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Lambs Gamble (Cremaschi / Welch): Memory Collapse Lambs Gamble (Cremaschi / Welch):
Memory Collapse

(Evolving Ear -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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Lavelle, Matt and Morcilla: The Manifestation Drama Lavelle, Matt and Morcilla:
The Manifestation Drama

(KMB Jazz -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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New Yorker Matt Lavelle's 3rd KMB release, here with Morcilla (Martinez/Grillot/Forbes) playing over a set of 7 compositions that blend latin rhythms with free swinging jazz.

Leandre, Joelle & Lauren Newton: Conversations live in Ljubljana Leandre, Joelle & Lauren Newton:
Conversations live in Ljubljana

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

Price: $14.00

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French bassist Joelle Leandre and US vocalist Lauren Newton recorded these duos live at Club Gromka in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2010; absorbing and unusual interactions between two significant improvisers.

Lescalleet, Jason: This Is What I Do - Volume One Lescalleet, Jason:
This Is What I Do - Volume One

(Glistening Examples -- USA )

Price: $8.00

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A collection of works from electronic and sound artists Jason Lecalleet, culled from various difficult to find compilation projects that he took part in from 1998-2004.

Levering, Arthur : Still Raining, Still Dreaming Levering, Arthur :
Still Raining, Still Dreaming

(New World Records -- USA )

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Arthur Levering in recordings of works from 2001-2002, compositions that stress clarity and lightness while working with dense elements of texture, tempo, & harmony.

Lurie, Jessica Ensemble: Shop of Wild Dreams Lurie, Jessica Ensemble:
Shop of Wild Dreams

(Zipa!Music -- USA )

Price: $8.00

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Jessica Lurie (The Tiptons) in a passionate and fascinating album that blurs the lines between jazz, world, folk, and other lyrical forms, driven by a strong band and impressive soloing.

Maguire, MC: Nothing Left To Destroy Maguire, MC:
Nothing Left To Destroy

(Innova -- USA )

Price: $8.00

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Extreme composer MC Maguire in a complex and layered work that pokes fun at and pays hommage to a world of musical genres, styles and approaches by morphing them together into this perplexingly accessible work.

Mambo Mantis: Live at Goodbye Blue Monday Volume 1 Mambo Mantis:
Live at Goodbye Blue Monday Volume 1

(W.O.O. Music -- USA )

Price: $6.00

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Downtown New York sax and reedists Bonnie Kane and Blaise Siwula in the W.O.O. Presents Mambo Mambis quintet Live @ Goodbye Blue Monday, Volume 1.

Mandarin Movie: Mandarin Movie Mandarin Movie:
Mandarin Movie

(Aesthetics -- USA )

Price: $9.00

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Marchetti, Lionel: Knud un Nom de Serpent (Le Cercle des Entrailles) Marchetti, Lionel:
Knud un Nom de Serpent (Le Cercle des Entrailles)

(Intransitive Recordings -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Long-awaited reissue of Lionel Marchetti's classic album of harrowing tape music and organized sound from '99, an amazing amalgamation of shamanic ritual from around the world.

Marclay, Christian / Muller, Gunter : LIVEimprovisations Marclay, Christian / Muller, Gunter :
LIVEimprovisations

(For4Ears -- Austria )

Price: $14.16

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Marcoeur, Albert: Armes & Cycles Marcoeur, Albert:
Armes & Cycles

(Marcoeur -- France )

Price: $23.95

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Marcus, Michael: For Yes! Marcus, Michael:
For Yes!

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

Price: $13.00

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NY multi-reedist Michael Marcus (Cosmosamatics), here on clarinet, in a large ensemble including Lenwood Turner on trumpet & John Austria on Rhodes piano, performing original and intricate compositions.

Marcus, Michael: Lotus Symphony Marcus, Michael:
Lotus Symphony

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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Dowtown reed player Michael Marcus concentrates on clarinet on this set of original compositions recorded in the spring of 2008 in a variety of band configurations.

Marquez-Borbon, Adnan : The Paradox of Continuity Marquez-Borbon, Adnan :
The Paradox of Continuity

(Circumvention -- USA )

Price: $7.00

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California saxophonist Adnan Marquez-Borbon exploring improvisation and electro-acoustic manipulation in solo works with a divserse set of influences.

Martin, Billy: Illy B Eats, Volume 3 Martin, Billy:
Illy B Eats, Volume 3

(Amulet -- USA )

Price: $8.50

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Martin, Simon (w/ Quasar, Bozzini Quartet, Trio de guitares contemporain): Hommage a Leduc, Borduas Martin, Simon (w/ Quasar, Bozzini Quartet, Trio de guitares contemporain):
Hommage a Leduc, Borduas et Riopelle

(Collection QB -- Canada )

Price: $7.17

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Composer Simon Martin pays hommage to Quebec painters Ozias Leduc, Paul-Emile Borduas, and Jean-Paul Riopelle in contemplative works for each artist, performed by the ensembles Quatuor Bozzini, Quasar quatuor de saxophons, and Trio de guitares contemporain.

Maruhn / Reichert: Affetto! Maruhn / Reichert:
Affetto!

(Meta Records -- Germany )

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Asticcio Chamber Opera with works from Handel performed by Tenor J. Reichert and the Ensemble Teatro Affetto.

Mattin: Exquisite Corpse [VINYL] Mattin:
Exquisite Corpse [VINYL]

(Azul Discografica -- USA )

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Mattin on voice in an album of rock improvisations featuring Loy Fankbonner on drums, Margarida Garcia on electric double bass, Kevin Failure on guitar and Mattin on vocals recorded in NYC in 2009.

Mattin: Songbook Vol. 4 Mattin:
Songbook Vol. 4

(Azul Discografica -- USA )

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Mattin's quartet in the 4th of his "Songbook" series, a concert from Tokyo, where the musicians create "songs" on the spot with bizarre and unexpected results.

Mazur / Neuringer: Unison Lines Mazur / Neuringer:
Unison Lines

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

Price: $12.00

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Since 1999 bassist Rafal Mazur and saxophonist Keir Neuringer (Stability Group, Infinity Quartet) have performed together, bringing an intense physicality and range of sonorities to their improvisations.

MC Maguire: Trash of Civilizations MC Maguire:
Trash of Civilizations

(Innova -- USA )

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Electroacoustic genre-clashing romps through a universe of sound blending live and organized sources from composer Maguire, works that have to be heard to be believed.

McClure, Darren : Softened Edges McClure, Darren :
Softened Edges

(The Land Of -- USA )

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Compositions based on field recording stretched, slowed or processed into soundscapes expressing McClure's interest in time and space.

Mcgregor Septet, The Chris: Up To Earth Mcgregor Septet, The Chris:
Up To Earth

(Fledg'ling -- Great Britain )

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Joyous improvised music drawing on South African roots and European free jazz from Chris McGregor and a group including Evan Parker, Louis Moholo, Barre Philllips, &c.

Mcgregor, Chris Trio: Our Prayer Mcgregor, Chris Trio:
Our Prayer

(Fledg'ling -- Great Britain )

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Another previously-unreleased gem from South African pianist/composer Chris McGregor and his cohorts in '60s UK free jazz.

Meelkop, Roel : 5(zwischenfaelle) Meelkop, Roel :
5(zwischenfaelle)

(Auf Abwegen -- Germany )

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Dutch electronic artists Roel Meelkop compressed 5 soundscape originally devleoped for installations into dense yet starkly beautiful minimal works.

Mezei Solo, Szilard : When Spring Mezei Solo, Szilard :
When Spring

(Not Two Records -- Yugoslavia )

Price: $14.95

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(Reissued on Not Two) Solo viola and double bass compositions from Voivodina Hungarian composer, violinist, viola player, and double bass player Szilárd Mezei.

Mezei, Szilard Vocal Ensemble: Fujj Szel, Zenta, Visshangozz Szel Mezei, Szilard Vocal Ensemble:
Fujj Szel, Zenta, Visshangozz Szel

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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Avant improvisation from violist Szilard Mezei's vocal ensemble, a 10 piece orchestra with two vocalists, performing live at CNESA, Serbia; complex and fascinating music with a mix of unusual and traditional orchestration.

Mickens, Sam: Kayfabe: Lamb of G.O.D. Mickens, Sam:
Kayfabe: Lamb of G.O.D.

(Sam Mickens -- USA )

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Vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Sam Mickens (The Dead Science) leading an excellent band including drummer Mike Pride, bassist Shahzad Ismaily, vocalists Carla Bozulich, Jesse Quattro, &c, through 15 persuasive rock songs recorded in NYC.

Microwaves: Psionic Impedance Microwaves:
Psionic Impedance

(Ugexplode -- USA )

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The Microwave duo is string-mutilator David Kuzy and object-batterer John Roman, a veteran apocalyptic noise rock duo coming out of Chrome/Devo/Amrep/grindcore influences, in a release of 15 succinct odes to technological paranoia and decay.

Millevoi, Nick / Onibaba: Numbers on the Side [split CD] Millevoi, Nick / Onibaba:
Numbers on the Side [split CD]

(Ivory Antler -- USA )

Price: $5.00

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A limited split release between Onibaba and Nick Millevoi (Many Arms), free-form exploratory electroacoustic music; 2 live tracks from Onibaba, 3 studio tracks from guitarist Nick Millevoi.

Mitsuru, Tabata: We All Gonna Face The Rising Sun Mitsuru, Tabata:
We All Gonna Face The Rising Sun

(Ruby Red Editora -- Portugal )

Price: $18.95

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Boredoms, Acid Mothers Temple and KK Null guitarist Mitusuru Tabata in a solo release of subtle loops, backward tapes, drones, and tripped out effects.

Miyamoto, Naoaki: Me no Tawamure Miyamoto, Naoaki:
Me no Tawamure

(Hitorri -- Japan )

Price: $17.95

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Tokyo based Guitarist Naoaki Miyamoto (Marrakech Recordings) performs long compositions based on electric guitar feedback, glistening and beautifully structured works.

Mohammed, Mohammed "Jimmy": Hulgizey - In Concert Mohammed, Mohammed "Jimmy":
Hulgizey - In Concert

(Terp African Series -- The Netherlands )

Price: $10.00

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Montgomery, Will / [ Heribert Friedl ]: Non-Collaboration Montgomery, Will / [ Heribert Friedl ]:
Non-Collaboration

(Non Visual Objects (NVO) -- Austria )

Price: $12.00

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Fragile, delicate yet complex improvisations beteween NVO label leader Heribert Friedl and guitarist Will Montgomery, engaging lowercase electroacoustic collaboration.

Moon, The : Good And Evil Moon, The :
Good And Evil

(577 -- USA )

Price: $8.00

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The studio debut of drummer Federico Ughi and electric guitarist Adam Caine's project The Moon, a touring band crossing jazz based free improvisation with rock elements in free-flowing and driving music highlight the technical and melodic skills of both players.

Morceaux_De_Machines: Estrapade Morceaux_De_Machines:
Estrapade

(No Type -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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Morphogenesis: In Streams: Volume 1, 1996 - 1999 Morphogenesis:
In Streams: Volume 1, 1996 - 1999

(Paradigm -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.95

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Electro-acoustic improvisers and studio musicians Clive Graham, Adam Bohman, Ron Briefel, Clive Hall, Michael Prime amd Roger Sutherland in 3 live and 1 studio compositions.

Mother Gong: O Amsterdam Mother Gong:
O Amsterdam

(U.S. OF DIST. -- Great Britain )

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A live concert of Mother Gong performed at the Unconventional Gong Gathering in 2006, sung and spoken by Gilli Smyth, with a band including Didier Malherbe, Tim Hall, &c.

Murray, Brendan: Commonwealth Murray, Brendan:
Commonwealth

(23Five -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Meticulous audio work of slowly shifting drones using subtle harmonics from heavily processed guitar and analog synthetics, a sincere tribute to classic minimalism.

Musiconspiracy (Kochan / Fonda / Hautzinger / Ogrim) : Do I The In? Musiconspiracy (Kochan / Fonda / Hautzinger / Ogrim) :
Do I The In?

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

Price: $17.95

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musiConspiracy is drummer/laptop artist Jacek Kochan, trumpeter Franz Hautzinger, bassist Joe Fonda and guitarist Tellef Ogrim, performing live at Alchemia, 2007.

Musique Action #4 (Marclay / Jauniaux / Minton / Yoshihide / Parkins / Weston / Vatcher / Luc Ex): M Musique Action #4 (Marclay / Jauniaux / Minton / Yoshihide / Parkins / Weston / Vatcher / Luc Ex):
Madame Luckerniddle - Tribute to Tom Cora

(Vand'Oeuvre -- France )

Price: $11.00

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The fourth of a collection dedicated to the French Musique Action Festival, here in a tribute to Tom Cora recorded in 1998 with Catherine Jauniaux, Phil Minton, Zeena Parkins, Christian Marclay, Otomo Yoshihide, Veryan Weston, &c. &c.

My Cat Is An Alien: Folclore Alieno My Cat Is An Alien:
Folclore Alieno

(Opax Records -- Italy )

Price: $10.50

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My Cat Is An Alien / Keiji Haino: Cosmic Debris, Vol.III My Cat Is An Alien / Keiji Haino:
Cosmic Debris, Vol.III

(Opax -- Italy )

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3rd installment in the My Cat Is an Alien "Cosmic Debris" split ART-LP series, this time with Japanese cult musician and dark shaman Keiji Haino.

My Cat Is An Alien / Text of Light: Cosmic Debris, Vol.I My Cat Is An Alien / Text of Light:
Cosmic Debris, Vol.I

(Opax -- Japan )

Price: $18.95

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My Fun: Sonorine My Fun:
Sonorine

(The Land Of -- USA )

Price: $10.95

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Nagai, Shoko (w/ Reynolds / Goldberger / Takeishi / Black): Taken Shadow Nagai, Shoko (w/ Reynolds / Goldberger / Takeishi / Black):
Taken Shadow

(Animul -- USA )

Price: $9.60

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Experimental electronics & improvisations from NY based composer/keyboardist Shoko Nagai, using multiple textures and an open sense of time to evoke rich aural environments, with the aid of Todd Reynolds (violin), Jonathan Goldberger (guitar), Stomu Takeishi (bass) & Jim Black (drums).

Naka, Takuji  / Tim Olive: The New Attractive Naka, Takuji / Tim Olive:
The New Attractive

(EM Records -- Japan )

Price: $8.00

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The magnetic heads on Takuji Naka's cassette decks and Tim Olive's magnetic pickups explain The New "Attractive" aspect of the title, as this duo use pliable metals, analog electronics and a battered spring reverb unit to create a unique journey in sound.

Nalle: The Siren's Wave Nalle:
The Siren's Wave

(Locust -- USA )

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Glasgow avant folk trio in a kaleidoscopic mix of vintage oscillators, Moog synth, strings and buzzing harmonium with the rich and expansive vocals of Hanna Tuulikki.

Nechustan, Alon: Ritual Fire Nechustan, Alon:
Ritual Fire

(Between the lines -- Germany )

Price: $6.50

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Pianist Nechusthan leads his powerful trio of bassist Ken Filiano & drummer Bob Meyers, plus clarinet legend Harold Rubin, in a Jackson Pollack-influenced action suite, 10 pieces of free improvisation following a larger structured process.

Neuwirth, Olga & ICI Ensemble: Composer In Dialogue  - Who Am I?/No More Neuwirth, Olga & ICI Ensemble:
Composer In Dialogue - Who Am I?/No More

(NEOS Music -- Germany )

Price: $17.10

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Olga Neuwirth and the ICI Ensemble in two amazing narrative works which she describes as "music for catastrophes", the 2nd drawing on lines from the songs of Frank Zappa.

New Ghost: Live Upstairs at Nick's New Ghost:
Live Upstairs at Nick's

(ESP -- USA )

Price: $8.00

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New Jazz Trio: "SO...!" New Jazz Trio:
"SO...!"

(Meta Records -- Germany )

Price: $8.00

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NIMBY: Songs for Adults NIMBY:
Songs for Adults

(Ad Hoc Records -- USA )

Price: $8.55

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nmperign: Ommatidia nmperign:
Ommatidia

(Intransitive Recordings -- USA )

Price: $8.27

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nmperign (trumpeter Greg Kelley and saxophonist Bhob Rainey) in their first studio album after a decade of improvisation using extended aspects of their instruments.

No-Neck Blues Band: Clomeim No-Neck Blues Band:
Clomeim

(Locust -- USA )

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A studio album from New York's cryptic and experimental No-Neck Blues Band, sculpted from several days of recording to create these haunting and unusual pieces.

Nono, Luigi: Guai ai gelidi mostri / Quando stanno morendo. Diario polacco No. 2 Nono, Luigi:
Guai ai gelidi mostri / Quando stanno morendo. Diario polacco No. 2

(NEOS Music -- Germany )

Price: $27.78

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Two large works from Italian composer Luigi Nono, recorded at Germany's Experimentalstudio des SWR under the direction of Andre Richard.

Noonan Brewed by Noon, Sean: Stories to Tell Noonan Brewed by Noon, Sean:
Stories to Tell

(Songlines -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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Noonan, Sean's Brewed By Noon: Boxing Dreams Noonan, Sean's Brewed By Noon:
Boxing Dreams

(Songlines -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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Postmodern jazz, or what Noonan calls "wandering folk music", drawing from traditions as disparate as West African griots, Southern blues, and the Downtown improv scene.

Novak, Ryan: Balloon Proportions Novak, Ryan:
Balloon Proportions

(RY/NO Records -- USA )

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Multi-instrumentalist improviser Novak, who has worked with Tim Daisy and Tatsuya Nakatani, in an eclectic and complex solo release of colliding genres.



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