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1000 (Klare, Jan / Wilbert de Joode / Michael Vatcher / Bart Maris): Played <i>[Used Item]</i> 1000 (Klare, Jan / Wilbert de Joode / Michael Vatcher / Bart Maris):
Played [Used Item]

(Leo -- UK )

Price: $8.95

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100NKA & Herb Robertson : Superdesert 100NKA & Herb Robertson :
Superdesert

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

Price: $14.95

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Herb Robertson and the trio of 100NKA (guitarist Tomek Les, bassist Adam Stodolski and drummer Przemek Borowiecki) in subtle to soaring improv using extended techniques.

2nd Outlet (Houtkamp / Fuhler / Blume): Burnt Sienna 2nd Outlet (Houtkamp / Fuhler / Blume):
Burnt Sienna

(Nuscope -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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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: $16.95

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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.

4Walls: Which Side Are You On 4Walls:
Which Side Are You On

(Orkhestra -- The Netherlands )

Price: $15.95

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

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $18.86

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4tet (Jing / Wintsch / Oester / Pfammatter): Different Song - Step Into The Future 4tet (Jing / Wintsch / Oester / Pfammatter):
Different Song - Step Into The Future

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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An unconventional blend of instruments creates different, but captivating, sounds and structures by 4tet, a quartet of Chinese musician Jing (pipa, guqin) and Swiss jazz and free improvisers Wintsch, Oester, and Pfammatter.

4th Ward Afro Klezmer Orchestra: Abdul the Rabbi 4th Ward Afro Klezmer Orchestra:
Abdul the Rabbi

(Afro Klezmer Music -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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This nine piece klez funk rock jazz ensemble performs original compositions and arrangements combining West African influenced rhythms with Eastern European Klezmer melodies.

A Band: Amphibian A Band:
Amphibian

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95

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Calgary's A Band collective follows in the tradition of the People Band, Scratch Orchestra, and Portsmouth Sinfonia in creating swirling mixes of traditional and non-traditional instruments.

AALY / DKV Trio: Double Or Nothing AALY / DKV Trio:
Double Or Nothing

(Okka -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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The Swedish AALY with Mats Gustafsson, Kjell Nordeson and Ingebrigt Haker Flaten meet the Chicago based DKV with Ken Vandermark, Kent Kessler and Hamid Drake for three extended and awe-inspiring recordings.

ADA Trio (Brotzmann / Lonberg-Holm / Nilssen-Love): with Pat Thomas live at Cafe OTO ADA Trio (Brotzmann / Lonberg-Holm / Nilssen-Love):
with Pat Thomas live at Cafe OTO

(PNL -- Norway )

Price: $12.00

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The ADA Trio of saxophonist Peter Brotzmann, cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm, and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love performing live at Cafe OTO in London on February 19, 2012, joined by keyboardist Pat Thomas.

ADA Trio (Brotzmann / Lonberg-Holm / Nilssen-Love): with Steve Noble live at Cafe OTO ADA Trio (Brotzmann / Lonberg-Holm / Nilssen-Love):
with Steve Noble live at Cafe OTO

(PNL -- Norway )

Price: $12.00

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The ADA Trio of saxophonist Peter Brotzmann, cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm, and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love performing live at Cafe OTO in London on February 20, 2012, joined by percussionist Steve Noble.

ADA Trio (Lonberg-Holm / Brotzmann / Nilssen-Love): ADA ADA Trio (Lonberg-Holm / Brotzmann / Nilssen-Love):
ADA

(PNL -- Norway )

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An inspired set from the trio of cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm, drummer Paal Nilssen-Love and saxophonist Peter Brotzmann performing live at Cafe ADA, Wuppertal in 2011.

ADD Orchestra: Little Pig Nose ADD Orchestra:
Little Pig Nose

(Batterrie -- Batterrie )

Price: $5.95

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AIMToronto Orchestra: Year of the Boar AIMToronto Orchestra:
Year of the Boar

(Barnyard -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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AIMTorotono Orchestra under the direction of Kyle Brenders was formed in 2007 to perform the music of Anthony Braxton, here in their first studio album of original compositions for their own sophisticated repertoire.

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

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.50

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AMM: Fine AMM:
Fine

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.45

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AMM: Sounding Music AMM:
Sounding Music

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.95

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AMM's performance at the 2009 Freedom of the City Festival with AMM regular members Eddie Prevost and John Tilbury extended with John Butcher, Chritian Wolff and Ute Kanngiesser.

AMM: To Hear and Back Again AMM:
To Hear and Back Again

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95

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AMM: Tunes Without Measure or End AMM:
Tunes Without Measure or End

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95

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AMM: Uncovered Correspondence: A Postcard From Jaslo AMM:
Uncovered Correspondence: A Postcard From Jaslo

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.95

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2010 recordings of AMM (pianist John Tilbury and percussionist Eddie Prevost) performing at the Dom Kultury Centre in Poland, three "paragraphs" of introspective and exceptional improvisation.

AMP: Michael & Florian Arbenz New Connexion: New Connexion featruring Greg Osby AMP: Michael & Florian Arbenz New Connexion:
New Connexion featruring Greg Osby

(Meta Records -- Germany )

Price: $8.95

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ARC (Hallett / Kingshill / Garside): The Pursuit Of Happiness ARC (Hallett / Kingshill / Garside):
The Pursuit Of Happiness

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.95

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Since 1988 ARC have developed through improvisation a collective language that draws on the European textures of the violin family with a little bit of voice added.

AYCH (Jim Hobbs, Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum): As The Crow Flies AYCH (Jim Hobbs, Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum):
As The Crow Flies

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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From NY and Boston the Aych group (pronounce as "H", a letter shared by all 3's names) presents three improvisers representing some of the best of the new breed of modern jazz based players in a trio without bass and drums.

Aaly Trio / Vandermark, Ken: Hidden in the Stomach Aaly Trio / Vandermark, Ken:
Hidden in the Stomach

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

Price: $15.95

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

(Another Timbre -- Great Britain )

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 / Clare Cooper: Germ Studies For Guzheng & DX7 Abrahams, Chris / Clare Cooper:
Germ Studies For Guzheng & DX7

(Splitrec -- Australia )

Price: $26.95

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The Australian duo of pianist Chris Abrahams (Necks) & Berlin harpist Clare Cooper in a series of 198 short improvisations performed on Yamaha DX7 and the 14th century Guzheng harp, presented with 198 illustrations in an unusual and obsessively rewarding project.

Abrahams, Chris and Magda Mayas: Gardener Abrahams, Chris and Magda Mayas:
Gardener

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $12.56

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"Four hands on one piano" from the duo of pianist Chris Abrahams (The Necks) and Magda Mayas, both improvising in Berlin at the Vivaldi Saal performance space using their piano, harpsichord, and harmonium.

Abrams, Joshua Quartet: Unknown Known Abrams, Joshua Quartet:
Unknown Known

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $15.95

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The Chicago quartet of Joshua Abrams (double bass), David Boykin (tenor saxophone), Jason Adasiewicz (vibraphone), and Frank Rosaly (drums) performing an excellent set of modern jazz influenced by dream states.

Abrams, Joshua: Natural Information Abrams, Joshua:
Natural Information

(Eremite -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Joshua Abrams (Town & Country, Matana Roberts & Chad Taylor, &c) in an infectious groove-based album built around the guimbri, a 3-stringed animal hide bass used by the Gnawa of North Africa, with a bonus 20 minutes of material not included in the LP.

Abrams, Muhal Richard / Lewis, George / Mitchell, Roscoe: Streaming Abrams, Muhal Richard / Lewis, George / Mitchell, Roscoe:
Streaming

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Abrams, Muhal Richard : SoundDance Abrams, Muhal Richard :
SoundDance

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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A double CD of pianist Muhal Richard Abrams, the first in duo with saxophonist Fred Anderson, and the second with trombonist George Lewis, also on laptop, celebrating Abram's 80th birthday!

Abrams, Muhal Richard: Vision Towards Essence Abrams, Muhal Richard:
Vision Towards Essence

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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

(Edgetone / pax -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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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

(Important Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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

(Important Records -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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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 [VINYL 2 LPs] Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.:
Benzaiten [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Important Records -- USA )

Price: $27.95

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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.

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

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $14.95

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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".

Adams, Steve Trio: Surface Tension Adams, Steve Trio:
Surface Tension

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Multi-reed and wind player Steve Adams, a member of Rova Saxophone Quartet, in 2000 recordings from San Francisco with his trio of Ken Filiano and Scott Amendola.

Adasiewicz's, Jason Sun Rooms: From The Region [VINYL] Adasiewicz's, Jason Sun Rooms:
From The Region [VINYL]

(Delmark -- USA )

Price: $18.95

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Jason Adasiewicz's Sun Rooms explores the sparse territory of the vibraphone trio with fellow Chicago player Mike Reed on drums and Texan via Norway bassist Ingrebrigt Haker-Flaten replacing Nate McBrite; tasteful and lyrical jazz with a modern edge.

Adasiewicz, Jason : Rolldown Adasiewicz, Jason :
Rolldown

(482 Music -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Brilliantly oblique postbop post-bop material using unconventional melodic and harmonic directions from vibraphonist Adasiewicz's four year old working band.

Adasiewicz, Jason Rolldown: Varmint Adasiewicz, Jason Rolldown:
Varmint

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Chicago vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz's Rolldown with Josh Berman, Aram Shelton, Jason Roebke & Frank Rosaly in their 2nd excellent 60s/Blue Note influenced album.

Adasiewicz, Jason: Spacer Adasiewicz, Jason:
Spacer

(Delmark -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz's Chicago Trio with drummer Mike Reed and bassist Nate McBride in a great modern jazz release of original compositions, informed, warm and compelling music.

Adasiewicz, Jason: Sun Rooms Adasiewicz, Jason:
Sun Rooms

(Delmark -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Chicago vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz' Trio with drummer Mike Reed and bassist Nate McBride in an album of original compositions and pieces from Sun Ra and Duke Ellington.

Adcock, Mike & Clive Bell: Sleep It Off (1999-2001) Adcock, Mike & Clive Bell:
Sleep It Off (1999-2001)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95

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Twelve short improvised pieces by Mike Adcock on a variety of different instruments that were recorded over a three year period.

Aerea: I Treni Inerti Aerea:
I Treni Inerti

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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Aeroplane Trio: Naranja Ha [CD & DVD] Aeroplane Trio:
Naranja Ha [CD & DVD]

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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CD & concert DVD of this well-conncected Vancouver acoustic jazz trio, who make delicate and combustible music while twisting and contorting their instruments in unusual ways.

Afterfall (Lopes / Giardullo / Miguel / Duboc / Sorgen): Afterfall Afterfall (Lopes / Giardullo / Miguel / Duboc / Sorgen):
Afterfall

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Luis Lopes put together this international group including Sei Miguel, Joe Giardullo & Benjamin Duboc for gigs in Portugal, which worked so well that they went to the studio for this impressive release.

Agnel, Sophie / John Edwards / Steve Noble: Meteo Agnel, Sophie / John Edwards / Steve Noble:
Meteo

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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A live recording at the famous Meteo Festival from the trio of Sophie Agnel (piano), John Edwards (double bass) and Steve Noble (drums), three of Europe's most active improvisers in an intense extended performance.

Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil: Tasting Agnel, Sophie / Minton, Phil:
Tasting

(Another Timbre -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95

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Six mysterious soundscapes from Sophie Agnel's bowed, plucked, strummed and struck prepared piano timbres in duo with Minton's grunts, gurgles and growls.

Agnel, Sophie: Capsizing Moments Agnel, Sophie:
Capsizing Moments

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.95

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Sophie Agnel uses a startling array of objects and techniques in playing inside the prepared piano, demonstrated in these digital concerts recordings from 2008.

Airkraft (Caldwell / Whyman / Van Der Kooij): Pyongyang Express Airkraft (Caldwell / Whyman / Van Der Kooij):
Pyongyang Express

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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A travelogue from the saxophone trio of Pete Whyman, Frank Van Der Kooij and Chris Caldwell, documenting their tour through Beijing to Pyongyang in North Korea through field recordings and musical sketches.

Ajemian & the HighLife, Jason: Riding the Light into the Bird's Eye Ajemian & the HighLife, Jason:
Riding the Light into the Bird's Eye

(Sundmagi Records -- USA )

Price: $7.50

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Jason Ajemian creates a loosely structured approach to improvisation for his talented band in this new album which, besides the first track, was recorded in one take with no overdubs.

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

(Sundmagi -- USA )

Price: $9.07

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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.

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.

Ajemian, Jason: Folklords Ajemian, Jason:
Folklords

(Delmark -- USA )

Price: $14.45

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Referencing Sun Ra, Thelonius Monk, Mingus, and modern pop culture, bassist Ajemian leads a quartet with saxophonist Kid Blissh, guitarist Owen Stewart-Robertson amd drummer Jason Nazary through 5 cathartic pieces that combine jazz and poetry in ecstatic ways.

Ajemian, Jason: Protest Heaven [VINYL] Ajemian, Jason:
Protest Heaven [VINYL]

(482 Music -- USA )

Price: $24.95

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Jason Ajemian's Daydream Full Lifestyles band in an LP-only release capturing a live performance at the Chicago art gallery Heaven with Rob Mazurek, Jeff Parker, Chad Taylor and Tony Malaby.

Akama, Ryoko / Bruno Duplant: Immobilite [CASSETTE + download] Akama, Ryoko / Bruno Duplant:
Immobilite [CASSETTE + download]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

Price: $6.95

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An album of gradually moving electronics and organ written by Bruno Duplant and performed with Ryoko Akama, "immobile" focuses on texture and subtle harmonics, with faint inferences emerging around the sonic surfaces, for a rich and tense audio environment.

 


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