The Squid's Ear Magazine

  Rapid SSL

  PayPal

  Mastercard

  Visa

  Discover

  American Express



© 2002-2018, Squidco LLC




  October 2011
Page 1 of 1
48 products
Ayler Quintet, Albert: Stockholm, Berlin 1966 Ayler Quintet, Albert:
Stockholm, Berlin 1966

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95

Out of Stock

In 1966 Albert Ayler toured Europe with his quintet, as heard on these beautifully remastered recordings from Berlin and Stockholm; inspired and spiritual free jazz.

Bang, Billy Survival Ensemble: Black Man's Blues [VINYL] Bang, Billy Survival Ensemble:
Black Man's Blues [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95

Out of Stock

Never before released material from 1977 of Billy Bang's seminal NY loft band, Survival Ensemble: 1 LP and a 40 page booklet of essays, images and flyers - essential!

Berger, Karl / Werner Hasler / Gilbert Paeffgen: Hasler / Paeffgen / Berger Berger, Karl / Werner Hasler / Gilbert Paeffgen:
Hasler / Paeffgen / Berger

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

Out of Stock

The electrified acoustic trio of vibraphonist Karl Berger (NY), trumpeter and electronic artist Werner Hasler (Switzerland) and drummer Gilbert Paeffgen (Switzerland), exotic groove-based jazz.

Blaser, Samuel Quartet with Marc Ducret: Boundless Blaser, Samuel Quartet with Marc Ducret:
Boundless

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95

In Stock

Trombonist Samuel Blaser's quartet with guitarist Marc Ducret, bassist Banz Oester and drummer Gerald Cleaver recording the leader's "Boundless Suite" in 4 magnificent parts.

Braxton, Anthony: Trillium E Braxton, Anthony:
Trillium E

(New Braxton House -- USA )

Price: $59.95

In Stock

Trillium E is the first-ever studio recording of an Anthony Braxton opera, a deluxe 4-disc set of this surreal and witty installment in Braxton's ongoing Trillium cycle, and includes a booklet with libretto, photos, and critical essays.

Brotzmann, Peter: Tschuss [VINYL] Brotzmann, Peter:
Tschuss [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

Price: $28.95

Out of Stock
Reordered on 7/6/2018

The classic trio lineup of saxophonist Peter Brotzmann, pianist Fred van Hove, and drummer Han Bennink in their 1975 album recording in the studio and live at Quartier Latin in Berlin.

Chadbourne, Eugene & Warren Smith: Odd TIme Chadbourne, Eugene & Warren Smith:
Odd TIme

(Engine -- USA )

Price: $13.95

Out of Stock

Drummer Warren Smith joins Eugene Chadbourne in NYC for a set of great and well-recorded songs, including "New New War War", "Checkers of Blood", "Choppin' Down Weeds", &c.

Full Blast & Friends: Sketches & Ballads Full Blast & Friends:
Sketches & Ballads

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $18.95

In Stock

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.

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

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $24.95

In Stock

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.

Hemphill, Julius and Peter Kowald: Live at Kassiopeia [2 CDs] Hemphill, Julius and Peter Kowald:
Live at Kassiopeia [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $20.95

Out of Stock

The late great saxophonist Julian Hemphill and bassist Peter Kowald, essential free jazz players from NY and Germany, performing solo and as a duo live at Kassiopeia, Wuppertal in 1987.

Hemphill, Julius and Peter Kowald: Live at Kassiopeia [VINYL] Hemphill, Julius and Peter Kowald:
Live at Kassiopeia [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $34.95

Out of Stock

The late great saxophonist Julian Hemphill and bassist Peter Kowald, essential free jazz players from NY and Germany, performing solo and as a duo live at Kassiopeia, Wuppertal in 1987.

Heyn, Volker: Sirenes Heyn, Volker:
Sirenes

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $16.95

In Stock

Works from Volker Heyn, an outsider artist interested in acoustic process, tone gestures, friction, discontinuous movements, &c., with recordings by Pellegrini-Quartett, Ausfuhrende: Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin, &c.

Jordan, Kidd : On Fire Jordan, Kidd :
On Fire

(Engine -- USA )

Price: $13.95

Out of Stock

Kidd Jordan keeps going strong as he nears 80, as evidenced by this free trio release with drummer Warren Smith and bassist Harrison Bankhead, which Engine refers to as "acoustic punk music" with a bit of blues and New Orleans voodoo.

Leandre, Joelle: Can You Hear Me - Live At The Ulrichsberger Kaleidophon [2 CDs] Leandre, Joelle:
Can You Hear Me - Live At The Ulrichsberger Kaleidophon [2 CDs]

(Leo Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $28.95

Out of Stock

Bassist Joelle Leandre recorded these two live concerts over two consecutive nights in Ulrichsberg, Austria, the first with a tentet and the second as a trio, showing two sides to her incredible writing and playing skills.

McPhee, Joe and Michael Zerang: Creole Gardens (A New Orleans Suite) McPhee, Joe and Michael Zerang:
Creole Gardens (A New Orleans Suite)

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

Out of Stock

Saxophonist and pocket trumpeter Joe McPhee and drummer Michael Zerang recorded this suite of superb duos live at Big Top in New Orleans, LA in the fall of 2009, extended, unusual and masterful improvisation.

Necks, The: Mindset Necks, The:
Mindset

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

In Stock

The Necks 16th release layers polyrhythmic material to form seething blocks of sound, in two long pieces, one more stripped back to the live trio, the other featuring multiple strata of swirling Hammonds, noise-guitar and electronics.

Niggenkemper, Pascal / Simon Nabatov / Gerald Cleaver: Upcoming Hurricane Niggenkemper, Pascal / Simon Nabatov / Gerald Cleaver:
Upcoming Hurricane

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

In Stock

Bassist Pascal Niggenkemper put together this piano trio with veteran pianist Simon Nabatov and drummer Gerald Cleaver, excellent and complex modern jazz from three tremendous players.

Remote Viewers, The: Nerve Cure Remote Viewers, The:
Nerve Cure

(Remote Viewers -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

In Stock

The Remote Viewers' 10th album, with David Petts, Caroline Kraabel, Sue Lynch, Adrian Northover, John Edwards, Rosa Lynch-Northover, and Adam Bohman, in mysterious works of dissonance and wonderfully idiosyncratic expression.

Trio Caveat / Josh Sinton: Introspective Athletics / Pine Barren Trio Caveat / Josh Sinton:
Introspective Athletics / Pine Barren

(Engine -- USA )

Price: $13.95

Out of Stock

A split CD: Trio Caveat, a bass/sax/guitar trio with Chris Welcome, Jonathan Moritz, and James Ilgenfritz; and a solo release from multi-reedist Josh Sinton; two well complemented free jazz CDs in 1!

Various Artists: 910 Noise Presents: Douceur Violente Various Artists:
910 Noise Presents: Douceur Violente

(ACK Recordings -- USA )

Price: $9.95

In Stock

910 Noise presents: Douceur Violente A 14 track compilation of electronic and noise artists from Wilmington, North Carolina.

Ware, David S.: Organica (Solo Saxophones, Volume 2) Ware, David S.:
Organica (Solo Saxophones, Volume 2)

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $13.95

Out of Stock

The second volume in a planned series of David S. Ware solo recordings, presenting two entire concert performances on sopranino and tenor sax at Park Slope and at Unmbrella Music Festival in Chicago.

Wolff, Christian: Kompositionen 1950-1972 [2 CDs] Wolff, Christian:
Kompositionen 1950-1972 [2 CDs]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $28.95

In Stock

A portrait of Christian Wolff, documenting the composer's early activity through recordings made close to the time of their composition from artists including Cornelius Cardew, Frederic Rzewski, David Tudor, &c.

Zorn, John: At The Gates Of Paradise Zorn, John:
At The Gates Of Paradise

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $14.95

In Stock

A beautiful and sophisticated set of jazz compositions, part of Zorn's mystical works, performed by John Medeski (piano/organ), Kenny Wollesen (vibes), Trevor Dunn (bass) and Joey Baron (drums).

Zorn, John: A Dreamers Christmas Zorn, John:
A Dreamers Christmas

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $14.95

In Stock

Zorn's take on Christmas with his Dreamers (Marc Ribot, Kenny Wollesen, Joey Baron, Jamie Saft, Trevor Dunn, Cyro Baptista, with guest vocalist Mike Patton) performing 7 of Zorn's favorite Christmas songs along with 2 originals.

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

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $11.95

In Stock

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.

Candlesnuffer & Lukas Simonis: Nature Stands Aside Candlesnuffer & Lukas Simonis:
Nature Stands Aside

(Z6 Records -- Netherlands )

Price: $5.58

Out of Stock

Australian improvising guitarist Candlesnuffer (David Brown) and Dutch guitarist Lukas Simonis in an album inspired by photographer Rosamund Purchell's book: "Special Cases: Natural Anomalies and Historical Monsters".

Capece, Lucio: Zero Plus Zero Capece, Lucio:
Zero Plus Zero

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95

In Stock

With soprano saxophone and bass clarinet, Sruti box, electronics, preparations and applied objects, Lucio Cape releases this suite consisting of six structured pieces exploring the possibilities of those reed instruments.

Canto General featuring Louis Moholo-Moholo: Rebel Flames Canto General featuring Louis Moholo-Moholo:
Rebel Flames

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

In Stock

The South-African inspired Italian improvising group Canto General (named as a reference to poet Pablo Neruda) led by trumpeter Pino Manafra and saxophonist Roberto Ottaviano invite drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo for an album of compositions from Harry Miller, Keith Tippett, Mongezi Feza, &c.

Mattin: Exquisite Corpse [VINYL] Mattin:
Exquisite Corpse [VINYL]

(Azul Discografica -- USA )

Price: $10.35

Out of Stock

Mattin on voice in an album of rock improvisations featuring Loy Fankbonner on drums, Margarida Garcia on electric double bass, Kevin Failure on guitar and Mattin on vocals recorded in NYC in 2009.

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

In Stock

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.

Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden: Terror Of Positivity Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden:
Terror Of Positivity

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

Out of Stock

The Swedish duo of percussionist Andreas Pollak and prepared pianist Johan Graden (Adam & Alma) in an album of references and innuendo, clandestine and furtive sounds that evoke great mystery and drama in beautifully shaped sound; evocative music that deceives to emerge from the electronic realm while in actuality coming from all acoustic sources.

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements Wisseltangcamatta, The:
Movements

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

In Stock

Live recordings at LOFT in Cologne, Germany from the trio of George Wissel on prepared saxophone, Achim Tang on doublebass, and Simon Camatta on drums & percussion, performing seven "Movements" that use prodigious technique with reserve and direction, revealing the structure of their work as the pieces build and recede in fascinating ways.

Bunda Love: mit Saft [DVD] Bunda Love:
mit Saft [DVD]

(Funhole Records -- USA )

Price: $9.50

In Stock

Live concert DVD from Bunda Love (id & Mike) with Jamie Saft, filmed at Strange Maine in Portland, Maine; sheer communications in wierdness of doom metal meeting schizoid noise.

Zorn, John: A Dreamers Christmas [VINYL] Zorn, John:
A Dreamers Christmas [VINYL]

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $34.95

In Stock

Zorn's take on Christmas with his Dreamers (Marc Ribot, Kenny Wollesen, Joey Baron, Jamie Saft, Trevor Dunn, Cyro Baptista, with guest vocalist Mike Patton) performing 7 of Zorn's favorite Christmas songs along with 2 originals.

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

In Stock

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

In Stock

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

Out of Stock

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

In Stock

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!

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

In Stock

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

In Stock

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.

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

In Stock

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

Out of Stock

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.

Lawler, R Keenan / John Krausbauer: Spectre Of Radiants Lawler, R Keenan / John Krausbauer:
Spectre Of Radiants

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95

In Stock

An extended and rich confluence of strings from R Keenan Lawler and John Krausbauer, using resonator guitar and banjo, sustained tones that intertwine in a beautiful and optimistic drone, minimalistic yet drenched in a profusion of harmonic detail; a beautiful and elusive dream mixing between an Indian raga and an alien electronic environment.

Livebatts! Livebatts!:

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95

In Stock

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).

McAuley, Jim / Scot Ray: Second Earth McAuley, Jim / Scot Ray:
Second Earth

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95

In Stock

An excellent first meeting of two guitarists recording on a February afternoon and released in the sequence recorded with no edits or changes, from Jim McAuley on guitar and Scot Ray on lap steel slide guitar with effects, an innately lyrical blending of styles masking the strong technical skills and long histories of these two superlative players.

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

In Stock

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

In Stock

'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

In Stock

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.