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Berthiaume, Antoine / Elliott Sharp: BASE Berthiaume, Antoine / Elliott Sharp:
BASE

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Two guitarists from New York's Downtown and Montreal's Actuelle scenes in 11 guitar improvisations, experimental sounds constructed and deconstructed.

Chadbourne, Eugene / Various: Pee Wee on the Way Chadbourne, Eugene / Various:
Pee Wee on the Way

(Chadula -- USA )

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CD issues of classic cassette titles from various Chadbourne, bands and affiliations, including Shockabilly, Butthole Surfers, Henry Kissenger Trio, Gilbert & Bean, &c.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Constellation Rake Chadbourne, Eugene:
Constellation Rake

(Chadula -- USA )

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Eugene Chadbourne's electric rake ensemble, with Chadbourne's hopeful comment on the back: "Perhaps now The Rake will be taken seriously" !

Chadbourne, Eugene: The Beat Goes On Chadbourne, Eugene:
The Beat Goes On

(Chadula -- USA )

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Eccentric tape collage from the CD re-master of Doc Chad's original cassette issue of "The Beat Goes On", strange, twisting and turning fragmented journeys of the familiar and bizarre.

Circulasione Totale Orchestra: Open Port Circulasione Totale Orchestra:
Open Port

(Circulasione -- Norway )

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A massive composition recorded in Norway from a great group of European improvisers led by Frode Gjerstad with Paal Nilssen-Love, Bobby Bradford, Lasse Marhaug, Louis Moholo, &c. &c.

Conly, Sean: Re:Action Conly, Sean:
Re:Action

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Double bassist Sean Conly in a New York based quartet with saxophonists Michael Attias & Tony Malaby and drum legend Pheeroan Aklaff.

Coxhill, Lol: Coxhill On Ogun Coxhill, Lol:
Coxhill On Ogun

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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Demierre, Jacques: One Is Land Demierre, Jacques:
One Is Land

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Reordered on 3/5/2018

A powerfully dense work, and a quiet and quirky piece for piano from pianist Demmier, whose song titles are quotations from the poem "One Island" by Robert Lax.

dis.playce (Marcoll / Seidl): Habitat dis.playce (Marcoll / Seidl):
Habitat

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An organized sound work paying homage to German cartographer Karl Ortmann; and a piece built around the video installation "MSTM Wall" by British media artist Ian W. Coel.

Eisenstadt, Harris: Guewel Eisenstadt, Harris:
Guewel

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Drummer Eisenstadt in a NY based African influenced quintet with trumpeters Taylor Ho Bynum and Nate Wooley, Mark Taylor on French Horn and Josh Sinton on baritone sax.

Ex, The : Mudbird Shivers Ex, The :
Mudbird Shivers

(RecRec Records -- Switzerland )

Price: $15.95

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Few And Far Between (Wehrli / Ernst): due Few And Far Between (Wehrli / Ernst):
due

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Subtle and reflective improvisations with electronics, flutes and melodica from these two active women of the European improvisation scene.

Fields, Scott: drawings Fields, Scott:
drawings

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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A series of brief guitar improvisations based on the visual art of Thomas Hornung, who creates chalk artwork that usually takes less than 1 minute to create.

Fight the Big Bull: Dying Will Be Easy Fight the Big Bull:
Dying Will Be Easy

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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Matthew White's collective Fight the Big Bull nonet utilizes the history of jazz in compsitions that refer to Blind Willie Johnson, Charles Mingus, Art Ensemble, &c. &c.

Frith, Fred & Danielle Palardy Roger: Pas de deux nouveau Frith, Fred & Danielle Palardy Roger:
Pas de deux nouveau

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Live recordings from this great pair of improvisors, selected from their performances at Festival des musiques de creation in Saguenay and at La Sala Rossa in Montreal.

Geggie, John: Geggie Project Geggie, John:
Geggie Project

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

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Using double bass player John Geggie's compositions as a point of departure, this creative trio covers much terrain with its lyrical and sonic landscapes.

Henry Cow: Stockholm Henry Cow:
Stockholm

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

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The 1st new Henry Cow release in 30 years, live concerts from '76-77 Swedish radio shows, remixed and remastered - 16 tracks including recordings with Georgie Born.

Mahanthappa, Rudresh: Kinsmen Mahanthappa, Rudresh:
Kinsmen

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa's "Kinsmen" is a groundbreaking project that melds jazz with South Indian music into a single organic whole.

McGregor, Chris' Brotherhood Of Breath: Live At Willisau McGregor, Chris' Brotherhood Of Breath:
Live At Willisau

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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Pianist Chris McGregor's 70s free jazz band mixed the European and African improv scenes, with soloists including Evan Parker, Harry Beckett, Gary Windo, &c.

Memorize the Sky (Bauder / Wallace / Siegel): In Former Times Memorize the Sky (Bauder / Wallace / Siegel):
In Former Times

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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With a sound that fits in the ea-improv world, the acoustic trio of Matt Bauder, Zach Wallace and Aaron Siegel provides a fresh and unique voice in the world of free improvisation.

Nordstrom, Fredrik: Live in Coimbra Nordstrom, Fredrik:
Live in Coimbra

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Fredrick Nordstrom's 60s inspired jazz places itself in the Ornette Coleman heritage, with references also to Blue Note artists like Bobby Hutcherson.

O'Leary, Mark: Fabrikraum O'Leary, Mark:
Fabrikraum

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Mysterious and encompassing sound work from this 'post-jazzer' who's toured with Paul Bley, the Cikada String Quartet, and created electroacoustics with Terje Isungset.

Osborne, Mike Trio: All Night Long Osborne, Mike Trio:
All Night Long

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

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First released in 1976 making its CD debut with 26 extra minutes, Osborne's trio with Louis Moholo and Harry Miller is a full-on and passionate live performance.

Ribot, Marc Ceramic Dog: Party Intellectuals Ribot, Marc Ceramic Dog:
Party Intellectuals

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Debut recording from Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog, a post-everything band joining Downtown NY mayhem makers Marc Ribot and Shahzad Ismaily, with West Coast drummer Ches Smith.

Speed / Cheek / Leibovici: Jugendstil Speed / Cheek / Leibovici:
Jugendstil

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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Compositions by bassist Stephane Furic Leibovici with exceptional collaborators, following Leibovici's strategies of non-repetetive organic compositions; liner notes by Kevin Whitehead.

Stevens, John /  Evan Parker: Corner to Corner + The Longest Night Stevens, John / Evan Parker:
Corner to Corner + The Longest Night

(Ogun -- Great Britain )

Price: $29.95

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Tetterapadequ: And the Missing "R" Tetterapadequ:
And the Missing "R"

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $13.95

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Tetterapadequ, an anagram of "De Patter Quartet (but with a missing 'R') is named after the De Pater Jazz Club in The Netherlands where this collective improv quartet was born.

Various Artists: Recommended Records Sampler [2 CDs] Various Artists:
Recommended Records Sampler [2 CDs]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.00

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Originally released in 1982, this is a collection of specially commissioned and (at the time) newly recorded pieces by the most interesting groups and individuals then in the ReR catalogue.

Wick / Greenwald: 37:55 Wick / Greenwald:
37:55

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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New York improvising artists trumpeter Jacob Wick and percussionist Andrew Greenwald in 4 tracks of minimally dense and persuasively smeary compositions.

Yamamoto, Eri Trio: Redwoods Yamamoto, Eri Trio:
Redwoods

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )

Price: $14.95

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Pianist Eri Yamamoto with her regular trio of bassist David Ambrosio and drummer Ikuo Takeuchi, beautiful and melodic jazz with subtlety and finesse.

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

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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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.

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 )

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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.

Continuum: Yttrium Continuum:
Yttrium

(Zorpin Music -- Great Britain )

Price: $11.95

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Chris Conway's Continuum, fusing electronic music, jazz, ambient, minimal and more in unique ways, on the first release for their Zorpin Music label.

Geerken, Hartmut And Chris Trent: Omniverse Sun Ra [BOOK] Geerken, Hartmut And Chris Trent:
Omniverse Sun Ra [BOOK]

(Art Yard -- USA )

Price: $79.95

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Originally published in 1994, Hartmut Geerken and Chris Trent's comprehensive reference of Sun Ra includes a pictorial and annotated discography, essays and photo documents, photographs; this 2nd edition adds new photographs, photo documents, and essays.

Nisenson, Damian / Mailloux, Jean Felix / Tanguay, Pierre: Muzika Nisenson, Damian / Mailloux, Jean Felix / Tanguay, Pierre:
Muzika

(Malasartes -- Canada )

Price: $13.95

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Chulki, Hong  / Ryu Hankil: Objets Infernaux Chulki, Hong / Ryu Hankil:
Objets Infernaux

(erstwhile -- USA )

Price: $14.45

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A collaboration between two Seoul, South Korean sound artists--Hong Chulki and Ryu Hankil--both performing on no-input mixer & objects for an album of electronic, glitch and sputtering sound with an extreme dynamic range and twisted purpose.

Bik Bent Braam: Extremen Bik Bent Braam:
Extremen

(BBB -- The Netherlands )

Price: $12.00

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"Extremen" investigates Bik Bent Braam's outer limits with an approach of no play list, no bandleader, no set tempi, making each performance an adventure.

Ciciliani, Marko: 81 Matters in Elemental Order Ciciliani, Marko:
81 Matters in Elemental Order

(Evil Rabbit -- The Netherlands )

Price: $15.95

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81 short tracks performed on the no-input mixer without multitracking or processing, intended to be played in a random sequence.

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 dÕAlfortville 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.

Spontaneous Music Orchestra: Search & Reflect (1973-81) [2 CDs] Spontaneous Music Orchestra:
Search & Reflect (1973-81) [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $22.95

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An amazing collection of concepts described in John Steven's manual "Search and Reflect" and recorded in workshops and concerts primarily in the 70s, with participants including Trevor Watts, Evan Parker, Paul Rutherfod, Ian Brighton, Nigel Coombes, John Russell, Lindsay Cooper, &c.

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

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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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 )

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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 )

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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.

Chambel, Pedro: Utpote Chambel, Pedro:
Utpote

(Fractal Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $8.95

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Guitarist and electronic arist Pedro Chambel in a solo release, a single extended work of persistent electronic tone with guitar and objects.

Spearman's G-Force, Glenn: Let It Go Spearman's G-Force, Glenn:
Let It Go

(Red Toucan -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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1987 recordings from tenor saxophonist Glenn Spearman (Emergency) with Lisle Ellis on bass, Donal Robinson on trap drums, and James Routhier on electric guitar, creative avant jazz with a unique drive and determination.

Chaton, Anne-James  / Andy Moor: Transfer Chaton, Anne-James / Andy Moor:
Transfer

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )

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A collection of guitar, electronic and voice pieces from Anne-James Chaton and Andy Moor, originally released as a series of four seven inch singles here combined into a single CD with 3 bonus tracks.

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.

dis.playce (Marcoll / Seidl): Habitat <i>[Used Item]</i> dis.playce (Marcoll / Seidl):
Habitat [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $9.00

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An organized sound work paying homage to German cartographer Karl Ortmann; and a piece built around the video installation "MSTM Wall" by British media artist Ian W. Coel.

CARL (Damon Smith / Daniel Kamins /  Andrew Durham): Solid Bottom [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] CARL (Damon Smith / Daniel Kamins / Andrew Durham):
Solid Bottom [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Two basses and a lower-end saxophone from the trio of Damon Smith on double bass, Andrew Durham on electric bass, and Danny Kamins on baritone sax, Durham also adding effects and "Radio Manipulation" to their deep sound, Durham & Kamins the core of CARL with Damon Smith adding extra underpinnings to their slowly developing, sometimes pensive, sometimes cantankerous, profound improvisation.

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: $18.95

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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.







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