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Improvised Rock
 
Matta Gawa: Tambora Matta Gawa:
Tambora

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

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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.

Miriodor: Avanti! Miriodor:
Avanti!

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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After 29 years together, Miriodor is one of the finest improvising rock bands on the planet, here refocused on the dense and twisted instrumental work that best defines them.

Mitsuru, Nasuno : Prequel October 1998 - March 1999 + 1 Mitsuru, Nasuno :
Prequel October 1998 - March 1999 + 1

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $18.00    

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Reissue with bonus material of Altered States bass player Nasuno Mitsuru's 1st release from '99, amzing underground material with Otomo, Samm Bennett, Numata Jun, &c.

Moe! Staiano: Surplus 1980 Moe! Staiano:
Surplus 1980

(Dephine Knormal Musik -- USA )

Price: $6.00    

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Drummer Moe! Staiano in a hard-hitting band with members from the Ex, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, Faun Fables, and Mute Socialite, collecting songs that extend from those bands, along with great drumming and sound work.

Moore, Thurston & Loren Connors: The Only Way To Go Is Straight Through [VINYL] Moore, Thurston & Loren Connors:
The Only Way To Go Is Straight Through [VINYL]

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $18.95    

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Two live recordings taken from performances by avant-rock, guitar legends Thurston Moore and Loren Connors; limited release as part of Record Store Day 2013.

Moser, Michael: Resonant Cuts: (2 CDs AND BOOK) Moser, Michael:
Resonant Cuts: (2 CDs AND BOOK)

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $41.95    

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Book and 2 CDs documenting a 2010 concert and sound installation by Carsten Seiffarth and Michael Moser, with Polweschsel & guests (Burkhard Beins, Axel Dorner, &c) performing the concert.

Mystical Weapons (Sean Lennon / Greg Saunier): Crotesque [VINYL] Mystical Weapons (Sean Lennon / Greg Saunier):
Crotesque [VINYL]

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $19.95    

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Sean Lennon & Greg Saunier (Mystical Weapons) are joined by multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire Shahzad Ismaily for this one-sided, 19.50 minute art LP with an original illustration by Sean Lennon screen-printed on the B side.

Nambajazz (Yasuhiro / Seiichi): The Gun Nambajazz (Yasuhiro / Seiichi):
The Gun

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $18.00    

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Yamamoto Seiichi (ROVO, PARA, Rashinban, Omoide Hatoba, Orquesta Nudge!, &c.) and Yoshigaki Yasuhiro in a duo of exultant improvised rock performedon guitar and drums.

O'Hara, Alexis : Ellipsis O'Hara, Alexis :
Ellipsis

(&Records -- Canada )

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Montreal interdisciplinary artist Alexis O'Hara releases her 1st music album with Montreal luminaries Bernard Falaise, Michel F. Cote, Alexandre St-Onge - intelligent and sophisticated vocal music.

OM (Leimgruber / Doran / Burri / Studer): Willisau OM (Leimgruber / Doran / Burri / Studer):
Willisau

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $19.95    

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From 1972 to 1982 OM put rock music through improvisational processes with fascinating results; almost 20 years later the band is back with these superb studio recordings.

OOIOO: Gamel OOIOO:
Gamel

(Thrill Jockey -- USA )

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Founding Boredoms member Yoshimi P-We continues her OOIOO project in an album forging a new ancient traditional music by combining ritualistic gamelan elements, captivating vocal music, rock forms and electronics in unexpected and enthralling way.

OPJK_3 (Martini / Reaki / Sala): Algebrica OPJK_3 (Martini / Reaki / Sala):
Algebrica

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Electroacoustic improvisation from the trio of Fabio Martini (clarinets, electroncis), Andrea Reali (voice, electronics) and Danilo Sala (drums, percussion & objects), unusual and sometimes absurdist dialog from three skilled innovators.

OPJK_3 (Martini / Reaki / Sala): Algebrica <i>[Used Item]</i> OPJK_3 (Martini / Reaki / Sala):
Algebrica [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Electroacoustic improvisation from the trio of Fabio Martini (clarinets, electroncis), Andrea Reali (voice, electronics) and Danilo Sala (drums, percussion & objects), unusual and sometimes absurdist dialog from three skilled innovators.

Original Silence: Second Original Silence Original Silence:
Second Original Silence

(Smalltown Superjazzz -- Norway )

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The return of Thurston Moore, Terrie Ex, Jim O'Rourke, Mats Gustafsson, Pall Nilssen-Love & Massimo Pupillo live in concert at Rome, Italy's Brancaleone.

Original Silence: Second Original Silence [VINYL] Original Silence:
Second Original Silence [VINYL]

(Smalltown Superjazzz -- Norway )

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2 LP edition with one side long LP-only track; the return of Thurston Moore, Terrie Ex, Jim O'Rourke, Mats Gustafsson, Pall Nilssen-Love & Massimo Pupillo live in concert at Rome's Brancaleone.

Original Silence: The First Original Silence Original Silence:
The First Original Silence

(Smalltown Superjazzz -- Norway )

Price: $16.95    

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Ortmann, Andy: Phantasmargoria [CASSETTE] Ortmann, Andy:
Phantasmargoria [CASSETTE]

(Banned Productions -- USA )

Price: $5.95    

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Three works recorded in Germany and the US from sound artist Ortmann, who has recordings on Pan, Gameboy, Nihilist, and duo releases with Ben Vida, Weasel Walter, John Wiese, &c.

Painkiller: Prophecy&ntilde;live In Europe Painkiller:
Prophecyñlive In Europe

(Tzadik -- USA )

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A live recording from Warsaw and Berlin of John Zorn & Bill Laswell's Painkiller project performing with drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, an epic hour long suite surrounded by two short hardcore blasts of searing intensity.

PAK & Ron Anderson / Nonoko Yoshida / Tatsuya Yoshida: NYJPN PAK & Ron Anderson / Nonoko Yoshida / Tatsuya Yoshida:
NYJPN

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $14.95    

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A CD to complement the 2014 Japanese tour of PAK (Nonoko Yoshida on sax & Tatsuya Yoshida on drums) with NY bassist Ron Anderson, complex avant rock with strong melodic hooks and crazy technical prowess, highly recommended!

Palermo Big Band, Ed: Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance Palermo Big Band, Ed:
Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Pere Ubu: London * Texas Pere Ubu:
London * Texas

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00    

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The only recording of the short-lived and still phenomenal version of Ubu after Allen Ravestine left to be replaced by Eric Drew Feldman, with Chris Cutler on drums.

Pinhas, Richard / Yoshida Tatsuya: Welcome In The Void Pinhas, Richard / Yoshida Tatsuya:
Welcome In The Void

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Electronics and guitar from French psychedelic rock legend Richard Pinhas (Heldon) merges with the percussion mastery of Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei and Korekyojinn) for a remarkable two part duo of sonic and percussive exchanges recorded in Paris and Tokyo.

Pixel Hexing: A Databending / Video Art Compilation [DVD] Pixel Hexing:
A Databending / Video Art Compilation [DVD]

(Bicephalic -- USA )

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A DVD compilation of databending & video art from video and sound artists Raul Dominguez & Miguel A. Garcia, Muckrackers, loopool & Zara Kand, Kelly Donovan, Wayne Mason, Nipple Stools, CihanLucia, Third I, Carl Kruger, Meat Hands, Somnaphon, Regosphere.

Planeta Imaginario: Optical Delusions Planeta Imaginario:
Optical Delusions

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Planeta Imaginario are a creative and extraordinary 6 piece jazz-rock band from the Catalan region of Spain founded in 1999 by keyboardist and leader Marc Capel.

Postmarks (Boris Hauf / D Bayne / Martin Siewert): National Parks Postmarks (Boris Hauf / D Bayne / Martin Siewert):
National Parks

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $12.00    

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The duo of saxophonist Boris Hauf and pianist D Bayne team up with guitarist Martin Siewert in this collection of tracks inspired by different U.S. national parks and their representation in iconic posters.

PYN (Yoshida / Pittard / Nasuno): Songs for children who don't want to sleep PYN (Yoshida / Pittard / Nasuno):
Songs for children who don't want to sleep

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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P (Yann Pittard on oud and guitar & vocals), Y (Tatsuya Yoshida on drums & vocals) and N (Mitsuru Nasuno on bass & vocals) performing Arabian Progressive Pop Improvisation, an unusual melding and orchestration of arabic progressions and melodic prog rock.

Remote Viewers, The: Control Room Remote Viewers, The:
Control Room

(Remote Viewers -- Great Britain )

Price: $34.95    

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Limited 5 CD set of The Remote Viewers in collaboration with John Edwards, Caroline Kraabel and Dave Tucker, along with artists Kato Hideki, Darren Tate and Glenn Gupta.

Remote Viewers, The: Crimeways Remote Viewers, The:
Crimeways

(Remote Viewers -- Great Britain )

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The 12th release from the London-based Remote Viewers led by saxophonist David Petts, with four saxophones plus electronics, acoustic bass, keys and tuned percussion, crossing improvisation and rock forms in unique and sinister ways.

Ribot, Marc Ceramic Dog: Party Intellectuals Ribot, Marc Ceramic Dog:
Party Intellectuals

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Debut recording from Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog, a post-everything band joining Downtown NY mayhem makers Marc Ribot and Shahzad Ismaily, with West Coast drummer Ches Smith.

Rouge Ciel: Bryologie Rouge Ciel:
Bryologie

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )

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This Canadian quartet of Guido Del Fabbro, Simon Lapointe, Antonin Provost & Nemo Venba merge rock, prog, jazz and contemporary concepts in impressive ways; reference Conventum, recommended!

Rouge Ciel: Veuillez Proceder Rouge Ciel:
Veuillez Proceder

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )

Price: $12.50    

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Saint Dirt Elementary School: Abandoned Ballroom Saint Dirt Elementary School:
Abandoned Ballroom

(Barnyard -- Canada )

Price: $13.95    

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The chamber rock 8 piece Saint Dirt Elementary School ensemble in their second release on Barnyard, superb sophisticated compositions reminiscent of L'Ensemble Raye or Conventum.

Sax Ruins: Blimmguass [JAPANESE EDITION] Sax Ruins:
Blimmguass [JAPANESE EDITION]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $19.95    

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The second Sax Ruins album with Tatsuya Yoshida (drums) and Ono Ryoko (alto sax) with guest Ryuichi Yoshida on baritone sax, performing new arrangements of Ruins works including "Vrresto", "Refusal Fossil", &c.

SCUO: 5678765 [CASSETTE] SCUO:
5678765 [CASSETTE]

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $4.80    

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Avant rock duo of guitarist Scott Burton and drummer Scott Clark exploring the concept of merging metal with the timbres of experimental jazz within these complex compositions that defy simple categorization.

Sekkutsu Jean: DVD Sekkutsu Jean:
DVD

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $17.95    

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The intense Japanese rock duo of bassist Sato Kenji and drummer Yoshida Tatsuya performing live at Tokyo's Show Boat in 2008, and at UFO Club in 2006.

Shalabi / St-Onge / Cote: Jane and The Magic Bananas Shalabi / St-Onge / Cote:
Jane and The Magic Bananas

(&Records -- Canada )

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Montreal free improvisers in an album straddling improvisation, actuelle, and rock influences, with drummer Michel F. Cote, guitarist Sam Shalabi, and bass/electronicist Alexandre St-Onge.

Shockabilly: Earth Vs. Shockabilly Shockabilly:
Earth Vs. Shockabilly

(Chadula -- USA )

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An extended rerelease of the original and 1st 1982 Shockabilly album on Rough Trade, expanded to a full 77 minutes with out-takes and rarities, rakes and mayhem.

Shockabilly: Heaven Shockabilly:
Heaven

(Chadula -- USA )

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The final Shockabilly studio recording with Eugene Chadbourne, Kramer, and David Licht, assembled after the band broke up, contrasted with alternate versions of many songs.

Shockabilly: Live At 10 Foot Henry's Shockabilly:
Live At 10 Foot Henry's

(Chadula -- USA )

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Shockabilly (Eugene Chadbourne, David Licht, and Kramer) in sound board recordings from their performance at 10 Feet Henry, Calgary in 1983, perhaps one of their best live releases!

Shockabilly: Vietnam Shockabilly:
Vietnam

(Chadula -- USA )

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Remixed and extended, Shockabilly was Eugene Chadbourne, Kramer, and David Licht, in their original Fundamental LP "Vietnam" with a booklet including the infamous Tour Diary.

Sim + Otomo: Monte Alto Estate Sim + Otomo:
Monte Alto Estate

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Sim is the 3 piece electronic/rock band of Teruyuki, Yoshio & Masahiro, here with Otomo Yoshihide on turntables and synth, and amazing album of rhythms in a This Heat "Repeat" mode.

sim: sec:ond sim sim:
sec:ond sim

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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The Japanese post-rock trio Sim (Oshima Teruyuki (guitar), Ootani Yoshio(electronics) and Uemura Masahiro(drums)) play a compelling stripped-down odd-rhythmic yet funky instrumental rock with unusual electronic counterpoint.

Slobber Pup: Black Aces Slobber Pup:
Black Aces

(Rarenoise Records -- Great Britain )

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A NYC supergroup led by keyboardist Jamie Saft with bassist Trevor Dunn, guitarist Joe Morris and drummer Balazs Pandi, rugged and savage improvised music crossing the boundaries of free jazz and rock impunity.

Slobber Pup: Black Aces [VINYL 2 LPs] Slobber Pup:
Black Aces [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Rarenoise Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $29.95    

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A NYC supergroup led by keyboardist Jamie Saft with bassist Trevor Dunn, guitarist Joe Morris and drummer Balazs Pandi, rugged and savage improvised music crossing the boundaries of free jazz and rock impunity.

Slut Mouth: Amateur Hour Slut Mouth:
Amateur Hour

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95    

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New recordings from the Fossils-related duo from Hamilton, Ontario, 30 minutes of deconstructed free rock jams and skeletal grooves on guitar and partial drumset.

Soft Machine: Switzerland 1974 [CD+DVD] Soft Machine:
Switzerland 1974 [CD+DVD]

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $24.95    

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Innovative UK avant/jazz-rock band Soft Machine from their 1974 line up of Mike Ratledge on keys, Karl Jenkins on keys, Allan Holdsworth on guitar, Roy Babbington on bass, and John Marshall on drums, performing live at Congress Hall, in Montreaux, Switzerland.

Sonic Youth & I.C.P. & The Ex: In the Fishtank 9 Sonic Youth & I.C.P. & The Ex:
In the Fishtank 9

(Fishtank -- The Netherlands )

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Konkurrent's 9th release of the "In The Fishtank" series pairs Sonic Youth (less Kim Gordon) with ICP (Instant Composers Pool) and Luc & Terrie of The Ex, recording in the studio while Sonic Youth was in Amsterdam for the 2001 Holland Festival.

Sorites Paradox: Sorites Paradox Sorites Paradox:
Sorites Paradox

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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Eccentric Japanese vocalist Makigami Koichi joins Ruins/Korekyojinn drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, Altered States guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa, and Shimizu Kazuto (Hikasu) for an album of impressive and slightly deranged rock.

Steamboat Switzerland (Blum / Pliakas / Niggli): Zeitschrei Steamboat Switzerland (Blum / Pliakas / Niggli):
Zeitschrei

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Energetic instrumental music that bridges rock and improvisation from the trio of Dominik Blum (Hammond organ), Marino Pliaka (ebass) and Lucas Niggli (drums), musicians more often associated with free improv, here on a well-informed and exciting rock romp.

Surplus 1980: Arterial Ends Here [10" VINYL] Surplus 1980:
Arterial Ends Here [10" VINYL]

(Dephine Knormal Musik -- USA )

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Ex-Sleepytime percussionist Moe! Staino's post-punk project Surplus 1980 in a 10" release of new material plus a copy of Fred Frith's "Cap The Knife" and one piece based on Mute Socialite's song, "Samba Outlaw".

Time of Orchids: Namesake Caution Time of Orchids:
Namesake Caution

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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New York City's avant-rock band follows up their Tzadik release with this intense, intricate and cinematic set of instrumentals.

Tatsuya, Yoshida / Imahori Tsuneo : DOTS Tatsuya, Yoshida / Imahori Tsuneo :
DOTS

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Ruins drummer Yoshida Tatsuya and Tipographica guitarist Imahori Tsuneo in fiery and dense improvised power rock taken at high speed, edited and overdubbed in the studio.

Unami / Kamura / Akiyama: Hontatedori [VINYL] Unami / Kamura / Akiyama:
Hontatedori [VINYL]

(Compare Notes Records -- Japan )

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The first album by the trio of Taku Unami, Moe Kamura, Tetuzi Akiyama who had been playing together as a permanent group without its name since October 2009, hauntingly beautiful songs.

Uneven Eleven: Live at Cafe OTO [2 CDs] Uneven Eleven:
Live at Cafe OTO [2 CDs]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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Merging three legends--drummer Charles Hayward (This Heat, Camberwell Now, Massacre), Guy Segers (Univers Zero) and Kawabata Makoto (Acid Mothers Temple) for a wild improvising trio caught live at Cafe Oto in Lodon in 2013; not to be missed!

Univers Zero: Relaps Univers Zero:
Relaps

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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"Relaps" presents a peek into the recorded archives of one of the founding members of the Rock in Opposition (RIO) movement, the great avant-rock ensemble Univers Zero.

Various Artists: Improvised Music from Japan 2009 [book + 3 CDs] Various Artists:
Improvised Music from Japan 2009 [book + 3 CDs]

(Improvised Music From Japan -- Japan )

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Improvised Music from Japan 2009 takes a look at 33 improvised/experimental music festivals and concert series in Japan through articles and 3 CDs with 31 tracks.

Vertical Squirrels: Hold True (Accroche-toi) Vertical Squirrels:
Hold True (Accroche-toi)

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The Vertical Squirrels trio plays collective improvisations that draws on groove elements of funk and rock with Rob Wallace's sensitive drumming and Fischlin's adventurous ECM-tinted guitar work.

Weber, Allen: Hot Shock Weber, Allen:
Hot Shock

(NO LABEL -- USA )

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Grooves with Energy, or Sandunga Jazz Fusion as guitarist and leader Allen Weber describes his mix of jazz rock fusion infused with Latin, Carribeo, Funk, Blues, R & B and Rock.

World Heritage, The: Invitation to the World Heritage [DVD + CD] World Heritage, The:
Invitation to the World Heritage [DVD + CD]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $19.95    

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CD & DVD of this supergroup of Japanese improvising and advanced rock forms with members of Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei, Korekyojinn, ROVO, Boredoms, Bondage Fruit, &c!

World Heritage, The: Live At Goodman World Heritage, The:
Live At Goodman

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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The World Heritage in their 5th release recorded live at Tokyo's Akihabara Goodman in 2012, amazing improvised instrumental rock from Tatsuya Yoshida (drums), Seiichi Yamamoto (guitar), Natsuki Kido (guitar), Yuji Katsui (violin) and Mitsuru Nasuno (bass).



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