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BEAM SPLITTER + Lonning & Reinertsen: Beauties
BEAM SPLITTER + Lonning & Reinertsen:
Beauties

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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Aberrant, expressive and idiosyncratic improvisations from the merging of two unique duos--Audrey Chen on voice and Henrik Munkeby Norstebo on trombone; and Eivind Lonning on trumpet and Espen Reinertsen on tenor sax--all using electronics, recording in Norway together while in separate rooms linked by headphones to create these two beautifully strange improvisations.

Henkel, Brad: Croon
Henkel, Brad:
Croon

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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Stunningly transformative techniques on the solo trumpet from NY and Berlin-based brass improviser Brad Henkel, recording in a Berlin studio for eight diverse acoustic pieces that mostly sound like anything but a trumpet, merging throat singing on one track, or squalling through tubes with intent control on another; reference Jacob Wick, Axel Dorner, Natsuki Tamura.

Diaphane (Loriot / Costa / Hubsch / Loher): Paris <i>[Used Item]</i>
Diaphane (Loriot / Costa / Hubsch / Loher):
Paris [Used Item]

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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A live album at the Cafe de Paris in 2019, and the recording debut of the international quartet Diaphane of Frantz Loriot on viola, Raphael Loher on piano, Carl Ludwig Hübsch on tuba and Carlo Costa on percussion, heard here in an extended and fully free improvisation using unusual techniques and objects to extend the pallet of their acoustic instruments.

Moffett, Joe: Stress Positions <i>[Used Item]</i>
Moffett, Joe:
Stress Positions [Used Item]

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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The title referencing police tactics used to subdue a suspect, the 2nd solo album from NY trumpeter Joe Moffett finds the imporoviser approaching the instrument with atypical technique and a sense of sonic power in five engrossing works of technical prowess and creative imagination, producing "mangled, oscillating, chittering noises, a collision of muscle, bone, and metal".

Diaphane (Loriot / Costa / Hubsch / Loher): Paris
Diaphane (Loriot / Costa / Hubsch / Loher):
Paris

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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A live album at the Cafe de Paris in 2019, and the recording debut of the international quartet Diaphane of Frantz Loriot on viola, Raphael Loher on piano, Carl Ludwig Hübsch on tuba and Carlo Costa on percussion, heard here in an extended and fully free improvisation using unusual techniques and objects to extend the pallet of their acoustic instruments.

van Hemmen, Flin: You Can Know Where the Bombs Fell
van Hemmen, Flin:
You Can Know Where the Bombs Fell

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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Based in NY but born the Netherlands, sound artist Flin Van Hemmen's title refers to observations from his hometown of Nijmegen, the concept focusing his work, with many samples originating from his previous Casting Spells & The Coves album, along with new field recordings and studio work, resulting in richly detailed worlds of sound and momentum.

Costa, Carlo : Silos
Costa, Carlo :
Silos

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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While on vacation in Rome in 2018, NY percussionist Carlo Costa took his portable recorder inside a grain silo in the countryside north of the city, eschewing traditional percussion for found bricks, pipes, rocks and branches found nearby, recording in the resonance of the silo with the sounds of cicadas and other ambiance permeating the silo as he unfolds this engrossing, thoughtfully paced improvisation.

Ali, Sean: A Blink in the Sun
Ali, Sean:
A Blink in the Sun

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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NY double bassist Sean Ali presents an engrossing journey in seven pieces that depict an inner journey through tone, technique and words, using the double bass to create deep sonic environments through interactively playing and layering, using extended approaches that support and contrast his narration; a compelling and descriptive observation on the nature of self.

Moffett, Joe: Stress Positions
Moffett, Joe:
Stress Positions

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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The title referencing police tactics used to subdue a suspect, the 2nd solo album from NY trumpeter Joe Moffett finds the imporoviser approaching the instrument with atypical technique and a sense of sonic power in five engrossing works of technical prowess and creative imagination, producing "mangled, oscillating, chittering noises, a collision of muscle, bone, and metal".

Moritz / Ali / Costa : Estuary
Moritz / Ali / Costa :
Estuary

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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After having collaborated in a variety of contexts for a few years, in 2017 Jonathan Moritz, Sean Ali and Carlo Costa started to perform regularly as a trio, over time honing a distinctive sound, using space through patient development, abstraction and textural playing and central tenets in their jazz-influenced improvisations, here in their first album.

van Hemmen, Flin: Casting Spells & The Coves [2 CDs]
van Hemmen, Flin:
Casting Spells & The Coves [2 CDs]

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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Blending live improvisation with studio composition & production, NY-based Dutch drummer, pianist and composer Flin van Hemmen spent 3 years making recordings with guitarist Todd Neufeld, double bassist Eivind Opsvik and himself, transforming them with layering, studio effects, processors and field recordings to create these intensely fascinating compositions.

Costa, Carlo: Oblio
Costa, Carlo:
Oblio

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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New York-based Italian percussionist and Neither/Nor label leader Carlo Costa in a solo percussion album of two pieces using drum set, concert bass drum, singing bowls, bells, triangles, wood blocks, tiles, styrofoam, cymbals, violin bows, marbles, chains, knives, and other objects, creating fascinating alien soundscapes of momentous activity without histrionics.

Volden, Havard / Carlo Costa: In the Wake
Volden, Havard / Carlo Costa:
In the Wake

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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Italian-born New York-based percussionist Carlo Costa meets Norwegian guitarist Havard Volden (Moon Relay, Muddersten) for an album of water-themed free improvisations, beautifully developing with thoughtful playing using rich chord patterns and unusual sonic inventiveness in percussive objects to create a set of rich and languorous surges and pools of sound.

Natura Morta (Loriot / Ali / Costa): Environ
Natura Morta (Loriot / Ali / Costa):
Environ

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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The trio of Frantz Loriot (violin), Sean Ali (contrabassist) and Carlo Costa (percussion), a grouping named for still life paintings that concentrate on composition and color, presenting three extended compositions of rich acoustic sound, extending their instruments through masterful technique to create exquisitely detailed and compellingly self-controlled conversation.

Ali, Sean : My Tongue Crumbles After
Ali, Sean :
My Tongue Crumbles After

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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New York bassist Sean Ali demonstrates his astonishing bass technique and creative momentum in a solo album, accompanied at times by collages assembled from field and voice recordings, creating unusual sonic backdrops against which his powerful playing, preparations, bowing and other extended techniques reveal an optimistic and unusual creative intent.

van Hemmen, Flin (w/ Neufeld / Obsvik): Drums of Days
van Hemmen, Flin (w/ Neufeld / Obsvik):
Drums of Days

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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Debut album as a leader from drummer and pianist Flin van Hemmen, an evocative album of original compositions and improvisations recorded in a trio with Eyvind Opsvik on double bass and Todd Neufeld on acoustic guitar, with Tony Malaby on alto and soprano sax on one track; a beautifully cinematic and poetic album that allows for space and reflection.

Costa's Acustica, Carlo: Strata
Costa's Acustica, Carlo:
Strata

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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New York composer and drummer Carlo Costa assembled this accomplished ensemble of NY improvisers for a live performance at IBeam in Brooklyn, capturing his piece "Strata" that evolves layers of sound from very sparse to densely yet accesibly stacked sound, varying recurring material to change perspectives in the aural space as the piece progresses; impressive.

Loriot, Frantz : Reflections on an Introspective Path
Loriot, Frantz :
Reflections on an Introspective Path

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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French-Japanese violist Frantz Loriot's first solo album takes the viola into unusual territory, using an acousmatic approach to create music and sounds with no visual reference by transforming the sound of the viola through preparations and remarkable extended techniques, layering and assembling his works to create concrete statements of movement.

Earth Tongues (Costa / Peck / Moffett): Rune
Earth Tongues (Costa / Peck / Moffett):
Rune

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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Paying attention to tone, tension, space and silence, the trio of Carlo Costa on percussion, Joe Moffett on trumpet, and Dan Peck on tuba use extended and unusual techniques in a meditative and highly concentrative album of free improvisation, the first album from this trio whose attentive approach to improvisation rewards in unique sonic environments.

Costa, Carlo Quartet: Sediment
Costa, Carlo Quartet:
Sediment

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )


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A new NY label from percussionist Carlo Costa in its 1st release, a quartet with Steve Swell on trombone, Sean ali on bass and Jonathan Moritz on sax, presenting an improvisational language that subsumes the individual players into a distinct group sound.



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