The Squid's Ear Magazine
January 2014


 
Bailey, Derek / Trevor Watts / John Stevens: Dynamics of the Impromptu
Bailey, Derek / Trevor Watts / John Stevens:
Dynamics of the Impromptu

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Live recordings from 1973-74 from the trio of drummer John Stevens, guitarist Derek Bailey, and saxophonist Trevor Watts, dynamic works performed "impromptu" with a wealth of ideas as these innovators demonstrate the skills that helped define them as masterful players.

Bauder, Matt and Day in Pictures: Nightshades
Bauder, Matt and Day in Pictures:
Nightshades

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    




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Known for his more abstract Memorize the Sky project, tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Matt Bauder's band Day in Pictures adheres to jazz traditions with the superb quintet of Nate Wooley (trumpet), Kris Davis (piano), Jason Ajemian (bass) and Tomas Fujiwara (drums).

Bennink / Evan Parker, Han: The Grass Is Greener
Bennink / Evan Parker, Han:
The Grass Is Greener

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Dutch percussionist Han Bennink meets tenor saxophonist Evan Parker for their first duo release recorded in the studio in Gateway Studios, London, 2000.

Bynum, Taylor Ho: Navigation (Possibility Abstracts X & XI) [VINYL 2 LPs]
Bynum, Taylor Ho:
Navigation (Possibility Abstracts X & XI) [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )


Price: $39.95    




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The 2nd of 3 releases documenting composer/cornetist Taylor Ho Bynums' Navigation project, in 2 LPs of studio recordings with his Sextet: Jim Hobbs on saxophone, Bill Lowe on trombone & tuba, Mary Halvorson on guitar, Ken Filiano on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums & vibraphone.

Cohen, Greg: Golden State
Cohen, Greg:
Golden State

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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A set of playful, upbeat duos from West Coast-born bassist Greg Cohen and NY guitarist Bill Frisell, celebrating Cohen's home state of California in 6 originals and 3 California covers.

Dessen, Michael Trio: Resonating Abstractions
Dessen, Michael Trio:
Resonating Abstractions

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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West Coast trombonist and electronic artist Michael Dessen's electroacoustic trio with bassist Christopher Tordini and drummer Dan Weiss, balancing detailed compositions and radically open improvisation that equally embraces groove-based improv and soundscape.

Dunmall, Paul / Philip Gibbs / Trevor Taylor: New Atmospheres
Dunmall, Paul / Philip Gibbs / Trevor Taylor:
New Atmospheres

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Saxophonist & flutist Paul Dunmall continues his Atmospheres series with these 3 varied improvisations performed with Philip Gibbs on electroacoustic guitar and Trevor Taylor on acoustic and electronic percussion.

East-West Collective (Petit / Ochs / Masaoka / Fengxia / Kassap): Humeurs
East-West Collective (Petit / Ochs / Masaoka / Fengxia / Kassap):
Humeurs

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $15.95    




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Bridging the East and West, with Miya Masaoka on koto and Xu Fengxia on guzheng representing the East, and Larry Ochs on sax, Didier Petite on cello, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinet representing the West; exhiliarating and exotic global improvisation.

eRikm: Austral [DVD]
eRikm:
Austral [DVD]

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )


Price: $13.95    




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A mixed work for ensemble revolving around the sequences of video and electronic composition, showing a series of Chilean and Argentine landscapes and cityscapes.

Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra & George Lewis: Artificial Life 2007
Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra & George Lewis:
Artificial Life 2007

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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The large Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra, led by Raymond MacDonald, met trombonist George Lewis in 2012 at CCA in Glasgow to record this two part work based on a set of instructions presented graphically, plus an extended free improvisation.

Golia, Vinny & Urs Leimgruber: Empiricism in the West
Golia, Vinny & Urs Leimgruber:
Empiricism in the West

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Two amazing wind players - saxophonist, clarinetist and flautist Vinny Golia and saxophonist Urs Leimgruber - in a series of free improvising duos pushing their instruments into unusual and captivating territories.

Grossman, Richard: Where The Sky Ended
Grossman, Richard:
Where The Sky Ended

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $16.95    




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Pianist Richard Grossman in a trio with double bassist Ken Filiano and percussionist Alex Cline, playing freely improvised jazz in a live setting.

Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman: Concerto A Tre
Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman:
Concerto A Tre

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    




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Ensemble Recherche plays chamber music pieces by Polish composer Roman Haubenstock-Ramati that are dynamically explosive and allow for the free communicating of the musicians.

Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman: Mobile For Shakespeare
Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman:
Mobile For Shakespeare

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    




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A series of musical "mobiles" from European composer Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, sonic transformations of the visual experiences of Alexander Calder's dynamic sculptures.

Hebert, John Trio: Floodstage
Hebert, John Trio:
Floodstage

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    




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Bassist John Hebert continues to explore his Louisana/Cajun roots with his trio of Benoit Delbecq on piano (plus synth & electronics) and drummer Gerald Cleaver, challenging and enigmatic improvisation with a solid rhythmic center.

Jordan, Kidd / Peter Kowald / Alvin Fielder: Live In New Orleans [VINYL 2 LPs]
Jordan, Kidd / Peter Kowald / Alvin Fielder:
Live In New Orleans [VINYL 2 LPs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $36.95    




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The free improvising trio of saxophonist Kidd Jordan, drummer Alvin Fielder, and bassist Peter Kowald performing at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center in New Orleans in 2002.

Jordan, Kidd / Peter Kowald / Alvin Fielder: Trio and Duo in New Orleans [2 CDs]
Jordan, Kidd / Peter Kowald / Alvin Fielder:
Trio and Duo in New Orleans [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $25.95    




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The free improvising trio of saxophonist Kidd Jordan, drummer Alvin Fielder, and bassist Peter Kowald performing at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center in New Orleans in 2002, plus the duo of Jordan and Fielder in the studio in 2005 and live, 2012 in Texas.

Konrad, Bernd / Hans Koller Unit: Phonolith
Konrad, Bernd / Hans Koller Unit:
Phonolith

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $16.95    




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German composer Bernd Konrad masterfully balances composed and improvised parts in these pieces of construction and decay that constantly change texture.

Kullhammar / Aalberg / Zetterberg: Basement Sessions Vol. 2
Kullhammar / Aalberg / Zetterberg:
Basement Sessions Vol. 2

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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The saxophone trio of Jonas Kullhammar, bassist Torbjorn Zetterberg and drummer Espen Aalberg, the 2nd release in their Basement Sessions merging bop and free European forms in masterful ways.

Laubrock, Ingrid & Tom Rainey: And Other Desert Towns
Laubrock, Ingrid & Tom Rainey:
And Other Desert Towns

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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After many years collaborating together, New York saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and drummer Tom Rainey present their debut as a duo in a series of improvisations, from subtle interaction to rousing interplay.

Lazro, Daunik / Joelle Leandre: Hasparren
Lazro, Daunik / Joelle Leandre:
Hasparren

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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The exceptional improvising duo of Daunik Lazro (saxophone) and Joelle Leandre (bass, voice) in a live recording from Hasparren of dark and beautiful free improvisation.

Lim, Liza: The Heart's Ear
Lim, Liza:
The Heart's Ear

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    




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Although she has probably become known as one of Australia's best-known composers, Liza Lim's compositions undermine centuries-old Eurocentrism and are largely inspired by Asian culture.

Lloyd, Jon: Four & Five
Lloyd, Jon:
Four & Five

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    




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Composer and saxophonist Jon Lloyd comes together for the first time as a quartet with Stan Adler (cello), Marcio Mattos (bass), and Paul Clarvis (percussion) in a series of loosely composed works with a lot of room for improvisation.

Machinefabriek: Stroomtoon II
Machinefabriek:
Stroomtoon II

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $13.95    




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After recording Stroomtoon in December 2011, electronic sound artist Rutger Zuydervelt wanted to capture more of the roughness and spontaneity of his live performances, so he recorded more material for this second installation.

Melford, Myra : Life Carries Me This Way
Melford, Myra :
Life Carries Me This Way

(Firehouse 12 Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Pianist/composer Myra Melford's first solo album, original compositions inspired by Sacramento artist Don Reich, with a 16-page booklet that includes full color photographs of Don Reich's artwork and liner notes by Melford and Charles Johnson.

Mendoza, Enrique: Below Sea Level
Mendoza, Enrique:
Below Sea Level

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Six works recorded in Amsterdam from electric guitarist Enrique Mendoza, performed by himself or saxophonist Boglarka Nagy, or flutist Jos Zwaanenburg, each track featuring live electronics.

Morris, Joe / Fausto Sierakowski / Nigel Taylor: Part and Parcel
Morris, Joe / Fausto Sierakowski / Nigel Taylor:
Part and Parcel

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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The trio of Joe Morris on guitar, Fausto Sierakowski on alto sax and Nigel Taylor on trumpet in a spirited studio release of collective improvisation using superb technique in beautifully dovetailed dialog.

Playe, Annabelle: Matrice
Playe, Annabelle:
Matrice

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )


Price: $13.95    




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Sound artist Annabelle Playe blends electroacoustic, experimental and electronic noise music in her debut album.

Red Dhal Sextet (Jeffery / Schubert / Dunmall / Schlippenbach / Majkowski / Dimitriadis): Red Dhal S
Red Dhal Sextet (Jeffery / Schubert / Dunmall / Schlippenbach / Majkowski / Dimitriadis):
Red Dhal Sextet

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Bringing together masterful players Paul Dunmall (sax), Hilary Jeffery (trombone), Alexander Von Schlippenbach (piano), Paul Schuber (sax), Mike Majkowski (bass), and Yorgos Dimitriadis (drums) for a studio release of incredibly well-balanced and insightful improvisation.

Rempis / Abrams / Ra: Aphelion
Rempis / Abrams / Ra:
Aphelion

(Aerophonic -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Showcasing the working trio of saxophonist Dave Rempis, Joshua Abrams on bass, guimbri and small harp, and percussionist Avreeayl Ra, in a uniquely voiced trio balancing beauty and power.

Romannis Motte: Kozmische
Romannis Motte:
Kozmische

(Mystery School Records -- USA )


Price: $11.95    




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Rich electronic space explorations in the tradition of Ash Ra Tempel, Klaus Schulze, Tangerine Dream, &c.

Seeded Plain (Day / Kreimer): Provincial Stammer
Seeded Plain (Day / Kreimer):
Provincial Stammer

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $12.95    




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The duo of Bryan Day (Eloine, Shelf Life) and instrument builder Jay Kreimer in what they describe as "confrontational gamelan theatre", a form of amplified metal/object-based improvisation.

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.

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Low Profile
Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Low Profile

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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The 1977 Derby concert performance by the SME quartet with John Stevens (percussion, cornet, voice), Nigel Coombes (violin), Colin Wood (cello) & Roger Smith (guitar), with a tribute to Anton Webern, plus concert recordings as a trio.

Stiebler, Ernstalbrecht: ...Im Klang...
Stiebler, Ernstalbrecht:
...Im Klang...

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $16.95    




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Composer Ernstalbrecht Stiebler presents three solo pieces, one for accordion (Teodoro Anzellotti) one for piano (Marianne Schroeder) and the third for organ (Huub Ten Hacken).

Vigroux, Franck: Prisme
Vigroux, Franck:
Prisme

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )


Price: $13.95    




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Prisme is the music for a sound installation by sound artist Franck Vigroux and a collaboration with Fabien Zocco in a live audiovisual performance.

Wallin, Per Henrik: Proklamation I & Farewell To Sweden [2 CDs]
Wallin, Per Henrik:
Proklamation I & Farewell To Sweden [2 CDs]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $16.95    




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An hour of improvised duo music by Per Henrik Wallin (piano) and Sven-Ake Johansson (drums) on one CD, and another hour of exceptional playing by the trio of Wallin, Peter Janson (double bass) and Leif Wennerstrom (drums) on the second CD.

Williams, Darren: Reed
Williams, Darren:
Reed

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $11.95    




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Calgary's saxophonist Darren Williams, who has worked with Mats Gustafsson, Cody Oliver, Eugene Chadbourne, and Han Bennink, in a solo album of remarkable power using extended techniques in composed and improvised pieces that push Williams into astounding territory.

Wodrascka, Christine / Jean-Luc Cappozzo / Gerry Hemingway: Grey Matter
Wodrascka, Christine / Jean-Luc Cappozzo / Gerry Hemingway:
Grey Matter

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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A live recording from Le Carre Bleu, France, of the superb improvising trio of Christine Wodrascka (piano), Jean Luc Cappozzo (trumpet), and Gerry Hemingway (percussion).

Wright, Jack: As If Anything Can Be The Same
Wright, Jack:
As If Anything Can Be The Same

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Acclaimed free improvising saxophonist Jack Wright is joined by his son Ben on double bass for these exceptional duos that balance space and color through extended techniques and an impecable sense of timing.

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.

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.

Bartlett, Nathaniel: (((Clang))) [CD + DVD]
Bartlett, Nathaniel:
(((Clang))) [CD + DVD]

(Sound-Space Audio Lab -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Sound artist Nathaniel Bartlett electronically processes the marimba and a variety of metal objects in an extended composition commissioned by sculptor Andree Valley for an exhibition featuring metallic sculptures.

Bartlett, Nathaniel: Far Reaches [CD + DVD]
Bartlett, Nathaniel:
Far Reaches [CD + DVD]

(Sound-Space Audio Lab -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Two pieces by sound artist Nathaniel Bartlett, one written for percussionist Justin Alexander and the second studying an enormous variety of sounds from metal objects.

Bartlett, Nathaniel: timespaceplace [CD + DVD]
Bartlett, Nathaniel:
timespaceplace [CD + DVD]

(Sound-Space Audio Lab -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Two different renderings of the same composition by Nathaniel Bartlett featuring an acoustic and electronic manipulation of the marimba and a mallet-tracking computer interface designed by Bartlett.

Pisaro / Chabala: Black, White, Red, Green, Blue (Voyelles) [CASSETTE]
Pisaro / Chabala:
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue (Voyelles) [CASSETTE]

(Winds Measure -- USA )


Price: $8.95    




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Guitarist Barry Chabala's interpretation of composer Pisaro's piece, instructing the performer on structure and pitch but allowing the precise timing and sound to the player; plus a reworking of Chabala's recording taking advantage of cassette hiss and sine tones.

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.

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.

Pavlidis, Jiannis / Adam Nussbaum / George Kontrafouris: Migration
Pavlidis, Jiannis / Adam Nussbaum / George Kontrafouris:
Migration

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Electric jazz from the trio of Swedish born Greek Jiannis Pavlidlis on guitar, Greek organist Giorgos Kontrafouris, and American jazz/fusion drummer Adam Nussbaum, funky melodic and superb improv from an international group looking forward and back.

Riviere Composers' Pool: Summer Works 2009 [3 CDs]
Riviere Composers' Pool:
Summer Works 2009 [3 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $34.95    




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Bassist Kent Carter chose the ensemble of two string and two wind players from amongst the most experienced musicians in Europe to record the studio and live compositions in this exceptional 3 CD set.

Pisaro, Michael: Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds
Pisaro, Michael:
Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds

(Gravity Wave -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Michael Pisaro & Greg Stuart collaborate on a work scored for bowed crotales and sine tones in 4 large pieces, a challenging work that provide hallucinatory overtones that shift with the listener's perspective.

YAPP (Brian Rogers / Alban Bailly / Matt Engle / David Flaherty): Symbolic Heads [VINYL]
YAPP (Brian Rogers / Alban Bailly / Matt Engle / David Flaherty):
Symbolic Heads [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $26.95    




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A young band comprised of Bryan Rogers (sax), Alban Bailly (guitar), Matt Engle (bass) and David Flaherty (drums) in a release that explores post rock, modern jazz, minimal and improvised music.

Pisaro, Michael / Toshiya Tsunoda: Crosshatches [2 CDs]
Pisaro, Michael / Toshiya Tsunoda:
Crosshatches [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $22.95    




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Composer Michael Pisaro teams up with Toshiya Tsunoda for an 85 minute work in 8 sections developed over 14 months, a profound saga of subtle lowercase interactions using electronics and field recordings.

Porta Chiusa: Because Life Should Be So Wonderful (I)
Porta Chiusa:
Because Life Should Be So Wonderful (I)

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $13.95    




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A beguiling and atmospheric work of overtones, harmonics, tonal and microtonal progressions from a trio of clarinetists (Hans Koch, Michael Thieke, and Paed Conca) with Japanese vocalist Maki Hachiya, an immaculately paced and exotic work of sound.

Wiesendanger / Weber / Ulrich: We Concentrate
Wiesendanger / Weber / Ulrich:
We Concentrate

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    




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XT (Seymour Wright / Paul Abbot): Pah'
XT (Seymour Wright / Paul Abbot):
Pah'

(Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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The duo of Paul Abbot on drum kits, percussion & computer, and Seymour Wright on alto saxophone and feedback, in a massive edge-of-your seat live recording from London's Cafe Oto in 2015, a mix of brutal and beautiful playing with unexpected and surprising twists.

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).

Bartlett, Nathaniel: Trichotomic Ecology [CD + DVD] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Bartlett, Nathaniel:
Trichotomic Ecology [CD + DVD] [Used Item]

(Sound-Space Audio Lab -- USA )


Price: $13.46    




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Electronic artist Nathaniel Bartlett (marimba, computer) is joined by Geoffrey Brady (percussion) and Nils Bultmann (viola) for a physical and temporal sound experience.

Transistor: The Din of Eons [VINYL]
Transistor:
The Din of Eons [VINYL]

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )


Price: $16.95    




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The NY duo of Ben Miller (voice) and Franck Vigroux (electronics) in a studio recording influenced by industrial, punk, and electroacoustic music.

Robin, Gregory / Franck Vigroux: Entrailles A Film By Gregory Robin [DVD]
Robin, Gregory / Franck Vigroux:
Entrailles A Film By Gregory Robin [DVD]

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )


Price: $13.95    




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Franck Vigroux's performance at Museum de la Mine, Saint Etienne, France in 2012, performed without an audience, dramatic textural sound work in an impressive and twisted industrial setting.

Vigroux, Franck: we (nous autres)
Vigroux, Franck:
we (nous autres)

(D'Autres Cordes -- France )


Price: $13.95    




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Electronic sound artist Franck Vigroux uses electronics, guitar, percussion, and his voice in this dark release with vocalist Annabelle Playe.

Ammann, Dieter: The Freedom of Speech
Ammann, Dieter:
The Freedom of Speech

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    




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The Ensemble fur Neue Musik Zurich plays seven pieces by Swiss composer Dieter Ammann, each made through a very slow creative process that contrasts the very lively and gestural music.

Barlow, Clarence: Musica Derivata
Barlow, Clarence:
Musica Derivata

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $13.56    




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Composer Clarence Barlow, like Beethoven, builds his own labyrinths, brick by brick, and then searches for an escape by creating conceptual forms to get around the traps of time, tonality, and style.

Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe): Counterpoise
Counterpoise (Carisi / Sauter / Wolff / Wolfpe):
Counterpoise

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $13.95    




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Four composers - John Carisi, Eddie Sauter, Christian Wolff, and Stefan Wolpe - create a program of works with a measured balance in the interrelated and contrasting material.

Distel, Herbert: Railnotes [2 CDs]
Distel, Herbert:
Railnotes [2 CDs]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $19.95    




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Two slow-motion radio pieces by Swiss audio artist Herbert Distel that blur the threshold between the "real" sound world and the sonic realms of illusion and imagination.

Gregorio, Guillermo: Faktura
Gregorio, Guillermo:
Faktura

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    




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Guillermo Gregorio produces a series of compositions that reinterprets the structural concepts of Constructivism, Concretism, and Madi, focusing on the physicality of sound.

Kasemets, Udo: Pythagoras Tree
Kasemets, Udo:
Pythagoras Tree

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    




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Pianist Stephen Clarke plays seven works for solo piano by Estonian-born, Canadian-naturalized composer Udo Kasemets that focus on specific designs of micro-detail.

Mehta, Rajesh (feat. Paul Lovens): Orka
Mehta, Rajesh (feat. Paul Lovens):
Orka

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    




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Indian-born, currently Amsterdam-based American Rajesh Mehta expands the timbral and textural palette of the trumpet in twelve pieces with accompaniment by Paul Lovens on drums and cymbals.

Mitterer, Wolfgang: Radio Fractal / Beat Music [2 CDs]
Mitterer, Wolfgang:
Radio Fractal / Beat Music [2 CDs]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $25.95    




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Six musicians play along with Wolfgang Mitterer's one hour and fifty-four minute computer track which leaves ample room for free improvisation, mixing contemporary composition with electronic and jazz music.

Nagl, Max Ensemble: Ramasuri
Nagl, Max Ensemble:
Ramasuri

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    




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Musician and composer Max Nagl in his first release that breaks away from his standard miniaturist compositions and is played with a broad-band ensemble.

Postmarks (Boris Hauf / D Bayne / Martin Siewert): National Parks
Postmarks (Boris Hauf / D Bayne / Martin Siewert):
National Parks

(Monotype -- Poland )


Price: $14.95    




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The duo of saxophonist Boris Hauf and pianist D Bayne team up with guitarist Martin Siewert in this collection of tracks inspired by different U.S. national parks and their representation in iconic posters.

RLW & Srmeixner: Just Like A Flower When Winter Begins
RLW & Srmeixner:
Just Like A Flower When Winter Begins

(Monotype -- Poland )


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An interesting mixture of sound and spoken word originally recorded as a DJ set by RLW for a birthday celebration that was remixed with help from Stephen Meixner.

Rudhyar, Dane: Works For Piano
Rudhyar, Dane:
Works For Piano

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


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Pianist Steffen Schleiermacher plays six spiritual pieces by composer Dane Rudhyar that are not meant to be analyzed and thought about, but to be felt and experienced.

Wolpe / Feldman / Zimmerman / Seel: Four Generations
Wolpe / Feldman / Zimmerman / Seel:
Four Generations

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


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Pianist and composer Daniel N. Seel plays four pieces from four generations of different composers including Stefan Wolpe, Morton Feldman, Walter Zimmerman, and his own work.

Rempis / Daisy Duo, The: Second Spring
Rempis / Daisy Duo, The:
Second Spring

(Aerophonic -- USA )


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Since 1997 drummer Tim Daisy and saxophonist Dave Rempis have worked together as part of the vital Chicago improvising scene, heard here in these superb duo sessions of great technical, musical, and inventive skills.

Spontaneous Music Orchestra: For You To Share
Spontaneous Music Orchestra:
For You To Share

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


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Concert and studio recordings of peace music organised by John Stevens for himself and Trevor Watts with numerous workshop musicians and audience people on saxophones, percussion and voices mostly contributing a flexible drone.

Wire, The: #359 January 2014 [MAGAZINE]
Wire, The:
#359 January 2014 [MAGAZINE]

(The Wire -- Great Britain )


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Wire's annual survey of the past 12 months, including their Top 50 Releases, Top 50 Archive Releases, and commentary from Simon Reynolds, Clive Bell, Agata Pyzik, &c. &c.

Gjerstad, Frode / Luis Conte: Mirrors Edges
Gjerstad, Frode / Luis Conte:
Mirrors Edges

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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Two reed players, Frode Gjerstad from Norway and Luis Conte from Buenos Aires, in studio recordings of improvised interactions using unusual and extended techniques through eleven short and incisive tracks.

Nagl, Max Ensemble: Ramasuri <i>[Used Item]</i>
Nagl, Max Ensemble:
Ramasuri [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


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Musician and composer Max Nagl in his first release that breaks away from his standard miniaturist compositions and is played with a broad-band ensemble.

Postmarks (Boris Hauf / D Bayne / Martin Siewert): National Parks <i>[Used Item]</i>
Postmarks (Boris Hauf / D Bayne / Martin Siewert):
National Parks [Used Item]

(Monotype -- Poland )


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The duo of saxophonist Boris Hauf and pianist D Bayne team up with guitarist Martin Siewert in this collection of tracks inspired by different U.S. national parks and their representation in iconic posters.

Lossing, Russ / Ed Schuller / Paul Motian: As It Grows
Lossing, Russ / Ed Schuller / Paul Motian:
As It Grows

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


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Composer and pianist Russ Lossing explores the eloquence of silence as his music grows out of silence and the space between thought and gesture in this trio with Ed Schuller (bass) and Paul Motian (drums).

Nagl, Max / Otto Lechner / Bradley Jones: Flamingos
Nagl, Max / Otto Lechner / Bradley Jones:
Flamingos

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


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Max Nagl (composer, saxophones), Otto Lechner (accordion, piano, voice) and Bradley Jones (double bass) play ten pieces inspired by Charles Mingus but with a unique signature that is Nagl's own.



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