The Squid's Ear Magazine




  February 2014
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Chrysakis, Thanos / Wade Matthews / Javier Pedreira: Garnet Skein
Chrysakis, Thanos / Wade Matthews / Javier Pedreira:
Garnet Skein

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )


Price: $17.95    




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The trio of Thanos Chrysakis on synth, radio, gongs & laptop; Wade Matthews on synth & field recordings; and Javier Pedreira on guitar, in studio recordings of edgy electroacoustic improvisation using a wide sound palette of indescribable sources.

Cloud Becomes Your Hand: Rocks Or Cakes
Cloud Becomes Your Hand:
Rocks Or Cakes

(Northern Spy -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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Drawing on personnel from the Downtown NY scene, both improv and rock, including CACAW, Sunshine Soldier, and VaVatican, Cloud Becomes Your Hand plays exuberant and complex music that focuses as much on instrumental as vocal music while surprising and delighting.

Cymerman, Jeremiah  / Christopher Hoffmann / Brian Chase: Pale Horse
Cymerman, Jeremiah / Christopher Hoffmann / Brian Chase:
Pale Horse

(5049 Records -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Two works for clarinet (Jeremiah Cymerman), cello (Christopher Hoffmann) and drums (Brian Chase), building dark intertwining structures that create the illusion of electronics out of acoustics sources in a phantasmal and encompassing audio journey.

Davidson, Scott with Shipp / Shorter / Bisio / Dickey: Dreamland
Davidson, Scott with Shipp / Shorter / Bisio / Dickey:
Dreamland

(NO LABEL -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Percussionist Scott Davidson, whose music is informed by jazz, classical Indian and Middle Eastern music, teamed up with pianist Matthew Shipp, bassist Michael Bisio, drummer Whit Dickey and reedist Lloyd Shorter for this album of world encompassing and rhythmic jazz.

MusicWorks: #118 Spring 2014 [MAGAZINE + CD]
MusicWorks:
#118 Spring 2014 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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Spring 2014 issue of Canada's best new music magazine, with articles on Margaret Noble, Nate Wooley, Victor Gama, plus articles, reviews, and a 13 track CD with tracks including Noble, Wooley, Gama, &c.

Mystical Weapons (Sean Lennon / Greg Saunier): Crotesque [VINYL]
Mystical Weapons (Sean Lennon / Greg Saunier):
Crotesque [VINYL]

(Northern Spy -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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Sean Lennon & Greg Saunier (Mystical Weapons) are joined by multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire Shahzad Ismaily for this one-sided, 19.50 minute art LP with an original illustration by Sean Lennon screen-printed on the B side.

Tsahar, Assif / Tatsuya Nakatani: I Got It Bad
Tsahar, Assif / Tatsuya Nakatani:
I Got It Bad

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )


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The third collaboration from the duo of Israeli saxophonist Assif Tsahar and Japanese percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani, an amazing journey in tone and rhythm from two kindred spirits through 20 short, inventive, and stunning improvisations.

Watts / Weston / Sanders / Edwards: Hear Now: A Film by Mark French [DVD]
Watts / Weston / Sanders / Edwards:
Hear Now: A Film by Mark French [DVD]

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Mark French filmed two concerts in Lewes and at the Hasting Jazz Club of the quartet of saxophonist Trevor Watts, pianist Veryan Weston, drummer Mark Sanders, and bassist John Edwards, plust Trevor Watts' Moire Music Drum Orchestra.

Zorn, John: The Hermetic Organ Vol. 2 - St. Paul's Chapel
Zorn, John:
The Hermetic Organ Vol. 2 - St. Paul's Chapel

(Tzadik -- USA )


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The second volume documenting John Zorn's astonishing solo organ improvisations recorded in 2013 on the Aeloian Skinner organ at St. Paul's Chapel in New York City.

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.

Scarcity Of Tanks: Vulgar Defender
Scarcity Of Tanks:
Vulgar Defender

(Total Life Society Records -- USA )


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New York/Ohio skronkers Scarcity of Tanks with Jim Sauter of Borbetomagus plus Kid Millions in a hard free rock free improv blast.

Quartetski Does Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps
Quartetski Does Stravinsky:
Le Sacre du printemps

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Quartetski Does Stravinsky with drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli, guitarist Bernard Falaise, reedist Phillipe Lauzier, viole de gamaba player Pierre-Yves Martel and violinist Joshua Zubot reinterpret Stravinsky's Rite of Spring in honor of its 100th anniversary.

Scarcity Of Tanks: Fear Is Not Conscience
Scarcity Of Tanks:
Fear Is Not Conscience

(Total Life Society Records -- USA )


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New York/Ohio skronkers Scarcity of Tanks with Jim Sauter of Borbetomagus plus Kid Millions in a hard free rock free improv blast.

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 )


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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.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Le Caillou 1998-2013
Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Le Caillou 1998-2013

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Written in 1998, Danielle Palardy Roger's game piece composition was performed at the first Ensemble SuperMusique concert, here in 7 versions recorded at various locations in bands including Joelle Leandre, Joane Hetu, Guido Del Fabbro, Jean Derome, &c. &c.

Davis, Matt / Phil Durrant / Mark Wastell: Confront Collectors Series
Davis, Matt / Phil Durrant / Mark Wastell:
Confront Collectors Series

(Confront -- Great Britain )


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Re-issue of one of the earliest Confront releases, the trio of trumpeter Matt Davis, violinist Phil Durrant and cellist Mark Wastell performing subtle and sophisticated free improvisation at St. Michael's and All Angels church, Chiswick, London in 2000.

Hemingway, Gerry: Kernelings [CD + DVD]
Hemingway, Gerry:
Kernelings [CD + DVD]

(Auricle -- USA )


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Drummer Gerry Hemingway in a CD & DVD release, 15 audio tracks and accompanying video and interview, dividing the program into "mist, dust, light, and sex", highlighting aspects of this prominent percussionist that expand our understanding of his prodigious abilities.

Lepage, Robert Marcel: Canard Branchu
Lepage, Robert Marcel:
Canard Branchu

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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A rich work for clarinets, bass and drums orchestrated for six musicians including Actuelle core players Lori Freedman, Pierre Tanguay, and Lepage himself, through 14 works that may have something to do with a swamp.

Davis, Kris: Aeriol Piano
Davis, Kris:
Aeriol Piano

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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The debut solo CD from in-demand pianist Kris Davis (Paradoxical Frog, Novela, Good Citizen, Anti-House), an absorbing and innovative album of original numbers and standards played inside and out of the piano.

Digital Primitives: Lipsomuch & Soul Searchin' [2 CDs]
Digital Primitives:
Lipsomuch & Soul Searchin' [2 CDs]

(Hopscotch Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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The trio of saxophonist Assif Tsahar, drummer Chad Taylor and multi-instrumentalist Cooper-Moore in the 3rd Digital Primitives release, rhythmic and soulful improvisation with an inventive New York attitude.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Le Caillou 1998-2013 <i>[Used Item]</i>
Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Le Caillou 1998-2013 [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.50    




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Written in 1998, Danielle Palardy Roger's game piece composition was performed at the first Ensemble SuperMusique concert, here in 7 versions recorded at various locations in bands including Joelle Leandre, Joane Hetu, Guido Del Fabbro, Jean Derome, &c. &c.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Le Caillou 1998-2013 <i>[Used Item]</i>
Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Le Caillou 1998-2013 [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $10.00    




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Written in 1998, Danielle Palardy Roger's game piece composition was performed at the first Ensemble SuperMusique concert, here in 7 versions recorded at various locations in bands including Joelle Leandre, Joane Hetu, Guido Del Fabbro, Jean Derome, &c. &c.

Lepage, Robert Marcel: Le lait maternel
Lepage, Robert Marcel:
Le lait maternel

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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A superb instrumental exploration of the American musical language - jazz, folk, gospel, rock, bluegrass, orchestral, electronic, minimalism and post-modernism, with improvised parts played by Jean Derome, Jacques Seguin, Guillaume Bourque and Yanik Cloutier.

Brice, Olie / Rachel Musson / Mark Sanders: Immense Blue <i>[Used Item]</i>
Brice, Olie / Rachel Musson / Mark Sanders:
Immense Blue [Used Item]

(West Hill Records -- UK )


Price: $10.00    




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From the fertile London free improv scene comes this substantial concert recorded at the Vortex Jazz Club in 2022 by the trio of Olie Brice on double bass, Rachel Musson on tenor saxophone and Mark Sanders on drums, three highly compatible players from two generations of improvisers in three extended improvisations of energetic free jazz balanced by contemplative exploration.

Gustafsson, Mats / Ensemble E: EE Opus One <i>[Used Item]</i>
Gustafsson, Mats / Ensemble E:
EE Opus One [Used Item]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $14.00    




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Merging contemporary and traditional instruments, including the spilapipa (a fipple flute), hardanger fiddle, the Bilgoraj suka (a vertical fiddle), alongside prepared piano, organ, trumpet, tuba, baritone sax & voice, Mats Gustafsson's ensemble merges folk, experimental forms, improv & free jazz in a conduction shaped by the participants; absolutely unique & fascinating.




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