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  February 2016
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MMM Quartet (Joelle Leandre, Fred Frith, Alvin Curran, Urs Leimgruber) : Oakland/Lisboa MMM Quartet (Joelle Leandre, Fred Frith, Alvin Curran, Urs Leimgruber) :
Oakland/Lisboa

(RogueArt -- France )

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Rich, subtle and unusual improv from the MillsMusicMafia (MMM) Quartet of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Fred Frith on electric guitar, Alvin Curran on keys, and Urs Leimgruber on sax, recording these spiritual and detailed improvisations live at Jazz em Agosto in Portugal.

Parkins / Wooley / Westera / Vuletic: Fugitive Beautee Parkins / Wooley / Westera / Vuletic:
Fugitive Beautee

(Ignoring Gravity Music -- Germany )

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Bojan Vuletic composed these works based on lines from Baudelaire's "Les fleurs du mal", a remarkable set of songs sung by Vera Westera over the excellent musicianship of Zeena Parkins on harp, Nate Wooley on trumpet, and Bojan Vuletic handling the odd instrument.

Ravenstine, Allen: The Pharaoh's Bee Ravenstine, Allen:
The Pharaoh's Bee

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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The original Pere Ubu keyboardist Allen Ravenstine in a limited edition release of analog electronics, an extraordinary album of rich sound taking unexpected twists and turns while showing the power of the EML synthesizer, coupled with a theremin.

Rova Channeling Coltrane: Electric Ascension - Live At The 2012 Guelph Festival + "Cleaning The Mirr Rova Channeling Coltrane:
Electric Ascension - Live At The 2012 Guelph Festival + "Cleaning The Mirror - A Documentary by John Rogers" [Blu Ray + DVD + CD]

(RogueArt -- France )

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Rova led by saxophonist Larry Ochs expands their translation of John Coltrane's "Ascension" in this amazing 3 disc CD/DVD/BluRay set of their cathartic performance at the 2012 Guelph Jazz Festival with a stellar lineup including Mazurek, Frith, Cline, Mori, Drake, &c &c.

AMM: AMMMusic [VINYL] AMM:
AMMMusic [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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The first vinyl reissue of the classic 1966 debut album from AMM, AMMMusic with Keith Rowe's beautiful pop art cover and the terse aphorisms by the group that served as its original liner notes, an amazing achievement in non-idiomatic and forward-thinking improvisation.

Ashley, Robert: Crash [2 CDs] Ashley, Robert:
Crash [2 CDs]

(Lovely Music -- USA )

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The autobiographical account of an older man from age 1 to 84 in Robert Ashley's 2014 work for six voices, performed in six 15-minute acts of quickly spoken articulations reflecting on three characters, while the other singers perform as a vocal orchestra.

Bishop, Sir Richard / Ava  Mendoza: Ivory Tower (Hanuman) [VINYL] Bishop, Sir Richard / Ava Mendoza:
Ivory Tower (Hanuman) [VINYL]

(Unrock -- Netherlands )

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The third installment in Unrock's string-related Saraswati Series brings Sun City Girls guitarist Sir Richard Bishop together with NY avant guitarist Ava Mendoza for an album of twisted takes on the blues, improv, and unusual music history.

Corner, Philip: OM Entering. and Once Enterd [VINYL] Corner, Philip:
OM Entering. and Once Enterd [VINYL]

(Kye -- USA )

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Fluxus composer Philip Corner in an album presenting four previously unreleased recordings with the Barton Workshop taken from live performances in the Netherlands, and South Korea, between 2000-2007.

Decimus: Decimus 7 [VINYL] Decimus:
Decimus 7 [VINYL]

(Further Records -- USA )

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Former No-Neck Blues Band guitarist and synth player Pat Murano in his 7th Decimus album, a quirky and rich album of drones and unexpected/aberrative sound, played out on two side-long pieces dedicated to the zodiac of Roman poet and rhetorician Decimius Magnus Ausonius.

Fennesz: Mahler Remix [VINYL 2 LPs] Fennesz:
Mahler Remix [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Touch -- E.U. )

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Based on samples from Gustav Mahler's symphonies, Fennesz recorded these sublimely elegant "remixes" live at RadioKulturhaus, Vienna in 2011, one of three performances of this commissioned work performed with the visual artist Lillevan, and now on a double LP.

Fvrtvr: Following Shapes to the Edge of a Drift Fvrtvr:
Following Shapes to the Edge of a Drift

(Discombobulate -- Great Britain )

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Fritz Welch and Guido Hennebohl present a strange and discomforting album of electronic madness, as they "rattle them pots and pans, slap-the-cheek slurps and stick sharp elbows into a web of goof-off electronics" as they pursue the message of freedom.

MV Carbon  : The Sun Will Turn On You MV Carbon :
The Sun Will Turn On You

(Discombobulate -- Great Britain )

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New York City based, interdisciplinary artist and composer MV Carbon in an album of voice and sound, built of dark rhythm and sound, adding depth and innuendo to the simplest of songs.

Wire, The: #383 January 2016 [MAGAZINE] Wire, The:
#383 January 2016 [MAGAZINE]

(The Wire -- Great Britain )

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Rewind 2015: Records of the year charts plus opinion, analysis, musings and reflections; Invisible Jukebox: Gnod; Global Ear: Zagreb; Marc Baron; Inner Sleeve (Noveller on Sonic Youth's Goo videos); Collateral Damage: Ergo Phizmiz; plus reviews, articles, &c &c.

Wire, The: #384 February 2016 [MAGAZINE] Wire, The:
#384 February 2016 [MAGAZINE]

(The Wire -- Great Britain )

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On The Cover: Alan & Sir Richard Bishop; 22a Records; The Primer: This Heat And Beyond: A user's guide to the recordings and spin-off groups from Camberwell Now to Monkey Puzzle Trio; Breadwoman; ZA!; Bastard Assignments; Bizarre Rituals; Puce Mary; Josephine Foster; &c. &c.

Douglas, Dave & Monarch Art Ensemble: Fabliaux Douglas, Dave & Monarch Art Ensemble:
Fabliaux

(Greenleaf Music -- USA )

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An oustanding suite composed and led by trumpeter Dave Douglas for the for Monash Art Ensemble, an improvising chamber orchestra including some of Melbourne, Australia's finest players, scored for four winds, four brass, four strings, four percussion, and electronics.

McPhee, Joe : Alone Together: The Solo Ensemble Recordings 1974 & 1979 McPhee, Joe :
Alone Together: The Solo Ensemble Recordings 1974 & 1979

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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In 1979 Joe McPhee, working with CJR produced Craig Johnson, recorded this set of overdubbed recordings of himself performing on saxes, trumpet and flugelhorn over original compositions showcasing solo, duo, trio and quartet contexts, an album of virtual McPhee ensembles!

Palermo, Ed Big Band: One Child Left Behind Palermo, Ed Big Band:
One Child Left Behind

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Alto saxophonist/arranger Ed Palermo leads his 18-piece big band in a set of road-tested arrangements of Frank Zappa classics, along with a Neil Young ballad, a Leiber and Stoller piece, and a Los Lobos tune, all with technical and lyric prowess and surprising twists and turns.

Parker, Jeff / Rob Mazurek: Some Jellyfish Live For Ever [VINYL] Parker, Jeff / Rob Mazurek:
Some Jellyfish Live For Ever [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )

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Chicago guitarist Jeff Parker and cornetist Rob Mazurek have collaborated for more than 20 years in a variety of ensembles, heard here in their first ever duo, condensing their creative use of lyrical, textural and technical skills into this outstanding album.

Slobber Pup: Pole Axe Slobber Pup:
Pole Axe

(Rarenoise Records -- Great Britain )

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Slobber Pup, the New York trio of Joe Morris (guitar), Jamie Saft (keys), and Balazs Pandi (drums) is joined by Norwegian saxophonist Mats Gustafsson for three incendiary pieces of free improv with an electric edge and a visceral approach that is absolutely hair-raising!

Slobber Pup: Pole Axe [VINYL] Slobber Pup:
Pole Axe [VINYL]

(Rarenoise Records -- USA )

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Slobber Pup, the New York trio of Joe Morris (guitar), Jamie Saft (keys), and Balazs Pandi (drums) is joined by Norwegian saxophonist Mats Gustafsson for three incendiary pieces of free improv with an electric edge and a visceral approach that is absolutely hair-raising!

Smith, Wadada Leo: Red Chrysanthemums | Solos 1977 Smith, Wadada Leo:
Red Chrysanthemums | Solos 1977

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Unreleased for more than 39 years, these remarkably creative live solo performances on trumpet, flugelhorn, flute, steelophone, percussion and gongs from improvisor and composer Wadada Leo Smith were recorded in Los Angeles in 1977, during his visionary Kabell Records years.

Zorn, John: Madrigals (For Six Female Voices) Zorn, John:
Madrigals (For Six Female Voices)

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Composer John Zorn presents two books of "Madrigals" scored for six acappella female voices, rich and seductive compositions intertwining voices in beautiful, electrifying and riveting ways through 10 works inspired by the 19th century British poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley.

Zorn, John: The Hermetic Organ Vol. 4 - ST. Barts, NYC Zorn, John:
The Hermetic Organ Vol. 4 - ST. Barts, NYC

(Tzadik -- USA )

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John Zorn's 4th volume of ritualistic organ improvisations, this recital was recorded at midnight on the eve of Halloween on St. Bart's organ, the largest in New York City, a massive sound of "contrasts, colors, bells, drones, counterpoint and simultaneity".

Harde, Staffan : Staffan Harde Harde, Staffan :
Staffan Harde

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Mats Gustafsson, the Harde family, and Corbett vs. Dempsey lovingly restore Swedish guitarist Staffan Harde's lone 1972 LP and a series of reel-to-reel tapes, bringing this brilliant yet obscure player's unique approach to the instrument to new audience's ears.

Artaud Beats, The: Logos Artaud Beats, The:
Logos

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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After performing at Jean-Herve Peron's 2010 Avant Garde Festival, Yumi Hara (keys, violin & voice), Geoff Leigh (winds & electronics), John Greaves (bass & piano) and Chris Cutler (drums & percussion) present their first studio album mixing open-minded composed and improvised music.

Borgmann, Thomas / Max Johnson / Willi Kellers: One For Cisco [VINYL] Borgmann, Thomas / Max Johnson / Willi Kellers:
One For Cisco [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Recorded live at the New York Tenor Sax Festival 2015 in Ibeam, Brooklyn, the German trio of saxophonist Thomas Borgmann, bassist Max Johnson and drummer Willi Kellers perform the two part "One for Cisco", a soulful work with an open free-bop attitude of modern creative language.

Cappozzo, Jean-Luc  / Didier Lasserre: Ceremony's A Name For The Rich Horn [VINYL 10-inch EP] Cappozzo, Jean-Luc / Didier Lasserre:
Ceremony's A Name For The Rich Horn [VINYL 10-inch EP]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A 2-part single improvisation recorded live at la Maison Peinte, Labarthe-sur-Leze in 2014 from Jean-Luc Capozzo on trumpet & flugelhorn, and drummer Didier Lasserre, showing a great range of style and dynamic in gutsy playing using powerful technique and creative interaction.

Circuit (Dunmall / Taylor / Gibbs): Electro Acoustic Ensemble Circuit (Dunmall / Taylor / Gibbs):
Electro Acoustic Ensemble

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The 7th CD for the sophisticated Circuit electroacoustic improvising ensemble, whose personnel shifts with each release; here Paul Dunmall plays sax, flute, and wind controller, alongside Phillip Gibbs on electric guitar and Trevor Taylor on acoustic & electric percussion.

Fujiwara, Tomas & The Hook Up: After All Is Said Fujiwara, Tomas & The Hook Up:
After All Is Said

(482 Music -- USA )

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The Hook Up's 3rd album with Mary Halvorson (guitar), Brian Settles (tenor saxophone & flute), Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), Tomas Fujiwara (drums), and expanded with Michael Formanek on bass, performing Fujiwara's distinctive compositions highlighting his extraordinary band.

Halvorson, Mary: Meltframe Halvorson, Mary:
Meltframe

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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NY guitarist Mary Halvorson's solo album, worked out after a tour opening for King Buzzo, has her performing creative interpretations of works from modern composers like Roscoe Mitchell, Ornette Coleman, Oliver Nelson, & Tomas Fujiwara, back to Duke Ellington's "Solitude".

Hooker, William: Light (1975 - 1989) [4 CD Box Set] Hooker, William:
Light (1975 - 1989) [4 CD Box Set]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A 4-CD set from NY drummer William Hooker documenting his early years between 1975-89 in 2 early LPs from his label Reality Unit Concepts, plus 2 never-issued sessions from '88 & '89; with David S. Ware, David Murray, Jemeel Moondoc, Roy Campbell Jr., Booker T. Williams, &c. &c.

Kovac, Boris: Times of Day: Concerto Suite for Sax and Chamber Ensemble Kovac, Boris:
Times of Day: Concerto Suite for Sax and Chamber Ensemble

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Not chamber music, not world music, not jazz, Serbian composer and instrumentalist Boris Kovac has for 40 years perfected his unique blend of compositional music, rich in the region's folk history while stunningly lyrical and sophisticated in execution.

Laubrock, Ingrid: Ubatuba Laubrock, Ingrid:
Ubatuba

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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An eponymous and formidable release by saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock's newest quintet, featuring a handpicked group of musicians including alto saxophonist Tim Berne, trombonist Ben Gerstein, tuba player Dan Peck, and drummer Tom Rainey performing original Laubrock compositions.

Lerner, Marilyn / Ken Filiano / Lou Grassi: Live At Edgefest [VINYL] Lerner, Marilyn / Ken Filiano / Lou Grassi:
Live At Edgefest [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Live recordings from the 2013 Edgefest by the trio of Canadian pianist Marilyn Lerner, NY bassist Ken Filiano, and drummer Lou Grassi, a freely flowing session that combines profound technical skills with innate lyrical sensibility.

Mitchell, Nicole / Tomeka Reid / Mike Reed: Artifacts Mitchell, Nicole / Tomeka Reid / Mike Reed:
Artifacts

(482 Music -- USA )

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Recent Chicago AACM members cellist Tomeka Reid, flutist Nicole Mitchell, and drummer Mike Reed formed this trio to perform pieces from the rich 50 year history of the AACM, each bringing favorite compositions including those from Roscoe Mitchell, Jeff Parker, Art Ensemble, &c.

Tarasov, Vladimir / Liudas Mockunas / Eugenijus Kanevicius: Intuitus [VINYL 2 LPs] Tarasov, Vladimir / Liudas Mockunas / Eugenijus Kanevicius:
Intuitus [VINYL 2 LPs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Recorded at drummer Vladimir Tarasov's home studio, saxophonist Liudas Mockunas stands out in superb solos on soprano & tenor saxes, clarinet and bass clarinet, while Kanevicisu & Tarasov support on bass and an array of percussive devices including cimbalom and hunting horn.

Eriksen, Espen Trio: Never Ending January Eriksen, Espen Trio:
Never Ending January

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Since 2007 the Norwegian jazz piano trio of Espen Eriksen (piano), Lars Tormod Jenset (double bass) and Andreas Bye (drums) have released three albums of lyrical and beautifully paced music, evolving their style through tours and festivals.

Eriksen, Espen Trio: Never Ending January [VINYL + CD] Eriksen, Espen Trio:
Never Ending January [VINYL + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Since 2007 the Norwegian jazz piano trio of Espen Eriksen (piano), Lars Tormod Jenset (double bass) and Andreas Bye (drums) have released three albums of lyrical and beautifully paced music, evolving their style through tours and festivals.

Mural: Tempo [3 CD BOX] Mural:
Tempo [3 CD BOX]

(Sofa -- Norway )

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Long form acoustic free improv, this concert with Jim Denley on wind instruments, Kim Myhr on guitar & zither, and Ingar Zach on gran cassa & percussion, was recorded at the Rothko Chapel in Texas as a single 4-hour performance, patiently allowing their music to unfold in detail.

Rowe, Keith /  John Tilbury : Enough Still Not to Know [4 CD BOX] Rowe, Keith / John Tilbury :
Enough Still Not to Know [4 CD BOX]

(Sofa -- Norway )

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AMM compatriots, pianist John Tilbury and guitarist/electronicist Keith Rowe release a 4-Cd set of music developed for an installation by visual artist Kjell Bjorgeengen, four subtle tracks using unconventional sound and silence to create unique sonic environments.

Motorpsycho: Supersonic Scientists: A Young Person's Guide to Motorpsycho [2 CDs] Motorpsycho:
Supersonic Scientists: A Young Person's Guide to Motorpsycho [2 CDs]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The first-ever Motorpsycho anthology, released in conjunction with a retrospective exhibition at Rockheim, Norway's national museum of pop and rock music; the 2 CD set includes one song from every studio album since 1993, along with additional tracks.

Wolff, Christian /  Wandelweiser Komponisten Ensemble: Stones Wolff, Christian / Wandelweiser Komponisten Ensemble:
Stones

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Antoine Beuger, Burkhard Schlothauer, Chico Mello, Jurg Frey, Kunsu Shim, Michael Pisaro, and Thomas Stiegler participate in this realization of Christian Wolff's compositions to make sounds or draw sounds out of stones, alone or with other surfaces, acoustically or amplified.

Pisaro, Kathryn Gleasman: Beuger.Cage Pisaro, Kathryn Gleasman:
Beuger.Cage

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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One composition each from Antoine Beuger and John Cage performed on the oboe by Kathryn Gleasman Pisaro; Beuger's work presents tones in regular intervals offset by silence; Cage's piece uses pitch and tone color with microtonal inflections, mutes and harmonic fingerings.

Beuger, Antoine : Silent Harmonies In Discrete Continuity Beuger, Antoine :
Silent Harmonies In Discrete Continuity

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Antoine Beuger's minimalist work for American painter Marcia Hafif, known for her monochrome paintings, in 24 tonal works each 3 minutes long using stationary waves of eight frequencies from a different octave and punctuated by silence.

Bertoia, Harry: Complete Sonambient Collection [11CD BOX SET] Bertoia, Harry:
Complete Sonambient Collection [11CD BOX SET]

(Important Records -- USA )

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Sonic sculptor Harry Bertoia's 100th is celebrated by restoring his original LP releases from their master tapes in an 11-CD box printed with metallic inks, each CD in replica jackets, and including a 100-page book of essays, interviews, plus modern and archival photos.

Fire!: She Sleeps, She Sleeps Fire!:
She Sleeps, She Sleeps

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The 5th album from the Swedish trio of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Johan Berthling, and drummer Andreas Werliin, drawing on influences from free jazz, psychedelic rock, and noise, here joined by guitarist Oren Ambarchi and Leo Svensson on cello.

Fire!: She Sleeps, She Sleeps [VINYL] Fire!:
She Sleeps, She Sleeps [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The 5th album from the Swedish trio of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Johan Berthling, and drummer Andreas Werliin, drawing on influences from free jazz, psychedelic rock, and noise, here joined by guitarist Oren Ambarchi and Leo Svensson on cello.

Partch, Harry: A Portrait [VINYL + DOWNLOAD] Partch, Harry:
A Portrait [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(New World Records -- USA )

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A portrait of instrument builder and microtonal composer Harry Partch presented through representative work, in a beautiful limited 180g vinyl LP with a 12 page booklet of rare photos and essays, plus an MP3 download; essential listening from an extraordinary composer.

Toop, David: Life on the Inside [VINYL] Toop, David:
Life on the Inside [VINYL]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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An audio companion to French sculptor Pierre Besson's 2014 exhibition "D'objets noires et de Choses carrees" (Black Objects and Square Things) in a 34-minute ambient track from electronic artist and writer David Toop.

Univers Zero: Univers Zero [VINYL 2 LPs] Univers Zero:
Univers Zero [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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Belgium septet Univers Zero's 1977 debut album, now including a large work titled "La Faulx" presented as a second LP, a much-needed vinyl reissue of this ground-breaking album of intense compositional rock from co-founders of the "Rock in Opposition" movement.

Bathysphere (with Bishop / Malaby / Ho Bynum / &c): Bathysphere Bathysphere (with Bishop / Malaby / Ho Bynum / &c):
Bathysphere

(Driff Records -- USA )

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A 15-member ensemble of Boston area improvisers plus guests Jeb Bishop, Tony Malaby and Taylor Ho Bynum, taking their name from the deep-sea submersibles used for exploring, as this band survey's large form improvisation that blends free and melodic jazz in adventurous ways.

Bourdreuil, Leila / Michael Foster: The Caustic Ballads Bourdreuil, Leila / Michael Foster:
The Caustic Ballads

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Two bright stars of DIY Brooklyn improvisers with unusual approaches to their instruments through extended techniques, processing and odd acoustic effects from saxophonist Michael Foster and cellist Leila Bourdreuil, together since 2009 creating racous & beautiful sound.

Cage, John: One9 Cage, John:
One9

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Edwin Alexander Buchholz performs this beautiful work by John Cage on accordion, originally written for the Japanese sho, where sounds are single tones and chords, up to six part harmonies, or as Cage wrote, "sounds brushed into existence as in oriental calligraphy".

Cage. Schlothauer: For Seven Players Cage. Schlothauer:
For Seven Players

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Burkhard Schlothauer presents two works by John Cage written for septet, using indeterminacy in a score where each instrumental part is given twenty time brackets, allowing overlapping sounds which will be shaped depending on choices from each performer.

Dijkstra, Jorrit: Never Odd Or Even Dijkstra, Jorrit:
Never Odd Or Even

(Driff Records -- USA )

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15 wonderfully creative works from Boston-area saxophonist Jorrit Dijkstra, also on lyricon, analog synth and effects pedals, creating a one-man-band of unconventional sonic textures layered live, over which he improvises in fun and profound ways.

Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith: Background Information [CASSETTE] Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith:
Background Information [CASSETTE]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Houston based guitarist Sandy Ewen met BPA label leader, bassist Damon Smith, to record these open-minded improvisations in the studio, with Smith also using 7 string electric upright bass, laptop, and field recordings played in real time.

Frey, Jurg: String Quartets Frey, Jurg:
String Quartets

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Composer Jurg Frey's 1988 work "String Quartet" realized by Nadia Francavilla, Clemens Merkel, Stephanie Bozzini and Isabelle Bozzini, exploring ideas of audibility: the moment when sound waves move in space and the air touches the body.

Kaiser, Henry / Steve Parker / Damon Smith / Chris Cogburn : Nearly Extinct Kaiser, Henry / Steve Parker / Damon Smith / Chris Cogburn :
Nearly Extinct

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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An exceptional example of collective free improvisation in the traditions of American and European styles from a quartet of Austin and West Coast players: Henry Kaiser on electric guitar; Steve Parker on trombone; Damon Smith on double bass; and Chris Cogburn on drums.

Matchbox (Djikstra / Karayorgis / McBride / Newton): Matchbox Matchbox (Djikstra / Karayorgis / McBride / Newton):
Matchbox

(Driff Records -- USA )

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Blending melodic strength with post-bop intensity, Boston area improvisers Jorrit Dijkstra on alto sax, lyricon & analog synth, Pandelis Karayorgis on piano, Nate McBride on bass and Curt Newton on drums present 10 exuberant and unique modern jazz compositions.

Pisaro, Michael: Transparent City (Volumes 1 And 2) Pisaro, Michael:
Transparent City (Volumes 1 And 2)

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Composer Pisaro made a series 10 minute field recordings from different locations in Los Angels between 2004-2006, mixing them with sine tones and punctuating them with silence, mastered for home stereo playback to create a dynamic set of impressions of the city.