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  October 2007
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Angeli, Paulo: Tessuti (music by Bjork, and Fred Frith)
Angeli, Paulo:
Tessuti (music by Bjork, and Fred Frith)

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    


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Fuhler, Cor : Stengam
Fuhler, Cor :
Stengam

(Potlatch -- France )


Price: $18.95    


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On this solo CD, [Cor Fuhler] plays an 'acoustic grand piano, using ebows and super magnets. No overdubs, no electronics, no electronic treatment

Cote, Michel F.: (juste) Claudette
Cote, Michel F.:
(juste) Claudette

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Unusual electronic improv that moves from light to dark with great grooves and unusual turns, from the core of Klaxon Gueule with Jesse Levine on organ.

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25.11

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Extraordinary free electro-acoustic improvisations from this active German quintet.

Fabbro, Guido Del : Agregats
Fabbro, Guido Del :
Agregats

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Violinist Del Fabbro (Fanfare Pourpour, Rouge Ciel) present 13 pieces for up to ten players with Jean Derome, Pierre Tanguay in a melting pot of avant-rock & compositional forms.

Fiedler, Joe Trio (Fiedler / Hebert / Sarin): The Crab
Fiedler, Joe Trio (Fiedler / Hebert / Sarin):
The Crab

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    


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Multiphonic trombonist Fiedler in a trio playing nine original Fiedler compositions.

Geisse, Gunnar: Meta Atem
Geisse, Gunnar:
Meta Atem

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Mysterious and intense works for electric guitar, signal processing, field recordings and voice from experimenter, improviser and audio researcher Gunnar Geisse.

Giardullo Open Ensemble, Joe : Red Morocco
Giardullo Open Ensemble, Joe :
Red Morocco

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $15.95    


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NY reed & flutist Giardullo's large Open Ensemble, the first release of his G2 music since 1979.

Kyron: Dark Goddess
Kyron:
Dark Goddess

(Black Note -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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Dark electronic soundscapes with dark beats and vocal improvisations.

Kyron: Morpho Genex
Kyron:
Morpho Genex

(Black Note -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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Intelligent Dark Electronica with a touch of Krautrock and experimental ambient.

LaConnor: LaConnor
LaConnor:
LaConnor

(Drip Audio -- Canada )


Price: $12.95    


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Incredible hybrid of styles from Houle, Zubot & Co., incorporating electro-acoustic, improvisation, folk-inspired melodies, samples and odd dialogue.

Mahall Quartet, Rudi : Rudi Mahall Quartet
Mahall Quartet, Rudi :
Rudi Mahall Quartet

(Jazzwerkstatt -- Germany )


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Von Schlippenbach associate Rudi Mahall in his own Quartett with Necks' drummer Tony Buck, other Schlippenbach-er Johannes Bauer and Japanese pianist Aki Takase.

Neto Quartet, Alipio C.: The Perfume Comes Before The Flower
Neto Quartet, Alipio C.:
The Perfume Comes Before The Flower

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    


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Lisbon saxophonist and composer Alípio Neto in exciting free and hard bop sessions with New Yorkers Herb Robertson, Michael Thompson, and Ken Filiano.

O'Leary, Mark / Muller, Gunter: Skyshifter
O'Leary, Mark / Muller, Gunter:
Skyshifter

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    


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Recordings from Cork, Ireland (home of O'Leary) and Basel, Switzerland, of subtle, dark and powerful experimental improv from two masters of the form.

R/S (Rehberg / Schmickler): One (Snow Mud Rain)
R/S (Rehberg / Schmickler):
One (Snow Mud Rain)

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $14.95    


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Mego founder and electronic artist Peter Rehberg met with Schmickler (Kontakta) in 2007 for two days of explosive, dense recording with a remarkable clarity.

Rebelo / Schroeder / Davis: Faint [2 CDs]
Rebelo / Schroeder / Davis:
Faint [2 CDs]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $23.95    


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Electro-acoustic improvising trio exploring the extremes of free improvisation and contemporary composition.

Variable Geometry Orchestra: Stills
Variable Geometry Orchestra:
Stills

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $29.95    


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Triple CD from Variable Geometry Orchestra, who create music by juxtaposing acoustic and electronic sound matter with subliminal and psycho-acoustic side effects.

ZMF Trio: Circle The Path
ZMF Trio:
Circle The Path

(Drip Audio -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    


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Circle The Path straddles the line somewhere between old-school free jazz, contemporary improvisation, the blues, and standard composition.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal
Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    


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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Cote, Michel F. (w/ Derome / Guilbeault / Tetreault): Bruire: Chants Rupestres
Cote, Michel F. (w/ Derome / Guilbeault / Tetreault):
Bruire: Chants Rupestres

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    


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Jean Derome (sax, vocals), Normand Guilbeault (double bass), Michel F. Cote (drums, vocals) and Martin Tetreault (turntables) in a release that is ageless and archaic.

Johnson, Max Trio with Kirk Knuffle & Ziv Ravitz: Elevated Vegetation
Johnson, Max Trio with Kirk Knuffle & Ziv Ravitz:
Elevated Vegetation

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    


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The New York trio of trumpeter Kirk Knuffke, bassist Max Johnson and Ziv Ravitz recording mostly original compositions in the studio, modern improvisation blending melodic and free improvisation in excellent ways.

Butcher / Charles / Dorner - The Contest of Pleasures: Tempestuous
Butcher / Charles / Dorner - The Contest of Pleasures:
Tempestuous

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $16.95    


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Live recordings of this incredible improvising trio as influenced by a 'tempestuous' storm buffeting & rattling the windows of the church in which the performance took place.

WTTF Quartet (Wachsmann / Turner / Thomas / Frangenheim): Berlin Kinesis
WTTF Quartet (Wachsmann / Turner / Thomas / Frangenheim):
Berlin Kinesis

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    


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Active since 1997, the quartet of Alexander Frangenheim (double bass), Roger Turner (percussion), Pat Thomas (piano & electronics) and Philipp Waschsmann (violin & electroncis) in a wildly creative cross of non-idiomatic improv flavored by the London scene.

Fankbonner, Loy: El Pabellón
Fankbonner, Loy:
El Pabellón

(Azul Discografica -- USA )


Price: $9.20    


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Fascinating compositions weaving field recordings from Frankbonner's Washington Heights, NYC, apartment window.

Mattin: Songbook Vol. 4
Mattin:
Songbook Vol. 4

(Azul Discografica -- USA )


Price: $9.20    


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Mattin's quartet in the 4th of his "Songbook" series, a concert from Tokyo, where the musicians create "songs" on the spot with bizarre and unexpected results.

Staiano, Moe!: The Absolute Tradition of No Traditions
Staiano, Moe!:
The Absolute Tradition of No Traditions

(PsychForm Records -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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3rd solo album from Sleepytime Gorilla Museum's drummer Staiano, 11 tracks recorded on guitar, loops, drums, and percussion without overdubs.

Tenney, James: Melody, Ergodicity and Indeterminacy - The Barton Workshop
Tenney, James:
Melody, Ergodicity and Indeterminacy - The Barton Workshop

(Mode Records -- USA )


Price: $15.95    


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Composer Tenney with early works for flute and clarinet and early drone compositions, exploring issues of unpredictable results and indeterminancy.

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.

Parker, William / Raining On The Moon: Corn Meal Dance
Parker, William / Raining On The Moon:
Corn Meal Dance

(Aum Fidelity -- Anaphoria Island )


Price: $13.95    


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Prolific bassist William Parker's incredible lyrical quartet Raining on the Moon with vocalist Leena Conquest on a set of Parker originals.

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.

Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden: Terror Of Positivity
Pollak, Andreas / Johan Graden:
Terror Of Positivity

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    


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The Swedish duo of percussionist Andreas Pollak and prepared pianist Johan Graden (Adam & Alma) in an album of references and innuendo, clandestine and furtive sounds that evoke great mystery and drama in beautifully shaped sound; evocative music that deceives to emerge from the electronic realm while in actuality coming from all acoustic sources.

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements
Wisseltangcamatta, The:
Movements

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    


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Live recordings at LOFT in Cologne, Germany from the trio of George Wissel on prepared saxophone, Achim Tang on doublebass, and Simon Camatta on drums & percussion, performing seven "Movements" that use prodigious technique with reserve and direction, revealing the structure of their work as the pieces build and recede in fascinating ways.

Marquez-Borbon, Adnan : The Paradox of Continuity
Marquez-Borbon, Adnan :
The Paradox of Continuity

(Circumvention -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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California saxophonist Adnan Marquez-Borbon exploring improvisation and electro-acoustic manipulation in solo works with a divserse set of influences.

Staiano's, Moe! - MOE!KESTRA!: 2 Rooms Of Uranium Within 83 Markers: Conducted Improvisations, Vol.I
Staiano's, Moe! - MOE!KESTRA!:
2 Rooms Of Uranium Within 83 Markers: Conducted Improvisations, Vol.II

(Edgetone Records -- USA )


Price: $12.95    


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Two live conducted improvisations percussion for large group recorded at the Oakland Box Theater, presenting the 6 part Piece No.11: Two Orchestras in Separate Rooms.

Copland, Marc Trio: Haunted Heart
Copland, Marc Trio:
Haunted Heart

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    


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Reissue of pianist Copland in a trio with bassist Drew Gress and drummer Jochen Rueckert performing ballads including pieces by Coltrane, Waldron, Porter and Sting.

Jack & Jim Show, The (w/ Pat Thomas): Hearing Is Believing
Jack & Jim Show, The (w/ Pat Thomas):
Hearing Is Believing

(Boxholder -- USA )


Price: $16.95    


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The inimitable Chad & Jimmy Carl Black's 17th(!) release of eclectic, odd and fun rock forms, country blues, jazz, bluegrass, native American Indian music and folk rock.

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

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )


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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.

Laboule: Refugio
Laboule:
Refugio

(Long Song Records -- Italy )


Price: $14.95    


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Recorded among the Alps, "Refugio" is Laboule's (Paolo Novellino) disclosure of an ancient, dusty and seaside soundscape where it's possible to discover the necessary asylum to grow and find a refuge for melancholy.

Charles, Xavier / Eric Normand : Avis Aux Reacteurs
Charles, Xavier / Eric Normand :
Avis Aux Reacteurs

(Inexhaustible Editions -- Slovenia )


Price: $15.95    


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Recorded live at Silence Sounds in Guelph Canada, the duo of Xavier Charles on clarinet and Eric Normand on electric bass & objects eschew idiom in favor of their unique natural language on their instruments, applying patient development of truly idiosyncratic and fascinating command through a single extended work punctuated in seven diverse passages.

Mazzarella, Nick Trio: Counterbalance [VINYL]
Mazzarella, Nick Trio:
Counterbalance [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $17.95    


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From 2008-16 until drummer Frank Rosaly moved to Amsterdam, alto saxophonist Nick Mazzarella's Trio was an active part of Chicago's creative jazz scene; in early 2018 Rosaly returned for a visit and Mazzarella composed a suite of 6 new pieces to commemorate the trio's tenth anniversary, the exuberant result this excellent concert recorded at Co-Prosperity Sphere!

Durand, Werner : Schwingende Luftsaulen 2
Durand, Werner :
Schwingende Luftsaulen 2

(ANTS Records -- Italy )


Price: $14.95    


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A beautifully hypnotic album of saxophone, accompanied by Pan-Ney, Shruti Box and Organ, recorded in overdubs by composer/wind player Werner Durand in this 2nd chapter of his trilogy focused on the Pan-Ney, a self-built instrument for repetitive foundations, as Durand draws on elements of nature, mythology, dance, religion, literature and folklore.

Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi: Only Wanting to Melt Beautifully Away Is It a Lack of C
Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi:
Only Wanting to Melt Beautifully Away Is It a Lack of Contentment That Stirs Affection for Those Things Said to Be as of Yet Unseen

(Black Truffle -- Australia )


Price: $16.95    


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The 5th release from the trio of multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Keiji Haino, guitarist Jim O'Rourke and Oren Ambarchi on wineglass and percussion is an introspective and beautifully developed set recorded live at their March 2013 concert at SuperDeluxe.

Livebatts!
Livebatts!:

(ANTS Records -- Italy )


Price: $14.95    


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Recorded in the mid-90s, Livebatts! was a project of John White (Cornelius Cardew, Scratch Orchestra) developed to exploit "toy" keyboards of the 80s--cheap battery-driven instruments that hold tremendous potential for "serious" music-making--used here in a playful quartet with vocalist MJ Coldiron, Andrea Rocca (guitar & samples) and Nancy Ruffer (electrified flute).

Nealand, Aurora / Steve Marquette / Anton Hatwich / Paul Thibodeaux: Kobra Quartet  [CASSETTE w/ DOW
Nealand, Aurora / Steve Marquette / Anton Hatwich / Paul Thibodeaux:
Kobra Quartet [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $7.95    


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Quietly lurking as it prepares to attack, this Kobra is the free improvising quaret of Aurora Nealand on accordion, alto saxophone, voice & objects, Steve Marquette on acoustic & electric guitars, Anton Hatwich on bass, and Paul Thibodeaux on drums, captured live at Chicago's Hungry Brain during the Instigation Festival for a mysterious 2-part "New Omens" and some "Telly Attire".

Sharp, Elliott / Sergio Sorrentino: Spilla'
Sharp, Elliott / Sergio Sorrentino:
Spilla'

(ANTS Records -- Italy )


Price: $14.95    


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'Spilla' means 'to play' in the language of Neapolitan musicians, and playing here are NY guitarist and composer Elliott Sharp and Italian guitarist Sergio Sorrentino, presenting world premier recordings of 4 works recorded live in Vercelli, Italy: two improvisations and two graphic scores performed on electric guitar with incredible technique and passion.

Trrma' / Charlemagne Palestine: Sssseegmmeentss Frrooom Baaari [VINYL]
Trrma' / Charlemagne Palestine:
Sssseegmmeentss Frrooom Baaari [VINYL]

(BeCoq -- France )


Price: $20.95    


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Stochastic music for percussion and synthesizers from New York avant conceptualist and keyboardist Charlemagne Palestine, here on piano & electronics, with the Italian duo Trrma' of Giovanni Todisco on percussion and Guiseppe Candiano on synth, in two side-long works of irregular rhythm, complexity and dissonance that build and recede in a suspenseful journey.

Brotzmann, Peter / Lonberg-Holm, Fred: Memories Of A Tunicate
Brotzmann, Peter / Lonberg-Holm, Fred:
Memories Of A Tunicate

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    


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While both improvisers were in New York City for the 2019 Vision Festival, multi-reedist and European Free Improv legend Peter Brötzmann met Chicago cellist and electronics artist Fred Lonberg-Holm to record their 3rd album together, their 1st album in the studio a diverse set of incredible concentration, with Brötzmann performing on tenor saxophone, woodwind, and clarinet.

Foussat, Jean-Marc / Daunik Lazro / Evan Parker: Cafe OTO 2020 [2 CDs]
Foussat, Jean-Marc / Daunik Lazro / Evan Parker:
Cafe OTO 2020 [2 CDs]

(Fou Records -- France )


Price: $16.95    


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A momentous 2020 concert at London's Cafe OTO, presented in two discs, the 1st with label leader Jean-Marc Foussat in a solo improvisation on synth and voice, the 2nd in a trio with Daunik Lazro on tenor & baritone sax, and Evan Parker on soprano sax, the 2 saxophones weaving and responding to Foussat's remarkable alien soundscapes and vocalization in an immersive extended improvisation.

Laubrock, Ingrid / Kris Davis: Blood Moon
Laubrock, Ingrid / Kris Davis:
Blood Moon

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    


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German saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and Vancouver pianist Kris Davis, both living and working in NY, and having worked together in a variety of groups including Laubrock's Anti-House, a trio with drummer Tyshawn Sorey, Tom Rainey's Obligatto, &c. &c., concentrate their sophisticated playing with this duo album of 7 original compositions and 2 free improvisations.

Pinkish Black & Yells at Eels: Vanishing Light...
Pinkish Black & Yells at Eels:
Vanishing Light...

(Ayler -- France )


Price: $14.95    


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Trumpeter Dennis Gonzalez merges his Yells at Eel project with bassist Aaron Gonzalez and drummer/percussionist Stefan Gonzalez, with Texas-based experimental rock band Pinkish Black--Daron Beck on keyboards and Jon Teague on drums & synthesizers--for a gripping and masterful hybrid of improvisation, dark synthetic rock and heavy moods; a riveting journey.

Smith, Damon: Whatever Is Not Stone Is Light
Smith, Damon:
Whatever Is Not Stone Is Light

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )


Price: $13.95    


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Taking his title from a poem by Octavio Paz with titles from translations by Lysander Kemp of other Octavio Paz poems, this solo album from double bassist Damon Smith is his definitive statement on the instrument: 23 tracks from 46 seconds to 5 minutes 50, developed over 15 years and displaying Smith's incredible technique and creative intent; incomparable.

Kennel, Hans / Mytha: How It All Started <i>[Used Item]</i>
Kennel, Hans / Mytha:
How It All Started [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $9.95    


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Improvised music using traditional Alpine horn music as its roots, as performed by a quartet of alphorns, büchels, and voice.

Borbetomagus: Live In Allentown
Borbetomagus:
Live In Allentown

(Agaric -- USA )


Price: $17.95    


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Borbetomagus's screaming 1986 live recording from Allentown, PA, revived from its cassette only obscurity, adding the entire second set, never previously released.

Kennel, Hans / Mytha: How It All Started
Kennel, Hans / Mytha:
How It All Started

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    


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Improvised music using traditional Alpine horn music as its roots, as performed by a quartet of alphorns, büchels, and voice.




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