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Electroacoustic

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Turbulence: Paroxysmal Attacks Turbulence:
Paroxysmal Attacks

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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David Peck's quartet rendering of Turbulence features Evil Clown regulars Bob Moores & Eric Dahlman on trumpets, Duane Reed and PEK on reeds and winds, all bringing electronic & electroacoustic instruments, alongside an arsenal of exotic percussion, following PEK's framework which balances moments of clarity with paroxysmal "seizures" of sound; gripping.

Turkoz, Saadet / Elliott Sharp : Kumuska Turkoz, Saadet / Elliott Sharp :
Kumuska

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Distilling their larger group work on albums "Kumuska" and "Marmara Sea" to the duo of creative New York bass clarinetist & guitarist Elliott Sharp, and Bosporus vocalist Saadet Turkoz, whose free improvisation is influenced by European, Indian, Asian, jazz & blues forms, in an album of 9 songs about the familiar focused through a world view.

Estamos Trio (McDonas / Escobar / Tamez): Dire Warning Estamos Trio (McDonas / Escobar / Tamez):
Dire Warning

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Highlighting issues between the US & Mexican borders, Thollem McDonas' Estamos Trio presents their 2nd album, here with Carmina Escobar (vocals, electronics, guitarron), Milo Tamez (percussion, found objects, electronics) and Thollem (keyboard, vocals, clay pot) in a work commissioned by and recorded at the 2018 "Casa Tomada" (House Taken Over) in Santa Fe for SITE.

Curran, Alvin / Jon Rose: Cafe Grand Abyss Curran, Alvin / Jon Rose:
Cafe Grand Abyss

(Recommended Records -- UK )

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Two masterful, virtuosic and inquiring musicians--Alvin Curran on piano, sampler & shofar, and Jon Rose on violins, 6-string drain pipe and singing saw--in an incredible album of improvisation that seems to know no boundary, farcically claiming to be revisiting their earliest experiences in cocktail club bands, but instead shredding the concept with breakneck speed and surprise; wow!

Frith, Fred / Nicolas Humbert / Marc Parisotto: Cut Up The Border Frith, Fred / Nicolas Humbert / Marc Parisotto:
Cut Up The Border

(RogueArt -- France )

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Filmakers and composers Nicolas Humbert and Marc Parisotto revisit the tapes recorded by Jean Vapeur for the film by Humbert & Werner Penzel, "Step Across the Border" with soundtrack by Fred Frith, extracting more of Vapeur's fascinating field recordings and adding music by Fred Frith with additional music & voice from Tom Cora, Iva Bittova, John Zorn, &c.

Aeby, Stefan: Piano Solo Aeby, Stefan:
Piano Solo

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Spending two days in a recording studio in Berne, pianist Stefan Aeby recorded these 14 short works, a mixture of improvised and composed works using preparations and electronics to evoke a set of diverse recordings, from energetic structural works to evocative lyricism, nothing overstaying its welcome, carrying the listener through an inquisitive and compelling set of ideas.

Tim Barnes: DEAD-LOOP [VINYL] Tim Barnes:
DEAD-LOOP [VINYL]

(Amish Records -- USA )

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Percussionist, Quakebasket label leader, and experimental sound artist Tim Barnes both subverts and respect the forms of electronica by turning it on its side, extracting unusual rhythms and structures from rhythmic elements and samples, at times following conventional direction and then breaking off into Barne's instinctive drive for abstraction and diversion.

Hope, Cat / Erkki Veltheim: Works For Travelled Pianos Hope, Cat / Erkki Veltheim:
Works For Travelled Pianos

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Switzerland )

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As part of her Colonial Piano Project, Australian pianist Gabriella Smart commissioned and performs "Kaps Freed" by Cat Hope, a contemplation of composer Percy Grainger's Free Music ideals, with Stuart James on electronics; and the alliterative "Two New Proposals for an Overland Telegraph Line ..." by Erkki Veltheim, inspired by the 1st piano to arrive in Alice Springs, AU.

Bootleg Unit: Honey, Did You Break All My Jazz Cassettes? Bootleg Unit:
Honey, Did You Break All My Jazz Cassettes?

(FMR -- UK )

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Unusual "broken jazz" and ea-improvisation with strange interventions from the European trio of Jaka Berger (prepared drums), Jure Borsic (reeds) and Colin Petit (tape & electronics), with a sly sense of humor through track names like "Miles DeVice" and "Or Not Coleman" as they deconstruct free jazz with aberrantly excellent intentions; obscure great fun.

Burke, Rob / Ben Monder / Tom Rainey / Ben Grayson: Slip Sliding Burke, Rob / Ben Monder / Tom Rainey / Ben Grayson:
Slip Sliding

(FMR -- UK )

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Rob Burke composed the first seven pieces for this experimental NY quartet, the multi-reedist joined by guitarist Ben Monder, drummer Tom Rainey, and Ben Grayson on electronics, the last "Discordat" a collective improvisation in 4 parts, as the band investigates emotional approaches to playing, using subtle distortion and Grayson's post-editing sonic additions.

Archetti, Luigi / Bo Wiget: Weltformat Archetti, Luigi / Bo Wiget:
Weltformat

(Die Schachtel -- Italy )

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"Weltformat" translates to "world-class", an apt description of the 20 year collaboration between sound explorers, improvisers and rock legends Bo Wiget and Luigi Archetti, heard in this diverse album of soundscapes and sonic intersections, with Archetti on guitar, mandolin, & electronics, and Wiget on cello, electronics, & vocals, fascinating their listener in shades of dark and light.

Archetti, Luigi / Bo Wiget: Weltformat [VINYL 2 LPs] Archetti, Luigi / Bo Wiget:
Weltformat [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Die Schachtel -- Italy )

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"Weltformat" translates to "world-class", an apt description of the 20 year collaboration between sound explorers, improvisers and rock legends Bo Wiget and Luigi Archetti, heard in this diverse album of soundscapes and sonic intersections, with Archetti on guitar, mandolin, & electronics, and Wiget on cello, electronics, & vocals, fascinating their listener in shades of dark and light.

Ferrari, Brunhild / Jim O'Rourke: Le Piano Englouti [VINYL] Ferrari, Brunhild / Jim O'Rourke:
Le Piano Englouti [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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Recorded in concert at Tokyo's SuperDeluxe in 2014, electronic artists and composers Brunhild Ferrari and Jim O'Rourke use tapes, electronics and synths to create these two monumental works of electroacoustic improvisation, with sources including material from Luc Ferrari's "Exercises d'Improvisation", O'Rourke revising and remixing the material in 2019 for this LP release.

Guthrie, Will: Nist-Nah Guthrie, Will:
Nist-Nah

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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Using instruments inspired by Australian percussionist Will Guthrie's travels to Indonesia and his fascination with Gamelan music, Guthrie explores modern percussion approach using electroacoustic composition and improvisation, focusing tradition in both hypnotically delicate textures and complex energetic music, merging rhythm and melody in fascinating ways.

Samartzis, Philip / Eric La Casa : Captured Space [CASSETTE] Samartzis, Philip / Eric La Casa :
Captured Space [CASSETTE]

(Cronica -- Portugal )

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Kruger National Park in the north-east corner of South Africa is the subject of Eric La Casa and Philip Samartzis's audio exploration, using field recordings made over 10 days in and around the park, and taking them into the studio to organize them into an aural representation of the park's exotic mystery, placidity and tension, with a tinge of the modern world nearby.

La Casa, Eric: L'inspir du Rivage part 2&3  [VINYL 7-inch] La Casa, Eric:
L'inspir du Rivage part 2&3 [VINYL 7-inch]

(Povertech / Joe Colley -- USA )

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First stock of this 1999 7" from French sound artist Eric La Casa created as part of Joe Colley's "Explorer" series, the title translating to "the shore breathing" where each composition develops from field recordings of water, the first part more naturalist and adhering to the initial recordings, the second using sound processing to create something unique and mesmerizing.

Montgomery, Gen Ken: Endogeny [CASSETTE] Montgomery, Gen Ken:
Endogeny [CASSETTE]

(Tribe Tapes -- USA )

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Sound and visual artist Gen Ken Montgomery released this album on cassette on the Directions Music label in 1990, here reissued in 2020; the two side-long pieces were performed live and then remixed, creating a fascinating and elaborate tapestry of tapes, concrete and mechanical sounds alongside instrumentation of percussion, violin, voice, &c.

Company: 1983 [VINYL 2 LPs] Company:
1983 [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Honest Jons Records -- UK )

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Unreleased recordings from Derek Bailey's Company project, recorded at the BBC in 1983 with a stellar set of performers including Evan Parker (clarinet), Hugh Davies (electronics), Jamie Muir (percussion), Joelle Leandre (bass), J.D. Parran (winds), John Corbett (trumpet), Vinko Globokar (trombone), Ernst Reijseger (cello), and Peter Brotzmann (reeds).

Karkhana: Bitter Balls [VINYL] Karkhana:
Bitter Balls [VINYL]

(Unrock -- Netherlands )

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LP-only, no 7" single. The second full-length album from Karkhana, a septet featuring members of Dwarfs Of East Agouza, A "Trio", Konstrukt, Chicago Tentet, Land of Kush, among others in four compositions of "crystal clear and deep, dark, distorted unrock compositions" in both electric and acoustic instrumentation, an international genre-crossing album.

Musica Elettronica Viva: United Patchwork [VINYL 2 LPs] Musica Elettronica Viva:
United Patchwork [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Alternative Fox -- UK )

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A reissue of Musica Elettronica Viva's innovative 1978 open-structured album of free improvisation, United Patchwork, with the core performers of Frederic Rzewski on piano & electric piano, Richard Teitelbaum on synthesizer & conch shells, Alvin Curran on synthesizer & keys, plus Karl Berger on keys & vibraphone, Garrett List on trombone, and Steve Lacy on soprano sax.

Prevost / Solberg / Pettersen / Moore / Brice / Hardie-Bick: Plumes of Ash in Moonlight [2 CDs] Prevost / Solberg / Pettersen / Moore / Brice / Hardie-Bick:
Plumes of Ash in Moonlight [2 CDs]

(Split Rock Records -- USA )

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Bringing together two innovative improvising percussionists--Eddie Prevost of AMM fame, and Stale Liavik Solberg (VCDC, John Butcher)--for a studio album of wide-ranging and sometimes hair-raising electroacoustic improvisation, recorded live and unedited with Olie Brice on double bass, Tony Hardie-Bick on piano & tapes, Ed Pettersen on lap steel, and NO Moore on guitar.

Dafeldecker, Werner: Parallel Darks [VINYL] Dafeldecker, Werner:
Parallel Darks [VINYL]

(Room40 -- Australia )

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Viennese-born, Berlin-based electro-acoustic composer Werner Dafeldecker (Polwechsel, Fennesz, &c) creates an intense and beautiful musique concrete and acousmatic journey in two parts, examining "perspective, extreme subjectivity and the specters that haunt our auditory worlds" through mysterious sound and enveloping sonic construction, a profound and riveting work.

Metal Chaos Ensemble: The Nameless City Metal Chaos Ensemble:
The Nameless City

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Exploring chaotic rhythms on metallic instruments, the Boston-area collective led by David Peck use gongs, chimes, bowls, and glockenspiel alongside PEK's horns and Yuri Zbitnoff's percussion, here in a sextet work merging acoustic instruments with deep electronics and groove-heavy elements of electric bass, synth, electric guitar, electric trumpet, and live signal processing.

Metal Chaos Ensemble: Call Of Cthulhu Metal Chaos Ensemble:
Call Of Cthulhu

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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"Metal Chaos Ensemble was formed in early 2015 by PEK and Yuri Zbitnov as a working project to explore chaotic rhythms on metallic instruments. I had started to amass the Evil Clown Arsenal of percussion, electronic and wind instruments...

Akama, Ryoko / Anne-F Jacques: Evaporation [CASSETTE] Akama, Ryoko / Anne-F Jacques:
Evaporation [CASSETTE]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

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Moving between "object stations" during their performance, Japanese improviser and sound artist Ryoko Akama (Lappetites) and Quebecois sound artist Anne-F Jacques create a flurry of minimal activity, intensely detailed and unidentifiable yet compatible sound using minimal electronics, activated objects, and Jacques' "contraptions and erratic devices".

Weis, Mike: In Low Light (Music for the Winter Solstice) [CASSETTE] Weis, Mike:
In Low Light (Music for the Winter Solstice) [CASSETTE]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

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An album of ritualistic rhythm and hypnotic drumming with subliminal field recordings and environmental additions from Chicago drummer Mike Weiss (Zelienople), using mbira, tongue drum, dholak, changgo, bass drum, cymbals, gongs, singing bowls, bells, dharma bell, and moktak over 8 pieces that express, reflect and meditate on the 2018 winter solstice.

Buck, Tony: Unearth Buck, Tony:
Unearth

(Room40 -- Australia )

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Starting from nearly inaudible rumbling, Necks percussionist Tony Buck takes his listeners on a wild ride of sound, from quiet moments of introspective sound onto the densest potency, slowly unfolding his detailed journey in rhythmic, harmonic, melodic, and concrete additions, like an impressive storm brewing until it slowly overwhelms you.

Kerbaj, Mazen / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues / Carlos Santos / Sharif Sehnaoui : Blue Rai Kerbaj, Mazen / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues / Carlos Santos / Sharif Sehnaoui :
Blue Rain [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Three foreboding tracks of aggressive and open improvisation from long-time collaborators Lebanese trumpet player Mazen Kerbaj and guitarist Sharif Sehnaoui in a quintet with Creative Sources labelmates Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, and Carlos Santos on electronics; a confrontational, at times frightening world of sound; gripping.

Polyorchard (Estoppey / Jackson / Menestres / Ruccia): Black Mountain <i>[Used Item]</i> Polyorchard (Estoppey / Jackson / Menestres / Ruccia):
Black Mountain [Used Item]

(Out & Gone Records -- USA )

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The North Carolina improvising collective Polyorchard, wrote this set of unusual and diverse improvisation for the 8th {Re}HAPPENING at Black Mountain College on March 31, 2018, this album a studio recording of that music featuring saxophonist Laurent Estoppey, Michael Thomas Jackson on clarinet and radio, David Menestres on bass and objects, and Dan Ruccia on viola and piano.

Bennett, Ben / Zoots Houston / Fred Lonberg-Holm: Pinkie No [CASSETTE] Bennett, Ben / Zoots Houston / Fred Lonberg-Holm:
Pinkie No [CASSETTE]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

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Captured live at Chicago's Elastic Arts, the trio of Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello, Ben Bennett on percussion, and Zoots Houston on synthesizer, work on a nearly microscopic level as they use extended techniques and unusual synthetic timbres, transforming from abrasive and gritty to broad tonal environments, from monumental sound to moments of pin drops; fascinating.

Wegmann, Judith: Le Souffle Du Temps II - Reflexion Wegmann, Judith:
Le Souffle Du Temps II - Reflexion

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Switzerland )

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Through preparations, computers, contact microphones, gongs, feedback and other tools, Swiss pianist, composer & improviser Judith Wegmann's work transform the sound of the piano into an otherworldly instrument, set against more traditional acoustic pieces of a reflective nature, together creating a conceptual set of ten pieces in a uniquely flexible approach.



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