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Unusual Vocal Forms


 
Blake, Ran with Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy: That Certain Feeling Blake, Ran with Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy:
That Certain Feeling

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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2010 master of this 1990 classic, not your average book of standards, pianist Blake takes an unusual and broad take on Gershwin with the help of saxophonists Ricky Ford and Steve Lacy.

Koch / Schutz / Studer / Uetz: Live Im Schiffbau Koch / Schutz / Studer / Uetz:
Live Im Schiffbau

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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Tazartes, Ghedalia: 5 Rimbaud 1 Verlaine [VINYL 10-inch] Tazartes, Ghedalia:
5 Rimbaud 1 Verlaine [VINYL 10-inch]

(Holidays Records -- Italy )

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A 10" vinyl reissue of outside artist Ghedalia Tazartes' tribute to the poetry of Rimbaud and Verlaine, reinterpreting six small poems through a variety of genres that are playful and profound, previously available only in a small mini CD edition on the Jardin au Fou label.

resAUnance : Migration resAUnance :
Migration

(FMR -- Great Britain )

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The debut album by the chamber-jazz quartet resAUnance of Jonathan Golove on electric cello, Michael McNeill on piano, John Bacon on vibraphone and percussion, and Esin Gunduz on voice, blending compositional, improvisation, & Turkish folk music into passionate and beautiful works.

Carter, Kent: Oratorios and Songs (2010) Carter, Kent:
Oratorios and Songs (2010)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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The Riviere Ensemble led by bassist Kent Carter with Christiane Bopp (trombone), Albrecht Maurer (violin), Katrin Mickiewicz (viola) and Laura Tejeda Martin (mezzo soprano) recording original works in historic churches in France, blending classical, jazz, free improv & traditional musics.

Garcia, Miguel A. / August Traeger : Absquatulate Azimuth [CASSETTE] Garcia, Miguel A. / August Traeger :
Absquatulate Azimuth [CASSETTE]

(Bicephalic -- USA )

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Part of a series of 8 split release cassettes, hand-painted & numbered; Side A presents a 3-part work and an extended track from electro-acoustic improviser Miguel A. Garcia; side B presents 3 tracks from Bicephalic label leader August Traeger using contact mic and broken instruments.

Bohman, Adam / Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg: Bagpipes And Blackberries Bohman, Adam / Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg:
Bagpipes And Blackberries

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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A strange set of improvisations from London, pairing Adam Bohman on his unusually percussive and inexplicable unamplified objects with the odd vocalisations of Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg, very much in a Phil Minton mode, for four very unique studio recordings.

Kahn, Jason: For Voice Kahn, Jason:
For Voice

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Two concert improvisations for unamplified voice recorded in Canberra, Australia at the 2015 SoundOut Festival and in Tokyo, Japan at the Kid Ailack Art Hall in 2014, using extended vocal techniques and leveraging the room acoustics and social space between Kahn and the audience.

Weeks, James: Mural Weeks, James:
Mural

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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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.

Ratkje, Maja S. K. : Crepuscular Hour [CD+DVD] Ratkje, Maja S. K. :
Crepuscular Hour [CD+DVD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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An epic, hypnotic work for three choirs, three pairs of noise musicians, and church organ, to be performed in a cathedral or similar location with musicians surrounding the audience, here from a live performance at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2012.

Kuhne, Almut / Gebhard Ullmann / Achim Kaufmann: Marbrakeys Kuhne, Almut / Gebhard Ullmann / Achim Kaufmann:
Marbrakeys

(Leo -- Great Britain )

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The Berlin-based trio of free improvising vocalist Almut Kuhne, pianist Achim Kaufmann and reedist Gebhard Ullmann for ten originals, on-the-edge, informed improvisation of great skill and melodic invention, taking their music into uncharted and unconventional territory.

Now Orchestra & Crispell, Marilyn: Pola Now Orchestra & Crispell, Marilyn:
Pola

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Machinefabriek (w/ Anne Bakker / Edita Karkoschka): Crumble Machinefabriek (w/ Anne Bakker / Edita Karkoschka):
Crumble

(Self Released -- Netherlands )

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A beautifully dramatic album from the trio of electronic artist Rutger Zydervelt (Machinefabriek), violinist Anne Bakker, and vocalist Edita Karkoschka, a sculpted work full of dramatic turns, immersive drones, glitchy electronics and intimate gestures.

Miano, Tonino / Brian Groder: FluiDensity <i>[Used Item]</i> Miano, Tonino / Brian Groder:
FluiDensity [Used Item]

(Latham / Impressus Records -- USA )

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The duo of pianist Tonino Miano and trumpeter Brian Groder, both NY based, in a sophisticated jazz duo that borrows from melodic, avant and compositional jazz forms in a strong and compelling dialog.

Andre / Tokar / Kugel: Varpai Andre / Tokar / Kugel:
Varpai

(Nemu Records -- Belgium )

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The trio of drummer Klaus Kugel, bassist Mark Tokar and vocalist Andre Pabarciute use extended vocal & instrumental technique, archaic sound objects, & ritual percussion within free metric structure.

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

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

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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.

Blonk, Jaap: Mixed From Heaven [VINYL] Blonk, Jaap:
Mixed From Heaven [VINYL]

(Plant Migration Records -- The Netherlands )

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Loose remixes of Jaap Blonk's very first series of short sound poems in 1993, "Liederen uit de Hemel" ("Songs from Heaven," 1985-87), reconfigured with electronics and unusual approaches to sound.

Hirsch, Shelley & Kazuhisa Uchihashi: DUETS - 10 years after Hirsch, Shelley & Kazuhisa Uchihashi:
DUETS - 10 years after

(Innocent Records -- Japan )

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10 years after their first CD, Japanese improvising guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa met NY free vocalist Shelley Hirsch at Roulette in NYC and at Cafe Oto in London to record these exceptional duets.

Mattin: Songbook Vol. 4 Mattin:
Songbook Vol. 4

(Azul Discografica -- USA )

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Mattin's quartet in the 4th of his "Songbook" series, a concert from Tokyo, where the musicians create "songs" on the spot with bizarre and unexpected results.

Mattin : Songbook #5 [VINYL] Mattin :
Songbook #5 [VINYL]

(Disembraining Machine -- Australia )

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Mattin takes 5 spontaneous 5-minute songs from 5 musicians, and a 25 minute concert structured by 5 instructions based on those song titles, then records vocals for the 5 songs as a singing lecture, then superimposes all 3 to create the five 5-minutes songs on this album.

Silverman, Ken Septet: From Emptiness Silverman, Ken Septet:
From Emptiness

(SoundSeer Records -- USA )

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Guitarist Silverman in a free improvising septet with Roy Campbell, Blaise Siwula, Tom Swafford and Dave Miller, plus Buddhist monk Kossan and Cumbus player Tom Shad.

Trophies (Bosetti / Nagai / Ches Smith): A Color Photo of the Horse Trophies (Bosetti / Nagai / Ches Smith):
A Color Photo of the Horse

(D.S al Coda -- USA )

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Alessandro Bosetti provides voice and electronics on words & text from a variety of writers, as performed in a trio with drummer Ches Smith and fretless guitarist Kenta Nagai; fascinating and perplexing expression.

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

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )

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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 )

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

(Mount Analogue -- Sweden )

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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.

Usurper: You Can Do It Usurper:
You Can Do It

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

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An extremely unusual album of sonic interactions from the long-running peformance duo of Ali Robertson and Malcy Duff, aka Usurper, recorded during a residency in Helsinki in May 2010, an eccentric display of vocal and aberrant apparatus with a unique inner logic.

Lehman, Steve (feat. HPrizm / Gaston Bandimic / Maciek Lasserre): Selebeyone Lehman, Steve (feat. HPrizm / Gaston Bandimic / Maciek Lasserre):
Selebeyone

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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NY saxophonist Steve Lehman merges his sophisticated jazz roots with the experimental hip-hop community, including French saxophonist Maciek Lasserre, vocalists HPrizm & Gaston Bandimic alongside bassist Drew Gress, drummer Damion Reid, and pianist Carlos Homs.

Nom-Tom (Wright / Genetti / Mueller): Nom-Tom Nom-Tom (Wright / Genetti / Mueller):
Nom-Tom

(Spring Garden Music -- USA )

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Recording the first meeting of vocalist Carol Genetti, amplified snare drummer Jon Mueller, and saxophonist Jack Wright, performing at the Spare Room in Chicago, 2004, for two large, subtle, and rich improvisations in a uniquely voiced dialog.

Zaffiri, Enore: La Voce Ed Il Sintetizzatore Zaffiri, Enore:
La Voce Ed Il Sintetizzatore

(Rossbin -- Italy )

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

(Bolt -- Poland )

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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.

Michael C. Maguire: Maguire, Michael C.: Meta-Conspiracy <i>[Used Item]</i> Michael C. Maguire:
Maguire, Michael C.: Meta-Conspiracy [Used Item]

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Spontaneous Music Orchestra: Search & Reflect (1973-81) [2 CDs] Spontaneous Music Orchestra:
Search & Reflect (1973-81) [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

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An amazing collection of concepts described in John Steven's manual "Search and Reflect" and recorded in workshops and concerts primarily in the 70s, with participants including Trevor Watts, Evan Parker, Paul Rutherfod, Ian Brighton, Nigel Coombes, John Russell, Lindsay Cooper, &c.

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

(Wee Space Tapes -- USA )

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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.

Lipchitz: Lipchitz [CASSETTE] Lipchitz:
Lipchitz [CASSETTE]

(Wee Space Tapes -- USA )

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An unusual duo of voice and percussion from New York City percussionist David Grollman (Prom Night, Wee Tapes) and vocalist Ryan Krause, using space, dynamics and acoustic to create improvised works that range from atmospherically tonal to bizarrely interactive.

Sleep Talk (Steinbach / Grollman): Sleep Talk [CASSETTE] Sleep Talk (Steinbach / Grollman):
Sleep Talk [CASSETTE]

(Wee Space Tapes -- USA )

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Stream of consciousness improvisation in voice, violin harmonics, and unidentifiable percussive sounds, all over a NY neighborhood traffic drone, from the duo of violinist Natalia Steinbach and drummer/percussionist David Grollman, reporting from a strange dream.

Porta Chiusa: Because Life Should Be So Wonderful (I) Porta Chiusa:
Because Life Should Be So Wonderful (I)

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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A beguiling and atmospheric work of overtones, harmonics, tonal and microtonal progressions from a trio of clarinetists (Hans Koch, Michael Thieke, and Paed Conca) with Japanese vocalist Maki Hachiya, an immaculately paced and exotic work of sound.

Boyko, DB / Duncan, Christine / Martin, Jean: Idiolalla <i>[Used Item]</i> Boyko, DB / Duncan, Christine / Martin, Jean:
Idiolalla [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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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.

Fega, Roberto: Un Geco Nella Mia Casa <i>[Used Item]</i> Fega, Roberto:
Un Geco Nella Mia Casa [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Electronic improvisations from Formian reed & electronics artist Fega, a member of Taxonomy with Elio Martusciello, as well as IATO and IXEM, Pangolino Orchestra, &c.

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

(Rossbin -- Italy )

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Feldman, Morton: Three Voices (performed by Juliet Fraser) Feldman, Morton:
Three Voices (performed by Juliet Fraser)

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

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Soprano Juliet Fraser performs Morton Feldman's late work for 3 voices, performed by 1 vocalist (originally Joan La Barbara) who performs with themself on tape, in a work that Feldman described as "lucious", "sexy", and "gorgeous", as heard in Fraser's beautiful rendering.

Risser, Eve / White Desert Orchestra: Les Deux Versants Se Regardent Risser, Eve / White Desert Orchestra:
Les Deux Versants Se Regardent

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Pianist and composer Eve Risser wrote this work after a mystical experience in Bryce Canyon, Utah, adding a choir to her 10-piece orchestra, balancing big band and chamber orchestra through instrumentation and approach, creating a complex and fulfilling journey in sound.

Picnic (Honsinger / Kondo / Bergen / Jacques Avenel / Vatcher / Vigni): Picnic Picnic (Honsinger / Kondo / Bergen / Jacques Avenel / Vatcher / Vigni):
Picnic

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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ICP Orchestra cellist/composer Tristan Honsinger wrote these sophisticated works combining free improv with mischievous songs in a band with Toshinori Kondo on trumpet, Sean Bergen on sax, Jean Jacques Avenel on bass, Michael Vatcher on drums and Tiziana Simona Vigni on voice.

Tazartes, Ghedalia / Pawel Romanczuk / Andrzej Zaleski: Carp's Head [VINYL + CD] Tazartes, Ghedalia / Pawel Romanczuk / Andrzej Zaleski:
Carp's Head [VINYL + CD]

(Monotype -- Poland )

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Ghedalia Tazartes continues to confound and bewilder, here teamed up with sound artists Pawel Romanczuk and Andrzej Zaleski for an album of bizarre songs and unusual acoustic accompaniment, 10 songs that seem to raise out of the earth spontaneously, in an LP/CD package.

Previte, Bobby: Mass [VINYL 2 LPs] Previte, Bobby:
Mass [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Rarenoise Records -- UK )

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Drummer Bobby Previte's "Mass" is based on heavy electrified rearrangements of 15th century composer Guillaume Dufay's "Missa Sancti Jacobi", performed by The Rose Ensemble, Stephen O'Malley, Don McGreevy, Mike Gamble and Jamie Saft, Marco Benevento, and Reed Mathis.

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

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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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.

Joker (Joane Hetu): Ou Est-il Donc Ce Reve? Joker (Joane Hetu):
Ou Est-il Donc Ce Reve?

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Joker brings together 12 vocalists, many core members of the Ambiances Magnetiques/Musique Actuelle collective including Joane Hetu, Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, Michel F Cote, Lori Freedman, &c, performing unusual works of voice and narration composed by Joane Hetu.

Juxtavoices: Warning: May Contain Notes Juxtavoices:
Warning: May Contain Notes

(Discus -- UK )

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Juxtavoices is an anti-choir of 30 voices whose repertoire includes original compositions and arrangements of classic modernist poems and found texts, here in a CD/DVD release with a reinterpretation of early an Cabaret Voltaire recordings and a terrifying ascent into hell.

Capurso, Maria Luisa / Jean-Marc Foussat: En Respirant Capurso, Maria Luisa / Jean-Marc Foussat:
En Respirant

(Fou Records -- France )

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A live recording at POP in Berlin between synth and electronics player Jean-Marc Foussat and vocalist and electronicist Maria Luisa Capurso, subverting the voice through electronics and effects to create wildly encompassing sound environments that contrast Foussat's synthetics with the organic quality of the human voice; rich, hallucinatory, wonderful.

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

(RogueArt -- France )

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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 )

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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.

Haino, Keiji / Jozef Dumoulin / Teun Verbruggen: The Miracles Of Only One Thing Haino, Keiji / Jozef Dumoulin / Teun Verbruggen:
The Miracles Of Only One Thing

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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While on a 2-week tour of Japan, Belgium sound artists Teun Verbruggen on drums & electronics and Jozef Dumoulin on Fender Rhodes, joined forces with Keiji Haino on guitar, vocals, flute & gongs, capturing these darkly intense and powerful tracks in the studio and live at SDLX.

Haino, Keiji / Jozef Dumoulin / Teun Verbruggen: The Miracles Of Only One Thing [VINYL] Haino, Keiji / Jozef Dumoulin / Teun Verbruggen:
The Miracles Of Only One Thing [VINYL]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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While on a 2-week tour of Japan, Belgium sound artists Teun Verbruggen on drums & electronics and Jozef Dumoulin on Fender Rhodes, joined forces with Keiji Haino on guitar, vocals, flute & gongs, capturing these darkly intense and powerful tracks in the studio and live at SDLX.

Liederkreis (Judith Berkson): Liederkreis [VINYL] Liederkreis (Judith Berkson):
Liederkreis [VINYL]

(B. Walter Recordings -- USA )

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NYC vocalist, composer and keyboardist Judith Berkson in the debut album for her one-woman band Liederkreis (translating to "song-cycle", a reference to Schumann), taking a sharp turn from previous work through experimental synth, voice and effects in unique and often aberrant ways.

Brousseloux, Augustin / Jean-Marc Foussat / Quentin Rollet : Qui A Vu Ce Mystere... Brousseloux, Augustin / Jean-Marc Foussat / Quentin Rollet :
Qui A Vu Ce Mystere...

(Improvising Beings -- France )

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Two large works of improvisation using electric guitar, synth and alto saxophone from the trio of Augustin Brousseloux, Jean-Marc Foussat, and Quentin Rollet, complex and evolving works with a psychedelic edge, blending experimental, rock and jazz into something truly unique.

Kowald, Peter / Daunik Lazro / Annick Nozati: Instants Chavires Kowald, Peter / Daunik Lazro / Annick Nozati:
Instants Chavires

(Fou Records -- France )

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Recordings from 2000 at Instants Chavires in Montreuil, France from the free improvising trio of Peter Kowald on double bass, Daunik Lazro on alto & baritone sax, and Annick Nozati on voice, in a uniquely informed dialog representing the only time this masterful trio performed.

Orchestra of the Upper Atmosphere: 02 Orchestra of the Upper Atmosphere:
02

(Discus -- UK )

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An absolutely impressive album blending advanced/progressive rock forms with improvisation, starting from collective improvisation and layering in the studio to create a sophisticated psychedelic music, the second album from this ensemble that is headed by Martin Archer (reeds & keys), Chris Bywater (keys & synth), and Steve Dinsdale (drums & percussion).

Draksler, Kaja Octet (w/ Baars / Nielsdoottir / Polence / Rave / Dumitriu / Heyndels / Govaert): Gle Draksler, Kaja Octet (w/ Baars / Nielsdoottir / Polence / Rave / Dumitriu / Heyndels / Govaert):
Gledalec [2 CDs]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Draksler's interest in poetry drives this 2-CD release, with a chamber octet of improvisers and orchestra players, with 2 vocalists, two reedists (inc. Ab Baars), violin, piano, double bass, drums & orchestral percussion, performing Draksler's compositions for the words of Pablo Neruda and Andriana Minou.

Spunk: Still Eating Ginger Bread For Breakfast Spunk:
Still Eating Ginger Bread For Breakfast

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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Norway's unconventional improvising quartet SPUNK with Maja S. K. Ratkje, Hild Sofie Tafjord, Lene Grenager and Kristin Andersen are heard live at Nasjonal Jazzscene in Oslo, Norway in 2015, capturing these two sets of uniquely unexpected and jaw-dropping recordings from a band on the cutting edge of avant improvisation.

Kahn, Jason: Songline [VINYL 2 LPs] Kahn, Jason:
Songline [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Editions -- Switzerland )

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Swiss improviser Jason Kahn continues his forays into vocal experimentation with this solo album, recorded in the rooms of a former Swisscom telephone relay station in Zurich, recorded in a single take, pushing himself over the edge in these unique vocal compositions that are stark examples of his creative and confrontational skills.

Urpeth, Peter / Maggie Nicols: Other Worlds Urpeth, Peter / Maggie Nicols:
Other Worlds

(FMR -- UK )

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Originally developed for the soundtrack to Sean Martin and Louise Milnes 2011 documentary, "A Boat Retold", vocalist Maggie Nichols and pianist Peter Urpeth revisited the material for album release, creating this wonderful pair of extemporaneous, otherworldly narratives.

Backer, Andreas: Voice Improvisations Backer, Andreas:
Voice Improvisations

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Norwegian / Swedish vocalist Andreas Backer in an album of impressive solo voice improvisations, applying stunning vocal techniques to generally non-articulate pieces, using his voice in astonishing, frightening, funny and simply bizarre ways over a diverse set of compositions, mostly acoustic, except on "Voicetronics"; weird and wonderful.

Anderson, Fortner: Solitary Pleasures <i>[Used Item]</i> Anderson, Fortner:
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(&Records -- Canada )

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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.

Clinamen Trio   (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger):
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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Roman philosopher Titus Lucretius Carus named "Clinamen" the unpredictable (in time and space) swerve of atoms falling in the void, which aptly describes the unexpected directions taken in subtle free improvisation from this French trio, led by bassist Louis-Michel Marion, with Jacques Di Donato on clarinet, and Philippe Berger on viola.

Meurs! + Apolune: Meurs! + Apolune Meurs! + Apolune:
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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A co-production between BeCoq Records and Creative Sources, the quartet of saxophonist Mathhiew Lebrun with 3 guitarists--Leo Rathier, Paul Menard, and Thomas Coquelet--use preparations, feedbacks, glass, cymbals, microswitches, and unusual sax techniques to create unusual sonic environments that ebb and flow in introspective and disquieting ways.

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Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden: Terror Of Positivity Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden:
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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The Swedish duo of percussionist Andreas Pollak and prepared pianist Johan Graden (Adam & Alma) in an album of references and innuendo, clandestine and furtive sounds that evoke great mystery and drama in beautifully shaped sound; evocative music that deceives to emerge from the electronic realm while in actuality coming from all acoustic sources.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chap Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chaparreiro / Rodrigo Pinheiro / Carlos Santos / Jose Oliveira :
Jadis La Pluie Etait Bleue

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The second volume of the project heard in the previous Creative Sources album, "Suspensao", here in a 9-piece electroacoust ensemble with viola, cello, doublebass, alto sax, trombone, piano, electric guitar, computer and percussion, suspenseful lowercase music that unfolds in mysterious, beautiful and rewarding ways.

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements Wisseltangcamatta, The:
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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Live recordings at LOFT in Cologne, Germany from the trio of George Wissel on prepared saxophone, Achim Tang on doublebass, and Simon Camatta on drums & percussion, performing seven "Movements" that use prodigious technique with reserve and direction, revealing the structure of their work as the pieces build and recede in fascinating ways.

Duthoit, Isabelle / Franz Hautzinger: Lily Duthoit, Isabelle / Franz Hautzinger:
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(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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French free vocalist Isabelle Duthoit met world traveling improviser and Zeitkratzer trumpeter Franz Hautzinger in New York City to record these highly unusual duos, using extreme techniques and inexplicable intent to create 9 uniquely aberrant accompaniments to your most subtle and strange dreams; reference Phil Minton, Axel Dorner, Freddie Kruger.

Lambs Gamble: Farewell Body Bags [VINYL] Lambs Gamble:
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(Discombobulate -- Great Britain )

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Bizarre, disruptive, aberrant sound from twisted experts in the field Lambs Gamble, comprised of George Cremaschi on bass & electronics, Fritz Welch on drums, percussion and voice, and Eric Boros (Vialka) on electronics and voice, recording in Switzerland for a fantastic album of intelligent abnormality.

Bica, Carlos & Azul: Things About Bica, Carlos & Azul:
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(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Double bassist and composer Carlos Bica's Azul with guitarist Frank Mobus and drummer Jim Black in their 5th album, bringing jazz and elements of rock together into a lyrical and alluring set of recordings.

Derome, Jean & Joane Hetu: Shaman - Nous percons les oreilles Derome, Jean & Joane Hetu:
Shaman - Nous percons les oreilles

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Two saxophones, two voices; two gargoyles, two satyrs; two forces of nature that agitate, whistle, squeak, scrape, blow, and bite, transforming music into a secular incantation and a banquet of sound.

Hetu, Joane: Filature Hetu, Joane:
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A musical theatre in 3 acts using texts, songs, free improvisation and compositional textures, "an evocation of the fusion between opposite forces-tight and flexible, male and female".

Hetu, Joane: La Femme Territoire ou 21 Fragments D'humus Hetu, Joane:
La Femme Territoire ou 21 Fragments D'humus

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An amazing journey in sound and voice from saxophonist/vocalist Joane Hetu with five singers/narrators/musicians/noise-makers and layered field recordings, a remarkable and sophisticated work about sex, loss, death, art, & politics.

Josephson / Wachsmann / Lindsay / Smith / Blume: Zero Plus Josephson / Wachsmann / Lindsay / Smith / Blume:
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(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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The Triple D Trio of Aurora Josephson (voice), Jacob Lindsay (clarinet) & Damon Smith (bass) met with visiting European improvisers Philipp Wachsmann (violin) and Martin Blume (drums) to record these live concerts in Oakland and SF.



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