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Unnatural Ways: We Aliens Unnatural Ways:
We Aliens

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Tim Dahl-Bass

Ava Mendoza-Guitar, Vocals

Sam Ospovat-Drums

Bennett, Ben : Trap Bennett, Ben :
Trap

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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"Trap" presents twelve tracks of solo percussion pieces using all sorts of drum like devices..they veer all over the map from intense Chris Corsano-esque workouts on the drum kit, to frame drums, to saxophone-esque sqeauling via membran...

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

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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This is a meeting written in the psychedelic sky. Everything seemed to announce it Ion the paths of the Portuguese stoner rock band Black Bombaim and of the German free jazz saxophonist Peter Brotzmann. The trio used to combine a saxoph...

Butcher, John / Stale Liavik Solberg: So Beautiful, It Starts To Rain Butcher, John / Stale Liavik Solberg:
So Beautiful, It Starts To Rain

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"In a country and a musical domain where you have someone like Evan Parker, it's difficult for any emerging sax player to establish himself, but John Butcher managed to do it and with his own personal style, very different from Parker's...

Cortex (Johansson / Alberts / Hoyer / Nilssen): Live in New York [VINYL] Cortex (Johansson / Alberts / Hoyer / Nilssen):
Live in New York [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"On Cortex second release with Clean Feed Records you'll find them again in the best context possible: in concert. Considering that the band works in the tradition pioneered by Ornette Coleman, this concert recording has a special signif...

Damana: Dag Magnus Narvesen Octet (Alberts / Mathisen / Roligheten / Powell / Kompen / Dale / Myhr / Damana: Dag Magnus Narvesen Octet (Alberts / Mathisen / Roligheten / Powell / Kompen / Dale / Myhr / Narvesen):
Cornua Copiae

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"DAMANA, the octet of Dag Magnus Narvesen, assembles some of the very best jazz musicians in Norway, coming from slightly different corners of jazz. Some of them, you might have heard of already, like the reed section of the band - Kris...

Davies, Angharad / Tisha Mukarji: Ffansion | Fancies Davies, Angharad / Tisha Mukarji:
Ffansion | Fancies

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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"Two of Europe's finest improvising musicians came together in February 2016 to produce a raw but delicate music whose form, detail and energy is largely shaped by the acoustic of the space where they recorded, St Catherine's Church on ...

Dorji, Tashi  / Tyler Damon: Live at the Spot +1 Dorji, Tashi / Tyler Damon:
Live at the Spot +1

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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"Astral Spirits is unbelievably excited to present the debut release from the duo of Tashi Dorji and Tyler Damon! "Live at the Spot +1" presents 1 solo performance by each as well as 3 duo cuts all (but one) recorded live at The Spot Ta...

Farmer / Munthe: Angle Of Repose Farmer / Munthe:
Angle Of Repose

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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"Angle of Repose presents four improvisations pitting Munthe's acoustic guitar against Farmer's "acoustic turntable", an instrument he has been investigating quite thoroughly over the last number of years. What that instrument credit me...

Forebrace: Steeped Forebrace:
Steeped

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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"There are jazz references all the way through, tempered with rock, funk and even the odd ethereal section, where the intonations can be heard clearly and effectively. Exploration is felt but as a shared journey, not as an observation. ...

Friends & Neighbors (Roligheten / Johansson / Gronberg / Rune Strom / Ostvang): What's Wrong? Friends & Neighbors (Roligheten / Johansson / Gronberg / Rune Strom / Ostvang):
What's Wrong?

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"Here is another gem from the Norwegian scene, showing us that music can be energetic and melodic at the same time, as it was proposed by free jazz mavericks like Ornette Coleman, Archie Shepp, Pharoah Sanders and John Carter. The songs...

Fujii, Satoko / Joe Fonda: Duet Fujii, Satoko / Joe Fonda:
Duet

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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"Great improvisers reveal a lifetime of experience and artistry in every note. For both pianist Satoko Fujii and bassist Joe Fonda, that brings to bear an estimable history of collaboration with some of the music's greatest practitioner...

Lindberg, John BC3 (Lindberg / Harrison / Norton): Born In An Urban Ruin Lindberg, John BC3 (Lindberg / Harrison / Norton):
Born In An Urban Ruin

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"John Lindberg is known for two particularities: he's one of the most exquisite double bassists around for some decades already and each one of his projects, be it a studio recording or a concert, is a meticulous and wonderfully sustain...

Lindberg, John Raptor Trio (Lindberg / Calogero / LaBarbera): Western Edges Lindberg, John Raptor Trio (Lindberg / Calogero / LaBarbera):
Western Edges

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"Western Edges" follows a principle: "Music is mystery. To be left unsolved, yet fully absorbed." Inspired by nature, double bassist and composer John Lindberg and his two companions in the Raptor Trio, Pablo Calogero and Joe LaBarbera,...

Mathisen / Svendsen / Wildhagen: Momentum Mathisen / Svendsen / Wildhagen:
Momentum

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"Momentum. Just one word is enough to explain the philosophy of this trio coming from Norway. A musical manifestation of the phenomenon. In the beginning it is sparse, gradually building until it overflows with force, eventually descend...

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"Naked Wolf is what happens when five creative musicians dedicate themselves to a band focused on catchy song structures and an open, flexible mode of interaction. With equal doses of unpredictable riffs, infectious groove, gritty noise...

Noble, Steve / Kristoffer Berre Alberts: Coldest Second Yesterdays Noble, Steve / Kristoffer Berre Alberts:
Coldest Second Yesterdays

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"Here's one more episode of the British / Scandinavian connection established in the domains of improvised music. And sure it's a special one, reuniting a second generation figure of the 50 year old London scene, drummer Steve Noble, an...

Oliver, Cody: Rodent Landscapes Oliver, Cody:
Rodent Landscapes

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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"First solo album in a long while from this staple of the Calgary creative music scene. This album presents a positively rank collection of improvised pieces performed on Oliver's old resonator guitar, and stands among his finest, most...

Punkt3 (Pfister / Punkt / Oliveras): Ordnung Herrscht Punkt3 (Pfister / Punkt / Oliveras):
Ordnung Herrscht

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"HOORAY for it! From now on Jazz is not about fancy philosophical stuff: It's about You and Me! It's about everyday life's little pleasures. But also about its strains and woes and oddities. So if you're tired of all that seriousness us...

Sharp, Elliott Aggregat (Bynum / Greene II / Jones / Altschul): Dialectrical Sharp, Elliott Aggregat (Bynum / Greene II / Jones / Altschul):
Dialectrical

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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"Here's the third Aggregat opus in which Elliott Sharp continues to go beyond the limits of the two previous releases of this project and again playing only saxophones and clarinets. The first Aggregat was a trio with Brad Jones and Che...

Thomson, Scott: Heures Indues Thomson, Scott:
Heures Indues

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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"Montreal-based trombonist Scott Thomson has been at the forefront of Canadian improvised music activities for decades. While based in Toronto, he ran the important Somewhere There performance and workshop space (hosting many great visi...

Usurper: You Can Do It Usurper:
You Can Do It

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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"You Can Do It was recorded during a week-long residency in Helsinki in May 2010 at the "mobile curatorial platform" known as Ptarmigan. Ali Robertson and Malcy Duff have been issuing records as Usurper for what must be at least a decad...

Wright, Jack : Rattle OK & Rattle Still OK Wright, Jack :
Rattle OK & Rattle Still OK

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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"a cornucopia of the saxophonist's unusual, unabashed free improvisations...a glimpse into a world of music which surfaces below the radar screen The underlying theme is that of no melody, no preconceived conceptions, no conventional ha...

Wright, Jack : Sample Tape: 1979-1985 Wright, Jack :
Sample Tape: 1979-1985

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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"The "Sample Tape" I produced in the mid-80s was my usual means to communicate with people musically besides performing, a collage of what I considered my favorites, taking recording quality into account. For this release (hard copies a...

Wright, Jack : Thaw Wright, Jack :
Thaw

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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"The sort of radical improvisation practiced by Jack Wright is unburdened by preconception, but not by experience. Though each track is spontaneously produced, it is nonetheless the product of considerable discipline and training. All 1...

Wright, Jack / Zachary Darrup: Meet & Greet Wright, Jack / Zachary Darrup:
Meet & Greet

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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"Zach and Jack only started playing in the June of 2014, when Zach moved into the Spring Garden Music House in Philadelphia. It has been an intense engagement since then, the most regular musical activity for both of them. They recorded...

Condor Moments: And Though We're Told We've Got It All, The All We've Got Is Freezing Cold.. Condor Moments:
And Though We're Told We've Got It All, The All We've Got Is Freezing Cold..

(What Delicate -- USA )

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Complex, twisted, technically interesting and eminantly enjoyable, eclectic and humorous rock mining a vast set of styles with ease; recorded and mixed by Bob Drake.

 


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Braxton, Anthony : Quartet (Santa Cruz) 1993, 2nd Set

Fujiwara, Tomas / Ben Goldberg / Mary Halvorson: The Out Louds

Sun Ra Arkestra: Sunrise In Different Dimensions

Braxton, Anthony / Quartet: (Santa Cruz) 1993 1st Set [REPRESS]

Swell's, Steve Kende Dreams (Swell/ Brown / Crothers / Parker / Taylor): Hommage A Bartok

McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen-Love: Candy [7 CDs]

Carter, John Trio: Echoes from Rudolph's [2 CDs]

Lacy, Steve Four: Morning Joy ...Paris Live [reissue]

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Mostly Other People Do the Killing: Mauch Chunk

Ayler, Albert Quartet with Don Cherry: European Radio Studio Recordings 1964

Haino, Keiji / Mitsuru Nasuno / Yoshimitsu Ichiraku: After Seijaku [2 CDs]

Seijaku: Last Live [2 CDs]

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Ducret, Marc Trio + 3 (Chevillon / Echampard + Monniot / Blaser / Martinez): Metatonal