The Squid's Ear Magazine

  Rapid SSL

  PayPal

  Mastercard

  Visa

  Discover

  American Express



© 2002-2020, Squidco LLC
Electroacoustic

See all in:   Organized Sound  •  Sound & Noise  •  Electronic


 
Dockstader, Tod: Aerial 1 [VINYL 2 LPs] Dockstader, Tod:
Aerial 1 [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Important Records -- USA )

Price: $33.95    

In Stock

The first in a 3-part series of vinyl releases for Tod Dockstader's "Aerial 1-3", his major work of electronic drone environments developed over 15 years, using over 90 hours of shortwave radio sources, cross signals and fragments, creating vast atmospheric clouds from which emerge voices, mutated conversations and unexpected patterns; amazing!

Parmegiani, Bernard: Violostries [VINYL] Parmegiani, Bernard:
Violostries [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

Price: $23.95    

In Stock

Three works from Italian composer and sound artist Bernard Parmegiani, the title track "Violostries" performed with violinist Devy Erlih and Parmegiani on sound projection, intersecting several of Parmegiani's research concepts and presented as simultaneous dialogues; plus "Capture Ephemere" an active acousmatic work; and the rotating composition "La Roue Ferri".

Oliveros, Pauline / Alan Courtis: Telematic Concert [VINYL + DOWNLOAD] Oliveros, Pauline / Alan Courtis:
Telematic Concert [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(SpleenCoffin -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

An unreleased 2009 concert from the Deep Listening Institute's Dream Festival, performed virtually via collaborative software between American electronic innovator and Deep Listening artist Pauline Oliveros on accordion and expanded instrument system, and Argentinian experimental musician Alan Courtis (Reynols) on unstringed guitar, objects and live processing.

Metal Chaos Ensemble: The Riddle Of Steel Metal Chaos Ensemble:
The Riddle Of Steel

(Evil Clown -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

In Stock

This Boston-area collective ensemble explores chaotic rhythms on metallic instruments, heard in this 2019 recordings with three horns, doubled percussion and electronics, analog synthesis, and driving drum and bass work from Yuri Zbitnov and Mike Gruen, leveraging the Evil Clown arsenal of percussive devices as they perform an extended improvisations covering a wide scope of sonority and concept.

Shirioshi, Patrick: Descension [VINYL] Shirioshi, Patrick:
Descension [VINYL]

(Thin Wrist -- USA )

Price: $22.95    

In Stock

A layered work of solo saxophone, electronics and noise from LA free improviser Patrick Shiroishi, the work often dark and primal contrasted with warmly passionate playing, in a work that reflects on the history of concentration camps for Japanese-American citizens during World War II, and on the current struggles of minorities around the globe; cathartic.

Bain, Andrew / Alex Bonney / Peter Evans / John O'Gallagher: No Boundaries [VINYL] Bain, Andrew / Alex Bonney / Peter Evans / John O'Gallagher:
No Boundaries [VINYL]

(Whirlwind -- UK )

Price: $24.95    

In Stock

London drummer & percussionist Andrew Bain leads a quartet with Alex Bonney on electronics & live processing, Peter Evans on trumpet & flugelhorn, and John O'Gallagher on alto sax, through two improvisations performed live at The Hexagon, Midlands Arts Centre, in Birmingham, UK in 2017, challenging idiom, genre & instrumental boundaries in a thorougly modern jazz ensemble.

Dietrich, Don: Option [VINYL] Dietrich, Don:
Option [VINYL]

(Feeding Tube Records -- USA )

Price: $21.95    

In Stock

Recorded in 2019 as part of the OPTION series in Chicago, this is only Borbetomagus saxophonist Don Dietrich's second solo album, which is surprisingly his first solo performance, using an amplified tenor sax modified by effect pedals on a wild and boisterously harrowing performance of free improvisation by one of the preeminent practitioners of noise jazz.

Killick: Old Hat to Clothed Toes [CASSETTE] Killick:
Old Hat to Clothed Toes [CASSETTE]

(H(i)nds(i)ght -- USA )

Price: $0.00    

In Stock

FREE WITH ANY ORDER!

Guitarist and creative experimenter Killick Hinds pays homage in abstract and tangential ways to Metallica's 1986 album Master of Puppets, an influence on Killick's youth, which he references somewhere between re-creation and distillation, in a factory-made cassette with 8 pieces he describes as "hypnagogic wake-dreams."

Servant, Robin: Du Souffle Et De L'Espace Servant, Robin:
Du Souffle Et De L'Espace

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

Using a diatonic accordion and electronics, Robin Servant from Rimouski, Canada explores the acoustics of the places he visits by making them vibrate with his accordion and electronics, presenting 3 recordings from concerts in PiedNu in Le Havre, France, the Old Theater of St-Fabien, in Quebec, Canada, and at the Beaulieu Culturel du Temiscouata, in Quebec.

Cardew, Cornelius: Treatise Cardew, Cornelius:
Treatise

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $19.95    

Out of Stock
Merzbow: Noisembryo [VINYL 2 LPs] Merzbow:
Noisembryo [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Hospital Productions -- USA )

Price: $39.95    

Out of Stock

A reissue of Merzbow's 1994 CD originally released on The Releasing Eskimo, a high point in Merzbow's discography of wild energy through high-speed loops, roving automotive bass, and cacophonic drum machines, together with the surprising inclusion of a Merzbow's own voice, in a very limited vinyl release with paintings and collages of Masami from the original sessions.

Normand, Eric: Demission Definitive Du Patron Normand, Eric:
Demission Definitive Du Patron

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

Two large compositions by Montreal bassist Éric Normand, the first in a quintet with Camille Brisson, Antoine Simard, Marc-Antoine Mackin and Sébastien Maltais, using electronics, objects and motors; the second an acoustic work performed by the Quasar saxophone quartet of Marie-Chantale Leclerc, Mathieu Leclerc, André Leroux & Jean-Marc Bouchard.

Robinson, Perry / Andrea Centazzo: The Journey Robinson, Perry / Andrea Centazzo:
The Journey

(Ictus -- Italy )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock

In the spring of 2015 multi-reedist and wind player Perry Robinson travelled to Southern California for a series of concerts, recording this duo with Italian percussionist living on the US West Coast Andrea Centazzo, a free and open session with Robison on clarinet, micro ocarina & bird calls, and Centazzo also using a MalletKat & sampling.

Dorf, The / Phill Niblock: Baobab / Echoes [2 CDs] Dorf, The / Phill Niblock:
Baobab / Echoes [2 CDs]

(XI Records -- Germany )

Price: $25.95    

In Stock

Phill Niblock's "Baobob", a rich drone work on a massive scale, is realized by the German sound collective The Dorf (German for The Village) augmented as a 35-member orchestra, released in a 2-CD set alongside "Echoes", a compositions from Jan Klare in three parts recorded the same evening with the same large edition of The Dorf ensemble.

Jaeger, Kassel / Jim O'Rourke: In Cobalt Aura Sleeps [VINYL] Jaeger, Kassel / Jim O'Rourke:
In Cobalt Aura Sleeps [VINYL]

(Editions Mego -- Austria )

Price: $24.95    

In Stock

Franco-Swiss composer & electroacoustic musician and director of INA GRM, François J. Bonnet, aka Kassel Jaeger, joins forces with sound artist Jim O'Rourke in a followup to their 2017 album Wakes on Cerulean, in a large two-part work of electroacoustic compositions, merging synthetics and drone elements of detailed and absorbing sound.

Cleaver, Gerald: Signs Cleaver, Gerald:
Signs

(577 -- USA )

Price: $14.00    

In Stock

Taking his cues from the electronic music of his Detroit roots, free jazz drummer Gerald Cleaver presents an album of synthetic rhythms and sonic landscape, each piece composed in detailed arrangements of compelling and adventurous structures, from propulsive grooves to sinuous soundscapes, a surprising and exciting twist showing Cleaver's strong compositional skills.

Trrma': The Earth's Relief Trrma':
The Earth's Relief

(577 -- USA )

Price: $14.00    

In Stock

The project of Southern Italy's Giovanni Todisco (percussion) and Giuseppe Candiano (synthesizer), since 2015 touring Japan and Europe to perform in festivals and venues, this album presents their experimental improvisation combining classic afrikaans and symphonic percussion with modular synthesis, merging ancient rhythms with modern electronic excitement.

Cleaver, Gerald: Signs [VINYL + DOWNLOAD] Cleaver, Gerald:
Signs [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(577 -- USA )

Price: $22.00    

In Stock

Taking his cues from the electronic music of his Detroit roots, free jazz drummer Gerald Cleaver presents an album of synthetic rhythms and sonic landscape, each piece composed in detailed arrangements of compelling and adventurous structures, from propulsive grooves to sinuous soundscapes, a surprising and exciting twist showing Cleaver's strong compositional skills.

Brotzmann, Peter / Lonberg-Holm, Fred: Memories Of A Tunicate Brotzmann, Peter / Lonberg-Holm, Fred:
Memories Of A Tunicate

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock

While both improvisers were in New York City for the 2019 Vision Festival, multi-reedist and European Free Improv legend Peter Brötzmann met Chicago cellist and electronics artist Fred Lonberg-Holm to record their 3rd album together, their 1st album in the studio a diverse set of incredible concentration, with Brötzmann performing on tenor saxophone, woodwind, and clarinet.

Foussat, Jean-Marc / Daunik Lazro / Evan Parker: Cafe OTO 2020 [2 CDs] Foussat, Jean-Marc / Daunik Lazro / Evan Parker:
Cafe OTO 2020 [2 CDs]

(Fou Records -- France )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

A momentous 2020 concert at London's Cafe OTO, presented in two discs, the 1st with label leader Jean-Marc Foussat in a solo improvisation on synth and voice, the 2nd in a trio with Daunik Lazro on tenor & baritone sax, and Evan Parker on soprano sax, the 2 saxophones weaving and responding to Foussat's remarkable alien soundscapes and vocalization in an immersive extended improvisation.

Laubrock, Ingrid / Kris Davis: Blood Moon Laubrock, Ingrid / Kris Davis:
Blood Moon

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95    

In Stock

German saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and Vancouver pianist Kris Davis, both living and working in NY, and having worked together in a variety of groups including Laubrock's Anti-House, a trio with drummer Tyshawn Sorey, Tom Rainey's Obligatto, &c. &c., concentrate their sophisticated playing with this duo album of 7 original compositions and 2 free improvisations.

Mateen, Sabir / Patrick Holmes / Federico Ughi : Survival Situation [VINYL LP + DOWNLOAD] Mateen, Sabir / Patrick Holmes / Federico Ughi :
Survival Situation [VINYL LP + DOWNLOAD]

(577 -- USA )

Price: $22.00    

In Stock

Having played together in a variety of settings, but never as a trio, saxophonist Sabir Mateen, clarinetist Patrick Holmes and drummer Federico Ughi met in a recording studio in Tuscany, Italy to record this album of wide-ranging free improvisation, Mateen's Farfisa playing and vocal declamations bringing a Sun Ra element to the vehement and profound dialog.

Pinkish Black & Yells at Eels: Vanishing Light... Pinkish Black & Yells at Eels:
Vanishing Light...

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

Trumpeter Dennis Gonzalez merges his Yells at Eel project with bassist Aaron Gonzalez and drummer/percussionist Stefan Gonzalez, with Texas-based experimental rock band Pinkish Black--Daron Beck on keyboards and Jon Teague on drums & synthesizers--for a gripping and masterful hybrid of improvisation, dark synthetic rock and heavy moods; a riveting journey.

Russell, John / Ray Russell / Henry Kaiser / Olle Brice: The Dukes of Bedford Russell, John / Ray Russell / Henry Kaiser / Olle Brice:
The Dukes of Bedford

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

In Stock

Exploring the lineage of the Dukes of Bedford, the Russell lineage in Bedford, England, in groupings of acoustic & electric guitarists John Russell, Ray Russell, and Henry Kaiser along with double bassist Ollie Brice, from duos to quartets, eight Duke "Russells" from 1680 to 2003 are explored through intricate and joyfully creative and technically amazing string improvisations.

Smith, Damon: Whatever Is Not Stone Is Light Smith, Damon:
Whatever Is Not Stone Is Light

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock

Taking his title from a poem by Octavio Paz with titles from translations by Lysander Kemp of other Octavio Paz poems, this solo album from double bassist Damon Smith is his definitive statement on the instrument: 23 tracks from 46 seconds to 5 minutes 50, developed over 15 years and displaying Smith's incredible technique and creative intent; incomparable.

Ziegele, Omri Tomorrow Trio (w / Bennink / Weber): All Those Yesterdays Ziegele, Omri Tomorrow Trio (w / Bennink / Weber):
All Those Yesterdays

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95    

In Stock

Using hard bop as his jumping off point, Swiss saxophonist Omri Ziegele Tomorrow Trio with Christian Weber on bass and Han Bennink on drums--musicians who have toured and performed together over years--went into the studio hot off of a 13 day tour to record these 6 Ziegele original compositions, lyrically balanced with room for exemplary soloing and group interplay.

Krakow Improvisers Orchestra: KIO at Cricoteka Krakow Improvisers Orchestra:
KIO at Cricoteka

(Not Two -- Poland )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

The 13-piece Krakow Improvisers Orchestra approaches their music through conduction and improvisation, founder Paulina Owczarek leading the ensemble in an impressive 3-part work recorded in the studio, an exciting and quirky set using mostly acoustic instrumentation through reeds, brass and two drummer/percussionist, 2 bass players, free vocal improv, synth & guitar.

Lewis, George / Ozana Omelchuk (Studio Dan): Breaking News Lewis, George / Ozana Omelchuk (Studio Dan):
Breaking News

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

Price: $17.95    

In Stock

Two works commissioned by the Austrian Studio Dan ensemble: "As We May Feel" by George Lewis, referencing visionary engineer Vannevar Bush's concepts of data linking & association, in a work reminding how music recombines and associates; and Oxana Omelchuk's double concerto for two trombonists, "Wow and Flutter", taking listeners on a profound journey through recording technologies.

Dahinden, Roland / Hildegarde Kleeb / Harris: Dancing A Stone Dahinden, Roland / Hildegarde Kleeb / Harris:
Dancing A Stone

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

With origins in Switzerland in the Recall Pollock duo of trombonist Roland Dahinden and pianist Hildegard Kleep, this trio with UK electronics artist based in South Africa Cameron Harris has its origin in the quartet CubeZ with visual artist Charbel Ackermann, here focused on their unusual language through acoustic improv altered and complemented by interactive electronics.

Globe Unity Orchestra: Globe Unity - 50 Years Globe Unity Orchestra:
Globe Unity - 50 Years

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95    

In Stock

Fifty years after pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach joined the Manfred Schoof Quintet with the Peter Brotzmann Trio and named it the Globe Unity Orchestra, the ensemble is larger and stronger than ever, here celebrating the milestone in a band of 18 of the globe's most impressive improvisers, recorded live in a commanding concert at Jazzfest Berlin 2016.

Krusche, Katja / Martin V. Krusche: I Am One - Stories From The Worlds In-Between <i>[Used Item]</i> Krusche, Katja / Martin V. Krusche:
I Am One - Stories From The Worlds In-Between [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $7.95    

In Stock

Miano, Tonino / Brian Groder: FluiDensity <i>[Used Item]</i> Miano, Tonino / Brian Groder:
FluiDensity [Used Item]

(Latham / Impressus Records -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

In Stock

The duo of pianist Tonino Miano and trumpeter Brian Groder, both NY based, in a sophisticated jazz duo that borrows from melodic, avant and compositional jazz forms in a strong and compelling dialog.

Stellari String Quartet: Gocce Stellari Stellari String Quartet:
Gocce Stellari

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

Out of Stock

Philipp Wachsmann, Charlotte Hug, Marcio Mattos & John Edwards performing live at the Uncool Festival in Switzerland, 2007, and in studio recordings from 2006.

Charles, Xavier / Bertrand Gauguet: Spectre Charles, Xavier / Bertrand Gauguet:
Spectre

(Akousis Records -- France )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Using the interference points of closely pitched sound, long-time collaborators Xavier Charles and Bertrand Gauguet use acoustic and amplified clarinets and saxophones to create frequency landscapes that change slowly, ringing with harmonics while finding unison and conflict in their tones, creating meditative aural environments of great beauty and reflection.

Granberg, Magnus / Skogen: Let Pass My Weary Guiltless Ghost Granberg, Magnus / Skogen:
Let Pass My Weary Guiltless Ghost

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

Out of Stock

First performed in November 2019 at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and then at the Splitter Orchester festival in Berlin, this studio recording of Magnus Granberg's delicately complex and exquisitely dream-like composition features his Skogen ensemble, including Granberg, Rhodri Davies, Toshimaru Nakamura, Erik Carlsson, Petter Wastberg, &c.

Niblock, Phill: Music for Organs Niblock, Phill:
Music for Organs

(Matiere Memoire -- Belgium )

Price: $15.95    

Out of Stock

Two massive drone works for organ and pre-recorded tracks commissioned by Musica Festival Strasbourg for organist Hampus Lindwall, with tapes by Emanuel Schmelzer-Ziringer, each piece titled anagrammatically (ie. Nagro = Organ) and recorded with the composer at the Manufacture d'orgues Thomas and Orgelbau Klais organ in the Collegiale Sainte-Waudru, in Mons, Belgium.

Gerard, Pierre: Cavite Aerienne Gerard, Pierre:
Cavite Aerienne

(Not On Label -- France )

Price: $12.95    

In Stock

Extremely patient compositions for electronics, cello, guitar and tenor sax from French sound and visual artist Pierre Gerard: "Air" using recordings from his duo partner of tenor saxophonist Bertrand De Lamalle with long sections of silence; "Cavity" employs previously recorded guitar improvisations that interact with Gerard's live electronic improvisations.

Gerard, Pierre: Architect Gerard, Pierre:
Architect

(Senufo Editions -- Italy )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock

Belgian composer Pierre Gerard presents a work that examines what we see around us, and what sometimes remains invisible, in three dramatic minimal works of powerful tones and tension, silence and motion: the first is 'the mechanics', the second 'the structure of a rock on a high mountain', the third 'the distance between the elements in a small forest area'.

La Casa, Eric : Interieurs La Casa, Eric :
Interieurs

(Swarming -- France )

Price: $12.95    

In Stock

A stunning exploration of interior architecture through recordings of the elements of three spaces including La Casa's own apartment, finding micro and macro-scopic sound in common elements that he uses to create fascinating compositions reflecting both the captivating fullness and stillness of each space, as the composer questions his relationship with each space.

Various Artists: Forbidden Planets [2 CDs] Various Artists:
Forbidden Planets [2 CDs]

(Chrome Dreams -- Great Britain )

Price: $22.95    

Out of Stock

An extraordinary compilation with an extensive booklet documenting the early pioneers of electronic sound including Schaeffer, Hermann, Posseru, Xenakis, Heiss, Cage, Varese, Ligeti, &c.

Give Guitars To People (NATuerlich / Arbeit / Rua): The Look Of Silence, Vol 1 Give Guitars To People (NATuerlich / Arbeit / Rua):
The Look Of Silence, Vol 1

(Recommended Records -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

The trio of guitarists Patricia Bateira (NATurlich), Jochen Arbeit (Einstürzende Neubauten) and Vitor Rua (Vitor Rua & The Metaphysical Angels) combine to create a new style of long-form electronic music, a richly continuous work seemingly without start or end, incorporating sustain, effects, & field recordings into a beautifully abstract aural environment.

Merzbow: StereoAkuma Merzbow:
StereoAkuma

(Room40 -- Australia )

Price: $18.95    

In Stock

A 5-part concert and encore from Masami Akita, AKA Merzbow, performing in Australia at Room40's Open Frame Festival in 2019, a wrenching performance of distinctive yet diverse noise sources and textures revealed as a controlled tumult; all profits from this edition will be donated to assisting wildlife recovery in the wake of the Australia bushfire crisis of 2020.

Toral, Rafael: Constellation In Still Time Toral, Rafael:
Constellation In Still Time

(Room40 -- Australia )

Price: $18.95    

In Stock

A long-form ambient composition from Portuguese composer and electroacoustic performer Rafael Toral, combining piano (Joana Gama), harp (Angelica V. Salve), vibraphone (Luis Bittencourt), clavinet (Joana Baulho), Rhodes (Riccardo Dillon), and sinewaves (Rafael Toral) a generative piece that avoids repetition while creating a floating and vast sense of reverberant space.

Various Artists (Luigi Russolo / Chris Cutler / Nick  Sudnick / Andrzej Karpinski / Alessandro Monti Various Artists (Luigi Russolo / Chris Cutler / Nick Sudnick / Andrzej Karpinski / Alessandro Monti / Silvio Mix / Pietro Verardo:
Intonarumori: Ieri Ed Oggi

(Recommended Records -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Four new commissioned works by Chris Cutler, Andzrej Karpinski, Nick Sudnik and Alessandro Monti performed on Futurist conceptualist Luigi Russolo's "Intonarumori", unique boxes capable of mechanically creating sounds including roars, thunderings, explosions, hissing, whistling, puffing, mumbling, muttering, gurgling, screeching, creaking, buzzing, crackling and scraping.

Chefkirk: An Obscura Edit Chefkirk:
An Obscura Edit

(Obscura Films -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

In Stock

A collection of digital video artworks presented by Orgeon sound and noise artist Chefkirk, combining improvised drone and powerful electronics into energetic works, edited and sequenced with visuals by Obscura Film's Ryan Lewis (910 Noise), presenting 8 pieces of abstract and gripping sound with complementing colorful object and silhouette motion animation.

Croaks, The (Kuchen / Turner / Rogers): One Of The Best Bears! Croaks, The (Kuchen / Turner / Rogers):
One Of The Best Bears!

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

An album of controlled cacophony and slippery improvisation from the trio of Martin Klapper on amplified objects, toys & small electronics, Martin Kuchen on sopranino & soprano saxophones, snare drum resonator & metal objects, and Roger Turner on drums, small cymbals, metal and plastic, recording in Stokholm as they apparently try to build a shooting bear.

Machinefabriek / Anne Bakker: Oehoe Machinefabriek / Anne Bakker:
Oehoe

(Where To Now? -- Netherlands )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock

The fourth collaboration between electronic composer Rutger Zuydervelt, aka Machinefabriek, and violinist, violist and vocalist Anne Bakker, in a work that merges and contrasts Bakker's string work and wordless vocals with soundscape, obscured field recordings and concrete sounds, using consonance and dissonance to create emotional pressure and release.

Machinefabriek: Amalgaam Machinefabriek:
Amalgaam

(Zoharum -- Poland )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock

Based on a series of improvisations on a very hands-on hardware setup, with an old tone generator, effects pedals, dictaphones, contact mics, &c., Machinefabriek (Rutger Zuydervelt) took these recordings into the studio to compose these four works, 2 brief pieces and the 2-part, intricate "Amalgaam", in an absorbing album of dramatic texture & sound.

Machinefabriek: Wendingen (selected remixes 2005-2015) Machinefabriek:
Wendingen (selected remixes 2005-2015)

(Zoharum -- Poland )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock

A selection of Machinefabriek's (Rutger Zuydervelt) favorite remixes made between 2005 and 2015 of his reworks and reinterpretations of tracks by Mensenkinderen, Wouter Van Veldhoven, Fieldhead, Aaron Martin, Coppice, de la mancha, The Moi Non Plus, Djivan Gasparyan, Amon Tobin, Gareth Hardwick, Fiium Shaarrk, Vladimir and Red Stars Over Tokyo.

Machinefabriek / Anne Bakker: Short Scenes Machinefabriek / Anne Bakker:
Short Scenes

(Zoharum -- Poland )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock

While developing a soundtrack with violinist and violist Anne Bakker, Rutger Zuydervelt aka Machinefabriek, began editing a series of Bakker's improvisations, creating new works from those recordings by layering them into succinct short works or "scenes"--twenty of them in the end--that he sequenced into this album of confidently dramatic and delicately beautiful episodes.

Gerard, Pierre: Cavite Aerienne <i>[Used Item]</i> Gerard, Pierre:
Cavite Aerienne [Used Item]

(Not On Label -- France )

Price: $6.95    

In Stock

Extremely patient compositions for electronics, cello, guitar and tenor sax from French sound and visual artist Pierre Gerard: "Air" using recordings from his duo parter of tenor saxophonist Bertrand De Lamalle with long sections of silence; "Cavity" employs previously recorded guitar improvisations that interact with Gerard's live electronic improvisations.

Maximin, Berangere: Land of Waves  [VINYL 2 LPs + DOWNLOAD] Maximin, Berangere:
Land of Waves [VINYL 2 LPs + DOWNLOAD]

(KARLRECORDS -- Germany )

Price: $29.95    

In Stock

The sixth album of embraceable electroacoustic and acousmatic French composer Bérangère Maximin, whose work with Ina-GRM, Stockholm's EMS points to her extraordinary skills in organize other-worldly sound, imbued with her ability to create warmly embraceable works with mystery amongst propelling rhythm, here exploring recordings from city parks & abandoned properties.

Alva Noto: Xerrox Vol. 4 Alva Noto:
Xerrox Vol. 4

(Noton -- Germany )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

The 4th of 5 Xerox releases from electronic and sound composer Carsten Nicolai, based on the concept of digital replication of source material, Nicolai replicates his recordings and utilizes their changes, in Volume 4 creating melodic ambient works, warm tones that are colored and affected by subtle texture, creating a beautiful set of 14 cinematic expressions.

Alva Noto: Xerrox Vol. 4 [VINYL 2 LPs ] Alva Noto:
Xerrox Vol. 4 [VINYL 2 LPs ]

(Noton -- Germany )

Price: $26.95    

In Stock

The 4th of 5 Xerox releases from electronic and sound composer Carsten Nicolai, based on the concept of digital replication of source material, Nicolai replicates his recordings and utilizes their changes, in Volume 4 creating melodic ambient works, warm tones that are colored and affected by subtle texture, creating a beautiful set of 14 cinematic expressions.

Alves, Pedro Melo (Johnson / Nunes / Dionisio / Risser / Dresser / Moieme / Alves): In Igma Alves, Pedro Melo (Johnson / Nunes / Dionisio / Risser / Dresser / Moieme / Alves):
In Igma

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Constrast from shifts in sound, texture and dynamic in Pedro Melo Alves' commissioned work for the Jazz No Parque Festival, using 3 vocalists (Aubrey Johnson, Beatriz Nunes, & Mariana Dionisio) to layer and interact over a quartet of contemporary and improvised instrumentalists: Eve Risser (piano), Mark Dresser (bass), Abdul Moimeme (electric guitar), and Alves (drums & percussion).

Snyder, Nicolas: Temporary Places Snyder, Nicolas:
Temporary Places

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $12.95    

In Stock

West Coast sound artist Nicolas Snyder is a composer, filmmaker, sound-documenter, gardener, and forager; fascinated by the sounds of nature, he took recordings from streams and National Parks in Vietnam, Pennsylvania, and California and merged them with music composed in the studio to create these works of great beauty as a study of locational and emotional memory.

Filip, Klaus / Moe Kamura: Passagein Filip, Klaus / Moe Kamura:
Passagein

(Winds Measure -- USA )

Price: $11.95    

In Stock

ppooll sound artist Klaus Filip and Japanese experimental vocalist Moe Kamura (10Tet, Taku Sugimoto) in a two-part improvisation of electronic tones, textures, silence, and minimalist vocalization and utterance, Filip using a dynamic frequency palette inspiring Kamura's wordless expression; lowercase or Onkyo, a meditative and moody work.

Ohta, Takamitsu: Three Relations Among The Flock [CASSETTE] Ohta, Takamitsu:
Three Relations Among The Flock [CASSETTE]

(Winds Measure -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

In Stock

Takamitsu Ohta, known for his work with artists Anne-F Jacques & Ryoko Akama, in three unexpected recordings using the microphone and speaker of small devices with recording and playback ability, from five to fifteen such linked devices creating surprisingly stacatto and expressive voices from feedback, each piece aptly named for the resulting articulation each combination creates.

Vryzas, Dimos: Really Short And Tonal Vryzas, Dimos:
Really Short And Tonal

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

Violinist, improviser, songwriter and composer from Thessaloniki, Greece, Dimos Vryzas creates a virtual electroacoustic ensemble using violin, voice and effects, contrasting acoustic and electronic sounds in the search for music expression, his studies with Fred Frith and Alfred Zimmerlin a good indicator of the kind of sound approach Vryzas employs.

Pisaura (Michael Pisaro / Zizia): Asteraceae Pisaura (Michael Pisaro / Zizia):
Asteraceae

(Sedimental -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock

A work composed from field recordings of performances around Los Angeles during the winter of 2018-19, the Pisaura trio of Michael Pisaro, Amber Wolfe Rounds & Jarrod Fowler (Zizia) used astrological charts to determine patterns of composing, performing, recording, and producing music with celestial and terrestrial rhythms; a mysteriously detailed and almost reverent work in sound.

Block, Olivia with Chicago Composers Orchestra: Karren [VINYL w DOWNLOAD] Block, Olivia with Chicago Composers Orchestra:
Karren [VINYL w DOWNLOAD]

(Sedimental -- USA )

Price: $16.95    

Out of Stock

A two-movement electroacoustic-orchestral composition from composer Olivia Block, the first side of the LP using heavily processed field recordings taken from orchestral rehearsals and various public locations, including museums and zoos; the 2nd a layered orchestral score performed by the Chicago Composers Orchestra and recorded over several years.

Cassiers, Lynn (w/ der Werf / Vermeulen / Dumoulin / Cabras / Patrman): Yun Cassiers, Lynn (w/ der Werf / Vermeulen / Dumoulin / Cabras / Patrman):
Yun

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Vocalist and electronic artist Lynn Cassier leads the "Yun" project, a sextet including fellow Octurn saxophonist Bo Van der Werf, plus two keyboardists (Erik Vermeulen & Jozef Dumoulin), bassist Manolo Cabras and drummer Marek Patrman, as she rearranges 12 pieces from the American Songbook, applying unique electroacoustic harmonic and rhythmic structures.

Chrysakis, Thanos / Chris Cundy: A Certain Slant Of Light Chrysakis, Thanos / Chris Cundy:
A Certain Slant Of Light

(Aural Terrains -- UK / EU )

Price: $16.95    

In Stock

A 5-part electroacoustic improvisation from the UK duo of electronic and sound artist Thanos Chyrsakis and reedist Chris Cundy, the former using laptop computer, synthesizers, and copicat tape echo to create mesmerizing sheens of sound that circle and complement Cundy's bass clarinet, who also performs on megaphone, voice changer, zither, & objects; entrancing and captivating.

Gouvea / Northover / Mattos: Cajula Gouvea / Northover / Mattos:
Cajula

(FMR -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Representing some of the London scene's most innovative and creative improvisers, with years of work together as a trio and as M.A.M.--saxophonist Andrian Northover (Remote Viewers), cellist Marcio Mattos (Stellari String Quartet, Tony Oxley's Celebration Orchestra) and vocalist Marilza Gouvea--are heard here in 2 studio recordings and 3 live recordings at Iklectic.

Kahn, Jason / Christian Wolfarth: Spirits [VINYL] Kahn, Jason / Christian Wolfarth:
Spirits [VINYL]

(Editions -- Switzerland )

Price: $27.95    

In Stock

The 2nd release from Jason Kahn, here on voice and resonator guitar, with Christian Wolfarth on Chinese Cymbal, an antique marching snare and objects, recorded after a series of concerts across Europe in the fall of 2019, Kahn applying a percussionist's perspective to his guitar by playing it as a lap slide, as the two invoke an unusual incantatory spirit from their improvisations.

Genetti, Carol / Claire Rousay: Live At Elastic Arts [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Genetti, Carol / Claire Rousay:
Live At Elastic Arts [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Editions -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

In Stock

Percussionist Claire Rousay's first-time encounter with improviser Carol Genetti, performing on voice, tube and electronics, captured live at Chicago's Elastic Arts performance space, for a reserved yet highly engaging set that highlights Genetti's amplified and transformed utterances through Rousay's spare but perfectly complementary interjections.

Kidambi, Amirtha / Lea Bertucci: End of Softness [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Kidambi, Amirtha / Lea Bertucci:
End of Softness [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

In Stock

Working in isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic, vocalist Amirtha Kidambi and tape manipulator and electronic artist Lea Bertucci re-contextualize their Phase Eclipse album, merging segments of that album with a recording of a live performance, to create a new set of works, rife with the agony, isolation, and anomalous experiences of the time: The End of Softness.

Butcher, John / Thomas Lehn / Matthew Shipp: The Clawed Stone Butcher, John / Thomas Lehn / Matthew Shipp:
The Clawed Stone

(RogueArt -- Switzerland )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

Matthew Shipp (piano), John Butcher (saxophones) and Thomas Lehn (electronics) in a studio album recorded in France in 2017, a uniquely voiced collective trio of transformative improvisation, Lehn's additions and modifications blending perfectly with Shipp's solid foundations and Butcher's advanced technical expression, for an engrossing and expressive set of recordings.

Hayward, Charles : Crossfade Estate Hayward, Charles :
Crossfade Estate

(Klanggalerie -- E.U. )

Price: $17.95    

In Stock

Recorded in 2005 with an ensemble of like-minded instrumentalists and then edited and collaged for the next year and a half, this was a project of Charles Hayward during his time at The Albany in Deptford, London, using their digital recording suite to create a large work using a variety of strategies and developed in a dramatic story form, issued here for the 1st time.

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Monochrome Nakatani, Tatsuya:
Monochrome

(self-released -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock

As much a solo percussion album as a collection of large-scale compositions, Tatsuya Nakatani created hundreds of recordings of his collection of gongs, meticulously capturing each instrument's voice and arranging them into seven large works, maintaining the character of each instrument as material for these wonderfully dramatic and resonant works of silence, space and texture.

Dreyblatt,  Arnold: Star Trap  [VINYL] Dreyblatt, Arnold:
Star Trap [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $25.95    

In Stock

Previously unreleased 1990's recordings from Arnold Dreyblatt and his Orchestra of Excited Strings, including six pieces performed by three different iterations of the Orchestra; ensembles of modified percussion, string, and wind instruments; pieces using Dreyblatt's Dynamic Processing System; plus 2 pieces composed for the 10th anniversary of the Orchestra in Europe.

Lucier, Alvin: Works for the Ever Present Orchestra [2 CDs] Lucier, Alvin:
Works for the Ever Present Orchestra [2 CDs]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $19.95    

In Stock

Pieces written for the Ever Present Orchestra, a 13-piece ensemble formed in 2016 exclusively to perform composer Alvin Lucier's works, with a core of 4 guitarists, 3 saxophones, 4 violins and piano, here presenting Lucier's continuing exploration of the behaviour of sound in physical space, blending electronic and acoustic sources with subtle tension and mystery.

Lucier, Alvin: Works for the Ever Present Orchestra  [VINYL 2 LPs] Lucier, Alvin:
Works for the Ever Present Orchestra [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $29.95    

In Stock

Pieces written for the Ever Present Orchestra, a 13-piece ensemble formed in 2016 exclusively to perform composer Alvin Lucier's works, with a core of 4 guitarists, 3 saxophones, 4 violins and piano, here presenting Lucier's continuing exploration of the behaviour of sound in physical space, blending electronic and acoustic sources with subtle tension and mystery.

Niblock, Phill: G2,44+/X2  [CD + BOOK] Niblock, Phill:
G2,44+/X2 [CD + BOOK]

(Room40 -- Australia )

Price: $26.95    

In Stock

A gorgeous and rich drone composition from New York composer Phill Niblock, intended for maximum volume to bring out shifting and slowly interacting harmonics from a nonet of incredible guitarists — David First, Rafael Toral, Robert Poss, Susan Stenger, Alan Licht, Kevin Drumm, Lee Ranaldo, and Thurston Moore — with Jim O'Rourk engineering the album for optimal warmth.

Rousay, Claire: Both [VINYL] Rousay, Claire:
Both [VINYL]

(Second Editions -- Germany )

Price: $25.95    

In Stock

Two location-based works of ambient sound from Texas sound artist Claire Rousay, the first recorded at the Central Library in San Antonio, Texas mixing a live microphone feed with sine tones pitched to the building's resonant frequencie; the second a composition using recording made in Ciudad de Mexico, constructing a fictional world from environmental sources.



Go back:


See More Items:


Best Sellers in This Category:

Sorey, Tyshawn : Pillars [3 CDs]

Tenney, James: Bass Works (performed by Dario Calderone)

Musica Elettronica Viva: Symphony No 106

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette

Mahobin (Fujii / Anker / Tamura / Mori): Live at Big Apple in Kobe

Butcher, John / Thomas Lehn / Matthew Shipp: The Clawed Stone

O'Malley, Stephen / Anthony Pateras: Reve Noir

Lewis, George & Splitter Ochester: Creative Construction Set

Rowe, Keith : The Room Extended [4 CDs]

Mori, Ikue (w/ Jim Black / Okkyung Lee / Sylvie Courvoisier): Obelisk

Kimmig-Studer-Zimmerlin and George Lewis: S/T

Foussat, Jean-Marc / Daunik Lazro / Evan Parker: Cafe OTO 2020 [2 CDs]

Braxton, Anthony Steptet (with Ho Bynum / Halvorson / Pavone / Rozen / Siegel / Testa): Echo Echo Mi

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

Brotzmann, Peter / Lonberg-Holm, Fred: Memories Of A Tunicate

Wooley, Nate (w/ Ingrid Laubrock, Sylvie Courvoisier & Matt Moran): Battle Pieces

Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet: Busman's Holiday

Common Objects: Butcher / Davies / Davies / Patterson: Whitewashed with Lines [2 CDs]

Oxley, Tony: Beaming

Kontakte Trio (Trevor Taylor / Ian Brighton / Steve Beresford): Kontakte Trio