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Objects and Home-made Instruments
 
Rammel, Hal: The Amplified Palette: A History in Pictures [BOOK + 2 CDS] Rammel, Hal:
The Amplified Palette: A History in Pictures [BOOK + 2 CDS]

(Penumbra -- USA )

Price: $28.95    

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A book and 2 CDs celebrating the 25th anniversary of this unusual and fascinating musical instrument designed and built by Hal Rammel, an artist's palette outfitted with a contact mic and vertically-mounted rods, played with a variety of uniquely designed bows and mallets.

Remote Viewers, The: Nerve Cure Remote Viewers, The:
Nerve Cure

(Remote Viewers -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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The Remote Viewers' 10th album, with David Petts, Caroline Kraabel, Sue Lynch, Adrian Northover, John Edwards, Rosa Lynch-Northover, and Adam Bohman, in mysterious works of dissonance and wonderfully idiosyncratic expression.

Remote Viewers, The: Sinister Heights Remote Viewers, The:
Sinister Heights

(Remote Viewers -- Great Britain )

Price: $19.95    

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UK's Remote Viewers latest blends electronics, rock, composition and improv in unusual and seductive ways, with guests John Edwards, Steve Noble, Caroline Kraabel, &c.

Rodrigues / Area / Torres / Gris: Aleph Rodrigues / Area / Torres / Gris:
Aleph

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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Two freely improvised works performed on cello, sine waves, cracklebox, bottle, synth, cornet and objects from the quartet of frequent collaborators Guilherme Rodrigue, David Area Guillermo Torres, and Tomas Gris, a mix of subtle improvisation and subsuming sound.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / de Toni / Berthet / Ortis: Trees Rodrigues / Rodrigues / de Toni / Berthet / Ortis:
Trees

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Five trees interpreted through electroacoustic improv from the quintet of Guilherme Rodrigues (cello, Gianna de Toni, double bass), Raphael Ortis (electric bass, objects) Christophe Berthet (sax), and Ernesto Rodrigues (viola); mysterious and compelling music.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Goncalves /...: suspensao [2 CDs] Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Goncalves /...:
suspensao [2 CDs]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $21.95    

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A large group under the direction of violinist Ernesto Rodrigues (also on harp, metronome & objects) in 4 extended improvisations of great suspense and tension through sound and silence.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Ullen / D'incise / Bondi: Lisboa Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Ullen / D'incise / Bondi:
Lisboa

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Orchestrated from strings, piano, percussives, laptop & objects, this quintet creates a complex collective voice from high- and low-frequency drones, dissonant long string tones, slow piano chords, metallic sounds, and rich electronics.

Rodrigues / Yamauchi / Santos: The Presence Of Air Particles Ignited By Memory Rodrigues / Yamauchi / Santos:
The Presence Of Air Particles Ignited By Memory

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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Remarkably detailed, slowly moving improvisation from the trio of Katsura Yamauchi on alto sax, Carlos Santos on electronics, and Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, harp and objects, a beautiful balance of acoustic and electronic sound in intensely concentrated music.

Rowe, Keith / Alfredo Costa Monteiro / Ilia Belorukov / Kurt Liedwart: Contour Rowe, Keith / Alfredo Costa Monteiro / Ilia Belorukov / Kurt Liedwart:
Contour

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95    

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Two recordings from spina!studio in St. Petersburg during the Teni Zvuka 2013 Festival, one a duo btween Keith Rowe and Alfredo Costa Monteiro, and the other filling out to a quartet with Ilia Belorukov and Kurt Liedwart; detailed interactions with impressive restraint.

Rowe, Keith / Graham Lambkin: Making A Rowe, Keith / Graham Lambkin:
Making A

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Keith Rowe first met Graham Lambkin at erstwhile's 2007 Amplify 2011 festival in NYC, playing again in 2013, and recording this album at Lambkin's house that same year, creating something unusual and unique from each player's perspective.

Rowe, Keith / M, Sachiko / Nakamura, Toshimaru / Yoshihide, Otomo: ErstLive 005 Rowe, Keith / M, Sachiko / Nakamura, Toshimaru / Yoshihide, Otomo:
ErstLive 005

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $31.00    

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Rowe, Keith / Taku Unami: ErstLive 006 Rowe, Keith / Taku Unami:
ErstLive 006

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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A first meeting of guitar and electronics artist Keith Rowe with computer and string performer Taku Unami at the Amplify 2008: light festival in Tokyo.

Scherchen, Hermann: Orchesterproben Ludwig Van Beethoven 6. Sinfonie [VINYL] Scherchen, Hermann:
Orchesterproben Ludwig Van Beethoven 6. Sinfonie [VINYL]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

Price: $16.00    

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An historical recording of Hermann Scherchen directing the RTSI Orchestra in a rehearsal of Beethoven's 6th Symphony, 1964, one of the works Scherchen is most associated with.

Schick, Ignaz / Martin Tetreault: Live * 33 * 45 * 78 Schick, Ignaz / Martin Tetreault:
Live * 33 * 45 * 78

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

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Montreal/Actuelle turntablist Martin Tetreault and Berlin turntablist Ignaz Shcick in two sets of recordings from two encounters in Belgium and Switzerland, 2006.

Schiller, Christoph: Variations Schiller, Christoph:
Variations

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Christoph Schiller's first solo work for spinet, amplified objects and piano, using a simple but brilliant structure which combines improvised pieces in a unique chain-like pattern of repetition and development.

Schliemann, Wolfgang / Vorveld, Michael: alle neune: rheinländer partie Schliemann, Wolfgang / Vorveld, Michael:
alle neune: rheinländer partie

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Schouwburg, Jean-Michel Van / Demey, Jean / Vanderstraeten, Kris: Sureau Schouwburg, Jean-Michel Van / Demey, Jean / Vanderstraeten, Kris:
Sureau

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Free and unusual improvisation with the strange vocal stylings of Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg, bassist Demey, and percussion and bicycle pump player Vanderstraeten.

Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell): and we disappear Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell):
and we disappear

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

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For a decade this trio has created some of the most interesting electroacoustic improvisation, captured in a 38 minute performance at the Ear We Are Festival in Biel, Switzerland, 2007.

Shanyio: Pribegie Shanyio:
Pribegie

(Thirsty Leaves Music -- Greece )

Price: $9.71    

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"Pribegie", or "Wandering" from Romanian multi-instrumentalist Alexandru Hegyesi is a psychedelic mix of drone, folk and traditional music, assiste by percussionist Thomas Almadi, clarinetist Calin Torsan, Xu on amplified objects, and Loalue on oblique beats and free electrons.

Snail, Azalia: Celestial Respect Snail, Azalia:
Celestial Respect

(Silber Media -- USA )

Price: $10.95    

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Hypnotic lo-fi space pop from Azalia Snail, whose 20 year career of 4-track era work is heard in this musical journey paying tribute to the power of the sun & the hope it can bring to us all.

Soloveitzik / Erel / Davis: Three States Of Freedom Soloveitzik / Erel / Davis:
Three States Of Freedom

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Israeli saxophonist Tom Soloveitzik, Turkish electronics player Korhan Erel (Islak Kopek), and US cellist Kevin Davis in an international dialog of rich and sonically charged electroacoustic improvisation.

Sontag Shogun: LTFI EP [VINYL 10-inch EP] Sontag Shogun:
LTFI EP [VINYL 10-inch EP]

(Palaver Press -- USA )

Price: $11.95    

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Sontag Shogun is the trio of pianist Ian Temple and sound artists Jesse Perlstein and Jeremy Young, setting the piano against intricately designed sonic textures and cut-ups of choral voice and acoustic guitar, as well as processed field recordings, here in a 10" 4 track EP.

Sontag Shogun: Tale Sontag Shogun:
Tale

(Palaver Press -- USA )

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Brooklyn's Sontag Shogun (Ian Temple-piano; Jesse Perlstein-electronics; Jeremy Young-tapes & electronics) in their debut album, compiling three years of composing and directed textural improvisations, presented in 9 rich musical works.

Spill (Tony Buck / Magda Mayas): Fluoresce Spill (Tony Buck / Magda Mayas):
Fluoresce

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $14.95    

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Four excellent, extended improvisations from the ongoing duo of Necks' Tony Buck on drums, cymbal, gong bells, tabla, and percussion, and Magda Mayas on piano, Tiger Organ, clavinet, objects and preparations.

Stackenas / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Torres: Wounds Of Light Stackenas / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Torres:
Wounds Of Light

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Tense textures and shadowy interplay brought to 'light' from the quartet of father/son Rodrigues, guitarist David Stackenas, and saxophonist Nuno Torres; remarkably subtle sonic improvisation.

Talibam!: Boogie in the Breeze Blocks Talibam!:
Boogie in the Breeze Blocks

(ESP -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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One of NYC's oddest rock bands, Talibam! augment and mutilate rock forms with a weird mix, helped along by Jon Irabagon, Peter Evans, Chris Forsyth, &c., great and bizarre!

Tanguay, Pierre: La musique de mon disque Tanguay, Pierre:
La musique de mon disque

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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The solo debut album from electronic artist and composer Pierre Tanguay is a collection of dark ambient background music that is minimalist in nature but also very impressive.

Taxonomy: Fega / Lella / Martusciello: 10 Taxonomical Movements Taxonomy: Fega / Lella / Martusciello:
10 Taxonomical Movements

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Fascinating compositions combining improvisation and organized sound from Martusciello, Lella, & Fega, using acoustic and electronic instruments to frightening effect.

Thieke & Toulemonde / Capece & Drouin: Berlin Series #1 Thieke & Toulemonde / Capece & Drouin:
Berlin Series #1

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

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The Inframince/Immensity split CD is the first in a series of discs exploring the work of musicians based in Berlin, a city which has been one of the most vibrant centres for improvised and contemporary music since the 1960's.

Thieke, Michael Unununium: Nachtlieder Thieke, Michael Unununium:
Nachtlieder

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $10.00    

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A diverse and fascinating release from clarinetist Michael Thieke, also on zither and providing field recordings, with guitarist Martin Siewert, accordionist Luca Venitucci, and two bassists--Christian Weber & Derek Shirley, and two drummers--Steve Heather and Eric Schaefer.

TonArt Ensemble & Ernesto Rodrigues: Murmurios TonArt Ensemble & Ernesto Rodrigues:
Murmurios

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Founded in Hamburg in 1989, TonArt Ensemble is a democratic collective of free improvising musicians, here in collaboration with Portuguese string player and composer Ernesto Rodrigues.

Tongs: Jazz With The Megaphone? Tongs:
Jazz With The Megaphone?

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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A powerful mix of rock and jazz in this extraordinary debut album by a young trio comprised of Luca Serrapiglio, Antonio Bertoni, and Carlo Garof playing a variety of acoustic and electronic instruments in fresh variations.

Toop, David: Entities Inertias Faint Beings [VINYL] Toop, David:
Entities Inertias Faint Beings [VINYL]

(Room40 -- Australia )

Price: $23.95    

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Drawing on contemplative elements of Buddhist culture, Japanese stone gardens, and inquisitive literature, David Toop developed these engaging sound works through three periods of solitute, casting them with the help of Lawrence English, John Butcher, Sylvia Hallett, &c.

Trio Sowari (Beins, Denzler, Durrant): Shortcut Trio Sowari (Beins, Denzler, Durrant):
Shortcut

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $12.65    

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Trio Sowari's second recording, subtle interactions using a wide palette of sound and approaches, mixing electronics and acoustics in amazing improvisation.

Trio Sowari: Durrant / Denzler / Beins: Three Dances Trio Sowari: Durrant / Denzler / Beins:
Three Dances

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $18.45    

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Variable Geometry Orchestra: Stills Variable Geometry Orchestra:
Stills

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $28.95    

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Triple CD from Variable Geometry Orchestra, who create music by juxtaposing acoustic and electronic sound matter with subliminal and psycho-acoustic side effects.

Various Artists: Freedom of the City Festival 2003 - Small Groups [2 CDs] Various Artists:
Freedom of the City Festival 2003 - Small Groups [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $24.95    

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Various Artists: Kraakgeluiden: Document 1 Various Artists:
Kraakgeluiden: Document 1

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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A series of improvised performances with the central idea of acoustic and electronic artists experimenting with the electronic medium in a live setting with musicians with whom they have never played with before.

Various Artists: The All Angels Concerts [2 CDs] Various Artists:
The All Angels Concerts [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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Mark Wastell and Rhodri Davies select highlights from the All Angels Concerts in London featuring artists such as Jonh Russell, John Butcher, Steve Beresford, and more.

Volden, Havarad & Toshi Nakamura: Crepuscular Rays Volden, Havarad & Toshi Nakamura:
Crepuscular Rays

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $11.00    

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A reference to rays of sunlight that appear to radiate from a single point in the sky around dusk or dawn, as heard through a combination of acoustic guitar, objects and no-input mixing board.

Wanke, Riccardo Dillon: to r.s. Wanke, Riccardo Dillon:
to r.s.

(Sedimental -- USA )

Price: $8.66    

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Wanke uses electric and acoustic guitars, acoustic piano, objects and natural sounds to create a sensitive long work in four parts of static compositions, drones and looped music.

WPB3 (Werchowska / Pontevia / Boubaker): A Floating World WPB3 (Werchowska / Pontevia / Boubaker):
A Floating World

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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The French WPB3 trio explores areas between abstract minimalist, contemporary concrete instrumental improvised music and energetic noisy free jazz with an uncompromisingly totally free approach.

ZGA: The End of an Epoch ZGA:
The End of an Epoch

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00    

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ZGA: Zgamoniums ZGA:
Zgamoniums

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00    

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Battus / Gauguet / La Casa: Chantier 1 Battus / Gauguet / La Casa:
Chantier 1

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $11.00    

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Three improvisers, Pascal Battus (rotating surfaces, found objects), Bertrand Gauguet (saxophones) and Eric La Casa (microphones) recorded while playing at a working building site in Paris and also in studio.

Blonk, Jaap / Sandy Ewen / Damon Smith / Chris Cogburn: North of Blanco Blonk, Jaap / Sandy Ewen / Damon Smith / Chris Cogburn:
North of Blanco

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $9.60    

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Six focused quartet improvisations with complex, independent layers of rich textures. Featuring Dutch vocalist/sound-poet Jaap Blonk and three Texas improvisors: Damon Smith (bass), Sandy Ewen (guitar & objects), Chris Cogburn (percussion).

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

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50    

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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.

Drouin, Jamie & Lance Austin Olsen: Sometimes We All Disappear Drouin, Jamie & Lance Austin Olsen:
Sometimes We All Disappear

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $12.00    

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A restrained electronic improvisation from the duo of Jamie Drouin on suitcase modular & portable radio, and Lance Austin Olsen on amplified objects and audio cassettes, utlitizing space, isolated and connected events, and the listener's own environment.

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.

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 )

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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.

Maroney / Ilgenfritz / Niescier / Drury: Mind Games Maroney / Ilgenfritz / Niescier / Drury:
Mind Games

(OutNow Recordings -- Israel )

Price: $12.95    

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The NY quartet of pianist Denman Maroney, alto saxophonist Angelika Niescier, bassist James Ilgenfritz and drummer Andrew Drury, exploring rhythmic playing, timbral variation, and harmonic shading in elegant and delightful ways.

Murayama, Seijiro / Soundworm: Space & Place Murayama, Seijiro / Soundworm:
Space & Place

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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Percussionist Murayama and Soundworm (Hiromits Shoji) in a work following a score that switches between clusters of live microphones as Murayama improvises to the resulting sound.

Normand, Eric: Data (Low-Fi Duets) Normand, Eric:
Data (Low-Fi Duets)

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $12.00    

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Bassist Eric Normand also builds unusual noise devices and stomp boxes, which he performs here in duos with Martin Tetreault, Christine Sehnaoui Abdelnour, Sebastien Cirotteau, and Mario Gauthier.

Schiller, Christoph / Birgit Ulher: Kolk Schiller, Christoph / Birgit Ulher:
Kolk

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Five unique pieces from improvisers Birgit Ulher (trumpet, radio, speaker, objects) and Christoph Schiller (spinet, preperations) recorded in Hamburg with no post-production work.

Vogel, Sabine / Chris Abrahams / Landscape Quartet: The Berlin Series No. 4 Vogel, Sabine / Chris Abrahams / Landscape Quartet:
The Berlin Series No. 4

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A split CD from Berlin-based flautist and composer Sabine Vogel: a composition using recordings made at various exterior locations as part of her work with Landscape Quartet; and a recording of a live improvisation as part of the 2012 NOW now festival in Sydney.

Wastell, Mark: Caressed On The Brow By Unseen Hands Wastell, Mark:
Caressed On The Brow By Unseen Hands

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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This long overdue re-issue celebrates the unique encounter of eleven like-minded musicians from Japan, England, Wales, Germany, Basque Country & Norway, brought together in the studio for one day only for this daytime recording session followed by an evening concert.

Davies, Rhodri / Matt Davis / Samantha Rebello / Bechir Saade : Hum Davies, Rhodri / Matt Davis / Samantha Rebello / Bechir Saade :
Hum

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $16.95    

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Fascinating electro-acoustic improvisation from harpist Rhodri Davies with an open-minded and experimental quartet creating dynamic and unexpected music.

Jones with Friends, JC: Duos II Jones with Friends, JC:
Duos II

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Live recordings of JC Jones in duo settings, 14 different collaborations including Ned Rothenberg, Victoria Hanna, Harold Rubin, Josef Sprinzak, Nori Jacoby, &c.

Jones with Friends, JC: Duos II <i>[Used Item]</i> Jones with Friends, JC:
Duos II [Used Item]

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Live recordings of JC Jones in duo settings, 14 different collaborations including Ned Rothenberg, Victoria Hanna, Harold Rubin, Josef Sprinzak, Nori Jacoby, &c.



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