre: A Descent Into Maelstrom Albatre:
A Descent Into Maelstrom

(Portugal -- Shhpuma )

Price: $15.95

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An experimental music trio playing a joyously harrowing display of urgent bass & sax noise, skewed jazz elements, frantic but meticulous drumming and abrupt moodshifts, representative of the crossover of improv, noise rock and jazz currently made in Holland.

Algernon: Ghost Surveillance Algernon:
Ghost Surveillance

(USA -- Cuneiform )

Price: $13.50

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Chicago's Algernon mix experimental rock, post-rock, late 70s art-punk/no-wave scene, and avant-garde jazz, pushing sytlisitic boundaries in surprising ways.

Algernon: Ghost Surveillance <i>[Used Item]</i> Algernon:
Ghost Surveillance [Used Item]

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Chicago's Algernon mix experimental rock, post-rock, late 70s art-punk/no-wave scene, and avant-garde jazz, pushing sytlisitic boundaries in surprising ways.

Altered States: Bluffs II Altered States:
Bluffs II

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $17.95

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Ambarchi, Oren: Sleepwalker's Conviction [VINYL] Ambarchi, Oren:
Sleepwalker's Conviction [VINYL]

(Australia -- Black Truffle )

Price: $23.95

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A 2014 performance by Ambarchi with a 20-piece ensemble conducted by Ilan Volkov and members of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra & Speak Percussion, of a 40-minute work of hushed, almost static space of extended tones, percussive shimmer, & creaking strings.

Anderson, Ron / PAK: 100% Human Hair Anderson, Ron / PAK:
100% Human Hair

(USA -- Ra Sounds )

Price: $11.70

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Anderson, Ron: Secret Curve Anderson, Ron:
Secret Curve

(USA -- Tzadik )

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PAK combines complex and shifting rock with improvisation in unexpected and wonderfully demanding ways, here in a band including Anthony Coleman, Tim Byrnes, Jerome Noetinger, &c.

Angel Ov Death: live in space and time [DVD] Angel Ov Death:
live in space and time [DVD]

(USA -- Veal )

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Andrew d'Angelo, Mike Pride, and Jamie Saft's NY alter-ego as a rock band fusing metal, hardcore, free jazz and noise, here in a DVD documenting their first NY show at The Stone, NYC.

Astrakan: Comets and Monsters Astrakan:
Comets and Monsters

(UK -- Jaguar Steps )

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With a new sound, Astrakan has re-formed, adding bass guitarist Jeff Spencer as well as keyboardist and unique vocalist Celia Lu to the band, while still combining composition and improvisation with a focus on superb instrumental solos.

Autoryno (w/ Gary Lucas): Cosmopolitan Traffic Autoryno (w/ Gary Lucas):
Cosmopolitan Traffic

(USA -- Tzadik )

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Guests David Krakauer and Gary Lucas join this Paris-based rock band known for their insanely great technical skills, Klezmer melodic influences, tight arrangements and powerful drive.

Babin's, Tommy Benzene: Your Body Is Your Prison Babin's, Tommy Benzene:
Your Body Is Your Prison

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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Bassist Babin's Benzene band mixes free improvisation with rock overtones, tight changes giving way to excellent solos from all members of this exceptional quartet.

Bad News From Houston (McDonas / Dieterich): In The Valley Of The Cloud Builder Bad News From Houston (McDonas / Dieterich):
In The Valley Of The Cloud Builder

(USA -- Post Consumer )

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Deerhoof guitarist John Dieterich meets ups with keyboardist Thollem McDonas in an unusual duo created from amplified piano and acoustic guitar and feedback, creating compelling and inventive music and sonic environments.

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

(UK -- psi )

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.

Barnacled: Charles Barnacled:
Charles

(USA -- ESP )

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Barnacled plays fun and complex, twisty/turny improvised rock in a chamber/prog/RIO vein, fueled by Alek K. Redfearn and many Eyesore alumni - recommended!

Barnacled: Charles <i>[Used Item]</i> Barnacled:
Charles [Used Item]

(ESP -- USA )

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Barnacled plays fun and complex, twisty/turny improvised rock in a chamber/prog/RIO vein, fueled by Alek K. Redfearn and many Eyesore alumni - recommended!

Berrocal, Jac: MDLV [VINYL] Berrocal, Jac:
MDLV [VINYL]

(Belgium -- Sub Rosa )

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Avant-garde trumpeter Jacques Berrocal's 1st new release in 20 years is an unusual collection of works, from bizarre spoken work to atmospheric jazz, including a unique cover of "Lonely Woman", and a set of guests including Jack Belsen, Ron Anderson, Michel Glasko, &c &c.

Berrocal, Jacques: Paralleles Berrocal, Jacques:
Paralleles

(Italy -- Alga Marghen )

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Reissue of this '77 release from multi-instrumentalist Berrocal (NWW) and collaborators, mixing jazz, improv, rock'n'roll, punk, no wave, spoken words and industrial sound.

Beta Popes: White Hate <i>[Used Item]</i> Beta Popes:
White Hate [Used Item]

(Veal -- USA )

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Metal influenced dark improvisation from Jamie Saft, Bobbie Previte, and skronky 'saxophonics' player Skerik, tortured music for a torturous age.

Birds and Buildings: Bantam to Behemoth Birds and Buildings:
Bantam to Behemoth

(USA -- Emkog )

Price: $12.95

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Intense and intricate jazz-rock, with some Zeuhl, avant-garde, fusion, and symphonic moments, including great saxophone soloing and percussion work.

Bishop, Sir Richard / Bill Orcutt: Road Stories (Kali) [VINYL] Bishop, Sir Richard / Bill Orcutt:
Road Stories (Kali) [VINYL]

(USA -- Unrock )

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The fist release in Unrock Records' string wringer Saraswati Series is this limited edition LP, presenting one side each from guitarists Bill Orcutt on 4-string guitar for 5 acoustic instrumentals, and Sir Richard Bishop on electric guitar for one extended track.

Black Happy Day: In the Garden of Ghostflowers Black Happy Day:
In the Garden of Ghostflowers

(USA -- Silber Media )

Price: $10.95

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A collaboration between Tara Vanflower & Timothy Renner bridging ambient music and americana using guitars, banjo & dulcimer with feedback & effects.

Black, Jim / Alasnoaxis: Houseplant Black, Jim / Alasnoaxis:
Houseplant

(USA -- Winter & Winter )

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Jim Black and AlaxNoAxis featuring Chris Speed, with Skulii Sverrisson on bass and Hilmar Jensson on guitars, in their 5th album blending jazz with rock and pop influences.

Blanc, Michel: Le Passage Eclair Blanc, Michel:
Le Passage Eclair

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

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Drummer Michel Blanc with fellow members of Push the Triangle in an amazing album of avant jazz-rock that push the envelope on genre bending technical chops.

Blast 4tet: Sift Blast 4tet:
Sift

(UK -- Recommended Records )

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Blast's 2nd release on the ReR label, compositional rock that incorporates complex compositions with improvisation sections in seamless and breathtaking ways.

BLASTRO: From the Beginning to the End BLASTRO:
From the Beginning to the End

(Japan -- Doubtmusic )

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The trio of Hiroshi Hasegawa and Miyano on electronics, and Ironfist Tatsushima on drums in a 32 minute blast of sound and noise recorded live at Earthdom, Tokyo in 2013 and mixed by Tatsuya Yoshida who reveals the inner layers of their profoundly intense sonic attacks.

Boredoms: Super Roots 8 [EP] Boredoms:
Super Roots 8 [EP]

(Vice Recordings -- USA )

Price: $12.60

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Borisov, Alexei / Olga Nosova / Dave Phillips: Borinosophil Borisov, Alexei / Olga Nosova / Dave Phillips:
Borinosophil

(Poland -- Monotype )

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Russian industrial/electronic/free improv artists Alexei Borisov and Olga Nosova in a trio with Swiss experimenter Dave Phillips in works that pass from transcendental to insanely complex and halucinatory - play loud!

Brio: Acid Cock Brio:
Acid Cock

(Italy -- Long Song Records )

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The Zagreb, Croatia free jazz/noise rock guitar-drums duo of Gordan Krajacic on guitar and Neven Krajacic on drums and vocals in their 3rd release, a suite blending melody with brutal atonality, hard groove and guitar-riffs with free playing.

Brovold, Bill and Larval: Surviving Death / Alive Why? Brovold, Bill and Larval:
Surviving Death / Alive Why?

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $17.10

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Bryan and the Haggards featuring Dr. Eugene Chadbourne: Merles Just Want To Have Fun Bryan and the Haggards featuring Dr. Eugene Chadbourne:
Merles Just Want To Have Fun

(USA -- Northern Spy )

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A ridiculously spirited, lovingly raucous tribute to Merle Haggard from saxophonist Bryan Murray's eccentric band with Jon Irabagon (sax), Jon Lundbom (guitar), Moppa Elliott (bass) and Danny Fischer (drums), with Doc Chadbourne on vocals, banjo and dobro.

Bryan and the Haggards: Pretend It's the End Of the World Bryan and the Haggards:
Pretend It's the End Of the World

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

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New York's most decorated avant-country instrumental Merle Haggard cover band featuring Bryan Murray and Jon lrabagon on sax, Jon Lundbom on guitar, Moppa Elliott on bass and Danny Flscher on drums.

1 Burnt Hills:
Morning Glory [Used Item]

(Ruby Red Editora -- UK )

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Hailing from Albany, NY, Burnt Hills plays a wild psychedelic mash of improvised rock, a thick stew of cosmic morning glory-induced hallucinogenic music.

Bushman's Revenge: Electric Komle - Live! [VINYL LP + CD] Bushman's Revenge:
Electric Komle - Live! [VINYL LP + CD]

(Norway -- Rune Grammofon )

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Recorded live from a show at Storyville jazz club in Norway, this album showcases a number of free jazz, rock-influenced pieces by Bushman's Revenge from their previous records.

Bushman's Revenge: Thou Shalt Boogie! Bushman's Revenge:
Thou Shalt Boogie!

(Norway -- Rune Grammofon )

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The sixth powerhouse album for Rune Grammofon from the Oslo-based trio Bushman's Revenge, who site their influences as Sun Ra, Ornette Coleman, Sonny Sharrock and Alice Coltrane, plus the raw power of Black Sabbath and The Pixies.

Bushman's Revenge: Thou Shalt Boogie! [VINYL] Bushman's Revenge:
Thou Shalt Boogie! [VINYL]

(Norway -- Rune Grammofon )

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The Oslo-based trio of Even Helte Hermansen (guitar), Rune Nergaard (bass) and Gard Nilssen (drums) are joined by David Wallumrod (organ) on this warm, almost meditative, album of composition and impov.

Bushman's Revenge: You Lost Me At Hello Bushman's Revenge:
You Lost Me At Hello

(Norway -- Rune Grammofon )

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Shining's guitarist Even Helte Hermansen leads this heavy power trio in an all-on-assault of heavy improvised rock, comparable to Scorch Trio or Motorpsycho.

CACAW: Stellar Power CACAW:
Stellar Power

(USA -- Skirl )

Price: $14.95

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With the stellar lineup of Landon Knoblock (keyboards), Oscar Noriega (sax) and Jeff Davis (drums), the NYC futurist jazz trio CACAW blends avant-jazz and synth rock in exhilarating and unorthodox ways on this impressive debut release.

CACAW: Stellar Power [VINYL] CACAW:
Stellar Power [VINYL]

(USA -- Skirl )

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With the stellar lineup of Landon Knoblock (keyboards), Oscar Noriega (sax) and Jeff Davis (drums), the NYC futurist jazz trio CACAW blends avant-jazz and synth rock in exhilarating and unorthodox ways on this impressive debut release.

Cappelli, Marco: Extreme Guitar Project: Music from Downtown NYC Cappelli, Marco:
Extreme Guitar Project: Music from Downtown NYC

(USA -- Mode Records )

Price: $15.95

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Cassiber: The Cassiber Box [6 CDs, 1 DVD and Book] Cassiber:
The Cassiber Box [6 CDs, 1 DVD and Book]

(UK -- Recommended Records )

Price: $97.95

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A 6 CD/DVD box set of the 1980s UK/Euro improvising rock band Cassiber, an amazing band merging experimental rock, fringe jazz, punk, pop, plunderphonics, improvisation, & musique concrete with an energetic and complex form of studio composition - superb!

Cassiber: The Way It Was Cassiber:
The Way It Was

(USA -- Recommended Records )

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A teaser for the upcoming box set, this collects previously unreleased Cassiber live and studio recordings, fusing energetic experimental rock, punk, pop, fringe jazz, improvisation and more into a radical blend of cutting-edge music.

Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily): Your Turn Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily):
Your Turn

(USA -- Northern Spy )

Price: $12.95

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Five years after their debut release, Ceramic Dog, the power trio featuring Marc Ribot (guitar), Shahzad Ismaily (bass/electronics) and Ches Smith (drums), returns with this exceptional album merging rock and improv Downtown NY style.

Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily): Your Turn [VINYL] Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily):
Your Turn [VINYL]

(USA -- Northern Spy )

Price: $17.95

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Five years after their debut release, Ceramic Dog, the power trio featuring Marc Ribot (guitar), Shahzad Ismaily (bass/electronics) and Ches Smith (drums), returns with this exceptional album merging rock and improv Downtown NY style.

Cerebus Effect: Acts of Deception Cerebus Effect:
Acts of Deception

(USA -- Emkog )

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Third release and first full length album by Baltimore heavy fusion group Cerebus Effect, with odd time signatures, plenty of soloing, and occassional forays into the other realms.

Chadbourne / Black - The Jack and Jim Show 2007: THINK 69 Chadbourne / Black - The Jack and Jim Show 2007:
THINK 69

(USA -- Chadula )

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Jimmy Carl Black and Eugene Chadbourne's Jack & Jim Show with a characteristically twisted repertoire in recordings from the best of their 2007 Think 69 tour, starting at The Stone in NYC.

Chadbourne, Eugene : Music Of My Youth | Volume One Chadbourne, Eugene :
Music Of My Youth | Volume One

(USA -- Chadula )

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A combination of live and studio recordings of songs from guitarist Eugene Chadbourne's younger days, assisted by Schroeder on drums, plus variously Jan Fitschen, Bella Nugent, Ekkehard Rossle, Molly Chadbourne, Sylvia Oelkrug, and Olivier Polard.

Chadbourne, Eugene : Peking Doc Chadbourne, Eugene :
Peking Doc

(USA -- Chadula )

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A new solo collection of original songs from the Chadbourne repertoire, including live performance recordings from our own Inwood Park in upper Manhattan.

Chadbourne, Eugene / Kramer / Licht, David: The Dawn of Shockabilly Chadbourne, Eugene / Kramer / Licht, David:
The Dawn of Shockabilly

(USA -- Chadula )

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Chadbourne, Eugene & Arbe Garbe: Why Practice When You Can Eat Chadbourne, Eugene & Arbe Garbe:
Why Practice When You Can Eat

(USA -- Chadula )

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After their CPSR CD of 2010, the 5-piece Friulian party band Arbe Garbe teams up again with Eugene Chadbourne for this romping and diverse set of tunes from rockers to Monk covers.

Chadbourne, Eugene & Tatsuya Nakatani: Bigger Country Boobs Chadbourne, Eugene & Tatsuya Nakatani:
Bigger Country Boobs

(USA -- Chadula )

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On the surface, a set of country and western covers from Doc Chad and percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani, but underneath: complex and demanding playing with detailed free improvisation.

Chadbourne, Eugene and Steven de Bruyn: Sonny And Brownie From Mars; April Fools! Chadbourne, Eugene and Steven de Bruyn:
Sonny And Brownie From Mars; April Fools!

(USA -- Chadula )

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The classic duo of Doc Chad on guitars, banjo, dobro & voice and Steven de Bruyn on harmonica, voice, dobro and electronics - in a studio recording from Brussels of originals country, folk, blues, and improv songs & covers.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Amber And Other Compositions Chadbourne, Eugene:
Amber And Other Compositions

(USA -- Chadula )

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Doc Chad in a 1997 concert at the Dandelion Gallery in Calgary performing in duo with bassist Billy McCarroll and solo, performing new works and pieces by Monk and Dolphy.



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