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Chadbourne, Eugene: DOCHADEMONIC "love" Chadbourne, Eugene:
DOCHADEMONIC "love"

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $10.00    

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The companion set to Doc Chad's DOCHADEMONIC "hate" CD, with Chad on guitars, banjos, vocals, highly modified duck call, and a host of other instruments, with collaborators including Charles Tyler, Grimsley High School Stage Band, Walter Malli, Ernie Durawa, Walter Daniels &c.

Chadbourne, Eugene: DOCHADEMONIC "hate" Chadbourne, Eugene:
DOCHADEMONIC "hate"

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $10.00    

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One of 2 "love"/"hate" releases collecting creative improvisations, narrative & songs with guests including Charles Tyler, Waren Smith, Rogier Smal, Earl Poole Ball, Redd Volkaert, and Ernie Durawa, recorded in studio and live in Greensboro, New York City, Amsterdam & Austin.

Chadbourne, Eugene : Eddie Chatterbox: The Sound Of Genius Chadbourne, Eugene :
Eddie Chatterbox: The Sound Of Genius

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Doc Chad's mysterious Eddie Chatterbox project, presenting tributes to master musicians he's had the opportunity to work with, this album including music from drummer Ed Cassidy, saxophonist Walter Malli, drummer Sunny Murray, bassist Peter Kowald, and throughout, guitarist Derek Bailey.

DiSanto, Devin / Nick Hoffman: Three Exercises DiSanto, Devin / Nick Hoffman:
Three Exercises

(ErstAEU -- USA )

Price: $12.00    

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A self-aware release presenting 3 exercises exploring the relationship between performer and audience, DiSanto & Hoffman recorded and reworked these pieces from live performance, including introductions and explanations, using sound created from common objects and stochastic synthesis.

Parks, Kevin / Vanessa Rossetto: Severe Liberties Parks, Kevin / Vanessa Rossetto:
Severe Liberties

(ErstAEU -- USA )

Price: $11.96    

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Balancing detached and decontextualized sound with melodic moments, the New York duo of Kevin Parks and Vanessa Rossetto construct 3 large works of sound, journeys that take the listener in and out of the process with concrete, studio, and inexplicable sound.

McPhee / Saft / Morris / Downs: Ticonderoga McPhee / Saft / Morris / Downs:
Ticonderoga

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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A burning spiritual session inspired by John Coltrane's "Live at the Village Vanguard Again" that began when Jamie Saft told Joe Morris about his deep admiration for Alice Coltrane's playing, adding McPhee and Downs as the perfect complement to realize this excellent album.

Silva / Zetterberg / Lindval: If Nothing Else Silva / Zetterberg / Lindval:
If Nothing Else

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Real time dark but beautiful composition from the Portugese trio of Susana Santos Silva on trumpet & flugelhorn, Torbjorn Zetterberg on double bass, and Hampus Lindwall on organ, a beautiful mix of experimental playing set against rich tonal music.

Snik: Metasediment Rock Snik:
Metasediment Rock

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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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.

Delbecq, Benoit 3: INK Delbecq, Benoit 3:
INK

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Miles Perkin takes the late bassist Jean-Jacques Avenel's place in pianist Benoit Delbecq's trio with Emile Biavenda on drums and percussion, in an inventive and lyrical album balancing structure versus improvisational freedom in engaging ways.

De Beren Gieren: One Mirrors Many De Beren Gieren:
One Mirrors Many

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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The 4th release from the piano-double bass-drums Belgian trio De Beren Gieren of Fulco Ottervanger (piano), Simon Segers (drums), and Lieven Van Pee (double bass), slowly morphing compositions of strong jazz compositions punctuated by short, informed works.

Almeida / Duynhoven / Klein: Vibrate in Sympathy Almeida / Duynhoven / Klein:
Vibrate in Sympathy

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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The Netherlands trio of Tobias Klein on reeds, Goncaio Almeia on double bass, and Martin van Duynhoven on drums, is inspired by all kinds of adventurous music of the last 50 years, on this album including compositions for Henry Threadgills, Oliver Lake, and Ornette Coleman.

Left Exit (Feat Michael Duch / Klaus Holm): Mr K Left Exit (Feat Michael Duch / Klaus Holm):
Mr K

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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This progressive/folk/jazz/improv/experimental/psych quartet from Norway covers a diverse set of approaches to improvisation, from textural, minimalistic and radically abstract, like something AMM would play, using graphic and written notation.

Nilssen's, Gard Acoustic Unity (Roligheten / Eldh / Nilssen): Firehouse [VINYL] Nilssen's, Gard Acoustic Unity (Roligheten / Eldh / Nilssen):
Firehouse [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $24.95    

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Norwegian drummer Gard Nilssen (Zanussi 5, Bushman's Revenge, Puma, &c.) leads his new Acoustic Unity trio of Petter Eldh on double bass and Andre Roligheten (Albatrosh) on sax through 8 tightly conceived original jazz compositions with contributions from all 3 players.

Cortex: Live! [VINYL 2 LPs] Cortex:
Live! [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $35.95    

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Four Norwegian jazz musicians--Thomas Johansson (cornet), Kristoffer Alberts (reeds), Ola Hoyer (double bass) and Gard Nilssen (drums)--representatives of a new generation of Scandinavian jazzmen playing creative music with the tools and forms of the older generation.

All Included: Satan in Plain Clothes [VINYL] All Included:
Satan in Plain Clothes [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $22.95    

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With members from Angles, Universal Indians, Frode Gjerstad Trio, Friends and Neighbors, &c. the quintet of Martin Kuchen (sax), Thomas Johansson (trumpet), Mats Aleklin (trombone), Jon Rune Strom (bass) and Tollef Ostvang (drums) play modern, energetic jazz that kicks Satan's ass; highly recommended!

Zorn, John: The True Discoveries Of Witches And Demons Zorn, John:
The True Discoveries Of Witches And Demons

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $16.95    

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The second release by Zorn's heavy new organ trio Simulacrum of John Medeski, Matt Hollenberg and Kenny Grohowski with guests Mark Ribot on guitar and Trevor Dunn on bass, three generations of musical explorers coming together to rip your mind to shreds.

Belogenis, Louie: Blue Buddha Belogenis, Louie:
Blue Buddha

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Legendary tenor saxophonist Louis Belogenis in a quartet with four New York improvisational heavy-weights-- trumpeter Dave Douglas, bassist Bill Laswell, and drummer Tyshawn Sorey in an energetic set of modern and informed jazz.

Jones, Darius Quartet Feat. Emile Lesbros: Le bebe de Brigitte (Lost in Translation) Jones, Darius Quartet Feat. Emile Lesbros:
Le bebe de Brigitte (Lost in Translation)

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $12.28    

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The 5th installment in saxophonist/composer Darius Jones' expansive "Man'ish" Boy epic, a well-balanced album of jazz and voice performed with Matt Mitchell (piano), Sean Conly (bass), Ches Smith (drums), Emillie Lesbros (voice, piano) and Pascal Niggenkemper (bass).

Parker, William: For Those Who Are, Still [3 CD BOX] Parker, William:
For Those Who Are, Still [3 CD BOX]

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $27.16    

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A 3 CD box set of new and previously unissued long-form works from world-renowned composer-bassist William Parker, 10 compositions with musicians including Hamid Drake, Cooper-Moore, Charles Gayle, Rob Brown, Mike Reed, Klaas Hekman, NFM Symphony Orchestra + Choir, &c.

Vandermark, Ken / Paal Nilssen-Love: Extended Duos Vandermark, Ken / Paal Nilssen-Love:
Extended Duos

(Audiographic Records -- Norway )

Price: $54.95    

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A solid six CD, 1 DVD box set of live duos between Chicago multi-reedist Ken Vandermark and Norwegian drummer Paal Nilssen-Love recorded in Russia and Japan between 2011-2014, with guests including Akira Sakata, Jim O'Rourke, Masahiko Satoh; intense and amazing modern jazz!

Russell, Hal NRG Ensemble w/ Charles Tyler: Generation Russell, Hal NRG Ensemble w/ Charles Tyler:
Generation

(NESSA -- USA )

Price: $15.45    

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In 1992 Chicago saxophonist & drummer Hal Russell selected compositions from each of his band members and one from Mars Williams, added Charles Tyler on baritone, alto and clarinet to the quintet, and released this wildly creative and energetic album of modern jazz.

Buckner, Thomas / Joelle Leandre / Nicole Mitchell : Flowing Stream Buckner, Thomas / Joelle Leandre / Nicole Mitchell :
Flowing Stream

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.45    

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After performing live at New York's Vision Festival in 2012, the trio of Thomas Buckner (voice), Joelle Leandre (bass) and Nicole Mitchell (flute) recorded this studio album of free improvisations in a free-flowing exchange of ideas and adroit improvisation.

Sun Ra Arkestra: Live In Ulm 1992 [2 CDs] Sun Ra Arkestra:
Live In Ulm 1992 [2 CDs]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $29.95    

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Leo Records joins the celebration of Herman Blount, aka Sun Ra's, 100th birthday with this double CD, 100 minutes in 17 compositions of an 11-piece Arkestra performing live in Ulm, Germany in 1992, a great mix of classic Sun Ra pieces in a nearly continuous set.

Na (Malcom Ball / Kate Cuzner): Compos Mentis Na (Malcom Ball / Kate Cuzner):
Compos Mentis

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00    

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Delightful and eclectic improvisations by Malcolm Ball on the historic Ondes Martinot synthesizer and percussion, and Kate Cuzner on flutes, piano and live electronics, pushing the boundaries of musical intuition and imagination.

Dafeldecker, Werner / Valerio Tricoli: William's Mix Extended Dafeldecker, Werner / Valerio Tricoli:
William's Mix Extended

(Quakebasket -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Werner Dafeldecker and Valerio Tricoli re-interpret John Cage's 1953 compositions for 8 simultaneously played tapes, here examining the relationship between early tape music and current digital production, allowing for a larger work using approximately 2000 different sounds.

Cordier, Eric: Osorezan (Selected Field Recording 1993 - 2006) Cordier, Eric:
Osorezan (Selected Field Recording 1993 - 2006)

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $13.95    

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From an exploration of volcanoes in Japan to the ambience of a nap in France, composer Eric Cordier organizes field recordings made in his travels to create exotic and engaging audio environments that transport the listener.

Adasiewicz's, Jason Sun Rooms: From The Region [VINYL] Adasiewicz's, Jason Sun Rooms:
From The Region [VINYL]

(Delmark -- USA )

Price: $18.95    

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Jason Adasiewicz's Sun Rooms explores the sparse territory of the vibraphone trio with fellow Chicago player Mike Reed on drums and Texan via Norway bassist Ingrebrigt Haker-Flaten replacing Nate McBrite; tasteful and lyrical jazz with a modern edge.

Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra: The Paris Tapes: Live at le Theatre du Chaelet 1971 [VINYL] Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra:
The Paris Tapes: Live at le Theatre du Chaelet 1971 [VINYL]

(KS Art Yard Series -- Netherlands )

Price: $16.95    

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Essential live recordings from the legendary 1971 performance at Le Theatre du le Chatelet, Paris, France with a large Arkestra including Ahk Tal Ebah, Marshall Allen, Danny Davis, John Gilmore, Hakim Rahim, Clifford Jarvis, James Jackson, Larry Northington, &c.

Moholo-Moholo / Gjerstad / Stephens / Lonberg-Holm: Distant Groove Moholo-Moholo / Gjerstad / Stephens / Lonberg-Holm:
Distant Groove

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00    

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Reedist Frode Gjerstad leads the multi-national quartet of Louis Moholo on drums, Nick Stephens on bass and Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello, 4 superb players in a 4-part free improvisation of animated and intertwining dialog that enthusiastically carries the listener.

Cabinet Trio, The (Gjerstad / Turner / Molstad): Blood Samples Cabinet Trio, The (Gjerstad / Turner / Molstad):
Blood Samples

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Frode Gjerstad leads a trio with Roger Turn on drums and Borre Molstad on tuba, performing live at Cafe MIR in Oslo as part of the Blow Out Festival in 2013, in a single extended improvisation of energetic playing underpinned by the atypical tuba and drums rhythm section.

Lyall, Chick / David Garrett: Green Room Lyall, Chick / David Garrett:
Green Room

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The 3rd release from the duo of Chick Lyall (piano, violin, synthesizers, modules, computer) and David Garrett (drums, percussion, prepared piano, zither, electronics) in an inventive set of pieces that use a "kitchen-sink" approach to creating mesmerizing and inexplicable music.

Reis / Vicente / Ceccaldi / Ceccaldi: Chamber 4 Reis / Vicente / Ceccaldi / Ceccaldi:
Chamber 4

(FMR -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95    

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A beautiful example of creative chamber jazz from the Portugese quartet of Marcelo dos Reis (acoustic guitar, prepared guitar, voice), Valentin Ceccaldi (cello, voice), Luis Vicente (trumpet), and Theo Ceccaldi (violin) performing live at Lx Factory in 2013.

Seijaku: Last Live [2 CDs] Seijaku:
Last Live [2 CDs]

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $18.95    

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Long form twisted blues from the Japanese Seijaku Trio of Keiji Haino (guitar, voice, violin & flute), Mitsuru Nasuno (bass) and Yoshimitsu Ichiraku (drums), performing live at Club Goodman in Tokyo in 2014, for an album of profoundly introspective and dark music.

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

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $18.95    

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The Seijaku Trio of Keiji Haino (electronics, guitar, voice), Mitsuru Nasuno (bass, electronics) and Yoshimitsu Ichiraku (electronics), recording 2 years after the "Last Live" album, in an epic voyage of meditative and intricate electronics performed live in Tokyo.

Invisible Things: Time AS One Axis [VINYL] Invisible Things:
Time AS One Axis [VINYL]

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $14.40    

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Intensely heavy rock from guitarist Mark Shipping (U.S. Maple, Shorty) and drummer Jim Sykes (Parts & Labor, Grooms, 77 Boadrum), engineered by Martin Bisi in Brooklyn, in a sick record of thick and sophisticated rock with an ear toward sonic melodicism.

Webber, Anna (w/ Matt Mitchell / John Hollenbeck): Simple Webber, Anna (w/ Matt Mitchell / John Hollenbeck):
Simple

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Saxophonist and flutist Anna Webber composed this album in isolation from her active Brooklyn life, balancing introspective material with complex rhythms and dissonant melodic sections performed by the outstanding work of John Hollenbeck (drums) and Matt Mitchell (piano).

Hammershlag, Arnold: No Face, No Name Hammershlag, Arnold:
No Face, No Name

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $12.00    

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A rich, diverse and irrepressibly melodic album from trumpeter Arnold Hammershlag blending jazz with Eastern European, Middle Eastern, and Latin influences, in a quintet with Sam Barfeld (violin), Wil Holshouser (accordion), Brian Glassman (bass) and Aaron Alexander (drums).

Shelton / Lonberg-Holm / Rosaly: Resounder Shelton / Lonberg-Holm / Rosaly:
Resounder

(Singlespeed Music -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Half of Chicago's Fast Citizens sextet, Aram Shelton (sax), Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello & electronics), and Frank Rosaly (percussion) recorded these free improvisations in the studio then post-processed them to enhance their intricate and unusual electroacoustic dialog.

Nakatani, Tatsuya: Gong Nakatani, Tatsuya:
Gong

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Compositions on fourteen gongs performed and recorded by Tatsuya Nakatani during the winters of 2014 and 2015, 6 untitled works of powerful tones evoked from these large instruments using bows and mallets, each slowly unfolding and enveloping the listener.

Nakatani, Tatsuya & Michel Doneda: Duo Nakatani, Tatsuya & Michel Doneda:
Duo

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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The long-running duo of US-based Japanese percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani and French saxophonist Michel Doneda in an album merging superb technical skills and creative approaches in an almost telepathic dialog of surprising twists and turns.

Nakatani-Kobo Special: Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong at one special price. Nakatani-Kobo Special:
Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong at one special price.

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

Price: $24.00    

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Buy both Kobo releases Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong and save $4.00 !

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $9.56    

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Using mostly unprocessed electric guitars, the duo of Elliott Sharp and Scott Fields' latest release presents eight dueling guitar works using dynamic, angular tones and textures, from extremely aggressive work to clean avant-jazz with twisted technical intent.

Lauzier, Philippe: Transparence Lauzier, Philippe:
Transparence

(Schraum -- Germany )

Price: $14.95    

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Quebec bass clarinetist and saxophonist Philippe Lauzier is an accomplished improviser and composer, here in his solo debut, an epic suite that finds untreated acoustic reeds mingling with textured overdubs and subtle feedback, music that is equally jarring and hypnotic.

Chrysakis, Thanos: Above the Hidden Track An Endless Blaze Chrysakis, Thanos:
Above the Hidden Track An Endless Blaze

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

Price: $15.95    

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Composer/performer Thanos Chrysakis in a studio electronic work, using a diversity of methods and approaches that imply his usual free improvisational approaches by creating a rich and elaborate sound world of distinctive, unique and often warped electronic sound.

Meelkop, Roel: Oude Koeien Meelkop, Roel:
Oude Koeien

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $13.95    

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Sound artist Roel Meelkop compiles various limited vinyl 7", 10" and lathe cut releases from Korm Plastics and related labels, along with one work made for this release, showing the variety of approaches and concepts Meelkop applies to his fascinating sound work.

Kwang, Goh Lee: The Lost Testimony Of Rashomon Kwang, Goh Lee:
The Lost Testimony Of Rashomon

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $11.95    

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A diverse set of electronic compositions from hauntingly beautiful to tormented soundscapes, composed by Goh Lee Kwang for a multimedia stage work based on Rashomon, a short story about moral ambiguity written in 1915 and based on a 1000-year-old Japanese tale.

Frey, Jurg : Grizzana and other pieces 2009-2014 [2 CDs] Frey, Jurg :
Grizzana and other pieces 2009-2014 [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $26.95    

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The Ensemble Grizzana (Ryoko Akama, Mira Benjamin, Richard Craig, Emma Richards, Philip Thomas and Seth Woods) performs a series of delicate and beautiful chamber pieces by Swiss composer and clarinetist Jurg Frey, who also performs on clarinet.

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 )

Price: $13.56    

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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.

Saunders, James : Assigned #15 Saunders, James :
Assigned #15

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $12.76    

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Leading contemporary music ensemble Apartment House perform a new piece developing out of James Saunders's long-term modular project '#unassigned'; the new piece, "assigned #15" creates a mesmeric, dense, jungle-like soundworld across its 45 minutes duration.

Beins, Burkhard / Enrico Malatesta / Michael Vorfeld / Christian Wolfarth / Ingar Zach: Gluck Beins, Burkhard / Enrico Malatesta / Michael Vorfeld / Christian Wolfarth / Ingar Zach:
Gluck

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95    

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The international percussion quintet of Burkhard Beins, Enrico Malatesta, Michael Vorfeld, Christian Wolfarth and Ingar Zach, using compositional and improvisational methods to create new forms of contemporary percussion music with a unique group aesthetic.

Taumatrop (Fages / Marquez): For John Ayrton Paris Taumatrop (Fages / Marquez):
For John Ayrton Paris

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00    

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The duo of Ferran Fages on electronic devices and Eduard Maquez on percussion in a beautiful long-form drone, a drifting and haunting work that hangs off of slowly building crescendos which release to beautifully suspended sonic environments.

Rolfsson, Matilda / Richard Sanderson / Mark Wastell: Live at l'Klectic Rolfsson, Matilda / Richard Sanderson / Mark Wastell:
Live at l'Klectic

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The subtly complex trio of Richard Sanderson on amplified melodeon, dictaphones & small percussion, Mark Wastell on tam-tam & shruti box, and Matilda Rolfsson on percussion performing an extended improvisation live at The Horse Improv Club, l'Klectic, London.

Johnson, Lucien / Alan Silva / Makoto Sato: Stinging Netttles Johnson, Lucien / Alan Silva / Makoto Sato:
Stinging Netttles

(Improvising Beings -- France )

Price: $13.95    

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The trio of New Zealand saxophonist Lucien Johnson, living in Paris, with the rhythm section of Alan Silva on double bass and Makoto Sato on drums for an expressive album of free jazz with inventive counterpoint and soulful playing in the Ayler tradition.

Sharrock, Linda: No Is No (Don't Fuck Around With Your Women) Sharrock, Linda:
No Is No (Don't Fuck Around With Your Women)

(Improvising Beings -- France )

Price: $13.95    

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Two extended and frenetic works of improvisation with free vocals from Linda Sharock, in a sextet including Itaru Oki on trumpet, Mario Rechter on reeds & voilin, Eric Zinman on piano, Makoto Sato on drums and Yoram Rosilio on bass; demanding, complex and cathartic jazz!

Battikha, Philippe: Invisible Backgrounds Battikha, Philippe:
Invisible Backgrounds

(Samizdat -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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A beautiful solo album from Montreal/Brooklyn trumpeter Philippe Battikha, who also developed the field recordings over which he plays, joined on two tracks by double bassist Johan Fortune, in a melancholy and haunting album of emotionally rich soundscapes.

Belorukov, Ilia / Harpakahylo / Patryk Lichota / Kim_Nasung: After Belorukov, Ilia / Harpakahylo / Patryk Lichota / Kim_Nasung:
After

(Nueni -- Germany )

Price: $9.95    

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A short and succinct album of free improvisation from the Russian quartet of Ilia Belorukov (sax), Hapakahylo (drums, objects), Patryk Lichota (sax, objects), and Kim_Nasung (Guzheng), using unusual techniques to conjur unexpected audio environments.

Barriere, Lali / Miguel A. Garcia  : Espejuelo Barriere, Lali / Miguel A. Garcia :
Espejuelo

(Nueni -- Spain )

Price: $14.95    

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The duo of Miguel A. Garcia on electronics and Lali Barriere on objects and no-input mixer for an album of investigative, detailed improvisation that's well paced and calmly complex.

ElSaffar, Amir Two Rivers Ensemble: Crisis ElSaffar, Amir Two Rivers Ensemble:
Crisis

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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NY trumpeter Amir ElSaffar's Two Rivers Ensemble, exploring the juncture between jazz and music of the Middle East through sophisticated and lyrically stunning music, here focusing on revolution, civil war, and sectarian violence; a culture's struggle for survival.

La Casa, Eric / Cedric Peyronnet: La Creuse La Casa, Eric / Cedric Peyronnet:
La Creuse

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $13.95    

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Eric La Casa and Cedric Peyronnet collected sounds in a triangular area in the north of the Creuse departement, France, giving the landscape a sonic corporeality by each initiating a sound work based on a specific site, which the other composer expanded upon.

Graewe, Georg: Stills And Stories Graewe, Georg:
Stills And Stories

(Random Acoustics -- Germany )

Price: $12.00    

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German pianist and Euro Free Jazz stalwart Georg Graewe in his first solo release in more than a decade, a remarkable set of succinct compositions balancing astonishing technical skills with beautifully expressive playing, presented in several series of "stills" and "stories".



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