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Vinyl Recordings


 
Sun Ra Arkestra: Swirling [2 LPS] Sun Ra Arkestra:
Swirling [2 LPS]

(STRUT / Artyard -- UK & US )

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The first new Sun Ra Arkestra album in twenty years, recorded in Philadelphia under the direction of saxophonist Marshall Allan, with long-standing Arkestra members including Danny Ray Thompson, Michael Ray, Vincent Chancey, Knoel Scott, Cecil Brooks, Atakatune, Elson Nascimento and Tyler Mitchel, with new material and new renderings of classic Ra compositions.

Bailey, Derek / Mototeru Takagi: Live At Farout, Atsugi 1987 [VINYL] Bailey, Derek / Mototeru Takagi:
Live At Farout, Atsugi 1987 [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Japanese free improvisation legend, soprano saxophonist Mototeru Takagi (高木元輝), having been a one-time member of Masayuki Takayangi's New Direction Unit, shows his affinity to guitarists in this 1987 live performance at FarOut, in Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan with UK free improvising guitar legend Derek Bailey, presenting four contemplative & intricate avant improvisations.

Toyozumi, Sabu / Mats Gustafsson: Hokusai [VINYL] Toyozumi, Sabu / Mats Gustafsson:
Hokusai [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A duo between Japanese free improvising drummer Sabu Toyozum and Swedish baritone saxophonist & wind player Mats Gustafsson, also performing on his own fluteophone (a mouthpiece attached to the flute), capturing five live improvisation at their 2018 performance at Jazz Spot Candy, in Chiba, Japan for an extremely inventive set of potent playing.

Guy, Barry : Irvin's Comet [VINYL] Guy, Barry :
Irvin's Comet [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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One of London's most significant and prominent free improvising double bassists, from Spontaneous Music Ensemble to London Jazz Composers Orchestra and innumerable projects with some of the globe's finest improvisers, entered the studio in 2019 to record this exceptional and diverse solo album of advanced forms and remarkably creative imagination.

Milasius, Juozas / Tomas Kutavicius / Dalius Naujokaitis, featuring Lithuanian Young Composers Orche Milasius, Juozas / Tomas Kutavicius / Dalius Naujokaitis, featuring Lithuanian Young Composers Orchestra:
Live At Willisau, 1993 [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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A raucous and passionate concert led by the trio of Juozas Milasius on guitar, Tomas Kutavicius on piano, and Dalius Naujokaitis on drums, with the Lithuanian Young Composers Orchestra assisting on voice, cymbals, clapping, and "trampling", creating moments of adventurous disorder that lead to beautiful passages of heartfelt playing, in what must have been a marvel to experience.

Wooley, Nate / Liudas Mockunas / Barry Guy / Arkadijus Gotesmanas: NOX [VINYL] Wooley, Nate / Liudas Mockunas / Barry Guy / Arkadijus Gotesmanas:
NOX [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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An exceptional album of demanding collective free improvisation from the transatlantic quartet of Nate Wooley on trumpet, Liudas Mockunas on contrabass clarinet and saxophones, Barry Guy on bass, and Arkadijus Gotesmanas on drums & percussion, recorded in the studio in Vilnius, Lithuania while Wooley and Guy were artists in residence for the 2019 Improdimensions.

Jaeger, Kassel: Meith [VINYL] Jaeger, Kassel:
Meith [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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Kassel Jaeger, aka François J. Bonnet, a leading figure in electroacoustic and electronic music, presents an extended work of rich and warm layers, slowly unfolding and shifting as both detailed and clouded events emerge and disappear, the consistency and pacing of the work an impressive testament to his compositional control and inspiration.

Rosenfeld, Marina: Deathstar [VINYL 2 LPs] Rosenfeld, Marina:
Deathstar [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Shelter Press -- France )

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Each side of these 2 LPs is take from one of four installations by Marina Rosendfeld in Frankfurt, Donaueschingen, and NYC, presenting the installation Deathstar; a piano performance within the Deathstar; a re-notation in the form of a concerto for piano and chamber orchestra; and the orchestration's reduction to something like chamber music.

Cherry, Don Trio: Live In Paris, March 1979 [VINYL] Cherry, Don Trio:
Live In Paris, March 1979 [VINYL]

(Alternative Fox -- UK )

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An LP reissue of a 2018 Hi Hat CD, presenting an extremely well-recorded radio studio live recording from Paris in March, 1969 from the Don Cherry Trio with Cherry on cornet, piano, bamboo flute & gong, Jacques Thollot on drums, bells & timbales, and Karl Berger on vibraphone, marimba, piano & percussion, in a passionate and energetic set of extended improvisations.

Thomas, Pat & Matana Roberts: The Truth [VINYL] Thomas, Pat & Matana Roberts:
The Truth [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- UK )

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A first-time encounter between saxophonist Matana Roberts and pianist Pat Thomas, performing live at London's Cafe OTO in 2018, with three short works opening the album as the duo develop their language, the 2nd side presenting an extended improvisation where both players go deeper into their dialog, each showing determination and great self-discipline.

Full Blast: Farewell Tonic [VINYL] Full Blast:
Farewell Tonic [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A fierce display of raw free improvisation from a concert that closed the open-minded and essential New York City venue Tonic in 2007, from the the Full Blast trio of Peter Brotzmann on reeds, Marino Pliakas on electric bass, and Michael Wertmuller on drums, playing to a receptive and excited crowd, with Brotzmann speaking to the audience before the final burner.

Curran, Alvin / Roberto Laneri / Giancarlo Schiaffini: Beat 72 Lost Date [VINYL] Curran, Alvin / Roberto Laneri / Giancarlo Schiaffini:
Beat 72 Lost Date [VINYL]

(Eargong Records -- Italy )

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Sounding current in the modern age of free improvisation, this 1973 recording of a live concert at Teatro Beat 72 in Rome, led by outstanding performers, trumpeter Alvin Curran (MEV), clarinetist Roberto Laneri (Prima Materia) and trombonist Giancarlo Schiaffini (Gruppo di improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza), stands as a testament to the free improv movement they helped to expand.

ALSO (Siewert / Ernst): Live in Celovec [VINYL] ALSO (Siewert / Ernst):
Live in Celovec [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Picking up where their "Live at Wirr" album left off, this new recording finds the Viennese free improvising electroacoustic duo of Martin Siewert on guitar & electronics and Katharina Ernst on drums & toys performing live at the 2018 New Adits festival in Celovec, Austria for five resourceful and diverse dialogs, from intensely tumultuous to delicately thoughtful.

Bertoia, Harry: Glowing Sounds [VINYL] Bertoia, Harry:
Glowing Sounds [VINYL]

(Sombient -- USA )

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The 3rd release from sound sculptor and experimenter Harry Bertoia's tape archive, and the first to be released with specific instructions from the artist, this album containing three versions of a composition recorded in 1975, each transferred at different tape speeds as specified by Bertoia, creating profoundly different effects of drone and overtone.

Mitchell, Roscoe & Mike Reed: The Ritual and The Dance [VINYL] Mitchell, Roscoe & Mike Reed:
The Ritual and The Dance [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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An ecstatic and intense album of saxophone and drum improvisation from the duo of AACM legend Roscoe Mitchel and drummer Mike Reed, also performing on electronics, the two Chicago mainstays performing at the Oorstof concert series Zuiderpershuis in Antwerp, Belgium in 2015 for an extended single improvisation of passionate and penetrating dialog.

Underflow, The (Gustafsson / Grubbs / Mazurek): Instant Opaque Evening [VINYL 2 LPs] Underflow, The (Gustafsson / Grubbs / Mazurek):
Instant Opaque Evening [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Blue Chopsticks -- USA )

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The followup to their 2019 Corbett vs. Dempsey album and formalizing their trio name as "The Underflow", is an epic double LP of diverse and inspired free-ea from the trio of Mats Gustafsson on flute, fluteophone, baritone saxophone & live electronics, David Grubbs on electric guiar & voice, and Rob Mazurek on piccolo trumpet, wooden flute, electronics, percussion & voice.

Periferiya (Kobi / Korber / Liedwart / Muller / Myasoedov / Shershenkov) : Boundary Scan [VINYL 2 LP Periferiya (Kobi / Korber / Liedwart / Muller / Myasoedov / Shershenkov) :
Boundary Scan [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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A Russian-Swiss collaboration between Boris Shershenkov (St. Petersburg), Kurt Liedwart and Mikhail Myasoedov (Moscow), Thomas Korber (Zurich), Christian Kobi (Berne) and Christian Muller (Biel), recording in the remote Vallée de Joux, on the border between Switzerland & France, leveraging diverse approaches to sound to create these six detailed electroacoustic improvisations.

Schnee (Christof Kurzmann / Burkhard Stangl) : Cher [VINYL] Schnee (Christof Kurzmann / Burkhard Stangl) :
Cher [VINYL]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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The fourth album in 20 years from the Schnee duo of guitarist Burkhard Stangl (efzeg, Polwechsel) and Christof Kurzmann performing on lloop, voice and "ruber bands", creating music for films that have not yet been created through intensely moody electroacoustic environments, Kurzmann's voice sometimes guiding the narrative of their visionary sound.

Trondheim Jazz Orchestra & The Maxx: Live [VINYL] Trondheim Jazz Orchestra & The Maxx:
Live [VINYL]

(MNJ -- Norway )

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The Norwegian big band Trondheim Jazz Orchestra joins together with the Swedish-origin trio The MaXx (Oscar Gronberg-keyboards, Petter Kraft-guitar & saxophone, Tomas Jarmy-drums) to develop and perform this monumental work of modern electric jazz, an abstract rock opera written specifically to leverage the power of the Trondheim Jazz Orchestra.

MKM (Norbert Moslang / Jason Kahn / Gunter Muller): Bangalore [VINYL] MKM (Norbert Moslang / Jason Kahn / Gunter Muller):
Bangalore [VINYL]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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A stunning album of electroacoustic improv that truly pushes the envelope, from the MKM trio of Gunter Muller on iPods & electronics, Jason Kahn on modular synthesizer, mixer & radio, and Norbert Moslang on cracked everyday electronics, three masters of the form in their 5th Mikroton release after decades working together in configurations on labels like For4Ears.

Van Dykes Park: The Histories (Old Black Joe) [7'' Vinyl] Van Dykes Park:
The Histories (Old Black Joe) [7'' Vinyl]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Philadelphia-based artist David Hartt invited songwriter & composer Van Dyke Parks to make an original arrangement of the Stephen Foster song "Old Black Joe" as part of his 2020 installation piece titled "The Histories (Old Black Joe)"; the B-side is a beautiful arrangement of "Souvenir de la Havane" by the pioneering pre-jazz American Creole composer Louis Moreau Gottschalk.

Abrams, Joshua: Natural Information [VINYL] Abrams, Joshua:
Natural Information [VINYL]

(AGUIRRE RECORDS -- Belgium )

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Joshua Abrams' (Town & Country, Matana Roberts & Chad Taylor, &c) 2010 album in an infectious groove-based album built around the guimbri, a 3-stringed animal hide bass used by the Gnawa of North Africa, performed with Chicago all-stars Jason Adasiewicz on vibraphone, Emmett Kelly on guitar, Frank Rosaly on drums, and Noritaka Tanaka on drums.

Dixon, Bill: In Italy - Volume One [VINYL] Dixon, Bill:
In Italy - Volume One [VINYL]

(Soul Note Vinyl -- Italy )

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Originally released in 1980, this album reissues late trumpeter Bill Dixon's recording from Barigozzi Studio, in Milano, Italy in 1980, performing Dixon's tapestry-like compositions with Dixon on trumpet & piano, Arthur Brooks on trumpet, Stephen Haynes on trumpet, Stephen Horenstein on tenor & baritone saxophones, Alan Silva on bass, and Freddie Waits on drums.

Sica, Mako / Hamid Drake: Balancing Tear  [VINYL] Sica, Mako / Hamid Drake:
Balancing Tear [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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A mix of studio and live recordings in the 2nd collaboration between Chicago's improvising rock trio Mako Sica of Przemyslaw Krys Drazek on trumpets & electric guitar, Brent Fuscaldo on bass and percussion, Chaetan Newell on piano & percussion, meeting with legendary drummer Hamid Drake for an album of expansive, psychedelically-tinged, lushly sonic improvisation.

Sun Ra Quartet: The Sky Is A Sea of Darkness When There is No Sun To Light The Way/Somewhere in Spac Sun Ra Quartet:
The Sky Is A Sea of Darkness When There is No Sun To Light The Way/Somewhere in Space [7-inch VINYL]

(Art Yard -- UK )

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A 7" single of two recordings from the Sun Ra Quartet, the first a 1978 recording featuring John Gilmore's "The Sky Is A Sea Of Darkness When There Is No Sun To Light The Way" performed with Michael Ray on trumpet, Luqman Ali on drums, and Gilmore on sax; the B-side presenting a 1958 version of "Somewhere in Space"; 70gm vinyl with picture sleeve.



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