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2018 Year End 25% Sale
Squidco October 20% Sale

2018 is ending and we're celebrating the upcoming year by putting a great list of more than 450 titles on sale at 25% off their regular price! This incredible list includes CDs, LPs and books, and feature some of the most interesting and important artists and labels that we carry. Many of these albums will be listed after the sale as special order only, so it's your best chance to get these outstanding albums at a great price.

Have a good look at this list of great records, but hurry, because this sale ends Monday, December 31, 2018 at midnight! *



 
Ablinger, Peter: 33-127 Ablinger, Peter:
33-127

(Mode Records -- USA )

Price: $5.98    

In Stock

Seth Josel performs Peter Ablinger's "33-127" for guitar and field recordings of transportation, graphic minimalism punctuated by bursts of activity - cacophony vs. tranquility.

Adcock, Mike & Clive Bell: Sleep It Off (1999-2001) Adcock, Mike & Clive Bell:
Sleep It Off (1999-2001)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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Twelve short improvised pieces by Mike Adcock on a variety of different instruments that were recorded over a three year period.

Afuche: Highly Publicized Digital Boxing Match Afuche:
Highly Publicized Digital Boxing Match

(Cuneiform -- USA )

Price: $5.98    

Out of Stock

Afuche is a young band from Brooklyn in the chamber prog mold, upbeat and complex music with influences ranging from Zappa, Can, Crimson, African and Afro-Cuban music.

Ahab Rex: Blood on Blonde Ahab Rex:
Blood on Blonde

(Lens Records -- USA )

Price: $4.78    

In Stock
Anandan, Ganesh / Gzowski, John : Shruti Project Anandan, Ganesh / Gzowski, John :
Shruti Project

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

Out of Stock

Using an electric 12-string shruti stick, a Harry Partch guitar & percussion Anandan & Gzowski create amazing microtonal environments with growling vocal interventions.

Anderson, Fortner: Solitary Pleasures Anderson, Fortner:
Solitary Pleasures

(&Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.50    

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The 35 poems found on Fortner Anderson's "Solitary Pleasures", performed with Michel F Cote, Sam Shalabi and Alexandre St-Onge, speak of the obsessions, phantasies and encounters of Anderson's life.

Arcand, Pierre-Andre: Atlas Epileptic [CD & CD Video] Arcand, Pierre-Andre:
Atlas Epileptic [CD & CD Video]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Composer Pierre-Andre Arcand in a CD and CD video of audio art, sound poetry, music, non-music, acoustic, electronic, and digital sounds.

Attias, Michael: Renku In Coimbra Attias, Michael:
Renku In Coimbra

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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An afternoon during saxophonist Michael Attias's residency at the Coimbra's Jazz ao Centro festival in Brazil with the core of his quintet: bassist John Hebert & drummer Satoshi Takeishi.

Avagami: Metagami Avagami:
Metagami

(Lens Records -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Bailey, Derek: Barcelona Chronicles: All Thumbs [DVD] Bailey, Derek:
Barcelona Chronicles: All Thumbs [DVD]

(Incus -- UK )

Price: $19.95    

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A short solo electric guitar concert filmed in the Ribera district of Barcelona in 2004, "thumbs" referring to the techniques Bailey developed to counter motor neuron disease.

Bailey, Derek / Berthiaume, Antoine / Frith, Fred: Soshin Bailey, Derek / Berthiaume, Antoine / Frith, Fred:
Soshin

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

Out of Stock

Composer and improviser Antoine Berthiaume in a compilation of guitar duos with Derek Bailey and Fred Frith exploring the full range of guitar improvisation.

Baja: Wolfhour Baja:
Wolfhour

(Other Electricities -- USA )

Price: $4.78    

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Daniel Vujanic's Baja creates 'free electronics' fusing folk, free jazz, twisted pop, electroacoustic sound, eerie chamber music & unusual textures.

Barretto, Jorge Lima : Zul Zelub Barretto, Jorge Lima :
Zul Zelub

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Legendary performer, writer and political situationist Lima Barreto (Telectu) in an electroacoustic work based around the piano and using short wave radio and CD players.

Battus / Abdelnour: Ichnites Battus / Abdelnour:
Ichnites

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95    

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Unusual improvisation from saxophonist Abdelnour using extended and microtonal techniques, and Pascal Battus who works with rotating surfaces from Walkmans as sound exciters.

Bauer / Rose / Lehn: Futch Bauer / Rose / Lehn:
Futch

(Jazzwerkstatt -- Germany )

Price: $16.95    

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The debut release of trombonist Johannes Bauer, Australian violinist Jon Rose and analog synth player Thomas Lehn, mutated improvisation for a Futched world.

Belleli, Avi: Strawberry Cream and Gunpowder Belleli, Avi:
Strawberry Cream and Gunpowder

(Ad Hoc Records -- USA )

Price: $12.00    

In Stock
Berthiaume Antoine, Elliott Sharp: BASE Berthiaume Antoine, Elliott Sharp:
BASE

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Two guitarists from New York's Downtown and Montreal's Actuelle scenes in 11 guitar improvisations, experimental sounds constructed and deconstructed.

Berthiaume, Antoine: Small Tease Berthiaume, Antoine:
Small Tease

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Guitarist Berthiaume steps away from composition and jazz to record an album of intricate instrumental guitar songs with folk influences, playing solo and in small ensembles.

Biota: Almost Never Biota:
Almost Never

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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Biota: Invisible Map Biota:
Invisible Map

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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1 Biota:
Object Holder

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95    

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Blanc, Michel: Les Onze Tableaux De L'escouade Blanc, Michel:
Les Onze Tableaux De L'escouade

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

Price: $13.95    

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French jazz and rock drummer Blanc in an album of extended compositions using unique structures and vocal styles, fascinating colors and tones for unusual works.

Blondy, Frederic / Ninh, Le Quan  : exaltatio utriesque mundi Blondy, Frederic / Ninh, Le Quan :
exaltatio utriesque mundi

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $18.45    

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Blonk, Jaap: Lifespans Blonk, Jaap:
Lifespans

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )

Price: $12.95    

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Legendary improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk in a solo work, a mesmerizing and hallucinating piece of electronic music presenting myriads of voices and melodies that never repeat themselves.

Bob: Unstable Friends Bob:
Unstable Friends

(&Records -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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1 Bohlen / Reimann Duo:
2nd Floor

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

Recorded on various floors and in different rooms at the music school Bochum in Germany in 2014, the duo of reedists Katharina Bohlen and Claudius Reimann add spring drums, gongs, cymbals, tubular bells, and sound plates to their understated and moody improvisations.

Box Cutter (Grdina / Houle / Silins / Leowen): Unlearn Box Cutter (Grdina / Houle / Silins / Leowen):
Unlearn

(Spool -- Canada )

Price: $12.95    

Out of Stock

Edge of your seat improv from this Vancouver quartet, cutting through genres and styles in a joyful mix of new and old jazz styles that mix mystery and complexity in amazing ways.

Boyko, DB / Duncan, Christine / Martin, Jean: Idiolalla Boyko, DB / Duncan, Christine / Martin, Jean:
Idiolalla

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Vocalists DB Boyko and Christine Duncan turn gibberish into improvised poetry while accompanied by drummer Jean Martin who uses multi-timbered objects to create beautiful and absurd music.

Brady, Tim: 24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] + Trance [CD + DVD] Brady, Tim:
24 Frames - Scatter [2 CDs] + Trance [CD + DVD]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

Price: $27.95    

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Putting together two releases from Montreal guitarist and composer Tim Brady's "24 Frames" project: "Trance" (CD + DVD) and "Scatter" (2 CDs), performed solo and with his Bradyworks ensemble.

Brady, Tim: Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune Brady, Tim:
Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $13.95    

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A chamber opera that tells the story of the life of the Canadian doctor and humanitarian Norman Bethune by interweaving extracts from Bethune's own letters with poetry of the 1930s.

1 Brady, Tim:
Twenty Quarter Inch Jacks

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Making extensive use of sampling and computer electronics, composer and guitarist Tim Brady combines a major work for 20 guitars on his debut record for Ambiances Magnetiques.

Braida, Alberto / Giancarlo Locatelli: nel margine Braida, Alberto / Giancarlo Locatelli:
nel margine

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $13.95    

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Tripwire pianist Alberto Braida and clarinetist Giancarlo Locatelli in an album of duos reflecting the modern dialog and creative ideas that only a long partnership such as theirs enables.

Brand, Gail & Morgan Guberman: Ballgames & Crazy Brand, Gail & Morgan Guberman:
Ballgames & Crazy

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95    

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The duo of trombonist Gail Brand and vocalist Morgan Guberman in a studio recording of creative improvisations.

Brassier, Ray & Mattin: Unfree Improvisation/Compulsive Freedom Brassier, Ray & Mattin:
Unfree Improvisation/Compulsive Freedom

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95    

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A sound work about freedom, choice and politics, performed at Arika's Festival Episode 4 "Freedom is a Constant Struggle" in Glasgow, 2013, from the duo of Mattin (computer and feedback) and written with Lebanese philosopher Ray Brassier.

Broo, Magnus / Nilssen-Love, Paal: Game Broo, Magnus / Nilssen-Love, Paal:
Game

(PNL -- Norway )

Price: $16.95    

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Versatile and prolific drummer Paal Nilssen-Love's 3rd release on his PNL label is a duo with trumpeter Broo Magnus, 6 extended and dynamic improvisations.

1 Bruire:
L'ame de l'objet

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Nine pieces recorded live over the course of three days by a quintet of artists and composers (Derome, Boisvert, Fradette, Tetreault).

Bruire; Michel F Cote: Les Fleurs de Léo Bruire; Michel F Cote:
Les Fleurs de Léo

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Thirteen new compositions by Michel F Cote that are tightly linked together by a poetic text, with Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, Claude Lamothe, Robert Marcel Lepage, Rene Lussier, Ikue Mori, and Claude St-Jean.

Bryan and the Haggards: Pretend It's the End Of the World Bryan and the Haggards:
Pretend It's the End Of the World

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

Out of Stock

New York's most decorated avant-country instrumental Merle Haggard cover band featuring Bryan Murray and Jon lrabagon on sax, Jon Lundbom on guitar, Moppa Elliott on bass and Danny Flscher on drums.

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.

Bukelman, Ido  / Nadav Masel: Ground Birds Bukelman, Ido / Nadav Masel:
Ground Birds

(OutNow Recordings -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

Out of Stock

Berlin double bassist Nadav Masel and Israeli guitarist Ido Bukelman performing on banjo, acoustic guitar & bells, in live recordings at Barbur gallery in Jerusalem, Israel in 2013 for 5 free works of flight, which they describe as "Improvisational Pieces for Meditations".

Bull, Arthur / Heikalo, Daniel : Derapages a cordes Bull, Arthur / Heikalo, Daniel :
Derapages a cordes

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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The first release by the duo of guitarists Arthur Bull and Daniel Heikalo which is a series of free improvisations that are presented without any editing or post-processing.

Candlesnuffer: Wakool Candlesnuffer:
Wakool

(Room40 -- Australia )

Price: $13.95    

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Wakool is an interrogation into an expanded range of techniques and gestures from David Brown playing banjo, electroacoustic guitar, bandura, and eukolin.

Candlesnuffer & Lukas Simonis: Nature Stands Aside Candlesnuffer & Lukas Simonis:
Nature Stands Aside

(Z6 Records -- Netherlands )

Price: $5.58    

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Australian improvising guitarist Candlesnuffer (David Brown) and Dutch guitarist Lukas Simonis in an album inspired by photographer Rosamund Purchell's book: "Special Cases: Natural Anomalies and Historical Monsters".

Capece / Patterson: empty matter Capece / Patterson:
empty matter

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

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Amplified objects artist Lee Patterson and reed player Lucio Capece, also on the sruti box, in 8 rich and slowly paced "empty" works that create mysterious timbral environments.

Capece, Lucio / Birgit Ulher: Choices Capece, Lucio / Birgit Ulher:
Choices

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

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The first meeting on disc of two of the finest and most innovative electroacoustic instrumentalists in Germany, performing on reeds, trumpets, radio, speakers, and preparations.

Carneiro, Pedro: Improbable Transgressions Carneiro, Pedro:
Improbable Transgressions

(Sirr.ecords -- Portugal )

Price: $8.78    

Out of Stock
Cartier, Pierre: Chansons de Douve [2 CDs] Cartier, Pierre:
Chansons de Douve [2 CDs]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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A double CD set of fourteen songs based on the poetry of Yves Bonnefoy, composed by bassist Pierre Cartier and executed by two females voices, one man's, three brass instruments, two saxophones, one double-bass and two trap sets.

Cartier, Pierre: Chansons de la Belle Esperance Cartier, Pierre:
Chansons de la Belle Esperance

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Inspired by jazz standards, bassist and composer Pierre Cartier combines the voice of Quebec's poets with new jazz to tackle the theme of love.

Cartier, Pierre: Les fleurs du tapis Cartier, Pierre:
Les fleurs du tapis

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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Melodic music recorded live in a Quebec church in 1989 with Jean-Denis Levasseur and Jean Derome on saxophones, Pierre Cartier on bass, and Pierre Tanguay on percussion.

Carvalhais, Hugo featuring Tim Berne: Nebulosa Carvalhais, Hugo featuring Tim Berne:
Nebulosa

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

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Alto saxophonist Tim Berne joined the trio of bassist & composer Hugo Carvalhais, pianist Gabriel Pinto, & drummer Mario Costa for this debut of their informed and dynamic modern jazz project.

Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene: Jungle Cookies Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene:
Jungle Cookies

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $15.95    

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Reissue of the 1998 double CD release on Old Gold, compiling all of Chad's Amsterdamn based cassette Jungle Cookies series, eclectic audio collage songs.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Another Country Chadbourne, Eugene:
Another Country

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Chadbourne Auction House Chadbourne, Eugene:
Chadbourne Auction House

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Chadklappmuntz Chadbourne, Eugene:
Chadklappmuntz

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Constellation Rake Chadbourne, Eugene:
Constellation Rake

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Eugene Chadbourne's electric rake ensemble, with Chadbourne's hopeful comment on the back: "Perhaps now The Rake will be taken seriously" !

Chadbourne, Eugene: Country Boobs Chadbourne, Eugene:
Country Boobs

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Intricate and sardonic covers from Doc Chad's studio (+ one live track) aided with vocals from daughter Lizzie and new instruments including the Greek baclamel.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Don't Burn the Flag, Let's Burn the Bush Chadbourne, Eugene:
Don't Burn the Flag, Let's Burn the Bush

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene: End to Slavery Chadbourne, Eugene:
End to Slavery

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $18.95    

Out of Stock
Chadbourne, Eugene: Guitar Festival Summer 1999 Chadbourne, Eugene:
Guitar Festival Summer 1999

(Leo -- Great Britain )

Price: $29.95    

In Stock
Chadbourne, Eugene: Horror Part 12 Chadbourne, Eugene:
Horror Part 12

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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24-track messed up montage from Doc Chad, dedicated to a woman who scammed many people by pretending to have cancer, a true horror show...

Chadbourne, Eugene: Horror Part 5: The Return of the Evil Club (8 Solos for Prepared Guitar) Chadbourne, Eugene:
Horror Part 5: The Return of the Evil Club (8 Solos for Prepared Guitar)

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Horror Part 6: Frankenstein On Ice Chadbourne, Eugene:
Horror Part 6: Frankenstein On Ice

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Horror Part Eight: Death by Elevator, Death by Toothbrush and Other Teen Hits Chadbourne, Eugene:
Horror Part Eight: Death by Elevator, Death by Toothbrush and Other Teen Hits

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Horror Part One Chadbourne, Eugene:
Horror Part One

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

In Stock
Chadbourne, Eugene: Horror Part Two: Banned Chadbourne, Eugene:
Horror Part Two: Banned

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

In Stock
Chadbourne, Eugene: Insect And Western Updater [2 CDs] Chadbourne, Eugene:
Insect And Western Updater [2 CDs]

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $15.95    

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An update to Doc Chad's "Insect and Western" box set, adding important new insect musical portraits recorded 2008-09, covering Click Beetle, Flat Shield Bug, Head Lice, Ear Wig, Spider, &c. &c.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Jimi 2 Chadbourne, Eugene:
Jimi 2

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Liberation Libba Nation Chadbourne, Eugene:
Liberation Libba Nation

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Normalized Chadbourne, Eugene:
Normalized

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Old Time Banjo Chadbourne, Eugene:
Old Time Banjo

(Relax -- France )

Price: $12.95    

Out of Stock
Chadbourne, Eugene: Pachuco Cadaver Chadbourne, Eugene:
Pachuco Cadaver

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Sacred Insects of Ancient Egypt Chadbourne, Eugene:
Sacred Insects of Ancient Egypt

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Recordings from Doc Chad's monthlong Chad Fest at The Stone, NYC in 2007, improvising with Barry Mitterhof, Jessica pavone, Evan Gallagher & Stephanie Rearick.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Stoned for the Future Chadbourne, Eugene:
Stoned for the Future

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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Chadbourne, Eugene: The Concerto (The Smoke Detector Concerto) Chadbourne, Eugene:
The Concerto (The Smoke Detector Concerto)

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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The 1st part of Doc Chad's new "Concerto" series features a homemade Smoke Detector in a variety of instrumental settings involving organ, piano, a vintage Martin acoustic, the Bo Diddley Gretsch electric & Doc Chad's large scale percussion ensemble.

Chadbourne, Eugene: This Time We Won't Come Back (Gulf War Tour) Chadbourne, Eugene:
This Time We Won't Come Back (Gulf War Tour)

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

Out of Stock

The sextet Eugene Van Beethoven (Doc Chad and Camper Van Beethoven) performing in Hamburg, 1991 on a set of originals and covers including Monk, Pharoah Sanders, T. Rex, with a strong anti-war focus.

 

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* Sales end Monday, December 31, 2018 at 23:59 EST (GMT-4). Prices shown are discounted price. While quantities last, sold out items will disappear from the store. Customers must place orders using our shopping cart to receive discounted prices. Sale items are not eligible for Squidco Reward Points. Sale orders will ship starting January 2, 2019.


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