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Borderlands Trio (Stephan Crump / Kris Davis / Eric McPherson): Asteroidea

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24996
Catalog Code: INT295
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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Borderlands Trio, the collective effort of bassist Stephan Crump, pianist Kris Davis and drummer Eric McPherson, has luck on its side. Less than a year old, its chemistry is unusually deep. And while I don't often use the term, it's also...


Hassler, Hans: Wie Die Zeit Hinter Mir Her

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24995
Catalog Code: INT288
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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Swiss accordionist Hans Hassler stands above the (small) crowd of improvising accordionist in the breadth of his career, his ability to balance both lyrical, abstract, serious, and humorous aspects in his approach the instrument, a true original in intent and ability to engage his listeners, in 15 original and diverse compositions recorded in 2017.


Rainey, Tom Obbligato: Float Upstream

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24966
Catalog Code: INT292
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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"On this second CD with his band Obbligato Tom Rainey surprises with standards and beautiful love songs like "Stella by Starlight", "What Is This Thing Called Love" or "I Fall in Love too Easily". Tom Rainey has played in bands with Tim ...


Ulmer, James Blood W/ The Thing: Baby Talk [VINYL]

Label: The Thing Records
Product Code: 24822
Catalog Code: TTR 006LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $22.95



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The Thing with Mats Gustafsson on tenor and baritone sax, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on electric and double bass, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums and percussion, are joined by Downtown NY legend, guitarist James Blood Ulmer, for a live set at the Moldel International Jazz Festival in 2015 performing an exuberant and all-out impressive set of Ulmer composions.


Ulmer, James Blood W/ The Thing: Baby Talk

Label: The Thing Records
Product Code: 24821
Catalog Code: TTR 006CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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The Thing with Mats Gustafsson on tenor and baritone sax, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on electric and double bass, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums and percussion, are joined by Downtown NY legend, guitarist James Blood Ulmer, for a live set at the Moldel International Jazz Festival in 2015 performing an exuberant and all-out impressive set of Ulmer composions.


Pupillo, Massimo / Alexandre Babel / Caspar Brotzmann: Live At Candy Bomber Studios, Vol.1 [VINYL]

Label: KARLRECORDS
Product Code: 24792
Catalog Code: KR 038LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $19.95



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The insanely powerful work of this new trio--bass player Massimo Pupillo (Zu, Laniakea), drummer Alexandre Babel (Sudden Infant) and Caspar Brotzmann on guitar--captured live at Candy Bomber Studios, in Berlin for two monumental free improvisations of raw energy that blend noise rock, drone, and improvisation into something uniquely fearsome and wonderful.


Rasmussen, Mette / Tashi Dorji / Tyler Damon: To The Animal Kingdom

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 24723
Catalog Code: TROST 167CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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Three young improvisers, Danish alto saxophonist Mette Rasmussen, US drummer Tyler Damon and US guitarist Tashi Dorji in an exhilarating album of free jazz recorded at Array Space, in Toronto, Canada, in three extended dialogs of creative, exploratory and powerful collective improvisation, a great new trio of players to keep an eye on.


Johansson, Sven-Ake / Alexander Von Schlippenbach : Schraubenlieder [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 24722
Catalog Code: TROST 159LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $22.95



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Drummer Sven-Ake Johansson is also a poet, writer and visual artist; here he joined forced with Alexander von Schlippenbach in 1988 to record these songs, never previously released, sung in German and English, for a set of 9 fascinating narrations that engage the listener independent of language, as von Schlippenbach improvises with prodigious technique.


Boneshaker (Mars Williams / Paal Nilssen-Love / Kent Kessler): Thinking Out Loud

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 24720
Catalog Code: TROST 158CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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The third album from this international trio of powerful improvisers--Norwegian drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love, Chicago bassist Kent Kessler, and Chicago/NY saxophonist Mars William-- in four odysseys that take the listener from introspective playing to out and out blowing, using technique to serve their incredible dialog.


Nitsch, Hermann: Orgelkonzert Jesuitenkirche 20.11.2013

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 24328
Catalog Code: TROST 160CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $12.23



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Austrian avant-garde musician and multimedia artist Hermann Nitsch performed these powerful and mesmerizing solo organ drone works during the 2013 "Shut up and listen" festival in in the Jesuit church of Vienna, releasing the 4 recordings with an 8-page booklet of art and an essay from Nitsch himself, with mastering by Martin Siewert.


Niblock, Phill: Rhymes With Water [VINYL]

Label: God Records
Product Code: 24323
Catalog Code: GODREC 043LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $24.95



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A beautiful set of minimalist compositional drone from New York composer Phill Niblock, commissioned by the performers Natalia Pschenitschnikowa on bass flute and Erik Drescher on glissando flute, recorded at PIETHOPRAXIS, in Cologne, Germany by Marcus Schmickler, and in Berlin, Germany, by Thomas Ankersmit.


Wolff, Christian: Berlin Exercises [VINYL]

Label: God Records
Product Code: 24322
Catalog Code: GODREC 041LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $24.95



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A series of shorter works composed by Christian Wolff written to explore the process of practicing and working within specified limits, exercises for both the composer and the performers, recorded live in Berlin in 2000 by an ensemble directed by Peter Ablinger and including Wolff on piano & melodica, Robin Hayward on tuba, Anette Krebs on guitar, &c.


Guy, Barry: Frogs [VINYL 7-inch PICTURE DISC]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 24252
Catalog Code: TROST 166EP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $19.95



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A 7" limited vinyl picture disc made to celebrate legendary European Free Jazz bassist Barry Guy's 70th birthday, with Guy providing "acoustic sounds" along with his collaborating frogs, Wasserfrosch (Rana Esculenta) and Laubfrosch (Hyla Arborea), side A presenting Frogs & Barry Guy, and side B, Barry Guy & Frogs; quirkly and wonderful free improv.


Schlippenbach Trio (Schlippenbach / Evan Parker / Lovens): Features

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24148
Catalog Code: Intakt 250
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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The long-standing Schlippenbach Trio with Evan Parker on saxophone and Paul Lovens on drums presents 15 concise "Features", improvisations of great depth and diversity, from the beautifully stark solo piano that opens the album to intense collective interactions, avoiding excess in deference to the profound expression of an inspiring group chemistry.


Frith, Fred / Hans Koch: You Are Here

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24130
Catalog Code: Intakt 286
Country: Austria
 
Price: $18.95



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Two commanding players from the UK & European improv scene who have consistently pushed the envelope in free improvisation--electric & prepared guitarist Fred Frith and saxophonist/bass clarinetist Hans Koch--present an album of assertive interactions, merging alien environments with amazing technical playing and inexplicable approaches to sound - superb!


Brotzmann, Peter / Heather Leigh: Sex Tape

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 24037
Catalog Code: TROST 163CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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The second album between European Free Jazz legend Peter Brotzmann and US-born, Scottish residing pedal steel guitarist Heather Leigh, performing live at Music Unlimited Festival, in Wels, Austria in 2016 for a biting yet intimate set between the two, both players on fire as they weave long sinuous lines in an emotional and often brutal orgy of sound.


Lean Left: I Forgot To Breathe [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 24036
Catalog Code: TROST 149LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $28.95



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The 7th album from the quartet of Netherlands guitarists Andy Moor and Terrie Hessels (The Ex) with Chicago free improvising multi-reedist Ken Vandermark and Netherlands drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love in an album balancing amazing energy with profound introspective moments in thrilling edge-of-your-seat improvisation - excellent!


Lean Left: I Forgot To Breathe

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 24035
Catalog Code: TROST 149CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $19.95



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The 7th album from the quartet of Netherlands guitarists Andy Moor and Terrie Hessels (The Ex) with Chicago free improvising multi-reedist Ken Vandermark and Netherlands drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love in an album balancing amazing energy with profound introspective moments in thrilling edge-of-your-seat improvisation - excellent!


Vink, Jaap: Jaap Vink [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Recollection GRM
Product Code: 23798
Catalog Code: REGRM 018EXT-LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $29.95



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Composer, sound engineer and teacher, Jaap Vink recorded these compositions at The Institute of Sonology in Utrecht, Holland, from 1968-1985, using electronic sources, feedback networks with configurations of analog tape recorders (delay lines), filters, and modulators to create these impressive and forward-thinking textural and drone compositions.


Levin, Daniel / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten / Chris Corsano: Spinning Jenny

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 23793
Catalog Code: TROST 153CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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Three innovative improvisers, Daniel Levin on cello, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on bass, and Chris Corsano on drums, in a studio album of collective free playing that's traverses both ferocious and introspective aspects of their dialog with tremendous technical skill and wonderful creative strategies.


DEK Trio (Ken Vandermark / Elisabeth Harnik / Didi Kern): Burning Below Zero

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 23792
Catalog Code: TROST 139CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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One of Chicago reedist Ken Vandermark's regular trios while in Austria, DEK is named for the letters of the 1st name of Vandermark, drummer Didi Kern and pianist Elisabeth Harnik, drawing inspiration from free improv, free rock, & cross-media projects of each member.


Bauer, Johannes / Peter Brotzmann: Blue City (Live At Blue City Osaka / Japan 16. October 1997)

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 23791
Catalog Code: TROST 155CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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Powerful and diverse duo recordings between trombonist Johannes Bauer and Peter Brotzmann on tenor & alto saxophone, Tarogato, & clarinet, recorded in Osaka, Japan in 1997, released as a tribute to Bauer, who passed away in 2016, part of Brotzmann's archive of unreleased material.


Ferrari, Luc: Heterozygote / Petite Symphonie [VINYL]

Label: Recollection GRM
Product Code: 23415
Catalog Code: REGRM 017LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $21.95



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Two major works from electroacoustic composer Luc Ferrari: "Heterozygote" written in 1964, where Ferrari attempts to engineer a language located both on the musical and on the dramatic plane; and "Petite symphonie intuitive pour un paysage de printemps" from 1947, part of a series of imaginary soundscapes based on recollections of a mountain landscape.


Berthling, Johan / Martin Kuchen / Steve Noble: Threnody, At The Gates [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 23412
Catalog Code: TROST 156LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $22.95



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Urgent and inspired free jazz from the Swedish/UK trio of Martin Kuchen on tenor and soprano sax, flute and retardophone, Johan Berthling on double bass, and Steve Noble on drums and percussion, recording a series of "Gate" improvisations, anguished laments of power and pulchritude.


Berthling, Johan / Martin Kuchen / Steve Noble: Threnody, At The Gates

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 23411
Catalog Code: TROST 156CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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Urgent and inspired free jazz from the Swedish/UK trio of Martin Kuchen on tenor and soprano sax, flute and retardophone, Johan Berthling on double bass, and Steve Noble on drums and percussion, recording a series of "Gate" improvisations, anguished laments of power and pulchritude.


Brotzmann / Van Hove / Bennink (w/ Albert Mangelsdorff): The End [VINYL]

Label: Cien Fuegos
Product Code: 23410
Catalog Code: CF 018LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $29.95



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The final portion of the live recording at Free Music Market, in Berlin in 1970 from the trio of tenor saxophonist Peter Brotzmann with Fred Van Hove on piano, Han Bennink on drums, and joined by trombonist Albert Mangelsdorff for three extended and fiery improvisations.


Brotzmann / Van Hove / Bennink (w/ Albert Mangelsdorff): Couscouss de la Mauresque [VINYL]

Label: Cien Fuegos
Product Code: 23409
Catalog Code: CF 017LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $29.95



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The early 70s trio of tenor saxophonist Peter Brotzmann with Fred Van Hove on piano, Han Bennink on drums is joined by trombonist Albert Mangelsdorff for a live recording at Free Music Market, in Berlin for two extended and fiery improvisations of incredible skill and drive.


Brotzmann / Van Hove / Bennink (w/ Albert Mangelsdorff): Elements [VINYL]

Label: Cien Fuegos
Product Code: 23408
Catalog Code: CF 016LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $29.95



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In 1971 the quartet of Peter Brotzmann on tenor sax, Fred Van Hove on piano, Han Bennink on drums, and Albert Mangelsdorff on trombone took the stage at The Free Music Market in Berlin to perform this aggressive and informed album of prime European Free Improvisation.


Kowald, Peter Quintet: Peter Kowald Quintet [VINYL]

Label: Cien Fuegos
Product Code: 22960
Catalog Code: CF 015LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $28.95



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A reissue of Peter Kowald Quintet's self-titled album, originally released by FMP in 1972, with the line up of Peter Kowald on tuba, bass, and alphorn; Gunter Christmann and Paul Rutherford on trombone Peter van der Locht on alto saxophone; and Paul Lovens on drums.


Kurzmann, Christof / Mats Gustafsson: Falling And Five Other Failings [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 22701
Catalog Code: TROST 154LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $29.95



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Two versatile and innovative improvisers, Mats Gustafsson on saxophones and Christof Kurzmann on electronics and voice, extracted improvisations recorded in the studio to create the 7 parts of this rich, pulse-based and intensely understated work about Falling and Failing.


Nitsch, Hermann: 25. Aktion (wiederaufgefuhrt) [VINYL]

Label: Cien Fuegos
Product Code: 22696
Catalog Code: CFX 006LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $29.95



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Viennese Actionism founding artist Hermann Nitsch, an Austrian painter, performance-artist, and composer, in an audio recording of a work of sound and drone premiered in NYC in 1968, and recreated in a performance at gallery Pakesch, Vienna in 1982.


Xenofox (Rupp / Fischerlehner): Hundred Beginnings

Label: Farai-Records
Product Code: 22693
Catalog Code: fred6
Country: Austria
 
Price: $14.95



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The debut of Xenofox, the duo of Olaf Rupp on electric guitar and Rudi Fischerlehner on drum playing electric improv that ranges from critically dense to spacious and exploratory, blending rock and European Free Improv sensibilities into a moody and absorbing album.


Rupp / Fischerlehner: Live in Aarhus

Label: Farai-Records
Product Code: 22692
Catalog Code: frec5
Country: Austria
 
Price: $13.95



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The roots of Xenofox, the duo of electric guitarist Olaf Rupp and drummer Rudi Fischerlehner, performing at the 2014 Lydfestival in Aarhus, Denmark in an excursive set of free improv with a rock-oriented edge that ebbs and flows with power and technical skill.


Ambarchi, Oren: Hubris [VINYL]

Label: Editions Mego
Product Code: 22526
Catalog Code: EMEGO 227LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $21.95



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Continuing on from "Sagittarian Domain" & "Quixotism", Oren Ambarchi joins forces with Jim O'Rourke, Chris Cole, Keith Fullerton Whitmanm, Konrad Sprenger, Mark Fell, Will Guthrie, Joe Talia, Ricardo Villalobos and Arto Lindsay for this album of driving rhythm and sound.


Ambarchi, Oren: Hubris

Label: Editions Mego
Product Code: 22525
Catalog Code: EMEGO 227CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $15.95



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Continuing on from "Sagittarian Domain" & "Quixotism", Oren Ambarchi joins forces with Jim O'Rourke, Chris Cole, Keith Fullerton Whitmanm, Konrad Sprenger, Mark Fell, Will Guthrie, Joe Talia, Ricardo Villalobos and Arto Lindsay for this album of driving rhythm and sound.


Arashi (Sakata / Berthling / Nilssen-Love): Semikujira

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 22316
Catalog Code: TROST 146CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $15.26



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The trio of Akira Sakata on reeds & voice, Johan Berthling on bass, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums & percussion in an intense set of free jazz denoted by the name Arashi (Storm), an apt description of the fury and irreproachable power of this trio's playing.


Xenakis, Iannis: GRM Works 1957-1962 [VINYL REPRESS]

Label: Recollection GRM
Product Code: 22229
Catalog Code: REGRM 007LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $22.95



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Recollection GRM assembles Greek experimental composer Iannis Xenakis' works for Groupe de Recherches Musicales circa 1957-1962: "Concret PH" (1958); "Orient-Occident" (1960); "Diamorphoses" (1957-58); "Bohor" (1962).


Moser, Michael: Antiphon Stein [2 Vinyl LPs]

Label: Edition Rz
Product Code: 22213
Catalog Code: ed. RZ 9010-11
Country: Austria
 
Price: $46.95



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A site-specific sound installation in the nave and choir of Minoritenkirche in Krems/Stein that engages with the architecture and sound of this church space from composer Michael Moser working with Berndt Thurner, Klaus Lang, Hannah Schwegler and Nik Hummer.


Corsano, Chris / Massimo Pupillo: Via Combusta [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 22171
Catalog Code: TROST 144LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $20.66



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A dark and powerful album of drums, percussion, and electric bass from the duo of Italian bassist Massimo Pupillo (Zu) and NY drummer Chris Corsano, both using a myriad of percussive and electronic strategies to create soundscapes that keep the listener on the edge of their seat.


Full Blast (Brotzmann / Pliakas / Wertmuller): Risc [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 22023
Catalog Code: TROST 148LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $26.96



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Full Blast, the long-running trio of Peter Brotzmann (reeds), Marino Pliakis (electric bass) and Michael Wertmuller (drums), recording in the studio for an album of seven masterful free improvisations of strong technical and powerfully intense playing.


Full Blast (Brotzmann / Pliakas / Wertmuller): Risc

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 22022
Catalog Code: TROST 148CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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Full Blast, the long-running trio of Peter Brotzmann (reeds), Marino Pliakis (electric bass) and Michael Wertmuller (drums), recording in the studio for an album of seven masterful free improvisations of strong technical and powerfully intense playing.


Gustafsson, Mats And Friends: MG 50 - Peace & Fire [4 CD BOX SET]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 22020
Catalog Code: TROST 140CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $57.95



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A box set documenting the October 2015 3-day event held at Porgy and Bess in Vienna for the 50th birthday of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson (The Thing, Fire! and innumerable duo/trio/ensemble formations) with a who's-who of collaborators invited to join in various formations.


Fennesz, Christian / Jim O'Rourke: It's Hard For Me To Say I'm Sorry [VINYL]

Label: Editions Mego
Product Code: 22018
Catalog Code: EMEGO 221LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $21.95



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Viennese experimental guitarist and laptop artist Christian Fennesz and Jim O'Rourke on synthesizer in a beautiful album of sonic environments, with "gurgling harmonies swimming among the shimmering frequencies and strummed melodies"; recommended.


Fennesz, Christian / Jim O' Rourke: It's Hard For Me To Say I'm Sorry

Label: Editions Mego
Product Code: 22017
Catalog Code: EMEGO 221CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $15.95



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Viennese experimental guitarist and laptop artist Christian Fennesz and Jim O'Rourke on synthesizer in a beautiful album of sonic environments, with "gurgling harmonies swimming among the shimmering frequencies and strummed melodies"; recommended.


Brotzmann, Peter / Heather Leigh: Ears Are Filled With Wonder [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 21900
Catalog Code: TROST 147LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $22.95



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Brotzmann continues to surprise in eclectic pairings, here pitting his tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, tarogato, and clarinet against Heather Leigh's pedal steel guitar, recorded during a tour of Poland where the two paused from big bands, trios, quartets, and duos to record this gem.


Schwarz, Jean: Erda / Suite N [VINYL]

Label: Recollection GRM
Product Code: 21892
Catalog Code: REGRM 016LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $21.95



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Electronic composer Jean Schwarz in two large works composed in the Ina GRM's numerical composition studio exploring exaggerated amplification, inversion, transformation, and include tributes to Kenny Clarke and John Coltrane.


St. Francis Duo (Stephen O'Malley / Steve Noble): Peacemaker Assembly [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 21700
Catalog Code: TROST 142LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $20.66



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Guitarist Stephen O'Malley meets UK free improvising drummer Steve Noble in Philadelphia PA to record this mammoth duo of sound and drone guitar with active, deep drumming, a mesmerizing album of intense sound and rhythm.


St. Francis Duo (Stephen O'Malley / Steve Noble): Peacemaker Assembly

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 21699
Catalog Code: TROST 142CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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Guitarist Stephen O'Malley meets UK free improvising drummer Steve Noble in Philadelphia PA to record this mammoth duo of sound and drone guitar with active, deep drumming, for a mesmerizing album of intense sound and rhythm.


Peter, Brotzmann / Fred Hopkins / Rashied Ali: Songlines [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 21698
Catalog Code: TROST 138LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $29.95



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Emphasizing the lyrical aspects of free jazz, the superb trio of Peter Brotzmann on alto & tenor sax and taragato, Fred Hopkins on bass, and Rashied Ali on drums, recorded this album in 1991, now remastered to bring this exceptional music back to the foreground.


Brotzmann, Peter / Fred Hopkins / Rashied Ali: Songlines

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 21697
Catalog Code: TROST 138CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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Emphasizing the lyrical aspects of free jazz, the superb trio of Peter Brotzmann on alto & tenor sax and taragato, Fred Hopkins on bass, and Rashied Ali on drums, recorded this album in 1991, now remastered to bring this exceptional music back to the foreground.