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lowercase, reductionist, micro-improv, sound improv, onkyo sound


 
AMM: Spanish Fighters AMM:
Spanish Fighters

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

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Recorded at the festival Neposlusno (Sound Disobedience) in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2012, the AMM duo of Eddie Prevost on percussion and John Tilbury on piano perform an extend improvisation of tension and dynamic, delicately balancing sound in a rich dialog.

Chvad SB: Crickets Were the Compass Chvad SB:
Crickets Were the Compass

(Silber -- USA )

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Chvad SB of Things Outside The Skin, Tongue Muzzle, &c in album of ambient drone lament, composed of abstract passages, at times dissonant & at other times melodic, but always with interesting intention.

Frey, Peter / Daniel Studer: Zwirn Frey, Peter / Daniel Studer:
Zwirn

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"Zwirn" means "twine" in German, an apt description of the interweaving sound that double bassists Daniel Studer and Peter Frey play together, in 7 freely improvised works of unusual technique and new musical structures.

Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer: La Paloma Gumpert, Ulrich / Gunter Baby Sommer:
La Paloma

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

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The second release on Intakt pairing pianist Ulrich Gumpert and percussionist Gunter Baby Sommer in an album that borrows from blues, boogie-woogie, hard bop, German folk songs, and free jazz.

Monteiro, Alfredo Costa: centre of mass Monteiro, Alfredo Costa:
centre of mass

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Limited edition CDR from AT's Byways series, a stunning piece for solo cymbal, demonstrating an extraordinary variety and musicality from such limited means.

Phillips, Simon James : Blage 3 Phillips, Simon James :
Blage 3

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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A reduction of composer Simon James Phillips' 5 hour improvisation performed with Tony Buck (drums), Werner Dafeldecker (bass), BJ Nilsen (electronics), Liz Allbee (trumpet), Arthur Rother (guitar) & Simon James Phillips (piano) exploring time, perception and place.

Scherchen, Hermann: Orchesterproben Ludwig Van Beethoven 6. Sinfonie [VINYL] Scherchen, Hermann:
Orchesterproben Ludwig Van Beethoven 6. Sinfonie [VINYL]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )

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An historical recording of Hermann Scherchen directing the RTSI Orchestra in a rehearsal of Beethoven's 6th Symphony, 1964, one of the works Scherchen is most associated with.

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

(Tum -- Finland )

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Drawing on American creative music, Mbira music of Zimbabwe, and traditional Chinese music, trumpeter Leo Smith's ensemble with drummer Pheeroan akLaff and pipa player Min Xiao-Fen perform 5 extraordinary compositions of lyrical vision.

Freedman, Lori: 3 Freedman, Lori:
3

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Clarinetist Lori Freedman brought together 3 distinct trios over the course of 3 consecutive nights with a total of 6 other Montreal musicians for live encounters of improvisation.

Greenlee, Shawn: Nysa Greenlee, Shawn:
Nysa

(Utech Records -- USA )

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Rodrigues / Dorner / Torres / Fragenheim: Nor Rodrigues / Dorner / Torres / Fragenheim:
Nor

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The freely improvising quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues, Axel Dorner, Nuno Torres and Alexander Frangenheim recorded this beautiful album of dark sound in Germany in 2014, 3 movements of understated dialog using unexpected techniques in a subtle dialog.

Wolff, Christian / Wandelweiser Komponisten Ensemble: Stones Wolff, Christian / Wandelweiser Komponisten Ensemble:
Stones

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Antoine Beuger, Burkhard Schlothauer, Chico Mello, Jurg Frey, Kunsu Shim, Michael Pisaro, and Thomas Stiegler participate in this realization of Christian Wolff's compositions to make sounds or draw sounds out of stones, alone or with other surfaces, acoustically or amplified.

Monteiro, Alfredo Costa : Um Em Um Monteiro, Alfredo Costa :
Um Em Um

(Monotype -- Poland )

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An unusual release from the accordion, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, placed microphones in a way to enhance the harmonics and all the particularities of every sound, layering slowly moving tones and their harmonic interaction, allowing unexpected details to emerge.

Scarcity Of Tanks: Vulgar Defender Scarcity Of Tanks:
Vulgar Defender

(Total Life Society Records -- USA )

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New York/Ohio skronkers Scarcity of Tanks with Jim Sauter of Borbetomagus plus Kid Millions in a hard free rock free improv blast.

Smith, Wadada Leo: Procession Of The Great Ancestry Smith, Wadada Leo:
Procession Of The Great Ancestry

(NESSA -- USA )

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Finally remastered, this is one of Smith's most obscure and satisfying early recordings with Kahil El'Zabar, Louis Myers, Joe Fonda, John Powell, Mchaka Uba, & Bobby Naughton.

Wolff, Christian / Michael Pisaro: Looking Around Wolff, Christian / Michael Pisaro:
Looking Around

(erstwhile -- USA )

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A fascinating collaboration from two minimalist/Wandelweiser figures: Christian Wolff on prepared piano, whistles, and stones, and Michael Pisaro on guitar, harmonica and stones, recording together in Caimbridge, MA for two extended works, "Looking East" and "Looking West".

Friction (Akinobu / Minoru / Reck): Zone Tripper Friction (Akinobu / Minoru / Reck):
Zone Tripper

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Friction, one of the most important and longest running underground bands in Japan, is currently the trio of Reck (bass, guitar & vocals), Iami Akinobu (guitar) and Sato Minoru (drums), in a hard-edged album of original songs and remixes; demanding and powerful modern rock.

Fujii, Satoko New York Orchestra: Shiki Fujii, Satoko New York Orchestra:
Shiki

(Libra -- Japan )

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Satoko Fujii's amazing Orchestra New York returns with a composition that she describes as "a picture that extends beyond the canvas", performed with Oscar Noriega, Briggan Krauss, Ellery Eskelin, Tony Malaby, Andy Laster, Herb Robertson, Steven Bernstein, &c &c.

Rodrigues / Yamauchi / Santos: The Presence Of Air Particles Ignited By Memory Rodrigues / Yamauchi / Santos:
The Presence Of Air Particles Ignited By Memory

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Remarkably detailed, slowly moving improvisation from the trio of Katsura Yamauchi on alto sax, Carlos Santos on electronics, and Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, harp and objects, a beautiful balance of acoustic and electronic sound in intensely concentrated music.

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.

10tet (Akiyama / Kamura / Malfatti / Kinoshita / Okura / Veliotis / Unami / Koike / Filip / Sugimoto 10tet (Akiyama / Kamura / Malfatti / Kinoshita / Okura / Veliotis / Unami / Koike / Filip / Sugimoto):
10tet

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Ten prominents electroacoustic improvisers--Tetuzi Akiyama, Moe Kamura, Radu Malfatti, Kazushige Kinoshita, Masahiko Okura, Nikos Veliotis, Taku Unami, Toshihiro Koike, Klaus Filip, Taku Sugimoto--performing live at Ftarri in 2013, for subtle and exquisite lowercase sound.

Ciciliani, Marko: 81 Matters in Elemental Order Ciciliani, Marko:
81 Matters in Elemental Order

(Evil Rabbit -- The Netherlands )

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81 short tracks performed on the no-input mixer without multitracking or processing, intended to be played in a random sequence.

Dorner, Axel: Super Axel Dorner Dorner, Axel:
Super Axel Dorner

(Absinth Records -- Germany )

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Extreme technique trumpeter Axel Dorner in two extended improvisations with spoken word artist/dancer Diego Chamy recording in the studio and at Electronic Church in Berlin.

Garet, Richard: Intrinsic Motion Garet, Richard:
Intrinsic Motion

(Non Visual Objects (NVO) -- Austria )

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Schick, Ignaz  / Dawid Szczesny: The View Underneath Schick, Ignaz / Dawid Szczesny:
The View Underneath

(Non Visual Objects (NVO) -- Austria )

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Turntablist/sine wave artist Ignaz Schnick with laptop artist Dawid Szczesny in a series of minimalist recordings created around live performances in Wroclaw and Germany.

Smolders, Jos : Gaussian Transient (Megaphone) Smolders, Jos :
Gaussian Transient (Megaphone)

(Non Visual Objects (NVO) -- Austria )

Price: $8.78    

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Jos Smolders is an abstract soundsculptor using a vast array of electroacoustic technique to create diverse sonic constructions and amazing aural environments.

Vorwolf: Snake's Eyes Vorwolf:
Snake's Eyes

(Formed Records -- Sweden )

Price: $5.18    

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Two percussionists - Michael Vorfeld & Christian Wolfarth - meet as Vorwolf in this dialog of extended techniques mixing tonal and rhythmic ideas into unusual language.

Gomberg, Billy / Anne Guthrie / Richard Kamerman / Takahiro Kawaguchi : [4X4  Poster/Print w/ Downlo Gomberg, Billy / Anne Guthrie / Richard Kamerman / Takahiro Kawaguchi :
[4X4 Poster/Print w/ Download Link]

(Winds Measure -- USA )

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Of interest to lowercase/Wandelweiser fans, the quartet of Billy Gomberg, Anne Guthrie, Richard Kamerman and Takahiro Kawaguchi use synthesizer, french horn, found objects, & field recordings, frequency generators, to create evolving sound environments of unique sound and timbre.

Owen, Ben : Birds And Water, 2&3 (For Cassette)  [CASSETTE] Owen, Ben :
Birds And Water, 2&3 (For Cassette) [CASSETTE]

(Winds Measure -- USA )

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Brooklyn-based Ben Owen recorded this work in 2010 at the Experimental Television Center in Owego, NY, presenting the original work "Birds And Water" and two edits, which are mastered by Giuseppe Ielasi.

S.A.S.W: Fine Pattern [CASSETTE] S.A.S.W:
Fine Pattern [CASSETTE]

(Winds Measure -- USA )

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Reissuing Japanese sound artist Minoru Sato's 1995 work, searching a stationary wave (SASW) based on "aspect" works, re-released on cassette with two additional tracks from an exhibition catalogue from ICC, 2000, and one unreleased piece, "days of the sky another mix".

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.

Gauguet, Bertrand: Shiro Gauguet, Bertrand:
Shiro

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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French alto saxophonist Bertrand Gauguet uses acoustic techniques and microtonal approaches to the reed instrument, presenting 4 tracks of acoustic-only playing, and 4 with amplifiers and guitar feedback, creating cogitative sonic environments of remarkable patience and pure and intersection tonal and timbral harmonics; remarkable work.

Schiano, Mario : Social Security Schiano, Mario :
Social Security

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

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Jerman / Salis / Sanna: KIO GE Jerman / Salis / Sanna:
KIO GE

(Confront -- UK )

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A collaboration between American sound artist Jeph Jerman and Italian percussionists Paolo Sanna and Giacomo Salis, twelve intriguing short improvisations using extended techniques and lowercase approaches that include minimal textures, field recordings, abstract atmospheres and organic sounds.

Clinamen Trio   (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger):
Decline

(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:
Meurs! + Apolune

(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.

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

(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:
Movements

(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:
Lily

(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.

Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura: Unbalanced In (Unbalanced Out) Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura:
Unbalanced In (Unbalanced Out)

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Six musicians from around the world (Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura) created this 50-minute track over the course of a year by collaborating and file-sharing online.

Chambel, Pedro: Utpote Chambel, Pedro:
Utpote

(Fractal Sources -- Portugal )

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Guitarist and electronic arist Pedro Chambel in a solo release, a single extended work of persistent electronic tone with guitar and objects.

Davis, Matt & Mark Wastell: Derby 11.05.2002 / Liverpool 10.05.2002 Davis, Matt & Mark Wastell:
Derby 11.05.2002 / Liverpool 10.05.2002

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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The minimalist electroacoustic improvising duo of Matt Davis on electronics and effects and Mark Wastell on amplified textures performing live in Derby and Liverpool in 2002.

Forge, Mathias / Olivier Toulemonde: pie 'n' mash Forge, Mathias / Olivier Toulemonde:
pie 'n' mash

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Virtuosic French-based trombonist Mathias Forge and Brussels-based electroacoustic composer-turned improviser Olivier Toulemonde recording live in Sheffield, 2010.

Kahn, Jason: Fields Kahn, Jason:
Fields

(Cut -- Switzerland )

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Magic I.D., The : till my breath gives out [VINYL] Magic I.D., The :
till my breath gives out [VINYL]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Superb 1st erstwhile 'pop' release as only an erstwhile artist could define the term: abstract lower case and perceptive songs with dual clarinets and guitar.

Neumann, Andrea / Bonnie Jones: Green Just As I Could See Neumann, Andrea / Bonnie Jones:
Green Just As I Could See

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Four extended electroacoustic works from Berlin's inside pianist and mixing board artist Andrea Neumann and Baltimore's Bonnie Jones on electronics, minimal and edgy pieces of unusual and absorbing character.

Sleeping in Vilna (Ladd / Robinson / Randall / Rothbrust): Why Waste Time Sleeping in Vilna (Ladd / Robinson / Randall / Rothbrust):
Why Waste Time

(Ayler -- Sweden )

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An all-improvised transnational collaboration recorded in the studio and live at Les Instants Chavires in France, between Mike Ladd (vocals/synthi), Carol Robinson (clarinets/voice), Dave Randall (guitar) and Dirk Rothbrust (drum/percussion).

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

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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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.

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

(Potlatch -- France )

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

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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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.

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.

Workman, Dion / Mattin: S3 Workman, Dion / Mattin:
S3

(Formed Records -- USA )

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Alvear, Cristian / Seijiro Murayama: Karoujite Alvear, Cristian / Seijiro Murayama:
Karoujite

(Potlatch -- France )

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"Karoujite" is a Japanese term translating to scarcely, describing the minimalist attitude that Chilean guitarist Cristian Alvear and Japanese percussionist Seijiro Murayama approach this hybrid of composed and improvised music, using a focus of repetitive structures with slight variation to create a hypnotic and entrancing set of music.

Frey, Jurg: Ephemeral Constructions Frey, Jurg:
Ephemeral Constructions

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Three works, two for large ensembles of performers on sax, guitar, clarinet, voice, percussion, horn, flute, vibes, and objects that belie the size of the group in its fragile presences, with a shorter trio of Frey, Greg Stuart and Erik Carlson transitioning the large pieces; compositions conceived as both short presences within abundant orchestration.

Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell): Consequences (of Time and Place) Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell):
Consequences (of Time and Place)

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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ist (The Improvising String Trio) of Rhodri Davies (harp), Simon H. Fell (bass) and Mark Wastell (violincello) performing at The Natural Music Club in London, 1997, using unorthodox techniques in indeterminate systems and free improvisation for fascinating results.

Rowe, Keith / Michael Pisaro: 13 Thirteen [2 CDs] Rowe, Keith / Michael Pisaro:
13 Thirteen [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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A collaboration between composer Michael Pisaro and AMM guitarist/improviser Keith Rowe, with each bringing scores which they improvised over, creating 13 discrete sections including samples from Shostakovich's 13th String Quartet, balancing activity, space and silence in patient ways that only two such experienced composer/improvisers could.

Davis, Matt / Phil Durrant / Mark Wastell: Confront Collectors Series Davis, Matt / Phil Durrant / Mark Wastell:
Confront Collectors Series

(Confront -- Great Britain )

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Re-issue of one of the earliest Confront releases, the trio of trumpeter Matt Davis, violinist Phil Durrant and cellist Mark Wastell performing subtle and sophisticated free improvisation at St. Michael's and All Angels church, Chiswick, London in 2000.

Dorner / Hayward / Krebs / Neumann: The Berlin Series No. 3 Dorner / Hayward / Krebs / Neumann:
The Berlin Series No. 3

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A split CD presenting contrasting aspects of 'Berlin reductionism': "Roananax 1999" - from the quartet of Axel Dorner, Robin Hayward, Annette Krebs and Andrea Neumann; and "Obliq 2014" from the current Berlin group of Pierre Borel, Hannes Lingens and Derek Shirley.

Lauzier / Martel: Sainct Laurens Lauzier / Martel:
Sainct Laurens

(&Records -- Canada )

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Sparse but detailed improvisational journeys from the long-running duo of saxophonist Philippe Lauzier and bassist/electronic artist Pierre-Yves Martel.

Narthex (Baron / Blairon): Formnction Narthex (Baron / Blairon):
Formnction

(Potlatch -- France )

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Saxophonist Marc Baron & bassist Loic Blairon recorded 6 improvisations and then recomposed and organized them into these two 30 minute works, one acoustic and one digital.

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

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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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.

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.

Belorukov, Ilia / Ernesto Rodrigues / Nuno Torres: Tak Prosto Belorukov, Ilia / Ernesto Rodrigues / Nuno Torres:
Tak Prosto

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Two recordings from the lowercase acoustic improvising trio of Portuguese players Ernesto Rodriduges on viola and Nuno Torres on alto saxophone and objects with Saint Petersburg alto saxophonist Ilia Belorukov, recording at Belorukov's Spina! label's studio, and again live at Vertikal' Gallery in Saint Petersburg in 2016.

Liedwart, Kurt / Andrey Popovskiy / Martin Taxt: Hjem Liedwart, Kurt / Andrey Popovskiy / Martin Taxt:
Hjem

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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A live concert at Dom Cultural Center in Moscow, Russia in 2015 from Norwegian tuba player Martin Taxt, Saint Petersburg violinist and object player Andrey Popovskiy, and ppool performer Kurt Liedwart focusing on sinewaves and noise, in an extended lowercase improvisation exploring harmonic and microtonal sounds.

Belorukov, Ilia / Kurt Liedwart / Abdul Moimeme / Ernesto Rodrigues: Kletka Belorukov, Ilia / Kurt Liedwart / Abdul Moimeme / Ernesto Rodrigues:
Kletka

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Creative Sources regulars Ernesto Rodrigues on viola and Abdul Moimeme on electric guitar join the long-running duo of alto saxophonist Ilia Belorukov and electronics artist and Mikroton label-leader Kurt Liedwart to record these two lowercase electroacoustic improvisations, transmuting acoustic and electronic sound in both stark and subdued ways.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Carlos Santos: Surfaces Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Carlos Santos:
Surfaces

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An immersive album of collective sound from the Portugues quintet of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Nuno Torres on alto saxophone, Eduardo Chagas on trombone, and Carlos Santos on computer, developing rich sonic environments of great detail and intense patience, a tremendous journey that rewards the careful listener.

Pip. (Rasten / Larsen): Pip. Pip. (Rasten / Larsen):
Pip.

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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"On "Pip", we get another fabulous performance, now by Norwegians Fredrik Rasten on guitar and Torstein Lavik Larsen on trumpet. Their acoustic music is minimal, repetitive, slow and with an eery intensity. It is less dark than some of...

Cicala, Leo : Punto Di Accumulazione Cicala, Leo :
Punto Di Accumulazione

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Good, Kevin : Listen Good, Kevin :
Listen

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Kevin Good organized this composition from four field recordings collected near Avon, CT, isolating sounds that he found interesting and then attempting to recreate them on other instruments, finally adding the human voice sparsely utilized throughout the piece, all to promote the idea of listeners actively paying attention to the sounds of their environment.

Area, David / Tomas Gris / Ernesto Rodrigues : Chorismos Area, David / Tomas Gris / Ernesto Rodrigues :
Chorismos

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An album of patience and concentrated listening from the lowercase trio of David Area on electronics, Tomas Gris on guitar and objects, and Ernesto Rodrigues on harp and objects, each player subtly coaxing sounds out of their instruments while the electronics act as environmental ambience over which tones slowly voice, recede and occasionally punctuate.

Scarassatti / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Torres: Amoa Hi Scarassatti / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Torres:
Amoa Hi

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Titled for the Amazonas Indians, Brazilian sound sculptor Marco Scarassatti performs on his self-made instrument the Kraiser in a quartet with Creative Sources regulars Ernesto Rodrigues, Guilherme Rodrigues, and Nuno Torres for a dream-like set of improvisations named with indigenous expressions, blending neoprimitivism with creative acoustic improvisation.

Kobi, Christian (solo and with Taku Sugimoto / Yoko Ikeda / Wakana Ikeda: Atta! Kobi, Christian (solo and with Taku Sugimoto / Yoko Ikeda / Wakana Ikeda:
Atta!

(Monotype -- Poland )

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Four solo saxophone improvisations, two on tenor and two on soprano, using remarkable technique and concentration from Swiss improviser Christian Kobi performing live in Tokyo and Osaka in 2017, plus a live quartet improvisation with flutist Wakana Ikeda, violinist Yoko Ikeda, and guitarist Taku Sugimoto for an open-approached performance of detailed, minimal improv.



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