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Rock In Opposition (R.I.O.)
 
This Heat: Repeat This Heat:
Repeat

(Recommended Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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This Heat: This Heat (1st album) This Heat:
This Heat (1st album)

(This Is/Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $14.95

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Thomas, David & Foreigners: Bay City Thomas, David & Foreigners:
Bay City

(Ninth World -- Denmark )

Price: $13.50

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Unami / Kamura / Akiyama: Hontatedori [VINYL] Unami / Kamura / Akiyama:
Hontatedori [VINYL]

(Compare Notes Records -- Japan )

Price: $18.00

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The first album by the trio of Taku Unami, Moe Kamura, Tetuzi Akiyama who had been playing together as a permanent group without its name since October 2009, hauntingly beautiful songs.

Uneven Eleven: Live at Cafe OTO [2 CDs] Uneven Eleven:
Live at Cafe OTO [2 CDs]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

Price: $12.31

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Merging three legends--drummer Charles Hayward (This Heat, Camberwell Now, Massacre), Guy Segers (Univers Zero) and Kawabata Makoto (Acid Mothers Temple) for a wild improvising trio caught live at Cafe Oto in Lodon in 2013; not to be missed!

Univers Zero: (Remastered) Univers Zero:
(Remastered)

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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The remaster of the first album from innovative chamber rock/RIO band Univers Zero album, a fascinating and inventive combination of rock and compositional music.

Univers Zero: Ceux Du Dehors Univers Zero:
Ceux Du Dehors

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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Univers Zero: Clivages Univers Zero:
Clivages

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Founding members of the RIO movement (Henry Cow, Samla Mamas, &c) U.Z. is one of complex chamber rock's finest groups, here with their first studio release in five years.

Univers Zero: Crawling Wind Univers Zero:
Crawling Wind

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $9.50

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Univers Zero: Heresie [REMASTER] Univers Zero:
Heresie [REMASTER]

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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The 2nd release from one of the founders of the RIO movement, complex, sophisticated, and sinister chamber rock of the highest order, remixed from the original 1979 multitrack recordings.

Univers Zero: Implosion Univers Zero:
Implosion

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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Univers Zero: Relaps Univers Zero:
Relaps

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.59

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"Relaps" presents a peek into the recorded archives of one of the founding members of the Rock in Opposition (RIO) movement, the great avant-rock ensemble Univers Zero.

Univers Zero: Rhythmix Univers Zero:
Rhythmix

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Univers Zero: The Hard Quest Univers Zero:
The Hard Quest

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Univers Zero: Uzed Univers Zero:
Uzed

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Various Artists: Recommended Records Sampler [2 CDs] Various Artists:
Recommended Records Sampler [2 CDs]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.00

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Originally released in 1982, this is a collection of specially commissioned and (at the time) newly recorded pieces by the most interesting groups and individuals then in the ReR catalogue.

Various Artists: Woof 7 Inches Various Artists:
Woof 7 Inches

(Ad Hoc Records -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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Work, The : Live in Japan Work, The :
Live in Japan

(Ad Hoc Records -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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Work, The : Rubber Cage Work, The :
Rubber Cage

(Ad Hoc Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Work, The : Slow Crimes Work, The :
Slow Crimes

(Ad Hoc Records -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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Work, The : The 4th World Work, The :
The 4th World

(Ad Hoc Records -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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The Work's long-lost, never before issued last album from 1994 superbly recorded live in Breisgau, completing their catalog with 18 songs never before released on any studio album.

ZGA: Sub Luna Morrior ZGA:
Sub Luna Morrior

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95

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ZGA: The End of an Epoch ZGA:
The End of an Epoch

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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ZGA: Zgamoniums ZGA:
Zgamoniums

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.00

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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.

Cooper, Lindsay / Fred Frith / Gianni Gebbia / Lars Hollmer: Angels On The Edge Of Time Cooper, Lindsay / Fred Frith / Gianni Gebbia / Lars Hollmer:
Angels On The Edge Of Time

(Angelica -- Italy )

Price: $16.95

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A superb concert recorded in 1992 at the Angelica Festival Internazionale di Musica in Bologna from a quartet of Rock in Opposition luminaries Lindsay Cooper & Fred Frith (Henry Cow), Lars Hollmer (Samla Mamas), and free improvising saxophonist Gianni Gebbia.

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette Bley / Koglmann / Peacock:
Annette

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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The trio of bassist Gary Peacock, pianist Paul Bley, and trumpeter Franz Koglmann interpret and improvise on the music of avant song-writer Annette Peacock.

Core, The: Party Core, The:
Party

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $13.00

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Norway's The Core quintet, great modern jazz in an updated look at 60's styles in the mode of Herbie Hancock, Dextor Gordon or Miles, the evolution of "the cool" in five superb compositions.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Dixon Orchestra, Bill: 17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur Dixon Orchestra, Bill:
17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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Legendary trumpeter, composer and educator Bill Dixon in a 17 piece orchestra playing original compositions live at the 12th Vision Festival in New York City.

Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg: Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa Ganelin, Slava / Ned Rothenberg:
Falling Into Place: Live in Jaffa

(Auris Media -- Israel )

Price: $14.95

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Ibarra, Susie  / Assif Tsahar: Home Cookin' Ibarra, Susie / Assif Tsahar:
Home Cookin'

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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The first Hopscotch release from the then husband/wife duo of wind player Assif Tsahar and drummer Susie Ibarra, lyrical and textural powerfully woven improvisation.

Jones, Darius & Matthew Shipp: Cosmic Lieder Jones, Darius & Matthew Shipp:
Cosmic Lieder

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $14.45

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A 13-part song cycle from alto saxophonist Darius Jones and pianist Matthew Shipp, an engrossing and emotional journey of beauty and turbulence through sympathetic dialog.

Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William: Palm of Soul Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William:
Palm of Soul

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Melford, Myra Extended Ensemble: Even the Sounds Shine Melford, Myra Extended Ensemble:
Even the Sounds Shine

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.45

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Necks, The: Silent Night Necks, The:
Silent Night

(Fish of Milk -- Australia )

Price: $23.95

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Ratkje, Maja: Voice [VINYL LP + CD] Ratkje, Maja:
Voice [VINYL LP + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

Price: $20.95

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Composer, singer, electronic manipulator, violinist and theremin player Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje released this, her debut album, on CD in 2002, now available again on vinyl LP.

Cooper, Lindsay: Oh Moscow Cooper, Lindsay:
Oh Moscow

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $14.00

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Hollmer, Lars Looping Home Orchestra: Live 1992-1993 Hollmer, Lars Looping Home Orchestra:
Live 1992-1993

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $12.00

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Sleepytime Gorilla Museum: Grand Opening and Closing Sleepytime Gorilla Museum:
Grand Opening and Closing

(The End Records -- USA )

Price: $11.50

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Thinking Plague: In This Life [25th Anniversary Remaster] Thinking Plague:
In This Life [25th Anniversary Remaster]

(Cuneiform -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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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.

This Heat: Deceit [VINYL REISSUE] This Heat:
Deceit [VINYL REISSUE]

(Light in the Attic -- USA )

Price: $19.00

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This Heat (Charles Hayward, Charles Bullen, Gareth Williams) "Deceit" expands on the band's amazing mixture of avant/prog rock, sonic and electronic experimentation, tape collage, and other inexplicable elements, a monumental album that still sounds ahead of its time today.

Premature Burial (Peter Evans, Matt Nelson, Dan Peck): The Conjuring [VINYL] Premature Burial (Peter Evans, Matt Nelson, Dan Peck):
The Conjuring [VINYL]

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $17.95

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Taking their name from an Edgar Allen Poe story and the title a reference to James Wan's 2013 film, the trio of Peter Evans on piccolo trumpet, Matt Nelson on saxophone & effects, and Dan Peck on tuba & effects, recorded in a church to add ambience to their sinister and superb improv.

Heumen, Robert van : Fury Heumen, Robert van :
Fury

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Dutch improviser van Heumen (N Collective, OfficeR, &c.) in a dynamic and shifting solo work of laptop electronics, noise textures, and text.

O'Leary, Mark : 4 Urban Landscapes O'Leary, Mark :
4 Urban Landscapes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $12.00

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In "Urban Landscapes" Irish guitarist and electroacoustic artist Mark O'Leary captures and documents environmental audio associated with Urban Cork City.

Artaud Beats, The: Logos Artaud Beats, The:
Logos

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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After performing at Jean-Herve Peron's 2010 Avant Garde Festival, Yumi Hara (keys, violin & voice), Geoff Leigh (winds & electronics), John Greaves (bass & piano) and Chris Cutler (drums & percussion) present their first studio album mixing open-minded composed and improvised music.

Univers Zero: Univers Zero [VINYL 2 LPs] Univers Zero:
Univers Zero [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

Price: $23.95

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Belgium septet Univers Zero's 1977 debut album, now including a large work titled "La Faulx" presented as a second LP, a much-needed vinyl reissue of this ground-breaking album of intense compositional rock from co-founders of the "Rock in Opposition" movement.

Holgersson, Jonas: Snick Snack Holgersson, Jonas:
Snick Snack

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95

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The debut album of in-demand Swedish drummer Jonas Holgersson, a member of the Jonas Kullhammar Quartet, Magnus Broo Quartet, Jacob Karlsson Trio, &c., here in a trio with Karl-Martin Almqvist (sax) and Christian Spering (bass).

VaVatican: SoSoviet (I Loved You And You Broke My Heart) VaVatican:
SoSoviet (I Loved You And You Broke My Heart)

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

Price: $6.00

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The Brooklyn quartet of Weston Minissali (synth), Nathaniel Morgan (sax), Owen Stewart-Robertson (guitar) and Booker Stardrum (drums) in a unique mix of conceptual, improvised & experimental playing and studio composition.

El Grande, Jono: Melody of a Muddled Mason El Grande, Jono:
Melody of a Muddled Mason

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

Price: $16.95

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Ecclectic rock composer Jono el Grande in a refined album borrowing from prog, Canterbury and RIO forms with references to Frank Zappa, Stravinsky, Magma, Henry Cow and Gentle Giant, creating a superb masterwork of instrumental and vocal rock orchestration.

El Grande, Jono: Melody of a Muddled Mason [VINYL] El Grande, Jono:
Melody of a Muddled Mason [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

Price: $22.95

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Ecclectic rock composer Jono el Grande in a refined album borrowing from prog, Canterbury and RIO forms with references to Frank Zappa, Stravinsky, Magma, Henry Cow and Gentle Giant, creating a superb masterwork of instrumental and vocal rock orchestration.

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.

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.

Vertical Squirrels (Fischlin, Heble, Melville, Warren): Time of the Sign Vertical Squirrels (Fischlin, Heble, Melville, Warren):
Time of the Sign

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $12.00

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An incredibly informed instant-composing ensemble drawing on free jazz and post rock sensibilities with nods to Indian ragas, jazz-inflected minimalism, Zappa-esque bouts of sonic anarchy, and German rock music from the 1970s, captured live at Toronto, Guelph and Hamilton, Canada in 2012.

49 Americans, The: We Know Nonsense 49 Americans, The:
We Know Nonsense

(Staubgold -- Germany )

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The 2nd LP from the late 70's-early 80's "super group" 49 Americans, unusual pop songs with an experimental bent, led by Andew Brenner with David Toop, Steve Beresford, Max Eastley, Lol Coxhill and Peter Cusack, &c.

Brillowska, Mariola  / Kubin, Felix: H.O.N.D. House of National Dog Brillowska, Mariola / Kubin, Felix:
H.O.N.D. House of National Dog

(A-Musik -- Germany )

Price: $10.50

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Music of the very odd and colorful musical H.O.N.D. (House of National Dog) by Mariola Brillowska performed at Kampnagel, Hamburg in May & June, 2006.

Drake, Bob: Little Black Train Drake, Bob:
Little Black Train

(Crumbling Tones -- Great Britain )

Price: $8.55

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Ex, The: Disturbing Domestic Peace Ex, The:
Disturbing Domestic Peace

(Ex Records -- The Netherlands )

Price: $14.95

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Ex, The / Cora, Tom: Scrabbling at the Lock Ex, The / Cora, Tom:
Scrabbling at the Lock

(Ex Records -- The Netherlands )

Price: $16.00

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Best Sellers in This Category:

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette

Cooper, Lindsay / Fred Frith / Gianni Gebbia / Lars Hollmer: Angels On The Edge Of Time

Frith, Fred: Propaganda

Premature Burial (Peter Evans, Matt Nelson, Dan Peck): The Conjuring [VINYL]

Conrad, Tony W/ Faust: Outside The Dream Syndicate

Thinking Plague: In This Life [25th Anniversary Remaster]

Cassiber: The Cassiber Box [6 CDs, 1 DVD and Book]

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

Uneven Eleven: Live at Cafe OTO [2 CDs]

Univers Zero: Univers Zero [VINYL 2 LPs]

Acid Mothers Temple SWR & Umezu Kazutoki: Sax & The City

Henry Cow: Stockholm

El Grande, Jono: Melody of a Muddled Mason

Melford, Myra Extended Ensemble: Even the Sounds Shine

Astrakan

Unami / Kamura / Akiyama: Hontatedori [VINYL]

This Heat: Deceit [VINYL REISSUE]

Hollmer, Lars Looping Home Orchestra: Live 1992-1993

Avram, Ana-Maria / Dumitrescu, Iancu: Laboratory

This Heat: Deceit