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Blonk, Jaap : Polyphtong Blonk, Jaap :
Polyphtong

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )

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An amazing album of vocal utterance and layered sound from Dutch improviser and experimenter Jaap Blonk, using spatial placement and movement extended by electronic means to focus on phonetic concepts, particularly the diphtong and approximant.

Blonk, Jaap : Songs of Little Sleep Blonk, Jaap :
Songs of Little Sleep

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )

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Dutch vocalist and electronic artist Jaap Blonk takes on insomnia in 13 short works celebrating sleeplessness, including one piece for Dada sound poet Raoul Hausmann, and other "songs" using effective electronics and bizarre vocal utterances to accompany your own sleepless nights.

Blonk, Jaap: August Ananke - Eight Meditations on Just Intonations Blonk, Jaap:
August Ananke - Eight Meditations on Just Intonations

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )

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Eight meditations on just intonations from electroacoustic artist and vocalist Jaap Blonk, here focusing on instrumental aspects while creating beautiful environments of serene and shimmering sound.

Blonk, Jaap: Traces of Speech Blonk, Jaap:
Traces of Speech

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )

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Sound poet Jaap Blonk extended the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) into BLIPAX (Blonk's IPA Extended), developing scores as drawing which are converted into electronic sound through audio software and then back to text through OCR to create these unusual spoken audio pieces.

Jerman, Jeph : 34 degrees 111'3"N 111 degrees 95'4"W  [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Jerman, Jeph :
34 degrees 111'3"N 111 degrees 95'4"W [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Mappa -- Slovokia )

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Sonic audiographer Jeph Jerman investigates an abandoned windmill in the Arizona desert via contact microphone, recording it three times to present its mysterious sonic properties at three different stages of its life and in differing weather conditions.

Pisaro, Michael: Transparent City (Volumes 3 And 4) Pisaro, Michael:
Transparent City (Volumes 3 And 4)

(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.

Lexer, Sebastian / Steve Noble: Muddy Ditch Lexer, Sebastian / Steve Noble:
Muddy Ditch

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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Two live sets of exemplary improvisation: the first revelatory encounter of pianist Sebastian Lexer and drummer/percussionist Steve Noble from 2011, and a more considered and spacious meeting in 2014, both from London's Cafe OTO.

Minton, Phil : A Doughnut's End [VINYL w/ Download code] Minton, Phil :
A Doughnut's End [VINYL w/ Download code]

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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Phil Minton continues his unique vocal "donut" series with this LP, a perverse set of utterances, vocal sounds, "songs" and other technically challenging and entertainingly bizarre pieces that challenge the abilities of voice and the concepts of improvisation.

Parker, Evan / Seymour Wright: Tie the Stone to the Wheel Parker, Evan / Seymour Wright:
Tie the Stone to the Wheel

(Fataka -- Great Britain )

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A meeting between two accomplished saxophonists recorded live at Kernel Brewery, in London in 2014, and at The Studio in Derby, with Seymour Wright on alto saxophone and Evan Parker on both alto and soprano, criss-crossing and combining in exuberant and astonishing ways.

Korekyojinn (Yoshida Tatsuya): Arabesque [2nd SPECIAL EDITION with new bonus tracks] Korekyojinn (Yoshida Tatsuya):
Arabesque [2nd SPECIAL EDITION with new bonus tracks]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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The insanely great improvising rock trio of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, guitarist Kido Natsuki, and bassist Nasuno Mitsuru, in the third edition of their 2004 album, with 4 different bonus tracks recorded live At Osaka Bridge: "Hash"; "Arabesque"; "Quicksilver"; and "Freestone".

Angry Waves (Takyanagi / Ino / Yamazaki): Angry Waves / Vol.1 Angry Waves (Takyanagi / Ino / Yamazaki):
Angry Waves / Vol.1

(Jinya Disc -- Japan )

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The late free improvising Japanese guiatarist Takayanagi Masayuki's free jazz trio with an Albert Ayler intent, formed in 1982 with Nobuyoshi Ino on bass and Hiroshi Yamazaki on drums, a pre-cursor to Takayanaki's Action Direct.

Angry Waves (Takyanagi / Ino / Yamazaki): Angry Waves / Vol.2 Angry Waves (Takyanagi / Ino / Yamazaki):
Angry Waves / Vol.2

(Jinya Disc -- Japan )

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The late free improvising Japanese guiatarist Takayanagi Masayuki's free jazz trio with an Albert Ayler intent, formed in 1982 with Nobuyoshi Ino on bass and Hiroshi Yamazaki on drums, a pre-cursor to Takayanaki's Action Direct.

Cherry, Don & Jon Appleton: Don/Jon [VINYL 7-inch] Cherry, Don & Jon Appleton:
Don/Jon [VINYL 7-inch]

(Cacophonic -- Great Britain )

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Rare, previously unreleased outtakes from electroacoustic pioneer and Synclavier developer Jon Appleton and experimental jazz outrider Don Cherry's controversial electronic jazz experiments, recorded during the sessions for their 1970 "Human Music" LP.

Curran, Alvin: The Alvin Curran Fakebook Book [BOOK] Curran, Alvin:
The Alvin Curran Fakebook Book [BOOK]

(Alvin Curran -- Italy )

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An atypical autobiography from composer Alvin Curran, presenting notated compositions and a journey through his musical thought and practice as a multifaceted compendium, designed with photos, writings, and sketches, urging readers to adapt compositions to their own creative impulse.

Krieger, Ulrich: /RAW:ReSpace/ [2 CDS] Krieger, Ulrich:
/RAW:ReSpace/ [2 CDS]

(XI Records -- USA )

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Saxophonist Ulrich Krieger in an experimental noise-metal saxophone solo album, a dark and brooding release using electric tenor saxophone, saxophone-controlled feedback, pedals, delays, and vocals to create a dark ambient reductionist soundscape.

McGregor, Chris & The Castle Lager Big Band: Jazz / The African Sound McGregor, Chris & The Castle Lager Big Band:
Jazz / The African Sound

(Jazzman Records -- Great Britain )

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Pianist Chris McGregor's 1963 album with a large South African band including saxophonists Dudu Pukwana and Kippie Moeketsi, and Mongezi Feza on trumpet, a precursor to Blue Notes and Brotherhood of Breath, showing the powerful direction McGregor was to take his music in.

Pousseur, Henri: Early Experimental Electronic Music 1954-72 Pousseur, Henri:
Early Experimental Electronic Music 1954-72

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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Henri Pousseur was associated with Pierre Froidebise and Andre Souris, and worked closely with Karlheinz Stockhausen through the 50s and 60s; this CD presents early electronic compositions from 1954-1972, a fascinating and diverse set of works from this important composer.

Reinhold Friedl / Zeitkratzer: KORE Reinhold Friedl / Zeitkratzer:
KORE

(Zeitkratzer -- Germany )

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An homage to Greek-French composer Iannis Xenakis from Reinhold Friedl and his Zeitkratzer Ensemble including Frank Gratkowski, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Hilary Jeffery, &c., conceived for nine amplified instruments for a work exploring microsounds, textures, sound mass and density.

Reinhold Friedl / Zeitkratzer: KORE [VINYL] Reinhold Friedl / Zeitkratzer:
KORE [VINYL]

(KARLRECORDS -- Germany )

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An homage to Greek-French composer Iannis Xenakis from Reinhold Friedl and his Zeitkratzer Ensemble including Frank Gratkowski, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Hilary Jeffery, &c., conceived for nine amplified instruments for a work exploring microsounds, textures, sound mass and density.

Zeitkratzer / Keiji Haino: Stockhausen: Aus Den Sieben Tagen Zeitkratzer / Keiji Haino:
Stockhausen: Aus Den Sieben Tagen

(Zeitkratzer -- Germany )

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Third collaboration between Keiji Haino, one of the most prolific artists of the Japanese experimental / noise scene, and the critically acclaimed ensemble Zeitkratzer who enthuse with stunning interpretations of Stockhausen compositions.

Cage, John: Early Music Cage, John:
Early Music

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Early compositions from John Cage performed on accordion by Edwin Alexander Buchholz and violin by Joanna Becker, presenting "Dream" (1948); "In a Landscape" (1948); "Six Melodies" (1950); and "Souvenir" (1983).

Pisaro, Michael : Harmony Series 11 - 16 Pisaro, Michael :
Harmony Series 11 - 16

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Pisaro's Harmony Series revolve around the process of translating poetic works into text scores, which are then analyzed to find change in the implicit sound of the text, and developed into graphic scores for the performers; here presenting 9 of 34 pieces from the series.

Koch, Hans / Thomas Peter: Wucherungen Koch, Hans / Thomas Peter:
Wucherungen

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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A dynamic set of wind and object improvisations from multi-reedist Hans Koch, using extended techniques to elicit a diverse and astounding range of sounds from his instruments, and Thomas Peter creating indescribable sound on amplified objects and live electronics.

Blechmann, Tim / Goh Lee Kwang: DRONE Blechmann, Tim / Goh Lee Kwang:
DRONE

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Recorded at Herbal International headquarters, Finders Art Space in Kuala Lumpur, Tim Bleichman and label founder Goh Lee Kwang reunite for this album of no-input mixer and laptop, an extended work of powerful sound, glitch, and indescribeable sonic environments.

Kwang, Goh Lee: Innere Freuden / Internal Pleasures Kwang, Goh Lee:
Innere Freuden / Internal Pleasures

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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The title of this work for a cross-wired analog DJ mixer from Goh Lee Kwang translates to "Internal Pleasures", as he finds unexpected sounds from the noise floor of his equipment, which he develops into 7 untitled sound works of hiss, hum, controlled feedback, and rich sound.

La Casa, Eric with Jean-Luc Guionne: Soundtracks La Casa, Eric with Jean-Luc Guionne:
Soundtracks

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Three soundtracks to movies from sound artist Eric La Casa, developed for directors Luke Fowler, Christian Jaccard and Marie-Christine Navarro, organizing sounds from field recordings, with Navarro's soundtrack complemented by organ recordings from Jean-Luc Guionnet.

Kay, Martin: Courtyards Kay, Martin:
Courtyards

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Sound artist Martin Kay focuses on the intimate and visceral symphony of domestic activity reverberating throughout a variety of shared courtyard spaces in Paris, using field recordings from various locations to examine their distinct acoustic characteristics.

Elephant9 w/ Reine Fiske: Silver Mountain [VINYL 2 LPs] Elephant9 w/ Reine Fiske:
Silver Mountain [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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For their 4th album the Elephant9 trio of Stale Storlokken, Nikolai Heangsle Eilertsen, and Torstein Lofthus, are joined by Reine Fiske, the Swedish guitarist from Dungen and The Amazing, for four extended tracks and a pysch cover blending rock and jazz in powerful ways.

Davis, Anthony  / Paul Plimley / Al Neil / John Kameel Farah: Past Piano Present | Live at Western F Davis, Anthony / Paul Plimley / Al Neil / John Kameel Farah:
Past Piano Present | Live at Western Front 1985 - 2015 [VINYL LP with DOWNLOAD]

(Western Front New Music -- Canada )

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Four innovative and creative pianists performing solo at the Western Front between 1985 and 2015--Anthony Davis, Paul Plimley, Al Neil, John Kameel Farah--compiled on this extraordinary LP, the 2nd essential archive from one of Canada's most important performance spaces.

Camoes, Joao / Jean-Marc Foussat: A La Face du Ciel Camoes, Joao / Jean-Marc Foussat:
A La Face du Ciel

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Portugese violist Joao Camoes, living in Paris, in a duo with Jean-Marc Foussat on electronics and voice, which he approaches like those of the acoustic improvised music and free jazz; the two present two long works where Foussat processes and extends Camoes' sound.

Goncalves, Andre: Currents and Riptides Goncalves, Andre:
Currents and Riptides

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Andre Gonvalves, known for the ADDAC System brand of modular synthesizers and several devices for electronic music, in a solo album combining analog and digital sounds and tools, processing of field recordings and ready-made materials, a rich and beautiful work.

Hawkins, Alexander / Evan Parker: Leaps in Leicester Hawkins, Alexander / Evan Parker:
Leaps in Leicester

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Established players on the London and European Free Jazz scene from two generations, saxophonist Evan Parker and pianist Alexander Hawkins come together for a duo of remarkable insight, technical skill, and inventive dialog from two masterful players.

Kjaer, Julie 3 (Kjaer / Edwards / Noble): Dobbeltgaenger Kjaer, Julie 3 (Kjaer / Edwards / Noble):
Dobbeltgaenger

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Alto saxophonist Julie Kjaer, a Denmark native living in the UK and active on the London Improv scene, in a trio with two of the most active London players - Steve Noble on drums and John Edwards on bass - for a live album at Vortex Jazz Club in 2015.

Nathanson, Roy & Friends (O'Farrill, Ribot, Fowlkes, Coleman, Melford, Hollier): The Nearness of you Nathanson, Roy & Friends (O'Farrill, Ribot, Fowlkes, Coleman, Melford, Hollier):
The Nearness of you

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Jazz Passengers leader and saxophonist Roy Nathanson in an album of duos recorded live during a series of concerts at The Stone in NY, with collaborators including Marc Ribot, Curtis Fowlkes, Anthony Coleman, Arturo O'Farrill, Myra Melford, and Lucy Hollier.

Revis, Eric: Crowded Solitudes Revis, Eric:
Crowded Solitudes

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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New York bassist Eric Revis' Trio with Kris Davis on piano and Gerald Cleaver taking over the drum position in an album that crosses the traditional piano trio concept with modern free parlance, for both lyrical and unconventionally creative moments.

Starlite Motel (Alberts / Saft / Haker-Flaten / Nilssen): Awosting Falls Starlite Motel (Alberts / Saft / Haker-Flaten / Nilssen):
Awosting Falls

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Scandinavian and American musicians join together to form this quartet, with Kristoffer Berre Alberts on saxes, Jamie Saft on organ and keys, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on electric bass, and Gard Nilssen on drums & electronics, for an album of spacey and groove oriented jazz.

Twenty One Quartet (Vicente / De Joode / Govaer): Live at Zaal 100 Twenty One Quartet (Vicente / De Joode / Govaer):
Live at Zaal 100

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Portuguese trumpeter Luis Vicente in a quartet with Amsterdam-based improvisers John Dikeman (sax), Wilbert De Joode (bass) and Onno Govaert (drums), captured during an energetic live performance at zaal 100 in Amsterdam in 2015 for superb free jazz.

Rudd, Roswell / Jamie Saft / Trevor Dunn / Balazs Pandi: Strength & Power Rudd, Roswell / Jamie Saft / Trevor Dunn / Balazs Pandi:
Strength & Power

(Rarenoise Records -- Great Britain )

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A New York quartet blending generations and styles in passionate, rich, and deeply layered improvisation from pianist Jamie Saft, trombonist Roswell Rudd, drummer Balazs Pandi, and drummer Trevor Dunn, free jazz drawing on diverse form and intense conversational skills.

Rudd, Roswell / Jamie Saft / Trevor Dunn / Balazs Pandi: Strength & Power [VINYL] Rudd, Roswell / Jamie Saft / Trevor Dunn / Balazs Pandi:
Strength & Power [VINYL]

(Rarenoise Records -- Great Britain )

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A New York quartet blending generations and styles in passionate, rich, and deeply layered improvisation from pianist Jamie Saft, trombonist Roswell Rudd, drummer Balazs Pandi, and drummer Trevor Dunn, free jazz drawing on diverse form and intense conversational skills.

Weiss, Dan Large Ensemble: Sixteen: Drummers Suite Weiss, Dan Large Ensemble:
Sixteen: Drummers Suite

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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The follow-up to drummer/composer Dan Weiss's release "Fourteen" presents a larger ensemble taking on jazz, world music, prog rock, contemporary classical music and more in compositions named for drummers, with a diverse orchestration of acoustic and unconventional instruments.

Flaga - John Zorn: Flaga: The Book Of Angels Volume 27 Flaga - John Zorn:
Flaga: The Book Of Angels Volume 27

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The 27th volume in John Zorn's Book of Angels series, presenting his Masada compositions interpreted by superlative groups, here in a piano trio of lyrical and technical power: Craig Taborn (piano), Christian McBride (bass), and Tyshawn Sorey (drums).

Beuger, Antoine : Two . Too (For Erwin-Josef Speckmann) Beuger, Antoine :
Two . Too (For Erwin-Josef Speckmann)

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Jurg Frey on clarinet and Irene Kurka on soprano vocals perform Wandelweiser composer Antoine Beuger's extended composition "Two"; then the duo of Rhodri Davies on harp and Ko Ishikawa on sho are layered on the first recording, creating a refreshingly new take on the piece.

Beuger, Antoine: Keine Fernen Mehr Beuger, Antoine:
Keine Fernen Mehr

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Antoine Beuger introduces this album with a short poem by Amy Lowell in reference to the larkspur, in two discs with 17 tracks on each of Beuger whistling, quietly and with a silence and patience of intense concentration emerging from near silence.

Brooklyn Express, The (Fonda / Tononi / Cavallanti / Swell / Robertson): No Time Left! Brooklyn Express, The (Fonda / Tononi / Cavallanti / Swell / Robertson):
No Time Left!

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Long time collaborators, Italian saxophonist Daniele Cavallanti and drummer Tiziano Tononi, travelled to NYC to record with friends new and old, the results of which are this dynamic free jazz album recorded with Steve Swell (trombone), Herb Robertson (cornet) and Joe Fonda (bass).

Cage, John: Empty Words Cage, John:
Empty Words

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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John Cage's "Empty Words" (1974) is drawn from the Journals of Henry David Thoreau, written in four parts: Part I omits sentences, Part II omits phrases, and Part III omits words. Part IV, which omits syllables, leaves us nothing but a virtual lullaby of letters and sounds.

Fewell, Garrison / Gianni Mimmo: Flawless Dust Fewell, Garrison / Gianni Mimmo:
Flawless Dust

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Italian soprano saxophonist Gianni Mimmo meets Boston guitarist Garrison Fewell for 10 freely improvised duets of strong dialog balancing technical and lyrical skills with an ebullient intensity and warm spirit, engaging the listener in their joyful dialog.

Frey . Beuger / Duo Contour  : Duos Frey . Beuger / Duo Contour :
Duos

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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The duo Contour of Stephen Altoff (trumpet) & Lee Forrest Ferguson (percussion) perform Antoine Beuger's "dedekind duos" dedicated to mathematician Julius Wilhelm Richard Dedekind; and Jurg Frey's "22 Sachelchen" or "small things", 22 focused miniature compositions.

Johnson, Tom: Counting Keys Johnson, Tom:
Counting Keys

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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John McAlpine performs composer Tom Johnson's beautiful piano cycle "Counting Keys", using mathematical progressions to create the structure of its 5 movements; plus 8 parts from his "Organ and Silence for Piano"; and two other compositions using mathematical processes.

Parrini, Emanuele: The Blessed Prince Parrini, Emanuele:
The Blessed Prince

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Violinist Emanuele Parrini leads his quartet with Dimitiri Grechi Espinoz on alto sax, Giovanni Maier on double bass, and Andrea Melani on drums, performing Parrini's 3 part "The Blessed Prince", and original compositions from bassist Maier; lyrical and innovative modern jazz.

Pisaro, Michael : Hearing Metal 1 Pisaro, Michael :
Hearing Metal 1

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Greg Stuart realizes Michael Pisaro's first and haunting "Hearing Metal" on tam-tam, a large piece of metal which is mic-ed and recorded to create a vast and rich sound when played by bow or hand, here in 3 compositions layering the instrument in combination with sine tones.

Eguiluz, Geraldine / Stephane Diamantakiou: Paso Doble Eguiluz, Geraldine / Stephane Diamantakiou:
Paso Doble

(Tour de Bras -- France )

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Since 2012 the free improvising duo of vocalist Geraldine Eguiluz and double bassist Stephane Diamantakiou have worked together, taking themes from the jazz songbook as a starting point for free form improvisations of a fragile and unpredictable nature.

Frey, Jurg: 24 Worter Frey, Jurg:
24 Worter

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Composer Jurg Frey's "Landscape with Words" presents 27 compositions, 24 of which are based on individual words in orchestration with piano and violin, understated and minimal yet sumptuously lyrical and evocative, using space and tension to illustrate each segment.

Frey, Jurg: String Quartet No. 3 / Unhorbare Zeit Frey, Jurg:
String Quartet No. 3 / Unhorbare Zeit

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Two works from composer Frey performed by Montreal's string ensemble Quatuor Bozzini: "String Quartet No. 3", a minimal work of colors, sensations, shadows, durations; and "Unhorbare Zeit" exploring durations without sound, or empty volumes, to achieve lucidity and transparency.

Johnson, Tom / Samuel Vriezen : The Chord Catalogue. Within Fourths/Within Fifths Johnson, Tom / Samuel Vriezen :
The Chord Catalogue. Within Fourths/Within Fifths

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Pianist Samuel Vriezen performs Tom Johnson's work presenting what Johnson describes as a natural phenomenon within a musical scale: progressions in 1 to 5 voices of all possible combinations of notes with each voice being limited to 3 steps, a perfect 4th or a perfect 5th.

Keller, Beat / Reza Khota Play Christian Wolff  : 11 Microexercises Keller, Beat / Reza Khota Play Christian Wolff :
11 Microexercises

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Christian Wolff initiated his "Microexercises" series when the Miniaturist Ensemble asked for a piece with no more than 100 notes in it; he went on to create 21 more pieces, 13 of which are performed here by the South African duo of Beat Keller & Reza Khota on electric guitar.

Revert, Matthew / Vanessa Rossetto: Earnest Rubbish Revert, Matthew / Vanessa Rossetto:
Earnest Rubbish

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Three extended compositions using field recordings and electronic processing from Vanessa Rossetto and Matthew Revert, using obscure references in song titles to mask subtle dovetailing and transitioning of concrete sound and mysterious tones.

Wolff, Christian / Michael Pisaro: Looking Around Wolff, Christian / Michael Pisaro:
Looking Around

(erstwhile -- USA )

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A fascinating collaboration from two minimalist/Wandelweiser figures: Christian Wolff on prepared piano, whistles, and stones, and Michael Pisaro on guitar, harmonica and stones, recording together in Caimbridge, MA for two extended works, "Looking East" and "Looking West".

Bowles, Paul: Music of Morocco: Recorded by Paul Bowles, 1959 [4CD & BOOK + DOWNLOAD] Bowles, Paul:
Music of Morocco: Recorded by Paul Bowles, 1959 [4CD & BOOK + DOWNLOAD]

(Dust-to-Digital -- USA )

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A beautiful box set presenting 4 CDs that author and musicologist Paul Bowles recorded in 1959 of Moroccan, Algerian and North African music, with a 120 page leatherette book of liner notes by Philip Schuyler, field notes by Paul Bowles, and an introduction by Lee Ranaldo.

El Grande, Jono: Melody of a Muddled Mason El Grande, Jono:
Melody of a Muddled Mason

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Ecclectic rock composer Jono el Grande in a refined album borrowing from prog, Canterbury and RIO forms with references to Frank Zappa, Stravinsky, Magma, Henry Cow and Gentle Giant, creating a superb masterwork of instrumental and vocal rock orchestration.

Elephant9 w/ Reine Fiske: Silver Mountain Elephant9 w/ Reine Fiske:
Silver Mountain

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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For their 4th album the Elephant9 trio of Stale Storlokken, Nikolai Heangsle Eilertsen, and Torstein Lofthus, are joined by Reine Fiske, the Swedish guitarist from Dungen and The Amazing, for four extended tracks and a pysch cover blending rock and jazz in powerful ways.