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Shed Metal (Daniel Kernohan / Dan Lander): Equivalent Insecurity
Shed Metal (Daniel Kernohan / Dan Lander):
Equivalent Insecurity

(Spool -- Canada )


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Verge Music founder Daniel Kernohan aka Dee Kay and radio host Dan Lander developed this album of electroacoustic interaction between 1987-1989 in a dilapidated row house on "the wrong side of the tracks" in Toronto, using "instruments, toys, stuff, sound" to create an amusing, sometimes startling, and insightful series of interactions; unpredictable and interesting.

Skumsnes Moe, Guro / Philippe Petit: Guro Skumsnes Moe & Philippe Petit
Skumsnes Moe, Guro / Philippe Petit:
Guro Skumsnes Moe & Philippe Petit

(Public Eyesore -- USA )


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Bringing together two noise improvisers and experimenters, Guro Skumsnes Moe from Sult and MoE performing on octabass & electric bass, and Philippe Petit (who has albums on Aural Terrains, Monotype and Bolt) performing on synthesizer and turntables, both also providing vocal utterance, for two thick journeys of twisted, diverse and often deep sonics bridged by an abstract interlude.

Smith, Roger: Green wood: Solo Guitar Improvisations 2002
Smith, Roger:
Green wood: Solo Guitar Improvisations 2002

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


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An excellent collection of solo acoustic guitar improvisations by Roger Smith that were digitally recorded at home in London during January, 2002.

Smith, Wadada Leo: Trumpet [3 CDs]
Smith, Wadada Leo:
Trumpet [3 CDs]

(Tum -- Finland )


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Pure Wadada Leo Smith in a 3-CD box set of solo recordings from 2016 captured at and using the natural resonance of the St. Mary's Church in the town of Pohja, on the Southern Coast of Finland, presenting fourteen new compositions, including four extended multi-part works, as Smith demonstrates his incredible authority, investigative spirit and spiritual approach to the horn.

SSL (Gorfinkel, Dale / Robbie Avenaim): Sonic Systems Laboratory
SSL (Gorfinkel, Dale / Robbie Avenaim):
Sonic Systems Laboratory

(Splitrec -- Australia )


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Two unusual approaches to the vibraphone in a duo--Dale Gorfinkel using the tremolo mechanism, additional motors, bows and creative percussive techniques; and Robbie Avenaim using homemade electronic sticks and vibrating objects to create rhythms and textures.

Stackenas, David: Bricks
Stackenas, David:
Bricks

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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An amazing solo CD of free improvisation from guitarit David Stackenaus, showing incredible technique and melodic intent, equally at ease when exploring tonality and melody or abstract noisy textures; compelling and impressive playing!

Surak, Jeff: Eris I Dysnomia [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]
Surak, Jeff:
Eris I Dysnomia [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Eh? -- USA )


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Washington DC-area sound artist and Zeromoon label-leader Jeff Surak, creating audio environments since the 80's home taping days, in a set of sound recordings of electro-acoustic drones, tape generated musique concrete, "plus a heavy dose of weirdness"; five tracks of diverse approaches to sonic experimentation, particularly the epic "Parasite Lost".

Tandaapushi: Borromean Rings
Tandaapushi:
Borromean Rings

(JVTLANDT -- Norway )


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The second album from this Norwegian electric improvising power trio, using dark rhythmic grooves over which guitar, electric piano, amplified objects, no-input mixing board, and pianet emerge, creating hypnotic states that lead to exultant moments through sinuous melody, building and releasing intensity while maintaining a consistent gauzy undertone.

Taus (Klaus Filip & Tim Blechmann): Pinna
Taus (Klaus Filip & Tim Blechmann):
Pinna

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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An improvisation for two laptop computers performed by Tim Blechmann and Klaus Filip, recorded live in Vienna at "neue musik in st ruprecht", 2010, contrasting minimal tones with massive bass rumble and frothing frequencies.

Taylor, Cecil (w/ Lyons / Dixon / Grimes / Silva / Cyrille): With (Exit) To Student Studies, Revisit
Taylor, Cecil (w/ Lyons / Dixon / Grimes / Silva / Cyrille):
With (Exit) To Student Studies, Revisited

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Switzerland )


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Changing approaches to his music with new quartet of Jimmy Lyons on alto sax, Alan Silva on double bass and Andrew Cyrille on drums, pianist Cecil Taylor's incredible 1966 concert in Paris presented four extended compositions, here remastered and reissued with a track from a compilation LP--"With (Exit)"--extending his quartet with Bill Dixon on trumpet and Henry Grimes on double bass.

Taylor, Mike: Trio, Quartet & Composer, Revisited
Taylor, Mike:
Trio, Quartet & Composer, Revisited

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Switzerland )


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Found dead in the Thames River in 1969, pianist & composer Mike Taylor left a legacy of two solid & lyrical jazz albums, of which the complete Trio album and one track from Pendulum are remastered; but he was also a songwriter for the Eric Clapton/Ginger Baker/Jack Bruce band Cream, of which three Taylor compositions with lyrics and vocals by Baker are included.

Testa, Carl : Sway Prototypes - Volume 3
Testa, Carl :
Sway Prototypes - Volume 3

(Sway -- USA )


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The third volume of NY bassist, composer, and electronic/computer musician Carl Testa's amazing Sway project, giving an interactive electronic processor its own voice interfacing with any size ensemble, here with two new works--one for quintet among a set of Chicago improvisers, the other in Portland, Maine with a sextet--each uniquely voiced and excitingly unpredictable.

Tetreault, Martin : Plus de Snipettes!!
Tetreault, Martin :
Plus de Snipettes!!

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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A fun, odd and eccentric album constructed from extracts of hours of tape reels and audio cassettes by Montreal turntablist Martin Tetrault, a mix of plunderphonic sources, unusual turntable technique, and experimental audio collage drawn from an insanely diverse set of sources, in this sequel to his 1992 "Snipettes!" cassette, here with 31 new fascinating miniatures.

Thieke, Michael Unununium: Nachtlieder
Thieke, Michael Unununium:
Nachtlieder

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )


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A diverse and fascinating release from clarinetist Michael Thieke, also on zither and providing field recordings, with guitarist Martin Siewert, accordionist Luca Venitucci, and two bassists--Christian Weber & Derek Shirley, and two drummers--Steve Heather and Eric Schaefer.

Threadgill, Henry Zooid: This Brings Us To, Volume II
Threadgill, Henry Zooid:
This Brings Us To, Volume II

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


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Threadgill's 2nd Volume with Jose Davila, Liberty Ellman, Elliot Humberto Kavee, and Stomu Takeishi, intelligent and cutting-edge music exploring the boundaries of composition & improvisation.

Tigers Mind: Paradiso Pudding Mix
Tigers Mind:
Paradiso Pudding Mix

(JVTLANDT -- Denmark )


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The Danish/Norwegian trio of Thomas Eiler on drums, Niklas Adam on electronics & guitar, and Danielle Dahl on sax and electronic wind instrument draw inspiration from early electronic minimalism, punk rock, noise and free jazz in the full-length debut, surprising the listener as the music shifts from abstract reductionism to full-on assault.

Toys'R Noise: Manivole [VINYL]
Toys'R Noise:
Manivole [VINYL]

(BeCoq -- France )


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Using toys and handmade instruments alongside guitar, bass, synths, plundered recordings and electronics, the French Toys'R'Noise trio are a live performing group that borrows from electro-beat rock forms with overtones of IDM/ambient forms, building extended sections and then amusing with quick-witted sections that bridge a clear love of the music.

Trio Caveat (Ligenfritz / McLellan / Moritz): Compliments Of The Season
Trio Caveat (Ligenfritz / McLellan / Moritz):
Compliments Of The Season

(KMB Jazz -- USA )


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The debut album of the New York Trio Caveat of Jonathan Moritz on tenor and soprano saxophones, John McLellan on drums, and James Ilgenfritz on bass, in an unusual Christmas album taking understated and obscure approaches to tunes like "Blue Christmas" and "Dreidel", where only the attentive listener discovers the melodic and harmonic basis for each tune.

Trio Viriditas: Live at Vision Festival VI
Trio Viriditas:
Live at Vision Festival VI

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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The excellent trio of Alfred Harth on sax, Kevin Norton on percussion, and the late Wilber Morris on bass, performing at the 2001 Vision Festival VI in New York City.f

Tullgren, Lina / Alec Toku Whiting: Unfamiliar Ceilings
Tullgren, Lina / Alec Toku Whiting:
Unfamiliar Ceilings

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


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The duo of improvisers Lina Tullgren on violin and Japanese koto player based in Boston Alec Toku Whiting, joined on one track by Ted Reichman on synthesizer & pedals, Reichman also recording these studio sessions, as the duo apply unsual techniques with an ear toward sonic assault and unexpected twists & turns, particularly some especially aggressive interaction on "Polly Chainsaw".

Ughi, Federico: Songs For Four Cities
Ughi, Federico:
Songs For Four Cities

(Skycap Records -- Germany )


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A collection of compositions from drummer/composer Federico Ughi dedicated to the four cities where he's lived: Rome, London, Montreal and New York, performed in a quartet with Darius Jones (sax), Eri Yamamoto (piano) and Ed Schuller (bass).

Ulher, Birgit / Franz Hautzinger: Kleine Trompetenmusik
Ulher, Birgit / Franz Hautzinger:
Kleine Trompetenmusik

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


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Translating to "Little Trumpet Music", the duo of trumpeters Birgit Uhler and Franz Hautzinger, Uhler also performing on radio & objects, use extreme techniques and approaches to their improvisations, focusing on extraneous sounds from their instruments in enigmatic and captivating ways, expansively defining reductionism in masterfully idiosyncratic ways.

Underriner, Chaz: Meditations
Underriner, Chaz:
Meditations

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )


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Composer and sound artist Chaz Underriner composed these eight meditation in 2021 during residencies at the Atlantic Center for the Arts and the NYU Music Technology studios, recorded at Stetson University in Florida with an ensemble including four vocalists, cello, piano, percussion, electronics and field recordings; beautifully introspective and thought provoking works.

Various Artists: 910 Noise Presents: Douceur Violente
Various Artists:
910 Noise Presents: Douceur Violente

(ACK Recordings -- USA )


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910 Noise presents: Douceur Violente A 14 track compilation of electronic and noise artists from Wilmington, North Carolina.

Various Artists: Inventionen '98 - 50 Jahre Musique Concrete
Various Artists:
Inventionen '98 - 50 Jahre Musique Concrete

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


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An excellent compilation of modern Musique Concrete featuring compositions by Chin, Kosk, Cee, Donato, Minard, Mitterer, Dhomont, Karlsson, and Wishart.

Various Artists: Redrawn: soccer Committe & machinefabriek remixed and covered
Various Artists:
Redrawn: soccer Committe & machinefabriek remixed and covered

(Machinefabriek -- The Netherlands )


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soccer Committee and Machinefabriek's duo album from 2008 is remixed by artists Nate Wooley, Francisco Lopez, Taylor Deupree, Lawrence English, Xela, &c. &c.

Various Artists: To Live And Shave In L.A. - The Grief That Shrieked To Multiply [3 CDs + Download]
Various Artists:
To Live And Shave In L.A. - The Grief That Shrieked To Multiply [3 CDs + Download]

(Monotype -- Poland )


Price: $26.95    




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TLASILA was an experimental music collective founded in 1990 by composer Tom Smith; this 3 CD + download releases finds a massive cast of artists restructuring the improvisations from the "Noon and Eternity" album into a massive 240 minute work.

Various Artists: Victoriaville Matiere Sonore
Various Artists:
Victoriaville Matiere Sonore

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


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Francisco Lopez initiated this project in 2006 with the Pogus CD "Montreal Sound Matter", now expanded into an acousmatic group of linked tracks from a group of impressive sound artists.

Various: Amsterdam . Berlin . Moscow . Losoncy [2 CDs]
Various:
Amsterdam . Berlin . Moscow . Losoncy [2 CDs]

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )


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A double album of experimental works and songs, virtual meetings curated by composer Dante Boon, recorded in the performer's individual cities as ensembles formed from musicians who have never met, including the Moscow duo The Same Ensemble of Sasha Elina and Kirill Shirokov, Amsterdamn's Seamus Cater's Tree Space, Berlin's Konzert Minimal, and sound artist Gabi Losoncy.

VCDC (Motland / Lonberg-Holm / Solberg / Gjerstad): Insult
VCDC (Motland / Lonberg-Holm / Solberg / Gjerstad):
Insult

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Following their 2011 album on the Norwegian Hispid label, the quartet of clarinetist Frode Gjerstad, cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm, drummer Stale Liavik Solberg and vocalist Stine Janvin Motland perform two excellent extended improvisations at Galleri Sult in Stavanger.

Wallin, Per Henrik & Sven-Ake Johansson: 1974 - 2004 [4 CD BOX]
Wallin, Per Henrik & Sven-Ake Johansson:
1974 - 2004 [4 CD BOX]

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


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Unique release of a 4-CD box including rare recordings of Swedish pioneers of free jazz and improvised music, as well as a 28-page booklet with extensive writings and photos, letters and drawings by the artists.

Weinberg, Sam / Henry Fraser / Weasel Walter : Grist
Weinberg, Sam / Henry Fraser / Weasel Walter :
Grist

(ugEXPLODE -- USA )


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Hard-edged NY improvisation from the performing trio of Sam Weinberg on sax, Henry Fraser on bass and Weasel Walter on drums, who since 2017 have developed a group sound of powerful and fiercely determined free jazz roots using interesting instrumental technique, often muscular and urgent but also with periods of constrained interplay and dialog; an extremely well balanced band.

Weston, Veryan / Trevor Watts: Dialogues with Ornette!
Weston, Veryan / Trevor Watts:
Dialogues with Ornette!

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Live recordings in 2015 from Bim Huis, and in Quintavant/Audio Rebel in Rio de Janeiro, the first a tribute to the late saxophonist Ornette Coleman in a 3 part suite of fast-paced and insightful improv; the 2nd "Quantum Illusion", an introspective and rich 2-part work.

 
What Is Music / Volume 1:
Liquid Metal Dreaming

(MusicNow -- Great Britain )


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1. Liquid Metal Dreaming In Ely 6:44

2. Seghill Ballad 3:24

3. Pythagoras Clocks Off And Heads For The Ruperra Arms 6:49

4. Pythagorean Ground 5:31

5. The Alchemists Of East Moors 3:47

6. Texting Robbie Burns 4:03

7. Pressure 15:44

8. Release 3:50

9. Bhopal Thoughts 18:48

Windemo & Strid / Warnheim & Ingves: Split Series Vol. 1
Windemo & Strid / Warnheim & Ingves:
Split Series Vol. 1

(FRIM Records -- Sweden )


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Two very different but openly creative improvising duos on a split CD, initiating the Swedish label and concert organizer FRIMS's split recording series: first 4 improvisations from legendary free improvisers Raymond Strid on drums & percussion and guitarist Mattias Windemo; then an extended dialog from new generation players Marcus Warnheim on alto saxophone and Karin Ivgves on piano.

Wolpe / Feldman / Zimmerman / Seel: Four Generations
Wolpe / Feldman / Zimmerman / Seel:
Four Generations

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


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Pianist and composer Daniel N. Seel plays four pieces from four generations of different composers including Stefan Wolpe, Morton Feldman, Walter Zimmerman, and his own work.

Wood, Dorian / Thor Harris (w/ Carla Bozulich / Jarboe / Patrick Shiroishi / Heather Trost): You Are
Wood, Dorian / Thor Harris (w/ Carla Bozulich / Jarboe / Patrick Shiroishi / Heather Trost):
You Are Clearly In Perversion [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Editions -- USA )


Price: $8.95    




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A ritualistic narrative work from multidisciplinary artist Dorian Wood and percussionist Thor Harris (Swans), with Carla Bozulich and Jarboe contributing their voices in an ensemble of contemporary and experimental arrangement, alongside guests David Coulter, Heather Trost, Jeremy Barnes, Michael Corwin, Ignacio Carvajal, Andrea Calderon, Elizabeth Warren and Patrick Shiroishi.

Zorn, John: Les Maudits
Zorn, John:
Les Maudits

(Tzadik -- USA )


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An outrageous interpretation of Alfred Jarry's fictional character Ubu performed with with the International Contemporary Ensemble and core Downtown New York performers Ikue Mori, Ches Smith and Zorn himself, using Zorn's quick cut approach to composition; presented along with a work inspired by French poet Charles Baudelaire and an elegy to painter Paul Gauguin.

Cutler, Chris: Twice Around the Earth <i>[Used Item]</i>
Cutler, Chris:
Twice Around the Earth [Used Item]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $9.00    




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Noetinger, Jerome & SEC_: La Cave Des Etendards
Noetinger, Jerome & SEC_:
La Cave Des Etendards

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )


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Titled from the two venues where these concerts were recorded, the duo of Jerome Noetinger and Mimmo Napolitano both use revox reel to reel recorders, plus feedback systems, laptop and other electroacoustic devices to create strange and gripping aural narratives built of abstract elements yet creating deceptively concrete, compelling stories; exceptional.



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