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Brady, Tim: Unison Rituals Brady, Tim:
Unison Rituals

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Five original chamber works for saxophone and ensemble by composer and saxophonist Tim Brady for his second release on Ambiances Magnetiques.

Cremaster / Komora A: split [7-inch VINYL] Cremaster / Komora A:
split [7-inch VINYL]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $10.50    

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A split 7" release between Cremaster (Alfredo Costa Monteiro (electronics) and Ferran Fages (feedback mixing board and electroacoustic devices); and the Komora A trio of Karol Koszniec (electronics), Dominik Kowalczyk (laptop) and Jakub Mikolajczyk (modular synth).

Honsinger, Tristan & Massimo Simonini: Call Me Us Honsinger, Tristan & Massimo Simonini:
Call Me Us

(I Dischi di Angelica -- Italy )

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A highly unusual performance in 10 parts from cellist Honsinger and pre-existing media manipulist Simonini that falls between radio art, music theatre, and the inexplicable

Kahn, Jason: Open Space [VINYL 2 LPs] Kahn, Jason:
Open Space [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Editions -- Switzerland )

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Jason Kahn developed these graphic scores, commissioned by the 2012 now NOW Festival in Australia, to push these specific players into situations outside of their comfort zone, as heard in this double LP which includes copies of the score plus notes and interviews.

Kalashnikov: Bang Bang Kalashnikov:
Bang Bang

(Veal -- USA )

Price: $19.95    

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Double CD of bleak and sinister metal-oriented improv from the duo of Jamie Saft on keys and bass and Mike Pride on drums and hostile and freakish vocals.

Kodjabashia, Nikola: The Most Of Now Kodjabashia, Nikola:
The Most Of Now

(Recommended Records -- USA )

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An exquisite and subtle new composition by Macedonian composer Nikola Kodjbashaia realised by an ensemble of exemplary instrumentalists in a unique musical landscape.

Martel, Frank / L'Ouest Celeste: Ye - Yi - You - Ya Martel, Frank / L'Ouest Celeste:
Ye - Yi - You - Ya

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )

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Miguel, Sei: Esfingico - Suite for a Jazz Combo Miguel, Sei:
Esfingico - Suite for a Jazz Combo

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A four part suite bridging compositional and improvisational music from Portugese pocket trumpeter Sei Miguel in a quintet including Rafael Toral on modulated electronics.

MusicWorks: #110 Summer 2011 [MAGAZINE + CD] MusicWorks:
#110 Summer 2011 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Summer 2011 issue of Canada's premiere music magazine and CD, with articles and tracks from Gregory Oh, Grimes, Doldrums, The Vegetable Orchestra, Terri Hron, Miguel Azguime, Rachel Wadham, &c.

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.

Poulin, Brigitte : Edifices naturels Poulin, Brigitte :
Edifices naturels

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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For a decade, Brigitte Poulin has been commissioning and premiering works by composers who, she thought, could help better define our own piano culture.

Quatuor Bozzini: Michel Gonneville: Hozhro Quatuor Bozzini:
Michel Gonneville: Hozhro

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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Michel Gonneville's dreamlike, shamanistic journey, "Hozhro", in a brilliantly executed reading by Montreal's Quatuori Bozzini with vocalist Marianne Lamber & saxophonist Mathieu Gualin.

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.

DK & The Perfectly Ordinary: CAR DEW TREAT US DK & The Perfectly Ordinary:
CAR DEW TREAT US

(Spool -- Canada )

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A diverse set of artist interpret a random page from Cornelius Cardew's "Treatise", using the score alone with each artist unable to hear what the other participants were playing, which Spool label-leader Daniel Kernohan assembled into these 10 incredible audio tracks, each roughly 4:35 long, in a great interpretation of Cardew's (in)famous work.

Archer / Clark / Grew / Hunter: Felicity's Ultimatum <i>[Used Item]</i> Archer / Clark / Grew / Hunter:
Felicity's Ultimatum [Used Item]

(Discus -- Australia )

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The 2nd release in a new series of small groups drawn from members of the Discus Music family, where the group meets, writes, rehearses and records in one single session, here developing ten compositions from all four players edited into a continuous sequence of structure and improvisation, embracing melody, texture and pure abstraction.

Carneiro, Pedro: Improbable Transgressions <i>[Used Item]</i> Carneiro, Pedro:
Improbable Transgressions [Used Item]

(Sirr.ecords -- Portugal )

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Ferrari, Luc: Presque Rien [VINYL 2 LPs] Ferrari, Luc:
Presque Rien [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

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Collecting all four of Luc Ferrari's musique concrete masterpieces "Presque Rien" on LP for the first time, forward-thinking and well-considered work from one of the masters of electroacoustic music.

Juxtavoices: Warning: May Contain Notes <i>[Used Item]</i> Juxtavoices:
Warning: May Contain Notes [Used Item]

(Discus -- UK )

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Juxtavoices is an anti-choir of 30 voices whose repertoire includes original compositions and arrangements of classic modernist poems and found texts, here in a CD/DVD release with a reinterpretation of early an Cabaret Voltaire recordings and a terrifying ascent into hell.

Sirom: I <i>[Used Item]</i> Sirom:
I [Used Item]

(Amorfon -- Japan )

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Silom is a Slovenian creative music trio using a variety of string, percussive, and melodic percussive instruments, focused on the acoustic aspects of complex evolving works that combine composed and improvised aspects to create rich music with ancient ethnic overtones.

Rowe, Keith / Michael Pisaro: 13 Thirteen [2 CDs] Rowe, Keith / Michael Pisaro:
13 Thirteen [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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A collaboration between composer Michael Pisaro and AMM guitarist/improviser Keith Rowe, with each bringing scores which they improvised over, creating 13 discrete sections including samples from Shostakovich's 13th String Quartet, balancing activity, space and silence in patient ways that only two such experienced composer/improvisers could.

Siegel, Aaron: Science is Only a Sometimes Friend Siegel, Aaron:
Science is Only a Sometimes Friend

(Lock Step Records -- USA )

Price: $11.95    

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A work for eight glockenspiels and organ, a beautiful percussive work in the vein of Reich and Glass that creates hallucinatory illusions in sound as the piece progresses, testing "the science of attention and the counterpoint of daydreams".

Guionnet, Jean-Luc: LAC (Lake) <i>[Used Item]</i> Guionnet, Jean-Luc:
LAC (Lake) [Used Item]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Jean-Luc Guionnet creates a portrayal of Lake Annecy near his home as described through its geographical location, and heard in a series of snapshot field recording compositions that describe the environment, fauna, people and civilization that abound around it.

Holdsworth, Allan: None Too Soon <i>[Used Item]</i> Holdsworth, Allan:
None Too Soon [Used Item]

(MoonJune Records -- USA )

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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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Kawng, Goh Lee / Julien Ottavi: Pukul Berapa? <i>[Used Item]</i> Kawng, Goh Lee / Julien Ottavi:
Pukul Berapa? [Used Item]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Goh Lee Kwang performing on no-input mixer meets Julien Ottavi on TamTam, bass drum and a computer running Puredata and Apodio 10 for an album of electronic improvisation recorded in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Nantes, France, balancing aggressive and meditative sound.

Koch, Hans / Thomas Peter: Wucherungen <i>[Used Item]</i> Koch, Hans / Thomas Peter:
Wucherungen [Used Item]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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A dynamic set of wind and object improvisations from multi-reedist Hans Koch, using extended techniques to elicit a diverse and astounding range of sounds from his instruments, and Thomas Peter creating indescribable sound on amplified objects and live electronics.

Machine Mass Trio: As Real As Thinking <i>[Used Item]</i> Machine Mass Trio:
As Real As Thinking [Used Item]

(MoonJune -- USA )

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Originally a side-project of douBt, this new electric jazz/rock trio is led by Tony Bianco (drums and loops), Michel Delville (guitar, bouzouki and live effects), and Belgian saxophonist, clarinetist and flutist Jordi Grognard.

Akama, Ryoko : Places And Pages Akama, Ryoko :
Places And Pages

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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"I don't ever think that I create only quiet and beautiful sound occurrences. My performances vary from 'almost nothing' to 'full of junk noises'. Every situation composes and constructs a unique result. Almost every time things go diff...

Schiller, Christoph / Morgan Evans-Weiler: Spinet & Violin Schiller, Christoph / Morgan Evans-Weiler:
Spinet & Violin

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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"An extended improvisation recorded in Christoph Schiller's workshop in Basel during Boston-based composer/violinist Morgan Evans-Weiler's tour of Europe. Excellent and intelligent music."-Another Timbre

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Feldman, Morton : Piano,Violin, Viola, Cello Feldman, Morton :
Piano,Violin, Viola, Cello

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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"All music is difficult, all music is easy. What defines a successful performance?" Pianist Mark Knoop points out a paradox that applies to most of Morton Feldman's works, with their endless expanses of calm, tormented beauty. How to cl...

Beuger, Antoine : Ockeghem Octets Beuger, Antoine :
Ockeghem Octets

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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"Each piece is dedicated to one of my "heroes". They may be visual artists (Tschirtner), philosophers/mathematicians/scholars (Dedekind, Cantor, Jankelevitch, Florenski, Meinong, Routley, Badiou, Ihwe), film makers (Peckinpah, Kiarostam...

Skogen / Magnus Granberg: 'Ist gefallen in den Schnee' (2010) and 'Despairs had Governed Me Too Long Skogen / Magnus Granberg:
'Ist gefallen in den Schnee' (2010) and 'Despairs had Governed Me Too Long' (2012) [double CD reissue]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Ist gefallen in den Schnee: A piece by Swedish composer-pianist Magnus Granberg, performed with Angharad Davies, Anna Lindal, Leo Svensson Sander, John Eriksson, Erik Carlsson, Henrik Olsson, Petter Wastberg and Toshimaru Nakamura; Despairs: A beautiful extended composition exquisitely played by an ensemble of fine musicians.

Denley, Jim: Through Fire, Crevice and The Hidden Valley Denley, Jim:
Through Fire, Crevice and The Hidden Valley

(Splitrec -- Australia )

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Recorded live in an Australian National Park on a 15-day walk, saxophonist Jim Denley performs solo on the alto saxophone in response to and in conversation with the environment around him using the natural acoustics of this rugged and awe-inspiring region.

Derome, Jean: Canot-camping:expedition 4 Derome, Jean:
Canot-camping:expedition 4

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Excellent recording made while on a canoe and camping trip by 11 improvisers from the Montreal musique actuelle scene on their fourth expedition of the kind.

LEK: Giant World Knowlege Bliss Control LEK:
Giant World Knowlege Bliss Control

(Fuzzworld Record -- USA )

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Martins, Luis Jose: Tentos - Invencoes E Encantamentos Martins, Luis Jose:
Tentos - Invencoes E Encantamentos

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Luis Jose Martins uses classical guitar, prepared guitar, electronics, and percussion in a solo album of incredible detail and lyrical, beautiful playing of original compositions that blend his playing with modern techniques and electronics into melodic masterpieces, performed in the natural resonance of the church of the convent of S. Bento in Avis.

Horsthuis, Maurice Jargon: Elastic Jargon Horsthuis, Maurice Jargon:
Elastic Jargon

(DATA -- The Netherlands )

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At its core Jargon mixes strings, electric guitar, violin, cello and double bass, a modern and elastic sound exploring contemporary composed and improvised musics.

Kniel, Manfred And His Reduction Quartet: Low Down Music Kniel, Manfred And His Reduction Quartet:
Low Down Music

(NEOS Music -- Germany )

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Drummer Kniel & his Reduction Quartet play "Low Down" compositions, an uncompromisingly reduced and independent musical language including the basic elements of many possible kinds of music.

Pisaro, Michael: Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds Pisaro, Michael:
Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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Michael Pisaro & Greg Stuart collaborate on a work scored for bowed crotales and sine tones in 4 large pieces, a challenging work that provide hallucinatory overtones that shift with the listener's perspective.

Prester John: Desire For a Straight Line Prester John:
Desire For a Straight Line

(Innova -- USA )

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Prester John is guitarist Shawn Persinger with mandolin virtuoso David Miller performing original work and music from Janet Feder, Dave Kerman, and a song for Henry Threadgill to sing!

Quatuor Bozzini - Jean Derome, Joane Hetu: Le mensonge et l'identite Quatuor Bozzini - Jean Derome, Joane Hetu:
Le mensonge et l'identite

(Collection QB -- Canada )

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The Bozzini Quartet commissioned this work from the duo Derome/Hetu, which tackles the subject of making differences cohabit, calling for the musicians to move & improvise in response to a soundtrack in 4 languages.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Pinta, Nina & Maria Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Pinta, Nina & Maria

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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3 live recordings from 3 ensembles - GGRIL, Ensemble SuperMusique and ECM+ - exploring relationsips between early music and contemporary creative music; with Jean Derome, Joane Hetu, Diane Labrosse, Bernard Falaise, &c. &c.

Schonberg, Arnold: Works For Piano Schonberg, Arnold:
Works For Piano

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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Pi-hsien Chen performs Arnold Schonbgergs, a small part of his oeuvre, yet significant in that they reflect the evolution and development of this great composer's compositional powers.

Schubert, Matthias: 9 Compositions for The Multiple Joy[ce] Ensemble Schubert, Matthias:
9 Compositions for The Multiple Joy[ce] Ensemble

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Matthias Schubert conducts nine dynamic and spectacular compositions dedicated to John Cage, Anthony Braxton, Fred Frith, Duke Ellington, &c. and performers including Scott Fields, Frank Gratkowski, Carl Ludwig Hubsch, &c.

Various Artists: Because Tomorrow Comes #2 Various Artists:
Because Tomorrow Comes #2

(Because Tomorrow Comes -- Germany )

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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.

Various Artists: Because Tomorrow Comes #3 Various Artists:
Because Tomorrow Comes #3

(Because Tomorrow Comes -- Germany )

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The third 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.

Various Artists: Sculpted Sound Various Artists:
Sculpted Sound

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Performances and discussion about a series of twenty metal sculptures created by Derek Shiel to be performed on as a set of percussion instruments or to be exhibited as sculpture.

Vasallo, Nick: The Burning Vasallo, Nick:
The Burning

(Ars Nova Classics -- USA )

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The 1st release on the Ars Nova Classics label presents 'Eclecticism' composer Nick Vasallo in genre–blurring avant and electro-acoustic works performed by several ensembles.

Cicala, Leo : Punto Di Accumulazione Cicala, Leo :
Punto Di Accumulazione

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Tanaka, Ayumi / Johan Lindvall / Christian Wallumrod: 3 Pianos Tanaka, Ayumi / Johan Lindvall / Christian Wallumrod:
3 Pianos

(Nakama Records -- Norway )

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"The piano is a vast instrument with a long history. If three pianists with highly dissimilar personalities play three pianos at the same time,would it be possible to get away from what is known as the piano sound?

3 pianos ...

Tanaka, Ayumi / Johan Lindvall / Christian Wallumrod: 3 Pianos [VINYL LP] Tanaka, Ayumi / Johan Lindvall / Christian Wallumrod:
3 Pianos [VINYL LP]

(Nakama Records -- Norway )

Price: $22.95    

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"The piano is a vast instrument with a long history. If three pianists with highly dissimilar personalities play three pianos at the same time,would it be possible to get away from what is known as the piano sound?

3 pianos ...

Svendsen, Christian Meaas : Avin Svendsen, Christian Meaas :
Avin

(Nakama Records -- Norway )

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"Avin is the solo project of musician Christian Meaas Svendsen. The album consists of Norwegian lyrics in a traditional singer/songwriter-style wrapped in a somewhat challenging and unconventional format. The music is arranged for...

Svendsen, Christian Meaas : Avin [VINYL LP] Svendsen, Christian Meaas :
Avin [VINYL LP]

(Nakama Records -- Norway )

Price: $22.95    

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"Avin is the solo project of musician Christian Meaas Svendsen. The album consists of Norwegian lyrics in a traditional singer/songwriter-style wrapped in a somewhat challenging and unconventional format. The music is arranged for...

 


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