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Compact Discs


 
Wittenburg, Florian: Beyond The Traceries Wittenburg, Florian:
Beyond The Traceries

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Various facets of German composer and experimenter Florian Wittenburg's interests, in two iterations of two pieces and two compositions, using voice, vibraphones and ringing bowls, treated electronically to emphasize unique characteristics of sound from warmly rich to mysteriously fragile, balanced with space and careful timing; a valuable introduction to his work.

Wong, Eric: Cognitive Dissonance Wong, Eric:
Cognitive Dissonance

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Guitarist, computer musician, and improviser Eric Wong (D.N.A.N.D.N.A. with Simon Rose) focuses on sound textures and perception of sound, in three works composed using Ableton Live that explore concepts of psychoacoustic sound through dissonance, harmonic interference and hallucinatory sound, slowly developing works of rich sonic characteristic.

Magill / Hatcher / Kirchen / Kirshner: Whole Abandoned Star Magill / Hatcher / Kirchen / Kirshner:
Whole Abandoned Star

(Kettle Hole Records -- USA )

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A live concert of collective free improvisation captured at Elastic Arts in Chicago in 2018 between Rob Magill on tenor & soprano saxophones, Gerrit Hatcher on tenor saxophone, Charlie Kirchen on bass, and Julian Kirshner on drums, an energetic and diverse concert in three conversations that allow for great discourse and extended soloing; numbered edition of 150 copies.

Various Artists (curated by Nick Vander): Walk My Way, Volume Four Various Artists (curated by Nick Vander):
Walk My Way, Volume Four

(Orbit577 -- USA )

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The fourth 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 Janet Feder, Martin Vishnick, Ikbal Lubys, Edward J. Gibbs, Joshua Weitzel, Guram Machavari, Eric Wong, Garth Erasmus, and Bill Horist.

AMM (Tilbury / Prevost): Industria AMM (Tilbury / Prevost):
Industria

(Matchless -- UK )

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The title Indústria was chosen by Eddie Prevost in tribute to the history behind the Museu Industrial de Bala do Tejo, in Portugal where this concert took place by the legendary free improvisation band AMM, represented here as the duo of percussionist Eddie Prévost and pianist John Tilbury, performing as part of the 2015 OUT.FEST - Festival Internacional de Musica Exploratoria do Barreiro.

Butcher, John / Rhodri Davies: Carliol Butcher, John / Rhodri Davies:
Carliol

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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Dark and beautiful improvisation from saxophonist and electronics artist John Butcher and harpist Rhodri Davies, an incredible display of timbre, technique, and pacing.

Cooper, Mike / Duck Baker : Cumino In Mia Cucina Cooper, Mike / Duck Baker :
Cumino In Mia Cucina

(Confront -- UK )

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Having been acquainted with each other for decades but never finding the opportunity to record, improvising American guitarist Duck Baker and British guitarist Mike Cooper finally found their chance in 2010 while both were in Rome, taking two acoustic nylon Spanish guitars into the studio to record these three extended, intertwining improvisations.

Coultrain: Phantasmagoria Coultrain:
Phantasmagoria

(Positive Elevation/577 Records -- USA )

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West Coast songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Coultrain, aka Aaron Michael Frison or Seymour Liberty, in an collection of songs based around a sequence of images reminiscent of a dream, capturing the hazy state of mind that drove the process behind this album, as well as its dreamy effect; soulful and introspective, an album of poetic observation and reflection.

Lumpeks (Laurain / Borel / Koziel / Beliah): Lumpeks Lumpeks (Laurain / Borel / Koziel / Beliah):
Lumpeks

(Bolt / Umlaut -- Sweden / France / Germany )

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Bassist Sebastien Beliah leads this French-Polish quartet with Louis Laurain on cornet, Pierre Borel on alto saxophone, and Olga Koziel on voice & percussions, blending free jazz and traditional Polish music & songs with an experimental bent and the flourish of East European folk energy, a passionate mix that entertains and surprises the listener with unexpected twists & turns.

McKenzie II, Donald Sturge Anthony (feat. Nels Cline / Melvin Gibbs  / Vernon Reid): Silenced McKenzie II, Donald Sturge Anthony (feat. Nels Cline / Melvin Gibbs / Vernon Reid):
Silenced

(577 -- USA )

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A six track album from drummer Donald Sturge Anthony McKenzie II written about the abuse of force from those charged to protect us, in a series of duos with amazing performances from guitarist Nels Cline, saxophonist Arnold Lee, bassist Melvin Gibbs, bassist Dave Hofstra, guitarist Vernon Reid, and drummer/keyboardist CX KIDTRONIX; disturbing and important work.

Rachel Musson / Pat Thomas / Mark Sanders: Shifa - Live at Cafe Oto Rachel Musson / Pat Thomas / Mark Sanders:
Shifa - Live at Cafe Oto

(577 -- USA )

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"Shifa", or "Healing", is the London-based trio of saxophonist Rachel Musson, pianist Pat Thomas, and drummer Mark Sanders, here in a live concert at Cafe Oto in 2018 of two collective improvisations of arching sax lines, rolling and potent drumming, powerful block chords and intricate lines, from dark to joyful moments, an intoxicating tonic for the ears.

Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii: Keshin Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii:
Keshin

(Libra -- Japan )

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An album of duets between trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and pianist Satoko Fujii, the husband & wife core of Libra Records, recorded as a DIY effort during the 2020 pandemic in their own home recording space and mixed by themselves, a diverse album of intimate and impressive improvisations that find the two in uniquely deep and expressively concentrative conversations.

McKenzie II, Donald Sturge Anthony (feat. Elliott Sharp, Bill Laswell and Vernon Reid): Silenced II McKenzie II, Donald Sturge Anthony (feat. Elliott Sharp, Bill Laswell and Vernon Reid):
Silenced II - Views from the Auction Block

(577 -- USA )

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Drummer Donald Sturge Anthony McKenzie II trades off duos with a set of masterful musicians in the second volume of his "Silenced" project, here with guitarist Elliott Sharp for a complex and inspired dialog; with bassist Bill Laswell for a rich and moody soundscape; and with guitarist Vernon Reid in a piece for McKenzie's daughter; plus one solo drum piece.

Smith, Wadada Leo / Douglas R. Ewart / Mike Reed: Sun Beans of Shimmering Light Smith, Wadada Leo / Douglas R. Ewart / Mike Reed:
Sun Beans of Shimmering Light

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Brass, winds and percussion bring a beautiful dialog of spiritually rich improvsations from the trio of Wadada Leo Smith on trumpet, Douglas Ewart on reeds & wind instruments, and Mike Reed on drums, recording in the studio in 2015 for five contemplative, often meditative, yet always bold dialogs that use spacious and free timing that showcases each player's masterful skills.

Thollem (w/ Alex Cline / Susan Alcorn): Thollem's Astral Traveling Sessions Thollem (w/ Alex Cline / Susan Alcorn):
Thollem's Astral Traveling Sessions

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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In 2019 pianist Thollem McDonas toured the US -- 12 months and 25 albums worth of recordings -- joining collaborators from a vast spectrum of improvisers and performers, this album presenting two such recordings: one a duo with drummer/percussionist Alex Cline from a live concert in Santa Monica; the other a duo with guitarist Susan Alcorn recorded in Baltimore.

Boiron, Baptiste / Bruno Chevillon / Frederic Gastard: La [2 CDs] Boiron, Baptiste / Bruno Chevillon / Frederic Gastard:
La [2 CDs]

(Ayler -- France )

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During a residency in 2020 at the Domaine de Kerguehennec in Brittany, saxophonist and composer Baptiste Boiron developed this repertoire for the trio Lá of Boiron on soprano, alto & tenor saxophones, Bruno Chevillon on double bass, and Frederic Gastard on bass saxophone, Boiron's compositions applying a wealth of creative approaches merging contemporary and improvised playing.

Gonzalez, Dennis Ataraxia Trio+2 (w / Phelps / Lakpriya + Derek Rogers / Jess Garland): Nights Enter Gonzalez, Dennis Ataraxia Trio+2 (w / Phelps / Lakpriya + Derek Rogers / Jess Garland):
Nights Enter

(Ayler Records -- France )

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Unlike anything in trumpeter Dennis Gonzalez's discography, this album was developed from Moog recordings by Derek Rogers, whose shifting tonalities and colors led Gonzalez to a Jon Hassel-influenced approach, adding a rhythmic basis of tabla and djembe from Jagath Lakpriya and sitar-inspired harp from Jess Garland, underpinned by the rich bass work of Drew Phelps.

Neumann, Calle / Ketil Gutvik / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten / Paal Nilssen-Love: New Dance Neumann, Calle / Ketil Gutvik / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten / Paal Nilssen-Love:
New Dance

(PNL -- Norway )

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After the 2019 retrospective box-set of the late 90s, legendary band The Quintet, and after the sad passing of bassist Bjornar Andresen, saxophonist Carl Magnus Neumann, guitarist Ketil Gutvik and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love decided to form a new quartet, adding bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten, commencing their organization with this outstanding 2020 live concert in Oslo.

Dunmall, Paul / Keith Tippett / Philip Gibbs / Pete Fairclough: Onosante Dunmall, Paul / Keith Tippett / Philip Gibbs / Pete Fairclough:
Onosante

(577 -- USA )

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A 4-track collective improvisation project performed by Paul Dunmall (saxophones, fife & bagpipes), pianist Keith Tippett, guitarist Philip Gibbs and drummer Pete Fairclough, recorded at Victoria Rooms at the University of Bristol, UK in 2000 and originally issued on Dunmall's own DUNS label, here reissued 20 years later in the memory of Keith Tippett.

Wooley, Nate (w / Laubrock / Modney / Roberts / Courvoisier / Smythe / Matt Moran / Greenberg): Mutu Wooley, Nate (w / Laubrock / Modney / Roberts / Courvoisier / Smythe / Matt Moran / Greenberg):
Mutual Aid Music [2 CDs]

(Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )

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"Mutual aid" is the primary ethic of an anarchistic utopia in which each knows what they have, is honest about what they need, and is prepared to give and receive accordingly; here in 8 compositions from trumpeter Nate Wooley performed with Ingrid Laubrock, Sylvie Courvoisier, Cory Smythe, Josh Modney, Matt Moran, Russell Greenberg, and Mariel Roberts.

Flow Trio w/ Joe Mcphee: Winter Garden Flow Trio w/ Joe Mcphee:
Winter Garden

(ESP -- USA )

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Joining the exemplary New York City Flow Trio of Louie Belogenis on tenor & soprano saxophones, Joe Morris on bass, and Charles Downs on drums is NY legendary saxophonist & trumpeter Joe McPhee, performing on tenor saxophone in an album of collective free jazz that reminds its listeners of the power of passionately unfettered yet superbly controlled free playing.

Corsano, Chris / Bill Orcutt: Made Out of Sound Corsano, Chris / Bill Orcutt:
Made Out of Sound

(Palilalia Records -- USA )

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Continuing the collaboration that started in 2013, the duo of drummer Chris Corsano and guitarist Bill Orcutt expand on their free playing during the pandemic, recording remotely, with Orcutt improvising two passes over Corsano's initial drum tracks, creating something that blurs the lines between jazz, rock, folk and something passionately unique to their dialog.

Playfield (Carter, Muhr, Ishito, Plaks, Namenwirth, Takahashi, Swanson, Panikkar): Vol. 2 Playfield (Carter, Muhr, Ishito, Plaks, Namenwirth, Takahashi, Swanson, Panikkar):
Vol. 2

(Orbit577 -- Italy )

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The second of a 3-album trilogy, Playfield offers the musical equivalency of a walk through the diversity of New York in a loft-style extended improvisation from the octet of Daniel Carter on horns & reeds, Luisa Muhr on voice, Ayumi Ishito on sax, Eric Plaks on piano, Aron Namenwirth & Yutaka Takahashi on guitars, Zach Swanson on bass, and Jon Panikkar on drums.

Sugimoto, Taku: Guitars Sugimoto, Taku:
Guitars

(Meenna -- Japan )

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Three concisely plain compositions for guitar, two solo and one trio, are played only with open strings or natural harmonics, where all the tunings are respectively irregular, written by Tokyo-based guitarist and composer Taku Sugimoto and performed and recorded in St. Petersburg, Russia by guitarists Andrey Popovsky, Denis Sorokin and Alexander Markvart.

Dorner, Axel / Toshimaru Nakamura: In Cotton and Wool Dorner, Axel / Toshimaru Nakamura:
In Cotton and Wool

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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Meeting in sound artist and vocalist Yan Jun's studio in Berlin in 2017, trumpeter Axel Dörner and no-input mixer artist Toshimaru Nakamura recorded these four active and bristling improvisations, Dörner using every inch of his instrument and treating it with electronics to create the controlled chaos and richly jarring recordings that make up this, their 2nd album together.

Power, Ian: Diligence Power, Ian:
Diligence

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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"The last 20 years have brought radical shifts in what is expected and encouraged in the already multivalent vocabularies of composition for soloist. The venerable record label arm of Edition Wandelweiser has been at the forefront of th...

Denzler / Rodrigues / Moimeme: Immobility and Movement Denzler / Rodrigues / Moimeme:
Immobility and Movement

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An exquisite and mysterious album of free improvisation merging acoustic and subtle electroacoustic elements, from the trio of Bertrand Denzler on tenor saxophone, Ernesto Rodrigues on viola and Abdul Moimeme on electric guitar & objects, recording in the studio for this extensive work in four parts that transitions between moments of transfixing sound and cautious motion.

Jun, Yan / Jean-Luc Guionnet / Matija Schellander / Seijiro Murayama: Blue Mistake, Red Mistake Jun, Yan / Jean-Luc Guionnet / Matija Schellander / Seijiro Murayama:
Blue Mistake, Red Mistake

(Meenna -- Japan )

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While contrabass player Matija Schellander was performing a residency at the 2017 music Festival Artacts in Austria, this quartet formed with Paris saxophonist Jean-Luc Guionnet, percussionist Seijiro Murayama and Beijing-based vocalist Yan Jun, developing this work of quiet tension and sudden release, here from one of four performances, recorded live at Ljubljana in Slovenia.

Granberg, Magnus w/ Miki Maruta, Ko Ishikawa, Toshimaru Nakamura: Come Down to Earth Where Sorrow Dw Granberg, Magnus w/ Miki Maruta, Ko Ishikawa, Toshimaru Nakamura:
Come Down to Earth Where Sorrow Dwelleth

(Meenna -- Japan )

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Stockholm composer Magnus Granberg's first visit to Japan was to perform at the 2019 Ftarri Festival, adapting his extended and subtle work "Come Down to Earth Where Sorrow Dwelleth", originally composed for the Boston ensemble Ordinary Affects, here reworked for sho, koto, prepared piano and electronics performed by Ko Ishikawa, Miki Maruta and Toshimaru Nakamura.

Hirose, Junji / mizutama / Kayu Nakada / Toshimaru Nakamura / Daysuke Takaoka / Yuma Takeshita / Tad Hirose, Junji / mizutama / Kayu Nakada / Toshimaru Nakamura / Daysuke Takaoka / Yuma Takeshita / Tadashi Yonago:
See You at Ftarri

(Ftarri / Meenna -- Japan )

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Three days of improvisations from the the 2019 meeting of Osaka-based musicians mizutama, Tadashi Yonago and Kayu Nakada, plus Tokyo residents Junji Hirose, Toshimaru Nakamura, Daysuke Takaoka and Yuma Takeshita in duos and trios, all using original sound-producing devices or creating sound by repurposing instruments or electronic devices in unique ways.

Strieff, Peter: Chronos-Kairos Strieff, Peter:
Chronos-Kairos

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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Exploring the difference between the two Greek concepts of time--chronos (measurable) and kairos (qualitative moments)--Bern composer Urs Peter Schneider's 1973 composition uses synthesizers to measure, divide, experience, forget, free from, and embody time; plus a 1968 composition with Ensemble Nueue Horizon Bern, and two recent works with Ensemble Montaigne.

Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal: Sbatax Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal:
Sbatax

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )

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A burning album of free jazz caught live at Au Topsi Pohl, in Berlin, Germany in 2019 between the long-running duo of tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler and drummer Antonin Gerbal, best known for their work in Zoor or Denzler-Gerbal-Dorner, here working an "Interstellar Space" area of strength and energy through intense interaction and cathartic playing.

Good, Kevin: Slow, Silent, Singing Good, Kevin:
Slow, Silent, Singing

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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The centerpiece of composer Kevin Good's "Slow" series is this evening-length glockenspiel solo, performed by San Diego based glockenspiel player Michael Jones, the composition of slow, melodic fragments that are increasingly permeated by swathes of silence of increasing length, exploring how the expressivity of the melodies are perceived and framed by these silences.

Gerard, Pierre: Imprevu Visible Inverse Gerard, Pierre:
Imprevu Visible Inverse

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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Using guitars, violin, electronics, field recordings, abstract voice, and a "sound knife in the sand", Pierre Gerard recorded this set of 13 works in Liege, Belgium, and Wimereux, France, in 2019, using intuitive approaches to his minimalist electroacoustic compositions as he assembles his elements to convey human gesture and architectural form in sound.

Barco, Sergio Cote: Pink Noise(s) In Prime Numbers Barco, Sergio Cote:
Pink Noise(s) In Prime Numbers

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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"An invitation into our perceptual periphery, where noise(s) — and perhaps we — can be somewhat disobedient" read the liner notes to Colombian composer Sergio Cote Barco's sound work, three compositions from extreme minimalism and silence to rich sound, each varying the topography and envelopes of sound, ostensibly performed by "electronic music".

Merce, Sergio: En Lugar De Pensar Merce, Sergio:
En Lugar De Pensar

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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One circular and one continuous composition from Argentinian composer Sergio Merce, using rich tones like clouds of sound generated by a microtonal saxophone, synthesizer and wind synth, the title referring to his sense of music a channel to see, to reveal, a channel that opens through intuition, observation and attention but not through thinking; beautiful.

Bober, Max: Somos Bober, Max:
Somos

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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Four works by Argentinian composer Max Bober living in Warsaw, Poland, performed in solo, duo and trio configurations by pianist Alejandro Peña Gutiérrez, flutists Francisco Rojas and Clara Peláez Hidalgo, and soprano Natalia Jarosiewicz; fragile works of depth and beauty that unfold gracefully.

Werckmeister (Eichenberger / Ludwig Hubsch / Nillesen / Zoubek): Musik Werckmeister (Eichenberger / Ludwig Hubsch / Nillesen / Zoubek):
Musik

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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With "fragments of alien melodies, bizarre call-and-response activities, boiling liquids, airy perturbations, clusters", the electroacoustic improvising quartet of Markus Eichenberger on clarinet, Carl Ludwig Hubsch on tuba, Etienne Nillesen on extended snare drum and Philip Zoubek on synthesizer, focus their listeners on their remarkably turbulent and rich interactions.

Elephant9 : Arrival Of The New Elders [VINYL] Elephant9 :
Arrival Of The New Elders [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )

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After their double live albums, the Norwegian jazz-rock prog trio of Stale Storlokken on keyboards, Nikolai Haengsle on electric bass and electric & acoustic guitars, and Torstein Lofthus on drums & percussion, take a step back from the heavy grooves associated with their music to present a new chapter of sophisticated, spacious and sonically satisfying psychedelic interplay.

Cong, Zhao : Rotating, Rotating Cong, Zhao :
Rotating, Rotating

(Hitorri -- Japan )

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"Zhao Cong is a Beijing-based experimental/improvisational musician. In addition to performing in live events in Beijing such as Zooming' Night, organized by composer/performer Zhu Wenbo, she has in recent years been expanding her range...

Duplant, Bruno: Deux Songes (Les Jours Sont Faits Pour Expliquer Les Nuits) Duplant, Bruno:
Deux Songes (Les Jours Sont Faits Pour Expliquer Les Nuits)

(Meenna -- Japan )

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"French musician Bruno Duplant is one of the most talked-about artists on the experimental music scene today. In recent years he's presented many outstanding composed pieces and released a succession of excellent recordings on labels ar...

Microfiche (Alduca / Calligeros / Conner / Gill / Manojlovic / Murphy-Haste / Schack-Arnott): Everyt Microfiche (Alduca / Calligeros / Conner / Gill / Manojlovic / Murphy-Haste / Schack-Arnott):
Everything and Other Infinities

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The 2nd release from this Sydney, Austrlian acoustic sextet, creating subtle yet dynamic improvisations influenced by the musical concepts of John Cage and Morton Feldman, balancing contemplative sections with building surges, these works developed on their 2019 Europe tour, which included performances at Copenhagen Jazz Festival as well as shows in Berlin and Stockholm.

Takatsuki Trio Quartet (Okuda / Virtaranta / Weitzel + Marwedel / Schubert ): Live in Hessen Takatsuki Trio Quartet (Okuda / Virtaranta / Weitzel + Marwedel / Schubert ):
Live in Hessen

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The core of the German free improvising Takatsuki Trio is Rieko Okuda (piano, viola, &c.), Antti Virtaranta (bass), and Joshua Weitzel (shamisen, guitar), who, while touring, ask a guest from the area they're performing in to join them, here inviting tenor saxophonist Matthias Schubert in Kassel, Germany, and in Wiesbaden, Germany inviting saxophonist Dirk Marwedel.

Banabila, Michel: Wah-Wah Whispers Banabila, Michel:
Wah-Wah Whispers

(Bureau B -- Germany )

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Dutch composer Michel Banabila amalgamates genres, using acoustic and electronics elements to serve his work, here in 8 recent pieces that blend electronica, world forms and soundscape in sophisticated ways, with vocal samples from all n4tural and Yuko Parris, guitar from Cok Van Vuuren, and a collaborative composition with Machinefabriek/Rutger Zuydervelt.

Shea, David: The Thousand Buddha Caves Shea, David:
The Thousand Buddha Caves

(Room40 -- Australia )

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Composer, keyboardist and conceptualist David Shea continues his musical journeys through the world's ancient trading routes that began with his albums Hsi-Yu Chi, The Tower of Mirrors, Satyricon and Rituals, here in ten encompassing compositions exploring the trading route from ancient Xian to Rome, through music, stories, history and Buddhist influences.

Pomerance, Erica: En Concert a la Commune le P'tit Quebec Libre [VINYL] Pomerance, Erica:
En Concert a la Commune le P'tit Quebec Libre [VINYL]

(Tour De Bras -- Canada )

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A live recording from a concert presented during the Workers' Festival at the Municipality of Petit Quebec Libre in 1972 by Quebec counter-culture folk singer and documentary film maker Erica Pomerance, know best for her 1968 ESP album You Used To Think, here performing solo on guitar & voice, with previously unpublished songs and pieces from her ESP album.

Un Poco Loco (Fourneyron / Beliah / Gesser): Ornithologie Un Poco Loco (Fourneyron / Beliah / Gesser):
Ornithologie

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )

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"Trio founded in 2014, Un Poco Loco keeps (re)visiting its personal history of jazz, a history maybe a bit crazy but mainly very liberated. After the eponym Un Poco Loco and Feelin's Pretty, dedicated to the West Side Story of Leonard B...

Miller, Donald: Transgression!!! [VINYL] Miller, Donald:
Transgression!!! [VINYL]

(VIN DU SELECT QUALITITE -- France )

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"On Transgression!!!, Donald Miller, guitar icon known for destroying worlds in the great Borbetomagus, takes the listener on an unexpected journey through the 12-string acoustic guitar. Utilizing his occult kinetic picking style, Mille...

Sarian, Michael / Matthew Putman: A Lifeboat (Part I) Sarian, Michael / Matthew Putman:
A Lifeboat (Part I)

(577 -- USA )

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The first of two planned volumes of studio improvisations between Brooklyn trumpeter & flugelhorn player Michael Sarian and keyboardist Matthew Putman, recorded in Sarin's home studio during the 2020 pandemic, allowing freedom in exploration as they sought out cadences, rhythms and melodies, this 1st volume presenting the finest of their investigations.

Denzler, Bertrand / Leo Dupleix: Plateaux Denzler, Bertrand / Leo Dupleix:
Plateaux

(albertineeditions -- France )

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Three works of rich harmonic interaction and interference from the duo of tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler and sound artist Leo Dupleix using electronics, a vibrating speaker and floor tom, their multi-year collaboration researching a variety of ways to create beautiful sounds spaces from stretched membranes, electronics and sustained tones.

Grisey, Gerard / Iancu Dumitrescu / Niels Christian Rasmussen / Thanos Chrysakis / Salvatore Sciarri Grisey, Gerard / Iancu Dumitrescu / Niels Christian Rasmussen / Thanos Chrysakis / Salvatore Sciarrino / Lori Freedman / Tim Hodgkinson:
Music for Violas, Bass Clarinets & Flutes

(Aural Terrains -- UK / EU )

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Compositions for violas, bass clarinets and flutes performed by Vincent Royer, Jill Valentine, Jason Alder, Chris Cundy, Tim Hodgkinson, Yoni Silver, Lori Freedman, Carla Rees, Karin de Fleyt, Thanos Chrysakis, Katrina Lauder, with compositions from Gerard Grisey, Iancu Dumitrescu, Thanos Chrysakis, Niels Rasmussen, Salvatore Sciarrino, Lori Freedman, and Tim Hodgkinson.

IST (Davies / Fell / Wastell) + John Butcher / Phil Durrant: A More Attractive Way [5 CD BOX SET + 2 IST (Davies / Fell / Wastell) + John Butcher / Phil Durrant:
A More Attractive Way [5 CD BOX SET + 20 page booklet]

(Confront -- UK )

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A comprehensive album of live performances from IST (Rhodri Davies: harp, preparations; Simon H. Fell: double bass, preparations; Mark Wastell: violoncello, preparations) between 1996 and 2000, beginning with their concert at Club Orange in London and including concerts in London, Billericay, Norwich and Cambridge, with a 20 page booklet of photos and text from the band & collaborators.

Abrahams, Chris / Mark Wastell: A Thousand Sacred Steps Abrahams, Chris / Mark Wastell:
A Thousand Sacred Steps

(Confront -- UK )

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Drenched in beautiful ambiance, this inspired and spiritual meeting between Necks pianist Chris Abrahams and percussionist Mark Wastell performing on tam-tam and cymbals, was recorded while The Necks were in residence at Cafe Oto in London, the empathy between the two immediately evident in their graceful approach to these four evolving improvisations.

Onda, Aki / Nao Nishihara: Kouya-e-to Onda, Aki / Nao Nishihara:
Kouya-e-to

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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NYC performer Aki Onda and Yokohama sound artist Nao Nishihara began collaborating in 2015 while Nishihara was residing in NY on an Asian Cultural Council grant, returning in 2016 for this live performance exploring the architecture and acoustics of ISSUE's 22 Boerum Place theater, installing handmade instruments and analog equipment within a visually arranged set-up.

Johansen, Per Oddvar / Seijiro Murayama: Dented Time Johansen, Per Oddvar / Seijiro Murayama:
Dented Time

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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"Jazz drummer Per Oddvar Johansen was born in Oslo, Norway, in 1968. He has earned six Spellemannsprisen, Norway's equivalent to Grammy Awards. One of Norway's leading drummers, he has participated in over 80 albums. In May 2018, Johansen c...

Murayama, Seijiro: Mi-Tai Murayama, Seijiro:
Mi-Tai

(Ftarri / Hitorri -- Japan )

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"Seijiro Murayama is a drummer/percussionist and improviser/composer living in Paris. Since around 2017 he's focused on creating electro-acoustic works using recordings of his own improvisations. The results of these efforts have been r...

suzueri (Elico Suzuki): Fata Morgana suzueri (Elico Suzuki):
Fata Morgana

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"Sound artist/improviser suzueri started her musical activity in the 1990s, and her wide-ranging work since then has included concerts, exhibitions and installations. It was in the late 2000s that she began the style of performance hear...

Frasch, Heather / Ryoko Akama: Linking Frasch, Heather / Ryoko Akama:
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"Heather Frasch is a composer/musician living in the U.S. city of Charlottesville, Virginia. Ryoko Akama is a composer/musician living in Huddersfield, UK. Together they run Mumei Publishing, which issues "mumei," a journal exploring th...

Junji, Hirose: SSI-7 Junji, Hirose:
SSI-7

(Hitorri -- Japan )

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"A leading sax player on the Japanese improvised music scene, Junji Hirose also plays his own self-made analog noise instruments. In the 1980s he started giving noise performances using his SSI (self-made sound instrument), created by c...

Nutters, Koen: Intervals, time and space between [2 CDs] Nutters, Koen:
Intervals, time and space between [2 CDs]

(Meenna -- Japan )

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"This double CD comprises three versions of the piece "Intervals, time and space between," composed by Koen Nutters and played by Ensemble Post-music and DNK Ensemble with special guests Stefan Thut, Luke Martin, Thea Mesirow and Aaron ...

E. Jason Gibbs / Nat Baldwin: Microstates E. Jason Gibbs / Nat Baldwin:
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(Orbit577 -- USA )

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After a year of collaboration where Gibbs and Baldwin developed a common language and shared aesthetic to explore time, space, texture, frenetic energy, and the limits of their instruments and technique, double basssist Nat Baldwin and guitarist E. Jason Gibbs recorded this fascinating set of free improvisations at Apohadion Theatre, in Portland, Maine.

Koch, Hans / Paul Lovens: Nephlokokkygia 1992 Koch, Hans / Paul Lovens:
Nephlokokkygia 1992

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

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1992 live performances demonstrating masterful freedom in improvisation, recorded while on their first tour as a duo after working together in larger ensembles, from Hans Koch on clarinet, bass clarinet and tenor & soprano saxophones, and Paul Lovens on drums, cymbals, gongs & musical saw, in four live improvisations from Bulgaria presented in the order recorded.

Taylor, Mike: Trio, Quartet & Composer, Revisited Taylor, Mike:
Trio, Quartet & Composer, Revisited

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

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Found dead in the Thames River in 1969, pianist & composer Mike Taylor left a legacy of two solid & lyrical jazz albums, of which the complete Trio album and one track from Pendulum are remastered; but he was also a songwriter for the Eric Clapton/Ginger Baker/Jack Bruce band Cream, of which three Taylor compositions with lyrics and vocals by Baker are included.

As 3 Velhas (Mortagua / Rodrigues / Andrade): Springtime As 3 Velhas (Mortagua / Rodrigues / Andrade):
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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Drasler / Pascolo / Novello: odboqpo Drasler / Pascolo / Novello:
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Miele, Lucio: Kalpa Miele, Lucio:
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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A solo album from Italian percussionsit Lucio Miele, presenting six works of layered percussion with live electronics and, on three tracks, recitation from actor Simona Fredella, each piece sound-oriented with an incredibly diverse set of percussive variety, detailed atmospheric settings and diverse rhythmic foundation; a remarkable and sometimes hair-raising album.

Mitzlaff, Ulrich: Transparent - fluorescent sound fibres Mitzlaff, Ulrich:
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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Parrinha / Moimeme / Santos: A Silent Play In The Shadow Of Power Parrinha / Moimeme / Santos:
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Pesce, Vito / Walter Forestiere: Anthropolitan Chorale Pesce, Vito / Walter Forestiere:
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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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String Theory: Musique Placide String Theory:
Musique Placide

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The 8-piece String Theory ensemble directed by violist Ernesto Rodrigues performs a beautiful and subtle work inspired by a poem written by Rodrigues, "Une Ombre Du Bonheur", realized through viola, violin, cellos, viola de gamba, double bass, piano, zither and objects, a stunningly beautiful and deceptively tranquil work of exceptional detail and dexterous execution.

Sung, Youjin  / Simon Rose: Map of Dreams Sung, Youjin / Simon Rose:
Map of Dreams

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Interested in exploring open form improvisation and pairing Western and Korean musical instruments & tradition, baritone saxophonist Simon Rose met gayageum player Youjin Sung, a member of the AsianArt Ensemble playing contemporary music, at the Berlin club Sowieso in 2019 to record these eight exotic and informed dialogs of unique timbral voicing and authoritative skill.

Tongue Is An Eye, The (Sanchez / Moser): Inscape Tongue Is An Eye, The (Sanchez / Moser):
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Welcome To Silkeborg (Varela / Trinite): Alba Welcome To Silkeborg (Varela / Trinite):
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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Davis, Greg: Throughline Davis, Greg:
Throughline

(Autumn Records -- USA )

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Taking modular synths into unusual territory, Autumn Records label leader and relentless audio explorer Greg Davis spent years using a computer controlled modular synthesizer system to generate an obsessive set of synthetic and electronic sounds -- swooping, burbling, chattering, &c. -- assembled into this quick witted and energetic set of compositions.

Drake, Bob: Planets & Animals Drake, Bob:
Planets & Animals

(Recommended Records -- UK )

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Bob Drake continues to tug on the heart-strings of prog in short but smart songs that reference the best of the last few decades of prog/psych/avant rock forms, Drake as always handling all parts in a great balance of guitar, electronic & acoustic instruments, including some newly invented instruments; includes a fold-out poster in Bob Drake style from Joe Mruk.



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