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Sound & Noise


 
Wooley, Nate: The Almond Wooley, Nate:
The Almond

(Pogus -- USA )

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NY trumpeter Nate Wooley started "The Almond" as a short study, but the piece grew upon itself into a major work, glacially shifting tones of unaltered playing following a complex pitch, mute, tuning and microphone structure.

World War III: WWIII World War III:
WWIII

(Dogg N Pony -- USA )

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DC underground improvisers World War III recorded these pieces from 1996-98, here in a retrospective collecting their punk-oriented & skronky electronic approaches to improvisation and noise.

Yoshihide /  Ozeki / Gustafsson: with records Yoshihide / Ozeki / Gustafsson:
with records

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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It started with a Mats Gustafsson's LP, for which Ozeki Mitkito created a polyvinyl chloride cutout, which Otomo manipulated on his turntable, recording this limited hand-numbered CD.

Yoshihide, Otomo : Modulation with 2 Electric Guitars and 2 Amplifiers Yoshihide, Otomo :
Modulation with 2 Electric Guitars and 2 Amplifiers

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Yoshihide's 2nd solo guitar on Doubtmusic uses feedback phasing and interruption from 2 electric guitars and 2 amplifiers intended for VERY LOUD playback!

Yoshihide, Otomo / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love: Explosion Course [VINYL] Yoshihide, Otomo / Lasse Marhaug / Paal Nilssen-Love:
Explosion Course [VINYL]

(PNL/PICA -- Norway )

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The trio of drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, guitarist Otomo Yoshihide and noise artist Lasse Marhaug in an album of powerful sound improvisation, two building works recorded at GOK Sound, Tokyo.

Z'ev: as/if/when [VINYL] Z'ev:
as/if/when [VINYL]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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Two pieces from percussionist Z'ev (Stefan Weisser)'s early sound experiments: "As," from 1978 at KPFK radio station in Los Angeles; and "If" recorded at Savoy Tivoli in San Francisco.

Elggren, Leif / Joachim Nordwall: Prepresence Elggren, Leif / Joachim Nordwall:
Prepresence

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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A heavy, lo-fi, monster drone set recorded in concert at iDEALFEST, Fylkingen, Stockholm from the duo of Ideal Label head Joachim Nordwall & electronic artist Leif Elggren, using electric hair clippers and analogue synthesiser yielding a thick yet detailed performance.

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

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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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.

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

(New Atlantis -- USA )

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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.

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

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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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.

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

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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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 )

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

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

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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.

Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo  : Fluxsweet <i>[Used Item]</i> Knowles, Alison / Shimada, Taketo :
Fluxsweet [Used Item]

(Rossbin -- Italy )

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Aarktica: No Solace in Sleep Aarktica:
No Solace in Sleep

(Silber Media -- USA )

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Jon DeRosa's ambient guitar drone project, a continuation of the sounds started by Ligetti and followed through by Glenn Branca, Robert Fripp, Brian Eno, Sonic Youth, &c.

Black Happy Day: In the Garden of Ghostflowers Black Happy Day:
In the Garden of Ghostflowers

(Silber Media -- USA )

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A collaboration between Tara Vanflower & Timothy Renner bridging ambient music and americana using guitars, banjo & dulcimer with feedback & effects.

Borbetomagus / Hijokaidan: Both Noises End Burning Borbetomagus / Hijokaidan:
Both Noises End Burning

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Two monster proponents of noise esthetics, representing two continents whose cultures have often been described as incompatible, meet in the celebration of noise.

Calcination Calcination:

(Utech Records -- USA )

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The Berlin based duo of saxophonist Antoine Chessex and guitarist Ktho Zoid, dense alchemical transformations through dense layers of amplification and feedback.

Chvad SB: Crickets Were the Compass Chvad SB:
Crickets Were the Compass

(Silber -- USA )

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Chvad SB of Things Outside The Skin, Tongue Muzzle, &c in album of ambient drone lament, composed of abstract passages, at times dissonant & at other times melodic, but always with interesting intention.

Gargaud, Guillaume : She Gargaud, Guillaume :
She

(Utech Records -- USA )

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French sound artist Guillaume Gargaud creates moody spiderwebs of sound improvising on guitar and electronics, subtle shifting and acrid soundscapes.

Haino, Keiji / Akita, Masami: Kikuri - Pulverized Purple Haino, Keiji / Akita, Masami:
Kikuri - Pulverized Purple

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Avant noise guitarist Haino Keiji and experimental sound artist Masami Akita (Merzbow) in a powerful and varied live set at the Victoriaville, May 2007.

Heavensore: Asmodai Heavensore:
Asmodai

(Utech Records -- USA )

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Darkly disturbed Aleister Crowley inspired sound work from the Greek Heavensore, who mix drone, black metal and thick grinding rock, or 'drone metal'.

If Thousands: I Have Nothing If Thousands:
I Have Nothing

(Silber Media -- USA )

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Slow, sorrowful, and lush dronescapes that unfold calmly and thoughtfully, the quiet before the storm, brimming with emotion and conviction.

Laddaga, Reinaldo: Things That A Mutant Needs To Know [BOOK + 2 CDs] Laddaga, Reinaldo:
Things That A Mutant Needs To Know [BOOK + 2 CDs]

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

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A collection of fifty-five short stories or texts, and fifty-five brief musical works to accompany them, composed by a momentary collective of eighteen musicians including John Butcher, Andy Moor, Yannis Kyriakides, Francisco Lopez, Machinefabriek, Gabriel Paiuk, &c.

Moodring: Scared of Ferrett Moodring:
Scared of Ferrett

(Silber Media -- USA )

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Moodring is centered around Rollerball's Monte Allen & Mae Starr, mixing rock with sound & noise, tinted with a free post-jazz flavor in deep doom filled grooves and ghostly vocals.

Northern Valentine: Fin de Sie Northern Valentine:
Fin de Sie

(Silber Media -- USA )

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Northern Valentine is a Philadelphia based ambient/drone collective anchored by husband & wife, Robert & Amy Brown, Jeffrey Bumiller & Matthew Primak, here in an album collecting their beautiful sonic creations.

Origami Artika: Trollebotn Origami Artika:
Trollebotn

(Silber Media -- USA )

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The unplugged industrial orchestra presents a collection of songs & folklore from the half-mythical landscape Trollebotn, deep in the mountains of Telemark, Norway.

P.O.W.E.R.: Tomahawk Territory P.O.W.E.R.:
Tomahawk Territory

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Trio improvisations with guitar, violin, and an assortment of noise elements, thoughtful pieces that use space wisely as they prepare for vicious attacks of sound.

Pinhas / Merzbow / Wolf Eyes: Victoriaville May 2011 Pinhas / Merzbow / Wolf Eyes:
Victoriaville May 2011

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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French guitarist Richard Pinhas, Japanese electronics and noise artist Merzbow, and the American trio Wolf Eyes performed together at the 2011 Victo Festival, with this massive recording one result.

Silber Records Sampler: Drones, Loves, Honesties, Sounds Silber Records Sampler:
Drones, Loves, Honesties, Sounds

(Silber Media -- USA )

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Get a low priced sample of all the sounds & musical styles on the Silber Media label: drone-pop to darkwave to post-rock to americana to soundscapes.

Stargazer's Assistant, The: Shivers and Voids Stargazer's Assistant, The:
Shivers and Voids

(Utech Records -- USA )

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Guapo drummer David J. Smith' Stargazer's Assistant in an ominous and intricate work of warmly detailed and emotional soundwork using rock instrumentation, tape and voice.

Static Tics, The: My Favorite Tics Static Tics, The:
My Favorite Tics

(Z6 Records -- Netherlands )

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Drawn from material recorded over years, The Static Tics (Lukas Simonis, Henk Bakker and guests) present their radio & studio projects, bizarre recordings of instrumental, vocal, electroacoustic, concrete constructions, and other audio mayhem.

Subliminator, The: Rake Subliminator, The:
Rake

(Scared Records -- USA )

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The sophomore release by The Subliminator (Serson Brannen), "Rake" features 11 new tracks of sonic sublimination, spoken word techno-psychedelia with a threatening edge.

Subliminator, The: Recalibrated Subliminator, The:
Recalibrated

(Scared Records -- USA )

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Ex-Spaceseed wordsmith/gizmoist Serson Brannen explores the outer limits of high tech spoken word space art .

Vlor: A Fire Is Meant for Burning Vlor:
A Fire Is Meant for Burning

(Silber Media -- USA )

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Minimalist guitar collaborations from members of Remora, Aarktica, Lycia, Rivulets, 6P.M., Red Morning Chorus, & Jessica Bailiff.

Wanke, Riccardo Dillon: to r.s. Wanke, Riccardo Dillon:
to r.s.

(Sedimental -- USA )

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Wanke uses electric and acoustic guitars, acoustic piano, objects and natural sounds to create a sensitive long work in four parts of static compositions, drones and looped music.

Coppice: Matches Coppice:
Matches

(Category of Manifestation -- USA )

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The experimental Chicago duo of Joseph Kramer & Noe Cuellar in a release of various collaborative processes between 2009-2015 using a wide range of compositional structures and recorded in various locations using instruments and objects related to bellows and electronics.

New Monuments (Yeh / Hall / Dietrich): Long Pig New Monuments (Yeh / Hall / Dietrich):
Long Pig

(Bocian -- Poland )

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Heavy improvisation from the NY trio of C. Spencer Yeh on violin and electronics, Ben Hall on trap set and Don Dietrich on saxophone and electronics, bringing Borbetomagus strength to this authoritative and exciting album of sonically oriented free improv.

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 )

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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.

Enema Syringe: Upshutlenvolte [7-inch Vinyl] Enema Syringe:
Upshutlenvolte [7-inch Vinyl]

(Fragment Factory -- Germany )

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Kai Parviainen's Enema Syringe in a 7" release recorded in 1987, 14+ minutes of raw and primitive staccato electronics edgy with a darkly disordered mental state, a stark testimony to the tenacity of his work, which continues into the 2010s.

Eubanks, Bryan: The Bornholmer Suite Eubanks, Bryan:
The Bornholmer Suite

(Nueni -- Germany )

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Fifty tracks, one minute and three seconds long each, of open circuit electronics miniatures from sound and noise artists Bryan Eubanks, an unusual suite that challenges the senses and expectations of a suite of sound.

Regler: Regel #4 (HNW) Regler:
Regel #4 (HNW)

(Rapid Moment / At War With False Noise / Decimation Sociale / Pilgrim Talk -- Malaysia )

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Anders Bryngelsson and Mattin make up Regler, a project of varying genres performed on rock instruments, following sets of rules to create conceptual sound works; Regler #4 deals with harsh noise walls, generating a 30 minute piece of thick, savage sound.

Various Artists: 30/4 Various Artists:
30/4

(Fragment Factory -- Germany )

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Germany's Fragment Factory released this compilation to celebrate their 4th anniversary, with artists Joachim Montessuis, AMK, Aaron Dilloway, Philip Marshall, Krube., Michael Barthel, GX Jupitter-Larsen, Michael Muennich, Giuseppe Ielasi, Leif Elggren and Michael and Basil Esposito.

MIRT: Solitaire MIRT:
Solitaire

(Bolt -- Poland )

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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.

Sten, Helge : Monochromes Sten, Helge :
Monochromes

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Supersilent's Helge Sten presents three works--"Quads", "Monochrome", and "Solitude Of Sounds" by Tomasz Sikorski--dark sound works based on sampling, time stretching, and other effects, that slowly move and fascinate the listener in subtle detail and determination.

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

(Immediata -- Australia )

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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.

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.

Toral, Rafael: Space Collective 2 Live [CASSETTE + download] Toral, Rafael:
Space Collective 2 Live [CASSETTE + download]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

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Electronics & drums in a duo from Portugese musician Rafael Toral and drummer Alfonso Simoes performing live at All Tomorrow's Parties in 2012, two extended improvisations that develop from slow psychedelic cries to blistering interactions of strong statements.

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

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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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.

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

(Monotype -- Russia )

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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.

Crane, Laurence / Apartment House: Chamber Works 1992-2009 [2 CDs] Crane, Laurence / Apartment House:
Chamber Works 1992-2009 [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A double CD of UK's experimental music ensemble Apartment House performing 14 chamber pieces composed by and under the supervision of Laurence Crane, beautiful and informed minimal work from a unique voice in modern composition.

di Scipio, Agostino : Horbare Okosysteme: Live elektronic compositions 1993-2005 di Scipio, Agostino :
Horbare Okosysteme: Live elektronic compositions 1993-2005

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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Live electronic compositions from 1993-2005 by composer Agostino Di Scipio, using acoustic instruments and digital sound processing to create unusual and previously unheard sound worlds.

Giesriegl / Gasser / Sayer / Fischer: Vistag Giesriegl / Gasser / Sayer / Fischer:
Vistag

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An incredible quartet of voice and strings with an attitude of electro-acoustic sound production, immense journeys in sound crossing the areas of conflict between meditation and impulsiveness.

Heasley, Tom: Where the Earth Meets the Sky Heasley, Tom:
Where the Earth Meets the Sky

(Hypnos -- USA )

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Unexpected, The: Falaise / Samworth / Tanguay / Van der Schyff: The Unexpected One Unexpected, The: Falaise / Samworth / Tanguay / Van der Schyff:
The Unexpected One

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Guitarists Bernard Falaise and Ron Samworth play alongside percussionists Pierre Tanguay and Dylan Van der Schyff in this loud debut album of free improvisation.

Yellow6: No Memories, Only Photographs Yellow6:
No Memories, Only Photographs

(Silber -- USA )

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British guitarist Jon Attwood's Yellow6 solo project finds him performing on guitar, bass, electronics, and drum programming for a beautiful album of shoegaze rock with elements of minimalist, electronica, and ambient sound.

Giallorenzo, Paul: Get In To Go Out Giallorenzo, Paul:
Get In To Go Out

(482 Music -- USA )

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Chicago pianist Paul Giallorenzo's hard swinging band with Davis Rempis (sax), Josh Berman (cornet), Anton Hatwich (bass) and Frank Rosaly (drums) recalls 60's bop alongside modern free approaches and incredible enthusiasm for the leader's compositions.

Chevillon, Bruno / Berne, Tim: Old and Unwise Chevillon, Bruno / Berne, Tim:
Old and Unwise

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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American saxophonist Tim Berne and French double-bassist Bruno Chevillon in the studio after 3 live gigs in Portugal, improvising freely while exploring sound and spinning tales in the moment.



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