The Squid's Ear Magazine
Vinyl Recordings

Vinyl albums add a unique warmth to your music, provide a great tactile experience, and present larger artwork that brings the concepts of the artist to life. We're serious about selling vinyl records and getting them to you in mint condition! Vinyl records are shipped by customer requested standards using Mighty Mailers or double-boxed Uline mailers, which protect the corners of your albums. We removed inner jackets from outer sleeves to prevent albums from cutting through their jackets during shipment.



 
I Like To Sleep: Daymare [VINYL]
I Like To Sleep:
Daymare [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $28.95    




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Taking their band name from a Thelonious Monk quote, the Norwegian power trio of vibraphone player Amund Storløkken Åse (son of keyboardist Ståle Storløkken and vocelist Tone Åse), guitarist Nicolas Leirtrø and drummer Øyvind Leite bridge the divide between 70's progressive rock, classical music, jazz and improvisation with a unique instrumentation.

ICP TENTET: Tetterettet [VINYL]
ICP TENTET:
Tetterettet [VINYL]

(Our Swimmer -- Germany )


Price: $26.95    




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10 years after drummer Han Bennink, pianist Misha Mengelberg, and saxophonist Willem Breuker formed the ICP co-op, Bennink & Mengelberg formed this 10-piece "Tetterettet", an all-star international group including Peter Brotzmann, Tristan Honsinger, John Tchicai, this their first incredible and far-ranging album, remastered and available on CD for the first time.

ISM: Japanese Flower [VINYL]
ISM:
Japanese Flower [VINYL]

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $19.95    




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The ISM trio brings together Berlin, UK and Paris improvisers Antonin Gerbal (drums), Pat Thomas (piano) and Joel Grip (double bass) for their second album since 2015, recording live at Tokyo's Knuttel House in 2018 for two extended improvisations, collective pieces that unfold from lyrical beginning into tightly packed exchanges of exhilarating blooms.

Ibarra, Susie / Tashi Dorji: Master of Time [VINYL]
Ibarra, Susie / Tashi Dorji:
Master of Time [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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Commissioned for the Tang Museum's "The Second Buddha: Master of Time", the duo of percussionist Susie Ibarra and guitarist Tashi Dorji envision the legendary figure Padmasambhava, who brought Buddhism to Tibet, through two extended improvisations of close communication and tight interaction, including gamelan-like percussion and unusually tuned guitar abstractions.

Ich B!n Nintendo (Winther / Nergaard / Johansen): Lykke [VINYL]
Ich B!n Nintendo (Winther / Nergaard / Johansen):
Lykke [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $22.95    




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The Ich Bin Nintendo trio of Christian Skar Winther (guitar & voice), Magnus Skavhaug Nergaard (bass) and Joakim Heibo Johansen (drums) take their improvised noise music into the post-punk world with demanding and energetic music that voices it's power and exultation.

Illegal Crowns (Halvorson / Fujiwara / Delbecq / Ho Bynum): The No-Nosed Puppet [VINYL]
Illegal Crowns (Halvorson / Fujiwara / Delbecq / Ho Bynum):
The No-Nosed Puppet [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $19.95    




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The New York supergroup of Mary Halvorson on guitar, Tomas Fujiwara on drums, Benoit Delbecq on piano, and Taylor Ho Bynum on cornet & flugelhorn in a studio album with compositions from all 4 players, their friendship and history of working together bringing virtuosity, precision, freedom in exploration and exuberance to their collective conversations.

Illtet (Ladd / Parker / Sorey ): Gain [VINYL WITH DOWNLOAD]
Illtet (Ladd / Parker / Sorey ):
Gain [VINYL WITH DOWNLOAD]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $19.95    




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Crossing NY and Chicago artists, the quartet of Mike Ladd on vocals & synth, Jeff Parker on electric guitar, Tyshawn Sorey on drums, trombone & electric piano, and HPRIZM/High Priest on synth create thought-provoking spoken environments of intense improv.

Illusion Of Safety & Z'ev : Illusion Of Safety & Z'ev [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]
Illusion Of Safety & Z'ev :
Illusion Of Safety & Z'ev [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tribe Tapes -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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After the collaboration of Illusion of Safety and Z'EV which culminated in a performance at Enemy in Chicago in 2007, Z'EV approached IOS member Daniel Burke to collaborate on an album, providing Burke with a number of short acoustic recordings which Burke developed into these compositions merging his own field recordings, sampling, electro-acoustics, and Eurorack modular synth.

Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen: Axis [VINYL]
Irabagon, Jon / John Hegre / Nils Are Dronen:
Axis [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $25.95    




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Saxophonist Jon Irabagon continues his trajectory in creative new jazz with the release of this trio album with drummer Nils Are Dronen and guitarist John Hegre, recorded live in Berlin at N.K., and in Fukuoka, Japan at New Combo, each track an extended improvisation balancing beautiful tonal work with informed and aggressive interaction.

J/L Duo + Adrian Knight and Frew Elfineh Taha: Ismalfa [VINYL]
J/L Duo + Adrian Knight and Frew Elfineh Taha:
Ismalfa [VINYL]

(thanatosis produktion -- Sweden )


Price: $21.95    




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A cohesive suite in eight parts on dynamics, tone and vocal narration in acoustic jazz from the joining of the 20+ year Swedish duo project J/L Duo of saxophonist Johan Jutterstrom and drummer/percussionist Andreas Hiroui Larsson, Brooklyn-based pianist Adrian Knight and vocalist/lyricist Frew Elfineh Taha (also known under the moniker Black Fist).

Jackson, Keefe / Jason Adasiewicz: Rows And Rows [VINYL]
Jackson, Keefe / Jason Adasiewicz:
Rows And Rows [VINYL]

(Delmark -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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An inventive and lyrical set of duos between Chicago tenor saxophonist and bass clarinetist Keefe Jackson and vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz, nine concise pieces that blend free improvisation with compositions seamlessly in a really delightful duo.

Jackson, Keefe / Oscar Jan Hoogland / Joshua Abrams / Mikel Patrick Avery: These Things Happen [VINY
Jackson, Keefe / Oscar Jan Hoogland / Joshua Abrams / Mikel Patrick Avery:
These Things Happen [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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Drawing on the traditions of jazz by reference and by covers of "Bemsha Swing" (Monk), "The Happenings" (Nichols) and "Gotta Get Some Sleep" (Redman), this exuberant 2016 concert at Bimhuis in Amsterdam brings together three great Chicago players--Keefe Jackson on sax, Joshua Abrams on bass & Mikel Patrick Avery on drums--with Dutch pianist Oscar Jan Hoogland.

Jerman / Barnes: Versatile Ambience [VINYL]
Jerman / Barnes:
Versatile Ambience [VINYL]

(IDEA Intermedia -- USA )


Price: $22.95    




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Without referencing typical genre or style, the collaboration of sound artists Tim Barnes and Jeph Jerman moves a step forward with this 45 RPM LP release of texture and atmosphere, with assistance from Ken Vandermark, Jacob Duncan, Aaron Michael Bulter, Sara Saltau & Bret Berry.

Johansson, Sven-Ake / Alexander Von Schlippenbach : Schraubenlieder [VINYL]
Johansson, Sven-Ake / Alexander Von Schlippenbach :
Schraubenlieder [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $22.95    




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Drummer Sven-Ake Johansson is also a poet, writer and visual artist; here he joined forced with Alexander von Schlippenbach in 1988 to record these songs, never previously released, sung in German and English, for a set of 9 fascinating narrations that engage the listener independent of language, as von Schlippenbach improvises with prodigious technique.

Johansson, Sven-Ake: Schlingerland / Dynamische Schwingungen [VINYL]
Johansson, Sven-Ake:
Schlingerland / Dynamische Schwingungen [VINYL]

(Cien Fuegos -- Austria )


Price: $29.95    




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Originally issued in 1972 on the FMP label, drummer Sven-Ake Johansson follows his instincts in polyrhythmic drum improvisation, demonstrating the prowess that makes him such a capable sideman of Peter Brotzmann, Alexander Von Schlippenbach, &c., through three direct and compelling statements of powerful rhythms that layer time signatures and tempos, dynamics and pulse.

Jon Doe One (d'Hoine / De Backer): Sol Invictus [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]
Jon Doe One (d'Hoine / De Backer):
Sol Invictus [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )


Price: $19.95    




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An album celebrating the unconquerable sun, imagined through rhythm, reeds, bass and sonic landscape, composed by Antwerp double bassist Hannes d'Hoine with multi-reedist Hanne De Backer on bass clarinet & baritone saxophone, slowly unfolding in light and dark tones and steady momentum, neither ambient nor excessive but richly building arrangements through which light emerges.

Jones Jones (Larry Ochs / Mark Dresser / Vladimir Tarasov): A Jones In Time Saves Nine [VINYL]
Jones Jones (Larry Ochs / Mark Dresser / Vladimir Tarasov):
A Jones In Time Saves Nine [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $22.95    




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The 3rd album from the trio of Larry Ochs (Rova Saxophone Quartet) on tenor & sopranino saxophones, Downtown NY mainstay and West Coast migrant Mark Dresser on bass, and Ganelin Trio alumnus Vladimir Tarasov on drums and percussion, in four superb examples of collective improvisation captured live in two concerts in Berkeley and San Diego, CA in 2016.

Jones, Darius: Raw Demoon Alchemy (A Lone Operation) [PINK VINYL + DOWNLOAD]
Jones, Darius:
Raw Demoon Alchemy (A Lone Operation) [PINK VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(Northern Spy -- USA )


Price: $21.95    




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Drawing on compositions from black artists who have created something uniquely their own--Sun Ra, Ornette Coleman, Roscoe Mitchell, Georgia Anne Muldrow--alto saxophonist Darius Jones pulls from the depths of emotion and vulnerability in five solo tracks recorded in Portland, deeply felt blues reflecting the black experience in America and the pain of isolation.

Jones, Darius: Raw Demoon Alchemy (A Lone Operation) [VINYL + DOWNLOAD] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Jones, Darius:
Raw Demoon Alchemy (A Lone Operation) [VINYL + DOWNLOAD] [Used Item]

(Northern Spy -- USA )


Price: $17.00    




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Drawing on compositions from black artists who have created something uniquely their own--Sun Ra, Ornette Coleman, Roscoe Mitchell, Georgia Anne Muldrow--alto saxophonist Darius Jones pulls from the depths of emotion and vulnerability in five solo tracks recorded in Portland, deeply felt blues reflecting the black experience in America and the pain of isolation.

Jones, Darius: Raw Demoon Alchemy (A Lone Operation) [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]
Jones, Darius:
Raw Demoon Alchemy (A Lone Operation) [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(Northern Spy -- USA )


Price: $21.95    




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Drawing on compositions from black artists who have created something uniquely their own--Sun Ra, Ornette Coleman, Roscoe Mitchell, Georgia Anne Muldrow--alto saxophonist Darius Jones pulls from the depths of emotion and vulnerability in five solo tracks recorded in Portland, deeply felt blues reflecting the black experience in America and the pain of isolation.

Jordan, Kidd / Peter Kowald / Alvin Fielder: Live In New Orleans [VINYL 2 LPs]
Jordan, Kidd / Peter Kowald / Alvin Fielder:
Live In New Orleans [VINYL 2 LPs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $36.95    




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The free improvising trio of saxophonist Kidd Jordan, drummer Alvin Fielder, and bassist Peter Kowald performing at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center in New Orleans in 2002.

Judge Schreber's Avian Choir: Bleed [VINYL]
Judge Schreber's Avian Choir:
Bleed [VINYL]

(Cort -- USA )


Price: $17.96    




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Saxophonist and composer Crowmeat Bob's ensemble, Judge Schreber's Avian Choir, is a project name he's used to present his large ensemble pieces involving composition, improvisation, and conduction, here in a conducted collaboration with 15 bowed string players, a heavy metal rhythm section and Bob's own overdubs on reeds and guitar.

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.

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

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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

Kahn, Jason / Christian Wolfarth: Spirits [VINYL]
Kahn, Jason / Christian Wolfarth:
Spirits [VINYL]

(Editions -- Switzerland )


Price: $27.95    




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The 2nd release from Jason Kahn, here on voice and resonator guitar, with Christian Wolfarth on Chinese Cymbal, an antique marching snare and objects, recorded after a series of concerts across Europe in the fall of 2019, Kahn applying a percussionist's perspective to his guitar by playing it as a lap slide, as the two invoke an unusual incantatory spirit from their improvisations.

Kahn, Jason: Days Falling [VINYL 2 LPs]
Kahn, Jason:
Days Falling [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Editions -- Austria )


Price: $29.95    




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After riding through his city of Zurich to the Kunstraum Walcheturm studio in 2020, Jason Kahn was struck by the quiet aspects of the usually busy city, now quelled by pandemic; entering the studio feeling the desolation and strange sense of peacefulness in the midst of so much tragedy and suffering, he recorded these "songs" of passionate free vocal improvisations and acoustic guitar.

Kahn, Jason: Noema [VINYL 2 LPs]
Kahn, Jason:
Noema [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Editions -- Switzerland )


Price: $29.95    




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Exploring Kyoto through a series of 37 compositions organized from field recordings of everyday sound in the city made during Jason Kahn's 3 month stay in 2012, creating unique audio memories evoking and commenting on the structure of Kyoto's social spaces.

Kahn, Jason: Open Space [VINYL 2 LPs]
Kahn, Jason:
Open Space [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Editions -- Switzerland )


Price: $29.95    




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Jason Kahn developed these graphic scores, commissioned by the 2012 now NOW Festival in Australia, to push these specific players into situations outside of their comfort zone, as heard in this double LP which includes copies of the score plus notes and interviews.

Kahn, Jason: Songline [VINYL 2 LPs] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Kahn, Jason:
Songline [VINYL 2 LPs] [Used Item]

(Editions -- Switzerland )


Price: $13.55    




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Swiss improviser Jason Kahn continues his forays into vocal experimentation with this solo album, recorded in the rooms of a former Swisscom telephone relay station in Zurich, recorded in a single take, pushing himself over the edge in these unique vocal compositions that are stark examples of his creative and confrontational skills.

Kahn, Jason: Songline [VINYL 2 LPs]
Kahn, Jason:
Songline [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Editions -- Switzerland )


Price: $19.95    




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Swiss improviser Jason Kahn continues his forays into vocal experimentation with this solo album, recorded in the rooms of a former Swisscom telephone relay station in Zurich, recorded in a single take, pushing himself over the edge in these unique vocal compositions that are stark examples of his creative and confrontational skills.

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

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $22.95    




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

Kam Hassah: This forest [VINYL]
Kam Hassah:
This forest [VINYL]

(Dokuro -- Italy )


Price: $13.60    




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"This Forest" is a single sided LP from Italian noise artist Kam Hassah, dense stratas of sounds moving in hypnagocic ways, a gloomy forest of sounds.

Katarsis4 (Bizys / Janonis / Pancerovas / Jusinskas): Live At The Underground Water Reservoir [VINYL
Katarsis4 (Bizys / Janonis / Pancerovas / Jusinskas):
Live At The Underground Water Reservoir [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $22.95    




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Using the natural resonance of the Liepkalnis underground water reservoir in Vilnius, Lithuania, the Katarsis4 saxophone quartet of Arminas Bizys, Algirdas Janonis, Danielius Pancerovas and Kazimieras Jusinskas merge free improvisation, both melodic and of extended tetechniques, with composed forms and folk music, capturing this extended work of beguiling and powerful music.

Keune, Stefan / Dominic Lash / Steve Noble: Fractions [VINYL]
Keune, Stefan / Dominic Lash / Steve Noble:
Fractions [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $20.95    




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Five freely improvised tracks recorded live in 2013 at London's Vortex Jazz Club from the trio of Stefan Keune on soprano & tenor sax, Dominic Lash on double bass, and Steve Noble on drums & percussion, playing demanding active work and more introspective inner dialog; exceptional!

Kid Millions & Jim Sauter: Million Dollar Band / Bull Run [VINYL 7-inch]
Kid Millions & Jim Sauter:
Million Dollar Band / Bull Run [VINYL 7-inch]

(Feeding Tube Records -- USA )


Price: $8.95    




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Borbetomagus' Jim Sauter has been performing in a duo with drummer Kid Millions for several years, creating a blistering and urgent wail of free improvised energy, as heard on this two track 7 inch, succint sonic blasts of freedom.

Kid Millions / Sarah Bernstein: Broken Fall (VINYL)
Kid Millions / Sarah Bernstein:
Broken Fall (VINYL)

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




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Pulling inspiration from disparate influences such as early liturgical music, Ornette Coleman, Laurie Anderson, Yoko Ono, Milford Graves, and composers Morton Feldman and Lou Harrison, Kid Millions and Sarah Bernstein create a cyclical form of spontaneous thematic music through powerful electronics, wild vocalizations, and unrelenting drum textures.

Killick: Stay-At-Home Monk [VINYL]
Killick:
Stay-At-Home Monk [VINYL]

(H(i)nds(i)ght -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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Varying the instrument and proportions of acoustic or electric presentation straddling the foreground/background dynamic for each track, Appalachian Trance Metal guitarist Killick presents his first vinyl LP to extend his vast CD discography; a worthy and curious album of solo guitar, acoustic and electroacoustic work that belongs in any guitar enthusiast's collection.

King Champion Sounds / Surplus 1980 (Moe! Staiano): Split [7" VINYL]
King Champion Sounds / Surplus 1980 (Moe! Staiano):
Split [7" VINYL]

(Tractor Notown -- USA )


Price: $6.95    




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A split 7": on one side Sleepytime Gorilla Museum percussionist/drummer/composer Moe! Staiano's West Coast rotating ensemble Surplus 1980 in a teaser for an upcoming release with G.W. Sok, Kyle Bruckmann, members of Fred Frith Trio and Total Shutdown; on the other side King Champion Sounds featuring G.W. Sok, formerly of the Dutch band the Ex.

Kirchner, Quin: The Shadows and The Light [VINYL 2 LPs]
Kirchner, Quin:
The Shadows and The Light [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $29.95    




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Recorded over 2 days in a Chicago studio in configurations from duos to an octet, drummer Quin Kirchner provides the compositions on this double LP for 11 pieces, alongside works by Frank Foster, Phil Cohran, Sun Ra & Carla Bley, presented as a story or a journey of differing styles and forms, made cohesive by Kirchner's remarkable drumming and coherently diverse interests.

Kirschner, Kenneth / Joseph Branciforte: From the Machine: Volume 1 [VINYL]
Kirschner, Kenneth / Joseph Branciforte:
From the Machine: Volume 1 [VINYL]

(Greyfade -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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The first volume in an ongoing collaboration between composers Kenneth Kirschner and Joseph Branciforte, this work explores the application of software-based compositional techniques — including algorithmic processes, generative systems, and indeterminacy — performed in a superb ensemble including members of Flux Quartet and International Contemporary Ensemble.

Klein, M. / Steffan de Turck: A New City [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]
Klein, M. / Steffan de Turck:
A New City [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Het Generiek -- The Netherlands )


Price: $24.95    




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A collaborative album from Dutch sound artists M. Klein (Adept, Sweat Tongue) and Steffan de Turck (Staplerfahrer) using field recordings and keyboards in two extended sound collages that take familiar sounds and transform them into a journey through an imagined land, accompanied by melodic synthetic fragments, a reflective work like a lost memory.

Knuffke / Wollesen / Ellis: Chew Your Food [VINYL]
Knuffke / Wollesen / Ellis:
Chew Your Food [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $26.95    




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Talented trumpeter and composer from New York Kirk Knuffke recording live at Roulette in 2009 in a trio with Kenny Wollesen on drums and Lisle Ellis on bass.

Knuffke, Kirk Trio (w/ Bisio / Shipp): Gravity Without Airs [VINYL 2 LPs + DOWNLOAD]
Knuffke, Kirk Trio (w/ Bisio / Shipp):
Gravity Without Airs [VINYL 2 LPs + DOWNLOAD]

(Tao Forms -- USA )


Price: $29.95    




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A mix of original compositions and collective improvisations from the NY trio of cornetist Kirk Knuffke, bassist Michael Bisio and pianist Matthew Shipp, in a double album of exemplary creative jazz from three players steeped in both tradition and forward-thinking approaches to improvisation, filled with spectacular playing from enthusiastic to introspective; a superb release.

Kodian Trio: II [VINYL]
Kodian Trio:
II [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $22.95    




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The uniquely voiced free improvising Kodian Trio formed of saxophonist Colin Webster using aggressive techniques and unusual approaches to his horn, electric guitarist Dirk Serries (vidnaObmana) throwing spiky lines in forceful and unorthodox dialog, and in-demand UK drummer Andrew Lisle providing underpinning and punctuation, in six far-ranging and impressive tracks.

Koenjihyakkei: Angherr Shisspa Revisited [VINYL]
Koenjihyakkei:
Angherr Shisspa Revisited [VINYL]

(Skin Graft -- USA )


Price: $23.95    




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A new edition of Koenjihyakkei's landmark fourth album, blending progressive rock, jazz fusion, symphonic rock and neoclassicism with the energy of hardcore punk, the volume of metal and the attitude of Rock In Opposition, from Tatsuya Yoshida on drums, Sakamoto Kengo on bass, Kanazawa Miyako on keyboards Yamamoto Kyoko on voice, and Komori Keiko on reeds.

Koenjihyakkei: Nivraym Revisted [VINYL COLORED 2 LPs]
Koenjihyakkei:
Nivraym Revisted [VINYL COLORED 2 LPs]

(Skin Graft Records -- Japan/USA )


Price: $43.95    




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Originally released in 2001 on the Magaibutsu label, the 3rd studio album from Japan's Koenjihyakkei led by drummer/vocalist Yoshida Tatsuya energetically blends progressive rock, chamber rock, fusion and composed forms, here revisited for the 2nd time with the 2009 expanded reissue remixed again with new additions, plus three bonus tracks from a 2020 concert.

Konstrukt & Peter Brotzmann: Dolunay [VINYL 2 LPs + DOWNLOAD]
Konstrukt & Peter Brotzmann:
Dolunay [VINYL 2 LPs + DOWNLOAD]

(KARLRECORDS -- Germany )


Price: $37.95    




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A reissue of the 2008 double LP, part of the continuing collaborations between great improvisers from around the globe with the Turkish Konstrukt quartet of Korhan Argüden on drums, Özün Usta on percussion, Umut Çağlar on guitar and Korhan Futacı on tenor & baritone saxophone, here joining with European Free Jazz legend Peter Brötzmann on alto & tenor saxophones and clarinet for this formidable studio recording from Istanbul.

Konstrukt feat. Thurston Moore: Turkish Belly [VINYL]
Konstrukt feat. Thurston Moore:
Turkish Belly [VINYL]

(KARLRECORDS -- Germany )


Price: $24.95    




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A blistering set of improvisations featuring two electric guitarists--Konkstrukt's own Umut Caglar and NY Sonic improviser Thurston Moore--performing live at SalonIKSV in Istanbul, Turkey, blurring acoustics and electronics as the quintet creates intrepid environments for an intense journey in free improvisation, howling and biting along the way.

Kriwet, Ferdinand : Hortexte Radio Texts Zwei [VINYL  2 LP Picture Discs]
Kriwet, Ferdinand :
Hortexte Radio Texts Zwei [VINYL 2 LP Picture Discs]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


Price: $44.95    




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A beautiful 2 picture disc LP and booklet of radio plays (Horspiele) from sound artist and poet Ferdinand Kriwet, presenting 6 works including Hortext (radiotext) I, and Rotoradios I & II.

Kriwet, Ferdinand: Hortexte - Radiotexts [3 VINYL LP BOX SET]
Kriwet, Ferdinand:
Hortexte - Radiotexts [3 VINYL LP BOX SET]

(Edition Rz -- Germany )


Price: $68.95    




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Six radio texts by multimedia artist and poet Ferdinand Kriwet in a beautifully designed 3 LP picture discs luxury box with a 20 page 12"x12" book of text and images.

Kuchen, Martin  & Landaeus Trio: The Pity Of It All [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Kuchen, Martin & Landaeus Trio:
The Pity Of It All [VINYL] [Used Item]

(Moserobie Music -- Sweden )


Price: $25.00    




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Pianist Mathias Landaeus's trio with Johnny Aman on bass and Chris Montgomery on drums are joined by saxophonist Martin Kuchen (Angles, &c) for a limited edition LP of superb music merging free and lyrical elements for a tremendous modern jazz album.

Kuchen, Martin / Jon Rune Strom / Tollef Ostvang: Melted Snow [VINYL]
Kuchen, Martin / Jon Rune Strom / Tollef Ostvang:
Melted Snow [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $21.95    




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Martin Kuchen (Angles, Fire! Orchestra, All Included, &c) on tenor and soprano sax, Jon Rune Strom on bass, and Tollef Ostvang on drums for an album of muscular playing and intense interaction, including a breakdown of All Included's "Satan In Plain Clothes".

Kuchen, Martin / Mark Tokar / Arkadijus Gotesmanas: Live at Vilnius Jazz Festival [VINYL]
Kuchen, Martin / Mark Tokar / Arkadijus Gotesmanas:
Live at Vilnius Jazz Festival [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $22.95    




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A live recording from the Vilnius Jazz and Music of Silent Film Festival in 2016, performing for an adaptation of the silent film "The Lost World" by Arturas Jevdokimovas, by the trio of Martin Kuchen on sax & flute, Mark Tokar on bass, and Arkadijus Goesmanas on drums.

Kuchen, Martin / Rafal Mazur: Baza  [VINYL]
Kuchen, Martin / Rafal Mazur:
Baza [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $22.95    




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A unique freely improvised sax and bass duo from Angles leader Martin Kuchen on alto and sopranino saxophones, and Rafal Mazur on acoustic bass guitar, recording live at BAZA Club in Krakow, Poland in 2017 they perform the two part "Baza", initiating with mastery and determination, morphing to more meditative playing, and ending with impressive assertion.

Kuchen, Martin Kuchen / Michaela Antalova: Thunder Before Lightning [VINYL]  <i>[Used Item]</i>
Kuchen, Martin Kuchen / Michaela Antalova:
Thunder Before Lightning [VINYL] [Used Item]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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dinged sleeve

Kuchen, Martin Kuchen / Michaela Antalova: Thunder Before Lightning [VINYL]
Kuchen, Martin Kuchen / Michaela Antalova:
Thunder Before Lightning [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Borrowing elements from a vast spectrum of improvisatory styles, fueled by a variety of saxophones, tanpura, drums, prepared cymbals and voice, Swedish improviser Martin Küchen (Angles) joins with Slovak percussionist living in Oslo, Michaela Antalová, taking their listeners on a meteorological journey through a remarkable tempest of sound.

Kuchen, Martin: Det Forsvunnas Namn [VINYL]
Kuchen, Martin:
Det Forsvunnas Namn [VINYL]

(thanatosis produktion -- Sweden )


Price: $21.95    




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Using baritone and alto saxophones, speakers and an iPod, Swedish improviser Martin Kuchen (Angles, Exploding Customer, UNSK, Looper, &c) takes his listeners on a demented tour of extended technique and curiously unexpected sounds from the saxophone, focusing on textures and non-abrasive approaches to create an abundance of unexpected and oddly engaging, concise improvisations.

Kurzmann, Christof / Mats Gustafsson: Falling And Five Other Failings [VINYL]
Kurzmann, Christof / Mats Gustafsson:
Falling And Five Other Failings [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


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Two versatile and innovative improvisers, Mats Gustafsson on saxophones and Christof Kurzmann on electronics and voice, extracted improvisations recorded in the studio to create the 7 parts of this rich, pulse-based and intensely understated work about Falling and Failing.

Kuzu (Dave Rempis / Tashi Dorji / Tyler Damon): Hiljaisuus [VINYL]
Kuzu (Dave Rempis / Tashi Dorji / Tyler Damon):
Hiljaisuus [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $15.95    




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Kuzu is a hard-charging but patient trio that came together in the fall of 2017, after saxophonist Dave Rempis, a stalwart of the Chicago improvised music scene, worked with both Tashi Dorji (guitar) and Tyler Damon (drums) individually as part of a lengthy solo tour of the U.S.; this new trio is captured at Elastic Arts, in Chicago in an intense and dynamic live set.

Kuzu (Dave Rempis / Tashi Dorji / Tyler Damon): The Glass Delusion [VINYL]
Kuzu (Dave Rempis / Tashi Dorji / Tyler Damon):
The Glass Delusion [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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A wild ride in two live performances, one at Elastic Arts in Chicago and the other at The Sugar Maple in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, both in 2018 from the Kuzu trio of Dave Rempis on alto, tenor & baritone saxophones, Tashi Dorji on guitar, and Tyler Damon on drums, evolving free improvisation that builds from introspective to full-on burning free jazz.

Kwang, Goh Lee / Christian Meaas Svendsen: Gibberish, Balderdash and Drivel [VINYL]
Kwang, Goh Lee / Christian Meaas Svendsen:
Gibberish, Balderdash and Drivel [VINYL]

(Nakama Records -- Norway )


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Three "nonsensical" musical conversations between Malaysian experimental musician and Herbal International label founder Goh Lee Kwang, and Norwegian bass player and Nakama label leader Christian Meeas Svendsen; a first encounter between two different mindsets, nationalities and generations, packaged with a pencil to let you draw your own cover.

La Casa, Eric: L'inspir du Rivage part 2&3  [VINYL 7-inch]
La Casa, Eric:
L'inspir du Rivage part 2&3 [VINYL 7-inch]

(Povertech / Joe Colley -- USA )


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First stock of this 1999 7" from French sound artist Eric La Casa created as part of Joe Colley's "Explorer" series, the title translating to "the shore breathing" where each composition develops from field recordings of water, the first part more naturalist and adhering to the initial recordings, the second using sound processing to create something unique and mesmerizing.

Lacy, Steve / Andrea Centazzo / Kent Carter: Trio Live [VINYL]
Lacy, Steve / Andrea Centazzo / Kent Carter:
Trio Live [VINYL]

(Ictus -- Italy )


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Recorded a few days after the Ictus duo album Clangs of percussionist and label leader Andrea Centazzo and soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, this 1977 release presents the joyfully sophisticated 1976 concert in Udine, Italy of the percussionist & saxophonist joined in a trio with double bassist Kent Carter, performing 5 improvisations including the 3-part "Tao" series.

Lacy, Steve / Andrea Centazzo: Clangs [VINYL]
Lacy, Steve / Andrea Centazzo:
Clangs [VINYL]

(Ictus -- Italy )


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Reissuing the first release on the Ictus Records label run by percussionist Andrea Centazzo, this 1976 album was the culmination of two weeks of touring through Italy with saxophonist Steve Lacy, presented as a set of improvised free duets investigating timbral relationships, the fragmentation of melody, and abrasive, provocative noise.

Lamb, Andrew / Warren Smith / Arkadijus Gotesmanas: The Sea of Modicum [VINYL]
Lamb, Andrew / Warren Smith / Arkadijus Gotesmanas:
The Sea of Modicum [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $23.95    




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Captured live at the 2016 Vilnius Jazz Festival, the free jazz trio of saxophonist Andrew Lamb and percussionists Warren Smith and Arkadijus Gotesmanas provide a unique orchestration, with the percussionists building rhythmic structures over which AACM alumni Lamb's powerful saxophone work emerges; a great album of solid exploratory free jazz.

Lane, Adam / Darius Jones / Vijay Anderson: Absolute Horizon [VINYL]
Lane, Adam / Darius Jones / Vijay Anderson:
Absolute Horizon [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $26.95    




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A trio of NY compatriots, bassist Adam Lane leads his trio with drummer Vijay Anderson and alto saxophonist Darrius Jones as they develop cohesive spontaneous compositions in a beautiful suite of sound.

Lazro / Pauvros / Turner: Curare [VINYL]
Lazro / Pauvros / Turner:
Curare [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


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The collective trio of Daunik Lazro (baritone & alto saxophones), Jean-Francois Pauvros (guitar) and Roger Turner (drums & percussion) performing live at Instants Chavires (Montreuil) & at festival Jazz En Franche-Comte (Besancon).

Lean Left: I Forgot To Breathe [VINYL]
Lean Left:
I Forgot To Breathe [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $28.95    




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The 7th album from the quartet of Netherlands guitarists Andy Moor and Terrie Hessels (The Ex) with Chicago free improvising multi-reedist Ken Vandermark and Netherlands drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love in an album balancing amazing energy with profound introspective moments in thrilling edge-of-your-seat improvisation - excellent!

Leandre, Joelle & India Cooke: Journey [VINYL]
Leandre, Joelle & India Cooke:
Journey [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $26.95    




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Two strings take 6 journeys at the International Society for Improvised Music, as bassist Joelle Leandre met violinist India Cooke for their 2nd recorded duo after their 2005 Red Toucan release.

Lee, Okkyung / Bill Orcutt: Live at Cafe OTO [VINYL]
Lee, Okkyung / Bill Orcutt:
Live at Cafe OTO [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )


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Two string players who have developed distinctive improvisation styles--cellist Okkyung Lee and guitarist Bil Orcutt--meet for their first encounter at London's Cafe Oto, for an exultant and sophisticated duo showing intense skill and strong conversational powers.

Lee, Okkyung / Christian Marclay: Amalgam [VINYL]
Lee, Okkyung / Christian Marclay:
Amalgam [VINYL]

(Northern Spy -- USA )


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A wild and exciting duo between cellist Okkyung Lee and legendary turntable improviser Christian Marclay performing live at London's Cafe Oto for a single long track that runs through an astonishing dynamic of invention and atmospheres in a gripping and spellbinding set.

Lee, Okkyung / Jerome Noetinger / Nadia Ratsimandresy: Two Duos [VINYL]
Lee, Okkyung / Jerome Noetinger / Nadia Ratsimandresy:
Two Duos [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- UK )


Price: $28.95    




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Recorded during cellist Okkyung Lee's 2019 residency at OTO Cafe, this album presents two duos: the A side with Jerome Noetinger performing on tapes & electronics, processing Lee's cello live to create a virtual trio of incredible technical skill; the B side with a master of the historic keyboard Ondes Martenot, Nadia Ratsimandresy, in an uncommon dialog of strings and synthetics.

Lee, Okkyung: Yeo-Neun [VINYL]
Lee, Okkyung:
Yeo-Neun [VINYL]

(SHELTER PRESS -- France )


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Yeo-Neun Quartet is an experimental chamber music ensemble founded in 2016 by Okkyung Lee on cello, with harpist Maeve Gilchrist, pianist Jacob Sacks, and bassist Eivind Opsvik, in a detailed album merging melodic contemporary composition with free improvisation and unusual technique, as Lee explores her musical history and experiences through ten dramatically elegant works.

Left Exit (Feat Michael Duch / Klaus Holm): Mr. K [VINYL]
Left Exit (Feat Michael Duch / Klaus Holm):
Mr. K [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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This progressive/folk/jazz/improv/experimental/psych quartet from Norway covers a diverse set of approaches to improvisation, from textural, minimalistic and radically abstract, like something AMM would play, using graphic and written notation.

Lehman, Steve Camouflage Trio: Interface [VINYL 2 LPs]
Lehman, Steve Camouflage Trio:
Interface [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Reissuing and re-mixing New York saxophonist Steve Lehman's 2004 album with his previous Camouflage Trio of Mark Dress on double bass and Pheeroan Aklaff on drums, perfoming a stupendous set of original compositions live at Teatro Academica Gil Vicente in Coimbra, Portugal.

Lerner, Marilyn / Ken Filiano / Lou Grassi: Live At Edgefest [VINYL]
Lerner, Marilyn / Ken Filiano / Lou Grassi:
Live At Edgefest [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


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Live recordings from the 2013 Edgefest by the trio of Canadian pianist Marilyn Lerner, NY bassist Ken Filiano, and drummer Lou Grassi, a freely flowing session that combines profound technical skills with innate lyrical sensibility.

Lewis, James Brandon / Red Lily Quintet (w / William Parker/ Chad Taylor / Kirk Knuffke / Chris Hoff
Lewis, James Brandon / Red Lily Quintet (w / William Parker/ Chad Taylor / Kirk Knuffke / Chris Hoffman):
Jesup Wagon [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tao Forms -- USA )


Price: $24.95    




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Led by tenor saxophonist James Brandon Lewis and peformed by his Red Lily Quintet with Kirk Knuffke on cornet, William Parker on bass & gimbri, Christopher Hoffman on cello and Chad Taylor on drums & mbira, Lewis' work explores and reflects on the legacy of scientist George Washington Carver through 7 remarkable free jazz compositions.

Liederkreis (Judith Berkson): Liederkreis [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Liederkreis (Judith Berkson):
Liederkreis [VINYL] [Used Item]

(B. Walter Recordings -- USA )


Price: $14.40    




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NYC vocalist, composer and keyboardist Judith Berkson in the debut album for her one-woman band Liederkreis (translating to "song-cycle", a reference to Schumann), taking a sharp turn from previous work through experimental synth, voice and effects in unique and often aberrant ways.

Lindberg,  John / Anil Eraslan: Juggling Kukla [VINYL]
Lindberg, John / Anil Eraslan:
Juggling Kukla [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


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The duo of cellist Anil Eraslan and contrabassist John Lindberg in a "rollicking adventure of sound explosions and subtle sensibilities, ragged expressionism and multi-faceted surprises and shockers. All from simple raw unfettered wood, strings, bow hairs, and flesh."

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

(Umlaut Records -- France )


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Three recordings from percussionist Hans Lingens in his 2nd solo album on Umlaut, working at the intersection between improvised and composed forms of experimental music: "Nacht", a montage of prerecorded layers of mostly rolls and brush sounds; and two recordings in one take using close miking as he performs on a single cymbal with mallets ("Hund") and a bass bow ("Manatee").

Lingens, Hannes: Pieces For Percussion [VINYL]
Lingens, Hannes:
Pieces For Percussion [VINYL]

(Umlaut Records -- Sweden / France / Germany )


Price: $18.95    




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Compositions for percussion from Berlin drummer and accordionist Hannes Lingens (Musaeum Clausum, Antoine Beuger, Lucio Capece, &c), composed over six years, each using a restricted set of materials, instrument or instrument type, Lingens performing solo, and as a duo and quartet using overdubs, employing microphone techniques for detail and ambiance.

Listening Group (feat. Daniel Carter / Patrick Holmes / Jeff Snyder / Stelios Mihas / Federico Ughi)
Listening Group (feat. Daniel Carter / Patrick Holmes / Jeff Snyder / Stelios Mihas / Federico Ughi):
Live at the Forward Festival 2016 [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




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A live performance at Forward Festival 2016, in Brooklyn, NY, merging chamber music, free improvisation, free and avant jazz and other forms in a an ensemble with Daniel Carter (sax & trumpet), Claire de Brunner (bassoon), Patrick Holmes (clarinet), Nick Lyons (sax), Jeff Snyder (electronics), Stelios Mihas (guitar), Jonah Rosenberg (piano), Zach Swanson (bass), and Federico Ughi (drums).

London Experimental Ensemble: Child Ballads [VINYL]
London Experimental Ensemble:
Child Ballads [VINYL]

(Split Rock Records -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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Drawn from 305 traditional ballads from England and Scotland alongside their American variants, anthologised by Francis James Child during the second half of the nineteenth century, are here sung by Ed Pettersen in the fascinating intersection of traditional lyrics and experimental interpretations of melodies, performed by the 11-piece London Experimental Ensemble.

Lopes, Luis: Love Song [VINYL]
Lopes, Luis:
Love Song [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $22.95    




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Solo work from Portuguese guitarist Luis Lopes, showing a different side to his work with Humanization 4tet or his Noise Solo project, instead presenting a gentler and more romantic music marked by seductive playing with an unexpectedly tender appeal.

Loriot, Frantz / Christian Wolfarth: The Call [VINYL]
Loriot, Frantz / Christian Wolfarth:
The Call [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


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Two unconventional and experimenting improvisers--French-Japanese violist Frantz Loriot and Swiss percussionist Christian Wolfarth--in a deceptive album of acoustic improvisation that elusively takes on electric qualities in the hands of these two innovators, seducing the listener through unusual twists and turns of perfectly paced interactions.



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