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Unusual Vocal Forms
 
Ono, Yoko / Thurston Moore / Kim Gordon: Early in the morning [10-inch VINYL] Ono, Yoko / Thurston Moore / Kim Gordon:
Early in the morning [10-inch VINYL]

(Chimera Music -- USA )

Price: $19.95

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A limited 10" 1-sided vinyl with an etching by Yoko Ono on the flip side, bringing together Ono, Thurston Moore, and Kim Gordon for a powerful recording to benefit orphans from the Japanese tsunami.

Ostertag, Bob: Verbatim, Flesh and Blood Ostertag, Bob:
Verbatim, Flesh and Blood

(Seeland -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Pastor, Stefano: Songs Pastor, Stefano:
Songs

(Slam -- Great Britain )

Price: $6.41

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Solo album by Italian violinist Stefano Pastor with influences of jazz, avant-garde, European modern, Brazlian pop, and blues using no other musical tools besides an acoustic violin and his voice.

Punkappella: Wake Up [7-inch VINYL] Punkappella:
Wake Up [7-inch VINYL]

(Front Rock -- USA )

Price: $6.00

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A 7" 6 song release of Mike Pride's "punk" vocal troupe Punkappella, with Dusan Hedl, Bojan Tmoazic, Rick Klaus Theis, and Jessica Pavone on vocals; double sided sleeve contains lyrics for these unusual vocal vignettes.

Quatuor Bozzini: Michel Gonneville: Hozhro Quatuor Bozzini:
Michel Gonneville: Hozhro

(Collection QB -- Canada )

Price: $8.81

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Michel Gonneville's dreamlike, shamanistic journey, "Hozhro", in a brilliantly executed reading by Montreal's Quatuori Bozzini with vocalist Marianne Lamber & saxophonist Mathieu Gualin.

Savoldelli, Boris: Biocosmopolitan Savoldelli, Boris:
Biocosmopolitan

(MoonJune -- USA )

Price: $8.00

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Vocalist Savoldelli in an exquisitely-crafted album of overdubbed vocal work, with help from trumpeter Paolo Fresu and bassist Jimmy Haslip; elaborite harmonies, interlocking rhythms, exultant influences.

Savoldelli, Boris & Elliott Sharp: Protoplasmic Savoldelli, Boris & Elliott Sharp:
Protoplasmic

(MoonJune Records -- USA )

Price: $9.00

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Instant compositions from Elliot Sharp on guitar and electronics and Italian free improv vocalist Savoldelli, recorded before their live show at The Stone in Sept. 2008.

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

(SoundSeer Records -- USA )

Price: $7.00

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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.

Smith / Kastel / Morgia: Brand [VINYL] Smith / Kastel / Morgia:
Brand [VINYL]

(Ultramarine -- Italy )

Price: $17.95

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The trio of guitarists Gary Smith and Ninni Morgia with vocalist and synth player Silvia Kastel, layered complex effected guitar against blues-based playing with intense vocals and glitchy keyboard counterpoint.

Spoon 3: Seductive Sabotage Spoon 3:
Seductive Sabotage

(Evil Rabbit -- The Netherlands )

Price: $10.00

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Free improvisation and song come together in the Amsterdam based trio of Jodi Gilbert, Albert van Veenendaal and Meinrad Kneer, using acoustic, electronic and little instruments.

St-Onge, Alexandre: Mon animal est possible St-Onge, Alexandre:
Mon animal est possible

(Alien8 Recordings -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Electronics and voice in songlike structures from Klaxon Gueule's and Shalabi Effect's electronic wizard Alexandre St-Onge.

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 )

Price: $7.50

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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 )

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: $13.95

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

(Mount Analogue -- Sweden )

Price: $15.16

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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.

Wet Ink Ensemble: Relay Wet Ink Ensemble:
Relay

(Carrier Records -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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New works by Rick Burkhardt, George Lewis, Alex Mincek, Sam Pluta, Kate Soper, and Eric Wubbels take NYC's Wet Ink Ensemble into new worlds of ensemble virtuosity, sonic explorations, and compositional inventiveness.

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

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95

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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 )

Price: $14.95

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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 )

Price: $11.95

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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 )

Price: $13.45

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Dingman, Chris: The Subliminal and the Sublime <i>[Used Item]</i> Dingman, Chris:
The Subliminal and the Sublime [Used Item]

(Inner Arts -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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A sublime five-part suite commissioned by Chamber Music America, performed by Loren Stillman (sax), Fabian Almazan (piano), Ryan Ferreira (guitar), Linda Oh (bass), and Justin Brown drums), exploring the subliminal patterns hidden below apparent reality.

Feel No Other: Feel No Other <i>[Used Item]</i> Feel No Other:
Feel No Other [Used Item]

(Silber -- USA )

Price: $6.95

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Electric Bird Noise artist Brian Lea McKenzie extends his concepts in a new duo with vocalist Claudia Gregory (Exhaust the Fox, Claudia Versus the Queen of Hearts), with a new band name and a compelling set of epic electro-rock songs.

Murcia, Sarah: Never Mind The Future <i>[Used Item]</i> Murcia, Sarah:
Never Mind The Future [Used Item]

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $9.95

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Revisiting Sex Pistols' "Never Mind the Bollocks" in a band with Benoit Delbecq on piano, Gilles Coronado on guitar, Olivier Py on sax, Franck Vaillant on drums, and Sarah Murcia on bass, splitting the vocals with Mark Tompkins in a unique take on a punk classic.

Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen): 63-66 <i>[Used Item]</i> Olive / Owen (Tim Olive / Ben Owen):
63-66 [Used Item]

(845 Audio -- Japan )

Price: $7.95

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Recording in Brooklyn in 2014, this collaboration between Olive and Ben Owen presents four tracks of electronic improvisation using shortwave radio, oscillators, paper, contact microphones and magnetic pickups, creating a mysterious and well-paced album of sound experimentation.

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).

Dalachinsky, Steve / Matthew Shipp  : Phenomena of Interference <i>[Used Item]</i> Dalachinsky, Steve / Matthew Shipp :
Phenomena of Interference [Used Item]

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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The duo of Downtown NY-ers poet Steve Dalachinsky and pianist Matthew Shipp improvising over 22 of Dalachinsky's sharply worded poems of "everyday" observation.

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

(Tzadik -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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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 )

Price: $22.95

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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 )

Price: $6.95

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

(Wee Space Tapes -- USA )

Price: $6.95

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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: Sleep Talk [CASSETTE] Sleep Talk:
Sleep Talk [CASSETTE]

(Wee Space Tapes -- USA )

Price: $6.95

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

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

Price: $13.95

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"Heike Fiedler's text "nano splitter gefaser" influenced me during composing, but I do not let it sound as a fluid text. Only fragments of sentences here and there will break out, but most of the time the voice will mingle with the thre...

Asher, Meira / JC Jones: Myelination 2 <i>[Used Item]</i> Asher, Meira / JC Jones:
Myelination 2 [Used Item]

(Kadima -- Israel )

Price: $5.00

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Spontaneous organic interactions over sounds from the vibrations of the myelin sheath, the protective insulating cover of the nervous system, from bassist JC Jones and vocalist, no-input mixer and Doepfer synthesizer player Meira Asher.

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

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $7.00

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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.

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.

Davies / Doneda / Martin / Minton / Patterson: Midhopestones <i>[Used Item]</i> Davies / Doneda / Martin / Minton / Patterson:
Midhopestones [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $8.00

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Four extraordinary improvisations by musicians spanning 3 countries and 3 generations, a dark, brooding, swirling music from a remarkably tight and unified ensemble.

Dutton, Paul: Oralizations <i>[Used Item]</i> Dutton, Paul:
Oralizations [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $8.00

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Vocalist Paul Dutton in a release of "richly textured multiphonic vocal virtuosity, laced with rasps, rumbles, honks, howls, and wheezes" featured in both structured and improvised tracks.

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

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $10.00

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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.

Hetu, Joane: Filature <i>[Used Item]</i> Hetu, Joane:
Filature [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $8.00

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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 <i>[Used Item]</i> Hetu, Joane:
La Femme Territoire ou 21 Fragments D'humus [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $8.00

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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 <i>[Used Item]</i> Josephson / Wachsmann / Lindsay / Smith / Blume:
Zero Plus [Used Item]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $6.00

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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.

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

(Rossbin -- Italy )

Price: $16.95

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Cage, John: Complete Song Books [VINYL 2 LPs] Cage, John:
Complete Song Books [VINYL 2 LPs]

(KARLRECORDS -- Germany )

Price: $25.95

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Volume 3 in Karl Record's Perihel series is dedicated to one of the most iconic composers of 20th century: John Cage, with 92 pieces of his "Song Books" in new interpretations by Reinhold Friedl, recorded at Rashad Becker's Clunk Studio, who also contributed live electronics.

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

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )

Price: $16.95

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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.

Ashley, Robert: In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women [REISSUE] <i>[Used I Ashley, Robert:
In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women [REISSUE] [Used Item]

(Cramps -- Germany )

Price: $3.95

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Robert Ashley's minimal masterpiece centers on John Barton Wolgamot's experimental poem "In Sarah, Mencken, Christ and Beethoven There Were Men and Women," consisting of one sentence repeated over and over, only changing names inserted into the sentence with each iteration.

Koch-Schutz-Studer With Shelley Hirsch: Walking And Stumbling Through Your Sleep <i>[Used Item]</i> Koch-Schutz-Studer With Shelley Hirsch:
Walking And Stumbling Through Your Sleep [Used Item]

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $12.95

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The remarkable Swiss improvising trio Koch-Schutz-Studer collaborates with NY improvising vocalist artist Shelley Hirsch for an amazing album of voice and electronic and acoustic improvisation with few boundaries and incredible insight.

Koichi, Makigami: Moon Ether <i>[Used Item]</i> Koichi, Makigami:
Moon Ether [Used Item]

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $12.95

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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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.

 


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