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Wolfarth, Christian / Jason Kahn: Percussion / Voice

Label: Confront
Product Code: 24735
Catalog Code: ccs 81
Country: UK
 
Price: $13.95



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"Working together since 2004 in a trio with Guunter Muuller, the duo project of Christian Wolfarth and Jason Kahn signals a return to their collaboration - this time with Jason Kahn singing and not on electronics. Though both musicians ...


Honsinger, Tristan / Nicolas Calioa / Jesse Zubot: In The Sea [Used Item]

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 24594
Catalog Code: RPR 1053
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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The transatlantic string trio of Amsterdam-based cellist Tristan Honsinger (also on voice) with Montreal free improvisers violinist Joshua Zubot and double bassist Nicolas Caloia in an album of informed improvisation that bring an upbeat approach to authoritative dialog which is both sharp-witted and irreverent, but never less than engaging.


Svendsen, Christian Meaas : Avin [VINYL LP]

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 24572
Catalog Code: NKM010LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $22.95



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Known more for his double bass work, Christian Meaas Svendsen releases a stunningly beautiful album of unusually orchestrated pop songs with an 8-piece band of Nordic improvisers and performers, a dramatic album of tension and release which, despite lyrics in Norwegian, draws all listeners in through inventive and innovative musical structures.


Svendsen, Christian Meaas : Avin

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 24571
Catalog Code: NKM010CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $13.95



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Known more for his double bass work, Christian Meaas Svendsen releases a stunningly beautiful album of unusually orchestrated pop songs with an 8-piece band of Nordic improvisers and performers, a dramatic album of tension and release which, despite lyrics in Norwegian, draws all listeners in through inventive and innovative musical structures.


Tanaka, Ayumi / Johan Lindvall / Christian Wallumrod: 3 Pianos [VINYL LP]

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 24570
Catalog Code: MKM007LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $22.95



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This trio joins 3 disparate approaches to composition and improvisation--Japanese improviser Ayumi Tanaka, Oslo composer Johan Lindvall, and ECM artist Christian Wallumrod-developing the engaging material on this album by focusing on elements like tuning, register, intervals and dynamics, for an absorbing album of compatible and concentrative playing.


Tanaka, Ayumi / Johan Lindvall / Christian Wallumrod: 3 Pianos

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 24569
Catalog Code: NKM007CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $13.95



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This trio joins 3 disparate approaches to composition and improvisation--Japanese improviser Ayumi Tanaka, Oslo composer Johan Lindvall, and ECM artist Christian Wallumrod-developing the engaging material on this album by focusing on elements like tuning, register, intervals and dynamics, for an absorbing album of compatible and concentrative playing.


Punkt3 (Pfister / Punkt / Oliveras): Ordnung Herrscht [Used Item]

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 24390
Catalog Code: CF384CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $9.95



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Led by bassist Noah Punkt, this young Leipzig-Zurich improvising trio with drummer Ramon Oliveras and saxophonist Tobias Pfister blend an unusual sense of humor into serious free jazz, with strange asides or layers of sound punctuating superb and energetic playing.


Noble, Steve / Kristoffer Berre Alberts: Coldest Second Yesterdays [Used Item]

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 24388
Catalog Code: CF380CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $9.95



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London master drummer Steve Noble (Rip Rig and Panic, Derek Bailey), a mainstay on the scene for decades, with Scandinavian free improvising saxophonist Kristoffer Berre Alberts (Cortex, Saka, Starlite Motel) for a live album of uproariously driven, skronky free jazz.


Wolff, Christian: Berlin Exercises [VINYL]

Label: God Records
Product Code: 24322
Catalog Code: GODREC 041LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $24.95



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A series of shorter works composed by Christian Wolff written to explore the process of practicing and working within specified limits, exercises for both the composer and the performers, recorded live in Berlin in 2000 by an ensemble directed by Peter Ablinger and including Wolff on piano & melodica, Robin Hayward on tuba, Anette Krebs on guitar, &c.


Lambkin, Graham / Taku Unami: The Whistler [2 CDs]

Label: erstwhile
Product Code: 24299
Catalog Code: 081-2
Country: USA
 
Price: $23.95



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Sound artists Graham Lambkin and Taku Unami create two large works using material which they recorded together, and then which independently assembled into a single CD each, with "Whistler Vanishes in Wind" composed by Taku Unami, and "Small Mistakes in Nature" by Graham Lambkin, both fascinating collages that alternately distract and absorb the listener.


Various Artists (including Talibam!): Getting Rid of the Glue [VINYL]

Label: Pendu Sound Recordings
Product Code: 24240
Catalog Code: PSR-0016
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.00



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First in a series of themed LP dedicated to improv / experimental / & noise music, this LP including Talibam!, Fessenden, Mialessot w/ Daniel Carter, &c.


Caloia, Nicolas : Les Bonnes Histoires [Used Item]

Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Product Code: 24214
Catalog Code: AM 226
Country: Canada
 
Price: $8.95



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Bridging contemporary and improvised music, Montreal double bassist Nicolas Caloia wrote these pieces for textured and impossible rhythms; blending pieces by Nancarrow and Grand Master Flash; and manipulating poems by Genevieve Letarte; with supporting improv from Jean Derome & Lori Freedman.


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.


Electric Bird Noise: The Spider / The Christ Child / The Crow

Label: Silber
Product Code: 24090
Catalog Code: None
Country: USA
 
Price: $10.95



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Guitarist Brian McKenzie is known best for his dramatic rock persona, where his multi-instrumental approach to song-writing shows great skill; on this album, McKenzie gets down to the guitar itself, with loops, effects and electronics creating a cohesive set of 9 pieces that maintain an edgy, discordant approach to enthralling sound.


Various Artists: 910 Noise Presents

Label: 910 Noise
Product Code: 24088
Catalog Code: 015
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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A compilation of sound artists within the 910 area code, the North Carolina coastal region including Wilmington, NC, the home of Squidco, with artists including Carl Kruger (Caucasians, Baby Daddy), Grant Stewart as subterrene, Ryan Lewis in Food World and Baby Daddy, Phil Zampino (CHANGES TO blind), Jason Ward, August Traeger, and Authorless.


Skogen / Magnus Granberg: 'Ist gefallen in den Schnee' (2010) and 'Despairs had Governed Me Too Long

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 24083
Catalog Code: at4771
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Ist gefallen in den Schnee: A piece by Swedish composer-pianist Magnus Granberg, performed with Angharad Davies, Anna Lindal, Leo Svensson Sander, John Eriksson, Erik Carlsson, Henrik Olsson, Petter Wastberg and Toshimaru Nakamura; Despairs: A beautiful extended composition exquisitely played by an ensemble of fine musicians.


Schiller, Christoph / Morgan Evans-Weiler: Spinet & Violin

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 24080
Catalog Code: at112
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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An extended improvisation between spinet player Christoph Schiller and Boston-based composer/violinist Morgan Evans-Weiler, recorded in Schiller's workshop in Basel during Evans-Weiler's tour of Europe, a slowly moving exploration of pitch, timbre and texture executed with intensive concentration and utterly impressive control.


Kobi, Christian / Christian Muller: A Second Day

Label: Herbal International
Product Code: 24017
Catalog Code: Concrete Disc 1701
Country: Malaysia
 
Price: $13.95



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An album of unusual reed improvisations using extended and unusual acoustic techniques and further extended with electronics, field recordings, and samples, from the Swiss duo of Kobi Christian on soprano sax and Christian Muller on bass clarinet, sampler & electronics.


Various Artists: Dix Improvisations - Victoriaville 1989

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 23940
Catalog Code: CD 009
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Chagas / Halkvist / Sieben: Days Are Not Days

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 23888
Catalog Code: cs380
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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"When an improvised recording presents itself as a meteor, some foreign object from another civilization, like Days Are Not Days does, we should rejoice that it has entered our atmosphere and like a bolide, exploded upon contact. Okay, ...


Wolfarth, Christian: Spuren [VINYL]

Label: Hiddenbell Records
Product Code: 23861
Catalog Code: 009
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $21.95



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The two parts of "Spuren" from Swiss percussionist Christian Wolfarth cover each side in an album of concentrative timbre and strategy, evoking continuous sounds that are diverted into unexpected avenues, drawing the listener into trance-like states with rich resonance, tone, and malleable rhythms, then surprising with unforseen audio twists.


Ballister: Low Level Stink [VINYL & DVD]

Label: Dropa Disc
Product Code: 23858
Catalog Code: 005
Country: Belgium
 
Price: $25.95



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One of the super-groups of free improvisation, colliding elements of jazz, rock, ea-improv and beyond, the Ballister trio of Chicago stalwarts Dave Rempis (sax) and Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello) are captured live at the Oorstof concert series in De Studio, Antwerp, presenting the concert in a limited, combined vinyl LP and DVD release.


Lillinger, Christian / Tobias Deluis: Dicht

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23753
Catalog Code: RPR 1057
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Berlin-based improvisers Christian Lillinger on drums and Tobias Delius on tenor sax and clarinet in an album of powerful rhythms, instant melodies, and quick-witted responses, bridging a generation of experience in dialog and give and take that works well head on and in reserve, a great encounter from two modern and active creative players.


Honsinger, Tristan / Nicolas Calioa / Jesse Zubot: In The Sea

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 23750
Catalog Code: RPR 1053
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The transatlantic string trio of Amsterdam-based cellist Tristan Honsinger (also on voice) with Montreal free improvisers violinist Joshua Zubot and double bassist Nicolas Caloia in an album of informed improvisation that bring an upbeat approach to authoritative dialog which is both sharp-witted and irreverent, but never less than engaging.


Hirose, Junji / Yoshinori Mochizuk / IRONFIST Tatsushima : HMT

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 23746
Catalog Code: dmf-167
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Three free improvisations at the burning heart of the Japanese Free Improv scene from the trio of Junji Hirose on sax, Yoshinori Mochizuki on bass, and Ironfist Tatsushima on drums, balancing two tracks of frenetic playing with a lowercase extended instrumental piece.


DeLaurenti, Christopher : Favorite Intermissions [Used Item]

Label: GD Stereo
Product Code: 23578
Catalog Code: GD019
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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A musique concrete series of compostions based on recordings from concert intermissions, documenting unexpected, overlooked, and hidden skeins of music woven in the world around us.


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.


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

Label: Fou Records
Product Code: 23426
Catalog Code: FR - CD 19
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.


Ballister (Renpis / Lonberg-Holm / Nilssen-Love): Slag

Label: Aerophonic
Product Code: 23361
Catalog Code: AR013
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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The trans-Atlantic Ballister trio of Dave Rempis (saxes), Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello & electronics) and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums & percussion) release their 6th album, a live concert at Cafe Oto in London in 2015, a hard-hitting, euphoric release of free-improvising power.


Govaert, Onno / Marcelo Dos Reis / Luis Vicente / Kristjan Martinsson: In Layers

Label: FMR
Product Code: 23342
Catalog Code: FMRCD427-1116
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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With members from Twenty One 4Tet, Clock and Clouds, Cactus Truck, and trumpeter Luis Vicente's Trio, this quartet's strength lies in a seemingly casual approach to what is in execution intensely detailed dialog, each member contributing to a unique and entrancing group sound.


Caloia, Nicolas : Les Bonnes Histoires

Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Product Code: 23328
Catalog Code: AM 226
Country: Canada
 
Price: $14.95



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Bridging contemporary and improvised music, Montreal double bassist Nicolas Caloia wrote these pieces for textured and impossible rhythms; blending pieces by Nancarrow and Grand Master Flash; and manipulating poems by Genevieve Letarte; with supporting improv from Jean Derome & Lori Freedman.


Ensemble SuperMusique: Jeux De Pistes

Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Product Code: 23263
Catalog Code: AM 230
Country: Canada
 
Price: $14.95



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Ensemble SuperMusique devotes itself to Montreal's "Musique Actuelle" and free improv community in assemblages of some of their finest players, here in a live concert in 2016 at Amphitheater du Gesu in Montreal with a stunning set of performers presenting the work of 4 composer.


Quatuor Bozzini: Christopher Butterfield: Trip

Label: Collection QB
Product Code: 23260
Catalog Code: CQB 1719
Country: Canada
 
Price: $14.95



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Montreal's Quatuor Bozzini string quartet worked with composer Christopher Butterfield, who wrote two of these pieces ("Trip" and "Fall") specifically for QB, alongside three other works from 20 years of composing that use unusual instructions and scores for the performers.


Chrysakis, Thanos / Christian Kobi / Christian Skjodt / Zsolt Sores : Carved Water

Label: Aural Terrains
Product Code: 23245
Catalog Code: TRRN1035
Country: Greece/UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Using principles similar to Pauline Oliveros' Deep Listening, the quartet of Thanos Chrysakis, Christian Kobi, Christian Skjodt, and Zsolt Sores use acoustic and electronic instruments in carefully developed improvisations based around dynamics, densities & textures.


d'incise / Cristian Alvear: Appalachian Anatolia (14th Century)

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 23226
Catalog Code: at103
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.36



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A composition for solo 'modified guitar' from Swiss composer d'incise peformed by guitarist Cristian Alvear, music "at the confluence of sound, melody and rhythm. Something quiet but somehow driven by a pulse, existing somewhere between the electroacoustic and the tonal conceptions of music."


Tilbury, John / John Lely / Dirar Kalash & Christian Wolff: Seaside

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 23223
Catalog Code: at100
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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1st recordings of John Tilbury playing clavichord, recorded on his own instrument at his home, combined with improvised trios for clavichord, oud (played by Dirar Kalash) and John Lely's distinctive low-key electronics, plus compositions by Christian Wolff & John Lely.


Ferguson / van Heumen: whistle pig saloon [Used Item]

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 23148
Catalog Code: cs160
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $9.00



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WPG is John Ferguson and Robert van Heumen, blending a fractured pulse with dynamic texture into an immersive and disorientating music, from subtle to invasive sound.


Motif (Lonning / Nymo / Thieke / Wilk / Johansen / Vagan): My Head is Listening

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 23095
Catalog Code: CF395CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Since 1999 the Norwegian Motif band has surprised listeners with their energetic, intelligent approach to experimental jazz, bridging free, structured, and collective approaches to improvised music, here as a sextet of trumpet/sax/clarinet/piano/bass/drums.


Boyko, DB / Duncan, Christine / Martin, Jean: Idiolalla [Used Item]

Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Product Code: 23079
Catalog Code: AM 147 CD
Country: Canada
 
Price: $6.00



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Vocalists DB Boyko and Christine Duncan turn gibberish into improvised poetry while accompanied by drummer Jean Martin who uses multi-timbered objects to create beautiful and absurd music.


Schiller, Christoph : Spinet, 2016

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 23042
Catalog Code: EWR 1611
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Christoph Schiller performs on the spinet, often improvising with electronics and objects; here he uses the spinet alone in patiently developing compositions that emphasize the individual tones and harmonics of the instrument played on the keys and inside the instrument.


Korn, Christoph : Ich Spreche Diesen Text

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 23039
Catalog Code: EWR 1606
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Two conceptual compositions from Christoph Korn: the first, "Ich Spreche Diesen" (I appeal to this) where spoken word is placed in a loop and then slowly erased by custom software using aleatory procedures; then "Stille" (Silent), a Cage inspired work.


Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Dedalus: Distances Ouies Dites

Label: Potlatch
Product Code: 22968
Catalog Code: P416
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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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.


Mirande, Christian : Trying To Remember A House

Label: Glistening Examples
Product Code: 22967
Catalog Code: GLEX1605
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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Reflections on the loss of traditional structures in the rural landscape of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, composed of field recordings, tape manipulations, & digital resynthesis; the first in a series of works by Mirande inspired by impressionist painter Daniel Garber.


Lee, Okkyung / Christian Marclay: Amalgam [VINYL]

Label: Northern Spy
Product Code: 22958
Catalog Code: NS 082 LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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A wild and exciting duo between cellist Okkyung Lee and legendary turntable improviser Christian Marclay performing live at London's Cafe Oto for a single long track that runs through an astonishing dynamic of invention and atmospheres in a gripping and spellbinding set.


Lee, Okkyung / Christian Marclay: Amalgam

Label: Northern Spy
Product Code: 22957
Catalog Code: NS 082 CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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A wild and exciting duo between cellist Okkyung Lee and legendary turntable improviser Christian Marclay performing live at London's Cafe Oto for a single long track that runs through an astonishing dynamic of invention and atmospheres in a gripping and spellbinding set.


Kurzmann, Christof / Mats Gustafsson: Falling And Five Other Failings [VINYL]

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 22701
Catalog Code: TROST 154LP
Country: Austria
 
Price: $29.95



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Two versatile and innovative improvisers, Mats Gustafsson on saxophones and Christof Kurzmann on electronics and voice, extracted improvisations recorded in the studio to create the 7 parts of this rich, pulse-based and intensely understated work about Falling and Failing.


Kurzmann, Christof / Mats Gustafsson: Falling And Five Other Failings

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 22700
Catalog Code: TROST 154CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $16.95



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Two versatile and innovative improvisers, Mats Gustafsson on saxophones and Christof Kurzmann on electronics and voice, extracted improvisations recorded in the studio to create the 7 parts of this rich, pulse-based and intensely understated work about Falling and Failing.


Various Artists: An Anthology Of Noise and Electronic Music Volume 3 [3 VINYL LPs]

Label: Sub Rosa
Product Code: 22694
Catalog Code: SR 220LP
Country: Belgium
 
Price: $29.95



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Reissuing the 3rd volume of Sub Rosa's Anthology Of Noise and Electronic Music as a 3-LP vinly set, presenting music by a wide range of artists from historical to contemporary, including avant compositional, improvised, rock, concrete, sound, noise, and electronic music.


Swell, Steve: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Improviser

Label: Swell Records
Product Code: 22597
Catalog Code: SDS 001
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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A diverse and engrossing solo album from NY-based, global travelling trombonist Steve Swell, showing vast creative and technical skills through unusual techniques that balance with inventive and lyrical approaches to the horn, a tour-de-force of modern playing.


MacLean, Steve: Ordinary Objects And Other Distractions

Label: Recommended Records
Product Code: 22580
Catalog Code: ReRSM7
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $15.95



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Using a diverse set of instruments and percussive devices, from tennis balls to Jupiter 80 keyboards, electronics artist and performer Steve MacLean presents an exotic set of compositions using microtonal, poly-rhythmic and deeply engaging structures in unusual and captivating music.