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Electro-Acoustic Improv


 
Grosse Abfahrt: Vanity Grosse Abfahrt:
Vanity

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Tom Djll put this electro-acoustic improvising group together when Matthieu Werchowski & David Chiesa were visiting the SF area, with performances from duos to octet.

Grutronic: Essex Foam Party Grutronic:
Essex Foam Party

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Live performances from this quartet of electroacoustic improvisers using intuitive and performance-oriented technologies to create surprisingly frothy and amazing sound.

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.

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.

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 / Newman / Gennaro: Port Huron Picnic Gustafsson / Newman / Gennaro:
Port Huron Picnic

(Spool -- Canada )

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Free and open-ended improvisation and amplified sound work from Mats Gustaffson with the duo of Gennaro and Newman AKA Wrist Error.

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.

Gustafsson, Mats : Piano Mating [VINYL] Gustafsson, Mats :
Piano Mating [VINYL]

(Blue Tapes and X-Ray Records -- Great Britain )

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When Blue Tapes asked Gustafsson to compose an album using an instrument he'd never recorded with before he chose the Dubreq Pianomate, an electronic instrument from the 60s intended to be used with a piano; Gustafsson used it sans-piano, and the results are these 2 beautiful drones.

Gustafsson, Mats And Friends: MG 50 - Peace & Fire [4 CD BOX SET] Gustafsson, Mats And Friends:
MG 50 - Peace & Fire [4 CD BOX SET]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A box set documenting the October 2015 3-day event held at Porgy and Bess in Vienna for the 50th birthday of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson (The Thing, Fire! and innumerable duo/trio/ensemble formations) with a who's-who of collaborators invited to join in various formations.

Gustafsson, Mats: Needs! [VINYL] Gustafsson, Mats:
Needs! [VINYL]

(Dancing Wayang -- England )

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Baritone and slide saxophone improvisations with live-electronic and bug treaments and other related activities, each track dedicated to artists like The Ex, Sten Sandell, &c.

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.

H-Alpha (Krauss / Mori / Black): Red Sphere H-Alpha (Krauss / Mori / Black):
Red Sphere

(Skirl -- USA )

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Briggan Krauss' homage to the emission line of hydrogen at 6562.8 Angstroms, in a trio with Ikue Mori and Jim Black, cogent to chaotic discourse on the nature of the universe.

Haino, Keiji / Akita, Masami: Kikuri - Pulverized Purple Haino, Keiji / Akita, Masami:
Kikuri - Pulverized Purple

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Avant noise guitarist Haino Keiji and experimental sound artist Masami Akita (Merzbow) in a powerful and varied live set at the Victoriaville, May 2007.

Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi: I Wonder If You Noticed... [VINYL 2 LPs] Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi:
I Wonder If You Noticed... [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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The trio of Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke and Oren Ambarchi continues with this double LP of the band performing live at SuperDeluxe in Tokyo in 2014, for a journey in improvised rock and electronics with the shamanistic vocals of Haino guiding their unique and powerful playing.

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.

Halliwell, Graham: Recorded Delivery Halliwell, Graham:
Recorded Delivery

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Saxophonist Halliwell appears here in three duo performances with Rhodri Davies playing E-bowed harp; Steve Roden with extracts from his "resonantlighttones"; and Mark Wastell on tam-tam.

Hankil, Ryu  / Noid / Matija Schellander and others: Foreign Correspondents [2 CDs] Hankil, Ryu / Noid / Matija Schellander and others:
Foreign Correspondents [2 CDs]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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In 2013 Noid and Matija Schellander travelled from Vienna to Asia to meet with an amazing set of sound artists, bringing compositions and recording new works that were assembled into these immersive compositions, presented in the chronological order they were created or recorded.

Harth, Alfred 23 / Wolfgang Seidel: Five Eyes Harth, Alfred 23 / Wolfgang Seidel:
Five Eyes

(Moloko Records -- Korea & Germany )

Price: $12.71    

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A fascinating psychedelic stew of improv and audio construction dovetailing tremendous playing with unexpected concrete and electronic interventions from the duo of Alfred 23 Harth on reeds, trombone, keys, and misc., and Wolfgang Seidel on drums, percussion and misc.

Hauf / Hess / Jackson / Juun: Proxemics Hauf / Hess / Jackson / Juun:
Proxemics

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The Chicago electroacoustic quartet of saxophonist, sine tone & harmonium player Boris Hauff, drummer/electronicist Steven Hess, and reedist Keefe Jackson, recording in the studio 3 freely improvised pieces that build in intensity as the album develops.

Hauf Sextet, Boris: Next Delusion Hauf Sextet, Boris:
Next Delusion

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Berlin-based saxophonist Boris Hauf's sextet with Keefe Jackson (sax), Jason Stein (bass clarinet), Frank Rosaly (drums), Steve Hess (drums & electronics) and Michael Hartman (drums) in 4 extended pieces of boiling intensity.

Hautzinger / Okura / Akiyama: Rebuses Hautzinger / Okura / Akiyama:
Rebuses

(Monotype -- Poland )

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2004 improvised recordings from this trio of European and Japanese players using a fragile and fascinating mix of acoustics and electronics, rewarding music for detailed listening.

Hayward, Robin: Rubble Master [CASSETTE] Hayward, Robin:
Rubble Master [CASSETTE]

(Cassauna -- USA )

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Microtonal tubist Robin Hayward in a solo cassette release of two extended explorations of noise production, with the lips and tongue acting as noise generators that are filtered using half-valve techniques, using live electronics to create hallucinatory effects of motion.

Hayward, Robin: Stop Time Hayward, Robin:
Stop Time

(Important Records -- USA )

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Commissioned for the 2013 Stop Time festival in Belgium and performed by Robin Hayward on microtonal tuba with 3 players on electronics, cello and baritone sax, written on his Tuning Vine software to explore possible interactions between sound, vision, space, and time.

Hell Hoarse [Chuck Bettis & Brendan Murray] : Skull Puddle Hell Hoarse [Chuck Bettis & Brendan Murray] :
Skull Puddle

(Living Myth / Uppercase -- USA )

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Last copies of this duo between Brendan Murray on electronics and Chuck Bettis on electronics & throat, a disturbing and engrossing album of voice manipulation, samples and electronics.

Helvacioglue, Erdem: Altered Realities <i>[Used Item]</i> Helvacioglue, Erdem:
Altered Realities [Used Item]

(New Albion -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

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Hetu, Joane: Musique d'hiver Hetu, Joane:
Musique d'hiver

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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A work that pays homage to chilly northwest winds, sparkling winter light, the February moon, and the tedium and the exasperation of March , all of which allow the emotional excitement of winter to show through.

Heumen, Robert van : Fury Heumen, Robert van :
Fury

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Dutch improviser van Heumen (N Collective, OfficeR, &c.) in a dynamic and shifting solo work of laptop electronics, noise textures, and text.

Hiroshige, JoJo / PIKA / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love: Osaka Fortune [VINYL] Hiroshige, JoJo / PIKA / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love:
Osaka Fortune [VINYL]

(Premier Sang -- France )

Price: $21.95    

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The quartet of two drummers (Paal-Nilssen-Love & Pika) and two noise artists (JoJo Hiroshige and Lasse Marhaug) performing live at Osaka Chika-Ikkai for six intense, powerful and informed noise improvisations.

Hocevar, Dre : Collective Effervescence Hocevar, Dre :
Collective Effervescence

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Freely improvised collective with an electroacoustic inclination and chamber music reserve from the quintet of Dre Hoceva (drums), Bran De Looze (piano), Lester St. Louis (cello), Chris Pitsiokos (sax) and Philip White (electronics & signal processing).

Hocevar, Dre Trio (De Looze / St.Louis / Hocevar / Pluta): Coding of Evidentially Hocevar, Dre Trio (De Looze / St.Louis / Hocevar / Pluta):
Coding of Evidentially

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A multinational jazz trio using compositional and improvisational approaches, led by drummer Dre Hocevar, with Bram De Looze on piano, and Lester St. Louis on cello, plus NY electronics artist Sam Pluta providing signal processing on the title track.

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.

Honda, Yuka: Heart Chamber Phantoms Honda, Yuka:
Heart Chamber Phantoms

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Composer/performer Yuka Honda mixes beats, samples and acoustic and electric instruments with a dramatic sense, aided by Dougie Bowne, Erik Friedlander, Sean Lennon, &c.

Houle, Francois : Au Coeur du Litige [2 CDs] Houle, Francois :
Au Coeur du Litige [2 CDs]

(Spool -- Canada )

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Inspired by the ice storm that ravaged large parts of Quebec and Ontario, "Au Coeur du Litige" is a radiophonic work consisting at its core of a series of solo clarinet improvisations.

Howard, Earl / Denman Maroney  : Fire Song Howard, Earl / Denman Maroney :
Fire Song

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Hub, The: Boundary Layer Hub, The:
Boundary Layer

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $21.00    

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Triple CD of electro-acoustic improvisers The Hub (Bischoff/Brown/Perkis/&c), a document covering 3 decades of activity with photos, tech diagrams and writings.

Hubsch, Carl Ludwig: Ensemble X Hubsch, Carl Ludwig:
Ensemble X

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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A large orchestra of improvisers brought together by composer and tuba player Carl Ludwig Hubsch for the 2008 Berlin Explorations festival, peforming works focusing on tone and color from the smallest to the largest sound.

Hug, Charlotte: Neuland Hug, Charlotte:
Neuland

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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For her second solo album, Charlotte Hug concentrates on solo viola without any electronics in a series of pieces inspired by a then-recent visit to London, showing her strong musical personality and original extended techniques in a solo recital unlike any other.

Hush Arbors: Yankee Reality Hush Arbors:
Yankee Reality

(Ecstatic Peace -- USA )

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Keith Wood's Hush Arbors with bassist Jason Ajemian, guitarist Leon Dufficy, and drummer Ryan Sawyer, in their 2nd Ecstatic Peace album of driving avant-folk songs and instrumental sections.

IKB Ensemble: Anthropometrie Sans Titre IKB Ensemble:
Anthropometrie Sans Titre

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A large Lisboa ensemble presenting a collective improvisation titled after a painting by Yves Klein, with performers including Ernesto Rodrigues (baritone violin), Miguel Mira (bass), Nuno Torres (sax), Carlos Santos (electronics), Rodrigo Pinheiro (piano), &c. &c.

IKB: Monochrome Bleu Sans Titre IKB:
Monochrome Bleu Sans Titre

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Referencing the work of French artist and composer Yves Klein, this large group of Creative Sources regulars perform the 4 part Monochrome Bleu Sans Titre, a subtle and rich work of acoustic and electronic improvisation.

ISKRA 1903 (Rutherford, Paul / Wachsmann, Philipp / Guy, Barry): Chapter Two, 1981-1983 [3 CDs] ISKRA 1903 (Rutherford, Paul / Wachsmann, Philipp / Guy, Barry):
Chapter Two, 1981-1983 [3 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $34.95    

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ISKRA 1903: South on the Northern (1988/9) [2 CDs] ISKRA 1903:
South on the Northern (1988/9) [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Two concerts from an eight-year gap in the published recordings of the ISKRA 1903 trio of Paul Rutherford (trombone), Philipp Wachsmann (violin & electronics) and Barry Guy (bass & electronics), masterful improvisation blending acoustics and electronics.

IST: London: Conway Hall IST:
London: Conway Hall

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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IST, the trio of Rhodri Davie (harp), Simon H. Fell (double bass) and Mark Wastell (violincello) from their 2003 live performance at London's Freedom of the City Festival, 8 years into the project, showing the remarkable sonic language the trio had developed.

IST: New York (Davies / Fell / Wastell / Zorn): Featuring John Zorn IST: New York (Davies / Fell / Wastell / Zorn):
Featuring John Zorn

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Acoustic string improvising trio IST was invited by Derek Bailey in 2001 for his Company event at Tonic in NYC, here in the entire and intense concert they performed that night, including a 2nd set pairing with John Zorn, pushing the band into amazing and unexpected territory.

Ibarra, Susie  / Assif Tsahar: Home Cookin' Ibarra, Susie / Assif Tsahar:
Home Cookin'

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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The first Hopscotch release from the then husband/wife duo of wind player Assif Tsahar and drummer Susie Ibarra, lyrical and textural powerfully woven improvisation.

If, Bwana / Dan Warburton: I am Sitting in Phill Niblock's Kitchen If, Bwana / Dan Warburton:
I am Sitting in Phill Niblock's Kitchen

(Monotype -- Poland )

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Dan Warburton created a composition by timestretching Al Margolis's If Bwana work, to which Margolis added a timestretched Warburton piano recording, plus traffic and kitchen noises he recorded in Phill Niblock's kitchen.

Inhabitants: A Vacant Lot Inhabitants:
A Vacant Lot

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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The 3rd full length from Canada's Inhabitants expands the sonic experiments of this quartet's intuitive group improvisations, mixing rich feedback with alluring lyricism.

International Nothing, The: Mainstream International Nothing, The:
Mainstream

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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Janas, Gene / Vinnie Paternostro / Jay Reeve / Other Matter : United Slaves #2~3 Janas, Gene / Vinnie Paternostro / Jay Reeve / Other Matter :
United Slaves #2~3

(Improvising Beings -- France )

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Recorded in Brooklyn and Paris, this quintet crosses the threshold between jazz, rock and electronic sound with a somewhat dark intent, using guitar & sitar, organs, syths, pianos, drums, bass and sounds to evoke thick and extended psychedelic environments.

Jauniaux, Catherine / eRikm: Pantoneon / Mal des Ardents [2 CDs] Jauniaux, Catherine / eRikm:
Pantoneon / Mal des Ardents [2 CDs]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Improvising artists Catherine Jauniaux on voice, bird call, cupule, cazoo and eRikm on turntables, electronics, live sampling, architect lamp recorded these 17 pieces for the radio show A L'improviste by Anne Montaron for France Culture Radio.

Jazz Hijokaidan: Made In Japan - Live At Shinjuku Pit Inn Jazz Hijokaidan:
Made In Japan - Live At Shinjuku Pit Inn

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Hijokaidan renamed themselves "Jazz Hijokaidan" for the addition of Sakata Akira and Toyozumi "Sabu" Yoshisaburo to the group, recording this blazing improvised performance live at Shinjuku Pit Inn.

Jazz Passengers: Reunited Jazz Passengers:
Reunited

(JTR-Justin Time Records -- Canada )

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NY's superb Jazz Passengers, led by trombonist Curtis Fowlkes, brings together hard-bop and vocals in a Mingus workshop mode, here reunited with Elvis Costello, Marc Ribot, Deborah Harry, &c.

Jerman, Jeph: Datura Jerman, Jeph:
Datura

(AARC -- USA )

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A long textured tone poem recorded in the summer of 2009 by sound artist Jeph Jerman, creating an aural environment with a contact mic, mini-disc, laptop, and 4-track.

Jerman, Jeph: The Angle of Repose Jerman, Jeph:
The Angle of Repose

(no label -- USA )

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Long journeys in sound texture from Jeph Jerman, performing on an odd variety of instruments with electronic manipulation and effect in a 2-part epic of glacial dynamics and development.

Johannesen / Furu: the eco logic Johannesen / Furu:
the eco logic

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Guitarist Kim Johannesen and clarinetist Svein Magus Furu in a set of works with interacting tonalities that rely almost completely on texture, tones, scraping, &c..

Jones / Chabala: Undercurrents Jones / Chabala:
Undercurrents

(Roeba -- USA )

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Brighton, UK turntable/electronics improvisor Daniel Jones and the American guitarist Barry Chabala meet for an album of ringing and beautiful lowercase sound.

Jones, JC: Hosting Myself <i>[Used Item]</i> Jones, JC:
Hosting Myself [Used Item]

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Solo bass from acoustic and electroacoustic artist JC Jones, a distillation of his language in free improvised music incorporating electronic sound and noise.

K-Space: Infinity K-Space:
Infinity

(Ad Hoc Records -- USA )

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A revolutionary approach to album release, a Mac or PC program which assembles K-Space's (Tim Hodgkinson, Ken Hyder, Gendos Chamzyryn) tracks differently each time it's played.

KGB: Noise Forest [AUDIO DVD] KGB:
Noise Forest [AUDIO DVD]

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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KGB (Dougherty/Hennebohl/Cascone) in audio environments fromm 2 day-long performances in Berlin using a mix of found objects, constructions, machines, contact mics & traditional instruments.

KGB: Swiss Pharmaceuticals KGB:
Swiss Pharmaceuticals

(Utech Records -- USA )

Price: $10.95    

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