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Unusual Vocal Forms


 
Pisaro, Michael: The Middle of Life (Die ganze Zeit) Pisaro, Michael:
The Middle of Life (Die ganze Zeit)

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

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Michael Pisaro's compositions for translations of Oswald Egger's "Diskrete Stetigkeit, Poesie und Mathematik", performed with Pisaro, Egger, Julia Holter, Taku Sugimoto, Graham Lambkin (who also provides audio), &c.

Plasmic: Live At Chilli Jazz Festival 2013  <i>[Used Item]</i> Plasmic:
Live At Chilli Jazz Festival 2013 [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"This European outfit started as a trio in 2003, and extended its reach by integrating avant-vocalist Agnes Heginger into its rather pliant mode of operations amid some asymmetrical shenanigans, devious interactions and shifty dialogues...

Potage Du Jour: Go South! <i>[Used Item]</i> Potage Du Jour:
Go South! [Used Item]

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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"The Swiss improvising trio Potage du Jour was born 14 years ago (their first CD on Leo Records was released in 2005). Franziska Baumann (voice), Christoph Baumann (piano) and Jurg Solothurnmann (saxophones) have coined their distrincti...

Ratkje, Maja Blonk, Jaap: Post-Human Identities Ratkje, Maja Blonk, Jaap:
Post-Human Identities

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )

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Ratkje, Maja S. K. : In Dialogue with Eugeniusz Rudnik Ratkje, Maja S. K. :
In Dialogue with Eugeniusz Rudnik

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Two compositions from Eugeniusz Rudnik, and a large work from vocalist Maja S. K. Ratkje performed live at The Polish Radio Experimental Studio using Rudnik's samples, her voice, and her own concrete elements in a virtual "dialog" with the composer.

Ratkje, Maja R.S.: River Mouth Echoes Ratkje, Maja R.S.:
River Mouth Echoes

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Unorthodox vocalist and electroacoustic composer Maja Solveig Kjestrup Ratkje, half of FE-Mail, in a collection of compositions from chamber music to works for electronics and voice.

Robinson, Eugene S. & Philippe Petit: The Crying of Lot 69 Robinson, Eugene S. & Philippe Petit:
The Crying of Lot 69

(Monotype -- Poland )

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An electronic sound and narrative work from Philippe Petit and Oxbow founder/frontman Eugene S. Robinson, equal parts Pynchon and the dog eating dog laws of the senseless jungle.

Rose, Jon: //shoppinglive@victo Rose, Jon:
//shoppinglive@victo

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Rose, Jon: Brain Weather Rose, Jon:
Brain Weather

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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Rosenberger, Katharina: Texturen (2007 - 2011) Rosenberger, Katharina:
Texturen (2007 - 2011)

(Hat[now]ART -- Switzerland )

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"Texturen" for seven musicians and eight other works from composer Katharina Rosenberger, blending acoustics, electronics and voice in inventive ways, as performed by the NY Wet Ink Ensemble.

Rosenboom, David: Naked Curvature Rosenboom, David:
Naked Curvature

(Tzadik -- USA )

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CalArts Chamber Ensemble performs this large work from composer David Ronsemboom, a whispered chamber opera/concerto grosso for six instrumentalists, whispering voices, electronics and interactive computer software.

Rothenberg / Jauniaux / Phillips: While You Were Out Rothenberg / Jauniaux / Phillips:
While You Were Out

(Kadima -- Italy )

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A fantastic trio of multi-reed and shakuhachi player Ned Rothenberg, avant vocalist Catherine Jauniaux, and bassist Barre Phillips recorded live in France, 2008.

Ruins: Hyderomastgronongem Ruins:
Hyderomastgronongem

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Ruins: Mandala 2000 Ruins:
Mandala 2000

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Ruins: Symphonic Ruins Ruins:
Symphonic Ruins

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Sakata, Akira: The Tale of the Heike Sakata, Akira:
The Tale of the Heike

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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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.

Schouwburg, Jean-Michel Van / Demey, Jean / Vanderstraeten, Kris: Sureau Schouwburg, Jean-Michel Van / Demey, Jean / Vanderstraeten, Kris:
Sureau

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Free and unusual improvisation with the strange vocal stylings of Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg, bassist Demey, and percussion and bicycle pump player Vanderstraeten.

Schouwburg, Jean-Michel Van / Demey, Jean / Vanderstraeten, Kris: Sureau <i>[Used Item]</i> Schouwburg, Jean-Michel Van / Demey, Jean / Vanderstraeten, Kris:
Sureau [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Free and unusual improvisation with the strange vocal stylings of Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg, bassist Demey, and percussion and bicycle pump player Vanderstraeten.

Seijaku: Mail From FUSHITSUSHA Seijaku:
Mail From FUSHITSUSHA

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Guitarist/vocalist Haino Keiji, bassist Nasuno Mitsuru and drummer Ichiraku Yoshimitsu play the 21-st century blues, dark, distorted and dynamic rock for your shattered future.

Seijaku: You Should Prepare To Survive Through Even Anything Happens Seijaku:
You Should Prepare To Survive Through Even Anything Happens

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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Haino Keiji's Seijaku with bassist Nasuno Mitsuru and drummer Ichiraku Yoshimitsu here showing their devotion to the 20th-century blues spirit in a unique and twisted style.

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 )

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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!

Slugfield (Nilssen-Love / Marhaug / Ratkje): Slime Zone Slugfield (Nilssen-Love / Marhaug / Ratkje):
Slime Zone

(PNL -- Norway )

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The trio of drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, electronic and turntable artist Lasse Marhaug and vocalist/electronic artist Maja Solveig Kjestrup Ratkje met at Cafe Mono during the Oslo Jazz Festival to perform these excellent and disturbing recordings.

Snell, Jerry: Life in the Suicide Riots Snell, Jerry:
Life in the Suicide Riots

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Vocalist and guitarist Jerry Snell in his first album of twelve songs that are based on a text he wrote about social and political conflicts around the world.

Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka: Msza Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka:
Msza

(Bolt -- Poland )

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A chamber opera by Joanna Halszka Sokolowska at Opera// REMIX at Komuna// Warszawa, using sung and spoken voice, piano, and a variety of tonal instruments to present an intriguing set of variations informed by numerological methods, scientific statistics, &c..

Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka: Msza <i>[Used Item]</i> Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka:
Msza [Used Item]

(Bolt -- Poland )

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

"The album is a studio version of a chamber opera prepared by Joanna Halszka Sokolowska at Opera// REMIX at Komuna// Warszawa. The...

Sorites Paradox: Sorites Paradox Sorites Paradox:
Sorites Paradox

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )

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Eccentric Japanese vocalist Makigami Koichi joins Ruins/Korekyojinn drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, Altered States guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa, and Shimizu Kazuto (Hikasu) for an album of impressive and slightly deranged rock.

Speak Easy (Wassermann / Minton / Lehn / Blume): Backchats Speak Easy (Wassermann / Minton / Lehn / Blume):
Backchats

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Formed in 2008 Speak Easy brings free vocal improvisers Ute Wassermann and Phil Minton together with drummer Martin Blume and synth player Thomas Lehn for 5 tracks recorded in concert.

Tabuenca, Luis: Volaverunt Tabuenca, Luis:
Volaverunt

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Combining composition & improvisation, percussionist Luis Tabuenca based each of these 9 pieces on a print from Goya's critical series "Los Caprichos", orchestrating with saxophone, cello, clarinets, piano, & voice, allowing freedom around determined structure.

Tazartes, Ghedalia: Diasporas Tazartes, Ghedalia:
Diasporas

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )

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A remastered CD edition of outsider artist and brilliant studio composer Ghealia Tazartes' 1979 debut album, expanded to include the first CD release of "Ferme ta gueule, Zarathustra," a composition largely based on materials pre-dating "Diasporas".

Thomas / Minton / Tucker / Turner: Scatter Thomas / Minton / Tucker / Turner:
Scatter

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The unusual Scatter group formed in the early 90s to perform live improvisation with a rich dynamic range, expressive depth, quicksilver reactions and a sly sense of humour.

Toot (Axel Dorner / Thomas Lehn / Phil Minton): two Toot (Axel Dorner / Thomas Lehn / Phil Minton):
two

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Two extended improvisations by three of Europe's most accomplished improvising musicians, taken from live performances in Austria and Germany.

Trio 3 + Jason Moran: Refraction  Breakin' Glass Trio 3 + Jason Moran:
Refraction Breakin' Glass

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Trio 3 - Oliver Lake (sax), Reggie Workman (bass) & Andrew Cyrille (drums) - in their 5th release, adding guest pianist Jason Moran, who acts as a catalyst to push the group into far-reaching modern territory, including a rhythmic narrative work from Oliver Lake.

tUnE-yArDs: tUnE-yArDs As Yoko [10-inch VINYL] tUnE-yArDs:
tUnE-yArDs As Yoko [10-inch VINYL]

(Chimera Music -- USA )

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A 1-sided 10" with an etching on the flip side from tUnE-yArDs performing Yoko Ono's early 70s pieces "We're All Water" and "Warrior Woman", with all proceeds from the sale going to Hurican Sandy victims.

Turkoz, Saadet: Marmara Sea Turkoz, Saadet:
Marmara Sea

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Classical Turkish music featuring the beautiful voice of Saadet Turkoz accompanied by Elliot Sharp (guitar), Joelle Leandre (bass), Burhan Ocal (ud, saz) and Martin Schutz (cello).

Twins of El Dorado: [portend the end] Twins of El Dorado:
[portend the end]

(Prom Night Records -- USA )

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Twins of El Dorado is NY trumpeter Joe Moffett (Ad Faunum, Inzinzac) in a duo with jazz vocalist Kristin Slipp (Art Bears Songbook) performing original work and a text setting by composer Wes Matthews.

Ullmann, Jakob: Voice, Books and Fire 3 Ullmann, Jakob:
Voice, Books and Fire 3

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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A work resulting from Ullmann's reflections about the relationships between music and language: language as sound and language as text, and the numerous relationships between texts of different cultural and religious traditions.

United States Of America Triptych (I): Play 1939 Southern Recording Trip Fieldnotes United States Of America Triptych (I):
Play 1939 Southern Recording Trip Fieldnotes

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Sound manipulators The Norman Conquest (Pete Simonelli-voice, Miron Grzegorkiewicz-guitar, Michet Biela-bass, Dj Lenar-turntable) excerpt and process the recordings of John A. and Ruby T. Lomax's 1939 field recordings, creating a captivating set of concrete compositions.

Vacuum Tree Head: excel (eye eye) Vacuum Tree Head:
excel (eye eye)

(Megaphone -- Megaphone )

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Valiente, Candelaria Saenz  / Marcin Masecki: Hymnen Valiente, Candelaria Saenz / Marcin Masecki:
Hymnen

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Based on the anthems of nations that have endured recent struggles, from the duo of Marcin Masecki on keys and Candelaria Saenz Valiente on vocals and percussion, embraceable songs with unusual structures paying tribute to the beautiful themes for each nation.

Van Huffel, Peter / Sophie Tassignon: HuffLiGNoN Van Huffel, Peter / Sophie Tassignon:
HuffLiGNoN

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Vocalist Sophie Tassignon & saxophonist Peter Van Huffel in a series of improvisations showing an intimate dialog amidst Tassignon's uniquely inventive vocal styling.

Various Artists: Angelica '95 Various Artists:
Angelica '95

(Angelica -- Italy )

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VCDC (Motland / Lonberg-Holm / Solberg / Gjerstad): Insult VCDC (Motland / Lonberg-Holm / Solberg / Gjerstad):
Insult

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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Following their 2011 album on the Norwegian Hispid label, the quartet of clarinetist Frode Gjerstad, cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm, drummer Stale Liavik Solberg and vocalist Stine Janvin Motland perform two excellent extended improvisations at Galleri Sult in Stavanger.

Vigroux, Franck: we (nous autres) Vigroux, Franck:
we (nous autres)

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

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Electronic sound artist Franck Vigroux uses electronics, guitar, percussion, and his voice in this dark release with vocalist Annabelle Playe.

Watson, Ben: Frankfurter Ahnung <i>[Used Item]</i> Watson, Ben:
Frankfurter Ahnung [Used Item]

(Sonic Arts Network -- Great Britain )

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A CD curated by Ben Watson on retiring (disgusted) from music journalism in 2005, presenting his private (though unassailable) canon of undiscovered genuises - as well as a sketch of what music listening could be if niche-marketed identity-...

Weston, Veryan & Minton, Phil: Ways out east, ways out west Weston, Veryan & Minton, Phil:
Ways out east, ways out west

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Winter, Gosia & Barry Chabala: Ananke Winter, Gosia & Barry Chabala:
Ananke

(Roeba -- USA )

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Avant folk artist Gosia Winter and guitarist Barry Chabala in a transcontinental collaboration suggested by Winter to bring both artists' sense of improvisation into new carefully crafted compositions.

Wollesen - Haffner - Naujo: Rasa Rasa Wollesen - Haffner - Naujo:
Rasa Rasa

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Rasa Rasa members Kenny Wollesen, Dalius Naujo, Jonathon Haffner and Sean Francis Conway present the ancient polyphonic vocal music of Lithuania using a mix of ensembles, reviving the infectious grooves and ancient vocal rounds, aided by new instruments devised by Wollesen.

Xu Fengxia: Black Lotos Xu Fengxia:
Black Lotos

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Xu Fengxia traditional Sanxian & Guzheng player and free vocalist in duo with drummer/percussionist Lucas Niggli for suspenseful cross-cultural improvisations.

Yoshida, Ami / Kurzmann, Christof: a s o Yoshida, Ami / Kurzmann, Christof:
a s o

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Yoshihide, Otomo: Cathode Yoshihide, Otomo:
Cathode

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Zabelka Trio, Mia: Weird Tales And Elegant Motion Zabelka Trio, Mia:
Weird Tales And Elegant Motion

(Monotype -- Poland )

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Violinist, vocalist, and electronic artist Mia Zabelka is joined by Johannes Frisch (bass) and Pavel Fajt (drums, electronics) for an awesome set of improv that covers free rock, jazz, and soundscapes.

Zeitkratzer / Keiji Haino: Zeitkratzer + Keiji Haino Zeitkratzer / Keiji Haino:
Zeitkratzer + Keiji Haino

(Zeitkratzer -- Germany )

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Keiji Haino collaborates with Reinhold Friedl's Zeitkratzer for their 2nd release, with Haino concentrating solely on his voice without electronic manipulation, in a live recording at Jahrehunderthalle in Bochum, Germany for a frightful mix of ferocious chamber music.

Mycale - Zorn, John: Mycale: The Book Of Angels, Volume 13 Mycale - Zorn, John:
Mycale: The Book Of Angels, Volume 13

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Perhaps the most unique take on the Masada book, 4 female voices interpret eleven songs from Zorn's Book of Angels in beautiful and haunting a cappella.

Zorn, John: Chimeras Zorn, John:
Chimeras

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Revised version of this 2001 chamber work inspired by the remarkable worlds of Henry Darger, Lewis Carroll and Unica Zurn, remastered and resequenced with a new postlude.

Zorn, John: Chimeras Zorn, John:
Chimeras

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Original edition of Zorn's "Chimeras" chamber work.

Zorn, John: Ipsissimus Zorn, John:
Ipsissimus

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Zorn's 5th installment in the Moonchild series, nine duos, trios and quartets swirling with melodic and rhythmic invention performed by Zorn, Marc Ribot, Mike Patton, Joey Barron, & Trevor Dunn.

Zorn, John: Locus Solus Zorn, John:
Locus Solus

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Zorn, John: Shir Hashirim Zorn, John:
Shir Hashirim

(Tzadik -- USA )

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John Zorn draws on traditions from plainchant, mediaeval ars nova, Renaissance madrigals, 20th century vocal techniques and minimalism in an album for a cappella voice as performed by The Sapphites vocal quintet.

Zorn, John: The Big Gundown Zorn, John:
The Big Gundown

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Zorn, John: The Gift Zorn, John:
The Gift

(Tzadik -- USA )

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