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Orchestra Of The Upper Atmosphere: Theta Four

Label: Discus
Product Code: 26732
Catalog Code: 70CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $13.95



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Declaring Terry Riley, Magma, Krautrock, and Sun Ra as influences, this is the fourth album from wind and keyboard player Martin Archer's Orchestra Of The Upper Atmosphere, an augmented six-piece UK ensemble whose rock affinities also embrace improvisation and minimalism, a heady mix of virtuosic playing with melodic intention and extremely detailed tapestries of sound; dreamy and elegiac.


Meloche, Chris / Martin Archer / Gino Robair / Lyn Hodnett: The Sincerity Of Light

Label: Discus
Product Code: 25751
Catalog Code: 68CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $13.95



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The quartet of Canadian electronics composer Chris Meloche and label leader Martin Archer on woodwinds and electronics orchestrated these pieces, performed with improvsations from Gino Robair on percussion and electronics and Lyn Hodnett on voice, for a 3 part work of rich interactive loops, drones and soundscape, ranging from spine-chilling to lush and lovely environments.


Archer, Martin & Engine Room Favourites: Safety Signal From A Target Town

Label: Discus
Product Code: 25749
Catalog Code: 66CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Saxophonist Martin Archer composed the five works on this, the 3rd release for Engine Room Favorites, his AACM-influenced big band with a tremendous orchestration of horns with drums, vibes, piano and bass, here with their most complex yet melodic and rich release yet, including melodic elements of folk music, powerful rhythms from prog-oriented rock, and free improv and jazz.


Deep Tide Quartet (Archer / Macari / Cole / Shaw): See One, Do One, Teach One

Label: Discus
Product Code: 24583
Catalog Code: 64CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Originally a studio project, The UK Deep Tide Trio of Martin Archer on sax, Kim Macari on trumpet, Laura Cole on piano and Walt Shaw on percussion & live electronics evolved into a performing organization based on the strength of their open-ended approach to free jazz and improvisation, heard here balancing melody and structure in well-paced and thoughtful improv.


Orchestra of the Upper Atmosphere: 02

Label: Discus
Product Code: 23733
Catalog Code: 47CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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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).


Sunshine! Quartet (Archer / Mwamba / Bennett / Fairclough): Sunshine! Quartet

Label: Discus
Product Code: 23376
Catalog Code: 59CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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A small group setting where each performer brings a composition to the session, with Discus family members Martin Archer on saxophones, Corey Mwamba on vibraphone, Seth Bennet on double bass, and Peter Fariclough on drums, for jazz that balances melodic and formidable free improvisation.


Archer, Martin : Story Tellers

Label: Discus
Product Code: 23374
Catalog Code: 57CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Martin Archer introduces a new sextet based on Chicago's AACM approach to free improvisation, in a 2-CD set of 6 large works divided into 5 or 6 chapters each, presenting character themes, rhythm ideas, composed duets, and improvised instructions; superb!


Juxtavoices: Warning: May Contain Notes

Label: Discus
Product Code: 23373
Catalog Code: 58CD/DVD
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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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.


Archer / Clark / Grew / Hunter: Felicity's Ultimatum

Label: Discus
Product Code: 23372
Catalog Code: 60CD
Country: Australia
 
Price: $14.95



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The 2nd release in a new series of small groups drawn from members of the Discus Music family, where the group meets, writes, rehearses and records in one single session, here developing ten compositions from all four players edited into a continuous sequence of structure and improvisation, embracing melody, texture and pure abstraction.