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Recent additions to our catalog and items of note. Other new items that are in stock and ready to ship can be found in our Just In category.

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resAUnance : Migration resAUnance :
Migration

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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The debut album by the chamber-jazz quartet resAUnance of Jonathan Golove on electric cello, Michael McNeill on piano, John Bacon on vibraphone and percussion, and Esin Gunduz on voice, blending compositional, improvisation, & Turkish folk music into passionate and beautiful works.

Thumbscrew (Halvorson / Formanek / Fujiwara): Convallaria Thumbscrew (Halvorson / Formanek / Fujiwara):
Convallaria

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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The NY improvising trio of Mary Halvorson (guitar), Michael Formanek (double bass) and Tomas Fujiwara (drums) follow their "Thumbscrew" album with this impressive release of avant jazz, balancing melodic and technical playing with beautiful pacing and insightful interaction.

Penderecki, Krzysztof / Eugeniusz Rudnik: Homo Ludens [2 CDs] Penderecki, Krzysztof / Eugeniusz Rudnik:
Homo Ludens [2 CDs]

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $20.95

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In the 1960s Eugeniusz Rudnik and Krzysztof Penderecki used the Polish Experminental Radio as a laboratory for their experiments in electronic and tape music, here in a 2 CD release presenting these remarkable and forward-thinking works of great technical skill and creativity.

Variable Geometry Orchestra: Quasar Variable Geometry Orchestra:
Quasar

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $13.46

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A 46-member orchestra of electroacoustic improvisers performing live at St. George's Church in Lisbon in 2015, for an extended and dynamic tapestry of sound conducted by leader Ernesto Rodrigues, with an impressive list of artists familiar to those following the CS label.

IKB: Chelonoidis Nigra IKB:
Chelonoidis Nigra

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $13.46

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Ernesto Rodrigues leads a 16 piece orchestra of strings, reeds, winds, voice, brass, accordion, electric guitar, electronics and percussion through the elaborately restrained work "Chelodnis Nigra", rewarding the careful listener with fascinating layers of sound.

Fennesz, Christian / Jim O'Rourke: It's Hard For Me To Say I'm Sorry [VINYL] Fennesz, Christian / Jim O'Rourke:
It's Hard For Me To Say I'm Sorry [VINYL]

(Editions Mego -- Austria )

Price: $21.95

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Viennese experimental guitarist and laptop artist Christian Fennesz and Jim O'Rourke on synthesizer in a beautiful album of sonic environments, with "gurgling harmonies swimming among the shimmering frequencies and strummed melodies"; recommended.

Fennesz, Christian / Jim O' Rourke: It's Hard For Me To Say I'm Sorry Fennesz, Christian / Jim O' Rourke:
It's Hard For Me To Say I'm Sorry

(Editions Mego -- Austria )

Price: $15.95

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Viennese experimental guitarist and laptop artist Christian Fennesz and Jim O'Rourke on synthesizer in a beautiful album of sonic environments, with "gurgling harmonies swimming among the shimmering frequencies and strummed melodies"; recommended.

Roebke, Jason Octet: Cinema Spiral Roebke, Jason Octet:
Cinema Spiral

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

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Bassist Jason Roebke leads his octet with Keefe Jackson, Greg Ward, Jason Stein, Josh Berman, Jeb Bishop, Jason Adasiewicz, and Mike Reed in a set of collaborative compositions, lyrical yet free improvisation from some of Chicago's finest players.

Wooley / Antunes / Queijo / Costa / Corsano: Purple Patio  [VINYL] Wooley / Antunes / Queijo / Costa / Corsano:
Purple Patio [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95

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A very open album of improvisation, using an intensely responsive section of three drums and one bass, with Wooley in amazing form playing about the fray, from introspective reserve to seething runs, supported by a wicked undercurrent of astounding, criss-crossing rhythm.

Fail Better! (Reis / Vicente / Guimaraes / Pereira / Filipe): OWT [VINYL] Fail Better! (Reis / Vicente / Guimaraes / Pereira / Filipe):
OWT [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95

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Mesmerizing electric free improvisation from the Portugese quintet of Marcelo Dos Reis on guitar, Luis Vicente on trumpet, Joao Guimaraes on sax, Jose Miguel Pereira on double bass, and Joao Pais Filipe on drums, recording live at Salao Brazil in Coimbra, Portugal in 2014.

Bradford, Bobby / Hafez Modirzadeh / Mark Dresser / Alex Cline: Live At The Open Gate [VINYL] Bradford, Bobby / Hafez Modirzadeh / Mark Dresser / Alex Cline:
Live At The Open Gate [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95

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West Coast cornetist Bobby Bradford captured live in 2013 for a superb set at the Center for the Arts in Los Angeles, part of the Open Gate Theatre Sunday evening concert series, in a quartet with Hafez Modirzadeh on alto sax, Mark Dresser on bass, and Alex Cline on drums.

Williams, Arthur (w/ Peter Kuhn / Toshinori Kondo / William Parker / Denis Charles): Forgiveness Sui Williams, Arthur (w/ Peter Kuhn / Toshinori Kondo / William Parker / Denis Charles):
Forgiveness Suite [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95

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Never before released radio recordings at WKCR in 1979 of NY trumpeter Arthur Williams, a member of the loft scene, in a quintet with Toshinori Kondo on trumpet, Peter Kuhn on sax, Denis Charles on drums and William Parker on bass, a great example of probing free jazz from that period.

Kuhn, Peter Trio (w/ Kyle Moti / Nathan Hubbard): The Other Shore Kuhn, Peter Trio (w/ Kyle Moti / Nathan Hubbard):
The Other Shore

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

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Multi-reedist Peter Kuhn's 1st release as a leader in over 30 years, picking up from the NY loft scene after years of struggle, here in a collective free improv album with Kyle Motl on bass and Nathan Hubbard on drums, promoting spiritual values through creative music.

Bennett / Johnston / Mezzacappa / Rosaly: Shipwreck 4 Bennett / Johnston / Mezzacappa / Rosaly:
Shipwreck 4

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

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Named for Shipwreck Studios, this is the first meeting between San Francisco Bay Area improvisers Darren Johnston (trumpet), Aaron Bennett (sax) and Lisa Mezzacappa (bass) with Chicago drummer Frank Rosaly, for 6 tracks of outstanding interactive and playful improvisation.

Kuhn, Peter (w/ Toshinori Kondo / Arthur Williams / William Parker / Denis Charles): No Coming, No G Kuhn, Peter (w/ Toshinori Kondo / Arthur Williams / William Parker / Denis Charles):
No Coming, No Going. The Music of Peter Kuhn, 1978-1979 [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $19.95

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Two recordings from multi-reedist Peter Kuhn from 1978-79; a reissue of an LP of a '78 radio broadcast with Toshinori Kondo (trumpet), Arthur Williams (trumpet), William Parker (bass), and Denis Charles (drums); and a live concert with Denis Charles in Massachusetts in '79.

BZ BZ UEU: Tapes & Vinyls BZ BZ UEU:
Tapes & Vinyls

(Music a la Coque -- Italy )

Price: $11.95

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Reissue of Italian improvising rock band of Jacopo Andreini (sax), Pino Montecalvo (bass), Carlo Lupori (drums), Efisio Biancofiore (guitar), Edi Leo (trumpet), active from 1993 to 2005, in their first demo tape recorded live in studio in 1994 plus two 7" split with NO and God Is My Co-Pilot.

Full Blast (Brotzmann / Pliakas / Wertmuller): Risc Full Blast (Brotzmann / Pliakas / Wertmuller):
Risc

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $16.95

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Full Blast, the long-running trio of Peter Brotzmann (reeds), Marino Pliakis (electric bass) and Michael Wertmuller (drums), recording in the studio for an album of seven masterful free improvisations of strong technical and powerfully intense playing.

Brotzmann, Peter / Heather Leigh: Ears Are Filled With Wonder [VINYL] Brotzmann, Peter / Heather Leigh:
Ears Are Filled With Wonder [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $22.95

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Brotzmann continues to surprise in eclectic pairings, here pitting his tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, tarogato, and clarinet against Heather Leigh's pedal steel guitar, recorded during a tour of Poland where the two paused from big bands, trios, quartets, and duos to record this gem.

Sakata, Akira: The Tale of the Heike [VINYL 2 LPs] Sakata, Akira:
The Tale of the Heike [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $29.95

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Clarinetist, percussionist and vocalist Akira Sakata performs a disturbing rendering of "The Tale of the Heike", an epic account of the 12th century struggle between the Taira and Minamoto clans for control of Japan.

Jorge, Paulo Alexandre Improbable Trio (w/ Tom Wheatley / Eddie Prevost): Elements Jorge, Paulo Alexandre Improbable Trio (w/ Tom Wheatley / Eddie Prevost):
Elements

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Saxophonist Paulo Alexandre Jorge leads his Improbable Trio with Tom Wheatley on double bass and AMM/Matchless legendary percussionist Eddie Prevost in a six part album of ardent free improvisation on titles about Sex, Love, Death, Friendship, Art Beauty, Power Law, &c.

"A" Trio + Alan Bishop: Burj al Imam [VINYL] "A" Trio + Alan Bishop:
Burj al Imam [VINYL]

(Unrock -- USA )

Price: $24.95

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Sun City Girls guitarist Alan Bishop, also improvising on voice, meets Beirut's "A" Trio of Mazen Kerbaj on trumpet, Sharif Sehnaoui on guitar, and Raed Yassin on bass for four quite unusual improvisations, and a cover of "Gently Johnny", best known from the UK movie "Wicker Man".

Hayward, Robin: Rubble Master [CASSETTE] Hayward, Robin:
Rubble Master [CASSETTE]

(Cassauna -- USA )

Price: $9.86

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Microtonal tubist Robin Hayward in a solo cassette release of two extended explorations of noise production, with the lips and tongue acting as noise generators that are filtered using half-valve techniques, using live electronics to create hallucinatory effects of motion.

Avram, Ana-Maria / Iancu  Dumitrescu: Ilan Volkov conducts and plays Ana-Maria Avram and Iancu Dumit Avram, Ana-Maria / Iancu Dumitrescu:
Ilan Volkov conducts and plays Ana-Maria Avram and Iancu Dumitrescu

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

Price: $16.95

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World premieres of new compositions by spectral composers Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana-Maria Avram performed live with the Hyperion International Ensemble under the batton of Ilan Volkov at the 15th George Enescu Festival in 2015.

Sun Ra: The Saturn Singles Vol. 2: 1959-1962 [VINYL] Sun Ra:
The Saturn Singles Vol. 2: 1959-1962 [VINYL]

(Jeanne Dielman -- Italy )

Price: $22.95

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The second volume of "The Saturn Singles", recordings from Sun Ra's own El Saturn label, focusing on recordings with Yochanan (aka The Space Age Vocalist), a wildly original street performer from Chicago whom Sun Ra befriended, plus other tracks from 1959-1962.

Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Arkestra: The Intergalactic Thing [VINYL 2 LPS + DOWNLOAD CODE] Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Arkestra:
The Intergalactic Thing [VINYL 2 LPS + DOWNLOAD CODE]

(Roaratorio -- USA )

Price: $36.95

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Unreleased material from Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Arkestra recorded in the rehearsal space of Sun Ra's Philadelphia home in 1969, with a dozen never-before-heard pieces from Ra's songbook, plus reworkings of some classics; invaluable music for the Sun Ra collector.

Zemler, Hubert : Gostak & Doshes Zemler, Hubert :
Gostak & Doshes

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $13.95

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Drummer/percussionist Hubert Zemler's second solo album with two compositions inspired by electronic music, particularly by works of the ensemble Suaves Figures, recorded in the vaults of the Camaldolese Church in Bielany, Warsaw with Milosz Pekala on vibraphones.

Sorey, Tyshawn: The Inner Spectrum of Variables [2 CDs] Sorey, Tyshawn:
The Inner Spectrum of Variables [2 CDs]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $18.95

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New York drummer Tyshawn Sorey's impressive work for double trio is an ambitious chamber jazz composition using multiple harmonic, formal, rhythmic, and modal vocabularies in an exploratory and improvisational framework, inspired by the work of Lawrence D. Butch Morris.

Kretzmer, Yoni (Steve Swell / Thomas Heberer / Max Johnson / Chad Taylor): FIVE Kretzmer, Yoni (Steve Swell / Thomas Heberer / Max Johnson / Chad Taylor):
FIVE

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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An excellent example of collective free improv from a quintet led by NY tenor saxophonist Yoni Kretzmer with collaborators Steve Swell (trombone), Thomas Heberer (cornet), Max Johnson (double bass) and Chad Taylor (drums), capturing the horn sound of the late 60's Blue Note era.

Kretzmer / Ajemian / Shea: Until Your Throat is Dry Kretzmer / Ajemian / Shea:
Until Your Throat is Dry

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

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The trio of NY free improvisers Yoni Kretzmer on tenor sax and Kevin Shea on drums (Talibam, Mostly Other People Do the Killing) with bassist Jason Ajemian in an intense album of "immaterial tangibility, the raw flesh, dirty concreteness, thoughtlessness and stuff called music."

Jones, JC / Yoni Kretzmer (w/ Barre Philips / Mark Dresser / Reuben Radding / Sean Conly / Damon Smi Jones, JC / Yoni Kretzmer (w/ Barre Philips / Mark Dresser / Reuben Radding / Sean Conly / Damon Smith / Pascal Niggenkemper):
Esoteric Duos [2 CDs]

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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A tremendous CD of duos, disc one presents Israeli bassist JC Jones in duos with Steve Horenstein, Barre Phillips, Mark Dresser, Damon Smith, Yoni Kretzmer, and Carmel Raz; Disc 2 presents NY saxophonist Yoni Kretzmer in duos with Pascal Niggenkemper, Reuben Radding, Sean Conly, and JC Jones.

Loriot, Frantz Systematic Distortion Orchestra: The Assembly Loriot, Frantz Systematic Distortion Orchestra:
The Assembly

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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The 11 piece Systematic Distortion Orchestra is led by composer and viola player Frantz Loriot, with Brooklyn Downtown players Nathaniel Morgan (sax), Brad Henkel & Joe Moffet (trumpet), Ben Gerstein, Sam Kulik (trombone), Sean Ali & Pascal Niggenkemper (bass), and 3 drummers.

Elisha, Ehran / Kindred Spirit: Kindred Spirts: Quintets [2 CDs] Elisha, Ehran / Kindred Spirit:
Kindred Spirts: Quintets [2 CDs]

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Composer-Improviser-Percussionist Ehran Elisha presents two quintets interpreting two of his extended compositions: "Kindred Soul" and "Spirit Suite", with collaborators including Roy Campbell, Sam Bardfeld, Dave Phillips, Yoni Kretzmer, Michael Attias, Sean Conly, &c.

Malfatti / Drumm / Capece: The Volume Surrounding The Task Malfatti / Drumm / Capece:
The Volume Surrounding The Task

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95

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A moody album of minimal improv, using space, innuendo, breath and a wonderful sense of darkness from the trio of Radu Malfatti (trombone), Kevin Drum (electronics) and Lucio Capece (bass clarinet & preparations), performing live at Q-O2 in Brussel, Belgium.

Conrad, Tony W/ Faust: Outside The Dream Syndicate [VINYL] Conrad, Tony W/ Faust:
Outside The Dream Syndicate [VINYL]

(Superior Viaduct -- USA )

Price: $24.95

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Originally released in Europe in 1973, this reissue details the meeting of NY violinist, composer and filmmaker Tony Conrad, a peer of John Cale, La Monte Young, &c. with the legendary German rock band Faust, recording these two side-long and forward-looking works.

Conrad, Tony W/ Faust: Outside The Dream Syndicate Conrad, Tony W/ Faust:
Outside The Dream Syndicate

(Superior Viaduct -- USA )

Price: $17.96

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Originally released in Europe in 1973, this reissue details the meeting of NY violinist, composer and filmmaker Tony Conrad, a peer of John Cale, La Monte Young, &c. with the legendary German rock band Faust, recording these two side-long and forward-looking works.

Gustafsson, Mats And Friends: MG 50 - Peace & Fire [4 CD BOX SET] Gustafsson, Mats And Friends:
MG 50 - Peace & Fire [4 CD BOX SET]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $57.95

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A box set documenting the October 2015 3-day event held at Porgy and Bess in Vienna for the 50th birthday of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson (The Thing, Fire! and innumerable duo/trio/ensemble formations) with a who's-who of collaborators invited to join in various formations.

Gunwale: Rempis / Wildeman / Packard: Polynya Gunwale: Rempis / Wildeman / Packard:
Polynya

(Aerophonic -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The debut album of this focused and intrepid Chicago trio led by saxophonist Dave Rempis with young stalwarts Ryan Packard on percussion and electronics, and Netherlands transplant Albert Wildeman, for three extended improvisations recorded live and in the studio.

Rempis / Abrams / Ra + Baker: Perihelion [2 CDs] Rempis / Abrams / Ra + Baker:
Perihelion [2 CDs]

(Aerophonic -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Following their 2013 release "Aphelion", the working trio of Dave Rempis on sax, Joshua Abrams on bass & clarinet, and Avreeayl Ra on drums release their 2nd collaboration in a 2-CD album of live and studio improvisations, adding Jim Baker on keys and electronics for the 2nd disc.

The International Nothing: The Power Of Negative Thinking The International Nothing:
The Power Of Negative Thinking

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $13.95

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The 4th album from The International Nothing, originally the clarinet duo of Kai Fagaschinski and Michael Thieke, now extended with Christian Weber on double bass and Eric Schaefer on percussion, adding new facets to their sonic spectrum of precise microtonal interaction.

Harth, Alfred 23 / Wolfgang Seidel: Five Eyes Harth, Alfred 23 / Wolfgang Seidel:
Five Eyes

(Moloko Records -- Korea & Germany )

Price: $14.95

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A fascinating psychedelic stew of improv and audio construction dovetailing tremendous playing with unexpected concrete and electronic interventions from the duo of Alfred 23 Harth on reeds, trombone, keys, and misc., and Wolfgang Seidel on drums, percussion and misc.

PaPaJo (Hubweber / Lovens / Edwards): Spiela [2 CDs] PaPaJo (Hubweber / Lovens / Edwards):
Spiela [2 CDs]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $22.95

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The long-running trio of Paul Hubweber on trombone, Paul Lovens on drums, and John Edwards on double bass in an album releasing a radio concert from Croatia in 2003, and another from Klangbrucke in 2009; highly attuned free improv with near-telepathic dialog from three masters.

Parak.eets (Ute Wassermann / Richard Scott / Emilio Gordoa): Natura Venomous Parak.eets (Ute Wassermann / Richard Scott / Emilio Gordoa):
Natura Venomous

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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The trio of Richard Scott on modular synths, Emilio Gordoa on vibraphone & percussion, and Ute Wasserman on voice, in uniquely orchestrated free improvisations that focuses on sound interaction with detail and restraint, while still bringing a sense of wonder and exuberation.

Iridium String Quartet (Rocha / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira): Iridium String Quartet Iridium String Quartet (Rocha / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Mira):
Iridium String Quartet

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Unusual approaches to string improvisation from the quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Guilherme Rodrigues (cello), Maria da Rocha (violin), and Miguel Mira (double bass), using extended techniques in subtle yet detailed discourse yielding unexpected qualities to their instruments.

Turner, Matt / Hal Rammel: As On A Pivot Of Air [10'' VINYL] Turner, Matt / Hal Rammel:
As On A Pivot Of Air [10'' VINYL]

(Penumbra -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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A live recording by the long-running duo of Matt Turner on cello and Hal Rammel on amplified palettes at Acme Records & Music Emporium in Milwaukee in 2015 as part of the Audible Electricity series, presenting uniquely voiced and detailed improvisations.

Moondog AKA Louis T. Hardin: Round the World of Sound Moondog AKA Louis T. Hardin:
Round the World of Sound

(New World Records -- USA )

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The "Viking of 5th Ave" Moondog (Louis Thomas Hardin) was a blind musician noted for his unique garb, but also for his beautiful compositions that blended creative and rhythmic music with lyric and song, here in a collection of 25 songs from his "Madrigal Book 1".

Chaman Chomeur : Chaman Chomeur Chaman Chomeur :
Chaman Chomeur

(BeCoq -- France )

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A direct translation of this band's name is "unemployed shaman", the trio of Leo Ratherius (guitar), Marc-Antonie Moercant (drums) and Thomas Cockerel (bass) use trance-like rhythms to build sonic progressions like cathartic rituals, alongside open-minded improvisations.

Miimo: Miimo 3 Miimo:
Miimo 3

(Amorfon -- Japan )

Price: $13.95

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The improvising steelpan ensemble of Yoshio Machida (steel drums, percussion, electronics, PanKAT), Tatsu (bass, electronics) and Norihide Saji (drums, laptop, electronics) in their 3rd release, an alternative dub album, or music created by poly-rhythm and sound effects.

Gustafsson, Mats : Piano Mating [VINYL] Gustafsson, Mats :
Piano Mating [VINYL]

(Blue Tapes and X-Ray Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $29.95

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When Blue Tapes asked Gustafsson to compose an album using an instrument he'd never recorded with before he chose the Dubreq Pianomate, an electronic instrument from the 60s intended to be used with a piano; Gustafsson used it sans-piano, and the results are these 2 beautiful drones.

Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi: I Wonder If You Noticed... [VINYL 2 LPs] Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi:
I Wonder If You Noticed... [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $25.95

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The trio of Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke and Oren Ambarchi continues with this double LP of the band performing live at SuperDeluxe in Tokyo in 2014, for a journey in improvised rock and electronics with the shamanistic vocals of Haino guiding their unique and powerful playing.

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 )

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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).

Capece, Lucio : Awareness About Capece, Lucio :
Awareness About

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Four recent pieces by Berlin-based instrumentalist, composer and improviser, Lucio Capece, all focusing on the process of listening, one performed by Konzert Minimal, the other solo performances including a work for hanging speakers and helium balloons.

Frey, Jurg  (performed by Cristian Alvear): Guitarist, Alone Frey, Jurg (performed by Cristian Alvear):
Guitarist, Alone

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A double CD featuring all of Wandelweiser composer Jurg Frey's music for solo acoustic guitar, beautifully interpreted by the Chilean guitarist Cristian Alvear, including a new piece written specially for Cristian Alvear; beautifully unfolding, concentrative music.

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.

Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo: Row for William O. Bisio, Michael / Kirk Knuffke Duo:
Row for William O.

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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New York bassist Michael Bisio pays tribute to his teacher William O. Smith in this tremendous duo with cornetist Kirk Knuffke, in a beautiful mix of lyrical playing and heavy technical skills made to sound remarkably simply; a joyful and profound jazz album.

Laubrock, Ingrid / Tom Rainey: Buoyancy Laubrock, Ingrid / Tom Rainey:
Buoyancy

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Drawing on several years and many shared projects, the duo of Ingrid Laubrock (sax) and Tom Rainey (drums) recorded this excellent album of sophisticated improvisation at the end of a 17-date tour, performing for a studio audience at Audio for the Arts in Madison, Wisconsin.

Audio One (Vandermark/Adasiewicz/Berman/Bishop/Rempis/Williams/Mazzarrella/Daisy/Macri/Paulson): The Audio One (Vandermark/Adasiewicz/Berman/Bishop/Rempis/Williams/Mazzarrella/Daisy/Macri/Paulson):
The Midwest School

(Audiographic Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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With a quartet of reeds (Nick Mazzarella, Dave Rempis, Ken Vandermark, Mars Williams), Jeb Bishop on trombone, Josh Berman on cornet, plus Jen Paulson on viola, Jason Adasiewicz on vibes, Nick Macri on bass and Tim Daisy on drums, this Chicago band burns with amazing free playing!

Phantom Trio (Tavares / Almeida / Martins): #00 Phantom Trio (Tavares / Almeida / Martins):
#00

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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An excellent jazz album using diverse styles bridging free and lyrical playing from the trio of Sergio Tavares (bass), Fabio Almeida (sax) and Joao Martins (drums), playing in and out of the jazz idiom and augmenting Almeida's sax with electronics in compelling ways.

Ramanan / Torres / Rodrigues / Alvares: New Dynamics Ramanan / Torres / Rodrigues / Alvares:
New Dynamics

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $13.46

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With members of IKB, Variable Geometry Orchestra, and LIO, the free improvising/chamber quartet of Ernesto Rodriguge (viola), Bernardo Alvares (bass), Roland Ramana (trumpet), and Nuno Torres (sax), were captured live at Estrela for an intense and introspective concert.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Trinite: Aether Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Trinite:
Aether

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Strings and small percussion imbue this darkly beautiful set of extended improvisations from the Portugese trio of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, and Monsieur Trinite on small percussion; creative richly open soundscapes with intriguing interventions.

Bosetti, Alessandro : Stille Post. Radio Works: 2003-2011[4 CD Box Set w/ 36 page booklet] Bosetti, Alessandro :
Stille Post. Radio Works: 2003-2011[4 CD Box Set w/ 36 page booklet]

(Monotype/Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $29.95

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Conceptualist/composer Alessandro Bosetti in a 4CD box set and extensive booklet presenting large and unusual radio works that he's composed from 2003-2011, using "translations, misunderstandings, travels, microphones, headphones and sonorous telephone games as creative tools."



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Taylor, Cecil : Garden, 2nd Set

Fujiwara, Tomas / Ben Goldberg / Mary Halvorson: The Out Louds

Swell's, Steve Kende Dreams (Swell/ Brown / Crothers / Parker / Taylor): Hommage A Bartok

McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen-Love: Candy [7 CDs]

Carter, John Trio: Echoes from Rudolph's [2 CDs]

Mostly Other People Do the Killing: Mauch Chunk

Ayler, Albert Quartet with Don Cherry: European Radio Studio Recordings 1964

McPhee / Saft / Morris / Downs: Ticonderoga

Revis, Eric: Crowded Solitudes

Seijaku: Last Live [2 CDs]

Bisio, Michael (w/Kirk Knuffke, Art Bailey & Michael Wimberly): Accortet

Moondoc, Jemeel / Hilliard Greene: Cosmic Nickelodeon

Haino, Keiji / Mitsuru Nasuno / Yoshimitsu Ichiraku: After Seijaku [2 CDs]

Wooley, Nate Quintet (Wooley / Sinton / Moran / Opsvik / Eisenstadt): (Dance to) The Early Music

AMM: Spanish Fighters

Malaby, Tony Paloma Recio: Incantations

Ducret, Marc Trio + 3 (Chevillon / Echampard + Monniot / Blaser / Martinez): Metatonal

Huy (Junji / Kazuhisa / Yoshida): Huy