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Alebeek, Rinus van: plays Luc Ferrari Cycles des Souvenirs Alebeek, Rinus van:
plays Luc Ferrari Cycles des Souvenirs

(Bolt -- Poland )

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Rinus van Alebeek plays a CD copy of the late composer Luc Ferrari's "Cycles Des Souvenirs" in Luc Ferrari's house, while his widow Brunhild Ferrari reads the liner notes and Van Alebeek makes recording inside the house and its surroundings.

Alexis, Roldolphe / Stephane Rives: Winds Doors Poplars Alexis, Roldolphe / Stephane Rives:
Winds Doors Poplars

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Rodolphe Alexis composed these works from a diverse set of recordings of trains, factories and other potent sounds, pairing them with recordings from saxophonist Stephane Rives using extended and unusual techniques, yielding these inventive and irrepressible sound works.

Bete Tete: Ji Mo De Bete Tete:
Ji Mo De

(escape from dude mountain -- USA )

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Bete Tete's first album, "Ji Mo De" was recorded in Jiangxi, Ganzhou, China during the winter of 2006, designed as a play on verbal structure developed in mandarin.

Bogan Ghost (Allbee / Caddy): Zerfall Bogan Ghost (Allbee / Caddy):
Zerfall

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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The duo of Liz Allbee on trumpet and Anthea Caddy on cello in beautifully paced, mysterious improvisations using a minimal approach of extended and often disconcerting techniques augmented with subtle electroacoustic touches.

Buttner, Gregory: Pochen Buttner, Gregory:
Pochen

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Composer Gregory Buttner captured recordings from the 19th century French Performance Arts Forum in St. Erme, Picardy in 2011, using the house as a sound generator, resonant space and instrument, organizing the recordings into this excursive and exploratory composition.

Cascone, Kim: Dagger and Guitar Cascone, Kim:
Dagger and Guitar

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Using field recordings collected around the world, Kim Cascone has constructed a CD which is neither an exploration of inner space nor a meditation on hearing.

Chrysakis, Thanos: A Scar In The Air Chrysakis, Thanos:
A Scar In The Air

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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A continuation of Chrysakis' "inscapes" series, compositions based on the structural and aesthetic capacity of sonic matter using field-recordings, synthesized & acoustic sounds.

Chrysakis, Thanos: Subterranean Sky Chrysakis, Thanos:
Subterranean Sky

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Aural Terrains label leader and electronic composer Thanos Chrysakis in a work in five movements based on field recordings, synthesized, and acoustic instrumental sounds.

Cordier, Eric: Osorezan (Selected Field Recording 1993 - 2006) Cordier, Eric:
Osorezan (Selected Field Recording 1993 - 2006)

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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From an exploration of volcanoes in Japan to the ambience of a nap in France, composer Eric Cordier organizes field recordings made in his travels to create exotic and engaging audio environments that transport the listener.

Davies, Rhodri / John Butcher: Routing Lynn Davies, Rhodri / John Butcher:
Routing Lynn

(Ftarri -- Japan )

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Chris Watson recorded John Butcher on acoustic & amplified sax and Rhodri Davies on acoustic & electric harp in Routing Lynn in Northumberland, then joined them live at a festival in Gateshead where the duo played alongside Watson's reworked recordings.

Degrassi, Franco: rage Degrassi, Franco:
rage

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Acousmatic work from electronic composer Degrassi: two serial pieces using algorithmic software, an elabration of recorded sounds, and an improvisation using real-time synthesizers.

Distel, Herbert: Travelogue Distel, Herbert:
Travelogue

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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An electroacoustic composition from Herbert Distel, a "Travelogue" of field recordings organized into two long works that present hallucinatory sound with an illusive rhythmic component, structured into a long journey with a departure, journey and arrival.

Jones, JC: Myelination Jones, JC:
Myelination

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Bassist J.C. Jones brings together science & music, enabling an evocative window into the illness MS by making the vibrations of myelin protein audible, over which Jones, Yoni Silver, Harold Rubin, Airel Shibolet, &c. improvise.

KGB: Noise Forest [AUDIO DVD] KGB:
Noise Forest [AUDIO DVD]

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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KGB (Dougherty/Hennebohl/Cascone) in audio environments fromm 2 day-long performances in Berlin using a mix of found objects, constructions, machines, contact mics & traditional instruments.

La Casa, Eric / Cedric Peyronnet: Zones Portuaires [2 CDs] La Casa, Eric / Cedric Peyronnet:
Zones Portuaires [2 CDs]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Site specific recordings made for two live performances in Le Havre and Liege (2010) by sound artists Eric La Casa and Cedric Peyronnet, one disc each of sound sculpted from the same field recordings, but with vastly different results.

La Casa, Eric / Taku Unami: Parazoan Mapping La Casa, Eric / Taku Unami:
Parazoan Mapping

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Using "recordings" and "devices", this is the first release from the long-standing collaboration of Eric La Casa and Taku Umani, 15 untitled tracks of curious and subtly discursive sound work recorded in a diverse set of locations.

La Casa, Eric: W2 (1998-2008) [2 CDs] La Casa, Eric:
W2 (1998-2008) [2 CDs]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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A journey in sound from composer Eric La Casa, who organized these recordings of water and wind captured over 12 years as a sonic journal of the various geographic locations he visited, transforming them into an absorbing story about the living world.

Mirt: Khmer & Siam Recordings Mirt:
Khmer & Siam Recordings

(SAAMLENG -- Poland )

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Blending field recordings of temples, rain, bells, cicadas, radios, and other regional sounds from Khmer & Siam with native music to create a rich audioscape of those exotic lands, both mysterious and liltingly melodic on a beautiful journey in sound.

Monteiro, Alfredo Costa : Anatomy of Inner Place Monteiro, Alfredo Costa :
Anatomy of Inner Place

(Monotype -- Poland )

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Organized sound compositions using recordings from Monteiro's home environment, compositing acoustic sound without adding electronic effects processing.

Murayama, Seijiro / Eric La Casa: Paris: Public Spaces Murayama, Seijiro / Eric La Casa:
Paris: Public Spaces

(Ftarri/Swarming -- France )

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Twelve recordings constructed from 2012 field recordings of public locations in Paris by Eric La Casa and Seijiro Murayama, including subway stations, parks, open gardens, tunnels and fountains; a fascinating portrait of communal sound in this great city.

Murmer: Framework 1-4 [2 CDs] Murmer:
Framework 1-4 [2 CDs]

(Herbal International -- USA )

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Patrick McGinley (Murmer) in a series of bold experiments with untreated field recordings, exploring notions of musicality within the structures of found sound, written partially as a reaction against the idea of documentary or objective presentation of found sound.

Newton, Jamie: Tone Wheel Newton, Jamie:
Tone Wheel

(3acreTract(s) -- USA )

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Tonewheel organ meditations along with feedback and sound forms using processed guitar, keyboards and field recordings from sound artist Jamie Newton, 2 slowly evolving tonal works sandwiching three more turbulent pieces in a journey of drone, noise and reflection.

Remote Viewers, The: To The North Remote Viewers, The:
To The North

(Remote Viewers -- Great Britain )

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Dave Petts' Remote Viewers, now a septet of 4 saxophonists, marimba, bassist John Edwards and drummer Mark Sanders, in 7 pieces blending rock and improvisational aesthetics in seductive ways.

Rocchetti, Claudio / Klaus Janek : Reisenotizen Aus Dem Land Der Mitte Rocchetti, Claudio / Klaus Janek :
Reisenotizen Aus Dem Land Der Mitte

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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A cohesive work of processed bass, field recordings, and feedback developed during the tour of Klaus Janek and Claudio Rocchetti through China, Hong Kong and Malaysia, at times adding Li Zenghui, Yan Jun, Stephen Roach, Feng Hao, Liu Xinyu, Torturing Nurse and Sin:Ned.

Rodrigues / Davidson / Matthews: erosions Rodrigues / Davidson / Matthews:
erosions

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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The trio of violist and label leader Ernesto Rodrigues with acoustic guitarist Neil Davidson and sythn/field recording artist Wade Matthews in erosive, sinister and engrossing improv.

Sinha, Debashis: Quell Sinha, Debashis:
Quell

(Eema Records -- Canada )

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"Quell" is an aural sound journey, using music and field recordings to investigate and present a deeply emotional exploration of Sinha's second home: India.

Somnaphon: Sarasota Somnaphon:
Sarasota

(ACK Recordings -- USA )

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Somnaphon's dark sound work, the 2nd part of a trilogy made from broken clips of melody, clanging metal and found sounds, composed from disturbances in an active haunted house.

Sontag Shogun: LTFI EP [VINYL 10-inch EP] Sontag Shogun:
LTFI EP [VINYL 10-inch EP]

(Palaver Press -- USA )

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Sontag Shogun is the trio of pianist Ian Temple and sound artists Jesse Perlstein and Jeremy Young, setting the piano against intricately designed sonic textures and cut-ups of choral voice and acoustic guitar, as well as processed field recordings, here in a 10" 4 track EP.

Thieke, Michael Unununium: Nachtlieder Thieke, Michael Unununium:
Nachtlieder

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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A diverse and fascinating release from clarinetist Michael Thieke, also on zither and providing field recordings, with guitarist Martin Siewert, accordionist Luca Venitucci, and two bassists--Christian Weber & Derek Shirley, and two drummers--Steve Heather and Eric Schaefer.

Tierce #2: Caisson Tierce #2:
Caisson

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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A 2nd outing for this electronics-based trio using field recordings, zithers, turntables, amplified knitting machine, &c.; a 60 minute improvisation recorded in concert in Hull in November 2010.

Warburton, Dan: Profession Reporter Warburton, Dan:
Profession Reporter

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )

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Warburton's latest in his Walk Series, using field recordings from Morocco to study the fragile barriers between composition, improvisation, natural, and man-made sound.

SQID (Castello / Stangl / de Vega / Faravelli): SQID [2 CDs] SQID (Castello / Stangl / de Vega / Faravelli):
SQID [2 CDs]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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An international quartet of electroacoustic improvisers, SQID (Angelica Castello, Mario de Vega, Attila Faravelli and Burkhard Stangl) formed in 2011, using field recordings of sound instruments and objects which they use in live performance to make remarkable audio environments.

Battikha, Philippe: Invisible Backgrounds Battikha, Philippe:
Invisible Backgrounds

(Samizdat -- USA )

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A beautiful solo album from Montreal/Brooklyn trumpeter Philippe Battikha, who also developed the field recordings over which he plays, joined on two tracks by double bassist Johan Fortune, in a melancholy and haunting album of emotionally rich soundscapes.

Phillips, Dave / Hiroshi Hasegawa: Insect Apocalypse Phillips, Dave / Hiroshi Hasegawa:
Insect Apocalypse

(Monotype -- Poland )

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A duo from Dave Phillips and Hirsohi Hasegawa, where Phillips' field recordings are filtered and effected by Hasegawa, creating an intense mixture of apocalyptic insect environments and inexplicable sound, slowly unfolding and captivating at high volume.

Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )

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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Robert, Jocelyn: The Maze Robert, Jocelyn:
The Maze

(Fragment Factory -- Germany )

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Electroacoustic composer Jocelyn Robert creates a field recording audio map of locations he's traveled to, to which he applys audio techniques equivalent to a geographer's scaling, removing, enhancing, and adding to a map, in the process creating a journey and a story.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc: LAC (Lake) Guionnet, Jean-Luc:
LAC (Lake)

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Jean-Luc Guionnet creates a portrayal of Lake Annecy near his home as described through its geographical location, and heard in a series of snapshot field recording compositions that describe the environment, fauna, people and civilization that abound around it.

La Casa, Eric / Cedric Peyronnet: La Creuse La Casa, Eric / Cedric Peyronnet:
La Creuse

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Eric La Casa and Cedric Peyronnet collected sounds in a triangular area in the north of the Creuse departement, France, giving the landscape a sonic corporeality by each initiating a sound work based on a specific site, which the other composer expanded upon.

Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams: We Who Had Left Bosetti, Alessandro / Chris Abrahams:
We Who Had Left

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Necks pianist Chris Abrahams teams up with electronic artist and sound poet Alessandro Bosetti for 6 introspective and mysterious tracks that mix Necks-like playing with ambient electronics and curious monologs, plus one waltz.

La Casa, Eric with Jean-Luc Guionne: Soundtracks La Casa, Eric with Jean-Luc Guionne:
Soundtracks

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Three soundtracks to movies from sound artist Eric La Casa, developed for directors Luke Fowler, Christian Jaccard and Marie-Christine Navarro, organizing sounds from field recordings, with Navarro's soundtrack complemented by organ recordings from Jean-Luc Guionnet.

Baron, Marc : Un Salon Au Fond D'un Lac Baron, Marc :
Un Salon Au Fond D'un Lac

(Potlatch -- France )

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Beautifully paced and enigmatically interesting compositions from Marc Baron, using only analog processes in three compositions for reel to reel tape, blending field recordings, cut-up, noise, found sound, pre-recorded and degraded tapes in unusual and absorbing ways.

My Fun: Sonorine My Fun:
Sonorine

(The Land Of -- USA )

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Banabila & Machinefabriek: Macrocosms Banabila & Machinefabriek:
Macrocosms

(Tapu Records -- Netherlands )

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The 4th collaboration between electronic artists Michel Banabila and Machinefabriek (Rutger Zuydervelt), in captivating music exploring the concepts of macro and micro: how insiginificant we become when zooming out, and how small worlds can be found when zooming in.

Suzuki, Akio / Lawrence English: Boombana Echoes Fan  [CD + PRINTS] Suzuki, Akio / Lawrence English:
Boombana Echoes Fan [CD + PRINTS]

(Winds Measure -- USA )

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Experimental sound performer Lawrence English on drums, electronics and field recordings joins forces with Akio Suzuki on the amazing analapos instrument (see video) for three tracks of unusual and alien sound, punctuated with strange references and percussive devices.

Gomberg, Billy / Anne Guthrie / Richard Kamerman / Takahiro Kawaguchi : [4X4  Poster/Print w/ Downlo Gomberg, Billy / Anne Guthrie / Richard Kamerman / Takahiro Kawaguchi :
[4X4 Poster/Print w/ Download Link]

(Winds Measure -- USA )

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Of interest to lowercase/Wandelweiser fans, the quartet of Billy Gomberg, Anne Guthrie, Richard Kamerman and Takahiro Kawaguchi use synthesizer, french horn, found objects, & field recordings, frequency generators, to create evolving sound environments of unique sound and timbre.

Various Artists: 910 Noise Presents Various Artists:
910 Noise Presents

(910 Noise -- USA )

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A compilation of sound artists within the 910 area code, the North Carolina coastal region including Wilmington, NC, the home of Squidco, with artists including Carl Kruger (Caucasians, Baby Daddy), Grant Stewart as subterrene, Ryan Lewis in Food World and Baby Daddy, Phil Zampino (CHANGES TO blind), Jason Ward, August Traeger, and Authorless.

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.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc + Eric La Casa: Reflected Waves [60 pages 21x25 cm + DVD video 1h48mn] Guionnet, Jean-Luc + Eric La Casa:
Reflected Waves [60 pages 21x25 cm + DVD video 1h48mn]

(Passage d'encres -- France )

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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.

Matthews / Rives: arethusa Matthews / Rives:
arethusa

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Saxophonist Rives with Wade Matthews on software synthesis and manipulated field recordings in a piece inspired by the story of Arethusa, a servant of the Greek goddess Artemis.

Lambkin, Graham / Taku Unami: The Whistler [2 CDs] Lambkin, Graham / Taku Unami:
The Whistler [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Sound artists Graham Lambkin and Taku Unami create two large works using material which they recorded together, and then which independently assembled into a single CD each, with "Whistler Vanishes in Wind" composed by Taku Unami, and "Small Mistakes in Nature" by Graham Lambkin, both fascinating collages that alternately distract and absorb the listener.

Akama, Ryoko : Places And Pages [2 CDs] Akama, Ryoko :
Places And Pages [2 CDs]

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Composer Ryoko Akama releases a 2 disc set of 23 scores in the crossroads of minimalism and sound compositions, quiet and loud, performed in a sextet with the composer herself plus Christian Muller, Cristian Alvear, Cyril Bondi, Stefan Thut, and d'incise, each section like a page in a notebook related to place, space, time or location.

Mats Gustafsson / Craig Taborn: Ljubljana [VINYL] Mats Gustafsson / Craig Taborn:
Ljubljana [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Celebrating the 400th release of Clean Feed Records, Swedish free jazz phenomenon, saxophonist Mats Gustafsson meets with NY jazz pianist Craig Taborn for an unlikely yet highly satisfying encounter that pushes each improviser into unfamiliar, edge-of-their seats, territory.

Good, Kevin : Listen Good, Kevin :
Listen

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Kevin Good organized this composition from four field recordings collected near Avon, CT, isolating sounds that he found interesting and then attempting to recreate them on other instruments, finally adding the human voice sparsely utilized throughout the piece, all to promote the idea of listeners actively paying attention to the sounds of their environment.

Matthews, Wade / Abdul Moimeme: Lisbon - 10 Sound Portraits Matthews, Wade / Abdul Moimeme:
Lisbon - 10 Sound Portraits

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Jun, Yan / Jason Kahn: None Of Us Jun, Yan / Jason Kahn:
None Of Us

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )

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Five recordings from the duo of Jason Kahn and Yan Jun, recording ostensibly on voice, though all recordings from their rehearsals and live performances were muted, deleted, or suffered technical issues, so what remains are the extraneous sound of the rooms and concert spaces, alone or layered, the final piece layering incidental sounds from 5 concerts.

Hawkins, Chester: Magnetisk Nord Hawkins, Chester:
Magnetisk Nord

(Intangible Arts -- USA )

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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.

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.

Castello, Angelica / Jerome Noetinger: Disturbio Castello, Angelica / Jerome Noetinger:
Disturbio

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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A study on vibrating surfaces in an album of active environments in the debut album from the duo of Angelica Castello and Jerome Noetinger, both using tapes, samples, loops, radios and electronics, with Noetinger on revox and Castello on Paetzold flute, presenting seven staggering and awe-inspiring works, each wild canvases of sound from atmospheric to tectonic.

Noetinger, Jerome & SEC_: La Cave Des Etendards Noetinger, Jerome & SEC_:
La Cave Des Etendards

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Titled from the two venues where these concerts were recorded, the duo of Jerome Noetinger and Mimmo Napolitano both use revox reel to reel recorders, plus feedback systems, laptop and other electroacoustic devices to create strange and gripping aural narratives built of abstract elements yet creating deceptively concrete, compelling stories; exceptional.

Onodera, Yui / Stephen Vitiello: Quiver Onodera, Yui / Stephen Vitiello:
Quiver

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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Tokyo-based electronic composer Yui Onondera (critical-path) and New York experimenter Stephen Vitiello use a variety of sound sources--electric violin, electric & acoustic guitars, field recordings, found objects, modular synthesizer, toy piano, &c--to create a set of 8 "Quivers" from trembling agitation to exquisite atmospheric repositories of sound.

Benford, Douglas: For Now Benford, Douglas:
For Now

(Confront -- UK )

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Sprawl Imprint label leader Douglas Benford developed this fascinatingly layered composition with a diverse set of instruments, objects, and field recordings from captures made at the Stockholm Music Museum and at performances in Lithuania and England between 2009 and 2017, assembling them to create this exceptional odyssey of concrete, ambient and ethnic sources.

Sanna, Paolo: Fluorite Sanna, Paolo:
Fluorite

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Dedicating his album to Paul Burwell and Z'ev, Spanish percussionist Paolo Sanna demonstrates his many years of research in sound, silence, noise, experimentation, musical research and deconstruction through standard percussive devices and found objects, giving his playing a distinctive and personal palette which he plays with superb technique and timing.

Jang, Alex : Momentary Encounters Jang, Alex :
Momentary Encounters

(Another Timbre -- UK )

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Four fragile and mostly minimal works by Victoria-based composer Alex Jang, performed by the Apartment House ensemble, with solo pieces by Heather Roche on clarinet + field recordings, one with Cristian Alvear on guitar, an acoustic quintet, and "any three players" designed for any mix of instrumentation, here on melodica, vibraphone & cello.

Earth Tongues (Moffett / Peck / Costa): Ohio [2 CDs] Earth Tongues (Moffett / Peck / Costa):
Ohio [2 CDs]

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )

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The second album from this NY trio, titled for the state it was recorded in, as the trio of Joe Moffett (trumpet) and Dan Peck (tuba), both playing cassette players, and percussionist Carlo Costa, slowly develop this long-form 2-part work from minimal interactions of objects, extended techniques, and abstract recordings, building to a tightly controlled ferocity.

Frey, Jurg : 120 Pieces of Sound Frey, Jurg :
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Two distinct works by Swiss composer and bass clarinetist Jurg Frey: the 1st, recorded in Connecticut, a quintet composition from 2009 for bass clarinet, cello, violin, keyboard and electric guitar, Frey's harmonies creating an open instrumentation for the clarinet and cello; the second a 1997 composition for multitimbral field recordings and bass clarinet.

Timespine (Sa  / Kilma / Trips): Urban Season Timespine (Sa / Kilma / Trips):
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Resonant and upbeat exploratory free improvisation in the 2nd album from the Portuguese trio of Dead Combo guitarist To Trips, and String Theory members, Adrian Sa on zither, field recordings & reactive software and John Klima on electric fretless bass, in beautifully rambling melodic work with unusual sonic environments and asides, an appealing and absorbing album.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Thomas Tilly: Stones, Air, Axioms / Delme [VINYL 2 LPs] Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Thomas Tilly:
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The 3rd phase of French sound artists Jean-Luc Guionnet & Thomas Tilly's art and research project, recorded at the Center for Contemporary Art at La Synagogue de Delme and joined by percussionist Will Guthrie, bagpiper Claude Grandjean, and violist Cyprien Busolini, creating a remarkably diverse installation of audio frequencies, voices, instrumental sections, rhythms and silence.

Ishida, Naoki: Tone Redust <i>[Used Item]</i> Ishida, Naoki:
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Arthurs, Tom: Augmented Nature Arthurs, Tom:
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A one-take improvisation recorded in Berlin by trumpeter Tom Arthurs, caught on New Year's Day 2018 using piccolo trumpet, mutes and binaural field recordings, intended for headphone listening, as he provides an incredible sense of location while stimulating his listener with subtle interventions that ultimately act as a backdrop for his distinctive and sly soloing.

La Casa, Eric / Eamon Sprod: Friche : Transition La Casa, Eric / Eamon Sprod:
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(Swarming -- France )

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Making something out of "nothing", audio explorers and sonic organizers Eric La Casa from France and Australian Eamon Sprod spent a week on the waste grounds in the North East of Paris along the Canal Ourcq, capturing field recordings which they used to develop these active compositions, captivating by morphing everyday sounds into something intriguingly mysterious and remarkable.

Sanson, Gil / Lance Austin Olsen: Works on Paper [2 CDs] Sanson, Gil / Lance Austin Olsen:
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Two meticulous works in two parts each using layered collage of acoustic instruments, objects, electronics, field recordings, voices, fragments of past compositions and early classical music samples, with A.F. Jones providing voice narration, from Venezuelan composer/artist Gil Sanson and Canadian-based composer/painter Lance Austin Olsen: "Pra Min" and "Meditations".

Guthrie, Anne / Seymour Wright: Chelsea Bridge Guthrie, Anne / Seymour Wright:
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Bringing field recordings from New York and London, French Horn player Anne Guthrie and alto saxophone player Seymour Wright focus on London's Chelsea Bridge, also referencing the standard by Billy Strayhorn, as the two collaborators assemble a curiously fascinating narrative from location recordings and recordings of their extended and unique instrumental techniques.

Kubisch, Christina : Schall und Klang Kubisch, Christina :
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(Fragment Factory -- Germany )

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Hermann Scherchen (1891-1966) was a conductor & champion of 20th-century composers; in 1954 he established an electroacoustic experimental studio, with guests including Iannis Xenakis, Luc Ferrari, Edgar Varese and Luigi Nono; here Christina Kubisch provides a remarkable portrait of Scherchen in sound, merging his recordings, recited texts, and recordings from her own research.

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

Fages, Ferran / Ernesto Rodrigues: Cru Fages, Ferran / Ernesto Rodrigues:
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(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A composite of environmental sounds, electronics, and viola, recorded in Barcelona, Spain and Lisbon, Portugal from intrepid audio explorers Ferran Fages and Ernesto Rodrigues, the single long work taking the listener on a theoretical journey of transparent traffic, squealing wheels and indeterminate location, engrossing in its detail and the mystery it presents.

 

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