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Dunmall, Paul / Phillip Gibbs / Alison Blunt / Neil Metcalfe / Hanna Marshall: I Look At You Dunmall, Paul / Phillip Gibbs / Alison Blunt / Neil Metcalfe / Hanna Marshall:
I Look At You

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $11.96    

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Blending free and compositional players, saxophonist Paul Dunmall leads the quintet of Neil Metcalfe on flute, Hanna Marshall on cello, Alison Blunt on violin and Phillip Gibbs on guitar for a refined and sprightly set of extended improvisations recorded at Birmingham Conservatory.

Remote Viewers, The: November Sky Remote Viewers, The:
November Sky

(Remote Viewers -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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UK's Remote Viewers with 4 saxophone players--David Petts, Caroline Kraabel, Andrian Northover & Sue Lynch--plus John Edwards on double bass and David Stockard on drums & percussion, blending jazz and modern chamber in lyrical, novel, and mysterious ways.

Frey, Jurg: Circles and Landscapes - works for solo piano played by Philip Thomas Frey, Jurg:
Circles and Landscapes - works for solo piano played by Philip Thomas

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

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Five new or recent pieces from composer Jurg Frey, alongside his 1993 work "In Memoriam Cornelius Cardew", all performed by pianist Philip Thomas, presenting slowly unfolding compositions emphasizing the physical space and time within which sounds are situated.

Kudirka, Joseph: 'Beauty and Industry' - ensemble works played by Apartment House Kudirka, Joseph:
'Beauty and Industry' - ensemble works played by Apartment House

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $12.76    

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Six musicians from the UK fluxus group Apartment House, including Philip Thomas (piano), Bridget Carey (voila), Anton Lukoszevieze, Simon Limbrick (percussion), present several realizations of composer Joseph Kurdirka's pieces, including text scores and fully-notated works.

Filip, Klaus / Leonel Kaplan: Tocando Fondo Filip, Klaus / Leonel Kaplan:
Tocando Fondo

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $11.96    

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Two slowly unfolding improvisations from trumpeter Leonel Kaplan using extended and unconventional techniques, and electronic artist Klaus Filip performing on sine waves, in a two part extended piece recorded in Buenos Aires after the two met in live performance.

Ayler, Albert: Bells/Prophecy: Expanded Edition [2 CDs] Ayler, Albert:
Bells/Prophecy: Expanded Edition [2 CDs]

(ESP -- USA )

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An expanded reissue of Albert Ayler's 1965 live album "Bells" in a quintet with drummer Sunny Murray (drums), Gary Peacock (bass), Donald Ayler (trumpet) and Charles Tyler (alto sax), plus his 1975 "Prophecy" album in a trio with Murray and Peacock, plus tracks from "Albert Smiles with Sunny".

S4 (Butcher / Kobi / Koch / Leimgruber): Cold Duck S4 (Butcher / Kobi / Koch / Leimgruber):
Cold Duck

(Monotype -- Russia )

Price: $13.20    

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A unique saxophone quartet from 4 distinctive players, all on soprano sax -- Johh Butcher, Christian Kobi, Hans Koch, and Urs Leimgruber -- creating an incredible array of sound and spontaneous composition with profound technical prowess and discerning discretion in dialog.

Nakamura, Toshimaru / Martin Taxt: Pan On Fire Nakamura, Toshimaru / Martin Taxt:
Pan On Fire

(Monotype -- Russia )

Price: $13.20    

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Japanese no-input mixing board innovator Toshimaru Nakamura joins Norwegian improviser Martin Taxt on amplified Microtonal Tuba for a gritty album formed by running Taxt's tuba into the mixing board, interrupting Nakamura's signal with unexpected sonic results.

Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Whit Dickey: Butterfly Whispers Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp / Whit Dickey:
Butterfly Whispers

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.91    

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Saxophonist Ivo Perelman suggests the listener use the titles of these improvisations to create their own narratives for the fluid and oratory overtones of these lyrical instant compositions, performed with drummer Whit Dickey and pianist Matthew Shipp.

Leandre / Delbecq / Houle: 14 Rue Paul Fort, Paris Leandre / Delbecq / Houle:
14 Rue Paul Fort, Paris

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.45    

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The trio of Joelle Leandre (bass), Benoite Delbecq (piano), Francois Houle (clarinets) recording the 7-part "rue Paul Fort" at 14 rue Paul Fort @ Helene Aziza in Paris, France in 2013, beautifully fluid free improvisation from a set of superlative players.

Ligeti, Lukas / Thollem Mcdonas: Imaginary Images Ligeti, Lukas / Thollem Mcdonas:
Imaginary Images

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.45    

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Merging the sensibilities of compositional, jazz, and free improvised music, pianist Thollem McDonas and Lukas Ligeti on drums and electric "marimba lumina" create a hybrid that takes the best of all three in distinctive, disciplined, and heartfelt ways.

Kupczak, Slawomir : Res Facta Kupczak, Slawomir :
Res Facta

(Bolt -- Poland )

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A series of electroacoustic compositions from composer Slawomir Kupczak, combining the sounds of instruments via electronic means to create new hybrid sounds of alien character, released in carefully building works from near-minimal to unsettling eruptions of sound.

Geerken, Hartmut And Chris Trent: Omniverse Sun Ra [BOOK] Geerken, Hartmut And Chris Trent:
Omniverse Sun Ra [BOOK]

(Art Yard -- USA )

Price: $71.95    

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Originally published in 1994, Hartmut Geerken and Chris Trent's comprehensive reference of Sun Ra includes a pictorial and annotated discography, essays and photo documents, photographs; this 2nd edition adds new photographs, photo documents, and essays.

Meinz, Ralf / Karolina Ossowska / Mikoelaj Paelosz: play Giuseppe Tartini "La sonata il sol minore a Meinz, Ralf / Karolina Ossowska / Mikoelaj Paelosz:
play Giuseppe Tartini "La sonata il sol minore al terzo suono"

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $14.95    

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In 1754 violinist and theorist Giuseppe Tartini laid out a mathematical proof of a third tone's pitch as either the sum or difference of the other two articulated pitches, as investigated by Karolina Ossowska (violin), Mikolaj Palosz (cello) and Ralf Meinz (recording).

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Confirmation Nakatani, Tatsuya:
Confirmation

(TAIGA -- USA )

Price: $21.95    

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The first vinyl solo album from one of the world's most active percussionists, Tatsuya Nakatani, recording live at Nakatani-kobo in Easton Pennsylvania in 2015, in an incredible display of unexpected sonic territory from drums, bows, bells, bowls and cymbals.

Gate, The: Chuck [CASSETTE with download code] Gate, The:
Chuck [CASSETTE with download code]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $8.95    

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New York tuba player Dan Peck's The Gate with Tom Blancarte on electric upright bass and Brian Osborne on percussion present two tracks of dark, deep improvisation, then join up with Nate Wooley on trumpet & amplifier and Tim Dahl on electric bass for an extended composition.

Stern: Bone Turquoise [VINYL] Stern:
Bone Turquoise [VINYL]

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $13.56    

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Merging rock sensibility with NY/Downtown jazz and improv, vocalist Chuck Stern (Time of Orchids) leads his band with Toby Driver (Kayo Dot) on guitar, Keith Abrams on drums, and Tim Byrnes on synth & keys, for exotic "alien pop" with unusual cinematic properties.

Vibracathedral Orchestra : Unnatural with Pain-Relief [VINYL] Vibracathedral Orchestra :
Unnatural with Pain-Relief [VINYL]

(Krayon Recordings -- USA )

Price: $25.95    

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Vibracathedral Orchestra (Mick Flower, Neil Campbell and Julian Bradley) in two shades: Side A is the trio in an ascending album of harmonic riffs and open percussion; Side B presents a forceful concert of the trio with drummer Chris Corsano at London's Cafe Oto.

Eb.er, Rudolf  / Joke Lanz / GX Jupitter-Larsen / Mike Dando: Wellenfeld Eb.er, Rudolf / Joke Lanz / GX Jupitter-Larsen / Mike Dando:
Wellenfeld

(Fragment Factory -- Germany )

Price: $13.95    

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The finale for the 2012 "Extreme Rituals" concert was this performance, where each artist used a wireless EEG headset to send brainwave signals to audio engineers who transformed them into audio, as the performers sculpt sound using meditative and ecstatic trance states.

Frith, Fred: Propaganda Frith, Fred:
Propaganda

(Recommended Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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The long-awaited, missing 2nd side of "Technology of Tears" recorded at Noise NY by Kramer, this album was written for theatre in 1987 using a host of avian and mammalian voices, snippets of unidentified musical material and electroacoustic noise-sculpting, for a dark and amazing album.

Kaiser, Henry / Damon Smith / Weasel Walter: Plane Crash Two Kaiser, Henry / Damon Smith / Weasel Walter:
Plane Crash Two

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $10.36    

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The 2nd installment of the trio of guitarist Henry Kaiser, double bassist Damon Smith and drummer Weasel Walter's unadulterated free improvisation escapades, with innovative approaches to playing and a quirky sense of humor leading to outstanding improv.

Palestine, Charlemagne : Organo Rinascimentale Non Temperato Palestine, Charlemagne :
Organo Rinascimentale Non Temperato

(Angelica -- Italy )

Price: $15.95    

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In 2004 Charlegmane Palestine updated his 1977 work "Schlingen Blangen", a piece that could be played for days nonstop in "sonic constant chemical acoustic + architectural evolution + transformation in space", here in the version from that year's Angelica Festival.

Scodanibbio, Stefano: Incontri & Reuniones Scodanibbio, Stefano:
Incontri & Reuniones

(Angelica -- Italy )

Price: $13.50    

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A memorial CD of unreleased material from the late contrabassist Stefano Scodanibbio, who was a student of Fernando Grillo's and a long-time associate of Luigi Nono and Terry Riley, performing with an ensemble that includes Riley, Tristan Honsinger, Bruce Ackley, &c.

Game Of Patience: Trial And Error Game Of Patience:
Trial And Error

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $12.95    

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Recordings from the CHOPPA Experimental Music Festival in Singapore, 2015, and the New Combo Jazz Club, Fukuoka Japan in 2014, from the free improvising sometimes ea-improvising trio of Yong Yandsen (sax), Darren Moore (drums) and Brian O'Reilly (contrabass & electronics).

Kwang, Goh Lee: New Ear [2 CDs] Kwang, Goh Lee:
New Ear [2 CDs]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $13.95    

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Two extended works from Herbal International label leader Goh Lee Kwang: the two part "Vurnmmkied" the first of static sonic environments that slowly morph, while the second varies with a mix of subtle and harsh sound; "3753" contrasts with gentler, slower territory.

Frith, Fred: Field Days (The Amanda Loops) Frith, Fred:
Field Days (The Amanda Loops)

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Works for dance constructed by guitarist/composer Fred Frith as accompaniment to Amanda Miller's choreography for Nederland Dans Theater in 2011, revisited and revised by Frith into these beautiful pieces, with help from William Wynant, Lotte Anker, Karla Kihlstedt Arditti, &c.

Angeli, Paolo : S'u Angeli, Paolo :
S'u

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Sardinian improviser Paolo Angeli in his 8th release on ReR, peforming solo on his augmented Sardinian guitar equipped with motors, pedals, individual string mic'ing, and extra appendages, along side incredible technical skill and a brilliant sense of pacing - highly recommended!

Smith, Wadada Leo / John Lindberg: Celestial Weather Smith, Wadada Leo / John Lindberg:
Celestial Weather

(Tum -- USA )

Price: $17.95    

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Trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith and double bassist John Lindberg met in NYC to record this set of suites using an incredibly emotional palate of melodic, technical, and free playing, on a 2-part work for Malachi Favors, a 5-part "Celestial Weather Suite", and a 2-part "Feathers and Earth".

Musci, Roberto / Giovanni Venosta / Chris Cutler: Vampyr and Other Stories Musci, Roberto / Giovanni Venosta / Chris Cutler:
Vampyr and Other Stories

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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2 CDs expanding work from Milanese ethnomusicographers Musci & Venosta's self-titled album, plus pieces form "Water Messages on Desert Sand" and "Urban & Tribal Portraits", plus their soundtrack for Theodore Carl Dreyer's silent movie "Vampyr" recorded with Chris Cutler.

Zorn, John: Cerberus: The Book Of Angels Volume 26 Zorn, John:
Cerberus: The Book Of Angels Volume 26

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Led by composers Sam Eastmond and Nikki Franklin, The SPIKE Orchestra is a large ensemble that draws on a wide range of influences including Duke Ellington, Frank Zappa, Carl Stalling, Zorn and more, here performing the 26th "Book of Angels" covering Zorn's Masada book.

Zamir, Daniel: Redemption Songs Zamir, Daniel:
Redemption Songs

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Israeli alto & soprano saxophonist Daniel Zamir returns to Tzadik with tracks from each of two quartets in a release of burning jazz, passionate, lyrical and technically exceptional playing in compositions that shift time signatures and moods with strong melodic focus.

Frith, Fred / Michel Doneda Frith, Fred / Michel Doneda:

(Vand'Oeuvre -- Canada )

Price: $13.20    

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Since 2007 NEXMAP has produced "Binary Cities", a performance series bringing together artists from different cities; in 2009 they brought guitarist Fred Frith and saxophonist Michel Doneda together in San Francisco for the first time for an incredible night of improvisation.

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

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $16.95    

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Guitarist Marc Ducret expands his trio of bassist Bruno Chevillon and drummer Eric Echampard with saxophonist Christophe Monniot, trumpeter Frabrice Martinez, and trombonist Samuel Blaser for a tour de force of dynamic and quickly shifting improv that both shreds and reflects.

Bardeau / Couratier / Lecinte / Lemaire: Quaturo Machaut Bardeau / Couratier / Lecinte / Lemaire:
Quaturo Machaut

(Ayler -- France )

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Taking their name from composer Guillaume de Machaut, Quentin Biardeau directs his saxophone quartet as they reinterpret his 1365 polyphonic mass "Messe de Nostre Dame", using the resonance of the the Abbey of Noirlac, France to enhance these beautifully paced compositions.

Parker, William / Raining on the Moon: Great Spirit Parker, William / Raining on the Moon:
Great Spirit

(Aum Fidelity -- USA / Canada )

Price: $12.71    

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Recorded alongside "Corn Meal Dance", these 2007 recordings complete the picture of bassist William Parker's intensely creative session that day, adding 6 songs plus 1 live track from 2012, with Rob Brown (sax); Eri Yamamoto (piano); Lewis Barnes (trumpet); and Leena Conquest (voice).

Bouchons D'Oreilles / Warsaw Improvisers Orchestra: split [CASSETTE with download code] Bouchons D'Oreilles / Warsaw Improvisers Orchestra:
split [CASSETTE with download code]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.16    

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A split tape, side A is the Bouchons D'Oreilles duo of Lukasz Kacperczyk (synth) and Mateusz Wysocki (laptop) focusing on improvisation through electronics; side B is the Warsaw Improvisers Orchestra which includes Kacperczyk, focusing on instant composition.

Machinefabriek W/ Anne Bakker: Deining Machinefabriek W/ Anne Bakker:
Deining

(Machinefabriek -- Netherlands )

Price: $9.95    

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Deining, meaning "heave" or "commotion", is a long composition from the duo of Rutger Zuydervelt on sine tones and violinist Anne Bakker, who bows each string, sliding slowly from the lowest note to the highest and in reverse, creating an hallucination of shifting tones.

Brotzmann, Peter Group: Alarm [VINYL] Brotzmann, Peter Group:
Alarm [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )

Price: $28.95    

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Peter Brotzmann's 9-piece ensemble for the 164th NDR-JAZZWORKSHOP with the South African rhythm team of Harry Miller (bass) and Louis Moholo (drums), plus Frank Wright & Willem Breuker(sax), Hannes Bauer & Alan Tomlinson (trombone) and Alexander Von Schlippenbach (piano).

Made to Break: Before the Code [VINYL] Made to Break:
Before the Code [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $22.95    

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MTB continues to inspire, merging shake-your-ass jazz with experimental electracoustic elements, blending players from Chicago (reedist Ken Vandermark & drummer Tim Daisy) and Europe (bassist Jasper Stadhouders of Cactus truck & Christof Kurzmann on electronics).

Thymolphthalein : Mad Among The Mad Thymolphthalein :
Mad Among The Mad

(Immediata -- Australia )

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Six rich and varied electro-acoustic instrumental works from an amazing quintet of brilliant improvisers: Anthony Pateras (keys); Will Guthrie (drums & percussion); Natasha Anders (bass & computer); Clayton Thomas (double bass) and Jerome Noetinger (tapes & electronics).

Pateras, Anthony / Erkki Veltheim: Entertainment = Control Pateras, Anthony / Erkki Veltheim:
Entertainment = Control

(Immediata -- Australia )

Price: $15.95    

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Acoustic hallucinations for violin and piano from the duo of violinist Erkki Veltheim and pianist Anthony Pateras, exploring spectral techniques throughout extended temporal structures to generate unrelenting harmonic waves that create a singular psycho-harmonic texture.

Various Artists: Pole Reports from Space [2 CDs] Various Artists:
Pole Reports from Space [2 CDs]

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $16.80    

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An excellent introduction to the Polish Radio Experimental Studio led by Joseph Patkowski, through music associated with space imagery and science fiction, with works from Krzysztof Penderecki, Zdenek Liska, Arturas Bumsteinas, Edward Artemeiv, Marcin Cichy, and Sultan Hagavik.

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

(Silkheart -- USA )

Price: $16.95    

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Trombonist Steve Swell presents an homage to composer Bela Bartok, applying jazz techniques to the composer's music to find something new and unexpected, in an amazing quintet with Connie Crothers (piano), William Parker (bass), Chad Taylor (drums) & Rob Brown (sax).

Kowalkowski, Jeff Trio (w/ Harrison Bankhed / Avreaayl Ra): Trio Kowalkowski, Jeff Trio (w/ Harrison Bankhed / Avreaayl Ra):
Trio

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $8.40    

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Pianist Jeff Kowalkowski is a long-standing fixture on the Chicago creative jazz scene; here he is joined by veterans of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, drummer Avreeayl Ra and bassist Harrison Bankhead for an inventive album of free improv.

Twins of El Dorado: Verses [CASSETTE] Twins of El Dorado:
Verses [CASSETTE]

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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New York's Twins of El Dorado is a voice-trumpet duo exploring the concept of the art song and the intersection of text and music as a songbook concept, performed by Joe Moffett (trumpet), Nathaniel Morgan (alto sax), Cole Kamen-Green (trumpet), and Kristin Slipp (voice).

The Hero of Warchester: S/T [CASSETTE] The Hero of Warchester:
S/T [CASSETTE]

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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Two saxes and a synth in long-form improvisations from the trio of Berlin-based synth player/mask-designer Liz Kosack and Brooklyn-based saxophonists Nathaniel Morgan and Anna Webber, using sophisticated approaches to the blending and contrasting of tones, rhythm and sound.

Hag with Dan: S/T [CASSETTE] Hag with Dan:
S/T [CASSETTE]

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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Hag is the trio of Sean Ali (bass), David Grollman (snare drum) and Brad Henkel (trumpet), joined for this, their 2nd release, by Dan Peck (The Gate) on tuba, using their instruments and objects in unusual ways to make a "joyfully frenetic dance of decadent noise".

Necks, The: Vertigo Necks, The:
Vertigo

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $11.86    

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The Necks 18th album finds the trio of drummer/percussionist Tony Buck, bassist Lloyd Swanton and pianist/keyboardist Chris Abrahams in a vertiginous 44 minute dark excursion punctuated by cliff hanging moments through homemade instruments and unusual textures.

Necks, The: Vertigo [VINYL] Necks, The:
Vertigo [VINYL]

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $19.95    

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The Necks 18th album finds the trio of drummer/percussionist Tony Buck, bassist Lloyd Swanton and pianist/keyboardist Chris Abrahams in a vertiginous 44 minute dark excursion punctuated by cliff hanging moments through homemade instruments and unusual textures.

Parker, Evan / Schlippenbach / Lytton: America 2003 [2 CDs] REPRESS Parker, Evan / Schlippenbach / Lytton:
America 2003 [2 CDs] REPRESS

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $22.36    

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Concert recordings from the Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans and the Seattle Asian Arts Museum from the trio of Evan Parker (sax), Alexander von Schlippenbach (piano) and Paul Lytton (percussion), 2 CDs of stunning and surprising improv from three masters of the form.

Parker, Evan: The Snake Decides [REPRESS] Parker, Evan:
The Snake Decides [REPRESS]

(psi -- Great Britain )

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Re-issuing UK improvising saxophonist Evan Parker's stunning 2003 solo release on soprano sax, recorded in 1986 in St. Paul's Church, Oxford by the late Michael Gerzon--"a giant in the field of audio"--using the natural resonance of the space to augment Parker's incredible technique.

Trot A Mouse (Simon Jermyn): Pictorial Atlas Of Mammals Trot A Mouse (Simon Jermyn):
Pictorial Atlas Of Mammals

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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With Tom Rainey on drums, Ingrid Laubrock on tenor saxophone, Mat Maneri on viola and leader Simon Jermyn on 6 string electric bass, Trot a Mouse's 2nd album is a sophisticated NY band blending lyrical and free approaches to a diverse set set of modern creative jazz compositions.

Wheeler, Kenny / John Taylor: On The Way To Two Wheeler, Kenny / John Taylor:
On The Way To Two

(CamJazz -- USA )

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A tribute to the passing of both trumpet and flugelhorn Kenny Wheeler and long-time collaborator, pianist John Taylor, in a subtle conversation of two partners with superb skill and taste "suggesting, agreeing, mildly disagreeing, but never at cross purposes".

Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet: Busman's Holiday Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet:
Busman's Holiday

(erstwhile -- USA )

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A meditation on the inner mental environments that one encounters and endures during times of work-related travel, intended as a distraction in airports, bus stations, train stations, subway terminals, &c, reflected in literal and abstract sound for a mix of patience and terror.

Kawaguchi, Takahiro / Utah Kawasaki: Amorphous Spores Kawaguchi, Takahiro / Utah Kawasaki:
Amorphous Spores

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Unusual sound work from the Japanese duo of Takahiro Kawaguchi and Utah Kawasaki (Astro Twin), using self-made instruments and electronics to create unexpected sonic emissions that follow curious paths separated by periods of quiet or textural sound.

Zs (Hillmer / Fox / Higgins): XE Zs (Hillmer / Fox / Higgins):
XE

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Sam Hillmer's NY based Z's in a trio format, with Hillmer on sax & electronics, Patrick Higgins on guitar & electronics, and Greg Fox on percussion & electronics, for an album of energetic and often abstracted beats, hyperkinetic electronics, and strange tonal music.

Riggs, Christopher / Carl Testa: Sn (S to the power of n, or Sⁿ) Riggs, Christopher / Carl Testa:
Sn (S to the power of n, or Sⁿ)

(Gold Bolus Recordings -- USA )

Price: $11.95    

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New Haven instrumentalist Carl Testa and Chicago guitarist Christopher Riggs in a large composition for prepared electric guitar and live electronic processing that references Ashley, Stockhausen and Braxton while manipulating one's sense of time, space, and memory.

Midnight Doctors: Through A Screen And Into A Hole Midnight Doctors:
Through A Screen And Into A Hole

(Ourodisc -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.95    

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A long-term studio project/mutant big band merging collage, scored pieces, structured improvisations, cut-up jams, hi- and lo-fi textures, electroacoustic work, and location recording into large and wonderfully unpredictable compositions with few boundaries.

Heberer, Thomas / Achim Kaufmann / Ken Filiano: Interstices Heberer, Thomas / Achim Kaufmann / Ken Filiano:
Interstices

(Nuscope -- USA )

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Each member of this free improvising trio--trumpeter Thomas Heberer, pianist and prepared pianist Achim Kaufmann, and double bassist/prepared bassist Ken Filiano--contributes challenging compositions to this sophisticated album recorded at Firehouse 12.

MIRT: Solitaire MIRT:
Solitaire

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $14.95    

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Tomek Mirt resurrects the memory of Norwegian composer Arne Nordheimie through this five part work of slowly shifting electronics, tense atmospheres, and gentle murmurs, detailed work that reveals its meditative depth through repeated listenings.



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