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  December, 2019
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27 products
Akama, Ryoko / Apartment House: Dial 45-21-95 Akama, Ryoko / Apartment House:
Dial 45-21-95

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Nine compositions from Ryoko Akama commissioned by Another Timbre while she was doing research at the Krzysztof Kieslowski archive in Poland, the scores based on fragments of notes and objects from that archive, realized here by the Apartment House ensemble as a beautiful set of floating works invoking "clouds, as shape, as light, as colour, as body, as element".

Democ, Adrian / Apartment House: Ziadba Democ, Adrian / Apartment House:
Ziadba

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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London's Apartment House in a quintet configuration performs four chamber works by Slovakian composer Adrian Democ, plus the Czech ensemble Ostravska Band / Fama Q performing one composition; gentle music of deceptive simplicity, using color, shade and hue through unique orchestration, his works built upon creative foundations steeped in historic reference.

Denyer, Frank: The Boundaries of Intimacy Denyer, Frank:
The Boundaries of Intimacy

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A set of varied compositions from Frank Denyer, most of them of a delicate acoustic intimacy, with works for female singers & flute, two works for koto, a string quartet, one for flute and electronics and the two-part "Frog" for a bowed stringed instrument of Denyer design, the "sneh"; uncategorizable music of sublime imagination and unusual approaches.

Denyer, Frank: The Fish That Became The Sun (Songs Of The Dispossessed) Denyer, Frank:
The Fish That Became The Sun (Songs Of The Dispossessed)

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A uniquely epic work in 14 parts by composer Frank Denyer, with a large ensemble of 40 musicians, many playing specially built instruments made from discarded materials, with other instrumentation including sitar, mandolin and hammered dulcimer, 4 male vocalists, 4 female vocalists, 4 players of adapted organ pipes, crumhorns, bowed wine glasses, 3 double basses, a contrabassoon, &c. &c.

Heilbron, Jon: Puma Court Heilbron, Jon:
Puma Court

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Two compositions from Berlin-based Australian composer-instrumentalist Jon Heilbron scored for two double basses and two hardanger fiddles--violins with extra sympahetic strings-- in his two part "Puma Court", a slowly-evolving work that develops uniquely rich acoustic environments of interacting harmonies & timbres, punctuated with subtle percussive elements.

Akiyama / Field / Vidic: Interpersonal Subjectivities Akiyama / Field / Vidic:
Interpersonal Subjectivities

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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The Field/Vidic duo of Slovenian saxophonist based in Switzerland Gregor Vidic and London born drummer Niclas Field is expanded with Japanese free improvising guitarist TEtuzi Akiyama, recording at Gok Sound in Tokyo in 2017 for three exceptional and suspenseful and electroacoustic improvisations, merging melodic and abstract approaches in uniquely detailed ways.

Akiyama / Field / Vidic: Interpersonal Subjectivities [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Akiyama / Field / Vidic:
Interpersonal Subjectivities [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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The Field/Vidic duo of Slovenian saxophonist based in Switzerland Gregor Vidic and London born drummer Niclas Field is expanded with Japanese free improvising guitarist TEtuzi Akiyama, recording at Gok Sound in Tokyo in 2017 for three exceptional and suspenseful and electroacoustic improvisations, merging melodic and abstract approaches in uniquely detailed ways.

Almeida / Duynhoven / Klein: Live at the Bimhuis Almeida / Duynhoven / Klein:
Live at the Bimhuis

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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This is the 2nd release by this trio on Clean Feed, with Tobias Klein (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet), Goncalo Almeida (double bass) and Martin van Duynhoven (drums) captured live at Bimhuis in Amsterdam in 2017, taking on compositions by Ornette Coleman alongside original compositions from all three players in a free jazz mode.

Bernardes, Daniel / Drumming GP: Liturgy of the Birds - in memoriam Olivier Messiaen Bernardes, Daniel / Drumming GP:
Liturgy of the Birds - in memoriam Olivier Messiaen

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Pianist Daniel Bernardes pays homage to French composer Olivier Messiaen, augmenting his piano trio of Antonio Augusto Aguiar on bass and Mario Costa on drums with the Drumming GP Ensemble of Miquel Bernat on marimba, Jeffrey Davis & Pedro Gois on vibraphones, and Joao Dias on glockenspiel, a wonderful merging of contemporary percussive composition and modern jazz.

Fefer, Avram Quartet (w/ Marc Ribot / Eric Revis / Chad Taylor): Testament Fefer, Avram Quartet (w/ Marc Ribot / Eric Revis / Chad Taylor):
Testament

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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For this album saxophonist Avram Fefer opened up his working unit by adding legendary Marc Ribot on guitar, expanding the sound of the trio with bassist Eric Revis and drummer Chad Taylor, while digging deep into North African inspired spiritual hymns with beatiful melodies, many taken from some of his previous trio records but adding new shape and sonic explorations.

Gorilla Mask: Brain Drain Gorilla Mask:
Brain Drain

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The 4th album from German saxophonist Peter Van Huffel's Gorilla Mask, the 3rd on Clean Feed, is another powerful blending of jazz and rock forms in restless and profoundly determined music, energetic but intelligently structured, with great riffs and melodic grooves from Roland Fidezius (electric bass) and Rudi Fischerlehner (drums and percussion).

Gorilla Mask: Brain Drain [VINYL] Gorilla Mask:
Brain Drain [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The 4th album from German saxophonist Peter Van Huffel's Gorilla Mask, the 3rd on Clean Feed, is another powerful blending of jazz and rock forms in restless and profoundly determined music, energetic but intelligently structured, with great riffs and melodic grooves from Roland Fidezius (electric bass) and Rudi Fischerlehner (drums and percussion).

Kalman, Egil / Fredrik Rasten: Weaving a Fabric of Winds Kalman, Egil / Fredrik Rasten:
Weaving a Fabric of Winds

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Swedish bass player Egil Kalman, here on modular syntheizer, joins Norwegian guitarist Fredrik Rasten for a lovely album of drifting electronics and beautifully entwining acoustic guitar, unhurriedly developing environments of warm, slowly evolving chord structures that show influences from players like Catherine Lamb or the Wandelweiser collective.

Kalman, Egil / Fredrik Rasten: Weaving a Fabric of Winds [VINYL] Kalman, Egil / Fredrik Rasten:
Weaving a Fabric of Winds [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Swedish bass player Egil Kalman, here on modular syntheizer, joins Norwegian guitarist Fredrik Rasten, for a lovely album of drifting electronics and beautifully entwining acoustic guitar, unhurriedly developing environments of warm, slowly evolving chord structures that show influences from players like Catherine Lamb or the Wandelweiser collective.

Kidambi, Amirtha / Lea Bertucci: Phase Eclipse [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Kidambi, Amirtha / Lea Bertucci:
Phase Eclipse [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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A wonderfully unique and idiosyncratic album of voice and electronics from the duo of Amirtha Kidambi and Lea Bertucci, in active and surprising pieces using word-less vocal expresion and abstract utterance, altered live by electronics as the two interact in complement and confluence; the final piece was captured live at NYC's The Kitchen.

Kimchi Moccasin Tango (Nyberg / Bjora / Andersen): Yankee Zulu Kimchi Moccasin Tango (Nyberg / Bjora / Andersen):
Yankee Zulu

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Three active Norwegians musicians based in Oslo-- guitarist Karl Bjora (Yes Deer, Megalodon Collective), drummer Dag Erik Knedal (Saka, Akode) and saxophonist Karl-Hjalmar Nyberg (Left Exit, Megalodon Collective)--in their debut album as a performing trio, showing both assertive collective playing in a free jazz mode and deeply introspective exploration.

KVL (Kirchner / Van Duerm / Lux / Branch): Volume 1 [VINYL] KVL (Kirchner / Van Duerm / Lux / Branch):
Volume 1 [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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The first of many projected volumes from the Chicago trio of Quin Kirchner on drums, percussion, sampler & electronics, Daniel Van Duerm on electric piano, organ, mellotron & electronics, and Matthew Lux on bass & electronics, with guest Jaimie Branch on trumpet, presenting three extended improvisations the maintain peaceful contemplation in captivating grooves.

Lencastre, Jose Nau Quartet: Live in Moscow Lencastre, Jose Nau Quartet:
Live in Moscow

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The collective free jazz Nau Quartet led by alto saxophonist Jose Lencastre with Red Trio pianist and bassist Rodrigo Pinheiro and Hernani Faustino and drummer Joao Lencastre are caught live at Moscow's DOM Cultural Center for this album of thoughtfully informed improvisation, using open and spontaneous structures as they evolve each conversation in organic ways.

Stine, Tim Quartet: Knots Stine, Tim Quartet:
Knots

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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After his debut on Astral Spirits, Chicago-based guitarist Tim Stine assembled this quartet with Nick Mazzarella on saxophone, Matt Ulery on bass, and Quin Kirchner on drums, all skilled as bandleaders themselves, to realize Stine's avant compositions, precise harmonically and rhthmically interesting works with a Threadgill feel in surprising shifts of direction.

Flying Luttenbachers, The: Imminent Death Flying Luttenbachers, The:
Imminent Death

(ugEXPLODE -- USA )

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"Imminent Death" is very different in many ways from the previous Luttenbachers releases, but then again, you could consistently say that about most of them. The group has always followed the direction set by its leader Weasel Walter, a...

Fujii, Satoko / Orchestra New York: Entity Fujii, Satoko / Orchestra New York:
Entity

(Libra -- Japan )

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"The Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York, led by one of this era's greatest big band composers, sounds as fresh and exciting on their eleventh recording, Entity, as they did on their first in 1997. Working with a 13-piece big band that incl...

Henneman, Ig / Jaimie Branch / Anne La Berge: Dropping Stuff And Other Folk Songs Henneman, Ig / Jaimie Branch / Anne La Berge:
Dropping Stuff And Other Folk Songs

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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"... Three eccentric sketching women who succeeded in converting the concert hall into a spectacle with a drowned diesel engine on a race track, although it did not turn into a crazy fair. No, it was primarily an ode to the ingenious fr...

Mr. Stonecipher / Joshua Marquez: Faux [CASSETTE] Mr. Stonecipher / Joshua Marquez:
Faux [CASSETTE]

(910 Noise -- USA )

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Reid, Tomeka / Kyoko Kitamura / Tyler Ho Bynum / Joe Morris: Geometry Of Distance Reid, Tomeka / Kyoko Kitamura / Tyler Ho Bynum / Joe Morris:
Geometry Of Distance

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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"This recording follows their debut album, Geometry of Caves, released in 2018 from Relative Pitch Records. Seth Colter Walls of The New York Times called the quartet's first album a "vibrant new recording", Stereo Gum's Phil Freeman de...

Rogers, Erin: Dawntreader Rogers, Erin:
Dawntreader

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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"A debut solo album from saxophonist Erin Rogers, Breaking Waves explores sonic multiplicity -- growth of a singular sound or idea, "breaking" a single note into two or more parts. Through multiphonics, vocalization, and inciting of out...

Urabe, Masayoshi: What Hasn't Come Here, COME! Urabe, Masayoshi:
What Hasn't Come Here, COME!

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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"Often compared to the late Kaoru Abe, Masayoshi Urabe's solo performances begin and end with silence. Out of the silence the harmonica slowly emerges, erupting into stabs of harmonica and gutteral cries which then give way to punctuate...

Williams, Mars Presents: An Ayler Xmas Volume 3 Live in Krakow Williams, Mars Presents:
An Ayler Xmas Volume 3 Live in Krakow

(Not Two -- Poland )

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The 3rd volume of saxophonist Mars Williams' Albert Ayler-infused holiday records, bring free jazz to the holidays in a unique holiday mash up of songs with titles like "Noel Omega - Twas The Night Before The Frosty Island Harvest Xmas", in a quintet with Jaimie Branch (trumpet0, Knox Chandler (electric guitar), Mark Tokar (bass) and Klaus Kugel (drums).