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  August 2021
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47 products
Omegatre (Colafiglio / Romano / Cicala): Terre Rare Omegatre (Colafiglio / Romano / Cicala):
Terre Rare

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Grid Mesh (Thewes / Schubert / Willers / Kellers): Four Grid Mesh (Thewes / Schubert / Willers / Kellers):
Four

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Though listing four tracks, this is an indexed continuous concert from the German Grid Mesh quartet of Christof Thewes on trombone, Frank Paul Schubert on alto & soprano saxophones, Andreas Willers on electric guitar and Willi Kellers on drums & percussion, performing at Spielraum Schiffweiler-Heiligenwald in Germany in 2020 for a wildly buidling concert of free collective force.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Joana Sa / Luisa Goncalves / Carlos Santos: Melt Rodrigues, Ernesto / Joana Sa / Luisa Goncalves / Carlos Santos:
Melt

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Bringing together Lisbon artists active in contemporary classical, electroacoustic soundscape and improvisation, the quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Joana Sa on soprano saxophone, Luisa Goncalves on piano and Carlos Santos on electronics delicately "Melt" or merge these elements in a subtle and absorbing concert captured live at Lisboa Incomun.

PEK Solo : Semantic Notions [3 CDs] PEK Solo :
Semantic Notions [3 CDs]

(Evil Clown -- USA )

Price: $29.95

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A mammoth undertaking by Boston multi-instrumentalist David Peck, 3 CDs of studio improvisations about language, one part per CD, performed on a vast array of reeds, percussive instruments and unusual sound sources, with drummer Yuri Zbitnoff joining for intermediate mixes, resulting in a multi-layered and unique sonic universe of depth and dexterity.

Metal Chaos Ensemble: Atomic Tuna Metal Chaos Ensemble:
Atomic Tuna

(Evil Clown -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Based around gongs, chimes, glockenspiel, Tibetan bowls and many other metallic sounds, plus reeds and horns, signal processing & synths, the Boston improvising core duo of Metal Chaos Ensemble is formed by percussionist Yuri Zbitnoff and multi-reedist David Peck, here joined by guest electric bass player Mike Gruen to create a power trio edition of the band.

Korekyojinn (Yoshida / Nasuno / Natsuki): Mesopotamia Korekyojinn (Yoshida / Nasuno / Natsuki):
Mesopotamia

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )

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The Japanese Korekyojinn trio of Tatsuya Yoshida on drums, Mitsuru Nasuno on bass and Kido Natsuki on guitar continue their high energy approach to prog and jazz/rock with this, their 6th studio album over 20 years, in seven new pieces of extended instrumental works maintaining the effortlessly complex & joyful interplay amid quickly shifting time signatures and melodic changes.

McPhee, Joe / Michael Marcus / Jay Rosen / Warren Smith: Blue Reality Quartet! McPhee, Joe / Michael Marcus / Jay Rosen / Warren Smith:
Blue Reality Quartet!

(Mahakala Music -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Woodwind player Michael Marcus' duo with drummer Jay Rosen performed with fellow reedsman Joe McPhee and a 2nd drummer at the Jazzgalerie Nickelsdorf in 2018, the concept so appealing that he took it to the studio in New York, with Warren Smith handling the 2nd drum part and cementing this unusually orchestrated and elegantly passionate band as "The Blue Reality Quartet".

Amalgamated (Bengsten / Newell / Klampe / Richards): To Amalgamated (Bengsten / Newell / Klampe / Richards):
To

(Aubjects -- USA )

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Modelbau (Frans de Waard): Qonrad [CASSETTE] Modelbau (Frans de Waard):
Qonrad [CASSETTE]

(Aubjects -- USA )

Price: $22.95

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"This release comes with xerox artwork that one is encouraged to reproduce and use as wall paper. Real-time home-dubbed hand-blob-painted cassettes in hand-blob-painted re-used cases, with a stack of xerox artwork by Frans de Waard on m...

Somnoroase Pasarele: 0RT0 (I-IV) Somnoroase Pasarele:
0RT0 (I-IV)

(Aubjects -- USA )

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"Romania's Somnoroase Pasarele continues to beguile and surprise. 0RT0 (zero - R - T - zero) continues their explorations of texture and mood within distinctive electronic realms. They are masters of flow; their pieces spread out and ev...

ForM: ForM ForM:
ForM

(Aubjects -- USA )

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An album of electronic rhythmical work, glitch, soundscape experimentation and hallucinatory sound from Robert Newell, a member of Amalgamated, with fellow Amalgamated member Phillip Klampe assisting in contribution and production; 14 concise and diverse examples of twisted conceptual sound following a concept of life forming from the brine.

Gardin, Per / Vasco Trilla: Singularity Gardin, Per / Vasco Trilla:
Singularity

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Swedish saxophonist Per Gärdin on alto and soprano, and Spanish percussionist Vasco Trilla performing primarily on timpani & gongs, along with clock chimes, metronomes and a drum set, recording in the studio between 2020 & 2021 in both Stockholm and Barcelona, the two favoring spacious environments for their improvisations as they expand and dissipate energy in perceptive ways.

Rodrigues / Carvalho / Rodrigues / Valinho: Eclipse Rodrigues / Carvalho / Rodrigues / Valinho:
Eclipse

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Emulating a solar eclipse and a lunar eclipse in two evolving improvised chamber works that take the quartet of Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Mariana Carvalho on piano, Joao Valinho on percussion and Ernesto Rodrigues (switching from viola to harp & deploying electronics) through mysterious soundwork that move from darkness to light in detailed and subtle ways.

Liuzzi / Massaro / La Volpe / Martusciello: Elica Multisensory Improvisation Liuzzi / Massaro / La Volpe / Martusciello:
Elica Multisensory Improvisation

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A fascinating Italian project using improv techniques on voice, bass clarinet, prepared guitars & banjos and live electronics, allowing each musician to generate sounds by using their senses to listen and reflect on the world around them, from Elio Martusciello (live electronics), Chiara Liuzzi (voice), Francesco Massaro (reeds & electronics) & Adolfo La Volpe (guitars & objects).

Izquierdo / Lewandowski / Kuldkepp / Mayer: Favourite Galaxy Izquierdo / Lewandowski / Kuldkepp / Mayer:
Favourite Galaxy

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Birchall, David / Adam Fairhall / Michael Perrett / Yoni Silver / Otto Willberg: Aggregate Glows In Birchall, David / Adam Fairhall / Michael Perrett / Yoni Silver / Otto Willberg:
Aggregate Glows In The Cold

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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I/O: Carlos Santos / Ilrich Mitzlaff: Studies on Colour Fields Modulation I/O: Carlos Santos / Ilrich Mitzlaff:
Studies on Colour Fields Modulation

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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PEK Solo: Elaborations PEK Solo:
Elaborations

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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For Boston improviser David Peck, a surprisingly small set of instruments for this extended solo work focused on Bb, bass & contrabass clarinets, recorded in a continuous improvisation augmented with goat horn, ocarinas, wood flutes, penny whistle, triple slide whistle, chromatic harmonica, hulusi, wind siren, concertina, gongs, tank bell and Tibetan bells.

PEK Solo: Completeness for Flutes and Double Reeds PEK Solo:
Completeness for Flutes and Double Reeds

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Boston improviser and multi-instrumentalist David Peck (PEK) in a solo album using his Quartet of PEKs formats, improvising in the studio through four layers, presenting the final installment of a triptych of albums constrained to one or two woodwind instrument families - this one for flutes and double reeds, along with nadaswaram, shenai, goat horn, dizi, bass tromboon, &c &c.

PEK Solo: For Alto (For Anthony Braxton) PEK Solo:
For Alto (For Anthony Braxton)

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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In 1969 alto saxophonist Anthony Braxton released an unprecedented solo saxophone album, For Alto, dedicating each piece to a composer or player, including Leroy Jenkins and John Cage; Boston improviser David Peck took this album as inspiration to create his own extended solo improvisation as a tribute to Braxton, performing on a classic Selmer Balanced Action saxophone.

PEK Solo: Complex and Real Dimensions PEK Solo:
Complex and Real Dimensions

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Before initiating the live improvisation that makes up Complex & Real Dimensions, reedist and multi-instrumentalist David Peck built a foundation track including electro-acoustic instruments created by Tim Kaiser, particularly the loop-capable "Large Spring Box", creating tone, timbre and interludes over which PEK passionately performs.

PEK Solo / An Orchestra of PEKs: Coulombs PEK Solo / An Orchestra of PEKs:
Coulombs

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Recording as An Orchestra of PEKs--overdubbed tracks performing with his arsenal of metallic, percussive and electronics devices--intermediate mixes here of electric cello and electric upright bass through Moogerfooger stomp box and syntrix analog synthesizer and a metallic percussion mix, the various timbres interacting as a larger environment for PEK's reed improvisations.

Webber, Anna: Idiom [2 CDs] Webber, Anna:
Idiom [2 CDs]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $17.95

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In various configurations of her ensemble--from trios to 12 performers--composer, saxophonist & flutist Anna Weber composed these six pieces based around specific wind techniques, including the use of multiphonics, alternate fingerings, buzzes, air sounds, key clicks & overblown notes, explored through an exuberant and embraceable balance of improvised and composed "Idioms".

Mitchell, Matt / Kate Gentile: Snark Horse [6 CD Box Set] Mitchell, Matt / Kate Gentile:
Snark Horse [6 CD Box Set]

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

Price: $34.95

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With a superb ensemble appearing in various combinations, including saxophonist Jon Irabagon, violist Mat Maneri, guitarists Ava Mendoza & Brandon Seabrook, &c. the duo of pianist/keyboardist Matt Mitchell and drummer Kate Gentile release an epic 6-CD box of recordings expanding on one-bar compositions and short electronic pieces divided into six volumes; stunning!

Rousay, Claire: A Collection [2 CDs] Rousay, Claire:
A Collection [2 CDs]

(American Dreams Records -- USA )

Price: $19.95

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Exploring the earliest work of Claire Rousay, from her performances as a solo drummer and then transitioning into a musique concrete/new music composer, the 1st CD collecting Rousay's favorite drumming cuts, sequenced into a large single composition, the 2nd CD beginning with percussion work as Rousay adds voice, sonic & field recorded material to create a monumental composition.

Harriott, Joe Quintet: Free Form & Abstract Revisited [2 CDs] Harriott, Joe Quintet:
Free Form & Abstract Revisited [2 CDs]

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

Price: $19.95

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Two essential early 60s release from famed UK saxophonist Joe Harriott, an innovator bringing free jazz concepts to the British audience with his quintet of Shake Kane on trumpet & flugelhorn, Pat Smythe on piano, Coleridge Goode on double bass and Phil Seaman on drums, referencing the new forms of jazz from US artists like Don Cherry and Ornette Coleman.

Keszler, Eli: Icons Keszler, Eli:
Icons

(LuckyMe -- UK )

Price: $14.95

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Interlacing vibraphone, marimba, glockenspiel, metallophones, gamelan bar, piano, keyboards and organ with rhythmic percussion and fragments of voice and field recordings, New York percussionist Eli Keszler's album floats in warm melodicism and rich ambience, gliding along with a cinematic sense framed by recordings of NYC, the Odyssey Cave and other global locations.

Machinefabriek: CM_30 (Music for a performance by Kolja Huneck) Machinefabriek:
CM_30 (Music for a performance by Kolja Huneck)

(Not On Label (Machinefabriek Self-released) -- Netherlands )

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Music written to accompany a light & juggling performance by German contemporary circus artist Kolja Huneck, Rutger Zuydervelt developing the compositions of these works using only short looping structures that weave and develop into a tapestry of sound, inspired by the repetitive motions of Kolja's performance and the 30 centimeter round discs with which he performs.

Berkson, Judith: Liederkreis II [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Berkson, Judith:
Liederkreis II [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

Price: $8.95

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Featuring electronically-augmented vocal interpretations of lieder songs by such composers as Franz Schubert and Robert Schumann, New York vocalist Judith Berkson also presents purely electronic pieces engaging noise and feedback-oriented vignettes, the evolution of her project started in 2016 as she re-contextualizes classical music in powerfully expressive ways.

Corcoran, Kevin / Jacob Felix Heule: Erosion [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Corcoran, Kevin / Jacob Felix Heule:
Erosion [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

Price: $8.95

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An improvisational investigation into two bass drums over two extended recordings from West Coast experimental improvisers Kevin Corcoran and Jacob Felix Heule, as they apply an arsenal of unusual techniques and engage every inch of the drums with a diverse set of objects, evoking strange sounds, pattering rhythmic echoes, metallic cries and deep rumbling effects.

Lopez, Brandon Trio: Live at Roulette Lopez, Brandon Trio:
Live at Roulette

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Calling his music jazz and not jazz, bassist Brandon Lopez demands of his listeners to dance, as the quartet of Lopez, Steve Baczkowski on saxophones, Gerald Cleaver on percussion and Cecilia Lopez on synthesizer are heard in this energetic live concert at Roulette Intermedium in Brooklyn, blurring free jazz with experimental sound that never loses its strong grooves.

Lopez, Cecilia : Red (DB) Lopez, Cecilia :
Red (DB)

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Argentinian sound artist based in NYC Cecilia Lopez engages fellow Brandon Lopez Trio double bassist Lopez and drummer Gerald Cleaver for a performance of improvisation, installation and architecture, using woven wire nets filled with instruments and hung from Roulette Intermedia's ceiling to act as a complex feedback organism with which the trio interacts.

Medeski, John: Crawlspace Medeski, John:
Crawlspace

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Music with "no restrictions, no guidelines, no imposed intention, no expectation" from keyboardist John Medeski, in an album that evolves static noise into rich and fascinating soundscapes, a blend of improvisation and composition using electric and acoustic keyboards, synthesizers, mellotron and early electronic gear, masterfully unfurled in riveting ways.

Zorn, John: Nostradamus: The Death of Satan Zorn, John:
Nostradamus: The Death of Satan

(Tzadik -- USA )

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The Simulacrum trio of John Medeski on organ, Kenny Grohowski on drums and Matt Hollenberg on guitar, with prior releases Inferno, Unspeakable Depravity..., Beyond Good And Evil and Baphomet, continue composer John Zorn's investigation on the dark side of swinging jazz merged with rock & compositional attitudes, as he explores the written works of Antonin Artaud.

Ulher, Birgit / Damon Smith / Chris Cogburn: The Eternity-Cult Ulher, Birgit / Damon Smith / Chris Cogburn:
The Eternity-Cult

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

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A building and extended set of fully free improvisation using unusual techniques, from the trio of Birgit Ulher on trumpet, radio, speaker & objects, Damon Smith on double bass and Chris Cogburn on percussion & electronics, Ulher using the trumpet as a sound source as much as a conventional instrument, as the trio builds from near silence to intensely controlled interaction.

Ewen, Sandy / Keith Rowe / Damon Smith + Gooseberry Marmalade: Houston 2012 [2CDs] Ewen, Sandy / Keith Rowe / Damon Smith + Gooseberry Marmalade:
Houston 2012 [2CDs]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $22.95

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During a two-day encounter in Houston in 2012, visiting improviser & guitarist Keith Rowe and double bassist Damon Smith combined with guitarist Sandy Ewen, on day 1 joining with her all-female experimental music ensemble Lady Band (of Various Fruit Names) to perform works from the 70s London ensemble Scratch Orchestra; on day 2 recording two uniquely creative improvsations as a trio.

Sung, You Jin / Vincent Laju: Kairos Sung, You Jin / Vincent Laju:
Kairos

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Porphyr (Reuter / Krennerich): PLASMA 8 Porphyr (Reuter / Krennerich):
PLASMA 8

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Kolibri, Mara / Fredi Proll: Primus 17 Kolibri, Mara / Fredi Proll:
Primus 17

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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GPS Trio (Chris Pitsiokos / Luke Stewart / Devin Gray): Blast Beat Blues GPS Trio (Chris Pitsiokos / Luke Stewart / Devin Gray):
Blast Beat Blues

(Rataplan Records -- USA )

Price: $11.95

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Hard-edged NYC free jazz in a limited EP CD release from the trio of alto saxophonist Chris Pitsiokos, bassist Luke Stewart and drummer & composer Devin Gray, who explains that the music reflects "the modern world we're all trying to live in, with that odd mix of the comfortable and uncomfortable", as heard in the edgy and dynamic power of his group.

Zethson, Alexander: Pole Of Inaccessibility [2 CDs] Zethson, Alexander:
Pole Of Inaccessibility [2 CDs]

(thanatosis produktion -- Sweden )

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Darkly meditative and somber compositions for the lower registers of the grand piano accompanied by synthesizer, in two extended pieces by Je Suis! and Angles 9 pianist Alexander Zethson, using the interactions between the deep piano keys and synth more as a sound source than as a distinct instrument, each reshaping the other to create a cloud of sound.

Carter, Daniel / Tobias Wilner / Djibril Toure / Federico Ughi: New York United Volume 2 Carter, Daniel / Tobias Wilner / Djibril Toure / Federico Ughi:
New York United Volume 2

(577 Records -- USA )

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The second volume of this rich and exotic quartet in a sublime merging of jazz, electronics and compositional approaches yielding melodically dream-like music and environments, from reedist, flutist && trumpeter Daniel Carter, Tobias Wilner (Blue Foundation) on synth and keys, Wu-Tang Clan bassist Djibril Toure and Italian/NY drummer Federico Ughi.

Carter, Daniel / Tobias Wilner / Djibril Toure / Federico Ughi: New York United Volume 2 [VINYL] Carter, Daniel / Tobias Wilner / Djibril Toure / Federico Ughi:
New York United Volume 2 [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )

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The second volume of this rich and exotic quartet in a sublime merging of jazz, electronics and compositional approaches yielding melodically dream-like music and environments, from reedist, flutist && trumpeter Daniel Carter, Tobias Wilner (Blue Foundation) on synth and keys, Wu-Tang Clan bassist Djibril Toure and Italian/NY drummer Federico Ughi.

Forbes / Young / Walter: Hard Living Forbes / Young / Walter:
Hard Living

(ugEXPLODE -- USA )

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Merging Tiger Hatchery's tenor saxophonist Michael Forbes and bassist Andrew Scott Young and newly arrived to NYC Flying Luttenbacher leader & drummer Weasel Walter, for classic hardcore free jazz of articulate and demanding improvisation; this a recently unearthed studio recording from 2010, captured two years after their first encounter in a quartet with Jeb Bishop.

Kuzu (Rempis / Dorji / Damon): All Your Ghosts in One Corner Kuzu (Rempis / Dorji / Damon):
All Your Ghosts in One Corner

(Aerophonic -- USA )

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Touring the South and Midwest US just before the pandemic lockdown, the assertive Chicago trio Kuzu of Dave Rempis on alto, tenor & baritone saxophones, Tashi Dorji on guitar and Tyler Damon on drums, processed and echoed the sense of uncertainty they encountered, capturing it in depth during two concerts and reflecting it in this powerful, almost ritualistic free jazz album.

Countryman, Rick: The First Bird Countryman, Rick:
The First Bird

(ChapChap Records -- Philippines )

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Taking his inspiration from the concepts and work of German fractal image & video artist Joerg Wand, US-born and Philippines-based alto saxophonist Rick Countryman presents his first unaccompanied saxophone album, as he flows, winds and weaves his saxophone along rich peninsular curves to illustrate Wand's vision through fluid and sustained playing.

Brainhack Musicbox (Bobrytsky / Lisovsky / Boldenko): Brownarium Brainhack Musicbox (Bobrytsky / Lisovsky / Boldenko):
Brownarium

(Brainhack Musicbox -- Ukraine )

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Brownarium is the drone, noise and free-jazz music recorded in 2018 as a studio improvisation. The idea was to make a eurorack-sax-viola trio sound like a small harsh orchestra without falling into a wall-of-sound paradigm. Rooted in fr...