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Acid Mothers Temple SWR & Umezu Kazutoki: Sax & The City
Acid Mothers Temple SWR & Umezu Kazutoki:
Sax & The City

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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A live multitrack recording from 2009 of the collaboration of Acid Mothers Temple SWR - Kawabata Makoto, Tsuyama Atushi, and Yoshida Tatsuya - with saxophonist Umezu Kazutoki.

Acid Mothers Temple SWR: Yes, No & Perhaps
Acid Mothers Temple SWR:
Yes, No & Perhaps

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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Acid Mother Temple SWR merge's AMT's Kawabata Kakoto (guitar, voice,) and Tsuyama Atsushi (bass, vocals, sax) with Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei, &c), here in their 6th release, crazy prog-oriented rock of indescribable insanity and skill!

After Dinner : Editions
After Dinner :
Editions

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $12.95    




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Loco Takayanagi Y Les Pobres : El Pulso
Loco Takayanagi Y Les Pobres :
El Pulso

(Jinya Disc -- Japan )


Price: $24.95    




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One of the strangest items in the Takayanagi (New Direction Unit) discography:- an acoustic guitar nontet playing covers of South American tango, milonga, vals, rumba, &c.

Zorn, John: 50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume 10 - Eye / Zorn
Zorn, John:
50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume 10 - Eye / Zorn

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Fujii / Tamura / Sharp / Kato: In the Tank
Fujii / Tamura / Sharp / Kato:
In the Tank

(Libra -- Japan )


Price: $15.95    




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Fujii, Satoko Quartet: Angelona
Fujii, Satoko Quartet:
Angelona

(Libra -- Japan )


Price: $13.95    




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Fujii, Satoko Quartet : Vulcan
Fujii, Satoko Quartet :
Vulcan

(Libra -- Japan )


Price: $16.95    




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Fushitsusha: Withdrawe, this sable Disclosure ere devot'd
Fushitsusha:
Withdrawe, this sable Disclosure ere devot'd

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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Gato Libre: Forever
Gato Libre:
Forever

(Libra -- Japan )


Price: $16.95    




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The 5th release from the Japanese quartet of trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, Satoko Fujii, here on accordian, the late bassist Norikatsu Koreyasu, and guitarist Kazuhiko Tsumura, beautiful free form improvisation performed live in concert in 2011.

Ground-Zero: Consume Red
Ground-Zero:
Consume Red

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    




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Haco + Hiromichi, Sakamoto: Ash in the Rainbow
Haco + Hiromichi, Sakamoto:
Ash in the Rainbow

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    




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Haco: Happiness Proof
Haco:
Happiness Proof

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    




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Haino, Keiji & Yoshida, Tatsuya: Uhrfasudhasdd
Haino, Keiji & Yoshida, Tatsuya:
Uhrfasudhasdd

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Hoahio: Peek-Ara-Boo
Hoahio:
Peek-Ara-Boo

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.45    




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Ibarra, Susie: Flower After Flower
Ibarra, Susie:
Flower After Flower

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.45    




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Ishiwarizakura: Okuno Hosomichi
Ishiwarizakura:
Okuno Hosomichi

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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A live recording of this quartet from the Iwate Prefecture in the Tohoku region of Japan, improvised an29730d impressive rock from Yoshida Tatsuya (drums), Nasuno Mitsuru (bass), Kita Naoki (violin) and Murakami Naoki (guitar).

Kazuhisa / Tatsuya / Satoshi: Deposition & Erosion
Kazuhisa / Tatsuya / Satoshi:
Deposition & Erosion

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $15.95    




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The dynamic duo of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Korekyojin, Koenji Hyakkei) and guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa (Altered States, Ground Zero) meet in the studio with pianist Mishiba Satoshi for ten multi-tracked rock improvisations of great diversity, power and beauty.

Uchihashi, Kazuhisa / Tatsuya Yoshida : Improvisations 3 [DVD]
Uchihashi, Kazuhisa / Tatsuya Yoshida :
Improvisations 3 [DVD]

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )


Price: $19.95    




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Guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa (Altered States, Ground Zero) and drummer Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei) return for a 3rd duo release, a DVD & CD of their amazing improvisations.

Kazuhisa, Uchihashi / Yoshida Tatsuya: Improvisations 4 [DVD AUDIO + IMAGES]
Kazuhisa, Uchihashi / Yoshida Tatsuya:
Improvisations 4 [DVD AUDIO + IMAGES]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $18.95    




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The 4th improvisation release of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Koenji, &c) and guitarist Uchihasi Kazuhisa (Altered States) is a DVD audio release presenting 36 remarkable live tracks from 6 concerts recorded 2004-2012.

Uchihashi Kazuhisa And Yoshida Tatsuya: Barisshee
Uchihashi Kazuhisa And Yoshida Tatsuya:
Barisshee

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Magaibutsu drummer Yoshida Tatsuya and Innocence/Altered States guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa in a genre-shifting and inspired duo from two of Japan's most active rock improvisers.

Korekyojin: Tundra
Korekyojin:
Tundra

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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The Korekyojinn power rock trio of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, guitarist Kido Natsuki and bassist Nasuno Mitsuru in their 4th album of intense, complex, and exultant rock.

Korekyojinn (Tatsuya / Natsuki / Mitsuru): Jackson [2014 Remaster] (incl "Kaleidoscope" and "Yes Med
Korekyojinn (Tatsuya / Natsuki / Mitsuru):
Jackson [2014 Remaster] (incl "Kaleidoscope" and "Yes Medley")

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $15.95    




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A 2014 reissue of this 2006 release, adding a complete 10.5 minute version of "Kaleidoscope", and an amazing "Yes Medley", from the trio of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, bassist Nasuno Mitsuru, and guitarist Kido Natsuki.

Korekyojinn with Tsuboy Akihisa: Doldrums
Korekyojinn with Tsuboy Akihisa:
Doldrums

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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Korekyojinn (Yoshida Tatsuya, Nasuno Mitsuru and Kido Natuski) in their 7th release, joined by violinist Akihisa Tsuboy, recorded live at Tokyo's Koenji High, Lush, and Missions from 2008-2010.

Korekyojinn: Fall Line
Korekyojinn:
Fall Line

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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The 5th studio album from the trio of Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins alone / Koenji Hyakkei), Kido Natsuki (Bondage Fruit / Salle Gavoux), Nasunomitsuru (Altered states / Umbeltipo), avant-progressive instrumental rock, melodic and complex rock performed at breakneck speed.

Korekyojinn: Swan Dive  [DVD + CD]
Korekyojinn:
Swan Dive [DVD + CD]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $19.95    




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Drummer Yoshida Tatsuya's amazing improvising progressive rock band Korekyojinn in a CD and DVD release with guests including Hoppy Kamiyama and Uchihashi.

Mori, Ikue: Hex Kitchen
Mori, Ikue:
Hex Kitchen

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.45    




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Mori, Ikue: Labyrinth
Mori, Ikue:
Labyrinth

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Mori, Ikue: Myrninerest
Mori, Ikue:
Myrninerest

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Mori, Ikue: One Hundred Aspects Of The Moon
Mori, Ikue:
One Hundred Aspects Of The Moon

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Nakamura, Toshimaru / Sachiko M: do
Nakamura, Toshimaru / Sachiko M:
do

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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Naoshima / Takeda / Kawasaki / Takeuchi / Koike / Kawaguchi / Totsuka: Septet
Naoshima / Takeda / Kawasaki / Takeuchi / Koike / Kawaguchi / Totsuka:
Septet

(Ftarri/Improvised Music from Japan -- Japan )


Price: $16.95    




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ONJO: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra: ONJO
ONJO: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra:
ONJO

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )


Price: $19.95    




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PYN (Yoshida / Pittard / Nasuno): Songs for children who don't want to sleep
PYN (Yoshida / Pittard / Nasuno):
Songs for children who don't want to sleep

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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P (Yann Pittard on oud and guitar & vocals), Y (Tatsuya Yoshida on drums & vocals) and N (Mitsuru Nasuno on bass & vocals) performing Arabian Progressive Pop Improvisation, an unusual melding and orchestration of arabic progressions and melodic prog rock.

Rowe, Keith / Gunter Mueller / Taku Sugimoto: The World Turned Upside Down
Rowe, Keith / Gunter Mueller / Taku Sugimoto:
The World Turned Upside Down

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $12.00    




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Rowe, Keith / Toshimaru Nakamura: Weather Sky
Rowe, Keith / Toshimaru Nakamura:
Weather Sky

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $12.00    




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Ruins: Hyderomastgronongem
Ruins:
Hyderomastgronongem

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.45    




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Ruins: Mandala 2000
Ruins:
Mandala 2000

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Ruins: Symphonic Ruins
Ruins:
Symphonic Ruins

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Sachiko M / Nakamura, Toshimaru / Yoshihide, Otomo: Good Morning Good Night
Sachiko M / Nakamura, Toshimaru / Yoshihide, Otomo:
Good Morning Good Night

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $17.00    




Out of Stock
Sax Ruins: Blimmguass [JAPANESE EDITION]
Sax Ruins:
Blimmguass [JAPANESE EDITION]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $19.95    




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The second Sax Ruins album with Tatsuya Yoshida (drums) and Ono Ryoko (alto sax) with guest Ryuichi Yoshida on baritone sax, performing new arrangements of Ruins works including "Vrresto", "Refusal Fossil", &c.

Sim + Otomo: Monte Alto Estate
Sim + Otomo:
Monte Alto Estate

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )


Price: $17.95    




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Sim is the 3 piece electronic/rock band of Teruyuki, Yoshio & Masahiro, here with Otomo Yoshihide on turntables and synth, and amazing album of rhythms in a This Heat "Repeat" mode.

Sorites Paradox: Sorites Paradox
Sorites Paradox:
Sorites Paradox

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $12.00    




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Eccentric Japanese vocalist Makigami Koichi joins Ruins/Korekyojinn drummer Yoshida Tatsuya, Altered States guitarist Uchihashi Kazuhisa, and Shimizu Kazuto (Hikasu) for an album of impressive and slightly deranged rock.

Takase, Aki / Newton, Lauren: Spring in Bangkok
Takase, Aki / Newton, Lauren:
Spring in Bangkok

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii: MUKU
Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii:
MUKU

(Libra -- Japan )


Price: $16.95    




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Trumpeter Tamura and pianist Fujii return to the duo they've been recording for more than 15 years to explore a more quiet and lyrical side of their collaboration by reimagining compositions originally written for Tamura's Gato Libre quartet.

Teneleven (Nasuno Mitsuru): Teneleven
Teneleven (Nasuno Mitsuru):
Teneleven

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )


Price: $17.95    




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Nasuno Mitsuru (Altered States, Seijaku, Korkyojin, &c) in a new band with two synthesizers, bass, and drums, rock in a Heldon/Tangerine Dream mode using modern electroacoustic principles for richly hypnotic electronic music.

Tatsuya, Yoshida / Imahori Tsuneo : DOTS
Tatsuya, Yoshida / Imahori Tsuneo :
DOTS

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )


Price: $17.95    




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Ruins drummer Yoshida Tatsuya and Tipographica guitarist Imahori Tsuneo in fiery and dense improvised power rock taken at high speed, edited and overdubbed in the studio.

Various Artists: AMPLIFY 2002: balance box set
Various Artists:
AMPLIFY 2002: balance box set

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $145.00    




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World Heritage, The: Invitation to the World Heritage [DVD + CD]
World Heritage, The:
Invitation to the World Heritage [DVD + CD]

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $19.95    




Out of Stock

CD & DVD of this supergroup of Japanese improvising and advanced rock forms with members of Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei, Korekyojinn, ROVO, Boredoms, Bondage Fruit, &c!

World Heritage, The: Travelling Silk Road
World Heritage, The:
Travelling Silk Road

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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Live recordings of drummer Yoshida Tatsuya's World Heritage band from Koenji HIGH in 2009, condensing and editing the show into one incredible hour of sophisticated rock improvisation.

Yoshihide, Otomo / Sachiko M / Evan Parker / John Edwards / Tony Marsh / John Butcher: Quintet/Sexte
Yoshihide, Otomo / Sachiko M / Evan Parker / John Edwards / Tony Marsh / John Butcher:
Quintet/Sextet/Duos

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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The final night of Otomo and Sachiko's first residency at London's Cafe OTO in 2009 saw the pair joined by the long-running trio of Evan Parker, John Edwards and Tony Marsh and special guest John Butcher, for an exceptional set of creative improvisation.

Yoshihide, Otomo: Cathode
Yoshihide, Otomo:
Cathode

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.45    




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Yoshihide, Otomo New Jazz Quintet: Flutter
Yoshihide, Otomo New Jazz Quintet:
Flutter

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Zorn, John: New Traditions In East Asian Bar Bands
Zorn, John:
New Traditions In East Asian Bar Bands

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal
Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Prevost, Eddie / Alan Wilkinson: So Are We, So Are We
Prevost, Eddie / Alan Wilkinson:
So Are We, So Are We

(Matchless -- Great Britain )


Price: $18.95    




Out of Stock
Blonk, Jaap / Makagami Koichi  / Paul Dutton / Phil Minton / David Moss: Five Men Singing
Blonk, Jaap / Makagami Koichi / Paul Dutton / Phil Minton / David Moss:
Five Men Singing

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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Fujii, Satoko / Tatsuya Yoshida: Toh-Kichi
Fujii, Satoko / Tatsuya Yoshida:
Toh-Kichi

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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Itaru, Oki / Leena Circus: Zanshin
Itaru, Oki / Leena Circus:
Zanshin

(Improvising Beings -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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The Leena Circus trio of Antoine Letellier on sax, trumpet & guitar, Nicolas Moulin on guitar, and Guillaume Arbonville on drums, joins with trumpeter Itaru Oki for an album of open-ended and downright psychedelic free improvisation, a superb achievement in creative music.

Friction (Akinobu / Minoru / Reck): Zone Tripper
Friction (Akinobu / Minoru / Reck):
Zone Tripper

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Friction, one of the most important and longest running underground bands in Japan, is currently the trio of Reck (bass, guitar & vocals), Iami Akinobu (guitar) and Sato Minoru (drums), in a hard-edged album of original songs and remixes; demanding and powerful modern rock.

Blacksberg, Daniel Trio (w/ Matt Engle & Mike Szekely): Perilous Architecture [VINYL]
Blacksberg, Daniel Trio (w/ Matt Engle & Mike Szekely):
Perilous Architecture [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $23.95    




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Brooklyn trombonist Dan Blacksberg's and the powerful rhythm section of bassist Matt Engle (Shot X Shot) & drummer Mike Szekely (Anthony Braxton Quartet) in their 2nd NoBusiness release, performing compositions pushing the limits of the trombone while adhering to jazz roots.

Huy (Junji / Kazuhisa / Yoshida): Huy
Huy (Junji / Kazuhisa / Yoshida):
Huy

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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The Japanese trio of Hirose Junji on tenor saxophone, Innocence label founder Uchihashi Kazuhisa on guitar, and Yoshida Tatsuya on drums, initiating Magaibutsu's "Improv Session Series" with this on-fire album of controlled chaos, recorded live at Foxhole in Kichijoji.

PYN (Pittard / Yoshida / Nasuno): L'elan Createur
PYN (Pittard / Yoshida / Nasuno):
L'elan Createur

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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Following their 2015 album "Songs for children who don't want to sleep", the quartet of Yan Pittard on guitar & oud, Mitsuru Nasuno on bass, Maki Nakano on vocals, and Tatsuya Yoshida on drums present this soundtrack album, which translates to "the creative urge".

Shimizu, Kazuto / Yoshida Tatsuya / Nasyuno Mitsuru: SYN LIVE
Shimizu, Kazuto / Yoshida Tatsuya / Nasyuno Mitsuru:
SYN LIVE

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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The Japanese improvising rock trio of Kazuto Shimizu on keyboards, Nasyuno Mitsuru on bass, and Yoshida Tatsuya on drums performing live at Club Goodman in Akihabara, Japan, 2016 for technically superb, fast paced, turn-on-a-dime, joyful prog-oriented playing.

World Heritage, The (Yamamoto Seiichi / Katsui Yuji / Kido Natsuki / Nasuno Mitsuru / Yoshida Tatsuy
World Heritage, The (Yamamoto Seiichi / Katsui Yuji / Kido Natsuki / Nasuno Mitsuru / Yoshida Tatsuya):
The Land of Light

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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The Japanese improvising rock quintet The World Heritage--Yamamoto Seiichi, Katsui Yuji, Kido Natsuki, Nasuno Mitsuru, and Yoshida Tatsuya--with two guitars, violin, bass and drums, in a live recording of dynamic collective improvisation at Akihabara Goodman in 2013.

Various Artists: I Never Meta Guitar Too
Various Artists:
I Never Meta Guitar Too

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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An ongoing compilation organized by Elliott Sharp that is dedicated to solo guitar with 16 original tracks by various artists ranging from acoustic, electro-acoustic, electric, all the way to electronic.

Various Artists: I Never Meta Guitar Three
Various Artists:
I Never Meta Guitar Three

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    




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The 3rd issue from Elliott Sharp's compiled series of guitar work in the 21st century, demonstrating new sounds, processes, techniques, melodies, riffs and gestures from a who's-who of modern improvising guitarists, a must-have release for all guitar fans and players.

Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal / Alex Dorner: Le Ring
Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal / Alex Dorner:
Le Ring

(Confront -- Great Britain )


Price: $13.95    




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Having performed in duos previously, this trio came together at Festival Noise No. 5, at Theatre Le Ring, in Toulouse, the sound of the group is a "malleable space in which the musicians generate small or bigger shapes, simple and complex sounds, irregular and mechanical rhythms."

Seino, Takumi / Antoine Berthiaume: ARC - Beneath the Surface
Seino, Takumi / Antoine Berthiaume:
ARC - Beneath the Surface

(Voice of Silence -- Japan )


Price: $10.80    




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Tatsuya, Yoshida / Cho Sokkyo / Tzboguchi Masayasu: TYU
Tatsuya, Yoshida / Cho Sokkyo / Tzboguchi Masayasu:
TYU

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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The frequent and super-speed improvising duo of drummer Tatsuya Yoshida and guitarist Kazuhisa Uchihashi join forces with Tzboguchi Masayasu on keyboards and vocoder for an energetic, melodic, and at times outlandish album that pays homage to astonishingly complex rock forms.

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]
Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $23.95    




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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre d’Alfortville and in the studio.

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL]
Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $19.95    




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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

Uchihashi, Kazuhisa / Richard Scott: Awesome Entities
Uchihashi, Kazuhisa / Richard Scott:
Awesome Entities

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )


Price: $16.95    




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Japanese guitarist and daxophone player Kazuhisa Uchihashi joins forces with Berlin-based composer and free improvising analogue modular synthesizer player Richard Scott for an album of unique orchestration, the daxophone "humanizing" the playing with unusual voicing.

Hirose, Junji / Yoshinori Mochizuk / IRONFIST Tatsushima : HMT
Hirose, Junji / Yoshinori Mochizuk / IRONFIST Tatsushima :
HMT

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )


Price: $17.95    




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Three free improvisations at the burning heart of the Japanese Free Improv scene from the trio of Junji Hirose on sax, Yoshinori Mochizuki on bass, and Ironfist Tatsushima on drums, balancing two tracks of frenetic playing with a lowercase extended instrumental piece.

Ruins: Burning Stone [REISSUE]
Ruins:
Burning Stone [REISSUE]

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )


Price: $15.95    




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Tatsuya Yoshida's insanely complex and exhilarating rock project Ruins started around 1986, and bassist Ryuichi Masuda (also a member of Koenji Hyakkei) has been with him since the early days; this CD reissues the 1992 Shimmy Disc album, originally an LP, here with the CD bonus tracks.

Oki, Itaru / Nobuyoshi Ino / Choi Sun Bae: Kami Fusen
Oki, Itaru / Nobuyoshi Ino / Choi Sun Bae:
Kami Fusen

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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An exciting and uniquely orchestrated free jazz trio concert recorded live at Cafe Amores, Hofu, Yamaguchi in Japan in 1996 from the trio of Itaru Oki on trumpet and bamboo flute, Nobuyoshi Ino on bass, and Choi Sun Bae on trumpet, Ino providing often stunningly quick bass lines over which the otherwise rhythm-less band are afforded great flexibility.

Fujii, Satoko : Invisible Hand [2 CDs]
Fujii, Satoko :
Invisible Hand [2 CDs]

(Cortez Sound -- Japan )


Price: $16.95    




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After bringing her band Kaze to the Cortez club in Mito, Japan, the owner asked pianist Satoko Fujii back to perform a solo show, captured here across two CDs showing her extensive technical skills and passionate approach to playing, in a mix of new work and new takes on previously recorded compositions.

Fujii, Satoko Orchestra Tokyo + KAZE: Peace (Tribute To Kelly Churko)
Fujii, Satoko Orchestra Tokyo + KAZE:
Peace (Tribute To Kelly Churko)

(Libra -- Japan )


Price: $16.95    




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Pianist Satoko Fujii's Orchestra Tokyo + the band Kaze, bringing guests trumpeter Cristian Pruvost and drummer Peter Orins alongside trumpeter Natsuki Tamura into a spectacular big band of great power but also subtle meditation, in four works that include a tribute to the late guitarist and Fujii collaborator Kelly Churko.

Kaiser, Henry, Noyes, Charles K., & Park, Sang-Won: Invite The Spirit 20Th Anniversary Edition
Kaiser, Henry, Noyes, Charles K., & Park, Sang-Won:
Invite The Spirit 20Th Anniversary Edition

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Korekyojinn Acoustic: Kaleidoscope
Korekyojinn Acoustic:
Kaleidoscope

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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The Korekyojin trio of Tatsuya Yoshida on percussion, Kido Natsuki on guitar and Mitsuru Nasuno on fretless bass, plus violinist Miyamoto Rei on several tracks, take their intricate and exuberant rock into acoustic territory with this impressive album, which includes acoustic takes on "Arabesque", "Careless Heart", "Four Holes in the Sky", &c.

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements
Wisseltangcamatta, The:
Movements

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Live recordings at LOFT in Cologne, Germany from the trio of George Wissel on prepared saxophone, Achim Tang on doublebass, and Simon Camatta on drums & percussion, performing seven "Movements" that use prodigious technique with reserve and direction, revealing the structure of their work as the pieces build and recede in fascinating ways.

Shiurba, John: Triplicate
Shiurba, John:
Triplicate

(Spool -- Canada )


Price: $9.95    




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Composer John Shiurba with an impressive West Coast octet including vocalists Lara Bruckmann & Morgan Guberman, trumpeter Tom Djll, drummer Gino Robair, and bassist Matthew Sperry, &c. conducting them through five twisted compositions.

Koh / Fujii / Reichman: Yamabuki
Koh / Fujii / Reichman:
Yamabuki

(Libra -- Japan )


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The trio of Japanese art-folk singer Koh Yamabuki with pianist Satoko Fujii and accordionist Ted Recihment in emotional, inventive and delicately beautiful music.

Akiyama, Tetuzi / Jason Kahn / Toshimaru Nakamura: Between Two
Akiyama, Tetuzi / Jason Kahn / Toshimaru Nakamura:
Between Two

(Meenna -- Japan )


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A subtly complex and sophisticated album of electroacoustic improvisation from the trio of Japanese sound artists Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar) and Toshimaru Nakamura (no-input mixing board) and Switzerland-based American drummer Jason Kahn performing live at Ftarri in Suidobashi, Tokyo, during Kahn's stay in Japan, a rich and detailed exploration.

Murayama, Seijiro  / Jean-Luc Guionnet: Mishima, Day & Night
Murayama, Seijiro / Jean-Luc Guionnet:
Mishima, Day & Night

(Ftarri -- Japan )


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The third album from Japanese percussionist Seijiro Murayama and French saxophonist Jean-Luc Guionnet, each presenting unique languages and approaches to their instruments, here in four recordings made in two locations, once during the day in Mishima City at Hongaku Temple and the other at Teke Bar in the same city and on the same evening.

 

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