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Ullen, Lisa / Torsten Muller: Into The Staring Town Ullen, Lisa / Torsten Muller:
Into The Staring Town

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Recording at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival in 2014, the duo of Swedish pianist Lisa Ullen and German double bassist Torsten Muller perform two extended improvisations focused on music and sound, using extended techniques and unusual approaches to their instruments in service to the spontaneous flow of ideas between them, never excessive, always captivating.

Janek,  Klaus / Miriam Akkermann: The Tartini Janek, Klaus / Miriam Akkermann:
The Tartini

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"Over the years I don't think I reviewed a lot of music by Klaus Janek, who plays processed double bass. In Vital Weekly 962 there was his release with Claudio Rocchetti, a tour document of their concerts in the Far East. Here he shows ...

Variable Geometry Orchestra: Lulu Auf Dem Berg Variable Geometry Orchestra:
Lulu Auf Dem Berg

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"The opening moments of "Stream of Consciousness"are disorienting. Awash in reverb, as in an empty warehouse or a bounded public square, Maria Radich's vocals mingle with those of an audience of unknown size. Camera shutters click, men ...

Hein, Nicola / Paul Lytton: Nahezu Nicht Hein, Nicola / Paul Lytton:
Nahezu Nicht

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"Although humanity's most in-demand and pervasive instruments the popularity of drums and guitars - or their equivalents - is so universal that there's no sanctioned method to play either. This is especially true with Free Music where adven...

Uliben Duo: Shared Memory Uliben Duo:
Shared Memory

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"The Uliben Duo's CD Shared Memory (Creative Sources CS 327 CD) more accurately describe the performance of French bassist Benoit Cancoin facing the live processing of German Ulrich Phillipp. In other circumstances Phillips also plays b...

Wong, Eric: YYSSN Wong, Eric:
YYSSN

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"Minneapolis-born Hong Kong raised and Berlin-based guitar performer Eric Wong is the author of this amazing release on Portuguese label Creative Sources, named after the initial of each of the five pieces he collected here. Since the o...

Chientaroli, Nico: Cada Fuego Es El Primero Chientaroli, Nico:
Cada Fuego Es El Primero

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"Argentinian pianist (by way of Amsterdam) Nicolas Chientaroli delivers a solo performance that demonstrates the piano's architectural sound beyond the usual demarcation points of its 88 keys. Cada Fuego Es El Primero opens with plucked str...

Scarassatti, Marco / Eduardo Chagas / Gloria Damijan / Abdul Moimeme: Rumor Scarassatti, Marco / Eduardo Chagas / Gloria Damijan / Abdul Moimeme:
Rumor

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"Rumor is a studio session by four musicians who had recently performed together for the first time during the 2014 MIA improvisation festival in Lisbon. It joins two international visitors - Brazilian Marco Scarassatti on sound sculptu...

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Gerhard Uebele / Andrea Sanz Vela / Nathalie Ponneau / Thorsten Bloedhorn / Ofe Rodrigues, Ernesto / Gerhard Uebele / Andrea Sanz Vela / Nathalie Ponneau / Thorsten Bloedhorn / Ofer Bymel:
Licht

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"At the same time risky attempt, masterpiece and manifest, Licht is a fine example of the radical, collective, demanding and disciplined approach of the best productions of Ernesto Rodrigues. Divided into seven parts entitled I-VII, Lic...

Via Lucis Trio: Via Lucis Trio Via Lucis Trio:
Via Lucis Trio

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"The jazz is not always subject to their premises. Even the breaks in their future creative. The jazz in the present century, taking the legacy of its past vanguard’stico, welcomes new resources, other parameters as technical and musica...

Corso (Emilio Gordoa / Nicola L. Hein): Unwanted Pregnancy Corso (Emilio Gordoa / Nicola L. Hein):
Unwanted Pregnancy

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Mexican composer and vibraphonist based in Berlin since 2012, Emilio Gordoa in a duo with guitarist Nicola L. Hein, using preparations to their vibraphones, percussion, and guitar, in an 8 part composition of diverse approaches to improvisation, from exuberant interaction to Reich-like minimalism to cantankerous experimentation, a well-rounded and interesting album.

Sundland, Dan Peter : Home Stretch Sundland, Dan Peter :
Home Stretch

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Pip. (Rasten / Larsen): Pip. Pip. (Rasten / Larsen):
Pip.

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"On "Pip", we get another fabulous performance, now by Norwegians Fredrik Rasten on guitar and Torstein Lavik Larsen on trumpet. Their acoustic music is minimal, repetitive, slow and with an eery intensity. It is less dark than some of...

MacDonald, Raymond / Graeme Wilson: Cast of Thousands MacDonald, Raymond / Graeme Wilson:
Cast of Thousands

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Perales, Fernando / Abdul Moimeme / Ernesto Rodrigues : Siete Colores Perales, Fernando / Abdul Moimeme / Ernesto Rodrigues :
Siete Colores

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"Siete Colores presents a trio of Rodrigues' viola and the dual electric guitars of Moimeme and Argentinean Fernando Perales (perhaps best known for the group Reynols with Anla Courtis). As "23 44'00"S 65 29'00" O" opens what's immediat...

NARTcore (Meggyes / Kovats): Aeluton NARTcore (Meggyes / Kovats):
Aeluton

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Shiroishi's, Patrick Black Sun Sutra: Anfinsen's Landmark Shiroishi's, Patrick Black Sun Sutra:
Anfinsen's Landmark

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String Theory (Ernesto Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Almeida): Xenon String Theory (Ernesto Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Almeida):
Xenon

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Jorge, Paulo Alexandre : Voices Jorge, Paulo Alexandre :
Voices

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Rodrigues, Ernesto / Fred Lonberg-Holm / Miguel Mira: Incidental Projections Rodrigues, Ernesto / Fred Lonberg-Holm / Miguel Mira:
Incidental Projections

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Chrysakis, Thanos / Kurt Liedwart / Nuno Torres / Ernesto Rodrigues : Skiagraphia Chrysakis, Thanos / Kurt Liedwart / Nuno Torres / Ernesto Rodrigues :
Skiagraphia

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"When it comes to using electronics in improvisation (or as part of a compositional basis for improvising, a la Braxton's Diamond Curtain Wall Music), I've basically taken the attitude that if the result is engaging, I'll engage with it...

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Andre Hencleeday / Guilherme Rodrigues / Carlos Santos: Plane, Line Segments, R Rodrigues, Ernesto / Andre Hencleeday / Guilherme Rodrigues / Carlos Santos:
Plane, Line Segments, Rays And Some Dissipations

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Diceros (Rodrigues / Hencleday / Rodrigues / Flak / Curado / Parrinha / Guerreiro / Godinho): Urze Diceros (Rodrigues / Hencleday / Rodrigues / Flak / Curado / Parrinha / Guerreiro / Godinho):
Urze

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An extended improvisation of mostly quiet, occasionally cantankerous, but always intriguing free music, primarily acoustic playing with a strong cast of string players, plus reeds, keys, and computer, creating suspenseful music of great tension and impressive restraint as the sound evolves in gradations and facets of sound.

Nanimo  (Area / Torres / Sarramian / Gris): Hapax Nanimo (Area / Torres / Sarramian / Gris):
Hapax

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Barriere, Lali / Ferran Fages / Guilherme Rodrigues / Ernesto Rodrigues : Llop Barriere, Lali / Ferran Fages / Guilherme Rodrigues / Ernesto Rodrigues :
Llop

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A large work for cello, viola, sinewaves and electronics from the quartet of Guilherme Rodrigues, Ernesto Rodrigues, Ferran Fages, and Barriere, the first two foundation members for Creative Sources, the latter two frequent collaborators, Barriere bringing a mathematical background to the improvisation that blends acoustic and electronic sources in compatibly sinister ways.

Turbulence Doom Choir: Energy Cascades Turbulence Doom Choir:
Energy Cascades

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One of the Boston area's incredible, eclectic collective organizations from David PEK's Evil Clown is Turbulence Doom Choir, a quintet with three brass players, drums, reeds, and a variety of percussive, wind instruments, game calls, &c., presenting large scale improvisations of uniquely evolving approaches, instrumentation, and heavy rhythms, a powerful brew.

Leap of Faith Orchestra: Supernovae Leap of Faith Orchestra:
Supernovae

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Boston area composer and multi-instrumentalist David Peck developed a unique approach to scoring for this large and idiosyncratic ensemble, referred to as Frame Notation, giving descriptions of sonority, time scale, events, playing occurrences, &c, leaving a great deal of freedom for these extraordinary musicians, as borne out in their incredible and extended performance.

Leap of Faith Orchestra: The Expanding Universe Leap of Faith Orchestra:
The Expanding Universe

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"The creative music cooperative known as Leap of Faith had a long initial run from 1993 to 2001 and then re-booted in 2015. At their core, from the beginning, have been multi-instrumentalists David Peck (aka PEK) and Glynis Lomon. PEK, h...

Metal Chaos Ensemble: Intermetallic Compounds Metal Chaos Ensemble:
Intermetallic Compounds

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A massive and metallic improvisation from the Boston area trio of David Peck, Andria Nicodemou, and Yuri Zbitnoff, using metal, drums, bells, aquasonic, daxophone, guzheng, vibes, bells, sax, clarinet and reeds in an intense journey that absorbs the listener and then draws them into a turbulent world of active sound, receding again at journey's end; amazing.

Van Iniitu, Sylvain / Thomas Coquelet / Quentin Conrate: Maneries Ramonandi Fournellos Van Iniitu, Sylvain / Thomas Coquelet / Quentin Conrate:
Maneries Ramonandi Fournellos

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Kita / Uebele / Rodrigues: ArZt Kita / Uebele / Rodrigues:
ArZt

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Suspensao ( Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira / Torres / Chagas / Chaprreiro / Santos / Morao): Porto Cov Suspensao ( Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira / Torres / Chagas / Chaprreiro / Santos / Morao):
Porto Covo

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Wong, Eric / Nuno Torres / Guilherme Rodrigues / Ernesto Rodrigues: Temperature Difference Wong, Eric / Nuno Torres / Guilherme Rodrigues / Ernesto Rodrigues:
Temperature Difference

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Rodrigues / Petzold / Rodrigues: Sacred Noise [2 CDs] Rodrigues / Petzold / Rodrigues:
Sacred Noise [2 CDs]

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Scarassatti, Marco: Casa Acustica (Fragments From An Improvisation Diary) Scarassatti, Marco:
Casa Acustica (Fragments From An Improvisation Diary)

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"Like what happened in Rios Encausurados (Seminal Records, 2015), in the compositions / improvisations of Marco Scarassatti, the recorded sounds of the sound landscape are again of special relevance. In this case, are the own recordings...

Variable Geometry Orchestra: Maat Mons Variable Geometry Orchestra:
Maat Mons

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"As always, the geometry is of the n-dimensional sort. The number of dimensions that vary is impressive: membership, instrumentation, location, duration, and so on. Certainly, the overall shape of each VGO performance is highly variable...

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Goodwin / Kriton B.: Nuc Box Hums Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Goodwin / Kriton B.:
Nuc Box Hums

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"A friction quartet, at times quite energized. In addition to viola, cello, and double bass, the instrumentation is notable for Kriton B.'s daxophone, a rather obscure instrument in the class of "friction idiophone," which consists of a...

Urban Scales (Lebegue / Gargaud): Ztext Urban Scales (Lebegue / Gargaud):
Ztext

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Pauer, Elan : Yamaha / Speed Pauer, Elan :
Yamaha / Speed

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Suspensao: Theatron Suspensao:
Theatron

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"In Gerald Murnane's Barley Patch, he writes of a character who, listening to music in an old timber building, would hope to find "the crowd of dust-motes that he sometimes saw swirling or drifting in a shaft of sunlight." As he listene...

Rodrigues, Rodrigo / Abdul Moimeme / Antez: Basalto Rodrigues, Rodrigo / Abdul Moimeme / Antez:
Basalto

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As the album cover displays, basalto are the black rocks resulting from lava, here represented in the slowly flowing, hard toned electro-acoustic improv of the Portuguese trio of Ernesto Rodrigues onoctave viola & baritone violin, Abdul Moimeme on electric guitar, and Antez on percussion.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Torres / von Buttlar: Leipzig Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Torres / von Buttlar:
Leipzig

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Named for the Leipzig, Poland location in which this live concert was recorded, the acoustic free improvising quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Nuno Torres on alto saxophone, and Johannes von Buttlar on percussion, explore extended ranges and approaches to their instrument in these building and detailed dialogs.

Monsters For Breakfast (Corman / Soti / Javaid): Monsters For Breakfast Monsters For Breakfast (Corman / Soti / Javaid):
Monsters For Breakfast

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Strange monsters indeed, two creative improvising vocalists--Mascha Corman from Germany and Thea Soti from Serbia--join with Czech prepared saxophonist Salim Javaid, each using their instrument both as a voice and an unusual sound source, presenting 16 short works that explore harmonic and unexpected outcomes from their unique conversations.

Rodrigues/ Rodrigues / Barbiero: (The) Nature (Of Things) Likes To Hide Rodrigues/ Rodrigues / Barbiero:
(The) Nature (Of Things) Likes To Hide

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Recorded over a 3 year period, the trio of Portuguese string improvisers Ernesto Rodrigues on viola and Guilherme Rodrigues on cello met with New Haven, Connecticut double bassist & synth player Daniel Barbiero, developing this detailed, two part lowercase acoustic improvisation with a spacious, patient feeling that interacts with its ambient environment.

Rodrigues / Buchinho / Guerreiro: Fall Rodrigues / Buchinho / Guerreiro:
Fall

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HumaNoise: Tutti HumaNoise:
Tutti

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"HumaNoise Tutti is an opportunity to hear Rodrigues in a large group that's not of his own devising-though there is often such complex and varied activity here, it would be misleading to evaluate it in the context of any one individual...

Schindler / Muller / Geisse: Quiet Notes and The Fascination of What's Complex [2 CDs] Schindler / Muller / Geisse:
Quiet Notes and The Fascination of What's Complex [2 CDs]

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Garcia, Miguel A. : Argiope Garcia, Miguel A. :
Argiope

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Palawa (Weschenfelder / Behrendt / Roth): Lichtexzesse Palawa (Weschenfelder / Behrendt / Roth):
Lichtexzesse

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Tolimieri, Quentin : Prepared Piano Tolimieri, Quentin :
Prepared Piano

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Shibolet, Ariel / Axel Dorner: Erlichsich Shibolet, Ariel / Axel Dorner:
Erlichsich

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Popovskiy, Andrey / Ernesto Rodrigues / Nuno Torres : Ululo Popovskiy, Andrey / Ernesto Rodrigues / Nuno Torres :
Ululo

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Schindler, Udo / Ingrid Schmoliner: Blaublatt Schindler, Udo / Ingrid Schmoliner:
Blaublatt

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Garcia, Miguel A. / Sebastien Branche: Pnoladeu Avvrhig Garcia, Miguel A. / Sebastien Branche:
Pnoladeu Avvrhig

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Garcia, Miguel A., Sebastien Branche, Abdul Moimeme, Ernesto Rodrigues, Guilherme Rodrigues: Golden Garcia, Miguel A., Sebastien Branche, Abdul Moimeme, Ernesto Rodrigues, Guilherme Rodrigues:
Golden Towers And Electric Frictions

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"While the previous Garcia/Branche CD seemed also improvised to me, this five-person work is of the two the more improvised one. The quintet of players also like their sounds to be sustaining, placing bows on strings, but also motorized...

Equinox Quartet (Jorge / Trinite / Carmelo / Varela): Saigon Equinox Quartet (Jorge / Trinite / Carmelo / Varela):
Saigon

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"Although their developments took place in parallel, jazz-funk-rock and free jazz shared little, if not perhaps Miles Davis's "Live-Evil" period, due to the open "jam" character The music of the trumpeter took at the time - even when Te...

Bromander, Vilhelm : Oh Lord Give Me Strange Bromander, Vilhelm :
Oh Lord Give Me Strange

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"Determined to prove a point. Swedish double bass player Vilhelm Bromander, known from Jonas Kullhammar's The New Kids On The Rock quartet and the more experimental The Agg, as well as his collaborations with pianists Sten Sandell and K...

Lin, Hui-Chun / Davide Piersanti  : A Gash into Normality Lin, Hui-Chun / Davide Piersanti :
A Gash into Normality

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Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Santos: Cyclic Symmetry Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Santos:
Cyclic Symmetry

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Sorrentino, Sergio / Sylvano Bussotti: Sylvano Bussotti Complete Music For Solo Guitar Sorrentino, Sergio / Sylvano Bussotti:
Sylvano Bussotti Complete Music For Solo Guitar

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