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Chambel, Pedro: Utpote Chambel, Pedro:
Utpote

(Fractal Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $8.95    

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Guitarist and electronic arist Pedro Chambel in a solo release, a single extended work of persistent electronic tone with guitar and objects.

Cote / Ceccarelli: Vulgarites Cote / Ceccarelli:
Vulgarites

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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A plethora of objects being struck and stroked from the meeting of drummers Cote (Bruire, Klaxon Gueule) and Ceccarelli, complex interactions of percussion, feedback and electronics.

Coxhill, Lol / Mueller, Torsten / Rutherford, Paul: Milwaukee Coxhill, Lol / Mueller, Torsten / Rutherford, Paul:
Milwaukee

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Cremaster / Komora A: split [7-inch VINYL] Cremaster / Komora A:
split [7-inch VINYL]

(Monotype -- Poland )

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A split 7" release between Cremaster (Alfredo Costa Monteiro (electronics) and Ferran Fages (feedback mixing board and electroacoustic devices); and the Komora A trio of Karol Koszniec (electronics), Dominik Kowalczyk (laptop) and Jakub Mikolajczyk (modular synth).

Dalachinsky, Steve / Matthew Shipp  : Phenomena of Interference Dalachinsky, Steve / Matthew Shipp :
Phenomena of Interference

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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The duo of Downtown NY-ers poet Steve Dalachinsky and pianist Matthew Shipp improvising over 22 of Dalachinsky's sharply worded poems of "everyday" observation.

Davis, Matt & Mark Wastell: Derby 11.05.2002 / Liverpool 10.05.2002 Davis, Matt & Mark Wastell:
Derby 11.05.2002 / Liverpool 10.05.2002

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95    

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The minimalist electroacoustic improvising duo of Matt Davis on electronics and effects and Mark Wastell on amplified textures performing live in Derby and Liverpool in 2002.

Deep Tones for Peace: Kadima Triptych Series Deep Tones for Peace:
Kadima Triptych Series

(Kadima Triptych -- Israel )

Price: $23.40    

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A telematic bass ensemble performing for peace in the Middle East, including Mark Dresser, Barre Phillips, Bert Turetzky, JC Jones, Thierry Barbe, Henry Grimes, Trevor Dunn, Lindsey Horner, &c.

Derome, Jean & Joane Hetu: Shaman - Nous percons les oreilles Derome, Jean & Joane Hetu:
Shaman - Nous percons les oreilles

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $13.00    

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Two saxophones, two voices; two gargoyles, two satyrs; two forces of nature that agitate, whistle, squeak, scrape, blow, and bite, transforming music into a secular incantation and a banquet of sound.

Derome, Jean and Joane Hetu; Nous percons les oreilles: La vie, c'est simple Derome, Jean and Joane Hetu; Nous percons les oreilles:
La vie, c'est simple

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50    

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Using saxophones and their voices, Jean Derome and Joane Hetu create songs of improvisation that invoke their primal human nature in creative and beautiful ways.

Dickens, Deric: Speed Date Dickens, Deric:
Speed Date

(Deric Dickens -- USA )

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Drummer Deric Dickens wrote the melodies and concepts for these duos in an Ornette/Cherry mode, recording with fellow New York musicians including Kirk Knuffke, Ben Cohen, Jon Crowley, Jef Lederer, Matt Wilson, and Jeremy Udden.

Dimuzio, Thomas: Slew Dimuzio, Thomas:
Slew

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Eastley / Halliwell / Parker / Wastell: a life saved by a spider and two doves Eastley / Halliwell / Parker / Wastell:
a life saved by a spider and two doves

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

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Three extended improvisations documenting the first meeting of an exciting and unexpected electro-acoustic quartet with a unique sound and instrumentation.

Farmer / Kilymis / Hughes / Cornford: No Islands Farmer / Kilymis / Hughes / Cornford:
No Islands

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A unique realisation of John Cage's 'Four6', plus two improvisations by Stephen Cornford (amplified piano), Patrick Farmer (turntable & electronics), Sarah Hughes (chorded zither), and Kostis Kilymis (electronics).

Fester (Ali / Grollman): Sip and Bite Fester (Ali / Grollman):
Sip and Bite

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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Fester is the duo of Brooklyn bassist Sean Ali and Manhattan drummer David Grollman, using extended and unusual techniques to create mesmerizing and riveting improvisations, here in 19 short works.

Forge, Mathias / Olivier Toulemonde: pie 'n' mash Forge, Mathias / Olivier Toulemonde:
pie 'n' mash

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Virtuosic French-based trombonist Mathias Forge and Brussels-based electroacoustic composer-turned improviser Olivier Toulemonde recording live in Sheffield, 2010.

Frame Quartet (Vandermark / Daisy / Lonberg-Holm / McBride): 35mm Frame Quartet (Vandermark / Daisy / Lonberg-Holm / McBride):
35mm

(Okka -- USA )

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The incredible Chicago based Frame Quartet in a studio album of six Vandermark compositions dedicated to Peter Brotzmann, Ennio Moricone, Jimmy Lyons, and Steve Lacy.

Funf (Babin, Cornell, Crispo, Jacques...): La Regle Funf (Babin, Cornell, Crispo, Jacques...):
La Regle

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $12.00    

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Sporadic sonic exchanges exploring guidelines, graphic scores, or completely improvised, with an expansive instrumentorium from the sextet of Magali Babin, Andrea-Jane Cornell, Martine H Crispo, Anne-Francoise Jacques, Emilie Mouchous, and Erin Sexton.

Gjerstad Trio, Frode: Nothing Is Forever Gjerstad Trio, Frode:
Nothing Is Forever

(Circulasione -- Norway )

Price: $13.95    

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Gratkowski, Frank / Jacob Anderskov : Ardent Grass Gratkowski, Frank / Jacob Anderskov :
Ardent Grass

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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Saxophonist and clarinetist Frank Gratkowski meets Danish pianist Jacob Anderskov for these masterly live recordings at Germany's Loft in Koln in 2008.

Hartshaw / Aspelin / Smith / Bryerton: Ausfegen (Dedicated To Joseph Beuys) Hartshaw / Aspelin / Smith / Bryerton:
Ausfegen (Dedicated To Joseph Beuys)

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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Unusual improvisational forms from the quartet of saxophonist Paul Hartsaw, guitarist Kristian Aspelin, bassist Damon Smith and percussionist Jerome Byrerton, recording in Oakland, CA in 2006.

Hetu, Joane: Filature Hetu, Joane:
Filature

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50    

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A musical theatre in 3 acts using texts, songs, free improvisation and compositional textures, "an evocation of the fusion between opposite forces-tight and flexible, male and female".

Hetu, Joane: La Femme Territoire ou 21 Fragments D'humus Hetu, Joane:
La Femme Territoire ou 21 Fragments D'humus

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $12.00    

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An amazing journey in sound and voice from saxophonist/vocalist Joane Hetu with five singers/narrators/musicians/noise-makers and layered field recordings, a remarkable and sophisticated work about sex, loss, death, art, & politics.

Hetu, Joane: Recits de Neige Hetu, Joane:
Recits de Neige

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50    

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Pieces in 4 movements - Snow; Never Cold; Gusts; Landscapes - performed by Ensemble SuperMusique: Joane Hetu, Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, Pierre Tanguay, Scott Thomson & Alexandre St-Onge.

Honsinger, Tristan & Massimo Simonini: Call Me Us Honsinger, Tristan & Massimo Simonini:
Call Me Us

(I Dischi di Angelica -- Italy )

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A highly unusual performance in 10 parts from cellist Honsinger and pre-existing media manipulist Simonini that falls between radio art, music theatre, and the inexplicable

Josephson / Wachsmann / Lindsay / Smith / Blume: Zero Plus Josephson / Wachsmann / Lindsay / Smith / Blume:
Zero Plus

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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The Triple D Trio of Aurora Josephson (voice), Jacob Lindsay (clarinet) & Damon Smith (bass) met with visiting European improvisers Philipp Wachsmann (violin) and Martin Blume (drums) to record these live concerts in Oakland and SF.

Kahn, Jason: Open Space [VINYL 2 LPs] Kahn, Jason:
Open Space [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Editions -- Switzerland )

Price: $29.95    

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Jason Kahn developed these graphic scores, commissioned by the 2012 now NOW Festival in Australia, to push these specific players into situations outside of their comfort zone, as heard in this double LP which includes copies of the score plus notes and interviews.

Kalashnikov: Bang Bang Kalashnikov:
Bang Bang

(Veal -- USA )

Price: $19.95    

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Double CD of bleak and sinister metal-oriented improv from the duo of Jamie Saft on keys and bass and Mike Pride on drums and hostile and freakish vocals.

Labbe, Pierre: Manivelle Labbe, Pierre:
Manivelle

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

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Saxophonist Pierre's Labbe's 1st release in 6 years, performing original compositions in a quartet with guitarist Bernard Falaise, drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli & bassist Clinton Ryder.

Labrosse, Diane : Musique Pour Objets en Voie de Disparition Labrosse, Diane :
Musique Pour Objets en Voie de Disparition

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50    

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"Blindfolded" manipulations by Labrosse of recordings from an amazing set of Montreal improvisers to create eight flashbacks to a bygone daily sonic life.

Landaeus, Mathias: Into Life [VINYL] Landaeus, Mathias:
Into Life [VINYL]

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $16.51    

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Pianist Mathias Landaeus leads his trio with Johnny Aman on bass and Jonas Holgersson on drums through five original pieces, a mazurka by Chopin, and Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah", an eclectic take on the piano trio blending modern techniques with both traditional and creative compositions.

Laplante, Travis: Heart Protector: Solo Tenor Saxophone Laplante, Travis:
Heart Protector: Solo Tenor Saxophone

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Travis Laplante's debut album, featuring original music for solo tenor saxophone by the 28-year-old composer and musician, who is a powerful new voice in New York City's experimental music set.

Les Poules: Hetu, Labrosse, Roger: Phenix Les Poules: Hetu, Labrosse, Roger:
Phenix

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50    

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24 miniature works from the fantastic and intense improvising trio of Joane Hetu, Diane Labrosse and Danielle Palardy Roger, inspired by the eternal revival of the legendary Phoenix.

Lokomotiv: Carlos Barretto: Labirintos Lokomotiv: Carlos Barretto:
Labirintos

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Lokomotive's "Labyrinths" with bassist Baretto at the top of his game in playing and scoring this driving and unorthodox set of pieces, performed with two of Portugal's most in-demand players.

Mambo Mantis: Live at Goodbye Blue Monday Volume 1 Mambo Mantis:
Live at Goodbye Blue Monday Volume 1

(W.O.O. Music -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

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Downtown New York sax and reedists Bonnie Kane and Blaise Siwula in the W.O.O. Presents Mambo Mambis quintet Live @ Goodbye Blue Monday, Volume 1.

Marquez-Borbon, Adnan : The Paradox of Continuity Marquez-Borbon, Adnan :
The Paradox of Continuity

(Circumvention -- USA )

Price: $9.10    

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California saxophonist Adnan Marquez-Borbon exploring improvisation and electro-acoustic manipulation in solo works with a divserse set of influences.

Matthews / Rives: arethusa Matthews / Rives:
arethusa

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Saxophonist Rives with Wade Matthews on software synthesis and manipulated field recordings in a piece inspired by the story of Arethusa, a servant of the Greek goddess Artemis.

Mazur / Neuringer: Unison Lines Mazur / Neuringer:
Unison Lines

(Not Two Records -- Poland )

Price: $16.90    

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Since 1999 bassist Rafal Mazur and saxophonist Keir Neuringer (Stability Group, Infinity Quartet) have performed together, bringing an intense physicality and range of sonorities to their improvisations.

Melford, Myra's Be Bread: The Whole Tree Gone Melford, Myra's Be Bread:
The Whole Tree Gone

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Pianist and composer Myra Melford's 2nd Be Bread release with Cuong Vu, Bend Goldberg, Brandon Ross, Stomu Takeishi and Matt Wilson, outstanding and distinctive acoustic jazz.

Miguel, Sei: Esfingico - Suite for a Jazz Combo Miguel, Sei:
Esfingico - Suite for a Jazz Combo

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A four part suite bridging compositional and improvisational music from Portugese pocket trumpeter Sei Miguel in a quintet including Rafael Toral on modulated electronics.

Molinaro, Joey: The Inalienable Dreamless / We Molinaro, Joey:
The Inalienable Dreamless / We

(Inverted Music Company -- USA )

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Music teacher, student, and violinist Joey Molinaro offers two progressive recordings on one piece of wax that summarize his comprehensive approach to acoustic folk music, classical execution, and hardcore punk aesthetics.

Morgan / Minissali / Grollman: Yolt Morgan / Minissali / Grollman:
Yolt

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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A trio of NY free improvisers using unusual and advanced techniques - David Grollman (percussion); Weston Minissali (synth); Nathaniel Morgan (alto sax) - performing a 6-part series of "Yolts".

MusicWorks: #110 Summer 2011 [MAGAZINE + CD] MusicWorks:
#110 Summer 2011 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Summer 2011 issue of Canada's premiere music magazine and CD, with articles and tracks from Gregory Oh, Grimes, Doldrums, The Vegetable Orchestra, Terri Hron, Miguel Azguime, Rachel Wadham, &c.

Neumann, Andrea / Bonnie Jones: Green Just As I Could See Neumann, Andrea / Bonnie Jones:
Green Just As I Could See

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Four extended electroacoustic works from Berlin's inside pianist and mixing board artist Andrea Neumann and Baltimore's Bonnie Jones on electronics, minimal and edgy pieces of unusual and absorbing character.

Nisenson, Damian Trio +3: En concert Nisenson, Damian Trio +3:
En concert

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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Argentinian sax player, composer & actor Damian Nisenson with Pierre Tanguay, Ziya Tabassian, Luzio Altobelli, and Denis Plante playing live in Montreal at the end of 2007.

Novak, Ryan: Balloon Proportions Novak, Ryan:
Balloon Proportions

(RY/NO Records -- USA )

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Multi-instrumentalist improviser Novak, who has worked with Tim Daisy and Tatsuya Nakatani, in an eclectic and complex solo release of colliding genres.

Nozen: Nisenson / Tanguay / Falaise / Mailloux: Live au Upstairs Nozen: Nisenson / Tanguay / Falaise / Mailloux:
Live au Upstairs

(Malasartes -- Canada )

Price: $12.35    

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Nozen is a crossroads of contemporary jazz, musique actuelle and the musical traditions of Jewish Eastern Europe, contrasting styles giving birth to a deep and spontaneous music.

Nyberg, Lina: Palaver Nyberg, Lina:
Palaver

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

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Vocalist Lina Nyberg in a quintet with David Stackenas (guitar), Cecilia Persson (piano), Josef Kallerdahl (bass) & Peter Danemo (drums), singing original works plus one by poet Coleman Barks, and Paul Simon's "So Long Frank Lloyd Wright".

O'Leary, Mark : On The Shore O'Leary, Mark :
On The Shore

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Ottavi, Julien / Workman, Dion: misenlian Ottavi, Julien / Workman, Dion:
misenlian

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Parker, Evan / Ghost in the Machine: New Excursions Parker, Evan / Ghost in the Machine:
New Excursions

(Ninth World -- Denmark )

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Evan Parker with the Danish improvising group Ghost-in-the-Machine recorded live at the Copenhagen International Experimental Festival.

Pavlidis, Jiannis / Adam Nussbaum / George Kontrafouris: Migration Pavlidis, Jiannis / Adam Nussbaum / George Kontrafouris:
Migration

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $11.70    

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Electric jazz from the trio of Swedish born Greek Jiannis Pavlidlis on guitar, Greek organist Giorgos Kontrafouris, and American jazz/fusion drummer Adam Nussbaum, funky melodic and superb improv from an international group looking forward and back.

Perowsky, Ben: Esopus Opus Perowsky, Ben:
Esopus Opus

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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NY drummer Perowsky's Quartet with Chris Speed, Drew Gress and Ted Reichman in an eclectic set of original compositions alongside Geroge Harrison, Beatles and Hendrix tracks.

Poulin, Brigitte : Edifices naturels Poulin, Brigitte :
Edifices naturels

(Collection QB -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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For a decade, Brigitte Poulin has been commissioning and premiering works by composers who, she thought, could help better define our own piano culture.

Quijano, Antonio Quartet (feat Paul Dunmall): Songs From Another Blue Planet Quijano, Antonio Quartet (feat Paul Dunmall):
Songs From Another Blue Planet

(Slam -- Great Britain )

Price: $11.95    

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The Antonio Quijano Quartet with Paul Dunmall (saxes), Philip Gibbs (guitar), Marco Anderson (piano) is an international collaboration that explores the fringes of improvised music in a variety of settings.

Rives, Stephane: Fibres Rives, Stephane:
Fibres

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $13.00    

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"Fibres" brings together seven circular-breathing soprano sax solos, grouped by Rives into 3 categories including high-pitched tones, breathy emissions and unpitched respiratory flows.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Le Caillou 1998-2013 Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Le Caillou 1998-2013

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $13.00    

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Written in 1998, Danielle Palardy Roger's game piece composition was performed at the first Ensemble SuperMusique concert, here in 7 versions recorded at various locations in bands including Joelle Leandre, Joane Hetu, Guido Del Fabbro, Jean Derome, &c. &c.

Rosaly, Frank: Centering and Displacement [VINYL & CD] Rosaly, Frank:
Centering and Displacement [VINYL & CD]

(Utech Records -- USA )

Price: $15.50    

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Frank Rosaly uses drums, percussion, and electronics as the core of improvised source material that he segments, orchestrates, and arranges into a sound program before editing and ultimately dividing the material down to two channels.

Rose, Jon: Double Indemnity Rose, Jon:
Double Indemnity

(Hermes Discorbie -- Slovokia )

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Jon Rose's twisted performance at the Les Cordes de Saint Ouen string festival in Paris, on a concept of conjoined twins playing the Ronsenberg 10-string double violin.

Rose, Simon: Schmetterling Rose, Simon:
Schmetterling

(Not Two Records -- Great Britain )

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London Improvisers Orchestra saxophonist Simon Rose in a solo album of improvisations recorded in the hall of a Berlin psychiatric hospital noted for its extraordinary acoustic properties.

Fauna (Simon Rose / Paul Stapleton): Fauna Fauna (Simon Rose / Paul Stapleton):
Fauna

(pfmentum -- USA )

Price: $11.05    

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British saxophonist Simon Rose uses extended and evocative techniques in this exceptional set of duos with Paul Stapleton, who plays a Bonsai Sound Sculpture, an assemblage of unusual electronic and acoustic components allowing a wide range of expression.



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