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Hendriksen, Alex / Fabian Gisler / Paul Amereller: Lotus Blossom <i>[Used Item]</i>
Hendriksen, Alex / Fabian Gisler / Paul Amereller:
Lotus Blossom [Used Item]

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


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Unabashedly lyrical and focused on jazz tradition, the Swiss trio of Alex Hendriksen on tenor saxophone, Fabian Gisler on double bass and Paul Amereller on drums present an album of standards, including pieces by Tadd Dameron, Billy Strayhorn, Jerome Kern, Thelonious Monk and Benny Golson, warmly interpreted with extraordinary band interplay and individual soloing.

Niblock, Phill: Boston Tenor Index <i>[Used Item]</i>
Niblock, Phill:
Boston Tenor Index [Used Item]

(Alga Marghen -- Italy )


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Three previously unreleased works by composer Phil Niblock--Index" (1969); "Tenor" (1972); "Boston III" (1972)--plus an earlier version, "Boston I", all rich works of microtones, overtones, and drones that point to the direction of his subsequent work; "Boston III" was recorded with Rhys Chatham (flute, voice), Martin Bough (tenor saxophone), and Gregory Reeve (viola, voice).

Yoshida, Ryuichi: Sakai <i>[Used Item]</i>
Yoshida, Ryuichi:
Sakai [Used Item]

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )


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Known for his band Blacksheep, along with Gatos Meeting, OKHP, Satoko Fujii Orchestra Tokyo, The Silence, and Missing Link, &c., Japanese baritone saxophonist steps out solo for twelve works — eight improvisations and four compositions — blurring the line between approaches, executed with Yoshida's rich tone, multiphonic accents, and powerful sonic pressure on the big reed.

Lubelski, Samara / Marcia Bassett: Indexical/Rhizome <i>[Used Item]</i>
Lubelski, Samara / Marcia Bassett:
Indexical/Rhizome [Used Item]

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


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Perturbations: That's Where the Unknown Is <i>[Used Item]</i>
Perturbations:
That's Where the Unknown Is [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


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Leap Of Faith: Emergent Spacetime <i>[Used Item]</i>
Leap Of Faith:
Emergent Spacetime [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


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Leap Of Faith: Scrying <i>[Used Item]</i>
Leap Of Faith:
Scrying [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


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Okura / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Buder: Your Dramatic Joy <i>[Used Item]</i>
Okura / Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Buder:
Your Dramatic Joy [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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Father and son string improvisers Ernesto Rodrigues on viola and Guilherme Rodrigues on cello join with Berlin improvisers Fumio Okura (Ensemble 222) on violin and Hannes Buder on guitar for six collective chamber free improvisations using extraordinary technique and focus, creating parallel and converging conversations that build and recede in vigorous momentum.

ZYFT (Felixbrodt / Taubenfeld / Zwerver): Triangle Moments <i>[Used Item]</i>
ZYFT (Felixbrodt / Taubenfeld / Zwerver):
Triangle Moments [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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The sophomore release for the acoustic free improvising Amsterdam trio of Ziv Taubenfeld on bass clarinet, Henk Zwerver on guitar, and Maya Felixbrodt on viola, upping the intensity in a set of abstract improvisations of an active nature using unorthodox and extended techniques; upbeat and often exciting collective discourse that leads to great moments of individual expression.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Nuno Torres / Guilherme Rodrigues / Eric Bauer / Stephen Flinn: Letters to Mile
Rodrigues, Ernesto / Nuno Torres / Guilherme Rodrigues / Eric Bauer / Stephen Flinn:
Letters to Milena [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Referencing the book Letters to Milena (Briefe an Milena) by Franz Kafka of his intense love affair with Czech journalist & writer Milena Jesenská, through four lettered parts of a subtly sophisticated set of improvisations by Ernesto Rodrigues (viola), Nuno Torres (alto sax), Guilherme Rodrigues (cello), Eric Bauer (electronics) and Stephen Flinn (percussion).

Suspensao: Serendipity <i>[Used Item]</i>
Suspensao:
Serendipity [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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A fortuitous 2015 concert from the lowercase chamber/ea-improv octet Suspensão, captured live at Ler Devagar Bookstore in Lisbon from Ernesto Rodrigues (viola & harp), Guilherme Rodrigues (cello), Nuno Torres (alto sax), Eduardo Chagas (trombone), Antonio Chaparreiro (guitar), Rodrigo Pinheiro (piano & melodica), Miguel Mira (bass), Carlos Santos (electronics) and Jose Oliveira (percussion).

Suter, Sheldon: Berceuses & Nocturnes <i>[Used Item]</i>
Suter, Sheldon:
Berceuses & Nocturnes [Used Item]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


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Percussionist Sheldon Suter steps out from groups including Musique Brute, Big Bold Back Bone, Marco von Orelli 6 or Jurg Wickihalder Orchestra for a seductive album of solo percussion, using zithers, portable turntables, a shruti box and harmonica in immersive works intermixing six pulsing and serene lullabies with five ominous nocturnal environments.

Remondino, Nicolas / Ocra Rosa: Each Falling Stick Is A Necessary Gesture, Every Sonic Action Being
Remondino, Nicolas / Ocra Rosa:
Each Falling Stick Is A Necessary Gesture, Every Sonic Action Being Perfectly Voluntary And With Its Own Dignity [Used Item]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $8.00    




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Italian percussionist, sound artist, improviser and composer Nicholas Remondino expresses the sentiment of the 18 recordings on this solo album of prepared drum improvisations through a single sentence, each piece flowing into the next through unusual punctuation, gestures and intersections, as the listener is carried along curious landscapes of extraordinary technique.

Yoshida, Tatsuya x Kentaro Nakao: T.h.e.d.i.e.i.s.c.a.s.t <i>[Used Item]</i>
Yoshida, Tatsuya x Kentaro Nakao:
T.h.e.d.i.e.i.s.c.a.s.t [Used Item]

(Magaibutsu Limited -- Japan )


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Captured during their 2023 tour, the super-energetic, instrumental Japanese avant-rock duo of drummer Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei, &c) and bassist Kentaro Nakao (Number Girl, &c) selected the best of their rugged and bewilderingly skillfull improvisations from three concerts at Bordland in Sendai, at Crates in Morioka and at Sublime in Aomori.

Zuckerman, Adam: STARPERMEABLE <i>[Used Item]</i>
Zuckerman, Adam:
STARPERMEABLE [Used Item]

(Nueni -- Portugal )


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A composition for at least three musicians and processed field recordings from Adam Zuckerman, here configured as a quintet eliciting a poem by Paul Celan, organizing the lines of the poem into multiple movements, exquisitely performed by Kanoa Ichiyanagi (viola), Zaq Kenefick (harmonica), Juan Marroquin (flute), Dylan Marx (guitar) and Kristyna Svihalova (percussion).

Vukosavljevic, Ivan: Slow Roads <i>[Used Item]</i>
Vukosavljevic, Ivan:
Slow Roads [Used Item]

(elsewhere -- USA )


Price: $9.00    




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Eight compositions for solo 1/4 comma meantone organ by Serbian composer Ivan Vukosavljevic and performed by organists Tineke Steenbrink, Francesca Ajossa, Jan Hage, Lise Morrison, recorded in 2022 on five different historic organs, dating from the early 16th to mid-17th centuries, captured in medieval churches located in the countryside of northern Netherlands.

Pisaro-Liu, Michael (Guy Vandromme / Adriaan Severins / Luciana Elizondo / Fabio Gionfrida): A Room
Pisaro-Liu, Michael (Guy Vandromme / Adriaan Severins / Luciana Elizondo / Fabio Gionfrida):
A Room Outdoors [2 CDs] [Used Item]

(elsewhere -- USA )


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Two realizations of Michael Pisaro-Liu's 2006 work for sustaining instruments, harmonium & field recordings, recorded first at Wild Gallery, in Brussels with Guy Vandromme (keyboards) and Adriaan Severins (field recordings and synthesizer); then at the Museo Archeologico San Lorenzo, in Cremona, Italy with Luciana Elizondo (viola da gamba) and Fabio Gionfrida (field recordings), in collaboration with Guy Vandromme (Indian harmonium).

Frey, Jurg / Keiko Shichijo: Les Signes Passagers <i>[Used Item]</i>
Frey, Jurg / Keiko Shichijo:
Les Signes Passagers [Used Item]

(elsewhere -- USA )


Price: $9.00    




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Written by Jurg Frey in 2021 and commissioned by Amsterdam-based pianist Keiko Shichijo, this solo work using the unique audio characteristics of the fortepiano was premiered by Shichijo in 2022 at the Concertgebouw Brugge during the SLOW Festival and performed again at November Music 2022, this recording captured at Concertgebouw Brugge in the presence of the composer.

Venable, Phil / Jphono1: Nowhere Beacons Everywhere <i>[Used Item]</i>
Venable, Phil / Jphono1:
Nowhere Beacons Everywhere [Used Item]

(Soul City Sounds -- USA )


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Jphono1, aka guitarist John Harrison, working with Carboro, NC improvising guitarist and Soul City Sounds label leader Phil Venable, along with input from John Crouch and Ken Moshesh for drum & percussion input, release this experimental album of strange drones, grooves and ambient electronic sounds, beautifully paced with a expansive breadth of concept.

Longhand (Tony Wilson / Peder Long) with special guests Jesse and Josh Zubot: Plays Long <i>[Used It
Longhand (Tony Wilson / Peder Long) with special guests Jesse and Josh Zubot:
Plays Long [Used Item]

(Drip Audio -- Canada )


Price: $9.00    




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Vancouver mainstay, guitarist and composer Tony Wilson leads Longhnad, performing the energetically twising and turning, genre-spanning music of composer and saxophonist Peder Long, a mentor to Wilson while studying at Malaspina College, in a band with Vancouver collaborators Russell Sholberg (bass), Skey Brooks (drums), Jesse Zubot (violin) and Joshua Zubot (violin).

Studer, Daniel: Extended II <i>[Used Item]</i>
Studer, Daniel:
Extended II [Used Item]

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


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Presented in two sonic rendering, one for stereo playback and a binaural mix for headophones, this exceptional 2021 chamber jazz string performance at Kunstraum Walcheturm in Zurich displays spectacular technique and concentration, from the quintet of Daniel Studer (double bass), Harald Kimmig (violin), Frantz Loriot (viola), Alfred Zimmerlin (violoncello) and Philip Zoubek (piano).

Ceccarelli, Isaiah: Breviaire d'Epuisements <i>[Used Item]</i>
Ceccarelli, Isaiah:
Breviaire d'Epuisements [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Percussionist Isaiah Ceccarelli's work for percussion, two voices, two bass clarinets and viola da gamba, woven from the delicate fabric of the tension between darkness and light.

VCA (Vilanova / Castrillon / Andean): Ceres <i>[Used Item]</i>
VCA (Vilanova / Castrillon / Andean):
Ceres [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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Electroacoustic improvisation from the trio of Marc Vilanova on saxophone, Sergio Castrillon on cello, and pianist James Andean also performing on objects and electronics, in nine collective improvisations of close-knit dialog balancing intense activity and silent space, building tension and releasing it in unexpected and wonderfully eccentric ways.

Amberg, Elio / Christoph Baumann: Life In A Pond <i>[Used Item]</i>
Amberg, Elio / Christoph Baumann:
Life In A Pond [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Nine freely improvised introspections as "enlightening spots on different forms of life in a rather muddy environment" from Lucerne, Switzerland based tenor saxophonist Elio Amberg and pianist Christoph Baumann, wonderful miniatures of great style and skill, a diverse exploration of their fictional pond that's quite spellbinding and exciting.

Redox: Orbitals <i>[Used Item]</i>
Redox:
Orbitals [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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The trio of Kaja Farszky on marimba & percussion, Annette Giesriegl on voice and electronics, and Katharina Klement on piano for a gripping album of free/ea improvisation, splitting the release in 3 parts from a live concert in 2015 at Sonnenhang House Concerts Series in Kumberg/Austria, and 3 parts recorded at Croatian Radio in Zagreb in 2016.

Turbulence Orchestra: Dynamos <i>[Used Item]</i>
Turbulence Orchestra:
Dynamos [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


Price: $5.00    




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Simulcrum: Meditations on Reality <i>[Used Item]</i>
Simulcrum:
Meditations on Reality [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


Price: $5.00    




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Leap Of Faith: Time And Symmetry Entwined <i>[Used Item]</i>
Leap Of Faith:
Time And Symmetry Entwined [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


Price: $5.00    




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Leap Of Faith: Action As Thought, Thought As Action <i>[Used Item]</i>
Leap Of Faith:
Action As Thought, Thought As Action [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


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Simulacrum: Homunculus <i>[Used Item]</i>
Simulacrum:
Homunculus [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


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Axioms: Abstract Intensions <i>[Used Item]</i>
Axioms:
Abstract Intensions [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


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Expanse: Swathe <i>[Used Item]</i>
Expanse:
Swathe [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


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Leap Of Faith: Degrees Of Freedom <i>[Used Item]</i>
Leap Of Faith:
Degrees Of Freedom [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


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Turbulence Orchestra: Find The Loophole <i>[Used Item]</i>
Turbulence Orchestra:
Find The Loophole [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


Price: $5.00    




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Perturbations: Deviations Of A System <i>[Used Item]</i>
Perturbations:
Deviations Of A System [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


Price: $5.00    




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Expanse: Chromatic Spectrum <i>[Used Item]</i>
Expanse:
Chromatic Spectrum [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


Price: $5.00    




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Leap Of Faith: Cosmic String Loop <i>[Used Item]</i>
Leap Of Faith:
Cosmic String Loop [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


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Axioms: Meaning And Truth <i>[Used Item]</i>
Axioms:
Meaning And Truth [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


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Leap Of Faith: Coherent Alternatives <i>[Used Item]</i>
Leap Of Faith:
Coherent Alternatives [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


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Simulacrum: Mechatronics <i>[Used Item]</i>
Simulacrum:
Mechatronics [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


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Turbulence Orchestra: Trapped In A Whorl <i>[Used Item]</i>
Turbulence Orchestra:
Trapped In A Whorl [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


Price: $5.00    




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Leap of Faith: Resonance Energy <i>[Used Item]</i>
Leap of Faith:
Resonance Energy [Used Item]

(Evil Clown -- USA )


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Zajc, Rebeka Rusjan : Prelude <i>[Used Item]</i>
Zajc, Rebeka Rusjan :
Prelude [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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The debut for young Slovenian pianist Rebeka Rusjan Zajc, living and working in Amsterdam, brings forward a new voice in lyrically elegant and virtuosically confident solo piano improvisation, her extended piece "Illusion" divided in natural segments that allow her progressions to develop through accomplished, lively runs and moments of suspended beauty.

Ruhl, Joris: Feuilles <i>[Used Item]</i>
Ruhl, Joris:
Feuilles [Used Item]

(Umlaut Records -- France )


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Clarinetist Xavier Charles, accordionist Jonas Kocher and percussionist Toma Gouband join French improviser Joris Ruhl for this extended improvisation of multiphonics, textures and timbres, evolving from subtle harmonics into vast waves of sound, pausing to punctuate with pointillist interaction, then expanding into dramatic waves of sound before carefully fading away; sublime.

Rodrigues / Parrinha / Flak / Levine: Quadruple Quadrature Questions  <i>[Used Item]</i>
Rodrigues / Parrinha / Flak / Levine:
Quadruple Quadrature Questions [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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While theremin & synth specialist Andrew Levine was on a 2023 tour of Portugal he met with a core trio of Creative Sources improvisers--Ernesto Rodrigues on viola & Crackle Box, Bruno Parrinha on bass clarinet & objects, Flak on electric guitar & effects--meeting in Flak's countryside studio for one detailed, extensive improvisation and 6 short works of differing sonic characters and colour.

Variable Geometry Orchestra: There's Always Someone Who Says No <i>[Used Item]</i>
Variable Geometry Orchestra:
There's Always Someone Who Says No [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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One of the largest ensembles associated with Creative Sources, merging acoustic and electronic improvisers, this conduction by violist Ernesto Rodrigues at Torre Do Tombo in Lisbon in 2023 was the opening for an exhibition about the struggle of college students against the Portuguese dictatorship during the years 1970-74, leading to the Carnation Revolution.

Derome, Jean: La Chaleur De La Pensee <i>[Used Item]</i>
Derome, Jean:
La Chaleur De La Pensee [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Concepts of community, dialog, sharing and transmission, or "recontre", are the linking ideas between these four works commissioned of Montreal composer and wind player Jean Derome, developed for four Quebec ensembles, these pieces combine contemporary and improvisational forms, the scores shaped by constraints from the combinatorial mathematics of Marin Mersenne.

Carl 666 Gustaf: Claim <i>[Used Item]</i>
Carl 666 Gustaf:
Claim [Used Item]

(thanatosis produktion -- Sweden )


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The album art represents the intensity of this Swedish duo's Industrial music, from keyboardist Carl Westholm (Carptree, Avatarium, Krux, Candlemass) and bass player Gustaf Hielm (Pain of Salvation, Meshuggah, Mats/Morgan, Tiamat, &c), using electronics, field recordings, pulsing rhythms and synthetics to develop a complex and dark world of menacing force.

Delta Saxophone Quartet: Late Music <i>[Used Item]</i>
Delta Saxophone Quartet:
Late Music [Used Item]

(FMR -- UK )


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Marking their 40th anniversary with this 8th album, London's lyrically sophisticated Delta Saxophone Quartet in varying sax configurations of Christian Forshaw, Graeme Blevins, Howard McGill, Kathryn McGuiness, Andy Tweed, Tim Holmes and Chris Caldwell, reflect on their history in a diverse set of pieces including covers of Joy Division, David Bowie, The Durutti Column, &c.

Denyer, Frank / Octandre Ensemble: Screens <i>[Used Item]</i>
Denyer, Frank / Octandre Ensemble:
Screens [Used Item]

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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An exceptional collection of works by composer Frank Denyer written between 1973 and 2021, especially the monumental 5-part "Five Views of the Path", performed by the UK Octandre Ensemble led by composer Christian Mason and conductor Jon Hargreaves, which focuses on modern composers with an emphasis on works of timbre and ritual, Denyer's work being an ideal match.

Inoue, Satoko / Jo Kondo: Presents Jo Kondo's Works for Piano, 2015-2020 <i>[Used Item]</i>
Inoue, Satoko / Jo Kondo:
Presents Jo Kondo's Works for Piano, 2015-2020 [Used Item]

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


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The third album of piano works from Japanese composer Jo Kondo performed by pianist Satoko Inoue, known for her interpretations of Morton Feldman, John Cage, Luc Ferrari, &c., here performing Kondo works written between 2013 and 2020 that apply different methods and approaches to form and interpretation, including works that incorporate improvisation and choices left to the performer.

Nanimo  (Area / Torres / Sarramian / Gris): Hapax <i>[Used Item]</i>
Nanimo (Area / Torres / Sarramian / Gris):
Hapax [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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Kita / Uebele / Rodrigues: ArZt <i>[Used Item]</i>
Kita / Uebele / Rodrigues:
ArZt [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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Pauer, Elan : Yamaha / Speed  <i>[Used Item]</i>
Pauer, Elan :
Yamaha / Speed [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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Tolimieri, Quentin : Prepared Piano <i>[Used Item]</i>
Tolimieri, Quentin :
Prepared Piano [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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Zethson, Alex: Terje <i>[Used Item]</i>
Zethson, Alex:
Terje [Used Item]

(Supertraditional -- Sweden )


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Two movements from a live score for the classic silent film Terje Vigen by Sjöström composed and produced by Swedish pianist & keyboardist Alex Zethson (Angles 9, VÖ, Fire! Orchestra), two long-form tracks of dark and sombre, pulsating folk-drone featuring Norwegian vocal ensemble EMBLA plus appearances by, i.e., Christer Bothén, Kristin Amparo Sundberg and Goran Kajfeš.

Lauzier, Philippe / Carlo Costa: Interspace <i>[Used Item]</i>
Lauzier, Philippe / Carlo Costa:
Interspace [Used Item]

(Tour de Bras / Inexhaustible Editions -- Canada )


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After performing together in Canada beginning in 2019, bass clarinetist & electronic artist Philippe Lauzier and NY percussionist Carl Costa remained in contact during the pandemic by exchanging compositional concepts, the 4-part "Sincronica Vaga" and "Soft Routine" the results, the former based on dovetailing motives, the latter on harmonic counterpoint interaction.

Hood, Susanna Trio: unPacked <i>[Used Item]</i>
Hood, Susanna Trio:
unPacked [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $9.00    




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In the footsteps of the band for which she's the vocalist — Scott Thomason's The Rent paying homage to the music of Steve Lacy — Montreal vocalist and movement performer Susan Hood steps out on her own to merge the words of German poet Judith Malina, who influenced Lacy and Irene Aebi's "Cycle of Jazz Art Songs", with Steve Lacy's exuberant music, for a captivating and sincere pairing.

Durrant, Phil / Daniel Thompson: Live / Studio <i>[Used Item]</i>
Durrant, Phil / Daniel Thompson:
Live / Studio [Used Item]

(Bead -- UK )


Price: $10.00    




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The improvising string duo of stalwart London improvisers, Daniel Thompson on acoustic guitar and Phil Durrant on the octave mandola, are heard in two settings of texturally rich, intricate interactions, first at Cafe OTO in 2022 for an extended improvisation, then at Cable Street Studios two months later for six succint, impressively diverse dialogs.

Rodrigues/ Rodrigues / Barbiero: (The) Nature (Of Things) Likes To Hide <i>[Used Item]</i>
Rodrigues/ Rodrigues / Barbiero:
(The) Nature (Of Things) Likes To Hide [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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Recorded over a 3 year period, the trio of Portuguese string improvisers Ernesto Rodrigues on viola and Guilherme Rodrigues on cello met with New Haven, Connecticut double bassist & synth player Daniel Barbiero, developing this detailed, two part lowercase acoustic improvisation with a spacious, patient feeling that interacts with its ambient environment.

Garcia, Miguel A. : Argiope <i>[Used Item]</i>
Garcia, Miguel A. :
Argiope [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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Monsters For Breakfast (Corman / Soti / Javaid): Monsters For Breakfast <i>[Used Item]</i>
Monsters For Breakfast (Corman / Soti / Javaid):
Monsters For Breakfast [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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Strange monsters indeed, two creative improvising vocalists--Mascha Corman from Germany and Thea Soti from Serbia--join with Czech prepared saxophonist Salim Javaid, each using their instrument both as a voice and an unusual sound source, presenting 16 short works that explore harmonic and unexpected outcomes from their unique conversations.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Torres / von Buttlar: Leipzig <i>[Used Item]</i>
Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Torres / von Buttlar:
Leipzig [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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Named for the Leipzig, Poland location in which this live concert was recorded, the acoustic free improvising quartet of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Nuno Torres on alto saxophone, and Johannes von Buttlar on percussion, explore extended ranges and approaches to their instrument in these building and detailed dialogs.

Schindler, Udo / Ingrid Schmoliner: Blaublatt <i>[Used Item]</i>
Schindler, Udo / Ingrid Schmoliner:
Blaublatt [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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Cicala, Leo : Punto Di Accumulazione  <i>[Used Item]</i>
Cicala, Leo :
Punto Di Accumulazione [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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Popovskiy, Andrey / Ernesto Rodrigues / Nuno Torres : Ululo <i>[Used Item]</i>
Popovskiy, Andrey / Ernesto Rodrigues / Nuno Torres :
Ululo [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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Shibolet, Ariel / Axel Dorner: Erlichsich <i>[Used Item]</i>
Shibolet, Ariel / Axel Dorner:
Erlichsich [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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Chagas / Halkvist / Sieben: Days Are Not Days <i>[Used Item]</i>
Chagas / Halkvist / Sieben:
Days Are Not Days [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

"When an improvised recording presents itself as a meteor, some foreign object from another civilization, like Days Are Not Days does,...

Guimaraes, Manuel : Flow Me <i>[Used Item]</i>
Guimaraes, Manuel :
Flow Me [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $12.00    




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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

"It will not have been included on purpose, but a phrase that Manuel Guimaraes says at the beginning of this solo piano record very we...

Lin, Hui-Chun / Davide Piersanti  : A Gash into Normality <i>[Used Item]</i>
Lin, Hui-Chun / Davide Piersanti :
A Gash into Normality [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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Bromander, Vilhelm : Oh Lord Give Me Strange <i>[Used Item]</i>
Bromander, Vilhelm :
Oh Lord Give Me Strange [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

"Determined to prove a point. Swedish double bass player Vilhelm Bromander, known from Jonas Kullhammar's The New Kids On The Rock qua...

NARTcore (Meggyes / Kovats): Aeluton <i>[Used Item]</i>
NARTcore (Meggyes / Kovats):
Aeluton [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Previously played Squidco store copy, used for cataloging and samples, in excellent condition.

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Studer, Daniel (w/ Kimmig / Loriot / Zimmerlin / Zoubek): Extended: For Strings & Piano <i>[Used Ite
Studer, Daniel (w/ Kimmig / Loriot / Zimmerlin / Zoubek):
Extended: For Strings & Piano [Used Item]

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


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A live album at Kunstraum Walcheturm from Swiss double bassist Daniel Studer's quintet of strings and piano, with Harald Kimmig on violin, Frantz Loriot on viola, Alfred Zimmerlin on violoncello, and Philip Zoubek on piano, performing an inventive set of Studer compositions extending string improvisation to extremes through unorthodox structures and techniques.

Freboeuf, Didier / Jean-Luc Petit: Crusts <i>[Used Item]</i>
Freboeuf, Didier / Jean-Luc Petit:
Crusts [Used Item]

(Fou Records -- France )


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An open-minded duet between French pianist Didier Fréboeuf, also performing on clavietta and objects, and tenor & sopranino saxophonist and contrabass clarinetist Jean-Luc Petit, in an improvisatory exploration of three crusts--"Bark", "Scab" and "Crisp"--music of impressive, creative dexterity that balances scrabbly playing with introspection around each crusty littoral.

Niggli, Lucas / Matthias Loibner: Still Storm <i>[Used Item]</i>
Niggli, Lucas / Matthias Loibner:
Still Storm [Used Item]

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


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A series of sixteen succinctly expansive, dramatic and moody collective improvisations, evocative music of rich melodic and rhythmic foundation that coax inspired tempests from misty lands and seas, at the intersection of Austrian Hurdy Gurdy master Matthias Loibner and Zurich-based West Kamerun drummer Lucas Niggli; absolutely impressive and beguiling.

Sick Boss (JP Carter/ Zubot / Lee / Schmidt / Meger / Gaucher): Businessless <i>[Used Item]</i>
Sick Boss (JP Carter/ Zubot / Lee / Schmidt / Meger / Gaucher):
Businessless [Used Item]

(Drip Audio -- Canada )


Price: $10.00    




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A wild improvising band from Vancouver in their 3rd release of episodic compositions based around instrumental rock forms, six "sick" and wide-ranging pieces that blend rock, jazz, chamber music and inventive forms in magnificent way, from JP Carter on trumpet, Joshua Zubot on violin, Peggy Lee on cello, Cole Schmidt on guitar, James Meger on bass, synths and Dan Gaucher on drums.

Zubot, Josh Strings: Strings <i>[Used Item]</i>
Zubot, Josh Strings:
Strings [Used Item]

(Drip Audio -- Canada )


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The debut of Vancouver & Montreal violinist Joshua Zubot's string ensemble with fellow violinists Jesse Zubot & Meredith Bates, cellist Peggy Lee and acoustic bassist James Meger, performing ten Zubot compositions informed by his involvement in diverse musical styles, each allowing room for improvisation as he takes the string ensemble into unique and unorthodox territory.

Longhand (Tony Wilson / Peder Long) with special guests Jesse and Josh Zubot: Plays Long <i>[Used It
Longhand (Tony Wilson / Peder Long) with special guests Jesse and Josh Zubot:
Plays Long [Used Item]

(Drip Audio -- Canada )


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Vancouver mainstay, guitarist and composer Tony Wilson leads Longhnad, performing the energetically twising and turning, genre-spanning music of composer and saxophonist Peder Long, a mentor to Wilson while studying at Malaspina College, in a band with Vancouver collaborators Russell Sholberg (bass), Skey Brooks (drums), Jesse Zubot (violin) and Joshua Zubot (violin).

Seeded Plain (Kreimer / Day): Badminton, The Volleys <i>[Used Item]</i>
Seeded Plain (Kreimer / Day):
Badminton, The Volleys [Used Item]

(Public Eyesore -- USA )


Price: $9.00    




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With previous albums on Creative Sources, Bug Incision and Eh?, the duo of Jay Kreimer and Public Eyesore label-leader Bryan Day use invented instruments recorded these highly percussive, well-paced and well-recorded improvisations during Kreimer's Fulbright fellowship in India, in Baroda, Hyderabad and Bangalore, the main tracks named for their recording location.

Gayle, Phillip: Mammoth Flower <i>[Used Item]</i>
Gayle, Phillip:
Mammoth Flower [Used Item]

(Public Eyesore -- USA )


Price: $9.00    




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A psychedelic set of recordings based around the guitar work of Philip Gayle, improvised, recorded, and layered into diverse experiments in sound and performed on banjo, bass, cello, door, guitars, mandolin, percussion, piano, toy piano, voice, ukulele and waterphone, with guests including saxophonist Shogo Ohshima and vocalists Shizka Ueda, Omusubisan and Fuuchan.

R/S (Rehberg / Schmickler): One (Snow Mud Rain) <i>[Used Item]</i>
R/S (Rehberg / Schmickler):
One (Snow Mud Rain) [Used Item]

(erstwhile -- USA )


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Mego founder and electronic artist Peter Rehberg met with Schmickler (Kontakta) in 2007 for two days of explosive, dense recording with a remarkable clarity.

Niggli, Lucas Sound of Serendipity Tentet: Play! <i>[Used Item]</i>
Niggli, Lucas Sound of Serendipity Tentet:
Play! [Used Item]

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Surprises abound with Lucas Niggli's approach to improvised composition, using 40 playing cards that his ten-piece ensemble interpret, drawing on inspired performers from improvised, experimental and contemporary classical music, their game performed over three rounds, allowing an incredibly diverse set of approaches to reveal themselves on each unique track.

Kruttli, Marie: Transparence <i>[Used Item]</i>
Kruttli, Marie:
Transparence [Used Item]

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $13.00    




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Swiss pianist, composer and producer Marie Kruttli, who splits her time between Switzerland and Berlin, steps away from her trio with bassist Lukas Traxel and drummer Jonathan Barber for a sophisticated solo album of original composition and improvisations, in thirteen succinct, emotional and introspectively elegant works.

Meirino, Francisco / Jerome Noetinger: Drainage, In Six Parts <i>[Used Item]</i>
Meirino, Francisco / Jerome Noetinger:
Drainage, In Six Parts [Used Item]

(Klanggalerie -- Germany )


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Recording in Switzerland at La Becque Residency Center, the experimental improvising duo of Francisco Meirino on synth & field recording and Jerome Noetinger using electronics, tape, reel to reel player & radio, create a 6-part series of unusual sonic interactions, patiently exposing unidentifiable sounds and synthetic punctuation, neither subtle nor explosive but wonderfully engaging.

Cutler, Chris: Twice Around the Earth <i>[Used Item]</i>
Cutler, Chris:
Twice Around the Earth [Used Item]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $9.00    




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