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FCT Trio meets Carlos Atti (Atti / Graziano / Evangelista / Cusa): From Sun Ra to Donald Trump

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 25204
Catalog Code: CF449CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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With humorous titles referencing everything from Sun Ra to Donald Trump, Italian drummer Francesco Cusa's quartet with Carlo Atti (sax), Simone Graziano (piano) and Gabriele Evangelista (bass), reimagine the concepts of traditional jazz standards and formats into contemporatry approaches of composition and playing, in a serious and lyrical album of modern creative jazz.


Schiller, Christoph / Morgan Evans-Weiler: Spinet & Violin [Used Item]

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 25188
Catalog Code: at112
Country: UK
 
Price: $8.95



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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.


Eleh / Christina Kubisch: Split: "Tesla's Dream" b/w "Ohmage/Resistor" [VINYL]

Label: Important Records
Product Code: 25165
Catalog Code: IMPREC 451LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $28.95



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A split LP, with the first side from Christina Kubisch as she contemplates Nicolai Tesla and his concept of electrical remoteness as it applies to the modern world using electromagnetic field recordings from modern devices; side B presents Eleh's composition "Ohmage/Resistor" utilizing a new kind of spaciousness, composed for piano & Serge STS modular synthesizers.


Barbez w/ Velina Brown: For Those Who Came After: Songs Of Resistance From The Spanish Civil War [VI

Label: Important Records
Product Code: 25163
Catalog Code: IMPREC 455LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $28.95



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New York's literate and genre-encompassing rock band Barbez led by guitarist and journalist Dan Kaufman present their 5th album, renderings of protest songs from The Spanish Civil War in a tribute to the Spanish International Brigades, blending avant-rock, contemporary classical, and folk music styles into a compelling and historically important set of songs.


Barbez w/ Velina Brown: For Those Who Came After: Songs Of Resistance From The Spanish Civil War

Label: Important Records
Product Code: 25162
Catalog Code: IMPREC 455CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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New York's literate and genre-encompassing rock band Barbez led by guitarist and journalist Dan Kaufman present their 5th album, renderings of protest songs from The Spanish Civil War in a tribute to the Spanish International Brigades, blending avant-rock, contemporary classical, and folk music styles into a compelling and historically important set of songs.


Sista Maj: Series Of Nested Universes [2 CDs]

Label: Space Rock Productions
Product Code: 25152
Catalog Code: SRP037
Country: E.U.
 
Price: $14.95



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Organized by Camper van Beethoven violinist Johan Segal, Sista Maj is an instrumental psychedelic rock trio with Mikael Tuominen on bass, baritone guitar and sitar, and Andreas Axelsson on drums and percussion, with Segal also on organ, electric guitar, synth and bass, for a double CD exploring sophisticated heavy electric rock, jazz, hypnotic, and space music.


Amberg, Elio / Christoph Baumann: Life In A Pond

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25027
Catalog Code: cs475
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Various Artists: Asian Meeting Recordings #1

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 24987
Catalog Code: dmf-170
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Otomo Yoshihide started The Asian Meeting Festival in 2005 to foster creative interaction between Japanese and other Asian musicians, since 2014 curated by DJ Sniff, and here in the 2017 edition at GOK Sound, in Tokyo, Japan with a who's-who of players including Yoshihide, Ryoko Ono, Ko Ishikawa, Son X, KEITO, Yuji Ishihara, Yuen Chee Wai, &c. &c.


Various Artists: I Never Meta Guitar Four

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 24980
Catalog Code: CFG009CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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The fourth in the Elliot Sharp curated "Meta Guitar" series brings a wealth of diverse styles and approaches to the guitar, from Knox Chandler, Tashi Dorji, Monika Roscher, Rhys Chatham, Kalle Kalima, Ryan Choi, Marco Oppedisano, Bern Nix, Markus Reuter, Hahn Rowe, Pete Matthiessen, Robert Poss, Ron Anderson, Morgan Craft, Roberto Zorzi, and Erdem Helvacioglu.


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.


Wolff, Christian / Eddie Prevost: Uncertain Outcomes [2 CDs]

Label: Matchless
Product Code: 24804
Catalog Code: MRCD96
Country: UK
 
Price: $24.95



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Two concerts of experimental improvisation from two giants of conceptual improvisation and composition, recorded at IKLECTIK in London in 2015 and at Dartmouth College, in Hanover, New Hampshire in 2016; with superb pacing and brilliant execution, these dialogs between keyboard and percussive instruments explore unique sound worlds with depth, inquisitiveness, and a sense of wonder.


Good, Kevin : Listen

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 24784
Catalog Code: EWR 1711
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Kevin Good organized this composition from four field recordings collected near Avon, CT, isolating sounds that he found interesting and then attempting to recreate them on other instruments, finally adding the human voice sparsely utilized throughout the piece, all to promote the idea of listeners actively paying attention to the sounds of their environment.


Wolfarth, Christian / Jason Kahn: Percussion / Voice

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



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An absorbing album of percussion and voice from the working duo of Christian Wolfarth on drums and percussion, and Jason Kahn on voice, for two extended improvisations of cathartic vocal expression and assertive rhythmic and reflective percussive accompaniment, balancing eccentric and mesmerizing sound in gripping and compelling ways.


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.


Bang, Billy: Distinction Without a Difference

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 24542
Catalog Code: CvsD 035
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The late American violinist Billy Bang's first album, originally issued on Hat Hut Records, is reissued with an additional track, plus 4 previously unissued solo tracks recorded in Tilberg, Netherland in 1978, demonstrating this great artist's broad range of innovative techniques, mixing free-form and melodic passages in extended and joyful improvisations.


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.


Gardin, Per / Pedro Lopes / Rodrigo Pinheiro: History Of The Lisbon Chaplaincy

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 24254
Catalog Code: cs432
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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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 / Joshua 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-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.


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.