The Squid's Ear Magazine

  Rapid SSL

  PayPal

  Mastercard

  Visa

  Discover

  American Express



© 2002-2021, Squidco LLC
Electroacoustic

See all in:   Organized Sound  •  Sound & Noise  •  Electronic


 
exclusiveOr (Peter Evans / Wooley / Muncy / Olencki / Karre / Cimini / Young / Snyder / Pluta): Modu exclusiveOr (Peter Evans / Wooley / Muncy / Olencki / Karre / Cimini / Young / Snyder / Pluta):
Modules [VINYL]

(Carrier Records -- USA )

Price: $12.95    

In Stock

The NY electronics duo exclusiveOr (Sam Pluta and Jeff Synder) join forces with the International Contemporary Ensemble and Architeuthis Walks on Land (Katherine Young and Amy Cimini) for this tour-de-force ensemble work, combining composed forms, electro-acoustic improvisation, noise, and lush harmonies, in a fascinatingly detailed album of creative musicianship.

Felizardo, Filipe: Guitar Soli for the Moa and the Frog Felizardo, Filipe:
Guitar Soli for the Moa and the Frog

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $11.95    

Out of Stock

The third solo venture for Lisbon-based guitarist and visual artist Filipe Felizardo, performing without effects and loops over a lush and spare framework, for a "ghost blues meditation" in 8 movements of focused, beautifully paced and sonically oriented playing.

Akiyama / Field / Vidic: Interpersonal Subjectivities Akiyama / Field / Vidic:
Interpersonal Subjectivities

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $11.95    

In Stock

The Field/Vidic duo of Slovenian saxophonist based in Switzerland Gregor Vidic and London born drummer Niclas Field is expanded with Japanese free improvising guitarist Tetuzi Akiyama, recording at Gok Sound in Tokyo in 2017 for three exceptional and suspenseful and electroacoustic improvisations, merging melodic and abstract approaches in uniquely detailed ways.

Akiyama / Field / Vidic: Interpersonal Subjectivities [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Akiyama / Field / Vidic:
Interpersonal Subjectivities [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

In Stock

The Field/Vidic duo of Slovenian saxophonist based in Switzerland Gregor Vidic and London born drummer Niclas Field is expanded with Japanese free improvising guitarist Tetuzi Akiyama, recording at Gok Sound in Tokyo in 2017 for three exceptional and suspenseful and electroacoustic improvisations, merging melodic and abstract approaches in uniquely detailed ways.

Kalman, Egil / Fredrik Rasten: Weaving a Fabric of Winds Kalman, Egil / Fredrik Rasten:
Weaving a Fabric of Winds

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $11.95    

In Stock

Swedish bass player Egil Kalman, here on modular syntheizer, joins Norwegian guitarist Fredrik Rasten for a lovely album of drifting electronics and beautifully entwining acoustic guitar, unhurriedly developing environments of warm, slowly evolving chord structures that show influences from players like Catherine Lamb or the Wandelweiser collective.

KVL (Kirchner / Van Duerm / Lux / Branch): Volume 1 [VINYL] KVL (Kirchner / Van Duerm / Lux / Branch):
Volume 1 [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $19.95    

Out of Stock

The first of many projected volumes from the Chicago trio of Quin Kirchner on drums, percussion, sampler & electronics, Daniel Van Duerm on electric piano, organ, mellotron & electronics, and Matthew Lux on bass & electronics, with guest Jaimie Branch on trumpet, presenting three extended improvisations that maintain peaceful contemplation in captivating grooves.

Formanex w/ AMM / Christian Wolff / Keith Rowe / Ralf Wehowsky / John Tilbury / Phill Niblock / ONse Formanex w/ AMM / Christian Wolff / Keith Rowe / Ralf Wehowsky / John Tilbury / Phill Niblock / ONsemble / Seth Cluett / Radu Malfatti / Michael Pisaro / Julien Ottavi / Kasper T. Toeplitz :
20 Years Of Experimental Music [10 CDS]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $99.95    

Out of Stock

Their first release in 2000 performing Cornelius Cardew's "Treatise", for 20 years the Formanex quartet of sound artists, conceptualists and experimenters Anthony Taillard, Christophe Havard, Emmanuel Leduc, and Julien Ottavi are heard here in collaborations with Keith Rowe, Kasper T. Toeplitz, Ralf Wehowsky, Seth Cluett, Michael Pisaro, Radu Malfatti, &c.

Parmegiani, Bernard: De Natura Sonorum [VINYL 2 LPs] Parmegiani, Bernard:
De Natura Sonorum [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )

Price: $28.95    

Out of Stock

A suite of 12 movements, divided into two series of six works usually organized in pairs - electronic sounds with instrumental and more rarely, concrete sounds - from composer Bernard Parmegiani, premiered in 1975 in Paris.

Radical Empathy Trio: Reality and Other Imaginary Places [VINYL] Radical Empathy Trio:
Reality and Other Imaginary Places [VINYL]

(ESP-Disk -- USA )

Price: $24.95    

Out of Stock

Recorded during Thollem's 2017 residency at Brooklyn's multi-discipline center Pioneer Works, the trio of Nels Cline on electric guitar and Michael Wimberly on drums apply treatments, alterations and processes to acoustic-electro improv, their unusual approach often inviting the listener to discover organization under a wonderful commotion of sound.

Vandermark, Ken w/ Butcher / Drake / Kessler / McPhee / Mori / Noble / Prevost / Rasmussen / Tilbury Vandermark, Ken w/ Butcher / Drake / Kessler / McPhee / Mori / Noble / Prevost / Rasmussen / Tilbury / Wooley:
Unexpected Alchemy [7-CD BOX]

(Not Two -- Poland )

Price: $79.95    

Out of Stock

Recorded during Ken Vandermark's residency titled "The Unexpectable", in Krakow in 2017 at Klub Alchemia, plus concerts at Hevre and Black Box in Germany, with duos, trios and quartets in a variety of configurations with artists including Ken Vandermark, Nate Wooley, Ikue Mori, John Butcher, Kent Kessler, Steve Noble, Mette Rasmussen, Eddie Prevost, Joe McPhee &c.

JeJaWeDa (Bishop / Blonk / Walter / Smith): Pioneer Works Vol. 1 [CD + BOOKLET] JeJaWeDa (Bishop / Blonk / Walter / Smith):
Pioneer Works Vol. 1 [CD + BOOKLET]

(Balance Point Acoustics -- USA )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

The 1st of two volumes from the quartet of Jeb Bishop on trombone & electronics, Jaap Blonk on voice & electronics, Weasel Walter on percussion, and Damon Smith on double bass, each player an innovator and leader on their own, together bringing unique elements of virtuoso quirk and passionate mastery, merging voice, electronics and acoustics in profoundly unusual ways.

FEN (Otomo Yoshihide / Ryu Hankil / Yan Jun / Yuen Chee Wai): No One's Island FEN (Otomo Yoshihide / Ryu Hankil / Yan Jun / Yuen Chee Wai):
No One's Island

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock

FEN (Far East Network) is comprised of improvisers from Singapore (Yuen Chee Wai), Japan (Otomo Yoshihide), China (Yan Jun), and Korea (Ryu Hankil), using electroacoustic instrumentation to create a unique merging of cultural and personal aesthetic, in their 1st album recorded in NYC using electronic feedback, computer noises and guitar; intriguing and unconventional.

Lanz, Joke / Jason Kahn / Norbert Moslang / Gunter Muller / Christian Weber: kangaroo_kitchen [2 CDS Lanz, Joke / Jason Kahn / Norbert Moslang / Gunter Muller / Christian Weber:
kangaroo_kitchen [2 CDS]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $17.95    

Out of Stock

Two astounding and wide-ranging electroacoustic improvisations from 5 prominent musicians on the Swiss experimental scene--Joke Lanz (turntables), Jason Kahn (synth, radio, mixer), Norbert Moslang (cracked everyday electronics), Gunter Muller (ipods & electronics), and Christian Weber (bass, revolver)--captured live at the 2018 Mikroton Mikroten Festival in Kaliningrad and Moscow.

O'Rourke, Jim: To Magnetize Money and Catch a Roving Eye [4 CD BOX] O'Rourke, Jim:
To Magnetize Money and Catch a Roving Eye [4 CD BOX]

(Sonoris -- USA )

Price: $44.95    

In Stock

Jim O'Rourke expands on his recent electronic work from his Steamroom studio with this exceptional 4-CD set of the 4-part "To Magnetize Money and Catch a Roving Eye", presumably including the Serge synthesizer, each expansive piece building dreamlike environments that shift and wander in purposeful ways as sound emerges and disappears into a beautifully threatening cloud.

Company: Epiphanies VII-XIII [VINYL 3 LPs] Company:
Epiphanies VII-XIII [VINYL 3 LPs]

(Honest Jons Records -- UK )

Price: $39.95    

Out of Stock

The 2nd of 2 albums from Derek Bailey's July 1982 "Company" concert at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts with pianist Ursula Oppens, singer Julie Tippetts and pianist Keith Tippett, violinist/electronics wizard Philipp Wachsmann, guitarist Fred Frith, trombonist George Lewis, harpist Anne LeBaron, bassist Motoharu Yoshizawa and sound artist Akio Suzuki.

Musicworks: #135 Winter 2020 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#135 Winter 2020 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

Winter 2019 issue of Canada's premiere new music magazine and CD, with articles on Buffy Sainte-Marie, Pierre-Yves Martel, Jennifer Thiessen, Wesley Shen, Julia Kent, Tim Olive, Kimia Koochakzadeh-Yazdi, the CD including works by each, plus reviews of recent Canadian and international recordings as well as the fourth annual Calgary New Music Festival.

Cooper, Mike / Mark Wastell: Sound Mirrors Cooper, Mike / Mark Wastell:
Sound Mirrors

(Confront -- UK )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock

Lapsteel guitarist and electronic artist Mike Cooper and percussionist Mark Wastell, employing a paiste 32" tam tam and a shruti box, pay homage to the large acoustic sound mirrors used in Britain from 1916 to 1930 as an early form or radar, each of their detailed improvisation referencing one of the locations on the British south and northeast coasts.

Grubbs, David / Mats Gustafsson / Rob Mazurek: The Underflow Grubbs, David / Mats Gustafsson / Rob Mazurek:
The Underflow

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

Out of Stock

Recorded during two nights at Underflow Records and Art Gallery in Athens, Greece in 2019, The Underflow trio of Mats Gustafsson (reeds, fluteophone, electronics) from Sweden, with Chicago-based Rob Mazurek (trumpet, electronics), and David Grubbs (electric guitar) present an album of wide-ranging, powerful, often explosively eccentric, and always informed improvisation.

Gustafsson, Mats / Wendy Gondeln  / Wolfgang Voigt / Martin Siewert: The Shithole Country & Boogie B Gustafsson, Mats / Wendy Gondeln / Wolfgang Voigt / Martin Siewert:
The Shithole Country & Boogie Band

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

A unique album blurring acoustic recordings from saxophonist Mats Gustafsson with the electronic machinations and rhythms of Wendy Gondeln, aka Albert Oehlen, a German experimental electronic artist, the two inviting Martin Siewert for additional guitar on two tracks, and Wolfgang Voight to remix two tracks; funky, unpredictable, amusing, and seductively tantalizing.

Duerinckx, Jean-Jacques / Anatole Damien : Dry / Wet <i>[Used Item]</i> Duerinckx, Jean-Jacques / Anatole Damien :
Dry / Wet [Used Item]

(FMR -- UK )

Price: $8.95    

In Stock

A duo of Brussels audio explorers, Jean-Jacques Duerinckx on sopranino saxophone and Anatole Damien on tabletop guitar and electronics, contrasting acoustic "dry" and highly effected "wet" sounds, the two develop sonic environments that build and release using unusual reed techniques and mutated string scrabbling in a strangely compelling set of dialogs.

Valente, Jorge / Carlos Santos: Metallum <i>[Used Item]</i> Valente, Jorge / Carlos Santos:
Metallum [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $12.00    

In Stock

The duo of Carlos Santos and Jorge Valente developed this project around the metallics of a cymbal, recording it and digitally manipulating and transforming it into a musical structure using the maxmsp programming; this recording was captured live at the Hertzoscopio Festival in Fabrica da Polvora, Barcarena, Portugal in 2004.

Cyanobacteria / Hubsch: Are You an Orchid or a Dandelion? Cyanobacteria / Hubsch:
Are You an Orchid or a Dandelion?

(Toxo Records -- Italy )

Price: $10.95    

Out of Stock

The trio of Renato Grieco on bass, Francesco Gregoretti on drums, Carl Ludwig Hubsch on tuba in a studio album of dense, deep improvisation, using amplification and feedback with extreme technique and meticulously controlled playing to create slowly evolving sonic environments of profound depth and mystery, a shadowy and fascinating album fraught with suspense.

Turkoz, Saadet / Elliott Sharp : Kumuska Turkoz, Saadet / Elliott Sharp :
Kumuska

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95    

In Stock

Distilling their larger group work on albums "Kumuska" and "Marmara Sea" to the duo of creative New York bass clarinetist & guitarist Elliott Sharp, and Bosporus vocalist Saadet Turkoz, whose free improvisation is influenced by European, Indian, Asian, jazz & blues forms, in an album of 9 songs about the familiar focused through a world view.

Curran, Alvin / Jon Rose: Cafe Grand Abyss Curran, Alvin / Jon Rose:
Cafe Grand Abyss

(Recommended Records -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

Two masterful, virtuosic and inquiring musicians--Alvin Curran on piano, sampler & shofar, and Jon Rose on violins, 6-string drain pipe and singing saw--in an incredible album of improvisation that seems to know no boundary, farcically claiming to be revisiting their earliest experiences in cocktail club bands, but instead shredding the concept with breakneck speed and surprise; wow!

Frith, Fred / Nicolas Humbert / Marc Parisotto: Cut Up The Border Frith, Fred / Nicolas Humbert / Marc Parisotto:
Cut Up The Border

(RogueArt -- France )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

Filmakers and composers Nicolas Humbert and Marc Parisotto revisit the tapes recorded by Jean Vapeur for the film by Humbert & Werner Penzel, "Step Across the Border" with soundtrack by Fred Frith, extracting more of Vapeur's fascinating field recordings and adding music by Fred Frith with additional music & voice from Tom Cora, Iva Bittova, John Zorn, &c.

Aeby, Stefan: Piano Solo Aeby, Stefan:
Piano Solo

(Intakt -- Switzerland )

Price: $17.95    

Out of Stock

Spending two days in a recording studio in Berne, pianist Stefan Aeby recorded these 14 short works, a mixture of improvised and composed works using preparations and electronics to evoke a set of diverse recordings, from energetic structural works to evocative lyricism, nothing overstaying its welcome, carrying the listener through an inquisitive and compelling set of ideas.

Bootleg Unit: Honey, Did You Break All My Jazz Cassettes? Bootleg Unit:
Honey, Did You Break All My Jazz Cassettes?

(FMR -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

Out of Stock

Unusual "broken jazz" and ea-improvisation with strange interventions from the European trio of Jaka Berger (prepared drums), Jure Borsic (reeds) and Colin Petit (tape & electronics), with a sly sense of humor through track names like "Miles DeVice" and "Or Not Coleman" as they deconstruct free jazz with aberrantly excellent intentions; obscure great fun.

Burke, Rob / Ben Monder / Tom Rainey / Ben Grayson: Slip Sliding Burke, Rob / Ben Monder / Tom Rainey / Ben Grayson:
Slip Sliding

(FMR -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Rob Burke composed the first seven pieces for this experimental NY quartet, the multi-reedist joined by guitarist Ben Monder, drummer Tom Rainey, and Ben Grayson on electronics, the last "Discordat" a collective improvisation in 4 parts, as the band investigates emotional approaches to playing, using subtle distortion and Grayson's post-editing sonic additions.

Archetti, Luigi / Bo Wiget: Weltformat Archetti, Luigi / Bo Wiget:
Weltformat

(Die Schachtel -- Italy )

Price: $18.45    

Out of Stock

"Weltformat" translates to "world-class", an apt description of the 20 year collaboration between sound explorers, improvisers and rock legends Bo Wiget and Luigi Archetti, heard in this diverse album of soundscapes and sonic intersections, with Archetti on guitar, mandolin, & electronics, and Wiget on cello, electronics, & vocals, fascinating their listener in shades of dark and light.

Ferrari, Brunhild / Jim O'Rourke: Le Piano Englouti [VINYL] Ferrari, Brunhild / Jim O'Rourke:
Le Piano Englouti [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $29.95    

Out of Stock

Recorded in concert at Tokyo's SuperDeluxe in 2014, electronic artists and composers Brunhild Ferrari and Jim O'Rourke use tapes, electronics and synths to create these two monumental works of electroacoustic improvisation, with sources including material from Luc Ferrari's "Exercises d'Improvisation", O'Rourke revising and remixing the material in 2019 for this LP release.

Guthrie, Will: Nist-Nah Guthrie, Will:
Nist-Nah

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

Using instruments inspired by Australian percussionist Will Guthrie's travels to Indonesia and his fascination with Gamelan music, Guthrie explores modern percussion approach using electroacoustic composition and improvisation, focusing tradition in both hypnotically delicate textures and complex energetic music, merging rhythm and melody in fascinating ways.

Samartzis, Philip / Eric La Casa : Captured Space [CASSETTE] Samartzis, Philip / Eric La Casa :
Captured Space [CASSETTE]

(Cronica -- Portugal )

Price: $8.95    

In Stock

Kruger National Park in the north-east corner of South Africa is the subject of Eric La Casa and Philip Samartzis's audio exploration, using field recordings made over 10 days in and around the park, and taking them into the studio to organize them into an aural representation of the park's exotic mystery, placidity and tension, with a tinge of the modern world nearby.

Montgomery, Gen Ken: Endogeny [CASSETTE] Montgomery, Gen Ken:
Endogeny [CASSETTE]

(Tribe Tapes -- USA )

Price: $5.95    

Out of Stock

Sound and visual artist Gen Ken Montgomery released this album on cassette on the Directions Music label in 1990, here reissued in 2020; the two side-long pieces were performed live and then remixed, creating a fascinating and elaborate tapestry of tapes, concrete and mechanical sounds alongside instrumentation of percussion, violin, voice, &c.

Company: 1983 [VINYL 2 LPs] Company:
1983 [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Honest Jons Records -- UK )

Price: $31.95    

Out of Stock

Unreleased recordings from Derek Bailey's Company project, recorded at the BBC in 1983 with a stellar set of performers including Evan Parker (clarinet), Hugh Davies (electronics), Jamie Muir (percussion), Joelle Leandre (bass), J.D. Parran (winds), John Corbett (trumpet), Vinko Globokar (trombone), Ernst Reijseger (cello), and Peter Brotzmann (reeds).

Musica Elettronica Viva: United Patchwork [VINYL 2 LPs] Musica Elettronica Viva:
United Patchwork [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Alternative Fox -- UK )

Price: $24.95    

Out of Stock

A reissue of Musica Elettronica Viva's innovative 1978 open-structured album of free improvisation, United Patchwork, with the core performers of Frederic Rzewski on piano & electric piano, Richard Teitelbaum on synthesizer & conch shells, Alvin Curran on synthesizer & keys, plus Karl Berger on keys & vibraphone, Garrett List on trombone, and Steve Lacy on soprano sax.

Prevost / Solberg / Pettersen / Moore / Brice / Hardie-Bick: Plumes of Ash in Moonlight [2 CDs] Prevost / Solberg / Pettersen / Moore / Brice / Hardie-Bick:
Plumes of Ash in Moonlight [2 CDs]

(Split Rock Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

Out of Stock

Bringing together two innovative improvising percussionists--Eddie Prevost of AMM fame, and Stale Liavik Solberg (VCDC, John Butcher)--for a studio album of wide-ranging and sometimes hair-raising electroacoustic improvisation, recorded live and unedited with Olie Brice on double bass, Tony Hardie-Bick on piano & tapes, Ed Pettersen on lap steel, and NO Moore on guitar.

Dafeldecker, Werner: Parallel Darks [VINYL] Dafeldecker, Werner:
Parallel Darks [VINYL]

(Room40 -- Australia )

Price: $23.95    

Out of Stock

Viennese-born, Berlin-based electro-acoustic composer Werner Dafeldecker (Polwechsel, Fennesz, &c) creates an intense and beautiful musique concrete and acousmatic journey in two parts, examining "perspective, extreme subjectivity and the specters that haunt our auditory worlds" through mysterious sound and enveloping sonic construction, a profound and riveting work.

Buck, Tony: Unearth Buck, Tony:
Unearth

(Room40 -- Australia )

Price: $17.95    

Out of Stock

Starting from nearly inaudible rumbling, Necks percussionist Tony Buck takes his listeners on a wild ride of sound, from quiet moments of introspective sound onto the densest potency, slowly unfolding his detailed journey in rhythmic, harmonic, melodic, and concrete additions, like an impressive storm brewing until it slowly overwhelms you.

IKB : Dracaena Draco [2 CDs] <i>[Used Item]</i> IKB :
Dracaena Draco [2 CDs] [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Two CDs representing two extended improvisations of the IKB Ensemble with slightly different personnel, with each ensemble slowly unfolding an amazingly textured work of acoustics and electronics with strong intent and incredible technique, balanced by close listening and attention to detail; an excellent 21st century improvisation orchestra captured live.

Bennett, Ben / Zoots Houston / Fred Lonberg-Holm: Pinkie No [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Bennett, Ben / Zoots Houston / Fred Lonberg-Holm:
Pinkie No [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

Price: $8.95    

In Stock

Captured live at Chicago's Elastic Arts, the trio of Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello, Ben Bennett on percussion, and Zoots Houston on synthesizer, work on a nearly microscopic level as they use extended techniques and unusual synthetic timbres, transforming from abrasive and gritty to broad tonal environments, from monumental sound to moments of pin drops; fascinating.

Parkins, Andrea / Matthew Ostrowski: Elective Affinities Parkins, Andrea / Matthew Ostrowski:
Elective Affinities

(Infrequent Seams Records -- USA )

Price: $13.95    

Out of Stock

The first recording of the playfully detailed improvisation of two NY collaborators with nearly two decades of work together--Andrea Parkins on accordion, objects & electronics, and Matthew Ostrowski on electronics--improvising in the studio for eight explorative works that seamlessly mesh acoustic and electronics, seemingly forward and backward at the same time!

Glanzmann, Vincent / Gerry Hemingway: Composition O Glanzmann, Vincent / Gerry Hemingway:
Composition O

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

A constantly evolving electro-acoustic composition for percussion and microphones from the Swiss-based duo of Vincent Glanzmann and Gerry Hemingway, using cymbals, floor tom & percussion, directed by both graphic and collective compositional approaches while applying carefully controlled amplification to prodigious extended techniques on their instruments.

Lytton, Paul / Nate Wooley: Known / Unknown Lytton, Paul / Nate Wooley:
Known / Unknown

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

Recalling their brokenresearch LP from 2007, trumpeter Nate Wooley and drummer/percussionist Paul Lytton focus on unusual techniques and approaches to their instruments, using amplifiers and electronics to investigate new frontiers in interactive improvisation, each creating inexplicably interesting, masterfully interwoven sonic material.

Sestetto Internazionale: Harri Sjorstrom / Alison Blunt / GIanni Mimmo / Achim Kaufman / Veli Kujala Sestetto Internazionale: Harri Sjorstrom / Alison Blunt / GIanni Mimmo / Achim Kaufman / Veli Kujala / Ignaz Schick:
Sestetto Internationale - Live in Munich

(Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!) -- Poland )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

A unique sextet of European improvisers active since 2015, comprised of two soprano saxophones, violin, piano, turntables and quarter tone accordion, in their second album of wide-ranging collective improvisation, their orchestration allowing moments of jazz, classical and electroacoustic improvisation to interweave and surprise their listeners; fascinating.

Anahuac (Cogburn / Garcia / Schick): Anahuac Anahuac (Cogburn / Garcia / Schick):
Anahuac

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $11.95    

Out of Stock

Layered lowercase electroacoustic improv from the US / Mexico City / German trio of Chris Cogburn on percussion & electronics, Juan Garcia on double bass, and Ignaz Schick on turntables & electronics, eclectically informed by concrete sources and abstract electronics over Garcia's bass work and Cogburn's threshold-crossing acoustics & electronic percussion.

Anahuac (Cogburn / Garcia / Schick): Ascua [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Anahuac (Cogburn / Garcia / Schick):
Ascua [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

In Stock

Layered lowercase electroacoustic improv from the US / Mexico City / German trio of Chris Cogburn on percussion & electronics, Juan Garcia on double bass, and Ignaz Schick on turntables & electronics, eclectically informed by concrete sources and abstract electronics over Garcia's bass work and Cogburn's threshold-crossing acoustics & electronic percussion.

Zuydervelt, Rutger: Porcelain (soundtrack for the film by Jenneke Boeijink) Zuydervelt, Rutger:
Porcelain (soundtrack for the film by Jenneke Boeijink)

(Machinefabriek -- Netherlands )

Price: $13.95    

In Stock

The soundtrack for Dutch/Belgium/Italian co-production "Porselein" (Porcelain), a psychological drama by Jenneke Boeijink, recorded with cellist Francesco Guerri and using a motif from Henry Purcell's "The Fairy Queen", the album release including 12 additional tracks; powerful, emotional and passionate music of great tension and brilliant performances from Guerri.

Hodgkinson, Tim: Under The Void Hodgkinson, Tim:
Under The Void

(Recommended Records -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

Three dynamic works for contemporary classical composition from Henry Cow founder Tim Hodgkinson, composed and assembled using a variety of techniques including live performance, in ensembles that include Hyperion Ensemble, Chris Cutler on percussion, Angharad Davies on violin, Mark Sanders on percussion and Yoni Silver on bass clarinet; extraordinary!

Cramp, Dominic / Mike Khoury / Philip Greenlief / Gino Robair: Compassion & Evidence Cramp, Dominic / Mike Khoury / Philip Greenlief / Gino Robair:
Compassion & Evidence

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Recorded live at Temescal Art Center in Oakland, CA as part of their Babylon 2018 evening, the quartet of Gino Robair (electronics), Phillip Greenlief (tenor sax and clarinet), Mike Khoury (viola) and Dominic Cramp, aka Lord Tang (lyra) improvise in 2 short and 2 extended electroacoustic conversations of detailed restraint, unique pointillism and unforseen atmospheres.

IKB: Hippocampus Guttulatus IKB:
Hippocampus Guttulatus

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

The large IKB electroacoustic ensemble of diverse orchestration led by violist Ernesto Rodrigues, where each release is characterized by an animal, here with the long-snouted seahorse in an extended improvisation recorded at CreativeFest XIII at O'Culto da Ajuda, Lisbon, 2019, building to undulating cycles of intense interaction of absolutely precise control.

Krci (Loris Binot / Emilie Skrijelj): Krci Krci (Loris Binot / Emilie Skrijelj):
Krci

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Filled with mystery and innuendo, the duo of French pianist and keyboardist Loris Binot, performing on prepared piano, prepared Fender Rhodes, Moog & electronics, and French-based accordionist Emilie Skrijelj, also on samples & electronics, are heard in a recording at the performing arts theater at CCAM in Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy for two extended and superbly intriguing improvisations.

Leimgruber, Urs / Andreas Willers / Alvin Curran / Fabrizio Spera: Rome-ing Leimgruber, Urs / Andreas Willers / Alvin Curran / Fabrizio Spera:
Rome-ing

(Leo Records -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

The long-running duo of saxophonist Urs Leimgruber and guitarist Andreas Willers are joined by percussionist Fabrizio Spera (Ossatura) and Alvin Curran (MEV) for a live performance at Casa del Jazz in Rome, merging avant jazz approaches with ea-improv through guitar effects and sampling, finding passion in explorative and unpredictable music of superb skill and intent.

Lisbon String Trio & Gabriel Ferrandini: Sediments Lisbon String Trio & Gabriel Ferrandini:
Sediments

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

Portugal's Lisbon String Trio of saxophonist Nuno Torres, electric guitarist Abdul Moimeme and violist Ernesto Rodrigues, are joined by Red Trio/ Rodrigo Amado Motion Trio drummer Gabriel Ferrandini for this concert performance at O'Culto da Ajuda, in Lisbon, Portugal as part of the CreativeFest XIII, finding inspired balance in introspective sections and periods of exciting activity.

MPH (Maguire / Pynew / Hewins): Taxonomies MPH (Maguire / Pynew / Hewins):
Taxonomies

(Discus -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

Out of Stock

A trio of legendary Canterbury, avant improvisation and contemporary compositional players come together for an album recorded live in the studio over two days, from Alex Maguire on piano and Hammond organ, Martin Pyne on vibraphone, drums, percussion & electronics, and Mark Hewins on guitars & electronics; inventive, sophisticated, hallucinatory & virtuosic work.

Caines, Ron / Martin Archer AXIS: Dream Feathers Caines, Ron / Martin Archer AXIS:
Dream Feathers

(Discus -- UK )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

The "AXIS" of UK saxophonist Ron Caines and multi-reedist Martin Archer, also on organ and electronics, in a subtle septet with outstanding players including Laura Cole on piano and Johnny Hunter on drums, in a set of dream-like and lyrically beautiful improvisations, merging electronics and horns over a powerfully solid rhythm section that create warm textural cycles.

Denley, Jim / Eric Normand: Plant 3 [VINYL] Denley, Jim / Eric Normand:
Plant 3 [VINYL]

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

Price: $23.95    

In Stock

The collaboration of Quebec bassist Eric Normand and Australian saxophonist Jim Denley, both dedicated experimenters, in their third duo album under the Plant name, here recording live at the 2019 Syndey, Australia NowNow Festival, with Denley also playing bass flute, fruits and objects, and Normand using objects and playing the bass amp itself.

Geordie Approach, The (Birkeland / Fadnes / Charkey): Shields Geordie Approach, The (Birkeland / Fadnes / Charkey):
Shields

(Discus -- UK )

Price: $15.95    

In Stock

Two Norwegians and a Geordie (ie, NE Englander), from drummer Stale Birkeland, saxophonist Petter Frost Fadnes, and guitarist Chris Sharkey, since 2007 creating epic works of rich electroacoustic improvisation, recording their third album after extensive touring through Europe and Japan, using the the natural resonance of the Chapel FM, in Leeds to enrich their sound.

Marks, J & Shipen Lebzelter: Rock and Other Four Letter Words [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i> Marks, J & Shipen Lebzelter:
Rock and Other Four Letter Words [VINYL] [Used Item]

(Paradigm -- Great Britain )

Price: $17.95    

In Stock

Marks and Lebzelter's 1968 complex Columbia Masterworks LP is a mix of spoken word, electronics, experimental psychedelia, cut ups, tape loops and processed excerpts of interviews, with contributors including Alan Silva, Andrew Cyrille, Roswell Rudd, &c.

Vergara, Benjamin / Fred Frith: Fanfarrisimo [VINYL] Vergara, Benjamin / Fred Frith:
Fanfarrisimo [VINYL]

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )

Price: $19.95    

Out of Stock

Recording in Chile at the University Austral in 2018, trumpeter Benjamin Vergara and guitarist Fred Frith take us on two extended journeys through free electroacoustic improvisation, Frith's providing diverse and intense sonic environments over which Vergara's virtuosic and intuitive approach to the trumpet soars; impressive, creative, cathartic.

D. L., Jean (w/ Hermant / Ranaldo / Young): Forays D. L., Jean (w/ Hermant / Ranaldo / Young):
Forays

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $11.95    

In Stock

A set of beautiful electro-acoustic compositions, dream-like and rich in details using sources of acoustic instruments, field recordings, guitar, electronics and voice, organized into hazy and beautiful reflections, with contributions from Margaret Hermant on xylophone & violin, Jeremy Young on electronics, and Lee Ranaldo providing field recordings and voice.

Meyer, Bedrnhard / John Hollenbeck: Grids Meyer, Bedrnhard / John Hollenbeck:
Grids

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $11.95    

In Stock

Bringing together NY drummer/percussionist John Hollenbeck, also on prepared piano, with Berlin bassist Bernhard Meyer for an album that blends textural rock, electronic and jazz approaches in 9 elusively calm yet structurally turbulent pieces, using complex systems of cross rhythms against atmospheric immersion, occasionally disruptive but generally eccentrically controlled and exploratory.

Toned (Corder / Suarez / Weeks): The Private Sector Toned (Corder / Suarez / Weeks):
The Private Sector

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

Price: $11.95    

In Stock

Schizophrenically skronky improv of ea-cutups and semi-maniacal segments that resolve to near-stillness from the West Coast TONED trio of Nathan Corder on electronics, Leo Suarez on drums, and Tom Weeks on sax, using a nonlinear and nonhierarchical organizational process and multiple layers of compositional feedback loops to create unpredictably bizarre and overtly fun music.

Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Carlos Santos: Surfaces <i Rodrigues, Ernesto / Guilherme Rodrigues / Nuno Torres / Eduardo Chagas / Carlos Santos:
Surfaces [Used Item]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

Price: $9.95    

In Stock

An immersive album of collective sound from the Portugues quintet of Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, Nuno Torres on alto saxophone, Eduardo Chagas on trombone, and Carlos Santos on computer, developing rich sonic environments of great detail and intense patience, a tremendous journey that rewards the careful listener.

Adachi, Tomomi / Jaap Blonk: Asemic Dialogues <i>[Used Item]</i> Adachi, Tomomi / Jaap Blonk:
Asemic Dialogues [Used Item]

(Kontrans -- Netherlands )

Price: $9.45    

In Stock

Performing together since 2004 between Tokyo and Amsterdam, Dutch vocal improviser, innovator and electronicist Jaap Blonk meets Japanese vocal improviser and fellow electronics artist Tomomi Adachi at Lettretage in Berlin in 2017, recording this, the 5th in Kontrans' Electronic Improvisation, for two extended and energetic dialogs of unique creative interplay.

Architek Percussion: Metatron <i>[Used Item]</i> Architek Percussion:
Metatron [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.95    

In Stock

The Architek Percussion ensemble is a Montreal quartet performing works by Canadian composers, using percussion, drums, sampling, electronics and synth in wonderfully odd ways, here with two guest performers presenting works composed and mixed by Elliot Britton.

Battus / Gauguet / La Casa: Chantier 4 <i>[Used Item]</i> Battus / Gauguet / La Casa:
Chantier 4 [Used Item]

(Swarming -- France )

Price: $11.95    

In Stock

Using the building site of the Paris Philharmonie as their source location and inspiration, the trio of Pascal Battus using found objects, Bertrand Gauget on saxophone, and Eric La Casa on microphones, improvise and record the background sounds, machines, and environmental influences, using those recordings to create these three fascinating compositions.

Derome, Jean : Resistances <i>[Used Item]</i> Derome, Jean :
Resistances [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.95    

In Stock

With many participants from Ensemble Musique and the Montreal Musique Actuelle scene, composer and multi-instrumentalist Jean Derome directs an ensemble into the exploration of electricity and "Resistances", blending electronics, turntable, 60 Hz hums and other electronics into an orchestra of improvisers executing his dynamic 16 movement composition.

Duplant, Bruno / Pierre Gerard: Soleil Clandestin Duplant, Bruno / Pierre Gerard:
Soleil Clandestin

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

Price: $12.95    

In Stock

Five "Soleil Clandestin" soundscapes using abstract voice, guitar, electronics, field recordings & percussion from sound artists Bruno Duplant and Pierre Gerard, on the surface peaceful, minimal and using space and silence, but buried inside are disquieting additions through vocal abstractions placed in unusual position to the sound; curious and captivating.

efzeg: krom <i>[Used Item]</i> efzeg:
krom [Used Item]

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

Price: $14.45    

In Stock
Endresen, Sidsel / Jan Bang: Hum <i>[Used Item]</i> Endresen, Sidsel / Jan Bang:
Hum [Used Item]

(Confront -- UK )

Price: $9.95    

In Stock

Using sampler, dictaphone, and voice, the duo of Sidsel Endresen and Jan Bang improvise and interact to create unorthodox hybrids of fractured electronics and articulated word, as edgy and engaging as it is unusual, captured live at Victoria Nasjonal Jazzscene, in Oslo, Norway in 2016, a great followup to Bang's "And Poppies From Kandahar" Samadhi album.

Funf (Babin, Cornell, Crispo, Jacques...): La Regle <i>[Used Item]</i> Funf (Babin, Cornell, Crispo, Jacques...):
La Regle [Used Item]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.95    

In Stock

Sporadic sonic exchanges exploring guidelines, graphic scores, or completely improvised, with an expansive instrumentorium from the sextet of Magali Babin, Andrea-Jane Cornell, Martine H Crispo, Anne-Francoise Jacques, Emilie Mouchous, and Erin Sexton.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc + Eric La Casa: Reflected Waves [60 pages 21x25 cm + DVD video 1h48mn] <i>[Used I Guionnet, Jean-Luc + Eric La Casa:
Reflected Waves [60 pages 21x25 cm + DVD video 1h48mn] [Used Item]

(Passage d'encres -- France )

Price: $19.45    

In Stock

Eric La Casa and Jean Luc Guionnet recorded this conceptual work in Melbourne, Australia, combining different scales of time, space, & attention, with different working strategies to create a gallery installation, and this book & DVD package exploring the acoustic phenomenon of "standing waves" to engage with the physical relationship between sound and space.

Hawkins, Chester: Magnetisk Nord <i>[Used Item]</i> Hawkins, Chester:
Magnetisk Nord [Used Item]

(Intangible Arts -- USA )

Price: $8.95    

In Stock

Chester Hawkins' curiosity for Denmark resulted in his renting an apartment in central Kobenhavn, bringing along his electronically modified lapsteel guitar, wind and reed instruments, tabletop noise-boxes, mobile synthesizer apps and a shortwave radio, which he joined with field recordings from the capital region, creating this magnificent loveletter to Denmark.

Testa, Carl : Sway Prototypes - Volume 3 Testa, Carl :
Sway Prototypes - Volume 3

(Sway -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

In Stock

The third volume of NY bassist, composer, and electronic/computer musician Carl Testa's amazing Sway project, giving an interactive electronic processor its own voice interfacing with any size ensemble, here with two new works--one for quintet among a set of Chicago improvisers, the other in Portland, Maine with a sextet--each uniquely voiced and excitingly unpredictable.

Stangl, Burkhard / Dieb13: Jardin Des Bruits Stangl, Burkhard / Dieb13:
Jardin Des Bruits

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $13.95    

Out of Stock

Returning to their duo work together 17 years after their erstwhile records eh, guitarist Burkhard Stangl and turntablist Dieb13 explore and expand the sonic properties of their work in this new "Garden Of Noises", using electronics and recordings of soundscapes from Paris and Montreuil, recorded live at Instants Chavires in France, 2019.



Go back:


See More Items:


Best Sellers in This Category:

Lewis, George (w/ Derek Bailey / Douglas Ewart / Joelle Leandre / Steve Lacy): Rainbow Family

Parker, Evan ElectroAcoustic Ensemble (w/ Sainkho Namtchylak): Fixing the Fluctuating Idea

Sorey, Tyshawn : Pillars [3 CDs]

Brotzmann, Peter / Lonberg-Holm, Fred: Memories Of A Tunicate

Instant Composers Pool: Incipient ICP, 1966-71 [2 CDs]

Butcher, John / Thomas Lehn / Matthew Shipp: The Clawed Stone

Tenney, James: Bass Works (performed by Dario Calderone)

Parker, Evan Electroacoustic Quartet: Concert in Iwaki

Musica Elettronica Viva: Symphony No 106

O'Malley, Stephen / Anthony Pateras: Reve Noir

Oxley, Tony: February Papers

Foussat, Jean-Marc / Daunik Lazro / Evan Parker: Cafe OTO 2020 [2 CDs]

Mahobin (Fujii / Anker / Tamura / Mori): Live at Big Apple in Kobe

Bley / Koglmann / Peacock: Annette

Marteau Rouge / Haino Keiji: Concert 2009

Rowe, Keith : The Room Extended [4 CDs]

Oxley, Tony: Beaming

Wooley, Nate (w/ Ingrid Laubrock, Sylvie Courvoisier & Matt Moran): Battle Pieces

Mitchell, Roscoe & Mike Reed: The Ritual and The Dance

Common Objects: Butcher / Davies / Davies / Patterson: Whitewashed with Lines [2 CDs]