The Squid's Ear Magazine
Electronica


 
Banabila, Michel: The Unreal Realm <i>[Used Item]</i>
Banabila, Michel:
The Unreal Realm [Used Item]

(Tapu Records -- Netherlands )


Price: $7.00    




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A collection of works from Netherlands composer Michel Banabila, including a piece developed with saxophonist Dave Liebman and previously released only digitally; a work with Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek); a work with Pierre Bastien; and excerpts from scores for Yin Yue's choreography in two works: "Somewhere" for New York Live Arts and "Timeless Tide" for BalletMet.

Duplant, Bruno / Rutger Zuydervelt: Edge Of Oblivion
Duplant, Bruno / Rutger Zuydervelt:
Edge Of Oblivion

(Machinefabriek -- Netherlands )


Price: $11.95    




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The third collaboration between sound and electronic artists Bruno Duplant and Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) is a darkly heavy and dramatic work of subtle motion that slowly unfolds and shifts through vast sonic environments, fueled by acousmatic sources that take the listener to the edge of darkness and then pulls them back in warm waves or rich ambiance.

Ambarchi, Oren / Johan Berthling / Andreas Werliin: Ghosted II [VINYL]
Ambarchi, Oren / Johan Berthling / Andreas Werliin:
Ghosted II [VINYL]

(Drag City -- USA )


Price: $22.95    




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Driven by compelling rhythms and subtle interactions that wind around them, the trio of guitarist Oren Ambarchi, bassist Johan Berthling and drummer Andreas Werliin expand their Ghosted concept in this second album, four diverse pieces fusing "funk-jazz heads, polyrhythmic skeletons, ambient pastorals, post-kraut drones and shimmering soundtrack reveries".

Banabila, Michel: The Unreal Realm
Banabila, Michel:
The Unreal Realm

(Tapu Records -- Netherlands )


Price: $8.95    




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A collection of works from Netherlands composer Michel Banabila, including a piece developed with saxophonist Dave Liebman and previously released only digitally; a work with Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek); a work with Pierre Bastien; and excerpts from scores for Yin Yue's choreography in two works: "Somewhere" for New York Live Arts and "Timeless Tide" for BalletMet.

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.

Smith, Ches: Laugh Ash
Smith, Ches:
Laugh Ash

(Pyroclastic Records -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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A stunning album that effortlessly blends styles from jazz, electronics, minimalism and contemporary forms, rendered by an eclectic group of primarily NY artists including Nate Wooley, Jennifer Choi, James Brandin Lews, Oscar Noriega, Anna Webber, Shahzad Ismaily and Smith himself, in an exhilarating and well-balanced set of Smith compositions that inform and groove spectacularly!

Guionnet / La Casa / Samartzis / Warburton: Parking (Collection Paris)
Guionnet / La Casa / Samartzis / Warburton:
Parking (Collection Paris)

(Swarming -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Two improvisations by saxophonist Jean-Luc Guionnet & violinist Dan Warburton recorded in Paris & Melbourne parking garages 14 years apart, registering the behavior and characteristics of environmental and instrumental sound within these unique spaces, edited by Eric La Casa and Philip Samartzis as a 4-channel master by synchronizing two sets of independent stereo recordings.

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

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $9.00    




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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.

Madly You (Lazro / Zingaro / Leandre / Loves): Madly You
Madly You (Lazro / Zingaro / Leandre / Loves):
Madly You

(Fou Records -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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Reissuing the 2002 Potlatch release of this exceptional free improvising quartet of Daunik Lazro on alto & baritone saxophones, Carlos Alves "Zingaro" on violin, Joëlle Léandre on double bass and Paul Lovens on percussion & musical saw, some of the most notable of European improvisers captured live during the 2001 "Banlieues Bleues" Festival.

Zuydervelt, Rutger: Kaleiding (music for a performance by Lily&Janick)
Zuydervelt, Rutger:
Kaleiding (music for a performance by Lily&Janick)

(Machinefabriek -- Netherlands )


Price: $12.95    




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Music by Dutch sound artist Rutger Zuydervelt, aka Machinefabriek, for a performance by Lily Schlinker and Janick Kremer, known as the contemporary circus company Lily & Janick, this performance using light, reflections and new perspectives onto partner acrobatics performed over a long mirror to create hypnotic, kaleidoscopic images, aptly complemented in Zuydervelt's music.

Dykstra, Jordan: Globes (Original Soundtrack Album)
Dykstra, Jordan:
Globes (Original Soundtrack Album)

(Editions Verde -- USA )


Price: $9.95    




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The original score composed by Brooklyn violist and multi-instrumental Jordan Dykstra for the documentary movie Globes directed by Nina de Vroome, exploring the relationship between bees and humans through their history and affect on the global economy and our cultures, realized in a diverse set of contemporary musical forms from orchestral to electronica.

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.

Alva Noto: This Stolen Country of Mine [VINYL 2 LPs]
Alva Noto:
This Stolen Country of Mine [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Noton -- Germany )


Price: $33.95    




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The soundtrack to the 2022 German documentary film This Stolen Country of Mine directed by German filmmaker Marc Wiese about Ecuadorian resistance fighters and journalists opposed to the sale of the country's resources to Chinese investors, in 19 subtle, elegantly passionate electronic works from sound artist Carsten Nicolai, aka Alva Noto.

Alva Noto: This Stolen Country of Mine
Alva Noto:
This Stolen Country of Mine

(Noton -- Austria )


Price: $19.95    




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The soundtrack to the 2022 German documentary film This Stolen Country of Mine directed by German filmmaker Marc Wiese about Ecuadorian resistance fighters and journalists opposed to the sale of the country's resources to Chinese investors, in 19 subtle, elegantly passionate electronic works from sound artist Carsten Nicolai, aka Alva Noto.

AUTORHTYHM: Songs for the Nervous System [VINYL]
AUTORHTYHM:
Songs for the Nervous System [VINYL]

(thanatosis produktion -- Sweden )


Price: $23.95    




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An investigation into the depths of the body's neurological frontier from Swedish electronic artist Joakim Forsgren, presenting a series of intuitive compositions drawing from the latest medical research on how light and sound at specific frequencies has a potential to affect bodily functions, using analog synthesizers to create retro-rhythmic environments of flowing sound.

AUTORHTYHM: Songs for the Nervous System
AUTORHTYHM:
Songs for the Nervous System

(thanatosis produktion -- Sweden )


Price: $14.95    




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An investigation into the depths of the body's neurological frontier from Swedish electronic artist Joakim Forsgren, presenting a series of intuitive compositions drawing from the latest medical research on how light and sound at specific frequencies has a potential to affect bodily functions, using analog synthesizers to create retro-rhythmic environments of flowing sound.

nil.: 01
nil.:
01

(Intangible Arts -- USA )


Price: $11.95    




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Restarting his sonic life at "nothing", Chester Hawkins' new project after work under his own name and his previous decades-long project Blue Sausage Infant is nil, recording after a two-week residency at Liebig12 in Berlin and participation in the Zero Cohesion program, this five-part work for "maximal drone" explores complex harmonics in a dynamic and powerful wall of sound.

Alva Noto: Kinder der Sonne
Alva Noto:
Kinder der Sonne

(Noton -- Germany )


Price: $18.95    




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Referencing Maxim Gorky's plays Children of the Sun, Alva Noto, aka Carsten Nicola, developed this music for a theater piece titled Komplitzen (Accomplices) by Simon Stone, presented in fourteen compositions of lush electronics, rich atmospheres of tones & timbre, detailed glitch and glacial rhythms that create a wonderful sense of tension and release.

Cleaver, Gerald: 22 / 23 [VINYL VIOLET OPAQUE]
Cleaver, Gerald:
22 / 23 [VINYL VIOLET OPAQUE]

(Positive Elevation / 577 Records -- USA )


Price: $25.95    




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A journey through a diverse set of genres and styles of electronica, influenced by the New York drummer & composer Gerald Cleaver's native Detroit upbringing, bringing out elements of techno and house music tempered by his improvisational, experimental and avant work; 11 tracks with solid rhythmic foundation in both propulsive and contemplative approaches to electronic composition.

Cleaver, Gerald: 22 / 23
Cleaver, Gerald:
22 / 23

(Positive Elevation / 577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




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A journey through a diverse set of genres and styles of electronica, influenced by the New York drummer & composer Gerald Cleaver's native Detroit upbringing, bringing out elements of techno and house music tempered by his improvisational, experimental and avant work; 11 tracks with solid rhythmic foundation in both propulsive and contemplative approaches to electronic composition.

AUTORHTYHM: Synapse / Oxytocin [7'' Vinyl w/ Download]
AUTORHTYHM:
Synapse / Oxytocin [7'' Vinyl w/ Download]

(thanatosis produktion -- Sweden )


Price: $14.95    




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The first single from Swedish electronic composer Joakim Forsgren's Autorhythm's project Songs For The Nervous System, two soundscapes in the ambient realm, Forsgren using vintage synths and no computers to create these tracks, described as "pop music for a dysfunctional but beautiful parallel world".

Myers, David Lee: Ceremonial Fires
Myers, David Lee:
Ceremonial Fires

(pulsewidth -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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A journey through an uncharted jungle island from NY electronic composer David Lee Myers, aka Arcane Device, using field recordings in rhythmic environments with synthetic sounds buzzing and whirling around and electronic tones and textures rising and falling, composing detailed song structures that are embraceable and awe-inspiring at the same time.

Machinefabriek : +
Machinefabriek :
+

(Machinefabriek -- Netherlands )


Price: $10.95    




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Trying to strike a balance between composition and the challenges of being a young parent, Rutger Zuydervelt, aka Machinefabriek, created a series of short tracks that could be developed quickly with invited collaborators, a concept that worked so well that in little time he found 52 enthusiastic and diverse musicians to develop the expanse of this impressive collection.

Cleaver, Gerald / Brandon Lopez / Hprizm: In The Wilderness [VINYL]
Cleaver, Gerald / Brandon Lopez / Hprizm:
In The Wilderness [VINYL]

(Positive Elevation / 577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




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Drawn from an experimental improv performance by drummer Gerald Cleaver and bassist Brandon Lopez at 577 Records' 2019 Forward Festival, electronic artist and producer Hprizm of the Antipop Consortium took those recording to reconstruct twelve works of illusory and often surreal music, from active beat-based electronica to hazy dreamlike ambience.

Cleaver, Gerald / Brandon Lopez / Hprizm: In The Wilderness
Cleaver, Gerald / Brandon Lopez / Hprizm:
In The Wilderness

(Positive Elevation / 577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




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Drawn from an experimental improv performance by drummer Gerald Cleaver and bassist Brandon Lopez at 577 Records' 2019 Forward Festival, electronic artist and producer Hprizm of the Antipop Consortium took those recording to reconstruct twelve works of illusory and often surreal music, from active beat-based electronica to hazy dreamlike ambience.

Itakura, Bun / Mishio Ogawa : Stardust <i>[Used Item]</i>
Itakura, Bun / Mishio Ogawa :
Stardust [Used Item]

(Ultragash -- Japan )


Price: $6.00    




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A flowing twilight electro-jazz cover of the standard "Stardust" from Japanese guitarist Bun Itakura and vocalist Mishio Ogawa, expanding the melody and Ogawa's phrasing with encompassing electronics and percussion from Takefumi Kobayashi; backed with an experimental "Mystery Making Factory" using paint brush, harmonic tone guitar, and mbira.

Itakura, Bun / Mishio Ogawa : Stardust
Itakura, Bun / Mishio Ogawa :
Stardust

(Ultragash -- Japan )


Price: $8.95    




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A flowing twilight electro-jazz cover of the standard "Stardust" from Japanese guitarist Bun Itakura and vocalist Mishio Ogawa, expanding the melody and Ogawa's phrasing with encompassing electronics and percussion from Takefumi Kobayashi; backed with an experimental "Mystery Making Factory" using paint brush, harmonic tone guitar, and mbira.

Hallonsten, Tomas: Monolog
Hallonsten, Tomas:
Monolog

(thanatosis produktion -- Sweden )


Price: $15.95    




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Stepping away from his improvisational work with groups including Exploding Customer and Fire! Orchestra, Swedish trumpeter and keyboardist Tomas Hallonsten releases a solo album of analog synthesis, early electronics and drum machines, lyrically inclinded compositions with diverse influences including George Harrison, Sun Ra and Kraftwerk, plus a cover of Joe Henderson's "Earth".

Banabila, Michel: More Research From The Same Dept. [ [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]
Banabila, Michel:
More Research From The Same Dept. [ [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Tapu Records -- Netherlands )


Price: $6.95    




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A followup to The Latest Research From The Department Of Electrical Engineering, Dutch experimental sound artist Michel Banabila shows his most explorative side through eleven compositions using electronics, found sounds, field recordings, synthetics and acousmatic sources, a wonderfully inspired set of contructions that float like machines in a dream.

Banabila, Michel: Singles (2020 - 2022) [CD + DOWNLOAD]
Banabila, Michel:
Singles (2020 - 2022) [CD + DOWNLOAD]

(Tapu Records -- Netherlands )


Price: $13.95    




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The ever-prolific Dutch sound artist Michel Banabila collects 11 singles, working solo and in collaborations featuring Alex Haas, Bill Laswell, Cengiz Arslanpay, Jeff Greinke, Ümlaut, Salar Asid, Robert jarvis, Maarten Vos, and Gareth Davis, demonstrating Banabila's diverse and sophisticated approaches to sound work, and his versatility in a variety of settings.

Vegan Dallas: Electro Griot [VINYL]
Vegan Dallas:
Electro Griot [VINYL]

(nunc. -- France )


Price: $19.95    




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Rhythmically rich instrumental music crossing experimental, rock and compositional forms with an ear towards primitive and instinctual pulses, the French quartet of drummer & bass harpist Julein Chamla, percussionist Benjamin Flament, Simon Henocq on live electronics and guitarist Richard Comte explore innate pulses imbued with modern and urgent overtones.

Vegan Dallas: Electro Griot
Vegan Dallas:
Electro Griot

(nunc. -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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Rhythmically rich instrumental music crossing experimental, rock and compositional forms with an ear towards primitive and instinctual pulses, the French quartet of drummer & bass harpist Julein Chamla, percussionist Benjamin Flament, Simon Henocq on live electronics and guitarist Richard Comte explore innate pulses imbued with modern and urgent overtones.

Sousa, Pedro Alves  (w/ Simoes / Silva / Abras / Ferrandini): Ma Estrela
Sousa, Pedro Alves (w/ Simoes / Silva / Abras / Ferrandini):
Ma Estrela

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Saxophonist & electroacoustic improviser Pedro Sousa (Pao, Lisbon Freedom Unit, Sousa / Berthling / Ferrandini) was commissioned by Lisbon's Jazz in the Park to create this hybrid work of jazz, electronica and dub, performed with collaborators, drummer Gabriel Ferrandini (PeterGabriel, Red Trio), Simão Simões (electronics), Bruno Silva (electronics), and Miguel Abras (bass).

Myers, David Lee: Intervals / Interludes
Myers, David Lee:
Intervals / Interludes

(pulsewidth -- USA )


Price: $6.00    




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Like passages through an electronic corridor, New York electronic artist David Lee Myers (Arcane Device) presents a series of "interludes"--long passages of rich electronic sound--and "intervals" of punctuated rhythms, described by Myers as: "In-between spaces for catching one's breath amid frigid landscapes, existential pauses, and mercurial pools of aboriginal pleadings."

Arcane Device: Mechanismos
Arcane Device:
Mechanismos

(pulsewidth -- USA )


Price: $9.95    




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An apt title for the creatively mechanistic rhythms and electronic machinations of David Lee Myers' long-running project Arcane Device, in an album of ten succinct tracks of distinct cadence, pulse and encompassing electronics, described by Myers as "Analog rhythms, microtonal swarms, and feedback tonalities for pagan rituals on Monster Island."

Machinefabriek / Matt Wand / Nick Storring / Phil Macguire: Prisma+
Machinefabriek / Matt Wand / Nick Storring / Phil Macguire:
Prisma+

(Machinefabriek -- The Netherlands )


Price: $11.95    




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Unique to the vast catalog of Rutger Zuydervelt, aka Machinefabriek, this album was developed with Zuydervelt original material and then remixed by Matt Wand, Nick Storring and Phil Maguire, presenting the original highly rhythmic electronics at the base of "Prisma", then 4 remixes: "Scarlett's Blood Bubbles"; "Tactile Debt"; "Thigh Slapping Without Tears"; and "Wheats Flats".

Alva Noto: HYbr:ID Vol. 1 [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]
Alva Noto:
HYbr:ID Vol. 1 [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Noton -- Germany )


Price: $39.95    




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The first installment in a new series from Alva Noto, aka Carsten Nicola, bringing together heterogeneous composition methods that aim to merge astrophysics phenomena, fiction, and performance movements, inspired by cinematic visual techniques and static images portraying scientific events; includes graphic inserts of notations informed by the album's sonic and acoustic code.

Alva Noto: HYbr:ID Vol. 1
Alva Noto:
HYbr:ID Vol. 1

(Noton -- Germany )


Price: $14.19    




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The first installment in a new series from Alva Noto, aka Carsten Nicola, bringing together heterogeneous composition methods that aim to merge astrophysics phenomena, fiction, and performance movements, inspired by cinematic visual techniques and static images portraying scientific events; includes graphic inserts of notations informed by the album's sonic and acoustic code.

Huvudbry: Det ar ingen ordning pa allting [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]
Huvudbry:
Det ar ingen ordning pa allting [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Huvudbry Recordings -- USA )


Price: $7.95    




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Drummer Hampus Ohman-Frolund (Apuh!) leads the Huvudbry septet of structured rock forms, with an intriguing orchestration of trumpet, lap steel, double bass, guitars, keyboard and voice, using intervals of unusual sonic experimentation and field recordings to create a unique album that bassist Mats Dimming refers to as "A mix of Captain Beefheart, Yann Tiersen & Swedish House Mafia".

Decorato, Michelangelo / Leo Cicala: Thauma
Decorato, Michelangelo / Leo Cicala:
Thauma

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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An introspectively lovely and reflective album of electroacoustic composition through minimal electronics, piano, samples and electronics, from the collaboration of Italian sound artists Michelangelo Decorato and Leo Cicala, with trumpeter Luca Calabrese joining on one piece; sophisticatedly languid, alluring and detailed ambient music.

ForM: ForM
ForM:
ForM

(Aubjects -- USA )


Price: $22.95    




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An album of electronic rhythmical work, glitch, soundscape experimentation and hallucinatory sound from Robert Newell, a member of Amalgamated, with fellow Amalgamated member Phillip Klampe assisting in contribution and production; 14 concise and diverse examples of twisted conceptual sound following a concept of life forming from the brine.

Somnoroase Pasarele: 0RT0 (I-IV)
Somnoroase Pasarele:
0RT0 (I-IV)

(Aubjects -- USA )


Price: $18.00    




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An exploration of texture and mood through electronics, performed by Romanian poet and plastic artist Gili Mocanu between 2015 & 2016, divided in four suites of striking and specific interpretive sound inspired by the eclipse of August 21, 2017, detailed in a beautiful 16 page booklet of eclipse imagery from the artist, packaged in a DVD snap case.

Amalgamated (Bengsten / Newell / Klampe / Richards): To
Amalgamated (Bengsten / Newell / Klampe / Richards):
To

(Aubjects -- USA )


Price: $22.95    




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Crossing experimental sound and rhythmic approaches that blend elements of electronic music, krautrock, noise, electronica and indescribable sonic environments, the quartet of Cory Bengtsen, Bob Newell, Phillip Klampe and Mike Richards are heard in their 6th full-length release, an embraceable and well-paced album of compelling beats and sonic surprises.

je'raf: Throw Neck
je'raf:
Throw Neck

(Amalgam -- USA )


Price: $7.95    




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Reminding of Downtown NY bands in the vein of No Safety or Curlew, this Chicago/NY 7-piece blurs rock, jazz and funk forms with intelligent and often satirical lyrics, upbeat and joyful music that defies categorization through groove-based songs that playfully critique while keeping it all danceable and fun, in a wonderfully talented and enjoyable album.

N/UM: Ravens [VINYL EP]
N/UM:
Ravens [VINYL EP]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




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With a combined history of dj production, engineering, writing and arranging in a variety of settings from small and large ensembles, electronic music, experimental rock, classical orchestration &c, the N/UM trio of Elias Meister, Jeremy Loucas and Emil Bovbjerg (VAVAV) release their fourth album of innovative live electronics developed through a carefully conceived collective creativity.

Keszler, Eli: Icons
Keszler, Eli:
Icons

(LuckyMe -- UK )


Price: $10.00    




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Interlacing vibraphone, marimba, glockenspiel, metallophones, gamelan bar, piano, keyboards and organ with rhythmic percussion and fragments of voice and field recordings, New York percussionist Eli Keszler's album floats in warm melodicism and rich ambience, gliding along with a cinematic sense framed by recordings of NYC, the Odyssey Cave and other global locations.

Rileys, The (Terry Riley / Gyan Riley): Way Out Yonder
Rileys, The (Terry Riley / Gyan Riley):
Way Out Yonder

(Sri Moonshine Music -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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The 2nd live release from the duo of iconic American composer and minimalist pioneer Terry Riley and his guitarist/composer son Gyan Riley, comprised of spontaneous improvisations and compositions by both Terry and Gyan captured during three performances in Canada, Japan and the US, with Gyan performing on electric guitar and Terry Riley on piano, voice, melodica and electronics.

Cleaver, Gerald : Griots [VINYL]
Cleaver, Gerald :
Griots [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




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Drummer Gerald Cleaver continues his explorations in electronic music, taking his compositions of modular electronics, synthesis, FM tones, and muted drum machines into intricate and wide-ranging territory, compelling through the solid and natural rhythms he imparts to each piece, many of which are titled for musicians who have influenced him.

Cleaver, Gerald : Griots
Cleaver, Gerald :
Griots

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




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Drummer Gerald Cleaver continues his explorations in electronic music, taking his compositions of modular electronics, synthesis, FM tones, and muted drum machines into intricate and wide-ranging territory, compelling through the solid and natural rhythms he imparts to each piece, many of which are titled for musicians who have influenced him.

EC: Oxid
EC:
Oxid

(Nueni -- Spain )


Price: $14.95    




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Spanish electronic musician and artist Estanis Comella in 14 concise pieces of angular electronic rhythmic intersections and interventions, quirky pieces that deconstruct and reconstruct in unusual ways, using the electronica language of, but definitely not intended for, the young dance/edm generation.

D.L., Jean / Rutger Zuydervelt: Scramblings
D.L., Jean / Rutger Zuydervelt:
Scramblings

(Inexhaustible Editions -- Slovenia )


Price: $12.95    




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Using electric & acoustic guitars and autoharp over spacious electronics and field recordings, Belgium musician & video artist Jean De Lacoste and Rotterdamn sound artist Rutger Zuydervelt, aka Machinefabriek, create broad pallets of ringing sounds over which acoustic instruments intone, with cellist Fransesco Guerri joining on one of 8 gently unfolding "Scramblings".

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

(Bureau B -- Germany )


Price: $17.95    




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

White, John: Electric Music [2 CDs]
White, John:
Electric Music [2 CDs]

(ANTS Records -- Italy )


Price: $19.95    




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English experimental composer and musical performer John White recorded the pieces on this 2 CD retrospective set between 1980 and 1995, a combination of serious, popular and novelty pieces, often exploring areas of contradiction, particularly linear and rhythmic, within an unlikely sound-world in which parameters such as volume, timbre, texture and speed remain fixed.

Banabila, Michel / Radboud Mens / Marco Douma: Live 2015
Banabila, Michel / Radboud Mens / Marco Douma:
Live 2015

(StealthRec -- Netherlands )


Price: $13.95    




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Sound artist Radboud Mens and composer Michel Banabila collaborated with video artist Marco Douma in a series of live perofrmances in 2015, the audio of which is heard here in electronic beats of a triphop nature, detailed and compelling rhythms from their performances at Le Guess Who festival in Utrecht, Netherlands and at Steim Summer Party, at Bimhuis.

Cleaver, Gerald: Signs
Cleaver, Gerald:
Signs

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $16.00    




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Taking his cues from the electronic music of his Detroit roots, free jazz drummer Gerald Cleaver presents an album of synthetic rhythms and sonic landscape, each piece composed in detailed arrangements of compelling and adventurous structures, from propulsive grooves to sinuous soundscapes, a surprising and exciting twist showing Cleaver's strong compositional skills.

Gryke Pyje: Collision And Coalescence [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]
Gryke Pyje:
Collision And Coalescence [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Mappa -- Slovokia )


Price: $23.95    




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Composers and performers Jani Hirvonen and Johannes Schebler create a complex universe in sound & melody, a veritable forest of sound referencing global and spiritual environments, using warm instrumental sources, field recordings, world percussion and extended use of the studio in a satisfying series of journeys with a mysteriously transcendental and devotional feeling.

Jefferson, Larry: Journey [CASSETTE] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Jefferson, Larry:
Journey [CASSETTE] [Used Item]

(Rollax Records -- USA )


Price: $4.00    




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Electronic Artist Larry Jefferson explores issues of philosophy and loss and this is reflected in this collection of 9 songs & music in a professionally manufactured cassette.

Cleaver, Gerald: Signs [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]
Cleaver, Gerald:
Signs [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




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Taking his cues from the electronic music of his Detroit roots, free jazz drummer Gerald Cleaver presents an album of synthetic rhythms and sonic landscape, each piece composed in detailed arrangements of compelling and adventurous structures, from propulsive grooves to sinuous soundscapes, a surprising and exciting twist showing Cleaver's strong compositional skills.

R.A.N. (Albert Cirera / Rafal Mazur / Nicolas Field): Five Spontaneous Ones
R.A.N. (Albert Cirera / Rafal Mazur / Nicolas Field):
Five Spontaneous Ones

(Not Two -- Poland )


Price: $15.95    




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The UK/Europe trio of Albert Cirera on saxophones, Rafal Mazur on bass guitar, and Nicolas Field on drums, in five ordinal improvisations recorded at Alchemia Club in 2018, for a concert of vigorously assertive playing and seething interactive layers, laying back at times to build their progressions, ending the concert with an explorative "Fifth" improvisation.

Hawkins, Chester: K516156/91044  [33 1/3 7-inch VINYL]
Hawkins, Chester:
K516156/91044 [33 1/3 7-inch VINYL]

(Intangible Arts -- USA )


Price: $15.95    




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A 33 rpm 7" from Washington, DC sound artist Chester Hawkins, which "contains highly concentrated extracts" of two remixes of live recordings at Logan Fringe Arts Space and Red Onion Records, from his limited-edition USB release "Cops Need Serial Numbers"; mesmerizing and hypnotic electronics from a masterful performer and kosmiche explorer.

Cheval Gris: Candor Cloak
Cheval Gris:
Candor Cloak

(Bad Architect Records -- USA )


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Combining the work of 18 artists chosen to interpret a series of sacred rites that took place deep within the woods by an elite shaman of an Amazon tribe, including Squidco's own Carl Kruger & phil zampino, Cheval Gris (Ryan Lewis) weaves an incredible story in sound, a virtual soundtrack of rich aural environments, concrete elements, and ritualistic sound.

Wabi Experience : Wabi Experience
Wabi Experience :
Wabi Experience

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )


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Czech improviser and sound musician Tomislav Federsel started work on this project in 2002, remixing in experimental forms the songs of Czech folk musician Wabi Danek, a project Federsel scrapped and rebuilt three times, Jaroslav Tarnovski joining in this ultimate version of the rich, imaginative and well-considered renderings of Danek's music.

Machinefabriek: Dwaal/Wold+
Machinefabriek:
Dwaal/Wold+

(Moving Furniture -- Netherlands )


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Two contrasting works composed for the tape label Dauw by Rutger Zuydervelt, exercises in creating an auditory space or sphere rather than sculpting a structured composition; "Dwaal" presents orchestral washes amidst a barrage of radio static and erratic noise; "Wold" is a dream-like work of pianos, subtle hiss and field recordings; plus remixes of each.

Zuydervelt, Rutger : Astroneer 2 (Original Game Soundtrack)
Zuydervelt, Rutger :
Astroneer 2 (Original Game Soundtrack)

(Machinefabriek -- The Netherlands )


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The second volume of Rutger Zuydervelt AKA Machinefabriek's soundtrack for System Era's Astroneer game, a sci-fi exploration and adventure game, in discrete tracks presenting the themes and melodies that are played continuously in reaction to the action of the player in the game.

subterrene: Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been
subterrene:
Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been

(Bad Architect Records -- USA )


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Rich sonic atmospheres from subterrene, aka Grant Stewart, a member of the 910 Noise collective, using slowly evolving and dovetailing drones that resonate and reveal shimmering beauty, deeply controlled and maintaining aural interest without any sense of impatience, maintaining a steady hand that reveals hidden harmonics amongst beautiful clouds of sound.

Third Coast Ensemble: Wrecks
Third Coast Ensemble:
Wrecks

(RogueArt -- Austria )


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Merging France's Nautilis Ensemble with musicians from Chicago created this large improvising orchestra, here in a new suite composed by Rob Mazurek and dedicated to Great Lake Michigan and the devestation of thousands of shipwrecks over many centuries, using historical data, first hand accounts of shipwrecks off both shores, magical realism and steampunk aesthetics.

Machinefabriek: Becoming [CD + DOWNLOAD]
Machinefabriek:
Becoming [CD + DOWNLOAD]

(Not On Label -- Netherlands )


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The fourth dance piece by Dutch/Spanish choreographer Ivan Perez to feature an original soundtrack by Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek), performed live on stage in Korzo in The Hague, and at Vondelpark in Amsterdam, the composer and coreographer developing a movement and sound 'vocabulary' to create a performance that mixes structured and improvised music.

Departement d'Education Psychique: Untitled [VINYL]
Departement d'Education Psychique:
Untitled [VINYL]

(Fou Records -- France )


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The trio of Jean-Marc Foussat on synthesizer and voice, abd Dynamo Dreesen & SVN on electronics, crossing artists more associated with electronica than free improvisation, here in their second release recorded live at Ohm in Berlin, Germany and at "Neues Deutchland" in 2016.

Banabila, Michel: Sound Years [VINYL]
Banabila, Michel:
Sound Years [VINYL]

(Tapu Records -- Netherlands )


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A captivating compilation from electronic composer Michel Banabila recorded between 2005-2016, a combination of studio, live and theatre recordings remixed into two continuous tracks of sound, with collaborations including Oene Van Geel and Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek).

Amalgamated: Amalgamated
Amalgamated:
Amalgamated

(Aubjects -- USA )


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An album of hallucinogenic and melodic rhythhm and sound from the Amalgamated collective, who take their influence from 80's industrial / cassette culture, as heard in these 8 tracks, balancing modern electronics with lo-fi/home taper instruments and sensibilities.

Cremaster / Komora A: split [7-inch VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Cremaster / Komora A:
split [7-inch VINYL] [Used Item]

(Monotype -- Poland )


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A split 7" release between Cremaster (Alfredo Costa Monteiro (electronics) and Ferran Fages (feedback mixing board and electroacoustic devices); and the Komora A trio of Karol Koszniec (electronics), Dominik Kowalczyk (laptop) and Jakub Mikolajczyk (modular synth).

Douglas, Dave High Risk: Dark Territory
Douglas, Dave High Risk:
Dark Territory

(Greenleaf Music -- USA )


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Electronic-inspired ensemble High Risk with Dave Douglas on trumpet, Jonathan Maron on bass, Mark Guiliana on drums and Shigeto on electronics, exploring the intersection of creative improvisation and modern electronic music production in persuasively rhythmic music.

Miimo: Miimo 5
Miimo:
Miimo 5

(Amorfon -- Japan )


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The alternative dub steelpan trio of Yoshio Machida (steeldrums, voice, percussion, electronics), Tatus (bass, voice & electronics) and Norihide Saji (drums, laptop & electronics) for 10 tracks of embraceable tunes including a cover of Miles Davis "All Blues".

Miimo: Miimo 3
Miimo:
Miimo 3

(Amorfon -- Japan )


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The improvising steelpan ensemble of Yoshio Machida (steel drums, percussion, electronics, PanKAT), Tatsu (bass, electronics) and Norihide Saji (drums, laptop, electronics) in their 3rd release, an alternative dub album, or music created by poly-rhythm and sound effects.

Miimo: Miimo 4
Miimo:
Miimo 4

(Amorfon -- Japan )


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Using bass, drums, steelpan, electronics and programming, the trio of Tatsu, Norihide Saji and Amorfon label leader Yoshio Machida create a "pulse dub" album of polyrhythms and phase, producing warm, complex and embraceable music that includes a cover of Bjork's "Hyperballad".

Astral Colonels (Anthony Pateras / Valerio Tricoli): Good Times in the End Times
Astral Colonels (Anthony Pateras / Valerio Tricoli):
Good Times in the End Times

(Immediata -- Australia )


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Anthony Pateras & Valerio Tricoli worked 7 years transforming pianos, organs, harpsichords, tape machines and synthesizers into an expansive sonic otherworld that celebrates the "End of Times" in three parts; a meticulous and fascinating work.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Thomas Bonvalet  : Loges De Souffle
Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Thomas Bonvalet :
Loges De Souffle

(BeCoq -- France )


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Thomas Bonvalet takes the banjo into unusual territory with Jean-Luc Guionnet performing on the organ at the protestant temple of Bergerac, France, in a beautifully terrifying album recorded during the MONC cultural arts centre's festival of avant-garde culture in 2010.

Clinamen Trio   (Marion / Di Donato / Berger): Decline
Clinamen Trio (Marion / Di Donato / Berger):
Decline

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Roman philosopher Titus Lucretius Carus named "Clinamen" the unpredictable (in time and space) swerve of atoms falling in the void, which aptly describes the unexpected directions taken in subtle free improvisation from this French trio, led by bassist Louis-Michel Marion, with Jacques Di Donato on clarinet, and Philippe Berger on viola.

Wisseltangcamatta, The: Movements
Wisseltangcamatta, The:
Movements

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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

Banabila, Michel: Tapu Sampler 2016
Banabila, Michel:
Tapu Sampler 2016

(Tapu Records -- Netherlands )


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Michel Banabila's excellent melodically experimental electroacoustic label Tapu in their 2016 double CD sampler, with tracks from Banabila, Asid & Banabila, Banabila & Van Geel, Banabila & Machinefabriek, Banabila & Erker, and Banabila/Erker/Samson.

Rydberg (Werner Dafeldecker / Nicolas Bussmann): Rydberg
Rydberg (Werner Dafeldecker / Nicolas Bussmann):
Rydberg

(Monotype -- Poland )


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Rydberg was a Swedish physicist with a moon crater named after him, here celebrated by the the duo of Nicholas Bussmann (sampler, electronics) and Werner Dafeldecker (function generator, electronics) in an album blending ambient electronics and muted, guiding rhythms.

Joyfultalk: Muuixx
Joyfultalk:
Muuixx

(Drip Audio -- Canada )


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Vancouver-based Jay Crocker, half of Bent Spoon with Chris Dadge, in an album of electronics using homebuilt instruments and treatments, rhythmically based music with effective melodies and a quirky, sometimes lo-fi, but always engaging approach.

If Thousands: Lullaby
If Thousands:
Lullaby

(Silber -- USA )


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If Thousands present a beautiful blanket of sound recorded as a soundtrack for falling asleep. Quite beautiful and soothing. Fans of Godspeed You Black Emperor and Stars of the lid should love this one.

Hertenstein, Joe HNH (Hertenstein / Niggenkemper / Heberer): [2nd release]
Hertenstein, Joe HNH (Hertenstein / Niggenkemper / Heberer):
[2nd release]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Drummer Joe Herteinstein's followup to his 1st Clean Feed HNH album from his New York trio with Pascal Niggenkemper on bass and Thomas Heberer on cornet, adding a New York attitude to European modern jazz, with oustanding playing using a mix of traditional and inventive approaches.

Banabila, Michel: Precious Images - Data Files 1999-2008 [2 CDs]
Banabila, Michel:
Precious Images - Data Files 1999-2008 [2 CDs]

(Steamin' Soundworks -- Netherlands )


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A 2 CD Compilation of Banabila tracks released between 1999 and 2008, taken from his work on the Dutch label Steamin' Soundworks, and from his soundtrack and television work, with conspirators including Frank Van Der Kooij, Eric Vloeimans, Yasar Saka, Anton Goudsmit, Zenial, &c.

 

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