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3" CDs


 
Amalgamated: Spark I [3" CDR]
Amalgamated:
Spark I [3" CDR]

(IntangibleCat -- USA )


Price: $3.95    




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The 1st of two 3" CDs recorded by the Amalgamated quarter before a live audience at short-lived La Salle, Illinois music venue The Spark in November, 2007, reworked into detailed, lush, and strange electronic/industrial/noise/ambient constructions.

Amalgamated: Spark II [3" CDR]
Amalgamated:
Spark II [3" CDR]

(IntangibleCat -- USA )


Price: $3.95    




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The 2nd of two 3" CDs formed out of material recorded by the Amalgamated quarter before a live audience at short-lived La Salle, Illinois music venue The Spark in November, 2007, edgier and more complex than the 1st release.

Dadge, Chris : Bin 15 [3-inch CDR]
Dadge, Chris :
Bin 15 [3-inch CDR]

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $8.95    




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Percussionist Chris Dadge recorded these two drones using amplified cymbals, violin, and snare drum inside a replica of a Saskatchewan-prairies-style grain silo erected by artist Mark Lowe at the 2011 Calgary Folk Festival.

Food World
Food World:

(ACK Recordings -- USA )


Price: $7.95    




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American noise from 910 Noise Collective artists August Traeger and Ryan Lewis, a mix of harsh and atmospheric sound in an EP of wild, untamed and surprising sound work.

Machinefabriek: Apollo [3" CD]
Machinefabriek:
Apollo [3" CD]

(Machinefabriek -- The Netherlands )


Price: $9.95    




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An alternative edit of the soundtrack for Makino Takashi's film In Your Star, an intense electronic work with beautiful microtonal and digital soundscapes.

Tsirikoglou, Yiannis: [Dust] [3" CDr]
Tsirikoglou, Yiannis:
[Dust] [3" CDr]

(more mars team -- Greece )


Price: $7.95    




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A visual/sound work, in collaboration with visual artist Mariska De Groot, recorded using projected sounds of certain shapes in a narrative way, amplifying the "character" of abstract forms and leading to different mental states and emotions.

Tziritas, Stylianos: A(r)mour [3" CDr]
Tziritas, Stylianos:
A(r)mour [3" CDr]

(more mars team -- Greece )


Price: $7.95    




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A minimal solo electronic work by Stylianos Tziritas, drawing inspiration from the concept of Love as the dominant expression of human life, in 5 musical compositions in which sound generators, electronics and contact microphone are used.

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.

Dixon Orchestra, Bill: 17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur
Dixon Orchestra, Bill:
17 Musicians In Search of a Sound: Darfur

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Legendary trumpeter, composer and educator Bill Dixon in a 17 piece orchestra playing original compositions live at the 12th Vision Festival in New York City.

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.

Earnear: earNear
Earnear:
earNear

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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Intricate interactions in free improv from the Portugese trio of violist Joao Camoes, cellist Miguel Mira (Open Field String Trio, Nuovo Camerata), and pianist Rodrigo Pinheiro (Red Trio), focused on the balance between contrasting counterpoint, polyrhythms and fluid soundscapes.

Big Bad Brotzmann Trio: Biturbo!, Capt'n [3'' CD]
Big Bad Brotzmann Trio:
Biturbo!, Capt'n [3'' CD]

(Euphorium -- Germany )


Price: $9.95    




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A companion 3" CD to the Karacho! album, with an additional dynamic improvisation from the same concert, the Big Bad Brotzmann Trio bringing together master multi-reedist Peter Brötzmann, here on tenor saxophone & clarinet, with pianist Oliver Schwerdt, also playing percussion & little instruments, and drummer/percussionist Christian Lillinger.

New Old Luten Quintet: Radau! [3'' CD]
New Old Luten Quintet:
Radau! [3'' CD]

(Euphorium -- Germany )


Price: $9.95    




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A quintet configuration of New Old Luten, the core of Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky on sax, clarinet and Romanian shepherd's flute and Christian Lillinger on drums & percussion, with Elan Pauer on piano & little instruments, and both John Edwards & Robert Landerfmann on double bass, performing the first set of a 2015 evening at naTo/ in Leipzig, Germany.

New Old Luten Trio: Short Night [3'' CD]
New Old Luten Trio:
Short Night [3'' CD]

(Euphorium -- Germany )


Price: $9.95    




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A 3" CD-EP of the New Old Luten Trio, expanded into a quintet by the addition of two double bassists--John Edwards and Robert Landfermann--to the lineup of Euro Free Jazz reedist Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky, pianist Elan Pauer (aka Oliver Schwerdt) and drummer/percussionist Christian Lillinger, in the warm-up set before the concert yielding the album Tumult!.

Dorner, Axel: Untitled [3''CD]
Dorner, Axel:
Untitled [3''CD]

(Euphorium -- Germany )


Price: $9.95    




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A companion of sorts to the Euphorium release from Leimgruber/Turner/Dorner/da Boff/Flesh, London/Leipzig/Luzern, trumpeter Axel Dörner breaks off solo for an extended improvisation recorded at the same studio on the same day in Leipzig, employing his unique approach to the instrument in an 18-minute exploration of tone, timbre, and unexpected brass utterance.

Leimgruber, Urs: Untitled [3'' CD]
Leimgruber, Urs:
Untitled [3'' CD]

(Euphorium -- Germany )


Price: $9.95    




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A companion of sorts to the Euphorium release from Leimgruber/Turner/Dorner/da Boff/Flesh, London/Leipzig/Luzern, soprano saxophone Urs Leimgruber breaks off solo for an extended improvisation recorded at the same studio on the same day in Leipzig.

Big Bad Brotzmann Trio (feat John Edwards / John Eckhardt): Hot Ass / Sexy Legs [3'' MINI CD]
Big Bad Brotzmann Trio (feat John Edwards / John Eckhardt):
Hot Ass / Sexy Legs [3'' MINI CD]

(Euphorium -- Germany )


Price: $12.95    




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Two recordings from naTo in Leipzig, Germany, the first an energetic free jazz romp from the Big Bad Brötzmann Trio of Peter Brötzmann on tenor sax & taragato, Oliver Schwerdt on piano & percussion and Christian Lillinger on drums & percussion; then a furtively powerful double bass duo between John Edwards and John Eckhardt, a tour de force of extended technique and deep sound.

Lillischwerdt: Small Pauer [3'' CD]
Lillischwerdt:
Small Pauer [3'' CD]

(Euphorium -- Germany )


Price: $9.95    




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A 3" CD of three technically impressive, intricate improvisations: first in a solo piano piece by pianist Oliver Schwerdt, followed by a duo with drummer & percussionist Christian Lillinger with Schwerdt also on small instruments, ending in a piano trio format with double bassist Robert Landfermann, a high-speed affair of quick-witted interplay and almost telepathic communication.

Baby Daddy: Hot Dick
Baby Daddy:
Hot Dick

(910 Noise -- USA )


Price: $7.95    




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Carl Kruger and Mr. Stonechiper (Ryan Lewis) in a noise work with a sexual bent, an effective mini-slab of sound in a 3" CD format, a limited edition release from these 910 Noise Collective artists.

Dog Hallucination : call aesthetics [3-inch CD]
Dog Hallucination :
call aesthetics [3-inch CD]

(Aubjects -- USA )


Price: $5.95    




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D. Petri and Doggy P. Lips create rich sonic environments of processed guitars layered with strong tribal percussion, here in a followup to the 2015 release "Mitzi" is the 23 minute 3" CD EP named after various permuations of the equation 1-3.

Ecstasy Mule: Sings Songs of Love & Redemption [3" CD]
Ecstasy Mule:
Sings Songs of Love & Redemption [3" CD]

(Batterrie -- USA )


Price: $8.95    




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Upper Manhattan's ecstatic blues- and Bailey-influenced acousto-electric improvising band in a 3" release of exultant, exotic and unusual music.

Lab Coast: Bookflames [3" CD]
Lab Coast:
Bookflames [3" CD]

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $12.95    




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Early recordings from Lab Coast (Chris Dadge and David Laing) from an odd session of improvisation recorded to cassette and restored for the band's debut release.

Somnaphon: Normal People
Somnaphon:
Normal People

(ACK Recordings -- USA )


Price: $7.95    




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Unusual noise work from Somnaphon (August Traeger) in a 3" CD format, weaving acoustic, electronic, and destructive digital sound into five varied and decidedly not normal pieces of sound.

Zuydervelt, Rutger: Kadans [3'' CD]
Zuydervelt, Rutger:
Kadans [3'' CD]

(Machinefabriek -- The Netherlands )


Price: $8.95    




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Rutger Zuydervelt, aka Machinefabriek, returns to rhythmic electronic solo work with his fourth mini-CD release after Hinkelstap (2022), Tuimelval (2022) and Haast (2023), in this seven-part work Kadans (translating to "Cadence"), each track using a unique rhythmic foundation under warm electronics, plus a violin sample from collaborator Anne Bakker.

Roll, Kristoff K.: Des Travailleurs de la Nuit, a L'amie des Objets
Roll, Kristoff K.:
Des Travailleurs de la Nuit, a L'amie des Objets

(Metamkine -- France )


Price: $7.95    




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Great Sakata Quintet (Sakata / Schwedt / Eckhardt / Borghini / Lillinger): Circus [3'' CD]
Great Sakata Quintet (Sakata / Schwedt / Eckhardt / Borghini / Lillinger):
Circus [3'' CD]

(Euphorium -- Germany )


Price: $9.95    




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After three Luten and two Brotzmann quintets, pianist Oliver Schwerdt, drummer Christian Lillinger and two double bassists--John Eckhardt and Antonio Borghini--invite Japanese multi-reedist and vocal improviser Akira Sakata to join them in concert at naTo, in Leipzig for a wild concert, releasing a monumental improvisation in a full length CD and a 2nd set on 3" CD.

Eclectic Maybe Band: The Blind Night Watchers' Mysterious Landscapes
Eclectic Maybe Band:
The Blind Night Watchers' Mysterious Landscapes

(Discus -- UK )


Price: $13.95    




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Univers Zero bassist Guy Seger brought this eclectic group of improvisers into the studio to develop the music on this genre-defying album, informed by a sextet of musicians who have performed and recorded with projects and artists including Vanishing Pictures, X-Legged Sally, Wrong Object, Tony Levin, Tony Bianco, Paul Schutze, Trevor Watts, Zeena Parkins, Jim O'Rourke, &c.

Roligheten (Roligheten / Loseth / Strom / Nylander): Homegrown
Roligheten (Roligheten / Loseth / Strom / Nylander):
Homegrown

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    




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Saxophonist and bass clarinetist Andre Roligheten leads his quartet with Adrian Loseth Waade on violin, Jon Rune Strom on double bass, and Erik Nylander on drums and percussion through 7 original compositions and Ornette Coleman's "Kathleen Gray", writing for the players, particularly the combination of sax and violin, and the flexibility of a chordless quartet.



Best Sellers in This Category:

Big Bad Brotzmann Trio (feat John Edwards / John Eckhardt): Hot Ass / Sexy Legs [3'' MINI CD]

Big Bad Brotzmann Trio: Biturbo!, Capt'n [3'' CD]

Great Sakata Quintet (Sakata / Schwedt / Eckhardt / Borghini / Lillinger): Circus [3'' CD]

New Old Luten Quintet: Radau! [3'' CD]

New Old Luten Trio: Short Night [3'' CD]

Eclectic Maybe Band: The Blind Night Watchers' Mysterious Landscapes

Lillischwerdt: Small Pauer [3'' CD]

Leimgruber, Urs: Untitled [3'' CD]

Dorner, Axel: Untitled [3''CD]

Roligheten (Roligheten / Loseth / Strom / Nylander): Homegrown

Amalgamated: Spark II [3" CDR]

Earnear: earNear

Tsirikoglou, Yiannis: [Dust] [3" CDr]

Zuydervelt, Rutger: Kadans [3'' CD]

Dog Hallucination : call aesthetics [3-inch CD]

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