The Squid's Ear Magazine

  Rapid SSL

  PayPal

  Mastercard

  Visa

  Discover

  American Express



© 2002-2016, Squidco LLC
Search for the following:
 Artist   Title   Label   Country       Sort:
Search only in this category:
All Fields Name Personnel
Country Label Album Title
Album Artist Squidco Product Code Description



198 products found   Page 1 of 4   -- Go to Page   1 2 3 4
  Product Price      
Yes Deer: Get Your Glitter Jacket

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 23334
Catalog Code: 20
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



In Stock



The Norwegian & Danish freejazz-noise-rock trio Yes Deer of Anders Vestergaard on drums, Karl Bjora on guitar and Signe Dahlgreen on sax, in their second album of high energy, cacophonous and brutally joyful (they say "enthusiastic despair") collective improvisation.


Gourdon, Yann / Maxime Petit / Jean-Luc Guionnet: Soli - Fanzine [3 CD + BOOK]

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 23333
Catalog Code: None
Country: France
 
Price: $39.95



In Stock



A strange and bizarrely beautiful "fanzine" of three CDs, one each from hurdy gurdy drone artist Yann Gourdon, bass guitarist Maxime Petite, and Jean Luc Guionnet on organ, with illustration by artists Fredox, Celine Guichard, and 38Fillette; and odd and absorbing package.


HMZ (Hubsch / Martel / Zoubek): Drought

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 23230
Catalog Code: TDB9017cd
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



In Stock



A live performance at the Loft in Cologne, Germany, 2015 from the recording and performing trio of Carl Ludwig Hubsch on tuba & objects, Pierre Yves Martel on viola da Gamba & harmonica, and Philip Zoubek on the prepared piano, restrained yet highly active playing.


Filip, Klaus / Dafne Vicente-Sandoval: Remoto [Used Item]

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 23165
Catalog Code: P213
Country: France
 
Price: $9.00



In Stock



The minimalist duo of Klaus Fili performing on sinus-waves and Dafne Vicente-Sandoval on bassoon, performed deconstructively and amplified with miniature microphones, in two extended recordings of introspective and austere dialog.


Cor Fuhler : Stengam [Used Item]

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 23113
Catalog Code: P206
Country: France
 
Price: $8.00



In Stock



On this solo CD, [Cor Fuhler] plays an 'acoustic grand piano, using ebows and super magnets. No overdubs, no electronics, no electronic treatment


Mendoza, Ava / Maxime Petit / Will Guthrie: [7-inch VINYL]

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 23067
Catalog Code: None
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



In Stock



An excellent instrumental 7-inch from the trio of Ava Mendoza on guitar, Maxime Petit on bass and Will Guthrie on drums, recording in the studio in France, four rocking pieces showing the band's chops, quirky asides, and aggressive yet clean playing style.


Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Dedalus: Distances Ouies Dites

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 22968
Catalog Code: P416
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



Composer Jean-Luc Guionnet wrote "Distances ouies Dites" ("Distances: Hearsay") for the 7-piece Dedalus Ensemble, who are positioned in separate rooms at Le Consortium, each having to use the features of the room and distance from each other to confer liked musical ideas.


Murcia, Sarah: Never Mind The Future [Used Item]

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 22930
Catalog Code: ALYCD-149
Country: France
 
Price: $9.95



In Stock



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.


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

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22708
Catalog Code: Rog-0071
Country: France
 
Price: $23.95



In Stock



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.


Grip / Denzler / Johansson: Neukollner Modelle [VINYL]

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 22655
Catalog Code: UMLP03
Country: France
 
Price: $22.95



Out of Stock



Three generations of European improvisers from Paris to Berlin, the trio of bassist Joel Grip, saxophonist Bertrand Denzler and drummer Sven Ake Johansson present a two part extended work of intense yet lyrical playing, what Johansson refers to as "Constructive Free Jazz".


Edelin's, Michel Flute Fever Orchestra with special guest Nicole Mitchell: Kalamania [2 CDs]

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22644
Catalog Code: Rog-0070
Country: France
 
Price: $23.95



In Stock



French flutist Michel Edelin leads this 6-piece band named in honor of Jeremy Steig, with 4 flutists including Sylvaine Helary, Ludivine Issambourg, and Nicole Mitchell, plus John Betsch (drums) and Peter Giron (bass) in exceptional, unexpected and inclusive approaches to improv.


Blouin, Hugo / Claude Bourque / Paul Gregoire: L' Ossuaire [2 CDs]

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 22595
Catalog Code: TDB-173cd
Country: France
 
Price: $17.95



In Stock



Recordings of an installation piece built in Iles-de-la-Madeleine in the summer of 2013, a large sculpture made of resonant metal pipes with propane torches and whale bones, used as a huge musical instrument allowing three people to play simultaneously from different sides.


Normand, Eric: Mattempa

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 22594
Catalog Code: TD890118cd
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



In Stock



Based on Canadian physician & author Jacques Ferron's book "Gaspe Mattempa", bassist Eric Normad leads a quintet into a mythological audio world with Raphael Arsenault (violin), Philippe Lauzier (bass clarinet), Alexandre Robichaud (trumpet) & Antoine Letourneau-Berger (percussion).


Mitchell's, Nicole Black Earth Ensemble & Ensemble Laborintus: Moments Of Fatherhood

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22499
Catalog Code: Rog-0068
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



In Stock



Chicago flautist Nicole Mitchell presents a work inspired by photographs from scholar and leader of social justice, W.E.B. Dubois, about African American prosperity after the civil war, a rich and compelling set of compositions performed in an ensemble of superb Chicago improvisers.


Leandre, Joelle 10: Can You Hear Me?

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 22359
Catalog Code: aylCD-146
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



Known mostly as a masterful improviser, this 2015 live performance of her 2009 work for a tenet crosses compositional and improvisation boundaries, reflecting on her 40 year career while bringing out new subtleties from its original release, here with a superb set of performers.


Blanc, Michel : Le Miroir des Ondes

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 22358
Catalog Code: aylCD-151
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



Percussionist Michel Blanc's astounding 12-part work was composed around news events that occurred between 1972-89, in a tour-de-force of music drawing from improvised music, RIO oriented rock, and concrete sound; with Marc Ducret, Annabelle Playe, Anne Gimenez, & Antonin Rayon.


Eloping with the Sun (William Parker / Morris / Drake): Counteract This Turmoil Like Trees and Birds

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22341
Catalog Code: Rog-0069
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



Out of Stock



An almost ceremonial release in percussive approaches to improvisation from the trio of William Parker on double bass, shakuhachi, thumb piano & more, Hamid Drake on drums, cymbals and gongs, and Joe Morris on guitar, banjo, bass, pocket trumpet, fiddle & whistles.


Baron, Marc : Un Salon Au Fond D'un Lac

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 22338
Catalog Code: P316
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



In Stock



Beautifully paced and enigmatically interesting compositions from Marc Baron, using only analog processes in three compositions for reel to reel tape, blending field recordings, cut-up, noise, found sound, pre-recorded and degraded tapes in unusual and absorbing ways.


Illegal Crowns (Halvorson / Fujiwara / Delbecq / Ho Bynum): Illegal Crowns

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22321
Catalog Code: Rog-0066
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



In Stock



A cooperative band of mostly NY improvisers-- Mary Halvorson on guitar, Tomas Fujiwara on drums, Taylor Ho Bynum on cornet & flugelhorn, and French pianist Benoit Delbecq, recording in the studio for a album of uniquely unusual and rewarding compositions from all players.


PBK & Wolf Eyes: Rabid [VINYL]

Label: Sonoris
Product Code: 22237
Catalog Code: SONORIS 002LP
Country: France
 
Price: $17.95



In Stock



Six dark and disturbing tracks mixed by Phillip B. Klingler, aka PBK, between 2004-06 using Wolf Eyes source material, several released on obscure albums or net releases; this is the Wolf Eyes lineup of 2000-05: Nate Young, John Olson and Aaron Dilloway.


ErikM: L'art De La Fuite

Label: Sonoris
Product Code: 22236
Catalog Code: SONORIS 001LP
Country: France
 
Price: $16.16



In Stock



A selection of first recordings originally released in 1995 as a self-titled homemade tape by eRikm, mainly composed with turntables and prepared records, along with other sources, a unique blend of innovative musique concrete and post-industrial sound.


Chaman Chomeur : Chaman Chomeur

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 22211
Catalog Code: Becoq26
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



Out of Stock



A direct translation of this band's name is "unemployed shaman", the trio of Leo Ratherius (guitar), Marc-Antonie Moercant (drums) and Thomas Cockerel (bass) use trance-like rhythms to build sonic progressions like cathartic rituals, alongside open-minded improvisations.


Bi-Ki?: Quelque Chose Au Milieu

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 22210
Catalog Code: BeCoq 25
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



In Stock



The alto sax duet of Jean-Baptiste Rubin and Sakina Abdou sculpt sound material that draws on the acoustic resources of the space within which they play, captured here in various locations in Northern France by the keen ear of saxophonist/conceptualist Jean-Luc Guionnet.


Steve Swell Quintet (Swell / Moondoc / Burrell / W. Parker / Cleaver): Soul Travelers [VINYL + DOWNL

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 22157
Catalog Code: Rog-0067
Country: France
 
Price: $20.95



In Stock



A great set of Downtown NY players led by trombonist Steve Swell, with Jemeel Moondoc on alto sax, Dave Burrell on piano, William Parker on double bass and Gerald Cleaver on drums, a heartfelt and masterfully soulful album of excellent modern jazz in a limited LP.


Desprez / Duboc / Loutelier: Tournesol

Label: Dark Tree Records
Product Code: 22149
Catalog Code: DT 06
Country: France
 
Price: $14.36



In Stock



"Tournesol", or "Sunflower" in French, is the trio of Benjamin Duboc (double bass), Julien Loutelier (percussion) and Julien Desprez (electric guitar), freely improvising in four tracks that use unusual techniques to create massively dark and riveting sound environments.


GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation Liberee): Geste

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 22024
Catalog Code: 90015
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



In Stock



Eric Normand's Quebec based 12-piece GGRIL (Grand Groupe Regional d'Improvisation) in an album of 5 improvisations and a piece by percussionist Danielle P. Roger; wonderfully creative music with eclectic instrumentation that's simultaneously challenging and fun.


Itaru, Oki / Leena Circus: Zanshin

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 22007
Catalog Code: ib45
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



Out of Stock



The Leena Circus trio of Antoine Letellier on sax, trumpet & guitar, Nicolas Moulin on guitar, and Guillaume Arbonville on drums, joins with trumpeter Itaru Oki for an album of open-ended and downright psychedelic free improvisation, a superb achievement in creative music.


Sharrock, Linda The Network: They Begin To Speak [2 CDs]

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 22006
Catalog Code: ib46
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



Out of Stock



Improvising vocalist Linda Sharrock in a 2 CD release, one live with a sextet including trumpeter Itaru Oki and pianist Eric Zinman, one in the studio in a quartet with Derek Saw on trumpet and John Jasnoch on electric guitar, both performing the complex 3 part title track.


Leandre, Joelle / Pascal Contet: 3 [Used Item]

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 21966
Catalog Code: aylCD-137
Country: France
 
Price: $9.95



In Stock



Since 1994 the duo of bassist Joelle Leandre and accordionist Pascal Contet have performed their "comprovised" chamber music together to critical acclaim, heard here in a live concert in Carre Bleu in Poitiers, 2012.


Ensemble Hodos: Lifework : A Unity - Ensemble Hodos plays Philip Corner (Vol. 1)

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 21957
Catalog Code: UMFR-CD16
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



In Stock



Saxophonist Pierre-Antoine Badaroux and double bassist Sebastien Beliah formed Ensemble Hodos in 2008 to perform the music of composers who wrote scores that include freedom and/or improvisation for the players, here performing the music of Philip Corner.


Eguiluz, Geraldine / Stephane Diamantakiou: Paso Doble

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 21955
Catalog Code: TDB9013cd
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



In Stock



Since 2012 the free improvising duo of vocalist Geraldine Eguiluz and double bassist Stephane Diamantakiou have worked together, taking themes from the jazz songbook as a starting point for free form improvisations of a fragile and unpredictable nature.


Battus, Pascal / Dafne Vicente-Sandoval : [2 CDs]

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 21954
Catalog Code: P116
Country: France
 
Price: $16.11



In Stock



An intense and dynamic album of unusual electroacoustic improvisation from the duo of Pascal Battus performing on rotating surfaces, styrofoam, paper, plastic objects, and microphones, and Dafne Vicente-Sandoval performing on bassoon, microphones and mixing board.


Malfatti / Drumm / Capece: The Volume Surrounding The Task

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 21953
Catalog Code: P216
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



A moody album of minimal improv, using space, innuendo, breath and a wonderful sense of darkness from the trio of Radu Malfatti (trombone), Kevin Drum (electronics) and Lucio Capece (bass clarinet & preparations), performing live at Q-O2 in Brussel, Belgium.


Louis Minus XVI : Kindergarten

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 21745
Catalog Code: Be Coq 04
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



In Stock



Joining noise rock and free jazz, the Louis Minus XVI quartet is fronted by two saxophonists--Adrien Douliez on alto and Jean Baptiste Rubin on tenor--with Maxime Petit on bass and Frederic L'homme on drums, in a balanced album of powerful and introspective compositions.


In Love With (Ceccaldi / Ceccaldi / Darrifourcq): Axel Erotic

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 21744
Catalog Code: Be Coq18
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



In Stock



The French experimental jazz trio of Theo Ceccaldi (violin), Valentin Ceccaldi (cello) and Sylvain Darrifourcq (drums, percussuions, zither) in a playful release of quick paced, creative improvisations in an album of exciting and somewhat off-kilter music; superbe!


Durio Zibethinus (Quentin Biardeau / Valentin Ceccaldi): Poissons Frais

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 21743
Catalog Code: BeCOq02
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



In Stock



Saxophonist Quentin Biardeau and cellist Valentin Ceccalid, also on percussion, are Durio Zibethinus, a duo from Orleans, France using traditional and unusual instruments to present unique free improvisations balancing powerful technique and just plain creative fun.


Poulsen, Hasse / Tom Rainey: Open Fist

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 21735
Catalog Code: Be Coq 17
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



In Stock



New York Drummer Tom Rainey met French guitarist Hasse Poulsen to record this album of dynamic duos in the studio, building works that ebb and flow between aggressive sound and reflective harmony, an impressive display of technical, lyrical, and powerful playing.


Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Thomas Bonvalet : Loges De Souffle

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 21733
Catalog Code: BeCoq 08
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



In Stock



Thomas Bonvalet takes the banjo into unusual territory with Jean-Luc Guionnet performing on the organ at the protestant temple of Bergerac, France, in a beautifully terrifying album recorded during the MONC cultural arts centre's festival of avant-garde culture in 2010.


Walabix invite Maris: Walabix invite Maris

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 21732
Catalog Code: Be Coq 09
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



In Stock



The French quartet or Quentin Biardeau on sax, Gabriel Lemaire on sax and clarinet, Valentin Ceccaldi on cello, Adrien Chennebault on drums and guest trumpeter Bart Maris in a set of composed, structured, and freely improvised pieces, with an ear to lyricism.


MILESDAVISQUINTET!: Shapin' With

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 21731
Catalog Code: Be Coq 13
Country: France
 
Price: $11.95



In Stock



The French trio of Xavier Camarasa on piano, Valentin Ceccaldi on cello, and Sylvain Darrifourcq on percussion, having little to do with Mile Davis, but instead a creative band using timbral changes, intensity, density, volume to create unique improv environments.


Higuchi, Keiko: Between Dream And Haze

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 21676
Catalog Code: ib44
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



In Stock



Free jazz vocal improvisation from Keiki Higuchi in a quartet with drummer Tatsuya Nakatani, bassist Luis Inage, and guitarist Masami Kawaguchi, creating an hallucinatory sound of unusual techniques and hazy vocal implications, revealing layers with each listen.


Murcia, Sarah: Never Mind The Future

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 21592
Catalog Code: ALYCD-149
Country: France
 
Price: $13.56



In Stock



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.


Foussat, Jean-Marc / Les Autres: Alternative Oblique [4 CD Box Set]

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 21589
Catalog Code: ib38
Country: France
 
Price: $35.95



In Stock



A 4 CD anthology released on Jean-Marc Foussat's 60th birthday, presenting an amazing diversity of material from 40 years of recording, including early experiments, the development of his unique language, improv with Jean-Luc Cappozzo, Matthias Mahler, Joe McPhee, Paul Lovens, &c.


Rollig, Silke / Burton Greene: Space Is Still The Place

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 21588
Catalog Code: ib39
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



In Stock



New York free jazz pianist Burton Greene and free jazz vocalist Silke Rollig recorded these thirteen improvisations at The Loft in Koln, Germany in 2013, a mix of lyrical free playing with scat and freeform vocals, accompanied by flute, and by sax, on one piece each.


Vincent, Hugues / John Cuny : Tagtraum

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 21587
Catalog Code: ib40
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



In Stock



Free improvising cellist Hugues Vincent and pianist John Cuny in a studio release of 9 subtle duos using space, time, unusual techniques, and intensive listening to develop succinct, unique and sometimes curious dialogs of spontaneous skill.


Ceccaldi, Theo Trio, Trio + Joelle Leandre: Carrousel -and- Can You Smile

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 21576
Catalog Code: aylCD 129 aylCD 136
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



In Stock



Two albums together. "Carrousel": The Paris based Theo Ceccaldi Trio crosses improv with chamber music in a string trio of lyrical, subtle and advanced improvisation. "Can You Smile": Ceccarelli expands his trio with bassist/free vocalist Joelle Leandre for rich, interactive improvisation.


Bennani / Silva / Greene / Henderson: Free Form Improvisation Ensemble 2013

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 21540
Catalog Code: ib40
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



In Stock



Instant compositions live at Sunset in Paris, 2013 from the quartet of Burton Greene on piano & percussion, Alan Silva on synthesizer, Adelhai Bennani on tenor sax, and Chris Henderson on electronic drums, an essential update from a trailblazing band that started in 1964.


Illtet (Ladd / Parker / Sorey ): Gain [VINYL WITH DOWNLOAD]

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 21508
Catalog Code: ROG-0064
Country: France
 
Price: $19.95



Out of Stock



Crossing NY and Chicago artists, the quartet of Mike Ladd on vocals & synth, Jeff Parker on electric guitar, Tyshawn Sorey on drums, trombone & electric piano, and HPRIZM/High Priest on synth create thought-provoking spoken environments of intense improv.


Rova Channeling Coltrane: Electric Ascension - Live At The 2012 Guelph Festival + "Cleaning The Mirr

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 21471
Catalog Code: ROG-0065
Country: France
 
Price: $31.95



Out of Stock



Rova led by saxophonist Larry Ochs expands their translation of John Coltrane's "Ascension" in this amazing 3 disc CD/DVD/BluRay set of their cathartic performance at the 2012 Guelph Jazz Festival with a stellar lineup including Mazurek, Frith, Cline, Mori, Drake, &c &c.


Parker, Jeff / Rob Mazurek: Some Jellyfish Live For Ever [VINYL]

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 21470
Catalog Code: ROG-0059
Country: France
 
Price: $19.95



Out of Stock



Chicago guitarist Jeff Parker and cornetist Rob Mazurek have collaborated for more than 20 years in a variety of ensembles, heard here in their first ever duo, condensing their creative use of lyrical, textural and technical skills into this outstanding album.