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  February 2008
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Hawkins, Alexander / Dominic Lash / Paul May / Alex Ward: Barkingside
Hawkins, Alexander / Dominic Lash / Paul May / Alex Ward:
Barkingside

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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A quartet of four excellent young improvising musicians based in London and Oxford, none of whom have ever been to the outer London suburb of Barkingside.

Bauer / Bauer / Kropinski / Sachse: Doppelmoppel - Outside This Area
Bauer / Bauer / Kropinski / Sachse:
Doppelmoppel - Outside This Area

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Over 25 years the 2 trombones of the German brothers Bauer and guitarists Kropinski & Sachse have released 3 albums, Outside This Area a "Walk" in 11 parts.

Loco Takayanagi Y Les Pobres : El Pulso
Loco Takayanagi Y Les Pobres :
El Pulso

(Jinya Disc -- Japan )


Price: $24.95    




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One of the strangest items in the Takayanagi (New Direction Unit) discography:- an acoustic guitar nontet playing covers of South American tango, milonga, vals, rumba, &c.

Grosse Abfahrt: Everything That Disappears
Grosse Abfahrt:
Everything That Disappears

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Grosse Abfahrt (Great Departure) mates Bay Area musicians with European free improvisers, here playing live @ Mills College with Frederic Blondy, Le Quan Ninh.

Last Exit: Headfirst Into The Flames: Live In Europe
Last Exit:
Headfirst Into The Flames: Live In Europe

(DMG ARC -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Last Exit's 1989 limited edition release on MuWorks is considered by many fans to be their finest hour, and ironically, their least available work. Until now!

Leandre / Crispell / Campbell, Jr. / Maneri - The Stone Quartet: DMG @ The Stone, December 22, 2006
Leandre / Crispell / Campbell, Jr. / Maneri - The Stone Quartet:
DMG @ The Stone, December 22, 2006 Volume 1

(DMG ARC -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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The first in a series of live releases from DMG's "New Music Magic Mystery Festival" at The Stone in December 2006, a superb set with Joelle Leandre directing.

Lucker, Bjorn: Aquarian Drum Song
Lucker, Bjorn:
Aquarian Drum Song

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Björn Lücker's three part Aquarian Drum Song is a fascinating and understated journey through the elements of drums, percussion, cymbals, tympani and piano.

Matthews, Wade / Ingar, Zach: Mørke-lys
Matthews, Wade / Ingar, Zach:
Mørke-lys

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Maybe Monday: Unsquare
Maybe Monday:
Unsquare

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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The adaptive improvising/electro-acoustic trio of Maybe Monday in their 3rd release with guests Gerry Hemingway, Carla Kihlstedt, Ikue Mori, and Zeena Parkins.

Muche, Matthias / Zoubek, Philip / Tang, Achim: Sator-Rotas
Muche, Matthias / Zoubek, Philip / Tang, Achim:
Sator-Rotas

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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An acoustic transcription of Marcus Schmicker's electronic composition, the palindrome Sator Rotas (A-Musik, 1999)

Remote Viewers, The: Control Room
Remote Viewers, The:
Control Room

(Remote Viewers -- Great Britain )


Price: $34.95    




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Limited 5 CD set of The Remote Viewers in collaboration with John Edwards, Caroline Kraabel and Dave Tucker, along with artists Kato Hideki, Darren Tate and Glenn Gupta.

Ribot, Marc: Exercises In Futility
Ribot, Marc:
Exercises In Futility

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Heretical new music for solo guitar conceived as impossible etudes and exercises on a variety of finger busting guitar techniques and performed by Marc Ribot.

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Bare Essentials 1972-3
Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Bare Essentials 1972-3

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $28.95    




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1972-73 previously unreleased SME duo recordings of John Stevens on percussion & cornet and Trevor Wattson soprano sax from the cassette archives of Trevor Watts.

Tatsuya, Yoshida / Imahori Tsuneo : DOTS
Tatsuya, Yoshida / Imahori Tsuneo :
DOTS

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )


Price: $17.95    




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Ruins drummer Yoshida Tatsuya and Tipographica guitarist Imahori Tsuneo in fiery and dense improvised power rock taken at high speed, edited and overdubbed in the studio.

Ulher, Birgit / Rodrigues, Ernesto / Santos, Carlos: Doppelganger
Ulher, Birgit / Rodrigues, Ernesto / Santos, Carlos:
Doppelganger

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Delicate nuance and fascinating textures from the minimal improvisations of trumpeter Birgit Uhler, violist Ernesto Rodriguez and live sampling from Carlos Santos.

Various Artists: That Mysterious Forest Below London Bridge
Various Artists:
That Mysterious Forest Below London Bridge

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $17.95    




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A live presentation at the Shunt Lounge, London Bridge in November of 2006, including an AMM duo of John Tilbury and Eddie Prevost.

Wickihalder, Juerg / Wiesendanger, Chris: A Feeling For Someone
Wickihalder, Juerg / Wiesendanger, Chris:
A Feeling For Someone

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Zuerich composer and soprano player Juerg Wickihalder (Irene Schweizer, Omri Ziegel, &c.) in duo with pianist Wiesendanger playing Wickihalder's compositions.

Leaney, Aaron : Three
Leaney, Aaron :
Three

(SOCAN -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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Original compositions drawing on free jazz forms from Canadian saxophonist Leaney with Bent Spoon trio drummer Chris Dadge and Thomas Golub on bass.

Candlesnuffer: Wakool
Candlesnuffer:
Wakool

(Room40 -- Australia )


Price: $12.95    




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Wakool is an interrogation into an expanded range of techniques and gestures from David Brown playing banjo, electroacoustic guitar, bandura, and eukolin.

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.

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.

Bunda Love: mit Saft [DVD]
Bunda Love:
mit Saft [DVD]

(Funhole Records -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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Live concert DVD from Bunda Love (id & Mike) with Jamie Saft, filmed at Strange Maine in Portland, Maine; sheer communications in wierdness of doom metal meeting schizoid noise.

Magic I.D., The : till my breath gives out [VINYL]
Magic I.D., The :
till my breath gives out [VINYL]

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $24.95    




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Superb 1st erstwhile 'pop' release as only an erstwhile artist could define the term: abstract lower case and perceptive songs with dual clarinets creating harmonic interactions (Kai Fagaschinski & Michael Thieke, aka The International Nothing), guitar & voice from Margareth Kammerer and electronics & vocals from Christoph Kurzmann.

Caloia, Nicolas  : Les Bonnes Histoires
Caloia, Nicolas :
Les Bonnes Histoires

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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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.

Trevor-Briscoe, Tim / Guazzaloca, Nicola: One Hot Afternoon
Trevor-Briscoe, Tim / Guazzaloca, Nicola:
One Hot Afternoon

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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Since 1999 the duo of sax/clarinetis Tim Trevor-Briscoe and pianist Nicola Guazzaloca have been playing in Bologna, Italy, giving rise to a unique dialog.

Various Artists (including Talibam!): Getting Rid of the Glue [VINYL]
Various Artists (including Talibam!):
Getting Rid of the Glue [VINYL]

(Pendu Sound Recordings -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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First in a series of themed LP dedicated to improv / experimental / & noise music, this LP including Talibam!, Fessenden, Mialessot w/ Daniel Carter, &c.

Cremaster / Komora A: split [7-inch VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Cremaster / Komora A:
split [7-inch VINYL] [Used Item]

(Monotype -- Poland )


Price: $11.66    




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A split 7" release between Cremaster (Alfredo Costa Monteiro (electronics) and Ferran Fages (feedback mixing board and electroacoustic devices); and the Komora A trio of Karol Koszniec (electronics), Dominik Kowalczyk (laptop) and Jakub Mikolajczyk (modular synth).

Fega, Roberto: Un Geco Nella Mia Casa
Fega, Roberto:
Un Geco Nella Mia Casa

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Electronic improvisations from Formian reed & electronics artist Fega, a member of Taxonomy with Elio Martusciello, as well as IATO and IXEM, Pangolino Orchestra, &c.

Magic I.D., The : till my breath gives out
Magic I.D., The :
till my breath gives out

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Superb 1st erstwhile 'pop' release as only an erstwhile artist could define the term: abstract lower case and perceptive songs with dual clarinets creating harmonic interactions (Kai Fagaschinski & Michael Thieke, aka The International Nothing), guitar & voice from Margareth Kammerer and electronics & vocals from Christoph Kurzmann.

Bauder, Matt: Day in Pictures
Bauder, Matt:
Day in Pictures

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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A brilliant NY quintet led by reedist Matt Bauder, with trumpeter Nate Wooley, pianist Angelica Sanxhez, bassist Jason Ajemian & dummer Tomas Fujiwara, an album dedicated to Donald Walden, Bill Dixon & Fred Anderson.

Campbell, Roy / William Parker / Zen Matsuura: Visitation Of Spirits
Campbell, Roy / William Parker / Zen Matsuura:
Visitation Of Spirits

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $16.95    




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A superb album of 80's free jazz with a warmly lyrical loft influence and filled with jazz reference, from the trio of late trumpeter Roy Campbell, also performing on flugelhorn & flute, late Japanese/NY drummer Takeshi Zen Matsuura and bassist William Parker, in a never-before issued performance at Boston-area Brandeis University for five expansive conversations.

Fega, Roberto: Daily Visions
Fega, Roberto:
Daily Visions

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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A surreal and sophisticated work with a 9 piece electroacoustic ensemble composed by sampling and computer artist Roberto Fega, with audio interludes and vocal aberrations, plus text by Jennifer Scappettone.

Gross, Jean-Philippe / Golden Oriole: Optical Cadillac /  Golden Oriole [VINYL 10-inch]
Gross, Jean-Philippe / Golden Oriole:
Optical Cadillac / Golden Oriole [VINYL 10-inch]

(BeCoq -- France )


Price: $13.95    




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A split 10" vinyl album of two very different works: first French sound artist Jean-Philippe Gross in a sonic assault of garish rhythmic electronic persistence and noise; then the Golden Oriole instrumental rock duo of Kristoffer Riis on guitar and Thore Warland on drums in a compelling work of grooving structure with diverse percussive interaction.

Hawkins, Alexander : Iron Into Wind
Hawkins, Alexander :
Iron Into Wind

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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A masterful performance at Radio Studio Zurich in Switzerland in 2018 from London jazz pianist Alexander Hawkins, improvising over a wide range of interests from jazz & blues to avant compositional work, with impressive skill as he runs complex and diverging figures on each hand that are coherent and exhilarating to follow, balanced with beautiful reflective sections.

Last Dream Of The Morning (Butcher / Edwards / Sanders): Crucial Anatomy
Last Dream Of The Morning (Butcher / Edwards / Sanders):
Crucial Anatomy

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $16.95    




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The trio of British free improvisation innovators--John Butcher on saxophones, John Edwards on double bass, and Mark Sanders on percussion--in their 2nd album under the "Last Dream Of The Morning" moniker after their Relative Pitch album, captured live at Cafe Oto in 2018 displaying their incredible affinity to creative freedom through technically superb playing.

Lean Left: Live At Area Sismica
Lean Left:
Live At Area Sismica

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )


Price: $15.95    




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The amazing combination of Ex guitarists Terrie Ex and Andy Moor with drummer Paal Nilssen-love and Chicago saxophonist Ken Vandermark in their 5th release, a live album from Italy showing the aggressive and exuberantly determined band in excellent form.

Leandre, Joelle: Zurich Concert
Leandre, Joelle:
Zurich Concert

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    




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A tour-de-force solo concert from the masterful improvising French double bassist Joëlle Léandre, performing at Kunstraum Walcheturm in Zurich in 2022, mostly performed through an astounding bowing exposition, accompanied at times by her worldless vocal improvising, the five parts of this concert evoking passion, power, and a lifetime of profound expression.

Locals, The (Thomas, Ward / Thomas / Lash / Hasson-Davis): The Locals Play The Music Of Anthony Brax
Locals, The (Thomas, Ward / Thomas / Lash / Hasson-Davis):
The Locals Play The Music Of Anthony Braxton

(Discus -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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An upbeat and energetic performance at the Konfrontation Festival, Ulrichsberg in 2006, featuring six early compositions by Anthony Braxton, arranged by pianist Pat Thomas and performed by the quintet of superb improvisers and interpreters Alex Ward on clarinet, Evan Thomas on electric guitar, Dominic Lash on electric bass, and Darren Hasson-Davis on drums.

Lucier, Alvin: One Arm Bandits
Lucier, Alvin:
One Arm Bandits

(Important Records -- USA )


Price: $15.95    




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Using only their right arms and never fingering the strings with their left hand, this recording of Alvin Lucier's "One Arm Bandits" was recorded in Lucier's own dining room, the hour-long piece in four parts exploring the relationship between bow direction changes and shifts in phase, scored for four cellists and performed by Tyler J. Borden, Laura Cetilia, Charles Curtis and Judith Hamann.

Magee, Massimo: Toneflower [VINYL]
Magee, Massimo:
Toneflower [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




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A solo sax album of patterns and intersections from London writer, artist & musician Massimo Magee, influenced by a wealth of sources from Braxton to Stockhausen, each of the five parts of Toneflower affected through mic placement as Magee builds to wild expressiveness, transforming round tones into stratospheric pitches, using circular breathing for extended expressiveness; stunning!

Mayas', Magda Filamental (w / Davies / Caddy / Theriot / Davies / Parkins / Thieke / Abdelnour): Con
Mayas', Magda Filamental (w / Davies / Caddy / Theriot / Davies / Parkins / Thieke / Abdelnour):
Confluence

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Composed by pianist Magda Mayas for an octet of superb avant improvisers including Rhodri Davies, Zeena Parkins, Michael Thieke, Angharad Davies, &c. and performed live at the 2019 Music Unlimited 33, in Wels, Austria, this extended work uses a graphic score to interpret 12 photographs taken over an hour observing the merging waters of the Rhone and the Arve rivers.

Muche, Matthias / Ernesto Rodrigues / Nicola L. Hein / Miguel Mira / Carlos Santo: Klang
Muche, Matthias / Ernesto Rodrigues / Nicola L. Hein / Miguel Mira / Carlos Santo:
Klang

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Recorded in Lisbon, Creative Sources core performers Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Miguel Mira on cello and Carlos Santos on synthesizer are joined by renowned German free improviser Matthias Muche on trombone and Cologne based guitarist Nicola L. Hein for two extended improvisations of actively subdued dialog that ebb and flow in commanding ways.

Remote Viewers, The: City of Nets
Remote Viewers, The:
City of Nets

(Remote Viewers -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    




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London's Remote Viewers in their 13th release, quoting W.H. Auden in an album of excellent structured improvisation with David Petts, Caroline Kraabel, Sue Lynch & Adrian Northover (saxes), John Edwards (bass & drums), and Rosa Lynch (keys and percussion).

Ribot, Marc Trio: Live At The Village Vanguard
Ribot, Marc Trio:
Live At The Village Vanguard

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Marc Ribot's highly anticipated debut as a leader in a band with Henry Grimes on bass and Chad Taylor on drums, performing at the iconic Village Vanguard, with material including Albert Ayler, John Coltrane, &c.

Splatter with Rafal Mazur: cloudseed
Splatter with Rafal Mazur:
cloudseed

(Citystream -- Great Britain )


Price: $12.95    




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Splatter's 3rd CD resulted from a meeting between the London-based quartet Splatter (Noel Taylor-clarinet; Anna Kaluza-sax; Tom Greenhalgh-drums; Pedro Velasco-electric guitar) and Polish bassist Rafal Mazur after their successful collaboration at Cafe Oto in 2010.

Tatsuya, Yoshida / Cho Sokkyo / Tzboguchi Masayasu: TYU
Tatsuya, Yoshida / Cho Sokkyo / Tzboguchi Masayasu:
TYU

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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The frequent and super-speed improvising duo of drummer Tatsuya Yoshida and guitarist Kazuhisa Uchihashi join forces with Tzboguchi Masayasu on keyboards and vocoder for an energetic, melodic, and at times outlandish album that pays homage to astonishingly complex rock forms.

Treuheit, Klaus / Lou Grassi: Port of Call [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Treuheit, Klaus / Lou Grassi:
Port of Call [VINYL] [Used Item]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $17.00    




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An informed set of creative iprovisations recorded in the studio and drawing clearly from the traditional jazz idiom between German pianist Klaus Treuheit and NY drummer Lou Grassi, performing original 4-part compositions including the "Misterioso", "L'espace Sonore", and "Lament # Pb".

Ulher, Birgit / Leonel Kaplan: Stereo Trumpet
Ulher, Birgit / Leonel Kaplan:
Stereo Trumpet

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Recordings of two German trumpeters--Birgit Uhler and Leonel Kaplan--both using extended techniques and modern instrumental language, splitting their recordings between the left and right channels for clarity in their fascinating and unconventional dialogs.

Various Artists: Tesla: Werkstatt_Klangapparate [DVD]
Various Artists:
Tesla: Werkstatt_Klangapparate [DVD]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


Price: $12.95    




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Four artistic projects concerning historic sound devices from Steve Roden & Martin Riches, Thilges and Frank Bretschneider in a DVD of sound and video performance captured at Tesla in Berlin, 2006.




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