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Okazaki, Miles: The Sky Below

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 28236
Catalog Code: Pi 84
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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"The Sky Below is guitarist Miles Okazaki's fifth album of original compositions, and his second album for Pi Recordings. It is a sequel to Trickster, which was widely extolled and landed on many year-end lists of 2017 including Popmatt...


Low & Spring Heel Jack: Bombscare [VINYL 12" EP]

Label: Treader
Product Code: 28226
Catalog Code: TRD 001EP
Country: UK
 
Price: $25.95



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Merging the US band Low of Alan Sparhawk (guitar, voice), Mimi Parker (voice, drums), Zak Sally (bass) and Ed Coxon (violin, viola) with Ashley Wales of the UK band Spring Heel Jack, in an EP of lush slow moving and beautiful songs, structurally interesting pieces of beautiful abstraction; unavailable for two decades and lovingly reissued now on the Treader imprint.


Von Orelli, Marco / Max E. Keller / Sheldon Suter: Blow, Strike & Touch [Used Item]

Label: Hatology
Product Code: 28161
Catalog Code: hatOLOGY732
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $9.95



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Swiss trumpeter Marco Von Orelli leads this trio with Max E. Keller on piano and Sheldon Suter on drums, heard live at JazzAmMittwoch, Theater an Gleis, in Winterthur, Switzerland in 2014 for a thoroughly modern jazz outing of creative and extended approaches to the trio's instruments and approach to free jazz.


Ballister: Low Level Stink [VINYL & DVD] [Used Item]

Label: Dropa Disc
Product Code: 28016
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.


Alder, Jason / Piotr Michalowski: Contradictions

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 27611
Catalog Code: cs602
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Dialogs on the lowest of reed instruments from the Ann Arbor, Michigan duo of Jason Alder and Piotr Michalowski, using Leblanc paperclip contrabass clarinets and Selmer rosewood contrabass and contra-alto clarinets, as they apply diverse approaches to avant improvisation of deep interaction, from active grumblings to beautiful tonal stretches.


Lowe, Allen: An Avant Garde of Our Own: Disconnected Works 1980-2018 [8 CD BOX SET]

Label: ESP
Product Code: 27439
Catalog Code: ESPDISK 5034CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $69.96



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Issuing career-spanning work from saxophonist, guitarist, composer, and music historian Allen Lowe: 4 CDs of previously unreleased material, and four CDs of thematically arranged material previously available, with collaborators including Julius Hemphill, Marc Ribot, Matthew Shipp, Don Byron, Ben Goldberg, Roswell Rudd, Steve Swell, Bobby Zankel, Lou Grassi, &c. &c!


Giuffre, Jimmy 3 (w / Bley / Swallow): Graz Live 1961

Label: ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd
Product Code: 27400
Catalog Code: ezz-thetics 1001
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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After introducing his new trio with pianist Paul Bley and double bassist Steve Swallow in two 1961 albums on Verve, clarinetist Jimmy Giuffre embarked on a tour of Europe, this recently discovered, well-recorded concert in Graf, Austria the perfect example of his unique concepts yielding intensely focused, harmonically challenging, rhythmically abstract, and exquisite chamber jazz.


Turbulence: Flow Across Scales

Label: Evil Clown
Product Code: 27217
Catalog Code: 9189
Country: USA
 
Price: $11.95



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A larger than previous Boston collective's Turbulence ensemble with 6 of the regular horn players from Leap of Faith Orchestra, performing multi-reedist and instrumentalist PEK's extended framework, with drummer percussionist Yui Zbitnoff; the ensembe breaks down to three duos and guest saxophonist Bob O'Brien, captured live at Outpost 186, in Cambridge, MA in August 2018.


Lyall, Cal / Tim Olive: Lowering

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 27169
Catalog Code: 845-9
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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Like mad scientists of sound, sonic explorers Tim Olive and Cal Lyall met in a Tokyo studio in 2012 armed with hydrophones, magnetic pickups and electronics to record this richly detailed and slowly unfolding work, blending organic and mechanical elements of indeterminate origin, finding absorbing dialog without clamor or tumult; intriguing and engrossing.


Sakata, Akira / Simon Nabatov / Takashi Seo / Darren Moore: Not Seeing Is A Flower

Label: Leo Records
Product Code: 26652
Catalog Code: LEO 843
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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An absolutely impressive example of collective free improvisation as the quartet of Japanese jazz masters Takashi Seo on acoustic bass and Akira Sakata on alto saxophone, clarinet, vocals, and percussion meet Australian Darren Moore on drums & percussion, and Russian Simon Nabatov on piano for an extended 6-part live set at Chiba's "Jazzspot" Candy.


Parker, William: Flower In a Stained-Glass Window & The Blinking of The Ear [2 CDs]

Label: Centering Records
Product Code: 26567
Catalog Code: CENT 1018-19CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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Two full-length albums--"Flower In a Stained-Glass Window" and "The Blinking of The Ear"--recorded in the summer of 2018 with two distinct groups, "Flower" dedicated to the inspiration of Martin Luther King features the vocals and narration of Leena Conquest; "Blinking" was recorded during Parker's 2018 residency at the Stone presenting his concept of universal tonality.


Jackson, Keefe / Benjamin Vergara / Jim Baker / Phil Sudderberg: The Hallowed Plant

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 26232
Catalog Code: RPR 1073
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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During Chilean trumpeter Benjamn Vergara's visit to Chicago in 2016 he joined forces with multi-reedist Keefe Jackson, pianist and ARP synth player Jim Baker, and drummer Phil Sudderberg to record this album of collective free jazz, a mix of lyrical and abstract playing that references bop and the modern Chicago creative scene in sublime ways.


Lee, Okkyung: Cheol-Kkot-Sae (Steel.Flower.Bird)

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 25907
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4023
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Cellist Okkyung Lee explores her Korean roots in an amazing long-form composition combining electronics, improvisation, composed melodies and noise with Korean traditional music, performed with the superb ensemble of John Edwards (bass), Ches Smith (drums), John Butcher (sax), Jae Hyo Chang (Korean percussion), Song Hee Kwon (Pansori singing), and Lasse Marhaug (electronics).


Mekaniks: The Great Klown Panik of 2017 - Klownpocalypse

Label: Evil Clown
Product Code: 25883
Catalog Code: 9167
Country: USA
 
Price: $9.95



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A collaboration of Leap of Faith members, percussionist Yuri Zbitnov, multi-reedist and wind player David Peck, with guests from the Evil Clown roster, adding electroacoustic elements including looping, sampling and electronic processing to their improvisation, here with Joel Simches on real-time signal processing, alongside sound artists Greg Grinnell & Bob Moores.


Jovicevic, Jasna Sextet: Flow Vertical

Label: FMR
Product Code: 25856
Catalog Code: 475-0318
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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Hungarian composer, improviser and multi-reedist Jasna Jovicevic in an album researching sound vibrations and their direct impact on our body, energy, and creativity, performed with her contemporary chamber jazz sextet of bassoon, percussion, viola, violin and violincello, lyrical and joyful music "divided according to psychic centers in the human body".


Flower-Corsano Duo: The Radiant Mirror

Label: Textile Records
Product Code: 25620
Catalog Code: TCD 011CD
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The first of three albums from the duo of shahi baaja (Japanese electric dulcimer/harp) and banjo player Mick Flower (Vibracathedral Orchestra) and drummer/percussionist Chris Corsano, the excitement and thrill of their raucous yet controlled improvisations exploding through three tracks of "Earth", "Wind", and "Fire", a joyful and spectacular album!


Rodrigues, Guilherme / Johan Moir: Hollow Wood

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25501
Catalog Code: cs487
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Swedish double bassist Johan Moir, who focuses on extended techniques, preparations, Just Intonation and psychoacoustic phenomena, joins with cellist Guilherme Rodrigues in the studio in Berlin to record these 9 dialogs of haunting string improvisations, pushing the limits of their "hollow wood" instruments to create a vast palette of sound and approaches.


Miura, Yoko / Jean-Marc Foussat: When Lowlands Consume the Space

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 25500
Catalog Code: cs485
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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Two approaches to keyboards from Japanese acoustic pianist Yoko Miura and keyboardist Jean-Marc Foussat (Fou Records) recording these extended and excursive improvisations in Paris in 2017, contrasting Foussat's alien and encompassing synthetic and electronic worlds with Miura's sophisticated playing inside and out of the piano.


Lambinet / Palosz / Sokolowski / Szuszkiewicz / Ziporyn: Musiquette. Improvisations on Gorecki

Label: Bolt
Product Code: 25324
Catalog Code: BR 1045
Country: Poland
 
Price: $14.95



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Recording in the Polish Radio studio, the quintet of Evan Ziporyn on clarinets, Adrien Lambinet on trombone, Mikolaj Palosz on cello, Kuba Sokolowski on piano and Kamil Szuszkiewica on trumpet improvise on the compositions "Musiquette IV op. 28" and "Lerchenmusick op. 53" by H. M. Gorecki using conceptual approaches to his scores.


Roginski, Raphael (feat. Olga Myslowska / Sebstian Witkowski): plays Henry Purcell

Label: Bolt
Product Code: 25252
Catalog Code: BR POP18
Country: Poland
 
Price: $14.95



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Polish guitarist Raphael Roginski presents works from baroque English composer Henry Purcell (1659-1695), considered one of the greatest English composers, performed on solo guitar and with accompaniment by Sebastian Witkowski on synth and Olga Myslowska on voice, a beautiful and languorous album that pays homage to the profound lasting qualities of Purcell's music.


Slow Is Possible (Pontiifice / Figueira / Fonseca / Clemente / Santos Dias / Sousa): Moonwatchers

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 24976
Catalog Code: CF447CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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A stunningly beautiful album of langurous jazz from a sextet collective of young Portuguese musicians, self-described as a chamber band for the new century, in their 2nd album using melodic elements alongside classical contemporay music, post-rock, alternative metal, intelligent pop, free improvisation and more, creating a rich and embraceable music.


Roden, Steve : Between Yellow And White On One Side. Between Blue And Black On The Other [CASSETTE]

Label: Banned Production
Product Code: 24961
Catalog Code: bp206
Country: USA
 
Price: $5.95



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Part of a trilogy of cassette-related works that began with a piece sound artist Steve Roden created for an online exhibition for ICA London in early 2012, these two works were composed from 1983-84 recordings Roden made in his bedroom, recorded at double speed and here playing at half speed, half in reverse, which were organized into these two compositions.


Kemp, Alice: Fill My Body With Flowers And Rice [VINYL]

Label: Fragment Factory
Product Code: 24899
Catalog Code: [FRAG39]
Country: E.U.
 
Price: $19.95



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Sound composer and multi-disciplinary artist Alice Kemp's first full length vinyl album is a mysterious and beautifully paced release blending acoustic and electronic sources, field recordings, voice and inexplicable sound to create dream-like sonic environments, subtle and suggestive sound that contains clues of ritual, longing, and beauty.


Palestine, Charlemagne: The Lower Depths [3 CDs]

Label: Alga Marghen
Product Code: 24730
Catalog Code: NMN 151CD
Country: Italy
 
Price: $53.95



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Charlemagne Palestine conceived this composition of unique piano sonorities in 1977 as a trilogy, taking it's name from the potential of his Bosendorfer piano, writing the first section for the middle keyboard, the second section for two octaves above, and the third at the bottom of the keyboard, producing a deep and singular work of minimalism.


Ochs, Larry / Sax and Drumming Core: Wild Red Yellow

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 24331
Catalog Code: ROG-0075
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Rova leader Larry Ochs takes his Sax and Drumming Core to the next level with this charged album of mind-bending free improvisation with an hallucinatory edge, joined by Libra artists Satoko Fujii on piano & synth and Natsuki Tamura on trumpet, with Scott Amendola on drums, William Winant and Matthias Bossi on a wild set of percussive instruments.


Pateras, Anthony / Erkki Veltheim: The Slow Creep Of Convenience

Label: Immediata
Product Code: 24297
Catalog Code: IMM010
Country: Australia
 
Price: $18.95



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Anthony Pateras performs on pipe organ alongside Erkki Veltheim on electric violin, presenting a single extended work joining both instruments as a unified timbral force, producing exquisite and hypnotic sensorial phenomena over 50 minutes, as the duo investigate spectral phenomena in sound; includes a 24 page illuminating booklet interviewing both artists.


Von Orelli, Marco / Max E. Keller / Sheldon Suter: Blow, Strike & Touch

Label: Hatology
Product Code: 24153
Catalog Code: hatOLOGY732
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Swiss trumpeter Marco Von Orelli leads this trio with Max E. Keller on piano and Sheldon Suter on drums, heard live at JazzAmMittwoch, Theater an Gleis, in Winterthur, Switzerland in 2014 for a thoroughly modern jazz outing of creative and extended approaches to the trio's instruments and approach to free jazz.


Guimaraes, Manuel : Flow Me

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 23884
Catalog Code: cs376
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $15.95



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"It will not have been included on purpose, but a phrase that Manuel Guimaraes says at the beginning of this solo piano record very well defines the music that is going to be proposed. He asks when the recording is already in progress, ...


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.


DEK Trio (Ken Vandermark / Elisabeth Harnik / Didi Kern): Burning Below Zero

Label: Trost Records
Product Code: 23792
Catalog Code: TROST 139CD
Country: Austria
 
Price: $16.95



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One of Chicago reedist Ken Vandermark's regular trios while in Austria, DEK is named for the letters of the 1st name of Vandermark, drummer Didi Kern and pianist Elisabeth Harnik, drawing inspiration from free improv, free rock, & cross-media projects of each member.


Mostly Other People Do The Killing: Loafer's Hollow

Label: Hot Cup
Product Code: 23439
Catalog Code: Hot Cup 161
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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New Yorks' Mostly Other People Do the Killing step back in time to the 1930s-40's in modern swing-ear compositions from bassist Moppa Elliott, performed with the amazing septet of Steven Bernstein, Jon Irabagon, Kevin Shea, Ron Stabinksy, David Taylor, and Brandon Seabrook.


Wright, Jack / Guillaume Viltard / Grundik Kasyansky: And Surging Roars Against My Pillow

Label: Spring Garden Music
Product Code: 22520
Catalog Code: SGM 19
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Recording in London in 2010 as part of series of performances and studio sessions, the trio of Jack Wright on saxophone, Guillaume Viltard on double bass and Grundik Kasyansky electronics present a freely improvised set of advanced techniques that impart lyrical warmth.


Dilloway, Aaron: Songs About Jason [VINYL 10-inch]

Label: Amethyst Sunset
Product Code: 22496
Catalog Code: AMETHYST 016LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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Originally released in a limited edition of forty copies for a solo/duo show with Jason Lescalleet in 2013, this 10" release remasters the original album; a disorienting and melodic album of tape loops and dark ambient drone.


Moore, Thurston / Frank Rosaly: Marshmallow Moon Decorum

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Product Code: 22028
Catalog Code: CvsDCD028
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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Chicago's 2012 Marshmallow Festival brought together improvising drummer Frank Rosaly with New York guitarist Thurston Moore for a thick 35 minute improvisation that builds in intensity as Moore's drive and Rosaly's vehement interaction take the listener on a monumental journey.


Faint Glow / Justin Scott Gray : Quantum Ouch [CASSETTE]

Label: Bicephalic
Product Code: 21919
Catalog Code: bc025
Country: USA
 
Price: $7.95



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Part of a series of 8 split release cassettes, hand-painted & numbered; Side A presents dark soundscapes from Jeff Winter, aka Faint Glow, in slowly unfolding electronic works; Side B a variety of electronic approaches from arpeggiated to slowly abrasive grumbling.


Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka: plays Franz Schubert Winterreise

Label: Bolt
Product Code: 21860
Catalog Code: BR POP16
Country: Poland
 
Price: $14.95



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Vocalist Joanna Halszka Sokolowska interprets Franz Shubert's "Winterreise", a 19th century work setting the poems of Wilhelm Muller to music, recorded in a single take on a winter night in Warsaw, Poland at the Komuna Theater, a fragile and unique look at this famous work.


Fvrtvr: Following Shapes to the Edge of a Drift [VINYL]

Label: Discombobulate
Product Code: 21813
Catalog Code: BOB009
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $19.95



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Fritz Welch and Guido Hennebohl present a strange and discomforting album of electronic madness, as they "rattle them pots and pans, slap-the-cheek slurps and stick sharp elbows into a web of goof-off electronics" as they pursue the message of freedom.


Yellow6: No Memories, Only Photographs

Label: Silber
Product Code: 21280
Catalog Code: Silber 201
Country: USA
 
Price: $12.95



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British guitarist Jon Attwood's Yellow6 solo project finds him performing on guitar, bass, electronics, and drum programming for a beautiful album of shoegaze rock with elements of minimalist, electronica, and ambient sound.


Glowicka: Seven Sonnets

Label: Bolt
Product Code: 21107
Catalog Code: BR 1028
Country: Poland
 
Price: $14.95



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Seven sonnets from William Shakespeare in a 50-minute song cycle that unfolds as an evocative journey using the perceptive words written in 1609 as a basis for compositions for quartet and countertenor, bringing depth and new appreciation to The Bard's sentiments.


Shipp, Matthew Quartet Declared Enemy: Our Lady Of The Flowers

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 21012
Catalog Code: Rog-0057
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Named after Jean Genet's infamous novel, New York pianist Matthew Shipp's quartet Declared Enemy with Sabir Mateen on tenor sax & clarinet, William Parker on double bass, and Gerald Cleaver on drums, return for a second outstanding album of dynamic and masterful jazz.


Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka: Msza [Used Item]

Label: Bolt
Product Code: 20757
Catalog Code: BR R006
Country: Poland
 
Price: $9.00



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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

"The album is a studio version of a chamber opera prepared by Joanna Halszka Sokolowska at Opera// REMIX at Komuna// Warszawa. The...


Perlowin, Shane / Jacob Wick : Objet A [CASSETTE]

Label: Prom Night Records
Product Code: 20657
Catalog Code: PN022
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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A freely improvised collaboration between Ahleuchatistas guitarist Shane Perlowin and trumpeter Jacob Wick, both using a contemplative approach of unusual and extended techniques while allowing space and tension to develop their deceptively rich dialog.


Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka: Msza

Label: Bolt
Product Code: 20201
Catalog Code: BR R006
Country: Poland
 
Price: $14.95



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A chamber opera by Joanna Halszka Sokolowska at Opera// REMIX at Komuna// Warszawa, using sung and spoken voice, piano, and a variety of tonal instruments to present an intriguing set of variations informed by numerological methods, scientific statistics, &c..


Nelson, Matt: Lower Bottoms [VINYL]

Label: Tubapede
Product Code: 19763
Catalog Code: tb03
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.45



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Brooklyn saxophonist Matt Nelson in a solo album of extended saxophone techniques along with a litany of guitar effects pedals, all run through a large 70's era Peavy combo amp with real-time feedback manipulation, a unique album of muscular playing and unusual soundscape.


Buckner, Thomas / Joelle Leandre / Nicole Mitchell : Flowing Stream

Label: Leo Records
Product Code: 19609
Catalog Code: LEO 701
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $15.45



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After performing live at New York's Vision Festival in 2012, the trio of Thomas Buckner (voice), Joelle Leandre (bass) and Nicole Mitchell (flute) recorded this studio album of free improvisations in a free-flowing exchange of ideas and adroit improvisation.


Phizmiz, Ergo: Play Robert Ashley "Purposeful Lady Slow Afternoon"

Label: Bolt
Product Code: 19135
Catalog Code: VRPOP04
Country: Poland
 
Price: $13.95



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Ergo Phizmiz reinterprets Robert Ashley's disturbing avant-classical work "Purposeful Lady Slow Afternoon", in a group with Ergo Phizmiz (voice, piano), Lula (voice), Maciej Cieslak (guitar), Julia Zietek (violin), Alessandro Bosetti (laptop), and DJ Lenar (turntable).


Dilloway, Aaron: Banned/Bent [CASSETTE]

Label: Banned Production
Product Code: 18837
Catalog Code: bp222
Country: USA
 
Price: $5.95



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Two sides of "Banned" and "Bent" from experimental sound artist Aaron Dilloway, using synthetic and sampled sounds to create a revolving audio excursion of bizarre sonic substance, thickly mysterious and satisfying.


Nilssen-Love, Paal Large Unit: First Blow [VINYL EP]

Label: PNL
Product Code: 18744
Catalog Code: PNL021EP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Norway's younger generation of improvising musicians, acoustic and electronic, perform in percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love's Large Unit from their first EP, a live recording from Molde Jazzfestival 2013.


Nilssen-Love, Paal Large Unit: First Blow

Label: PNL
Product Code: 18743
Catalog Code: PNL021
Country: Norway
 
Price: $12.95



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Norway's younger generation of improvising musicians, acoustic and electronic, perform in percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love's Large Unit from their first EP, a live recording from Molde Jazzfestival 2013.


Barlow, Clarence: Musica Derivata

Label: Hat [now] ART
Product Code: 18485
Catalog Code: Hat[now]ART126
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Composer Clarence Barlow, like Beethoven, builds his own labyrinths, brick by brick, and then searches for an escape by creating conceptual forms to get around the traps of time, tonality, and style.