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Mats Gustafsson


 
Articles, The (Thomas / Gustafsson / Turner): Goodbye Silence Articles, The (Thomas / Gustafsson / Turner):
Goodbye Silence

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The trio of Mats Gustafsson on saxophone and electronics, keyboardist Pat Thomas and percussionist Roger Turner performing live in Derby in 1998, a challenging and fascinating set.

Brotzmann Chicago Tentet, Peter: American Landscapes 1 Brotzmann Chicago Tentet, Peter:
American Landscapes 1

(Okka -- USA )

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Brotzmann Chicago Tentet, Peter: American Landscapes 2 Brotzmann Chicago Tentet, Peter:
American Landscapes 2

(Okka -- USA )

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Brotzmann Chicago Tentet, Peter: Signs Brotzmann Chicago Tentet, Peter:
Signs

(Okka -- USA )

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Chicago Tentet: At Molde 2007 Chicago Tentet:
At Molde 2007

(Okka -- USA )

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Brotzmann's mighty Tentet with Joe McPhee, Mats Gustafsson, Ken Vandermark, Paal Nilssen-Love, &c. live at Molde, Norway in 2007.

Correction with Mats Gustafsson: Shift [VINYL] Correction with Mats Gustafsson:
Shift [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Sweden's advanced free jazz piano trio Correction (Sebastian Bergstrom on piano, Joacim Hyberg on bass, and Emil Astrand-Melin on drums) are met by fellow Swede, baritone saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, for a stunning album ranging from abstract to hard blowing improv.

DKV Trio + Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Pupillo: Schl8hof DKV Trio + Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Pupillo:
Schl8hof

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Chicago's leading free jazz DKV Trio of Ken Vandermark (reeds), Hamid Drake (drums) and Kent Kessler (bass) are joined by European Free Jazz leaders Mats Gustafsson (reeds), Paul Nilssen-Love (drums) and Massimo Pupillo (bass).

Fire! Orchestra: Enter [VINYL 2LPs+CD] Fire! Orchestra:
Enter [VINYL 2LPs+CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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28 of Northern Europe's finest jazz and improvising musicians join the Fire! Trio of Mats Gusfasson (sax), Johan Berthling (bass) and Andreas Werliin (drums) for a remarkable four part work directed by Gusfasson, blending improvised & rock forms with 3 vocalists.

Fire! Orchestra: Exit! Fire! Orchestra:
Exit!

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The Swedish trio of Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling and Andreas Werliin collaborate with twenty-eight prestigious guests to form the Fire! Orchestra, an incredible free-jazz big band.

Fire! Orchestra: Exit! [VINYL] Fire! Orchestra:
Exit! [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The Swedish trio of Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling and Andreas Werliin collaborate with twenty-eight prestigious guests to form the Fire! Orchestra, an incredible free-jazz big band.

Fire! With Jim O'Rourke: Unreleased? Fire! With Jim O'Rourke:
Unreleased?

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling and Andreas Werlin are joined by Jim O'Rourke to add a driving guitar & electronic layer to the "hypnotic jazz psychedelia and sonic mayhem" of Fire!

Fire!: You Liked Me Five Minutes Ago [CD] Fire!:
You Liked Me Five Minutes Ago [CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The new Swedish grouping of Mats Gustafsson on reeds and electronics, bassist/guitarist Johan Berthling and drummer Andreas Werlin, hypnotic and psychedelic sounding "jazz".

Fond of Tigers: Continent & Western Fond of Tigers:
Continent & Western

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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Fond of Tigers with guests Mats Gustafsson and Sandro Perri in their unique blend of avant- and post-rock structures, amazing improvised and complex rock from one of Vancouver's finest.

Grdina, Gord Trio with Mats Gustafsson: Barrel Fire Grdina, Gord Trio with Mats Gustafsson:
Barrel Fire

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

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Gordon Grdina (Grdina's Box Cutter) in a trio with bassist Tommy Babin and drummer Kenton Loewen, joined by Mats Gustafsson on baritone sax for a vicious free jazz romp.

Gustafsson / Newman / Gennaro: Port Huron Picnic Gustafsson / Newman / Gennaro:
Port Huron Picnic

(Spool -- Canada )

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Free and open-ended improvisation and amplified sound work from Mats Gustaffson with the duo of Gennaro and Newman AKA Wrist Error.

Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Asmamaw: Baro 101 Gustafsson / Nilssen-Love / Asmamaw:
Baro 101

(Terp Records -- Netherlands )

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The Ex were in Ethopia in 2010 for their "Free the Jazz" saxophone project, here presenting Mats Gustafsson on baritone saxophone, Paal Nilssen-Love on drums, and Mesele Asmamaw on krar, a stringed bowl-shaped lyre.

Gustafsson / Oehlan: Jukebox-Series 001 [7-INCH VINYL] Gustafsson / Oehlan:
Jukebox-Series 001 [7-INCH VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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The first of Trosts "Jukebox Series" of 7" records brings saxophonist Mats Gustafsson together with violinist Albert Oehlan for a 2 song EP of unusual free improvisation.

Gustafsson, Mats / Lasse Marhaug: The Oslo Tapes [VINYL 12"] Gustafsson, Mats / Lasse Marhaug:
The Oslo Tapes [VINYL 12"]

(Bocian -- Poland )

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The duo of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and sound artist Lasse Marhaug in a studio album of textural soundwork, crossing unusual amplified sax techniques with extreme electronics to create unidentifiable but engrossing works that defy description.

Gustafsson, Mats: Catapult (baritone sax solo) Gustafsson, Mats:
Catapult (baritone sax solo)

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Gustafsson, Mats: Torturing the Saxophone Gustafsson, Mats:
Torturing the Saxophone

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Compiling 3 very limited solo LPs from Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, performing intimate and unusual renditions of the music of Duke Ellington, Albert & Donald Ayler, and the important post-bop baritone player Lars Gullin; liner notes by Robert Crumb.

Nilssen-Love, Paal  / Mats Gustafsson: Con Gas [2 x 7-inch SINGLES] Nilssen-Love, Paal / Mats Gustafsson:
Con Gas [2 x 7-inch SINGLES]

(Bocian -- Poland )

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A companion to the "Sin Gas" release by the duo of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love in a limted double 7", one track per side with Nilssen-Love playing congas, and Gustafsson on slide and bass saxophones.

Nilssen-Love, Paal / Mats Gustafsson: Sin Gas [CD] Nilssen-Love, Paal / Mats Gustafsson:
Sin Gas [CD]

(Bocian -- Poland )

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Powerful duo playing from frequent collaborators, saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love (The Thing, Original Silence, Peter Brotzmann) in two extended studio improvisations of deeply emotional and technically incredible playing.

Nilssen-Love, Paal / Mats Gustafsson: Sin Gas [Vinyl] Nilssen-Love, Paal / Mats Gustafsson:
Sin Gas [Vinyl]

(Bocian -- Poland )

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Powerful duo playing from frequent collaborators, saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love (The Thing, Original Silence, Peter Brotzmann) in three extended studio improvisations of deeply emotional and technically incredible playing.

ONJO: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra: ONJO ONJO: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra:
ONJO

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Sonore: OTO [VINYL] Sonore:
OTO [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A live recording from the trio Sonore at London's Cafe Oto, featuring Peter Brottzmann (tenor and alto sax, clarinet and taragato), Ken Vandermark (tenor sax and clarinet) and Mats Gustafsson (baritone sax).

Thing, The With Thurston Moore: Live Thing, The With Thurston Moore:
Live

(The Thing Records -- Austria )

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On tour for their album "Boot!", the Scandinavian free-jazz monsters of Mats Gustafsson (sax), Paal Nilssen-Love (drums) and Ingebrigt Haker Flaten (bass) teamed up with Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth fame at London's Cafe OTO to produce some heavy improvised thunder.

Thing, The: Boot! [VINYL] Thing, The:
Boot! [VINYL]

(The Thing Records -- Austria )

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The sixth studio album from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (saxophones), Ingebrigt Haker Flaten (electric bass), and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums), the first release on their own label, a record that transforms rock, noise, and improv in intense and exultant ways.

Thing, The: Mono [VINYL 2 LPs] Thing, The:
Mono [VINYL 2 LPs]

(The Thing Records -- Austria )

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Skronky improv from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (sax), Ingebrigt Haker Flaten (electric bass) and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums) in this 180gm vinyl issue of their 2011 Smalltown Superjazz release, recorded in monaural sound for straight-to-your-brain free jazz!

Thing, The: Viking [VINYL 7-Inch] Thing, The:
Viking [VINYL 7-Inch]

(The Thing Records -- Norway )

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A 2 song EP from The Thing--Mats Gustaffson (sax), Ingebrigt Haker Flaten (bass) and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums)--reprising their "MONO" release, the title track a Bob Weston remix of that hard-hitting number; and "Bruremarsj" an abstract take on a traditional Norwegian wedding march.

Vandermark / Gregorio / Bishop / Morris / &c: Pipeline Vandermark / Gregorio / Bishop / Morris / &c:
Pipeline

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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In 2000, saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and curator John Corbett organized a 16-piece free music big-band featuring key members of the Chicago and Swedish scenes, recording these two impressive, ecstatic, and explosive works.

Vandermark, Ken and Mats Gustafsson: Verses Vandermark, Ken and Mats Gustafsson:
Verses

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Surprisingly after long partnerships with Peter Brotzmann's Tentet and the saxophone trio Sonore, this is the first time that Ken Vandermark & Mats Gustafsson have recorded as a duo, here in 6 incredible improvisations balancing technique, power, and beauty.

Yoshihide /  Ozeki / Gustafsson: with records Yoshihide / Ozeki / Gustafsson:
with records

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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It started with a Mats Gustafsson's LP, for which Ozeki Mitkito created a polyvinyl chloride cutout, which Otomo manipulated on his turntable, recording this limited hand-numbered CD.

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

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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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.

Dixon Orchestra, Bill: 17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur Dixon Orchestra, Bill:
17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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Legendary trumpeter, composer and educator Bill Dixon in a 17 piece orchestra playing original compositions live at the 12th Vision Festival in New York City.

Rutherford, Paul: Chicago 2002 Rutherford, Paul:
Chicago 2002

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Rutherford's appearance at Chicago's Empty Bottle Festival in 2002, his first visit to the US as a lead performer, performing this incredible 31 minute trombone solo, and then organising a septet with Jeb Bishop, Lol Coxhill, Mats Gustafsson, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Kent Kessler & Kjell Nordeson.

Gregorio, Guillermo / Mats Gustafsson  / Kjell Nordeson: Background Music Gregorio, Guillermo / Mats Gustafsson / Kjell Nordeson:
Background Music

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Thing, The: Shake Thing, The:
Shake

(The Thing Records -- Austria )

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Wild free jazz grooves, another monster of an album from the trio of reedist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love with guests Anna Hogberg on alto sax and Goran Kajfes on cornet; intense, passionate, and precise.

Djupvik, Ola: Idiophonics Djupvik, Ola:
Idiophonics

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Recorded and performed without loops, overlays or other technological aid, Norwegian drummer and composer Ola Djupvik explores his limits in a mix of European free improvisation, minimalism and contemporary composers like John Cage and Morton Feldman.

Thing, The: Boot! Thing, The:
Boot!

(The Thing Records -- Austria )

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The sixth studio album from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (saxophones), Ingebrigt Haker Flaten (electric bass), and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums), the first release on their own label, a record that transforms rock, noise, and improv in intense and exultant ways.

Thing, The: Boot! [VINYL 7-INCH] Thing, The:
Boot! [VINYL 7-INCH]

(The Thing Records -- Austria )

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A Record Store Day 7" release to accompany the LP edition of the LP of the same name from The Thing (Mats Gustafsson-bas sax; Paal Nilssen-Love-drums; Ingebrigt Haker Flaten-electric bass), adding 2 tracks: "Empty from Bawling" and "Bruises Without Contact".

Sonore (Brotzmann / Vandermark / Gustafsson): Call Before You Dig Sonore (Brotzmann / Vandermark / Gustafsson):
Call Before You Dig

(Okka -- USA )

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The reed trio Sonore release their 3rd album, a double CD recorded at the Loft in concert and "in the studio", 22 pieces that run the gamut of expressive energy and melodic power.

Slobber Pup: Pole Axe [VINYL] Slobber Pup:
Pole Axe [VINYL]

(Rarenoise Records -- USA )

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Slobber Pup, the New York trio of Joe Morris (guitar), Jamie Saft (keys), and Balazs Pandi (drums) is joined by Norwegian saxophonist Mats Gustafsson for three incendiary pieces of free improv with an electric edge and a visceral approach that is absolutely hair-raising!

Fire!: She Sleeps, She Sleeps [VINYL] Fire!:
She Sleeps, She Sleeps [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The 5th album from the Swedish trio of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Johan Berthling, and drummer Andreas Werliin, drawing on influences from free jazz, psychedelic rock, and noise, here joined by guitarist Oren Ambarchi and Leo Svensson on cello.

Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer: La Paloma Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer:
La Paloma

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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The second release on Intakt pairing pianist Ulrich Gumpert and percussionist Gunter Baby Sommer in an album that borrows from blues, boogie-woogie, hard bop, German folk songs, and free jazz.

SOL6 SOL6:

(Red Note -- Netherlands )

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Attacking jazz structures with great passion and power while taking on Ives, Satie and Bacharach, this supergroup of sorts sports Veryan Weston, Luc Ex, Ingrid Laubrock, Tony Buck, &c. - incredible!

Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo: Melt [VINYL] Chippendale, Brian / Mats Gustafsson / Massimo Pupillo:
Melt [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Thick, grungy, ecstatic free improvisation crossing into rock territory from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (The Thing) on sax, Brian Chippendale (Lightening Bolt) on drums, and Massimo Pupillo (Zu) on electric bass, a temporary project that evolved into a touring band.

Gustafsson / Russell / Strid: Birds Gustafsson / Russell / Strid:
Birds

(Den Records -- Italy )

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The trio of Mats Gustafsson (saxophones), John Russell (guitar), and Raymond Strid (drums) play an outstanding live set of improvisation with timbrical richness at Hagen Festen 2011

Gustafsson, Mats And Friends: MG 50 - Peace & Fire [4 CD BOX SET] Gustafsson, Mats And Friends:
MG 50 - Peace & Fire [4 CD BOX SET]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A box set documenting the October 2015 3-day event held at Porgy and Bess in Vienna for the 50th birthday of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson (The Thing, Fire! and innumerable duo/trio/ensemble formations) with a who's-who of collaborators invited to join in various formations.

Fire! Orchestra: Ritual Fire! Orchestra:
Ritual

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The incredible Fire! Orchestra in a 21-piece rendition performs in the studio for an ecstatic album of free improvisation and song, with an amazing lineup including Mats Gustafsson, Mette Rasmussen, Johan Berthling, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lotte Anker, &c. &c.

Fire! Orchestra: Ritual [VINYL 2 LPs + CD] Fire! Orchestra:
Ritual [VINYL 2 LPs + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The incredible Fire! Orchestra in a 21-piece rendition performs in the studio for an ecstatic album of free improvisation and song, with an amazing lineup including Mats Gustafsson, Mette Rasmussen, Johan Berthling, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lotte Anker, &c. &c.

Ex, The & Brass Unbound: Enormous Door Ex, The & Brass Unbound:
Enormous Door

(Fishtank/Konkurrent -- Netherlands )

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The Ex join with European and Chicago jazz artists Mats Gustafsson (saxophone), Ken Vandermark (sax), Wolter Wierbos (trombone) and Roy Paci (trumpet) for a hard-hitting album that fuses rock, improvisation, and African rhythms.

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs] Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )

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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre d’Alfortville and in the studio.

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL] Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )

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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

Gustafsson, Mats / Joachim Nordwall: A Map of Guilt [VINYL] Gustafsson, Mats / Joachim Nordwall:
A Map of Guilt [VINYL]

(Bocian -- Poland )

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An open and unconventional set from the duo of Mats Gustafsson on sax, piano & organ and iDEAL Fest found Joachim Nordwall on electric guitar and synth, recording at the Viennese Garnison7 studio in 2013, for six mysterious and spellbinding improvisations, particularly the extended and impressive title track.

Clinamen Trio   (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger):
Decline

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Roman philosopher Titus Lucretius Carus named "Clinamen" the unpredictable (in time and space) swerve of atoms falling in the void, which aptly describes the unexpected directions taken in subtle free improvisation from this French trio, led by bassist Louis-Michel Marion, with Jacques Di Donato on clarinet, and Philippe Berger on viola.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chap Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chaparreiro / Rodrigo Pinheiro / Carlos Santos / Jose Oliveira :
Jadis La Pluie Etait Bleue

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The second volume of the project heard in the previous Creative Sources album, "Suspensao", here in a 9-piece electroacoust ensemble with viola, cello, doublebass, alto sax, trombone, piano, electric guitar, computer and percussion, suspenseful lowercase music that unfolds in mysterious, beautiful and rewarding ways.

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements Wisseltangcamatta, The:
Movements

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Live recordings at LOFT in Cologne, Germany from the trio of George Wissel on prepared saxophone, Achim Tang on doublebass, and Simon Camatta on drums & percussion, performing seven "Movements" that use prodigious technique with reserve and direction, revealing the structure of their work as the pieces build and recede in fascinating ways.

Sonore: OTO Sonore:
OTO

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A live recording at London's Cafe Oto for BBC Radio's Jazz on 3 program with the incredible saxophone trio Sonore featuring Peter Brotzmann, Ken Vandermark, and Mats Gustafsson.

Fire!: The Hands Fire!:
The Hands

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The genre-defying trio Fire! with Mats Gustafsson on saxophones & electronics, Andreas Werliin on drums, percussion and effects, and Johan Berthling on upright and electric bass, blend heavy and dark elements of free improvisation, free rock, free blues, sound and noise, and sampled overlays in their latest, cultured and crude album of brooding and gripping music.

Fire!: The Hands [VINYL + CD] Fire!:
The Hands [VINYL + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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The genre-defying trio Fire! with Mats Gustafsson on saxophones & electronics, Andreas Werliin on drums, percussion and effects, and Johan Berthling on upright and electric bass, blend heavy and dark elements of free improvisation, free rock, free blues, sound and noise, and sampled overlays in their latest, cultured and crude album of brooding and gripping music.

Gustafsson, Mats / Jason Adasiewicz: Timeless Gustafsson, Mats / Jason Adasiewicz:
Timeless

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Unexpected directions in this meeting between Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and Chicago vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz, in an introspective album of beautiful tonal conversations, relaxed and sophisticated dialogs that mostly eschews the more aggressive side of both musicians in deference to a thoughtful, reflective and elegant set of tunes.

SKIF++ (Carey / van Heumen / Koolwijk): .next SKIF++ (Carey / van Heumen / Koolwijk):
.next

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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This laptop trio create a dense and scurrying sound world of a surprising freeform nature that avoids cliches by combining sound-generation tools for ever-shifting results.

Thing, The (Gustafsson / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love + McPhee): Again Thing, The (Gustafsson / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love + McPhee):
Again

(The Thing Records -- Austria )

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The Thing "again" as Gustafsson on saxophones, Haker Flaten on electric and acoustic bass, and Nilssen-Love on drums & percussion present 3 extended blues-based, Ayler-inflected free jazz pieces, with Gustafsson's powerfully emotional playing over Haker-Flaten and Nilssen-Love's powerful polyrhythmic foundations; Joe McPhee joins for one track taking on a Frank Lowe piece.

Chaos Echoes w/ Mats Gustafsson: Sustain [VINYL - transparent blue] Chaos Echoes w/ Mats Gustafsson:
Sustain [VINYL - transparent blue]

(Utech Records -- USA )

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A thick and sick album of heavy electro-improvisation when the French quartet Chaos Echoes of brothers Ilmar Uibo on drums & percussion and Kalevi Uibo on guitar and effects, Fabien W. Furter on guitar and effects, and Stefan Thanneur on bass and effects meets with baritone saxophone Mats Gustafsson for two intense and dark tracks cut to transparent blue vinyl.

Gustafsson / Sandstrom / Werlin : This is From the Mouth [VINYL 1-SIDED PICTURE DISC] Gustafsson / Sandstrom / Werlin :
This is From the Mouth [VINYL 1-SIDED PICTURE DISC]

(Utech Records -- USA )

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After working together on the theater production Das Fliegende Kind (The Flying Child), the trio of Mats Gustafsson, David Sandstrom (Refused), and Andreas Werliin (Fire!) recorded this 18 minute improvisation, a work of percussive force and rolling sax tone that builds to an explosive fury of sound, released on a stunning 1-sided picture disc.

McPhee, Joe / Mats Gustafsson: Brace For Impact McPhee, Joe / Mats Gustafsson:
Brace For Impact

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Drawing on many collaborations, from Peter Brotzmann's large groups to Gustafsson's The Thing, this duo album recorded in 2008 is finally issued to unleash 1 blistering album of saxophone duos, Joe McPhee on altos sax, alto clarinet, pocket trumpet and voice, with Gustafsson on baritone and slide saxophone, alto fluteophone and live electronics; brace yourself!

Gustafsson, Mats / Christian Marclay: Link [VINYL] Gustafsson, Mats / Christian Marclay:
Link [VINYL]

(Smalltown Superjazzz / Actions for Free Jazz -- Norway )

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Smalltown Supersound launches a new sublabel called Actions For Free Jazz with this duo of Christian Marclay and Mats Gustafsson, recording in the studio for 7 indescribably wonderful free improvisations using turntable and every inch of Gustafsson's baritone and tenor sax, plus electronics; an exciting album of unpredictable and incredibly skilled sound art.

Amado, Rodrigo / Chris Corsano: No Place To Fall [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Amado, Rodrigo / Chris Corsano:
No Place To Fall [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Having previously worked together with Joe McPhee and Kent Kessler, this album distills the Portuguese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado and NY drummer/percussionist Chris Corsano to a concentrated sax and drum duo of earnest and edgy playing, bending jazz, free and blues idioms to their will with magnificent technique and power, both clearly elated in their meeting.

CARL (Damon Smith / Daniel Kamins /  Andrew Durham): Solid Bottom [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] CARL (Damon Smith / Daniel Kamins / Andrew Durham):
Solid Bottom [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Two basses and a lower-end saxophone from the trio of Damon Smith on double bass, Andrew Durham on electric bass, and Danny Kamins on baritone sax, Durham also adding effects and "Radio Manipulation" to their deep sound, Durham & Kamins the core of CARL with Damon Smith adding extra underpinnings to their slowly developing, sometimes pensive, sometimes cantankerous, profound improvisation.

Charles, Xavier / Eric Normand : Avis Aux Reacteurs Charles, Xavier / Eric Normand :
Avis Aux Reacteurs

(Inexhaustible Editions -- Slovenia )

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Recorded live at Silence Sounds in Guelph Canada, the duo of Xavier Charles on clarinet and Eric Normand on electric bass & objects eschew idiom in favor of their unique natural language on their instruments, applying patient development of truly idiosyncratic and fascinating command through a single extended work punctuated in seven diverse passages.

Mazzarella, Nick Trio: Counterbalance [VINYL] Mazzarella, Nick Trio:
Counterbalance [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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From 2008-16 until drummer Frank Rosaly moved to Amsterdam, alto saxophonist Nick Mazzarella's Trio was an active part of Chicago's creative jazz scene; in early 2018 Rosaly returned for a visit and Mazzarella composed a suite of 6 new pieces to commemorate the trio's tenth anniversary, the exuberant result this excellent concert recorded at Co-Prosperity Sphere!

Rousay, Claire: Aerophobia [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Rousay, Claire:
Aerophobia [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Exploring human relationships and self perception through the use of physical objects and their potential sounds, San Antonio drummer Claire Rousay, who has worked with Jacob Wick, Ken Vandermark, Brandon Lopez, &c. recorded these six solo drum performances in the studio, developing each in a way that shows her strong technical skills and narrative voice on the drums.

Tereshkova (Jeff Lane): Chunks of Monochrome Rainbows [DOUBLE CASSETTE w/DOWNLOAD] Tereshkova (Jeff Lane):
Chunks of Monochrome Rainbows [DOUBLE CASSETTE w/DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Portland Oregon composer and sound artist Jeff Lane, co-founder of the Chicago/Portland record label Never Anything, as his alter-ego Tereshkova in a large work of electronic composition, part concrete, part acousmatic, spanning two cassettes with four side-long pieces, each an extended journey in mood, motion, perplexing sources and embrace-ably interesting.

Fake the Facts (Dieb13 / Gustafsson / Siewert): Soundtrack [VINYL] Fake the Facts (Dieb13 / Gustafsson / Siewert):
Soundtrack [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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The 4th release from the trio of Mats Gustafsson (sax, shaker, sound); Dieb13 (turntables, klopfer); and Martin Siewert (guitar, ring stinger, electronics) in a fictional soundtrack of 6 remarkable tracks punctuated with unexpected twists and turns.

Kurzmann, Christof / Mats Gustafsson: Falling And Five Other Failings Kurzmann, Christof / Mats Gustafsson:
Falling And Five Other Failings

(Trost Records -- UK )

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Two versatile and innovative improvisers, Mats Gustafsson on saxophones and Christof Kurzmann on electronics and voice, extracted improvisations recorded in the studio to create the 7 parts of this rich, pulse-based and intensely understated work about Falling and Failing.

 

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