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Field Recordings
 
Pisaro, Michael: Transparent City (Volumes 1 And 2) Pisaro, Michael:
Transparent City (Volumes 1 And 2)

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

Price: $12.95

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Composer Pisaro made a series 10 minute field recordings from different locations in Los Angels between 2004-2006, mixing them with sine tones and punctuating them with silence, mastered for home stereo playback to create a dynamic set of impressions of the city.

Jerman, Jeph : 34 degrees 111'3"N 111 degrees 95'4"W  [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Jerman, Jeph :
34 degrees 111'3"N 111 degrees 95'4"W [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Mappa -- Slovokia )

Price: $9.95

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Sonic audiographer Jeph Jerman investigates an abandoned windmill in the Arizona desert via contact microphone, recording it three times to present its mysterious sonic properties at three different stages of its life and in differing weather conditions.

La Casa, Eric with Jean-Luc Guionne: Soundtracks La Casa, Eric with Jean-Luc Guionne:
Soundtracks

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $13.95

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Three soundtracks to movies from sound artist Eric La Casa, developed for directors Luke Fowler, Christian Jaccard and Marie-Christine Navarro, organizing sounds from field recordings, with Navarro's soundtrack complemented by organ recordings from Jean-Luc Guionnet.

Kay, Martin: Courtyards Kay, Martin:
Courtyards

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Sound artist Martin Kay focuses on the intimate and visceral symphony of domestic activity reverberating throughout a variety of shared courtyard spaces in Paris, using field recordings from various locations to examine their distinct acoustic characteristics.

Matta Gawa: Tambora Matta Gawa:
Tambora

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $7.96

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Matta Gawa, the free rock duo comprised of guitarist Ed Ricart and drummer Samuel Lohman, uses an unconventional approach in creating energetic, improvised rock music that is unruly yet powerful.

Pisaro, Michael: Transparent City (Volumes 3 And 4) Pisaro, Michael:
Transparent City (Volumes 3 And 4)

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

Price: $12.95

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Composer Pisaro made a series 10 minute field recordings from different locations in Los Angels between 2004-2006, mixing them with sine tones and punctuating them with silence, mastered for home stereo playback to create a dynamic set of impressions of the city.

Borisov, Alexei / Olga Nosova / Dave Phillips: Borinosophil Borisov, Alexei / Olga Nosova / Dave Phillips:
Borinosophil

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $14.95

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Russian industrial/electronic/free improv artists Alexei Borisov and Olga Nosova in a trio with Swiss experimenter Dave Phillips in works that pass from transcendental to insanely complex and halucinatory - play loud!

Cremaster / Komora A: split [7-inch VINYL] Cremaster / Komora A:
split [7-inch VINYL]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $10.50

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A split 7" release between Cremaster (Alfredo Costa Monteiro (electronics) and Ferran Fages (feedback mixing board and electroacoustic devices); and the Komora A trio of Karol Koszniec (electronics), Dominik Kowalczyk (laptop) and Jakub Mikolajczyk (modular synth).

Smith, Wadada Leo: Procession Of The Great Ancestry Smith, Wadada Leo:
Procession Of The Great Ancestry

(NESSA -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Finally remastered, this is one of Smith's most obscure and satisfying early recordings with Kahil El'Zabar, Louis Myers, Joe Fonda, John Powell, Mchaka Uba, & Bobby Naughton.

Robair, Gino : Two Pieces, Two Decades Apart [CASSETTE] Robair, Gino :
Two Pieces, Two Decades Apart [CASSETTE]

(Banned Productions -- USA )

Price: $3.90

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Gino Robair recorded this cassette of ham radio in Alaska while on tour with organist Dave Hyatt, taking his feed off the radio of a friendly operator while they listened to an anonymous operator trolling the airwaves and taunting others, over strange whines and radio timbre.

Phillips, Dave / Hiroshi Hasegawa: Insect Apocalypse <i>[Used Item]</i> Phillips, Dave / Hiroshi Hasegawa:
Insect Apocalypse [Used Item]

(Monotype -- Poland )

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A duo from Dave Phillips and Hirsohi Hasegawa, where Phillips' field recordings are filtered and effected by Hasegawa, creating an intense mixture of apocalyptic insect environments and inexplicable sound, slowly unfolding and captivating at high volume.

Ambarchi, Oren / Kassel Jaeger / James Rushford: Pale Calling [VINYL] Ambarchi, Oren / Kassel Jaeger / James Rushford:
Pale Calling [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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The first collaboration between Oren Ambarchi, Kassel Jaeger and James Rushford presents two side-long recordings of slowly cycling electronics, distracted vocal mumbles and often unidentifiable field recordings, a layered and mesmerizing haze of obscured audio stratum.

Cusack, Peter: After Being In Holland For Two Years [VINYL] Cusack, Peter:
After Being In Holland For Two Years [VINYL]

(Blume -- Italy )

Price: $22.95

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Reissuing sonic explorer Peter Cusack's 1977 debut album, blending solo acoustic guitar with environmental sounds while carrying on a casual conversation with the listener, a unique journal for his time in Holland, blending an odd sense of humour with superb playing.

Harris, Jack / Samuel Rodgers: Primary / Unit 11 Harris, Jack / Samuel Rodgers:
Primary / Unit 11

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

Price: $4.46

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Long form compositions using unidentifiable field recordings, amplified objects, and other inexplicable sound from the duo of Jack Harris and Samuel Rodgers, drawing the listener into complacency and then jarring them to awareness; an engaging release.

Chefkirk / S27E152 : Immediate Shred [CASSETTE] Chefkirk / S27E152 :
Immediate Shred [CASSETTE]

(Bicephalic -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Part of a series of 8 split release cassettes, hand-painted & numbered; Side A presents S27E152, aka Brisbane's Tristan Eyles, using field recordings and image synthesis; Side B is Chefkirk, aka Roger Smith, combining concrete sound with improvised drone and harsh electronics.

Kruger, Carl / NJ9842 : 1/11-GR Opal [CASSETTE] Kruger, Carl / NJ9842 :
1/11-GR Opal [CASSETTE]

(Bicephalic -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Part of a series of 8 split release cassettes, hand-painted & numbered; Side A is our very own Carl Kruger for improvised, manipulated acoustic recordings through an unusual peep hole; the mysterious NJ9842 presents a lurching sound collage of unusual sources.

Baron, Marc : Un Salon Au Fond D'un Lac Baron, Marc :
Un Salon Au Fond D'un Lac

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $15.95

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Beautifully paced and enigmatically interesting compositions from Marc Baron, using only analog processes in three compositions for reel to reel tape, blending field recordings, cut-up, noise, found sound, pre-recorded and degraded tapes in unusual and absorbing ways.

Sylvian, David (w/ Jan Bang, Otomo Yoshihide, Toshimaru Nakamura): Playing The Schoolhouse Sylvian, David (w/ Jan Bang, Otomo Yoshihide, Toshimaru Nakamura):
Playing The Schoolhouse

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $34.95

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With contributions from Otomo Yoshihide and Toshimaru Nakamura, David Sylvian recorded this album for Mark Wastell after much discussion, creating an intense and mysterious album of organized concrete sound and field recordings based on an improvisation with Jan Bang.

Ablinger, Peter: 33-127 Ablinger, Peter:
33-127

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $11.45

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Seth Josel performs Peter Ablinger's "33-127" for guitar and field recordings of transportation, graphic minimalism punctuated by bursts of activity - cacophony vs. tranquility.

Cusack, Peter & Eastley, Max: Day for Night Cusack, Peter & Eastley, Max:
Day for Night

(Paradigm -- Great Britain )

Price: $11.51

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Created over 25 years, these works are based on location recordings layered with the live or recycled sounds of Eastley's delicate and elegant kinetic sound sculpture.

Dot Tape Dot: Tomavistas: (Selected Rarities 2002 - 2007) Dot Tape Dot:
Tomavistas: (Selected Rarities 2002 - 2007)

(Other Electricities -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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Charming and well-woven constructions of acrobatic sonics using organic and electronic elements to create robust, lively and lovely guitar-fueled music.

Fankbonner, Loy: El Pabell&oacute;n Fankbonner, Loy:
El Pabellón

(Azul Discografica -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Fascinating compositions weaving field recordings from Frankbonner's Washington Heights, NYC, apartment window.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc + Eric La Casa + Philip Samartzis: Stray Shafts of Sunlight Guionnet, Jean-Luc + Eric La Casa + Philip Samartzis:
Stray Shafts of Sunlight

(Swarming -- France )

Price: $7.48

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Using extended saxophone (Guionnet), microphones, prepared recordings & laptop (La Casa) and electronics, field recordings & laptop (Samartzis) this release comprises various live recordings made in 2007 while on tour in France, Germany and Italy.

Ishida, Naoki: Tone Redust Ishida, Naoki:
Tone Redust

(Quasi Pop -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.95

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McClure, Darren : Softened Edges McClure, Darren :
Softened Edges

(The Land Of -- USA )

Price: $10.95

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Compositions based on field recording stretched, slowed or processed into soundscapes expressing McClure's interest in time and space.

My Fun: Sonorine My Fun:
Sonorine

(The Land Of -- USA )

Price: $10.95

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Curran, Alvin: Natural History [VINYL] Curran, Alvin:
Natural History [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $25.95

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The first-ever vinyl issue of Alvin Curran's 1983 cassette release, a composition of organized field recordings, a major work he describes as a series of "still lifes" from 20 years of recordings with an engrossingly diverse set of curious and concrete sounds - amazing!

Banabila & Machinefabriek: Macrocosms Banabila & Machinefabriek:
Macrocosms

(Tapu Record -- Netherlands )

Price: $9.95

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The 4th collaboration between electronic artists Michel Banabila and Machinefabriek (Rutger Zuydervelt), in captivating music exploring the concepts of macro and micro: how insiginificant we become when zooming out, and how small worlds can be found when zooming in.

Jerman, Jeph: Analog [2 CASSETTES] Jerman, Jeph:
Analog [2 CASSETTES]

(No Label -- USA )

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Sound explorer Jeph Jerman's "Analog" in two extended works merging field recordings and inexplicable sound, a hazy balance of muffled and indeterminate sound with great motion and punctuated moments, like hallucinatory memories heard from the wheel well of a car.

Dingman, Chris: The Subliminal and the Sublime <i>[Used Item]</i> Dingman, Chris:
The Subliminal and the Sublime [Used Item]

(Inner Arts -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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A sublime five-part suite commissioned by Chamber Music America, performed by Loren Stillman (sax), Fabian Almazan (piano), Ryan Ferreira (guitar), Linda Oh (bass), and Justin Brown drums), exploring the subliminal patterns hidden below apparent reality.

Feel No Other: Feel No Other <i>[Used Item]</i> Feel No Other:
Feel No Other [Used Item]

(Silber -- USA )

Price: $6.95

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Electric Bird Noise artist Brian Lea McKenzie extends his concepts in a new duo with vocalist Claudia Gregory (Exhaust the Fox, Claudia Versus the Queen of Hearts), with a new band name and a compelling set of epic electro-rock songs.

Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro: Airs <i>[Used Item]</i> Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro:
Airs [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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Using guidelines related to form, time, sound source and density, the trio of Tim Olive on magnetic pickups, Takahiro Kawaguchi and Makoto Oshiro on self-made instruments, recorded these compositions live, named for the atmosphere of the recording environment.

Murcia, Sarah: Never Mind The Future <i>[Used Item]</i> Murcia, Sarah:
Never Mind The Future [Used Item]

(Ayler -- France )

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Revisiting Sex Pistols' "Never Mind the Bollocks" in a band with Benoit Delbecq on piano, Gilles Coronado on guitar, Olivier Py on sax, Franck Vaillant on drums, and Sarah Murcia on bass, splitting the vocals with Mark Tompkins in a unique take on a punk classic.

Paul, Leah: Trenza <i>[Used Item]</i> Paul, Leah:
Trenza [Used Item]

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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Flutist Leah Paul presents two engaging compositions in multiple movements, performed with a chamber ensemble of Chris Speed (reeds), Rob Jost (french horn), Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon), Peter Sachon (cello), Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola), Ben Kono (oboe) and Michel Gentile (flute).

Rose, Simon / Stefan Schultze: The Ten Thousand Things <i>[Used Item]</i> Rose, Simon / Stefan Schultze:
The Ten Thousand Things [Used Item]

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $8.95

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Free improvising saxophonist Simon Rose, on baritone and alto sax, meets composer/arranger Stefan Schultze on prepared piano for 11 exploratory works based around Schultze's "modules"--bits and pieces attached inside the piano--creating unusual platforms for free improvisation.

Steerage: Entropy Is What The State Makes Of It <i>[Used Item]</i> Steerage:
Entropy Is What The State Makes Of It [Used Item]

(Caduc -- Canada )

Price: $7.95

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An album of tones and tonal environments from Barry Chabala and A.F. Jones, using guitars and effects to create slowly moving tones punctuated with unusual utterances of unknown origin; rich and curiously non-specific sound that lives in the back- and foreground.

Mirande, Christian : Trying To Remember A House Mirande, Christian :
Trying To Remember A House

(Glistening Examples -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Reflections on the loss of traditional structures in the rural landscape of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, composed of field recordings, tape manipulations, & digital resynthesis; the first in a series of works by Mirande inspired by impressionist painter Daniel Garber.

MacLean, Steve: Ordinary Objects And Other Distractions MacLean, Steve:
Ordinary Objects And Other Distractions

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.45

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Using a diverse set of instruments and percussive devices, from tennis balls to Jupiter 80 keyboards, electronics artist and performer Steve MacLean presents an exotic set of compositions using microtonal, poly-rhythmic and deeply engaging structures in unusual and captivating music.

Lambkin, Graham: Community [2 CDs] Lambkin, Graham:
Community [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $23.95

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Using electronics, field recordings and spoken word, Graham Lambkin explores "Community" in abstract and literal ways, reflecting on society and describing aspects of community through spoken word and sound, a thought-provoking and complex work of organized sound.

Frith, Fred: Middle of the Moment <i>[Used Item]</i> Frith, Fred:
Middle of the Moment [Used Item]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00

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Redolfi, Michel: Desert Tracks [VINYL] Redolfi, Michel:
Desert Tracks [VINYL]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

Price: $15.95

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"In 1987, Michel Redolfi hit the California desert road during the fall, to catch those hypothetical poly-sensorial desert tones. He visited the Mojave Desert, Death Valley, Palm Canyon and came back with an extraordinary album of early...

 


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