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Unusual Vocal Forms
 
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.

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

(Ninth World -- Denmark )

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

(Another Timbre -- Greece/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.

Wiss / Unternahrer: sopstock Wiss / Unternahrer:
sopstock

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Swiss voice artist Isa Wiss with Marc Unternahrer on tuba in a surreal set of alphabetized improvisations in a Minton-esque mode with Unternahrer taking the tuba into untold territory.

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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Zu & Eugene Robinson: The Left Hand Path  [VINYL] Zu & Eugene Robinson:
The Left Hand Path [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Zu reveals their dark side with Jacopo Battaglia & Thomas Luca Mai performing on electronics and Massimo focused on guitars, plus guest Luca Tilli on cello; the recordings were sent to Oxbow's Eugene S Robison, resulting in this mysterious and disturbing release.

Zu & Eugene S. Robinson: The Left Hand Path Zu & Eugene S. Robinson:
The Left Hand Path

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Zu reveals their dark side with Jacopo Battaglia & Thomas Luca Mai performing on electronics and Massimo focused on guitars, plus guest Luca Tilli on cello; the recordings were sent to Oxbow's Eugene S Robison, resulting in this mysterious and disturbing release.

Zu: Goodnight Civilization [VINYL 12-inch] Zu:
Goodnight Civilization [VINYL 12-inch]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A one-sided EP from the power trio Zu (Massimo Pupillo (bass), Gabe Serbian (drums), Luca Tommaso Mai (saxophone) with guest Barney Greenway of Napalm Death on vocals, the first new release form the band since 2009.

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.

Haino, Keiji / Mitsuru Nasuno / Yoshimitsu Ichiraku: After Seijaku [2 CDs] Haino, Keiji / Mitsuru Nasuno / Yoshimitsu Ichiraku:
After Seijaku [2 CDs]

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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The Seijaku Trio of Keiji Haino (electronics, guitar, voice), Mitsuru Nasuno (bass, electronics) and Yoshimitsu Ichiraku (electronics), recording 2 years after the "Last Live" album, in an epic voyage of meditative and intricate electronics performed live in Tokyo.

Roginski, Raphael : Plays John Coltrane and Langston Hughes African Mystic Music Roginski, Raphael :
Plays John Coltrane and Langston Hughes African Mystic Music

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Solo guitar from Raphael Roginski, interpreting works from jazz giant John Coltrane, 8 compositions reworked in stunningly beautiful ways, with two works accompanied by text from Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes, as sung by Natalia Przybysz.

Buckner, Thomas / Joelle Leandre / Nicole Mitchell : Flowing Stream Buckner, Thomas / Joelle Leandre / Nicole Mitchell :
Flowing Stream

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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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.

Jones, Darius Quartet Feat. Emile Lesbros: Le bebe de Brigitte (Lost in Translation) Jones, Darius Quartet Feat. Emile Lesbros:
Le bebe de Brigitte (Lost in Translation)

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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The 5th installment in saxophonist/composer Darius Jones' expansive "Man'ish" Boy epic, a well-balanced album of jazz and voice performed with Matt Mitchell (piano), Sean Conly (bass), Ches Smith (drums), Emillie Lesbros (voice, piano) and Pascal Niggenkemper (bass).

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.

Core, The: Party Core, The:
Party

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )

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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 )

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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.

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

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

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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 )

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

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Nagl, Max / Bernstein, Steve / Akchote, Noel / Jones, Brad: Big Four Nagl, Max / Bernstein, Steve / Akchote, Noel / Jones, Brad:
Big Four

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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

(Fish of Milk -- Australia )

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Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan: So Are We, So Are We Prevost, Eddie / Wilkinson, Alan:
So Are We, So Are We

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Ratkje, Maja S.K.: Cyborgic [VINYL] Ratkje, Maja S.K.:
Cyborgic [VINYL]

(The Last Record Company -- Norway )

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A live recording from electronic/vocal artists Ratkje playing theremin, toys and life fx processing, in a limited gatefold pressing of 500 copies with a 16 page art booklet.

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

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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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.

Zorn, John: The Dreamers-The Gentle Side Zorn, John:
The Dreamers-The Gentle Side

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Collecting and remastering the most lyrical and beautiful tracks from John Zorn's three Dreamers releases, presented in a picture disc pressed on 180 gram vinyl.

Bittova / Riley / Ziporyn: Eviyan Live Bittova / Riley / Ziporyn:
Eviyan Live

(Victo -- Canada )

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EVIYAN is Iva Bittova, Gyan Riley & Evan Ziporyn - 3 unique composer/performers merging into a singular sound, an intimate, acoustic blend of world roots, post-minimalism, jazz, rock, and cabaret.

Blonk, Jaap / Koichi, Makagami / Dutton, Paul / Minton, Phil / Moss, David: Five Men Singing Blonk, Jaap / Koichi, Makagami / Dutton, Paul / Minton, Phil / Moss, David:
Five Men Singing

(Victo -- Canada )

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Boredoms: Super Roots 8 [EP] Boredoms:
Super Roots 8 [EP]

(Vice Recordings -- USA )

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Chaton, Anne James & Andy Moor: Le Journaliste Chaton, Anne James & Andy Moor:
Le Journaliste

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )

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Part of a series of 100 portraits in sound iniated by Anne James Chaton, a journey into the texts and columns of newspapaper and radio broadcasts of a single journalist.



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