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August 21, 2014
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• Jennifer Allum/
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• AMM (Tilbury/Prevost)
• Fred Anderson
• Antoine Beuger/
      Konzert Minimal
• Peter Brotzmann/
      Sonny Sharrock
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• Dorner/
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      Chris Corsano
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• Gustafsson/
• Peter Kowald
• Steve Lehman Octet
• Sebastian Lexer/
      Evan Parker/
      Eddie Prevost


• Little Women
• The Margots
• Nacka Forum
• Prevost/
• Mattias Stahls
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      America Triptych (I)
• United States of
      America Triptych (II)
• United States of
      America Triptych (III)
• Sabine Vogel/
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• Zeitkratzer Performs
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   Jazz & Improvisation

Allum, Jennifer / Ute Kanngiesser: Bell Tower Recordings

Members of Eddie Prevost's weekly improvisation workshops, violinist Jennifer Allum and cellist Ute Kanngiesser, recorded these 3 improvisations, running the gamut from spacious harmonics to vigorously weaving dialog, in 3 rooms of St Augustine's Bell Tower in London.
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AMM (Tilbury / Prevost): Place Sub. V

AMM (Eddie Prevost on percussion and John Tilbury on piano(+)) performing a 1 hour, 1 minute and 1 second live concert at the 2012 Festival of Traditional and Avant-Garde Music in Lublin, Poland in a beautiful melding of unconventional approaches to improvisation.
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Anderson, Fred: Birdhouse

An excellent quartet session led by the late, legendary Chicago tenor saxophonist Fred Anderson, with Jim Baker on piano, Harrison Bankhead on bass and Hamid Drake on drums recording in the studio in 1995.
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Beuger, Antoine / Konzert Minimal: The Berlin Series No. 5: tschirtner tunings for twelve
(Another Timbre)

A beautiful and delicate long-form composition by Wandelweiser founder Antoine Beuger, exquisitely interpreted by the Berlin ensemble Konzert Minimal, which includes among others Lucio Capece, Johnny Chang, Catherine Lamb, Michael Thieke and Koen Nutters.
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Brotzmann, Peter / Sonny Sharrock: Whatthefuckdoyouwant
(Trost Records)

A 1987 performance between German free-jazz saxophonist/clarinetist Peter Brotzmann and the late American free-jazz guitarist Sonny Sharrock performing live at Jamkulturfabrik in Esch/Alzette, Luxembourg.
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Crispell, Marilyn / Fred Anderson / Hamid Drake: Destiny

Okka's 1996 release of the trio of Chicago tenor saxophonist Fred Anderson with Marilyn Crispell on piano & Hamid Drake on drums, excellent improvisation balancing jazz tradition with free improv, performed live at The Women of New Music Festival, 1994.
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Denzler, Bertrand / John Edwards / Eddie Prevost: "All-in-All [en tout en pour tout]" Meetings With Remarkable Saxophonists | Volume 4

The final of 4 volumes documenting a series of concerts Eddie Prevost organized at the Network Theatre in London, trio sessions featuring the finest modern free improvising saxophonists, here with Bertrand Denzler on sax and bassist John Edwards accompanying.
Squidco Pick

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DKV Trio: Baraka

1997 studio recordings from the trio of drummer Hamid Drake (D), bassist Kent Kessler (K) and multi-reedist Ken Vandermark (V), superb free improvisation from the fertile Chicago scene during the early years of a project that now has nearly two decades of remarkable history.
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Dorner / Hayward / Krebs / Neumann: The Berlin Series No. 3
(Another Timbre)

A split CD presenting contrasting aspects of 'Berlin reductionism': "Roananax 1999" - from the quartet of Axel Dorner, Robin Hayward, Annette Krebs and Andrea Neumann; and "Obliq 2014" from the current Berlin group of Pierre Borel, Hannes Lingens and Derek Shirley.
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Flaherty, Paul & Chris Corsano: Low Cost Space Flights [VINYL]
(Feeding Tube Records)

After an 8 year LP break, the duo of Paul Flaherty and Chris Corsano came together to record this album of superb free improvisastion live at Eric Gagne's 'Thing in the Spring Festival' in Peterborough, New Hampshire, 2013.
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Gustafsson / Oehlan: Jukebox-Series 001 [7-INCH VINYL]
(Trost Records)

The first of Trosts "Jukebox Series" of 7" records brings saxophonist Mats Gustafsson together with violinist Albert Oehlan for a 2 song EP of unusual free improvisation.
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Kowald, Peter: Discography [4 CD BOX SET]

In celebration of the late acclaimed free jazz bassist Peter Kowald's 70th birthday, Jazzwerkstatt has compiled this magnificent 4 CD box set, alphabetically presenting 143 published recordings, with a 208 page book of texts, indexes, photos and drawings.
Squidco Pick

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Lehman, Steve Octet: Mise En Abime
(Pi Recordings)

NY saxophonist Steve Lehman builds on his work with spectral harmony, expanding the harmonic palette with live electronics & a custom-built vibraphone, in an octet with Jonathan Finlayson, Mark Shim, Tim Albright, Chris Dingman, Jose Davila, Drew Gress & Tyshawn Sorey.
Squidco Pick

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Lexer, Sebastian / Evan Parker / Eddie Prevost: Tri-Borough Triptych

3 recordings from 3 live concerts in 3 London boroughs, including the 2012 Freedom of the City Festival, bringing together master improvisers Evan Parker (saxophone), Eddie Prevost (Percussion) and Sebastian Lexer (piano) for unpredictable and exhilarating dialog.
Squidco Pick

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Little Women: Teeth [Vinyl]

Little Women (Darius Jones-sax, Jason Nazary-drums, Been Greenberg-guitar, Travis Laplante-sax) continue exploring the body, here centered on "teeth", merging jazz and rock forms with Downtown NY approaches, making aggressive and ecstatic new forms of music.
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Margots, The: Sople

Balancing South American pop influences with modern improvisation, Adrienne Pierluissi sings in English and Spanish over music developed by Ken Vandermark (reeds), Tim Daisy (drums), John Dereszynski (guitars), Nick Macri (bass), and Rick Reger (keys).
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Nacka Forum: Live in Tokyo (featuring Akira Sakata) [VINYL]
(Moserobie Music)

Sweden's Nacka Forum quartet (Jonas Kullhammar-reeds & flute; Johan Berthling-bass; Kresten Osgood-drums; Goran Kajfes-cornet, electronics) meet Japanese free improvising sax legend Akira Sakata live at Tokyo's Pit Inn in 2013 for searing, awesome free improvisation.
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Prevost / Allum / Kanngiesser / Kasyansky / Lazaridou / Yoshikawa: Workshop Concert at Cafe Oto

AMM percussionist Eddie Prevost has presented weekly Workshop Concerts since 1999, here recording live at London's Cafe Oto in May, 2012 with a sextet of acoustic and electronic performers on violin, cello, theremin, zither, electronics, and percussion.
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Stahls, Mattias Trio: Jag Skulle Bara Ga Ut [VINYL 10-inch x 2]
(Moserobie Music)

Vibraphonist Mattias Stahl leads his trio with bassist Joe Williamson and drummer Christopher Cantillo for a set of lyrical jazz tracks, including works by Duke Ellington, reworkings of TV themes, and ending with Sun Ra's "Satellites Are Spinning".
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Vogel, Sabine / Chris Abrahams / Landscape Quartet: The Berlin Series No. 4
(Another Timbre)

A split CD from Berlin-based flautist and composer Sabine Vogel: a composition using recordings made at various exterior locations as part of her work with Landscape Quartet; and a recording of a live improvisation as part of the 2012 NOW now festival in Sydney.
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Yarde, Jason / Oli Hayhurst / Eddie Prevost: "All Together" - Meetings with Remarkable Saxophonists | Volume 3

The 3rd volume from a series of concerts Eddie Prevost organised at the Network Theatre in London, trio sessions featuring the finest modern free improvising saxophonists, here with Jason Yarde on alto & soprano, and Oil Hayhurst rounding out the trio on double bass.
Squidco Pick

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Zion80 (John Zorn): Adramelech: The Book Of Angels Volume 22

The 22nd edition of John Zorn's Masada intrepretations, "The Book of Angels" comes from guitarist Jon Madof blending Afro-pop stylings of the legendary Fela Kuti with the Jewish tradition in an 11 piece all-star band.
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Zorn, John: On Leaves Of Grass

Zorn's "Nova Express" quartet (Joey Baron-drums, Trevor Dunn-bass, John Medeski-piano, Kenny Wollesen-vibes) dedicates an album of lyrical contemporary jazz to poet Walt Whitman, a rich and beautiful album from some of Downtown NY's finest.
Squidco Pick

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

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

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".
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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

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.
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Various Artists: Archaeology
(Runningonair Music)

Five track compilation of artists featured at the Runningonair Music's Archaeology night that took place on April 14th, 2014, in Winchester, England performed by Olan Mill, Clive Henry, Stephan C. Stamper, Kemper Norton, & Howlround.
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Grateful Dead / John Oswald: Grayfolded [VINYL 3 LPs]
(Important Records)

Deluxe audiophile pressing cut in Toronto under the watchful ears of John Oswald of his obsessive plunderphonics version of the Grateful Dead song "Dark Star" created from over a hundred different performances of the song, recomposed into two long versions.
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Crane, Laurence / Apartment House: Chamber Works 1992-2009 [2 CDs]
(Another Timbre)

A double CD of UK's experimental music ensemble Apartment House performing 14 chamber pieces composed by and under the supervision of Laurence Crane, beautiful and informed minimal work from a unique voice in modern composition.
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Zeitkratzer Performs Lou Reed: Metal Machine Music: First Full Instrumental Version

Zeitkratzer directed by Reinhold Friedl reinterpret Lou Reed's controversial album "Metal Machine Music", transcribing the sounds to create an acoustic music score for their ensemble to play live.
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