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Objects and Home-made Instruments


 
300 Basses (Monteiro / Kocher / Venitucci): Sei Ritornelli 300 Basses (Monteiro / Kocher / Venitucci):
Sei Ritornelli

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95    

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Three accordion players, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, Jonas Kocher, and Luca Venitucci, form 300 Basses, an unconventional trio that explores new ways to play this traditional instrument.

Activity Center / Minton, Phil: Activity Center & Phil Minton Activity Center / Minton, Phil:
Activity Center & Phil Minton

(Absinth Records -- Germany )

Price: $14.95    

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Anderson, Casey / Jason Kahn / Norbert Moslang / Gunter Muller / Mark Trayle: Five Lines Anderson, Casey / Jason Kahn / Norbert Moslang / Gunter Muller / Mark Trayle:
Five Lines

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $13.95    

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This meeting of 5 EA-Improv heavyweights from Europe and the Pacific US happened during the MKM trio tour in Northern America 2010, capturing this extended performance at CalArts for 40 minutes of engaging, burbling electronics, pulses, and short wave introspection.

Barriere, Lali / Miguel A. Garcia  : Espejuelo Barriere, Lali / Miguel A. Garcia :
Espejuelo

(Nueni -- Spain )

Price: $14.95    

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The duo of Miguel A. Garcia on electronics and Lali Barriere on objects and no-input mixer for an album of investigative, detailed improvisation that's well paced and calmly complex.

Bartlett, Nathaniel: (((Clang))) [CD + DVD] Bartlett, Nathaniel:
(((Clang))) [CD + DVD]

(Sound-Space Audio Lab -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Sound artist Nathaniel Bartlett electronically processes the marimba and a variety of metal objects in an extended composition commissioned by sculptor Andree Valley for an exhibition featuring metallic sculptures.

BassX3: Transatlantic BassX3:
Transatlantic

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $18.95    

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Three bass instrumentalists - Gebhard Ullman on bass clarinet and bass flute, Chris Dahlgren on double bass, and Clayton Thomas on double bass, improvising on the lower end of the tonal range of chamber music.

Battus, Pascal / Dafne Vicente-Sandoval : [2 CDs] Battus, Pascal / Dafne Vicente-Sandoval :
[2 CDs]

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $15.16    

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An intense and dynamic album of unusual electroacoustic improvisation from the duo of Pascal Battus performing on rotating surfaces, styrofoam, paper, plastic objects, and microphones, and Dafne Vicente-Sandoval performing on bassoon, microphones and mixing board.

Beins / Dorner / Hayward / Krebs: Phosphor 2 Beins / Dorner / Hayward / Krebs:
Phosphor 2

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $14.36    

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Electro-acoustic improv from the Phosphor grouping, an amazing set of musicians who began working together in 2001 and have developed a complex and incredible form of interplay.

Belorukov, Ilia / Harpakahylo / Patryk Lichota / Kim_Nasung: After Belorukov, Ilia / Harpakahylo / Patryk Lichota / Kim_Nasung:
After

(Nueni -- Germany )

Price: $9.95    

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A short and succinct album of free improvisation from the Russian quartet of Ilia Belorukov (sax), Hapakahylo (drums, objects), Patryk Lichota (sax, objects), and Kim_Nasung (Guzheng), using unusual techniques to conjur unexpected audio environments.

Belorukov, Ilia / Kurt Liedwart: Vtoroi Belorukov, Ilia / Kurt Liedwart:
Vtoroi

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95    

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Saint-Petersburg saxophonist Ilia Belorukov & Moscow-based electronic and computer musician Kurt Liedwart in a release balancing silence, space and chance using sinewaves & computers and prepared saxophone, a mix of modern ea-improv and Wandelweiser intent.

Blast: Altrastrata Blast:
Altrastrata

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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Bohman, Adam / Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg: Bagpipes And Blackberries Bohman, Adam / Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg:
Bagpipes And Blackberries

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $11.86    

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A strange set of improvisations from London, pairing Adam Bohman on his unusually percussive and inexplicable unamplified objects with the odd vocalisations of Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg, very much in a Phil Minton mode, for four very unique studio recordings.

Bondi / d'incise / Rodrigues / Chagas / Torres / Moimeme: Brume Bondi / d'incise / Rodrigues / Chagas / Torres / Moimeme:
Brume

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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Extended improvisations using a mix of acoustic and electric instruments from the sextet of Ernesto Rodrigues, d'incise, Cyril Bondi, Abdul Moiemem, Eduardo Chagas, and Nuno Torres.

Borisov, Alexei / Olga Nosova / Dave Phillips: Borinosophil Borisov, Alexei / Olga Nosova / Dave Phillips:
Borinosophil

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $14.95    

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Russian industrial/electronic/free improv artists Alexei Borisov and Olga Nosova in a trio with Swiss experimenter Dave Phillips in works that pass from transcendental to insanely complex and halucinatory - play loud!

Capece / Patterson: empty matter Capece / Patterson:
empty matter

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

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Amplified objects artist Lee Patterson and reed player Lucio Capece, also on the sruti box, in 8 rich and slowly paced "empty" works that create mysterious timbral environments.

Cardew, Cornelius: Material Cardew, Cornelius:
Material

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95    

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Cassiber: The Cassiber Box [6 CDs, 1 DVD and Book] Cassiber:
The Cassiber Box [6 CDs, 1 DVD and Book]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $78.00    

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A 6 CD/DVD box set of the 1980s UK/Euro improvising rock band Cassiber, an amazing band merging experimental rock, fringe jazz, punk, pop, plunderphonics, improvisation, & musique concrete with an energetic and complex form of studio composition - superb!

Cassiber: The Way It Was Cassiber:
The Way It Was

(Recommended Records -- USA )

Price: $15.95    

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A teaser for the upcoming box set, this collects previously unreleased Cassiber live and studio recordings, fusing energetic experimental rock, punk, pop, fringe jazz, improvisation and more into a radical blend of cutting-edge music.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Doc Chad Ayler [2 CDs] Chadbourne, Eugene:
Doc Chad Ayler [2 CDs]

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $15.95    

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Doc Chadbourne arranges and performs a vital section of the Albert Ayler songbook in a 2-CD release featuring solo settings to a quintet with musicians including Charles Tyler, Massimo Pupillo, Ted Reichman, Joe Williamson, &c.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Worms With Strings Chadbourne, Eugene:
Worms With Strings

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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Chan, Charity: Somewhere the Sea and Salt Chan, Charity:
Somewhere the Sea and Salt

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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An aural map of extended pianist Charity Chan's techniques, in unusual non-invasive, object interactive and excursive approaches to the acoustic piano.

Chang / Davies / Drouin / Durrant / Patterson / Tilbury: Variable Formations Chang / Davies / Drouin / Durrant / Patterson / Tilbury:
Variable Formations

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $11.00    

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A live recording at Cafe Oto in 2013 from this sextet in an extended and dynamic piece in which the musicians develop material they had presented in small groups in the first half of the concert, mixing improvised and prepared elements.

Chulki, Hong  / Ryu Hankil: Objets Infernaux Chulki, Hong / Ryu Hankil:
Objets Infernaux

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $14.45    

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A collaboration between two Seoul, South Korean sound artists--Hong Chulki and Ryu Hankil--both performing on no-input mixer & objects for an album of electronic, glitch and sputtering sound with an extreme dynamic range and twisted purpose.

Coluccino, Osvaldo: Atto Coluccino, Osvaldo:
Atto

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

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Osvaldo Coluccino's "Atto" uses various acoustic objects but no musical instruments or electronic manipulation, here in 5 pieces recorded near Milan, Italy in 2011.

Coluccino, Osvaldo: Oltreorme Coluccino, Osvaldo:
Oltreorme

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

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Italian composer Osvaldo Coluccino performed these minimal works using acoustic objects only: no musical instruments, no power tools, nor appliances, nor other electric machines, and no post electronic processing.

Cornford / Rodgers: Turned Moment, weighting Cornford / Rodgers:
Turned Moment, weighting

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $10.95    

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Sound artist Stephen Cornford performs realtime feedback treatment of pianist Samuel Rodgers, creating tense and spacious sound works, intensifying Rodgers' sparse keyboard work.

Cosa Brava (Frith / Kihlstedt / Parkins): The Letter Cosa Brava (Frith / Kihlstedt / Parkins):
The Letter

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $19.95    

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Cosa Brava is an experimental rock and improvisation quartet formed in March 2008 by multi-instrumentalist and composer Fred Frith, with members Carla Kihlstedt, Zeena Parkins, Shahzad Ismaily, William Winant, &c.

Costa, Simao: ANO PRE CAU TION PER CU SSION ON SHORT CIRCUIT Costa, Simao:
ANO PRE CAU TION PER CU SSION ON SHORT CIRCUIT

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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Portuguese composer and pianist Simao Costa in an album of solo prepared piano in the style of John Cage, using transducers, speaker & objects, paced like a Morton Feldman composition, balancing tones and percussive sound in exquisite compositions.

Cremaster & Sophie Agnel (Fages / Monteiro / Agnel): Isotopic Cremaster & Sophie Agnel (Fages / Monteiro / Agnel):
Isotopic

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95    

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The results of years of collaboration between the Cremaster electroacoustic improvising duo of Ferran Fages and Alfredo Costa Monteiro with pianist Sophie Agnel, in a remarkable album of fragile yet rich tones and tonal punctuations, a feast of timbral possibilities.

Cutler, Chris / Dimuzio, Thomas: Quake Cutler, Chris / Dimuzio, Thomas:
Quake

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00    

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Cutler, Chris / Glandien, Lutz / Goyette, Marie / Krauze, Zygmunt / Yoshihide, Otomo - P53: P53 - Cutler, Chris / Glandien, Lutz / Goyette, Marie / Krauze, Zygmunt / Yoshihide, Otomo - P53:
P53 -

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00    

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Cutler, Chris and Dimuzio, Thomas: Dust Cutler, Chris and Dimuzio, Thomas:
Dust

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00    

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Dadge, Chris: Pith [3-inch CDR] Dadge, Chris:
Pith [3-inch CDR]

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $8.95    

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Bug Incision label leader Chris Dadge steps away from his drums for a live performance at Pith Gallery in Calgary, using field recordings and amplified objects to create intriguing and compelling environments of concrete sound, tinted from a percussionist's perspective.

Dahl, Anders & Skogen: Rows Dahl, Anders & Skogen:
Rows

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

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Sweden's Skogen returns with a beautiful work for chamber ensemble with Magnus Granberg, Angharad Davies, Toshimaru Nakamura, Ko Ishikawa, Anna Lindal, Henrik Olsson, Petter wastberg and Erik Carlsson, interpreting a piece by Anders Dahl using a 12 tone system.

Davies  / Bohman / Patterson / Wastell: For Hugh Davies Davies / Bohman / Patterson / Wastell:
For Hugh Davies

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $16.95    

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Recordings from early DIY electroacoustic improviser and instrument inventor, the late Hugh Davies, accompanied in live performance by Adam Bohman, Lee Patterson, and Mark Wastell.

Davies / Doneda / Martin / Minton / Patterson: Midhopestones Davies / Doneda / Martin / Minton / Patterson:
Midhopestones

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $16.95    

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Four extraordinary improvisations by musicians spanning 3 countries and 3 generations, a dark, brooding, swirling music from a remarkably tight and unified ensemble.

Davies, Angharad / Rhodri Davies / Michael Duch / Lina Lapelyte / John Lely & John Tilbury: Goldsmit Davies, Angharad / Rhodri Davies / Michael Duch / Lina Lapelyte / John Lely & John Tilbury:
Goldsmiths

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

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An extended group improvisation and compositions by Lely, Sarah Hughes, and Jurg Frey, subtle and beautiful performances by Angharad Davies (violin), Rhodri Davies (electric harp), Michael Duch (bass), Lina Lapelyte (violin), John Lely (objects & electronics) & John Tilbury (piano).

Davies, Hugh : Performances 1969 - 1977 Davies, Hugh :
Performances 1969 - 1977

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $16.95    

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Limited edition archive CDR of 1960's instrument inventor the late Hugh Davies, solo and with Richard Orton, to accompany the Another Timbre release "For Hugh Davies".

Day, Terry: Interruptions Day, Terry:
Interruptions

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Terry Day plays a wide variety of instruments including piano, saxophones, drums, cello, mandolin, voice and many more in these analogue studio recordings made between 1978 and 1981.

Derome, Jean / Malcolm Goldstein / Rainer Wiens: 6 Improvisations Derome, Jean / Malcolm Goldstein / Rainer Wiens:
6 Improvisations

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Having worked together in many projects for many years, this is the 1st trio record from Montreal improvisers Jean Derome, Malcolm Goldstein & Rainer Wiens, six free studio improvisations showing the subtle and sophisticated dialog that such long association yields.

Doneda / Kocher / Schiller : ///Grape Skin Doneda / Kocher / Schiller :
///Grape Skin

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

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The trio of Michel Doneda, Christoph Schiller and Jonas Kocher performing music of delicate tension and great assurance recorded in the spectacular church at Ligerz, Switzerland.

Doneda / Toulemonde / Desmarchelier: Le Terrier Doneda / Toulemonde / Desmarchelier:
Le Terrier

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $15.95    

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Hardcore ea-improv from saxophonist Doneda, guitarist Desmarchelier and amplified objectician Toulemonde, active, attention-grabbing and downright frightening sound work.

Doneda, Michel / Erik M / Jean-Marc Montera: Not Doneda, Michel / Erik M / Jean-Marc Montera:
Not

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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Live recordings in France, 1999 from the trio of saxophonist Michel Doneda, turntablist Erik M, and guitarist/electronic/object player Jean-Marc Montera, a frenetic concert of sonic mayhem.

Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet: The Abyss Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet:
The Abyss

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $24.95    

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Sound and noise artists Kevin Drumm and Jason Lescalleet collaborate on this 2 CD set, a diverse set of sound pieces from slowly building drones to unsettling environments, with tapes punctuating the hallucinatory aspects of their rich and impressive aural tapestries.

Drury / Matthews / Cirotteau: Bszent Hun Drury / Matthews / Cirotteau:
Bszent Hun

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram: Live In Berlin Dumitrescu, Iancu / Ana-Maria Avram:
Live In Berlin

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

Price: $16.95    

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Spectral composers Iancu Dumitrescu & Ana-Maria Avram present 4 works recorded live in Berlin from 2009-14, with participants including Yoni Silver, Tim Hodgkinson, Stephan O'Malley, orchestration including stretchable steel and computer, crystals, prepared piano, &c.

Duplant / Lenglet / Widham: Proverbes Duplant / Lenglet / Widham:
Proverbes

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95    

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The quasi-trio/mail improv of French improvisers Duplant, a multi-instrumentalist who appears here on percussion and Lenglet, on the guitar, with pianist and junk manipulator Rachael Wadham.

Electric Bird Noise: Desert Jelly Electric Bird Noise:
Desert Jelly

(Silber Records -- USA )

Price: $10.95    

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Frequent Squidco in-store performer Electric Bird Noise returns defying expectation with an album of new wave dance & 1970s synth experiments, taking influence from bands like New Order, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, & Gary Numan

Electric Bird Noise: The Silber Sessions Electric Bird Noise:
The Silber Sessions

(Silber Media -- USA )

Price: $10.95    

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A collection of southeast darkwave & post rock band Electric Bird Noise (Brian Lea McKenzie) from 2000-2010, cinematic, richly eclectic, and absorbing instrumental music.

Elgier / Grinenco / Sahlieh: Veiled Elgier / Grinenco / Sahlieh:
Veiled

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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A slowly-unfolding and wonderful work of unusual acoustic and electronic sound from the Argentinian trio of Alexander Elgier (piano), Victor Grinenco (violin, hardingfele, objects & electronics), and Samuel Sahlieh (synth, electric bass & tapes).

Ensemble SuperMusique: Bruit court-circuit Ensemble SuperMusique:
Bruit court-circuit

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Jean Derome, Joane Hetu, Danielle Palardy Roger, Alexandre St-Onge and Martin Tetreault each composed works for this stellar group of nine Montreal-based musique actuelle players, a startling and wonderful release of style, approach and concept.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Les accords intuitifs Ensemble SuperMusique:
Les accords intuitifs

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.16    

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Montreal's most creative large ensemble, led by Joane Hetu & Daniell Palardy Roger, in their 5th release presenting works composed between 1976-2015 featuring twenty musicians playing in different combinations, showing the creative breadth and skills of this amazing band.

Epinat / Forge / Bertholon: Duo... Epinat / Forge / Bertholon:
Duo...

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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Eventless Plot: Recon Eventless Plot:
Recon

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

Price: $15.95    

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The Eventless Plot trio hails from Thessaloniki, Greece, borrowing elements from different genres and aesthetics to build a hybrid of free improv, noise, new electronica, electroacoustic composition and jazz.

Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith: Background Information Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith:
Background Information

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $10.95    

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Houston based guitarist Sandy Ewen met BPA label leader, bassist Damon Smith to record these open-minded improvisations in the studio, with Smith also using 7 string electric upright bass, laptop, and field recordings played in real time.

Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith: Background Information [CASSETTE] Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith:
Background Information [CASSETTE]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $10.36    

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Houston based guitarist Sandy Ewen met BPA label leader, bassist Damon Smith, to record these open-minded improvisations in the studio, with Smith also using 7 string electric upright bass, laptop, and field recordings played in real time.

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.

Fenaison: Plat Fenaison:
Plat

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Mixing backgrounds from impprov, electronics, composition, noise & contemporary performance, Fenaison explore texturally driven dynamic improvisations.

Flunger, Elisabeth / Tomas Tello: Labor Flunger, Elisabeth / Tomas Tello:
Labor

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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Electricity and metal trash object meet in a banging and sparking session of minimal improvisation from percussionist Elisabeth Flunger and electronic artist Tomas Tello.

Foschia / Irmer / Wissel / Goyvaerts: Canaries On The Pole #2 Foschia / Irmer / Wissel / Goyvaerts:
Canaries On The Pole #2

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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The improvising quartet of Canaries on the Pole (Foschia / goyvaerts / Irmer / Wissel) in their second release after their self-titled debut on the Free Elephant label.

 


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