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Improvised Rock
 
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.

El Pulso: Loco Takayanagi Y Les Pobres El Pulso:
Loco Takayanagi Y Les Pobres

(Jinya Disc -- Japan )

Price: $20.95

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One of the strangest items in the Takayanagi (New Direction Unit) discography:- an acoustic guitar nontet playing covers of South American tango, milonga, vals, rumba, &c.

Fanfare Pourpour / Hollmer, Lars: Karusell Musik Fanfare Pourpour / Hollmer, Lars:
Karusell Musik

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )

Price: $12.50

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Fanfare Pourpour: Danse des breloques Fanfare Pourpour:
Danse des breloques

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )

Price: $12.50

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The 4th Fanfare Pourpour perform a lively and inventive music joining jazz, rock, and orchestral forms, played by 20 musicians including Jean Derome, Damian Nisenson, Norman Guilbeault, Pierre Tanguay, &c.

Faust: Nobody Knows If It Ever Happened [DVD] Faust:
Nobody Knows If It Ever Happened [DVD]

(Recommended Records -- USA )

Price: $24.95

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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.

Forgas Band Phenomena: Axis Of Madness Forgas Band Phenomena:
Axis Of Madness

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Drummer and composer Patrick Forgas' improvising chamber rock band in his 4th Phenomena band release, inspired and melodic compositions with room for his great soloists.

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

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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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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Guapo: Obscure Knowledge Guapo:
Obscure Knowledge

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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For 20 years this British rock trio has straddled the boundaries of progressive, noise, minimalism and avant-rock here in a 3 part 43 minute long work in a scenic journey through loud New York minimalism, celestial drones, avant rock, kosmiche-noise, rockin' riffs and much more.

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 / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi: Now While It's Still Warm Let Us Pour in All the Myster Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi:
Now While It's Still Warm Let Us Pour in All the Mystery [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $17.39

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The fourth release from the established trio of Haino (guitar, flute), O'Rourke (bass) and Ambarchi (drums), with a wide range of remarkable tracks that explore different sides of free rock.

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: $12.95

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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.

Hat Shoes, The: Differently Desperate Hat Shoes, The:
Differently Desperate

(Ad Hoc Records -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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Remastered '92 studio album bringing together Bill Gilons (The Work), Charles Hayward (This Heat), Tom Cora (Skeleton Crew) and Chatherine Janiuaux (Fluvial) in a pop-RIO masterpiece.

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.

Henry Cow: In Praise of Learning [VINYL] Henry Cow:
In Praise of Learning [VINYL]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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The 2nd album pairing UK avant-pop band Slapp Happy with avant-rockers Henry Cow, an overtly political record that uses voice, music, and experimental sound to make powerful statements about the world we live in.

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

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $18.00

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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 : Med Mjolad Hand / With Floury Hand [CD + NTSC (All Region) DVD] Hollmer, Lars :
Med Mjolad Hand / With Floury Hand [CD + NTSC (All Region) DVD]

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $20.95

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Lars Hollmer's final release, culled from hours of archival material and personally selected before his death, this is an album rich with melodic, unusual and exultant music; disc 2 is a DVD of a 2005 performance at the Gouveia Art Rock Festival.

Hollmer, Lars: Viandra Hollmer, Lars:
Viandra

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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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.

Hopper, Hugh / Picard, Simon / Franklin, Steve / Hayward, Charles: Numero D'vol Hopper, Hugh / Picard, Simon / Franklin, Steve / Hayward, Charles:
Numero D'vol

(MoonJune Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Hopper, Hugh: Hopper Tunity Box Hopper, Hugh:
Hopper Tunity Box

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Humble Grumble: Flanders Fields Humble Grumble:
Flanders Fields

(AltrOck Productions -- Italy )

Price: $13.30

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The Belgian Humble Grumble sextet use European 70's prog as the touch point to describe their irrepresible and dynamic mix of mostly instrumental rock, jazz, folk, & prog - truly great modern avant-rock.

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: $11.96

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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: $15.95

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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.

Koenji Hyakkei: Nivraym Koenji Hyakkei:
Nivraym

(Skin Graft/Magaibutsu -- Japan )

Price: $13.95

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Koenjihyakkei's 2001 release extensively rebuilt with the original master augmented with new flourishes, overdubs, re-recorded drum tracks and entirely remixed!

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: $12.76

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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: $7.50

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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.

Led Bib: Bring Your Own Led Bib:
Bring Your Own

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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UK modern jazz artists Led Bib is a 5 piece band with a dual sax and Fender Rhodes front line, here in their fifth album of hard-edged improvisation with rock influences.



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