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  September 2011
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61 products
Akiyama, Tetuzi / Takuji Kawai: Transition Akiyama, Tetuzi / Takuji Kawai:
Transition

(Ftarri -- Japan )

Price: $17.95

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Eight duo improvisations on acoustic guitar and piano, with pianist Kawai preparing the piano with bolts, threads, &c. and Akiyama switching between prepared and slide guitar.

Boubaker / Rodrigues / Moimem: Le Beau Deviant Boubaker / Rodrigues / Moimem:
Le Beau Deviant

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Deviant beauty from the trio of Heddy Boubaker (sax), Ernesto Rodrigues (viola) and Abdul Moimeme (prepared electric guitar), dark and sinister improv using extended techniques and a quietly turbulent approach.

Bradford, Bobby-John Carter Quintet: Comin' On Bradford, Bobby-John Carter Quintet:
Comin' On

(hatOLOGY -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95

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Clarinetist John Carter and cornetist Bobby Bradford in a reissue of their 1991 HatArt release with bassist Richard Davis, drummer Andrew Cyrille, and Don Preston on keys, unusual jazz that stands the test of time.

Draper, Dave / Ntshuks Bonga: Snow in November Draper, Dave / Ntshuks Bonga:
Snow in November

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Using alto & soprano sax, guitar, live sampling, looping and synths, Ntshuks Bonga and Dave Draper use traditional approaches to instrumental dialog, amplified and modified by the reintroduction of live interactive sound.

Duboc, Benjamin: Primare Cantus Duboc, Benjamin:
Primare Cantus

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $43.95

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A 3 CD set from bassist Benjamin Duboc: a solo disc of low register improv; plus 2 discs in duo and trio settings with Didier Lasserre, Sylvain Guerineau, Jean-Luc Petit, Pascal Battus, Sophie Agnel & Christian Pruvost.

Ducret, Marc: Tower, vol. 2 Ducret, Marc:
Tower, vol. 2

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $15.95

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The 2nd volume of guitarist Ducret's Tower project, an incredible quartet with saxophonist Tim Berne, violinist Dominique Pifarly and drummer Tom Rainey, complex and exultant, intertwining improv.

Eastley, Max : Installation Recordings (1973-2008) [2 CDs] Eastley, Max :
Installation Recordings (1973-2008) [2 CDs]

(Paradigm -- Great Britain )

Price: $23.95

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A 2 CD retrospective on experimental sound sculptor Max Eastley's work, expanding on his LP with David Toop, and presenting tracks with George Lewis, Peter Cusak, &c., plus soundtracks for two Simon Reynell films.

Element Choir, The & William Parker: At Christ Church Deer Park Element Choir, The & William Parker:
At Christ Church Deer Park

(Barnyard -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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Jean Martin and Christine Duncan lead this Toronto collective with more than 60 choir members in a stunning improvisational setting, here performing at Christ Church Deer Park with NY bassist William Parker.

Emetics, The: The Minute Album [VINYL] Emetics, The:
The Minute Album [VINYL]

(D.O.C. Records -- Canada )

Price: $12.80

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Crazy LP of hyper cut-up strange sounds from this Canadian duo, who play their music live without overdubs or multitracking.

Fields, Scott Multiple Joyce Orchestra: Moersbow Ozzo Fields, Scott Multiple Joyce Orchestra:
Moersbow Ozzo

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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A live concert of Fields' Quite Large Orchestra (aka Multiple Joyce Orchestra) with Frank Gratkowski, Christina Fuchs, Thomas Lehn, Carl Hubsch, &c. &c. performing modular compositions for improvising chamber group, plus an homage to Merzbow.

Gluck, Bob Trio: Returning Gluck, Bob Trio:
Returning

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Reprising the energetic trio on his first jazz recording "Sideways", pianist/composer Bob Gluck is joined by bassist Michael Bisio and drummer/percussionist Dean Sharp for 6 original Gluck compositions.

Golia Quartet, Vinny: Take Your Time Golia Quartet, Vinny:
Take Your Time

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The third recording from this group of long-time collaborators, with Golia on soprano, alto and tenor sax, Bobby Bradford on cornet, Ken Filiano on bass and Alex Cline on drums in a set of Golia original compositions.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Seijiro Murayama: Window Dressing Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Seijiro Murayama:
Window Dressing

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95

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Four recordings of subtle improvisation for saxophone & percussion, recorded for Radio Nationale Slovene in Ljubljana, and in the library of Jean-Paul Manganaro, Paris.

Hansen, Mike & Tomasz Krakowiak: Relay Hansen, Mike & Tomasz Krakowiak:
Relay

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $6.27

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Influenced by experimental and electroacoustic practices, Hansen & Krakowiak attack and disseminate turntables and percussion through improvisations built on layers of sound and interpolated instrumentation.

Houle, Francois : Au Coeur du Litige [2 CDs] Houle, Francois :
Au Coeur du Litige [2 CDs]

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Inspired by the ice storm that ravaged large parts of Quebec and Ontario, "Au Coeur du Litige" is a radiophonic work consisting at its core of a series of solo clarinet improvisations.

Israelievitch / Reitzenstein / Stewart / Young: The Test Tubes Israelievitch / Reitzenstein / Stewart / Young:
The Test Tubes

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $12.95

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Part of a sound installation and exhibition of sculptural work by Reinhard Reitzenstein, the Test Tubes perform with strings, glass instruments, and unique instruments to create music of unusual and complex timbral combinations.

Josephson / Wachsmann / Lindsay / Smith / Blume: Zero Plus Josephson / Wachsmann / Lindsay / Smith / Blume:
Zero Plus

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $9.60

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The Triple D Trio of Aurora Josephson (voice), Jacob Lindsay (clarinet) & Damon Smith (bass) met with visiting European improvisers Philipp Wachsmann (violin) and Martin Blume (drums) to record these live concerts in Oakland and SF.

Lazro, Daunik : Some Other Zongs Lazro, Daunik :
Some Other Zongs

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95

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Ten years after his first solo release "Zong Book", baritone saxophonist Daunik Lazro delivers this collection of improvised solo pieces, recorded during the 2010 Europa Jazz Festival and in Paris' Saint-Merry church.

Lindsay / Mendoza / Smith / Walter: Jus Lindsay / Mendoza / Smith / Walter:
Jus

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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A quiet quartet session intended for loud volume with Jacob Lindsay (reeds), Ava Mendoza (electric guitar), Damon Smith (7-string ergo-bass & lloopp), and Weasel Walter (percussion & bagpipe chanter), unusual tapestries of sound plus a recipe!

Lopes, Luis: Lisbon Berlin Trio Lopes, Luis:
Lisbon Berlin Trio

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Genre-crossing improvisation with a jazz basis and far-reaching influences from guitarist Luis Lopez and his Berlin Trio of bassist Robert Landfermann and drummer Christian Lillinger.

Lopes, Luis: Lisbon Berlin Trio <i>[Used Item]</i> Lopes, Luis:
Lisbon Berlin Trio [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $9.95

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Genre-crossing improvisation with a jazz basis and far-reaching influences from guitarist Luis Lopez and his Berlin Trio of bassist Robert Landfermann and drummer Christian Lillinger.

Mezei, Szilard Wind Quartet: Innen Mezei, Szilard Wind Quartet:
Innen

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95

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Serbian viola-player/composer Szilard Mezei and his Wind Quartet return with a release that crosses contemporary chamber music, European folk-jazz and improvisation in magnificent ways.

Murayama / Rives: Axiom For The Duration Murayama / Rives:
Axiom For The Duration

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95

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Percussionist Seijiro Murayama and Saxophonist Stephane Rives focus on creating drone music while exploring the many subtle variations of texture sounds.

Nakamura, Toshimaru : maruto Nakamura, Toshimaru :
maruto

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Using his no-input mixing board Toshimaru Nakamura, perhaps the ultimate Onkyo artist, spent two years creating this work, which is also the second release in the Erstsolo series.

Nemeth, Anett: A Pauper's Guide to John Cage Nemeth, Anett:
A Pauper's Guide to John Cage

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $11.00

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Using clarinet, household objects, field recordings & domestic electronics, Anett Nemeth applies Cage's concepts of indeterminancy and chance as frameworks for two extended compositions.

NOW Orchestra, The (with guests George Lewis, Vinny Golia): Wowow NOW Orchestra, The (with guests George Lewis, Vinny Golia):
Wowow

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $12.95

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Drawing from some of the finest of the West Coast and Vancouver scenes, The Now Orchestra present 3 long works in multiple section, with performers including Peggy Lee, Vinny Golia, George Lewis, Dylan van der Schyff, &c. &c.

O'Leary, Mark: Ellipses O'Leary, Mark:
Ellipses

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Members of Tortoise and Supersilent join the hugely talented guitarist Mark O'Leary in a recording that pushes the boundaries on all levels in exciting post-Miles electronic improvisation.

Remora: Scars Bring Hope <i>[Used Item]</i> Remora:
Scars Bring Hope [Used Item]

(Silber Media -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Silber Records label owner Brian John Mitchell's Remora persona, assisted by Brian Lee McKenzie (Electric Bird Noise) in post-apocalyptic folk songs, drones, and electronic music.

Rogers / Dunmall / Bianco: Dig Deep Trio Rogers / Dunmall / Bianco:
Dig Deep Trio

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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The British improvising trio of tenor saxophonist Paul Dunmall, 7-string bassist Paul Rogers and drummer Tony Bianco performing two long and serpentine improvisations at Delbury Hall, Shropshire in 2010.

Schubert, Frank Paul and Matthias Muller: Foils Schubert, Frank Paul and Matthias Muller:
Foils

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Using extended techniques and a remarkable interactive approach, trombonist Matthias Mueller and soprano saxophonist Frank Paul Schubert surprise in 9 distinctive duo recordings.

Sharp, Elliott / Andrea Centazzo: Snowplow! Sharp, Elliott / Andrea Centazzo:
Snowplow!

(Ictus -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Guitar wizard Elliott Sharp and master percussionist Andrea Centazzo recorded this CD live in NY at the Issue Project Room and at White Box, incredible interactions between two veterans of improvised music.

Shiurba, John: Triplicate Shiurba, John:
Triplicate

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $6.27

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Composer John Shiurba with an impressive West Coast octet including vocalists Lara Bruckmann & Morgan Guberman, trumpeter Tom Djll, drummer Gino Robair, and bassist Matthew Sperry, &c. conducting them through five twisted compositions.

Skronktet West, The: EL Skronktet West, The:
EL

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $12.95

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Reedist Scott Rosenberg's Skronktet quintet with Morgan Guberman (bass), Matt Ingalls (clarinets), Gino Robair (percussion) & John Shiurba (guitar) in a release of seamless improv that transitions between various styles.

Smith, LaDonna / Davey Williams / Andrea Centazzo: Velocities: The Complete Recordings vol. 1 Smith, LaDonna / Davey Williams / Andrea Centazzo:
Velocities: The Complete Recordings vol. 1

(Ictus -- USA )

Price: $15.45

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Andrea Centazzo, LaDonna Smith and Davey Williams met for the first time in December 1978, recording the first part of this album in 1979 and the second in 2010; an exquisite and celebrated example of improvised music.

T H O M A S: Janela T H O M A S:
Janela

(Barnyard -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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T H O M A S is the ongoing brainchild of Toronto's Thom Gill, since 2009 exploring the world of song, at home and abroad, through pieces that blur the lines between pop and avant-garde.

Tarry, Chris / Dylan van der Schyff: Sponge Tarry, Chris / Dylan van der Schyff:
Sponge

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $8.60

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An unusual and absorbing record of percussion and electronic improvisation from bassist and tape machine manipulator Chris Tarry and Vancouver drummer and samplist Dylan van der Schyff.

Ulher / Shibolet / Snir / Brenner / Mayer / Smith / Bymel: yclept Ulher / Shibolet / Snir / Brenner / Mayer / Smith / Bymel:
yclept

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $9.60

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A trans-national collaboration of superb improvisers working in minimally rugged, pointillist terrain, creating engrossing aural environments fueled by masterful technique and creative drive.

Unami, Taku / Takahiro Kawaguchi: Teatro Assente Unami, Taku / Takahiro Kawaguchi:
Teatro Assente

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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A minimal theater in sound from Taku Unami and Takahiro Kawaguchi and starring Yoko Chosakabe and Kumio Kurachi, recording at the Ueno Okura Theater Older Building.

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

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $9.56

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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.

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette Bley / Koglmann / Peacock:
Annette

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95

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The trio of bassist Gary Peacock, pianist Paul Bley, and trumpeter Franz Koglmann interpret and improvise on the music of avant song-writer Annette Peacock.

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.

Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg: Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg:
Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa

(Auris Media -- Israel )

Price: $15.95

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Hello (Takahiro Kawaguchi / Shinjiro Yamaguchi): Hello <i>[Used Item]</i> Hello (Takahiro Kawaguchi / Shinjiro Yamaguchi):
Hello [Used Item]

(Ftarri -- Japan )

Price: $11.95

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The duo of Kawaguchi on tuning fork and Yamaguchi on guitar in a subliminal and resonant long composition that carries the listener through this long dream-like work.

Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo  : Fluxsweet <i>[Used Item]</i> Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo :
Fluxsweet [Used Item]

(Rossbin -- Italy )

Price: $11.95

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Clarinets, The [Anthony Burr/Oscar Noriega/Chris Speed]: Keep On Going Like This Clarinets, The [Anthony Burr/Oscar Noriega/Chris Speed]:
Keep On Going Like This

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Three clarinetists - Anthony Burr, Oscar Noriega, and Chris Speed - in an album of improvisational strategies to create graceful and weaving acoustic music from the instrument's beautiful sonorities.

DeRosa, Jon: Anchored DeRosa, Jon:
Anchored

(Silber Records -- USA )

Price: $10.95

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"Anchored" is the debut solo release for Jon DeRosa (Aarktica), a work of cinematic pop in a dark troubadour style reminiscent of Lou Reed or Robert Wyatt, with rich songs belying a quiet and dark lyrical violence.

Remora: Scars Bring Hope Remora:
Scars Bring Hope

(Silber Media -- USA )

Price: $9.00

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Silber Records label owner Brian John Mitchell's Remora persona, assisted by Brian Lee McKenzie (Electric Bird Noise) in post-apocalyptic folk songs, drones, and electronic music.

Subliminator, The: Rake Subliminator, The:
Rake

(Scared Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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The sophomore release by The Subliminator (Serson Brannen), "Rake" features 11 new tracks of sonic sublimination, spoken word techno-psychedelia with a threatening edge.

Subliminator, The: Recalibrated Subliminator, The:
Recalibrated

(Scared Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Ex-Spaceseed wordsmith/gizmoist Serson Brannen explores the outer limits of high tech spoken word space art .

Genetti / Smith / Lonberg-Holm: Sense of Hearing Genetti / Smith / Lonberg-Holm:
Sense of Hearing

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $9.60

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8 duos recorded in the studio between bassist Damon Smith and free vocalist Carol Genetti, and 4 trio tracks adding Fred Lonberg-Holm on violoncello and performing live at Chicago's Empty Bottle.

Tamura, Natsuki & Fujii, Satokoz: How Many ? Tamura, Natsuki & Fujii, Satokoz:
How Many ?

(Libra -- Japan )

Price: $13.00

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Now Orchestra & Crispell, Marilyn: Pola Now Orchestra & Crispell, Marilyn:
Pola

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95

In Stock
Dickens, Deric: Speed Date Dickens, Deric:
Speed Date

(Deric Dickens -- USA )

Price: $6.50

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Drummer Deric Dickens wrote the melodies and concepts for these duos in an Ornette/Cherry mode, recording with fellow New York musicians including Kirk Knuffke, Ben Cohen, Jon Crowley, Jef Lederer, Matt Wilson, and Jeremy Udden.

Desert Sweets: Vinkeloe, Biggi / Mark Weaver / Damon Smith: A Place Meant For Birds <i>[Used Item]</ Desert Sweets: Vinkeloe, Biggi / Mark Weaver / Damon Smith:
A Place Meant For Birds [Used Item]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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A live recording at the Outpost from a tour in 2013, the first time the Desert Sweets trio of Biggi Vinkelo on sax & flute, Mark Weaver on tuba and didgeridoo, and Damon Smith on double bass, reuniting after their 2001 recording for a beautiful album of intimate improvisation.

Feel No Other: Feel No Other <i>[Used Item]</i> Feel No Other:
Feel No Other [Used Item]

(Silber -- USA )

Price: $6.95

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Electric Bird Noise artist Brian Lea McKenzie extends his concepts in a new duo with vocalist Claudia Gregory (Exhaust the Fox, Claudia Versus the Queen of Hearts), with a new band name and a compelling set of epic electro-rock songs.

Murcia, Sarah: Never Mind The Future <i>[Used Item]</i> Murcia, Sarah:
Never Mind The Future [Used Item]

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $9.95

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Revisiting Sex Pistols' "Never Mind the Bollocks" in a band with Benoit Delbecq on piano, Gilles Coronado on guitar, Olivier Py on sax, Franck Vaillant on drums, and Sarah Murcia on bass, splitting the vocals with Mark Tompkins in a unique take on a punk classic.

Poliks, Marek : Hull Treader <i>[Used Item]</i> Poliks, Marek :
Hull Treader [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $8.95

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Referencing sci-fi, C.S. Lewis, and alien worlds, the compositions of Marek Poliks each have a central metaphor like alien environment and warmth, spaceship and cradling, performed by ensembles using traditional and electronic instruments and objects.

Fields, Scott Multiple Joyce Orchestra: Moersbow Ozzo <i>[Used Item]</i> Fields, Scott Multiple Joyce Orchestra:
Moersbow Ozzo [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $10.00

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A live concert of Fields' Quite Large Orchestra (aka Multiple Joyce Orchestra) with Frank Gratkowski, Christina Fuchs, Thomas Lehn, Carl Hubsch, &c. &c. performing modular compositions for improvising chamber group, plus an homage to Merzbow.

Josephson / Wachsmann / Lindsay / Smith / Blume: Zero Plus <i>[Used Item]</i> Josephson / Wachsmann / Lindsay / Smith / Blume:
Zero Plus [Used Item]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $6.00

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The Triple D Trio of Aurora Josephson (voice), Jacob Lindsay (clarinet) & Damon Smith (bass) met with visiting European improvisers Philipp Wachsmann (violin) and Martin Blume (drums) to record these live concerts in Oakland and SF.

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 dAlfortville and in the studio.