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Field Recordings


 
Airkraft (Caldwell / Whyman / Van Der Kooij): Pyongyang Express
Airkraft (Caldwell / Whyman / Van Der Kooij):
Pyongyang Express

(FMR -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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A travelogue from the saxophone trio of Pete Whyman, Frank Van Der Kooij and Chris Caldwell, documenting their tour through Beijing to Pyongyang in North Korea through field recordings and musical sketches.

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

(Bolt -- Poland )


Price: $15.95    




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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 )


Price: $13.95    




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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.

Baron, Marc: Hidden Tapes
Baron, Marc:
Hidden Tapes

(Potlatch -- France )


Price: $15.95    




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Five fascinating works composed from old cassette tapes accelerated or slowed down, layered and transformed with analog devices, with the addition of sources from movies soundtracks and classical or liturgical music extracts.

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

(escape from dude mountain -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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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 )


Price: $13.95    




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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 )


Price: $13.95    




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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 )


Price: $15.95    




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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 )


Price: $14.40    




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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 )


Price: $15.95    




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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.

Cirotteau / Lacasse / Massicotte / Normand: Face a la derive
Cirotteau / Lacasse / Massicotte / Normand:
Face a la derive

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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An audio and acousmatic documentary of the sounds along the St. Lawrence River, above and below water, and the voices of the people living around the shore.

Cordier, Eric / Seijiro Murayama: Nuit
Cordier, Eric / Seijiro Murayama:
Nuit

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $13.95    




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On the surface an album of organized field recordings, which Eric Cordier recorded in both France and Japan, from outdoor sounds (frogs/birds) to indoor environments, over which Murayama added percussion and vocal utterances, synthesizing unusual and engaging environments.

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

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $13.95    




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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.

Cusack, Peter: Baikal Ice (Spring 2003)
Cusack, Peter:
Baikal Ice (Spring 2003)

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    




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Peter Cusak's field recordings from the ice flows in the Baikal Lake of Siberia, documenting the ice, ice flows, and the trip itself through a series of interesting and well-captured recordings.

Cusack, Peter: Favourite Sounds of Berlin
Cusack, Peter:
Favourite Sounds of Berlin

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    




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Site recordings from Berlin by audio explorer Peter Cusack, documenting evocative locations throughout the city based on an inquiry into Berlin resident's favorite sounds, with a booklet detailing the 31 recordings and the scope of the project.

Cusack, Peter: Sounds From Dangerous Places   (2 CD's + 90 Page Hardback Book)
Cusack, Peter:
Sounds From Dangerous Places (2 CD's + 90 Page Hardback Book)

(ReR -- Great Britain )


Price: $32.50    




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Two CDs and a 90 page hardback book with photos, info and interviews from audio documenter and experimenter Peter Cusak, recording in Chernobyl, The Caspian Oilfields, and various dangerous locations in the UK.

Cutler, Chris: There And Back Again, Volume 2: On Memory
Cutler, Chris:
There And Back Again, Volume 2: On Memory

(Recommended Records -- USA )


Price: $12.00    




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Davis  / Milton / Saade: dun
Davis / Milton / Saade:
dun

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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Understated and exquisite improvisation using trumpet, violin, bass clarinet, flute and field recordings from three forward-thinking performers.

Distel, Herbert: Travelogue
Distel, Herbert:
Travelogue

(Hatology -- Switzerland )


Price: $17.95    




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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.

Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet: The Abyss
Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet:
The Abyss

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $24.95    




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Sound and noise artists Kevin Drumm and Jason Lescalleet collaborate on this 2 CD set, a diverse set of sound pieces from slowly building drones to unsettling environments, with tapes punctuating the hallucinatory aspects of their rich and impressive aural tapestries.

Frith, Fred: Middle of the Moment
Frith, Fred:
Middle of the Moment

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    




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Fred Frith provides a complex and fascinating soundtrack for the second film he made with Nicolas Humbert and Werner Penzel--"Middle of the Moment"--merging his guitar work, field recordings, and environment sound, with additional help from Tim Hodgkinson, as the film and music follow nomadic people in their travels, their songs, and the sounds they experience.

Geisse, Gunnar: Meta Atem
Geisse, Gunnar:
Meta Atem

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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Mysterious and intense works for electric guitar, signal processing, field recordings and voice from experimenter, improviser and audio researcher Gunnar Geisse.

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

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )


Price: $17.95    




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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 )


Price: $20.95    




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

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $15.95    




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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.

MacLean, Steve: Frog Bug Guitar Computer
MacLean, Steve:
Frog Bug Guitar Computer

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    




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Beautiful studio works created by Steve MacLean (Dr. Nerve) using guitar and field recordings from the water's edge of frogs, bugs, birds, and pond ambiance.

Mirra, Helen / Ernst Karel: A Map Of Parallels 41-N And 49-N At A Scale Of Ten Seconds To One Degree
Mirra, Helen / Ernst Karel:
A Map Of Parallels 41-N And 49-N At A Scale Of Ten Seconds To One Degree

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $12.95    




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A map of the latitudes delineating the geographical area where the European - North American history of deforestation and resforestation has played out, in a work of guitar and field effects from Portugese artist Helen Mirra and sound artist Ernst Karel.

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

(SAAMLENG -- Poland )


Price: $14.95    




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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.

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

(Ftarri/Swarming -- France )


Price: $12.95    




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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 )


Price: $15.95    




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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.

Musci, Roberto / Giovanni Venosta: Messages & Portraits
Musci, Roberto / Giovanni Venosta:
Messages & Portraits

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    




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Overlays and constructs rhythmic and harmonic vignettes of transparent sound (at once complex and simple) from electronic, acoustic and documentary sources, taking ethnic field recordings as it's thematic centre.

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

(3acreTract(s) -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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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.

Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart: Hearing Metal 2
Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart:
Hearing Metal 2

(Gravity Wave -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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The second part of composer Michael Pisaro's "Hearing Metal" series, Pisaro performing on field recordings, radio, guitar, sine tones, with Greg Stuart performing on a diverse set of percussive instruments.

Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart: July Mountain: three versions
Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart:
July Mountain: three versions

(Gravity Wave -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Three versions of Pisano's composition based on Wallace Steen's poem: a reissue of the original version; an alternate version with different field recordings; and one with the percussion parts alone for the listener to add their own fields recordings.

Pisaro, Michael: fields have ears (6)
Pisaro, Michael:
fields have ears (6)

(Gravity Wave -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Pisaro's "fields have ears" started as a simple work for solo classical guitar and sine tones, but has developed into this extended work augmented with turntables, radios, records, field recordings, and earlier Pisaro pieces.

Pisaro, Michael: The Punishment of the Tribe by its Elders
Pisaro, Michael:
The Punishment of the Tribe by its Elders

(Gravity Wave -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Pisaro's fascinating composition created with guitar, bass, percussion, radio, electronics, and field recordings, using long gaps of silence resolved through a dynamic set of rich audio sections.

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

(Remote Viewers -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    




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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.

Robert, Jocelyn: Folie / Culture
Robert, Jocelyn:
Folie / Culture

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    




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

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $9.60    




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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 )


Price: $14.95    




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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 )


Price: $8.80    




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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 )


Price: $7.95    




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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 )


Price: $11.95    




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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.

Suzuki, Akio: NA-GI 1997
Suzuki, Akio:
NA-GI 1997

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


Price: $14.95    




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Sound and installation pioneer Akio Suzuki in a work based on field recordings from the bay and caves of Takano, Tango-cho in the northern-most coast of Kyoto, Japan.

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

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )


Price: $10.00    




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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 )


Price: $15.95    




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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 )


Price: $15.95    




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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 )


Price: $17.95    




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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 )


Price: $12.95    




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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 )


Price: $15.95    




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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 )


Price: $13.95    




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

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

(Aum Fidelity -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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

Lopez, Francisco: untitled #164
Lopez, Francisco:
untitled #164

(Unsounds -- The Netherlands )


Price: $9.00    




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Using field recordings made in Brussels together with TRMX, Johan Vandermaelen, Martiens Go Home, and Building Transmissions, Lopez mutates and records these into an intense 73 minute composition that takes the sounds of a city and transforms them into a interior landscape, a city within.

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

(Fragment Factory -- Germany )


Price: $13.95    




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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 )


Price: $13.95    




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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.

Alebeek, Rinus van & Michael Libera: play Alvin Lucier Chambers
Alebeek, Rinus van & Michael Libera:
play Alvin Lucier Chambers

(Bolt -- Poland )


Price: $14.95    




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Rinus van Alebeek and Michal Libera made frequent excursions into Calabrian towns to follow Alvin Lucier's suggestions to make large and small resonant environments sound, presented through field recordings and readings of text adaptations of Italo Calvino's "Invisible Cities".

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

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $13.95    




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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.

Klaxon Gueule: Cote, Falaise, St-Onge: Grain
Klaxon Gueule: Cote, Falaise, St-Onge:
Grain

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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Michel F Cote, Bernard Falaise, Alexandre St-Onge, Christof Migone, and Sam Shalabi, all members of the excellent group Klaxon Gueule, in a minimalist release of improv.

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

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )


Price: $14.95    




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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.

Curtis Clark Trio: Taagi
Curtis Clark Trio:
Taagi

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $15.95    




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Taagi - which takes its title from the Apache word for "three" - is Dutch based pianist Clark's first trio recording with bassist Aaron Gonzalez and drummer Stefan Gonzalez.

Shipp, Matthew Quartet Declared Enemy: Our Lady Of The Flowers
Shipp, Matthew Quartet Declared Enemy:
Our Lady Of The Flowers

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $15.95    




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Named after Jean Genet's infamous novel, New York pianist Matthew Shipp's quartet Declared Enemy with Sabir Mateen on tenor sax & clarinet, William Parker on double bass, and Gerald Cleaver on drums, return for a second outstanding album of dynamic and masterful jazz.

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

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $13.95    




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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 )


Price: $15.95    




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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.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Eric La Casa / Philip Samartzis: Stray Shafts of Sunlight
Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Eric La Casa / Philip Samartzis:
Stray Shafts of Sunlight

(Swarming -- France )


Price: $12.95    




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Using extended saxophone (Guionnet), microphones, prepared recordings & laptop (La Casa) and electronics, field recordings & laptop (Samartzis) this release comprises various live recordings made in 2007 while on tour in France, Germany and Italy.

Banabila & Machinefabriek: Macrocosms
Banabila & Machinefabriek:
Macrocosms

(Tapu Records -- Netherlands )


Price: $9.95    




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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.

MacLean, Steve: Ordinary Objects And Other Distractions
MacLean, Steve:
Ordinary Objects And Other Distractions

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    




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Using a diverse set of instruments and percussive devices, from tennis balls to Jupiter 80 keyboards, electronics artist and performer Steve MacLean presents an exotic set of compositions using microtonal, poly-rhythmic and deeply engaging structures in unusual and captivating music.

Lambkin, Graham: Community [2 CDs]
Lambkin, Graham:
Community [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $23.95    




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Using electronics, field recordings and spoken word, Graham Lambkin explores "Community" in abstract and literal ways, reflecting on society and describing aspects of community through spoken word and sound, a thought-provoking and complex work of organized sound.

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

(Winds Measure -- USA )


Price: $21.95    




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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.

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]
Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $23.95    




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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre d’Alfortville and in the studio.

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL]
Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $19.95    




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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

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 )


Price: $10.95    




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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 )


Price: $11.95    




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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.

 
La Casa, Eric :
Paris Quotidien [CD+60 page booklet of photos & text]

(Swarming -- France )


Price: $14.95    




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Eric La Casa documents his home environment in Paris through audio investigation and field recordings, creating 3 large works that reveal the properties, singularities, banalities and features of his audio environment in perspective to his status as a citizen of the city, presented in a gatefold CD package with a color 60-page booklet of photos and text.

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

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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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.

O'Leary, Mark : 4 Urban Landscapes
O'Leary, Mark :
4 Urban Landscapes

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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In "Urban Landscapes" Irish guitarist and electroacoustic artist Mark O'Leary captures and documents environmental audio associated with Urban Cork City.

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

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $16.80    




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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.

Mayas, Magda / Jim Denley: Tempe Jetz
Mayas, Magda / Jim Denley:
Tempe Jetz

(Relative Pitch -- USA )


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A pairing of two innovative players, Berlin-based pianist Magda Mayas and Australian sound and wind artist Jim Denley, Mayas playing inside and out of the piano and Denley on alto sax and bass flute, both providing field recordings adding unexpected elements in a set of extremely balanced recordings that entrance the listener with unlikely and captivating settings.

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.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Eric La Casa / Philip Samartzis: Soleil d'Artifice
Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Eric La Casa / Philip Samartzis:
Soleil d'Artifice

(Swarming -- France )


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The first 2009 release for French The Swarming label is the trio of saxophonist Jean-Luc Guionnet, and electronic artists Eric La Casa and Philip Samartzis, using unusual procedures and investigations to create impressive and dynamic sonic journeys.

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 )


Price: $15.95    




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Frey, Jurg: L'ame Est Sans Retenue I [5 CDs]
Frey, Jurg:
L'ame Est Sans Retenue I [5 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $46.95    




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A massive work from composer Jurg Frey focused on the dynamic relationship between sound and silence, and how it can affect our perception of the silence in a frame of space and time, using environmental sounds of field recordings and silence to create a massive work over six hours, modifying pitch, rhythm, dynamics, texture, and overtone, here properly released on 5 CDs.

Tickmayer, Stevan Kovacs: Repetetive Selective Removal of One Protecting Group
Tickmayer, Stevan Kovacs:
Repetetive Selective Removal of One Protecting Group

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


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