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Improvised Rock
 
Kruzenshtern & Parohod: The Craft of Primitive Klezmer Kruzenshtern & Parohod:
The Craft of Primitive Klezmer

(Auris Media -- Israel )

Price: $10.00

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Mattin: Exquisite Corpse [VINYL] Mattin:
Exquisite Corpse [VINYL]

(Azul Discografica -- USA )

Price: $9.90

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Mattin on voice in an album of rock improvisations featuring Loy Fankbonner on drums, Margarida Garcia on electric double bass, Kevin Failure on guitar and Mattin on vocals recorded in NYC in 2009.

Mattin: Songbook Vol. 4 Mattin:
Songbook Vol. 4

(Azul Discografica -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Mattin's quartet in the 4th of his "Songbook" series, a concert from Tokyo, where the musicians create "songs" on the spot with bizarre and unexpected results.

Mattin : Songbook #5 [VINYL] Mattin :
Songbook #5 [VINYL]

(Disembraining Machine -- Australia )

Price: $15.16

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Mattin takes 5 spontaneous 5-minute songs from 5 musicians, and a 25 minute concert structured by 5 instructions based on those song titles, then records vocals for the 5 songs as a singing lecture, then superimposes all 3 to create the five 5-minutes songs on this album.

Microwaves: Psionic Impedance Microwaves:
Psionic Impedance

(Ugexplode -- USA )

Price: $10.16

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The Microwave duo is string-mutilator David Kuzy and object-batterer John Roman, a veteran apocalyptic noise rock duo coming out of Chrome/Devo/Amrep/grindcore influences, in a release of 15 succinct odes to technological paranoia and decay.

Mitsuru, Tabata: We All Gonna Face The Rising Sun Mitsuru, Tabata:
We All Gonna Face The Rising Sun

(Ruby Red Editora -- Portugal )

Price: $18.95

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Boredoms, Acid Mothers Temple and KK Null guitarist Mitusuru Tabata in a solo release of subtle loops, backward tapes, drones, and tripped out effects.

My Cat Is An Alien: Robert Opalio/Maurizio Opalio [VINYL] My Cat Is An Alien:
Robert Opalio/Maurizio Opalio [VINYL]

(Important Records -- USA )

Price: $17.16

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A split LP with each side featuring a 20 minute solo track from both brotherly halves of the acclaimed space guitar improvising band My Cat Is An Alien.

My Cat Is An Alien / Keiji Haino: Cosmic Debris, Vol.III My Cat Is An Alien / Keiji Haino:
Cosmic Debris, Vol.III

(Opax -- Italy )

Price: $16.95

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3rd installment in the My Cat Is an Alien "Cosmic Debris" split ART-LP series, this time with Japanese cult musician and dark shaman Keiji Haino.

My Cat Is An Alien / Text of Light: Cosmic Debris, Vol.I My Cat Is An Alien / Text of Light:
Cosmic Debris, Vol.I

(Opax -- Japan )

Price: $18.95

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No-Neck Blues Band: Clomeim No-Neck Blues Band:
Clomeim

(Locust -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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A studio album from New York's cryptic and experimental No-Neck Blues Band, sculpted from several days of recording to create these haunting and unusual pieces.

OffonOff: Clash OffonOff:
Clash

(Smalltown Superjazzz -- Norway )

Price: $10.87

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Formed out of Original Silence, this fiery free improvising rock trio features Terrie from The Ex, Massimo from Zu and Paal Nilssen-Love.

Offonoff: Slap & Tickle Offonoff:
Slap & Tickle

(Smalltown Superjazzz -- Norway )

Price: $16.95

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"Slap" and "Tickle" are the names of each of the 2 complex, tempetuous & informed live improvs on this release from power trio Massimo Pupillo, Terrie Ex, & Paal Nilssen-Love.

Orfield, Sue Band: Bonk Orfield, Sue Band:
Bonk

(self-released -- USA )

Price: $8.00

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Tiptons saxophonist Sue Orfield's Band performs original music that spans many genres from blues rock and funk to jazz and bluegrass with a little ethnic vibe thrown in.

Peeesseye + Talibam!: [VINYL] Peeesseye + Talibam!:
[VINYL]

(Smeraldina-Rima -- Belgium )

Price: $29.95

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New York bands Talibam! and Peeesseye together for a limited edition album mixing rock, sound and noise, and altogether unknown territory; great stuff!

Scarcity Of Tanks: Fear Is Not Conscience Scarcity Of Tanks:
Fear Is Not Conscience

(Total Life Society Records -- USA )

Price: $8.24

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New York/Ohio skronkers Scarcity of Tanks with Jim Sauter of Borbetomagus plus Kid Millions in a hard free rock free improv blast.

Talibam! & Sam Kulik: Discover AtlantASS [CD & Graphic Book] Talibam! & Sam Kulik:
Discover AtlantASS [CD & Graphic Book]

(Belly Kids -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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NY's Talibam! team up with artist graphic artist Sam Kulik to tell the absurd and fantastic story of a young teen named Franklin who gets abducted by a revolutionary jazz fish into the undersea world of Atlantis.

Unnatural Ways: We Aliens Unnatural Ways:
We Aliens

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Moving from Oakland to Brooklyn guitarist Ava Mendoza's improvising rock trio Unnatural Ways with Tim Dahl (bass) and Sam Ospovat (drums) release their first Tzadik album of blistering psychedelic blues based instrumentals, wonderfully deformed, cutting edge rock.

Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann: Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann:
Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $12.95

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Portugese stoner rock band Black Bombaim and German free jazz saxophonist Peter Brotzmann recorded this album live at Estudios Sa Da Bandeira in Portugal, a power trio + 1 of uncompromising and burning improvisation, a less common but completely rewarding setting for Brotzmann.

Naked Wolf (Ex / Gibson / Jaeger / Provan / Szafirowski): Ahum Naked Wolf (Ex / Gibson / Jaeger / Provan / Szafirowski):
Ahum

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Bridging improv and rock, this quintet including Luc Ex on guitar uses instrumental and vocal forms to draw on a wealth of styles with references to free improv, post-punk and RIO styles, beautifully pacing the album from energetic improv to slowly unfolding atmospheres.

Sawai, Kazue / Doneda, Michel / Imai, Kazuo / Ninh, Le Quan / Saitoh, Tetsu: Une chance pour l'ombre Sawai, Kazue / Doneda, Michel / Imai, Kazuo / Ninh, Le Quan / Saitoh, Tetsu:
Une chance pour l'ombre

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95

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Blouin, Hugo / Claude Bourque / Paul Gregoire: L' Ossuaire [2 CDs] Blouin, Hugo / Claude Bourque / Paul Gregoire:
L' Ossuaire [2 CDs]

(Tour de Bras -- France )

Price: $17.95

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Recordings of an installation piece built in Iles-de-la-Madeleine in the summer of 2013, a large sculpture made of resonant metal pipes with propane torches and whale bones, used as a huge musical instrument allowing three people to play simultaneously from different sides.

Bushman's Revenge: Bushman's Fire [VINYL + CD] Bushman's Revenge:
Bushman's Fire [VINYL + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

Price: $24.95

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Live recordings at Cafe Mono in Oslo, Norway of the extended edition of Bushman's Revenge, the trio of guitarist Even Helte Hermansen, drummer Gard Nilssen, and bassist Rune Nergaard with David Wallumrod on Hammond Organ and Kjetil Moster on saxophone.

Bushman's Revenge: Jazz, Fritt Etter Hukommelsen Bushman's Revenge:
Jazz, Fritt Etter Hukommelsen

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

Price: $15.95

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The Norwegian trio of guitarist Even Helte Hermansen, drummer Gard Nilssen, and bassist Rune Nergaard in their 8th Bushman's Revenge album, bridging free improvisation and 70s style prog-oriented rock, non-histrionic, outstanding instrumental music with great depth.

Bushman's Revenge: Jazz, Fritt Etter Hukommelsen [VINYL + CD] Bushman's Revenge:
Jazz, Fritt Etter Hukommelsen [VINYL + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

Price: $24.95

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The Norwegian trio of guitarist Even Helte Hermansen, drummer Gard Nilssen, and bassist Rune Nergaard in their 8th Bushman's Revenge album, bridging free improvisation and 70s style prog-oriented rock, non-histrionic, outstanding instrumental music with great depth.

Pinhas, Richard / Barry Cleveland (feat Manring / Alberti): Mu Pinhas, Richard / Barry Cleveland (feat Manring / Alberti):
Mu

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Four improvised works from legendary French artist Richard Pinhas & guitarist/synth player Barry Cleveland, plus Michael Manring on bass and Celso Alberti on percussion; exotic and enveloping music that merges art rock, ambient, electronic, avant-garde jazz, and various "world" musics.

Pinhas, Richard / Tatsuya Yoshida  / Masami Akita : Process and Reality Pinhas, Richard / Tatsuya Yoshida / Masami Akita :
Process and Reality

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Thick, noisy, complex, interweaving and stunningly cathartic music from the trio of French prog legend Richard Pinhas on guitar, Ruins/Magaibutsu drummer Tatsuya Yoshida, and pioneer of noise music Masami Akita, AKA Merzbow, recording in the studio in Tokyo.

Shalabi, Sam / Alan Bishop & Sam Shalabi: Mother Of All Sinners (Puppet On A String) [VINYL] Shalabi, Sam / Alan Bishop & Sam Shalabi:
Mother Of All Sinners (Puppet On A String) [VINYL]

(Unrock -- Netherlands )

Price: $24.95

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Montreal guitarist Sam Shalabi and Sun City Girls guitarist Alan Bishop in a release on Unrock's Saraswati Series, string-oriented albums; here Shalabi performs on electric guitar and oud, while Bishop plays alto sax and sings, in what is described as an "oriental psychedelic free form".

Zorn, John: 49 Acts Of Unspeakable Depravity In The Abominable Life And Times Of Gilles De Rais Zorn, John:
49 Acts Of Unspeakable Depravity In The Abominable Life And Times Of Gilles De Rais

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Simulacrum's 5th CD, with John Medeski on organ, Kenny Grohowski on drums and Matt Hollenberg on guitar, powerful playing that blends heavy rock, blues, funk and jazz with modern classical music, here performing composer John Zorn's 10 part suite on decscending into madness.

Feel No Other: Feel No Other <i>[Used Item]</i> Feel No Other:
Feel No Other [Used Item]

(Silber -- USA )

Price: $6.95

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Electric Bird Noise artist Brian Lea McKenzie extends his concepts in a new duo with vocalist Claudia Gregory (Exhaust the Fox, Claudia Versus the Queen of Hearts), with a new band name and a compelling set of epic electro-rock songs.

Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro: Airs <i>[Used Item]</i> Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro:
Airs [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

Price: $7.95

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Using guidelines related to form, time, sound source and density, the trio of Tim Olive on magnetic pickups, Takahiro Kawaguchi and Makoto Oshiro on self-made instruments, recorded these compositions live, named for the atmosphere of the recording environment.

Murcia, Sarah: Never Mind The Future <i>[Used Item]</i> Murcia, Sarah:
Never Mind The Future [Used Item]

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $9.95

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Revisiting Sex Pistols' "Never Mind the Bollocks" in a band with Benoit Delbecq on piano, Gilles Coronado on guitar, Olivier Py on sax, Franck Vaillant on drums, and Sarah Murcia on bass, splitting the vocals with Mark Tompkins in a unique take on a punk classic.

Oberg / Schubert / De Joode / Sanders: Rope <i>[Used Item]</i> Oberg / Schubert / De Joode / Sanders:
Rope [Used Item]

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $9.95

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Soprano saxophonist Frank Paul Schubert and pianist Uwe Oberg have played together since 2009; for ROPE they are joined by UK drummer Mark Sanders and Amsterdam bassist Wilbert de Joode for a diverse and astounding live set performed at Just Music Fest in Wiesbaden, Germany in 2015.

Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen): 63-66 <i>[Used Item]</i> Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen):
63-66 [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

Price: $7.95

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Recording in Brooklyn in 2014, this collaboration between Olive and Ben Owen presents four tracks of electronic improvisation using shortwave radio, oscillators, paper, contact microphones and magnetic pickups, creating a mysterious and well-paced album of sound experimentation.

Paul, Leah: Trenza <i>[Used Item]</i> Paul, Leah:
Trenza [Used Item]

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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Flutist Leah Paul presents two engaging compositions in multiple movements, performed with a chamber ensemble of Chris Speed (reeds), Rob Jost (french horn), Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon), Peter Sachon (cello), Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola), Ben Kono (oboe) and Michel Gentile (flute).

Rose, Simon / Stefan Schultze: The Ten Thousand Things <i>[Used Item]</i> Rose, Simon / Stefan Schultze:
The Ten Thousand Things [Used Item]

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $8.95

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Free improvising saxophonist Simon Rose, on baritone and alto sax, meets composer/arranger Stefan Schultze on prepared piano for 11 exploratory works based around Schultze's "modules"--bits and pieces attached inside the piano--creating unusual platforms for free improvisation.

Steerage: Entropy Is What The State Makes Of It <i>[Used Item]</i> Steerage:
Entropy Is What The State Makes Of It [Used Item]

(Caduc -- Canada )

Price: $7.95

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An album of tones and tonal environments from Barry Chabala and A.F. Jones, using guitars and effects to create slowly moving tones punctuated with unusual utterances of unknown origin; rich and curiously non-specific sound that lives in the back- and foreground.

Zemler, Hubert : Gostak & Doshes <i>[Used Item]</i> Zemler, Hubert :
Gostak & Doshes [Used Item]

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $8.95

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Drummer/percussionist Hubert Zemler's second solo album with two compositions inspired by electronic music, particularly by works of the ensemble Suaves Figures, recorded in the vaults of the Camaldolese Church in Bielany, Warsaw with Milosz Pekala on vibraphones.

PSI (psi) (peeesseye): Mayhem  in the Mansion, Shivers in the Shack <i>[Used Item]</i> PSI (psi) (peeesseye):
Mayhem in the Mansion, Shivers in the Shack [Used Item]

(Evolving Ear -- USA )

Price: $5.95

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New York's collective Peeesseye presents disturbing music that straddles rock, electro-acoustic and its own unique scene.

Scarcity Of Tanks: Ringleader Of Lies Scarcity Of Tanks:
Ringleader Of Lies

(Total Life Society Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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A rugged rock album with references to Stooges, Suicide, Torch Of The Mystics, Minutemen, &c, and a long list of collaborators including Lee Ranaldo, Tom Watson, Mike Watts; edgy songs of strong intent and delivering in tight riffs and solid, heavy rhythm

Orcutt, Bill / Chris Corsano: Live At Various / Various Live [VINYL 2 LPs] Orcutt, Bill / Chris Corsano:
Live At Various / Various Live [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Palilalia -- USA )

Price: $25.95

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Reissuing 2 Palilalia cassettes from the tour following guitarist Bill Orcutt (here on electric) and drummer/percussionist Chris Corsano's "The Raw and the Cooked" LP, both in excellent form as they play Northampton, Mexico City, Brooklyn, Montreal, Cleveland and Rochester.

Borisov, Alexei / Olga Nosova / Dave Phillips: Borinosophil <i>[Used Item]</i> Borisov, Alexei / Olga Nosova / Dave Phillips:
Borinosophil [Used Item]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $10.00

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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!

Dust Dive, The : Asleep or Awake Walk <i>[Used Item]</i> Dust Dive, The :
Asleep or Awake Walk [Used Item]

(free103.9 -- USA )

Price: $3.00

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Avant dream rock from Laura Ortman and company, using guitar, violin, organ, filtered vocals, ham radio transmission & nature samples, beautiful and haunting songs.

Dynamite Club: it's deeper than most people actually think <i>[Used Item]</i> Dynamite Club:
it's deeper than most people actually think [Used Item]

(Funhole Records -- USA )

Price: $6.00

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A cross of Tokyo and NY rock scenes, Dynamite Club is led by vocalist Kentaro Saito and drummer Mike Pride, in their 2nd release with help from Nate Wooley, Aaron Ali Shaikh, &c.

Zevious: After The Air Raid Zevious:
After The Air Raid

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $13.50

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Powerful, rhythmically intense and downright devious electric jazz in a rock vein similar to Crimson or Mahavishnu from this impressive New York trio.

Chadbourne, Eugene : There'll Be No Tears Tonight Chadbourne, Eugene :
There'll Be No Tears Tonight

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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"One of the absolute essentials of Chadbourne's oeuvre, what he described as "free improvised country & western bebop," featuring his frantic, skewed interpretations of classic songs such as Merle Haggard's "Swingin' Doors," Roger M...

Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann: Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann [VINYL] Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann:
Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $23.95

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Portugese stoner rock band Black Bombaim and German free jazz saxophonist Peter Brotzmann recorded this album live at Estudios Sa Da Bandeira in Portugal, a power trio + 1 of uncompromising and burning improvisation, a less common but completely rewarding setting for Brotzmann.

 


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