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Improvised Rock


 
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.

Frith, Fred: Eye To Ear 3 Frith, Fred:
Eye To Ear 3

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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The third volume of Fred Frith's film soundtrack music, a diverse and accomplished set including studio work from the past six years with some of the Bay Area's best musicians.

Frith, Fred: Keep the Dog: That House We Lived In [2 CDs] Frith, Fred:
Keep the Dog: That House We Lived In [2 CDs]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $20.00    

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

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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Gawa, Matta: bA Gawa, Matta:
bA

(Engine -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Matta Gawa is guitarist Edward Ricart and drummer Sam Lohman, Washington, DC based rock improvisers creating music they describe as "cinematic chunks of post-hardcore improvised sound".

Getatchew Mekuria, The Ex & Friends: Y'Anbessaw Tezeta [2 CDs] Getatchew Mekuria, The Ex & Friends:
Y'Anbessaw Tezeta [2 CDs]

(Terp Records -- Netherlands )

Price: $10.70    

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After several festivals in Europe in Summer 2011, Getatchew Mekuria wanted to record one more album with The Ex featuring melodies that feel old and classic; comes with a bonus CD of some historical recordings.

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.

Hand to Man Band, The: You Are Always on Our Minds [YELLOW VINYL] Hand to Man Band, The:
You Are Always on Our Minds [YELLOW VINYL]

(Post Consumer -- USA )

Price: $16.95    

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Bringing together pianist Thollem McDonas, Minuteman bassist Mike Watts, NY's Quakebasket percussionist Tim Barnes, and Bungles/Deerhoof guitarist John Dieterich for an open-minded and uniquely diverse rock record.

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.

Hijokaidan featuring Sakata Akira: Made in Studio Hijokaidan featuring Sakata Akira:
Made in Studio

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $16.95    

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Saxophonist Sakata Akira joins Hijokaidan for a roaring studio performance in their first CD recording after 8 years, and the first since their newest member, drummer Futoshi Okano, joined the group.

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: $6.00    

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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.

Ishiwarizakura: Okuno Hosomichi Ishiwarizakura:
Okuno Hosomichi

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )

Price: $14.95    

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A live recording of this quartet from the Iwate Prefecture in the Tohoku region of Japan, improvised and impressive rock from Yoshida Tatsuya (drums), Nasuno Mitsuru (bass), Kita Naoki (violin) and Murakami Naoki (guitar).

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 2 Kazuhisa, Uchihashi / Yoshida Tatsuya:
Improvisations 2

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $19.95    

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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.

Korekyojin: Tundra Korekyojin:
Tundra

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $14.95    

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The Korekyojinn power rock trio of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, guitarist Kido Natsuki and bassist Nasuno Mitsuru in their 4th album of intense, complex, and exultant rock.

Korekyojinn (Tatsuya / Natsuki / Mitsuru): Jackson [2014 Remaster] (incl "Kaleidoscope" and "Yes Med Korekyojinn (Tatsuya / Natsuki / Mitsuru):
Jackson [2014 Remaster] (incl "Kaleidoscope" and "Yes Medley")

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $14.95    

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A 2014 reissue of this 2006 release, adding a complete 10.5 minute version of "Kaleidoscope", and an amazing "Yes Medley", from the trio of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, bassist Nasuno Mitsuru, and guitarist Kido Natsuki.

Korekyojinn with Tsuboy Akihisa: Doldrums Korekyojinn with Tsuboy Akihisa:
Doldrums

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )

Price: $14.95    

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Korekyojinn (Yoshida Tatsuya, Nasuno Mitsuru and Kido Natuski) in their 7th release, joined by violinist Akihisa Tsuboy, recorded live at Tokyo's Koenji High, Lush, and Missions from 2008-2010.

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.

Kyriakides, Yannis + Andy Moor: A Life Is A Billion Heartbeats Kyriakides, Yannis + Andy Moor:
A Life Is A Billion Heartbeats

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

Price: $12.00    

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Yannis Kyriakides and Andy Moor's exploration and mining of the rich and mysterious terrain of Greek rebetika music from early 20th century, using a combination and juxtaposition of rebetika elements with their own distinct sonic explorations.

Lean Left - The Ex Guitars Meet Nilssen-Love/Vandermark Duo: Volume 2 Lean Left - The Ex Guitars Meet Nilssen-Love/Vandermark Duo:
Volume 2

(Smalltown Superjazzz -- Norway )

Price: $15.95    

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Ken Vandermark & Paal Nilssen-Love join Ex guitarists Andy Moor and Terrie Ex in two balanced and blistering improvisations, the 2nd part of their 2008 concert at Bimhuis in Amsterdam.

Lean Left (The Ex / Vandermark / Nilssen-Love): Volume 1 - The Ex Guitars meet the Nilssen-Love / Va Lean Left (The Ex / Vandermark / Nilssen-Love):
Volume 1 - The Ex Guitars meet the Nilssen-Love / Vandermark Duo

(Smalltown Superjazzz -- Norway )

Price: $16.95    

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The Ex guitar section (Terrie Hessels and Andy Moor) meet the Vandermark/Nilssen-Love duo live at Bimhuis in Amsterdam for an incredible album of improvisation.

LeBaron, Anne: 1,2,4,3 LeBaron, Anne:
1,2,4,3

(Innova -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Experimental harpist Anne LeBaron in a double disc release of recordings that spans eight years, four generations of musicians, and hailing from seven countries.

LEK: Giant World Knowlege Bliss Control LEK:
Giant World Knowlege Bliss Control

(Fuzzworld Record -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Les Rhinoceros: Les Rhinoc Ros III Les Rhinoceros:
Les Rhinoc Ros III

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Compellingly lyrical music with a klezmer influence from this Washington, DC trio, blending rock, world music, math rock, klezmer, reggae, noise, ambient and jazz into wonderful groove-based works, here in their 3rd album after 5 years, with a host of guests.

Lingam: Musiche Per un Film Immaginario Lingam:
Musiche Per un Film Immaginario

(Recommended Records -- Italy )

Price: $13.95    

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Lucker, Bjorn: Aquarian Drum Song Lucker, Bjorn:
Aquarian Drum Song

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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Björn Lücker's three part Aquarian Drum Song is a fascinating and understated journey through the elements of drums, percussion, cymbals, tympani and piano.

Maclean, Steve: GPS Maclean, Steve:
GPS

(Recommended Records -- USA )

Price: $12.00    

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Steve MacLean's 5-piece ensemble perform complex, composed polyrhythmic pieces interspersed with atmospheric improvisations for guitar, bass, keyboard, percussion and various objects.

Massacre: Love Me Tender Massacre:
Love Me Tender

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Massacre with Fred Frith, Bill Laswell and Charles Hayward in an album collecting live recordings from Frith's private archives, documenting their 1999 European tour and 2008 performances, spectacular improvised rock.

Masson, Nicolas Parallels : Thirty Six Ghosts Masson, Nicolas Parallels :
Thirty Six Ghosts

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Tenor saxophonist Nicolas Masson's quartet mixes influences as far-ranging as Ornette Coleman, Black Sabbath, Wayne Short, Warne Marsh and Olivier Messiaen.

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.

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: $9.95    

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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.

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 )

Price: $14.95    

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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 )

Price: $17.95    

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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 )

Price: $15.95    

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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 )

Price: $8.95    

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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 )

Price: $16.95    

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

(Smalltown Superjazzz -- Norway )

Price: $16.95    

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Seijaku: Last Live [2 CDs]

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Blake, Ran with Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy: That Certain Feeling

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Tatsuya, Yoshida / Cho Sokkyo / Tzboguchi Masayasu: TYU

Korekyojinn (Tatsuya / Natsuki / Mitsuru): Jackson [2014 Remaster] (incl "Kaleidoscope" and "Yes Med

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