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  January 2014
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117 products
Ablinger, Peter: Grisailles Ablinger, Peter:
Grisailles

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Peter Ablinger's works for three pianos are made up of overlapping sound-layers, repeated octaves, and barely audible sounds made by fingers darting across keys; played by Hildegard Kleeb.

Ammann, Dieter: The Freedom of Speech Ammann, Dieter:
The Freedom of Speech

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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The Ensemble fur Neue Musik Zurich plays seven pieces by Swiss composer Dieter Ammann, each made through a very slow creative process that contrasts the very lively and gestural music.

Badland (Rose / Fell / Noble): Six High Windows Badland (Rose / Fell / Noble):
Six High Windows

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95

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The long-running British free improvising trio Badland (Simon H. Fell-bass; Simon Rose-sax; Steve Noble-drums) in a live recording at St. Brides Church, Liverpool in 2005, intense and dynamic interaction in a space with natural reverb enhancing the interplay.

Bailey, Derek / Trevor Watts / John Stevens: Dynamics of the Impromptu Bailey, Derek / Trevor Watts / John Stevens:
Dynamics of the Impromptu

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Live recordings from 1973-74 from the trio of drummer John Stevens, guitarist Derek Bailey, and saxophonist Trevor Watts, dynamic works performed "impromptu" with a wealth of ideas as these innovators demonstrate the skills that helped define them as masterful players.

Banabila & Machinefabriek: Banabila & Machinefabriek Banabila & Machinefabriek:
Banabila & Machinefabriek

(No Label -- Netherlands )

Price: $13.95

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Sound artists Michel Banabila and Rutger Zuydervelt layer and process each other's sounds to create a 40 minute journey through drones, crackling, and digital noise.

Barlow, Clarence: Musica Derivata Barlow, Clarence:
Musica Derivata

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Composer Clarence Barlow, like Beethoven, builds his own labyrinths, brick by brick, and then searches for an escape by creating conceptual forms to get around the traps of time, tonality, and style.

Bauder, Matt and Day in Pictures: Nightshades Bauder, Matt and Day in Pictures:
Nightshades

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Known for his more abstract Memorize the Sky project, tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Matt Bauder's band Day in Pictures adheres to jazz traditions with the superb quintet of Nate Wooley (trumpet), Kris Davis (piano), Jason Ajemian (bass) and Tomas Fujiwara (drums).

Bennink / Evan Parker, Han: The Grass Is Greener Bennink / Evan Parker, Han:
The Grass Is Greener

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.50

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Dutch percussionist Han Bennink meets tenor saxophonist Evan Parker for their first duo release recorded in the studio in Gateway Studios, London, 2000.

Bushman's Revenge: Thou Shalt Boogie! [VINYL] Bushman's Revenge:
Thou Shalt Boogie! [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

Price: $21.95

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The Oslo-based trio of Even Helte Hermansen (guitar), Rune Nergaard (bass) and Gard Nilssen (drums) are joined by David Wallumrod (organ) on this warm, almost meditative, album of composition and impov.

Butcher, John / Leonel Kaplan / Christof Kurzmann: Shortening Distance Butcher, John / Leonel Kaplan / Christof Kurzmann:
Shortening Distance

(L'innomable -- Slovenia )

Price: $9.95

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The trio of John Butcher on saxophones (acoustic and feedback), Leonel Kaplan on trumpet and Christof Kurzmann on ppooll, performing live at the 2012 Ulrichsberg Kaleidophon Festival, a subtle yet rich dialog from 3 players who complement each other in surprising ways.

Bynum, Taylor Ho: Navigation (Possibility Abstracts X & XI) [VINYL 2 LPs] Bynum, Taylor Ho:
Navigation (Possibility Abstracts X & XI) [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

Price: $31.00

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The 2nd of 3 releases documenting composer/cornetist Taylor Ho Bynums' Navigation project, in 2 LPs of studio recordings with his Sextet: Jim Hobbs on saxophone, Bill Lowe on trombone & tuba, Mary Halvorson on guitar, Ken Filiano on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums & vibraphone.

Cohen, Greg: Golden State Cohen, Greg:
Golden State

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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A set of playful, upbeat duos from West Coast-born bassist Greg Cohen and NY guitarist Bill Frisell, celebrating Cohen's home state of California in 6 originals and 3 California covers.

Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe): Counterpoise Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe):
Counterpoise

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Four composers - John Carisi, Eddie Sauter, Christian Wolff, and Stefan Wolpe - create a program of works with a measured balance in the interrelated and contrasting material.

Daisy, Tim Trio: A Fine Day In Berlin Daisy, Tim Trio:
A Fine Day In Berlin

(Relay Records -- USA )

Price: $8.00

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Chicago drummer Tim Daisy took a detour to Berlin while touring with Dave Rempis' Percussion Quartet to meet with bassist Clayton Thomas and pianist Havard Wiik to record these excellent trio sessions of inspired and innovated free improvisation.

Davis, Kris Trio: Waiting For You To Grow Davis, Kris Trio:
Waiting For You To Grow

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Pianist Kris Davis' 2nd trio record with John Hebert on bass and Tom Rainey on drums, balancing melodic playing and traditional forms with modern approaches in an album influenced by her pregnancy and imminent childbirth.

Dessen, Michael Trio: Resonating Abstractions Dessen, Michael Trio:
Resonating Abstractions

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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West Coast trombonist and electronic artist Michael Dessen's electroacoustic trio with bassist Christopher Tordini and drummer Dan Weiss, balancing detailed compositions and radically open improvisation that equally embraces groove-based improv and soundscape.

Dunmall, Paul / Philip Gibbs / Trevor Taylor: New Atmospheres Dunmall, Paul / Philip Gibbs / Trevor Taylor:
New Atmospheres

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Saxophonist & flutist Paul Dunmall continues his Atmospheres series with these 3 varied improvisations performed with Philip Gibbs on electroacoustic guitar and Trevor Taylor on acoustic and electronic percussion.

East-West Collective (Petit / Ochs / Masaoka / Fengxia / Kassap): Humeurs East-West Collective (Petit / Ochs / Masaoka / Fengxia / Kassap):
Humeurs

(RogueArt -- France )

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Bridging the East and West, with Miya Masaoka on koto and Xu Fengxia on guzheng representing the East, and Larry Ochs on sax, Didier Petite on cello, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinet representing the West; exhiliarating and exotic global improvisation.

Enough!!! (CM von Hausswolff / Jason Lescalleet / Joachim Nordwall): Enough!!! Enough!!! (CM von Hausswolff / Jason Lescalleet / Joachim Nordwall):
Enough!!!

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $14.95

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The trio of Carl Michael von Hausswolff, Jason Lescalleet, and Joachim Nordwall use extreme electronics with an industrial bent and processed field recordings in this dark yet riveting release.

eRikm: Austral [DVD] eRikm:
Austral [DVD]

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

Price: $13.95

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A mixed work for ensemble revolving around the sequences of video and electronic composition, showing a series of Chilean and Argentine landscapes and cityscapes.

Gjerstad, Frode / Luis Conte: Mirrors Edges Gjerstad, Frode / Luis Conte:
Mirrors Edges

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Two reed players, Frode Gjerstad from Norway and Luis Conte from Buenos Aires, in studio recordings of improvised interactions using unusual and extended techniques through eleven short and incisive tracks.

Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra & George Lewis: Artificial Life 2007 Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra & George Lewis:
Artificial Life 2007

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The large Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra, led by Raymond MacDonald, met trombonist George Lewis in 2012 at CCA in Glasgow to record this two part work based on a set of instructions presented graphically, plus an extended free improvisation.

Golia, Vinny & Urs Leimgruber: Empiricism in the West Golia, Vinny & Urs Leimgruber:
Empiricism in the West

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Two amazing wind players - saxophonist, clarinetist and flautist Vinny Golia and saxophonist Urs Leimgruber - in a series of free improvising duos pushing their instruments into unusual and captivating territories.

Gregorio, Guillermo: Faktura Gregorio, Guillermo:
Faktura

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Guillermo Gregorio produces a series of compositions that reinterprets the structural concepts of Constructivism, Concretism, and Madi, focusing on the physicality of sound.

Grossman, Richard: Where The Sky Ended Grossman, Richard:
Where The Sky Ended

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Pianist Richard Grossman in a trio with double bassist Ken Filiano and percussionist Alex Cline, playing freely improvised jazz in a live setting.

Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman: Concerto A Tre Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman:
Concerto A Tre

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Ensemble Recherche plays chamber music pieces by Polish composer Roman Haubenstock-Ramati that are dynamically explosive and allow for the free communicating of the musicians.

Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman: Mobile For Shakespeare Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman:
Mobile For Shakespeare

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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A series of musical "mobiles" from European composer Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, sonic transformations of the visual experiences of Alexander Calder's dynamic sculptures.

Hebert, John Trio: Floodstage Hebert, John Trio:
Floodstage

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Bassist John Hebert continues to explore his Louisana/Cajun roots with his trio of Benoit Delbecq on piano (plus synth & electronics) and drummer Gerald Cleaver, challenging and enigmatic improvisation with a solid rhythmic center.

Hiroshige, JoJo / PIKA / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love: Osaka Fortune [VINYL] Hiroshige, JoJo / PIKA / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love:
Osaka Fortune [VINYL]

(Premier Sang -- France )

Price: $15.00

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The quartet of two drummers (Paal-Nilssen-Love & Pika) and two noise artists (JoJo Hiroshige and Lasse Marhaug) performing live at Osaka Chika-Ikkai for six intense, powerful and informed noise improvisations.

Jordan, Kidd / Peter Kowald / Alvin Fielder: Live In New Orleans [VINYL 2 LPs] Jordan, Kidd / Peter Kowald / Alvin Fielder:
Live In New Orleans [VINYL 2 LPs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $36.95

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The free improvising trio of saxophonist Kidd Jordan, drummer Alvin Fielder, and bassist Peter Kowald performing at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center in New Orleans in 2002.

Jordan, Kidd / Peter Kowald / Alvin Fielder: Trio and Duo in New Orleans [2 CDs] Jordan, Kidd / Peter Kowald / Alvin Fielder:
Trio and Duo in New Orleans [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $25.95

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The free improvising trio of saxophonist Kidd Jordan, drummer Alvin Fielder, and bassist Peter Kowald performing at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center in New Orleans in 2002, plus the duo of Jordan and Fielder in the studio in 2005 and live, 2012 in Texas.

Kasemets, Udo: Pythagoras Tree Kasemets, Udo:
Pythagoras Tree

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Stephen Clarke plays seven works for solo piano by Estonian-born, Canadian-naturalized composer Udo Kasemets that focus on specific designs of micro-detail.

Konrad, Bernd / Hans Koller Unit: Phonolith Konrad, Bernd / Hans Koller Unit:
Phonolith

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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German composer Bernd Konrad masterfully balances composed and improvised parts in these pieces of construction and decay that constantly change texture.

Kullhammar / Aalberg / Zetterberg: Basement Sessions Vol. 2 Kullhammar / Aalberg / Zetterberg:
Basement Sessions Vol. 2

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $12.10

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The saxophone trio of Jonas Kullhammar, bassist Torbjorn Zetterberg and drummer Espen Aalberg, the 2nd release in their Basement Sessions merging bop and free European forms in masterful ways.

Kurzmann, Christof & Irena Tomazin: Ljubljana - Wien Kurzmann, Christof & Irena Tomazin:
Ljubljana - Wien

(L'innomable -- Slovenia )

Price: $6.00

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Unusual electroacoustic improv from the duo of Christof Kurzmann on lloopp and Irena Tomazin on voice and dictaphone, recording at Radio Student and at Amann Studio in 2012 and 2013.

Laubrock, Ingrid & Tom Rainey: And Other Desert Towns Laubrock, Ingrid & Tom Rainey:
And Other Desert Towns

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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After many years collaborating together, New York saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and drummer Tom Rainey present their debut as a duo in a series of improvisations, from subtle interaction to rousing interplay.

Law Quartet, John: Abacus Law Quartet, John:
Abacus

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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John Law (piano) in a quartet with Jon Lloyd (saxes), Tim Wells (bass) and Gerry Hemingway (drums) playing jazz compositions modeled on a baroque suite.

Lazro, Daunik / Joelle Leandre: Hasparren Lazro, Daunik / Joelle Leandre:
Hasparren

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

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The exceptional improvising duo of Daunik Lazro (saxophone) and Joelle Leandre (bass, voice) in a live recording from Hasparren of dark and beautiful free improvisation.

Lim, Liza: The Heart's Ear Lim, Liza:
The Heart's Ear

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Although she has probably become known as one of Australia's best-known composers, Liza Lim's compositions undermine centuries-old Eurocentrism and are largely inspired by Asian culture.

Lindsay, Arto & Paal Nilssen-Love: Scarcity [VINYL] Lindsay, Arto & Paal Nilssen-Love:
Scarcity [VINYL]

(PNL -- Norway )

Price: $18.50

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During Paal Nilssen-Love's July 2013 solo gig at Auido Rebel's Quintavant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he was joined by Arto Lindsay performing on electric guitar and voice, recording these two impressive improvisations released on a 180 Gram 33/45 RPM record.

Lloyd, Jon: Four & Five Lloyd, Jon:
Four & Five

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Composer and saxophonist Jon Lloyd comes together for the first time as a quartet with Stan Adler (cello), Marcio Mattos (bass), and Paul Clarvis (percussion) in a series of loosely composed works with a lot of room for improvisation.

Lossing, Russ / Ed Schuller / Paul Motian: As It Grows Lossing, Russ / Ed Schuller / Paul Motian:
As It Grows

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Composer and pianist Russ Lossing explores the eloquence of silence as his music grows out of silence and the space between thought and gesture in this trio with Ed Schuller (bass) and Paul Motian (drums).

Machinefabriek: Stroomtoon II Machinefabriek:
Stroomtoon II

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $13.95

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After recording Stroomtoon in December 2011, electronic sound artist Rutger Zuydervelt wanted to capture more of the roughness and spontaneity of his live performances, so he recorded more material for this second installation.

McPhee, Joe: Nation Time: The Complete Recordings [4 CD BOX] McPhee, Joe:
Nation Time: The Complete Recordings [4 CD BOX]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

Price: $36.00

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Joe McPhee's landmark 1970 album in a beautiful 4-CD box set reissue, with 3 CDs presenting music leading up to the album's release, including tracks previously unreleased on CD (or in any format), and an extensive booklet with photos, interviews and liner notes.

Melford, Myra : Life Carries Me This Way Melford, Myra :
Life Carries Me This Way

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Pianist/composer Myra Melford's first solo album, original compositions inspired by Sacramento artist Don Reich, with a 16-page booklet that includes full color photographs of Don Reich's artwork and liner notes by Melford and Charles Johnson.

Mendoza, Enrique: Below Sea Level Mendoza, Enrique:
Below Sea Level

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.80

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Six works recorded in Amsterdam from electric guitarist Enrique Mendoza, performed by himself or saxophonist Boglarka Nagy, or flutist Jos Zwaanenburg, each track featuring live electronics.

Miller's, Harry Isipingo: Different Times, Different Places Miller's, Harry Isipingo:
Different Times, Different Places

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95

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An amazing band led by bassist Harry Miller, representing some of the finest players in the 70s London improv scene, 3 tracks from the studio and 3 live at the '76 Chateauvallon Jazz Festival, with Louis Moholo-Moholo, Chris McGregor, Mike Osborne, Keith Tippett, &c. &c.

Mitterer, Wolfgang: Radio Fractal / Beat Music [2 CDs] Mitterer, Wolfgang:
Radio Fractal / Beat Music [2 CDs]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $19.95

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Six musicians play along with Wolfgang Mitterer's one hour and fifty-four minute computer track which leaves ample room for free improvisation, mixing contemporary composition with electronic and jazz music.

Morris, Joe / Fausto Sierakowski / Nigel Taylor: Part and Parcel Morris, Joe / Fausto Sierakowski / Nigel Taylor:
Part and Parcel

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95

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The trio of Joe Morris on guitar, Fausto Sierakowski on alto sax and Nigel Taylor on trumpet in a spirited studio release of collective improvisation using superb technique in beautifully dovetailed dialog.

Nagl, Max / Otto Lechner / Bradley Jones: Flamingos Nagl, Max / Otto Lechner / Bradley Jones:
Flamingos

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Max Nagl (composer, saxophones), Otto Lechner (accordion, piano, voice) and Bradley Jones (double bass) play ten pieces inspired by Charles Mingus but with a unique signature that is Nagl's own.

Nagl, Max Ensemble: Ramasuri Nagl, Max Ensemble:
Ramasuri

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Musician and composer Max Nagl in his first release that breaks away from his standard miniaturist compositions and is played with a broad-band ensemble.

Natura Morta (Ali / Loriot / Costa): Decay Natura Morta (Ali / Loriot / Costa):
Decay

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $11.96

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This Brooklyn-based trio for viola, bass, and drums is dedicated to exploreing musical structures and relationships through collective all-acoustic improvisation, with recordings on Prom Night, Edible Onion and FMR records.

O'Rourke, Jim / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love: The Love Robots [VINYL] O'Rourke, Jim / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love:
The Love Robots [VINYL]

(PNL/PICA -- Norway )

Price: $23.95

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The trio of Jim O'Rourke on guitar, Paal Nilssen-Love on drums and Lasse Marhaug on electronics in an album of beautiful psychedelic noise recorded at Gok Sound Studio in Tokyo.

Pavlidis, Jiannis / Adam Nussbaum / George Kontrafouris: Migration Pavlidis, Jiannis / Adam Nussbaum / George Kontrafouris:
Migration

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Electric jazz from the trio of Swedish born Greek Jiannis Pavlidlis on guitar, Greek organist Giorgos Kontrafouris, and American jazz/fusion drummer Adam Nussbaum, funky melodic and superb improv from an international group looking forward and back.

Pisaro, Michael: Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds Pisaro, Michael:
Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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Michael Pisaro & Greg Stuart collaborate on a work scored for bowed crotales and sine tones in 4 large pieces, a challenging work that provide hallucinatory overtones that shift with the listener's perspective.

Playe, Annabelle: Matrice Playe, Annabelle:
Matrice

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

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Sound artist Annabelle Playe blends electroacoustic, experimental and electronic noise music in her debut album.

Postmarks (Boris Hauf / D Bayne / Martin Siewert): National Parks Postmarks (Boris Hauf / D Bayne / Martin Siewert):
National Parks

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $12.00

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The duo of saxophonist Boris Hauf and pianist D Bayne team up with guitarist Martin Siewert in this collection of tracks inspired by different U.S. national parks and their representation in iconic posters.

Rajesh, Mehta: Orka Rajesh, Mehta:
Orka

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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Indian-born, currently Amsterdam-based American Rajesh Mehta expands the timbral and textural palette of the trumpet in twelve pieces with accompaniment by Paul Lovens on drums and cymbals.

Rammel, Hal / Christopher Burns: Scrawl Rammel, Hal / Christopher Burns:
Scrawl

(Penumbra -- USA )

Price: $7.70

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Focusing on amplified percussion via Hal Rammel's percussion palettes, and Chris Burns' work with electric guitar, this Milwaukee area duo has been improvising together for many year, as heard in this engaging dialog of unusual interjection and tone.

Red Dhal Sextet (Jeffery / Schubert / Dunmall / Schlippenbach / Majkowski / Dimitriadis): Red Dhal S Red Dhal Sextet (Jeffery / Schubert / Dunmall / Schlippenbach / Majkowski / Dimitriadis):
Red Dhal Sextet

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Bringing together masterful players Paul Dunmall (sax), Hilary Jeffery (trombone), Alexander Von Schlippenbach (piano), Paul Schuber (sax), Mike Majkowski (bass), and Yorgos Dimitriadis (drums) for a studio release of incredibly well-balanced and insightful improvisation.