The Squid's Ear Magazine




  November 2014
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Angles 9: Injuries [VINYL 2 LPs]
Angles 9:
Injuries [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $32.95    




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Now a nine-piece, Martin Kuchen leads the magnificently powerful Angles band through 7 demanding compositions, with trumpeter Magnus Broo back in the band alongside Alexander Zethson, Mattias Stahl, Jonan Berthling, Andreas Werlin, Eirik Hegdal, Mats Aleklint & Goran Kajfes.

Arrias / Munthe: Torso And Legs
Arrias / Munthe:
Torso And Legs

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $12.95    




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Free improvisation in the SME/Derek Bailey lineage from the duo of Stockholm-based John Arrias on sax and clarinet and Gothenburg-based Christian Munthe on acoustic guitar, using extended techniques with accessible language in unhurried and intertwining improvisations.

Brotzmann / Edwards / Noble: Soulfood Available
Brotzmann / Edwards / Noble:
Soulfood Available

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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For their 3rd album together, the trio of saxophonist Peter Brotzmann, bassist John Edwards and drummer Steve Noble are caught live at the 2013 Ljubljana Jazz Festival for three blistering works of free improvisation.

De Beren Gieren plus Susana Santos Silva: The Detour Fish (Live in Ljubljana)
De Beren Gieren plus Susana Santos Silva:
The Detour Fish (Live in Ljubljana)

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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Performing live at the 2014 Ljubljana Jazz Festival, this piano jazz trio led by Fulco Ottervanger with Lieven Van Pee on bass and Simon Segers on drums performed with special guest Susana Silva for a lyrical set of creative free improv borrowing from a variety of styles.

Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet: The Abyss
Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet:
The Abyss

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $24.95    




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Sound and noise artists Kevin Drumm and Jason Lescalleet collaborate on this 2 CD set, a diverse set of sound pieces from slowly building drones to unsettling environments, with tapes punctuating the hallucinatory aspects of their rich and impressive aural tapestries.

Dunmall, Paul Sextet: Life in Four Parts
Dunmall, Paul Sextet:
Life in Four Parts

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Recorded for his 60th birthday celebrations, this all star recording includes Mike Fletcher (sax, bagpipes), Percy Pursglove (trumpet), Mike Hurley (piano/organ), Chris Mapp (bass) and Mark Sanders (drums) plus special quests Simon hall (bass trombone) and Bethan Jones (bass drum).

Frey, Jurg / Radu Malfatti: II
Frey, Jurg / Radu Malfatti:
II

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $24.95    




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Two works, one each from trombonist Radu Malfatti and clarinetist Jurg Frey, also credited with "instruments", field recordings and couterpoints; electroacoustic reductionist work of beautiful character that unfolds slowly and rewards attentive listeners in morphing sound.

Friends and Neighbors: Hymn For A Hungry Nation
Friends and Neighbors:
Hymn For A Hungry Nation

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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Taking their band name from an Ornette Coleman album, this European quintet presents new compositions in the style of Ornette, Archie Shepp, Pharoah Sanders and John Carter, ecstatic free jazz with a hard bop foundation, extended with modern technique and experience.

Grunen (Kaufmann / Landfermann / Lillinger): Pith and Twing
Grunen (Kaufmann / Landfermann / Lillinger):
Pith and Twing

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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The second release from Germany's Grunen Trio of Achim Kaufmann on piano, Robert Landfermann on double bass and Christian Lillinger on drums, a superb and forward-thinking piano trio using prodigious talent in eccentric ways, resolving to lyrical and rewarding improvisation.

Heberer, Thomas / Pascal Niggenkemper : Miner's Pick
Heberer, Thomas / Pascal Niggenkemper :
Miner's Pick

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Astute improvisations using extended language from the duo of Thomas Heberer (ICP) on cornet and Pascal Niggenkemper on double bass, two European free improvisers based in New York and pushing the limits of the improvised duo in accessible ways.

Jones, A.F.: Rearward Through Forgottenness
Jones, A.F.:
Rearward Through Forgottenness

(Laminal Recordings -- USA )


Price: $11.95    




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A compendium of compositions and improvisations from 2009-13 by undersea acoustician and audio engineer A.F. Jones, who uses stringed instruments and analog devices, hand-crafted and found, in works that emphasize structural components such as timbre, tone, or attack over form.

Lopes, Luis Lisbon Berlin Trio: The Line
Lopes, Luis Lisbon Berlin Trio:
The Line

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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Portugese electric guitarist Luis Lopes with his Berlin Trio of Robert Landfermann on double bass and Christin Lillinger that balances dark tonal work with kicking free improvisation, somewhere between ea-improv and free jazz, a mysterious and absorbing release.

Malaby's, Tony TubaCello: Scorpion Eater
Malaby's, Tony TubaCello:
Scorpion Eater

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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NY saxophonist Tony Malaby's latest album was recorded with his most consistent collaborators--tubist Dan Peck, cellist Christopher Hoffman, and drummer/percussionist John Hollenbeck--in an album of energetic improv with a unique timbral configuration.

Musicworks: #120 Fall 2014 [MAGAZINE + CD]
Musicworks:
#120 Fall 2014 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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Fall 2014 issue with a 12 track various artist CD from Canada's premiere new music magazine. On the cover: Kris Davis; articles on Wolf Edwards; Video Game Music; Ross Bolleter; plus Coppice; Lido Pimienta; The Muted Noise; live and recorded reviews; &c. &c.

Perera, Nilan & Bent Spoon Duo: S/T
Perera, Nilan & Bent Spoon Duo:
S/T

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $12.95    




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The Vancouver based Bent Spoon Duo of Scott Munro on viola, trombone, electronics & zither and Chris Dadge on percussion meets Toronto's Nilan Perera on electric guitar, performing at Weeds Cafe in Calgary, for a rich interactive release of free improvisation.

Sorey, Tyshawn Trio: Alloy
Sorey, Tyshawn Trio:
Alloy

(Pi Recordings -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Drummer Tyshawn Sorey's trio with bassist Christopher Tordine and pianist Cory Smythe in an album dedicated to Butch Morris and to his mother; intelligent and pensively restrained through-composed jazz influenced by modern composition as much as the history of the jazz trio.

Wollesen - Haffner - Naujo: Rasa Rasa
Wollesen - Haffner - Naujo:
Rasa Rasa

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Rasa Rasa members Kenny Wollesen, Dalius Naujo, Jonathon Haffner and Sean Francis Conway present the ancient polyphonic vocal music of Lithuania using a mix of ensembles, reviving the infectious grooves and ancient vocal rounds, aided by new instruments devised by Wollesen.

Zanussi 5 (Zanussi / Moster / Mathisen / Hegdal / Nilssen): Live In Coimbra
Zanussi 5 (Zanussi / Moster / Mathisen / Hegdal / Nilssen):
Live In Coimbra

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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Bassist Per Zanussi and Zanussi 5 peforming live in Coimbra, Portugal at the 2013 Jazz ao Centro Festival, with drummer Gard Nilssen filling out the rhythm section and three reeds providing the front end for their powerful set balancing lyrical and free playing.

Zorn, John: Transmigration Of The Magus
Zorn, John:
Transmigration Of The Magus

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $15.95    




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Inspired by the Gnostic philosophies of the Nag Hammadi library, Zorn invokes the mystical journey of the soul through the bardo as a tribute to the passing of Lou Reed, presented by his Gnostic Trio of Bill Frisell, Kenny Wollesen, and Carol Emanuel, plus guests.

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.

Martel, Pierre-Yves: Continuum
Martel, Pierre-Yves:
Continuum

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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A solo work from Pierre-Yves Martel performing two works for the viola da gamba, bringing this fretted renaissance-era ancestor to the violin into the 21st century through two slowly evolving and sonically fascinating pieces.

Sands, The: Beast To Bone
Sands, The:
Beast To Bone

(Self Released -- Canada )


Price: $12.95    




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Singer/songwriter Julie McGeer leads a band of some of Western Canada's foremost players from the jazz and indie scene including Peggy Lee, JP Carter, Paul Rigby, Cole Schmidt, Darren Parris & Barry Mirochnik in an embraceable album combining jazz, indie pop and folk roots.

Surruralist(e)s, The/Le: Sortablue
Surruralist(e)s, The/Le:
Sortablue

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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The duo of Arthur Bull on guitars & harmoia and Eric Normand on electric bass and tenor banjo, and both on voice, taking on American rural songs--delta blues, cajun music, and Quebecois laments, &c--with a modern eye and a good sense of humor.

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.

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.

Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith: Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CA
Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith:
Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CASSETTE]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )


Price: $0.00    




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Three free improvisations for voice & double bass + improvisations on Hugo Ball's Six Sound Poems from the duo of free improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk and double bassist Damon Smith.

Midnighties: With Monty
Midnighties:
With Monty

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $12.95    




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The Vancouver duo of Cody Oliver and Chris Dadge is joined by multi-instrumentalist Scott Munro (Bend Spoon Duo) for a mix of acoustic and electronic improvisation to create unusual and interesting sonic environments and improvised discourse.

Munro, Scott : Monty
Munro, Scott :
Monty

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $12.95    




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Ever-active Calgary guitarist Scott Munro (Bent Spoon Duo) in his debut solo album of freely improvised guitar performed on a baritone guitar, treated and untreated, captured live at Weeds Cafe in 2010 & 2011.

Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith: Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CA
Blonk, Jaap / Damon Smith:
Hugo Ball: Sechs Laut- Und Klanggedichte 1916 (Six Sound Poems, 1916) [CASSETTE]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )


Price: $10.95    




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Three free improvisations for voice & double bass + improvisations on Hugo Ball's Six Sound Poems from the duo of free improvising vocalist Jaap Blonk and double bassist Damon Smith.

Fox, Chistopher: Works For Piano, Philip Thomas piano
Fox, Chistopher:
Works For Piano, Philip Thomas piano

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Four large and distinctive works by composer Christopher Fox performed by pianist Philip Thomas, who also writes the liner notes about the works, revealing and explaining the compositional elements, piano preparations, and physical requirements placed on the performer.

Stockhausen / Beethoven (Pi-hsien Chen): Klavierstucke / Sonaten
Stockhausen / Beethoven (Pi-hsien Chen):
Klavierstucke / Sonaten

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Alternating between Stockhausen and Beethoven, pianist Pi-Hsien Chen performs solo works including "Klavierstuck", "Sonata A-Dur Op. 101" and "Sonata C-moll Op. 111", contrasting and comparing the innovations of both composers.

Frith, Fred / John Butcher: The Natural Order
Frith, Fred / John Butcher:
The Natural Order

(Northern Spy -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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This album documents guitarist Fred Frith and saxophonist John Butcher's first head-to-head encounter in a recording studio, two titans of their instruments playing without overdubs in a single session for remarkable creative and sonic results.

Chant, Tom / John Edwards / Eddie Prevost: All Change
Chant, Tom / John Edwards / Eddie Prevost:
All Change

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $18.95    




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Recorded in concert at The Network Theatre, Waterloo in London, 2012, the trio of Tom Chant on saxophone, John Edwards on bass and Eddie Prevost on drums present a tour de force of modern free jazz with great technical and conversational power.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc & Eric La Casa: Home: Handover [4 CD SET]
Guionnet, Jean-Luc & Eric La Casa:
Home: Handover [4 CD SET]

(Potlatch -- France )


Price: $29.95    




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Jean-Luc Guionnet and Eric La Casa in a work for the Uninstal Festival interviewing inhabitants of Glasgow in their home spaces, the results organized into compositions blending spoken word, music, improvisation and field recordings; each CD unveils the process of the composition.

Fox, Chistopher: Works For Piano, Philip Thomas piano <i>[Used Item]</i>
Fox, Chistopher:
Works For Piano, Philip Thomas piano [Used Item]

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


Price: $14.50    




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Four large and distinctive works by composer Christopher Fox performed by pianist Philip Thomas, who also writes the liner notes about the works, revealing and explaining the compositional elements, piano preparations, and physical requirements placed on the performer.




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