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Hubsch, Carl Ludwig: Rowetor 04 | Rowetor 03 Hubsch, Carl Ludwig:
Rowetor 04 | Rowetor 03

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Ensemble leader and tuba player Carl Ludwig Hubsch created this musical concept inspired by the guitar player Keith Rowe, exploring one static sound in the ensemble, maintaining it and in the same time interacting with utmost care and openness for any necessary change, in a 22-piece ensemble of exceptional players.

Lussier, Rene / Robert Marcel Lepage / Quatuor Bozzini: Chants et danses  ...with strings (Vol. III) Lussier, Rene / Robert Marcel Lepage / Quatuor Bozzini:
Chants et danses ...with strings (Vol. III)

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

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Taking two of Montreal's most vital musicians, guitarist Rene Lussier and clarinetist Robert Lepage, and joining them with the far-ranging string quartet Le Quatuor Bozzini for a stunning album that merges chamber music, noise music, and improvisation without leaving behind melody, intention and direction; magnificent!

Musicworks: #127 Spring 2017 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#127 Spring 2017 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Spring 2016 issue of Canada's premier music magazine, including a 10-track CD of musicians featured in this issue's magazine. Contents include: articles on Craig Aalders' el8dEra 3m; , Eighty-five scores celebrate Pauline Oliveros; Toronto label All-Set! Editions; Thin Edge New Music Collective; electronic composer John Mills-Cockell; and much more!

Barbares (Bopp / Foussat / Petit / Sato): Debris d'orgueil Barbares (Bopp / Foussat / Petit / Sato):
Debris d'orgueil

(Fou Records -- France )

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Two live recordings at Theatre au Clain, in Poitiers, France and at le Bistrot, in Bayonne, from the free improvising quartet of Christiane Bopp on trombone, Jean-Marc Foussat on synth & voice, Jean-Luc Petit on bass clarinet and sopranino sax, and Makoto Sato on drums, for submersive interchanges blending electronics and acoustics in remarkable ways.

Braxton, Anthony: Ensemble (Victoriaville) 1988 Braxton, Anthony:
Ensemble (Victoriaville) 1988

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Burrell, Dave / David Murray: In Concert Burrell, Dave / David Murray:
In Concert

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"This set by longtime collaborators Dave Burrell and David Murray (playing exclusively tenor sax here) was recorded at the Victoriaville Festival in Quebec in 1991. The live sound is good, the performances exceptional (even by their sta...

Derome, Jean / Louis Sclavis Quartet: Un Moment De Bonheur Derome, Jean / Louis Sclavis Quartet:
Un Moment De Bonheur

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"The album title, Moment de Bonheur, is rather trite, but the concert was marvelous and the recording preserves all of its intensity and charm. This was a first meeting between Jean Derome (flutes, alto sax) and Louis Sclavis (clarinets...

Dick, Robert / John Wolf Brennan / Daniele Patumi : Aurealis Dick, Robert / John Wolf Brennan / Daniele Patumi :
Aurealis

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"This trio allies the spirited lightness of the Italian scene with the pastoral feel of the Swiss. Italian bassist Daniele Patumi and Swiss pianist John Wolf Brennan already played together in Pago Libre, an ensemble sharing a lot of af...

Doneda, Michel / Benat Achiary / Kazue Sawai : Temps Couche Doneda, Michel / Benat Achiary / Kazue Sawai :
Temps Couche

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"Three traditions, three musics? Hardly. This trio of improvisers -- Michel Doneda, soprano saxophone; Benat Achary, vocals, percussion; Kazue Sawai, koto -- forgoes all pretenses of speaking a universal language or separate ones, but i...

Doppelmoppel : Aventure Quebecoise Doppelmoppel :
Aventure Quebecoise

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Duchesne, Andre: L' Ou 'L Duchesne, Andre:
L' Ou 'L

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Far East Side Band, the: Urban Archeology Far East Side Band, the:
Urban Archeology

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"Even for the avant-garde fan acquainted with the Far East Side Band's first CD, Caverns, Urban Archaeology cannot fail to surprise. The group's blend of Oriental and Occidental instruments and music forms provides quite a change of sce...

Faust: Fresh Air [VINYL + CD] Faust:
Fresh Air [VINYL + CD]

(Bureau B -- Germany )

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Recorded during their 2016 US tour, Peron and Werner "Zappi" Diermaier used ever-changing ensembles from different locations on the tour to make these recordings, mated with Peron's field recordings, to blend rhythm, noise, spoken word, strong rock and blues hooks, and experimental/industrial elements; another great, eclectic Faust release!

Gebbia, Gianni / Terra Arsa: Il Libro Degli Eroi Gebbia, Gianni / Terra Arsa:
Il Libro Degli Eroi

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"When Gianni Gebbia performed with his trio Terra Arsa at the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville in May 1997, he was already well-established in the Italian new jazz scene. His style draws from Coltranian jazz, ...

Goebbels, Heiner / Alfred 23 Harth: Live at Victoriaville Goebbels, Heiner / Alfred 23 Harth:
Live at Victoriaville

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Homler, Anna / Geert Waegeman / Pavel Fajt / Koen Van Roy : Corne De Vache Homler, Anna / Geert Waegeman / Pavel Fajt / Koen Van Roy :
Corne De Vache

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Kaiser, Henry / Jim O'Rourke: Tomorrow Knows Where You Live Kaiser, Henry / Jim O'Rourke:
Tomorrow Knows Where You Live

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Kovac, Boris: East Off Europe - Closing the Circle Kovac, Boris:
East Off Europe - Closing the Circle

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Leimgruber, Urs / Jacques Demierre / Barre Phillips : Wing Vane Leimgruber, Urs / Jacques Demierre / Barre Phillips :
Wing Vane

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Lussier, Rene & Now Orchestra: Le Tour Du Bloc Lussier, Rene & Now Orchestra:
Le Tour Du Bloc

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Merzbow / Pan Sonic: V Merzbow / Pan Sonic:
V

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Minafra, Pino : Canto Libero Minafra, Pino :
Canto Libero

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"Since the release of Sudori with his Sud Ensemble in 1995, Italian trumpeter Pino Minafra remained discreet as a leader, preferring to blend his voice among others in large-scale groups like the Italian Instabile Orchestra, Gianluigi T...

Minafra, Pino Sud Ensemble : Sudori Minafra, Pino Sud Ensemble :
Sudori

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"Sudori is, simply put, an avant-jazz rollercoaster with blues, Dixieland, circus music, and free improvisation all tumbling in your stomach with strong Italian herbs and spices. Trumpeter Pino Minafra is accompanied by his Sud Ensemble...

Minton, Phil Quartet: Mouthfull of Ecstasy Minton, Phil Quartet:
Mouthfull of Ecstasy

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Moore, Thurston / Tom Surgal / William Winant : Piece For Jetsun Dolma Moore, Thurston / Tom Surgal / William Winant :
Piece For Jetsun Dolma

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"In 1996, Thurston Moore was still mostly known for his work with the rock group Sonic Youth. In 1996, the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville was an established institution in the realm of serious experimental, ...

Murray, Diedre / Fred Hopkins: Firestorm Murray, Diedre / Fred Hopkins:
Firestorm

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Musci / Venosta / Mariani: Losing the Orthodox Path Musci / Venosta / Mariani:
Losing the Orthodox Path

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Palinckx : It's Frontal Dog Palinckx :
It's Frontal Dog

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Papasoff, Charles: International Baritone Conspiracy Papasoff, Charles:
International Baritone Conspiracy

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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"Canadian baritone saxophonist Charles Papasoff has, with this recording, pulled off the heretofore unimaginable: pulled together a sextet comprised strictly of baritone players from Europe and North America and commissioned each member...

Rova: Resistance Rova:
Resistance

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Tippett, Keith: Une Croix Dans L'Ocean Tippett, Keith:
Une Croix Dans L'Ocean

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Burke, Rob / George Lewis / Paul Grabowsky / Mark Helias: Shift Burke, Rob / George Lewis / Paul Grabowsky / Mark Helias:
Shift

(FMR -- UK )

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A meeting in NY's Lower East Village between four improvisors--Robert Burke on saxes, George Lewis on trombone & electronics, Paul Grabowsky on piano & snare drum, and Mark Helias on acoustic bass--playing a pre-composed work, blending 21st century composition with modern jazz sensibility, enhanced by Lewis' computer-based "shapeshifts".

Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Rafal Mazur: Oneness Carrier, Francois / Michel Lambert / Rafal Mazur:
Oneness

(FMR -- UK )

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The well-traveled working group of Francois Carrier (alto saxophone, Chinese oboe), Michel Lambert (drums) and Rafal Mazur (acoustic bass guitar) performing live at Alchemia Club in Krakow, Poland in 2015 for an excellent example of collective free improvisation with distinctive and unconventional approaches to their dialog.

Dunmall / Edwards / Noble / Sanders: Go Straight Around The Square Dunmall / Edwards / Noble / Sanders:
Go Straight Around The Square

(FMR -- UK )

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The stellar quartet of Paul Dunmall on tenor and soprano saxophone, John Edwards on bass, Liam Noble on piano, and Mark Sanders on drums performing 2 extended improvisations balancing energetic playing with contemplative conversation, captured live at the Vortex, in London, England, in 2016.

Gauden / Hanslip: And How The Who Can Think the What... Gauden / Hanslip:
And How The Who Can Think the What...

(FMR -- UK )

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UK Tenor saxophonist Mark Hanslip and drummer Ed Gauden in their 3rd record together, here stripped down to a duo, inspired by a planned trio concert where the pianist was unable to perform; the resulting show worked so well that the two decided to take it to the studio, this album the result of impressive avant interchanges in 8 succinct tracks.

Long, Ashley John: PSI Long, Ashley John:
PSI

(FMR -- UK )

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Virtuoso UK bassist Ashley John Long presents a startling array of approaches and techniques on the double bass over 11 improvisations, from concise shorter presentations to expansive displays of skill, excitement or introspection, all with an ear to captivating his listener.

Mezei, Szilard: Still Now (If You Still) Mezei, Szilard:
Still Now (If You Still)

(FMR -- UK )

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An exciting album crossing free improvisation with chamber approaches and extended techniques from Serbian violist Szilard Mezei performing in a trio with pianist Marina Dzukljev and drummer/percussionist Vasco Trilla, recording in Novi Sad, Serbia in 2017.

Contida, Pedra : Amethyst Contida, Pedra :
Amethyst

(FMR -- UK )

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The Portugese quintet of Angelica V. Salvi on harp, Miguel Carvalhais on computer, Nuno Torres on alto saxophone, Marcello doe Reis on electric guitar, and Joao Pais Filipe on drums & percussion in a live concert in Brazil at Salao for a far-ranging album of electroacoustic free improvisation, beautifully building to frenetic, collective dialog.

Runcible Quintet, The (featuring John Edwards / Neil Metcalfe): Five Runcible Quintet, The (featuring John Edwards / Neil Metcalfe):
Five

(FMR -- UK )

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The Runciple Quintet of John Edwards on double bass, Marcello Magliocchi on drums, Neil Metcalfe on flute, Adrian Northover on soprano saxophone, and Daniel Thompson on acoustic guitar recording at IKLECTIC, in London in 2016 for 5 excellent examples of detailed, collective improvisation.

Schindler, Udo / Ove Volquartz: Answers And Maybe A Question? Schindler, Udo / Ove Volquartz:
Answers And Maybe A Question?

(FMR -- UK )

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Udo Schindler's Salon for Sound and Art at Krailing in Krailing, Germany is the setting for this superb live duo concert, capturing Schindler and Ove Volquartz both on bass and double bass clarinet, showing the breadth of sonic possibilites and diverse approaches from the deepest of clarinets performed by two masterful musicians.

Silence Ensemble led by Peter Urpeth: John Cage: Speech Silence Ensemble led by Peter Urpeth:
John Cage: Speech

(FMR -- UK )

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These recordings of pieces by John Cage were made at a performance called Silence & Transmission led by Peter Upreth conducting an ensemble of four performers using radios and voice, held at An Lanntair Arts Centre, Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides on 20th September 2012, as part of the celebrations for Cage's centenary.

Urpeth, Peter / Maggie Nicols: Other Worlds Urpeth, Peter / Maggie Nicols:
Other Worlds

(FMR -- UK )

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Originally developed for the soundtrack to Sean Martin and Louise Milnes 2011 documentary, "A Boat Retold", vocalist Maggie Nichols and pianist Peter Urpeth revisited the material for album release, creating this wonderful pair of extemporaneous, otherworldly narratives.

Tigers Mind: Paradiso Pudding Mix Tigers Mind:
Paradiso Pudding Mix

(JVTLANDT -- Denmark )

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The Danish/Norwegian trio of Thomas Eiler on drums, Niklas Adam on electronics & guitar, and Danielle Dahl on sax and electronic wind instrument draw inspiration from early electronic minimalism, punk rock, noise and free jazz in the full-length debut, surprising the listener as the music shifts from abstract reductionism to full-on assault.

Various Artists: 910 Noise Presents Various Artists:
910 Noise Presents

(910 Noise -- USA )

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A compilation of sound artists within the 910 area code, the North Carolina coastal region including Wilmington, NC, the home of Squidco, with artists including Carl Kruger (Caucasians, Baby Daddy), Grant Stewart as subterrene, Ryan Lewis in Food World and Baby Daddy, Phil Zampino (CHANGES TO blind), Jason Ward, August Traeger, and Authorless.

Watts, Trevor / Stephen Grew Duo: All There Is Watts, Trevor / Stephen Grew Duo:
All There Is

(Discus -- UK )

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A strong and enthralling set of dialogs captured live from the working duo of pianist Stephen Grew and saxophonist Trevor Watts on alto & soprano, intricate exchanges of great energy but also great compassion and introspection, a well-rounded set of adventurous exchanges that highlight the incredible skills of both players.

Zumthor, Peter Conradin : Grunschall [VINYL] Zumthor, Peter Conradin :
Grunschall [VINYL]

(Hiddenbell Records -- Switzerland )

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Percussionist Peter Conradin Zumthor presents a stunning debut solo album, capturing one of the truly independent voices in the Swiss musical landscape in a 7-part contiguous work recorded at Radio Studio 1 in Zurich with a great feeling for form, distances and dynamics, as an incredibly focused, virtuosic, creative and deeply felt story is told.

Collusion Duo (Nick Smith / Mark Wastell): Refraction Collusion Duo (Nick Smith / Mark Wastell):
Refraction

(Confront -- UK )

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Violinist and percussionist Nick Smith, having access to St. Mary's Church at Great Baddow for music performance and rehearsals, made his first use of the space in 1996 in a duo with Mark Wastell on violincello, preparations and percussion, where they used the acoustics of the church to enhance their detailed and absorbing improvisations.

Cundy, Chris: The Disruptive Forest Cundy, Chris:
The Disruptive Forest

(Confront -- UK )

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A combination of cyclical themes, made-up folk dances, and invented improvisations from UK reedist Chris Cundy, performing on bass clarinet at the Cheltenham Synagogue for 10 compositions developed specifically for this Confront recording as playful pieces intended as popular music for solo bass clarinet.

Fell, Simon H. : Le Bruit de la Musique Fell, Simon H. :
Le Bruit de la Musique

(Confront -- UK )

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The French Le Bruit de la Musique festival is run by Le Quan Ninh and Martine Altenburger, who invited Simon H. Fell to perform a solo set on the doublebass, the result being this fantastic album that takes the largest of bass instruments through an astonishing array of approaches enhanced by the acoustics of the church of Toulx-Sainte-Croix.

  Jerman / Salis / Sanna:
KIO GE

(Confront -- UK )

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A collaboration between American sound artist Jeph Jerman and Italian percussionists Paolo Sanna and Giacomo Salis, twelve intriguing short improvisations using extended techniques and lowercase approaches that include minimal textures, field recordings, abstract atmospheres and organic sounds.

  Shiroishi, Patrick :
Ima

(Confront -- UK )

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US West Coast multi-instrumentalist Patrick Shiroishi performs an unorthodox set at 2575 Mission in Los Angeles, California, using alto saxophone, bells, electric toothbrush, ipod, pie tin, spoons, tape player, and voice to create a yearning work expressing the frustration of longing and estrangement.

Tin (Dominic Lash / Axel Dorner / Roger Turner): Uncanny Valley Tin (Dominic Lash / Axel Dorner / Roger Turner):
Uncanny Valley

(Confront -- UK )

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A new trio at the time, TIN is trumpeter Axel Dorner, bassist Dominic Lash, and drummer/percussionist Roger Turner, captured live in three locations during their 2015 UK tour, presenting masterful avant improvisations of sound-oriented work using an immense technical vocabulary to creative inventive and captivating dialog.

Veliotis, Nikos / Mark Wastell: Live at All Angels Veliotis, Nikos / Mark Wastell:
Live at All Angels

(Confront -- UK )

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Two cellists, Nikos Veliotis and Mark Wastell, employ a vast array of expansive techniques and approaches to an actively reductionist set of improvisations, using the natural reverb of All Angels church in Turnham Green, London as a third voice, as the duo listens attentively and advance their interchanges in intricate and riveting ways.

Wadham, Rachael / Philippe Lenglet / Bruno Duplant: everydayisagoodday Wadham, Rachael / Philippe Lenglet / Bruno Duplant:
everydayisagoodday

(Confront -- UK )

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Starting from John Cage's Zen quote--"Every day is a good day"--the trio of Rachael Wadham on piano, Philippe Lenglet on acoustic guitar and cithar (a type of harp), and contrabass, recorded these improvisations approaching their instruments not for melodies but as tools for experimentation, from which this trio finds a wealth of inventive sound.

Electric Bird Noise: The Spider / The Christ Child / The Crow Electric Bird Noise:
The Spider / The Christ Child / The Crow

(Silber -- USA )

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Guitarist Brian McKenzie is known best for his dramatic rock persona, where his multi-instrumental approach to song-writing shows great skill; on this album, McKenzie gets down to the guitar itself, with loops, effects and electronics creating a cohesive set of 9 pieces that maintain an edgy, discordant approach to enthralling sound.

La Casa, Eric : Paris Quotidien [CD+60 page booklet of photos & text] La Casa, Eric :
Paris Quotidien [CD+60 page booklet of photos & text]

(Swarming -- France )

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Eric La Casa documents his home environment in Paris through audio investigation and field recordings, creating 3 large works that reveal the properties, singularities, banalities and features of his audio environment in perspective to his status as a citizen of the city, presented in a gatefold CD package with a color 60-page booklet of photos and text.

Angles 9: Disappeared Behind the Sun [VINYL] Angles 9:
Disappeared Behind the Sun [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Saxophonist Martin Kuchen's amazing 9-piece Angles ensemble returns for an album titled for the grief of those who disappear due to war, crime and oppression, music that celebrates the tense balance in the challenge to confront and lead away from darkness and tyranny.

Chamber 4 (Vicente / Ceccaldi / Ceccaldi / dos Reis): City Of Light Chamber 4 (Vicente / Ceccaldi / Ceccaldi / dos Reis):
City Of Light

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A live concert at Les Soirees Tricot Festival in Paris, France in 2016, dedicated to the "City of Light", from the quartet of Luis Vicente on trumpet, Theo Ceccaldi on violin, Valentin Ceccaldi on cello and Marcelo dos Reis on acoustic guitar and prepared guitar, in music that, like the city, exhibits gorgeous simplicity through intricate sophistication.

Humcrush (Storlokken / Stronen): Enter Humcrush Humcrush (Storlokken / Stronen):
Enter Humcrush

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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After a six year break the Humcrush duo of Stale Storlokken on keys and Thomas Stronen on drums & electronics return with this studio album of rhythmic angularities and experimental sound worlds, drawing on their experiences with bands including Supersilent, Food, Elephant9, Time is a blind guide, Meadow and Motorpsycho.

Maneri, Mat / Evan Parker / Lucian Ban: Sounding Tears Maneri, Mat / Evan Parker / Lucian Ban:
Sounding Tears

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Viola improviser and composer Mat Maneri leads this trio with British UK legend Evan Parker on soprano and tenor saxophone and Romanian ex-patriot and frequent collaborator Lucian Ban on piano, for ten compositions blending tradition, song, and improvisational tactics, recalling 20th century modern classical music in addition to jazz.







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