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Electroacoustic

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

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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.

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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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"Amalgaam is a raw and unpolished album. Which doesn't mean that it's blunt or trite. The grainy, textural sounds on this record have a fleeting, cinematic quality to them, combining spaciousness with a sense of intimacy - at times inte...

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

(Zoharum -- Poland )

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"A selection of my favorite remixes made between 2005 and 2015. Great to have these compiled on one disc! Most of these reworking have been released elsewhere, but used here with kind permission."-Rutger Zuydervelt.

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

(Zoharum -- Poland )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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Constrast from shifts in sound, texture and dynamic in Pedro Melo Alves' commissioned work for the Jazz No Parque Festival, using 3 vocalist (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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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) using 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 elecroacoustic 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 is a layered orchestral score performed by the Chicago Composers Orchestra 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 electronics 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 pices 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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"About the Artists

Thanos Chrysakis’ output consists of composition, performance, and installation. He was born in Athens in 1971. After residing in the UK between 1998–2014 he moved in 2015 to Belarus.

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