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  September 2020
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Gregoretti, Francesco : Solid Layers, Deafening Shapes Gregoretti, Francesco :
Solid Layers, Deafening Shapes

(Toxo Records -- Italy )

Price: $10.95

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A solo percussion album from Francesco Gregoretti, employing traditional instruments and unusual object to create unique audio environment that use predictable rhythmic elements against capricious approaches, giving his playing a personal style fueled by resonance and natural feedback; an album that balances chaotic and structured environments in riveting ways.

No Base Trio: No Base Trio No Base Trio:
No Base Trio

(Setola Di Maiale -- Italy )

Price: $13.95

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The trio of alto saxophonist Jonathan Suazo, guitarist Gabriel Vicens, and drummer Leonardo Osuna, formed in 2010 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, emerging from a standards-based band influenced by jazz, rock, electronic and ambient music to a fully free improv group, focusing on creative improvisation that balances lyrical moments with raw sound & energetic momentum.

Cyanobacteria: From The Arabian Gulf [CASSETTE] Cyanobacteria:
From The Arabian Gulf [CASSETTE]

(Toxo Records -- Italy )

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Francesco Gregoretti of the bands Strongly Imploded, Grizzly Imploded and Oddly Imploded (Shhpuma) joins forces with double bassist Renato Grieco (Carl Ludwig Hubsch) to create an unusual set of improvisations on the lower end, using drums and double bass, and described as "a primordial and grotesque sound; a clumsy symbiont of feedback, strings and skins"; intriguing.

Rodrigues / Lonberg-Holm / Pinheiro: Multiforms Rodrigues / Lonberg-Holm / Pinheiro:
Multiforms

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A dynamic encounter between Chicago improvising cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm, Red Trio pianist Rodrigo Pinheiro, and Creative Sources label leader, violist Ernesto Rodrigues, performing live during the CreativeFest XIII at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, Portugal, in one extended improvisation and a relatively concise coda; powerful and assertive, masterful work.

Lisbon String Trio / Luis Lopes: Isotropy Lisbon String Trio / Luis Lopes:
Isotropy

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Isotropy - having a physical property which has the same value when measured in different directions - is the collaboration between the Lisbon String Trio of Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Miguel Mira (cello) and Alvaro Rosso (double bass) with Luis Lopes, here on acoustic guitar, in a 2 part extended improvisation recorded live at the 2020 Small Format Materials Festiva.

Konrad Strumpfel & The Set: refrescoscopio [CASSETTE] Konrad Strumpfel & The Set:
refrescoscopio [CASSETTE]

(Music a la Coque -- France )

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An unissued album from Bavarian experimenter & songwriter Konrad Strumpfel and "The Set", the Czech duo of Herbert Lukundra & Josif Afkak, who added their contributions to Strumpfel's work which had been sent to them by post, the strengthening of the "Iron Curtain" between the USSR & Europe in the late 80s then prohibiting the release of their collaboration.

What Happens In A Year (Sinton / Neufeld / Merega): Ceremonie / Musique What Happens In A Year (Sinton / Neufeld / Merega):
Ceremonie / Musique

(FiP recordings -- USA )

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The 1st release of NY baritone saxophonist & bass clarinetist Josh Sinton's FiP label (Form is Possibility) is the debut of the "What Happens in a Year" trio with Todd Neufeld on electric guitar and Giacomo Merega on electric bass, an album of free collective improvisation fueled by a patiently ethereal and authoritative ethic through subtle dialog of tone, texture and pulse.

Parkins, Zeena / Jeff Kolar: Scale Parkins, Zeena / Jeff Kolar:
Scale

(Two Rooms Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Commissioned by choreographer Jennifer Monson, the collaboration of Downtown NY electric harpist and sound artist Zeena Parkins and Chicago sound artist Jeff Kolar explore the intersection of acoustic phenonema against electronic, synthetic & radio sounds, inspired by the timing of natural phenomena like ocean currents and daylight emergence; fascinating.

Parkins, Zeena / Jeff Kolar: Scale [VINYL] Parkins, Zeena / Jeff Kolar:
Scale [VINYL]

(Two Rooms Records -- USA )

Price: $17.95

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Commissioned by choreographer Jennifer Monson, the collaboration of Downtown NY electric harpist and sound artist Zeena Parkins and Chicago sound artist Jeff Kolar explore the intersection of acoustic phenonema against electronic, synthetic & radio sounds, inspired by the timing of natural phenomena like ocean currents and daylight emergence; fascinating.

Perelman, Ivo / Arcado String Trio: Deep Resonance Perelman, Ivo / Arcado String Trio:
Deep Resonance

(Fundacja Sluchaj! -- Poland )

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Saxophonist Ivo Perelman declares that he "metamorphosed into a string instrument" himself while playing with the dynamic string trio drawn of NY Downtown luminaries--cellist Hank Roberts, violinist Mark Feldman and bassist Mark Dresser--blending technical mastery with profound creative impulse as the quartet weaves a tapestry of free jazz and instant composition.

Futterman, Joel : Intervals Futterman, Joel :
Intervals

(Fundacja Sluchaj! -- Poland )

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Each of the three parts of NY pianist Joel Futterman's "Intervals" is unedited first takes, a referendum on 40 years of playing and expanding his powers at free jazz that embraces tradition and future, alway engaging his listeners through fully formed figures, phrase and motifs, a great combination of familiar jazz elements and imaginative free invention.

Gjerstad, Frode / Fred Lonberg Holm / Steve Swell / William Parker: Tales From Gjerstad, Frode / Fred Lonberg Holm / Steve Swell / William Parker:
Tales From

(Fundacja Sluchaj! -- Poland )

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After a tour through upstate New York State with Chicago cellist and electronic artist Fred Lonberg-Holm, saxophonist Frode Gjerstad headed to New York City for a planned trio recording which evolved into this informed quartet with Steve Swell on trombone and William Parker on bass, tuba, cornet & flutes, an outstanding example of Transatlanic collective improvisation.

Parker, Evan / Agusti Fernandez: Tempranillo Parker, Evan / Agusti Fernandez:
Tempranillo

(Fundacja Sluchaj! -- Poland )

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Reissuing this astonishing 1995 studio recording, capturing the first encounter between two legendary free jazz performers--UK saxophonist Evan Parker on tenor and soprano saxophones and pianist Augustí Fernández--in an 8-part dialog of mercurial speed balanced with moments of passionate introspection, resissued with new mastering, restoring this essential meeting.

Gadt / Osborne / Zakrocki / Olak: Spontaneous Chamber Music Vol.3 Gadt / Osborne / Zakrocki / Olak:
Spontaneous Chamber Music Vol.3

(Fundacja Sluchaj! -- Poland )

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The third volume in this free improvising series, starting with the collaboration of Polish violinist Patryk Zakrocki and guitarist Marcin Olak, varying the additional players as they explore chamber-oriented free improvisation, here with the impressive vocal improvisation of Anna Gadt and cellist Annemie Osborne, ripping apart the calendar in 14 monthly machinations.

Chmiel, Przemyslaw Quartet: Witchcraft Chmiel, Przemyslaw Quartet:
Witchcraft

(Fundacja Sluchaj! -- Poland )

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Led by Polish multi-reedist and composer Przemyslaw Chmiel and his quartet of Mateusz Gramburg on piano, Piotr Narajowski on double bass, and Michał Szeligowski on drums, this is their debut album, presenting a sophisticated set of structured compositions that allow for great spontaneity and lyricism, a strong start for this expressive young band.

Gato Libre (Tamura / Fjuii / Kaneko): Koneko Gato Libre (Tamura / Fjuii / Kaneko):
Koneko

(Libra -- Japan )

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The 8th album from Gato Libre with compositions from trumpeter Natsuki Tamura in a trio with Yasuko Kaneko on trombone and pianist Satoko Fujii here on accordion, Koneko translating to "Kitten", as Tamura explores 8 new cats from strays to shop cats through deceptively simple pieces of melodic appeal of warm color, tone & texture; absolutely charming.

Kaze (Fujii / Tamura / Pruvost / Orins) w/ Ikue Mori: Sand Storm Kaze (Fujii / Tamura / Pruvost / Orins) w/ Ikue Mori:
Sand Storm

(Libra/ Circum-Disc -- Japan )

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The cooperative quartet Kaze of Satoko Fujii on piano, Peter Orins on drums, Christian Pruvost on trumpet, Natsuki Tamura on trumpet, joins with elextroacoustic improviser Ikue Mori for seven exploratory pieces recorded in the studio after a one-week tour in Austria, France, and Russia, their enthusiasm for their extraordinarily unique group sound clearly evident.

Dingman, Chris (May Han Oh / Tim Kelper): Embrace Dingman, Chris (May Han Oh / Tim Kelper):
Embrace

(Inner Arts Initiative -- USA )

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Finding rich warmth in NY vibraphonist Chris Dingman's melodic and optimistic compositions, several inspired by Dingman's interest in West African music traditions, performed in a trio with bassist Linda May Han Oh (Pat Metheney) and drummer Tim Keiper (Cyro Baptista, David Byrne); an inspiringly lyrical album with exceptional soloing and improvisation interplay.

Dingman, Chris : The Peace Project [5-CD BOX] Dingman, Chris :
The Peace Project [5-CD BOX]

(Inner Arts Initiative -- USA )

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Vibraphonist Chris Dingman set up his vibraphones next to the bedroom where his father was under hospice care from a rare heart ailment, setting an atmosphere of calm and compassion to help soothe, heal, and carry him through his final challenges, released here as a 5-CD set of 5 hours of ethereal sounds through poignant melodies, swirling textures, and undulating pedal tones.

Oxley, Tony: February Papers Oxley, Tony:
February Papers

(Discus -- UK )

Price: $14.95

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Reissuing percussionist and electronic innovator Tony Oxley's 1977 Incus album, collecting works from Oxley's evolving approaches, including a quartet with bassist Barry Guy and violinists David Bourne & Philipp Wachsmann; a trio with Barry Guy and Ian Brighton on electric guitar; and solo pieces including a piece for Evan Parker emulating his sound through electronics.

Das Rad (Archer / Robinson / Dinsdale): Adios Al Futuro Das Rad (Archer / Robinson / Dinsdale):
Adios Al Futuro

(Discus -- UK )

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The 2nd release from the UK instrumental rock band Das Rad of Nick Robinson on guitars, keyboards & electronics, Martin Archer on woodwind, keyboards, synth bass & electronics, and Steve Dinsdale on drums, keyboards & electronics, expand their sound and referenes as they tug on the heartstrings of prog, krautrock and other advanced rock forms with modern and mellotron-fueled orchestration.

Banabila, Michel: All Connected Banabila, Michel:
All Connected

(StealthRec -- Netherlands )

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Collaborations between electronic artist Michel Banabila, 14 tracks in total along with 16 musicians of experimental electronic, compositional, and electronica forms, inspired by the Disquiet Junto project and with artists including Machinefabriek, Radboud Mens, violinist Oene van Geel and Mayana Golovchenko, each track revealing different aspects of Banabila's broad interests.

Banabila, Michel / Radboud Mens / Marco Douma: Live 2015 Banabila, Michel / Radboud Mens / Marco Douma:
Live 2015

(StealthRec -- Netherlands )

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Sound artist Radboud Mens and composer Michel Banabila collaborated with video artist Marco Douma in a series of live perofrmances in 2015, the audio of which is heard here in electronic beats of a triphop nature, detailed and compelling rhythms from their performances at Le Guess Who festival in Utrecht, Netherlands and at Steim Summer Party, at Bimhuis.

Plan Kruutntoone / Reinier van Houdt : Pas Maar Op, Want Deze Tas Is Van Zorro (En Zorro Houdt Van M Plan Kruutntoone / Reinier van Houdt :
Pas Maar Op, Want Deze Tas Is Van Zorro (En Zorro Houdt Van Mij)

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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Plan Kruutntoone joins forces with avant-garde pianist Reinier van Houdt for a conceptual narrative blurring improvised music, compositional and rock forms, with a narrative based around Zorro and Rosa, geography (and Spielberg) and Brodski, or in their terms: composed and deranged music and lyrics (and other words) on guitars, basses, drums and a piano.

Plan Kruutntoone / Reinier van Houdt : Pas Maar Op, Want Deze Tas Is Van Zorro (En Zorro Houdt Van M Plan Kruutntoone / Reinier van Houdt :
Pas Maar Op, Want Deze Tas Is Van Zorro (En Zorro Houdt Van Mij)[VINYL]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

Price: $19.95

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Plan Kruutntoone joins forces with avant-garde pianist Reinier van Houdt for a conceptual narrative blurring improvised music, compositional and rock forms, with a narrative based around Zorro and Rosa, geography (and Spielberg) and Brodski, or in their terms: composed and deranged music and lyrics (and other words) on guitars, basses, drums and a piano.

Clucas, Dan / Jeb Bishop / Damon Smith / Matt Crane: Universal or Directional Clucas, Dan / Jeb Bishop / Damon Smith / Matt Crane:
Universal or Directional

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Three quartet improvisations and six duo combinations between Dan Clucas on cornet, Jeb Bishop on trombone, Damon Smith on double bass, and Matt Crane on drums, recording in the studio in Rhode Island, 2018, the various permutations of each player elucidating the full group interactions through focused and captivating investigations of instrumental combinations.

Cooper-Moore & Stephen Gauci: Conversations Vol. 1 [VINYL] Cooper-Moore & Stephen Gauci:
Conversations Vol. 1 [VINYL]

(577 -- USA )

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The first of two volumes from legendary Downtown NY pianist Cooper-Moore and saxophonist Stephen Gauci, recorded after a seven-month residency at Happylucky No. 1 Gallery in Brooklyn, allowing the two players to develop a natural dialog of unique and idiosyncratic approaches to their instruments, resulting in these 6 commanding recordings freely improvised in the studio.

Icepick (Nate Wooley / Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten / Chris Corsano): Hellraiser [VINYL] Icepick (Nate Wooley / Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten / Chris Corsano):
Hellraiser [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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The 3rd album from the improvising trio of Nate Wooley on trumpet, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on bass, and Chris Corsano on drums, is a live recording at the 2018 Experimental Sound Studio's Option Series, a smoldering session of collective improvisation that builds tension through impressive rhythmic texture and releases it in cathartic and passionate passages.

Kowald, Peter Quintet: Peter Kowald Quintet Kowald, Peter Quintet:
Peter Kowald Quintet

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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First ever CD reissue of the only band under bassist Peter Kowald's own name, remastered; originally released by FMP in 1972, this is exemplary European Free Jazz from one of the orignal innovators in a quartet with Peter Kowald on tuba, bass, & alphorn, Gunter Christmann and Paul Rutherford on trombones, Peter van der Locht on alto saxophone, and Paul Lovens on drums.

Musicworks: #137 Fall 2020 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#137 Fall 2020 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Fall 2020 issue of Canada's finest new music magazine, focusing on guitars--hollow, heavy, bowed, cracked, pedalled, flung, trusty companions & feedback demons; Plus articles on Casey Koyczan, Susan Alcorn, Amy Brandon, Aidan Baker, Eliza Kavtion, C. Diab, Markus Lake, Catherine Debard, Cloud Chamber, &c; and an 11-track CD with music from the aforementioned.

Sun Ra And His Solar-Myth Arkestra: The Solar-Myth Approach (Vol. 1 & 2) [2 CDs] Sun Ra And His Solar-Myth Arkestra:
The Solar-Myth Approach (Vol. 1 & 2) [2 CDs]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Originally issued on the BYG label as a 2 volume set, these albums present a variety of tracks from various undocumented sessions in New York and Philadelphia in the 1960s, with similar personnel in the makeup of the Arkestra during this time, here fully remastered and presented as a 2-CD set including a bonus track correcting an original mastering problem; essential Ra!

Wachsmann, Phil : Writing In Water Wachsmann, Phil :
Writing In Water

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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UK-based violinist Phillip Wachsmann, an essential player bringing contemporary approaches of indeterminacy, conceptualism and electroacoustics to the early community of improvisers and experimentalists, in a reissue of his 1984 Bead Records album, presenting his astute and sophisticated live solo performance for violin and electronics at the Actual Festival in July 1984, London.

Yoshihide, Otomo / Chris Pitsiokos: Live in Florence [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Yoshihide, Otomo / Chris Pitsiokos:
Live in Florence [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Performing live at the Tempo Reale Festival in Florence, Italy in 2018, the duo of Japanese improviser Otomo Yoshihide on turntables & guitars and NY saxophonist Chris Pitsiokos fascinate with seven free dialogs, from extreme techniques of fragmented sound to jazz-oriented reference, a well-matched pair for both splintering collision and accomplished statement.

Gelber Flieder: Olbaumgewachse Gelber Flieder:
Olbaumgewachse

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Gelber Lilac, or Yellow Lilac, is the electro-acoustic trio trio of Yves Arques (Tricentric) on objects & electronics, Joao Camoes (Open Field String Trio) on viola, and Luise Volkmann (Autochrom) on saxophone, presenting a romantic still life in improvisational colors and extended techniques, recorded live at La Petite Maison, in Paris in 2016.

Gabriel, Julius: Geminga Gabriel, Julius:
Geminga

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Using the natural resonance of the chapel of Oficinas do Convento, in Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal, saxophonist Julius Gabriel recorded these ten diverse solo improvisations, performing on soprano, tenor & baritone saxophones, applying unusual and extended techniques to his playing in a mixture of technical prowess and implicit wit & melodicism.

Suspensao: Sfumato Suspensao:
Sfumato

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A substantial live work from the 2019 CreativeFest XIII at O'Culto da Ajuda in Lisbon from the improvising ensemble Sfumato lead by violist Ernesto Rodrigues, fulfilling the title of the album in great tension and suspense as the 11 members improvise, generating waves of activity between concentrated and meditative moments, an incredible example of power and restraint.

Carter, Daniel / Matthew Shipp: Dark Matrix Carter, Daniel / Matthew Shipp:
Dark Matrix

(Not Two -- Poland )

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A meeting in the studio of long-time friends and collaborators, pianist Matthew Shipp and Daniel Carter performing on alto, tenor & soprano saxes, clarinet & trumpet, having played together in many groupings this is only their first duo recording, in a thoughtful set of free improvisations with an innate lyricism and beautiful sense of pacing; masterful and evolved.

Rodrigues / Torres / Mira: Setubal Rodrigues / Torres / Mira:
Setubal

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A live performance at Casa da Cultura during the "Creative Sources Cycle" in 2020, capturing an extended acoustic improvisation between Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Nuno Torres on alto saxophone, and Miguel Mira on cello, using restrained approaches to deceptively detailed dialog of magnificent technique, as they sonically describe the Setúbal Inlet near Lisbon.

Pau Nasim (Lopez-Palacios / Serra): Alusion Pau Nasim (Lopez-Palacios / Serra):
Alusion

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Taking their project name as a concatenation of their personal names, appropriate to the close improvisational bond shared by the Spanish drum and sax duo of Nasim Lopez-Palacios and Pau Torres Serra, who present a unique and idiosyncratic language on their instruments to create an engaging set of dialogs through energetically controlled yet never chaotic interaction.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Faustino / Pinheiro / Carneiro: The Book of Spirals Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Faustino / Pinheiro / Carneiro:
The Book of Spirals

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Not your average Creative Sources releases, the father/son collaboration of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola and Guilherme Rodrigues on cello are joined by 2/3 of Red Trio — Hernani Faustino on double bass and Rodrigo Pinheiro on piano — with Pedro Carneiro on marimba, for an impressively active set of Swirling, Whirling and Twirling improvisations.

Red List Ensemble: Scope Red List Ensemble:
Scope

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The Berlin-based electroacoustic Red List Ensemble founded by cellist Guilherme Rodrigues in a studio recording of the 3-part "Scope", improvised music created in real time using extensive techniques to create and raise tension in a game of contrasts, exploring orchestration in micro-groups through organization of surfaces that are opposed in terms of timbre and sound texture.

String Theory: Tin String Theory:
Tin

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The Portuguese String Theory ensemble led by violist Ernesto Rodridgues explores the element "Tin" in this live performance at CreativeFest XIII at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, 2019, leading a 10-piece ensemble of strings — violin & violas, cellos, double basses, guitars and piano — through an extended improvisation of remarkably detailed yet controlled interaction.

Skrijelj / Rodrigues / Mira / Malmendier: lluvia Skrijelj / Rodrigues / Mira / Malmendier:
lluvia

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A live performance at CreativeFest XIII at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon in 2019 from the quartet of Emilie Skrijelj on accordion, Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Miguel Mira on cello, and Tom Malmendier on percussion, Lluvia referencing Rain as the quartet quietly builds and releases tension through subtle cues, persistent figures, tonal innuendo and shades.

Gorlinsky / Sysoev / Muller: Universal Vitamin Gorlinsky / Sysoev / Muller:
Universal Vitamin

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An extended improvisation for acoustic instrumentation and voice using unusual and extended techniques, from the Russian trio of Alexey Sysoev on piano, Vladimir Gorlinsky on guitar & voice, and Christian Müller on clarinet, recorded at the Cultural Centre DOM in Moscow in 2019, cycling patiently from quietly expressive sections to chamber-oriented brightly active moments.

Chemical Expansion League, The (Bohman / Lynch / Northover / Mengersen): Grappling with the Orange P Chemical Expansion League, The (Bohman / Lynch / Northover / Mengersen):
Grappling with the Orange Porpoise

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Some of the London free improv scene's finest players, including members of Remote Viewers, Custodians Of The Realm, London Improvisers Orchestra, The Runcible Quintet, &c, met with visiting Berlin double bassist Ulf Mengersen to record this fascinating collective improvisation, using objects, preparations, and a WASP synthesizer for wonderfully unusual results.

Blonk's, Jaap Retirement Overdue (w/ Petruccelli / Stadhouders / Rosaly): New Start [2 CDs] Blonk's, Jaap Retirement Overdue (w/ Petruccelli / Stadhouders / Rosaly):
New Start [2 CDs]

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )

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The first working band for Dutch vocal improviser Jaap Blonk in 20 years, as he passes 65 years and is clearly NOT ready for retirement, assembling Miguel Petruccelli (Native Aliens Ensemble) on guitar, Jasper Stadhouders (Cactus Truck) on bass, and Chicago ex-pat Frank Rosaly on drums for a double CD of new work, collective improvisation and reworked Blonk classics.

Artaud, Antonin (Jaap Blonk): To Have Done With the Judgment of God Artaud, Antonin (Jaap Blonk):
To Have Done With the Judgment of God

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )

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Vocal performer & musician Jaap Blonk presents a rendering of French dramatist, poet and theatre director Antonin Artaud's "Pour en Finir avec le Jugement de Dieu" (To Have Done With the Judgment of God), a work shelved by the French Radio in 1948 without broadcast as 'too scatological, political, anti-religious, random, and cacophonous through xylophonic and percussive sounds'.

Brochard, Eric / Fabrice Favriou: Derviche Brochard, Eric / Fabrice Favriou:
Derviche

(Ayler -- France )

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Improvised and heavy forms of experimental rock from the French duo of piccolo bassist Eric Brochard and drummer Fabrice Favriou, their music dramatic, ritualistic and urgent as they reference Maya Deren and mythological experience, their music hypnotically mesmerizing and sonically rich, slowly whirling dervishes in five varying sequences that growl and transfix.

Thing, The (Gustafsson / McPhee / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love): She Knows... Thing, The (Gustafsson / McPhee / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love):
She Knows...

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Switzerland )

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Named for a Don Cherry composition included on this album, the core trio of The Thing--Mats Gustafsson on reeds, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on bass, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums--is joined by saxophonist and pocket trumpter Joe McPhee, recording classic free jazz and harmolodic pieces by Don Cherry, Ornette Coleman, James Blood Ulmer, Frank Lowe, & Joe McPhee.

Ayler, Albert Quartet With Don Cherry: European Recordings Autumn 1964 (Revisited) [2 CDs] Ayler, Albert Quartet With Don Cherry:
European Recordings Autumn 1964 (Revisited) [2 CDs]

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Switzerland )

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Essential radio and live recordings from saxophonist Albert Ayler's European tour in 1964 with Don Cherry on cornet, Gary Peacock on double bass and Sunny Murray on drums, a quintessential grouping for Ayler's compositions, here in outstanding renditions of classic works including "Spirits", "Ghosts", "Vibrations", "Mothers", "Childrens", plus Don Cherry's "Infant Happiness".

Myers, David Lee: That Which Is It Myers, David Lee:
That Which Is It

(pulsewidth -- USA )

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Using electronic and digital tools similar to those that fuel his Arcane Device project, New York sound artist David Lee Myers presents an accessibly engaging set of compositions using modular electronics, feedback matrices, guitar textures, voices, and frogs in 11 polyrhythmic adventures; quirky yet non-chaotic, sublime experimental works of tone and texture.

Xenakis, Iannis: GRM Works 1957-1962 [VINYL] Xenakis, Iannis:
GRM Works 1957-1962 [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

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Back in Stock: Recollection GRM assembles Greek experimental composer Iannis Xenakis' works for Groupe de Recherches Musicales circa 1957-1962: "Concret PH" (1958); "Orient-Occident" (1960); "Diamorphoses" (1957-58); "Bohor" (1962).

Rowe, Keith / Mark Wastell: Live At I-And-E [VINYL RSD] Rowe, Keith / Mark Wastell:
Live At I-And-E [VINYL RSD]

(Confront -- UK )

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Performing at The Printing House, in Dublin, Ireland, the duo of Keith Rowe on guitar & electronics and Mark Wastell on amplified textures & electronics are heard in their final set of the evening, louder and more gestural, taking the audience on a long musically referential journey of theme, statement and variations, seemingly traditional yet using unique strategies.

Acid Mothers Temple: Nam Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo [VINYL 2 LPs RSD] Acid Mothers Temple:
Nam Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo [VINYL 2 LPs RSD]

(SPACE AGE -- E.U. )

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Acid Mothers Temple's Nam Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo was first released on CD in 2007 by Ace Fu Records, here re-mastered for vinyl, "Nam Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo" being a phrase expounded by a 13th century Japanese Buddhist monk called Nichiren translating loosely to "I devote myself to the Mystic Law of the Lotus Sutra" or "... the Wonderful Dharma of the Lotus Flower Teaching".

Residents, The : Icky Flix: The Original Soundtrack Recording [2LP Vinyl RSD] Residents, The :
Icky Flix: The Original Soundtrack Recording [2LP Vinyl RSD]

(Ralph Records -- USA )

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Colored vinyl double LP Record Store Day release of the soundtrack to the eyeballed band's 2001 "Icky Flix" DVD, 20 re-worked classic Residents tracks, originally released as a 14-track soundtrack CD, here in an extended edition that includes 6 additional tracks, "reimaginings" not included on the original version of the album.

Brodbeck / Bohm: Weak Ties Brodbeck / Bohm:
Weak Ties

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Working in the Elektronisches Studio, in Basel, Switzerland, the duo of electronic artist and guitarist Volker Böhm and drummer/percussionist Benjamin Brodbeck, also employing sonic objects of indeterminate source, create a fascinating set of 9 sonic compositions driven by rhythmic interaction, using space and focused recording techniques in superbly timed dialogs.

Capece, Lucio / Werner Dafeldecker: Iteration Capece, Lucio / Werner Dafeldecker:
Iteration

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Two sets of profound composure and restraint, captured at a concert in Munich in May 2019 by Berlin improvising instrumentalists -- Werner Dafeldecker (double bass) and Lucio Capece (bass clarinet, slide saxophone, feedback and room amplification) -- invoking moods of Polwechsel through focused structures of intense precision of dense interaction.

Crank Sturgeon: Anxiety Detectors Kit [CASSETTE] Crank Sturgeon:
Anxiety Detectors Kit [CASSETTE]

(Tribe Tapes -- USA )

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California-based sound experimenter and noise artist Crank Sturgeon, aka Matt Anderson, in a limited 2-sided C32 cassette release detailed with red foil and artwork printed onto transparent film, each side a strangely diverse journey in noise, voice, sound collage and unusual improvisation, inexplicable, generally indescribable, and joyfully weird.

de Asis, Clara / Mara Winter: Repetition Of The Same Dream de Asis, Clara / Mara Winter:
Repetition Of The Same Dream

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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During pandemic lockdowns, flutist Mara Winter and experimentalist Clara de Asís explored locations of natural resonance to capture this mix of composition and improvisation, delicate and detailed recordings of diverse intent, using harmonically rich tones and textures that resonate in mysterious and haunting ways of beautiful dream-like secrets and reveries.

Eventless Plot (Vasilis Liolios / Yiannis Tsirikoglou / Arias Gatas): Parallel Worlds Eventless Plot (Vasilis Liolios / Yiannis Tsirikoglou / Arias Gatas):
Parallel Worlds

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With 20 years of performance history, the "Eventless Plot" trio of Thessaloniki, Greece — Vasilis Liolios (Psaltery, percussion, electronics), Yiannis Tsirikoglou (electronics) and Arias Gatas (piano, percussion, electronics) — present three chamber works, performed with other other Greek instrumentalists; extraordinary works of embracing creativity and depth.