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  February 2015
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Chrysakis, Thanos / Chris Cundy / James O'Sullivan: Asphodels Abide
Chrysakis, Thanos / Chris Cundy / James O'Sullivan:
Asphodels Abide

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )


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Sophisticated and interactive electroacoustic improvisation from the trio of Chris Cundy on bass clarinet, James O'Sullivan on guitar, and Aural Terrains label leader Thanos Chrysakis on laptop, synth and radio, performing the six part "Asphodels Abide".

Dadge, Chris : Bin 15 [3-inch CDR]
Dadge, Chris :
Bin 15 [3-inch CDR]

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


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Percussionist Chris Dadge recorded these two drones using amplified cymbals, violin, and snare drum inside a replica of a Saskatchewan-prairies-style grain silo erected by artist Mark Lowe at the 2011 Calgary Folk Festival.

Daniel, Sylvain / Gregoire Galichet / Matthieu Metzger: Killing Spree
Daniel, Sylvain / Gregoire Galichet / Matthieu Metzger:
Killing Spree

(Ayler -- France )


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Saxophonist Matthieu Metzger takes us on the dark side in a "Killing Spree" with electric bassist Sylvain Daniel and drummer Gregoire Galichet, 9 pieces of demanding improvisation that share a Naked City or Court of the Crimson King energy fueled by awesome technical prowess.

De Villiers Jr., Jerry: The Turning Point Archives
De Villiers Jr., Jerry:
The Turning Point Archives

(Timeless Momentum -- Canada )


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A retrospective album from Canadian fusion guitarist and composer Jerry De Villiers Jr, active in the Montreal jazz scene in the 1990s and known for the theme song to the Emmy Award winning show Arthur sung by Ziggy Marley, here with 7 studio and 7 live tracks.

Detail: Stevens / Pedersen / Gjerstad: First Detail [VINYL + CD]
Detail: Stevens / Pedersen / Gjerstad:
First Detail [VINYL + CD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $21.95    


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Norwegian saxophonist Frode Gjerstad started the forward thinking free improv group Detail in 1981 with Eivin One Pederson on keys and SME legend, drummer John Stevens; this live recording of the original lineup is a fantastic document of the roots of this important band.

Dollshot: Dollshot
Dollshot:
Dollshot

(Underwolf -- USA )


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An unusual and thickly strung album bridging dark rock and improvised music from saxophonist Noah Kaplan, bassist and prepared bassis Giacomo Merega, bassist and prepared painist Wes Matthews, and vocalist Rosalie Kaplan.

Earnear: earNear
Earnear:
earNear

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )


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Intricate interactions in free improv from the Portugese trio of violist Joao Camoes, cellist Miguel Mira (Open Field String Trio, Nuovo Camerata), and pianist Rodrigo Pinheiro (Red Trio), focused on the balance between contrasting counterpoint, polyrhythms and fluid soundscapes.

Haino, Keiji / Peter Brotzmann / Jim O'Rourke: Two City Blues PT 2
Haino, Keiji / Peter Brotzmann / Jim O'Rourke:
Two City Blues PT 2

(Trost Records -- Austria )


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One of two sets recorded on one intense night at Tokyo's Shinjuku Pit Inn from the trio of Japanese improvised rock legend Haino Keiji, European Free Jazz saxophone master Peter Brotzmann, and versatile American composer and musician Jim O'Rourke.

Hypercolor: Hypercolor
Hypercolor:
Hypercolor

(Tzadik -- USA )


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Eyal Maoz, James Ilgenfritz, and Lukas Ligeti make up Hypercolor, the NYC-based spastic jazz-rock hybrid whose ridiculous artsong craftsmanship alternately revels in complexity or brazen simplicity, favoring entropy and near-disaster over order or tidiness.

Lauzier, Philippe  / Eric Normand: Not the Music / do
Lauzier, Philippe / Eric Normand:
Not the Music / do

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )


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The Canadian duo of reedist Philippe Lauzier and bassist Eric Normand freely improvise in sound environments that are both introspective and precarious, using subtle and aberrant approaches to playing that evoke unusual aspects of their instruments in oddly refined dialog.

Machinefabriek: Loos
Machinefabriek:
Loos

(self-released -- Netherlands )


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A live performance at Ephemere, Studio Loos in The Netherlands from Rutger Zuydervelt, AKA Machinefabriek, in a set that mixes his sources with recordings from the room, creating a dynamic and vibrant recording that ranges from subtle near-silence to thick electronic excitement.

Romannis Motte: Another Journey
Romannis Motte:
Another Journey

(Mystery School Records -- USA )


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A collection of 8 synth-driven ambient cosmic voyages from Romannis Motte using Roland JX8P, Roland RS-5, Alexis QS7, Alexis Micron, Korg PE1000, Crumar DS-2, iPad running NanoStudio, Korg iMS20, 0-iPolySix, Access Virus A.

SAKA: Posh?!
SAKA:
Posh?!

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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The free improvising trio of bassist Jon Rune Strom (Frode Gjerstad Trio, Paal Nilssen-Love, &c), tenor saxophonist Kristoffer Berre Alberts and percussionist Dag Erik Knedal Andersen, fiery free jazz with great technical skills and an oddly playful side.

Ulher, Birgit / Leonel Kaplan: Stereo Trumpet
Ulher, Birgit / Leonel Kaplan:
Stereo Trumpet

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


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Recordings of two German trumpeters--Birgit Uhler and Leonel Kaplan--both using extended techniques and modern instrumental language, splitting their recordings between the left and right channels for clarity in their fascinating and unconventional dialogs.

Watson, Ian / Susie Hodder-Williams : The Tao Of Homeopathy
Watson, Ian / Susie Hodder-Williams :
The Tao Of Homeopathy

(FMR -- Great Britain )


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A meditative double CD with subtle flavours of flute and gamelan accompanying a reading by Ian Watson, the author of "The Tao of Homeopathy" exploring the philosophies and practices of homeopathy and Taoism."-Susie Hodder-Williams

Wooley, Nate (w/ Ingrid Laubrock, Sylvie Courvoisier & Matt Moran): Battle Pieces
Wooley, Nate (w/ Ingrid Laubrock, Sylvie Courvoisier & Matt Moran):
Battle Pieces

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


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"Battle Pieces" was conceived as a background for an improviser, using linguistics, tape processes & aleatoric concepts to fashion an ever-shifting composition that supplies the soloist with information within the context of an ever-changing series of densities, velocities and silences.

Zorn, John: The Hermetic Organ Vol. 3. Paulõs Hall, Huddersfield
Zorn, John:
The Hermetic Organ Vol. 3. Paulõs Hall, Huddersfield

(Tzadik -- USA )


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The third in John Zorn's solo organ is performed live at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival in 2013, performing with unusual sonorities, spectral experimentation, hypnotic moods and stirring melodies.

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.

Wang, Hong-Kai and Mattin: Collapsing Ourselves [VINYL]
Wang, Hong-Kai and Mattin:
Collapsing Ourselves [VINYL]

(Mount Analogue -- Sweden )


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A unique album of self-aware conversation from Hong-Kai Wang and Mattin, who record themselves responding to their own dialog, addressing those responses to the audience and adding their reaction to the final recordings, creating an abstract spoken ambiance.

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.

Apuh!: Ett [VINYL]
Apuh!:
Ett [VINYL]

(Palsrobot -- Sweden )


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Debut LP of the young Gothenburg, Sweden trio of saxophonist Adrian Asling Sellius, drummer Hampus Ohman-Frolund, and double bass player Matt Dimming, drawing on elements of pop and rock, klezmer, cinematic soundscapes, experimental noise, and free jazz.

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.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chap
Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Miguel Mira / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Antonio Chaparreiro / Rodrigo Pinheiro / Carlos Santos / Jose Oliveira :
Jadis La Pluie Etait Bleue

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The second volume of the project heard in the previous Creative Sources album, "Suspensao", here in a 9-piece electroacoust ensemble with viola, cello, doublebass, alto sax, trombone, piano, electric guitar, computer and percussion, suspenseful lowercase music that unfolds in mysterious, beautiful and rewarding ways.

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.

Matthews, Wade / Ingar, Zach: Mørke-lys
Matthews, Wade / Ingar, Zach:
Mørke-lys

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    


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Vulture Club, The: Live Young, Die Fast and Leave an Exquisite Corpse
Vulture Club, The:
Live Young, Die Fast and Leave an Exquisite Corpse

(Utech Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    


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Mattin : Songbook #5 [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Mattin :
Songbook #5 [VINYL] [Used Item]

(Disembraining Machine -- Australia )


Price: $17.10    


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Mattin takes 5 spontaneous 5-minute songs from 5 musicians, and a 25 minute concert structured by 5 instructions based on those song titles, then records vocals for the 5 songs as a singing lecture, then superimposes all 3 to create the five 5-minutes songs on this album.

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!

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.

Mattin : Songbook #5 [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Mattin :
Songbook #5 [VINYL] [Used Item]

(Disembraining Machine -- Australia )


Price: $15.00    


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Mattin takes 5 spontaneous 5-minute songs from 5 musicians, and a 25 minute concert structured by 5 instructions based on those song titles, then records vocals for the 5 songs as a singing lecture, then superimposes all 3 to create the five 5-minutes songs on this album.

Cremaster / Komora A: split [7-inch VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Cremaster / Komora A:
split [7-inch VINYL] [Used Item]

(Monotype -- Poland )


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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).

Mattin : Songbook #5 [VINYL]
Mattin :
Songbook #5 [VINYL]

(Disembraining Machine -- Australia )


Price: $18.95    


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Mattin takes 5 spontaneous 5-minute songs from 5 musicians, and a 25 minute concert structured by 5 instructions based on those song titles, then records vocals for the 5 songs as a singing lecture, then superimposes all 3 to create the five 5-minutes songs on this album.

Mohanna, Nickolas: Phase Line
Mohanna, Nickolas:
Phase Line

(Run/Off Editions -- USA )


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Digital sound processing oscillating through a variety of media saturated sources including electronic billboards, kiosk stations, traffic control devices and other city environments, knotted into sculptural arpeggiation by sound artists Nickolas Mohanna.

Eisenstadt, Harris (w/ Moore, Schoenbeck, Dresser): Golden State II
Eisenstadt, Harris (w/ Moore, Schoenbeck, Dresser):
Golden State II

(Songlines -- USA )


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Live recordings at the 2014 Vancouver International Jazz Festival from drummer Harris Eisenstadt's excellent and lyrical Golden State chamber jazz ensemble, here as a quartet with Michael Moore on clarinet, Sara Schoenbeck on bassoon, and Mark Dresser on bass.




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