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Spoken Word
 
Ajemian, Jason: Folklords Ajemian, Jason:
Folklords

(Delmark -- USA )

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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.

Anastasoff / Morgan / Ali / Stewart-Robertson / Henkel / Wick: Obscure Directions Anastasoff / Morgan / Ali / Stewart-Robertson / Henkel / Wick:
Obscure Directions

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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NY bassist Jason Anastasoff composes map-based works using graphic & traditional notation, plus interpreted spoken work, peformed with Sean Ali (bass), Brad Henkel (trumpet), Nathaniel Morgan (sax), Owen Stewart-Robertson (guitar) and Jacob Wick (trumpet).

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

(&Records -- Canada )

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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.

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

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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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.

Breschand, Helene: Le Gout Du Sel Breschand, Helene:
Le Gout Du Sel

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

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FIMAV performer and For4Ears artist Helene Breschand in a mysterious album of improvisational solo electric & acoustic harp and voice compositions.

Bumsteinas, Arturas : Different Trains Bumsteinas, Arturas :
Different Trains

(Bolt -- Poland )

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A collection of experimental, electroacoustic, and comprovized works from composer, sound artist, performer, and improviser Arturas Bumsteinas, inspired by Central European cultural landscape, including a radio play commisioned by Bolt Records.

Burroughs, William S.: Break Through In Grey Room [VINYL] Burroughs, William S.:
Break Through In Grey Room [VINYL]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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LP edition of these historic recordings punctuated with Joujouka music from Burrough's audio work in the 60's and 70's alone and with Brion Gysin and Ian Somerville.

Burroughs, William S.: Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages Burroughs, William S.:
Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages

(SOTPACKAN -- Great Britain )

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Benjamin Christensen's 1922 silent film "Haxan" hypothesizes that witches of the Middle Ages suffered from psychiatric hysteria; the film was updated in 1968 by Antony Balch, with W.S. Burroughs narrating the film over a chaotic jazz quintet score, as heard on this soundtrack release.

Bynum, Taylor Ho & SpiderMonkey Strings: Madeleine Dreams Bynum, Taylor Ho & SpiderMonkey Strings:
Madeleine Dreams

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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The 2nd recording from cornetist Bynum's improvising chamber ensemble SpiderMonkey Strings in a narrative coming of age work using Bynum arrangements of Ornette, Sun Ra, & Elligton.

Cage, John: How To Get Started [CD] Cage, John:
How To Get Started [CD]

(Microcinema -- USA )

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An audio CD of John Cage's 1989 performance at Skywalker Ranch in Nicasio, CA, where he discusses the difficulty of initiating the creative process, and the usefulness of improvisation.

Cappelli, Marco & Art Spiegelman: In the Shadow of No Towers [DVD Video DTS] Cappelli, Marco & Art Spiegelman:
In the Shadow of No Towers [DVD Video DTS]

(Mode -- USA )

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Art Spiegelman's story of searching for his family in the vicinity of the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001, transformed into a multi-media production by guitarist/composer Marco Cappelli and narrated by actor John Turturro.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Reason Chadbourne, Eugene:
Reason

(Chadula -- USA )

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Part 1 of the "Reason"/"Treason" releases, Doc Chad performs on guitar in all new songs, with Robert Harris providing narration; bizarre, unlikely, and brilliant material with a bite.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Treason Chadbourne, Eugene:
Treason

(Chadula -- USA )

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Part 2 of the "Reason"/"Treason" releases, Doc Chad focuses on banjo in all new songs, with Robert Harris providing narration; uniquely odd song-spieling as only the good Doctor does.

Claudia Quintet + 1, The: What Is The Beautiful? (Featuring Kurt Elling And Theo Bleckmann) Claudia Quintet + 1, The:
What Is The Beautiful? (Featuring Kurt Elling And Theo Bleckmann)

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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John Hollenbeck's NY jazz quintet with Chris Speed, Matt Moran, Drew Gress & Matt Michell, in compositions with vocalists Kurt Elling and Theo Bleckmann performing the work of American poet Kenneth Patchen.

Cochrane, Chris / Dennis Cooper / Ishmael Houston-Jones: Them Cochrane, Chris / Dennis Cooper / Ishmael Houston-Jones:
Them

(Tzadik -- USA )

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THEM was created by choreographer Ishmael Houston-Jones, Dennis Cooper (text) and Chris Cochrane (music), premiering at East Village PS 122 in 1985 as a work influenced by the AIDS crisis, a disturbing but profoundly poetic work.

Coley, Byron: Dating Tips for Touring Bands [VINYL] Coley, Byron:
Dating Tips for Touring Bands [VINYL]

(Hot Cars Warp -- Great Britain )

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The first spoken word LP by author, music journalist, poet, and head of Ecstatic Yod Records, Byron Coley, talking about underground cultural history in verse on Side A, and reading from his forthcoming novel, "Dominoes" on the B Side.

Dalachinsky, Steve / Joelle Leandre: The Bill Has Been Paid Dalachinsky, Steve / Joelle Leandre:
The Bill Has Been Paid

(Dark Tree Records -- France )

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New York poet Steve Dalachinsky, indelibly linked to the creative Downtown NY jazz scene, in duos with French double bass player, improviser and composer Joelle Leandre, recorded live at Rogueart in Paris, May 2012.

Dorner, Axel: Super Axel Dorner Dorner, Axel:
Super Axel Dorner

(Absinth Records -- Germany )

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Extreme technique trumpeter Axel Dorner in two extended improvisations with spoken word artist/dancer Diego Chamy recording in the studio and at Electronic Church in Berlin.

Ecstasy Mule: Ecstasy Mule Contemplates Hunting and Drinking When the Rainbow is Enuf Ecstasy Mule:
Ecstasy Mule Contemplates Hunting and Drinking When the Rainbow is Enuf

(Batterrie -- USA )

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Ecstasy Mule's demented improv blues in a maxi-single presenting 3 version of "Missouri Couple seeks Law Against Hunting + Drinking" from 3 NYC performances.

Eno, Brian: Drums Between The Bells [VINYL 2 LPS] Eno, Brian:
Drums Between The Bells [VINYL 2 LPS]

(Warp Records (UK) -- Great Britain )

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Eno and poet Rick Holland's in a mesmerizing album that pairs Holland's poetry, rendered by computer voice, with Eno's electronics, glitchy electronics and rhythms.

Haynes, Stephen: Parrhesia Haynes, Stephen:
Parrhesia

(Engine -- USA )

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"Parrhesia" (to speak boldly and freely) from trumpeter Haynes in a trio with drummer/percussionist Warren Smith and guitarist Joe Morris, an adventurous mix of voice and jazz.

Helary, Sylvaine : Spring Roll / Printemps [2 CDs] Helary, Sylvaine :
Spring Roll / Printemps [2 CDs]

(Ayler -- France )

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A hybrid of theater, music, sound poetry and political manifesto from Sylvaine Helary, focused on the "Arab Spring" in Egypt, using intertwining words and voices around the quartet performances of Hugues Mayot, Sylvain Lemetre, Antonin Rayon and Sylvaine Helary.

Hetu, Joane: Nouvelle Musique d'Hiver Hetu, Joane:
Nouvelle Musique d'Hiver

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Beautiful, mysterious improvised compositions with spoken interludes, recorded live in March 2003 at the first Montréal/Nouvelles Musiques (MNM) festival.

Hirsch, Shelley: O Little Town of East New York Hirsch, Shelley:
O Little Town of East New York

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Hooker, William Trio: Yearn for Certainty Hooker, William Trio:
Yearn for Certainty

(Engine -- USA )

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William Hooker performing live at Roulette, NYC in 2007 in a trio with string master David Soldier and legendary saxophonist Sabir Mateen, great improv with 2 spoken word pieces.

Iyer, Vijay & Mike Ladd: Holding It Down: The Veterans' Dreams Project Iyer, Vijay & Mike Ladd:
Holding It Down: The Veterans' Dreams Project

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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An intense look at veterans of color from the last decade's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan performed with lyricist Mike Ladd, Maurice Decaul, Lynn Hill, Guillermo & Pamela Z, plus the band of Liberty Ellman (guitar), Kassa Overall (drums) and Okkyung Lee (cello).

Kassap / Tchamitchian  / Lopez / Lavant: Ascension, Tombeau of John Coltrane Kassap / Tchamitchian / Lopez / Lavant:
Ascension, Tombeau of John Coltrane

(RogueArt -- France )

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The trio of clarinetist Sylvain Kassap, bassist Claude Tchamitchian and drummer Ramon Lopez with Denis Lavant interpreting Franck Medioni's jazz poem to John Coltrane.

Kaul, Matthias: Solo Percussion Kaul, Matthias:
Solo Percussion

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Matthias Kaul performing percussion works recorded on using cymbalon, hurdy-gurdy, bicycle, telephone, voice, &c., with Stefan Romeyan providing and reciting his poetry on "Roma".

Kimm, D. / Falaise, Bernard: Le Silence des Hommes Kimm, D. / Falaise, Bernard:
Le Silence des Hommes

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )

Price: $6.20

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Kriwet, Ferdinand : Hortexte Radio Texts Zwei [VINYL  2 LP Picture Discs] Kriwet, Ferdinand :
Hortexte Radio Texts Zwei [VINYL 2 LP Picture Discs]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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A beautiful 2 picture disc LP and booklet of radio plays (Horspiele) from sound artist and poet Ferdinand Kriwet, presenting 6 works including Hortext (radiotext) I, and Rotoradios I & II.

Kriwet, Ferdinand: Hortexte - Radiotexts [3 VINYL LP BOX SET] Kriwet, Ferdinand:
Hortexte - Radiotexts [3 VINYL LP BOX SET]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Six radio texts by multimedia artist and poet Ferdinand Kriwet in a beautifully designed 3 LP picture discs luxury box with a 20 page 12"x12" book of text and images.

Lacy, Steve / Gysin, Brion: Songs Lacy, Steve / Gysin, Brion:
Songs

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Lateef, Yusef / Nicolas Humbert / Marc Parisotto: Roots Run Deep Lateef, Yusef / Nicolas Humbert / Marc Parisotto:
Roots Run Deep

(RogueArt -- France )

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Yusef Lateef provides solo saxophone accompaniment to authors Nicolas Humbert and Marc Parisotto's short stories and poems, using the music Lateef had played during the shooting of the film "Brother Yusef".

Lepage, Robert Marcel: 20 H 17 Rue Darling Lepage, Robert Marcel:
20 H 17 Rue Darling

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Composer Robert Marcel Lepage arranges a film score for a full-length film by Bernard Emond that is fascinating and enchanting.

Liebman, Dave / Steve Dalachinsky + guest Richie Beirach: The Fallout Of Dreams Liebman, Dave / Steve Dalachinsky + guest Richie Beirach:
The Fallout Of Dreams

(RogueArt -- France )

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A quintessential NY release from Brooklyn poet Steve Dalachinsky and saxophonist Dave Liebman with special guest pianist Richie Beirach, in 14 insightful works referencing and dedicated to Cecil Taylor, Billie Holiday, Jackson Pollock, Steve Lacy, &c &c.

MacLise, Angus: Astral Collapse MacLise, Angus:
Astral Collapse

(Quakebasket -- USA )

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Experiments in sound from early Velvet Underground member Angus Maclise performing on vocals, prepared tape, cembalum, bells, arp synthesizer and field recordings, joined by Hetty Maclise on organ, piano and autoharp.

Mann, Chris: The Art of the Diff [DVD] Mann, Chris:
The Art of the Diff [DVD]

(D.S al Coda -- USA )

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An unusual video by poet and performer Chris Mann (Machine For Making Sense), who works in the field of compositional linguistics; through apparent gibberish and gesticulation Mann carries on a blurry yet compelling monologue.

Moody Alien: Harm's Bright Smile / Civilization / In The Forest Moody Alien:
Harm's Bright Smile / Civilization / In The Forest

(Thirsty Leaves Music -- Greece )

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3 EPS in one release, "Harm's Bright Smile", "Civilization" and "In the Forest", using electroacoustic sources including instruments, field recordings, guitar drones, snare drum vibrations, &c, constructed into beautiful, rich and sophisticated sound environments.

New York Art Quartet New York Art Quartet:

(ESP -- USA )

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Reissue of the 1964 release of this incredible yet short-lived NY free jazz ensemble, one of the first ESP issues, and including a recitation from Amiri Baraka.

Pierrepont / Ladd: Maison Hantee (Haunted House) Pierrepont / Ladd:
Maison Hantee (Haunted House)

(RogueArt -- France )

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A work articulated around Pierrepont's main spiral poem and Ladd's traverse poems, with music improvised from a group inc. Hamid Drake, Roscoe Mitchell, Evan Parker, William Parker, &c.

Rampolokeng, Lesego with the Kalahari Surfers: End Beginnings Rampolokeng, Lesego with the Kalahari Surfers:
End Beginnings

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Rose, Jon: Brain Weather Rose, Jon:
Brain Weather

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.95

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Rothenberg, Ned: Ryu Nashi: No School - New Music For Shakuhachi Rothenberg, Ned:
Ryu Nashi: No School - New Music For Shakuhachi

(Tzadik -- USA )

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New York multi-reed and wind player Ned Rothenberg performing on the shakuhachi in orignal compositions performed with viola and spoken word in beautiful and nuanced performances.

Sa, Joana: Elogio Da Desordem (In Praise of Disorder) Sa, Joana:
Elogio Da Desordem (In Praise of Disorder)

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Composer, pianist and multi-instrumentals Joana Sa gives voice to texts by Goncalo M. Tavares as read by Rosinda Costa, where the text organizes the thoughts that filter the multiple, disorderly, eccentric, voluble mind described in Tavares' work.

Sakata, Akira: The Tale of the Heike Sakata, Akira:
The Tale of the Heike

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Clarinetist, percussionist and vocalist Akira Sakata performs a disturbing rendering of "The Tale of the Heike", an epic account of the 12th century struggle between the Taira and Minamoto clans for control of Japan.

Scherchen, Hermann: Orchesterproben Ludwig Van Beethoven 6. Sinfonie [VINYL] Scherchen, Hermann:
Orchesterproben Ludwig Van Beethoven 6. Sinfonie [VINYL]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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An historical recording of Hermann Scherchen directing the RTSI Orchestra in a rehearsal of Beethoven's 6th Symphony, 1964, one of the works Scherchen is most associated with.

Schwitters, Kurt: Ursonate Und Andere Konsequente Dichtung Schwitters, Kurt:
Ursonate Und Andere Konsequente Dichtung

(Wergo -- Germany )

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Harald Muenz, Georg Sachse, and Sigrid Sachse interpret Kurt Schwitters "Sonata in Primal Sounds", linking language and musical forms of the sonata, first performed by Schwitters in 1925 in Germany, and representing one of the most historically influential works of sound poetry.

Sellers, Joey: What the...? <i>[Used Item]</i> Sellers, Joey:
What the...? [Used Item]

(Circumvention -- USA )

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Smith, David / Bill Laswell / John Zorn: The Dream Membrane Smith, David / Bill Laswell / John Zorn:
The Dream Membrane

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Bill Laswell on bass and drones and John Zorn on shofar and alto saxophone perform darkly evocative ambient music to readings by magus David Chaim Smith from selections of his mystical text "The Awakening Ground".

Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka: Msza Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka:
Msza

(Bolt -- Poland )

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A chamber opera by Joanna Halszka Sokolowska at Opera// REMIX at Komuna// Warszawa, using sung and spoken voice, piano, and a variety of tonal instruments to present an intriguing set of variations informed by numerological methods, scientific statistics, &c..

Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka: Msza <i>[Used Item]</i> Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka:
Msza [Used Item]

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Steiner, Tim: Big Ears Fitzgerald's Manifesto <i>[Used Item]</i> Steiner, Tim:
Big Ears Fitzgerald's Manifesto [Used Item]

(Sonic Arts Network -- UK )

Price: $24.95

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Szemzo, Tibor / Gordian Knot Company : Invisible Story  <i>[Used Item]</i> Szemzo, Tibor / Gordian Knot Company :
Invisible Story [Used Item]

(Leo -- UK )

Price: $9.95

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Szilard: Spokes Szilard:
Spokes

(Palaver Press -- USA )

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Jeremy Young, aka Szilard, in his debut full-length release as a solo performer on guitar and sine waves, with texts from Charles Baudelaire's "Les Fleurs Du Mal" (1857) read by Aki Onda, Ella Joyce Buckley, Liam Singer and Catherine Metayer.

Taylor, Rae: Black Grace Taylor, Rae:
Black Grace

(RD -- Canada )

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Tziritas, Stylianos: A(r)mour [3" CDr] Tziritas, Stylianos:
A(r)mour [3" CDr]

(more mars team -- Greece )

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A minimal solo electronic work by Stylianos Tziritas, drawing inspiration from the concept of Love as the dominant expression of human life, in 5 musical compositions in which sound generators, electronics and contact microphone are used.

United States Of America Triptych (I): Play 1939 Southern Recording Trip Fieldnotes United States Of America Triptych (I):
Play 1939 Southern Recording Trip Fieldnotes

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Sound manipulators The Norman Conquest (Pete Simonelli-voice, Miron Grzegorkiewicz-guitar, Michet Biela-bass, Dj Lenar-turntable) excerpt and process the recordings of John A. and Ruby T. Lomax's 1939 field recordings, creating a captivating set of concrete compositions.

United States of America Triptych (II): Andrea Belfi, David Grubbs, David Maranha, Pete Simonelli pl United States of America Triptych (II):
Andrea Belfi, David Grubbs, David Maranha, Pete Simonelli play Ten Intrusions

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Andrea Belfi (percussion), David Grubbs (guitar), David Maranha (organ), and Pete Simonelli (voice) perform "Ten Intrusions", following the model set by Harry Partch's 1949-1950 composition "Eleven Intrusions".

United States of America Triptych (III): David Grubbs, Miron Grzegorkiewicz, David Maranha, Malgorza United States of America Triptych (III):
David Grubbs, Miron Grzegorkiewicz, David Maranha, Malgorzata Penkalla, Pete Simonelli play Vanishing Point: How to Disappear in America Without a Trace

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Excerpting texts from "Vanishing Point: How to Disappear in America without a Trace" edited by Susanne Burner, David Grubb, Malgorzata Pankalla, Peter Simonelli and David Maranha create a series of startling anti-establishment electroacoustic spoken recordings.

Various Artists: 13 Miniatures For Albert Ayler Various Artists:
13 Miniatures For Albert Ayler

(RogueArt -- France )

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A large excerpt from the tribute to Albert Ayler concert presented at Fondation Cartier, Paris on December 2nd 2010 with Joe Mcphee, Evan Parker, Barre Phillips, John Tchicai, Jean-Luc Cappozzo, Jean-Jacques Avenel, &c. &c.

 


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