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  June 2010
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Abbott, Simeon + Bent Spoon Duo: saigon, you crazy diamond
Abbott, Simeon + Bent Spoon Duo:
saigon, you crazy diamond

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


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Two dense, 20-minute tracks of physical, visceral playing from prepared electric guitarist Simeon Abbot with the Bent Spoon Duo: percussionist Chris Dadge and viola/trombone player Scott Munro.

Abbott, Simeon + Chris Dadge: a menu isn't a meal
Abbott, Simeon + Chris Dadge:
a menu isn't a meal

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


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Longtime collaborators Abbott and Dadge release their first album together, a dizzying array of ideas and sounds recorded live at the monthly Calgary based Bug Incision concert series.

Altenburger, Martine  / John Russell: Duet
Altenburger, Martine / John Russell:
Duet

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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This duet between cellist Altenburger and guitarist Russell was recorded at the Musique en Mouvement Festival Theatre du Jarnisy in 2008, an intense and intricate dialog of great dynamics.

Ap'strophe (Fages, Ferran & Dimitra Lazaridou Chatzigoga): Corgroc
Ap'strophe (Fages, Ferran & Dimitra Lazaridou Chatzigoga):
Corgroc

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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ap'strophe began working together in 2006 in search of a common sonoric space, which they found in the investigation of distinctive timbres between acoustic guitar and zither.

Cappozzo / Perraud: Suspension
Cappozzo / Perraud:
Suspension

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Drummer Cappozzo and trumpeter Perraud met at Tours "La Chapelle at St. Anne" in 2009 to record this strong album of extended improvisation merging conventional and extended techniques.

Coleman, Steve and Five Elements: Harvesting Semblances and Affinities
Coleman, Steve and Five Elements:
Harvesting Semblances and Affinities

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


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Saxophonist Coleman's 1st US label release in 9 years, 6 original compositions of complex, constantly shifting rhythms that convey a fundamental sense of groove from his 6 piece band.

Compassionate Dictatorship: Cash Cows
Compassionate Dictatorship:
Cash Cows

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Guitarist Jez Franks and saxophonist Tori Freestone co-lead this quartet in a sophisticated take on melodic yet complex, hard driving jazz, intelligent playing for a modern age.

Dunmall / Bianco / Kane: Ritual Beyond
Dunmall / Bianco / Kane:
Ritual Beyond

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Live recordings from 2009 at Delbury Hall with the mighty Paul Dunmall on tenor and clarinet; blistering music from an incredible trio playing seriously smoking free jazz.

Eichenberger, Markus: Halbzeit (Half Time)
Eichenberger, Markus:
Halbzeit (Half Time)

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Clarinetist Markus Eichenberger's beautiful solo work "Half Time" work is a foray into a landscape of memory using the instrument in traditional and unconventional ways.

Ember (Leimgruber / Shcubert / Schwerdt / Lillinger): Aurona Arona
Ember (Leimgruber / Shcubert / Schwerdt / Lillinger):
Aurona Arona

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The Ember quartet's 2nd release recorded during the 2008 Ahornfelder Festival in Leipzig, an amazing live/studio album of distinct and clearly separated structured improvisations.

Fanfare Pourpour: Danse des breloques
Fanfare Pourpour:
Danse des breloques

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )


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The 4th Fanfare Pourpour perform a lively and inventive music joining jazz, rock, and orchestral forms, played by 20 musicians including Jean Derome, Damian Nisenson, Norman Guilbeault, Pierre Tanguay, &c.

Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang: Sugar Maple
Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang:
Sugar Maple

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The inimitable Frode Gjerstad in a trio with some of Chicago's finest, bassist Fred Lonberg-Holm and percussionist Michael Zerang performing live at Milwaukee's Sugar Maple, 2009.

Gonzalez, Dennis Yells at Eels: Cape of Storms
Gonzalez, Dennis Yells at Eels:
Cape of Storms

(Ayler -- France )


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Trumpeter Gonzalez's band with sons, bassist Aaron Gonzalez and drummer Stefan Gonzalez, joined by saxophonist Tim Green and legendary UK/South African drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo.

Grid Mesh (Schubert/ Willers / Fischerlehner]: Coordinates
Grid Mesh (Schubert/ Willers / Fischerlehner]:
Coordinates

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The Grid Mesh trio performing live at The Loft in Cologne, dark and biting improv with an electroacoustic edge that shifts between playful dialog to massive walls of sound.

Hubback / Peijnenburg: Arrows
Hubback / Peijnenburg:
Arrows

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Sound sculptist and percussionist Steve Hubback met with Dutch saxophonist Ad Peijnenburg on baritone and sopranino in a release of thoughtful and mesmerizing improvisation.

International Nothing, The (Fagaschinski / Thieke): Less Action, Less Excitement, Less Everything
International Nothing, The (Fagaschinski / Thieke):
Less Action, Less Excitement, Less Everything

(Ftarri -- Japan )


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Masters of tonality, in their 2nd release the dual clarinets of Kai Fagaschinski and Michael Thieke are heard without any guest musicians, making a rich, gorgeous album of tense timbres.

Jaeger, Michael / Kerouac: Meets Greg Osby & Philipp Schaufelberger - Outdoors
Jaeger, Michael / Kerouac:
Meets Greg Osby & Philipp Schaufelberger - Outdoors

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


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Swiss saxophonist Michael Jaeger's quartet Kerouac meets saxophonist Greg Osby and guitarist Phillip Schaufelberger for a set of original compositions played on the outside.

Khoury, Mike: Airwaves
Khoury, Mike:
Airwaves

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


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Detroit area improviser Mike Khoury in live solo recordings from various radio broadcasts in Maine, Illinois, and DC, ribbons of lyrical, stream-of-consciousness violin playing.

Kindermusik: Improvised Music by Babies
Kindermusik:
Improvised Music by Babies

(Amorfon -- Japan )


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10 babies under 1.5 years old are gathered from several countries to improvise on zither, piano, steel pan, toy turntable or computer-controlled pacifier with unlikely results.

Kuchen / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Santos: Vinter
Kuchen / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Santos:
Vinter

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Incredible and telepathic ea-oriented improv from violist Ernesto Rodrigues, saxophonist Martin Kuchen, cellist Guilherme Rodrigues, and electronicist Carlos Santos.

Kuchen / Rowe / Wright: Kuchen / Rowe / Wright
Kuchen / Rowe / Wright:
Kuchen / Rowe / Wright

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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The dual alto saxophones of Martin Kuchen and Seymour Wright meet guitarist Keith Rowe for an impressive journey of free improvisation with Rowe taking the lead.

Leandre / Vidal / Boni: Trace
Leandre / Vidal / Boni:
Trace

(Red Toucan -- Canada )


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The trio of bassist Joelle Leandre, saxophonist Maguelone Vidal and guitarist Raymond Boni performing live compositions at the Centre Choregraphique National de Montbellier.

Mezei, Szilard: Ho
Mezei, Szilard:
Ho

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )


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Serbian string player and band leader Szilard Mezei in an impressive solo performance of three works - Heat; Snow; and Chrom - performed on viola and double bass.

Mitzlaff / Mira: cellos
Mitzlaff / Mira:
cellos

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The unusual cello duo format is explored by Mitzlaff and Mira in these experimental contemporary improvisations using acoustics and techniques mimicking live electronics to create a uniquely informed music.

Nilssen-Love, Paal : Miro
Nilssen-Love, Paal :
Miro

(PNL -- Norway )


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An incredible hour-long 6 part drum set from one of Europe's most active drummers, performing live at Foundacio Joan Miro in Barceloa during the Nits de Music series.

O'Leary,  With Stefan Pasborg & Jacob Anderskov: Atmos
O'Leary, With Stefan Pasborg & Jacob Anderskov:
Atmos

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The trio of guitarist O'Leary, drummer Pasborg and Fender Rhodes player Anderskov, Nordic lyricism juxtaposed with dark neo gothic landscapes in a gorgeous post-ECM flavor.

Parallax (Omenas / Kolbeinsen /  Thorsrud): Live In The UK
Parallax (Omenas / Kolbeinsen / Thorsrud):
Live In The UK

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Formed in 2008 the Norwegian trio of trumpeter Stian Omenas, guitarist Are Kolbeinsen and drummer Ulrik Thorsrud draws on influences including Asian folk musics, trad jazz, & abstract soundscapes.

Phillips, Tomas / Francisco Lopez: IC
Phillips, Tomas / Francisco Lopez:
IC

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )


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"Two compositional responses upon the same sonic matter from two sound artists" - Tomas Phillips, and Francisco Lopez each creating extended works using the same source materials.

TonArt Ensemble & Ernesto Rodrigues: Murmurios
TonArt Ensemble & Ernesto Rodrigues:
Murmurios

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Founded in Hamburg in 1989, TonArt Ensemble is a democratic collective of free improvising musicians, here in collaboration with Portuguese string player and composer Ernesto Rodrigues.

Variable Geometry Orchestra: live at the casa da musica, porto
Variable Geometry Orchestra:
live at the casa da musica, porto

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Large scale electroacoustic conduction by Ernesto Rodrigues (Creative Sources) with a monumental orchestra including some of Europe's finest improvisers performing live at Porto's Casa da Musica.

Walk With the Penguin: Steal a Spoon for You
Walk With the Penguin:
Steal a Spoon for You

(Amorfon -- Japan )


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Steelpan and electronics player and Amorfon label leader Yoshio Machida met the Serbian CINC band for these sophisticated and lovely post-rock pieces recorded in Belgrade, 2006.

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.

Rent, The (Thomson / Neal / Fraser/ Brenders / Hood): Musique de Steve Lacy
Rent, The (Thomson / Neal / Fraser/ Brenders / Hood):
Musique de Steve Lacy

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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This Toronto quintet spent two years researching and performing the music of Steve Lacy, focusing on the vocal works, which they play with precision, imagination and love.

Machida, Yoshio: Naada
Machida, Yoshio:
Naada

(Amorfon -- Japan )


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Tokyo based transboundary sound & visual artist Yoshio Machida in his 2006 4th release of steel pan music, here solo or multi-tracked without electronics in 7 pieces including one inspired by Satie.

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

(RogueArt -- France )


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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 )


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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 )


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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.

Volden, Havarad & Toshi Nakamura: Crepuscular Rays
Volden, Havarad & Toshi Nakamura:
Crepuscular Rays

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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A reference to rays of sunlight that appear to radiate from a single point in the sky around dusk or dawn, as heard through a combination of acoustic guitar, objects and no-input mixing board.

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

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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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.

Wiss / Unternahrer: sopstock
Wiss / Unternahrer:
sopstock

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Swiss voice artist Isa Wiss with Marc Unternahrer on tuba in a surreal set of alphabetized improvisations in a Minton-esque mode with Unternahrer taking the tuba into untold territory.

Sun Ra: College Tour Volume One: The Complete Nothing Is...
Sun Ra:
College Tour Volume One: The Complete Nothing Is...

(ESP-Disk -- USA )


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With over 90 minutes of additional material this reissue of "Nothing Is..." from the 1966 ESP College Tour adds a 2nd set from the Arkestra, a sound check, and an introduction by Burton Greene.

Schlippenbach / Evan Parker / Paul Lovens: Bauhaus Dessau
Schlippenbach / Evan Parker / Paul Lovens:
Bauhaus Dessau

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


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The classic collective improvisation trio of Alexander von Schlippenbach, Evan Parker and Paul Lovens playing in the auditorium that Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius inscribed.

Borbetomagus / Voice Crack: Fish That Sparkling Bubble
Borbetomagus / Voice Crack:
Fish That Sparkling Bubble

(Agaric -- USA )


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The meeting of the extreme jazz trio Borbetomagus and the electroacoustic trio Voicetrack for an album of radical textures, timbres, colors, and tone fields.

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

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


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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!

Mute Socialite: More Popular Than Presidents and Generals
Mute Socialite:
More Popular Than Presidents and Generals

(Dephine Knormal Musik -- USA )


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Dynamic and hyperkinetic songs from this West Coast band with Moe! Staiano (Sleepytime Gorilla Museum), rugged and impressive instrumental rock including a cover of Massacre's "Killing Time".

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

(BeCoq -- France )


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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.

Lacy, Steve: November
Lacy, Steve:
November

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


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The late soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy performing his final solo set in 2003 at the Unerhort! Festival in Zurich, a very personal and introspective set that goes straight to the heart.

Butcher, John / Rhodri Davies: Carliol
Butcher, John / Rhodri Davies:
Carliol

(Ftarri -- Japan )


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Dark and beautiful improvisation from saxophonist and electronics artist John Butcher and harpist Rhodri Davies, an incredible display of timbre, technique, and pacing.

Bradford, Bobby / Tom Heasley / Ken Rosser: Varistar
Bradford, Bobby / Tom Heasley / Ken Rosser:
Varistar

(Full Bleed Music -- USA )


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1999 recordings from the trio of cornetist Bobby Bradford, Tuba player Tom Heasley and guitarist Ken Rosser, bridging chamber and free jazz with a unique orchestration.

Dempster / Heasley / Rieman: Echoes of Syros
Dempster / Heasley / Rieman:
Echoes of Syros

(Full Bleed Music -- USA )


Price: $10.00    


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After playing with Deep Listening trombonist Stuart Dempster at Fort Worden the two added Eric Glick Rieman on prepared Rhodes electric piano for these rich acoustic and electronic improvisations.

Wire, The: #317 July 2010 [MAGAZINE]
Wire, The:
#317 July 2010 [MAGAZINE]

(The Wire -- Great Britain )


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July 2010 issue 317 of the essential UK magazine, with The Bug, Chrome Hoof, DJ Nate, Konx-Om-Pax, Oneohtrix Point Never, Michael Pisaro, Trembling Bells, &c. &c.




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