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Duo Recordings


 
Frith, Fred / Zorn, John: The Art of Memory II Frith, Fred / Zorn, John:
The Art of Memory II

(Recommended Records -- USA )

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Idiosyncratic improvisation with a strange set of tools from two master musicians, fascinating recordings from 1983-85 in the blossoming downtown NY scene.

Frith, Fred & Danielle Palardy Roger: Pas de deux nouveau Frith, Fred & Danielle Palardy Roger:
Pas de deux nouveau

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Live recordings from this great pair of improvisors, selected from their performances at Festival des musiques de creation in Saguenay and at La Sala Rossa in Montreal.

Frith, Fred And Helen Mirra: Kwangsi - quail [VINYL] Frith, Fred And Helen Mirra:
Kwangsi - quail [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Helen Mirra uses the index of a W.G. Sebald's novel to create a mysterious, intriguing and fascinating audio world, performed by Mirra on printing press and acoustic guitar, and Fred Frith on rainsticks, mbira, charango, music box, voice, shoes and other objects.

Fuhler, Cor / Prins, Gert-Jan: The Flirts Fuhler, Cor / Prins, Gert-Jan:
The Flirts

(erstwhile -- USA )

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In The Flirts, Fuhler manipulates sounds from turntables and mbiras, filtering them through an analogue synth, with Prins focusing on electronic noise-based music.

Fujii / Melford: Under the Water Fujii / Melford:
Under the Water

(Libra -- Japan )

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Pianists Fujii & Melford met in Berkley to record these masterful and challenging duo works, impressionist excursions in the water inside and out of the piano.

Fujii, Satoko / Natsuki Tamura: In Krakow In November Fujii, Satoko / Natsuki Tamura:
In Krakow In November

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

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Pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuka Tamura performing in the studio in Krakow, Poland, 2005 for a duo of sublime power and great dynamic, modern jazz with a wealth of influence and performed with technical prowess.

Furt: Sense Furt:
Sense

(psi -- Great Britain )

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The duo of Richard Barrett and Paul Obermayer in 12 studio tracks of semi-composed electronics, and a live improvised tribute to Karlheinz Stockhausen.

Gaines, Will & Bailey, Derek: Rappin & Tappin Gaines, Will & Bailey, Derek:
Rappin & Tappin

(Incus -- Great Britain )

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Free improvising guitarist Derek Bailey in duo with tap dancer Will Gaines, whose percussive dancing can be heard clearly, while Bailey plays guitar and Gaines "raps" in a sort of vaudevillian approach; a unique item even in Bailey's catalog!

Gallio / Rupp: Fasane Hula Punk Gallio / Rupp:
Fasane Hula Punk

(Rapid Moment -- Malaysia )

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The duo of electric guitarist Olaf Rupp and soprano saxophonist Christoph Gallio in a set of 13 studio improvisations, restrained and thoughtful dialog of great technical skill and unusual tonal approaches to both instruments.

Garcia, Margarida / Barry Weisblat: Loran Garcia, Margarida / Barry Weisblat:
Loran

(Quakebasket -- USA )

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2004 release of Lisbon double bassist Margarida Garcia on electric double bass, and electronic artist Barry Weisblat in a startling dialog of electronic burst and deep tones.

Giant Dwarf: Rabbitwood Giant Dwarf:
Rabbitwood

(Engine -- USA )

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Drummer Jeremy Carlstedt and guitarist Martin Philadelphy in a duo of "slow epic earth/space traveling, some indie rock shimmy shake, the floating of textures and waves, old school freak punk throwdown and even some swinging."

Gjerstad / Nilssen-Love: Side By Side Gjerstad / Nilssen-Love:
Side By Side

(CIMP -- USA )

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In 2008 saxophonist Frode Gjerstad and drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love found themselves touring North America without a bassist, turning the loss into a fantastic duo that played 12 locations including this stop at The Spirit Room in NY.

Gjerstad, Frode / Fred Lonberg-Holm: Tistel Gjerstad, Frode / Fred Lonberg-Holm:
Tistel

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Perhaps Norway's most creative multi-reedist Frode Gjerstad meets Chicago cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm for a series of freely improvised duets, a remarkable dialog from two tremendous improvisers.

Gjerstad, Frode / John Stevens: Let's Just Keep Going Gjerstad, Frode / John Stevens:
Let's Just Keep Going

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Norwegian saxophonist Frode Gjerstad recorded this wonderful, spirited meeting with his friend, the late, great drummer and conceptualist John Stevens in 1994.

Gjerstad, Frode / Luis Conte: Mirrors Edges Gjerstad, Frode / Luis Conte:
Mirrors Edges

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Two reed players, Frode Gjerstad from Norway and Luis Conte from Buenos Aires, in studio recordings of improvised interactions using unusual and extended techniques through eleven short and incisive tracks.

Gjerstad, Frode / Peter Brotzmann: Soria Moria Gjerstad, Frode / Peter Brotzmann:
Soria Moria

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A great duo recording on clarinets and terrogoto from multi-reedist Frode Gjerstad and legendary free jazz musician Peter Brotzmann, incredible free improvisation from two masters.

Gjerstad, Frode / Steve Hubback: One Foot Moving Gjerstad, Frode / Steve Hubback:
One Foot Moving

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Reissuing the 2005 Utech release from the duo of Frode Gjerstad on clarinets and Steve Hubback on hand-made drums, cymbals and gong, performing live at Lille Konsertsal, Stavanger, Norway, in February 2001.

Gjerstad, Frode & Bailey, Derek: Nearly a D Gjerstad, Frode & Bailey, Derek:
Nearly a D

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Goebbels, Heiner / Harth, Alfred : Hommage/Fier Fauste fur Hanns Eisler & Von Sprengen des Gartens [ Goebbels, Heiner / Harth, Alfred :
Hommage/Fier Fauste fur Hanns Eisler & Von Sprengen des Gartens [2 CDs]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.00    

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Golia, Vinny & Urs Leimgruber: Empiricism in the West Golia, Vinny & Urs Leimgruber:
Empiricism in the West

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Two amazing wind players - saxophonist, clarinetist and flautist Vinny Golia and saxophonist Urs Leimgruber - in a series of free improvising duos pushing their instruments into unusual and captivating territories.

Gonzalez, Dennis / Joao Paulo: Scapegrace Gonzalez, Dennis / Joao Paulo:
Scapegrace

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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First meetings between Texan trumpeter Dennis Gonzalez met Portuguese pianist Joao Paulo, playing a delicate, beautiful music full of spirituality, nuance and drive.

Gonzalez, Dennis / Joao Paulo: So Soft Yet Gonzalez, Dennis / Joao Paulo:
So Soft Yet

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The second duo release between trumpeter Dennis Gonzalez and pianist and accordionist Joao Paulo Estevez da Silva, a beautiful album of winter moods with Sefardic overtones, introspective and reflective improvisation.

Graculus: Small Things <i>[Used Item]</i> Graculus:
Small Things [Used Item]

(Whi Music -- Great Britain )

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"Heading north to Liverpool, we find the duo of Graculus making some very gracious and enjoyable improvised music. The group is Richard Harding on classical guitar and Phil Hargreaves on flute and soprano sax, and their approach is as s...

Grant, Kay & Alex Ward: Fast Talk Grant, Kay & Alex Ward:
Fast Talk

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The London improvising scene duo of vocalist Kay Grant, a former Downtown NY artists, and clarinetist Alex Ward, have been playing together for decades, here recorded in four live performances and a studio session.

Graves, Milford & Zorn, John: Milford Graves &amp; John Zorn - 50Th Birthday Celebration Volume 2 Graves, Milford & Zorn, John:
Milford Graves & John Zorn - 50Th Birthday Celebration Volume 2

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Green, Craig + Dave King: Moontower Green, Craig + Dave King:
Moontower

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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Improvisers Craig Green (guitars, electronics) and Dave King (drums, percussion, organ) recorded and mixed this haunting album in two days, successfully creating a dark and moody virtual soundtrack.

Grimal, Alexandra / Giovanni Di Domenico: Chergui [2 CDs] Grimal, Alexandra / Giovanni Di Domenico:
Chergui [2 CDs]

(Ayler -- France )

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Saxophonist Alexandra Grimal recorded this double CD with pianist Giovanni Di Domenico a the Theatre Du Chatelet, in Paris, France, for adventurous dialog in a dynamic set of original Di Domenico compositions plus freely improvised work, both duo and solo.

Gronvold, Daniel / Havard Volden Gronvold, Daniel / Havard Volden:

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Volden and Gronvold are two Oslo-based improvising acoustic tabletop guitarists whose work focuses on textures and timing creating large and impressionistic soundscapes.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Nakamura, Toshimaru: Map Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Nakamura, Toshimaru:
Map

(Potlatch -- France )

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4 live duets between saxophonist and organist Jean-Luc Guionnet and lowercase master Toshimara Nakamura on the no-input mixing board, in striking and compatible contrasts.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Seijiro Murayama: Window Dressing Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Seijiro Murayama:
Window Dressing

(Potlatch -- France )

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Four recordings of subtle improvisation for saxophone & percussion, recorded for Radio Nationale Slovene in Ljubljana, and in the library of Jean-Paul Manganaro, Paris.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc & Eric La Casa: Home: Handover [4 CD SET] Guionnet, Jean-Luc & Eric La Casa:
Home: Handover [4 CD SET]

(Potlatch -- France )

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Jean-Luc Guionnet and Eric La Casa in a work for the Uninstal Festival interviewing inhabitants of Glasgow in their home spaces, the results organized into compositions blending spoken word, music, improvisation and field recordings; each CD unveils the process of the composition.

Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer: Das Donnernde Leben Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer:
Das Donnernde Leben

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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After four decades as a team, pianist Ulrich Gumpert and drummer Gunter Baby Sommer release this remarkable album of upbeat and oft-times thunderous duos.

Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer: La Paloma Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer:
La Paloma

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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The second release on Intakt pairing pianist Ulrich Gumpert and percussionist Gunter Baby Sommer in an album that borrows from blues, boogie-woogie, hard bop, German folk songs, and free jazz.

Gustafsson / Oehlan: Jukebox-Series 001 [7-INCH VINYL] Gustafsson / Oehlan:
Jukebox-Series 001 [7-INCH VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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The first of Trosts "Jukebox Series" of 7" records brings saxophonist Mats Gustafsson together with violinist Albert Oehlan for a 2 song EP of unusual free improvisation.

Gustafsson, Mats / Lasse Marhaug: The Oslo Tapes [VINYL 12"] Gustafsson, Mats / Lasse Marhaug:
The Oslo Tapes [VINYL 12"]

(Bocian -- Poland )

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The duo of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and sound artist Lasse Marhaug in a studio album of textural soundwork, crossing unusual amplified sax techniques with extreme electronics to create unidentifiable but engrossing works that defy description.

Guthrie, Anne / Richard Kamerman: Sinter Guthrie, Anne / Richard Kamerman:
Sinter

(ErstAEU -- USA )

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The duo of Anne Guthrie and Richard Kamerman in 5 large canvases of sound using field recordings, domestic recordings, composition, improvisation, processing - unhurried work of great detail and diversity that captivates the attentive listener.

Hall, Rob / Chick Lyall: Blithe Spirit Hall, Rob / Chick Lyall:
Blithe Spirit

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Saxophonist Rob Hall And pianist Chick Lyall in a charming album of modern jazz that reflects their Scottish roots in lilting original compositions of melodic distinction.

Halliwell, Graham / Lee Patterson: Terrain Halliwell, Graham / Lee Patterson:
Terrain

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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A work of layered saxophone, amplified objects and field recordings from the duo of electronic artist Lee Patterson and electronics & saxophone player Halliwell.

Hansen, Mike & Tomasz Krakowiak: Relay Hansen, Mike & Tomasz Krakowiak:
Relay

(Spool -- Canada )

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Influenced by experimental and electroacoustic practices, Hansen & Krakowiak attack and disseminate turntables and percussion through improvisations built on layers of sound and interpolated instrumentation.

Hawkins, Alexander & Louis Moholo-Moholo: Keep Your Heart Straight Hawkins, Alexander & Louis Moholo-Moholo:
Keep Your Heart Straight

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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The duo of London pianist Alexander Hawkins (Decoy, Convergence Quartet) and drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo (Blue Notes, Circulasione Totale, &c.) alternating standards and original compositions with impressive empathy and masterful ability.

Haynes, Duncan / Matthew Mitchell : Biathanatos <i>[Used Item]</i> Haynes, Duncan / Matthew Mitchell :
Biathanatos [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"Biathanatos introduced New Zealanders Matthew Mitchell and Duncan Haynes to Leo Records' audience of avant jazz-ophiles and free improv fans. But this duo is somewhat atypical of the revered English label. Haynes' highly melodious, sof...

Heberer, Thomas / Achim Kaufmann : Knoten Heberer, Thomas / Achim Kaufmann :
Knoten

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Long-time collaborators, the duo of pianist and prepared pianist Achim Kaufmann and trumpeter Thomas Heberer recorded this set of 9 intimate and incredibly well informed duos in Berlin, 2011.

Heberer, Thomas / Pascal Niggenkemper : Miner's Pick Heberer, Thomas / Pascal Niggenkemper :
Miner's Pick

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Astute improvisations using extended language from the duo of Thomas Heberer (ICP) on cornet and Pascal Niggenkemper on double bass, two European free improvisers based in New York and pushing the limits of the improvised duo in accessible ways.

Hemphill, Julius and Peter Kowald: Live at Kassiopeia [2 CDs] Hemphill, Julius and Peter Kowald:
Live at Kassiopeia [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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The late great saxophonist Julian Hemphill and bassist Peter Kowald, essential free jazz players from NY and Germany, performing solo and as a duo live at Kassiopeia, Wuppertal in 1987.

Hemphill, Julius and Peter Kowald: Live at Kassiopeia [VINYL] Hemphill, Julius and Peter Kowald:
Live at Kassiopeia [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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The late great saxophonist Julian Hemphill and bassist Peter Kowald, essential free jazz players from NY and Germany, performing solo and as a duo live at Kassiopeia, Wuppertal in 1987.

Hemingway, Gerry / Jin Hi Kim : Pulses Hemingway, Gerry / Jin Hi Kim :
Pulses

(Auricle -- USA )

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Captivating improvisational journeys with drummer and percussionist Gerry Hemingway and Jin Hi Kim performing on the Korean komungo black zither .

Hikage / Segel: GEN Hikage / Segel:
GEN

(Spool -- Canada )

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Camper Van Beethoven violinist Segel teams up with West coast koto player Shoko Hikage that intermingles Eastern and Western instruments in a pleasantly mystifying release.

Hodder-Williams / Caldwell: Mariner's Way Hodder-Williams / Caldwell:
Mariner's Way

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A combination of improvisations and duets using gamelan, singing bowl, flute, alto flute, bass flute, soprano saxophone and bass clarinet, exploring the mythical journey of the mariner.

Home of Easy Credit, The: (Blancarte / Eckardt) Home of Easy Credit, The:
(Blancarte / Eckardt)

(Northern Spy -- USA )

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Denmark to NY transplant Dam Eckardt Jensen blends her vocals, saxophone and flute work with Texan/NY bassist Tom Blancarte's furious playing to create unique sound worlds, including 5 hallucinatory and musical dreams.

Hooker, William / Billy Bang Duo: Joy (within)! Hooker, William / Billy Bang Duo:
Joy (within)!

(Silkheart -- Sweden )

Price: $15.95    

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Hooker, William / Liudas Mockunas: Live At Vilnius Jazz Festival Hooker, William / Liudas Mockunas:
Live At Vilnius Jazz Festival

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A demanding duo from New York drummer William Hooker and Lithunian saxophonist Liudas Mockunas, performing live at the 2013 Vilnius Jazz Festival, hard-edged and rugged free music from two outstanding players.

Hooker, William / Thomas Chapin: Crossing Points Hooker, William / Thomas Chapin:
Crossing Points

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A collosal encounter of drummer William Hooker and the late wind player Thomas Chapin performing at the 9th Street Gallery in NYC in 1992, 3 massive improvisations from the jazz underground.

Hooker, William / Thomas Chapin: Crossing Points [VINYL 2 LPs] Hooker, William / Thomas Chapin:
Crossing Points [VINYL 2 LPs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A collosal encounter of drummer William Hooker and the late wind player Thomas Chapin performing at the 9th Street Gallery in NYC in 1992, 3 massive improvisations from the jazz underground.

Houle, Francois / Marilyn Crispell: Any Terrain Tumultuous Houle, Francois / Marilyn Crispell:
Any Terrain Tumultuous

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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A beautiful and diverse set of duos from clarinetist Francois House and pianist Marilyn Crispell, with a two part title track based on a poem by Catriona Strang, and an instrumental song for Jeanne Lee.

Howard, Norman / Phillips, Joe: Burn Baby Burn Howard, Norman / Phillips, Joe:
Burn Baby Burn

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Hubsch, Carl Ludwig / Christoph Schiller: Giles U. Hubsch, Carl Ludwig / Christoph Schiller:
Giles U.

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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The unlikely combination of tuba and spinet from Carl Ludwig Hubsch and Christoph Schiller (Millefleurs) taking each instrument beyond their traditional sound through extended technique and style.

Hubweber, Paul & Philip Zoubek: Dansaert Variations: Archiduc Concert Hubweber, Paul & Philip Zoubek:
Dansaert Variations: Archiduc Concert

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Digital concert recording made in Brussels at the L'Archiduc from trombonist Paul Hubweber and prepared pianist Philip Zoubek, two generations of players with tremendous empathy and dialog.

Hug, Charlotte & Fred Lonberg-Holm: Fine Extension Hug, Charlotte & Fred Lonberg-Holm:
Fine Extension

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Violist and vocalist Charlotte Hug met Fred Lonberg-Holm in Zurich, 2009 to make these concert recordings, a duo taking stringed instruments into unique and irrepressible territory.

Hug, Charlotte & Frederic Blondy: Bouquet Hug, Charlotte & Frederic Blondy:
Bouquet

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Using extended techniques on viola and piano, Charlotte Hug and Frederic Blondy draw the listener into unusual and encompassing sound worlds that feel electronic, yet are created through acoustic improvisation.

Impulsive Machinations (Thollem McDonas + Sara Lund): Conformity Contortion Impulsive Machinations (Thollem McDonas + Sara Lund):
Conformity Contortion

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $9.10    

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Based on pianist Thollem McDonas' Electric's Keyngdrum Overdrive, a series of duos with different drummers, here debuts the pairing of McDonas on distorted Fender Rhodes and drummer Sara Lund, for 7 grungy and intricate recordings of rhythmic riffs.



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