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Pavone, J. String Ensemble: Lost and Found [CD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29696
Catalog Code: AS143_CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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"Formed in 2017, J Pavone String Ensemble features Jessica Pavone and Abby Swidler on violas, and Erica Dicker and Angela Morris on violins. The group's latest release, Lost And Found, combines both traditional notation and improvisatio...


Pavone, J. String Ensemble: Lost and Found [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29694
Catalog Code: AS143_CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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"Formed in 2017, J Pavone String Ensemble features Jessica Pavone and Abby Swidler on violas, and Erica Dicker and Angela Morris on violins. The group's latest release, Lost And Found, combines both traditional notation and impro...


Hennies, Sarah : Casts [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29693
Catalog Code: AS008_CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Percussionist and composer Nick Hennies presents four tracks featuring sine waves paired with speech, vibraphone, hi-hat and voice recorded over several years in Austin, TX and Ithaca, NY, contrasting electronics and percussion with the starkness of the human voice.


Nakatani, Tatsuya / Shane Parish / Zach Rowden: Live At Static Age Records [CASSETTE W/DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29692
Catalog Code: AS146_CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Jackson / Baker / Kirshner: So Glossy and So Thin [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29691
Catalog Code: AS129_CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Tester / Caldwell: Little Flower [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29690
Catalog Code: AS128_CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Bishop, Jeb Centrifugal Trio: [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29689
Catalog Code: AS147_CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Hupata! (Rave / Warelis / Tuan Ku): Microclimates [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29688
Catalog Code: AS137_CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Kidambi, Amirtha / Lea Bertucci: End of Softness [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29504
Catalog Code: AS140
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Working in isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic, vocalist Amirtha Kidambi and tape manipulator and electronic artist Lea Bertucci re-contextualize their Phase Eclipse album, merging segments of that album with a recording of a live performance, to create a new set of works, rife with the agony, isolation, and anomalous experiences of the time: The End of Softness.


Laurenzi, Dustin Snaketime: Behold [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29442
Catalog Code: AS141
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Originally planned for release in conjunction with their appearance at the 2020 Pitchfork Festival, saxophonist Dustin Laurenzi's Snaketime Octet celebrates the theoretical 104th birthday of eccentric NY composer Moondog with 4 tracks intended for his 2019 Snaketime album, performed with Jason Stein, Nick Mazzarella, Chad McCullough, two drummers and bass.


Seabrook, Brandon (w/ Cooper-Moore / Gerald Cleaver): Exultations

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29286
Catalog Code: AS132_CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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The title aptly describes the intense excitement and exhilaration of NY guitarist Brandon Seabrook's second trio album on Astral Spirits, performed with rhythm giants Cooper-Moore on Diddley Bow (a single-string bass) and free jazz drum legend Gerald Cleaver, the two creating a percolating interactive foundation for Seabrooks powerfully expressive and investigative playing.


Seabrook, Brandon (w/ Cooper-Moore / Gerald Cleaver): Exultations [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29285
Catalog Code: AS132_CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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The title aptly describes the intense excitement and exhilaration of NY guitarist Brandon Seabrook's second trio album on Astral Spirits, performed with rhythm giants Cooper-Moore on Diddley Bow (a single-string bass) and free jazz drum legend Gerald Cleaver, the two creating a percolating interactive foundation for Seabrooks powerfully expressive and investigative playing.


Kirchner, Quin: The Shadows and The Light [2 CDs]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29284
Catalog Code: AS135/STR004_CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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Recorded over 2 days in a Chicago studio in configurations from duos to an octet, drummer Quin Kirchner provides the compositions on this double CD for 11 pieces, alongside works by Frank Foster, Phil Cohran, Sun Ra & Carla Bley, presented as a story or a journey of differing styles and forms, made cohesive by Kirchner's remarkable drumming and coherently diverse interests.


Kirchner, Quin: The Shadows and The Light [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29283
Catalog Code: AS135/STR004_LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $29.95



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Recorded over 2 days in a Chicago studio in configurations from duos to an octet, drummer Quin Kirchner provides the compositions on this double LP for 11 pieces, alongside works by Frank Foster, Phil Cohran, Sun Ra & Carla Bley, presented as a story or a journey of differing styles and forms, made cohesive by Kirchner's remarkable drumming and coherently diverse interests.


Icepick (Nate Wooley / Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten / Chris Corsano): Hellraiser [VINYL]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29282
Catalog Code: AS104/MF208
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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The 3rd album from the improvising trio of Nate Wooley on trumpet, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on bass, and Chris Corsano on drums, is a live recording at the 2018 Experimental Sound Studio's Option Series, a smoldering session of collective improvisation that builds tension through impressive rhythmic texture and releases it in cathartic and passionate passages.


Evangelista, Karl (w/ Alexander Hawkins / Louis Moholo-Moholo / Trevor Watts): Apura! [2 CDs]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29233
Catalog Code: AS130_CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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Filipino guitarist Karl Evangelista translates the name of the seminal South African sextet Chris McGregor Group's album "Very Urgent" to the tagalog equivalent--"Apura!"-- recording in London with McGregor group drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo and kindred soul Trevor Watts on saxophones, plus luminary pianist Alexander Hawkins, for a sophisticated album of exemplary collective improv.


Yoshihide, Otomo / Chris Pitsiokos: Live in Florence [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29232
Catalog Code: AS126_CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Performing live at the Tempo Reale Festival in Florence, Italy in 2018, the duo of Japanese improviser Otomo Yoshihide on turntables & guitars and NY saxophonist Chris Pitsiokos fascinate with seven free dialogs, from extreme techniques of fragmented sound to jazz-oriented reference, a well-matched pair for both splintering collision and accomplished statement.


Ronn, Christian / Aram Shelton: Multiring [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29231
Catalog Code: AS124_CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Ringing and vibrating tones from the duo of keyboardist Christian Ronn performing on a Wurlitzer piano with effects, and alto saxophonist Aram Shelton employing extended language and harmonics, in a soulful and patiently subdued album of rich and heartfelt interaction, rising up for quick passages of hazy interaction and settling back for introspection; beautiful.


Cunningham, Alex / Claire Rousay: Specifically The Water [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29227
Catalog Code: AS123_CAS
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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A wide range of approach and style in the debut duo recording from Alex Cunningham (violin) and Claire Rousay (percussion), a free affair of expressive and well-matched interaction, from effusively sophisticated rapport to pointillist dexterity and drive, from moments of intense introspection to cantankerous conversation, a fascinating and unpredictable dialog.


Cunningham, Alex / Claire Rousay: Specifically The Water

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29226
Catalog Code: AS123_CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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A wide range of approach and style in the debut duo recording from Alex Cunningham (violin) and Claire Rousay (percussion), a free affair of expressive and well-matched interaction, from effusively sophisticated rapport to pointillist dexterity and drive, from moments of intense introspection to cantankerous conversation, a fascinating and unpredictable dialog.


Rumback, Charles: June Holiday

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29225
Catalog Code: AS111_CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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A soulful and lyrically passionate album of modern jazz from Chicago drummer Charles Rumback in a trio with pianist Jim Baker and bassist John Tate, their third album together, with all three bringing compositions to the session, yielding a sensitive, understated yet impeccable balance of melodic music that reveals great strength at its center.


Chicago Underground Quartet: Good Days

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29224
Catalog Code: AS125_CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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19 years after the last Chicago Underground Quartet album, this session with Rob Mazurek on piccolo trumpet, electronics & bells, Jeff Parker on electric guitar, and Chad Taylor on drums, percussion and newcomer Josh Johnson on synth bass & keys is a warm reunion, with individual compositions from Taylor, Mazurek & Parker, and two solo pieces by Mazurek and Taylor.


Smiley, Andrew : Dispersal [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] [Used Item]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29084
Catalog Code: AS047
Country: USA
 
Price: $5.45



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An uncommon solo guitar album from Andrew Smiley, a member of Little Women and the Chris Pitsiokos Quartet, creating textures on the guitar by applying unconventional techniques with his pick and fingers instead of using effects or guitar preparations, and accompanying himself on voice in Haino-esque ways, creating an album of sharp contrast and color.


Seabrook, Brandon Trio: Convulsionaries [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] [Used Item]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 29081
Catalog Code: AS076
Country: USA
 
Price: $5.45



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Essentially a string trio, guitarist Brandon Seabrook's Trio with upright bassist Henry Fraser and cellist Daniel Levin is anything but typical string fair, blending improvisation with complex composition and rock sensibilities as one of New York's most unique downtown players takes listeners on a diverse and sometimes demented journey through genre and style.


Chicago Underground Quartet: Good Days [VINYL]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28673
Catalog Code: AS125_LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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19 years after the last Chicago Underground Quartet album, this session with Rob Mazurek on piccolo trumpet, electronics & bells, Jeff Parker on electric guitar, and Chad Taylor on drums, percussion and newcomer Josh Johnson on synth bass & keys is a warm reunion, with individual compositions from Taylor, Mazurek & Parker, and two solo pieces by Mazurek and Taylor.


Sica, Mako / Hamid Drake: Balancing Tear [VINYL]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28653
Catalog Code: AS121_LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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A mix of studio and live recordings in the 2nd collaboration between Chicago's improvising rock trio Mako Sica of Przemyslaw Krys Drazek on trumpets & electric guitar, Brent Fuscaldo on bass and percussion, Chaetan Newell on piano & percussion, meeting with legendary drummer Hamid Drake for an album of expansive, psychedelically-tinged, lushly sonic improvisation.


Rumback, Charles (Rumback / Tate / Baker): June Holiday [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28652
Catalog Code: AS111_LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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A soulful and lyrically passionate album of modern jazz from Chicago drummer Charles Rumback in a trio with pianist Jim Baker and bassist John Tate, their third album together, with all three bringing compositions to the session, yielding a sensitive and understated yet impeccable balance of melodic music that reveals great strength at its center.


Anahuac (Cogburn / Garcia / Schick): Ascua [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28650
Catalog Code: AS081
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Layered lowercase electroacoustic improv from the US / Mexico City / German trio of Chris Cogburn on percussion & electronics, Juan Garcia on double bass, and Ignaz Schick on turntables & electronics, eclectically informed by concrete sources and abstract electronics over Garcia's bass work and Cogburn's threshold-crossing acoustics & electronic percussion.


Anahuac (Cogburn / Garcia / Schick): Anahuac

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28649
Catalog Code: AS082
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Layered lowercase electroacoustic improv from the US / Mexico City / German trio of Chris Cogburn on percussion & electronics, Juan Garcia on double bass, and Ignaz Schick on turntables & electronics, eclectically informed by concrete sources and abstract electronics over Garcia's bass work and Cogburn's threshold-crossing acoustics & electronic percussion.


Akiyama / Field / Vidic: Interpersonal Subjectivities

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28372
Catalog Code: AS117CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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The Field/Vidic duo of Slovenian saxophonist based in Switzerland Gregor Vidic and London born drummer Niclas Field is expanded with Japanese free improvising guitarist Tetuzi Akiyama, recording at Gok Sound in Tokyo in 2017 for three exceptional and suspenseful and electroacoustic improvisations, merging melodic and abstract approaches in uniquely detailed ways.


Fisher, Colin Quartet: Living Midnight

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28263
Catalog Code: AS107
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Toronto-area saxophonist Colin Fisher, best known for his group I Have Eaten The City, with his collective quartet of NY players Daniel Carter on tenor, alto & soprano saxophones + clarinet & flute, Brandon Lopez on upright bass, and Marc Edwards on drums & percussion, for three extended and exploratory improvisations of exemplary creative insight.


Fraser, Nick / Kris Davis / Tony Malaby (with Laubrock & Allemano): Zoning

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28262
Catalog Code: AS112CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Recording in Toronto, the core trio of drummer Nick Fraser, saxophonist Tony Malaby and pianist Kris Davis are joined on four tracks by tenor saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and trumpeter Lina Allemano, in an album of composed and collective improvisation, merging Toronto, NY and European influences in an accomplished album of diverse approaches and orchestrations.


KVL (Kirchner / Van Duerm / Lux / Branch): Volume 1 [VINYL]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28254
Catalog Code: AS119
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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The first of many projected volumes from the Chicago trio of Quin Kirchner on drums, percussion, sampler & electronics, Daniel Van Duerm on electric piano, organ, mellotron & electronics, and Matthew Lux on bass & electronics, with guest Jaimie Branch on trumpet, presenting three extended improvisations that maintain peaceful contemplation in captivating grooves.


Akiyama / Field / Vidic: Interpersonal Subjectivities [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28253
Catalog Code: AS117
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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The Field/Vidic duo of Slovenian saxophonist based in Switzerland Gregor Vidic and London born drummer Niclas Field is expanded with Japanese free improvising guitarist Tetuzi Akiyama, recording at Gok Sound in Tokyo in 2017 for three exceptional and suspenseful and electroacoustic improvisations, merging melodic and abstract approaches in uniquely detailed ways.


Fisher, Colin Quartet: Living Midnight [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28251
Catalog Code: AS107
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Toronto-area saxophonist Colin Fisher, best known for his group I Have Eaten The City, with his collective quartet of NY players Daniel Carter on tenor, alto & soprano saxophones + clarinet & flute, Brandon Lopez on upright bass, and Marc Edwards on drums & percussion, for three extended and exploratory improvisations of exemplary creative insight.


Fraser, Nick / Kris Davis / Tony Malaby (with Laubrock & Allemano): Zoning [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28250
Catalog Code: AS112
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Recording in Toronto, the core trio of drummer Nick Fraser, saxophonist Tony Malaby and pianist Kris Davis are joined on four tracks by tenor saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and trumpeter Lina Allemano, in an album of composed and collective improvisation, merging Toronto, NY and European influences in an accomplished album of diverse approaches and orchestrations.


Komeshi Trio (Kolovos / Shiroishi / Meek): The Master Speaks Thrice [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28249
Catalog Code: AS110
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Dark and demanding improvisation, each side of this album an extended foray into dark and dangerous explorations from the Los Angeles trio of Peter Kolovos on guitar, Patrick Shiroishi on saxophone, and Noel Meek on electronics and tapes, Shiroishi's sweeping tones matching the electronics and effected guitar in a glorious nightmare of darkly imaginative sound.


Nealand, Aurora / Steve Marquette / Anton Hatwich / Paul Thibodeaux: Kobra Quartet [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28248
Catalog Code: AS116
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Quietly lurking as it prepares to attack, this Kobra is the free improvising quaret of Aurora Nealand on accordion, alto saxophone, voice & objects, Steve Marquette on acoustic & electric guitars, Anton Hatwich on bass, and Paul Thibodeaux on drums, captured live at Chicago's Hungry Brain during the Instigation Festival for a mysterious 2-part "New Omens" and some "Telly Attire".


Berman / Lytton / Roebke: Trio Discrepancies [VINYL]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 28075
Catalog Code: AS096
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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The 2nd release from the trio of Chicago cornetist Josh Berman, UK drummer/percussionist Paul Lytton and Chicago bassist Jason Roebke, featuring material recorded during the trio's April 2018 European tour, in two extended side-long improvisations from Padova, Italy and Trondheim, Norway, in sets of profound technique and creative prowess; exceptional.


Alcorn, Susan / Joe McPhee / Ken Vandermark: Invitation To A Dream [VINYL]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27996
Catalog Code: AS100LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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An excellent album of informed free improvisation in the debut of this masterful trio of legendary musicians spread across the US--Joe McPhee on soprano sax & pocket trumpet [NY], Ken Vandermark on tenor sax & clarinet [Chicago], and Susan Alcorn on pedal steel guitar [Texas], a profound album from assertive to introspective playing in seven captivating collective improvisations.


Alcorn, Susan / Joe McPhee / Ken Vandermark: Invitation To A Dream

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27994
Catalog Code: AS100CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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An excellent album of informed free improvisation in the debut of this masterful trio of legendary musicians spread across the US--Joe McPhee on soprano sax & pocket trumpet [NY], Ken Vandermark on tenor sax & clarinet [Chicago], and Susan Alcorn on pedal steel guitar [Texas], a profound album from assertive to introspective playing in seven captivating collective improvisations.


Sfyria Trio: Rockefeller Concert [CASSETTE]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27993
Catalog Code: AS109
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Since 2016 Sfyria Trio is the Chicago/NY free improvising trio of tenor saxophonist Sam Decker (Shorve, Logan Strosahl Team, Green and Grass), bassist Charlie Kirchen (The Few, Rooms, Charlie Kirchen Quartet), and drummer Matt Carroll (Ohmme, Typical Sisters, Rooms), performing their unique improv idiom incorporating elements from a wide range of musical perspectives.


Mazurek, Rob: Psychotropic Electric Eel Dreams IV

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27992
Catalog Code: AS114
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Recordings from the 4-channel sound composition for the ESS Florasonic installation series at Lincoln Park Conservatory in Chicago, of Rob Mazurek's work using recordings of electric eels from National Institute of Research and Technology in Manaus, Brazil, combined with analog/digital synthesis to create environments of beautiful undulating and radiant sonic textures.


Mazurek, Rob: Love Waves Ecstatic Charge

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27991
Catalog Code: AS113
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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One of three releases in Rob Mazurek's Marfa Trio, recorded in Marfa, TX, using 106 distorted still images and fragmented skipping sound from video shot at Abbaye Royal de Fontevraud, France in 2005, repurposed for this intense and wild sound work which processes the images through modular synth and computer, shaped by Mazurek's unique approach to sound.


Mazurek, Rob: Desert Encrypts Vol. 1

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27990
Catalog Code: AS115
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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The third volume in trumpeter Rob Mazurek's Marfa Trilogy, inspired by the desert surroundings of Marfa, TX where Mazurek held his first Desert Encrypts Festival, this album captured live with the superb quartet of Kris Davis on piano, Chad Taylor on drums, and Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten on bass, for 6 passionate and compelling works of modern jazz.


Tereshkova (Jeff Lane): Chunks of Monochrome Rainbows [DOUBLE CASSETTE w/DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27918
Catalog Code: AS108
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Portland Oregon composer and sound artist Jeff Lane, co-founder of the Chicago/Portland record label Never Anything, as his alter-ego Tereshkova in a large work of electronic composition, part concrete, part acousmatic, spanning two cassettes with four side-long pieces, each an extended journey in mood, motion, perplexing sources and embrace-ably interesting.


Mazzarella, Nick Trio: Counterbalance [VINYL]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27917
Catalog Code: AS106
Country: USA
 
Price: $18.95



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From 2008-16 until drummer Frank Rosaly moved to Amsterdam, alto saxophonist Nick Mazzarella's Trio was an active part of Chicago's creative jazz scene; in early 2018 Rosaly returned for a visit and Mazzarella composed a suite of 6 new pieces to commemorate the trio's tenth anniversary, the exuberant result this excellent concert recorded at Co-Prosperity Sphere!


Amado, Rodrigo / Chris Corsano: No Place To Fall

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27916
Catalog Code: AS103CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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Having previously worked together with Joe McPhee and Kent Kessler, this album distills the Portuguese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado and NY drummer/percussionist Chris Corsano to a concentrated sax and drum duo of earnest and edgy playing, bending jazz, free and blues idioms to their will with magnificent technique and power, both clearly elated in their meeting.


Amado, Rodrigo / Chris Corsano: No Place To Fall [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27915
Catalog Code: AS103
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Having previously worked together with Joe McPhee and Kent Kessler, this album distills the Portuguese saxophonist Rodrigo Amado and NY drummer/percussionist Chris Corsano to a concentrated sax and drum duo of earnest and edgy playing, bending jazz, free and blues idioms to their will with magnificent technique and power, both clearly elated in their meeting.


Ali / Bordreuil / Mattrey : I Used To Sing So Lyrical [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Astral Spirits
Product Code: 27914
Catalog Code: AS102
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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The debut recording of New York double bassist Sean Ali's improvising string trio with violist Joanna Mattrey and cellist Leila Bordreuil, having worked together since 2015, each brings impressive technique and a somewhat twisted approach to their strings in a diverse set of extended improvisation from pensive and spacious to formidable density.