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Somnaphon: Sarasota Somnaphon:
Sarasota

(ACK Recordings -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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Somnaphon's dark sound work, the 2nd part of a trilogy made from broken clips of melody, clanging metal and found sounds, composed from disturbances in an active haunted house.

Sontag Shogun: LTFI EP [VINYL 10-inch EP] Sontag Shogun:
LTFI EP [VINYL 10-inch EP]

(Palaver Press -- USA )

Price: $11.95    

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Sontag Shogun is the trio of pianist Ian Temple and sound artists Jesse Perlstein and Jeremy Young, setting the piano against intricately designed sonic textures and cut-ups of choral voice and acoustic guitar, as well as processed field recordings, here in a 10" 4 track EP.

Stangl, Burkhard / Kai Fagaschinski: Musik-Ein Portrat in Seh Stangl, Burkhard / Kai Fagaschinski:
Musik-Ein Portrat in Seh

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $12.00    

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Occupying a unique area between composition & folk music, classical & jazz/improv, tension & serenity, these duos also include recordings from Klaus Filip and dieb13.

Suzuki, Akio: NA-GI 1997 Suzuki, Akio:
NA-GI 1997

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Sound and installation pioneer Akio Suzuki in a work based on field recordings from the bay and caves of Takano, Tango-cho in the northern-most coast of Kyoto, Japan.

Suzuki, Akio: Tubridge 99-00 Suzuki, Akio:
Tubridge 99-00

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Japanese installation and sound artist Akio Suzuki in recordings made at the New Taiza Tunnel in Tango Kyoto, 1999, rich and pure works of ambient environments.

Szilard: Spokes Szilard:
Spokes

(Palaver Press -- USA )

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Jeremy Young, aka Szilard, in his debut full-length release as a solo performer on guitar and sine waves, with texts from Charles Baudelaire's "Les Fleurs Du Mal" (1857) read by Aki Onda, Ella Joyce Buckley, Liam Singer and Catherine Metayer.

Tierce #2: Caisson Tierce #2:
Caisson

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $10.00    

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A 2nd outing for this electronics-based trio using field recordings, zithers, turntables, amplified knitting machine, &c.; a 60 minute improvisation recorded in concert in Hull in November 2010.

Warburton, Dan: Profession Reporter Warburton, Dan:
Profession Reporter

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Warburton's latest in his Walk Series, using field recordings from Morocco to study the fragile barriers between composition, improvisation, natural, and man-made sound.

SQID: SQID SQID:
SQID

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $17.95    

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An international quartet of electroacoustic improvisers, SQID (Angelica Castello, Mario de Vega, Attila Faravelli and Burkhard Stangl) formed in 2011, using field recordings of sound instruments and objects which they use in live performance to make remarkable audio environments.

Battikha, Philippe: Invisible Backgrounds Battikha, Philippe:
Invisible Backgrounds

(Samizdat -- USA )

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A beautiful solo album from Montreal/Brooklyn trumpeter Philippe Battikha, who also developed the field recordings over which he plays, joined on two tracks by double bassist Johan Fortune, in a melancholy and haunting album of emotionally rich soundscapes.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $9.56    

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Phillips, Dave / Hiroshi Hasegawa: Insect Apocalypse Phillips, Dave / Hiroshi Hasegawa:
Insect Apocalypse

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $12.76    

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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.

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette Bley / Koglmann / Peacock:
Annette

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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The trio of bassist Gary Peacock, pianist Paul Bley, and trumpeter Franz Koglmann interpret and improvise on the music of avant song-writer Annette Peacock.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg: Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg:
Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa

(Auris Media -- Israel )

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Hello (Takahiro Kawaguchi / Shinjiro Yamaguchi): Hello <i>[Used Item]</i> Hello (Takahiro Kawaguchi / Shinjiro Yamaguchi):
Hello [Used Item]

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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The duo of Kawaguchi on tuning fork and Yamaguchi on guitar in a subliminal and resonant long composition that carries the listener through this long dream-like work.

Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo  : Fluxsweet <i>[Used Item]</i> Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo :
Fluxsweet [Used Item]

(Rossbin -- Italy )

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Guionnet, Jean-Luc + Eric La Casa + Philip Samartzis: Soleil d'Artifice Guionnet, Jean-Luc + Eric La Casa + Philip Samartzis:
Soleil d'Artifice

(Swarming -- France )

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The first 2009 release for French The Swarming label is the trio of saxophonist Jean-Luc Guionnet, and electronic artists Eric La Casa and Philip Samartzis, using unusual procedures and investigations to create impressive and dynamic sonic journeys.

Lopez, Francisco: untitled #164 Lopez, Francisco:
untitled #164

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Using field recordings made in Brussels together with TRMX, Johan Vandermaelen, Martiens Go Home, and Building Transmissions, Lopez mutates and records these into an intense 73 minute composition that takes the sounds of a city and transforms them into a interior landscape, a city within.

Snow / Licht / Onda: Five A's, Two C's, One D, One E, Two H's, Three I's... Snow / Licht / Onda:
Five A's, Two C's, One D, One E, Two H's, Three I's...

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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New Yorkers Snow, Licht and Onda in their 2007 Victoriaville performance, an improvised set using sound from sparse to dense with mutated field recordings, synth, radio, &c.

Kwang, Goh Lee: Draw Sound [3-inch CD + BOOK] Kwang, Goh Lee:
Draw Sound [3-inch CD + BOOK]

(Herbal International -- Germany )

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An unusual release of drawings and coins - 98 tracks in 8 1/2 minutes, where each track is the sound of one or more coins dropping by the hand of sound artist Goh Lee Kwang, plus one track from Woody Sullender; the book has pencil drawings apparently inspired by the sound.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc: LAC (Lake) Guionnet, Jean-Luc:
LAC (Lake)

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Jean-Luc Guionnet creates a portrayal of Lake Annecy near his home as described through its geographical location, and heard in a series of snapshot field recording compositions that describe the environment, fauna, people and civilization that abound around it.

Alebeek, Rinus van & Michael Libera: play Alvin Lucier Chambers Alebeek, Rinus van & Michael Libera:
play Alvin Lucier Chambers

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Rinus van Alebeek and Michal Libera made frequent excursions into Calabrian towns to follow Alvin Lucier's suggestions to make large and small resonant environments sound, presented through field recordings and readings of text adaptations of Italo Calvino's "Invisible Cities".

Hankil, Ryu  / Noid / Matija Schellander and others: Foreign Correspondents [2 CDs] Hankil, Ryu / Noid / Matija Schellander and others:
Foreign Correspondents [2 CDs]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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In 2013 Noid and Matija Schellander travelled from Vienna to Asia to meet with an amazing set of sound artists, bringing compositions and recording new works that were assembled into these immersive compositions, presented in the chronological order they were created or recorded.

La Casa, Eric / Cedric Peyronnet: La Creuse La Casa, Eric / Cedric Peyronnet:
La Creuse

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Eric La Casa and Cedric Peyronnet collected sounds in a triangular area in the north of the Creuse departement, France, giving the landscape a sonic corporeality by each initiating a sound work based on a specific site, which the other composer expanded upon.

Klaxon Gueule: Cote, Falaise, St-Onge: Grain Klaxon Gueule: Cote, Falaise, St-Onge:
Grain

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Michel F Cote, Bernard Falaise, Alexandre St-Onge, Christof Migone, and Sam Shalabi, all members of the excellent group Klaxon Gueule, in a minimalist release of improv.

Lethe: Catastrophe Point #5 Lethe:
Catastrophe Point #5

(Intransitive Recordings -- USA )

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"Catastrophe Point #5" is the latest in Kuwayama Kiyoharu's signature series of compositions that explore the charged, mysterious atmosphere of disused industrial sites.

Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams: We Who Had Left Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams:
We Who Had Left

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Necks pianist Chris Abrahams teams up with electronic artist and sound poet Alessandro Bosetti for 6 introspective and mysterious tracks that mix Necks-like playing with ambient electronics and curious monologs, plus one waltz.

Curtis Clark Trio: Taagi Curtis Clark Trio:
Taagi

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Taagi - which takes its title from the Apache word for "three" - is Dutch based pianist Clark's first trio recording with bassist Aaron Gonzalez and drummer Stefan Gonzalez.

Shipp, Matthew Quartet Declared Enemy: Our Lady Of The Flowers Shipp, Matthew Quartet Declared Enemy:
Our Lady Of The Flowers

(RogueArt -- France )

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Named after Jean Genet's infamous novel, New York pianist Matthew Shipp's quartet Declared Enemy with Sabir Mateen on tenor sax & clarinet, William Parker on double bass, and Gerald Cleaver on drums, return for a second outstanding album of dynamic and masterful jazz.

Snik: Metasediment Rock [VINYL] Snik:
Metasediment Rock [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $22.95    

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SNIK IS led by trombonist Kristoffer Kompen and bassist Ole Morten Vagan, who provide the compositions for their quartet with saxophonist Kristoffer Berre Alberts and drummer Erik Nylander, in an album that ranges from meditative free playing to hard swinging bop oriented jazz.

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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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.

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

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $19.95    

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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: $13.56    

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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.

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

(Paradigm -- Great Britain )

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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 )

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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: $23.36    

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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 )

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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.

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 )

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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).

Poliks, Marek : Hull Treader <i>[Used Item]</i> Poliks, Marek :
Hull Treader [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $8.95    

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Referencing sci-fi, C.S. Lewis, and alien worlds, the compositions of Marek Poliks each have a central metaphor like alien environment and warmth, spaceship and cradling, performed by ensembles using traditional and electronic instruments and objects.

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

(Glistening Examples -- USA )

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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 )

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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.



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