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Electro-Acoustic Improv
 
10tet (Akiyama / Kamura / Malfatti / Kinoshita / Okura / Veliotis / Unami / Koike / Filip / Sugimoto 10tet (Akiyama / Kamura / Malfatti / Kinoshita / Okura / Veliotis / Unami / Koike / Filip / Sugimoto):
10tet

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95

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Ten prominents electroacoustic improvisers--Tetuzi Akiyama, Moe Kamura, Radu Malfatti, Kazushige Kinoshita, Masahiko Okura, Nikos Veliotis, Taku Unami, Toshihiro Koike, Klaus Filip, Taku Sugimoto--performing live at Ftarri in 2013, for subtle and exquisite lowercase sound.

2nd Outlet (Houtkamp / Fuhler / Blume): Burnt Sienna 2nd Outlet (Houtkamp / Fuhler / Blume):
Burnt Sienna

(Nuscope -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Live recordings from the LOFT in Koln, Germany from the 2nd Outlet trio, electro-acoustic improvisation with traditional elements.

300 Basses (Monteiro / Kocher / Venitucci): Sei Ritornelli 300 Basses (Monteiro / Kocher / Venitucci):
Sei Ritornelli

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95

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Three accordion players, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, Jonas Kocher, and Luca Venitucci, form 300 Basses, an unconventional trio that explores new ways to play this traditional instrument.

4g (Rowe / Ambarchi / Fennesz / Nakamura): Cloud 4g (Rowe / Ambarchi / Fennesz / Nakamura):
Cloud

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $20.95

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AMM: Combines + Laminates + Treatise '84 AMM:
Combines + Laminates + Treatise '84

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.50

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AMM: Live in Allentown USA AMM:
Live in Allentown USA

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.45

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AMM: Newfoundland AMM:
Newfoundland

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.45

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AMM: The Nameless Uncarved Block AMM:
The Nameless Uncarved Block

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.45

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AVVA (Nakamura, Toshimaru / Roisz, Billy): Gdansk Queen [DVD] AVVA (Nakamura, Toshimaru / Roisz, Billy):
Gdansk Queen [DVD]

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $20.95

In Stock
Abbott, Paul / Leo Dumont: loiter volcano Abbott, Paul / Leo Dumont:
loiter volcano

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $12.95

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Powerful debut release for three young musicians emerging onto the European electroacoustic improv scene, one of whom, Kanngiesser, has recently performed with AMM.

Abbott, Simeon + Bent Spoon Duo: saigon, you crazy diamond Abbott, Simeon + Bent Spoon Duo:
saigon, you crazy diamond

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95

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Two dense, 20-minute tracks of physical, visceral playing from prepared electric guitarist Simeon Abbot with the Bent Spoon Duo: percussionist Chris Dadge and viola/trombone player Scott Munro.

Abbott, Simeon + Chris Dadge: a menu isn't a meal Abbott, Simeon + Chris Dadge:
a menu isn't a meal

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $10.95

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Longtime collaborators Abbott and Dadge release their first album together, a dizzying array of ideas and sounds recorded live at the monthly Calgary based Bug Incision concert series.

Abrahams, Chris / Burkhard Beins: Instead Of The Sun Abrahams, Chris / Burkhard Beins:
Instead Of The Sun

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $14.95

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The duo of Chris Abrahams (The Necks) and Burkhard Beins (Polweschel, The Sealed Knot) in an album of obscured percussion and keys, insinuating melody in shadowy and beautiful ways, a journey in unexpected sound and dynamics.

Abrahams, Chris / Lucio Capece: None Of Them Would Remember It That Way Abrahams, Chris / Lucio Capece:
None Of Them Would Remember It That Way

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95

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Multi-reedist and sruti box player Lucio Capece and Necks keyboarist Chris Abrahams on FM synth recorded these thoughtful and thought-provoking improvised compositions over two years in Berlin.

Acid Mothers Temple SWR: Yes, No & Perhaps Acid Mothers Temple SWR:
Yes, No & Perhaps

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $14.95

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Acid Mother Temple SWR merge's AMT's Kawabata Kakoto (guitar, voice,) and Tsuyama Atsushi (bass, vocals, sax) with Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei, &c), here in their 6th release, crazy prog-oriented rock of indescribable insanity and skill!

Acker Velvet: Carbon & Chairs Acker Velvet:
Carbon & Chairs

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $14.95

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Formed in 2006, Andreas Trobollowitsch and Johannes Trondle create unusual works of spontaneous interaction shaped and structured in a conscious way - more real-time-composition than "pure improvisation".

Agnel / Gauguet / Neumann: Spiral Inputs Agnel / Gauguet / Neumann:
Spiral Inputs

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95

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Pianist Agnel, saxophonist Gauguet, and electronic/piano frame artist Neumann in 4 beautifully crafted pieces recorded using a spatialised sound system developed by Benjamin Maumus.

Ajemian, Jason & The Highlife: Let Me Get That Digital Ajemian, Jason & The Highlife:
Let Me Get That Digital

(Sundmagi -- USA )

Price: $8.00

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Jason Ajemian's Chicago-based Highlife with Peter Hanson, Owen Stewart, Marc Riordan and New Yorker Jacob Wick, a six piece jazz/rock ensemble with a skewed lyric sense, recommended.

Ajemian, Jason / Tony Malaby / Rob Mazurek / Chad Taylor: A Way a Land of Life [VINYL] Ajemian, Jason / Tony Malaby / Rob Mazurek / Chad Taylor:
A Way a Land of Life [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $26.95

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Bassist Jason Ajemian composed these 8 works performed with the Chicago/NY band of Tony Malaby on tenor sax, Rob Mazurek on cornet & electronics, and Chad Taylor on drums, a dynamic set of music that varies through a spectrum of styles while staying true to its jazz roots.

Akama, Ryoko / Bruno Duplant: Immobilite [CASSETTE + download] Akama, Ryoko / Bruno Duplant:
Immobilite [CASSETTE + download]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

Price: $6.95

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An album of gradually moving electronics and organ written by Bruno Duplant and performed with Ryoko Akama, "immobile" focuses on texture and subtle harmonics, with faint inferences emerging around the sonic surfaces, for a rich and tense audio environment.

Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell: Foldings Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell:
Foldings

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Confront/Sound 323's Mark Wastell meets three of Japan's most interesting minimal improvisers at Offsite in Tokyo, 2003 to perform this extraordinary two part work.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Mueller, Gunther: Points and Slashes Akiyama, Tetuzi / Mueller, Gunther:
Points and Slashes

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Akiyama, Tetuzi / Takuji Kawai: Transition Akiyama, Tetuzi / Takuji Kawai:
Transition

(Ftarri -- Japan )

Price: $17.95

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Eight duo improvisations on acoustic guitar and piano, with pianist Kawai preparing the piano with bolts, threads, &c. and Akiyama switching between prepared and slide guitar.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Tim Barnes / Masafumi Ezaki: Futuro Akiyama, Tetuzi / Tim Barnes / Masafumi Ezaki:
Futuro

(Quakebasket -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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A surprisingly lyrical yet sparse session from the NY trio of Tetuzi Akiyama on guitar, Tim Barnes on percussion, and Masafumi Ezaki on trumpet, using their instruments in unusual and extended ways.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Tom Carter / Christian Kiefer: The Darkened Mirror [VINYL] Akiyama, Tetuzi / Tom Carter / Christian Kiefer:
The Darkened Mirror [VINYL]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $16.95

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The guitar trio of Tetuzi Akiyama, Tom Carter and Christian Kiefer with guests Scott Leftridge on bass and Chip Conrad on percussion in a set of beautiful works bringing out the best of these 3 acclaimed players.

Albatre: Nagual [VINYL] Albatre:
Nagual [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $22.95

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Hailing from Rotterdam's rich underground scene, the trio of Hugo Costa on alto sax, Goncalo Aleida on bass, and Philipp Ernsting on drums, with all 3 doubling on electronics, in a dramatic and energetic album bledning free jazz, improv, metal, and punk music.

Alexis, Roldolphe / Stephane Rives: Winds Doors Poplars Alexis, Roldolphe / Stephane Rives:
Winds Doors Poplars

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $13.95

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Rodolphe Alexis composed these works from a diverse set of recordings of trains, factories and other potent sounds, pairing them with recordings from saxophonist Stephane Rives using extended and unusual techniques, yielding these inventive and irrepressible sound works.

All Scars: Lunar Magus All Scars:
Lunar Magus

(Dischord -- USA )

Price: $5.00

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Former DC underground artists Scars in an "All-Scars" album on the DC Dischord label, the duo of Jerry Busher and Chuck Bettis joined by cellist Amy Domingues, reedist Evan Rapport and vocalist Dree Thibert.

Alonso, Edith: Collapse Alonso, Edith:
Collapse

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

Price: $15.95

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Madrid multi-instrumentalist and cross media artist Edith Alonso in an album of prepared solo electric bass improvisations, a four part work of muscular and shadowy sound, dark vibrations with crepitating edges making a sinister and cathartic dungeon of sound.

Amalgamated / Odd Person : Anthropodermic Ixii [CASSETTE] Amalgamated / Odd Person :
Anthropodermic Ixii [CASSETTE]

(Bicephalic -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Part of a series of 8 split release cassettes, all hand-painted & numbered; this release presents the collaborative long-form improvisation noise project Amalgamated backed with Odd Person, the ongoing project of Bicephalic label leader August Traeger.

Ambarchi, Oren / Stefano Pilia / Massimo Pupillo: Aithein [VINYL] Ambarchi, Oren / Stefano Pilia / Massimo Pupillo:
Aithein [VINYL]

(KARLRECORDS -- Germany )

Price: $20.95

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Oren Ambarchi (guitar/drums), Stefano Pilia (guitar), and Massimo Pupill (bass) team up for an instrumental trip bridging post-rock, drone, and improvisation, a dark journey that draws the listener into increasingly muscular playing as the ferocity of the music builds.

Anastasoff / Morgan / Ali / Stewart-Robertson / Henkel / Wick: Obscure Directions Anastasoff / Morgan / Ali / Stewart-Robertson / Henkel / Wick:
Obscure Directions

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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NY bassist Jason Anastasoff composes map-based works using graphic & traditional notation, plus interpreted spoken work, peformed with Sean Ali (bass), Brad Henkel (trumpet), Nathaniel Morgan (sax), Owen Stewart-Robertson (guitar) and Jacob Wick (trumpet).

Anderson, Casey / Jason Kahn / Norbert Moslang / Gunter Muller / Mark Trayle: Five Lines Anderson, Casey / Jason Kahn / Norbert Moslang / Gunter Muller / Mark Trayle:
Five Lines

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95

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This meeting of 5 EA-Improv heavyweights from Europe and the Pacific US happened during the MKM trio tour in Northern America 2010, capturing this extended performance at CalArts for 40 minutes of engaging, burbling electronics, pulses, and short wave introspection.

Anderson, Fortner: Solitary Pleasures Anderson, Fortner:
Solitary Pleasures

(&Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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The 35 poems found on Fortner Anderson's "Solitary Pleasures", performed with Michel F Cote, Sam Shalabi and Alexandre St-Onge, speak of the obsessions, phantasies and encounters of Anderson's life.

Angle (Gross / Guionnet) : Premier Angle Angle (Gross / Guionnet) :
Premier Angle

(Nueni -- Germany )

Price: $14.95

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A strange set of improvisations from the duo of Jean-Philippe Gross and Jean-Luc Guionnet, both on electronics, with Guionnet appearing on saxophone in context among sections of harsh sound or surprising silence, deconstructed/reconstructed/who-can-say what?

Apophonics, The (Butcher / Edwards / Robair): On Air Apophonics, The (Butcher / Edwards / Robair):
On Air

(Weight of Wax -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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2012 studio sessions recorded for BBC Radio 3 "Jazz on 3" from the trio of John Butcher (sax), John Edwards (bass) and Gino Robair (energised surfaces & synth), slowly unfolding dialogs using extended techniques and a focus on textural playing.

Arias, Ricardo / Gunter Muller / Hans Tammen: Intersecting a Cone with a Plane Arias, Ricardo / Gunter Muller / Hans Tammen:
Intersecting a Cone with a Plane

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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Articles, The (Thomas / Gustafsson / Turner): Goodbye Silence Articles, The (Thomas / Gustafsson / Turner):
Goodbye Silence

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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The trio of Mats Gustafsson on saxophone and electronics, keyboardist Pat Thomas and percussionist Roger Turner performing live in Derby in 1998, a challenging and fascinating set.

Artifact iTi: Live in St. Johann Artifact iTi:
Live in St. Johann

(Okka -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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An amazing lineup of European, Chicago and UK players in a live set from the 2008 ArtActs Festival, music that merges the boundaries of ea-improv and free jazz.

Asher, Meira / JC Jones: Myelination 2 Asher, Meira / JC Jones:
Myelination 2

(Kadima -- Israel )

Price: $8.00

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Spontaneous organic interactions over sounds from the vibrations of the myelin sheath, the protective insulating cover of the nervous system, from bassist JC Jones and vocalist, no-input mixer and Doepfer synthesizer player Meira Asher.

Atolon + Chip Shop Music: Public Private Atolon + Chip Shop Music:
Public Private

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95

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ChipShop music with Erik Carlsson (percussion), Martin Kuchen (sax & radio), David Lacey (percussion & electronics) and Paul Vogel (computer & clarinet) meet Atolon (Ruth Barberan, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, and Ferran Fages).

Auris + Gino: Rub Auris + Gino:
Rub

(Public Eyesore -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The Electroacoustic improv trio of Eric Leonardson (springboard & electronics), Julia E. Miller (guitar & electronics), and Christopher Preissing (flute & electronics), present 3 collective improvisations and 3 duos between Auris members and percussionist Gino Robair.

BARK!: Fume of Sighs BARK!:
Fume of Sighs

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95

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The third CD by the trio of Rex Casswell (electric guitar), Phillip Marks (percussion) and Paul Obermayer (samples), creating beautiful jagged, sharp edged textures propelled by some of their tightest, strangest, most powerful rhythmic designs yet.

BEFOREHAND (Lazaridou / Wastell): Live at Hundred Years Gallery BEFOREHAND (Lazaridou / Wastell):
Live at Hundred Years Gallery

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $9.60

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The duo of Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga on zither and Mark Wastell on his electronics set including bowls and shruti box, formed for the release concert for Angharad Davies' "Six Studies" in 2014, recording this excellent improvised dialog of rich and unusual sound.

Baghdassarians / Baltschun / Bosetti / Doneda: Strom Baghdassarians / Baltschun / Bosetti / Doneda:
Strom

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $14.00

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Baghdassarians, Serge / Boris Baltschun / Burkhard Beins: Future Perfect Baghdassarians, Serge / Boris Baltschun / Burkhard Beins:
Future Perfect

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95

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Three impressive works of electroacoustic improv from the trio of Serge Baghdassarians (mixer, delays, electric guitar), Boris Baltschun (computer, sampler) and Burkhard Beins (percussion and zither), brooding and concentrative sound that unfolds slowly in detail and color.

Bailey, Derek / Berthiaume, Antoine / Frith, Fred: Soshin Bailey, Derek / Berthiaume, Antoine / Frith, Fred:
Soshin

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Composer and improviser Antoine Berthiaume in a compilation of guitar duos with Derek Bailey and Fred Frith exploring the full range of guitar improvisation.

Banabila, Michel: Precious Images - Data Files 1999-2008 [2 CDs] Banabila, Michel:
Precious Images - Data Files 1999-2008 [2 CDs]

(Steamin' Soundworks -- Netherlands )

Price: $13.95

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A 2 CD Compilation of Banabila tracks released between 1999 and 2008, taken from his work on the Dutch label Steamin' Soundworks, and from his soundtrack and television work, with conspirators including Frank Van Der Kooij, Eric Vloeimans, Yasar Saka, Anton Goudsmit, Zenial, &c.

Banabila, Michel: Tapu Sampler 2016 Banabila, Michel:
Tapu Sampler 2016

(Tapu Record -- Netherlands )

Price: $12.95

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Michel Banabila's excellent melodically experimental electroacoustic label Tapu in their 2016 double CD sampler, with tracks from Banabila, Asid & Banabila, Banabila & Van Geel, Banabila & Machinefabriek, Banabila & Erker, and Banabila/Erker/Samson.

Barnes, Tim + Jeph Jerman: Live + Gallery Denver Barnes, Tim + Jeph Jerman:
Live + Gallery Denver

(AARC -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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Minimal percussionist Tim Barnes (Quakebasket) met with sound artists Jeph Jerman in a gallery in Denver, Colorado in the summer of 2005, recording this 45 minute improvisation.

Barnyard Drama: Memories and a List of Things to Do Barnyard Drama:
Memories and a List of Things to Do

(Barnyard -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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Drummer and electronic artist Jean Martin joins forces with amazing vocalist Christine Duncan for an album of rhythmic soundscapes and free vocal improvisation.

Barrett, Richard: Adrift Barrett, Richard:
Adrift

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.95

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Three live performances of collaborative electroacoustic compositions from 2007-08, each exploring different points of contact between precomposed structures and spontaneous invention.

Barretto, Jorge Lima : Zul Zelub Barretto, Jorge Lima :
Zul Zelub

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $15.59

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Legendary performer, writer and political situationist Lima Barreto (Telectu) in an electroacoustic work based around the piano and using short wave radio and CD players.

Barriere, Lali / Miguel A. Garcia  : Espejuelo Barriere, Lali / Miguel A. Garcia :
Espejuelo

(Nueni -- Spain )

Price: $14.95

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The duo of Miguel A. Garcia on electronics and Lali Barriere on objects and no-input mixer for an album of investigative, detailed improvisation that's well paced and calmly complex.

Battikha / Waddell / Vipond / Lebel: Corse Battikha / Waddell / Vipond / Lebel:
Corse

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $10.95

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Electroacoustic improv from the quartet of trumpeter Philippe Battikha, laptop artist Matthew Wadell, drummer Sam Vipond and trombinist/saxophonist Etienne Lebel.

Battus / Abdelnour: Ichnites Battus / Abdelnour:
Ichnites

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95

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Unusual improvisation from saxophonist Abdelnour using extended and microtonal techniques, and Pascal Battus who works with rotating surfaces from Walkmans as sound exciters.

Battus / Gauguet / La Casa: Chantier 1 Battus / Gauguet / La Casa:
Chantier 1

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $11.00

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Three improvisers, Pascal Battus (rotating surfaces, found objects), Bertrand Gauguet (saxophones) and Eric La Casa (microphones) recorded while playing at a working building site in Paris and also in studio.

Battus, Pascal / Dafne Vicente-Sandoval : [2 CDs] Battus, Pascal / Dafne Vicente-Sandoval :
[2 CDs]

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $17.06

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An intense and dynamic album of unusual electroacoustic improvisation from the duo of Pascal Battus performing on rotating surfaces, styrofoam, paper, plastic objects, and microphones, and Dafne Vicente-Sandoval performing on bassoon, microphones and mixing board.

Battus, Pascal / Lionel Marchetti / Emmanuel Petit : La Vie Dans Les Bois Battus, Pascal / Lionel Marchetti / Emmanuel Petit :
La Vie Dans Les Bois

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $11.95

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A document of a musical performance recorded in the open air near a castle in France by Pascal Bathus and Emmanuel Petit on electric guitars, and Lionel Marchetti credited with "electricity", recorded while Yoko Higashi performed a butoh dance during their music performance.

Baumann, Franziska / Matthias Ziegler: Voices & Tides  <i>[Used Item]</i> Baumann, Franziska / Matthias Ziegler:
Voices & Tides [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $8.95

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"There is a definite sense of a drama of the creative process which entices the listener into an undreamt-of world of sounds. What makes this duo so special is the density of chamber music, the aural tension, the mutually intuitive read...

 


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