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  June 2021
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Zwerver, Henk / Raoul van der Weide: Modeles Volatils Zwerver, Henk / Raoul van der Weide:
Modeles Volatils

(Casco Records -- The Netherlands )

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"Volatile Models", the pairing of Dutch guitarist Henk Zwerver and bassist & percussionist Raoul van der Weide, also on crackle box, creating spontaneously unrestricted, sometimes irascible but always inspired and exuberant free improvisation, from moments of tension to explosive release, as heard in six dialogs performed live at Atelier 5, in Amsterdam in September, 2020.

Weston, Matt: Four Lies In The Eavesdrop Business [VINYL 2 LPS] Weston, Matt:
Four Lies In The Eavesdrop Business [VINYL 2 LPS]

(7272music -- USA )

Price: $24.95

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Percussionist and sound artist Matt Weston incorporated Western notated scores, multidimensional graphic scores, implied notation, and aural scorers in addition to site-specific constructions to facilitate his instantaneous realization of this composition, which was mastered by Jason Lescalleet at Glistening Labs USA.

Strings5: Lost In Labyrinth Strings5:
Lost In Labyrinth

(Casco Records -- Netherlands )

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A chamber-oriented album of strings & piano improvisation released on cellist Raoul van der Weide's Casco label, in a quintet of Marta Warelis on piano, Jacob Plooij on violin, Raoul van der Weide on cello & percussion, Henk Zwerver on guitar, Jan Nijdam on double bass, recording in the studio for eight quick-witted, sophisticated and innately playful conversations.

Centazzo, Andrea / Steve Lacy: Scraps Centazzo, Andrea / Steve Lacy:
Scraps

(Ictus -- Italy )

Price: $14.95

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"Scraps", or leftovers from the recording sessions of soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy and drummer/percussionist Andrea Centazzo, the same sessions that yielded the albums Clangs and Tao, with remastered studio and live sessions in Udine, Bologna and other cities in Italy, plus a live recording from an audio cassette with Kent Cart on bass at Teatro Lirico in Milano.

Cleaver, Gerald : Griots Cleaver, Gerald :
Griots

(577 Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Drummer Gerald Cleaver continues his explorations in electronic music, taking his compositions of modular electronics, synthesis, FM tones, and muted drum machines into intricate and wide-ranging territory, compelling through the solid and natural rhythms he imparts to each piece, many of which are titled for musicians who have influenced him.

Cleaver, Gerald : Griots [VINYL] Cleaver, Gerald :
Griots [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )

Price: $18.95

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Drummer Gerald Cleaver continues his explorations in electronic music, taking his compositions of modular electronics, synthesis, FM tones, and muted drum machines into intricate and wide-ranging territory, compelling through the solid and natural rhythms he imparts to each piece, many of which are titled for musicians who have influenced him.

Giuffre, Jimmy (w / Bley / Swallow): Free Fall Clarinet 1962, Revisited Giuffre, Jimmy (w / Bley / Swallow):
Free Fall Clarinet 1962, Revisited

(ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd -- Austria )

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Reissuing clarinetist Jimmy Giuffre's 1963 Columbia album Free Fall, presenting trio performances with bassist Steve Swallow and pianist Paul Bley recorded after their 1961 European tour, along with duos between Giuffre and Swallow and several solo tracks from the clarinetist himself, propelling himself and his band into his sophisticated, risk-taking chamber jazz compositions.

Gruppo Di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza: Eroina [VINYL - CLEAR] Gruppo Di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza:
Eroina [VINYL - CLEAR]

(Cometa Edizioni -- Italy )

Price: $33.95

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A reissue of Gruppo Di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza's Eroina, recorded in Rome in 1971, in a series of improvisations each inspired by the effects of a different drug, through electronic glitch, skronky horns, heavy piano and funky drums, performed by the ensemble of Ennio Morricone, Mario Bertoncini, Egisto Macchi, Battisti D'Amario, Franco Evangelisti, & Walter Bianchi.

Banabila, Michel: Wah-Wah Whispers [VINYL] Banabila, Michel:
Wah-Wah Whispers [VINYL]

(Bureau B -- Germany )

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A collection of compositions drawn from recent works by Michel Banabila, the composer performing alongside artists Rutger Zuydervelt, Yuko Parris, ok Van Vuuren and all n4tural, showcasing his flexibility in developing a variety of works that include cinematic sweeps, ambient/fourth world, sound and noise, and rhythm-based and synthetic.

Barba, Rosa / Chad Taylor: In a Perpetual Now of Instantaneous Visibility Barba, Rosa / Chad Taylor:
In a Perpetual Now of Instantaneous Visibility

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

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Using Rosa Barba's cello and the celluloid of a film projector as an alternative bow to create rich drones, and Chad Taylor's drum kit along with his incredible prowess with a mbira, this NY duo create an incredible set of rhythmically active soundscapes that draws their listener into a wonderfully vivid and richly flowing improvisational world; stunning!

Braxton, Anthony: GTM (Syntax) 2017 [12 CD BOX SET - MINOR DAMAGE] Braxton, Anthony:
GTM (Syntax) 2017 [12 CD BOX SET - MINOR DAMAGE]

(New Braxton House -- USA )

Price: $99.95

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MINOR DAMAGE TO BOX. A 12-hour collection over 12 CDs of composer Anthony Braxton's Ghost Trance Music (GTM), a compositional system he developed with his superlative Tri-Centric Vocal Ensemble, GTM allowing the ensemble to generate a performance in real time in a mix of sung, spoken, and non-verbal utterances, with unpredictable and surprising results that reveal fascinating layers with each listen.

Eastman, Julius : Femenine Eastman, Julius :
Femenine

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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ensemble 0: Variable geometry performs this essential work from composer Julius Eastman, written in 1974 for a chamber ensemble of acoustic and electronic instruments, merging a backbone of hypnotic minimalism with forms of improvisation and points of flexibility for the performers, a great example of Eastman's work and relationship to other contemporary composers.

Lewis, James Brandon / Red Lily Quintet (w / William Parker/ Chad Taylor / Kirk Knuffke / Chris Hoff Lewis, James Brandon / Red Lily Quintet (w / William Parker/ Chad Taylor / Kirk Knuffke / Chris Hoffman):
Jesup Wagon

(Tao Forms -- USA )

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Led by tenor saxophonist James Brandon Lewis and peformed by his Red Lily Quintet with Kirk Knuffke on cornet, William Parker on bass & gimbri, Christopher Hoffman on cello and Chad Taylor on drums & mbira, Lewis' work explores and reflects on the legacy of scientist George Washington Carver through 7 remarkable free jazz compositions.

Phew / John Duncan / Kondo Tatsuo: Backfire of Joy [VINYL] Phew / John Duncan / Kondo Tatsuo:
Backfire of Joy [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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A previously unreleased concert at Tokyo's Hosei University in 1982 from the trio of Tatsuo Kondo performing on synthesizer, tape & piano, Phew on vocals, and visiting artist John Duncan on electronics and shortwave radio, each LP side a creative exploration of sound and free associative voice, an assertive and confident example of the explosion of 80s experimentation.

Rempis, Dave w/ Tomeka Reid / Joshua Abrams  / Tim Daisy / Tyler Damon: The Covid Tapes [2 CDs] Rempis, Dave w/ Tomeka Reid / Joshua Abrams / Tim Daisy / Tyler Damon:
The Covid Tapes [2 CDs]

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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Documenting the efforts by saxophonist and label leader Dave Rempis to continue his creative output during the pandemic, in a 2-CD set with solo pieces from weekly streamed performances at his practice space, alongside duo & trio performances from outdoor concerts including collaborators Tomeka Reid on cello, Joshua Abrams on bass, and Tim Daisy or Tyler Damon on drums.

Shippy, Mark / Alex Cunningham : Ghost Note [VINY] Shippy, Mark / Alex Cunningham :
Ghost Note [VINY]

(Personal Archives -- USA )

Price: $19.95

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The first recorded collaboration between guitarist Mark Shippy (U.S. Maple) and improvising violinist Alex Cunningham (Apathist!, Claire Rousay, Cunningham/Cameron/Smith), together taking their instruments into strangely tumultuous and often quickly shifting territory; sometimes ethereal, sometimes cantankerous, always captivating.

Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Question And Answer 1966 [2 CDs] Spontaneous Music Ensemble:
Question And Answer 1966 [2 CDs]

(Rhythm and Blues -- UK )

Price: $15.95

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Reordered on 6/23/2021 Reordered on 6/23/2021 Reordered on 7/25/2021

Exploring the roots of the SME, this illuminating disc presents a full concert from 1966 of an early configuration performing in a mode closer to what listeners might consider "jazz", from John Stevens (drums), Trevor Watts (sax), Paul Rutherford (trombone) and Bruce Cale (bass), plus a studio session from later that year and a 1/2 hour Q&A session discussing improvisation.

TtD (Nasuno Mitsuru /  Tatsuya Yoshida): Teneleven the Duo TtD (Nasuno Mitsuru / Tatsuya Yoshida):
Teneleven the Duo

(Fourth Hand Record -- Japan )

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Concentrating the Teneleven quintet to a duo in the core of drummer Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei, Korekyojinn) and bassist & electronic device guru Mitsuru Nasuno (Altered States, Fushitsusha, Ground Zero), for eleven tracks of energetic interactive rock improvisations, alternating between "TdD" pieces of burning improvisations and introspective "Afterglows".

Morris, Joe / Damon Smith: Gusts Against Particles  [VINYL] Morris, Joe / Damon Smith:
Gusts Against Particles [VINYL]

(Open Systems Records -- USA )

Price: $24.95

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The first concentrated duo of two improvisers who have worked together in other groupings since 2006 from guitarist Joe Morris and double bassist Damon Smith, recording a set of five extended and technically stunning conversations, a mesh of texture and motion through charged creative drive, merging their strings among often inexplicable technique to create thrilling dialogs.

Rileys, The (Terry Riley / Gyan Riley): Way Out Yonder Rileys, The (Terry Riley / Gyan Riley):
Way Out Yonder

(Sri Moonshine Music -- USA )

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The 2nd live release from the duo of iconic American composer and minimalist pioneer Terry Riley and his guitarist/composer son Gyan Riley, comprised of spontaneous improvisations and compositions by both Terry and Gyan captured during three performances in Canada, Japan and the US, with Gyan performing on electric guitar and Terry Riley on piano, voice, melodica and electronics.

Machinefabriek: With Drums [VINYL + DOWNLOAD] Machinefabriek:
With Drums [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

Price: $22.95

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Rutger Zuydervelt (aka Machinefabriek) invited 41 drummer/percussionists including Tony Buck, Vasco Trilla, Tim Barnes, Greg Stuart, Cyril Bondi, &c. to take part in a project by recording a few short fills or phrases, which Zuydervelt used as "Lego Bricks" to build a series of short rhythmical collages, the results being 24 diverse and fascinating compositions.

Plan Kruutntoone: Wat Doen De Handen [VINYL + DOWNLOAD] Plan Kruutntoone:
Wat Doen De Handen [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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The fifth album from Amsterdam avant rock band Plan Kruutntoone led by Hans Visser on guitar, banjo & voice, and drummer/percussionist Chris Müller, is a diverse set of recording that bring a sense of isolation and introspection, including spoken word pieces with Samuel Beckett text fragments, and a string quartet composed by Hans Visser; unique and singular.

Smolders, Jos: Bagatellen [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Smolders, Jos:
Bagatellen [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

Price: $13.95

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Inspired by Jeroen Diepenmaat's Xerox collage art book, "co//age co//py", sound artist Jos Smolders developed these tracks as a response through 9 brief works and one larger construction, intersecting voice, synth, sax, piano and field recordings in a mix of oddly and abruptly sliced sound offset with periods of beauty; a compellingly curious album.

Frond: Always There, Somewhere [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Frond:
Always There, Somewhere [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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Frond, aka Richard Bultitude, is a UK sound artist who creates rich soundscapes of guitar, synthetics, field recordings and other ethereal elements, the mix of live instrumentation over drone and ambient environments adding warmth and personality to beautifully crafted works, each exuding a sense of inner calm through innately melodic music replete with detail.

OTONN : Two Crumbling Shapes [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] OTONN :
Two Crumbling Shapes [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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The electroacoustic duo of singer Andrea Silvia Giordano and drummer Nicholas Remondino, working with Pierre Bastien, E-cor Ensemble, Gianluca Verlingieri, Maria Dybbroe and Torstein Lavik Larsen, create uniquely motioned works of decay, deconstruction and destruction, percussion and voice weaving amid unusual sonic sources both abstract and rhythmic.

Lopez, Francisco: Untitled (2019) [CD + DOWNLOAD] Lopez, Francisco:
Untitled (2019) [CD + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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Prolific sound artist Francisco López, with more than 378 diverse works composed over 40 years, from nearly silent to overwhelming swells of sonic force, here in a set of eight pieces composed from different source materials, pieces and origins, using field recordings, synthetics and sources of mysterious origin, paced and placed in profound and breathtaking ways.

Kouw, Matthijs: The Great Image Has No Form [CD + DOWNLOAD] Kouw, Matthijs:
The Great Image Has No Form [CD + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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With the haunting impression of spiritual peacefulness and inner contemplation, Netherlands sound & experimental musician Matthijs Kouw blurs synthetic sound, field recordings and acousmatic sources into a reflection of his interest in Daoism and his visit to China's Wudang mountains, where he studied Chinese meditation and martial arts.

Gintas K: Variations in a - moll for a granular synthesis [CD + DOWNLOAD] Gintas K:
Variations in a - moll for a granular synthesis [CD + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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Six variations in Lithuanian sound artist and composer Gintas K's work composed during an art residency in MoKS (moks.ee), Estonia, each variation between 8 to 12 minutes long evolving interactions between granulated and continuously shifting computer generated sounds, thick electronics that leaves space amidst the synthetics to create digestible and intriguingly compelling works.

Comes & Simonis: Regering [CD + DOWNLOAD] Comes & Simonis:
Regering [CD + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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"Regering" signifies "Government", the title and track names derived from the works of B. Traven, in the first meeting between sound artist and composer Matrijn Comes and guitarist Lukas Simonis (AA Kismet, Coolhaven), in a dark album of subtle innuendo and detail, running the spectrum from nightmarish environments to hopeful glimmers; an impressive collaboration.

Vujanic, Daniel: Prosopagnosia [CD + DOWNLOAD] Vujanic, Daniel:
Prosopagnosia [CD + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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The first part of guitarist, sound artist and multi-instrumentalist Daniel Junnic's Fabula trilogy evokes dynamic and mercurial environments through intuitive approaches, altering and transforming components and source material in acousmatic ways over which acoustic instruments sometimes intone, the results warm and intriguing, implying melody and engaging the listener.

Kidambi, Amirtha / Matteo Liberatore: Neutral Love [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Kidambi, Amirtha / Matteo Liberatore:
Neutral Love [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Editions -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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Vocalist Amirtha Kidambi (Elder Ones, Mary Halvorson's Code Girl) and guitarist/composer Matteo Liberatore create sonic environments and aural landscapes without using effects, slowly evolving their work so as to allow each utterance and sustaining note to be fully absorbed, their meditative and introspective works rewarding to the attentive listener.

Rue, Gryphon / Merche Blasco: North of the Future [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Rue, Gryphon / Merche Blasco:
North of the Future [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Editions -- USA )

Price: $7.95

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A "document of sonic purging" from New York sound artists Merche Blasco and Gryphon Rue, a combination of compositions and electroacoustic improvisation using an unusual collection of instruments--EMS Synthi AKS, modular synth chain, harmonium, voice, percussion and musical saw--applied through diverse approaches to create inspired landscapes and curious constructions.

Frye, Rob: Exoplanet [VINYL] Frye, Rob:
Exoplanet [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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A sparkling album of electronics, synths and drums from Chicago composer and improviser Rob Frye, performed with cohorts from previous bands including Cooper Crain, Nick Ciontea, Daniel Quinlivan (all of Bitchin Bajas), along with improvisers Quin Kirchner, Ben Lamar Gay, Macie Stewart, &c; upbeat and sometimes introspective works of wonder and psychedelic excitement.

Gustafsson, Mats / Joachim Nordwall: Shadows of Tomorrow b/w The Brain Produces Electrical Waves [7' Gustafsson, Mats / Joachim Nordwall:
Shadows of Tomorrow b/w The Brain Produces Electrical Waves [7'' VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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After their duo album A Map of Guilt and many albums together under various Fire! groupings, Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson and electronic artist Joachim Nordwall face off again for a limited 7" single: two simmering dialogs, remarkable counterpunches of rumbling synthetics, instrumental noise, pulsating bass tones, heavy breath and terrifying innuendo!

Leonardi, Stefano / Antonio Bertoni: Viandes [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Leonardi, Stefano / Antonio Bertoni:
Viandes [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Using unusual techniques and a collection of instruments that include the standard Western instruments of cello and flute, along with guembri, sulittu, dilli kaval, bass xun, launeddas (mancosedda, tumbu), plus the application of objects against strings, the Italian duo of Antonio Bertoni & Stefano Leonardi engage in seven remarkable and assertive improvised duos.

Novik, Aaron: Grounded [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Novik, Aaron:
Grounded [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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During the lockdown of 2020 clarinetist and composer Aaron Novik recorded the sounds of clarinet, bass clarinet and contrabass clarinet, using those samples to create this 10-part composition, a work of active counterpoint and minimalist structures with a playful sense of humor, the character of the samples bringing forth both acoustic and electronic evocations.

Schlarb, Chris / Chad Taylor: Time No Changes [VINYL] Schlarb, Chris / Chad Taylor:
Time No Changes [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Chicago Underground Duo drummer Chad Taylor joins with West Coast guitarist, composer and studio head Chris Schlarb for five extended improvisations on drums, mbira, 6- and 12-string guitars, Moog synth & Hammond organ, the album recorded in a single session with each piece a spiritually warm and melodically expressive dialog of embraceable music.

Katarsis4 (Bizys / Janonis / Pancerovas / Jusinskas): Live At The Underground Water Reservoir Katarsis4 (Bizys / Janonis / Pancerovas / Jusinskas):
Live At The Underground Water Reservoir

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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Using the natural resonance of the Liepkalnis underground water reservoir in Vilnius, Lithuania, the Katarsis4 saxophone quartet of Arminas Bizys, Algirdas Janonis, Danielius Pancerovas and Kazimieras Jusinskas merge free improvisation, both melodic and through extended tetechniques, with composed forms and folk music, capturing this extended work of beguiling and powerful music.

Katarsis4 (Bizys / Janonis / Pancerovas / Jusinskas): Live At The Underground Water Reservoir [VINYL Katarsis4 (Bizys / Janonis / Pancerovas / Jusinskas):
Live At The Underground Water Reservoir [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $23.95

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Using the natural resonance of the Liepkalnis underground water reservoir in Vilnius, Lithuania, the Katarsis4 saxophone quartet of Arminas Bizys, Algirdas Janonis, Danielius Pancerovas and Kazimieras Jusinskas merge free improvisation, both melodic and of extended tetechniques, with composed forms and folk music, capturing this extended work of beguiling and powerful music.

Mockunas, Liuda (w/ Yoshihide / Sakata / Umezu / Koketsu / Hayashi): In Residency at Bitches Brew Mockunas, Liuda (w/ Yoshihide / Sakata / Umezu / Koketsu / Hayashi):
In Residency at Bitches Brew

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

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While in a residency in 2018 at the Yokohama, Japan jazz club Bitches Brew, Lithuanian saxophonist Liudas Mockunas had the opportunity to perform in duos and trios with some of Japan's most famous improvising reed players--Kazutoki Umezu, Masayo Koketsu, Akira Sakata and Eiichi Hayashi--and also in a trio with Kazutoki Umezu and Otomo Yoshihide performing on electric guitar.

Wandering The Sound Quintet (Satoko Fujii / Guillermo Gregorio / Natsuki Tamuyra / Rafat Mazur / Ram Wandering The Sound Quintet (Satoko Fujii / Guillermo Gregorio / Natsuki Tamuyra / Rafat Mazur / Ramon Lopez):
What Is...?

(Not Two -- Poland )

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The first Wandering The Sound album in 2018 was the trio of Argentinian reedist Guillermo Gregorio, Spanish drummer Ramón López and Polish bassist Rafał Mazur, here extended to a quintet with pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura for a 2019 concert at Alchemia in Poland, a masterful example of free improv based on a poem by Ikkyu Sojun, a Zen master from the 15th century.

Musicworks: #139 Spring/Summer 2021 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#139 Spring/Summer 2021 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Spring/Summer issue of Canada's premiere new music magazine, including an 11-track CD of music from the artists covered in each issue, with articles: Sobey Art Award wubber Lou Shppard; a 30-page section exploring climate emergency through nine sound and music artists; Brooklyn-based composer and violist Tanya Kalmanovitch; Ashley Au; James Goddard; David Psutka; &c. &c!

Pek Solo: A Quartet of Peks - Unifications Pek Solo:
A Quartet of Peks - Unifications

(Evil Clown -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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Boston free improviser, composer, reed player and multi-instrumentalist PEK (David Peck) quadruples himself on this album with four continuous tracks of one PEK each playing many instruments, using a broad palette comprised of woodwinds, percussion, electronics, and strings, each recorded pass filling in space and playing counterpoint to previously recorded tracks.

Cherry, Don: The Summer House Sessions [2 CDs] Cherry, Don:
The Summer House Sessions [2 CDs]

(Blank Forms -- USA )

Price: $20.95

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In July 1968 trumpeter Don Cherry assembled a group of Swedish musicians--Bernt Rosengren (sax & winds), Tommy Koverhult (saxophone & winds), Leif Wennerström (drums), Torbjörn Hultcrantz (bass), Jacques Thollot (drums) & Kent Carter (bass)--recording their session with the intention of a releasing an album that never happened, the tapes now re-discovered 50 years later and finally available!

Cherry, Don New Researches Feat Nana Vasconcelos: Organic Music Theatre Festival de Chateauvallon 19 Cherry, Don New Researches Feat Nana Vasconcelos:
Organic Music Theatre Festival de Chateauvallon 1972 [2 CDs]

(Blank Forms -- USA )

Price: $20.95

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In July 1968 trumpeter Don Cherry assembled a group of Swedish musicians--Bernt Rosengren (sax & winds), Tommy Koverhult (saxophone & winds), Leif Wennerström (drums), Torbjörn Hultcrantz (bass), Jacques Thollot (drums) & Kent Carter (bass)--recording their session with the intention of releasing an album that never happened, the tapes now re-discovered 50 years later and finally available!

Davidson, Lowell Trio: Lowell Davidson Trio [VINYL] Davidson, Lowell Trio:
Lowell Davidson Trio [VINYL]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

Price: $23.95

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A reissue of pianist Lowell Davidson's 1965 ESP trio release with percussionist Milford Graves and bassist Gary Peacock, Davidson's only studio recording with a fascinating display of out riffs and progressions in a Cecil Taylor mode, propelled by a fantastic rhythm section, making this album both a document and a profound example of new directions in improvisation.

Free Music Quintet (Raaymakers / Van Der Locht / Somer / Rikkers / Courbois): Free Music 1 And 2 [VI Free Music Quintet (Raaymakers / Van Der Locht / Somer / Rikkers / Courbois):
Free Music 1 And 2 [VINYL]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

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This forward-thinking Dutch quintet led by percussionist Pierre Courbois released this album in 1968, recording their percussion-centric and enthusiastic collective free jazz at the farm of vibraphonist Erwin Sommer, with trumpeter Boy Raaymakers, saxophonist Peter Van Der Locht and bassist Ferdinand Rikker'; a passionately joyful and impressive example of European Free Jazz.

Haco: Nova Naturo Haco:
Nova Naturo

(Someone Good -- Australia )

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Drawing inspiration from mythologies surrounding ideas of rebirth, Haco's unique sense of ambience within song structures creates beautiful environments of rich detail and encompassing warmth, performed with an eclectic group including improvising guitarist Manuel Adnot, pianist Tetsuji Matsuo, Stabilo (Speaker Gain Teardrop), Tarnovski (Gurun Gurun), and Keiichi Sugimoto (Vegpher).

Spaceman, J / J Coxon: Play The Red Krayola Live 1967 [VINYL] Spaceman, J / J Coxon:
Play The Red Krayola Live 1967 [VINYL]

(Treader -- UK )

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J Spaceman and J Coxon play the music of avant rock band The Red Krayola! through two guitars, feedback, metronomes and a music box, recording during preparation for a joint performance by J Spaceman and J Coxon as part of: Art and Language: Letters to The Jackson Pollock Bar in the Style of The Red Krayola, Lisson Gallery New York, October 2019.

Residents, The: Leftovers Again?!?: Limited Edition [VINYL RSD] Residents, The:
Leftovers Again?!?: Limited Edition [VINYL RSD]

(CRYPTIC CORPORATION -- USA )

Price: $24.95

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Following the enthusiastic critical and commercial response to their pREServed reissue series, which has produced hundreds of previously unheard recordings from the band's master tape archive, The Residents now explore the original multitrack tapes for their seminal 1970s output, sixteen never before heard alternate versions, unreleased curios and long-forgotten oddities.

Musica Elettronica Viva: Spacecraft [VINYL] Musica Elettronica Viva:
Spacecraft [VINYL]

(Our Swimmer -- Germany )

Price: $26.95

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One of the original innovators in electroacoustic improvisastion, the Italy-based group Musica Elettronica Viva with the core of Alvin Curran, Fredrick Rzewski, and Richard Teitelbaum are heard live at the Academy of Arts, in Berlin, Germany, on October 5th, 1967 in a sextet format using contact mics, electronics, trumpet, amplified gas plate, moog, voice and saxophone.

Various Artists: Sharp, Elliott Presents I Never Metaguitar 5: Solo Guitars For The 21st Century Various Artists:
Sharp, Elliott Presents I Never Metaguitar 5: Solo Guitars For The 21st Century

(Klanggalerie -- Austria )

Price: $17.95

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Elliott Sharp's fifth compilation bringing a diverse and global view on modern solo guitar work continues the series on a new record label and with the same exceptional ear for superb musicians, here including Anthony Pirog, David Watson, Liberty Ellman, Matteo Liberatore, Mike Baggetta, Chris Vine, Craig Green, Jerome Harris, Philip L'Epee, Will Bernard, &c.

Arcane Device: Nodes Arcane Device:
Nodes

(pulsewidth -- USA )

Price: $10.95

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Using feedback systems that he has developed over more than three decades, along with samples, noises and eurorack modular synthesis, New York sound artist David Lee Myers, aka Arcane Device, releases his 20th album of active electronic interactions, astonishing music with a clarity of purpose and innately optimistic approaches to free form and rhythmic sonic experimentation.

Gjerstad, Frode / Isach Skeidsvoll: Twenty Fingers Gjerstad, Frode / Isach Skeidsvoll:
Twenty Fingers

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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A sparkling and energetic encounter between Norwegian saxophone legend Frode Gjerstad and fellow Norwegian and relative newcomer, pianist Isach Skeidsvoll of groups Bear Brother and Garrubo Band, the two spurring each other to intense levels of interaction, stepping back at times for introspective moments only to plunge forward in a wonderfully enthusiastic dialog.

Phillips / Butcher / Solberg: We met - and then Phillips / Butcher / Solberg:
We met - and then

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The debut of the advanced and innovative collaboration between improviser and prominent double bassist Barre Phillips, British saxophonist John Butcher and Norwegian drummer, percussionist and improviser, Stale Liavik Solberg, recording at the Blow out Festival in Oslo, Norway in 2019, and at Offene Ohren, Einstein Kultur, in Munchen, Germany in 2018.

Parker, Jeff / Rob Mazurek: Some Jellyfish Live Forever Parker, Jeff / Rob Mazurek:
Some Jellyfish Live Forever

(RogueArt -- France )

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Chicago guitarist Jeff Parker and cornetist Rob Mazurek have collaborated for more than 20 years in a variety of ensembles, heard here in their first ever duo, condensing their creative use of lyrical, textural and technical skills into this outstanding album.

Clement, Joda / Tim Olive / Mathieu Ruhlmann: Eidolon Clement, Joda / Tim Olive / Mathieu Ruhlmann:
Eidolon

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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During his 2018-19 Canadian tours, Tim Olive joined Vancouver residents Joda Clément and Mathieu Ruhlmann for two trio performances, after which they went into the studio to record these four detailed improvisations using synthesizer, harmonium, glockenspiel, field recordings, feedback, magnetic pickups, preamps, octave generators, ukelin, cymbal, tapes, and objects.

Eubanks, Bryan / Xavier Lopez: Natural Realms Eubanks, Bryan / Xavier Lopez:
Natural Realms

(Sacred Realism -- Germany )

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These 2016 recording between Bryan Eubanks and Xavier Lopez demonstrate the analog networked sytem they developed, based on the harmonics of random feedback, using this information in real time to shape generative rhythms and other juxtapositions from soprano saxophone and percussion, in four recordings improvised live at Studio 8 bar in Berlin.

Feldman, Barbara Monk : Verses Feldman, Barbara Monk :
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(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Known for her chamber and piano works, Canadian composer and widow of Morton Feldman presents five beautiful chamber works performed by the trio of George Barton on percussion, Siwan Rhys on piano and Mira Benjamin on violin, introspective and contemplative pieces of rich color & reflection that reveal the gravity between sound and silence.

Frith, Fred: Crossing Borders (Volume 2 Of The Fred Records Story, 2001-2020) [BOX SET] Frith, Fred:
Crossing Borders (Volume 2 Of The Fred Records Story, 2001-2020) [BOX SET]

(Recommended Records -- UK )

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The second of three sturdy box sets from innovative guitarist, composer and improviser Fred Frith, here with 8 CDs from the Recommended Records label plus a bonus CD, a thick booklet of artwork, photographs & extensive notes from Frith; albums included are Live in Japan, Speechless, Prints, Step Across the Border, Impur 2, Art of Memory II, Skeleton Crew, Helter Skelter.