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Musique Actuelle (Quebec, Montreal, Victo, &c)
 
Normand, Eric & Bent Spoon Duo: Circuitry Normand, Eric & Bent Spoon Duo:
Circuitry

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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The Bent Spoon Duo of Chris Dadge and Scott Munro met bassist Eric Normand (Tour De Bras, Ambiances Magnetiques) while Normand was on tour to record these ragged electro-acoustic improvisations.

Normand, Eric: Data (Low-Fi Duets) Normand, Eric:
Data (Low-Fi Duets)

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $12.00

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Bassist Eric Normand also builds unusual noise devices and stomp boxes, which he performs here in duos with Martin Tetreault, Christine Sehnaoui Abdelnour, Sebastien Cirotteau, and Mario Gauthier.

Nozen: Nisenson / Tanguay / Falaise / Mailloux: Live au Upstairs Nozen: Nisenson / Tanguay / Falaise / Mailloux:
Live au Upstairs

(Malasartes -- Canada )

Price: $10.80

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Nozen is a crossroads of contemporary jazz, musique actuelle and the musical traditions of Jewish Eastern Europe, contrasting styles giving birth to a deep and spontaneous music.

P.O.W.E.R.: Tomahawk Territory P.O.W.E.R.:
Tomahawk Territory

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Trio improvisations with guitar, violin, and an assortment of noise elements, thoughtful pieces that use space wisely as they prepare for vicious attacks of sound.

Papa Boa; Falaise, Labbe, Leclerc, Roversell: Tete a Queue Papa Boa; Falaise, Labbe, Leclerc, Roversell:
Tete a Queue

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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An eclectic collection of mostly improvisational songs that use sampling and other electronic processing on raw instrumental material, that is then combined with new improvisation to reshape the material even further.

Parker, Evan & GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee): Vivaces Parker, Evan & GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee):
Vivaces

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Le Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee (GGRIL) of the St. Lawrence region is conducted by British saxophonist Evan Parker in this live concert held in Rimouski after a workshop hosted by Evan Parker.

Pink Saliva (Allen / Cote / St-Onge): Hardcore: La Brique Pink Saliva (Allen / Cote / St-Onge):
Hardcore: La Brique

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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A live recording from the improvising trio of Gordon Allen, Michel F. Cote and Alexandre St-Onge, rendering acoustics and electronics in dark and unconventional techniques.

Pink Saliva (Allen / Cote / St-Onge): Pink Saliva Pink Saliva (Allen / Cote / St-Onge):
Pink Saliva

(&Records -- Canada )

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Three vicious improvisers from some of Montreal's most ferocious and fascinating practicioners: drummer Michel F. Cote, trumpeter Ellwood Apps, and bassist Alexandre St-Onge.

Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan: So Are We, So Are We Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan:
So Are We, So Are We

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.95

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Projectionnistes, Les: St-Jean / Babin / Falaise / Labbe / Leclerc: Copie zero Projectionnistes, Les: St-Jean / Babin / Falaise / Labbe / Leclerc:
Copie zero

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $12.00

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Claude St-Jean's band, Les Projectionnistes (Tommy Babin, Bernard Falaise, Pierre Labbe, Remi Leclerc), plays an ecletic mix of songs ranging from alternative jazz, rock, and improv.

Quartet Noir: Lugano Quartet Noir:
Lugano

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95

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Queen Mab: Close Queen Mab:
Close

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $12.95

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Queen Mab (pianist Marilyn Lerner and Lori Freedman on clarinet) in their 2nd release, duos and trios with Lee Pui Ming, Jack Vorvis, Fides Krucker, Victor Bateman, Tiina Kiik.

Ratchet Orchestra: Hemlock Ratchet Orchestra:
Hemlock

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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The Ratchet Orchestra is a large ensemble of 30 fringe musicians from Montreal headed by director Nicolas Caloia whose compositions allow for improvised chamber jazz and showcase the talents of the orchestra's most passionate players.

Ratkje, Maja: Voice [VINYL LP + CD] Ratkje, Maja:
Voice [VINYL LP + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Composer, singer, electronic manipulator, violinist and theremin player Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje released this, her debut album, on CD in 2002, now available again on vinyl LP.

Robert, Jocelyn: Pandore Robert, Jocelyn:
Pandore

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Jocelyn Robert's first release on Ambiances Magnetiques in a four-disc set that shows off his solo work and highlights the contributions from other artists who have worked with him through the years.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Bruiducoeur, prieres des infideles Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Bruiducoeur, prieres des infideles

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Composer Danielle Palardy Roger presents a work for a 13-voice mixed choir, two speakers, two soloists, and two percussionists in a satirical elegy that is an account of a man's last agonizing moments.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: L'Oreille Enflee Roger, Danielle Palardy:
L'Oreille Enflee

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Percussionist Danielle Palardy Roger's first major solo composition in 13 pieces which is performed by Claude Beaugrand, Jean Derome, André Duchesne, Joane Hétu, Diane Labrosse, and Martin Ouellet.

Rouge Ciel: Veuillez Proceder Rouge Ciel:
Veuillez Proceder

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )

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Rubedo 'ro: Rubedo 'ro Rubedo 'ro:
Rubedo 'ro

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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Six years of songs and compositions reflecting the life and travels of the Montreal quintet of Geraldine Eguiluz (voice, guitar, compositions), Marie-Lys Trudel (violin & viola); Julie Babaz (cello), Sheila Hannigan (cello) and Stephane Diamantakiou (bass).

Sabatini, Mirko; MK Orchestrin; : -28+Alieni Sabatini, Mirko; MK Orchestrin; :
-28+Alieni

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Italian drummer Mirko Sabatini on a solo album that explores different aspects of his instrument's sound and mechanics through interesting improvisation.

Shalabi / St-Onge / Cote: Jane and The Magic Bananas Shalabi / St-Onge / Cote:
Jane and The Magic Bananas

(&Records -- Canada )

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Montreal free improvisers in an album straddling improvisation, actuelle, and rock influences, with drummer Michel F. Cote, guitarist Sam Shalabi, and bass/electronicist Alexandre St-Onge.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $9.56

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Snell, Jerry: Life in the Suicide Riots Snell, Jerry:
Life in the Suicide Riots

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Vocalist and guitarist Jerry Snell in his first album of twelve songs that are based on a text he wrote about social and political conflicts around the world.

Subtle Lip Can: Reflective Drime Subtle Lip Can:
Reflective Drime

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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The 2nd release from the Montreal free improvising trio Joshua Zubot (violin), Bernard Falaise (guitar) and Isaiah Ceccarelli (drums/percussion) is a magnificent example of open-minded improvisation using unusual and sparkling approaches to sound and discourse.

Subtle Lip Can: Subtle Lip Can Subtle Lip Can:
Subtle Lip Can

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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Montreal artists Isaiah Ceccarelli on percussion, Bernard Falaise on electric guitar and Josh Zubot on violon, impressive textural music from contemplative soundscapes to frantic climaxes.

Surruralist(e)s, The/Le: Sortablue Surruralist(e)s, The/Le:
Sortablue

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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The duo of Arthur Bull on guitars & harmoia and Eric Normand on electric bass and tenor banjo, and both on voice, taking on American rural songs--delta blues, cajun music, and Quebecois laments, &c--with a modern eye and a good sense of humor.

Tabassian, Ziya: Tombak Tabassian, Ziya:
Tombak

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Anaphoria Island )

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Percussionist Ziya Tabassian plays solo tombak, the main percussion instrument used in Persian classical music, in 9 pieces that explore the large range of tones and nuances of the instrument.

Tagaq, Tanya : Anuraaqtuq - Le Vent (The Wind) Tagaq, Tanya :
Anuraaqtuq - Le Vent (The Wind)

(Victo -- Canada )

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Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq in a bizarre and amazing performance at the Victoriaville Festival in 2010 with Drip Audio director Jesse Zubot on violin and Barnyard boss Jean Martin on drums, computer, trumpophone.

Tanguay / Mergaerts / Vann : Yul/Departure Tanguay / Mergaerts / Vann :
Yul/Departure

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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The trio of Montreal percussionist Pierre Tanguay with Belgian saxophonist Erwinn Vann and bassist Michel Mergaerts in spirited an polyrhythmic improvisations.

Tanguay, Pierre / Tom Walsh: Midi tapant Tanguay, Pierre / Tom Walsh:
Midi tapant

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The duo of Pierre Tanguay on drums and percussion and Tom Walsh on trombone in a release of minimalist construction that blends composition and improvisation.

Tanguay, Pierre: La musique de mon disque Tanguay, Pierre:
La musique de mon disque

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The solo debut album from electronic artist and composer Pierre Tanguay is a collection of dark ambient background music that is minimalist in nature but also very impressive.

Taylor, Rae: Black Grace Taylor, Rae:
Black Grace

(RD -- Canada )

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Tetreault , Martin / Yoshihide, Otomo: 21 situations Tetreault , Martin / Yoshihide, Otomo:
21 situations

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The meeting of Martin Tetreault and Otomo Yoshihide, two turntable master manipulators, in a studio recording from Montreal, in a collection of 21 improvisations that explore different themes.

Tetreault, Martin / Kid Koala: Phon-O-Victo Tetreault, Martin / Kid Koala:
Phon-O-Victo

(Victo -- Canada )

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Two turntablists with very different backgrounds - actuelle improv and radical hip-hop - meet in energetic duos fill with humor and instrumental acrobatics.

Tetreault, Martin, Otomo Yoshihide: 2. Tok Tetreault, Martin, Otomo Yoshihide:
2. Tok

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Picking up where 1. Grrr leaves off, this album is the second addition of the turntable duo of Martin Tetreault and Otomo Yoshihide in a collection of live, improvised recordings.

Tetreault, Martin, Otomo Yoshihide: 3. Ahhh Tetreault, Martin, Otomo Yoshihide:
3. Ahhh

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Following 1. Grrr and 2. Tok, this is the third and final part of a series of live recordings from the improvising turntable duo of Martin Tetreault and Otomo Yoshihide.

Tetreault, Martin: Des pas et des mois Tetreault, Martin:
Des pas et des mois

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Using extended and unsual techniques of cutting up, scratching, scraping, sanding grooves, even ironing his records, turntabilist Martin Tetreault approaches new music in audacious ways.

Tetreault, Martin: Snipettes! [2 CDs] Tetreault, Martin:
Snipettes! [2 CDs]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Two CDs from experimental electronic artist Martin Tetreault; one a studio work from 1991-92 using sampling, the second a collection of various experimental works recorded between 1984 and 86.

Tilting: Holy Seven Tilting:
Holy Seven

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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Bassist Nic Caloia (Ratchet Orchestra) with his Montreal based quartet of pianist Guillaume Dostaler, drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli and Jean Derome on baritone sax and bass flute, in an album of great compositional mood and creative playing.

Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay: 2004-2012 [4 CD Box] Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay:
2004-2012 [4 CD Box]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A specially priced box set bringing together 4 CDs from the Ambiances Jazz Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay: "10 compositions", "The Feeling of Jazz", "Danse a l'Anvers", and "Wow!".

Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay: Danse a L'Anvers Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay:
Danse a L'Anvers

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Montreal's great jazz trio of saxophonist Jean Derome, bassist Normand Guilbeault, & drummer Pierre Tanguay, in an album of original compositions and work by Dolphy, Ellington, Kirk, Mengelberg & Strayhorn.

Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay: Wow! Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay:
Wow!

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Sax and flute player/Ambiances Magnetique label leader Jean Derome's excellent jazz trio with bassist Normand Guilbeault and drummer Pierre Tanguay, in their 4th release, with three Derome originals and 4 standards including a Dolphy number.

Trio, Derome / Guilbeault / Tanguay: Etymologie: Live at L' Off Festival de Jazz de Montreal Trio, Derome / Guilbeault / Tanguay:
Etymologie: Live at L' Off Festival de Jazz de Montreal

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $19.95

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Various Artists: Ambiances Magnétiques Volume 3: Inédits Various Artists:
Ambiances Magnétiques Volume 3: Inédits

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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An anthology of 24 unreleased works by various members of Ambiances Magnetiques: Michel F Cote, Jean Derome, Andre Duchesne, Joane Hetu, Diane Labrosse, Robert Marcl Lepage, etc..

Various Artists: Une Théorie des Ensembles Various Artists:
Une Théorie des Ensembles

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A live concert recording from 1992 featuring five groups of fifteen total musicians playing 17 previously unreleased tracks.

Various Artists: volume 2: Hourra pour la bastringue Various Artists:
volume 2: Hourra pour la bastringue

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A compilation of seventeen tracks featuring artists such as René Lussier, Jean Derome, Pierre Tanguay, Robert Marcel Lepage, André Duchesne, Joane Hétu, &tc.

Vertical Squirrels (Fischlin, Heble, Melville, Warren): Time of the Sign Vertical Squirrels (Fischlin, Heble, Melville, Warren):
Time of the Sign

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $12.00

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An incredibly informed instant-composing ensemble drawing on free jazz and post rock sensibilities with nods to Indian ragas, jazz-inflected minimalism, Zappa-esque bouts of sonic anarchy, and German rock music from the 1970s, captured live at Toronto, Guelph and Hamilton, Canada in 2012.

Ward, Greg's : Phonic Juggernaut Ward, Greg's :
Phonic Juggernaut

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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"Greg Ward's Phonic Juggernaut is a consummation of the marriage of jazz improvisation and composition, an unrestrained exploration of the saxophone as a voice all its own", in a trio with bassist Joe Sanders and drummer Damion Reid.

Wellman, Linsey / Mike Essoudry : Mike Essoudry + Linsey Wellman Wellman, Linsey / Mike Essoudry :
Mike Essoudry + Linsey Wellman

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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1st release for the duo of wind player Linsey Wellman and percussionist Mike Essoudry embracing stasis and movement, meditation and exuberance, delicacy and amplitude.

Wiens, Rainer: Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors <i>[Used Item]</i> Wiens, Rainer:
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors [Used Item]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $9.95

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A series of solos and duets between Kalimba player Rainer Wiens and an impressive set of improvisers including Jean Derome, Malcolm Goldstein, Frank Lozano, &c.

XYZ (Martel / Lauzier / Tetreault): La Formule Xyz XYZ (Martel / Lauzier / Tetreault):
La Formule Xyz

(&Records -- Canada )

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XYZ is the trio of Pierre-Yves Martel (feedback & static), Martin Tetreault (turntable), & Philippe Lauzier (reeds) improvising with post-industrial sound orchestration using electronic and acoustic sources.

not the wind not the flag: Tintinabulum not the wind not the flag:
Tintinabulum

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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A beautifully building release of guitar and percussion, one long track that adds intensity from lovely minimalism to Fripp-ian chords and driving drum work.

Ceccaldi, Theo Trio, Trio + Joelle Leandre: Carrousel -and- Can You Smile Ceccaldi, Theo Trio, Trio + Joelle Leandre:
Carrousel -and- Can You Smile

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $16.95

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Two albums together. "Carrousel": The Paris based Theo Ceccaldi Trio crosses improv with chamber music in a string trio of lyrical, subtle and advanced improvisation. "Can You Smile": Ceccarelli expands his trio with bassist/free vocalist Joelle Leandre for rich, interactive improvisation.

Geerken, Hartmut And Chris Trent: Omniverse Sun Ra [BOOK] Geerken, Hartmut And Chris Trent:
Omniverse Sun Ra [BOOK]

(Art Yard -- USA )

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Originally published in 1994, Hartmut Geerken and Chris Trent's comprehensive reference of Sun Ra includes a pictorial and annotated discography, essays and photo documents, photographs; this 2nd edition adds new photographs, photo documents, and essays.

HET: Let's Het HET:
Let's Het

(Ad Hoc Records -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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Lenoci, Gianni / Gianni Mimmo: Reciprocal Uncles Lenoci, Gianni / Gianni Mimmo:
Reciprocal Uncles

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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The Italian duo of pianist Gianni Lenoci and soprano saxophonist Gianni Mimmo using extended and unusual techniques through eight improvisations mixing melody, timbre and tone.

Pride, Mike's Scene Fucker #5: The Ensemble Is An Electronic Device Pride, Mike's Scene Fucker #5:
The Ensemble Is An Electronic Device

(Public Eyesore -- USA )

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Mike Pride's ensemble with Brian Moran, Jessica Pavone, Aaron Ali Shaikh in an extended work recorded live at Freddy's in Brooklyn in February of 2003, a slowly building work of unusual acoustic and electronic improvisation.

Roebke, Jason: Every Sunday Roebke, Jason:
Every Sunday

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The music of bassist Jason Roebke and his trio of guitarist Matthew Schneider and drummer Marcus Evan is rooted in the leader's solid bass work and the tasteful and informed lyrical freedom of his sidemen, as heard in this live performace Chicago's Hungry Brain.

Kernohan, Daniel (Editor): Music IS Rapid Transportation: from the Beatles to Xenakis [BOOK] Kernohan, Daniel (Editor):
Music IS Rapid Transportation: from the Beatles to Xenakis [BOOK]

(Charivari -- Canada )

Price: $19.95

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Daniel Kernohan of Verge Music and Spool edited this fascinating book of essays from writers who connect popular music to the avant, obscure, experimental and unusual musics available in the modern age.

L A N D: Anoxia L A N D:
Anoxia

(Important Records -- USA )

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The second L A N D album, "Anoxia" (total absence of oxygen), sees Daniel Lea return alone with an outing that marks a shift from the industrial-inflected jazz-noir of 2012's "Night Within" into distinctly new sonic terrain with an emphasis on atmosphere and rhythm.



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