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

(Sedimental -- USA )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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. )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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.

Opening Performance Orchestra: Radio Music Extended (Based on John Cage's Radio Music) Opening Performance Orchestra:
Radio Music Extended (Based on John Cage's Radio Music)

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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Taking their lead from John Cage's 1956 Radio Music, the Opening Performance Orchestra in collaboration with the radio & a/v device archive at the Tesla Museum in Trest, present this 72-minute piece from a private live performance in July 2018, the 7 members of the Orchestra plus 2 guest operating 13 historical radio sets, dating from between 1935 and 1961.

Parkins, Zeena / Jeff Kolar: Scale Parkins, Zeena / Jeff Kolar:
Scale

(Two Rooms Records -- USA )

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Commissioned by choreographer Jennifer Monson, the collaboration of Downtown NY electric harpist and sound artist Zeena Parkins and Chicago sound artist Jeff Kolar explore the intersection of acoustic phenonema against electronic, synthetic & radio sounds, inspired by the timing of natural phenomena like ocean currents and daylight emergence; fascinating.

Parkins, Zeena / Jeff Kolar: Scale [VINYL] Parkins, Zeena / Jeff Kolar:
Scale [VINYL]

(Two Rooms Records -- USA )

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Commissioned by choreographer Jennifer Monson, the collaboration of Downtown NY electric harpist and sound artist Zeena Parkins and Chicago sound artist Jeff Kolar explore the intersection of acoustic phenonema against electronic, synthetic & radio sounds, inspired by the timing of natural phenomena like ocean currents and daylight emergence; fascinating.

Kaze (Fujii / Tamura / Pruvost / Orins) w/ Ikue Mori: Sand Storm Kaze (Fujii / Tamura / Pruvost / Orins) w/ Ikue Mori:
Sand Storm

(Libra/ Circum-Disc -- Japan )

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The cooperative quartet Kaze of Satoko Fujii on piano, Peter Orins on drums, Christian Pruvost on trumpet, Natsuki Tamura on trumpet, joins with elextroacoustic improviser Ikue Mori for seven exploratory pieces recorded in the studio after a one-week tour in Austria, France, and Russia, their enthusiasm for their extraordinarily unique group sound clearly evident.

Oxley, Tony: February Papers Oxley, Tony:
February Papers

(Discus -- UK )

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Reissuing percussionist and electronic innovator Tony Oxley's 1977 Incus album, collecting works from Oxley's evolving approaches, including a quartet with bassist Barry Guy and violinists David Bourne & Philipp Wachsmann; a trio with Barry Guy and Ian Brighton on electric guitar; and solo pieces including a piece for Evan Parker emulating his sound through electronics.

Banabila, Michel: All Connected Banabila, Michel:
All Connected

(StealthRec -- Netherlands )

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Collaborations between electronic artist Michel Banabila, 14 tracks in total along with 16 musicians of experimental electronic, compositional, and electronica forms, inspired by the Disquiet Junto project and with artists including Machinefabriek, Radboud Mens, violinist Oene van Geel and Mayana Golovchenko, each track revealing different aspects of Banabila's broad interests.

Banabila, Michel / Radboud Mens / Marco Douma: Live 2015 Banabila, Michel / Radboud Mens / Marco Douma:
Live 2015

(StealthRec -- Netherlands )

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Sound artist Radboud Mens and composer Michel Banabila collaborated with video artist Marco Douma in a series of live perofrmances in 2015, the audio of which is heard here in electronic beats of a triphop nature, detailed and compelling rhythms from their performances at Le Guess Who festival in Utrecht, Netherlands and at Steim Summer Party, at Bimhuis.

Chabala, Barry / Lance Austin Olsen: Patterns For A Future Human <i>[Used Item]</i> Chabala, Barry / Lance Austin Olsen:
Patterns For A Future Human [Used Item]

(Roeba -- USA )

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Guitarist Barry Chabala merges musique concréte and improvisation, using recordings from painter and visual artist Lance Austin Olsen that Olsen recorded in his workshop while creating a series of large collaged and folded paintings--mutterings, physical sounds and other ephemera--which he sent to Chabala to use as a backdrop for these spaciously meditative guitar improvisations.

FEN (Otomo Yoshihide / Ryu Hankil / Yan Jun / Yuen Chee Wai): No One's Island <i>[Used Item]</i> FEN (Otomo Yoshihide / Ryu Hankil / Yan Jun / Yuen Chee Wai):
No One's Island [Used Item]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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FEN (Far East Network) is comprised of improvisers from Singapore (Yuen Chee Wai), Japan (Otomo Yoshihide), China (Yan Jun), and Korea (Ryu Hankil), using electroacoustic instrumentation to create a unique merging of cultural and personal aesthetic, in their 1st album recorded in NYC using electronic feedback, computer noises and guitar; intriguing and unconventional.

IKB: Hippocampus Guttulatus  <i>[Used Item]</i> IKB:
Hippocampus Guttulatus [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The large IKB electroacoustic ensemble of diverse orchestration led by violist Ernesto Rodrigues, where each release is characterized by an animal, here with the long-snouted seahorse in an extended improvisation recorded at CreativeFest XIII at O'Culto da Ajuda, Lisbon, 2019, building to undulating cycles of intense interaction of absolutely precise control.

Lisbon String Trio & Gabriel Ferrandini: Sediments <i>[Used Item]</i> Lisbon String Trio & Gabriel Ferrandini:
Sediments [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Portugal's Lisbon String Trio of saxophonist Nuno Torres, electric guitarist Abdul Moimeme and violist Ernesto Rodrigues, are joined by Red Trio/ Rodrigo Amado Motion Trio drummer Gabriel Ferrandini for this concert performance at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, Portugal as part of the CreativeFest XIII, finding inspired balance in introspective sections and periods of exciting activity.

Virtual Company (Fell / Wastell / Bailey / Gaines): Virtual Company <i>[Used Item]</i> Virtual Company (Fell / Wastell / Bailey / Gaines):
Virtual Company [Used Item]

(Confront -- UK )

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IST, configured as the duo of double bassist Simon H. Fell and cellist/percussionist Mark Wastell, performing a virtual quartet at London's Cafe OTO, using using pre-recorded fragments of solo work from late guitarist Derek Bailey and tap dancer Will Gaines, combined with sections of silence of unforeseeable length, and then combined with the live musicians; amazing.

Wachsmann, Phil : Writing In Water Wachsmann, Phil :
Writing In Water

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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UK-based violinist Phillip Wachsmann, an essential player bringing contemporary approaches of indeterminacy, conceptualism and electroacoustics to the early community of improvisers and experimentalists, in a reissue of his 1984 Bead Records album, presenting his astute and sophisticated live solo performance for violin and electronics at the Actual Festival in July 1984, London.

Gelber Flieder: Olbaumgewachse Gelber Flieder:
Olbaumgewachse

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Gelber Lilac, or Yellow Lilac, is the electro-acoustic trio trio of Yves Arques (Tricentric) on objects & electronics, Joao Camoes (Open Field String Trio) on viola, and Luise Volkmann (Autochrom) on saxophone, presenting a romantic still life in improvisational colors and extended techniques, recorded live at La Petite Maison, in Paris in 2016.

Red List Ensemble: Scope Red List Ensemble:
Scope

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The Berlin-based electroacoustic Red List Ensemble founded by cellist Guilherme Rodrigues in a studio recording of the 3-part "Scope", improvised music created in real time using extensive techniques to create and raise tension in a game of contrasts, exploring orchestration in micro-groups through organization of surfaces that are opposed in terms of timbre and sound texture.

Artaud, Antonin (Jaap Blonk): To Have Done With the Judgment of God Artaud, Antonin (Jaap Blonk):
To Have Done With the Judgment of God

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )

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Vocal performer & musician Jaap Blonk presents a rendering of French dramatist, poet and theatre director Antonin Artaud's "Pour en Finir avec le Jugement de Dieu" (To Have Done With the Judgment of God), a work shelved by the French Radio in 1948 without broadcast as 'too scatological, political, anti-religious, random, and cacophonous through xylophonic and percussive sounds'.

Myers, David Lee: That Which Is It Myers, David Lee:
That Which Is It

(pulsewidth -- USA )

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Using electronic and digital tools similar to those that fuel his Arcane Device project, New York sound artist David Lee Myers presents an accessibly engaging set of compositions using modular electronics, feedback matrices, guitar textures, voices, and frogs in 11 polyrhythmic adventures; quirky yet non-chaotic, sublime experimental works of tone and texture.

Xenakis, Iannis: GRM Works 1957-1962 [VINYL] Xenakis, Iannis:
GRM Works 1957-1962 [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

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Back in Stock: Recollection GRM assembles Greek experimental composer Iannis Xenakis' works for Groupe de Recherches Musicales circa 1957-1962: "Concret PH" (1958); "Orient-Occident" (1960); "Diamorphoses" (1957-58); "Bohor" (1962).

Rowe, Keith / Mark Wastell: Live At I-And-E [VINYL RSD] Rowe, Keith / Mark Wastell:
Live At I-And-E [VINYL RSD]

(Confront -- UK )

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Performing at The Printing House, in Dublin, Ireland, the duo of Keith Rowe on guitar & electronics and Mark Wastell on amplified textures & electronics are heard in their final set of the evening, louder and more gestural, taking the audience on a long musically referential journey of theme, statement and variations, seemingly traditional yet using unique strategies.

Brodbeck / Bohm: Weak Ties Brodbeck / Bohm:
Weak Ties

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Working in the Elektronisches Studio, in Basel, Switzerland, the duo of electronic artist and guitarist Volker Böhm and drummer/percussionist Benjamin Brodbeck, also employing sonic objects of indeterminate source, create a fascinating set of 9 sonic compositions driven by rhythmic interaction, using space and focused recording techniques in superbly timed dialogs.

Capece, Lucio / Werner Dafeldecker: Iteration Capece, Lucio / Werner Dafeldecker:
Iteration

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Two sets of profound composure and restraint, captured at a concert in Munich in May 2019 by Berlin improvising instrumentalists -- Werner Dafeldecker (double bass) and Lucio Capece (bass clarinet, slide saxophone, feedback and room amplification) -- invoking moods of Polwechsel through focused structures of intense precision of dense interaction.

Crank Sturgeon: Anxiety Detectors Kit [CASSETTE] Crank Sturgeon:
Anxiety Detectors Kit [CASSETTE]

(Tribe Tapes -- USA )

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California-based sound experimenter and noise artist Crank Sturgeon, aka Matt Anderson, in a limited 2-sided C32 cassette release detailed with red foil and artwork printed onto transparent film, each side a strangely diverse journey in noise, voice, sound collage and unusual improvisation, inexplicable, generally indescribable, and joyfully weird.

de Asis, Clara / Mara Winter: Repetition Of The Same Dream de Asis, Clara / Mara Winter:
Repetition Of The Same Dream

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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During pandemic lockdowns, flutist Mara Winter and experimentalist Clara de Asís explored locations of natural resonance to capture this mix of composition and improvisation, delicate and detailed recordings of diverse intent, using harmonically rich tones and textures that resonate in mysterious and haunting ways of beautiful dream-like secrets and reveries.

Eventless Plot (Vasilis Liolios / Yiannis Tsirikoglou / Arias Gatas): Parallel Worlds Eventless Plot (Vasilis Liolios / Yiannis Tsirikoglou / Arias Gatas):
Parallel Worlds

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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With 20 years of performance history, the "Eventless Plot" trio of Thessaloniki, Greece — Vasilis Liolios (Psaltery, percussion, electronics), Yiannis Tsirikoglou (electronics) and Arias Gatas (piano, percussion, electronics) — present three chamber works, performed with other other Greek instrumentalists; extraordinary works of embracing creativity and depth.

Hayward Versus Harmergeddon: Hayward Versus Harmergeddon [VINYL] Hayward Versus Harmergeddon:
Hayward Versus Harmergeddon [VINYL]

(God Unknown Records -- UK )

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A dynamic collaboration between This Heat/Massacre legendary drummer Charles Hayward and the Dungeness improvising sound duo Harmergeddon of Polyphoniefae and Nathan Greywater, who use photophonics, electromagnetic fields and consumer electronic junk to create detailed and interactive sound environments that propel Hayward into exultant rhythmic territory.

Leith, Oliver / George Barton / Siwan Rhys : Good Day Good Day Bad Day Bad Day Leith, Oliver / George Barton / Siwan Rhys :
Good Day Good Day Bad Day Bad Day

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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UK composer Oliver Leith presents a work in 8 movements for piano, keys and percussion performed by Siwan Rhys (keys) and George Barton, an invocation of everyday life through a personal and often idiosyncratic orchestration reflective of personal ritual & habits; our good and our irrational, often contradictory impetus, portrayed through quirky and embraceable episodes.

Ratkje, Maja S.K.: Mara [VINYL PICTURE DISK] Ratkje, Maja S.K.:
Mara [VINYL PICTURE DISK]

(Important Records -- Norway )

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A live recording using the natural resonance of Pfarrkirche, Lockenhaus during the 2018 Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus from avant vocalist and improviser Maja S. K. Ratkje, using layers of voice processed by software created by Øyvind Brandtsegg, plus sung parts from the Norwegian traditional "Hanen sten på stabburshella" and the American traditional "Mining for Gold".

Lucier, Alvin: Vespers [VINYL] Lucier, Alvin:
Vespers [VINYL]

(Blume -- Italy )

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Composer Alvin Lucier is heard in two extended works: "Vespers" (1969) using the Environ-Ears Recording System, an acoustical labyrinth and microphone assembly duplicating the localization and noise-reducing functions of the human ear; and "Chambers" (1968) exploring the relationship between our perception of the source of a sound and its relation to space.

Ishibashi, Eiko: Hyakki Yagyo [VINYL] Ishibashi, Eiko:
Hyakki Yagyo [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Austria )

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An album of seductively exotic electronics, bass & drums through layered synthesisers, acoustic instrumentation, recited verse and field recordings from Japanese composer and multi-instrumentalist Eiko Ishibashi, performed with Jim O'Rourke on double bass and Joe Talia on percussion, the work calling attention to persistent dangers, myths and evasions in Japanese culture.

Namtchylak, Sainkho / Ned Rothenberg / Dieb13: Antiphonen Namtchylak, Sainkho / Ned Rothenberg / Dieb13:
Antiphonen

(Klanggalerie -- Germany )

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The first meeting for the trio of Tuvan free improvising vocalist & throat singer Sainkho Namtchylak, saxophonist Ned Rothenberg and turntablist Dieb13, captured in performance at Music Unlimited 33, at Alter Schlachthof Wels, Austria in 2019 for 2 improvisations — the 40 minute "Shave and a Haircut" and the 11 minute "Two Bits" — in incredibly creative and formidable music.

Minton, Phil / Dieb13: With, Without Minton, Phil / Dieb13:
With, Without

(Klanggalerie -- Germany )

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Combining concerts from a number of festivals and venues between 2009 & 2017, this album presents the best of the collaboration between London free improvising vocalist Phil Minton and Austrian turntablist and experimenter Dieb13, each of them masterfully unleashed in overwhelmingly creative, outlandish, sometimes frightening/sometimes uproarious, truly unique music.

Davis, Emily / Christopher Riggs / George Romaine: Extinction Burst Davis, Emily / Christopher Riggs / George Romaine:
Extinction Burst

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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Chicago-based guitarist Christopher Rigg, founder of the Holy Cheever Church Records, developed this set of pieces called "extinction bursts", performed with Emily David on drums and George Romaine on piano, a work he refers to as "maximalist harsh free jazz wall", using a lurching and squealing guitar figure over which David and Romaine overlay slow progressions.

Chefkirk: An Obscura Edit <i>[Used Item]</i> Chefkirk:
An Obscura Edit [Used Item]

(Obscura Films -- USA )

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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.

Konstrukt / Otomo Yoshihide: Eastern Saga: Live at TUSK [VINYL + DOWNLOAD] Konstrukt / Otomo Yoshihide:
Eastern Saga: Live at TUSK [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(KARLRECORDS -- Germany )

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The 4th of Karl Records' collaboration series brings Turkish free improvising group Konstrukt together with Japanese experimental improviser Otomo Yoshihide, recording at the Tusk Festival in 2018, Konstrukt configured as a quintet with two drummers, winds, guitar, synth and bass, Otomo adding guitar and turntables to create a dense, exultant and exotic brew of electrified improvisation.

Belorukov, Ilia / Jason Kahn: Studio Album [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Belorukov, Ilia / Jason Kahn:
Studio Album [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

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"This studio recording of Jason Kahn (voice) and Ilia Belorukov (modular synthesizer) is tense and taut, as dry, crumbling sonic swathes manifest both as machine and human, facilitating an almost ceremonial liberation. Kahn has historic...

Brown, Chris: Retrospectacles [2 CDs] Brown, Chris:
Retrospectacles [2 CDs]

(fo'c'sle -- USA )

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A fascinating 2-CD retrospective of the solo piano and computer work from 1990 to 2016 of San Francisco Bay Area experimental composer Chris Brown, whose work focuses on evolving paradigms of human-machine interaction through live signal processing, generative polyrhythmic textures, and a cohabitation of both formal control and indeterminacy.

Fullman, Ellen / David Gamper w/ Stuart Dempster: Pink Sea Thrift [VINYL] Fullman, Ellen / David Gamper w/ Stuart Dempster:
Pink Sea Thrift [VINYL]

(fo'c'sle -- USA )

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Six works by iconic composer Ellen Fullman in a duo with David Gamper, an original member of Pauline Oliveros' Deep Listening Band — ecstatic and mesmerizing improvisations recorded in the resonant space of the Headlands Center for the Arts in Marin, CA — plus 2 tracks of a duo between Ellen Fullman and Deep Listening Band founding member Stuart Dempster on trombone & didjeridu.

Lijiang Quintet: Crossing A River By Rope Lijiang Quintet:
Crossing A River By Rope

(fo'c'sle -- USA )

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A rare and exuberant exchange of sonic discourse between Chinese and American improvisers recorded in the Yunnan Province of China at the Lijiang Studio artist residency, in a uniquely voiced quintet with Theresa Wong on cello & voice, Lao Dan on saxophone & bamboo instruments, John McCowen on clarinet & recorder, Li Xing on electric & acoustic guitars, and Deng Boyu on percussion & found objects.

Naka,Takuji / Tim Olive: Minouragatake [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Naka,Takuji / Tim Olive:
Minouragatake [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

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Working extensively together in recording and touring, Japanese experimental sound artist Takuji Naka and Canadian ex-pat Tim Olive living in Kobe, Japan, recorded thise seven improvisations in the studio in Kyoto, 2019, using lo-fi electronics, distressed cassette tape and self-made instruments to create a unique sound in unusual dialogs of mysterious sonic motion.

PEK Solo / An Orchestra Of PEKS: Some Truths Are Known [3 CDS] PEK Solo / An Orchestra Of PEKS:
Some Truths Are Known [3 CDS]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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"Every once in a while, there is a break in the crazy schedule here at Evil Clown and I have some time to do a solo album. Our grand olde pal, the Corona Virus has provided such a break in spades.... At the beginning of the year, it appeare...

PEK Solo: Schism PEK Solo:
Schism

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Approaching his solo work with new compositional strategies, multi-reedist and percussionist David Peck uses time and texture as the principal organizational elements in 9 pre-mixed recordings over which PEK was allowed more flexibility and freedom in instrumental choice during performance, using a vast collection of instruments in dramatic improvisations.

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Percussionist and composer Nick Hennies presents four tracks featuring sine waves paired with speech, vibraphone, hi-hat and voice recorded over several years in Austin, TX and Ithaca, NY, contrasting electronics and percussion with the starkness of the human voice.

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(Evil Clown -- USA )

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The debut of this reconfigured Boston-area trio drawn from the Leap of Faith lineup, starting with the core duo of PEK on clarinets, saxophones, clarinets & flutes, and Glynis Lomon on cello, aquasonic & voice, with guest Eric Woods on synth and percussion, the trio using heavy percussion and electronics gear in a unique journey of extended freeform improvisation.

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Rodrigues, Ernesto / Carlos Santos: Metamorfose Rodrigues, Ernesto / Carlos Santos:
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"Ernesto Rodrigues has continued to release several new albums over the past couple of weeks, including some recorded in 2018: Given his usual very fast release pace, that seems like a while ago for Rodrigues, but perhaps the quarantine...

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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"As the name implies, the group explores the concept of a mirror (by convention, object distances are always considered positive, image distances are considered positive for real images and negative for virtual images). The first track ...

Other Plastics (Dominic Coles / Hunter Brown): Overtime Liquor Other Plastics (Dominic Coles / Hunter Brown):
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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Overtime Liquor will make you sloppy. It will make you unruly and no doubt will take you out of your head. Drinks on us.



"Other Plastics, the duo of NYC artists Hunter Brown and Dominic Coles, embody a continuation of irrev...

Diceros: Symbolic Boundary Diceros:
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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"Symbolic Boundary is actually relatively approachable and easy to follow, with more (overlapping, heterophonic) melody than most of these albums, while yielding earthy colors amid a continuing timbral variety."-Todd McComb's Jazz Thoug...

Lubelski, Samara : Partial Infinite Sequence Lubelski, Samara :
Partial Infinite Sequence

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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"The sound of the violin is a product of tension and release; the hair of the bow pulls back the violin's string over and over again and, when the tension gets too great, it releases. The resulting vibration disturbs the air around it w...

Ulher, Birgit / Franz Hautzinger: Kleine Trompetenmusik Ulher, Birgit / Franz Hautzinger:
Kleine Trompetenmusik

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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"It is no longer startling to hear tubes and valves channelling breath and imagination into such fine gradations of utterance. The process of deterritorialization from the trumpets inherited identity is too far advanced to spring major ...

I.P.Y. (Ikue Mori / Phew / YoshimiO): IPY I.P.Y. (Ikue Mori / Phew / YoshimiO):
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(Tzadik -- USA )

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"Ikue Mori, Phew and YoshimiO are three legends of the Japanese Avant Garde music scene: Ikue was an original member of DNA and is a vital member of the NYC Downtown Scene, Phew founded Aunt Sally in 1978 and has performed in countless ...

Brennan, Patrick / Maria do Mar / Ernesto Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Hernani Faustino / Abdul Moimeme Brennan, Patrick / Maria do Mar / Ernesto Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Hernani Faustino / Abdul Moimeme:
The Sudden Bird Of Waiting

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"New release (recorded in 2018) from a sextet consisting of Patrick Brennan (alto, cornet--[voice?]), Maria do Mar (violin) Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Miguel Mira (cello), Hernani Faustino (double bass) and Abdul Moimeme (electric guita...

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Fred Marty / Carlos Santos: Sur Nos Pas Dans La Clarte Du Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Fred Marty / Carlos Santos:
Sur Nos Pas Dans La Clarte Du Jour

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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