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Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell): Lodi [Used Item]

Label: Confront
Product Code: 23200
Catalog Code: ccs 05
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $5.00



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Since 1995 the string trio of Rhodri Davies, Simon H. Fell & Mark Wastell have created sparse, introspective improvisation, performing here at the Contemporaneamente festival in Lodi, Italy.


Jackson / Long / Taylor / Tippett: Four Quartets

Label: Confront
Product Code: 22689
Catalog Code: ccs 68
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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"Tom Jackson and Keith Tippett met at Tippett's educational sessions on free improvisation in 2001. When Ashley-John Long joined those classes in 2004 he and Tom immediately formed a duo and began performing together in 2009. After movi...


Chase, Brian / Andrea Parkins: Avalanche of Routes

Label: Confront
Product Code: 22688
Catalog Code: ccs 67
Country: UK
 
Price: $13.95



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"The duo of electroacoustic instrumentalist Andrea Parkins and drummer Brian Chase has its beginnings in the clubs of Brooklyn, NY, 2013. Parkins and Chase each bring to this project their distinct and distinguished histories as active ...


Silver / Sanders / Wheatley: NAX/XUS

Label: Confront
Product Code: 22645
Catalog Code: ccs 66
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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"NAX/XUS is the debut album for this trio, which has been performing since 2014."-Confront

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Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal / Alex Dorner: Le Ring

Label: Confront
Product Code: 22545
Catalog Code: ccs 65
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Having performed in duos previously, this trio came together at Festival Noise No. 5, at Theatre Le Ring, in Toulouse, the sound of the group is a "malleable space in which the musicians generate small or bigger shapes, simple and complex sounds, irregular and mechanical rhythms."


Jerman / Barnes: Goethe

Label: Confront
Product Code: 22544
Catalog Code: ccs 64
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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An extended improvisation of muted sound from the long-running duo of Jeph Jerman and Tim Barnes, performing live at Non-Event in Boston, creating mysterious analog sounds and cycles of drones with underlaying metallic textures creating an environment of suspense.


Sealed Knot, The : Trembling Shade

Label: Confront
Product Code: 22079
Catalog Code: ccs 63
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Two 2015 recordings at Exploratorium in Berlin, 2015 from the long-running project The Sealed Knot of percussionist Burkhard Beins, harpist Rhodri Davies, and double bassist Mark Wastell, in a dynamic set of percussive invocations and detailed sound work of unusual technique.


Brighton, Ian : Now And Then

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21931
Catalog Code: ccs 62
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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British guitar Ian Brighton was tutored by Derek Bailey, and was a member of John Stevens' Spontaneous Music Ensemble and the Tony Oxley Quartet; this release coincides with the guitarist's 72nd birthday, in a variety of setting with a great list of improvisers.


Schall Und Rausch (Mukarji / Arrias / Dorner / Fagaschinski): Vapour

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21930
Catalog Code: ccs 61
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Meaning "sound and smoke", the quartet of trumpeter Axel Dorner, pianist Tisha Mukarji, and reedist Johan Arrias & Kai Fagaschinski are caught live at Ausland in Berlin for a set of tonal improvisations based on compositions, creating outstanding textural environments.


10tet (Akiyama / Kamura / Malfatti / Kinoshita / Okura / Veliotis / Unami / Koike / Filip / Sugimoto

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21929
Catalog Code: ccs 60
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Ten prominents electroacoustic improvisers--Tetuzi Akiyama, Moe Kamura, Radu Malfatti, Kazushige Kinoshita, Masahiko Okura, Nikos Veliotis, Taku Unami, Toshihiro Koike, Klaus Filip, Taku Sugimoto--performing live at Ftarri in 2013, for subtle and exquisite lowercase sound.


Cremaster & Sophie Agnel (Fages / Monteiro / Agnel): Isotopic

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21928
Catalog Code: ccs 59
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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The results of years of collaboration between the Cremaster electroacoustic improvising duo of Ferran Fages and Alfredo Costa Monteiro with pianist Sophie Agnel, in a remarkable album of fragile yet rich tones and tonal punctuations, a feast of timbral possibilities.


Boghossian, Herve : F.E.R. (for Eliane Radigue)

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21927
Catalog Code: ccs 58
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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French composer Herve Boghossian pays hommage to electronic composer Eliane Radigue while asserting his own approach to continuous electronic sound in textures and pulsations, using a laptop recording feedback, plus harmonicas, drums, brooms, tuner and voice.


Bohman, Adam / Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg: Bagpipes And Blackberries

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21926
Catalog Code: ccs 57
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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A strange set of improvisations from London, pairing Adam Bohman on his unusually percussive and inexplicable unamplified objects with the odd vocalisations of Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg, very much in a Phil Minton mode, for four very unique studio recordings.


Butcher, John / Michael Duch: Fjordgata

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21925
Catalog Code: ccs 56
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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A live recording at the Jazzfest Trondheim, Trondelag Senter for Samtidskunst, in May 2015 from the freely improvising duo of John Butcher and contrabassist Michael Duch, a superb extended concert of incredible reed technique and concept anchored by Duch's flexible bass work.


Social Insects (Koch / Badrut): Social Insects II

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21924
Catalog Code: ccs 55
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Sparse yet intently focused interaction with unusual timbre and technique in the 2nd release from the working duo of Hans Koch (Koch-Schutz-Studer) and Gaudenz Badrutt (strom), pairing reeds and electronics in micro-world improvisations that delight in subtlety.


Welch, Neil / Rutger Zuydervelt: Tides

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21923
Catalog Code: ccs 54
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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It started as Rutger Zuydervelt, aka Machinefabriek's, request to saxophonist Neil Welch to improvise over a track that he sent to him; on receipt of the track he was so impressed with the details that he created this unexpected and rich work of organized sound from it.


Akode (Wilkinson / Johannsesn / Hoyer / Andersen): North And South

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21922
Catalog Code: ccs 53
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Akode is the UK/Norwegian quartet of Alan Wilkinson on saxophone & clarinet, Kim Johannesen on guitar, Ola Hoyer on double bass, and Dag Erik Knedal Andersen on drums, bring masterful experience and youthful enthusiasm together for a strong concert at Cafe Oto.


Noble, Steve / Daniel Thompson: Sunday Afternoon (Live At The Hundred Years Gallery)

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21301
Catalog Code: ccs 52
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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A recording of two London based improvisers of different generations communing in the resonant surroundings of the 100 Years Gallery, with drummer Noble creating glittering bell and gong like tones over which guitar Thompson hangs fractured harmonics and strange bending chords.


Wastell, Mark : Quartet

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21300
Catalog Code: ccs 50
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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As close to straight-ahead improvisation as you'll hear from audio explorer Mark Wastell, in an authoritative quartet of free improvisers, with both Olie Brice and Dominic Lash on double bass, Alan Wilkinson on alto sax, and Wastell himself on violoncello.


Bourne / Davis / Kane: Broken Light

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21299
Catalog Code: ccs 49
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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A live recording at Belfast's Sonic Arts Research Centre during the Translating Improvisation: Beyond Disciplines Beyond Borders colloquium, from the intrepid improvising trio of Matthew Bourne (piano), Steve Davis (drums) and Dave Kane (double bass).


Kahn, Jason: For Voice

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21154
Catalog Code: CCS 48
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Two concert improvisations for unamplified voice recorded in Canberra, Australia at the 2015 SoundOut Festival and in Tokyo, Japan at the Kid Ailack Art Hall in 2014, using extended vocal techniques and leveraging the room acoustics and social space between Kahn and the audience.


Weeks, James: Mural

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21153
Catalog Code: CCS 47
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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A work for two quartets of voices about our relationship with the world, using four text sources from Rutherford Bowey & Westerberg, John Cage, Fernando Pessoa/Alberto Caeiro, and a critiques of "Vermeer's painting The Little Street"; a fascinating weaving of voice and song.


Sylvian, David (w/ Jan Bang, Otomo Yoshihide, Toshimaru Nakamura): Playing The Schoolhouse

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21066
Catalog Code: confront editions ep 01
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $34.95



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With contributions from Otomo Yoshihide and Toshimaru Nakamura, David Sylvian recorded this album for Mark Wastell after much discussion, creating an intense and mysterious album of organized concrete sound and field recordings based on an improvisation with Jan Bang.


Rolfsson, Matilda / Richard Sanderson / Mark Wastell: Live at l'Klectic

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20883
Catalog Code: ccs 46
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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The subtly complex trio of Richard Sanderson on amplified melodeon, dictaphones & small percussion, Mark Wastell on tam-tam & shruti box, and Matilda Rolfsson on percussion performing an extended improvisation live at The Horse Improv Club, l'Klectic, London.


Taumatrop (Fages / Marquez): For John Ayrton Paris

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20882
Catalog Code: ccs 45
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $10.00



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The duo of Ferran Fages on electronic devices and Eduard Maquez on percussion in a beautiful long-form drone, a drifting and haunting work that hangs off of slowly building crescendos which release to beautifully suspended sonic environments.


Elggren, Leif / Joachim Nordwall: Prepresence

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20881
Catalog Code: ccs 44
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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A heavy, lo-fi, monster drone set recorded in concert at iDEALFEST, Fylkingen, Stockholm from the duo of Ideal Label head Joachim Nordwall & electronic artist Leif Elggren, using electric hair clippers and analogue synthesiser yielding a thick yet detailed performance.


Ishikawa, Ko / Tetuzi Akiyama / Hideo Ikegami: Live at Kissa Sakaiki

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20607
Catalog Code: ccs 39
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Contrabassist Hideo Ikegami organized this trio with frequent collaborator, guitarist Tetuzi Akiyama, and Sho master Ko Ishikawa, performing at the Tokyo cafe Kissa Sakaiki, presenting two sets of extended free improvisation with a unique sense of space and sound.


Valladoid, Paolo / Gary Rouzer: Directions for Viola and Cello

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20606
Catalog Code: ccs 41
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Part of a trio of releases including "Reasons for Viola and Cello" and "Viola Cello Room", this album finds violist Paolo Valladoid and cellist Gary Rouzer in a large tunnel in Alexandria, Virginia, their music mixed with joggers, birds, traffic, flowing water, insects, &c. &c.


Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith: Valle de Mexico

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20600
Catalog Code: ccs 42
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Guitarist Sandy Ewen and double bassist Damon Smith recorded these 2 extended improvsations in concert as part a "Desbordamientos" series at Cine Tonala, in Mexico City, pairing live music with screenings of Derek Bailey's 4-part series on improvisation.


Horns (feat. Bertrand Denzler): Horns 1.2

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20599
Catalog Code: ccs 38
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $10.00



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Tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler's pseudo-drone piece for the ensemble of Pierre-Antoine Badaroux (alto sax), Fidel Fourneyron (trombone) and Luis Laurain (trumpet) where the players keep the sound alive while moving in a small, pre-established musical perimeter.


Denzler, Bertrand / ONCEIM: Morph

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20598
Catalog Code: ccs 37
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $10.00



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Bertrand Denzler composed this pseudo-drone work performed by the ONCEIM Orchestra, allowing the orchestra members to make decisions in order to keep the drone alive while moving within a small, pre-established musical perimeter defined by the composer.


IST: New York (Davies / Fell / Wastell / Zorn): Featuring John Zorn

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20597
Catalog Code: ccs 40
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Acoustic string improvising trio IST was invited by Derek Bailey in 2001 for his Company event at Tonic in NYC, here in the entire and intense concert they performed that night, including a 2nd set pairing with John Zorn, pushing the band into amazing and unexpected territory.


Contest of (More) Pleasures, The (Dorner / Pallandre / Butcher / Sassi / Charles): Ulrichsberg

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20596
Catalog Code: ccs 43
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $15.95



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The forward-thinking trio The Contest of Pleasure of Axel Dorner on trumpet, John Butcher on saxophone and Xavier Charles on clarinet, is extended with (More) from Laurent Sassi and Jean-Leon Pallandre on phonographies, mixing and microphones, performing live in Ulrichsberg.


Butcher, John / Burkhard Beins / Mark Wastell: Membrane

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19879
Catalog Code: ccs 36
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $15.95



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Mysteriously dark electroacoustic improv from the adept trio of John Butcher on acoustic and amplified saxophones, Burkhard Beins on amplified bass drum and electronics, and Mark Wastell on amplified 32" paiste tam-tam, slowly evolving, rich environments in sound.


Kahn, Jason / Phil Julian: Valentines

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19807
Catalog Code: ccs 35
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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The first meeting of Jason Kahn and Phil Julian, both performing on analogue modular synthesiser, intended to be recorded as material for studio sound compositions, but which was so compelling as improvised work that they chose to release the album as recorded.


Nyberg, Joacim : Fylkingen, March 27, 2014

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19779
Catalog Code: ccs 33
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $10.00



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Guitarist Joacim Nyberg, also performing on double bass, bell and recorder, in a live performance in Stockholm, Sweden at Fylkingen in 2014, using "Wood, steel, air. Hands, fingers, heart" in an open-ended and ardent exposition of his interpretation of jazz.


Shiroishi, Patrick: White Sun Sutra

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19778
Catalog Code: ccs 32
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $10.00



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Upsilon Acrux/Corima/Nakata saxophonist Patrick Shiroishi in an emotional album of solo saxophone recorded as a tribute to his grandfather, alone and overdubbed, pushing the limits of his mind and body through haunting, beautiful, and intense compositions and playing.


IST: London: Conway Hall

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19772
Catalog Code: ccs 34
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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IST, the trio of Rhodri Davie (harp), Simon H. Fell (double bass) and Mark Wastell (violincello) from their 2003 live performance at London's Freedom of the City Festival, 8 years into the project, showing the remarkable sonic language the trio had developed.


Brassier, Ray & Mattin: Unfree Improvisation/Compulsive Freedom

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19343
Catalog Code: ccs 29
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $12.95



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A sound work about freedom, choice and politics, performed at Arika's Festival Episode 4 "Freedom is a Constant Struggle" in Glasgow, 2013, from the duo of Mattin (computer and feedback) and written with Lebanese philosopher Ray Brassier.


Leandre, Joelle / Michael Duch: (Live at) Gramolna

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19342
Catalog Code: ccs 31
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $10.00



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Two double bass players--Joelle Leandre and Michael Duch--performed as a duo live in at nyMusikk in Oslo, then recorded this album of freely improvised bass interactions the next day in the studio at Gramolna in Trondheim; dark and commanding explorations of deep strings.


Browne, Mark: Genial Decay

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19187
Catalog Code: ccs 30
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $9.60



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Using sopranino, sorano and decayed tenor saxophone, Mark Brown recorded these unusual improvisations, generating a huge variety of sounds and tones, and then constructing those recordings into this curious and captivating 40 minute work.


BEFOREHAND (Lazaridou / Wastell): Live at Hundred Years Gallery

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19116
Catalog Code: ccs 28
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $9.60



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The duo of Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga on zither and Mark Wastell on his electronics set including bowls and shruti box, formed for the release concert for Angharad Davies' "Six Studies" in 2014, recording this excellent improvised dialog of rich and unusual sound.


Kuchen, Martin : ...And Everything Inside Came Down As Dust

Label: Confront
Product Code: 18995
Catalog Code: ccs 27
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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During his residency in Vienna as part of Johannes Heuer's "Vor Anker", Kuchen recorded these curious solo works using saxophone and preparations, 6 pieces of understated intent using unconventional approaches rewarding the active listener.


Wastell, Mark: Caressed On The Brow By Unseen Hands

Label: Confront
Product Code: 18757
Catalog Code: ccs 23
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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This long overdue re-issue celebrates the unique encounter of eleven like-minded musicians from Japan, England, Wales, Germany, Basque Country & Norway, brought together in the studio for one day only for this daytime recording session followed by an evening concert.


Sealed Knot, The: All Angels

Label: Confront
Product Code: 18756
Catalog Code: ccs 21
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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The 1st official recording of ea-improv trio The Sealed Knot (Burkhard Beins (percussion), Rhodri Davies (harp) and Mark Wastell (violincello)) is this live concert from All Angels Church, London in 2000, part of a series of collaborations between London and Berlin improvisers.


Sealed Knot, The: Surface/Plane

Label: Confront
Product Code: 18755
Catalog Code: ccs 20
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Listed as one of The Wire's Top 10 Improvised Music Records in 2003, this reissue of The Sealed Knots Meniscus release presents two live 2001 concerts in the UK from the subtlely sophisticated trio of UK & Berlin artists Mark Wastell, Burkhard Beins, and Rhodri Davies.


Oceans of Silver & Blood: Oceans of Silver & Blood

Label: Confront
Product Code: 18754
Catalog Code: ccs 19
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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The debut release of the duo of Joachim Nordwall on modular synth and Mark Wastell on tam tam performing two tonal drones that blends rich cymbal sonics entwined with dark, slowly evolving synthetics.


Nordwall, Joachim: Concert

Label: Confront
Product Code: 18752
Catalog Code: ccs 15
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Skull Defekts member and a part of Ocean Of Silver And Blood, Joachim Nordwal is captured in a 2008 concert in Oslo for this 17 minute lo-fi set of textured sound work, a grainy drone of howling sound.


Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell): Consequences (of Time and Place)

Label: Confront
Product Code: 18751
Catalog Code: ccs 25
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $9.60



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ist (The Improvising String Trio) of Rhodri Davies (harp), Simon H. Fell (bass) and Mark Wastell (violincello) performing at The Natural Music Club in London, 1997, using unorthodox techniques in indeterminate systems and free improvisation for fascinating results.


Davies, Angharad : Six Studies

Label: Confront
Product Code: 18750
Catalog Code: ccs 26
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Six unorthodox sketches for acoustic violin, focusing on advanced techniques and preparations including a plastic peg, a spring, and a nail file, from London based Angharad Davies, recording live improvisations at Goldsmiths University.