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Thumbscrew: Multicolored Midnight Thumbscrew:
Multicolored Midnight

(Cuneiform -- USA )

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"At the center of a spiraling musical universe, Thumbscrew is like a reverse black hole radiating brilliant constellations of overlapping ensembles. The all-star trio is at the core, and they're marking their 10th year as a collective e...

Garcia, Violeta : FOBIA Garcia, Violeta :
FOBIA

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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"Fobia is the second solo album of the Argentinian cellist and composer Violeta Garcia. In the last 7 years Violeta has focused her work on free improvisation exploring the amplified, prepared, expanded and extended violoncello. Violeta...

Shiraishi, Tamio: Moon Shiraishi, Tamio:
Moon

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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"Shiraishi has worked out of Queens, NY since the early 1990's and regularly plays solo sets in the NYC subway system which have become the stuff of legend. Much of Tamios' solo aesthetic is built off of interactions with a physical spa...

Moten, Fred / Brandon Lopez / Gerald Cleaver: S/T Moten, Fred / Brandon Lopez / Gerald Cleaver:
S/T

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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"Lopez and Cleaver have been improvising together as a duo for a number of years, over which they've developed a secret, unspoken language of organically growing repetitive figures in a wide range of sonic palettes. Lopez and Cleaver ha...

Laubrock, Ingrid / Tom Rainey: Counterfeit Mars Laubrock, Ingrid / Tom Rainey:
Counterfeit Mars

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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"Ingrid Laubrock and Tom Rainey played relentlessly during the pandemic. Laubrock and Rainey clearly have finely honed their improvising skills through touring and rehearsing together. This release is comprised primarily of composed pie...

Pitsiokos, Chris: Art of the Alto Pitsiokos, Chris:
Art of the Alto

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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"This is Pitsiokos' second solo saxophone release for Relative Pitch. His first one, "Speak in Tongues" was a tribute to his forbears on the horn. On "Art of the Alto" Pitsiokos stakes his claim to stand amongst them."-Relative Pitch

Lipscomb, Jon: Conscious Without Function Lipscomb, Jon:
Conscious Without Function

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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"Jon Lipscomb's dissonant tones push the guitar to its limits, the power and energy of his improvisations is visceral."-Relative Pitch

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Lingens, Hannes: Nachthund [VINYL + CD] Lingens, Hannes:
Nachthund [VINYL + CD]

(Umlaut Records -- France )

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"Like its predecessor, Nachthund favors continuous sounds over percussive accents: " Nacht " is a montage of prerecorded layers of mostly rolls and brush sounds while both " Hund " and " Manatee " have been recorded in one take by use o...

Nakatani, Tatsuya / Shawn Hansan / Michal Stover / Jeff Harshbarger: Kansas City Ship Nakatani, Tatsuya / Shawn Hansan / Michal Stover / Jeff Harshbarger:
Kansas City Ship

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

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Nakatani, Tatsuya / Kris Tiner: Dagny Nakatani, Tatsuya / Kris Tiner:
Dagny

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

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Nakatani, Tatsuya / Donald Miller / Rob Cambre / Emmalee Sutton : Moisant Stock Yards Nakatani, Tatsuya / Donald Miller / Rob Cambre / Emmalee Sutton :
Moisant Stock Yards

(Nakatani-Kobo -- USA )

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Hochstapler, Die : Beauty Lies Hochstapler, Die :
Beauty Lies

(Umlaut Records -- France )

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"The fourth and fifth album of Die Hochstapler (The Impostors) come as a package: recorded within their February 2022 residency at the now legendary Berlin venue Au Topsi Pohl, the band delivers the meal including the recipe. Beauty Lie...

Haters, The  / Kavader: De Haters Und Kadaver [CASSETTE] Haters, The / Kavader:
De Haters Und Kadaver [CASSETTE]

(Tribe Tapes -- USA )

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"Split CS from The Haters (USA) and Kadaver (Israel). Black C20 cassette w/ full-body sticker labels and 4-panel insert."-Tribe Tapes

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Made in China (Michael Blake / Samuel Blaser / Michael Sarin): Transmissions Made in China (Michael Blake / Samuel Blaser / Michael Sarin):
Transmissions

(For Tune -- Poland )

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"For most everyone "made in China" is a label synonymous with anything that is manufactured for themasses in a far away place by legions of laborers. However, Made in China will transport you to an idea ofa different China; one where th...

Blaser, Samuel / Marc Ducret : Voyageurs Blaser, Samuel / Marc Ducret :
Voyageurs

(Jazzdor Series -- France )

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"What you first hear when thrown into Samuel Blaser and Marc Ducret's joined performance is its fluidity. They very quickly acknowledge each other as if the sound spectrum that gradually intertwines came from the exploration of distant ...

Nakajima, Rie / Takahiro Kawaguchi: Utsuho [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Nakajima, Rie / Takahiro Kawaguchi:
Utsuho [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tsss Tapes -- Italy )

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"Crickets chirping, cicadas whining, bees buzzing: the sonic charm of insects rests on their ability to make noise without thinking about it, to swell into a clicking, buzzing cacophony that seemingly has no intention or reason. We tend...

Harnik, Elisabeth: Superstructure - Holding Up A Bridge Harnik, Elisabeth:
Superstructure - Holding Up A Bridge

(Trost Records -- Austria )

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Two works from Austrian pianist and composer Elisabeth Harnik sharing a subtle and complex aesthetic balancing acoustics & electronic instruments through extended approaches while accommodating composed and improvisation sections: Holding Up A Bridge commissioned by Viennese ensemble Studio Dan; and Superstructure performed by ALL Ears Area Ensemble.

Olencki, Weston: Old Time Music [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Olencki, Weston:
Old Time Music [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tripticks Tapes -- USA )

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"Following the conceptual avant-hillbilly trajectory of their previous SUPERPANG release "Verd Mont", "Old Time Music" is composer/improviser Weston Olencki's newest collection of historically-driven sound works. The album's three piece...

Jordan, Edward 'Kidd'  / Joel Futterman / William Parker / Hamid Drake: A Tribute to Alvin Fielder ( Jordan, Edward 'Kidd' / Joel Futterman / William Parker / Hamid Drake:
A Tribute to Alvin Fielder (Live at Vision Festival XXIV)

(Mahakala Music -- USA )

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"Recorded at Vision Festival XXIV in June of 2019, legendary drummer Alvin Fielder's friends and long time partners Kidd Jordan, Joel Futterman and William Parker are joined by Hamid Drake for an emotional and intense tribute to Fielder...

Perelman, Ivo / Tim Berne / James Carter / Tony Malaby: (D)IVO Perelman, Ivo / Tim Berne / James Carter / Tony Malaby:
(D)IVO

(Mahakala Music -- USA )

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"Innovative saxophonist Ivo Perelman is one of those rare musicians whose remarkably large discography is also uniformly superb. Despite having over 100 releases to his credit, not a single one even approaches mediocrity. Perelman's sty...

Grimal, Alexandra: Refuge Grimal, Alexandra:
Refuge

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Recorded using the natural resonance from the base of a stone double spiral staircase in the Castle of Chambord, France, improvising soprano saxophonist Alexandra Grimal explores her own personal language and the affect the ambience brings to her adept playing, through beautifully melodic lines, long arpeggiations, or short bursts of penetrating utterance.

Thollem: Obstacle Illusion Thollem:
Obstacle Illusion

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Taken from concerts during Thollem's 3-month European tour, at Centro d'Arte dell'Università di Padova; AngelicA at Teatro San Leonardo in Bologna; and Rassegna di Nuova Musica 39, performing on acoustic pianos or a Korg Wavestate, showing his technically impressive, creative drive over a diverse set of approaches to solo piano improvisation.

Wake Up! (Daniel Carter / David Moss / Federico Ughi / Demian Richardson): Wake Up! Wake Up! (Daniel Carter / David Moss / Federico Ughi / Demian Richardson):
Wake Up!

(Self Released -- USA )

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Carter, Daniel / William Parker / Federico Ughi: Navajo Sunrise Carter, Daniel / William Parker / Federico Ughi:
Navajo Sunrise

(Rudi Records -- Italy )

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"Daniel Carter's relaxed phrasing moves naturally between Parker's earthly bass sound and Ughi's sensitive drumming. This trio's music seems to be possessed by a light and welcoming spirit. A constant flux of energy, a three way dialogu...

Ughi, Federico / Gene Janas / Daniel Carter: People's Resonance Ughi, Federico / Gene Janas / Daniel Carter:
People's Resonance

(577 Records -- USA )

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"On the first piece of this album, "Talk in Play, People On Mercy", you will hear a rare wall of sound created by two acoustic instruments : Federico Ughi's drums and Gene Janas' bass. For close to nine minutes they bury every aspect of...

Ughi, Federico : Before The Songs EP Ughi, Federico :
Before The Songs EP

(577 Records -- USA )

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"Bonus material from the album Songs For Four Cities. Exclusive limited edition of 20 hand-numbered copies."-577 Records

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Carter, Daniel / Steve Swell / Federico Ughi : Concrete Science Carter, Daniel / Steve Swell / Federico Ughi :
Concrete Science

(577 Records -- USA )

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"Concrete Science is not a stiff, cerebral test of complex music. It is the natural unfettered dialogue between three masterful improvisers: saxophonist Daniel Carter, trombonist Steve Swell, and drummer Federico Ughi. Though cerebral i...

Aella (Henriette / Breiner / Goldman): Aella Aella (Henriette / Breiner / Goldman):
Aella

(577 Records -- USA )

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"This 'Aella' release is one of three in a series curated by myself and released by 577 Records. The other two records are of my trio and of Alan Bjorklund's Amygdala. This trio displays the amazing potential of improvised music. Whenev...

Patterson, Lee / Samo Kutin: The Universal Veil That Hangs Together Like A Skin Patterson, Lee / Samo Kutin:
The Universal Veil That Hangs Together Like A Skin

(Edition FriForma -- Slovenia )

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"A rising creature spreads its shadow over hushed land. In the moment of folding its wings, all air leaves the world. All things now operate by friction, stridulation, rough surfaces in contact with abrasion, materials unlike silk or pl...

Ulher, Birgit / Petr Vrba: Schallschatten Ulher, Birgit / Petr Vrba:
Schallschatten

(Inexhaustible Editions -- Slovenia )

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"German trumpet player Birgit Ulher (1961) studied visual arts, which still have an important influence on her music. Since moving to Hamburg in the early eighties, she has been involved in free improvisation and experimental music. Sinc...

Lebik, Gerard / Burkhard Beins: An Alphabet Of Fluctuation Lebik, Gerard / Burkhard Beins:
An Alphabet Of Fluctuation

(Inexhaustible Editions -- Slovenia )

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"Gerard Lebik and Burkhard Beins create musical forms of minimalist idiom, which consist of isolated sound events as well as gradually revealing harmonies and resonances. Metallic sounds from a large heavy cymbal are amplified and blend ...

Wegmann, Judith / Bruno Duplant: Univers Paralleles Wegmann, Judith / Bruno Duplant:
Univers Paralleles

(Inexhaustible Editions -- Slovenia )

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"Swiss pianist Judith Wegmann (1975) started to play the piano at the age of six. As a classical player she performs on stage on a regular basis and in different chamber music formations. Her ability to switch between different genres al...

Duplant, Bruno: Nocturnes (3 Etudes) Duplant, Bruno:
Nocturnes (3 Etudes)

(Inexhaustible Editions -- Slovenia )

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"For prolific composer, improviser and multi-instrumentalist Bruno Duplant (1968) composing, improvising and playing music is similar to imagining, creating, and sometimes decomposing new spacesealities and new entities. But it is also ...

El Gruppo Arrastre: At The Chapel Performance Space, Seattle WA 2013 (CDR) El Gruppo Arrastre:
At The Chapel Performance Space, Seattle WA 2013 (CDR)

(Fidgety Editions -- USA )

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Jerman, Jeph: Flapndr Jerman, Jeph:
Flapndr

(Input Error -- UK )

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"Featuring field recordings, windswept drones and close micÕed minimal sounds that combine to form dense and complex compositions that grow in intensity. Nicely rounded off by the closing track 'Nobsish,' that might be the resulting sou...

Jerman, Jeph: Sound From Films [CDR] Jerman, Jeph:
Sound From Films [CDR]

(Fidgety Editions -- USA )

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Various: Amsterdam . Berlin . Moscow . Losoncy [2 CDs] Various:
Amsterdam . Berlin . Moscow . Losoncy [2 CDs]

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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A double album of experimental works and songs, virtual meetings curated by composer Dante Boon, recorded in the performer's individual cities as ensembles formed from musicians who have never met, including the Moscow duo The Same Ensemble of Sasha Elina and Kirill Shirokov, Amsterdamn's Seamus Cater's Tree Space, Berlin's Konzert Minimal, and sound artist Gabi Losoncy.



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Various: Amsterdam . Berlin . Moscow . Losoncy [2 CDs]

Nakatani, Tatsuya / Donald Miller / Rob Cambre / Emmalee Sutton : Moisant Stock Yards

Jordan, Edward 'Kidd' / Joel Futterman / William Parker / Hamid Drake: A Tribute to Alvin Fielder (

Grimal, Alexandra: Refuge

Perelman, Ivo / Tim Berne / James Carter / Tony Malaby: (D)IVO

Nakatani, Tatsuya / Shawn Hansan / Michal Stover / Jeff Harshbarger: Kansas City Ship

Made in China (Michael Blake / Samuel Blaser / Michael Sarin): Transmissions

Patterson, Lee / Samo Kutin: The Universal Veil That Hangs Together Like A Skin

Blaser, Samuel / Marc Ducret : Voyageurs

Duplant, Bruno: Nocturnes (3 Etudes)

Aella (Henriette / Breiner / Goldman): Aella

Wegmann, Judith / Bruno Duplant: Univers Paralleles

Jerman, Jeph: Sound From Films [CDR]

Thollem: Obstacle Illusion

Lebik, Gerard / Burkhard Beins: An Alphabet Of Fluctuation

Moten, Fred / Brandon Lopez / Gerald Cleaver: S/T

Harnik, Elisabeth: Superstructure - Holding Up A Bridge

Ughi, Federico : Before The Songs EP

Jerman, Jeph: Flapndr

Ulher, Birgit / Petr Vrba: Schallschatten