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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 )

Price: $29.95    

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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.

Montgomery & Turner : Sounds Passing Through Circumstances [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD] Montgomery & Turner :
Sounds Passing Through Circumstances [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Editions -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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Chicago sound artists Jayve Montgomery on saxophone & flute and Nick Turner on Mellotron, present an epic two part work of effected sound, two contemplative pieces of twilight environments, the first mysteriously punctuated with distant percussive elements, the second a hopeful work of glacial melody and harmonic tones; a great sonic companion under the influence.

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

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $23.95    

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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.

Palombo, Hali: Cylinder Loops [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD] Palombo, Hali:
Cylinder Loops [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Editions -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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Using early cylinder recordings from the UCSB Cylinder Archive, Chicago composer Hali Palombo creates twelve brief and diverse compositions by looping each scratchy and sometimes strange recording, audio phantasms from one of the earliest forms of audio recording, repurposed into fascinating vignettes of experimental and intuitive approaches to sound art.

White, John: Electric Music [2 CDs] White, John:
Electric Music [2 CDs]

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

Price: $19.95    

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English experimental composer and musical performer John White recorded the pieces on this 2 CD retrospective set between 1980 and 1995, a combination of serious, popular and novelty pieces, often exploring areas of contradiction, particularly linear and rhythmic, within an unlikely sound-world in which parameters such as volume, timbre, texture and speed remain fixed.

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

(Shelter Press -- France )

Price: $29.95    

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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.

Various Artists curated by Nick Vander: Walk My Way, Volume One Various Artists curated by Nick Vander:
Walk My Way, Volume One

(Orbit577 -- USA )

Price: $14.00    

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The first of a five-volume compilation series curated by Nick Vander, a testament to the incredible musical range of the guitar and the imaginative possibility of guitarists around the world, with tracks from L. Hein, Davaajargal Tsaschikher, Alan Courtis, Marco Cappelli, Elliott Sharp, Hery Ujjaya, Killick Hinds, Gilbert Isbin, and Nick Vander.

Abrahams, Chris: Thrown (15th Anniversary Edition) Abrahams, Chris:
Thrown (15th Anniversary Edition)

(Room40 -- Australia )

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Reissuing The Necks' pianist Chris Abrahams' 2004 solo album, a unique set of recordings that reflects both on his improvisational life and his explorative nature, recorded using a Positive Organ, Forte Piano, DX 7 and an acoustic piano, each piece evoking distinct sonic environments and approaches to playing and compositions that makes sense in the overall presentation.

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

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $28.95    

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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.

Mopcut (Konig / Desprez / Chen): Accelerated Frames Of Reference Mopcut (Konig / Desprez / Chen):
Accelerated Frames Of Reference

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $16.95    

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An album of extreme electronic improvisation using heavy underpinning of rhythm, voice and electronics, from a trio of Viennese, French, and Chinese/American performers--Lukas Konig on drums, synthesizer & voice, Julien Desprez on guitar, and Audrey Chen on voice & electronics--blurring the lines of sonic art, rock, and inexplicable ritualistic sound.

La Casa, Eric / Jean-Luc Guionnet / Arnau Horta / Seijiro Murayama / Michaele-Andrea Schatt: Install La Casa, Eric / Jean-Luc Guionnet / Arnau Horta / Seijiro Murayama / Michaele-Andrea Schatt:
Installations [CD + 24 page booklet]

(Swarming -- France )

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A fascinating set of stereophonic electroacoustic compositions based on the recordings and mixes used for four sound installations in four galleries in France, impeccably captured and creatively edited: Eric La Casa & Jean-Luc Guionnet; Michaële-Andréa Schatt & Eric La Casa; Seijiro Murayama & Eric La Casa; and Arnau Horta & Eric La Casa.

Femme / Sunk Heaven / Jeph Jerman / Somnoroase Pasarele: 7 & 7 : VOL. 1 [VINYL 2 7-inch BOX] Femme / Sunk Heaven / Jeph Jerman / Somnoroase Pasarele:
7 & 7 : VOL. 1 [VINYL 2 7-inch BOX]

(SpleenCoffin -- USA )

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The 1st in SpleenCoffin's double-7" series, each featuring exclusive material and packaged in reclaimed 7" audio reel boxes, this volume featuring audio tracks by French synth duo FEMME; NYC's Sunk Heaven; a piece composed from a group recording of Jeph Jerman, Tim Barnes, Bill Hutson & Ten Byrnes; and a work from Romanian audio artist SOMNOROASE PĂSĂRELE.

Maguire, Phil / Tim Olive: Invoer Maguire, Phil / Tim Olive:
Invoer

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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Stymied by Covid-19, the planned May 2020 tour of sound artists Tim Olive and Phil Maguire was cancelled, motivating each to create four 10-minute solo pieces which were then overlayed to create four "distant duo" pieces, merging Olive's textured home-made electronics and Maguire's reductive approach to audio simplicity and spare sonic environments.

Chrysakis, Thanos: Elytra Chrysakis, Thanos:
Elytra

(Auf Abwegen -- Germany )

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"Elytra" are the protective fore-wings of beetles & crickets, which are raised and scraped to create a resonating and projecting sound; Greek composer and sound artist Thanos Chryaskis composed these seven works of deeply detailed, resonant and layered sonic interaction as a form of emulation to the action of the elytron, each piece an absorbing sonic experience.

Remote Viewers, The: Let the City Sleep Remote Viewers, The:
Let the City Sleep

(Remote Viewers -- UK )

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Restricted by pandemic, bassist John Edwards took compositions for Remote Viewers written by Dave Petts along with recordings from himself and saxophonists Caroline Kraabel, Sue Lynch, Adrian Northover & David Petts, using digital compositional methods to maintain Petts' concepts while manipulating and inverting each piece in wonderfully riotous and unexpected ways.

Suzuki, Akio: Zeitstudie [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD] Suzuki, Akio:
Zeitstudie [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Room40 -- Australia )

Price: $32.95    

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Reordered on 3/5/2021

Referring to "Study Time", Zeitstudie presents two works each for two instruments developed by sound artist Akio Suzuki and recorded in Germany in 1984: the ANALAPOS, an echo instrument used to project the performer's voice across a coil spring; and the "De Koolmees" glass harmonica, 5 glass tubes in a metal frame that are struck or rubbed to create unique sounds.

Tsunoda, Toshiya / Taku Unami: Wovenland 2 [2 CDs] Tsunoda, Toshiya / Taku Unami:
Wovenland 2 [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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For their 2nd collaboration, sound artists Toshiya Tsunoda & Taku Unami present a series of acoustic experiments, each track using a single field recording — fishing spots, birds, a hiking trail, &c, — recording and manipulating those recordings using specific processes, seeking to emulate the way our minds process the senses that we encounter to create our perceived reality.

Grady, Spencer / Fermata Ark / Mark Wastell: Thus : Excerpts From A Smaller Work Grady, Spencer / Fermata Ark / Mark Wastell:
Thus : Excerpts From A Smaller Work

(Confront -- UK )

Price: $13.95    

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UK sound artist Fermata Ark, aka Harry Smith, composed this work from improvisations recorded by Mark Wastell performing on cello, double bass and harmonium, and Spencer Grady performing on 5-string banjo, ebow, violin bow and brass slide, creating an extended work of immersive and mesmerizing textures and tones, sounds rising and falling in sublime and passionate ways.

Joonyong, Choi / Jin Sangtae: Hole in My Head Joonyong, Choi / Jin Sangtae:
Hole in My Head

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Recording in two locations in Seoul by Taku Unami, electronic, sound and noise artists Choi Joonyong and Jin Sangtae present a series of unusual interactions using sonic events, concrete and acousmatic interjections and aberrant expression, patiently conveying each event with clarity and intention and an almost theatrical sense of drama and narrative.

Lafkas, Andrew: Two Paths with Active Shadows Under Three Moons and Surveillance Lafkas, Andrew:
Two Paths with Active Shadows Under Three Moons and Surveillance

(Sacred Realism -- Germany )

Price: $13.95    

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Composer Andrew Lafkas' large ensemble piece with performers including C. Spencer Yah, Ron Stabinsky, Barry Weisblat, Sean Meehan, Ben Owen, &c. is a meditative work intended for live performance, this album the 2nd of 3 performances, a brooding and resonant rendering of rich and subtle detail that evolves over 70 minutes, carrying its listeners in a profound revery.

Other Plastics (Dominic Coles / Hunter Brown): Overtime Liquor Other Plastics (Dominic Coles / Hunter Brown):
Overtime Liquor

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Unusual glitch and extreme electronics improvised by the duo of New York artist Dominic Cole and Chicago/NY artist Hunter Brown (Sound Tribe Sector Nine), using approaches including glitch, noise & circuit bending in 9 pieces with tongue-in-cheek titles, balancing erratic moments with exploratory sections and near silence, an interesting and enigmatic album of aberrant electronics.

Goncalves, Andre: Instrumentals Goncalves, Andre:
Instrumentals

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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A compilation of compositions for conventional, acoustic, musical instruments, performed through synthetics and computer processing as an album of electronic music, composed by Lisbon based sound and media artist André Gonçalves, each of 9 parts simply titled "Instrumental", and each a fascinating microcosm of kinetic, synthetic-acoustic potential.

Gartmayer, Susanna / Christoph Kurzmann: Smaller Sad Gartmayer, Susanna / Christoph Kurzmann:
Smaller Sad

(Klanggalerie -- Germany )

Price: $18.95    

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The first meeting between the Austrian duo of bass clarinetist Susanna Gartmayer and Christof Kurzmann, here using ppool software, voice and rubber band, creating 4 elusive and immersive works that float somewhere in the void between experimental electronics, improvisation and song, creating diaphanous tension and mysterious environments; spellbinding.

Lubelski, Samara : Partial Infinite Sequence Lubelski, Samara :
Partial Infinite Sequence

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Performing solo on violin with surrounding effects that emphasize the dramatic tension in her extended sequences, Samara Lubelski presents two substantial journeys into the infinite, swirling in delays and reverb as her bow transitions from rapid up and down to long drawing and sustaining, pulling a variety of sounds that elate her listeners in spirals and eddies.

Oceans Roar 1000 Drums: [VINYL] Oceans Roar 1000 Drums:
[VINYL]

(Sacred Realism -- USA )

Price: $19.95    

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Their first proper vinyl release since forming in 2008, this studio album recorded in Berlin finds Berlin saxophonist and electronic artist Bryan Eubanks, double bassist Andrew Lafkas, and NY drummer & cymbal player Tod Capp in an extended and dark improvisation, with Catherine Lamb's "secondary rainbow synthesizer" interacting and filtering their work as a 4th member.

Lewis, George (w/ Derek Bailey / Douglas Ewart / Joelle Leandre / Steve Lacy): Rainbow Family Lewis, George (w/ Derek Bailey / Douglas Ewart / Joelle Leandre / Steve Lacy):
Rainbow Family

(Carrier Records -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

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Recordings from 3 days of live performances in May, 1984 at the Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM) in France, using AACM legend and computer music innovator George Lewis' interactive virtual improvisor sytem Rainbow Family in virtual duo, trio and quartet settings with Douglas Ewart, Joelle Leandre, Derek Bailey & Steve Lacy.

Kubisch, Christina: Italienische Stucke/Italian Pieces (1974-1984) Kubisch, Christina:
Italienische Stucke/Italian Pieces (1974-1984)

(Tochnit Aleph -- Germany )

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A conceptual performance piece from Christina Kubisch, composed and recorded between 1974-84 while in Italy, including a NY performance recorded by Phill Niblock, realized with Arturo Morfino on drums, guitar & objects and Fabrizio Plessi gargling water; an unusual, engrossing and excursive work integrating electronics, field recordings, wind instruments and voice.

Tester / Caldwell: Little Flower [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Tester / Caldwell:
Little Flower [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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Medium to Lo-fi electronica with a relaxed ambient sense, an optimistic attitude and interesting details from the Indianapolis duo of keyboardists and electronic artists Landon Caldwell and Mark Tester, compositin with electric piano, marimba, vibraphone, effects, percussion, bass guitar, Casio SK1 & percussion; mesmerizing and absorbing work.

O'Rourke, Jim: Shutting Down Here [VINYL] O'Rourke, Jim:
Shutting Down Here [VINYL]

(Portraits GRM -- France )

Price: $24.95    

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A brilliant work of electronic composition from Jim O'Rourke developed and recorded at INA GRM in France, and at his Steamroom studio in Japan, using sources from pianist Eiko Ishibashi, violinist Astuko Hatano and trumpeter Eivind Lonning alongside electronic and acousmatic sources, seamlessly melding acoustic and electronic forms into an enthralling work.

I.P.Y. (Ikue Mori / Phew / YoshimiO): IPY I.P.Y. (Ikue Mori / Phew / YoshimiO):
IPY

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Bringing together three Japanese avant experimenters and improvisers — Ikue Mori (DNA, Downtown NY mainstay), YoshimiO (Boredoms, Saicobab and OOIOO) and Phew (Aunt Sally) — for a live performance at U.F.O. Club, in Tokyo in 2019, blurring the edges of experimentation, improvisation, and rock, an exciting and powerful first meeting for this trio.

Francis, Richard / Frans De Waard: Retired Dilettantes  [CASSETTE] Francis, Richard / Frans De Waard:
Retired Dilettantes [CASSETTE]

(The Tapeworm -- UK )

Price: $12.95    

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Sound artists Richard Francis and Fran de Waard (Vital Weekly) developed these recordings in de Waard's studio in The Netherlands, using modular electronics, field recordings, computer, and tapes, each side a section of an extended composition from delicate static and complex electrical textures to the bursting of loud drones.

Brown, Don / Dan Reynolds: D=D [HARDCOVER BOOK w/ CD] Brown, Don / Dan Reynolds:
D=D [HARDCOVER BOOK w/ CD]

(Sacred Realism -- USA )

Price: $29.95    

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The culmination of 15 years of work is this ambitious installment of Bryan Eubanks with Joe Foster, Dan Brown, and Dan Reynolds' sound project, in a CD of diverse compositions merging concrete, acousmatic sources and field recordings, with an accompanying 391 page book of letters, notes, aphorisms, scores, images, and commentary from the artists & contributors.

Belorukov, Ilia / Jason Kahn: Studio Album [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Belorukov, Ilia / Jason Kahn:
Studio Album [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

Price: $8.95    

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Recorded in two studios — Saint-Petersburg, Russia and Zurich, Switzerland — capturing 5 encounters between experimental improvisers Ilia Belorukov performing on modular synthesizer, and Jason Kahn, who steps away from his electronics and drums in favor of stark vocalizing, each providing perfectly caustic responses to the other's intense and determined tactics.

Powerdove: Bitter Banquet Powerdove:
Bitter Banquet

(fo'c'sle -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Keyboardist Annie Lewandowski (London Improvisers Orchestra, Fred Frith, Samech) composed this song cycle about ancient Greek figures in collaboration with David Yearsley, Theresa Wong and Russell Greenberg, poetic pieces contrasting traditional use of instruments with subtle experimental approaches in a unique and fascinating set of compositional strategies.

Brown, Chris: Retrospectacles [2 CDs] Brown, Chris:
Retrospectacles [2 CDs]

(fo'c'sle -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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A fascinating 2-CD retrospective of the solo piano and computer work from 1990 to 2016 of San Francisco Bay Area experimental composer Chris Brown, whose work focuses on evolving paradigms of human-machine interaction through live signal processing, generative polyrhythmic textures, and a cohabitation of both formal control and indeterminacy.

Davis, Emily / Christopher Riggs / George Romaine: Extinction Burst Davis, Emily / Christopher Riggs / George Romaine:
Extinction Burst

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $8.40    

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Chicago-based guitarist Christopher Rigg, founder of the Holy Cheever Church Records, developed this set of pieces called "extinction bursts", performed with Emily David on drums and George Romaine on piano, a work he refers to as "maximalist harsh free jazz wall", using a lurching and squealing guitar figure over which David and Romaine overlay slow progressions.

Naka,Takuji / Tim Olive: Minouragatake [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Naka,Takuji / Tim Olive:
Minouragatake [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

Price: $8.95    

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Working extensively together in recording and touring, Japanese experimental sound artist Takuji Naka and Canadian ex-pat Tim Olive living in Kobe, Japan, recorded thise seven improvisations in the studio in Kyoto, 2019, using lo-fi electronics, distressed cassette tape and self-made instruments to create a unique sound in unusual dialogs of mysterious sonic motion.

Ishibashi, Eiko: Hyakki Yagyo [VINYL] Ishibashi, Eiko:
Hyakki Yagyo [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Austria )

Price: $29.95    

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An album of seductively exotic electronics, bass & drums through layered synthesisers, acoustic instrumentation, recited verse and field recordings from Japanese composer and multi-instrumentalist Eiko Ishibashi, performed with Jim O'Rourke on double bass and Joe Talia on percussion, the work calling attention to persistent dangers, myths and evasions in Japanese culture.

Lucier, Alvin: Vespers [VINYL] Lucier, Alvin:
Vespers [VINYL]

(Blume -- Italy )

Price: $26.95    

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Composer Alvin Lucier is heard in two extended works: "Vespers" (1969) using the Environ-Ears Recording System, an acoustical labyrinth and microphone assembly duplicating the localization and noise-reducing functions of the human ear; and "Chambers" (1968) exploring the relationship between our perception of the source of a sound and its relation to space.

Hayward Versus Harmergeddon: Hayward Versus Harmergeddon [VINYL] Hayward Versus Harmergeddon:
Hayward Versus Harmergeddon [VINYL]

(God Unknown Records -- UK )

Price: $25.95    

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A dynamic collaboration between This Heat/Massacre legendary drummer Charles Hayward and the Dungeness improvising sound duo Harmergeddon of Polyphoniefae and Nathan Greywater, who use photophonics, electromagnetic fields and consumer electronic junk to create detailed and interactive sound environments that propel Hayward into exultant rhythmic territory.

Crank Sturgeon: Anxiety Detectors Kit [CASSETTE] Crank Sturgeon:
Anxiety Detectors Kit [CASSETTE]

(Tribe Tapes -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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California-based sound experimenter and noise artist Crank Sturgeon, aka Matt Anderson, in a limited 2-sided C32 cassette release detailed with red foil and artwork printed onto transparent film, each side a strangely diverse journey in noise, voice, sound collage and unusual improvisation, inexplicable, generally indescribable, and joyfully weird.

de Asis, Clara / Mara Winter: Repetition Of The Same Dream de Asis, Clara / Mara Winter:
Repetition Of The Same Dream

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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During pandemic lockdowns, flutist Mara Winter and experimentalist Clara de Asís explored locations of natural resonance to capture this mix of composition and improvisation, delicate and detailed recordings of diverse intent, using harmonically rich tones and textures that resonate in mysterious and haunting ways of beautiful dream-like secrets and reveries.

Myers, David Lee: That Which Is It Myers, David Lee:
That Which Is It

(pulsewidth -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

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Using electronic and digital tools similar to those that fuel his Arcane Device project, New York sound artist David Lee Myers presents an accessibly engaging set of compositions using modular electronics, feedback matrices, guitar textures, voices, and frogs in 11 polyrhythmic adventures; quirky yet non-chaotic, sublime experimental works of tone and texture.

Musicworks: #137 Fall 2020 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#137 Fall 2020 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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Fall 2020 issue of Canada's finest new music magazine, focusing on guitars--hollow, heavy, bowed, cracked, pedalled, flung, trusty companions & feedback demons; Plus articles on Casey Koyczan, Susan Alcorn, Amy Brandon, Aidan Baker, Eliza Kavtion, C. Diab, Markus Lake, Catherine Debard, Cloud Chamber, &c; and an 11-track CD with music from the aforementioned.

Lucier, Alvin: Works for the Ever Present Orchestra [2 CDs] Lucier, Alvin:
Works for the Ever Present Orchestra [2 CDs]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $19.95    

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Pieces written for the Ever Present Orchestra, a 13-piece ensemble formed in 2016 exclusively to perform composer Alvin Lucier's works, with a core of 4 guitarists, 3 saxophones, 4 violins and piano, here presenting Lucier's continuing exploration of the behaviour of sound in physical space, blending electronic and acoustic sources with subtle tension and mystery.

Lucier, Alvin: Works for the Ever Present Orchestra  [VINYL 2 LPs] Lucier, Alvin:
Works for the Ever Present Orchestra [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $29.95    

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Pieces written for the Ever Present Orchestra, a 13-piece ensemble formed in 2016 exclusively to perform composer Alvin Lucier's works, with a core of 4 guitarists, 3 saxophones, 4 violins and piano, here presenting Lucier's continuing exploration of the behaviour of sound in physical space, blending electronic and acoustic sources with subtle tension and mystery.

Parkins, Zeena / Jeff Kolar: Scale Parkins, Zeena / Jeff Kolar:
Scale

(Two Rooms Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Commissioned by choreographer Jennifer Monson, the collaboration of Downtown NY electric harpist and sound artist Zeena Parkins and Chicago sound artist Jeff Kolar explore the intersection of acoustic phenonema against electronic, synthetic & radio sounds, inspired by the timing of natural phenomena like ocean currents and daylight emergence; fascinating.

Parkins, Zeena / Jeff Kolar: Scale [VINYL] Parkins, Zeena / Jeff Kolar:
Scale [VINYL]

(Two Rooms Records -- USA )

Price: $17.95    

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Commissioned by choreographer Jennifer Monson, the collaboration of Downtown NY electric harpist and sound artist Zeena Parkins and Chicago sound artist Jeff Kolar explore the intersection of acoustic phenonema against electronic, synthetic & radio sounds, inspired by the timing of natural phenomena like ocean currents and daylight emergence; fascinating.

Rousay, Claire: Both [VINYL] Rousay, Claire:
Both [VINYL]

(Second Editions -- Germany )

Price: $25.95    

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Two location-based works of ambient sound from Texas sound artist Claire Rousay, the first recorded at the Central Library in San Antonio, Texas mixing a live microphone feed with sine tones pitched to the building's resonant frequencie; the second a composition using recording made in Ciudad de Mexico, constructing a fictional world from environmental sources.

Niblock, Phill: G2,44+/X2  [CD + BOOK] Niblock, Phill:
G2,44+/X2 [CD + BOOK]

(Room40 -- Australia )

Price: $26.95    

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A gorgeous and rich drone composition from New York composer Phill Niblock, intended for maximum volume to bring out shifting and slowly interacting harmonics from a nonet of incredible guitarists — David First, Rafael Toral, Robert Poss, Susan Stenger, Alan Licht, Kevin Drumm, Lee Ranaldo, and Thurston Moore — with Jim O'Rourk engineering the album for optimal warmth.

Opening Performance Orchestra: Radio Music Extended (Based on John Cage's Radio Music) Opening Performance Orchestra:
Radio Music Extended (Based on John Cage's Radio Music)

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

Price: $10.59    

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Taking their lead from John Cage's 1956 Radio Music, the Opening Performance Orchestra in collaboration with the radio & a/v device archive at the Tesla Museum in Trest, present this 72-minute piece from a private live performance in July 2018, the 7 members of the Orchestra plus 2 guest operating 13 historical radio sets, dating from between 1935 and 1961.

Banabila, Michel: All Connected Banabila, Michel:
All Connected

(StealthRec -- Netherlands )

Price: $13.95    

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Collaborations between electronic artist Michel Banabila, 14 tracks in total along with 16 musicians of experimental electronic, compositional, and electronica forms, inspired by the Disquiet Junto project and with artists including Machinefabriek, Radboud Mens, violinist Oene van Geel and Mayana Golovchenko, each track revealing different aspects of Banabila's broad interests.

Banabila, Michel / Radboud Mens / Marco Douma: Live 2015 Banabila, Michel / Radboud Mens / Marco Douma:
Live 2015

(StealthRec -- Netherlands )

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Sound artist Radboud Mens and composer Michel Banabila collaborated with video artist Marco Douma in a series of live perofrmances in 2015, the audio of which is heard here in electronic beats of a triphop nature, detailed and compelling rhythms from their performances at Le Guess Who festival in Utrecht, Netherlands and at Steim Summer Party, at Bimhuis.

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Monochrome Nakatani, Tatsuya:
Monochrome

(self-released -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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As much a solo percussion album as a collection of large-scale compositions, Tatsuya Nakatani created hundreds of recordings of his collection of gongs, meticulously capturing each instrument's voice and arranging them into seven large works, maintaining the character of each instrument as material for these wonderfully dramatic and resonant works of silence, space and texture.

Machinefabriek: Wendingen (selected remixes 2005-2015) Machinefabriek:
Wendingen (selected remixes 2005-2015)

(Zoharum -- Poland )

Price: $13.95    

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A selection of Machinefabriek's (Rutger Zuydervelt) favorite remixes made between 2005 and 2015 of his reworks and reinterpretations of tracks by Mensenkinderen, Wouter Van Veldhoven, Fieldhead, Aaron Martin, Coppice, de la mancha, The Moi Non Plus, Djivan Gasparyan, Amon Tobin, Gareth Hardwick, Fiium Shaarrk, Vladimir and Red Stars Over Tokyo.

Machinefabriek: Amalgaam Machinefabriek:
Amalgaam

(Zoharum -- Poland )

Price: $13.95    

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Based on a series of improvisations on a very hands-on hardware setup, with an old tone generator, effects pedals, dictaphones, contact mics, &c., Machinefabriek (Rutger Zuydervelt) took these recordings into the studio to compose these four works, 2 brief pieces and the 2-part, intricate "Amalgaam", in an absorbing album of dramatic texture & sound.

Pisaura (Michael Pisaro / Zizia): Asteraceae Pisaura (Michael Pisaro / Zizia):
Asteraceae

(Sedimental -- USA )

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A work composed from field recordings of performances around Los Angeles during the winter of 2018-19, the Pisaura trio of Michael Pisaro, Amber Wolfe Rounds & Jarrod Fowler (Zizia) used astrological charts to determine patterns of composing, performing, recording, and producing music with celestial and terrestrial rhythms; a mysteriously detailed and almost reverent work in sound.

Block, Olivia with Chicago Composers Orchestra: Karren [VINYL w DOWNLOAD] Block, Olivia with Chicago Composers Orchestra:
Karren [VINYL w DOWNLOAD]

(Sedimental -- USA )

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A two-movement electroacoustic-orchestral composition from composer Olivia Block, the first side of the LP using heavily processed field recordings taken from orchestral rehearsals and various public locations, including museums and zoos; the 2nd a layered orchestral score performed by the Chicago Composers Orchestra and recorded over several years.

Snyder, Nicolas: Temporary Places Snyder, Nicolas:
Temporary Places

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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West Coast sound artist Nicolas Snyder is a composer, filmmaker, sound-documenter, gardener, and forager; fascinated by the sounds of nature, he took recordings from streams and National Parks in Vietnam, Pennsylvania, and California and merged them with music composed in the studio to create these works of great beauty as a study of locational and emotional memory.

Ohta, Takamitsu: Three Relations Among The Flock [CASSETTE] Ohta, Takamitsu:
Three Relations Among The Flock [CASSETTE]

(Winds Measure -- USA )

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Takamitsu Ohta, known for his work with artists Anne-F Jacques & Ryoko Akama, in three unexpected recordings using the microphone and speaker of small devices with recording and playback ability, from five to fifteen such linked devices creating surprisingly stacatto and expressive voices from feedback, each piece aptly named for the resulting articulation each combination creates.

Filip, Klaus / Moe Kamura: Passagein Filip, Klaus / Moe Kamura:
Passagein

(Winds Measure -- USA )

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ppooll sound artist Klaus Filip and Japanese experimental vocalist Moe Kamura (10Tet, Taku Sugimoto) in a two-part improvisation of electronic tones, textures, silence, and minimalist vocalization and utterance, Filip using a dynamic frequency palette inspiring Kamura's wordless expression; lowercase or Onkyo, a meditative and moody work.

Maximin, Berangere: Land of Waves  [VINYL 2 LPs + DOWNLOAD] Maximin, Berangere:
Land of Waves [VINYL 2 LPs + DOWNLOAD]

(KARLRECORDS -- Germany )

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The sixth album of embraceable electroacoustic and acousmatic French composer Bérangère Maximin, whose work with Ina-GRM, Stockholm's EMS points to her extraordinary skills in organize other-worldly sound, imbued with her ability to create warmly embraceable works with mystery amongst propelling rhythm, here exploring recordings from city parks & abandoned properties.

Machinefabriek / Anne Bakker: Short Scenes Machinefabriek / Anne Bakker:
Short Scenes

(Zoharum -- Poland )

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While developing a soundtrack with violinist and violist Anne Bakker, Rutger Zuydervelt aka Machinefabriek, began editing a series of Bakker's improvisations, creating new works from those recordings by layering them into succinct short works or "scenes"--twenty of them in the end--that he sequenced into this album of confidently dramatic and delicately beautiful episodes.

Alva Noto: Xerrox Vol. 4 Alva Noto:
Xerrox Vol. 4

(Noton -- Germany )

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The 4th of 5 Xerox releases from electronic and sound composer Carsten Nicolai, based on the concept of digital replication of source material, Nicolai replicates his recordings and utilizes their changes, in Volume 4 creating melodic ambient works, warm tones that are colored and affected by subtle texture, creating a beautiful set of 14 cinematic expressions.

Alva Noto: Xerrox Vol. 4 [VINYL 2 LPs ] Alva Noto:
Xerrox Vol. 4 [VINYL 2 LPs ]

(Noton -- Germany )

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The 4th of 5 Xerox releases from electronic and sound composer Carsten Nicolai, based on the concept of digital replication of source material, Nicolai replicates his recordings and utilizes their changes, in Volume 4 creating melodic ambient works, warm tones that are colored and affected by subtle texture, creating a beautiful set of 14 cinematic expressions.

Machinefabriek / Anne Bakker: Oehoe Machinefabriek / Anne Bakker:
Oehoe

(Where To Now? -- Netherlands )

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The fourth collaboration between electronic composer Rutger Zuydervelt, aka Machinefabriek, and violinist, violist and vocalist Anne Bakker, in a work that merges and contrasts Bakker's string work and wordless vocals with soundscape, obscured field recordings and concrete sounds, using consonance and dissonance to create emotional pressure and release.

Gerard, Pierre: Architect Gerard, Pierre:
Architect

(Senufo Editions -- Italy )

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Belgian composer Pierre Gerard presents a work that examines what we see around us, and what sometimes remains invisible, in three dramatic minimal works of powerful tones and tension, silence and motion: the first is 'the mechanics', the second 'the structure of a rock on a high mountain', the third 'the distance between the elements in a small forest area'.

Chefkirk: An Obscura Edit Chefkirk:
An Obscura Edit

(Obscura Films -- USA )

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A collection of digital video artworks presented by Orgeon sound and noise artist Chefkirk, combining improvised drone and powerful electronics into energetic works, edited and sequenced with visuals by Obscura Film's Ryan Lewis (910 Noise), presenting 8 pieces of abstract and gripping sound with complementing colorful object and silhouette motion animation.

Various Artists (Luigi Russolo / Chris Cutler / Nick  Sudnick / Andrzej Karpinski / Alessandro Monti Various Artists (Luigi Russolo / Chris Cutler / Nick Sudnick / Andrzej Karpinski / Alessandro Monti / Silvio Mix / Pietro Verardo:
Intonarumori: Ieri Ed Oggi

(Recommended Records -- UK )

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Four new commissioned works by Chris Cutler, Andzrej Karpinski, Nick Sudnik and Alessandro Monti performed on Futurist conceptualist Luigi Russolo's "Intonarumori", unique boxes capable of mechanically creating sounds including roars, thunderings, explosions, hissing, whistling, puffing, mumbling, muttering, gurgling, screeching, creaking, buzzing, crackling and scraping.

Charles, Xavier / Bertrand Gauguet: Spectre Charles, Xavier / Bertrand Gauguet:
Spectre

(Akousis Records -- France )

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Using the interference points of closely pitched sound, long-time collaborators Xavier Charles and Bertrand Gauguet use acoustic and amplified clarinets and saxophones to create frequency landscapes that change slowly, ringing with harmonics while finding unison and conflict in their tones, creating meditative aural environments of great beauty and reflection.

Give Guitars To People (NATuerlich / Arbeit / Rua): The Look Of Silence, Vol 1 Give Guitars To People (NATuerlich / Arbeit / Rua):
The Look Of Silence, Vol 1

(Recommended Records -- UK )

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The trio of guitarists Patricia Bateira (NATurlich), Jochen Arbeit (Einstürzende Neubauten) and Vitor Rua (Vitor Rua & The Metaphysical Angels) combine to create a new style of long-form electronic music, a richly continuous work seemingly without start or end, incorporating sustain, effects, & field recordings into a beautifully abstract aural environment.

Toral, Rafael: Constellation In Still Time Toral, Rafael:
Constellation In Still Time

(Room40 -- Australia )

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A long-form ambient composition from Portuguese composer and electroacoustic performer Rafael Toral, combining piano (Joana Gama), harp (Angelica V. Salve), vibraphone (Luis Bittencourt), clavinet (Joana Baulho), Rhodes (Riccardo Dillon), and sinewaves (Rafael Toral) a generative piece that avoids repetition while creating a floating and vast sense of reverberant space.

Merzbow: StereoAkuma Merzbow:
StereoAkuma

(Room40 -- Australia )

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A 5-part concert and encore from Masami Akita, AKA Merzbow, performing in Australia at Room40's Open Frame Festival in 2019, a wrenching performance of distinctive yet diverse noise sources and textures revealed as a controlled tumult; all profits from this edition will be donated to assisting wildlife recovery in the wake of the Australia bushfire crisis of 2020.

La Casa, Eric : Interieurs La Casa, Eric :
Interieurs

(Swarming -- France )

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A stunning exploration of interior architecture through recordings of the elements of three spaces including La Casa's own apartment, finding micro and macro-scopic sound in common elements that he uses to create fascinating compositions reflecting both the captivating fullness and stillness of each space, as the composer questions his relationship with each space.

Niblock, Phill: Music for Organs Niblock, Phill:
Music for Organs

(Matiere Memoire -- Belgium )

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Two massive drone works for organ and pre-recorded tracks commissioned by Musica Festival Strasbourg for organist Hampus Lindwall, with tapes by Emanuel Schmelzer-Ziringer, each piece titled anagrammatically (ie. Nagro = Organ) and recorded with the composer at the Manufacture d'orgues Thomas and Orgelbau Klais organ in the Collegiale Sainte-Waudru, in Mons, Belgium.

 

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