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202 products
Activity Center / Minton, Phil: Activity Center & Phil Minton Activity Center / Minton, Phil:
Activity Center & Phil Minton

(Absinth Records -- Germany )

Price: $18.95

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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.

Algora, Esteban  / Rombola, Alessandra / Zach, Ingar: ...de las piedras Algora, Esteban / Rombola, Alessandra / Zach, Ingar:
...de las piedras

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95

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Ingar Zach in a trio with Spanish accordionist Esteban Algora and Italian flutist Alessandra Rombola in 6 varied pieces recorded in a stone church.

Altenburger / Blondy / Gauguet: vers l'ile paresseuse Altenburger / Blondy / Gauguet:
vers l'ile paresseuse

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Incredible understated improvisation from the trio of cellist Martine Altenburger, pianist Frederic Blondy,and saxophonist Bertrand Gauguet, exceptional journeys from three accomplished players.

Ap' Strophe: Objects Sense Objectes <i>[Used Item]</i> Ap' Strophe:
Objects Sense Objectes [Used Item]

(Etude Records -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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ARK (Lonfat / Huber): Verwandlung ARK (Lonfat / Huber):
Verwandlung

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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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.

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.

Arnal / Eichmann / Huges / Weins: Pail Bug Arnal / Eichmann / Huges / Weins:
Pail Bug

(Generate Records -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Dietrich Eichmann (piano), John Hughes (double bass), Astrid Weins (bass) & Jeff Arnal (percussion) in improvisations that magnify small sounds and gestures in a collective understanding of real-time orchestration.

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

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $23.95

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Baghdassarians / Baltschun / Beins Baghdassarians / Baltschun / Beins:

(Absinth Records -- Germany )

Price: $18.95

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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.

Battus / Abdelnour: Ichnites Battus / Abdelnour:
Ichnites

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $15.95

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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: $14.95

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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.

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.

Berthet, Christophe: Malval Berthet, Christophe:
Malval

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.00

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Swiss saxophonist Christophe Berthet performing solo on alto and soprano sax over the six movements of "Malval", using extended techniques and the extremes of the instrument to create a contemplative monolog in a unique idiolect.

Bettis, Chuck: Sonic Sigils [CD EP] Bettis, Chuck:
Sonic Sigils [CD EP]

(Scarcelight -- USA )

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An electronic work from NY experimenter Chuck Bettis in a 3" CD embedded in a full 5" disc, aural assaults and abstracted noise in complex patterns with unexpected twists and turns.

Beuger, Antoine / Konzert Minimal: The Berlin Series No. 5: tschirtner tunings for twelve Beuger, Antoine / Konzert Minimal:
The Berlin Series No. 5: tschirtner tunings for twelve

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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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.

Beuger, Antoine / Michael Pisaro: this place / is love Beuger, Antoine / Michael Pisaro:
this place / is love

(erstwhile -- USA )

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An extended work from Antoine Beuger and Michael Pisaro, defined by six stanzas written by Beuger, Anna Swir, Mei-Mei Berssenbrugger and Edmond Jabes, a subtle cycle realized in tone and voice.

Beuger, Antoine: Cantor Quartets [2 CDs] Beuger, Antoine:
Cantor Quartets [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A double CD presenting 4 pages from Antoine Beuger 2003 composition which ingeniously adapts the musical form of the round to Wandelweiser music in a beautiful recording in a church in Oxfordshire, UK from June 2012.

Bleak House: Dark Poetry Bleak House:
Dark Poetry

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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The Norwegian free-improvising trio of prepared pianist Dag-Filip Roaldsnes, alto saxophonist Kim-Erik Pedersen, and percussionist Tore Sandbakken in 14 darkly graceful and succinct works.

Boubaker, Heddy: Lack of Conversation Boubaker, Heddy:
Lack of Conversation

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Butcher, John : Invisible Ear Butcher, John :
Invisible Ear

(Weight of Wax -- UK )

Price: $15.95

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Saxophonist John Butcher in a release of solo and multitrack recordings using close-miking, amplification, room resonance, and feedback saxes, creating unusual & fascinating experiments.

Cage, John (Cornford / Monteiro / Curgenven / Fages / Farmer / ...): Cartridge Music Cage, John (Cornford / Monteiro / Curgenven / Fages / Farmer / ...):
Cartridge Music

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Cartridge Music was composed in 1960 and is one of Cage's earliest attempts to produce live electronic music, here realized at a live performance at the Audiograft Festival in Oxford in February 2012.

Capece / Patterson: empty matter Capece / Patterson:
empty matter

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Amplified objects artist Lee Patterson and reed player Lucio Capece, also on the sruti box, in 8 rich and slowly paced "empty" works that create mysterious timbral environments.

Castello, Angelica / Billy Roisz / Burkhard Stangl / Dieb13: Scuba Castello, Angelica / Billy Roisz / Burkhard Stangl / Dieb13:
Scuba

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95

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A large improvised work from the quartet of Angelica Castello (amplified subcontrabass, paetzold recorder and electronic devices, Billy Roisz (electronics), Burkhard Stangl (electric guitar) and Dieb13 (turntables & klopfer) performing live at Alte Schmiede Wien, Austria in 2013.

Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura: Unbalanced In (Unbalanced Out) Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura:
Unbalanced In (Unbalanced Out)

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Six musicians from around the world (Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura) created this 50-minute track over the course of a year by collaborating and file-sharing online.

Chambel, Pedro / Bruno Duplant / Julien Heraud: Worked Without Noise Chambel, Pedro / Bruno Duplant / Julien Heraud:
Worked Without Noise

(rhizome.s -- Portugal )

Price: $8.95

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The first release on Rhizome, a new label run by Pedro Chambel & Bruno Duplant, in a subtle EA-improv album dedicated to Cornelius Cardew, Eddie Prevost, Keith Rowe, and John Tilbury.

Chambel, Pedro: Utpote Chambel, Pedro:
Utpote

(Fractal Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $4.60

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Guitarist and electronic arist Pedro Chambel in a solo release, a single extended work of persistent electronic tone with guitar and objects.

Charbin / Van Isacker: kryscraft Charbin / Van Isacker:
kryscraft

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Tense and subtle improvisation from the Belgian duo of pianist Marjolaine Charbin playing inside and out of the piano and alto saxophonist Frans van Isacker using microtonal and extended approaches with the sax.

Chulki, Hong  / Ryu Hankil: Objets Infernaux Chulki, Hong / Ryu Hankil:
Objets Infernaux

(erstwhile -- USA )

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A collaboration between two Seoul, South Korean sound artists--Hong Chulki and Ryu Hankil--both performing on no-input mixer & objects for an album of electronic, glitch and sputtering sound with an extreme dynamic range and twisted purpose.

Ciciliani, Marko: 81 Matters in Elemental Order Ciciliani, Marko:
81 Matters in Elemental Order

(Evil Rabbit -- The Netherlands )

Price: $9.00

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81 short tracks performed on the no-input mixer without multitracking or processing, intended to be played in a random sequence.

Coleman / Kasyansky / Wright: control and its opposites Coleman / Kasyansky / Wright:
control and its opposites

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $12.95

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A durational piece featuring saxophonist Seymour Wright, electronic artist Grundik Kasyansky (Grundik + Slava) & trumpeter Jamie Coleman, members of Eddie Prevost's improv workshop.

Coluccino, Osvaldo: Oltreorme Coluccino, Osvaldo:
Oltreorme

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Italian composer Osvaldo Coluccino performed these minimal works using acoustic objects only: no musical instruments, no power tools, nor appliances, nor other electric machines, and no post electronic processing.

Dahl, Anders & Skogen: Rows Dahl, Anders & Skogen:
Rows

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95

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Sweden's Skogen returns with a beautiful work for chamber ensemble with Magnus Granberg, Angharad Davies, Toshimaru Nakamura, Ko Ishikawa, Anna Lindal, Henrik Olsson, Petter wastberg and Erik Carlsson, interpreting a piece by Anders Dahl using a 12 tone system.

Davies / Doneda / Martin / Minton / Patterson: Midhopestones Davies / Doneda / Martin / Minton / Patterson:
Midhopestones

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95

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Four extraordinary improvisations by musicians spanning 3 countries and 3 generations, a dark, brooding, swirling music from a remarkably tight and unified ensemble.

2 Davies / Mukarji / Lazaridou-Chatzigoga:
Outwash

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95

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Improvisers Angharad Davies (violin), Tisha Mukarji (piano), and Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga (zither) create three recordings inside a London church that range from graceful to tense interplay.

Davies / Patterson / Toop : Wunderkammern Davies / Patterson / Toop :
Wunderkammern

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95

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Six delicate, complex and suubtle studio compositions from the trio of Rhodri Davies on harp & electronics, David Toops on guitar and percussive devices, and Lee Patterson on amplified devices.

Davies, Angharad / Axel Dorner: A.D. Davies, Angharad / Axel Dorner:
A.D.

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Incredible, understated improvisation from two masters of the form - Axel Dorner on trumpet and Angharad Davies on violin - in three commanding tracks of atmospheric momentum.

Davies, Angharad and Cremaster (Monteiro / Fages): Pluie Fine Davies, Angharad and Cremaster (Monteiro / Fages):
Pluie Fine

(Potlatch -- France )

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The collaboration between the electroacoustic duo of Cremaster (Ferran Fages and Alfredo Costa Monteiro) and violinist Angharad Davies, mixing contemporary electronics with long-form minimalist drone music.

Davies, Angharad and Cremaster (Monteiro / Fages): Pluie Fine <i>[Used Item]</i> Davies, Angharad and Cremaster (Monteiro / Fages):
Pluie Fine [Used Item]

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $9.95

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The collaboration between the electroacoustic duo of Cremaster (Ferran Fages and Alfredo Costa Monteiro) and violinist Angharad Davies, mixing contemporary electronics with long-form minimalist drone music.

Davis  / Milton / Saade: dun Davis / Milton / Saade:
dun

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95

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Understated and exquisite improvisation using trumpet, violin, bass clarinet, flute and field recordings from three forward-thinking performers.

Davis, Matt / Phil Durrant / Mark Wastell: Confront Collectors Series Davis, Matt / Phil Durrant / Mark Wastell:
Confront Collectors Series

(Confront -- UK )

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Re-issue of one of the earliest Confront releases, the trio of trumpeter Matt Davis, violinist Phil Durrant and cellist Mark Wastell performing subtle and sophisticated free improvisation at St. Michael's and All Angels church, Chiswick, London in 2000.

Davis, Matt & Mark Wastell: Derby 11.05.2002 / Liverpool 10.05.2002 Davis, Matt & Mark Wastell:
Derby 11.05.2002 / Liverpool 10.05.2002

(Confront -- UK )

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The minimalist electroacoustic improvising duo of Matt Davis on electronics and effects and Mark Wastell on amplified textures performing live in Derby and Liverpool in 2002.

Denley, Jim / Cor Fuhler: Truancy Denley, Jim / Cor Fuhler:
Truancy

(Splitrec -- Australia )

Price: $17.95

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Two extended and unusual improvisations between Australian saxophonist Jim Denley and Dutch pianist Cor Fuhler, developed over 7 weeks and recorded in the studio in 2013, using imaginative preparations and inventions to create fascinating new sounds and structures.

Denley, Jim / Cor Fuhler: Truancy [VINYL] Denley, Jim / Cor Fuhler:
Truancy [VINYL]

(Splitrec -- Australia )

Price: $22.95

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Two extended and unusual improvisations between Australian saxophonist Jim Denley and Dutch pianist Cor Fuhler, developed over 7 weeks and recorded in the studio in 2013, using imaginative preparations and inventions to create fascinating new sounds and structures.

Dieb 13 / Kahn, Jason / Gunter Muller: Streaming Dieb 13 / Kahn, Jason / Gunter Muller:
Streaming

(For4Ears -- Austria )

Price: $14.95

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Dorner, Axel / Hayward, Robin: Axel Dorner & Robin Hayward Dorner, Axel / Hayward, Robin:
Axel Dorner & Robin Hayward

(Absinth Records -- Germany )

Price: $18.95

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2 Dogmatics, The (Abrahams / Fagachinski):
The Sacrifice For The Music Became Our Lifestyle [VINYL]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $12.28

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The duo of pianist Chris Abrahams (The Necks) and clarinetist Kai Fagaschinksi (The Magic I.D.) in an improvised album of open works that take unusual twists and turns in sonic subtleties.

Dorgon vs. Greg Kelley: Three Occasions Dorgon vs. Greg Kelley:
Three Occasions

(Jumbo -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Dorner / Hayward / Krebs / Neumann: The Berlin Series No. 3 Dorner / Hayward / Krebs / Neumann:
The Berlin Series No. 3

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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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.

1 Dorner / Rodrigues / Guerreiro / Momeme:
Fabula [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $9.95

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A live recording from Portugal's Cine-Theatre Curvo-Semedo of the minimal ea-improv quartet of trumpeter Axel Dorner, violist Ernesto Rodrigues, prepared electric guitarist Abdul Moimeme, and Ricardo Guerreiro on computer.

Dorner, Axel / Nakamura, Toshimaru : Vorhernach Dorner, Axel / Nakamura, Toshimaru :
Vorhernach

(Ftarri -- Japan )

Price: $17.95

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Dorner, Axel & Jassem Hindi: waterkil [WHITE VINYL] Dorner, Axel & Jassem Hindi:
waterkil [WHITE VINYL]

(Corvo -- Germany )

Price: $17.60

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Since meeting in Beirut at the 2006 Irtijal Festival, the duo of trumpeter Axel Dorner and electronic artist Jassem Hindi have regularly performed their electroacoustic music using their equipment and instruments in unusual ways.

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.

Dryer / Heule / Lindsay: Idea Of West Dryer / Heule / Lindsay:
Idea Of West

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Quiet and static acoustic musical territories explored through the pragmatic application of compositional and improvisational structures from these West coast improvisers.

Duboc, Benjamin / Peraud, Edward: ETAU Duboc, Benjamin / Peraud, Edward:
ETAU

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Dumont, Olivier / Rodolphe Loubatiere: Nervure Dumont, Olivier / Rodolphe Loubatiere:
Nervure

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Three extended improvisations using unusual techniques that blur the distinctions between players, from guitarist Olivier Dumont and percussionist Rodophe Loubatiere, an album of unexpected and engaging interaction.

Duplant / Chambel / Drouin: Field By Memory Inhabited 1 & 2 Duplant / Chambel / Drouin:
Field By Memory Inhabited 1 & 2

(rhizome.s -- Portugal )

Price: $8.10

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A graphic score by percussionist, phono and electroacoustic artist Bruno Duplant interpreted two times with a trio including Pedro Chambel on microphone & objects and Jamie Drouin on suitcase modular and radio.

Elgier / Grinenco / Sahlieh: Veiled Elgier / Grinenco / Sahlieh:
Veiled

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A slowly-unfolding and wonderful work of unusual acoustic and electronic sound from the Argentinian trio of Alexander Elgier (piano), Victor Grinenco (violin, hardingfele, objects & electronics), and Samuel Sahlieh (synth, electric bass & tapes).

Epicureans, The: Introducing The Epicureans Epicureans, The:
Introducing The Epicureans

(Semata Productions -- USA )

Price: $12.60

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David Gross, Ricardo Donoso and Ryan McGuire in the first Epicureans (and 1st Semata) release, from lowercase to full on noise with a brutal edge.



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