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Improvised Rock
 
Astrakan: Comets and Monsters Astrakan:
Comets and Monsters

(Jaguar Steps -- Great Britain )

Price: $11.95    

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With a new sound, Astrakan has re-formed, adding bass guitarist Jeff Spencer as well as keyboardist and unique vocalist Celia Lu to the band, while still combining composition and improvisation with a focus on superb instrumental solos.

Babin's, Tommy Benzene: Your Body Is Your Prison Babin's, Tommy Benzene:
Your Body Is Your Prison

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $13.95    

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Bassist Babin's Benzene band mixes free improvisation with rock overtones, tight changes giving way to excellent solos from all members of this exceptional quartet.

BARK!: Fume of Sighs BARK!:
Fume of Sighs

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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The third CD by the trio of Rex Casswell (electric guitar), Phillip Marks (percussion) and Paul Obermayer (samples), creating beautiful jagged, sharp edged textures propelled by some of their tightest, strangest, most powerful rhythmic designs yet.

Blast 4tet: Sift Blast 4tet:
Sift

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00    

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Blast's 2nd release on the ReR label, compositional rock that incorporates complex compositions with improvisation sections in seamless and breathtaking ways.

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!

Brio: Acid Cock Brio:
Acid Cock

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95    

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The Zagreb, Croatia free jazz/noise rock guitar-drums duo of Gordan Krajacic on guitar and Neven Krajacic on drums and vocals in their 3rd release, a suite blending melody with brutal atonality, hard groove and guitar-riffs with free playing.

Bryan and the Haggards: Pretend It's the End Of the World Bryan and the Haggards:
Pretend It's the End Of the World

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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New York's most decorated avant-country instrumental Merle Haggard cover band featuring Bryan Murray and Jon lrabagon on sax, Jon Lundbom on guitar, Moppa Elliott on bass and Danny Flscher on drums.

Bushman's Revenge: Thou Shalt Boogie! [VINYL] Bushman's Revenge:
Thou Shalt Boogie! [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

Price: $21.95    

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The Oslo-based trio of Even Helte Hermansen (guitar), Rune Nergaard (bass) and Gard Nilssen (drums) are joined by David Wallumrod (organ) on this warm, almost meditative, album of composition and impov.

Cassiber: The Cassiber Box [6 CDs, 1 DVD and Book] Cassiber:
The Cassiber Box [6 CDs, 1 DVD and Book]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $78.00    

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A 6 CD/DVD box set of the 1980s UK/Euro improvising rock band Cassiber, an amazing band merging experimental rock, fringe jazz, punk, pop, plunderphonics, improvisation, & musique concrete with an energetic and complex form of studio composition - superb!

Chadbourne, Eugene And The Dropouts: Zupa Dupa Kupa [VINYL] Chadbourne, Eugene And The Dropouts:
Zupa Dupa Kupa [VINYL]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $22.95    

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Eugene Chadbourne and the Dropouts (Fingle Schmincter, Abby von Pinkula, Pink Bob, SGT. Billy Capsize and Brian Reedy) in a studio release of original Doc Chad songs.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Amber And Other Compositions Chadbourne, Eugene:
Amber And Other Compositions

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Doc Chad in a 1997 concert at the Dandelion Gallery in Calgary performing in duo with bassist Billy McCarroll and solo, performing new works and pieces by Monk and Dolphy.

Chadbourne, Eugene: At Clouds and Water Jan 12-1979 Chadbourne, Eugene:
At Clouds and Water Jan 12-1979

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene: At Off Centre Centre June 6, 1980 Chadbourne, Eugene:
At Off Centre Centre June 6, 1980

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Chadbourne Auction House Chadbourne, Eugene:
Chadbourne Auction House

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Country Boobs Chadbourne, Eugene:
Country Boobs

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Intricate and sardonic covers from Doc Chad's studio (+ one live track) aided with vocals from daughter Lizzie and new instruments including the Greek baclamel.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Dead Country Chadbourne, Eugene:
Dead Country

(Konnex -- Germany )

Price: $12.95    

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Doc Chad's 'Turkish Delight', a quintet with musicians from Turkey, performing original material and one traditional number; thick country improvisation bridging two countries!

Chadbourne, Eugene: Doc Chad Returns Chadbourne, Eugene:
Doc Chad Returns

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Doc Chad's new solo series features "in progress" material, new songs and recordings here with a new recording project involving BC engineer & player Scott Henderson.

Chadbourne, Eugene: ECs' Chadbourne, Eugene:
ECs'

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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A collection of excellent and unusual original songs played on 25 instruments, the album named after a small town in Hungary where Doc Chad spent time some summers ago.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Insect And Western Updater [2 CDs] Chadbourne, Eugene:
Insect And Western Updater [2 CDs]

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $13.50    

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An update to Doc Chad's "Insect and Western" box set, adding important new insect musical portraits recorded 2008-09, covering Click Beetle, Flat Shield Bug, Head Lice, Ear Wig, Spider, &c. &c.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Stop Snoring Chadbourne, Eugene:
Stop Snoring

(Chadula -- USA )

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Eugene Chadbourne in a trio with tenor saxophonist Darren Williams and multi-reedist, brass player and drummer Scott Henderson in studio recordings of new Chadbourne original numbers.

Chadbourne, Eugene: The Concerto (The Smoke Detector Concerto) Chadbourne, Eugene:
The Concerto (The Smoke Detector Concerto)

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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The 1st part of Doc Chad's new "Concerto" series features a homemade Smoke Detector in a variety of instrumental settings involving organ, piano, a vintage Martin acoustic, the Bo Diddley Gretsch electric & Doc Chad's large scale percussion ensemble.

Chadbourne, Eugene: This Time We Won't Come Back (Gulf War Tour) Chadbourne, Eugene:
This Time We Won't Come Back (Gulf War Tour)

(Chadula -- USA )

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The sextet Eugene Van Beethoven (Doc Chad and Camper Van Beethoven) performing in Hamburg, 1991 on a set of originals and covers including Monk, Pharoah Sanders, T. Rex, with a strong anti-war focus.

Cloud Becomes Your Hand: Rocks Or Cakes Cloud Becomes Your Hand:
Rocks Or Cakes

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Drawing on personnel from the Downtown NY scene, both improv and rock, including CACAW, Sunshine Soldier, and VaVatican, Cloud Becomes Your Hand plays exuberant and complex music that focuses as much on instrumental as vocal music while surprising and delighting.

Connors, Loren & Suzanne Langille: I Wish I DidnŐt Dream Connors, Loren & Suzanne Langille:
I Wish I DidnŐt Dream

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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The first duo in 14 years between guitarist Loren Connors and vocalist Suzanne Langille inspired by and using slides of MP Landis' WD series of paintings, which he created live during music performances.

Copernicus: Immediate Eternity <i>[Used Item]</i> Copernicus:
Immediate Eternity [Used Item]

(nevermore -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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Cutler, Chris / Frith, Fred: 2 Gentlemen in Verona Cutler, Chris / Frith, Fred:
2 Gentlemen in Verona

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95    

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Cutler, Chris / Frith, Fred: Live Vol. 2 in Trondheim, Berlin & Limoges Cutler, Chris / Frith, Fred:
Live Vol. 2 in Trondheim, Berlin & Limoges

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00    

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Cutler, Chris and Frith, Fred: Live in Moscow, Prague & Washington Cutler, Chris and Frith, Fred:
Live in Moscow, Prague & Washington

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00    

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Deerhoof & Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog: Split 7-inch [VINYL 7-inch] [RSD RELEASE] Deerhoof & Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog:
Split 7-inch [VINYL 7-inch] [RSD RELEASE]

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $11.95    

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A Record Store Day Release, a split 7" with Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog (Ribot/Ismaily/Smith) on one side, and Deerfhoof with Marc Ribot on the other side.

Deluge Grander: The Form of the Good Deluge Grander:
The Form of the Good

(Emkog -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Deluge Grander's 2nd album refines their approach further, adding a more classical approach in densely arranged and progressive forays into sophisticated rock music.

Denley, Jim / Cor Fuhler: Truancy [VINYL] Denley, Jim / Cor Fuhler:
Truancy [VINYL]

(Splitrec -- Australia )

Price: $22.95    

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Two extended and unusual improvisations between Australian saxophonist Jim Denley and Dutch pianist Cor Fuhler, developed over 7 weeks and recorded in the studio in 2013, using imaginative preparations and inventions to create fascinating new sounds and structures.

Ecstasy Mule: Ecstasy Mule Contemplates Hunting and Drinking When the Rainbow is Enuf Ecstasy Mule:
Ecstasy Mule Contemplates Hunting and Drinking When the Rainbow is Enuf

(Batterrie -- USA )

Price: $6.95    

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Ecstasy Mule's demented improv blues in a maxi-single presenting 3 version of "Missouri Couple seeks Law Against Hunting + Drinking" from 3 NYC performances.

Ecstasy Mule: Sings Songs of Love & Redemption [3" CD] Ecstasy Mule:
Sings Songs of Love & Redemption [3" CD]

(Batterrie -- USA )

Price: $6.95    

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Upper Manhattan's ecstatic blues- and Bailey-influenced acousto-electric improvising band in a 3" release of exultant, exotic and unusual music.

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

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $13.95    

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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.

Fond of Tigers: Release The Saviours Fond of Tigers:
Release The Saviours

(Drip Audio -- Canada )

Price: $13.95    

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Since 2003 this Vancouver septet has merged jazz, improv, electro-acoustic, and progressive/avant musics into an exhilarating ordered chaos of highly listenable music.

Forsyth, Chris: Kenzo Deluxe Forsyth, Chris:
Kenzo Deluxe

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Peeesseye guitarist Chris Forsyth in a solo release crossing the vernaculars of country and blues with open-ended and experimental approaches, five rewarding and listenable tracks recorded in the studio.

Fushitsusha: Withdrawe, this sable Disclosure ere devot'd Fushitsusha:
Withdrawe, this sable Disclosure ere devot'd

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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Giant Dwarf: Rabbitwood Giant Dwarf:
Rabbitwood

(Engine -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Drummer Jeremy Carlstedt and guitarist Martin Philadelphy in a duo of "slow epic earth/space traveling, some indie rock shimmy shake, the floating of textures and waves, old school freak punk throwdown and even some swinging."

Ground-Zero: Live 1992 + Ground-Zero:
Live 1992 +

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $18.00    

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H.E.R.: Songs About the Mysteries of Housework and Nature H.E.R.:
Songs About the Mysteries of Housework and Nature

(Persian Cardinal Recordings -- USA )

Price: $11.95    

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The trio of Peter Zummo, Yvette Perez (both members of Birdbrain) and Danny Tunick in a set of delicate and sophisticated songs about housework and nature.

Haino, Keiji / Tatsuya, Yoshida: Hauenfiomiume Haino, Keiji / Tatsuya, Yoshida:
Hauenfiomiume

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $14.95    

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Follow-up to their Tzadik CD, surprising shorter pieces developed from the editing of Haino's lyrical and extreme guitar and voice in conjunction with Yoshida's percussion, keys and voice.

Haitian Rail (Ed Ricart, Nick Millevoi, Dan Blacksberg, Kevin Shea): Solarists Haitian Rail (Ed Ricart, Nick Millevoi, Dan Blacksberg, Kevin Shea):
Solarists

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $8.40    

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Crossing boundaries of jazz, rock and noise, the Haitian Rail quartet of Dan Blacksberg (trombone), Nick Millevoi (guitar), Ed Ricart (bass) and Kevin Shea (drums) present six scorching works of avant free improvisation with a dark NY Metropolitan intent.

Haunted House (Loren Connors): Blue Ghost Blues Haunted House (Loren Connors):
Blue Ghost Blues

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Avant blues in Haunted House's return after 10 years, as guitarists Loren Connors and Andrew Burnes, free-form vocalist Suzanne Langille and daf player Neel Murgai burn slow, distorted, reverb-drenched blues.

Haunted House (Loren Connors): Blue Ghost Blues [VINYL] Haunted House (Loren Connors):
Blue Ghost Blues [VINYL]

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $16.95    

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Avant blues in Haunted House's return after 10 years, as guitarists Loren Connors and Andrew Burnes, free-form vocalist Suzanne Langille and daf player Neel Murgai burn slow, distorted, reverb-drenched blues.

Henry Cow: Box 1: The Road Volumes 1-5 Henry Cow:
Box 1: The Road Volumes 1-5

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $84.95    

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Henry Cow's early years on the road, live recordings masterfully restored by Bob Drake, with early unreleased material, improvisations, shows with Robert Wyatt - wow!

Henry Cow: Box 2: The Road: Volumes 6-10 with DVD Henry Cow:
Box 2: The Road: Volumes 6-10 with DVD

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $84.95    

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Henry Cow's early years on the road, live recordings masterfully restored by Bob Drake, including the only known video of Henry Cow in Switzerland - amazing and essential!

Henry Cow: Box 3 - The Studio Volumes 1-5 Henry Cow:
Box 3 - The Studio Volumes 1-5

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $84.95    

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The complete re-mastered Henry Cow studio recordings in the third matching box: Legend, Unrest, Desperate Straights, In Praise of Learning and Western Culture.

Hollmer, Lars: Viandra Hollmer, Lars:
Viandra

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $15.95    

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Keyboardist and Samla Mammas Viandra is an album of sophisticated and often demented melodic compositions with great warmth, intimacy, and even innocence.

Hush Arbors: Hush Arbors <i>[Used Item]</i> Hush Arbors:
Hush Arbors [Used Item]

(Ecstatic Peace -- USA )

Price: $7.00    

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With accolades from Ben Chasyny and David Tibet, Keith Wood and Leon Dufficy are an excellent song-writing band with an emphasis on great rhythms and guitar work.

Hyrrokkin (Ed Ricart, Larkowski, Nagafuchi): Pristine Origin [VINYL + REMIX CD] Hyrrokkin (Ed Ricart, Larkowski, Nagafuchi):
Pristine Origin [VINYL + REMIX CD]

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $10.80    

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Hyrrokkin is an avant rock trio from Yellow Springs, OH consisting of Ed Ricart (guitar, bass), Paul Larkowski (bass), and Brett Nagafuchi (drums), influenced by the methods and spirit of jazz, the tones and textures of new music, and the electric backbone of rock.

Johnson, Richard Leo / Gregg Bendian: Who Knew Charlie Shoe? Johnson, Richard Leo / Gregg Bendian:
Who Knew Charlie Shoe?

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Innovative guitarist Richard Leo Johnson and "junk" percussionist Greg Bendian on 21 unsual and melodic compositions extending Johnson's "Legend of Vernon McAlister."

Kalabalik (Raoul Bjorkenheim / Anders Nilsson / Gerald Cleaver): Kalabalik: Live At Downtown Music G Kalabalik (Raoul Bjorkenheim / Anders Nilsson / Gerald Cleaver):
Kalabalik: Live At Downtown Music Gallery January 2, 2011

(DMG ARC -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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In 2010 Scandinavian guitarists Raoul Bjorkenheim and Anders Nilsson performed this incredible concert at DMG in NYC, accompanied by NY drummer Gerald Cleaver, a breathtaking album of intricate improvised interplay.

Kam Hassah: This forest [VINYL] Kam Hassah:
This forest [VINYL]

(Dokuro -- Italy )

Price: $13.60    

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"This Forest" is a single sided LP from Italian noise artist Kam Hassah, dense stratas of sounds moving in hypnagocic ways, a gloomy forest of sounds.

Kazuhisa / Tatsuya / Satoshi: Deposition & Erosion Kazuhisa / Tatsuya / Satoshi:
Deposition & Erosion

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $15.95    

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The dynamic duo of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Korekyojin, Koenji Hyakkei) and guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa (Altered States, Ground Zero) meet in the studio with pianist Mishiba Satoshi for ten multi-tracked rock improvisations of great diversity, power and beauty.

Kazuhisa, Uchihashi / Yoshida Tatsuya: Improvisations 4 [DVD AUDIO + IMAGES] Kazuhisa, Uchihashi / Yoshida Tatsuya:
Improvisations 4 [DVD AUDIO + IMAGES]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $18.95    

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The 4th improvisation release of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Koenji, &c) and guitarist Uchihasi Kazuhisa (Altered States) is a DVD audio release presenting 36 remarkable live tracks from 6 concerts recorded 2004-2012.

Kazuo, Imai Trio: Blood (CD + DVD) Kazuo, Imai Trio:
Blood (CD + DVD)

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $29.95    

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Guitarist Kazuo (Taj Mahal Travellers, Takayanagi's New Direction) in a CD/DVD release of his rock/electronic trio performing tracks by Annette Peacock, Monk, Porter, &c.

Keiji / Makoto / Tatsuya: Ichi to Ichi ga Kasanatte Shimaumade [DVD] Keiji / Makoto / Tatsuya:
Ichi to Ichi ga Kasanatte Shimaumade [DVD]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $18.95    

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The trio of Haino Keiji, Kawabata Makoto (Acid Mothers Temple) & Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, &c) performing live at Beat Tokyo in 2008, intense improvised rock from three masters.

Koenji Hyakkei: 070531 [DVD] Koenji Hyakkei:
070531 [DVD]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $13.95    

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Two sets from The Starpine's Cafe in Tokyo, the first 6 incredible improvisations, and then 6 performances of Koenji Hyakkei songs, joined by Imahori and Tsuboy.

Korekyojinn: Fall Line Korekyojinn:
Fall Line

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $14.95    

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The 5th studio album from the trio of Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins alone / Koenji Hyakkei), Kido Natsuki (Bondage Fruit / Salle Gavoux), Nasunomitsuru (Altered states / Umbeltipo), avant-progressive instrumental rock, melodic and complex rock performed at breakneck speed.

Korekyojinn: Swan Dive  [DVD + CD] Korekyojinn:
Swan Dive [DVD + CD]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $19.95    

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Drummer Yoshida Tatsuya's amazing improvising progressive rock band Korekyojinn in a CD and DVD release with guests including Hoppy Kamiyama and Uchihashi.

 


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