Michael Bisio (w/Kirk Knuffke, Art Bailey & Michael Wimberly)
Chronicling 30+ years of New York bassist Michael Bisio's life as a composer in song form and otherwise, in a quartet with Art Bailey on accordion, Kirk Knuffke on cornet, and Michael Wimberly on drums, balancing freedom and swing in a euphorically compelling album.
McPhee / Saft / Morris / Downs
A burning spiritual session inspired by John Coltrane's "Live at the Village Vanguard Again" that began when Jamie Saft told Joe Morris about his deep admiration for Alice Coltrane's playing, adding McPhee and Downs as the perfect complement to realize this excellent album.
Keiji Haino / Mitsuru Nasuno / Yoshimitsu Ichiraku
After Seijaku [2 CDs]
The Seijaku Trio of Keiji Haino (electronics, guitar, voice), Mitsuru Nasuno (bass, electronics) and Yoshimitsu Ichiraku (electronics), recording 2 years after the "Last Live" album, in an epic voyage of meditative and intricate electronics performed live in Tokyo.
Anna Webber (w/ Matt Mitchell / John Hollenbeck)
Saxophonist and flutist Anna Webber composed this album in isolation from her active Brooklyn life, balancing introspective material with complex rhythms and dissonant melodic sections performed by the outstanding work of John Hollenbeck (drums) and Matt Mitchell (piano).
Last Live [2 CDs]
Long form twisted blues from the Japanese Seijaku Trio of Keiji Haino (guitar, voice, violin & flute), Mitsuru Nasuno (bass) and Yoshimitsu Ichiraku (drums), performing live at Club Goodman in Tokyo in 2014, for an album of profoundly introspective and dark music.
Joe McPhee / Paal Nilssen-Love
Candy [7 CDs]
Working together since 2000, and performing as a duo since 2007, this solid 7 CD box set presents free improvising saxophone and pocket trumpet legend Joe McPhee with Europe's most amazing drummer, Paal Nilssen-Love, in live sets from 2007-2014 recorded around the world.
Perpetual Frontier The Properties of Free Music [BOOK]
Joe Morris wrote this book to discuss aspects of free music, including responses to his questionnaire written by Joe McPhee, William Parker, Jamie Saft, Ken Vandermark, Marilyn Crispell, Nate Wooley, Jack Wright, Matthew Shipp, &c.
Devin Gray (w/ Kris Davis / Chris Tordini / Chris Speed)
Excellent NY jazz from drummer/composer Devin Gray's superb quartet with Kris Davis on piano, Chris Speed on reeds, and Chris Tordini on double bass, in 8 compositions that are as enjoyable lyrically as it is following the structures, twists and turns of each piece.
Lindsay Cooper / Fred Frith / Gianni Gebbia / Lars Hollmer
Angels On The Edge Of Time
A superb concert recorded in 1992 at the Angelica Festival Internazionale di Musica in Bologna from a quartet of Rock in Opposition luminaries Lindsay Cooper & Fred Frith (Henry Cow), Lars Hollmer (Samla Mamas), and free improvising saxophonist Gianni Gebbia.
Peter Brotzmann + Various Artists
Long Story Short: The Unlimited Festival 2011 [5 CD BOX SET]
A deluxe 5-CD box of the Peter Brotzmann curated 25th edition of the Unlimited in Wels, Austria in 2011, with Brotzmann, Laswell, McPhee, Haino, Tchicai, Pavel Borodin, Mars Williams, Ken Vandermark, Okkyung Lee, Nilssen-Love, Gustafsson, &c.
Moholo-Moholo / Gjerstad / Stephens / Lonberg-Holm
Reedist Frode Gjerstad leads the multi-national quartet of Louis Moholo on drums, Nick Stephens on bass and Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello, 4 superb players in a 4-part free improvisation of animated and intertwining dialog that enthusiastically carries the listener.
Reis / Vicente / Ceccaldi / Ceccaldi
A beautiful example of creative chamber jazz from the Portugese quartet of Marcelo dos Reis (acoustic guitar, prepared guitar, voice), Valentin Ceccaldi (cello, voice), Luis Vicente (trumpet), and Theo Ceccaldi (violin) performing live at Lx Factory in 2013.
Ivo Perelman / Mat Maneri / Joe Morris
The trio of Joe Morris on guitar and Mat Maneri on viola, with Ivo Perelman taking the tenor saxophone taking the place of the late Joe Maneri from their long-standing trio association, in an album of superb chamber jazz focusing on unusual compositional structures.
Peeping Tom (Dorner / Badaroux / Grip / Gerbal)
Presenting four of Europe's most active free improvisers, Peeping Tom uses the language of jazz--bop, free, swing--alongside modern improvisational approaches and unusual/extended techniques to make sophisticated yet accessible music that surprises and captivates.
Barry Altschul 3dom Factor
Tales Of The Unforseen
Sophisticated free improv from percussionist Barry Altschul's 3Dom Factor trio of frequent collaborator Joe Fonda on bass and Mostly Other People Do the Killing's saxophonist Jon Irabagon, presenting new compositions plus an Annette Peacock piece and a little Monk.
Anthony Braxton Steptet (with Ho Bynum / Halvorson / Pavone / Rozen / Siegel / Testa)
Echo Echo Mirror House
Composer/saxophonist Braxton performed "Composition NO 347 + 62'37" " at the 2011 Victo Festival with the "super-group" of Braxton alumni - Mary Halvorson, Taylor Ho Bynum, Jessica Pavone, Jay Rozen, Aaron Siegel, Carl Testa", on their respective instruments + iPods.
Mikko Innanen / William Parker / Andrew Cyrille
Song For A New Decade [2 CDs]
A 2-CD release from the impressive trio of Finnish saxophonist Mikko Innanen and legendary US improvisers bassist William Parker, and drummer Andrew Cyrille, presenting one studio disc of Innanen compositions recorded in 2010, and a live CD from IBEAM Brooklyn in 2012.
Stephen Haynes Quintet (feat Joe Morris / William Parker / Warren Smith)
An organic and rich album of broadly influenced creative jazz from NY cornetist Stephen Haynes, in a quintet extending his trio Parrhesia with guitarist Joe Morris and percussionist Warren Smith, adding bassist William Parker and tuba player Ben Stapp.
Two passionate studio improvisations from saxophonist Matana Roberts, who lovingly dedicates the album to "those bard(s) of summer...the ideas herein of which I gleaned/interrogated/investigated/celebrated with you..."; subtle, rich, and inspiring.
IST: New York (Davies / Fell / Wastell / Zorn)
Featuring John Zorn
Acoustic string improvising trio IST was invited by Derek Bailey in 2001 for his Company event at Tonic in NYC, here in the entire and intense concert they performed that night, including a 2nd set pairing with John Zorn, pushing the band into amazing and unexpected territory.
Guitar Solo 2015 LEFT
Reflecting on his studies with guitarist Masayuki Takayanagi, Otomo Yoshihide plays one of Takayanagi's favorite electric guitars, a 1963 Gibson-175, to record 6 extended and informed free improvisations, including Ornette's "Lonely Woman" and "Song for Che".
The Subliminal and the Sublime
A sublime five-part suite commissioned by Chamber Music America, performed by Loren Stillman (sax), Fabian Almazan (piano), Ryan Ferreira (guitar), Linda Oh (bass), and Justin Brown drums), exploring the subliminal patterns hidden below apparent reality.
Brotzmann / van Hove / Bennink
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)
Unreleased material from legendary European players Peter Brotzmann (sax), Fred Van Hove (piano) and Han Bennink (drums), captured live in 1971 for intensely heavy playing at the 2nd Internationales New Jazz Meeting Auf Burg Altena, and in detailed studio work at Radio Bremen.
For Those Who Are, Still [3 CD BOX]
A 3 CD box set of new and previously unissued long-form works from world-renowned composer-bassist William Parker, 10 compositions with musicians including Hamid Drake, Cooper-Moore, Charles Gayle, Rob Brown, Mike Reed, Klaas Hekman, NFM Symphony Orchestra + Choir, &c.
The 5th studio album from the trio of Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins alone / Koenji Hyakkei), Kido Natsuki (Bondage Fruit / Salle Gavoux), Nasunomitsuru (Altered states / Umbeltipo), avant-progressive instrumental rock, melodic and complex rock performed at breakneck speed.
Squidco's Wish List is the perfect way to suggest the gift of music to a friend of family member. You can create a Wish List and share that list via email, allowing them to select just the right release for your particular listening interests.
We also offer Gift Certificates in a number of different values. Squidco Gift Certificates are another great way for your friends and family to share the gift of music with you!
Earn Reward Points on new releases by joining our mailing list - click here for details!
|New @ Squidco by Month:
|July 2015||•||June 2015||•||May 2015||•||April 2015||•||March 2015||•||February 2015|
|January 2015||•||December 2015||•||November 2014||•||October 2014||•||September 2014||•||August 2014|
|July 2014||•||June 2014||•||May 2014||•||April 2014||•||March 2014||•||February 2014|
|January 2014||•||December 2013||•||November 2013||•||October 2013||•||September 2013||•||August 2013|
|July 2013||•||June 2013||•||May 2013||•||April 2013||•||March 2013||•||February 2013|
|January 2013||•||December 2012||•||November 2012||•||October 2012||•||September 2012||•||August 2012|
|July 2012||•||June 2012||•||May 2012||•||April 2012||•||March 2012||•||February 2012|
|January 2012||•||December 2011||•||November 2011||•||October 2011||•||September 2011||•||August 2011|
|July 2011||•||June 2011||•||May 2011||•||April 2011||•||March 2011||•||February 2011|
|January 2011||•||December 2010||•||November 2010||•||October 2010||•||September 2010||•||August 2010|
|July 2010||•||June 2010||•||May 2010||•||April 2010||•||March 2010||•||February 2010|
|January 2010||•||December 2009||•||November 2009||•||October 2009||•||September 2009||•||August 2009|
|July 2009||•||June 2009||•||May 2009||•||April 2009||•||March 2009||•||February 2009|
|January 2009||•||December 2008||•||November 2008||•||October 2008||•||September 2008||•||August 2008|
|July 2008||•||June 2008||•||May 2008||•||April 2008||•||March 2008||•||February 2008|
|January 2008||•||December 2007||•||November 2007||•||October 2007||•||September 2007||•||August 2007|
|July 2007||•||June 2007||•||May 2007||•||April 2007||•||March 2007||•||February 2007|
|January 2007||•||December 2006||•||November 2006||•||October 2006||•||September 2006||•||August 2006|
|July 2006||•||June 2006||•||May 2006||•||April 2006||•||March 2006||•||February 2006|
|January 2006||•||December 2005||•||November 2005|