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Marhaug, Lasse: Void [7"]

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 25465
Catalog Code: BECOQ 31
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Two dark works of sound creating a mysterious chasm of drones, pulsations, electronic stretches, and mysterious percussive engines, a strange pair of recordings that definitely fit the title of this 7" record from Norwegian sound experimenter Lasse Marhaug.


Loubatiere / Warnecke: Couleurs Chimeriques

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 25464
Catalog Code: BeCoq32
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Golden Oriole: Golden Oriole

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 25463
Catalog Code: BeCoq33
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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"Golden Oriole impressed me mightily when I saw them live, being as they were a drummer and a guitarist (both former members of Staer, a band I took waaaaay too long to check out when I was under the mistaken assumption that they were bo...


La Baracande : La Baracande

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 25462
Catalog Code: BECOQ 29
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Levin, Daniel / Chris Pitsiokos / Brandon Seabrook: Stomiidae

Label: Dark Tree Records
Product Code: 25325
Catalog Code: DT09
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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A collective trio of vanguard improvisers and frequent New York collaborators, Daniel Levin on cello, Chris Pitsiokos on alto saxophone, and Brandon Seabrook on electric guitar, a working band captured here in the studio at Firehouse 12 for a powerful set of idiosyncratic and exhilarating improvisations with tracks and the title named for a family of deep sea fish.


Parker, William : Conversations II Dialogues & Monologues [CD & BOOK]

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 25320
Catalog Code: ROG-0062
Country: France
 
Price: $44.95



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The 2nd volume in New York free improvising basist William Parker's "Conversations" series, more than 500 pages with 32 interview between William Parker and artists including Marshall Allen, Tim Berne, Wadada Leo Smith, Mark Dresser, Henry Grimes, &c &c, plus a CD excerpting those interviews and punctuated with duos between Parker and saxophonist Kidd Jordan.


Kawabata, Makoto / Richard Pinhas / Tatsuya Yoshida

Label: Bam Balam Records
Product Code: 25266
Catalog Code: BBLP 052LP
Country: France
 
Price: $19.95



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Makoto Kawabata (Acid Mothers Temple), Richard Pinhas (Heldon), and Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins), modern and prolific explorers in the 21st century evolution of so-called progressive rock, reunite at the Studio Condorcet in Toulouse (France) to record a series of fiery improvisations and experimentations blending free noise, blues, and psychedelia.


Kawabata, Makoto / Richard Pinhas / Tatsuya Yoshida

Label: Bam Balam Records
Product Code: 25265
Catalog Code: BBCD 052CD
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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Makoto Kawabata (Acid Mothers Temple), Richard Pinhas (Heldon), and Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins), modern and prolific explorers in the 21st century evolution of so-called progressive rock, reunite at the Studio Condorcet in Toulouse (France) to record a series of fiery improvisations and experimentations blending free noise, blues, and psychedelia.


Mayas, Magda / Pierre-Yves Martel / Eric Normand: Boule-spiel

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 25256
Catalog Code: TDB9025cd
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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Quebec improvisers Pierre-Yves Martel on Viola da Gamba, objects, and feedback, Eric Normand on electric bass and snare drum, are joined by Berlin pianist Magda Mayas for two extended works of free improvisation, manipulating and contorting strings with an electroacoustic edge, dark ruminations of exquisite detail, patience, and adroit interaction.


Charles, Xavier / Michel F Cote / Franz Hautzinger / Philippe Lauzier / Eric Normand: Torche!

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 25238
Catalog Code: TB90002cd
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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An exceptional free improvising quintet of Montreal & Quebec improvisers--bassist Eric Normand, drummer Michel F. Cote, and bass clarinetist Philippe Lauzier--with French clarinetist Xavier Charles and German trumpeter Franz Hautzinger, performing live during the 2016 Festival de Musique de Creation, creating fascinating commotion with incredible restraint.


Golia, Vinny Wind Quartet: Live At The Century City Playhouse

Label: Dark Tree Records
Product Code: 25213
Catalog Code: DT(RS)08
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Dark Tree's Southern California archive series adds this phenomenal session from multi-woodwind player Vinny Golia's Wind Quartet with clarinetist John Carter, trombonist Glenn Ferris, and cornetist Bobby Bradford, recorded fairly early in their careers in 1979 live at Century City Playhouse in LA for two sets of exploratory, dexterous and astounding jazz.


Swell, Steve (w/ Brown / Hwang / Ulrich / Boston / Pugliese): Music for Six Musicians: Hommage a Oli

Label: Silkheart
Product Code: 25195
Catalog Code: SHCD161
Country: France
 
Price: $16.95



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Steve Swell presents an homage to composer Olivier Messiaen in a sextet with Rob Brown (saxophone), Jason Kao Hwang (violin & viola), Robert Boston (piano & organ), Tomas Ulrich (cello), and Jim Pugliese (drums & percussion) performed live at Metro Baptist Church in NYC, 2017, a presentation of encompassing and passionate free music that knows little boundary.


Petit, Didier : D'Accord

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 25130
Catalog Code: ROG-0078
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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An absolutely phenomenal example of free improvisation, both on cello and on voice, from French improviser Didier Petite performing live at La Plantation, in Beijing, China in 2016, showing profoundly great skill, a fount of creative impulse and ideas, and wonderfully idiosyncratic vocals and songs to accompany himself; an inspiring and delightful record.


Criton, Pascale : Infra

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 24957
Catalog Code: P317
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Four fascinating compositions by Pascale Criton exploring microtonalities on instruments tuned in 1/16th tone (violin, viola, guitar) based on gestural processes developed in close collaboration with the musicians: one duo with Silvia Tarozzi and Deborah Walker, one solo piece with Deborah Walker, and two pieces performed by Dedalus Ensemble.


La Casa, Eric: AIR.ratio

Label: Swarming
Product Code: 24953
Catalog Code: SWARMING 007
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Reissuing La Casa's 2006 album of ventilation systems, which started with a bathroom vent and expanded to a sonic exploration of aeraulic devices and air flows in Paris buildings of various ages and dimensions, documenting their sonic and musical qualities, functioning as a sound study, a sonic data bank, a CD of environments, and finally as music.


Fouick: Blick & Jean-Marc Foussat: Mastic Boreal

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 24833
Catalog Code: FR-CD22
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Primarily a creative filmmaker, Blick here provides narrative improvisation--phonemes, gutturals, word fragments, and spoken word--over improvising keyboardist Jean-Marc Foussat's Synthi AKS, creating expansive landscapes or curious audio aberrations, through four recordings demonstrating a diverse set of sonic environments interweaving voice and sound.


Foussat, Jean-Marc / Jamal Moss / Jean-Francois Pauvros: plays Tristan Tzara : L'homme Approximatif

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 24832
Catalog Code: FR-LP 05
Country: France
 
Price: $19.95



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An album of spoken word and sound, Jean-Francois Pauvros reads from Tristan Tzara's "L'homme Approximatif" (The Approximate Man) over flutes from Chicago producer and flautist Jamal Moss, AKA Hieroglyphic Being, and Jean-Marc Foussat on synth and voice, a mysterious album of subtle insinuation with an intriguing underpinning of electroacoustic sound.


Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. Feat. Pika: Astro Infinity Discotheque [VINYL 2 LPs

Label: Bam Balam Records
Product Code: 24824
Catalog Code: BBLP 051LP
Country: France
 
Price: $31.95



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A live album in 2016 from the mind-blowing and prolific Japanese psychedelic improvising rock band Acid Mothers Temple with Kawabata Makoto, Higashi Hiroshi, Mitsuru Tabata, Stoshima Nani, S T, and Pika, performing some of their well known works and starting with Gong's "Flying Teapot", all recorded at 15th Acid Mothers Temple Festival at Tokuzo (Nagoya).


Favriou, Fabrice / Jean-Luc Petit / Julien Touery : S/T

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 24800
Catalog Code: FR-CD27
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Translating to "Fever Counts" and "At Lightening", the trio of Jean-Luc Petit on bass clarinet and alto & sopranino sax, Fabrice Favriou on electric guitar, and Julien Touery on piano and objects create impressive improvisations, the first a disruptive piece of detailed electracoustic colective interaction, the second a swelling work of sonic landscape.


Camarasa, Xavier / Jean-Marc Foussat: Dans les Courbes

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 24799
Catalog Code: FR-CD26
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Matching two distinct keyboards--Xavier Camarasa's piano with Jean-Marc Foussat's synthi AKS--two improvisers present two extended works roughly translating to "The Immensity of The Instincts" and "There, or all is water ...", contrasting between melodic and otherworldly sounds, a complex tapestry that guides and excites the listener in an unusual convergence.


Kilian, Benoit / Jean-Luc Petit : La Nuit Circonflexe

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 24798
Catalog Code: FR-CD25
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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A magnificent album of sound-oriented free improvisation from the French duo of Jean-Luc Petit on bass clarinet, alto saxophone and sopranino sax, and Benoit Kilian on the horizontal bass drum, a beast of an instrument that create massive tones over which Petit employs an incredible array of techniques and tones on his reeds, creating other-worldly sonic environments.


Leandre / Minton: Leandre / Minton

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 24797
Catalog Code: FR-CD24
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Phil Minton started as a trumpeter and became one of free improv's most outside vocalists; Joelle Leandre is a double bassist who also performs free vocal improv; this is their first recorded collaboration, and it's an unusual and wonderful album of heavy tone improvisation, plucked and bowed, and a masterfully odd free association of vocalisation.


Charuest, Yves / Agusti Fernandez / Nicolas Caloia / Peter Valsamis : Stir

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 24527
Catalog Code: TB89021cd
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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The Montreal free improvising trio Still of Nicolas Caloia on bass, Peter Valsamis on drums, and Yves Charuest on saxophone is joined in the studio by visiting Spanish pianist Agusti Fernandez for a superb set of detailed and energetic free jazz, 6 pieces titled "(un fold)" I - VI, making an album of first rate and exciting collective music.


d' Orion, Erick / Martin Tetreault : Avant

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 24526
Catalog Code: TD89021cd
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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Montreal Musique Actuelle turntablist Martin Tetreault and sound artist Erick d' Orion created this project as a tribute to the original explorers of electronic music and musique concrete -- GRM, Stockhausen, Henry, Oram, Schaeffer, &c. -- using historic sound recordings and new sources, presenting this incredible concert live at Au Mois in Quebec.


Shipp, Matthew : Magnetism(s) [2 CDs]

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 24472
Catalog Code: ROG-0076
Country: France
 
Price: $19.95



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The creative NY jazz trio led by pianist Matthew Shipp with Rob Brown on alto sax and flute and William Parker on bass re-release and re-master their 1999 Bleu Regards album "Magnetism", a 20-part suite of concise and informed dialogs; and add a live CD of the trio recording three larger "Magnetism" improvisations captured at the Stone, 2016.


Louis Minus XVI : Kindergarten [Used Item]

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 24361
Catalog Code: Be Coq 04
Country: France
 
Price: $5.95



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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.


Ochs, Larry / Sax and Drumming Core: Wild Red Yellow

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 24331
Catalog Code: ROG-0075
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Rova leader Larry Ochs takes his Sax and Drumming Core to the next level with this charged album of mind-bending free improvisation with an hallucinatory edge, joined by Libra artists Satoko Fujii on piano & synth and Natsuki Tamura on trumpet, with Scott Amendola on drums, William Winant and Matthias Bossi on a wild set of percussive instruments.


Grimal, Alexandra / Benjamin Duboc / Valentin Ceccaldi: Bambu

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 24321
Catalog Code: aylCD-152
Country: France
 
Price: $12.00



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An unusual and captivating work from the trio of saxophonist Alexandra Grimal, double bassist Benjaim Duboc, and cellist Valentin Ceccaldi, leading their album with tracks from "Respirer l'ombre" by Giuseppe Penone "spontaneously used without permission but with great admiration," leading to powerful and unpredictable directions in free improvisation; excellent.


Lazro, Daunik / Jean-Luc Cappozzo / Didier Lasserre: Garden(s)

Label: Ayler Records
Product Code: 24320
Catalog Code: aylCD-150
Country: France
 
Price: $12.00



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The trio of Daunik Lazro on baritone and tenor saxophone, Jean-Luc Cappozzo on trumpet & flugelhorn and Didier Lasserre on drums, alternate jazz standards from Duke Ellington (Sophisticated Lady; Hop Head), John Coltrane (Lonnie's Lament), Albert Ayler (Angels), with original compositions and the 3-part "Garden", all in the varied traditions of jazz.


Alvear, Cristian / Seijiro Murayama: Karoujite

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 24211
Catalog Code: P217
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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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.


Lunar Error: Selene

Label: BeCoq
Product Code: 24210
Catalog Code: 28
Country: France
 
Price: $9.95



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A rich and building improvisation from this French 10 piece ensemble, using 4 reeds, piano, zither, gangsa gantung, Indian harmonium, harmonium, mixing desk, contact microphones, banjo, objects, electric & acoustic guitars, effects, gong and drums to create a expansive audio universe that owes its sound to free improvisation and Ligeti.


Guionnet, Jean-Luc + Eric La Casa: Reflected Waves [60 pages 21x25 cm + DVD video 1h48mn]

Label: Passage d'encres
Product Code: 24076
Catalog Code: 122015
Country: France
 
Price: $23.36



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Eric La Casa and Jean Luc Guionnet recorded this conceptual work in Melbourne, Australia, combining different scales of time, space, & attention, with different working strategies to create a gallery installation, and this book & DVD package exploring the acoustic phenomenon of "standing waves" to engage with the physical relationship between sound and space.


La Casa, Eric : Paris Quotidien [CD+60 page booklet of photos & text]

Label: Swarming
Product Code: 24075
Catalog Code: 006
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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Eric La Casa documents his home environment in Paris through audio investigation and field recordings, creating 3 large works that reveal the properties, singularities, banalities and features of his audio environment in perspective to his status as a citizen of the city, presented in a gatefold CD package with a color 60-page booklet of photos and text.


Barbares (Bopp / Foussat / Petit / Sato): Debris d'orgueil

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 24053
Catalog Code: FR-CD23
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Two live recordings at Theatre au Clain, in Poitiers, France and at le Bistrot, in Bayonne, from the free improvising quartet of Christiane Bopp on trombone, Jean-Marc Foussat on synth & voice, Jean-Luc Petit on bass clarinet and sopranino sax, and Makoto Sato on drums, for submersive interchanges blending electronics and acoustics in remarkable ways.


En Corps (Eve Risser / Benjamin Duboc / Edward Perraud): Generation

Label: Dark Tree Records
Product Code: 23988
Catalog Code: DT 07
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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The 2nd album from En Corps, the improvising trio of Eve Risser on piano, Benjamin Duboc on double bass, and Edward Perraud on drums, was recorded live at Artacts 16 festival in St Johann, Austria in 2016, performing two building works--"Des Corps" and "Des Ames" (The Bodies, The Souls)--which evolve from intricate quiet interplay into rich harmonic interaction.


Trouble Kaze (Fujii / Agnel / Tamura / Pruvost / Lasserre / Orins): June

Label: Helix Circum-Disc
Product Code: 23665
Catalog Code: LX009
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Drummer Peter Orins expands the Kaze quartet of trumpeters Natsuki Tamura and Christian Pruvost and pianist Satoko Fujii, with a second drummmer--Didier Lasserre--and a second pianist--Sophie Agnel--for a live recording of a 5-part suite of magnificently epic collective improv.


Brousseloux, Augustin / Jean-Marc Foussat / Quentin Rollet : Qui A Vu Ce Mystere...

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 23512
Catalog Code: ib54
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Two large works of improvisation using electric guitar, synth and alto saxophone from the trio of Augustin Brousseloux, Jean-Marc Foussat, and Quentin Rollet, complex and evolving works with a psychedelic edge, blending experimental, rock and jazz into something truly unique.


Bucher / Tan / Countryman: Acceptance - Resistance

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 23511
Catalog Code: ib53
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Alto saxophonist Rick Countryman is a busy player on the Phillippine scene, here in a trio with Simon Tan on bass and visiting Swiss drummer Christian Bucher for nine exemplary examples of free jazz in the tradition, hot music that bends melody while remembering its jazz roots.


Hachiya, Maki / Yuta Yokoyama / Shota Koyama / Hugues Vincent : Four Pillars Of Destiny

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 23510
Catalog Code: ib51
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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French cellist Hugues Vincent recorded these improvisations in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan with well-established players on the Japanese free improv scene Shota Koyama on drums, Yuta Yokoyama on trumpet, and Maki Hachiya on objects & voice; lively, spacious and sophisticated improv.


Nuova Camerata : Chant

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 23509
Catalog Code: ib50
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Lisbon's Nuova Camerata brings together a mix of improvisers and contemporary classical players--Carlos Zingaro, Joao Camoes, Ulrich Mitzlaff, Miguel Leiria on string with Pedro Carneiro on marimba--for a set of improvisations bridging both disciplines in passionate and unexpected ways.


Lasserre, Didier / Raymond Boni : Soft Eyes

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 23508
Catalog Code: ib48
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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The debut of the duo between French free improvising guitarist and harmonica player Raymond Boni (known for his long-standing duo with Joe McPhee) and percussionist Didier Lasserre (Nuts, Snus, &c) in a set of beautifully paced dialogs, that includes a cover of "Nature Boy".


Guerineau, Sylvain / Kent Carter / Itaru Oki / Makoto Sato: D'Une Rive A L'Autre

Label: Improvising Beings
Product Code: 23507
Catalog Code: ib47
Country: France
 
Price: $12.95



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Dedicated to sailors, their adventures and rough living conditions while at sea, from the collective free improv quartet of US jazz master and Lacy associate Kent Carter on bass, French saxophonist Sylvain Gueineau, Makoto Sato on drums and Itaru Oki on trumpet & flute.


Departement d'Education Psychique: Untitled [VINYL]

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23431
Catalog Code: FR-LP 03&04
Country: France
 
Price: $19.95



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The trio of Jean-Marc Foussat on synthesizer and voice, abd Dynamo Dreesen & SVN on electronics, crossing artists more associated with electronica than free improvisation, here in their second release recorded live at Ohm in Berlin, Germany and at "Neues Deutchland" in 2016.


Marteau Rouge (Pauvros / Sato / Foussat): ... Un Jour Se Leve [VINYL]

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23430
Catalog Code: FR-LP 02
Country: France
 
Price: $11.95



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The free improvising trio of Makoto Sato on drums, Jean-Francois Pauvros on guitar and Jean-Marc Foussat on synthesizer & voice in a studio album of unique electro-acoustic dialog recorded in Paris in 2013.


Foussat, Jean-Marc : L'oiseau [VINYL]

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23429
Catalog Code: FR-LP 01
Country: France
 
Price: $14.95



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An amazing album of electronic experimentation from multi-instrumentalist Jean-Marc Foussat, dedicating the album to the late painter and son Victor Foussat, through two extended and far-ranging works that blends concrete sounds with intense playing and sonic environments.


Agnel, Sophie / Daunik Lazro: Marguerite D'Or Pale

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23428
Catalog Code: FR-CD21
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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The duo of French pianist Sophie Agnel and sax player Daunik Lazro traces back to their work in the quartet Qwat Neum Sixx; here the two as a duo are caught live at the "DOM" Cultural Centre, in Moscow in 2016 for 6 improvisations, contemplative to explosive dialog, inspired by the Russian novel "The Master and Margarita" by Mikhail Bulgakov.


Kepl, Irene: SololoS

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23427
Catalog Code: FR-CD20
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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Heard in our catalog on albums from Improvising Beings and Another Timbre, here we have a stunning solo album of improvised violin from Viennese violinist Irene Kepl, showing a great range of style and technique while keeping the music playful and interesting, invoking a quote from Trisha Brown: "Dancing on the edge is the only place to be."


Bopp, Christiane / Jean-Luc Petit: L'eorce Et La Salive

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23426
Catalog Code: FR-CD19
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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A uniquely voiced dialog between two skilled improvisers -- Christiane Bopp on trombone and Jean-Luc Petit on bass clarinet & soprano sax -- bringing experience and technique to improvisations that push their instruments into extreme territory yielding fantastic and original language while keeps their listeners on the edge of their seats.


Lazro, Daunik / Joelle Leandre / George Lewis: Enfances 8 Janv. 1984

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23424
Catalog Code: FR-CD18
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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A live recording at 28 rue Dunois, in Paris, France in 1984 from the trio of Daunik Lazro on alto sax, Joelle Leandre on double bass and voice, and George Lewis on trombone, a trans-Atlantic enounter of creative inventiveness and innovative vision, a great document of three persistent masters captured early in their incredible careers.


Capurso, Maria Luisa / Jean-Marc Foussat: En Respirant

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23423
Catalog Code: FR-CD17
Country: France
 
Price: $13.95



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A live recording at POP in Berlin between synth and electronics player Jean-Marc Foussat and vocalist and electronicist Maria Luisa Capurso, subverting the voice through electronics and effects to create wildly encompassing sound environments that contrast Foussat's synthetics with the organic quality of the human voice; rich, hallucinatory, wonderful.