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  August 2012
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77 products
4tet (Jing / Wintsch / Oester / Pfammatter): Different Song - Step Into The Future 4tet (Jing / Wintsch / Oester / Pfammatter):
Different Song - Step Into The Future

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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An unconventional blend of instruments creates different, but captivating, sounds and structures by 4tet, a quartet of Chinese musician Jing (pipa, guqin) and Swiss jazz and free improvisers Wintsch, Oester, and Pfammatter.

Akchote / Foussat / Turner: Acid Rain Akchote / Foussat / Turner:
Acid Rain

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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A burning release mixing free improv and ea forms from the trio of Jean-Marc Foussat (analog Synth), Noel Akchote (guitar) and Roger Turner (drums), recorded in Poitiers at Le Confort Moderne during a recent European tour.

Anastasoff / Morgan / Ali / Stewart-Robertson / Henkel / Wick: Obscure Directions Anastasoff / Morgan / Ali / Stewart-Robertson / Henkel / Wick:
Obscure Directions

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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NY bassist Jason Anastasoff composes map-based works using graphic & traditional notation, plus interpreted spoken work, peformed with Sean Ali (bass), Brad Henkel (trumpet), Nathaniel Morgan (sax), Owen Stewart-Robertson (guitar) and Jacob Wick (trumpet).

Bailey, Derek: New Sights, Old Sounds [2 CDs] Bailey, Derek:
New Sights, Old Sounds [2 CDs]

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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A much-needed reissue of Derek Bailey's 1978 2-CD Japanese release on the Morgue label, the first disc a series of studio improvisations and the second presenting two live performances in Nagoya and Kalavinka.

Berman, Josh & His Gang: There Now Berman, Josh & His Gang:
There Now

(Delmark -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Cornetist Berman's band with Jeb Bishop (trombone), Guillermo Gregorio (clarinet), Jason Stein (bass clarinet), Keefe Jackson (sax), Jason Adasiewicz (vibes), Joshua Abrams (bass) & Frank Rosaly (drums) mixing new and standard compositions.

Beuger, Antoine performed by Chabala / Lash / Owen: s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter Beuger, Antoine performed by Chabala / Lash / Owen:
s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Ben Owen (electronics), Barry Chabala (guitar) and Dominic Lash premier Wandelweiser founder Antoine Beuger's work "s'approcher s'eloigner s'absenter" recorded at erstwhile's AMPLIFY 2011 at The Stone, NYC.

Bisio, Michael / Matt Shipp Duo: Floating Ice Bisio, Michael / Matt Shipp Duo:
Floating Ice

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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NY bassist Michael Bisio and pianist Matthew Shipp continue their collaborations from their trio work with Whit Dickey in this duo release recorded in the studio, beautiful and amazing telepathic communication.

Bleak House: Dark Poetry Bleak House:
Dark Poetry

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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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.

Buckminster: (Henkel / Morgan / Hanson) Buckminster:
(Henkel / Morgan / Hanson)

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

Price: $5.00

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The Brooklyn trio of Buckminster - Brad Henkel (trumpet), Nathaniel Morgan (alto sax) and Peter Hanson (reeds & winds) - in a superbly charming release of improvisation, spoken dialog, and quirky discourse.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Longview [2 CDs] Chadbourne, Eugene:
Longview [2 CDs]

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $9.00

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A double CD of new studio recordings, original Chadbourne material and covers including numbers by Merle Haggard, Fred Rose, Jessi Colter, &c. with guests Scott Henderson and Gary Cherwonka.

Cymerman, Jeremiah: Purification / Dissolution Cymerman, Jeremiah:
Purification / Dissolution

(5049 Records -- USA )

Price: $10.36

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Clarinetist Jeremiah Cymerman's solo work with clarinet, electronics and amplifier is a dark and aggressive work that mutates the potential of the single reed into a monstrous instrument of surprising properties.

Dunietz / Edwards / Noble: Cousin It Dunietz / Edwards / Noble:
Cousin It

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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Israeli pianist Maya Dunietz comes together with British free improvisers John Edwards (bass) and Steve Noble (drums) for a trio record of creative and informed playing, a marvel of power and inventiveness.

Ewen / Smith / Walter Ewen / Smith / Walter:

(Ugexplode -- USA )

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The trio of Sandy Ewen (guitar), Damon Smith (bass) and Weasel Walter (drums) in an album of alien technique and structural disruption, free improvisation using extended techniques in aggressive and astounding ways.

Falzone, James Allos Musica: Lamentations Falzone, James Allos Musica:
Lamentations

(Allos Musica -- USA )

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Chicago clarinetist James Falzone's longstanding Allos Musica ensemble with oud player Ronnie Malley and Tim Mulvenna on hand drums and percussion, playing collective improvisations inspired by Arabic musical forms.

Falzone, James Allos Musica: The Sign and the Thing Signified Falzone, James Allos Musica:
The Sign and the Thing Signified

(Allos Musica -- USA )

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An eclectic collection of compositions from clarinetist James Falzone based on his longstanding interest in semiotics, performed with improvisers Katherine Young, Amy Cimini (Architeuthis Walks on Land), Tim Mulvenna, Kevin Davis and Brian Dibble.

Favriou, Fabrice: Phases Favriou, Fabrice:
Phases

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Six distinct "phases" of entrancing drones performed on an unprepared but slightly damaged harmonium by French improviser Monsieur Favriou, demonstrating the timbral range of the pedal-pumped reed organ.

Fester (Ali / Grollman): Sip and Bite Fester (Ali / Grollman):
Sip and Bite

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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Fester is the duo of Brooklyn bassist Sean Ali and Manhattan drummer David Grollman, using extended and unusual techniques to create mesmerizing and riveting improvisations, here in 19 short works.

Five Dollar Ferrari (Henkel / Carlson): F$F! Five Dollar Ferrari (Henkel / Carlson):
F$F!

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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One composition each from Downtown NY guitarist Dustin Carlson and trumpeter Brad Henkel, building works that use minimal development, advanced techniques, and spoken word that yields surprising and cathartic performances.

Hand to Man Band, The: You Are Always on Our Minds [YELLOW VINYL] Hand to Man Band, The:
You Are Always on Our Minds [YELLOW VINYL]

(Post Consumer -- USA )

Price: $16.95

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Bringing together pianist Thollem McDonas, Minuteman bassist Mike Watts, NY's Quakebasket percussionist Tim Barnes, and Bungles/Deerhoof guitarist John Dieterich for an open-minded and uniquely diverse rock record.

Hobson's Choice: Of The Waves Hobson's Choice:
Of The Waves

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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Canada's songwriting Hobson's Choice has developed into a tightly knit ensemble embracing elements of jazz, chamber, and singer-songwriter traditions, with sound-worlds ranging from midnight deep-woods marimba ballads to sunny cicada-sung anthems.

Hobson's Choice: Of The Waves <i>[Used Item]</i> Hobson's Choice:
Of The Waves [Used Item]

(Barnyard -- Canada )

Price: $8.95

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Canada's songwriting Hobson's Choice has developed into a tightly knit ensemble embracing elements of jazz, chamber, and singer-songwriter traditions, with sound-worlds ranging from midnight deep-woods marimba ballads to sunny cicada-sung anthems.

IKB: Monochrome Bleu Sans Titre IKB:
Monochrome Bleu Sans Titre

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Referencing the work of French artist and composer Yves Klein, this large group of Creative Sources regulars perform the 4 part Monochrome Bleu Sans Titre, a subtle and rich work of acoustic and electronic improvisation.

Uchihashi Kazuhisa And Yoshida Tatsuya: Barisshee Uchihashi Kazuhisa And Yoshida Tatsuya:
Barisshee

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Magaibutsu drummer Yoshida Tatsuya and Innocence/Altered States guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa in a genre-shifting and inspired duo from two of Japan's most active rock improvisers.

Killick: Bull**** <i>[Used Item]</i> Killick:
Bull**** [Used Item]

(Solponticello Records -- USA )

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Killick Hinds plays a custom-made 38 string harp guitar in twelve diverse solo tracks inspired by the pacifist writer Munro Leaf with resonant tones that are at times exciting and others hypnotic.

KLANG: Brooklyn Lines...Chicago Spaces KLANG:
Brooklyn Lines...Chicago Spaces

(Allos Musica -- USA )

Price: $11.86

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Klang's 4th release takes the quartet of James Falzone (clarinet), Tim Daisy (drums), Jason Roebke (bass) & Jason Adasiewicz (vibes) into more abstract territory in works inspired by aesthetics such as graffiti, pavement, iron work, &c.

KLANG: Other Doors KLANG:
Other Doors

(Allos Musica -- USA )

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Chicago's innovative Klang quartet's with James Falzone (clarinet), Jason Adasiewicz (vibes), Jason Roebke (bass) and Tim Daisy (drums) + guests in their 3rd recording, an album paying respect to Benny Goodman on his 100th birthday.

KLANG: Tea Music KLANG:
Tea Music

(Allos Musica -- USA )

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The debut recording by Chicago-based clarinetist/composer James Falzone's quartet, KLANG with vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz, bassist Jason Roebke and drummer Tim Daisy, drawing on influences including Jimmy Giuffre's early small groups.

Lonberg-Holm's, Fred Fast Citizens, : Gather Lonberg-Holm's, Fred Fast Citizens, :
Gather

(Delmark -- USA )

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The Fast Citizens are the Chicago-based sextet of Aram Shelton, Keefe Jackson, Josh Berman, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Anton Hatwich and Frank Rosaly, rotating the leadership with each release, this time with Fred Lonberg-Holm taking the helm.

Loriot / Vincent: Bobun: Suite pour Machines a meche Loriot / Vincent:
Bobun: Suite pour Machines a meche

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The string duo Bobun celebrates ten years of creative collaboration with this six piece suite, a studio recording of diverse improvisations that runs the gamut from lowercase minimalism to dense and technically exuberant interaction.

MAGIMC: Polishing the Mirror MAGIMC:
Polishing the Mirror

(Amirani Records -- Italy )

Price: $8.00

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Italian saxophonist Edoardo Marraffa and drummer Stefano Giust meet West Coast/touring pianist Thollem McDonas for an album of focused and spirited free improvisation recorded live in Bologna.

Mcphee, Joe & Chris Corsano: Scraps and Shadows [VINYL] Mcphee, Joe & Chris Corsano:
Scraps and Shadows [VINYL]

(Roaratorio -- USA )

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The second release from the duo of Joe McPhee and Chris Corsano, seven pieces from ballads to combustible free playing in an album dedicated to Fred Anderson, Paul Flaherty, Han Bennink, Kidd Jordan, &c.

MMM Quartet (Frith / Leandre / Leimgruber / Curran): Live At The Metz' Arsenal MMM Quartet (Frith / Leandre / Leimgruber / Curran):
Live At The Metz' Arsenal

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Master improvisers Joelle Leandre (double bass), Fred Frith (guitar), Alvin Curran (electronics, piano) and Urs Leimgruber (saxophones) in a new quartet for a live, abstract recording that moves at a fast past.

Modirzadeh, Hafez: Post-Chromodal Out! Modirzadeh, Hafez:
Post-Chromodal Out!

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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The next step in Iranian-American saxophonist Hafez Modirzadeh's quest to create a seamless cross-cultural exchange of musical structures between the Persian dastgah and American jazz.

Morgan / Minissali / Grollman: Yolt Morgan / Minissali / Grollman:
Yolt

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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A trio of NY free improvisers using unusual and advanced techniques - David Grollman (percussion); Weston Minissali (synth); Nathaniel Morgan (alto sax) - performing a 6-part series of "Yolts".

Morris, Joe: Perpetual Frontier The Properties of Free Music [BOOK] Morris, Joe:
Perpetual Frontier The Properties of Free Music [BOOK]

(Riti Publishing -- USA )

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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.

Naranjo / Stankova / Young: Verdure Into Onyx Naranjo / Stankova / Young:
Verdure Into Onyx

(Peira -- USA )

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Electronics, bassoon and voice combine for an improvised work of deconstructive sound and space, with Architeuthis Walks on Land's Katherine Young, plus Ivan Naranjo and Maria Stankova.

Parker / Schlippenbach / Guy / Lovens / Lytton: 2X3=5 Parker / Schlippenbach / Guy / Lovens / Lytton:
2X3=5

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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Two trios of powerful musicians, Parker/Guy/Lytton and Schlippenbach/Parker/Lovens, come together for a 77 minute-long collective performance of live improvisation full of vivacity and zest.

Remote Viewers, The: City of Nets Remote Viewers, The:
City of Nets

(Remote Viewers -- Great Britain )

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London's Remote Viewers in their 13th release, quoting W.H. Auden in an album of excellent structured improvisation with David Petts, Caroline Kraabel, Sue Lynch & Adrian Northover (saxes), John Edwards (bass & drums), and Rosa Lynch (keys and percussion).

Rubin / Frangenheim / Smulian: Suite Rubin / Frangenheim / Smulian:
Suite

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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11 short works and a longer "suite" from the duo of Israeli clarinetist Harold Rubin and German bassist Alexander Frangenheim, with electric bassist Mark Smulian making the group a trio on three tracks.

Sunshine Soldier: (Henkel / Carlson / Stardrum) Sunshine Soldier:
(Henkel / Carlson / Stardrum)

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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Taking a hard edge on Downtown NY playing, this limited release presents two extended studio improvisations from the trio of trumpeter Brad Henkel, baritone guitarist Dustin Carlson, and drummer Booker Stardrum.

Swirm: (Henkel / Grollman / Amat) Swirm:
(Henkel / Grollman / Amat)

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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The New York duo Swirm of Brad Henkel (trumpet) and David Grollman (percussion) in a unique blend of virtuosic free improvisation, subtle sound exploration, and performance art, here adding free vocalist Laurie Amat for 6 compositions named by color.

Trumpet Trumpet Synthesizer: (Henkel / Wick / Minissali) Trumpet Trumpet Synthesizer:
(Henkel / Wick / Minissali)

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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NY composer and synthesizer player Weston Minissali developed the graphics scores for these two pieces that cross melodic passages with extended techniques and tones, performed in a trio with trumpeters Brad Henkel & Jacob Wick.

Various Artists: INstruments Various Artists:
INstruments

(List -- France )

Price: $7.95

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A 2004 collection of commissioned compositions exploring the relations between acoustic instruments and digital process including Dafeldecker/Siewert, Janek Shaefer, Steinbruchel, Gunter Miller, &c.

Way Out Northwest: The White  Spot - w/John Butcher, Tortsen Mueller and Dylan van der Shyff Way Out Northwest:
The White Spot - w/John Butcher, Tortsen Mueller and Dylan van der Shyff

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The UK and Vancouver meet for a second release under the Way Out Northwest name - British saxophone master John Butcher with bassist Torsten Muller and drummer Dylan van der Schyff - recording for Sonarchy Radio.

Wolff, Christian / Keith Rowe Wolff, Christian / Keith Rowe:

(erstwhile -- USA )

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New York School stalwart and John Cage collaborator Christian Wolff met AMM and EA-improvising guitarist Keith Rowe to perform this extended work at erstwhile's AMPLIFY 2011 show in NYC's The Stone.

Blumenkranz, Shanir Ezra / Zorn, John: Abraxas: The Book Of Angels Volume 19 Blumenkranz, Shanir Ezra / Zorn, John:
Abraxas: The Book Of Angels Volume 19

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The 19th volume in the Book of Angels series is led by gimbri player Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz in a primal reading of Zorn's music with Eyal Maoz & Aram Bajakian (guitars) and Kenny Grohowski (drums).

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.

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

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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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 )

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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.

Ibarra, Susie  / Assif Tsahar: Home Cookin' Ibarra, Susie / Assif Tsahar:
Home Cookin'

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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The first Hopscotch release from the then husband/wife duo of wind player Assif Tsahar and drummer Susie Ibarra, lyrical and textural powerfully woven improvisation.

Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William: Palm of Soul Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William:
Palm of Soul

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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Little Women: Lung Little Women:
Lung

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $14.45

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A large work from Brooklyn's jazz-oriented Little Women with saxophonists Travis Laplante & Darius Jones, guitarist Andrew Smiley, and drummer Jason Nazary, a sophisticated building work collectively composed and refined over two years.

Melford, Myra Extended Ensemble: Even the Sounds Shine Melford, Myra Extended Ensemble:
Even the Sounds Shine

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.45

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Necks, The: Silent Night Necks, The:
Silent Night

(Fish of Milk -- Australia )

Price: $23.95

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Ratkje, Maja: Voice [VINYL LP + CD] Ratkje, Maja:
Voice [VINYL LP + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Composer, singer, electronic manipulator, violinist and theremin player Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje released this, her debut album, on CD in 2002, now available again on vinyl LP.

Buddin, David: Canticles Buddin, David:
Canticles

(Ugexplode -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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An electronic music realization of the instrumental parts for a six movement chamber work featuring soprano voice from composer Buddin, a vigorous, dissonant, rhythmically complex work in the vein of Stockhausen, Ruggles, Babbitt, &c.

Killick: Exsanguinette Killick:
Exsanguinette

(Solponticello Records -- USA )

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Guitarist Killick Hinds comes together with saxophonist Larry Ochs, trumpeter Liz Allbee and drummer Brann Dailor for seven original tracks and seven remixes of intense avant-garde music.

Killick: The Amplifucker Killick:
The Amplifucker

(Solponticello Records -- USA )

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Athens GA native Killick Erik Hinds performs on an 18-string electroacoustic guitar known as the H'arpeggione, performing his "Applachian Trance Metal" music in a diverse and dynamic exposition of the instrument and performer's potential.

Mazzola, Guerino / Joomi Park: Passionate Message Mazzola, Guerino / Joomi Park:
Passionate Message

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

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The idea for this CD was to set up a dialogue of two completely different styles - Joomi's contemporary music approach to composition and improvisation, versus Guerino's free jazz - creating a shared improvisation for two pianos.

Rosaly, Frank: Centering and Displacement [VINYL & CD] Rosaly, Frank:
Centering and Displacement [VINYL & CD]

(Utech Records -- USA )

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Frank Rosaly uses drums, percussion, and electronics as the core of improvised source material that he segments, orchestrates, and arranges into a sound program before editing and ultimately dividing the material down to two channels.