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  April 2015
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Banabila, Michel: Precious Images - Data Files 1999-2008 [2 CDs]
Banabila, Michel:
Precious Images - Data Files 1999-2008 [2 CDs]

(Steamin' Soundworks -- Netherlands )


Price: $13.95    




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A 2 CD Compilation of Banabila tracks released between 1999 and 2008, taken from his work on the Dutch label Steamin' Soundworks, and from his soundtrack and television work, with conspirators including Frank Van Der Kooij, Eric Vloeimans, Yasar Saka, Anton Goudsmit, Zenial, &c.

Berne's, Tim Snakeoil: You've Been Watching Me
Berne's, Tim Snakeoil:
You've Been Watching Me

(ECM -- Germany )


Price: $14.95    




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Saxophonist Tim Berne in his 3rd ECM album, leading his NY band Snakeoil, now a quintet with guitarist Ryan Ferreira joining pianist Matt Mitchell, clarinetist Oscar Noriega, and percussionist Ches Smith, for intricate, dynamic and sophisticated modern jazz.

Bloland, Per: Chamber Industrial
Bloland, Per:
Chamber Industrial

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Composer Per Bloland blends custom built electronics with instrumental textures to create unique soundscapes, presenting 5 works performed by Ecce Ensemble Chamber Industrial in a release of vigorous electroacoustic and instrumental compositions.

Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams: A Heart That Responds From Schooling
Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams:
A Heart That Responds From Schooling

(Unsounds -- Netherlands )


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The 2nd release from Italian composer/performer Alessandro Bosetti and Australian pianist Chris Abrahams (The Necks), a very intimate album of sonic explorations that spans improvised fragments and original renditions of compositions like Steve Lacy's "Esteem" with Bosetti's lyrics.

Bumsteinas, Arturas : Different Trains
Bumsteinas, Arturas :
Different Trains

(Bolt -- Poland )


Price: $15.95    




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A collection of experimental, electroacoustic, and comprovized works from composer, sound artist, performer, and improviser Arturas Bumsteinas, inspired by Central European cultural landscape, including a radio play commisioned by Bolt Records.

Butcher, John / Phil Durrant / John Russell: The Scenic Route
Butcher, John / Phil Durrant / John Russell:
The Scenic Route

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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1999 release of the trio of John Butcher on soprano & tenor sax, Phil Durrant on violin, and John Russell on guitar, meticulous improvisation using outrageous technique, "unorthodox thematic development and off-center interplay which at times is odd and surreal".

Common Objects: Butcher / Davies / Davies / Patterson: Whitewashed with Lines [2 CDs]
Common Objects: Butcher / Davies / Davies / Patterson:
Whitewashed with Lines [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $24.95    




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A double CD featuring two extended live performances by the electroacoustic quartet of John Butcher (sax), Angharad Davies (violin), Rhodri Davies (harps) & Lee Patterson (amplifed devices), one an improv from Durham in 2013, the other a graphic score from Newcastle, 2014.

Denyer, Frank : Whispers
Denyer, Frank :
Whispers

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $14.95    




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Five idiosyncratic compositions by English composer Frank Denyer with performers including The Barton Workshop, Elisabeth Smalt, Juliet Fraser, Kiku Day and Frank Denyer himself, using shakuhachi, voice, muted strings, percussion and an axe striking a block of wood.

Fine, Milo Free Jazz Ensemble: Earlier Outbreaks of Iconoclasm (1976-8) [2 CDs]
Fine, Milo Free Jazz Ensemble:
Earlier Outbreaks of Iconoclasm (1976-8) [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $19.50    




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An excellent reissue of reedist/drummer/pianist Milo Fine, bringing together material released on Hat Hut in 1976 & '7 ("Hah!" & "The Constant Extension Of Inescapable Tradition") plus his never-issued '78 album "When I Was Five Years Old, I Predicted Your Whole Life".

Fraufraulein (Billy Gomberg & Anne Guthrie): Extinguishment
Fraufraulein (Billy Gomberg & Anne Guthrie):
Extinguishment

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Three exquisite electro-acoustic compositions by the New York-based duo of Anne Guthrie (french horn, electronics, recordings) and Billy Gomberg (bass guitar, recordings), using a combination of field recordings, electronics and improvisations on French horn and bass guitar.

Fujii, Satoko Tobira: Yamiyo Ni Karasu
Fujii, Satoko Tobira:
Yamiyo Ni Karasu

(Libra -- Japan )


Price: $16.95    




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Pianist Satoko Fujii's Tobira ("door") expands the original trio configuration of Todd Nicholson on bass and Takashi Itani on drums, with trumpeter/husband Natsuki Tamura, playing inventive free improvisation with sophistication in melodic heads and superb soloing.

Gintas K: Blind Man Tales
Gintas K:
Blind Man Tales

(Bolt -- Poland )


Price: $15.95    




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Gintas K, in a moment of frustration, took more than 40 elements from some recent work he was preparing and put them into multichannel software which, with a few corrections, became this surprising and complex work of organized and detailed sound.

Kaze: Uminari
Kaze:
Uminari

(Circum-Libra -- Japan/France )


Price: $16.95    




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Natsuki Tamura & Christian Pruvost on trumpets, Satoko Fuji on piano and Peter Orins on drums for a quartet where all members are active compositional contributors, creating a powerful ensemble sound with strong soloing using modern creative techniques; excellent!

Lambkin, Graham / Michael Pisaro-Liu: Schwarze Riesenfalter
Lambkin, Graham / Michael Pisaro-Liu:
Schwarze Riesenfalter

(erstwhile -- USA )


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Balancing active organized sound worlds from Graham Lambkin with Wandelweiser discretion from Michael Pisaro-Liu in five tracks that punctuate concrete sound compositions with Feldman-esque piano progressions, bound together by a short poem; captivating and elusive.

Masecki, Marcin : Variations
Masecki, Marcin :
Variations

(Bolt -- Poland )


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Composer & pianist Marcin Masecki wrote this work, inspired by Frederic Rzewski and presenting variations on the Chilean song "El pueblo unido jamas sera vencido" (The town united will never be defeated) and invited pianist Piotr Nowicki to perform it for this recording.

Mattos, Marcio: SOL[os]
Mattos, Marcio:
SOL[os]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Surprisingly the first solo album from bassist Marcio Mattos, an important member of the London free improv and jazz scenes since the 70's, here presenting recordings from late 90s and 2000's, and a live recording at St. Mary's Old Church in Stoke Newington, 2010.

Mirt: Khmer & Siam Recordings
Mirt:
Khmer & Siam Recordings

(SAAMLENG -- Poland )


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Blending field recordings of temples, rain, bells, cicadas, radios, and other regional sounds from Khmer & Siam with native music to create a rich audioscape of those exotic lands, both mysterious and liltingly melodic on a beautiful journey in sound.

Newton, Jamie: Driving Nails Into Fog
Newton, Jamie:
Driving Nails Into Fog

(3acreTract(s) -- USA )


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Jamie Newton works with sound using guitar, keyboards, field recordings, processing, and Kyoto croquet, here in a contemplative set of works merging drone and thick noise with indistinct rhythms and layers of concrete sounds.

Newton, Jamie: Tone Wheel
Newton, Jamie:
Tone Wheel

(3acreTract(s) -- USA )


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Tonewheel organ meditations along with feedback and sound forms using processed guitar, keyboards and field recordings from sound artist Jamie Newton, 2 slowly evolving tonal works sandwiching three more turbulent pieces in a journey of drone, noise and reflection.

No Pair (Chiapperini / Elia / Trapani / Fusco): Chaos and Order
No Pair (Chiapperini / Elia / Trapani / Fusco):
Chaos and Order

(Long Song Records -- Italy )


Price: $14.95    




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A mix of free jazz, rock, and avant-garde experimental music from clarinetist Francesco Chiapperini in a quartet with Gianluca Elia on tenor sax, Dario Trapani on electric guitar, and Anotonio Fusco on drums; lyrical modern jazz with a good dose of free chaos.

Nordstrom / Johansson / Schlippenbach: Stockholm Connection [3 CDs]
Nordstrom / Johansson / Schlippenbach:
Stockholm Connection [3 CDs]

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $36.95    




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A unique 3CD-box from Umlaut Records putting in attention the musical collaborations between two of Sweden's most headstrong musicians: the pioneers Bengt "Frippe" Nordstrom and Sven-Ake Johansson.

Parker, Evan: Monoceros
Parker, Evan:
Monoceros

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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The four part "Monoceros" was recorded by saxophonist Evan Parker, here on soprano, in 1987, originally for the Incus label, here in a remastered form with Parker showing his masterful use of the extended techniques that have influenced a generation of players.

Perry, Frank: Temple Of The Ancient Magical Presence
Perry, Frank:
Temple Of The Ancient Magical Presence

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Composer Frank Perry presents some new and some old unreleased recordings of solos, duos and trios featuring world famous musicians such as Evan Parker, David Toop, Paul Lytton, Paul Lovens, Jin Hi Kim and Trevor Taylor.

Pisaro, Michael : Melody, Silence (For Solo Guitar)
Pisaro, Michael :
Melody, Silence (For Solo Guitar)

(Potlatch -- France )


Price: $15.95    




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A collection of materials for solo guitarist, written by Michael Pisaro-Liu and here performed by Christian Alvear, presenting the performer with up to 12 fragments which can be played in any order and which allow for various transformations, cuts, extensions and silences.

Russell, John / Phil Durrant / John Butcher: Conceits (1987/1992)
Russell, John / Phil Durrant / John Butcher:
Conceits (1987/1992)

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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In 1987 the trio of John Butcher on tenor & soprano sax, Phil Durrant on violin & trombone, and John Russel on acoustic plectrum guitar, released this LP of free improvisations using superb forward-thinking dialog, remarkable 3 decades after its release!

Sandstrom, Nisse Quintet: Live at Crescendo
Sandstrom, Nisse Quintet:
Live at Crescendo

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )


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A live recording of lyrical post-bop jazz from Swedish legend, tenor saxophnoist Nisse Standstrom, in a live recording from 2014 fronting a quintet of creative players Jonas Kullhammar on tenor sax, Leio Lindberg on piano, Kenji Rabson on bass, and Moussa Fadera on drums.

Skuggorna Och Ljuset / Magnus Granberg: Would Fall From The Sky, Would Wither And Die
Skuggorna Och Ljuset / Magnus Granberg:
Would Fall From The Sky, Would Wither And Die

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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A new composition by clarinetist and composer Magnus Granberg, the leader of the highly acclaimed ensemble Skogen, this time with a new, smaller group that includes percussionist Erik Carlsson, performing his beautiful, melancholic music.

Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka: Msza
Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka:
Msza

(Bolt -- Poland )


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A chamber opera by Joanna Halszka Sokolowska at Opera// REMIX at Komuna// Warszawa, using sung and spoken voice, piano, and a variety of tonal instruments to present an intriguing set of variations informed by numerological methods, scientific statistics, &c..

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Summer 1967
Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Summer 1967

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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1967 recordings from the duo of John Stevens (percussion) and Evan Parker (soprano & tenor sax), plus Peter Kowald making the group a trio on two tracks; seminal work from three incredibly influential players.

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.

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.

Kaze: Tornado
Kaze:
Tornado

(Circum-Libra -- Japan/France )


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With two trumpets, drums and piano, Kaze's 2nd release with Satoko Fujii, Natsuki Tamura, and Muzzix members Christian Pruvost and Peter Orins, hits like the album title, but surprises with contrasts from torrential power to beautiful melodic interplay.

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.

Denley, Jim: Through Fire, Crevice and The Hidden Valley
Denley, Jim:
Through Fire, Crevice and The Hidden Valley

(Splitrec -- Australia )


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Recorded live in an Australian National Park on a 15-day walk, saxophonist Jim Denley performs solo on the alto saxophone in response to and in conversation with the environment around him using the natural acoustics of this rugged and awe-inspiring region.

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.

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.

Transit (Arnal / Misterka / Radding / Wooley): Transit
Transit (Arnal / Misterka / Radding / Wooley):
Transit

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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Ratkje, Maja S. K. : Crepuscular Hour [CD+DVD]
Ratkje, Maja S. K. :
Crepuscular Hour [CD+DVD]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $20.95    




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An epic, hypnotic work for three choirs, three pairs of noise musicians, and church organ, to be performed in a cathedral or similar location with musicians surrounding the audience, here from a live performance at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2012.

Russell, John (with Phil Minton, Thurston Moore, Evan Parker, &c.): With...
Russell, John (with Phil Minton, Thurston Moore, Evan Parker, &c.):
With...

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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British free improvising guitar master John Russell's 60th birthday gig at London's Cafe Oto is celebrated in a duo with Phil Minton, a trio with Henry Lowther & Satoko Fakuda, in a trio with Evan Parker and John Edwards, and in a duo with Thurston Moore.

Sprawl (Parker / Brotzmann / Wittwer / Wertmuller / Buess): Sprawl [VINYL]
Sprawl (Parker / Brotzmann / Wittwer / Wertmuller / Buess):
Sprawl [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $22.95    




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Intense and beautifully harsh improvisation from drummer Michael Wertmuller (16-17, Alboth!, Full Blast) with Peter Brotzmann (reeds), Stephan Wittwer (guitar), Alex Buess (reeds & electronics), and William Parker (bass), originally released on CD in 1997.

Baloni: Ripples [VINYL]
Baloni:
Ripples [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $22.95    




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The trio of Belgian reedist Joachim Badenhorst, French-Japanese violist Frantz Loriot, and French-German bassist Pascal Niggenkemper formed the Baloni trio in Brooklyn in 2008, presenting a blend of chamber and free jazz; reserved to frenetic playing that consistently surprises.

Valiente, Candelaria Saenz  / Marcin Masecki: Hymnen
Valiente, Candelaria Saenz / Marcin Masecki:
Hymnen

(Bolt -- Poland )


Price: $15.95    




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Based on the anthems of nations that have endured recent struggles, from the duo of Marcin Masecki on keys and Candelaria Saenz Valiente on vocals and percussion, embraceable songs with unusual structures paying tribute to the beautiful themes for each nation.

La Casa, Eric / Taku Unami: Parazoan Mapping
La Casa, Eric / Taku Unami:
Parazoan Mapping

(erstwhile -- USA )


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Using "recordings" and "devices", this is the first release from the long-standing collaboration of Eric La Casa and Taku Umani, 15 untitled tracks of curious and subtly discursive sound work recorded in a diverse set of locations.

Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka: Msza <i>[Used Item]</i>
Sokolowska, Joanna Halszka:
Msza [Used Item]

(Bolt -- Poland )


Price: $9.00    




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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

"The album is a studio version of a chamber opera prepared by Joanna Halszka Sokolowska at Opera// REMIX at Komuna// Warszawa. The...

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.

Durrant, Phil / Daniel Thompson: Live / Studio <i>[Used Item]</i>
Durrant, Phil / Daniel Thompson:
Live / Studio [Used Item]

(Bead -- UK )


Price: $10.00    




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The improvising string duo of stalwart London improvisers, Daniel Thompson on acoustic guitar and Phil Durrant on the octave mandola, are heard in two settings of texturally rich, intricate interactions, first at Cafe OTO in 2022 for an extended improvisation, then at Cable Street Studios two months later for six succint, impressively diverse dialogs.

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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