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Objects and Home-made Instruments


 
Foschia, Jacques : Clair Obscur Foschia, Jacques :
Clair Obscur

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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London Improviser Orchestra peer Jacques Foschia in a double CD of solo clarinet works extending the instrument's range, preformed in the studio & live in Brussels & London.

Freedman, Lori: 3 Freedman, Lori:
3

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Clarinetist Lori Freedman brought together 3 distinct trios over the course of 3 consecutive nights with a total of 6 other Montreal musicians for live encounters of improvisation.

Frith, Fred / Drouet, Jean-Pierre / Sclavis, Louis: I Dream Of You Jumping Frith, Fred / Drouet, Jean-Pierre / Sclavis, Louis:
I Dream Of You Jumping

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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A live recording from the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville in 2009 of extended improvisations between guitarist Fred Frith, French clarinetist Louis Sclavis, and percussionist Jean-Pierre Drouet.

Frith, Fred & Glennie, Evelyn: The Sugar Factory Frith, Fred & Glennie, Evelyn:
The Sugar Factory

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Amazing guitar and percussion duo on this first encounter between Frith and Glennie, recorded for the filming of Thomas Riedelsheimer's documentary Touch the Soundabout Scottis.

Frith, Fred And Helen Mirra: Kwangsi - quail [VINYL] Frith, Fred And Helen Mirra:
Kwangsi - quail [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Helen Mirra uses the index of a W.G. Sebald's novel to create a mysterious, intriguing and fascinating audio world, performed by Mirra on printing press and acoustic guitar, and Fred Frith on rainsticks, mbira, charango, music box, voice, shoes and other objects.

Garcia, Miguel / Tomas Gris / Lee Noyes: Asto Ilunno Garcia, Miguel / Tomas Gris / Lee Noyes:
Asto Ilunno

(Idealstate Recordings -- Sweden )

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The trio of Miguel A. Garcia (electronics), Tomas Gris (objects) and Lee Noyes (piano) in a single extended and understated improvisation mixing acoustic and electronic sources, building and subsiding in its interesting journey.

Goyvaerts / Morgan / Buggenhout: White Smoke Goyvaerts / Morgan / Buggenhout:
White Smoke

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Unusual instrumentation and interaction from the trio of percussionist Mike Goyvaerts (Canaries on the Pole), saxophonist Jeffey Morgan (releases on Headlight, Konnex) and EMS synthesist Willy Van Buggenhout.

Granberg, Magnus : How Deep is the Ocean, How High is the Sky? Granberg, Magnus :
How Deep is the Ocean, How High is the Sky?

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Swedish composer Magnus Granberg (Skogen) places baroque instruments alongside prepared piano, objects and electronics in an exquisite 60-minute piece performed with an excellent set of performers including Cyril Bondi, d'incise, Eric Ruffing, Christoph Schiller, &c.

Grand Mal: Perfect Fit Grand Mal:
Perfect Fit

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Hetu, Joane : Tryptique Musique d'hiver Hetu, Joane :
Tryptique Musique d'hiver

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A specially priced box set bringing together all three CDs from Joane Hetu of music about the winter: Musique d'hiver, Nouvelle musique d'hiver and Recits de neige.

Hetu, Joane: Nouvelle Musique d'Hiver Hetu, Joane:
Nouvelle Musique d'Hiver

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Beautiful, mysterious improvised compositions with spoken interludes, recorded live in March 2003 at the first Montréal/Nouvelles Musiques (MNM) festival.

Hubsch, Carl Ludwig: Ensemble X Hubsch, Carl Ludwig:
Ensemble X

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

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A large orchestra of improvisers brought together by composer and tuba player Carl Ludwig Hubsch for the 2008 Berlin Explorations festival, peforming works focusing on tone and color from the smallest to the largest sound.

Kahn, Jason: Things Fall Apart Kahn, Jason:
Things Fall Apart

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Sound artist Jason Kahn performing in Zurich at the Kunstraum Walcheturm arts organization, recording fourteen short improvised sections, focusing on heavily effected drums and percussive elements augmented with synthetics, radio, plus work exclusively for voice.

Koch, Hans / Thomas Peter: Wucherungen Koch, Hans / Thomas Peter:
Wucherungen

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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A dynamic set of wind and object improvisations from multi-reedist Hans Koch, using extended techniques to elicit a diverse and astounding range of sounds from his instruments, and Thomas Peter creating indescribable sound on amplified objects and live electronics.

Krebs, Annette / Magda Mayas / Anthea Caddy: Thread Krebs, Annette / Magda Mayas / Anthea Caddy:
Thread

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Performing on cello, piano, prepared guitar, tapes, and the mixing desk itself, Anthea Caddy, Magda Maya, and Annette Krebs present two improvisations, one from the studio and one live in Boston.

Krebs, Annette & Rhodri Davies: kravis rhonn project Krebs, Annette & Rhodri Davies:
kravis rhonn project

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Guitarist and electroacoustic musician Krebs met harpist and electronicist Rhodri Davies in 2008 for these recordings, which Krebs then organized for these fascinating recordings.

Kusiolek / Sjarov / Wojcinski / Kugel: Nuntium Kusiolek / Sjarov / Wojcinski / Kugel:
Nuntium

(Multikulti Project -- Poland )

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Accordionist and electronic artist Robert Kusiolek conceived of the 7 chapter "Nuntium" project, which intersects free improvisation with jazz tradition, world, and modern music.

Lauzier / Martel / Myhr / Tetreault: Disparition de l'usine ephemere Lauzier / Martel / Myhr / Tetreault:
Disparition de l'usine ephemere

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Four improvisers from Quebec and Norway playing prepared reeds, strings, and a broken turntable, an ea-improv release evoking the sonic and industrial world of sound.

Leandre, Joelle & Gianni Lenoci: Sur une balancoire Leandre, Joelle & Gianni Lenoci:
Sur une balancoire

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Fourteen short, improvised pieces from the duo of Joelle Leandre (double bass, voice) and Gianni Lenoci (piano, objects) that follow an aesthetic somewhere between jazz and contemporary music.

Lettow, Gunnar / Korhan Erel: Bad Falling Bostel Lettow, Gunnar / Korhan Erel:
Bad Falling Bostel

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Taking their name from the German Town Bad Fallingbostel, this album collects recordings from the 3 year collaboration of these two improvising sound artists: Gunnar Lettow on prepared bass guitar, electronics & objects; and Korhan Erel on computer & controllers.

London Improvisers Orchestra: Improvisations for George Riste London Improvisers Orchestra:
Improvisations for George Riste

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Four improvisations from the London Improvisers Orchestra's monthly appearances at the Red Rose with Harry Beckett, Evan Parker, Steve Beresford, Lol Coxhill, &c. &c.

Loriot / Vincent: Bobun: Suite pour Machines a meche Loriot / Vincent:
Bobun: Suite pour Machines a meche

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The string duo Bobun celebrates ten years of creative collaboration with this six piece suite, a studio recording of diverse improvisations that runs the gamut from lowercase minimalism to dense and technically exuberant interaction.

Loris: Farmer / Hughes / Jones: the cat from cat hill Loris: Farmer / Hughes / Jones:
the cat from cat hill

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Electronics and natural objects with a common love for the E Bow from this electroacoustic improvising trio recording at Middlesex University in 2009.

Lussier, Rene /Tanguay, Pierre: La vie qui bat: Chevreuil Lussier, Rene /Tanguay, Pierre:
La vie qui bat: Chevreuil

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Continuing where La vie qui bat: Chevre left off, this is the second installment of the project from the duo of Pierre Tanguay and Rene Lussier where they take a journey though human nature.

Lytton, Paul: ?! Lytton, Paul:
?!

(Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )

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The first solo electronics and percussion album by radical and legendary British improvisor Paul Lytton since 1979, recorded in the studio in Germany, and using a wealth of homemade instruments, laptop, percussive devices, objects, and electro-mechanical devices.

MAGIMC: Polishing the Mirror MAGIMC:
Polishing the Mirror

(Amirani Records -- Italy )

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Italian saxophonist Edoardo Marraffa and drummer Stefano Giust meet West Coast/touring pianist Thollem McDonas for an album of focused and spirited free improvisation recorded live in Bologna.

Milton / Thomas / Jewell / Farmer: Bear Ground Milton / Thomas / Jewell / Farmer:
Bear Ground

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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UK improviser Matt Milton plays violin & objects, joined also by drummer/object-ist Patrick Farmer, violist David Thomas and voice/breath/snare player Ryan Jewell.

Monteiro, Alfredo Costa : Um Em Um Monteiro, Alfredo Costa :
Um Em Um

(Monotype -- Poland )

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An unusual release from the accordion, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, placed microphones in a way to enhance the harmonics and all the particularities of every sound, layering slowly moving tones and their harmonic interaction, allowing unexpected details to emerge.

Monteiro, Alfredo Costa: centre of mass Monteiro, Alfredo Costa:
centre of mass

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Limited edition CDR from AT's Byways series, a stunning piece for solo cymbal, demonstrating an extraordinary variety and musicality from such limited means.

Muntzing, Herman: DeConstruCt (10 Solo Pieces) Muntzing, Herman:
DeConstruCt (10 Solo Pieces)

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Murayama, Seijiro: Broken Iteration  [2 CDs] Murayama, Seijiro:
Broken Iteration [2 CDs]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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A 2-CD release from Japanese percussionist Seijiro Murayama, performing solo on "objects" which combines clearly percussive objects and other electroacoustic items of obscure origin, creating active, rich and curious sonic environments that envelop the listener.

N.O.R.M.A + Cutler, Chris: L'Arpa e L'Asino (The Harp and the Donkey) N.O.R.M.A + Cutler, Chris:
L'Arpa e L'Asino (The Harp and the Donkey)

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Namchylak, Sainkho / Nick Sudnick: Not Quite Songs Namchylak, Sainkho / Nick Sudnick:
Not Quite Songs

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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ZGA leader Nick Sudnick meets with extreme vocalist Sainkho Namchylak for 15 parts of "Play", unusual and frightening work of rhythm, sound and vocalization of intense calibre.

Natura Morta (Ali / Loriot / Costa): Decay Natura Morta (Ali / Loriot / Costa):
Decay

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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This Brooklyn-based trio for viola, bass, and drums is dedicated to exploreing musical structures and relationships through collective all-acoustic improvisation, with recordings on Prom Night, Edible Onion and FMR records.

Nemeth, Anett: A Pauper's Guide to John Cage Nemeth, Anett:
A Pauper's Guide to John Cage

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Using clarinet, household objects, field recordings & domestic electronics, Anett Nemeth applies Cage's concepts of indeterminancy and chance as frameworks for two extended compositions.

Neumatica: Alud Neumatica:
Alud

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Nichols, Don / Bryce Beverlin II: Fortments [3-inch CD] Nichols, Don / Bryce Beverlin II:
Fortments [3-inch CD]

(Bicephalic -- USA )

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Free-sound found-improvisation using percussion, voice and objects from the duo of Don Nichols and Bryce Beverlin II , both of the percussion quartet Quadrivium, in a limited 3" CD of four exuberant works.

Nuts (Duboc / Siddik / Oki / Lasserre / Sato): Symphony for Old and New Dimensions Nuts (Duboc / Siddik / Oki / Lasserre / Sato):
Symphony for Old and New Dimensions

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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Bassist Duboc's two part symphony with dual drummers and dual trumpeters is a journey that aims at the creative free improvisation of groups like the Art Ensemble, AACM, BAG, &c.

Octante (Barberan / Monteiro / Fages / Garcia): lunula Octante (Barberan / Monteiro / Fages / Garcia):
lunula

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Four Barcelona musicians on the cutting edge of contemporary electroacoustic improvisation in their second release, recording at ca l'escuder in 2008.

ONJO: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz: LIVE Vol.2 parallel circuit ONJO: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz:
LIVE Vol.2 parallel circuit

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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OPJK_3 (Martini / Reaki / Sala): Algebrica OPJK_3 (Martini / Reaki / Sala):
Algebrica

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Electroacoustic improvisation from the trio of Fabio Martini (clarinets, electroncis), Andrea Reali (voice, electronics) and Danilo Sala (drums, percussion & objects), unusual and sometimes absurdist dialog from three skilled innovators.

Ossatura: Verso Ossatura:
Verso

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Pao: Pao Pao:
Pao

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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The Portugese trio of Pedro Sousa (sax), Tiago Sousa (keys & percussion) and Travassos (tapes and electronics), using amplified objects and circuit bending amidst acoustic and electric sources that blends melodic sound sources in rich and unexpected ways.

Parkins, Zeena: Double Dupe Down Parkins, Zeena:
Double Dupe Down

(Tzadik -- USA )

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A compilation of Downtown NY harpist, keyboardist and composer Zeena Parkins' work for film, featuring many of the NY mainstays: Shelley Hirsch, Christian Marclay, Ikue Mori, Okkyung Lee, James Pugliese, David Watson, &c. &c.

Pascal: Nihilist Chakai House [VINYL] Pascal:
Nihilist Chakai House [VINYL]

(Discombobulate -- Great Britain )

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An album of solo drumming from Pascal Nichols, who is part of the duo "Part Wild Horses Mane On Both Sides", here in a diverse set of approaches performed on drums, djembe, goblet bowls, cowbells, blocks, &c. &c... an album that's become an in-store favorite.

Payne, David: Nirvana Unplugged Payne, David:
Nirvana Unplugged

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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David Payne (Fossils, Slut Mouth, Middle James Co.) solo offers a wasted take on the acoustic guitar, which is mangled, scraped, rubbed, fingered, bent, and subjected to a variety of preparations.

Petit, Didier - Alexandre Pierrepont: Passages - A Road Record: Woodstock - New York - Chicago - Los Petit, Didier - Alexandre Pierrepont:
Passages - A Road Record: Woodstock - New York - Chicago - Los Angeles

(RogueArt -- France )

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Cellist Petit and poet Pierrepont traveled from East to West Coasts recording with various improvisers who play with Petit while Pierrepont reads one of his poems in French, and then as a non-French speaker reads the same poem.

Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart: Hearing Metal 2 Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart:
Hearing Metal 2

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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The second part of composer Michael Pisaro's "Hearing Metal" series, Pisaro performing on field recordings, radio, guitar, sine tones, with Greg Stuart performing on a diverse set of percussive instruments.

Pisaro, Michael: 3 compositions  played by Philip Thomas & others: Fields Have Ears Pisaro, Michael: 3 compositions played by Philip Thomas & others:
Fields Have Ears

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Three compositions by Michael Pisaro for piano, piano & tape, and for 4 or more players (here with 14) as performed by pianist Philip Thomas, and with Sarah Hughs and members of the Edges Ensemble.

Poliks, Marek : Hull Treader Poliks, Marek :
Hull Treader

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Referencing sci-fi, C.S. Lewis, and alien worlds, the compositions of Marek Poliks each have a central metaphor like alien environment and warmth, spaceship and cradling, performed by ensembles using traditional and electronic instruments and objects.

Quartetski Does Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps Quartetski Does Stravinsky:
Le Sacre du printemps

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Quartetski Does Stravinsky with drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli, guitarist Bernard Falaise, reedist Phillipe Lauzier, viole de gamaba player Pierre-Yves Martel and violinist Joshua Zubot reinterpret Stravinsky's Rite of Spring in honor of its 100th anniversary.

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: $27.50    

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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 )

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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.



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