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  February, 2019
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Bloor: Drolleries Bloor:
Drolleries

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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Drolleries are small creatures adorning the margins of 13th-15th century illuminated manuscripts; Sam Weinberger is a Brooklyn saxophonist known for groups W-2, and this Bloor project with electric guitarist Andrew Smiley and drummer Jason Nazary, an assertive and rugged trio playing Weinberg's compositions about the perceptual phenomenon of ever-changing repetition.

Bloor: Drolleries [CASSETTE] Bloor:
Drolleries [CASSETTE]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Drolleries are small creatures adorning the margins of 13th-15th century illuminated manuscripts; Sam Weinberger is a Brooklyn saxophonist known for groups W-2 and this Bloor project with electric guitarist Andrew Smiley and drummer Jason Nazary, an assertive and rugged trio playing Weinberg's compositions about the perceptual phenomenon of ever-changing repetition.

Ochs, Larry / Gerald Cleaver / Nels Cline: What Is To Be Done Ochs, Larry / Gerald Cleaver / Nels Cline:
What Is To Be Done

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The first release from the trio of Nels Cline, Gerald Cleaver, and Larry Ochs in a 2016 concert at Gallery5 Arts, in Richmond, Virginia, captured as part of the trio's series touring around the Northeast each December since 2015, playing what Larry Ochs describes as music that "seeks sonically to soothe, to inspire, and to conspire", in three urgent and powerful improvisations.

Mathisen's, Jorgen Instant Light: Mayhall's Object Mathisen's, Jorgen Instant Light:
Mayhall's Object

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Saxophonist Jorgen Mathisen (The Core) composes for and leads his quartet with fellow Norwegian players Erlend Slettevoll on piano, Trygve Waldemar Fiske on double bass, and Dag Erik Knedal Andersen on drums, through six lyrical free jazz compositions, often in a Coltrane mode, his music influenced by sci-fi, Sun Ra, and Philip K. Dick; a solid record of modern jazz.

TGB (Carolino / Delgado / Frazao): III TGB (Carolino / Delgado / Frazao):
III

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The 3rd Clean Feed album from this Portuguese band of unusual orchestration and intentions that cross jazz and rock idioms, from the trio of Sergio Carolino on tuba, Mario Delgado on guitar, and Alexandre Frazao on drums, with rapid fire attacks and tight compositional moments balanced by wonderful open, sonic moments, surprising with a cover of King Crimson's "Starless".

Wschod (Pinheiro / Kozera / Suchar): Wschod Wschod (Pinheiro / Kozera / Suchar):
Wschod

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Red Trio pianist Rodrigo Pinheiro joins Polish free improvisers, drummer Kuba Suchar from the European band Robotobibok (which became Mikrokolektyw), and double bassist Zbigniew Kozera from Sundogs and LEM, for five collective improvisations, diverse and dynamic dialogs of profound technique and creative intention.

Conde, Alberto Iberian Roots Trio: The Wake Of An Artist - Tribute To Bernardo Sassetti Conde, Alberto Iberian Roots Trio:
The Wake Of An Artist - Tribute To Bernardo Sassetti

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A tribute to pianist and composer Bernardo Sassetti from a trio that includes two members of Sassetti's Trio--bassist Carlos Barretto and drummer Alexandre Frazao--along with pianist Alberto Conde and violist Jose Valente, as they interpret Sassetti compositions, a Federico Mompou piece Sassetti played frequently, along with original compositions from all members.

Dias, Jose : After Silence, Vol.1 Dias, Jose :
After Silence, Vol.1

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Portuguese guitarist Jose Dias steps away from his quartet and trio, and from the many scores for theatre, contemporary dance and animation film that he's composed, to focus on his solo electric guitar work, in this album that applies subtle affects and a warm, ethereal ambiance to expressive and passionate pieces, each conveying a sense of narrative and purpose.

Jorge, Paulo Alexandre / Luis Desirat / Monsieur Trinite: Solstice Jorge, Paulo Alexandre / Luis Desirat / Monsieur Trinite:
Solstice

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Free collective improvisation from the Portuguese trio of Paulo Alexandre Jorge on tenor saxophone, Luis Desirat on drums, and Monsieur Trinite using objects, captured live in Almada at Casa da Cerca, the three contrast hard-edged collective playing with open and expansive passages, regrouping their sonically interesting approach to free jazz in and out of the idiom.

Hifiklub: E Lisboa Hifiklub:
E Lisboa

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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A collaborative French instrumental rock band led by and with compositions from the core quartet of Anthony Belguise (drums), Jean-Loup Faurat (guitar), Regis Laugier (bass) and Nico Morcillo (guitar), with a list of 22 international guests across 8 songs and instrumentals, including Rafael Toral, Maria Radich, Paulo Furtado, Carlos Zingaro, Rui Carvalho, &c.

Tilbury, John / Keith Rowe / Kjell Bjorgeengen: Sissel Tilbury, John / Keith Rowe / Kjell Bjorgeengen:
Sissel

(Sofa Music -- Norway )

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AMM alumni, pianist John Tilbury and guitarist Keith Rowe, join with Norwegian performer/conceptualist Kjell Bjorgeengen, whose work is often an amalgamation of sound waves, moving images and lights; here Kjell suggested a painting by Nicolas Poussin as a focal point for the trio's improvisation at this performance in Stavanger, Norway.

Toyozumi, Sabu / Rick Countryman: Sol Abstraction Toyozumi, Sabu / Rick Countryman:
Sol Abstraction

(Sol Disk Records -- USA )

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The longstanding relationship between US alto saxophonist living in the Phillipines, Rick Countryman, and legendary free improvising Japanese percussionist Sabu Toyozumi, heard in two previous albums, is here captured live in concert in the Phillipines in 2018, revealing active and thoughtful dialog of great expression and skill, an inspired encounter of free playing.

London Experimental Ensemble: Child Ballads London Experimental Ensemble:
Child Ballads

(Split Rock Records -- USA )

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Drawn from 305 traditional ballads from England and Scotland alongside their American variants, anthologised by Francis James Child during the second half of the nineteenth century, are here sung by Ed Pettersen in the fascinating intersection of traditional lyrics and experimental interpretations of melodies, performed by the 11-piece London Experimental Ensemble.

Byron, Don / Aruan Ortiz: Random Dances & (A)tonalities Byron, Don / Aruan Ortiz:
Random Dances & (A)tonalities

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Working together since 2014 in larger ensembles, NY reedist Don Byron and Cuban-born, US pianist Auran Ortiz find a modern yet lyrical heart in their duo collaboration on an album that includes original compositions and intimate renderings of pieces by Duke Ellington, Federico Mompou, Geri Allen, and J.S. Bach, a uniquely diverse and wonderfully embraceable release.

Formanek, Michael Elusion Quartet: Time Like This Formanek, Michael Elusion Quartet:
Time Like This

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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NY Bassist Michael Formanek composes for and leads his Elusion Quartet with saxophonist Tony Malaby, pianist Kris Davis, and drummer Ches Smith, a heavyweight set of improvisers who take on Formanek's sophisticated and elusive compositions, using unusual meters and complex yet comprehensible structures, performed with prodigious skill and passionate approaches.

Frith, Fred Trio: Closer To The Ground Frith, Fred Trio:
Closer To The Ground

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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The Oakland, CA-based Fred Frith Trio with bassist Jason Hoopes on double bass and electric, and Jordan Glenn on drums and percussion, extend their sonic excursions in this 2nd album that finds Frith on electric guitar and organ, as they evolve incredible soundscapes or shred through intense and intricate interplay; a rich album of dexterity, mood and power.

Kaja Draksler / Petter Eldh / Christian Lillinger: Punkt.Vrt.Plastik Kaja Draksler / Petter Eldh / Christian Lillinger:
Punkt.Vrt.Plastik

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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The rhythm section from the Amok Amor quartet--drummer Christian Lillinger and bassist Petter Eldh--are reformed as a trio with pianist Kaja Draksler, to create a thrilling, twisting and turning band of quick-witted, avant jazz angles, confusing and thrilling with unexpected shifts in direction on an informed, fun-filled and thoroughly modern album.

Lewis, James Brandon (Lewis / Branch / Stewart / Pirog / Crudup III): An Unruly Manifesto Lewis, James Brandon (Lewis / Branch / Stewart / Pirog / Crudup III):
An Unruly Manifesto

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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New York tenor saxophonist James Brandon Lewis leads a quintet with Jaimie Branch on trumpet, Luke Stewart on bass, Anthony Pirog on guitar, and Warren Trae Crudup III on drums, in a free jazz album dedicated to Charlie Haden & Ornette Coleman and Surrealism, modern creative music with one foot planted in the 70s and one in the 2010s.

Rainey, Tom Trio (w/ Laubrock / Halvorson): Combobulated Rainey, Tom Trio (w/ Laubrock / Halvorson):
Combobulated

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Implying the antithesis of confusion, NY drummer Tom Rainey's trio brings together close cohorts and family--Ingrid Laubrock on saxophone and Mary Halvorson on guitar--for an album recorded close to home, in Connecticut's Firehouse 12 studio, where they record the large title track and five shorter-form examples of their diverse and intimate approaches to collective improvisation.

Riley, Howard: Live In The USA Riley, Howard:
Live In The USA

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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The brilliant UK pianist Howard Riley is caught live in a US tour in the fall of 1976, recorded at 3 locations in NYC and in Buffalo, NY, each of the well-recorded improvisation a masterwork of extended form as he plays both outside and inside the piano, ranging from warm sections of lyrical quality to fast-paced streams of consciousness in a Cecil Taylor mode; magnificent.

Trio Heinz Herbert (Landolt / Landolt / Hanni): Yes Trio Heinz Herbert (Landolt / Landolt / Hanni):
Yes

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Blending free jazz, electronic music, glitch, and collective improvisation, the Swiss trio of Dominic Landolt on guitar & effects, Ramon Landolt on synth, samples & piano, and Mario Hanni on drumsĘ& effects, bring a modern and experimental edge to their diverse approaches to free improv, colored with electronica and rock overtones; a fascinating brew.

Vandermark / Wooley / Courvoisier / Rainey: Noise Of Our Time Vandermark / Wooley / Courvoisier / Rainey:
Noise Of Our Time

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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After reedist Ken Vandermark's residency at The Stone in 2016, he went into the studio with improvisers Nate Wooley on trumpet, Sylvie Courvoisier on piano, and Tom Rainey on drums to record this spectacular album of forward-reaching jazz using stunning technique and wonderful lyrical complexity, as they run through compositions from Wooley, Vandermark and Courvoisier.

Hwang, Jason Kao (Filiano / Drury / Hwang / Forbes / Swell): Sing House Hwang, Jason Kao (Filiano / Drury / Hwang / Forbes / Swell):
Sing House

(Euonymus Records -- USA )

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Focusing on melody, rhythm, harmony, and texture, violinist/composer Jason Kao Hwang's Sing House employs a perceptive and swinging blend of Western and Eastern influences as his impressive band with Andrew Drury on drums, Ken Filiano on bass, Chris Forbes on piano, and Steve Swell on trombone present four lyrical, propulsive and wonderfully embraceable "songs".

Chadbourne, Eugene: Solo Guitar Volume 2-1/3 [VINYL] Chadbourne, Eugene:
Solo Guitar Volume 2-1/3 [VINYL]

(Feeding Tube Records -- USA )

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Recorded in the late 1970's in Canada while improvising rock, jazz, pysch, folk, country & blues guitar madman Doctor Eugene Chadbourne was living there, this is the second of four LPs documenting his work at the time, this album presenting 6 solo pieces of profound playing amidst an unusual experimental nature and a uniquely Chad sense of humor.

Beins, Burkhard / Mazen Kerbaj / Michael Vorfeld: Sawt Out Beins, Burkhard / Mazen Kerbaj / Michael Vorfeld:
Sawt Out

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Lebanese trumpeter Mazen Kerbaj, known from "A" Trio and collaborations with Franz Hautzinger, Toshimaru Nakamura, Birgit Uhler, &c., here joins two Berlin percussionist--Burkhard Beins and Michael Vorfeld--both members of Berlin Echtzeitmusik, to record this fascinating studio album of extraordinary technique and sonic control.

Bailey, Derek & Cyro Baptista: Cyro [VINYL 2 LPs] Bailey, Derek & Cyro Baptista:
Cyro [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Honest Jons Records -- UK )

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Reissuing the 1st CD on UK free improvising guitarist Derek Bailey's Incus label is this 1982 duo with Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista, a remarkable dialog that draws percussive qualities from Bailey and lyrical aspects from Baptista, as the two push each other into inventive and exotic exchanges in an exuberant album; an incredible start to the Incus CD series.

Bailey, Derek / Tony Coe: Time [VINYL 2 LPs] Bailey, Derek / Tony Coe:
Time [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Honest Jons Records -- UK )

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An unusual pairing between UK non-idiomatic improvising legend Derek Bailey and clarinetist Tony Coe, best known for his work with Franz Koglmann (heard on Hatology) his work with Tony Oxley, and work in avant classical settings; here they find common ground in a miniature chamber improv approach of both technical virtuosity and atonal lyricism.

Perelman, Ivo / Jason Stein: Spiritual Prayers Perelman, Ivo / Jason Stein:
Spiritual Prayers

(Leo Records -- USA )

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A confluence of reeds as Brazilian-born, NY-based tenor saxophonist Ivo Perelman meets NY-born, Chicago-based bass clarinetist Jason Stein, the 2nd of Perelman's recent reed duos after his meeting with bass clarinetist Rudi Mahall; here Pereleman ascribes a spiritual connection with Stein in the remarkable compatibility of wonderfully controlled, complex interplay.

Perelman, Ivo / Rudi Mahall: Kindred Spirits [2 CDs] Perelman, Ivo / Rudi Mahall:
Kindred Spirits [2 CDs]

(Leo Records -- USA )

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The first in a series of recent duo recordings from Brazilian-born, NY-based tenor saxophonist Ivo Pereleman is with German bass clarinetist Rudi Mahall, both incredibly skilled players that complement each other in timbre and range, while finding common ground in intertwining lines, incredible counterpoint, and an innate adherence to lyricism.

Momes, The: Spiralling [VINYL LP + 7"] Momes, The:
Spiralling [VINYL LP + 7"]

(Mental Experience -- Spain )

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An essential reissue of the only album from this Rock in Opposition supergroup, with two members of Henry Cow & The Work--bassist Mick Hobbs and Tim Hodgkinson playing "Hawaiian laptop noisy guitar" and keyboards--and Andy Wake from Unrest Work & Play, in a great set of songs with a literate and post-punk viciousness and unusual approaches to rhythm and sound.

Mattin: Songbook #7 [VINYL] Mattin:
Songbook #7 [VINYL]

(Munster Records -- Spain )

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Using historical references to rethink the present--the first 7 months of the Russian Revolution; and the accusal of Marius Plateau's murder by Germaine Berto--and working with Lucio Capece, Marcel Dickhage, Farahnaz Hatam, Moor Mother & Cathleen Schuster, Mattin performed this intense work of sound and narrative at the Digging The Global South Festival in Cologne, 2017.

Xenofox: Rupp / Lanz / Fischerlehner: Alarm Xenofox: Rupp / Lanz / Fischerlehner:
Alarm

(Oltrarno Raw -- Italy )

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Electric guitarist Olaf Rupp, one of the leading figures of Berlin's Echtzeit scene, and Rudi Fischerlehner, an active Berlin improvising drummer, have been playing together as Xenofox for years, releasing albums and playing festivals, here captured at A L'Arme Festival at Radialsystem, in Berlin in 2017 with turntablist Joke Lanz adding to their controlled chaos.

Mollestad, Hedvig Trio: Smells Funny Mollestad, Hedvig Trio:
Smells Funny

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

Price: $15.45

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The sixth album from guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen's scorching Norwegian instrumental rock trio, having built a strong following through their impressive approach to rock, schooled from both early hard/progressive band but also driving fusion bands, with a penetrating edge in authoritative soloing and intense rhythmic interplay.

Mollestad, Hedvig Trio: Smells Funny [VINYL + CD] Mollestad, Hedvig Trio:
Smells Funny [VINYL + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The sixth album from guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen's scorching Norwegian instrumental rock trio, having built a strong following through their impressive approach to rock, schooled from both early hard/progressive band but also driving fusion bands, with a penetrating edge in authoritative soloing and intense rhythmic interplay.

Full Blast: Rio [VINYL] Full Blast:
Rio [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A limited live album from German saxophonist Peter Brotzmann's long-running Full Blast trio with the precise and dynamic Swiss rhythm section of Marino Pliakas on electric bass and Michael Wertmuller on drums, captured at Audio Rebel, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016 as they tear through a tumultuous set of five burning improvisations of passionate playing.

McPhee, Joe / John Butcher: At The Hill Of James Magee McPhee, Joe / John Butcher:
At The Hill Of James Magee

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Two legendary saxophonists--New York's Joe McPhee on alto and UK's John Butcher on tenor--meet at "The Hill" in the Chihuahuan Desert in Texas, where artist James Magee is building a set of raised buildings arranged on the compass points to house his work, providing fascinating resonant properties for McPhee & Butcher's exceptional interaction.

Hwang, Jason Kao  (Bynum / Daley / Drury / Filiano / Li / Swell / Guowei): Blood Hwang, Jason Kao (Bynum / Daley / Drury / Filiano / Li / Swell / Guowei):
Blood

(True Sound Recordings -- USA )

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Composer & violinist Jason Kao Hwang wrote "Blood" as he meditated upon the traumas of war retained within the body as unspoken vibrations that reverberate across community and generations, performed in an incredible east/west octet with Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet), Joseph Daley (tuba), Andrew Drury (drums), Ken Filiano (bass), Sun Li (pipa), Steve Swell (trombone), & Wang Guowei (erh).

Niblock, Phill: T H I R  [DVD] Niblock, Phill:
T H I R [DVD]

(Von -- Italy )

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Named for "Ten Hundred Inch Radii", a performance of film and music from the series "Environments" by composer and filmaker Phill Niblocks, shot in upstate New York in 1972 and released now for the first time on DVD, a mesmerizing and hypnotic film with two soundtracks: the original 1972 from analog tape, and a 2008 edition from the Nelly Boyd Ensemble updated in 2015

Leap Of Faith: Order Of Ramifications Leap Of Faith:
Order Of Ramifications

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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The core trio of the Boston collective Leap of Faith Orchestra of improvisers, approaching large work using unique compositional techniques and an arsenal of traditional and unusual instruments and percussive devices, here joined by Elinor Spiers on violin, log drums, glockenspiel, metal, wood, crotales, and cymbells, for a uniquely detailed and immense improvisation.

Leap Of Faith: Tangled Hierachies Leap Of Faith:
Tangled Hierachies

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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A 2019 performance in Cambridge, MA of this intertwining quintet of unique instrumentation, with PEK on bamboo & bass saxophones, clarinets, contrabassoon, tarota, melodica, sheng, aquasonic, wood, metal, wind siren, crank siren, & chimes; Glynis Lomon on cello, aquasonic, & chimes; Eric Zinman on piano; Syd Smart on percussion; and Yuri Zbitnov on drums, gong, wood, metal, wind siren, & chimes.

Metal Chaos Ensemble: Electric Sword Machine Metal Chaos Ensemble:
Electric Sword Machine

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Each of these Boston-area improvisers handles an arsenal of equipment in the Metal Chaos Ensemble of David Peck (PEK) on reeds, synth, & daxophone, Bob Moores on synths & laptop, Eric Woods on synth, metal & wood, Abby on bass & electronics, and Yuri Zbitnoff on drums & percussion, in a massive work of detailed and passionate electroacoustics over PEK's large synthetic mix.

Metal Chaos Ensemble: Luminiferous Aether Metal Chaos Ensemble:
Luminiferous Aether

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Metal Chaos Ensemble, formed in 2015 as a working project to explore rhythms on metallic instruments guided by rules-based chaotic systems of a very large number of small components, in a quintet studio recording using three dedicated drummers, reeds, electronics, and accompanying "tape" mixes, resulting in epic, inspired and wonderfully unpredictable improvisation.

String Theory : Thickness Of The Present String Theory :
Thickness Of The Present

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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The Leap of Faith string-heavy grouping in a concert at Outpost 186 in Cambridge, 2018 with PEK on bamboo saxophones, reeds, tarota, contrabassoon, sheng, melodica, aquasonic & bells; Glynis Lomon on cello & aquasonic; Grant Beale on guitar; Lukasz Pavlikovsky on cello & aquasonic; Albey onBass on electric bass; Silvain Castellano and Adrienne Schoenfeld on double bass.

Turbulence: Flow Across Scales Turbulence:
Flow Across Scales

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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A larger than previous Boston collective's Turbulence ensemble with 6 of the regular horn players from Leap of Faith Orchestra, performing multi-reedist and instrumentalist PEK's extended framework, with drummer percussionist Yui Zbitnoff; the ensembe breaks down to three duos and guest saxophonist Bob O'Brien, captured live at Outpost 186, in Cambridge, MA in August 2018.

Axioms: Manifestations Axioms:
Manifestations

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Boston's Evil Clown collective led by reedist/multi-instrumentalist David Peck introduces a new ensemble, Axioms, a quartet with Peck, Jane, Alby onBass, and Joel Simches, in a mammoth work of mysterious intent and rich sonorities, orchestrated with reeds, brass, daxophones, percussion, bells and chimes, electric bass, keys, spoken word, and real-time signal processing.

Feldman, Morton (Radio-Sinfonie-Orchester Frankfurt): Atlantis Feldman, Morton (Radio-Sinfonie-Orchester Frankfurt):
Atlantis

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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A much-needed reissue of this 2000 CD of three orchestral works from late composer Morton Feldman--"String Quartet and Orchestra" (1973), "Oboe and Orchestra" (1976), and "Atlantis" (1959)--demonstrating the evolution of his incredible control in working with tone, mood and instrumental combinations, from his earliest large-scale work to later mature works.

Hauser, Fritz : Laboratorio - Solo Percussion Hauser, Fritz :
Laboratorio - Solo Percussion

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Swiss drummer & percussionist Fritz Hauser's solo album creates a fictional percussion center that he uses as as springboard to compose solo works for spaces within the [non-existent] environment, depicted in both spacious and active sound work, generating open-air locations with bird sounds and cymbals and areas of quick-paced activity; absolutely impressive.

Dahinden, Roland : Talking with Charlie: An Imaginary Talk with Charlie Parker Dahinden, Roland :
Talking with Charlie: An Imaginary Talk with Charlie Parker

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Bass clarinetist Gareth Davis asked composer Roland Dahinden to write for his quartet, with Koen Kaptijn (trombone), Dario Calderone (double bass) and Peppe Garcia (percussion), the result this "imaginary talk" with Charlie Parker, captured in a score involving graphic as well as more conventional elements, allowing structure and improvisation for the players.

Stockhausen, Karlheinz: Historic First Recordings of the Klavierstucke I-VIII & XI Stockhausen, Karlheinz:
Historic First Recordings of the Klavierstucke I-VIII & XI

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Originally conceived as a cycle of 21 solo piano pieces, composer Karlheinz Stockhausen only completed a section of these Klavierstucke works, eventually transforming the series for synthesizers and electronic instruments; Hat Hut now restores the original recordings from the 50s by the pianist Stockhausen dedicated some of these pieces to: David Tudor.

Fischerlehner, Rudi : 15 8 Slum Fischerlehner, Rudi :
15 8 Slum

(Not Applicable -- UK )

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Austrian drummer percussionist Rudi Fischerlehner (RM, Xenofox, Parrot Feathers, &c) in his first solo album of energetic, polyrhythmic construction, titled for a chance proximity to a note on 15/8 rhythms and Rene Pollesch's book "www-slums", apt for the blend of precise playing and creative abstractions heard in this engaging and propulsive album.

Rusling, Terry : The Machine Is Broken Rusling, Terry :
The Machine Is Broken

(Spool -- Canada )

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Retrospective of Terry Rusling, a Canadian composer of electronic music working for the CBC in the 60's, who was introduced to the Electronic Music Studio at the University of Toronto, where he was awarded the title of Research Associate, receiving a Canada Council Grant to travel and work in Belgium, Utrecht, Paris, &c.; 2 of his graphic scores are part of John Cage's "Notations" project.

Brady, Tim : Music for Large Ensemble Brady, Tim :
Music for Large Ensemble

(Starkland -- USA )

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Premiere recordings of two major works from Canadian guitarist Tim Brady: "Desir" in 3 movements, a concerto for electric guitar and large chamber ensemble that showcases Brady's playing; and "Eight Songs about: Symphony # 7" where each song is a character in a fictional, subtle and ironic commentary about Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7 premiered on August 9th, 1942.

Sekstett: Sekstett Sekstett:
Sekstett

(Conrad Sound -- Norway )

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"Sekstet is comprised of musicians with backgrounds ranging from a host of anomalies of contemporary music, jazz, noise and improv.

Their debut CD is ready in the autumn of 2010 and is the result of their first meeting at the Henie...

Lyall, Cal / Tim Olive: Lowering Lyall, Cal / Tim Olive:
Lowering

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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Like mad scientists of sound, sonic explorers Tim Olive and Cal Lyall met in a Tokyo studio in 2012 armed with hydrophones, magnetic pickups and electronics to record this richly detailed and slowly unfolding work, blending organic and mechanical elements of indeterminate origin, finding absorbing dialog without clamor or tumult; intriguing and engrossing.

Olive, Tim / Yan Jun: Brother of Divinity Olive, Tim / Yan Jun:
Brother of Divinity

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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845 label leader and sonic explorer Tim Olive uses magnetic pickups and electronics in this meeting with radical living room concert sound artist, poet and improviser Yan Jun in Kobe, Japan, Jun using a variety of electronics, radio and field recordings as the two improvise in a wonderfully mischievous set of errant dialog and restrained deconstruction.

Rempis, Dave / Brandon Lopez / Ryan Packard: The Early Bird Gets Rempis, Dave / Brandon Lopez / Ryan Packard:
The Early Bird Gets

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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A solid debut for the Chicago trio of saxophonist Dave Rempis, bassist Brandon Lopez, and drummer and electronicist Ryan Packard, recording at Elastic Arts, in Chicago in a three-way exploration of rhythm and tempo that finds them working solidly within the jazz tradition, born from live gigs in 2017 and 2018, honing a sound that allows for great flexibility and freedom.

Kuzu (Dave Rempis / Tashi Dorji / Tyler Damon): Hiljaisuus Kuzu (Dave Rempis / Tashi Dorji / Tyler Damon):
Hiljaisuus

(Aerophonic -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Kuzu is a hard-charging but patient trio that came together in the fall of 2017, after saxophonist Dave Rempis, a stalwart of the Chicago improvised music scene, worked with both Tashi Dorji (guitar) and Tyler Damon (drums) individually as part of a lengthy solo tour of the U.S.; this new trio is captured at Elastic Arts, in Chicago in an intense and dynamic live set.

Spence, Alister / Satoko Fujii Orchestra Kobe: Imagine Meeting You Here Spence, Alister / Satoko Fujii Orchestra Kobe:
Imagine Meeting You Here

(Alister Spence Music -- Australia )

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Australian composer Alister Spence wrote this in five parts composed for an improvising orchestra, which was first premiered in 2016 by Satoko Fujii's orchestras in Kobe, Nagoya and Tokyo, and the Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra; this recordings in 2017 at Big Apple Jazz Club in Kobe revisits the work with Fujii's Orchestra Kobe, conducted by the composer.

Oyauchi / Deku Duo: Now's The Time? [VINYL] Oyauchi / Deku Duo:
Now's The Time? [VINYL]

(Armageddon Nova -- Japan )

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The first release on Japan's Armageddon Nova, now reissued as a limited 180gm double vinyl LP, presenting a 2012 concert at Performing Arts Center, in Japan in 2012 by the duo of free improvising alto saxophonist Aishi Oyauchi, a peer of Karou Abe in the 60s, and contrabassist Deku, a member of the 70s free improvising group New Jazz Syndicate.

Fischerlehner, Rudi : 15 8 Slum <i>[Used Item]</i> Fischerlehner, Rudi :
15 8 Slum [Used Item]

(Not Applicable -- UK )

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Austrian drummer percussionist Rudi Fischerlehner (RM, Xenofox, Parrot Feathers, &c) in his first solo album of energetic, polyrhythmic construction, titled for a chance proximity to a note on 15/8 rhythms and Rene Pollesch's book "www-slums", apt for the blend of precise playing and creative abstractions heard in this engaging and propulsive album.