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  February 2009
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57 products
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.

Butcher / Durrant / Lee: Intentions Butcher / Durrant / Lee:
Intentions

(Nuscope -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Bringing together British and Vancouver artists in a set of improvisations with extended and unusual techniques, harmonics, microtones and texturally dense counterpoint.

Chrysakis, Thanos: A Scar In The Air Chrysakis, Thanos:
A Scar In The Air

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

Price: $16.95

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A continuation of Chrysakis' "inscapes" series, compositions based on the structural and aesthetic capacity of sonic matter using field-recordings, synthesized & acoustic sounds.

Flow Trio (Belogenis / Morris / Downs): Rejuvenation Flow Trio (Belogenis / Morris / Downs):
Rejuvenation

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The first studio release for the trio of tenor saxophonist Louis Belogenis, bassist Joe Morris and drummer Charles Downs, profound NY free improvisation.

Frith / Bourne / Oswald: Dearness Frith / Bourne / Oswald:
Dearness

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $16.95

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The trio of Fred Frith, John Oswald and Anne Bourne recorded live at the Rivoli in Toronto in 1998, subtle to cantankerous improvisation of the highest caliber.

Frith, Fred: Big Picture Frith, Fred:
Big Picture

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95

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Two cycles of compositions from Fred Frith: "The Big Picture - For Saxophone Quartet and Two Improvising Soloists" and his legendary 90s copositions: "Freedom in Fragments".

Frith, Fred: Still Urban Frith, Fred:
Still Urban

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95

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A commissioned work by Stanser Musik-Tage created during Frith's residency at the Benediktinerinnen-kloster Maria-Richenbach and premiered at the Festival on April 22, 2004.

Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Sen / Nilssen-Love: The Cello Quartet Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Sen / Nilssen-Love:
The Cello Quartet

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Extraordinary reed player Gjerstad on alto sax and clarinet in a quartet with two cellos (Fred Lonberg-Holm & Amit Sen) and all around drummer Paal Nielsen-Love.

Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid: On Reade Street Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid:
On Reade Street

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Insanely great improvisation in the 3rd recorded outing for this amazing trio, bringing Free Europe and New York Downtown players together for 3 extended compositions.

Gustafsson / Newman / Gennaro: Port Huron Picnic Gustafsson / Newman / Gennaro:
Port Huron Picnic

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $10.95

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Free and open-ended improvisation and amplified sound work from Mats Gustaffson with the duo of Gennaro and Newman AKA Wrist Error.

O'Leary / Van Der Schyff / Horvitz: Flux O'Leary / Van Der Schyff / Horvitz:
Flux

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Guitarist O'Leary exchanges musical dialogue with drummer/percussionist Dylan van der Schyff and (prepared) pianist Wayne Horvitz over 15 taut improvisations.

Roe, Tom & A Forma Foma: Breakdown [7" Vinyl] Roe, Tom & A Forma Foma:
Breakdown [7" Vinyl]

(free103.9 -- USA )

Price: $5.95

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This split 7" single tackles two very different versions of Tom Petty's "Breakdown" from free103point9 founder Tom Roe, and then by A Forma Foma.

Taylor / Dunmall / Chang: Crossing Taylor / Dunmall / Chang:
Crossing

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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The title "Crossing" was penned by the group as a metaphor for the way in which their individual experience and musics meet and interact, fueled by a common love of improvisation.

Vandermark, Ken: Collected Fiction Vandermark, Ken:
Collected Fiction

(Okka -- USA )

Price: $17.95

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A 2CD set of studio recording of duos by Ken Vandermark and four of the world's best bass players: Nate McBride, Kent Kessler, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten, and Wilbert De Joode.

Watts, Trevor Drum Orchestra: Burundi Monday Watts, Trevor Drum Orchestra:
Burundi Monday

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Live recordings of the Trevor Watts Drum Orchestra from 1983, a turning point in his career towards evolving a complex, polyrhythmically-driven approach to improvised structures.

Watts, Trevor Moire Music: Moire Music Watts, Trevor Moire Music:
Moire Music

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Watt's supergroup with Lol Coxhill, Simon Picard, Veryaon Weston, &c., amazing rhythmic music recorded live in 1985 for the Arts Council, Contemporary Music Network Tour.

Zorn, John: Film Works XXIII: El General Zorn, John:
Film Works XXIII: El General

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Zorn's 23rd Filmworks presents Eleven cues recorded for a striking documentary focusing on the life of controversial Mexican dictator Plutarco Elias Calles.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Dixon Orchestra, Bill: 17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur Dixon Orchestra, Bill:
17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Legendary trumpeter, composer and educator Bill Dixon in a 17 piece orchestra playing original compositions live at the 12th Vision Festival in New York City.

Deluxx: The Tidy Boy Deluxx:
The Tidy Boy

(Spirit of Orr -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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One part Sonic Youth, one part early Residents, Deluxx is the anomalous output of NY/Boston transplant Mark Peretta, a one-man band of crazy riffs and warped song-spieling.

Various Artists: Victoriaville Matiere Sonore Various Artists:
Victoriaville Matiere Sonore

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95

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Francisco Lopez initiated this project in 2006 with the Pogus CD "Montreal Sound Matter", now expanded into an acousmatic group of linked tracks from a group of impressive sound artists.

Jack's Son: Everyone Has a Kid Inside Jack's Son:
Everyone Has a Kid Inside

(Abolipop Records -- Mexico )

Price: $9.95

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Jack's son is an avant hip-hop/breaks project created at the end of 2003 by Diego Martinez, Mexican young producer who also works under the name Lumenlab.

Martusciello, Elio: Unoccupied areas Martusciello, Elio:
Unoccupied areas

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.95

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Har-You Percussion Group: Songs From The Ghetto Youth Har-You Percussion Group:
Songs From The Ghetto Youth

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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One result of NYC's Harlem Youth Act of 1964 was this young latin-jazz band, percussion heavy and compelling funky grooves with soulful vocals, remastered for new millenium.

Hush Arbors: Yankee Reality Hush Arbors:
Yankee Reality

(Ecstatic Peace -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Keith Wood's Hush Arbors with bassist Jason Ajemian, guitarist Leon Dufficy, and drummer Ryan Sawyer, in their 2nd Ecstatic Peace album of driving avant-folk songs and instrumental sections.

Full Blast & Friends: Sketches & Ballads [VINYL] Full Blast & Friends:
Sketches & Ballads [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $24.95

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The Full Blast trio of reedist Peter Brotzmann, bassist Mario Piakas and drummer Michael Wertmueller are joined by Ken Vandermark, Thomas Heberer and Dirk Rothbrust for an excellent concert at Donaueschinger Musiktage, 2010.

Irabagon, Jon With Special Guest Barry Altschul: Foxy Irabagon, Jon With Special Guest Barry Altschul:
Foxy

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Drummer Barry Altschul joins saxophonist Jon Irabagon and bassist Peter Brendler in an incredible trio of free improvisation and hard playing that's not afraid to put a little cheesecake on the cover.

Martusciello, Elio: To Extend the Visibility [PAL DVD] Martusciello, Elio:
To Extend the Visibility [PAL DVD]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $28.95

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Beautifully packaged PAL DVD of 6 films by Elio Martusciello (Taxonomy) including two original texts by Tim Hodgkinson & Sebastiano Giacobello & visual works by Ester Curcio & Ale Sordi.

Fujiwara, Tomas Trio: Variable Bets Fujiwara, Tomas Trio:
Variable Bets

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Merging different sub-genre of NYC's rich jazz and creative music scene, drummer Tomas Fujiwara's trio with Brandon Seabrook on guitar and Ralph Alessi on trumpet furtively builds into a free jazz album of contrasting dynamics and superb playing.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Chadbourne, Eugene:
Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad

(Rossbin -- Italy )

Price: $13.95

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At the request of Rossbin, Chadbourne compiled this great CD of group & solo country improv experimental protest songs including frequent collaborators, family and friends.

Full Blast: Black Hole Full Blast:
Black Hole

(Atavistic -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Peter Brotzmann's powerhouse trio with Mario Piakas and Michael Wertmueller, bringing Machine Gun visceral intensity into free improv that's not for the faint of heart!

Kelley, Greg: Religious Electronics [VINYL] Kelley, Greg:
Religious Electronics [VINYL]

(No Fun -- USA )

Price: $7.98

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Two side long tracks of mutated electronic trumpet work from experimental trumpeter Greg Kelley. "This is not jazz"-No Fun Productions

Maruhn / Reichert: Affetto! Maruhn / Reichert:
Affetto!

(Meta Records -- Germany )

Price: $7.95

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Asticcio Chamber Opera with works from Handel performed by Tenor J. Reichert and the Ensemble Teatro Affetto.

Of Montreal: Skeletal Lamping Of Montreal:
Skeletal Lamping

(Polyvinyl Record Co. -- USA )

Price: $6.38

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Unpredictable, unique and epic pop of the highest level from Kevin Barnes and pals, in a package so beautifully complex that reminds why downloads can't match a great physical release!

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs] Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $23.95

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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre d’Alfortville and in the studio.

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL] Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $19.95

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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

Clinamen Trio   (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger):
Decline

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Roman philosopher Titus Lucretius Carus named "Clinamen" the unpredictable (in time and space) swerve of atoms falling in the void, which aptly describes the unexpected directions taken in subtle free improvisation from this French trio, led by bassist Louis-Michel Marion, with Jacques Di Donato on clarinet, and Philippe Berger on viola.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chap Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chaparreiro / Rodrigo Pinheiro / Carlos Santos / Jose Oliveira :
Jadis La Pluie Etait Bleue

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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The second volume of the project heard in the previous Creative Sources album, "Suspensao", here in a 9-piece electroacoust ensemble with viola, cello, doublebass, alto sax, trombone, piano, electric guitar, computer and percussion, suspenseful lowercase music that unfolds in mysterious, beautiful and rewarding ways.

Martel, Frank / L'Ouest Celeste: Ye - Yi - You - Ya Martel, Frank / L'Ouest Celeste:
Ye - Yi - You - Ya

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Trio Sowari (Beins, Denzler, Durrant): Shortcut Trio Sowari (Beins, Denzler, Durrant):
Shortcut

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $15.95

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Trio Sowari's second recording, subtle interactions using a wide palette of sound and approaches, mixing electronics and acoustics in amazing improvisation.

Maneri / Morris / Maneri: Out Right Now Maneri / Morris / Maneri:
Out Right Now

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95

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Various Artists: Victoriaville Matiere Sonore <i>[Used Item]</i> Various Artists:
Victoriaville Matiere Sonore [Used Item]

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $7.95

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Amado, Rodrigo / Chris Corsano: No Place To Fall [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Amado, Rodrigo / Chris Corsano:
No Place To Fall [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Having previously worked together with Joe McPhee and Kent Kessler, this album distills the Portuguese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado and NY drummer/percussionist Chris Corsano to a concentrated sax and drum duo of earnest and edgy playing, bending jazz, free and blues idioms to their will with magnificent technique and power, both clearly elated in their meeting.

CARL (Damon Smith / Daniel Kamins /  Andrew Durham): Solid Bottom [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] CARL (Damon Smith / Daniel Kamins / Andrew Durham):
Solid Bottom [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Two basses and a lower-end saxophone from the trio of Damon Smith on double bass, Andrew Durham on electric bass, and Danny Kamins on baritone sax, Durham also adding effects and "Radio Manipulation" to their deep sound, Durham & Kamins the core of CARL with Damon Smith adding extra underpinnings to their slowly developing, sometimes pensive, sometimes cantankerous, profound improvisation.

Charles, Xavier / Eric Normand : Avis Aux Reacteurs Charles, Xavier / Eric Normand :
Avis Aux Reacteurs

(Inexhaustible Editions -- Slovenia )

Price: $15.95

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Recorded live at Silence Sounds in Guelph Canada, the duo of Xavier Charles on clarinet and Eric Normand on electric bass & objects eschew idiom in favor of their unique natural language on their instruments, applying patient development of truly idiosyncratic and fascinating command through a single extended work punctuated in seven diverse passages.

Mazzarella, Nick Trio: Counterbalance [VINYL] Mazzarella, Nick Trio:
Counterbalance [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $18.95

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From 2008-16 until drummer Frank Rosaly moved to Amsterdam, alto saxophonist Nick Mazzarella's Trio was an active part of Chicago's creative jazz scene; in early 2018 Rosaly returned for a visit and Mazzarella composed a suite of 6 new pieces to commemorate the trio's tenth anniversary, the exuberant result this excellent concert recorded at Co-Prosperity Sphere!

Rousay, Claire: Aerophobia [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Rousay, Claire:
Aerophobia [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.59

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Exploring human relationships and self perception through the use of physical objects and their potential sounds, San Antonio drummer Claire Rousay, who has worked with Jacob Wick, Ken Vandermark, Brandon Lopez, &c. recorded these six solo drum performances in the studio, developing each in a way that shows her strong technical skills and narrative voice on the drums.

Tereshkova (Jeff Lane): Chunks of Monochrome Rainbows [DOUBLE CASSETTE w/DOWNLOAD] Tereshkova (Jeff Lane):
Chunks of Monochrome Rainbows [DOUBLE CASSETTE w/DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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Portland Oregon composer and sound artist Jeff Lane, co-founder of the Chicago/Portland record label Never Anything, as his alter-ego Tereshkova in a large work of electronic composition, part concrete, part acousmatic, spanning two cassettes with four side-long pieces, each an extended journey in mood, motion, perplexing sources and embrace-ably interesting.

Attias, Michael : Echos La Nuit Attias, Michael :
Echos La Nuit

(Out Of Your Head Records -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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A beautiful solo set of 12 improvisations, Michael Attias performing on alto sax with his left hand and piano with his right, captured in the natural reverberation of La Maison en Bois in Abeville-La-Riviere, France; surprisingly his 1st solo album, developed over 12 years yet played in under an hour with no retakes, a wonderful nuanced reflection in tone, melody & color.

Fisher, Colin Quartet: Living Midnight [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Fisher, Colin Quartet:
Living Midnight [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Toronto-area saxophonist Colin Fisher, best known for his group I Have Eaten The City, with his collective quartet of NY players Daniel Carter on tenor, alto & soprano saxophones + clarinet & flute, Brandon Lopez on upright bass, and Marc Edwards on drums & percussion, for three extended and exploratory improvisations of exemplary creative insight.

Fraser, Nick / Kris Davis / Tony Malaby (with Laubrock & Allemano): Zoning [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Fraser, Nick / Kris Davis / Tony Malaby (with Laubrock & Allemano):
Zoning [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Recording in Toronto, the core trio of drummer Nick Fraser, saxophonist Tony Malaby and pianist Kris Davis are joined on four tracks by tenor saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and trumpeter Lina Allemano, in an album of composed and collective improvisation, merging Toronto, NY and European influences in an accomplished album of diverse approaches and orchestrations.

Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi: Only Wanting to Melt Beautifully Away Is It a Lack of C Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi:
Only Wanting to Melt Beautifully Away Is It a Lack of Contentment That Stirs Affection for Those Things Said to Be as of Yet Unseen

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $16.95

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The 5th release from the trio of multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Keiji Haino, guitarist Jim O'Rourke and Oren Ambarchi on wineglass and percussion is an introspective and beautifully developed set recorded live at their March 2013 concert at SuperDeluxe.

Livebatts! Livebatts!:

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95

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Recorded in the mid-90s, Livebatts! was a project of John White (Cornelius Cardew, Scratch Orchestra) developed to exploit "toy" keyboards of the 80s--cheap battery-driven instruments that hold tremendous potential for "serious" music-making--used here in a playful quartet with vocalist MJ Coldiron, Andrea Rocca (guitar & samples) and Nancy Ruffer (electrified flute).

Nealand, Aurora / Steve Marquette / Anton Hatwich / Paul Thibodeaux: Kobra Quartet  [CASSETTE w/ DOW Nealand, Aurora / Steve Marquette / Anton Hatwich / Paul Thibodeaux:
Kobra Quartet [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Quietly lurking as it prepares to attack, this Kobra is the free improvising quaret of Aurora Nealand on accordion, alto saxophone, voice & objects, Steve Marquette on acoustic & electric guitars, Anton Hatwich on bass, and Paul Thibodeaux on drums, captured live at Chicago's Hungry Brain during the Instigation Festival for a mysterious 2-part "New Omens" and some "Telly Attire".

Sharp, Elliott / Sergio Sorrentino: Spilla' Sharp, Elliott / Sergio Sorrentino:
Spilla'

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95

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'Spilla' means 'to play' in the language of Neapolitan musicians, and playing here are NY guitarist and composer Elliott Sharp and Italian guitarist Sergio Sorrentino, presenting world premier recordings of 4 works recorded live in Vercelli, Italy: two improvisations and two graphic scores performed on electric guitar with incredible technique and passion.

Trrma' / Charlemagne Palestine: Sssseegmmeentss Frrooom Baaari [VINYL] Trrma' / Charlemagne Palestine:
Sssseegmmeentss Frrooom Baaari [VINYL]

(BeCoq -- France )

Price: $20.95

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Stochastic music for percussion and synthesizers from New York avant conceptualist and keyboardist Charlemagne Palestine, here on piano & electronics, with the Italian duo Trrma' of Giovanni Todisco on percussion and Guiseppe Candiano on synth, in two side-long works of irregular rhythm, complexity and dissonance that build and recede in a suspenseful journey.