The Squid's Ear Magazine
December 2005


 
Aerea: I Treni Inerti
Aerea:
I Treni Inerti

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Electric Masada: At The Mountains Of Madness
Electric Masada:
At The Mountains Of Madness

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $15.50    




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Massacre: Killing Time
Massacre:
Killing Time

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    




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Nordzucker (Ulher / Scherzberg / Maierhof): 500 gr
Nordzucker (Ulher / Scherzberg / Maierhof):
500 gr

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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ONJO: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra: ONJO
ONJO: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra:
ONJO

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )


Price: $19.95    




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Ratkje, Maja Blonk, Jaap: Post-Human Identities
Ratkje, Maja Blonk, Jaap:
Post-Human Identities

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )


Price: $16.95    




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Skeleton Crew: Learn to Talk and Country of Blinds [2 CDs]
Skeleton Crew:
Learn to Talk and Country of Blinds [2 CDs]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $19.95    




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Dixon Orchestra, Bill: 17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur
Dixon Orchestra, Bill:
17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Legendary trumpeter, composer and educator Bill Dixon in a 17 piece orchestra playing original compositions live at the 12th Vision Festival in New York City.

Kyriakides, Yannis: The Buffer Zone
Kyriakides, Yannis:
The Buffer Zone

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )


Price: $15.95    




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New Winds: Digging It Harder From Afar
New Winds:
Digging It Harder From Afar

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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Robert, Jocelyn: Pandore
Robert, Jocelyn:
Pandore

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $39.95    




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Jocelyn Robert's first release on Ambiances Magnetiques in a four-disc set that shows off his solo work and highlights the contributions from other artists who have worked with him through the years.

Roebke, Jason: Every Sunday
Roebke, Jason:
Every Sunday

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $9.95    




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The music of bassist Jason Roebke and his trio of guitarist Matthew Schneider and drummer Marcus Evan is rooted in the leader's solid bass work and the tasteful and informed lyrical freedom of his sidemen, as heard in this live performace Chicago's Hungry Brain.

Brady, Tim / Bradyworks, Quatuor Molinari: My 20th Century (CD + DVD) [DVD]
Brady, Tim / Bradyworks, Quatuor Molinari:
My 20th Century (CD + DVD) [DVD]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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Tim Brady with Bradyworks and Quatuor Molinari in a CD/DVD release of four synchronized musical, video & theater works, ambitious and fascinating compositional pieces.

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]
Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $23.95    




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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre d’Alfortville and in the studio.

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL]
Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $19.95    




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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

Sylvie Courvoisier Trio: Double Windsor
Sylvie Courvoisier Trio:
Double Windsor

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Sylvie Courvoisier's first recording for piano trio, performed with Drew Gress on bass and Kenny Wollensen, 9 passionate original compositions balancing melodic traditional work with through-composed and purely free playing; exceptional!

Clinamen Trio   (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline
Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger):
Decline

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Roman philosopher Titus Lucretius Carus named "Clinamen" the unpredictable (in time and space) swerve of atoms falling in the void, which aptly describes the unexpected directions taken in subtle free improvisation from this French trio, led by bassist Louis-Michel Marion, with Jacques Di Donato on clarinet, and Philippe Berger on viola.

Brady, Tim: Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune
Brady, Tim:
Three Cities in the Life of Dr. Norman Bethune

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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A chamber opera that tells the story of the life of the Canadian doctor and humanitarian Norman Bethune by interweaving extracts from Bethune's own letters with poetry of the 1930s.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Bruiducoeur, prieres des infideles
Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Bruiducoeur, prieres des infideles

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Composer Danielle Palardy Roger presents a work for a 13-voice mixed choir, two speakers, two soloists, and two percussionists in a satirical elegy that is an account of a man's last agonizing moments.

Rosenberg, Reed Evan / Ethan Tripp: Medium Rude
Rosenberg, Reed Evan / Ethan Tripp:
Medium Rude

(ErstAEU -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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A journey in sound--drone, abrasive noise and subtle ambiance--in a well-paced example of non-idiomatic soundscape from the first meeting of Reed Evan Rosenberg on microphones, pedals, max, and voice, and Ethan Tripp on speakers, microphones, motors, junk.

Blonk, Jaap / Cor Fuhler: Pre-Zoic Cellways
Blonk, Jaap / Cor Fuhler:
Pre-Zoic Cellways

(Kontrans -- The Netherlands )


Price: $17.95    




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Frasca, Dominic: Deviations <i>[Used Item]</i>
Frasca, Dominic:
Deviations [Used Item]

(Cantaloupe -- USA )


Price: $4.95    




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HOLE PUNCHED PROMO COPY

New Winds ( Rothenberg / Robertson / Dick): Potion
New Winds ( Rothenberg / Robertson / Dick):
Potion

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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"Active for over a decade, the trio New Windshas carved a distinctive niche in the arena of New Music by exploring the ambiguous territory in-between composition and improvisation while employing the particular tonalities and timbres of ...

Skist: Ellipsis
Skist:
Ellipsis

(Polarity -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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Aella (Henriette / Breiner / Goldman): Aella
Aella (Henriette / Breiner / Goldman):
Aella

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




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"This 'Aella' release is one of three in a series curated by myself and released by 577 Records. The other two records are of my trio and of Alan Bjorklund's Amygdala. This trio displays the amazing potential of improvised music. Whenev...

Blonk, Jaap : Songs of Little Sleep
Blonk, Jaap :
Songs of Little Sleep

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )


Price: $17.95    




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Dutch vocalist and electronic artist Jaap Blonk takes on insomnia in 13 short works celebrating sleeplessness, including one piece for Dada sound poet Raoul Hausmann, and other "songs" using effective electronics and bizarre vocal utterances to accompany your own sleepless nights.

Brady, Tim: 24 Frames - Trance [CD & DVD]
Brady, Tim:
24 Frames - Trance [CD & DVD]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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CD & DVD of Tim Brady's first installment in a triptych documenting a series of 24 pieces for guitar, here presenting Frames 19-24 for electric guitar, electronics and video.

Kyriakides, Yannis / VeenFabriek: The Thing Like Us
Kyriakides, Yannis / VeenFabriek:
The Thing Like Us

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )


Price: $15.95    




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Electronic music theater orchestrated by Yannis Kyriakides in collaboration with the Dutch musical theater group, VeenFabriek, that's centralized around the concepts of Spinoza's texts.

Masked Pickle (Scemama / Malmendier / Weil): 7
Masked Pickle (Scemama / Malmendier / Weil):
7

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $9.90    




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A fully free, quirky and marvelous set of virtually indescribable improvisation from the trio of French vocalist Clara Weill (known from her work with Fred Frith), Olivia Scemama on bass and Tom Malmendier on drums, three active international collaborators with powerful technical skills and a strange sense of humor willing to take their music where ever it oddly leads.

New Thing Unit: For Cecil Taylor
New Thing Unit:
For Cecil Taylor

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Dedicated to the late free jazz legend Cecil Taylor, this Lisbon sextet of Paulo Alexandre Jorge on tenor saxophone, Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Eduardo Chagas on trombone, Manuel Guimaraes on piano, Miguel Mira on cello, and Pedro Santo on drums performs four energetic and well-balanced collective improvisations, respecting and evoking the incredible legacy Taylor left behind.

Nordwall, Joachim: Concert
Nordwall, Joachim:
Concert

(Confront -- Great Britain )


Price: $13.95    




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Skull Defekts member and a part of Ocean Of Silver And Blood, Joachim Nordwal is captured in a 2008 concert in Oslo for this 17 minute lo-fi set of textured sound work, a grainy drone of howling sound.

Ongon: In Dispersione [VINYL]
Ongon:
In Dispersione [VINYL]

(Loup editions -- Italy )


Price: $20.95    




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Antonio Bertoni's solo Ongon project, trying to remove the mistreatment that the Moroccan Gnawa Music suffers due to the heavy western productions, as he performs on the trance-inducing bass instrument guimbri, his hypnotic and exotic music set into a rich weaving of electronics, samples and concrete synthesis built ad hoc by Bertoni himself; reference Natural Information Society.

Ratchet Orchestra: Hemlock
Ratchet Orchestra:
Hemlock

(Drip Audio -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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The Ratchet Orchestra is a large ensemble of 30 fringe musicians from Montreal headed by director Nicolas Caloia whose compositions allow for improvised chamber jazz and showcase the talents of the orchestra's most passionate players.

Roger, Danielle Palardy : Cannibale <i>[Used Item]</i>
Roger, Danielle Palardy :
Cannibale [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $10.00    




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Composer/percussionist Danielle Palardy Roger's musical satire about capitalism, performed with some of Montreal's finest improvisers using conventional & unconventional instruments and voice, captured live at the Gesu Amphitheater, in Montreal in 2018: Michel F Cote, Andre Duchesne, Joane Hetu, Elizabeth Lima, Isaiah Ceccarelli, Alexander St-Onge, and Ida Toniato.

Skeleton Crew (Frith / Cora): Learn to Talk [VINYL]
Skeleton Crew (Frith / Cora):
Learn to Talk [VINYL]

(ReR Vinyl -- Italy )


Price: $23.95    




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Reissuing the first of two albums from the NY collaboration of guitarist Fred Frith and cellist Tom Cora, both providing vocals, percussion, violin, & bass, in a classic example of Downtown NY genre-merging of improvisation and rock with a vicious edge, in smart songs and even smarter instrumental sections, an insanely inventive and intelligent album as vital now as it was then.

SKIF++ (Carey / van Heumen / Koolwijk): .next
SKIF++ (Carey / van Heumen / Koolwijk):
.next

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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This laptop trio create a dense and scurrying sound world of a surprising freeform nature that avoids cliches by combining sound-generation tools for ever-shifting results.

Electric Bird Noise: The Silber Sessions
Electric Bird Noise:
The Silber Sessions

(Silber Media -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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A collection of southeast darkwave & post rock band Electric Bird Noise (Brian Lea McKenzie) from 2000-2010, cinematic, richly eclectic, and absorbing instrumental music.



Best Sellers in This Category:

Roebke, Jason: Every Sunday

New Thing Unit: For Cecil Taylor

New Winds ( Rothenberg / Robertson / Dick): Potion

Blonk, Jaap : Songs of Little Sleep

Skeleton Crew: Learn to Talk and Country of Blinds [2 CDs]

Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline

Aella (Henriette / Breiner / Goldman): Aella

Masked Pickle (Scemama / Malmendier / Weil): 7

Rosenberg, Reed Evan / Ethan Tripp: Medium Rude

Ongon: In Dispersione [VINYL]

Aerea: I Treni Inerti

Blonk, Jaap / Cor Fuhler: Pre-Zoic Cellways

Ratchet Orchestra: Hemlock

Electric Bird Noise: The Silber Sessions

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Bruiducoeur, prieres des infideles

Kyriakides, Yannis / VeenFabriek: The Thing Like Us

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