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Chicago Plan, The (Swell / Ullmann / Lonberg-Holdm / Zerang): The Chicago Plan Chicago Plan, The (Swell / Ullmann / Lonberg-Holdm / Zerang):
The Chicago Plan

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Bringing together the core of the Gebhard Ullmann / Steve Swell Quartet in sax and trombone with Chicago mainstay improvisers Fred Longberg-Holm on cello & electronics and Michael Zerang on drums for an album that embraces free jazz, world rhythms, and experimental sound.

Mathisen / Svendsen / Wildhagen: Momentum  [VINYL] Mathisen / Svendsen / Wildhagen:
Momentum [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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With a list of projects including Shagma, The Core, Zanussi 5 and Mopti, the trio of Jorgen Mathisen (sax), Christian Meaas Svendsen (bass) and Andreas Wildhagen (drums), "Momentum" is an apt name for their uniquely building, unpredictable and atypical improvisations.

McPhee, Joe / Raymond Boni: Live From The Magic City (Birmingham, Alabama) McPhee, Joe / Raymond Boni:
Live From The Magic City (Birmingham, Alabama)

(Trost Records -- UK )

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During the 80s, free jazz saxophonist Joe McPhee teamed up with French guitarist Raymond Boni to perform and release albums; this live concert at the University of Alabama is from that period, an excellent example instant composition inspired by Eric Dolphy.

subterrene: Bathetic Resonance subterrene:
Bathetic Resonance

(Mystery School Records -- USA )

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Layered and manipulated sound created in the studio and captured through live improvisation to create these rich, resonant compositions from Grant Stewart, a member of Machine Language, Daedal, A Perfect Mirror, The Eschaton Manifest, and The Inference Engine.

Musicworks: #126 Fall 2016 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#126 Fall 2016 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Canada's premiere music magazine, with articles on The Sound Future of Virtual Reality; Roarke Menzies; Heidi Chan; Erin Gee; Eric Normand; Carmen Braden; Nick Dourado; plus a CD with recordings from Eric Normand, Carmen Braden, Erin Gee, Nick Dourado, Heidi Chan, and Plumes Ensemble.

Kowald, Peter Quintet: Peter Kowald Quintet [VINYL] Kowald, Peter Quintet:
Peter Kowald Quintet [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

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A reissue of Peter Kowald Quintet's self-titled album, originally released by FMP in 1972, with the line up of Peter Kowald on tuba, bass, and alphorn; Gunter Christmann and Paul Rutherford on trombone Peter van der Locht on alto saxophone; and Paul Lovens on drums.

Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann: Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann [VINYL] Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann:
Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Portugese stoner rock band Black Bombaim and German free jazz saxophonist Peter Brotzmann recorded this album live at Estudios Sa Da Bandeira in Portugal, a power trio + 1 of uncompromising and burning improvisation, a less common but completely rewarding setting for Brotzmann.

McPhee, Joe / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten: Bricktop McPhee, Joe / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten:
Bricktop

(Trost Records -- UK )

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Live recordings at Sugar Maple/Okka Fest in 2015 from the duo of saxophonist Joe McPhee on tenor & soprano, and double bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten, in a set dedicated to Paris jazz singer and club owner Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Virginia Smith, aka Bricktop.

Ambarchi, Oren vs. Ricardo Villalobos : Hubris Variation [VINYL 12-inch] Ambarchi, Oren vs. Ricardo Villalobos :
Hubris Variation [VINYL 12-inch]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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Oren Ambarchi's "Hubris" is remixed by electronic music legend Ricardo Villalobos, who transforms Ambarchi's layered web of countless sustained and pulsating palm-muted guitars into a funky, mesmerizing and propulsive long-form piece.

Sun Ra / Merzbow: Strange City Sun Ra / Merzbow:
Strange City

(Cold Spring Records -- UK )

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Blurring the lines between Sun Ra's avant jazz and Merzbow's approach to noise, these pieces are based on rare and unreleased tracks authorized by the Sun Ra archive, worked into compositions that morph and micro-inspect each track into something unique and outer-worldly.

Sun Ra / Merzbow: Strange City [VINYL] Sun Ra / Merzbow:
Strange City [VINYL]

(Cold Spring Records -- UK )

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Blurring the lines between Sun Ra's avant jazz and Merzbow's approach to noise, these pieces are based on rare and unreleased tracks authorized by the Sun Ra archive, worked into compositions that morph and micro-inspect each track into something unique and outer-worldly.

Cage, John: Complete Song Books [VINYL 2 LPs] Cage, John:
Complete Song Books [VINYL 2 LPs]

(KARLRECORDS -- Germany )

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Volume 3 in Karl Record's Perihel series is dedicated to one of the most iconic composers of 20th century: John Cage, with 92 pieces of his "Song Books" in new interpretations by Reinhold Friedl, recorded at Rashad Becker's Clunk Studio, who also contributed live electronics.

Various Artists: An Anthology Of Noise and Electronic Music Volume 3 [3 VINYL LPs] Various Artists:
An Anthology Of Noise and Electronic Music Volume 3 [3 VINYL LPs]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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Reissuing the 3rd volume of Sub Rosa's Anthology Of Noise and Electronic Music as a 3-LP vinly set, presenting music by a wide range of artists from historical to contemporary, including avant compositional, improvised, rock, concrete, sound, noise, and electronic music.

Braxton, Anthony: Quintet (Basel) 1977 Braxton, Anthony:
Quintet (Basel) 1977

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Reissuing and remastering Braxton's outstanding radio concert for Radio DRS in Safranzunft, Basel in 1977 in a quintet with George Lewis on trombone, Muhal Richard Abrams on piano, Mark Helias on double bass, and Charles "Bobo" Shaw on drums.

Harrison, Jackson Trio: Sintering Harrison, Jackson Trio:
Sintering

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Melodic and texturally rich jazz from the trio of pianist Jackson Harrison with Ben Waples on double bass and brother James Waples on drums, a lyrical album of original compositions named for the process of coalescing a powder into a solid by heating it without liquefaction.

Tenney, James: Bass Works (performed by Dario Calderone) Tenney, James:
Bass Works (performed by Dario Calderone)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Fascinating works for doublebass from American composer James Tenney, 3 pieces for solo doublebass, and a large work for viola, cello, doublebass and tape delay system, performed by bassist Dario Calderone with William Lane on viola and Francesco Dillon on cello.

Feldman, Morton: Three Voices (performed by Juliet Fraser) Feldman, Morton:
Three Voices (performed by Juliet Fraser)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Soprano Juliet Fraser performs Morton Feldman's late work for 3 voices, performed by 1 vocalist (originally Joan La Barbara) who performs with themself on tape, in a work that Feldman described as "lucious", "sexy", and "gorgeous", as heard in Fraser's beautiful rendering.

Rupp / Fischerlehner: Live in Aarhus Rupp / Fischerlehner:
Live in Aarhus

(Farai-Records -- Austria )

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The roots of Xenofox, the duo of electric guitarist Olaf Rupp and drummer Rudi Fischerlehner, performing at the 2014 Lydfestival in Aarhus, Denmark in an excursive set of free improv with a rock-oriented edge that ebbs and flows with power and technical skill.

Xenofox (Rupp / Fischerlehner): Hundred Beginnings Xenofox (Rupp / Fischerlehner):
Hundred Beginnings

(Farai-Records -- Austria )

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The debut of Xenofox, the duo of Olaf Rupp on electric guitar and Rudi Fischerlehner on drum playing electric improv that ranges from critically dense to spacious and exploratory, blending rock and European Free Improv sensibilities into a moody and absorbing album.

Dumitrescu, Iancu: Live In New York w/ Either/Or Dumitrescu, Iancu:
Live In New York w/ Either/Or

(Edition Modern -- Romania )

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Iancu Dumitrescu premieres six new works of Spectral compositions performed by the 13 piece Either/Or Ensemble under the direction of Richard Carrick, presented in Columbia University's Miller Theater in 2016, an amazing album of microcosmic and macrocosmic sound.

Lipchitz: Lipchitz [CASSETTE] Lipchitz:
Lipchitz [CASSETTE]

(Wee Space Tapes -- USA )

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An unusual duo of voice and percussion from New York City percussionist David Grollman (Prom Night, Wee Tapes) and vocalist Ryan Krause, using space, dynamics and acoustic to create improvised works that range from atmospherically tonal to bizarrely interactive.

Snik: Metasediment Rock [VINYL] Snik:
Metasediment Rock [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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SNIK IS led by trombonist Kristoffer Kompen and bassist Ole Morten Vagan, who provide the compositions for their quartet with saxophonist Kristoffer Berre Alberts and drummer Erik Nylander, in an album that ranges from meditative free playing to hard swinging bop oriented jazz.

Nordstrom, Fredrik : Gentle Fire, Restless Dreams [2 CDs] Nordstrom, Fredrik :
Gentle Fire, Restless Dreams [2 CDs]

(Moserobie Music -- Norway )

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Saxophonist Fredrik Nordstrom releases two sides of his music, the hard-hitting "Gentle Fire" and the more contemplative "Restless Dreams" in a 2 CD release with Gerald Cleaver on drums and Swedish jazz musicians Jonas Ostholm on piano and Torbjourn Zetterberg on double bass.

Threadgill, Henry & Zooid: In for a Penny, In for a Pound [VINYL] Threadgill, Henry & Zooid:
In for a Penny, In for a Pound [VINYL]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Henry Threadgill's new epic work in four movements written specifically to feature each of the musicians in Zooid: "Ceroepic" for Elliott Kavee (drums), "Dosepic" for Christopher Hoffman (cello), "Tresepic" for Jose Davila (trombone & tuba), and "Unoepic" for Liberty Ellman (guitar).

Peacock, Annette & Paul Bley: Dual Unity Peacock, Annette & Paul Bley:
Dual Unity

(Bamboo -- Great Britain )

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Reissuing the debut album by vocalist Annette Peacock and pianist Paul Bley recorded during their first European tour in 1970, in a quartet with compatriots Mario Pavone on bass and Laurence Cook on drums, Bley using an early Moog synthesizer; unique and original avant jazz.

Remote Viewers, The: No Voice From The Hall Remote Viewers, The:
No Voice From The Hall

(Remote Viewers -- Great Britain )

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The 15th album from the UK based, saxophone heavy Remote Viewers led by David Petts, bridging compositions and improvisation with a rock sensibility, in a sextet that includes improv heavies Mark Sanders on drums and John Edwards on bass.

Duthoit, Isabelle / Georg Graewe: Parlance Duthoit, Isabelle / Georg Graewe:
Parlance

(Nuscope -- USA )

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The duo of French clarinetist Isabelle Duthoit and Viennese pianist Georg Graewe in a subtle and sophisticated set of improvisations with chamber music inclinations, using impressive technique that serves their beautiful and mesmerizing dialog.

Grip / Denzler / Johansson: Neukollner Modelle [VINYL] Grip / Denzler / Johansson:
Neukollner Modelle [VINYL]

(Umlaut Records -- France )

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Three generations of European improvisers from Paris to Berlin, the trio of bassist Joel Grip, saxophonist Bertrand Denzler and drummer Sven Ake Johansson present a two part extended work of intense yet lyrical playing, what Johansson refers to as "Constructive Free Jazz".

Free Nelson Mandoomjazz: The Organ Grinder [VINYL 2 LPS] Free Nelson Mandoomjazz:
The Organ Grinder [VINYL 2 LPS]

(Rarenoise Records -- Great Britain )

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The Edinburgh trio of Archibald (drums), Colin Stewart (bass) and Rebecca Sneddon (alto saxophone) play an experimental blend of doom metal and free jazz, with guests trumpeter Luc Klein and trombonist Patrick Darley, in an album that bridges heavy rock with melodic improv.

Orcutt, Bill / Chris Corsano: Live At Various / Various Live [VINYL 2 LPs] Orcutt, Bill / Chris Corsano:
Live At Various / Various Live [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Palilalia -- USA )

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Reissuing 2 Palilalia cassettes from the tour following guitarist Bill Orcutt (here on electric) and drummer/percussionist Chris Corsano's "The Raw and the Cooked" LP, both in excellent form as they play Northampton, Mexico City, Brooklyn, Montreal, Cleveland and Rochester.

Cage, John / David Tudor / Christian Wolff: San Francisco Museum Of Art, January 16th, 1965 [VINYL 2 Cage, John / David Tudor / Christian Wolff:
San Francisco Museum Of Art, January 16th, 1965 [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Modern Silence -- Malta )

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First vinyl release of this historic performance of minimalist music from 1965 recorded for KPFA Radio, bringing conceptual composers John Cage and David Tudor to perform two "Variations", a "Duet for Cymbal", and composer Christian Wolff's "For 1, 2 Or 3 People".

Ambarchi, Oren: Hubris Ambarchi, Oren:
Hubris

(Editions Mego -- Austria )

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Continuing on from "Sagittarian Domain" & "Quixotism", Oren Ambarchi joins forces with Jim O'Rourke, Chris Cole, Keith Fullerton Whitmanm, Konrad Sprenger, Mark Fell, Will Guthrie, Joe Talia, Ricardo Villalobos and Arto Lindsay for this album of driving rhythm and sound.

Ambarchi, Oren: Hubris [VINYL] Ambarchi, Oren:
Hubris [VINYL]

(Editions Mego -- Austria )

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Continuing on from "Sagittarian Domain" & "Quixotism", Oren Ambarchi joins forces with Jim O'Rourke, Chris Cole, Keith Fullerton Whitmanm, Konrad Sprenger, Mark Fell, Will Guthrie, Joe Talia, Ricardo Villalobos and Arto Lindsay for this album of driving rhythm and sound.

Burroughs, William S.: Curse Go Back [VINYL] Burroughs, William S.:
Curse Go Back [VINYL]

(Paradigm -- Great Britain )

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Tape experiments from author and audio experimenter William S. Burroughs, recorded in London in 1968 and originally issued in 1998, this version has been edited to the core of the original recording, which uses random drop-ins and cut-ups of Burrough's readings.

Biting Tongues: Still On Hawaiian Time [CASSETTE] Biting Tongues:
Still On Hawaiian Time [CASSETTE]

(The Tapeworm -- Great Britain )

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Capturing 2 performances from '82 &'83, the improvising quintet of Howard Walmsley, Ken Hollings, Eddie Sherwood, Colin Seddon, Graham Massey present "an unpredictable "post-punk avant-funk" mix of spoken word, percussion, random tapes, films and free-form soloing".

Quartet, The: Quartet, The [CASSETTE] Quartet, The:
Quartet, The [CASSETTE]

(Wee Space Tapes -- USA )

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A Downtown NY quartet of drummer percussionists--Carlos Costa, Flin van Hemmen, Max Jaffe, and David Grollman--all active in the NY improv scene, here merging for an album of unique approaches to their instruments, from thunderous drones to curious experiments.

Scarcity Of Tanks: Ringleader Of Lies Scarcity Of Tanks:
Ringleader Of Lies

(Total Life Society Records -- USA )

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A rugged rock album with references to Stooges, Suicide, Torch Of The Mystics, Minutemen, &c, and a long list of collaborators including Lee Ranaldo, Tom Watson, Mike Watts; edgy songs of strong intent delivered in tight riffs and solid, heavy rhythm.

BassDrumBone + guests Joe Lovano / Jason Moran: The Long Road [2 CDs] BassDrumBone + guests Joe Lovano / Jason Moran:
The Long Road [2 CDs]

(Auricle -- USA )

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The 40th Anniversary release for the creative free improvising jazz trio of Gerry Hemingway (drums), Mark Helias (bass) and Ray Anderson (trombone), with guests Joe Lovano on sax and Jason Moran on piano; superb lyrical soulful collective improvisation of the finest order.

Halvorson, Mary Octet: Away With You Halvorson, Mary Octet:
Away With You

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

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Mary Halvorson continues her string of excellent modern jazz albums with this octet release with fellow guitarist Susan Alcorn, Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), Jon Irabagon & Ingrid Laubrock (sax), Jacob Garchik (trombone), John Hebert (bass) and Ches Smith (drums).

Zorn, John: 49 Acts Of Unspeakable Depravity In The Abominable Life And Times Of Gilles De Rais Zorn, John:
49 Acts Of Unspeakable Depravity In The Abominable Life And Times Of Gilles De Rais

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Simulacrum's 5th CD, with John Medeski on organ, Kenny Grohowski on drums and Matt Hollenberg on guitar, powerful playing that blends heavy rock, blues, funk and jazz with modern classical music, here performing composer John Zorn's 10 part suite on decscending into madness.

Rummel, Simon Ensemble: Nichts Fur Alle (Nothing For All) Rummel, Simon Ensemble:
Nichts Fur Alle (Nothing For All)

(Umlaut Records -- Germany )

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Cologne pianist and composer Simon Russell wrote these compositions, melding jazz, classical, electronic, even tango music into lyrical and joyfully quirky works, performed by his ensemble with Goerg Wissel, Matthias Muche, Udo Moll, Carl Ludwig Hubsch, &c.

Schall Und Rausch (Mukarji / Arrias / Dorner / Fagaschinski): Vapour Schall Und Rausch (Mukarji / Arrias / Dorner / Fagaschinski):
Vapour

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Meaning "sound and smoke", the quartet of trumpeter Axel Dorner, pianist Tisha Mukarji, and reedist Johan Arrias & Kai Fagaschinski are caught live at Ausland in Berlin for a set of tonal improvisations based on compositions, creating outstanding textural environments.

Cundy, Chris: Gustav Lost Cundy, Chris:
Gustav Lost

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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A melodic set of improvisations composed by bass clarinetist Chris Cundy, using approaches for songwriting to create compelling jazz compositions, in a band with Fyfe Dangerfield on piano, Mat Martin on guitar, Hannah Marshall on cello, Mark Sanders on drums and Dominic Lash on bass.

Ensemble Hodos: Lifework : A Unity - Ensemble Hodos plays Philip Corner (Vol. 1) Ensemble Hodos:
Lifework : A Unity - Ensemble Hodos plays Philip Corner (Vol. 1)

(Umlaut Records -- France )

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Saxophonist Pierre-Antoine Badaroux and double bassist Sebastien Beliah formed Ensemble Hodos in 2008 to perform the music of composers who wrote scores that include freedom and/or improvisation for the players, here performing the music of Philip Corner.

Gerbal, Antonin : Sound Of Drums Gerbal, Antonin :
Sound Of Drums

(Umlaut Records -- Germany )

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An absorbing album of solo drum work from French drummer/percussionist Antonin Gerbal, recording in the studio and demonstrating his profound sonic and technical approaches to the drums, isolated from projects like Peeping Tom, Bertrand Denzler/ONCEIM or Zoor.

Ghosts of the Holy Ghost Spermic Brotherhood: For [CASSETTE] Ghosts of the Holy Ghost Spermic Brotherhood:
For [CASSETTE]

(Wee Space Tapes -- USA )

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A wonderfully bizarre set of free improvisations from the Downtown NY trio of Andy Haas on sax and electronics, Michael Evans on drums, electronics, objects & voice, and David Grollman on snare, objects, balloon and voice, pushing the limites of free sound in intelligent ways.

Mirande, Christian : Trying To Remember A House Mirande, Christian :
Trying To Remember A House

(Glistening Examples -- USA )

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Reflections on the loss of traditional structures in the rural landscape of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, composed of field recordings, tape manipulations, & digital resynthesis; the first in a series of works by Mirande inspired by impressionist painter Daniel Garber.

Rogers, Derek : Silence is Being Substituted Rogers, Derek :
Silence is Being Substituted

(Glistening Examples -- USA )

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Derek Rogers sculpted these six compositions from live performances, organizing them using strings and synthesizers, and employing digital processing and granular synthesis with concert and field recordings, creating richly complex works that evolve with beautiful pacing.

Illegal Crowns (Halvorson / Fujiwara / Delbecq / Ho Bynum): Illegal Crowns Illegal Crowns (Halvorson / Fujiwara / Delbecq / Ho Bynum):
Illegal Crowns

(RogueArt -- France )

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A cooperative band of mostly NY improvisers-- Mary Halvorson on guitar, Tomas Fujiwara on drums, Taylor Ho Bynum on cornet & flugelhorn, and French pianist Benoit Delbecq, recording in the studio for a album of uniquely unusual and rewarding compositions from all players.

Mitchell's, Nicole Black Earth Ensemble & Ensemble Laborintus: Moments Of Fatherhood Mitchell's, Nicole Black Earth Ensemble & Ensemble Laborintus:
Moments Of Fatherhood

(RogueArt -- France )

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Chicago flautist Nicole Mitchell presents a work inspired by photographs from scholar and leader of social justice, W.E.B. Dubois, about African American prosperity after the civil war, a rich and compelling set of compositions performed in an ensemble of superb Chicago improvisers.

Eloping with the Sun (William Parker / Morris / Drake): Counteract This Turmoil Like Trees and Birds Eloping with the Sun (William Parker / Morris / Drake):
Counteract This Turmoil Like Trees and Birds

(RogueArt -- France )

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An almost ceremonial release in percussive approaches to improvisation from the trio of William Parker on double bass, shakuhachi, thumb piano & more, Hamid Drake on drums, cymbals and gongs, and Joe Morris on guitar, banjo, bass, pocket trumpet, fiddle & whistles.

Rova::Orkestrova: No Favorites! (for Lawrence "Butch" Morris) Rova::Orkestrova:
No Favorites! (for Lawrence "Butch" Morris)

(New World Records -- USA )

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Paying homage to one of the most original creators in improvised music, Lawrence 'Butch' Morris, the Bay Area Rova Quartet is expanded into an orchestra with an impressive set of improvisers in three works that balance compositional approaches with improvisation through conduction.

Lambkin, Graham: Community [2 CDs] Lambkin, Graham:
Community [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Using electronics, field recordings and spoken word, Graham Lambkin explores "Community" in abstract and literal ways, reflecting on society and describing aspects of community through spoken word and sound, a thought-provoking and complex work of organized sound.

Pisaro, Michael / Reinier van Houdt: The Earth And The Sky [3 CDs] Pisaro, Michael / Reinier van Houdt:
The Earth And The Sky [3 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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erstwhile records releases their first CD on their ErstClass imprint, issuing and collecting historically important work, here with composer Michael Pisaro's piano works from 1994-2016, 11 compositions performed by Netherlands pianist Reinier van Houdt.

Albro, Tim / Tyler Keen: Summary Dismissal Albro, Tim / Tyler Keen:
Summary Dismissal

(ErstAEU -- USA )

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A first-time collaboration between two American noise/sound artists, Tim Albro and Tyler Keen, using electronics, guitars and other lo- to medium-fi sounds and crackles to create well-paced stories in sound, apparently mysterious travelogues from city to city.

Rosenberg, Reed Evan / Ethan Tripp: Medium Rude Rosenberg, Reed Evan / Ethan Tripp:
Medium Rude

(ErstAEU -- USA )

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A journey in sound--drone, abrasive noise and subtle ambiance--in a well-paced example of non-idiomatic soundscape from the first meeting of Reed Evan Rosenberg on microphones, pedals, max, and voice, and Ethan Tripp on speakers, microphones, motors, junk.

Wire, The: #393 November 2016 [MAGAZINE + CD] Wire, The:
#393 November 2016 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(The Wire -- Great Britain )

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On the cover: English folk singer and underground music maven Shirley Collins; Ectoplasm Girls; Roy Montgomery; Fritz Welch; Tarek Atoui; plus: The Wire Tapper 42: 20 new tracks by Aluk Todolo, The Gaslamp Killer, Giorgio Moroser, Jah9, The Splitter Orchestra and more.

Spontaneous Music Orchestra: Search & Reflect (1973-81) [2 CDs] Spontaneous Music Orchestra:
Search & Reflect (1973-81) [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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An amazing collection of concepts described in John Steven's manual "Search and Reflect" and recorded in workshops and concerts primarily in the 70s, with participants including Trevor Watts, Evan Parker, Paul Rutherfod, Ian Brighton, Nigel Coombes, John Russell, Lindsay Cooper, &c.

Giuffre, Jimmy 3: Bremen & Stuttgart (1961) [2 CDs] Giuffre, Jimmy 3:
Bremen & Stuttgart (1961) [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The sophisticated and influential Jimmy Giuffre 3 led by clarinetist Giuffre with Paul Bley on piano and Steve Swallow on double bass, in a 2-CD reissue of their only known well-recorded concerts, alongside two tracks from their "Fusion" album not included in the ECM reissue.

Parker, Evan / Mark Nauseef / Toma Gouband : As The Wind Parker, Evan / Mark Nauseef / Toma Gouband :
As The Wind

(psi -- Spain )

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A brilliant album of subtle and masterful improvisation recorded in 2012 at and using the reverb of the St. Peters church in Whitstable by soprano saxophonist Evan Parker with two percussionists: Toma Gouband on lithophone-based percussion and Mark Nauseef on metallophone-based percussion.



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

Malaby, Tony Paloma Recio: Incantations

AMM: Spanish Fighters

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

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