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lowercase, micro-improv, sound improv
 
Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart: Hearing Metal 3 Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart:
Hearing Metal 3

(Gravity Wave -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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The third part of composer and performer Michael Pisaro's "Hearing Metal" series, Pisaro providing sine tones, performing with Greg Stuart on 16 suspended cymbals plus grains/surfaces.

Pisaro, Michael / Toshiya Tsunoda: Crosshatches [2 CDs] Pisaro, Michael / Toshiya Tsunoda:
Crosshatches [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $22.95

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Composer Michael Pisaro teams up with Toshiya Tsunoda for an 85 minute work in 8 sections developed over 14 months, a profound saga of subtle lowercase interactions using electronics and field recordings.

Pisaro, Michael: 3 compositions  played by Philip Thomas & others: Fields Have Ears Pisaro, Michael: 3 compositions played by Philip Thomas & others:
Fields Have Ears

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95

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Three compositions by Michael Pisaro for piano, piano & tape, and for 4 or more players (here with 14) as performed by pianist Philip Thomas, and with Sarah Hughs and members of the Edges Ensemble.

PUNCK (Zanni / Adrianno): A Constant Migration (Between Reality and Fiction) PUNCK (Zanni / Adrianno):
A Constant Migration (Between Reality and Fiction)

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $12.00

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Rodrigues / Abdelnour / Dorner: NIE Rodrigues / Abdelnour / Dorner:
NIE

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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A beautiful and subtle album presenting 3 extended improvisations from the patient and masterful hands of trumpeter Axel Dorner, violist Ernesto Rodrigues, and alto saxophonist Christine ABdelnour.

Rodrigues / Chaparreiro / Oliveira: Paris Rodrigues / Chaparreiro / Oliveira:
Paris

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $12.00

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An excellent dialog using strong dynamics and space from electroacoustic improvisers Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Anotonio Chaparreiro (electric guitar) and Jose Oliveira (percussion).

Rodrigues / Davidson / Rodrigues / Faustino: Fower Rodrigues / Davidson / Rodrigues / Faustino:
Fower

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Three tracks of acoustic improv from an understated string quartet that uses extended techniques and the whole of their instruments to make unusual and rewarding music.

Rodrigues / Guerreiro / Wolfarth: All About Mimi Rodrigues / Guerreiro / Wolfarth:
All About Mimi

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $12.00

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The intense lowercase trio of Creative Source label leader Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, percussionist Christian Wolfarth on cymbals, and Ricardo Guerreiro on interactive computer performing the 6 part "All About Mimi" in the studio.

Rodrigues / Matthews / Saade / Rodrigues: Oranges Rodrigues / Matthews / Saade / Rodrigues:
Oranges

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Goncalves /...: suspensao [2 CDs] Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Goncalves /...:
suspensao [2 CDs]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $21.95

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A large group under the direction of violinist Ernesto Rodrigues (also on harp, metronome & objects) in 4 extended improvisations of great suspense and tension through sound and silence.

Rodrigues / Sielaff / Rawlings / Sundstrom / Burns / Mota: Seattle Rodrigues / Sielaff / Rawlings / Sundstrom / Burns / Mota:
Seattle

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $12.00

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Two tracks from two groupings, anchored by Ernesto Rodrigues on viola and Jonathan Sielaff on bass clarinet, paired first with Vic Rawlings on cello & electronics and Leif Sundstrom on electronics; then with Gust Burns on piano and Manuel Mota on electric guitar.

Rodrigues / Yamauchi / Santos: Three Rushes Rodrigues / Yamauchi / Santos:
Three Rushes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $12.00

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Creative Sources label leaders Carlos Santos on computer and Enresto Rodrigues on harp are joined by saxophonist Katsura Yamauchi, using unorthodox techniques to create a beautifully floating album of modern ea-improvisation.

Romen / Fagaschinski / Schneider: Here Comes The Sun Romen / Fagaschinski / Schneider:
Here Comes The Sun

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95

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The trio of clarinetist Kai Fagachinski (Magic I.D., International Nothing) with frequent collaborators Barbara Romen (hammered dulcimer) and guitarist Gunter Schneider, for a beautiful and enigmatic album of gauzy tones and plucks.

Rose, Simon & Pascal Nichols: Sombrero Galaxy Rose, Simon & Pascal Nichols:
Sombrero Galaxy

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )

Price: $11.95

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Saxophonist Simon Rose, a member of Badland with Steve Noble and Simon Fell, in a duo with drummer Pascal Nichols, label leader of Krayon Recordings, for an understated set of extended improvisations.

Rowe, Keith / Alfredo Costa Monteiro / Ilia Belorukov / Kurt Liedwart: Contour Rowe, Keith / Alfredo Costa Monteiro / Ilia Belorukov / Kurt Liedwart:
Contour

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Two recordings from spina!studio in St. Petersburg during the Teni Zvuka 2013 Festival, one a duo btween Keith Rowe and Alfredo Costa Monteiro, and the other filling out to a quartet with Ilia Belorukov and Kurt Liedwart; detailed interactions with impressive restraint.

Rowe, Keith / Gunter Mueller / Taku Sugimoto: The World Turned Upside Down Rowe, Keith / Gunter Mueller / Taku Sugimoto:
The World Turned Upside Down

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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Rowe, Keith / Sachiko M: M-contact [2 CDs] Rowe, Keith / Sachiko M:
M-contact [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $21.95

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The first meeting of guitarist/electronic artist Rowe with Sachiko M on sine wave and contact mic, recorded during the AMPLIFY 2008 festival in Tokyo.

Rowe, Keith / Toshimaru Nakamura: ErstLive 008 Rowe, Keith / Toshimaru Nakamura:
ErstLive 008

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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The fourth set from Keith Rowe's duos at Erstwhile's AMPLIFY 2008 festival in Tokyo, a duo with long-time partner Toshimaru Nakamura, intense ea-improv from two masters.

Sachiko M: Salon de Sachiko Sachiko M:
Salon de Sachiko

(Hitorri -- Japan )

Price: $14.95

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IMJ offshoot label Hitorri presents Sachiko M's minial solo work of dual oscillator eruptions.

Saunders / Thomas /  Parkinson / Davies / Chase / Davies (Edges Ensemble): divisions that could be a Saunders / Thomas / Parkinson / Davies / Chase / Davies (Edges Ensemble):
divisions that could be autonomous but that comprise the whole

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $15.95

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6 works from a series of minimal compositions loosely based on the art & writings of Sol LeWitt, performed by the Edges Ensemble: Philip Thomas, James Saunders, Tim Parkinson, Angharad Davies, Stephen Chase & Rhodri Davies.

Schiller, Christoph: Variations Schiller, Christoph:
Variations

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Christoph Schiller's first solo work for spinet, amplified objects and piano, using a simple but brilliant structure which combines improvised pieces in a unique chain-like pattern of repetition and development.

Scotch Of St James, The: Live at Amplify 2004 Scotch Of St James, The:
Live at Amplify 2004

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $13.95

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Tim Barnes on snare drum and amplification and Mark Wastell on amplified textures, tuned metal, making small, mostly unidentifiable sounds with a Cage-style open flair.

Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell): and we disappear Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell):
and we disappear

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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For a decade this trio has created some of the most interesting electroacoustic improvisation, captured in a 38 minute performance at the Ear We Are Festival in Biel, Switzerland, 2007.

Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell): Live At Cafe Oto Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell):
Live At Cafe Oto

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The Sealed Knot (Burkhard Beins, Rhodri Davies and Mark Wastell) recorded this beautifully rich and slowly unfolding ea-improv work at the Another Timbre Festival at Cafe Oto in London, 2009.

Sealed Knot, The: All Angels Sealed Knot, The:
All Angels

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The 1st official recording of ea-improv trio The Sealed Knot (Burkhard Beins (percussion), Rhodri Davies (harp) and Mark Wastell (violincello)) is this live concert from All Angels Church, London in 2000, part of a series of collaborations between London and Berlin improvisers.

Sealed Knot, The: Live at the Red Hedgehog Sealed Knot, The:
Live at the Red Hedgehog

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The trio of double bassist Mark Wastell, Rhodri Davies on harp and Burkhard Beins on percussion performing live at The Red Hedgehog in London, 2006.

Sealed Knot, The: Surface/Plane Sealed Knot, The:
Surface/Plane

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Listed as one of The Wire's Top 10 Improvised Music Records in 2003, this reissue of The Sealed Knots Meniscus release presents two live 2001 concerts in the UK from the subtlely sophisticated trio of UK & Berlin artists Mark Wastell, Burkhard Beins, and Rhodri Davies.

Sealed Knot, The: Unwanted Object Sealed Knot, The:
Unwanted Object

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The trio of Mark Wastell on double bass, Rhodri Davies on harp and Burkhard Beins on percussion performing at The Old School, Norfolk in 2004, tense and understated improvisation.

Stackenas / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Torres: Wounds Of Light Stackenas / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Torres:
Wounds Of Light

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Tense textures and shadowy interplay brought to 'light' from the quartet of father/son Rodrigues, guitarist David Stackenas, and saxophonist Nuno Torres; remarkably subtle sonic improvisation.

Stangl, Burkhard / Kai Fagaschinski: Musik-Ein Portrat in Seh Stangl, Burkhard / Kai Fagaschinski:
Musik-Ein Portrat in Seh

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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Occupying a unique area between composition & folk music, classical & jazz/improv, tension & serenity, these duos also include recordings from Klaus Filip and dieb13.

Suzuki, Akio / David Toop: Breath - Taking Suzuki, Akio / David Toop:
Breath - Taking

(Confront -- Great Britain )

Price: $10.00

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Minimal improvisation using a meditative set of instruments including stone flute, small stones, and a "silent toy", from David Toop recording with Akio Suzuki on a rare trip to the UK.

Tierce #2: Caisson Tierce #2:
Caisson

(Another Timbre -- UK )

Price: $10.00

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A 2nd outing for this electronics-based trio using field recordings, zithers, turntables, amplified knitting machine, &c.; a 60 minute improvisation recorded in concert in Hull in November 2010.

Trio Sowari (Beins, Denzler, Durrant): Shortcut Trio Sowari (Beins, Denzler, Durrant):
Shortcut

(Potlatch -- France )

Price: $12.65

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Trio Sowari's second recording, subtle interactions using a wide palette of sound and approaches, mixing electronics and acoustics in amazing improvisation.

Ulher / Mallozzi / Zerang: Landscape: Recognizable Ulher / Mallozzi / Zerang:
Landscape: Recognizable

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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Ulher / Metzger: blinzeln Ulher / Metzger:
blinzeln

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Minimal sound sources and extraneous trumpet sounds using unusual techniques in a duo of subtle yet captivating recordings from these frequent collaborators.

Ulher / Shibolet / Snir / Brenner / Mayer / Smith / Bymel: yclept Ulher / Shibolet / Snir / Brenner / Mayer / Smith / Bymel:
yclept

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $9.60

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A trans-national collaboration of superb improvisers working in minimally rugged, pointillist terrain, creating engrossing aural environments fueled by masterful technique and creative drive.

Ulher, Birgit / Leonel Kaplan: Stereo Trumpet Ulher, Birgit / Leonel Kaplan:
Stereo Trumpet

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Recordings of two German trumpeters--Birgit Uhler and Leonel Kaplan--both using extended techniques and modern instrumental language, splitting their recordings between the left and right channels for clarity in their fascinating and unconventional dialogs.

Ulher, Birgit / Rodrigues, Ernesto / Santos, Carlos: Doppelganger Ulher, Birgit / Rodrigues, Ernesto / Santos, Carlos:
Doppelganger

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Delicate nuance and fascinating textures from the minimal improvisations of trumpeter Birgit Uhler, violist Ernesto Rodriguez and live sampling from Carlos Santos.

Unami, Taku / Takahiro Kawaguchi: Teatro Assente Unami, Taku / Takahiro Kawaguchi:
Teatro Assente

(erstwhile -- USA )

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A minimal theater in sound from Taku Unami and Takahiro Kawaguchi and starring Yoko Chosakabe and Kumio Kurachi, recording at the Ueno Okura Theater Older Building.

Verga, Giampaolo: Fadensonnen Verga, Giampaolo:
Fadensonnen

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"Fadensonnen" presents 7 minimal electronic pieces for electronics, violin and voice, nuanced and subtle pieces that use timbre and spatial properties to great effect.

Vogel, Sabine : Aus dem Fotoalbum eines Pinguins Vogel, Sabine :
Aus dem Fotoalbum eines Pinguins

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Vogel, Sabine / Chris Abrahams / Landscape Quartet: The Berlin Series No. 4 Vogel, Sabine / Chris Abrahams / Landscape Quartet:
The Berlin Series No. 4

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A split CD from Berlin-based flautist and composer Sabine Vogel: a composition using recordings made at various exterior locations as part of her work with Landscape Quartet; and a recording of a live improvisation as part of the 2012 NOW now festival in Sydney.

Volden, Havarad & Toshi Nakamura: Crepuscular Rays Volden, Havarad & Toshi Nakamura:
Crepuscular Rays

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A reference to rays of sunlight that appear to radiate from a single point in the sky around dusk or dawn, as heard through a combination of acoustic guitar, objects and no-input mixing board.

Wick / Greenwald: 37:55 Wick / Greenwald:
37:55

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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New York improvising artists trumpeter Jacob Wick and percussionist Andrew Greenwald in 4 tracks of minimally dense and persuasively smeary compositions.

Wolff, Christian / Keith Rowe Wolff, Christian / Keith Rowe:

(erstwhile -- USA )

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New York School stalwart and John Cage collaborator Christian Wolff met AMM and EA-improvising guitarist Keith Rowe to perform this extended work at erstwhile's AMPLIFY 2011 show in NYC's The Stone.

Wooley, Nate: Wrong Shape to be a Story Teller Wooley, Nate:
Wrong Shape to be a Story Teller

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Yoshida, Ami / Toshimaru Nakamura: Soba to Bara Yoshida, Ami / Toshimaru Nakamura:
Soba to Bara

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Two of the original innovators of the Tokyo "onkyo" sound movement, understated ea-improvisations, in their first collaboration, constructed asynchronous recordings.

Yoshihide /  Ozeki / Gustafsson: with records Yoshihide / Ozeki / Gustafsson:
with records

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

Price: $18.00

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It started with a Mats Gustafsson's LP, for which Ozeki Mitkito created a polyvinyl chloride cutout, which Otomo manipulated on his turntable, recording this limited hand-numbered CD.

Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields: Akra Kampoj Sharp, Elliott + Scott Fields:
Akra Kampoj

(New Atlantis -- USA )

Price: $9.56

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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.

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.

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 )

Price: $14.95

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Ibarra, Susie  / Assif Tsahar: Home Cookin' Ibarra, Susie / Assif Tsahar:
Home Cookin'

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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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.

Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William: Palm of Soul Jordan, Kidd / Drake, Hamid / Parker, William:
Palm of Soul

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Little Women: Lung Little Women:
Lung

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $14.45

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A large work from Brooklyn's jazz-oriented Little Women with saxophonists Travis Laplante & Darius Jones, guitarist Andrew Smiley, and drummer Jason Nazary, a sophisticated building work collectively composed and refined over two years.

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

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.45

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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 )

Price: $16.95

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

(Fish of Milk -- Australia )

Price: $23.95

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