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Baars, Mariska / Rutger Zuydervelt: Eau <i>[Used Item]</i> Baars, Mariska / Rutger Zuydervelt:
Eau [Used Item]

(Not On Label (Machinefabriek Self-released) -- The Netherlands )

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Collaborating previously in Piiptsjilling and their duo "Drawn", Mariska Baars (Soccer Committee) and Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) come together again for this exquisite album, the title translating to "water", a beautiful combination of electronic timbres and voice that weave together and drift, ebbing and flowing like a mysteriously elegant stream.

Ranaldo, Lee / Jim Jarmusch / Marc Urselli / Balazs Pandi: [CD] <i>[Used Item]</i> Ranaldo, Lee / Jim Jarmusch / Marc Urselli / Balazs Pandi:
[CD] [Used Item]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $11.95    

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Producer & bassist Marc Urselli devised this first meeting between himself and Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo, filmaker/guitarist Jim Jarmusch, and drummer Balazs Pandi's, recording in Urselli's NY studio to capture these live analog recordings of improvisations using no overdubs, a twilight set of evolving and absorbing explorations merging rock & experimental approaches.

Tilbury, John / Zygmunt Krauze: Grand Tour <i>[Used Item]</i> Tilbury, John / Zygmunt Krauze:
Grand Tour [Used Item]

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $9.95    

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Polish conceptual composer Zygmunt Krauze meets pianist John Tilbury, who studied in Warsaw in the 1960s, and returned in 2015 for a residency; this delicate and beautiful work was recorded at the Concert Studio of Polish Radio in Warsaw with 4 pianos and a percussionist.

Hawkins, Chester: Magnetisk Nord <i>[Used Item]</i> Hawkins, Chester:
Magnetisk Nord [Used Item]

(Intangible Arts -- USA )

Price: $5.00    

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Chester Hawkins' curiosity for Denmark resulted in his renting an apartment in central Kobenhavn, bringing along his electronically modified lapsteel guitar, wind and reed instruments, tabletop noise-boxes, mobile synthesizer apps and a shortwave radio, which he joined with field recordings from the capital region, creating this magnificent loveletter to Denmark.

My Cat Is An Alien: The Sky With Broken Arms <i>[Used Item]</i> My Cat Is An Alien:
The Sky With Broken Arms [Used Item]

(Opax Records / Elliptical Noise -- Italy )

Price: $8.48    

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The long-running Italian improvising duo of brothers Maurizio Opalio and Roberto Opalio, celebrating their 20th anniversary in this album using electric guitar, effects, loops, keyboards, and wordless vocalizations to create this hauntingly beautiful extended composition, an hallucinatory mediation with a repeating motif over which an interstellar tapestry of sound emerges.

Flamingo (Chris Heenan / Adam Pultz Melbye / Christian Windfeld / Roy Carroll): Loud <i>[Used Item]< Flamingo (Chris Heenan / Adam Pultz Melbye / Christian Windfeld / Roy Carroll):
Loud [Used Item]

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $8.00    

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This Berlin-based collaboration with sound engineer Roy Carroll performing on electronics features the trio of Chris Heenan on contrabass clarinet, Adam Pultz Melbye on double bass, and Christian Windfeld on snare drum, percussion & objects, using a reductionist approach to deep sonic improvisation of mysterious origins, in an extended journey of sound.

Sangtae, Jin / Tim Olive: naar/voor <i>[Used Item]</i> Sangtae, Jin / Tim Olive:
naar/voor [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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Recording in Kobe, Japan in 2014, the duo of Jin Sangtae, organizer of Seoul's long-running dotolim concert series and who gainfully employs cast-off computer hard drives as sound sources, and Tim Olive, who uses electro-magnetic pickups to give voice to consumer/post-consumer objects, for three tracks of recycled and unorthodox sound.

Opalio, Roberto : Once You'll Touch The Sky You Will Never Return To Dust <i>[Used Item]</i> Opalio, Roberto :
Once You'll Touch The Sky You Will Never Return To Dust [Used Item]

(Opax Records / Elliptical Noise -- Italy )

Price: $8.48    

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Half of the Italian improvising duo My Cat Is an Alien, Roberto Opalio uses prepared mini-keyboard, handmade shortwave receiver, alientronics, and vocalizations to create this improvised prelude and statement, a shifting work that draws the listener into mesmerizing sonic environments of alien origin and transports them deceptively between ringing and textured vistas.

Meloche, Chris / Martin Archer / Gino Robair / Lyn Hodnett: The Sincerity Of Light <i>[Used Item]</i Meloche, Chris / Martin Archer / Gino Robair / Lyn Hodnett:
The Sincerity Of Light [Used Item]

(Discus -- UK )

Price: $8.10    

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The quartet of Canadian electronics composer Chris Meloche and label leader Martin Archer on woodwinds and electronics orchestrated these pieces, performed with improvsations from Gino Robair on percussion and electronics and Lyn Hodnett on voice, for a 3 part work of rich interactive loops, drones and soundscape, ranging from spine-chilling to lush and lovely environments.

Monniot, Christophe & Grand Orchestre du Tricot: Jericho Sinfonia <i>[Used Item]</i> Monniot, Christophe & Grand Orchestre du Tricot:
Jericho Sinfonia [Used Item]

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $9.90    

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A unique ensemble performing a long-form composition by French saxophonist Christophe Monniot with the 12-piece Grand Orchestre du Tricot, 12 movements that are punctuated by layered spoken words, a subtle and sophisticated work realized with performers including Roberto Negro, Florian Satche, Quentin Biardeau, Jean-Baptiste Lacou, &c.

Salis, Giacomo / Paolo Sanna: Humyth <i>[Used Item]</i> Salis, Giacomo / Paolo Sanna:
Humyth [Used Item]

(Confront -- UK )

Price: $6.41    

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Creative uses of percussion from Italian drummers Giacomo Salis and Paolo Sanna, who explore gesture, movement, listening, and the investigation of natural materials and found objects, in five studio tracks that present the results of their research in both rhythmic sections and sections of abstract sound, honed from concerts, studio albums, and a collaboration with Jeph Jerman.

Quator Bozzini / Gyula Csapo: Deja? Koja? <i>[Used Item]</i> Quator Bozzini / Gyula Csapo:
Deja? Koja? [Used Item]

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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The Canadian Council for the Arts commissioned this work by Hungarian composer Gyula Csapo, a student of Morton Feldman amd John Cage, realized by Montreal's Quatuor Bozzini quartet, "Deja? Koja?" meaning "Already? Where to?" is a three-part work with two intermissions, an epic work that references the same basic materials in a variety of perspectives.

Maguire, Phil  / James L. Malone: Working Title <i>[Used Item]</i> Maguire, Phil / James L. Malone:
Working Title [Used Item]

(Confront -- UK )

Price: $6.41    

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Phil Maguire (Verz label) exchanges abstract electronics from a variety of lo-fi devices with glitch and aberrant guitarist James L. Malone, a London improviser who has worked with Eddie Prevost, Phil Durrant, Steve Beresford and Adam Bohman, as the two trade strange sonic disruptions, avoiding pandemonium, instead using noise in pointed discourse.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Les porteuses d'O <i>[Used Item]</i> Ensemble SuperMusique:
Les porteuses d'O [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $9.91    

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Montreal's superb ensemble of improvisers explore the integration of composed music with improvisation, here in 3 graphic scores from from Danielle Palardy Roger, Joane Hetu, and Lisa Cay Miller, allowing individual performers extensive freedom within fixed compositional frameworks leading to extraordinary and unexpected results, captured lived at Amphitheatre du Gesu in 2017.

Sinton, Josh: Krasa <i>[Used Item]</i> Sinton, Josh:
Krasa [Used Item]

(Irabbagast -- USA )

Price: $8.00    

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New York reedist Josh Sinton takes the contrabass clarinet on a wild ride, performing live with no overdubs, using clip-on mics, a mixing board, a sans amp box, a volume pedal, and a bass amp, as he explores sonic possibilities and unexpected directions for this big reed instrument in his quest to redefine the old Slavic word for beauty or splendor: krasa.

Muira, Yoko / Jean Michel Van Schouwburg: On The Shore Of Dreams <i>[Used Item]</i> Muira, Yoko / Jean Michel Van Schouwburg:
On The Shore Of Dreams [Used Item]

(FMR -- UK )

Price: $9.00    

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The peforming duo of Tokyo pianist Yoko Miura on conventional piano, toy piano and melodica, and free improvising vocalist Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg are recorded in the studio for 14 succinct and unusual improvisations, Fou Records leader Jean-Marc Foussat recording the affair and providing electronics on one track; wonderfully weird and informed.

Munich Rat Pack (Schindler / Kolb / Tramontana): Hell Dunkel: Sound Notes For Wind Trio Plus <i>[Use Munich Rat Pack (Schindler / Kolb / Tramontana):
Hell Dunkel: Sound Notes For Wind Trio Plus [Used Item]

(FMR -- UK )

Price: $9.00    

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Live recordings from Pollat-Pavillion in Munich, Germany in 2015 from this seriously fun spontaneous collective improvising trio of Udo Schindler on reeds, cornet, euphonium, and monophonic analogue synthesizer, Philipp Kolb on trumpet, tuba and live electronics, and Sebastiano Tramontana on trombone, voice and whistling; expect the unexpected!

Trio Caveat: Compliments Of The Season <i>[Used Item]</i> Trio Caveat:
Compliments Of The Season [Used Item]

(KMB Jazz -- USA )

Price: $5.00    

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The debut album of the New York Trio Caveat of Jonathan Moritz on tenor and soprano saxophones, John McLellan on drums, and James Ilgenfritz on bass, in an unusual Christmas album taking understated and obscure approaches to tunes like "Blue Christmas" and "Dreidel", where only the attentive listener discovers the melodic and harmonic basis for each tune.

Eye Contact (Heyner / Sawyer / Lavelle): War Rug <i>[Used Item]</i> Eye Contact (Heyner / Sawyer / Lavelle):
War Rug [Used Item]

(KMB Jazz -- USA )

Price: $5.00    

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The New York free improvising trio of Matthew Heyner (Test, Malkuth) on bass, Matt Lavelle on trumpet and clarinet and Ryan Sawyer (Tall Firs, Stars Like Fleas) on drums in the follow-up to their 2005 Utech double CD "Embracing The Tide / Making Eye Contact With God", an impressive release of expressive technique and ritualistic drive.

Lavelle, Matt: Cuica In The Third House <i>[Used Item]</i> Lavelle, Matt:
Cuica In The Third House [Used Item]

(KMB Jazz -- USA )

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The 2007 solo debut of New York free improvising trumpeter Matt Lavelle, here performing on the hybrid instruments, the Bass-Trumpinet and Bass-Clarumpet, introduced and punctuated with spoken word insight and declarations, and using overdubs on selected tracks, making for an intimate and accomplished album of modern free jazz.

Nakamura, Toshimaru / Jun Numata: The First Album <i>[Used Item]</i> Nakamura, Toshimaru / Jun Numata:
The First Album [Used Item]

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $9.94    

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A duo improvisation recorded at Shichoshitsu Jinbo-cho, in Tokyo, Japan between no-input mixing electracoustic improviser Toshimaru Nakamura and Doubtmusic label leader and member of mn and MNK, Jun Numata on guitar, oscilator, radio, in a varied and turbulent affair of extreme electronics, sound and noise that takes the listener on a wild ride.

Nous Percons Les Oreilles (Derome / Hetu): Un ideal <i>[Used Item]</i> Nous Percons Les Oreilles (Derome / Hetu):
Un ideal [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $9.41    

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Joane Hetu and Jean Derome formed Nous percons les oreilles 20 years ago, merging their expansive musical interests in idiosyncratic improvisation and orchestration using saxophones & wind instruments, objects, voice, melodica, and piano, here in their 4th astonishing album.

Girard-Charest, Emilie: Emilie Prefere Le Chant <i>[Used Item]</i> Girard-Charest, Emilie:
Emilie Prefere Le Chant [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $9.86    

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Emilie Girard-Charest is a Montreal cellist, composer and improviser, here presenting 5 works, one of her own and 4 from Fredrik Gran, Sergio Castrillon, Maxime Corbeil-Perron and Joane Hetu, using extreme techniques and electroacoustic accompaniment in both joyful and terrifying ways.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Jeux De Pistes <i>[Used Item]</i> Ensemble SuperMusique:
Jeux De Pistes [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $9.41    

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Ensemble SuperMusique devotes itself to Montreal's "Musique Actuelle" and free improv community in assemblages of some of their finest players, here in a live concert in 2016 at Amphitheater du Gesu in Montreal with a stunning set of performers presenting the work of 4 composer.

Joker (Joane Hetu): Ou Est-il Donc Ce Reve? <i>[Used Item]</i> Joker (Joane Hetu):
Ou Est-il Donc Ce Reve? [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $9.41    

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Joker brings together 12 vocalists, many core members of the Ambiances Magnetiques/Musique Actuelle collective including Joane Hetu, Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, Michel F Cote, Lori Freedman, &c, performing unusual works of voice and narration composed by Joane Hetu.

Shiroishi, Patrick : Ima <i>[Used Item]</i> Shiroishi, Patrick :
Ima [Used Item]

(Confront -- UK )

Price: $5.81    

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US West Coast multi-instrumentalist Patrick Shiroishi performs an unorthodox set at 2575 Mission in Los Angeles, California, using alto saxophone, bells, electric toothbrush, ipod, pie tin, spoons, tape player, and voice to create a yearning work expressing the frustration of longing and estrangement.

Paul, Leah: We Will Do The Worrying <i>[Used Item]</i> Paul, Leah:
We Will Do The Worrying [Used Item]

(Skirl -- USA )

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LA flutist Leah Paul began these works as through-composed chamber pieces, with lyrical content evolving as each song took shape, performed in a hybrid band of improvisers and chamber players with Afton Hefley singing about meditation of dreams and childhood memories.

Kapsalis, Terri / John Corbett: Dead Level <i>[Used Item]</i> Kapsalis, Terri / John Corbett:
Dead Level [Used Item]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

Price: $8.13    

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A half-hour work of non-narrative radio theater featuring music and text collage, as well as Terri Kapsalis on violin and John Corbett on analog synthesizer, commissioned and recorded in the Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago in 2000 for the Outer Ear Festival.

Weston, Veryan: Discoveries on Tracker Action Organs <i>[Used Item]</i> Weston, Veryan:
Discoveries on Tracker Action Organs [Used Item]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Legendary pianist Veryan Weston set out across England in 2014 in search of tracker-action organs, which he tested for suitability for a planned trio album, where possible recording himself on the instrument, as heard in these seven recordings of unusual and impressive improvisations.

resAUnance : Migration  <i>[Used Item]</i> resAUnance :
Migration [Used Item]

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $7.28    

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The debut album by the chamber-jazz quartet resAUnance of Jonathan Golove on electric cello, Michael McNeill on piano, John Bacon on vibraphone and percussion, and Esin Gunduz on voice, blending compositional, improvisation, & Turkish folk music into passionate and beautiful works.

Rydberg (Werner Dafeldecker / Nicolas Bussmann): Rydberg <i>[Used Item]</i> Rydberg (Werner Dafeldecker / Nicolas Bussmann):
Rydberg [Used Item]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $11.00    

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Rydberg was a Swedish physicist with a moon crater named after him, here celebrated by the the duo of Nicholas Bussmann (sampler, electronics) and Werner Dafeldecker (function generator, electronics) in an album blending ambient electronics and muted, guiding rhythms.

Monteiro, Alfredo Costa : Um Em Um <i>[Used Item]</i> Monteiro, Alfredo Costa :
Um Em Um [Used Item]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $11.00    

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An unusual release from the accordion, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, placed microphones in a way to enhance the harmonics and all the particularities of every sound, layering slowly moving tones and their harmonic interaction, allowing unexpected details to emerge.

Funf (Babin, Cornell, Crispo, Jacques...): La Regle <i>[Used Item]</i> Funf (Babin, Cornell, Crispo, Jacques...):
La Regle [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $9.78    

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Sporadic sonic exchanges exploring guidelines, graphic scores, or completely improvised, with an expansive instrumentorium from the sextet of Magali Babin, Andrea-Jane Cornell, Martine H Crispo, Anne-Francoise Jacques, Emilie Mouchous, and Erin Sexton.

Nyberg, Joacim : Fylkingen, March 27, 2014 <i>[Used Item]</i> Nyberg, Joacim :
Fylkingen, March 27, 2014 [Used Item]

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Guitarist Joacim Nyberg, also performing on double bass, bell and recorder, in a live performance in Stockholm, Sweden at Fylkingen in 2014, using "Wood, steel, air. Hands, fingers, heart" in an open-ended and ardent exposition of his interpretation of jazz.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Le Caillou 1998-2013 <i>[Used Item]</i> Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Le Caillou 1998-2013 [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $10.00    

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Written in 1998, Danielle Palardy Roger's game piece composition was performed at the first Ensemble SuperMusique concert, here in 7 versions recorded at various locations in bands including Joelle Leandre, Joane Hetu, Guido Del Fabbro, Jean Derome, &c. &c.

Various Artists: Magnetic Traces 2 <i>[Used Item]</i> Various Artists:
Magnetic Traces 2 [Used Item]

(Swarming -- France )

Price: $9.25    

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A survey of French and Australian Sound Art recorded in 2011 at Les Instants Chavires, Montreuil during Parisonic, with artists including Eric La Casa, Philip Samartzis, Marc Baron, Jean-Luc Guionnet, &c. &c.

Hetu, Joane: La Femme Territoire ou 21 Fragments D'humus <i>[Used Item]</i> Hetu, Joane:
La Femme Territoire ou 21 Fragments D'humus [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $9.79    

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An amazing journey in sound and voice from saxophonist/vocalist Joane Hetu with five singers/narrators/musicians/noise-makers and layered field recordings, a remarkable and sophisticated work about sex, loss, death, art, & politics.

Silverman, Ken: Visionaries <i>[Used Item]</i> Silverman, Ken:
Visionaries [Used Item]

(SoundSeer -- USA )

Price: $5.50    

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Performing on solo electric & acoustic guitars, oud, charango and synthesizer, NYC guitarist Ken Silverman dedicates this album to musicians such as T-Bone Walker, Hamza El Din, Jimmy Page, Robert Fripp, &c.

Various Artists: Because Tomorrow Comes #2 <i>[Used Item]</i> Various Artists:
Because Tomorrow Comes #2 [Used Item]

(Because Tomorrow Comes -- Germany )

Price: $6.00    

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The second volume of this excellent German sound magazine and audio CD, 9 artists working in sound art, electroacoustic composition; a "listenable exhibition" of modern compositional approach.

Nyberg, Lina: Palaver <i>[Used Item]</i> Nyberg, Lina:
Palaver [Used Item]

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

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Vocalist Lina Nyberg in a quintet with David Stackenas (guitar), Cecilia Persson (piano), Josef Kallerdahl (bass) & Peter Danemo (drums), singing original works plus one by poet Coleman Barks, and Paul Simon's "So Long Frank Lloyd Wright".

Savoldelli, Boris: Biocosmopolitan <i>[Used Item]</i> Savoldelli, Boris:
Biocosmopolitan [Used Item]

(MoonJune -- USA )

Price: $8.00    

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Vocalist Savoldelli in an exquisitely-crafted album of overdubbed vocal work, with help from trumpeter Paolo Fresu and bassist Jimmy Haslip; elaborite harmonies, interlocking rhythms, exultant influences.

Morris, Joe : Atmosphere <i>[Used Item]</i> Morris, Joe:
Atmosphere [Used Item]

(KMB Jazz -- USA )

Price: $5.00    

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Known for his guitar work, and more recently on the bass, here in an album of improvisation on the 5-string banjo and 4-string banjouke.

Ideal Bread (Sinton / Knuffke / Radding / Fujiwara): The Ideal Bread <i>[Used Item]</i> Ideal Bread (Sinton / Knuffke / Radding / Fujiwara):
The Ideal Bread [Used Item]

(KMB Jazz -- USA )

Price: $5.00    

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This NYC quartet with Josh Sinton, Reuben Raddin, Tomas Fujiwara, & Kirk Knuffke pays tribute to the music of Steve Lacy through reworkings of his compositions.

United Scum Soundclash: Soopa vs. Radon <i>[Used Item]</i> United Scum Soundclash:
Soopa vs. Radon [Used Item]

(Soopa / Radon / Base Recordings -- Portugal )

Price: $8.88    

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Martel, Frank / L'Ouest Celeste: Ye - Yi - You - Ya <i>[Used Item]</i> Martel, Frank / L'Ouest Celeste:
Ye - Yi - You - Ya [Used Item]

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )

Price: $9.71    

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Zaffiri, Enore: La Voce Ed Il Sintetizzatore  <i>[Used Item]</i> Zaffiri, Enore:
La Voce Ed Il Sintetizzatore [Used Item]

(Rossbin -- Italy )

Price: $10.28    

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Van de Graaf, Bo: Ticket:  A Musical Impression of the N.Y.C. Subway <i>[Used Item]</i> Van de Graaf, Bo:
Ticket: A Musical Impression of the N.Y.C. Subway [Used Item]

(IC Disc -- The Netherlands )

Price: $15.04    

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Various Artists: Meta Magic Music:  Some Quiet Stars <i>[Used Item]</i> Various Artists:
Meta Magic Music: Some Quiet Stars [Used Item]

(Meta Records -- Germany )

Price: $3.00    

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Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii : How Many? <i>[Used Item]</i> Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii :
How Many? [Used Item]

(Libra -- Japan )

Price: $10.67    

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Various Artists: Kraakgeluiden: Document 1 <i>[Used Item]</i> Various Artists:
Kraakgeluiden: Document 1 [Used Item]

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

Price: $8.50    

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A series of improvised performances with the central idea of acoustic and electronic artists experimenting with the electronic medium in a live setting with musicians with whom they have never played with before.

Eclectic Maybe Band: The Blind Night Watchers' Mysterious Landscapes <i>[Used Item]</i> Eclectic Maybe Band:
The Blind Night Watchers' Mysterious Landscapes [Used Item]

(Discus -- UK )

Price: $8.10    

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Univers Zero bassist Guy Seger brought this eclectic group of improvisers into the studio to develop the music on this genre-defying album, informed by a sextet of musicians who have performed and recorded with projects and artists including Vanishing Pictures, X-Legged Sally, Wrong Object, Tony Levin, Tony Bianco, Paul Schutze, Trevor Watts, Zeena Parkins, Jim O'Rourke, &c.

Duo Baars-Henneman: Canzoni di Primavera <i>[Used Item]</i> Duo Baars-Henneman:
Canzoni di Primavera [Used Item]

(Wig -- Netherlands )

Price: $8.00    

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After their album "Autumn Songs" the Dutch improvising duo of Ab Baars on tenor sax, clarinet and shakuhachi and Ig Henneman on viola, celebrate the music of spring in "Canzoni di Primavera" (Songs of Spring) in 10 vivacious works blending free jazz and chamber music, with subtle use of timbre, dissonance and melody in pieces inspired by poets, composers and artists.

de Asis, Clara : Do Nothing <i>[Used Item]</i> de Asis, Clara :
Do Nothing [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $9.09    

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Spanish composer and guitarist based in France, Clara de Asis performs her own work "Do Nothing" in 6 sections, an electroacoustic, minimal studio composition for guitar and percussion, in 3 movements using space between distinct sound events to let each take its own life, offset by 3 movements of rotating or ringing percussive sound and punctuation.

Derome, Jean : Resistances <i>[Used Item]</i> Derome, Jean :
Resistances [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $9.91    

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With many participants from Ensemble Musique and the Montreal Musique Actuelle scene, composer and multi-instrumentalist Jean Derome directs an ensemble into the exploration of electricity and "Resistances", blending electronics, turntable, 60 Hz hums and other electronics into an orchestra of improvisers executing his dynamic 16 movement composition.

Dymny Trilla: Cave Canem <i>[Used Item]</i> Dymny Trilla:
Cave Canem [Used Item]

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $9.00    

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Intricate and exciting improvisation from Barcelona improvisers Michal Dymny on electric guitar and Vasca Trilla on drums, with saxophonist Paulina Owczarek as a special guest; "cave canem" translates to "beware of dog", an apt description of their cutting interactions.

Caloia, Nicolas  : Les Bonnes Histoires <i>[Used Item]</i> Caloia, Nicolas :
Les Bonnes Histoires [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $9.86    

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Bridging contemporary and improvised music, Montreal double bassist Nicolas Caloia wrote these pieces for textured and impossible rhythms; blending pieces by Nancarrow and Grand Master Flash; and manipulating poems by Genevieve Letarte; with supporting improv from Jean Derome & Lori Freedman.

Architek Percussion: Metatron <i>[Used Item]</i> Architek Percussion:
Metatron [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $9.41    

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The Architek Percussion ensemble is a Montreal quartet performing works by Canadian composers, using percussion, drums, sampling, electronics and synth in wonderfully odd ways, here with two guest performers presenting works composed and mixed by Elliot Britton.

Backer, Andreas / Raymond Strid: Voice & Percussion <i>[Used Item]</i> Backer, Andreas / Raymond Strid:
Voice & Percussion [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $10.00    

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Ever-inventive drummer/percussionist Raymond Strid and performance collaborator, Norwegian-Swedish free improvising vocalist Andreas Backer, for a set of unusual, absurd and detailed improvisations, as the two complement each other in unexpected ways.

Flying Luttenbachers, The: Shattered Dimension <i>[Used Item]</i> Flying Luttenbachers, The:
Shattered Dimension [Used Item]

(ugEXPLODE -- USA )

Price: $5.95    

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Carlson, Dustin (w/ Mitchell / Gentile / Hopkins / Morgan / Trudel / Gouker): Air Ceremony <i>[Used Carlson, Dustin (w/ Mitchell / Gentile / Hopkins / Morgan / Trudel / Gouker):
Air Ceremony [Used Item]

(Out Of Your Head Records -- USA )

Price: $5.95    

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A strong album of modern creative jazz from New York guitarist Dustin Carlson, in a septet with Matt Mitchell on synth, Kate Gentile on drums, Adam Hopkins on bass, Nathaniel Morgan on alto saxophone, Eric Trudel on baritone saxophone, Danny Gouker on trumpet, sophisticated, intricate, lyrical and compelling compositions driving the enthusiasm and exuberance of their "ceremony"!

Brady, Tim : Music for Large Ensemble <i>[Used Item]</i> Brady, Tim :
Music for Large Ensemble [Used Item]

(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.

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.

Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.: Sacred And Inviolable Phase Shift <i>[Used Item]</ Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.:
Sacred And Inviolable Phase Shift [Used Item]

(Bam Balam Records -- France )

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Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.'s studio album with 5 extended improvised psychedelic rock pieces from guitarist Kawabata Makoto, bassist Wolf, drummer Satoshima Nani, synth player Higashi Hiroshi, and new guitarist/vocalist Jyonson Tsu also on bouzouki; wonderfully detailed and completely spaced out rock from the Japanese masters of the form.

Ward, Greg Presents Rogue Parade: Stomping Off From Greenwood <i>[Used Item]</i> Ward, Greg Presents Rogue Parade:
Stomping Off From Greenwood [Used Item]

(Greenleaf Music -- USA )

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Returning to his native Chicago after a stint in NYC, saxophonist Greg Ward (Tortoise) formed this new group with Matt Gold and Dave Miller (guitars & effects), Matt Ulery (bass), and Quin Kirchner (drums), recording this impressive album of modern jazz: lyrical, funky and perfectly paced, engaging but never indulgent, with unexpected compositional twists and turns.

Royston, Rudy: Flatbed Buggy <i>[Used Item]</i> Royston, Rudy:
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(Greenleaf Music -- USA )

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The third album from drummer Rudy Royston features his new chamber-like quintet featuring Gary Versace (accordion), John Ellis (woodwinds), Hank Roberts (cello) and Joe Martin (bass) playing music inspired by Royston's upbringing in Texas, lyrical and sophisticated modern jazz from a drummer frequently called upon by jazz masters Bill Frisell, JD Allen, or Dave Douglas.

Ianes, Luis: Antiguas Construcciones Utiles (Crusoe) <i>[Used Item]</i> Ianes, Luis:
Antiguas Construcciones Utiles (Crusoe) [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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With references to "Robinson Crusoe" and titles referencing islands, the sea and shipwrecks, Argentinian guitarist living in Brooklyn, NY, Luis Ianes (Parias Ensemble) records his album that roughly translates to "Useful Ancient Constructions", using effects to create percussive, accompanying, and aquatic sounds, sometimes idiosyncratic, always interesting.

Hifiklub: E Lisboa <i>[Used Item]</i> Hifiklub:
E Lisboa [Used Item]

(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.

Evans-Weiler, Morgan / Michael Pisaro: Lines And Tracings <i>[Used Item]</i> Evans-Weiler, Morgan / Michael Pisaro:
Lines And Tracings [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Two compositions, one by composer Michael Pisaro and performed by the electroacoustic ensemble "Ordinary Affects" including violinist Morgan Evans-Weiler, then an acoustic composition from Evans-Weiler himself performed with violin, clarinet, cello, harpsichord and piano; both exquisite works that draw out tone and time in patiently unfolding fluidity.

Bloor: Drolleries <i>[Used Item]</i> Bloor:
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(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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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.

Baumann, Franziska / Udo Schindler: Blue Sonic Vibrations <i>[Used Item]</i> Baumann, Franziska / Udo Schindler:
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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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German saxophonist and leader of the Salon for Klang + Kunst started the Improx, or "The X for the Unknown and the Unheard" with Gunnar Geisse, here in the third edition of the series with Swiss free improvising vocalist Franziska Baumann, captured live at two performances in 2018 in Germany & Switzerland, for unusual, quick-witted and innovative interchanges.

Kasemets, Udo: Pythagoras Tree <i>[Used Item]</i> Kasemets, Udo:
Pythagoras Tree [Used Item]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Pianist Stephen Clarke plays seven works for solo piano by Estonian-born, Canadian-naturalized composer Udo Kasemets that focus on specific designs of micro-detail.

Fields, Scott Ensemble: Barclay Fields, Scott Ensemble:
Barclay

(Ayler -- France )

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Guitarist and composer Scott Fields presents the 3rd installment of his Beckett Trilogy, based on the writings of Irish novelist and poet Samuel Barclay Beckett (1906-1989), whose ironic black comedies Fields characterizes musically in instrumental compositions performed by his quartet with cellist Scott Roller, drummer Domnik Mahnig, and saxophonist Matthias Schubert.

Sonderegger's, Sean Magically Inclined (feat Areni Agbabian): Eat The Air <i>[Used Item]</i> Sonderegger's, Sean Magically Inclined (feat Areni Agbabian):
Eat The Air [Used Item]

(Skirl -- USA )

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NY saxophonist Sean Sonderegger's Magically Inclined, made up of musicians that he performed alongside in Butch Morris' ensembles, in an album of melodic works including highly composed music and collective free improvisation, graced with the voice of Areni Agbabian.

Various Artists: Victoriaville Matiere Sonore <i>[Used Item]</i> Various Artists:
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(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp: Corpo <i>[Used Item]</i> Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp:
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(Leo -- Great Britain )

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