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Cultural Musics from Around the World


 
Marchetti, Lionel: Knud un Nom de Serpent (Le Cercle des Entrailles) Marchetti, Lionel:
Knud un Nom de Serpent (Le Cercle des Entrailles)

(Intransitive Recordings -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

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Long-awaited reissue of Lionel Marchetti's classic album of harrowing tape music and organized sound from '99, an amazing amalgamation of shamanic ritual from around the world.

Mohammed, Mohammed "Jimmy": Hulgizey - In Concert Mohammed, Mohammed "Jimmy":
Hulgizey - In Concert

(Terp African Series -- The Netherlands )

Price: $11.00    

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Pastor / Killion: Bows Pastor / Killion:
Bows

(Slam -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00    

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Italian violinist and multi-instrumentalist Stefano Pastor with the amazing cellist and Indian instrument master Kash Killion in a mix of original avant jazz and 2 Monk standards.

Sajrawy, Michel: Yathrib Sajrawy, Michel:
Yathrib

(Oxella Music -- USA )

Price: $15.95    

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Sogawa, Kinya: Playing Bamboo Sogawa, Kinya:
Playing Bamboo

(Animul -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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Kinya Sogawa is one of the most outstanding shakuhachi performers in Japan today, and is also one of Japan's finest shakuhachi makers, here in an album of masterful performance on one of his own instruments.

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

(Silber -- USA )

Price: $5.95    

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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.

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

(845 Audio -- Japan )

Price: $6.95    

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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.

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

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $8.95    

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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.

Bernocchi, Eraldo / Prakash Sontakke : Invisible Strings Bernocchi, Eraldo / Prakash Sontakke :
Invisible Strings

(Rarenoise Records -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

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Experimental musician-producer-sound designer Eraldo Bernocchi joins Indian slide guitar master Prakash Sontakke for a sublimely developing album of rhythm and slide guitar, an evocative album of strong melodies and subtle playing with influences from the East and West.

Braxton, Anthony / Miya Masaoka: Duo (Dcwm) 2013 [2 CDs] Braxton, Anthony / Miya Masaoka:
Duo (Dcwm) 2013 [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $23.95    

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Two performers who have stretched the boundaries of their instruments--Miya Masaoka on 12-string koto and Anthony Braxton on saxophones and software-based electronics--in subtle and unusual environments where each player fills the phrases of the other in unforseen ways.

Saint Francis Duo: Los Bordes De Las Respuestas [VINYL] Saint Francis Duo:
Los Bordes De Las Respuestas [VINYL]

(Dropa Disc -- Belgium )

Price: $23.95    

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The Saint Francis Duo of Stephen O'Malley (Sunn O))), KTL) and Steve Noble (Rip, Rig and Panic, Brotzmann, Parker, Edwards ...) present a tour-de-force of darkly improvised drone and doom in a studio album of violently dark guitar work and ferocious drumming.

Kahn, Jason and Asher: Planes Kahn, Jason and Asher:
Planes

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $13.95    

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Sonic explorer Jason Kahn & Asher Thal-Nir in a 2008 concert at Boston's Axiom Gallery for a performance that creates inspired sound worlds by layering Kahn's planes of sound with Asher's environmental processing.

Kang, Eyvind / Jessika Kenney: Reverse Tree [VINYL] Kang, Eyvind / Jessika Kenney:
Reverse Tree [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $20.95    

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One large work each from Eyvind Kang (viola) and Jessika Kenney (voice), Kang presenting a chamber work inspired by a text by the Tang dynasty poet Hsueh T'ao with a large ensemble; Kenney using an ensemble of strings alongside Seattle's Gamelan Pacifica, performing on Javanese instruments.

Demierre, Jacques: One Is Land Demierre, Jacques:
One Is Land

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $12.00    

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A powerfully dense work, and a quiet and quirky piece for piano from pianist Demmier, whose song titles are quotations from the poem "One Island" by Robert Lax.

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.

Sirom: I Sirom:
I

(Amorfon -- Japan )

Price: $14.95    

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Silom is a Slovenian creative music trio using a variety of string, percussive, and melodic percussive instruments, focused on the acoustic aspects of complex evolving works that combine composed and improvised aspects to create rich music with ancient ethnic overtones.

Machinda, Yoshio: Tender Blues Machinda, Yoshio:
Tender Blues

(Amorfon -- Japan )

Price: $12.95    

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Japanese Steelpan player Yoshio Machida's 11th solo album, performed on the metal slit drum, made from a small gas tank tuned to the C scale over 2 octaves, which he takes into warm territories of rich overtones and melodic invention influenced by Kora, Gamelan, Kulintang and Myanmar musics.

Anderson, Fortner: Solitary Pleasures <i>[Used Item]</i> Anderson, Fortner:
Solitary Pleasures [Used Item]

(&Records -- Canada )

Price: $7.95    

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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.

Berne's, Tim Snakeoil: You've Been Watching Me <i>[Used Item]</i> Berne's, Tim Snakeoil:
You've Been Watching Me [Used Item]

(ECM -- Germany )

Price: $8.95    

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Saxophonist Tim Berne in his 3rd ECM album, leading his NY band Snakeoil, now a quintet with guitarist Ryan Ferreira joining pianist Matt Mitchell, clarinetist Oscar Noriega, and percussionist Ches Smith, for intricate, dynamic and sophisticated modern jazz.

Clinamen Trio  : Decline Clinamen Trio :
Decline

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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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.

Felizardo, Filipe: Guitar Soli for the Moa and the Frog <i>[Used Item]</i> Felizardo, Filipe:
Guitar Soli for the Moa and the Frog [Used Item]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $6.95    

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The third solo venture for Lisbon-based guitarist and visual artist Filipe Felizardo, performing without effects and loops over a lush and spare framework, for a "ghost blues meditation" in 8 movements of focused, beautifully paced and sonically oriented playing.

Glerum Omnibus: Omnibus Two <i>[Used Item]</i> Glerum Omnibus:
Omnibus Two [Used Item]

(Favorite -- The Netherlands )

Price: $8.95    

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

Review Copy, not new but in mint condition. May have a strike, the word "Promo" or a drill hole. Inquire on condition if you are concern...

Moritz, Jonathan Trio: Secret Tempo <i>[Used Item]</i> Moritz, Jonathan Trio:
Secret Tempo [Used Item]

(Hot Cup Records -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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Secret Tempo juxtaposes NY saxophonist Jonathan Moritz' feel of jazz with elements of modern compositional and improvised music, from Bird to Webster, Webern to lowercase, as performed with his trio of bassist Shayna Dulberger and drummer Mike Pride.

Oliveros, Pauline / Connie Crothers: Live At The Stone <i>[Used Item]</i> Oliveros, Pauline / Connie Crothers:
Live At The Stone [Used Item]

(Important Records -- USA )

Price: $15.95    

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Two superb improvisers who both sadly passed away in 2016, performing together in 2014 at John Zorn's The Stone in NYC, originally released as a memorial for Crothers by Oliveros, and now as a testament to the incredible talents and improvisational dialog of both musicians.

Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden: Terror Of Positivity Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden:
Terror Of Positivity

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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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 the acoustic realm.

Sa, Joana & Luis Jose Martins: Almost a Song <i>[Used Item]</i> Sa, Joana & Luis Jose Martins:
Almost a Song [Used Item]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $9.95    

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A beautiful collaboration between Luis Jose Martins on classical guitar, percussion & electronics, and Joan Sa on piano, toy piano, celestra, idiophones & electronics, gentle music that's nearly a song, but actually sophisticated, textured, and lovely contemporary improvisation.

Trio Kimmig (Kimmig / Studer / Zimmerline / John Butcher): Raw <i>[Used Item]</i> Trio Kimmig (Kimmig / Studer / Zimmerline / John Butcher):
Raw [Used Item]

(Leo -- UK )

Price: $10.95    

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The Swiss string trio led by violinist Harald Kimmig, with Daniel Studer on bass and Alfred Zimmerlin on cello, is joined by UK saxophonist John Butcher for a set of improvisations that build with a unique percussive vitality and burning intensity.

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements Wisseltangcamatta, The:
Movements

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95    

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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.

Deep Tones for Peace: Kadima Triptych Series Deep Tones for Peace:
Kadima Triptych Series

(Kadima Triptych -- Israel )

Price: $26.95    

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A telematic bass ensemble performing for peace in the Middle East, including Mark Dresser, Barre Phillips, Bert Turetzky, JC Jones, Thierry Barbe, Henry Grimes, Trevor Dunn, Lindsey Horner, &c.

Tiptons, The: Strange Flower Tiptons, The:
Strange Flower

(Spoot -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

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The Tiptons Saxophone Quartet plus drums led by Amy Denio and Jessica Lurie blend jazz, Afro-Cuban, Balkan, Klezmer, a capella vocals, and more into an energetic and ebullient mix.

 


Best Sellers in This Category:

Moholo-Moholo / Gjerstad / Stephens / Lonberg-Holm: Distant Groove

Braxton, Anthony / Miya Masaoka: Duo (Dcwm) 2013 [2 CDs]

WTTF Quartet (Wachsmann / Turner / Thomas / Frangenheim): Berlin Kinesis

Mytha, Hans Kennel: How It All Started

Baptista, Cyro: Bluefly

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

Bowles, Paul: Music of Morocco: Recorded by Paul Bowles, 1959 [4CD & BOOK + DOWNLOAD]

Saint Francis Duo: Los Bordes De Las Respuestas [VINYL]

AMM: AMMMusic [VINYL]

Zorn, John: Forro Zinho &Ntilde; Forro In The Dark Plays Zorn

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

Parker, Evan: Hasselt

Fiuczynski, David: Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian Microjam!

Sealed Knot, The: Surface/Plane

Smith's Mbira, Wadada Leo: Dark Lady Of The Sonnets

New Zion Trio (Jamie Saft / Brad Jones / Craig Santiago): Fight Against Babylon

Sirom: I

Kaiser, Henry, Noyes, Charles K. & Park, Sang-Won: Invite The Spirit 1983

Wollesen - Haffner - Naujo: Rasa Rasa

Kyriakides, Yannis + Andy Moor: A Life Is A Billion Heartbeats