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  February 2021
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Durand, Werner: Schwingende Luftsaulen 3 Durand, Werner:
Schwingende Luftsaulen 3

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95

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A beautifully hypnotic album of wind music, especially on the Pan-Ney, an instrument developed by Berlin composer Werner Durand, along with electronics and a piece using the talking drum as performed by Marika Falk, presenting early works from the 1990s that bridge both improvisation and composition with an embraceable sound that reveals underlying complexity.

White, John: Electric Music [2 CDs] White, John:
Electric Music [2 CDs]

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

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English experimental composer and musical performer John White recorded the pieces on this 2 CD retrospective set between 1980 and 1995, a combination of serious, popular and novelty pieces, often exploring areas of contradiction, particularly linear and rhythmic, within an unlikely sound-world in which parameters such as volume, timbre, texture and speed remain fixed.

Full Blast: Farewell Tonic [VINYL] Full Blast:
Farewell Tonic [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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A fierce display of raw free improvisation from a concert that closed the open-minded and essential New York City venue Tonic in 2007, from the the Full Blast trio of Peter Brotzmann on reeds, Marino Pliakas on electric bass, and Michael Wertmuller on drums, playing to a receptive and excited crowd, with Brotzmann speaking to the audience before the final burner.

Curran, Alvin / Roberto Laneri / Giancarlo Schiaffini: Beat 72 Lost Date [VINYL] Curran, Alvin / Roberto Laneri / Giancarlo Schiaffini:
Beat 72 Lost Date [VINYL]

(Eargong Records -- Italy )

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Sounding current in the modern age of free improvisation, this 1973 recording of a live concert at Teatro Beat 72 in Rome, led by outstanding performers, trumpeter Alvin Curran (MEV), clarinetist Roberto Laneri (Prima Materia) and trombonist Giancarlo Schiaffini (Gruppo di improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza), stands as a testament to the free improv movement they helped to expand.

ALSO (Siewert / Ernst): Live in Celovec ALSO (Siewert / Ernst):
Live in Celovec

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Picking up where their "Live at Wirr" album left off, this new recording finds the Viennese free improvising electroacoustic duo of Martin Siewert on guitar & electronics and Katharina Ernst on drums & toys performing live at the 2018 New Adits festival in Celovec, Austria for five resourceful and diverse dialogs, from intensely tumultuous to delicately thoughtful.

ALSO (Siewert / Ernst): Live in Celovec [VINYL] ALSO (Siewert / Ernst):
Live in Celovec [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Picking up where their "Live at Wirr" album left off, this new recording finds the Viennese free improvising electroacoustic duo of Martin Siewert on guitar & electronics and Katharina Ernst on drums & toys performing live at the 2018 New Adits festival in Celovec, Austria for five resourceful and diverse dialogs, from intensely tumultuous to delicately thoughtful.

Regenorchester XII: Relics Regenorchester XII:
Relics

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Franz Hautzinger formed the orchestra in 1995 as an ensemble for experimental music, developing into an advanced improvising band that incorporates a shifting and diverse set of styles, heard here at Klangspuren Festival in 2019 with Hautzinger on trumpet, Christian Fennesz on guitar & laptop, Otomo Yoshihide on guitar & turntables, Luc Ex on bass, and Tony Buck on drums.

Graewe, Georg / Sonic Fiction Orchestra: Fortschritt und Vergnugen Graewe, Georg / Sonic Fiction Orchestra:
Fortschritt und Vergnugen

(Random Acoustics -- Germany )

Price: $17.95

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First introduced at the "Konfrontationen" festival in Nickelsdorf in 2006, German pianist and composer Georg Graewe's Sonic Fiction Orchestra developed these diverse works of jazz, fusion-tinged, and chamber improv during a residency at the 2018/19 Porgy & Bess in Vienna, recording in the studio in 2020 for this impressive album, particularly the large "Redshift E" composition.

Ex, Luc: Music Of Inevitable Sounds Ex, Luc:
Music Of Inevitable Sounds

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Bassist Luc Klaasen, aka Luc Ex from the seminal rock back The Ex, leads the 11-piece acoustic ensemble Music Of Inevitable Sounds, Klaasen writing pieces to create musical landscapes that are based upon a specific concrete element, such as the sound of ventilators, concrete mixers, people talking loudly into their phones, building sites, robots, &c.

Bertoia, Harry: Glowing Sounds [VINYL] Bertoia, Harry:
Glowing Sounds [VINYL]

(Sombient -- USA )

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The 3rd release from sound sculptor and experimenter Harry Bertoia's tape archive, and the first to be released with specific instructions from the artist, this album containing three versions of a composition recorded in 1975, each transferred at different tape speeds as specified by Bertoia, creating profoundly different effects of drone and overtone.

Parker, William: Migration of Silence Into and Out of The Tone World (Volumes 1-10) [10 CD BOX SET] Parker, William:
Migration of Silence Into and Out of The Tone World (Volumes 1-10) [10 CD BOX SET]

(Centering Records -- USA )

Price: $79.95

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A 10-album collection in a solid box set of vocal and instrumental suites recorded expressly for this set between late 2018 and early 2020, with women's voices at its core (both on voice & other instruments), taking a vast view of music from around the globe through free improvisation and re-imagined sonic collage, performed by groupings of extraordinary performers.

Crispell / Prevost / Smith: ConcertOTO Crispell / Prevost / Smith:
ConcertOTO

(Matchless -- UK )

Price: $17.95

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American pianist Marilyn Crispell joined London Improviser's Orchestra saxophonist & clarinetist Harry Smith and AMM drummer Eddie Prévost for this 2012 concert at London's Cafe OTO, playing in a melodic free jazz mode of passionate interaction and deep communication, resulting in an unforced and naturally masterful set of thoughtfully lyrical improvisation.

Locals, The (Thomas, Ward / Thomas / Lash / Hasson-Davis): The Locals Play The Music Of Anthony Brax Locals, The (Thomas, Ward / Thomas / Lash / Hasson-Davis):
The Locals Play The Music Of Anthony Braxton

(Discus -- UK )

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An upbeat and energetic performance at the Konfrontation Festival, Ulrichsberg in 2006, featuring six early compositions by Anthony Braxton, arranged by pianist Pat Thomas and performed by the quintet of superb improvisers and interpreters Alex Ward on clarinet, Evan Thomas on electric guitar, Dominic Lash on electric bass, and Darren Hasson-Davis on drums.

Palombo, Hali: Cylinder Loops [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD] Palombo, Hali:
Cylinder Loops [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Editions -- USA )

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Using early cylinder recordings from the UCSB Cylinder Archive, Chicago composer Hali Palombo creates twelve brief and diverse compositions by looping each scratchy and sometimes strange recording, audio phantasms from one of the earliest forms of audio recording, repurposed into fascinating vignettes of experimental and intuitive approaches to sound art.

Montgomery & Turner : Sounds Passing Through Circumstances [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD] Montgomery & Turner :
Sounds Passing Through Circumstances [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Editions -- USA )

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Chicago sound artists Jayve Montgomery on saxophone & flute and Nick Turner on Mellotron, present an epic two part work of effected sound, two contemplative pieces of twilight environments, the first mysteriously punctuated with distant percussive elements, the second a hopeful work of glacial melody and harmonic tones; a great sonic companion under the influence.

Cymerman, Jeremiah / Charlie Looker: A Horizon Made of Canvas [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Cymerman, Jeremiah / Charlie Looker:
A Horizon Made of Canvas [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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A series of ominous duos on the dark side from NY improviser Jeremiah Cymerman on clarinets & pedals, and Charlie Looker (Extra Life, Psalm Zero) on guitars & piano, each of the five pieces exploring murky caverns of warmly bleak environments rendered through Looker's deep piano & guitar work, perforated by cracks of light through Cymerman's riffs & exclamations.

Cymerman, Jeremiah / Charlie Looker: A Horizon Made of Canvas Cymerman, Jeremiah / Charlie Looker:
A Horizon Made of Canvas

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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A series of ominous duos on the dark side from NY improviser Jeremiah Cymerman on clarinets & pedals, and Charlie Looker (Extra Life, Psalm Zero) on guitars & piano, each of the five pieces exploring murky caverns of warmly bleak environments rendered through Looker's deep piano & guitar work, perforated by cracks of light through Cymerman's riffs & exclamations.

Mitchell, Roscoe & Mike Reed: The Ritual and The Dance Mitchell, Roscoe & Mike Reed:
The Ritual and The Dance

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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An ecstatic and intense album of saxophone and drum improvisation from the duo of AACM legend Roscoe Mitchel and drummer Mike Reed, also performing on electronics, the two Chicago mainstays performing at the Oorstof concert series Zuiderpershuis in Antwerp, Belgium in 2015 for an extended single improvisation of passionate and penetrating dialog.

Mitchell, Roscoe & Mike Reed: The Ritual and The Dance [VINYL] Mitchell, Roscoe & Mike Reed:
The Ritual and The Dance [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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An ecstatic and intense album of saxophone and drum improvisation from the duo of AACM legend Roscoe Mitchel and drummer Mike Reed, also performing on electronics, the two Chicago mainstays performing at the Oorstof concert series Zuiderpershuis in Antwerp, Belgium in 2015 for an extended single improvisation of passionate and penetrating dialog.

Helary / Rayon / Gilbert / Lavergne: Glowing Life Helary / Rayon / Gilbert / Lavergne:
Glowing Life

(Ayler -- France )

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French flutist Sylvaine Helary's new quartet explores a more electric branch of her work as a composer, in compositions that bridge improvisation and rock forms with song-like structures and narrative, performed with Antonin Rayon on Hammond Organ B3, Moog, piano & clavinet, Benjamin Glibert on electric guitar & bass, and Christophe Lavergne on drums.

Souchal / Nick / Lazro / Cappozzo: Neigen Souchal / Nick / Lazro / Cappozzo:
Neigen

(Ayler -- France )

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An album of explorative and restrained improvisation, primarily acoustic but also using object and an electro-acoustic octave violin, from the quartet of Nicolas Souchal on trumpet & flugelhorn, Michael Nick on violin & electro acoustic octave violin, Daunik Lazro on tenor & baritone saxophones, and Jean-Luc Cappozzo on trumpet, flugelhorn & objects.

Underflow, The (Gustafsson / Grubbs / Mazurek): Instant Opaque Evening [VINYL 2 LPs] Underflow, The (Gustafsson / Grubbs / Mazurek):
Instant Opaque Evening [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Blue Chopsticks -- USA )

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"An epic second installment from the trio of Mats Gustafsson, David Grubbs, Rob Mazurek, nearly 90 minutes of intense live performances from January 2020. They converge here on a wide swath of sounds: expansive free improvs, full-tilt e...

Hatcher, Gerrit Group (Hather / Ernst / Gay / Jackson / Kirshner): The Good Instinct of the Morning Hatcher, Gerrit Group (Hather / Ernst / Gay / Jackson / Kirshner):
The Good Instinct of the Morning

(Kettle Hole Records -- USA )

Price: $9.95

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The first album as a bandleader from Chicago tenor saxophonist Gerrit Hatcher in a full quintet of well-known Chicago improvisers -- cornetist Ben LaMar Gay, tenor saxophonist Keefe Jackson, bassist Katie Ernst, and drummer Julian Kirshner -- in an album that would fit well in the ESP/Ayler free-jazz mode, tipped off by a cover of Charles Tyler's "Man Alone".

Hatcher, Gerrit / Rob Magill / Patrick Shiroishi: Triplet Fawns Hatcher, Gerrit / Rob Magill / Patrick Shiroishi:
Triplet Fawns

(Kettle Hole Records -- USA )

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Devouring the Guilt (Gerrit Hatcher / Bill Harris / Eli Namay): Prison Planet Devouring the Guilt (Gerrit Hatcher / Bill Harris / Eli Namay):
Prison Planet

(Kettle Hole Records -- USA )

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Hatcher, Gerrit: Knowledge About The Future Hatcher, Gerrit:
Knowledge About The Future

(Kettle Hole Records -- USA )

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A series of concise solo statements from Chicago tenor saxophonist Gerrit Hatcher, recorded on Washington Lagoon in 2020, showing both his technical skills and an ardent approach to the saxophone, playing clearly in the free jazz idiom with a ruminative approach that balances aggressive transitions with a penchant towards unusual melodic runs.

Lucas, Gary: The Essential Gary Lucas [2 CDs] Lucas, Gary:
The Essential Gary Lucas [2 CDs]

(Knitting Factory -- USA )

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A retrospective of the work of guitarist and one-time Captain Beefheart Magic Band member Gary Lucas, in two CDs, the first devoted to songs recorded with Lucas' psychedelic jazz-rock band Gods and Monsters, the second devoted to solo works, rarities and collaborations, with an incredible list of performers reflecting Lucas' diverse 40-year career.

Malinowski, Marek Trio: Scratching Fork Malinowski, Marek Trio:
Scratching Fork

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

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"A place between structure and fluctuation where planning and spontaneity intertwine, enriched by rational thinking or wild instinct. A connection between cold focus and wonderful oblivion. The art of compromise without compromising. It...

Trilla, Vasco: Unmoved Mover Trilla, Vasco:
Unmoved Mover

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

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A dramatic set of improvisations performed on timpani and gongs from Spanish percussionist Vasco Trilla, from the quietest of moments to massively profound and encompassing events, Trilla's timing evoking both meditative passages and moments of power, in a rich and spiritual album that impresses by both technical ability and by the sense of story he reveals.

Periferiya (Kobi / Korber / Liedwart / Muller / Myasoedov / Shershenkov) : Boundary Scan [VINYL 2 LP Periferiya (Kobi / Korber / Liedwart / Muller / Myasoedov / Shershenkov) :
Boundary Scan [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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"How secluded can contemporaneity be? Is every art aimed at an inherent center? Are sound waves soft boundaries? Pack a bag, a sky and a bonfire log to join six exceptional musicians on their expedition to the rough and mellow edges of ...

Schnee (Christof Kurzmann / Burkhard Stangl) : Cher [VINYL] Schnee (Christof Kurzmann / Burkhard Stangl) :
Cher [VINYL]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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The fourth album in 20 years from the Schnee duo of guitarist Burkhard Stangl (efzeg, Polwechsel) and Christof Kurzmann performing on lloop, voice and "ruber bands", creating music for films that have not yet been created through intensely moody electroacoustic environments, Kurzmann's voice sometimes guiding the narrative of their visionary sound.

Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii / Ramon Lopez: Mantle Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii / Ramon Lopez:
Mantle

(Not Two -- Poland )

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While on a tour of Japan in 2019, Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii and Spanish drummer Ramon Lopez asked trumpeter Natsuki Tamura to join them, and to join in a challenge to write a new piece of music for the trio each day while on tour; this studio album selects the finest of those compositions, performed with nearly telepathic control in a mix of fire and lyrical beauty.

Step In (Carlo Morena / Joe Fonda / Felix Lecaros Herrera): Voila La Tendresse Step In (Carlo Morena / Joe Fonda / Felix Lecaros Herrera):
Voila La Tendresse

(Not Two -- Poland )

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Pianist Carlo Morena leads this lyrical and energetic piano trio with bassist Joe Fonda and drummer FŽlix Lecaros Herrera, performing 6 Morena compositions and one piece by Emil Boyd, recording at the Firehouse 12 studio in Connecticut for the 3rd album under the Step In name, and the first with drummer Herrera; upbeat but never cloying, a very compelling album.

Lonberg-Holm, Fred: Lisbon Solo [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Lonberg-Holm, Fred:
Lisbon Solo [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

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"Recorded live, this album presents Lonberg-Holm in an intimate relationship with his cello, beautifully recorded by Joaquim Montes at Studio Namouche in Lisbon. Using a variety of extended techniques, he conjures a barrage of multiphon...

Ackerley, Jessica / Patrick Shiroishi: Extremities [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Ackerley, Jessica / Patrick Shiroishi:
Extremities [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

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Employing a variety of strategies to free improv, guitarist Jessica Ackerley and saxophonist Patrick Shiroishi present 9 diverse dialogs, from nearly silent and introspective interaction to full blown exclamation, using exceptional technique to coax unusual sounds from their instruments, always in service to well conceived momentum and expression.

Wick, Jacob / Claire Rousay: I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart  [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Wick, Jacob / Claire Rousay:
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

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"A Jack Spicer quote-"Get those words out of your mouth and into your heart"-may be useful when consuming this provocatively bare duo performance, which compels the listener to abandon any presumptions about improvised music. Switching ...

Various Artists curated by Nick Vander: Walk My Way, Volume Two Various Artists curated by Nick Vander:
Walk My Way, Volume Two

(Orbit577 -- USA )

Price: $14.00

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The second of a five-volume compilation series curated by Nick Vander, a testament to the incredible musical range of the guitar and the imaginative possibility of guitarists around the world, with tracks from David Stackenäs, Jessica Ackerley, Jorge Espinal, Usui Yasuhiro, Scott Fields, Sebastian Sequoiah.Grayson, Sam Shalabi, Shinobu Nemoto and Nyctalllz.

Baczkowski, Steve / Bill Nace: Success [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Baczkowski, Steve / Bill Nace:
Success [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

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A rough-and-tumble improv encounter between Steve Baczkowski performing on tenor & baritone saxophones and Bill Nace performing on electric guitar, captured live at The Wild Detectives in Dallas, Texas for two extended improvisations, the first a cantankerously energetic exchange, the second mysteriously evolving from introspective to barbed interaction and back.

Cunningham, Alex: Echo's Bones Were Turned to Stone [CASSETTE] Cunningham, Alex:
Echo's Bones Were Turned to Stone [CASSETTE]

(Storm Cellar -- USA )

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A muscular album of improvised "fiddling" from St. Louis violinist Alex Cunningham, five works of assertive playing based on recurring and evolving figures, often rapid string patterns that show Cunningham's skill and stamina on the instrument, interspersed with quirky expressions and extraneous instrumental sound that keep his listeners on edge and captivated.

Williams, Mars / Vasco Trilla: Spiracle Williams, Mars / Vasco Trilla:
Spiracle

(Not Two -- Poland )

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A truly unique duo album of sax and drums from Chicago reedist Mars Williams and Spanish percussionist Vasco Trilla, using their immense technical skills to pivot reflective and meditative playing around exuberant free jazz spirit, maintaining a sense of journey and sonic introspection through unusual and extended technique; a beautifully balanced album.

Trondheim Jazz Orchestra & The Maxx: Live [VINYL] Trondheim Jazz Orchestra & The Maxx:
Live [VINYL]

(MNJ -- Norway )

Price: $21.95

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'Live' with Trondheim Jazz Orchestra and The MaXx is really a story of three young Swedes, Oscar Gronberg, Petter Kraft and Tomas Jarmyr meeting in college before starting their formal jazz education in Trondheim. When The MaXx won the...

Democ, Adrian / Apartment House: Hlaholika Democ, Adrian / Apartment House:
Hlaholika

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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"Second CD release by Adrian Democ following his highly regarded debut 'Ziadba'. Four beautiful chamber works, three performed by Apartment House, one by an ensemble from the Janacek School of Music in the Czech Republic. The title trac...

Winter, Michael / Liminar: Single Track Winter, Michael / Liminar:
Single Track

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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"Michael Winter's extraordinary composition from 2015, a seven-part canon which starts off fast and gradually slows down over its 45 minute duration. Performed by Liminar, Mexico's leading ensemble for contemporary music. The cover imag...

Myburgh, Josten: Sculthorpe Studies Myburgh, Josten:
Sculthorpe Studies

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A large work by the Western Australian composer Josten Myburgh, using harmonies taken from the music of Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe blended with environmental field recordings, performed by Josten Myburgh on sax & electronics, Jet Kye Chong on percussion, Jameson Feakes on guitar, Djuna Lee on bass, Stuart James on piano & electronics, and Kirsten Smith on flutes.

O'Rourke, Jim / Apartment House: Best That You Do This For Me O'Rourke, Jim / Apartment House:
Best That You Do This For Me

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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The UK ensemble Apartment House commissioned this work from composer & experimenter Jim O'Rourke based on their performance of other O'Rourke works, here interpreting a new graphic score designed like a sonic mobile, creating a minimal yet episodic piece of flexible interpretation as the performers whistle, hum and quietly sing in combination with bowed harmonics.

Lamb, Catherine : Muto Infinitas Lamb, Catherine :
Muto Infinitas

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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"Muto Infinitas (2016/18) is an hour-long duo for quartertone bass flute and double bass, composed by the US-born Catherine Lamb, who is now resident in Berlin."-Another Timbre

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Dunmall, Paul / Percy Pursglove / Olie Brice / Jeff Williams: Palindromes Dunmall, Paul / Percy Pursglove / Olie Brice / Jeff Williams:
Palindromes

(West Hill Records -- UK )

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"The first gig this quartet played together was at the Ideas of Noise Festival in Stourbridge, on the very rare occasion of a palindrome date - 02/02/2020. Our second gig, the one on this recording, continued the theme with a palindrome...

Shipp, Matthew / Evan Parker: Leonine Aspects Shipp, Matthew / Evan Parker:
Leonine Aspects

(RogueArt -- France )

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Meeting in France in 2017 for the Festival Météo de Mulhouse, Evan Parker alternating between soprano and tenor saxophones and Matthew Shipp on acoustic piano, present an epic extended improvisation that naturally evolves through several sections, followed by a brief post-script, each musician attentively focused as they support the clarity of each other's playing.

Dunmall, Paul / Matthew Shipp / Joe Morris : The Bright Awakening Dunmall, Paul / Matthew Shipp / Joe Morris :
The Bright Awakening

(RogueArt -- France )

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A brilliant example of trans-Atlantic collective free improv from the quartet of New York free jazz heavies Matthew Shipp on piano, Joe Morris on double bass, Gerald Cleaver on drums, and UK tenor saxophonist Paul Dunmall, playing in the tradition of ecstatic and extended free jazz in a nearly hour long live performance recorded at Roulette in Brooklyn in 2012.

MKM (Norbert Moslang / Jason Kahn / Gunter Muller): Bangalore [VINYL] MKM (Norbert Moslang / Jason Kahn / Gunter Muller):
Bangalore [VINYL]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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"Bangalore marks MKM's fifth release for Mikroton. Recorded in concert on February 2, 2019 in Bangalore during a tour of India, this LP documents the group's plunge in the ebb and flow of India's intense energy. In visiting India the gr...

Instant Composers Pool: Incipient ICP, 1966-71 [2 CDs] Instant Composers Pool:
Incipient ICP, 1966-71 [2 CDs]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

Price: $19.95

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"The untold early history of Amsterdam's seminal collective. Founded in 1967 by three of European free music's leading lights - pianist Misha Mengelberg, drummer Han Bennink, and saxophonist and clarinetist Willem Breuker - the Instant C...

Van Dykes Park: The Histories (Old Black Joe) Van Dykes Park:
The Histories (Old Black Joe)

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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"Few musicians have had the word "legendary" affixed to theirs as many times as Van Dyke Parks. A great songwriter and musician in his own right whose cult classic LPs Song Cycle and Discover America helped expand the notion of what musi...

Ashbury Stabbins Duo: Fire Without Bricks Ashbury Stabbins Duo:
Fire Without Bricks

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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"The duo of saxophonist Larry Stabbins and percussionist Roy Ashbury was a mainstay of the London improvised music scene in the early 1970s. They recorded their lone LP, Fire Without Bricks, in 1976, and issued it in a tiny edition on th...

Vario 34 (Christmann / Frangenheim / Gustafsson / Lehn / Lovens): Vario 34-3 Vario 34 (Christmann / Frangenheim / Gustafsson / Lehn / Lovens):
Vario 34-3

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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"Since its first iteration in 1979, Vario has appeared in some fifty different versions, with a great variety of musicians, also actors, dancers, and filmmakers. It's the brainchild of Günter Christmann, a powerhouse of improvised m...

Chase, Claire: Density 2036 [4 CDs] Chase, Claire:
Density 2036 [4 CDs]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Part of flutist Claire Chase's project to commission a modern body of work for the instrument, this 4-CD set features 17 works by 15 composers, including the multi-part album-long composition "Pan" by Brazilian-born Marcos Balter, with works for the entire flute family from piccolo to contrabass flute; participants include Tyshawn Sorey, Vijay Iyer, Pauline Oliveros, &c.

Abrams, Joshua: Natural Information [VINYL] Abrams, Joshua:
Natural Information [VINYL]

(AGUIRRE RECORDS -- Belgium )

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"Joshua Abrams' first Natural Information album from 2010. In his book Powershift, published in 1990, writer and businessman Alvin Toffler predicted that the century ahead would be defined by speed and that time itself is destined to be...

Dixon, Bill: In Italy - Volume One [VINYL] Dixon, Bill:
In Italy - Volume One [VINYL]

(Soul Note Vinyl -- Italy )

Price: $22.95

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Originally released in 1980, this album reissues late trumpeter Bill Dixon's recording from Barigozzi Studio, in Milano, Italy in 1980, performing Dixon's tapestry-like compositions with Dixon on trumpet & piano, Arthur Brooks on trumpet, Stephen Haynes on trumpet, Stephen Horenstein on tenor & baritone saxophones, Alan Silva on bass, and Freddie Waits on drums.

Garside, Gus / Herve Perez: The Unexpected Visitor Garside, Gus / Herve Perez:
The Unexpected Visitor

(Orbit577 -- Italy )

Price: $14.00

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Saxophonist Herve Perez and double bassist Gus Garside spent much of the pandemic lockdown recording these intimate duos, interpretations of a 13th Century Poem, "The Guest House" by Rumi, recording in their respective homes using software designed for real-time audio collaboration, as they developed this introspective set of dialogs with strong lyrical affinity between the two.

Lucas, Gary: The Essential Gary Lucas [2 CDs] <i>[Used Item]</i> Lucas, Gary:
The Essential Gary Lucas [2 CDs] [Used Item]

(Knitting Factory -- USA )

Price: $10.95

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A retrospective of the work of guitarist and one-time Captain Beefheart Magic Band member Gary Lucas, in two CDs, the first devoted to songs recorded with Lucas' psychedelic jazz-rock band Gods and Monsters, the second devoted to solo works, rarities and collaborations, with an incredible list of performers reflecting Lucas' diverse 40-year career.

Nitsch, Hermann: Musik der 155. Aktion [2 CDs] Nitsch, Hermann:
Musik der 155. Aktion [2 CDs]

(Tochnit Aleph -- Germany )

Price: $26.95

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"Recording of the premiere performance of Hermann Nitsch's latest large-scale symphony for full orchestra, brass ensemble and choir, in five movements. Composed for the 155th Action of the Orgien-Mysterien-Theater, and performed at the ...