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  January 2016
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41 products
Banabila, Michel: Tapu Sampler 2016 Banabila, Michel:
Tapu Sampler 2016

(Tapu Record -- Netherlands )

Price: $8.95

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Michel Banabila's excellent melodically experimental electroacoustic label Tapu in their 2016 double CD sampler, with tracks from Banabila, Asid & Banabila, Banabila & Van Geel, Banabila & Machinefabriek, Banabila & Erker, and Banabila/Erker/Samson.

Bennani / Silva / Greene / Henderson: Free Form Improvisation Ensemble 2013 Bennani / Silva / Greene / Henderson:
Free Form Improvisation Ensemble 2013

(Improvising Beings -- France )

Price: $12.95

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Instant compositions live at Sunset in Paris, 2013 from the quartet of Burton Greene on piano & percussion, Alan Silva on synthesizer, Adelhai Bennani on tenor sax, and Chris Henderson on electronic drums, an essential update from a trailblazing band that started in 1964.

Chrysakis, Thanos / Chris Cundy: Music for Chamber Organ & Contra Bass Clarinet Chrysakis, Thanos / Chris Cundy:
Music for Chamber Organ & Contra Bass Clarinet

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

Price: $15.95

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Electroacoustic improviser Thanos Chrysakis performing on the chamber organ at the University of Gloucestershire, UK in a collaboration with Chris Cundy on contra bass clarinet, for a subtle, mysterious and uncompromising four-part improvisation.

Foussat, Jean-Marc / Les Autres: Alternative Oblique [4 CD Box Set] Foussat, Jean-Marc / Les Autres:
Alternative Oblique [4 CD Box Set]

(Improvising Beings -- France )

Price: $35.95

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A 4 CD anthology released on Jean-Marc Foussat's 60th birthday, presenting an amazing diversity of material from 40 years of recording, including early experiments, the development of his unique language, improv with Jean-Luc Cappozzo, Matthias Mahler, Joe McPhee, Paul Lovens, &c.

Murcia, Sarah: Never Mind The Future Murcia, Sarah:
Never Mind The Future

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $14.41

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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.

Rollig, Silke / Burton Greene: Space Is Still The Place Rollig, Silke / Burton Greene:
Space Is Still The Place

(Improvising Beings -- France )

Price: $12.95

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New York free jazz pianist Burton Greene and free jazz vocalist Silke Rollig recorded these thirteen improvisations at The Loft in Koln, Germany in 2013, a mix of lyrical free playing with scat and freeform vocals, accompanied by flute, and by sax, on one piece each.

Vincent, Hugues / John Cuny : Tagtraum Vincent, Hugues / John Cuny :
Tagtraum

(Improvising Beings -- France )

Price: $12.95

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Free improvising cellist Hugues Vincent and pianist John Cuny in a studio release of 9 subtle duos using space, time, unusual techniques, and intensive listening to develop succinct, unique and sometimes curious dialogs of spontaneous skill.

Ceccaldi, Theo Trio, Trio + Joelle Leandre: Carrousel -and- Can You Smile Ceccaldi, Theo Trio, Trio + Joelle Leandre:
Carrousel -and- Can You Smile

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $16.95

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Two albums together. "Carrousel": The Paris based Theo Ceccaldi Trio crosses improv with chamber music in a string trio of lyrical, subtle and advanced improvisation. "Can You Smile": Ceccarelli expands his trio with bassist/free vocalist Joelle Leandre for rich, interactive improvisation.

Fair, Jad / Strobe Talbot: Hunger Fair, Jad / Strobe Talbot:
Hunger

(Music a la Coque -- Italy )

Price: $6.95

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Jad Fair, vocalist and mastermind of Half Japanese, with the band Strobe Talbot (Nick Hobbs, Beng Gallaher, Andy Fisher), in a 33 rpm postcard flexi record of a song titled "Hunger", a limited and numbered edition of 250 copies with artwork from Jad Fair himself.

Lo Flopper : Lo Flopper [CASSETTE] Lo Flopper :
Lo Flopper [CASSETTE]

(Music a la Coque -- Italy )

Price: $5.95

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Experimental "childrens jazz" in a 2-sided cassette from this Italian septet, the first side a free-form structured live performance, the second an unusual set of experiments using toys, balloons, objects, synths over strange rhythms and sound - a fun and odd release.

Brotzmann, Peter Sextet/ Quartet: Nipples [VINYL] Brotzmann, Peter Sextet/ Quartet:
Nipples [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

Price: $34.95

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A legendary and intense album of European Free Improvising masters recorded in 1969 from a band led by saxophonist Peter Brotzmann, with Evan Parker on tenor sax; Derek Bailey on guitar; Fred van Hove on piano; Buschi Niebergall on bass; and Han Bennink on drums.

Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo: Melt Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo:
Melt

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $16.95

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Thick, grungy, ecstatic free improvisation crossing into rock territory from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (The Thing) on sax, Brian Chippendale (Lightening Bolt) on drums, and Massimo Pupillo (Zu) on electric bass, a temporary project that evolved into a touring band.

Higuchi, Keiko: Between Dream And Haze Higuchi, Keiko:
Between Dream And Haze

(Improvising Beings -- France )

Price: $12.95

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Free jazz vocal improvisation from Keiki Higuchi in a quartet with drummer Tatsuya Nakatani, bassist Luis Inage, and guitarist Masami Kawaguchi, creating an hallucinatory sound of unusual techniques and hazy vocal implications, revealing layers with each listen.

Thing, The: Shake [VINYL 2 LPs] Thing, The:
Shake [VINYL 2 LPs]

(The Thing Records -- Austria )

Price: $29.95

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Wild free jazz grooves, another monster of an album from the trio of reedist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love with guests Anna Hogberg on alto sax and Goran Kajfes on cornet; intense, passionate, and precise.

Eisenstadt, Harris : Old Growth Forest Eisenstadt, Harris :
Old Growth Forest

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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New York drummer Harris Eisenstadt revives his trio with trombonist Jeb Bishop and bassist Jason Roebke, adding tenor saxophonist Tony Malaby, recording in the studio after two concerts at John Zorn's venue The Stone in 2015, heard in here in momentous and heartfelt jazz.

Emde, Gabriele : Die Natur der Klange: Neue Musik fur Harfe Emde, Gabriele :
Die Natur der Klange: Neue Musik fur Harfe

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $16.95

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Harpist Gabriele Emde began performing contemporary music by exceptional 20th century artists in the early 80s; in this collection recorded from 1985 to 1987 she presents one of Cage's "Landscape" pieces, a major work by Hans Otte, and several short pieces by Lou Harrison.

Frith, Fred / Darren Johnston: Everybody's Somebody's Nobody Frith, Fred / Darren Johnston:
Everybody's Somebody's Nobody

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Bay Area trumpeter Darren Johnston meets improvising guitar legend Fred Frith for an incredibly well-paced series of duos, remarkable improv that uses space, skill, extended techniques and unexpected approaches to both instruments in vivid and beautiful discourse.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Thomas Bonvalet  : Loges De Souffle Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Thomas Bonvalet :
Loges De Souffle

(BeCoq -- France )

Price: $12.95

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Thomas Bonvalet takes the banjo into unusual territory with Jean-Luc Guionnet performing on the organ at the protestant temple of Bergerac, France, in a beautifully terrifying album recorded during the MONC cultural arts centre's festival of avant-garde culture in 2010.

Hirose, Junji / Kazuhisa Uchihashi: Saxophonedaxophone Hirose, Junji / Kazuhisa Uchihashi:
Saxophonedaxophone

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $14.41

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Saxophonist Junji Hirose met Kazuhisa Uchihashi at Foxhole in Kichijoji in 2014 and 2015, Uchihashi performing only on Hans Reichel's daxophone--wood shapes played in a variety of ways to create unusual sound--as heard on these 10 surprising and wonderfully idiosyncratic recordings.

Hocevar, Dre : Collective Effervescence Hocevar, Dre :
Collective Effervescence

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Freely improvised collective with an electroacoustic inclination and chamber music reserve from the quintet of Dre Hoceva (drums), Bran De Looze (piano), Lester St. Louis (cello), Chris Pitsiokos (sax) and Philip White (electronics & signal processing).

Iannotta, Clara    : A Failed Entertainment.  Works 2009-2014 Iannotta, Clara :
A Failed Entertainment. Works 2009-2014

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $16.95

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Works from Italian composer Clare Iannotta recorded from 2012 - 2014, including a work for string quartet composed for the DAAD artist-in-Berlin program titled "A Failed Entertainment" commissioned by Quaturo Diotima; plus 6 works for contemporary ensembles.

Icepick (Nate Wooley, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten & Chris Corsano): Amaranth [VINYL + DOWNLOAD CODE] Icepick (Nate Wooley, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten & Chris Corsano):
Amaranth [VINYL + DOWNLOAD CODE]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Nate Wooley (trumpet), Chris Corsano (percussion) and Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten (bass) recording in Austin, TX for their first proper release as Icepick, 3 tracks of powerfully creative and downright smoldering modern jazz using exceptional skill and passion.

Left Exit (Feat Michael Duch / Klaus Holm): Mr. K [VINYL] Left Exit (Feat Michael Duch / Klaus Holm):
Mr. K [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $22.95

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This progressive/folk/jazz/improv/experimental/psych quartet from Norway covers a diverse set of approaches to improvisation, from textural, minimalistic and radically abstract, like something AMM would play, using graphic and written notation.

McPhee, Joe : Zurich 1979 [1-SIDED VINYL + DOWNLOAD CODE] McPhee, Joe :
Zurich 1979 [1-SIDED VINYL + DOWNLOAD CODE]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $21.95

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Originally recorded to cassette tape (in Zurich, in 1979) this one-sided 180Gm LP restores and remasters this amazing 20 minute solo, a tour-de-force of tenor sax starting from the mouthpiece and bell and working into a fully formed and remarkable journey of method and music.

MILESDAVISQUINTET!: Shapin' With MILESDAVISQUINTET!:
Shapin' With

(BeCoq -- France )

Price: $11.95

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The French trio of Xavier Camarasa on piano, Valentin Ceccaldi on cello, and Sylvain Darrifourcq on percussion, having little to do with Mile Davis, but instead a creative band using timbral changes, intensity, density, volume to create unique improv environments.

Oberg / Schubert / De Joode / Sanders: Rope Oberg / Schubert / De Joode / Sanders:
Rope

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Soprano saxophonist Frank Paul Schubert and pianist Uwe Oberg have played together since 2009; for ROPE they are joined by UK drummer Mark Sanders and Amsterdam bassist Wilbert de Joode for a diverse and astounding live set performed at Just Music Fest in Wiesbaden, Germany in 2015.

Poulsen, Hasse / Tom Rainey: Open Fist Poulsen, Hasse / Tom Rainey:
Open Fist

(BeCoq -- France )

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New York Drummer Tom Rainey met French guitarist Hasse Poulsen to record this album of dynamic duos in the studio, building works that ebb and flow between aggressive sound and reflective harmony, an impressive display of technical, lyrical, and powerful playing.

Protean Reality: Protean Reality Protean Reality:
Protean Reality

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Hard driving free jazz and hard bop from the German trio of Chris Pitsioko on alto sax, Noah Punkt on electric bass, and Philipp Scholz on drums and percussion, referencing the past with their foot clearly in the present through propulsive and creatively heavy playing.

Renku: Live in Greenwich Village Renku:
Live in Greenwich Village

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A live recording at Greenwich House Music School in New York City in 2014, and the 3rd album from the Renku trio of Michael Attias on alto sax, John Hebert on double bass, and Satoshi Takeishi on drums, lyrical and intimate trio work from three masterful players.

This Heat: Deceit [VINYL REISSUE] This Heat:
Deceit [VINYL REISSUE]

(Light in the Attic -- USA )

Price: $23.95

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Temporarily out of print with the label but being rush repressed.
Re-ordered on February 8, 2016
Label expects delivery in 2-3 weeks.

This Heat (Charles Hayward, Charles Bullen, Gareth Williams) "Deceit" expands on the band's amazing mixture of avant/prog rock, sonic and electronic experimentation, tape collage, and other inexplicable elements, a monumental album that still sounds ahead of its time today.

This Heat: This Heat [VINYL REISSUE] This Heat:
This Heat [VINYL REISSUE]

(Light in the Attic -- USA )

Price: $23.95

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An impressive and unprecedented achievement in rock composition, This Heat's first album blends sonic work with avant rock, drawing liberally from no wave, punk, progressive, and more, influencing a generation and producing some of rock and improv's finest players.

Turner, Roger / Otomo Yoshihide: Live at SuperDeluxe Turner, Roger / Otomo Yoshihide:
Live at SuperDeluxe

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $16.95

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UK free improvising percussionist Roger Turner in a duo with Japanese creative improviser Otomo Yoshihide on guitar, performing live at Tokyo's SuperDeluxe in 2015, two sets of dynamic and demanding improvisation, from near silence to driving rhythm and noise.

Turner, Roger / Satoh Masahiko / Otomo Yoshihide: Live at Hall Egg Farm Turner, Roger / Satoh Masahiko / Otomo Yoshihide:
Live at Hall Egg Farm

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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During legendary UK free improvising drummer Roger Turner's 2015 tour of Japan he met with guitarist Otomo Yoshihide and pianist Satoh Masahiko to record this monumental and astounding 66 minute improvisation at Fukaya City's Hall Egg Farm.

Walabix invite Maris: Walabix invite Maris Walabix invite Maris:
Walabix invite Maris

(BeCoq -- France )

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The French quartet or Quentin Biardeau on sax, Gabriel Lemaire on sax and clarinet, Valentin Ceccaldi on cello, Adrien Chennebault on drums and guest trumpeter Bart Maris in a set of composed, structured, and freely improvised pieces, with an ear to lyricism.

Yoshihide, Otomo: Guitar Solo 2015 RIGHT Yoshihide, Otomo:
Guitar Solo 2015 RIGHT

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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The complement to his "Guitar Solo "RIGHT", Otomo Yoshihide recorded 123 structured guitar improvisations on Masayuki Takayanagi's 1963 Gibson, then gave them to Akihiko Matsumoto who fed them into software he developed to play them back using a set of intelligent rules.

Disguises, The (Thomson / Caloia / Charuest / Hood / Tanguay): Songs 7 Dances from The Muted Note Disguises, The (Thomson / Caloia / Charuest / Hood / Tanguay):
Songs 7 Dances from The Muted Note

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $13.46

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Eleven songs by Montreal trombonist Scott Thomson, settings of poems by P.K. Page (1916-2010), one of Canada's distinguished literary figures, in a band with Pierre Tanguay on drums, Yves Charuest on sax, Nicolas Caloia on double bass, and Susanna Hood on vocals.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Les accords intuitifs Ensemble SuperMusique:
Les accords intuitifs

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $12.56

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Montreal's most creative large ensemble, led by Joane Hetu & Daniell Palardy Roger, in their 5th release presenting works composed between 1976-2015 featuring twenty musicians playing in different combinations, showing the creative breadth and skills of this amazing band.

Ogrim, Tellef / Anders Berg: Kume Ogrim, Tellef / Anders Berg:
Kume

(SImlas -- Norway )

Price: $10.95

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The second album from the duo collaboration of acoustic and electric bassist Anders Berg and guitarist Tellef Ogrim on fretted and unfretted standard and baritone guitars, a Hadron Particle synthesizer, and other instruments, merging rock, jazz and other groove oriented styles.

Martin, Simon (w/ Quasar, Bozzini Quartet, Trio de guitares contemporain): Hommage a Leduc, Borduas Martin, Simon (w/ Quasar, Bozzini Quartet, Trio de guitares contemporain):
Hommage a Leduc, Borduas et Riopelle

(Collection QB -- Canada )

Price: $7.17

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Composer Simon Martin pays hommage to Quebec painters Ozias Leduc, Paul-Emile Borduas, and Jean-Paul Riopelle in contemplative works for each artist, performed by the ensembles Quatuor Bozzini, Quasar quatuor de saxophons, and Trio de guitares contemporain.

Quasar (quatuor de saxophones): Du souffle Quasar (quatuor de saxophones):
Du souffle

(Collection QB -- Canada )

Price: $6.88

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Montreal saxophone quartet Quasar (Jean-Marc Bouchard, Marie-Chantal Leclair, Mathieu Leclair, & Andre Leroux) in their 3rd incredible album of contemporary saxophone compositions, presenting 14 rich and varied compositions, including commissioned and premier works.

This Heat : Health And Efficiency [VINYL REISSUE] This Heat :
Health And Efficiency [VINYL REISSUE]

(Light in the Attic -- USA )

Price: $12.84

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A 2-song EP from 1980 from This Heat (Charles Hayward, Charles Bullen, Gareth Williams), the middle album from their original set of 3 releases, presenting two epic tracks: one based around a pulse, and the other left to the listener to determine the playback speed; an astonishing release.