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Spoken Word
 
Kyriakides, Yannis: Wordless Kyriakides, Yannis:
Wordless

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

Price: $18.95    

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Sinclair, John & Hollow Bones: Honoring the Local Gods Sinclair, John & Hollow Bones:
Honoring the Local Gods

(Straw2Gold -- USA )

Price: $11.95    

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Poet John Sinclair, leader of the anti-racist White Panther Party, reads his poetry with the NYC quintet of Ras Moshe (sax), Elliott Levin (sax), Alex Obert (bass), Ander Nilssen (guitar) and Michael Wimberly (drums).

Subliminator, The: Rake Subliminator, The:
Rake

(Scared Records -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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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.

Piotrowicz, Robert / Lukas Jincka: Samoobrona [VINYL] Piotrowicz, Robert / Lukas Jincka:
Samoobrona [VINYL]

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $17.95    

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Helmut Kajzar's theatrical play with themes of physicality and death with sound performed on synthesizers and electronics, in it's 4th recording including stage directions in the narrative (in Polish) with an insert providing English translations of a selection of dialog.

Lenar / Masecki / Zralek: Fortepian Chopina Lenar / Masecki / Zralek:
Fortepian Chopina

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $14.95    

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A diverse set of radio compositions by three Warsaw artists from different fields of art -- Martin Masecki, Wojtek Zra ka-Kossakowski and Martin Lenarczyk -- who reconstruct and commemorate the memory of Poland's most famous composer, Frederic Chopin.

Lacy, Steve Quintet: Last Tour  (2004) Lacy, Steve Quintet:
Last Tour (2004)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.56    

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The Steve Lacy Quintet's final tour with vocalist Irene Aebi, trombonist George Lewis, bassist Jean-Jacques Avenel and drummer John Betsch, performing live in Boston for an impressive set punctuated with words from Burroughs, Waldman, Kaufman, Creeley & Schelling.

Komuna// Warszawa: plays Luc Ferrari Tautologos III Komuna// Warszawa:
plays Luc Ferrari Tautologos III

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $14.95    

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A fascinating rendering of Ferrari's Tautology--everyday activities enacted in gesture, noises, words, &c.--used as a framework for a chamber work where the performers recorded their parts independently, which were then overlapped and played alongside Ferrari's tapes and narration.

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.

Hetu, Joane: Musique d'hiver Hetu, Joane:
Musique d'hiver

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95    

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A work that pays homage to chilly northwest winds, sparkling winter light, the February moon, and the tedium and the exasperation of March , all of which allow the emotional excitement of winter to show through.

Komuna// Warszawa: plays Luc Ferrari Tautologos III <i>[Used Item]</i> Komuna// Warszawa:
plays Luc Ferrari Tautologos III [Used Item]

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $9.95    

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A fascinating rendering of Ferrari's Tautology--everyday activities enacted in gesture, noises, words, &c.--used as a framework for a chamber work where the performers recorded their parts independently, which were then overlapped and played alongside Ferrari's tapes and narration.

15 Corners of the World / Eugeniusz Rudnik: Motion Picture Sound Essay 15 Corners of the World / Eugeniusz Rudnik:
Motion Picture Sound Essay

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $14.95    

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Eugeniusz Rudnik composes a tour-de-force of electroacoustic audio in a sound essay based on the soundtrack to Zuzanna Solakiewicz's award-winning movie "15 Corners of the World", reworked to stand alone as a stunning and thought-provoking audio work.

Alebeek, Rinus van & Michael Libera: play Alvin Lucier Chambers Alebeek, Rinus van & Michael Libera:
play Alvin Lucier Chambers

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $14.95    

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Rinus van Alebeek and Michal Libera made frequent excursions into Calabrian towns to follow Alvin Lucier's suggestions to make large and small resonant environments sound, presented through field recordings and readings of text adaptations of Italo Calvino's "Invisible Cities".

Capece, Lucio: Zero Plus Zero Capece, Lucio:
Zero Plus Zero

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $16.95    

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With soprano saxophone and bass clarinet, Sruti box, electronics, preparations and applied objects, Lucio Cape releases this suite consisting of six structured pieces exploring the possibilities of those reed instruments.

Coleman, Steve: Invisible Paths: First Scattering Coleman, Steve:
Invisible Paths: First Scattering

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Bynum, Taylor Ho / John Hebert / Gerald Cleaver: Book of Three: Continuum Bynum, Taylor Ho / John Hebert / Gerald Cleaver:
Book of Three: Continuum

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Collective improvisation from Ho Bynum's Book of Three with bassist John Hebert & drummer Gerald Cleaver, following their RogueArt CD with this exceptional album of original compositions plus works from Bobby Bradford, Salim Washington, and Jim Hobbs.

Cage, John: Empty Words Cage, John:
Empty Words

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

Price: $12.95    

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John Cage's "Empty Words" (1974) is drawn from the Journals of Henry David Thoreau, written in four parts: Part I omits sentences, Part II omits phrases, and Part III omits words. Part IV, which omits syllables, leaves us nothing but a virtual lullaby of letters and sounds.

Canto General featuring Louis Moholo-Moholo: Rebel Flames Canto General featuring Louis Moholo-Moholo:
Rebel Flames

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.56    

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The South-African inspired Italian improvising group Canto General (named as a reference to poet Pablo Neruda) led by trumpeter Pino Manafra and saxophonist Roberto Ottaviano invite drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo for an album of compositions from Harry Miller, Keith Tippett, Mongezi Feza, &c.

Burroughs, William S. : Call Me Burroughs [VINYL] Burroughs, William S. :
Call Me Burroughs [VINYL]

(Superior Viaduct -- USA )

Price: $24.95    

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The recorded debut of William Burroughs reading routines from "Naked Lunch" and "Nova Express", in descriptive, startling, insightful, scathing and ultimately hilarious narratives that use the cut-up method developed by himself and artist Brion Gysin.

Illtet (Ladd / Parker / Sorey ): Gain [VINYL WITH DOWNLOAD] Illtet (Ladd / Parker / Sorey ):
Gain [VINYL WITH DOWNLOAD]

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $19.95    

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Crossing NY and Chicago artists, the quartet of Mike Ladd on vocals & synth, Jeff Parker on electric guitar, Tyshawn Sorey on drums, trombone & electric piano, and HPRIZM/High Priest on synth create thought-provoking spoken environments of intense improv.

Sakata, Akira: The Tale of the Heike [VINYL 2 LPs] Sakata, Akira:
The Tale of the Heike [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

Price: $29.95    

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Clarinetist, percussionist and vocalist Akira Sakata performs a disturbing rendering of "The Tale of the Heike", an epic account of the 12th century struggle between the Taira and Minamoto clans for control of Japan.

Weeks, James: Mural Weeks, James:
Mural

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95    

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A work for two quartets of voices about our relationship with the world, using four text sources from Rutherford Bowey & Westerberg, John Cage, Fernando Pessoa/Alberto Caeiro, and a critiques of "Vermeer's painting The Little Street"; a fascinating weaving of voice and song.

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: $14.95    

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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.

Cappelli, Marco & Art Spiegelman: In the Shadow of No Towers [DVD Video DTS] Cappelli, Marco & Art Spiegelman:
In the Shadow of No Towers [DVD Video DTS]

(Mode -- USA )

Price: $21.95    

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Art Spiegelman's story of searching for his family in the vicinity of the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001, transformed into a multi-media production by guitarist/composer Marco Cappelli and narrated by actor John Turturro.

Coley, Byron: Dating Tips for Touring Bands [VINYL] Coley, Byron:
Dating Tips for Touring Bands [VINYL]

(Hot Cars Warp -- Great Britain )

Price: $9.60    

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The first spoken word LP by author, music journalist, poet, and head of Ecstatic Yod Records, Byron Coley, talking about underground cultural history in verse on Side A, and reading from his forthcoming novel, "Dominoes" on the B Side.

Dorner, Axel: Super Axel Dorner Dorner, Axel:
Super Axel Dorner

(Absinth Records -- Germany )

Price: $11.64    

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Extreme technique trumpeter Axel Dorner in two extended improvisations with spoken word artist/dancer Diego Chamy recording in the studio and at Electronic Church in Berlin.

Maroney, Denman  With Bleckmann / Hirsch: Music For Words, Perhaps: The Poetry of W B Yeates and Wal Maroney, Denman With Bleckmann / Hirsch:
Music For Words, Perhaps: The Poetry of W B Yeates and Wallace Stevens

(Innova -- USA )

Price: $9.50    

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Hyperpianist Maroney in "Music for Words" using the poetry of Yeats; and 2 works for Maroney's reunited 1980's band Iota Jot Yod band with Shelley Hirsch and Herb Robertson.

Various Artists: Musica Futurista: The Art of Noises Various Artists:
Musica Futurista: The Art of Noises

(Salon Limited -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95    

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Vigroux, Franck: Triste Lilas Vigroux, Franck:
Triste Lilas

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

Price: $15.95    

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Dark free improv embracing electro-acoustic principles and dark narrative content, a sort of improvised musique-concréte using a wide sonic palette.

VogelKwartet (Blonk, Jaap): Come to Catch Your Voice VogelKwartet (Blonk, Jaap):
Come to Catch Your Voice

(Lop Lop -- The Netherlands )

Price: $19.95    

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Wang, Hong-Kai and Mattin: Collapsing Ourselves [VINYL] Wang, Hong-Kai and Mattin:
Collapsing Ourselves [VINYL]

(Mount Analogue -- Sweden )

Price: $15.00    

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A unique album of self-aware conversation from Hong-Kai Wang and Mattin, who record themselves responding to their own dialog, addressing those responses to the audience and adding their reaction to the final recordings, creating an abstract spoken ambiance.

Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro: Airs <i>[Used Item]</i> Kawaguchi / Olive / Oshiro:
Airs [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

Price: $7.95    

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Using guidelines related to form, time, sound source and density, the trio of Tim Olive on magnetic pickups, Takahiro Kawaguchi and Makoto Oshiro on self-made instruments, recorded these compositions live, named for the atmosphere of the recording environment.

Paul, Leah: Trenza <i>[Used Item]</i> Paul, Leah:
Trenza [Used Item]

(Skirl -- USA )

Price: $9.95    

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Flutist Leah Paul presents two engaging compositions in multiple movements, performed with a chamber ensemble of Chris Speed (reeds), Rob Jost (french horn), Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon), Peter Sachon (cello), Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola), Ben Kono (oboe) and Michel Gentile (flute).

Poliks, Marek : Hull Treader <i>[Used Item]</i> Poliks, Marek :
Hull Treader [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $8.95    

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Referencing sci-fi, C.S. Lewis, and alien worlds, the compositions of Marek Poliks each have a central metaphor like alien environment and warmth, spaceship and cradling, performed by ensembles using traditional and electronic instruments and objects.

Romannis Motte: Another Journey <i>[Used Item]</i> Romannis Motte:
Another Journey [Used Item]

(Mystery School Records -- USA )

Price: $5.95    

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A collection of 8 synth-driven ambient cosmic voyages from Romannis Motte using Roland JX8P, Roland RS-5, Alexis QS7, Alexis Micron, Korg PE1000, Crumar DS-2, iPad running NanoStudio, Korg iMS20, 0-iPolySix, Access Virus A.

Zemler, Hubert : Gostak & Doshes <i>[Used Item]</i> Zemler, Hubert :
Gostak & Doshes [Used Item]

(Bolt -- Poland )

Price: $8.95    

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Drummer/percussionist Hubert Zemler's second solo album with two compositions inspired by electronic music, particularly by works of the ensemble Suaves Figures, recorded in the vaults of the Camaldolese Church in Bielany, Warsaw with Milosz Pekala on vibraphones.

Lambkin, Graham: Community [2 CDs] Lambkin, Graham:
Community [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $23.95    

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Using electronics, field recordings and spoken word, Graham Lambkin explores "Community" in abstract and literal ways, reflecting on society and describing aspects of community through spoken word and sound, a thought-provoking and complex work of organized sound.

Grollman, David : My Shit [CASSETTE] Grollman, David :
My Shit [CASSETTE]

(Wee Space Tapes -- USA )

Price: $6.95    

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The title and album cover give no clue to David Grollman's actual intent in creating this layered work of ambient recordings and percussive sounds, using drums, percussion, percussive balloons, and voice recordings to create a uniquely opaque narrative of NYC.

Burroughs, William S.: Curse Go Back [VINYL] Burroughs, William S.:
Curse Go Back [VINYL]

(Paradigm -- Great Britain )

Price: $23.95    

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Tape experiments from author and audio experimenter William S. Burroughs, recorded in London in 1968 and originally issued in 1998, this version has been edited to the core of the original recording, which uses random drop-ins and cut-ups of Burrough's readings.

Biting Tongues: Still On Hawaiian Time [CASSETTE] Biting Tongues:
Still On Hawaiian Time [CASSETTE]

(The Tapeworm -- Great Britain )

Price: $7.95    

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Capturing 2 performances from '82 &'83, the improvising quintet of Howard Walmsley, Ken Hollings, Eddie Sherwood, Colin Seddon, Graham Massey present "an unpredictable "post-punk avant-funk" mix of spoken word, percussion, random tapes, films and free-form soloing".

Bynum, Taylor Ho & SpiderMonkey Strings: Madeleine Dreams <i>[Used Item]</i> Bynum, Taylor Ho & SpiderMonkey Strings:
Madeleine Dreams [Used Item]

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )

Price: $8.00    

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The 2nd recording from cornetist Bynum's improvising chamber ensemble SpiderMonkey Strings in a narrative coming of age work using Bynum arrangements of Ornette, Sun Ra, & Elligton.

Hetu, Joane: Nouvelle Musique d'Hiver <i>[Used Item]</i> Hetu, Joane:
Nouvelle Musique d'Hiver [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50    

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Beautiful, mysterious improvised compositions with spoken interludes, recorded live in March 2003 at the first Montréal/Nouvelles Musiques (MNM) festival.

Bosetti, Alessandro : Il Fiore della Bocca Bosetti, Alessandro :
Il Fiore della Bocca

(Rossbin -- Italy )

Price: $16.95    

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Kapsalis, Terri / John Corbett: Dead Level Kapsalis, Terri / John Corbett:
Dead Level

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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A half-hour work of non-narrative radio theater featuring music and text collage, as well as Terri Kapsalis on violin and John Corbett on analog synthesizer, commissioned and recorded in the Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago in 2000 for the Outer Ear Festival.

McDonas, Thollem / Mad King Edmund: Happening: A Movement In 12 Acts McDonas, Thollem / Mad King Edmund:
Happening: A Movement In 12 Acts

(ESP -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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A 12 act musical treatise with spoken and sung libretto by guitarist/writer Ed Pettersen about the current state of the US & how the Occupy movement has affected our psyche; developed for performance with pianist Thollem McDonas, drummer Pet Abbot, and saxophonst Jeff Lederer.

Kurzmann, Christof / Mats Gustafsson: Falling And Five Other Failings Kurzmann, Christof / Mats Gustafsson:
Falling And Five Other Failings

(Trost Records -- UK )

Price: $16.95    

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Two versatile and innovative improvisers, Mats Gustafsson on saxophones and Christof Kurzmann on electronics and voice, extracted improvisations recorded in the studio to create the 7 parts of this rich, pulse-based and intensely understated work about Falling and Failing.

Epitaphs: Epitaphs [CASSETTE] Epitaphs:
Epitaphs [CASSETTE]

(Wee Space Tapes -- USA )

Price: $6.95    

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New York City poet Colleen McCarthy & drummer David Grollman both read and improvise on McCarthy's book of short verses, "Epitaphs", honoring the deceased and the not-dead-yet who suffer(ed) variously psychoses and suicide, with Grollman accompanying on snare drum.

Unami, Taku / Devin DiSanto: Taku Unami / Devin DiSanto Unami, Taku / Devin DiSanto:
Taku Unami / Devin DiSanto

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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A live performance at Fridman Gallery in New York City as part of erstwhile's AMPLIFY 2015 festival from sound artists Taku Unami & Devin DiSanto, using electronics, concrete sounds, and spoken word to create diverse active environments of narratives and pure sound.

Ferrer, Violeta / Raymond Boni: Poemas De Federico Garcia Lorca Y Poemas Populares Espanoles Ferrer, Violeta / Raymond Boni:
Poemas De Federico Garcia Lorca Y Poemas Populares Espanoles

(Fou Records -- France )

Price: $13.95    

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Raymond Boni performs on guitar and harmonica, using a fascinating set of approaches, for poems from Spanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, chosen from Lorca's "Romancero Gitano" (Gypsy Ballads), and read with substantial depth by actress Violeta Ferrer.

Farmer, Patrick : Wild Horses Think Of Nothing Else The Sea - Tape Readings [2 CASSETTES + TEXT] Farmer, Patrick :
Wild Horses Think Of Nothing Else The Sea - Tape Readings [2 CASSETTES + TEXT]

(Winds Measure -- USA )

Price: $21.95    

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During 2012 Patrick Farmer walked half of the Welsh Coast, writing a series of observations, which on this release are read in environmental settings by Antoine Beuger, Jeph Jerman, Bruno Guastalla, Sally Ann McIntyre, Holly Pester, Daniela Cascella, & Michael Pisaro.

Kapsalis, Terri / John Corbett: Dead Level <i>[Used Item]</i> Kapsalis, Terri / John Corbett:
Dead Level [Used Item]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

Price: $6.95    

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A half-hour work of non-narrative radio theater featuring music and text collage, as well as Terri Kapsalis on violin and John Corbett on analog synthesizer, commissioned and recorded in the Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago in 2000 for the Outer Ear Festival.

McDonas, Thollem / Mad King Edmund: Happening: A Movement In 12 Acts <i>[Used Item]</i> McDonas, Thollem / Mad King Edmund:
Happening: A Movement In 12 Acts [Used Item]

(ESP -- USA )

Price: $8.95    

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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

"Happening: A Movement In 12 Acts is a treatise with spoken and sung libretto by various artists about the current state of the...

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs] Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $23.95    

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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre d’Alfortville and in the studio.

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL] Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $19.95    

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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

Tiger Trio (Leandre / Melford / Nicole Mitchell): Unleashed Tiger Trio (Leandre / Melford / Nicole Mitchell):
Unleashed

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $15.95    

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Pianist Myra Melford joins frequent collaborators, double bassist Joelle Leandre and flutist Nicole Mitchell, in a live performance at Galerie Zurcher, in Paris in 2016, for a set of spontaneous improvisations with a warm chamber jazz feeling of masterful dialog.

Korn, Christoph : Ich Spreche Diesen Text Korn, Christoph :
Ich Spreche Diesen Text

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

Price: $12.95    

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Two conceptual compositions from Christoph Korn: the first, "Ich Spreche Diesen" (I appeal to this) where spoken word is placed in a loop and then slowly erased by custom software using aleatory procedures; then "Stille" (Silent), a Cage inspired work.

 


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Cage, John: Empty Words

Tiger Trio (Leandre / Melford / Nicole Mitchell): Unleashed

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Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

Ali, Sean: With My Head in the Sand [CASSETTE]

15 Corners of the World / Eugeniusz Rudnik: Motion Picture Sound Essay

Dybbuk: duo with Nathaniel Morgan [CASSETTE]

Kriwet, Ferdinand : Hortexte Radio Texts Zwei [VINYL 2 LP Picture Discs]

Alebeek, Rinus van & Michael Libera: play Alvin Lucier Chambers

Illtet (Ladd / Parker / Sorey ): Gain [VINYL WITH DOWNLOAD]

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