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  June 2015
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51 products
Ayler, Albert: Spirits Rejoice [VINYL] Ayler, Albert:
Spirits Rejoice [VINYL]

(ESP -- USA )

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Legendary saxophonist Albert Ayler recorded this album in 1965 with the phenomenal band of brother Donald Ayler on trumpet, Charles Tyler on alto sax, Sunny Murray on drums, Call Cobbs on harpsichord, and Gary Peacock and Henry Grime on bass, reissued with its original cover.

Banabila & Machinefabriek: Error Log Banabila & Machinefabriek:
Error Log

(Tapu Record -- Netherlands )

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The third album by Banabila and Machinefabriek, removing the lightness of the previous two in favor of abstract and dystopian soundscapes, presented in three long monolithic tracks based on electronics and heavy sampling of acoustic instruments.

Blaser, Samuel: Spring Rain Blaser, Samuel:
Spring Rain

(Whirlwind -- Great Britain )

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Swiss trombonist Samuel Blaser pays tribute to clarinetist and composer Jimmy Giuffre, in a quartet with Russ Lossing on piano & keys, Drew Gress on double bass, and Gerald Cleaver on drums, merging Giuffre's lyrical forms to create new and innovative compositions.

BLASTRO: From the Beginning to the End BLASTRO:
From the Beginning to the End

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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The trio of Hiroshi Hasegawa and Miyano on electronics, and Ironfist Tatsushima on drums in a 32 minute blast of sound and noise recorded live at Earthdom, Tokyo in 2013 and mixed by Tatsuya Yoshida who reveals the inner layers of their profoundly intense sonic attacks.

Brotzmann / McPhee / Kessler / Zerang: Tales Out Of Time Brotzmann / McPhee / Kessler / Zerang:
Tales Out Of Time

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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A much-needed reissue of the 2002 release from the quartet of Peter Brotzmann (reeds), Joe McPhee (sax, pocket cornet, trumpet), Kent Kessler (double bass) and Michael Zerang (drums & percussion) recording in the studio for incredible free improvisation from four titans.

Brotzmann / Van Hove / Bennink: FMP 0130 [VINYL] Brotzmann / Van Hove / Bennink:
FMP 0130 [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

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A reissue of this 1973 LP of succinct free improvsation by Peter Brotzmann, Fred van Hove, and Han Bennink, with Brotzmann on clarinet, alto, tenor, baritone, bass saxophones, van Hove plays celesta & piano, and Bennink on drums and a crazy assortment of percussive devices.

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

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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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.

Chicago Reed Quartet (Mazzarella / Rempis / Williams / Vandermark): Western Automatic Chicago Reed Quartet (Mazzarella / Rempis / Williams / Vandermark):
Western Automatic

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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Four generations of Chicago saxophonists--Dave Rempis, Ken Vandermark, Mars Williams, and Nick Mazzarella--come together in an interactive saxophone quartet with each player providing 2 compositions of well-developed, powerful, engaging free and lyrical jazz.

Cole, Crys: Sand/Layna [VINYL] Cole, Crys:
Sand/Layna [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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The first full-length solo release from Canadian sound artist Crys Cole, who works with contact mics and small objects to illuminate their sonic properties, here featuring a composition originally self-released in 2009, "Sand", and a new piece created in 2013, "Layna".

Distel, Herbert: Travelogue Distel, Herbert:
Travelogue

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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An electroacoustic composition from Herbert Distel, a "Travelogue" of field recordings organized into two long works that present hallucinatory sound with an illusive rhythmic component, structured into a long journey with a departure, journey and arrival.

East West Blast Test: Popular Music for Unpopular People <i>[Used Item]</i> East West Blast Test:
Popular Music for Unpopular People [Used Item]

(Ipecac Recordings -- USA )

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Eckardt, Jason: Subject Eckardt, Jason:
Subject

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Composer Jason Eckardt presents "Subject", a work that confronts "enhanced interrogation" techniques using sound and light, plus other works including a 6 part piece about glossolalia ("Tongues"), performed by JACK, ICE, and the Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble.

Eskelin, Ellery: Solo Live At Snugs Eskelin, Ellery:
Solo Live At Snugs

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Ellery Eskelin performing solo on tenor saxophone at 61 Local in Brooklyn, NY, four original compositions, personal and distinctive improvisation like listening to tales from a well seasoned and adept traveler.

Ewen, Sandy & Henry Kaiser: Lake Monsters Ewen, Sandy & Henry Kaiser:
Lake Monsters

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Seven electric guitar duos from Kaiser & Ewen, recorded during a 6 hour marathon session in Houston, TX, impressive for the intense technical interactions as well as the assertive use of sound and distortion to augment their wonderfully strange, monstrous ideas.

Frith, Fred / Evan Parker: Hello, I Must Be Going Frith, Fred / Evan Parker:
Hello, I Must Be Going

(Victo -- Canada )

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Two masters who rarely play together--guitarist Fred Frith and saxophonist Evan Parker--performing together as a duo at the 30th Musique Actuelle Festival in Victoriaville, Canada for an amazing exchange of ideas and intensely subtle dialog.

Gibbs, Michael & the NDR Bigband featuring Bill Frisell: Play a Bill Frisell Setlist Gibbs, Michael & the NDR Bigband featuring Bill Frisell:
Play a Bill Frisell Setlist

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Guitarist Bill Frisell's first-ever appearance as the featured soloist on a big band session, performing with British composer and arranger Michael Gibbs and his NDR Bigband for a tour de force album playing over arrangements of compositions drawn from his career.

Gibbs, Michael & the NDR Bigband: In My View Gibbs, Michael & the NDR Bigband:
In My View

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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British jazz composer and arranger Michael Gibbs directs his NDR Big Band through a set of lyrical jazz pieces with brilliant arrangements, including four original compositions and compositions from Carla Bley, Thelonius Monk, Ornette Coleman, Gordon Jenkins, and Ron Carter.

Guapo: Obscure Knowledge Guapo:
Obscure Knowledge

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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For 20 years this British rock trio has straddled the boundaries of progressive, noise, minimalism and avant-rock here in a 3 part 43 minute long work in a scenic journey through loud New York minimalism, celestial drones, avant rock, kosmiche-noise, rockin' riffs and much more.

Gustafsson, Mats / Merzbow / Balazs Pandi / Thurston Moore: Cuts of Guilt, Cuts Deeper [VINYL] Gustafsson, Mats / Merzbow / Balazs Pandi / Thurston Moore:
Cuts of Guilt, Cuts Deeper [VINYL]

(Rarenoise Records -- USA )

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The followup to "Cuts" by Japanese noisemaker Merzbow (aka Masami Akita), Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and Hungarian drummer Balazs Pandi, adding Sonic Youth founder Thurston Moore to create a supergroup of vicious sonic improvisation spanning 4 nations.

If Thousands: Lullaby If Thousands:
Lullaby

(Silber -- USA )

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If Thousands present a beautiful blanket of sound recorded as a soundtrack for falling asleep. Quite beautiful and soothing. Fans of Godspeed You Black Emperor and Stars of the lid should love this one.

ISKRA 1903 (Rutherford / Bailey / Guy): Chapter One (1970-2) [3 CDs] ISKRA 1903 (Rutherford / Bailey / Guy):
Chapter One (1970-2) [3 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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A reissue of Emanem 4301, a classic concert and studio performances from '70-'72 by the innovative trio of Paul Rutherford (trombone, piano) Derek Bailey (guitar) and Barry Guy (double bass), which was a much expanded reissue of the early Incus releaes 3/4 of the same name.

Iskra 1903: Buzz Soundtrack Iskra 1903:
Buzz Soundtrack

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Music for the 1971 film by Michael Grigsby and performed by the trio of Paul Rutherford (trombone), Derek Bailey (guitar) and Barry Guy (double bass), a fascinating and distinctive set, more restrained and gentle than their live performances from that time.

Lacy, Steve: Shots Lacy, Steve:
Shots

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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A reissue of the uniquely configured trio of soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, Masa Kwate on traditional Japanese percussion, and Irene Aebi on voice and violin, from their 1977 LP release on the French Musica label, restored and remastered.

Land of Marigold (Joshua Zubot & Ellwood Epps): Creosote Land of Marigold (Joshua Zubot & Ellwood Epps):
Creosote

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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The Montreal duo of trumpeter Ellwood Epps and Josh Zubot on violin and low octave violin for 9 upbeat, technically superb and intricate instant improvisations, what they refer to as "foot-tapping for ghosts, seeing the northern lights from underwater".

Mazurek, Rob / Exploding Star Orchestra: Galactic Parables: Volume 1 [2 CDs] Mazurek, Rob / Exploding Star Orchestra:
Galactic Parables: Volume 1 [2 CDs]

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Composer, cornetist, and musical director Rob Mazurek leads his largest regular ensemble, the Exploding Star Orchestra, through one of his most ambitious recordings, part of an epic science fiction opera inspired by the writings of Samuel R. Delany and Stanislaw Lem.

Morris, Joe : Solos - Bimhuis Morris, Joe :
Solos - Bimhuis

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Live recordings from guitarist Joe Morris, performing solo at Bimhuis in Amsterdam in two Octobers from 2013 to 2014, showing remarkable technical and creative skills while captivating his audience with accessible progressions and story-telling; masterful!

Musicworks: #122 Summer 2015 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#122 Summer 2015 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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On the cover, Allison Camerson. Inside: Dave Burrell's Unsung Songbook; Peter Ablinger's Art of Time; Sabrina Schroeder's Stircrazer; plus reviews of recordings and events, label profiles, essays, &c. &c.

Mycale: Gomory: The Book Of Angels Volume 25 Mycale:
Gomory: The Book Of Angels Volume 25

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The 25th Book of Angels, performing Zorn's lyrical Masada compositions, is the 2nd B.O.A. release from the a cappella vocal quartet Mycale, using a variety of texts in Portuguese, Berber, Hebrew, French and Spanish to fashion lush harmonies and strong rhythmic drive.

Rempis Percussion Quartet, The (w/ Haker-Flaten / Rosaly / Daisy): Cash And Carry Rempis Percussion Quartet, The (w/ Haker-Flaten / Rosaly / Daisy):
Cash And Carry

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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After 10 years together, the Rempis Percussion Quartet led by saxophonist Dave Rempist, Frank Rosaly, Tim Daisy on drums and percussion, and Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on bass, recorded this concert at Chicago's Hungry Brain for a superlative album of rhythmically simmering free improv.

Rollerball: Catholic Paws/Catholic Pause Rollerball:
Catholic Paws/Catholic Pause

(Silber -- USA )

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Odd beats, strange solos, a reggae feel here, an avant-garde jazz angularity there, from Rollerball, a goth-tinged pop band with vocalist Mae Starr leading the quintet through catchy melodies with unexpected twists and turns.

Russell, John (with Phil Minton, Thurston Moore, Evan Parker, &c.): With... Russell, John (with Phil Minton, Thurston Moore, Evan Parker, &c.):
With...

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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British free improvising guitar master John Russell's 60th birthday gig at London's Cafe Oto is celebrated in a duo with Phil Minton, a trio with Henry Lowther & Satoko Fakuda, in a trio with Evan Parker and John Edwards, and in a duo with Thurston Moore.

Small Life Form: One Small Life Form:
One

(Silber -- USA )

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Label leader Brian John Mitchell in his first Small Life Form release, seven instrumental drone pieces ranging from contemplative to noisy and disturbed, designed so they may all be listened to simultaneously while looped.

Sousa / Berthling / Ferrandini: Casa Futuro Sousa / Berthling / Ferrandini:
Casa Futuro

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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With members from Fire!, Red Trio, Amado Motion Trio, &c., the trio of Pedro Sousa (sax), Johan Berthling (bass) and GabrielFerrandini (drums) push the envelope in free improvisation that is energetic, argumentative, restless, and ultimately extremely intelligent.

Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra: Sleeping Beauty [VINYL] Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra:
Sleeping Beauty [VINYL]

(KS Art Yard Series -- Netherlands )

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An extremely soulful electric album from Sun Ran and the Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra, a groove driven and funky swirling masterpiece from the late 70's.

Thollem / Wimberly / Cline: Radical Empathy Thollem / Wimberly / Cline:
Radical Empathy

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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A trio of collective-improvisers recording in NYC's East Village in 2015 for exceptionally sympathetic dialog, instigated by electric keyboard improvisor Thollem McDonas, with Nels Cline on guitar and Charles Gayle cohort Michael Wimberly on drums; Fred Frith liner notes!

Threadgill, Henry & Zooid: In for a Penny, In for a Pound [2 CDs] Threadgill, Henry & Zooid:
In for a Penny, In for a Pound [2 CDs]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Henry Threadgill's new epic work in four movements written specifically to feature each of the musicians in Zooid: "Ceroepic" for Elliott Kavee (drums), "Dosepic" for Christopher Hoffman (cello), "Tresepic" for Jose Davila (trombone & tuba), and "Unoepic" for Liberty Ellman (guitar).

Tiger Hatchery: Sun Worship [VINYL] Tiger Hatchery:
Sun Worship [VINYL]

(ESP -- USA )

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Chicago power-jazz trio Tiger Hatchery in an album from the free jazz tradition born from Albert Ayler and Peter Brotzmann, with aggressively powerful approaches that cross into noise-rock, but remain firmly rooted in modern free improvisation.

Van Duynhoven, Fred : Bellbird <i>[Used Item]</i> Van Duynhoven, Fred :
Bellbird [Used Item]

(P.J.J. -- The Netherlands )

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Yoshihide, Otomo : Guitar Solo 2015 LEFT Yoshihide, Otomo :
Guitar Solo 2015 LEFT

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Reflecting on his studies with guitarist Masayuki Takayanagi, Otomo Yoshihide plays one of Takayanagi's favorite electric guitars, a 1963 Gibson-175, to record 6 extended and informed free improvisations, including Ornette's "Lonely Woman" and "Song for Che".

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

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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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.

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.

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

(Auris Media -- Israel )

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

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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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.

Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan: So Are We, So Are We Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan:
So Are We, So Are We

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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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.

Tiger Hatchery: Sun Worship Tiger Hatchery:
Sun Worship

(ESP -- USA )

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Chicago power-jazz trio Tiger Hatchery in an album from the free jazz tradition born from Albert Ayler and Peter Brotzmann, with aggressively powerful approaches that cross into noise-rock, but remain firmly rooted in modern free improvisation.

Archetti, Luigi: Null I-VII  [7 CD BOX] Archetti, Luigi:
Null I-VII [7 CD BOX]

(Die Schachtel -- Italy )

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Luigi Archetti's "Null" project, referring to a state of pausing and anticipatory waiting, is issued in a beautiful box set, presenting 7 CDs of rich slowly moving drones and layered sound derived from e-guitars, slowly transformed and mutated in entrancing ways.

Pride, Mike: Listening Party Pride, Mike:
Listening Party

(Akord Records/Subkulturni Azil -- Slovenia )

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The first solo album from Downtown NY drummer/multi-instrumentalist Mike Pride, 18 diverse and succinct pieces for percussion instruments, studio creations, glockenspiel etudes & drum set improvisations with rhythmically superb music and some strange bits of NYC humor.

Dingman, Chris: The Subliminal and the Sublime <i>[Used Item]</i> Dingman, Chris:
The Subliminal and the Sublime [Used Item]

(Inner Arts -- USA )

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A sublime five-part suite commissioned by Chamber Music America, performed by Loren Stillman (sax), Fabian Almazan (piano), Ryan Ferreira (guitar), Linda Oh (bass), and Justin Brown drums), exploring the subliminal patterns hidden below apparent reality.

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

(Silber -- USA )

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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 )

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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.