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.



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

(Otoroku -- Great Britain )


Price: $25.95    




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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 )


Price: $19.95    




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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 )


Price: $23.95    




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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 )


Price: $22.95    




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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 )


Price: $32.95    




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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 )


Price: $23.95    




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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: $16.00    




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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 )


Price: $22.95    




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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 )


Price: $21.95    




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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: $14.40    




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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 )


Price: $22.95    




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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.

Louis Minus XVI: De Anima [VINYL]
Louis Minus XVI:
De Anima [VINYL]

(BeCoq -- France )


Price: $19.95    




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With a decade of experience, the Flandres, Netherlands free jazz quartet of Adrien Douliez on alto saxophone, Jean Baptiste Rubin on tenor saxophone, Maxime Petit on bass, and Frederic L'Homme on drums blend ethnic and world music with assertive playing, from groove oriented to more aggressive forms, a unique voice in free playing.

Lugerner, Steven: For We Have Heard [VINYL]
Lugerner, Steven:
For We Have Heard [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $26.95    




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New York & San Francisco double and single-reedist Steven Lugerner and his quartet with Darren Johnston (trumpet), Myra Melford (piano) and Matt Wilson (drums) present an incredible concept album in 10 tracks of structure free improvisation.

MAP (Halvorson / Nakatani / Radding): Fever Dream [VINYL]
MAP (Halvorson / Nakatani / Radding):
Fever Dream [VINYL]

(TAIGA -- USA )


Price: $24.95    




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A beautifully produced 3-sided double LP from New York's MAP, guitarist Mary Halvorson, percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani and bassist Reben Radding, amazing contemporary improvisation.

MKM (Norbert Moslang / Jason Kahn / Gunter Muller): Bangalore [VINYL]
MKM (Norbert Moslang / Jason Kahn / Gunter Muller):
Bangalore [VINYL]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )


Price: $23.95    




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A stunning album of electroacoustic improv that truly pushes the envelope, from the MKM trio of Gunter Muller on iPods & electronics, Jason Kahn on modular synthesizer, mixer & radio, and Norbert Moslang on cracked everyday electronics, three masters of the form in their 5th Mikroton release after decades working together in configurations on labels like For4Ears.

Machida, Yoshio / Cal Lyall: Premeditation [VINYL 2 10-inch records]
Machida, Yoshio / Cal Lyall:
Premeditation [VINYL 2 10-inch records]

(By the Bluest of Seas -- Japan )


Price: $19.95    




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Both members of the Tokyo band SuperDeluxe, drummer Yoshio Mashida performing on steelpan, gamelan and metal-slit drums, and 5-string banjo player Cal Lyall, performing largely on a tabletop guitar setup augmented with electronics, have developed a lovely and relaxed, compelling language of improvisational forms using structural ideas-based on minimal scalar patterns.

Machida, Yoshio: Steelpan Improvisation Series "i" [VINYL]
Machida, Yoshio:
Steelpan Improvisation Series "i" [VINYL]

(Amorfon -- Japan )


Price: $17.95    




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The 1st of 2 album with Amorfon label leader Yoshio Machida performing acoustic improvisation on the steelpan drum influenced by traditional Indian improvised music, adding elements of Jazz, twelve-tone and ethnic music to create a unique hybrid, in a limited clear vinyl LP.

Machida, Yoshio: Steelpan Improvisation Series "ro" [VINYL]
Machida, Yoshio:
Steelpan Improvisation Series "ro" [VINYL]

(Amorfon -- Japan )


Price: $17.95    




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The 2nd of 2 album with Amorfon label leader Yoshio Machida performing acoustic improvisation on the steelpan drum influenced by traditional Indian improvised music, adding elements of Jazz, twelve-tone and ethnic music to create a unique hybrid, in a limited clear vinyl LP.

Machida, Yoshio: Synthi [CINYL 10-inch]
Machida, Yoshio:
Synthi [CINYL 10-inch]

(Cyland Audio Archive -- Russia )


Price: $19.95    




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Three tracks from Yoshio Machida's works for the SYNTHI AKS, the 1971 portable modular synthesizer developed by Electronic Music Studios using a generative music machine with a matrix patch panel allowing great flexibility in modulation, reverb, effect like delay, and glitch, in a 7.5" lathe cut vinyl release, numbered in a silk-screened antistatic package.

Machinefabriek: As Much As It Is Worth [7-inch VINYL]
Machinefabriek:
As Much As It Is Worth [7-inch VINYL]

(Machinefabriek -- Netherlands )


Price: $12.56    




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Rutger Zuydervelt, aka Machinefabriek, in a 7" release of two tracks developed for a piece commissioned by Marta Alstadsaeter and Kim-Jomi Fischer for their dance piece "as much as it is worth" in 2017, the first an edited version of the final music used for the piece, a complex yet upbeat and bouncy work, the second side expanding and darkening the music.

Machinefabriek: With Drums [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]
Machinefabriek:
With Drums [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )


Price: $22.95    




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Rutger Zuydervelt (aka Machinefabriek) invited 41 drummer/percussionists including Tony Buck, Vasco Trilla, Tim Barnes, Greg Stuart, Cyril Bondi, &c. to take part in a project by recording a few short fills or phrases, which Zuydervelt used as "Lego Bricks" to build a series of short rhythmical collages, the results being 24 diverse and fascinating compositions.

Made to Break: Before the Code [VINYL]
Made to Break:
Before the Code [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $22.95    




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MTB continues to inspire, merging shake-your-ass jazz with experimental electracoustic elements, blending players from Chicago (reedist Ken Vandermark & drummer Tim Daisy) and Europe (bassist Jasper Stadhouders of Cactus truck & Christof Kurzmann on electronics).

Made to Break: F4 Fake [VINYL]
Made to Break:
F4 Fake [VINYL]

(Trost Records -- Austria )


Price: $22.95    




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This active quartet project brings together two Chicago players--drummer Tim Daisy and reedist Vandermark--with two European players--Christof Kurzmann on pooll & electronics, and Jasper Stadhouders on bass--in their 9th album, recording in the studio in Austria for an innovative album blurring the lines between fierce free jazz and inventive experimental ea-improv.

Made to Break: Lacerba [VINYL]
Made to Break:
Lacerba [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $22.95    




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The electroacoustic quartet of Christof Kurzmann (electronics), Devin Hoff (bass), Ken Vandermark (reeds) and Tim Daisy (drums) performing live in Lisbon, an innovative and significant band developing new languages for improvisation.

Magee, Massimo: Toneflower [VINYL]
Magee, Massimo:
Toneflower [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




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A solo sax album of patterns and intersections from London writer, artist & musician Massimo Magee, influenced by a wealth of sources from Braxton to Stockhausen, each of the five parts of Toneflower affected through mic placement as Magee builds to wild expressiveness, transforming round tones into stratospheric pitches, using circular breathing for extended expressiveness; stunning!

Magic I.D., The : till my breath gives out [VINYL]
Magic I.D., The :
till my breath gives out [VINYL]

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $24.95    




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Superb 1st erstwhile 'pop' release as only an erstwhile artist could define the term: abstract lower case and perceptive songs with dual clarinets creating harmonic interactions (Kai Fagaschinski & Michael Thieke, aka The International Nothing), guitar & voice from Margareth Kammerer and electronics & vocals from Christoph Kurzmann.

Mahall, Rudi / Michael Griener: Jazzpreis [VINYL]
Mahall, Rudi / Michael Griener:
Jazzpreis [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $18.95    




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Bringing together two acclaimed German improvisers who met in Nuremberg in 1982 as teens--reedist Rudi Mahall and drummer/vibraphonist Michael Griener, "bumbling" around to learn free jazz together, heard now 40 years later as authoritative players recording as a duo in 2020 & 21 in Kotzlin and Berlin for eight energetically creative and buoyantly upbeat dialogs.

Mahanthappa, Rudresh: Hero Trio [VINYL]
Mahanthappa, Rudresh:
Hero Trio [VINYL]

(Whirlwind -- UK / EU )


Price: $28.95    




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Turning his attention from original compositions to the music of his heroes--Ornette Coleman, Stevie Wonder, Keith Jarrett, Johnny Cash, John Coltrane & Charlie Parker--saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa turns in an upbeat and exuberant album of standards performed in a trio with bassist Francois Moutin and drummer Rudy Royston.

Mako Sica / Hamid Drake: Ronda [VINYL 2 LPs]
Mako Sica / Hamid Drake:
Ronda [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Feeding Tube Records -- USA )


Price: $29.95    




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The long-running Chicago free-rock trio Mako Sica currently comprised of Przemyslaw Drazek (trumpet & guitar), Brent Fuscaldo (guitar) and Chaetan Newell (drums & piano) are joined by free improvising legend Hamid Drake on drum kit, tablas and frame drum for a beautiful and rich album of genre merging, spiritually warm, primarily instrumental music, inclusive and persuasive.

Maksimowicz, Jan / Dmitrij Golovanov: Thousand Seconds Of Our Life [VINYL]
Maksimowicz, Jan / Dmitrij Golovanov:
Thousand Seconds Of Our Life [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Poland )


Price: $22.95    




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A sophisticated duo meeting at InTegra House in Trakai, Lithuania between two central figures of Lithuanian creative jazz--saxophonist Jan Maksimowicz and pianist Dmitrij Golovanov--in a spontaneous set of dialogs plus a rendering of Kenny Kirkland's "Dienda", as the two employ magnificent technique and strong lyrical tendencies across twelve succinct improvisations.

Malaby, Tony / Juan Pablo Carletti / Christopher Hoffman: Nino/Brujo [VINYL]
Malaby, Tony / Juan Pablo Carletti / Christopher Hoffman:
Nino/Brujo [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


Price: $22.95    




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Percussionist Juan Pablo Carletti leads a trio with Tony Malaby on sax and Christopher Hoffman on cello, beautifully unfolding jazz that balances light and dark, melodic and free approaches with textural percussive work.

Marchetti, Lionel: La Grande Vallee / Micro-climat [VINYL]
Marchetti, Lionel:
La Grande Vallee / Micro-climat [VINYL]

(Recollection GRM -- Austria )


Price: $24.95    




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A fascination for clouds may have influenced French electroacoustic composer Lionel Marchetti in the composition of his incredible "Micro-Climat", a journey through concrete and acousmatic sound with a sense of open environments, perfectly paired on this LP with the epic journey presented to the listeners in his expansive and impressionist work "La Grande Valée".

Marhaug, Lasse: Void [7" VINYL]
Marhaug, Lasse:
Void [7" VINYL]

(BeCoq -- France )


Price: $13.95    




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Two dark works of sound creating a mysterious chasm of drones, pulsations, electronic stretches, and mysterious percussive engines, a strange pair of recordings that definitely fit the title of this 7" record from Norwegian sound experimenter Lasse Marhaug.

Marteau Rouge (Pauvros / Sato / Foussat): ... Un Jour Se Leve [VINYL]
Marteau Rouge (Pauvros / Sato / Foussat):
... Un Jour Se Leve [VINYL]

(Fou Records -- France )


Price: $11.95    




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The free improvising trio of Makoto Sato on drums, Jean-Francois Pauvros on guitar and Jean-Marc Foussat on synthesizer & voice in a studio album of unique electro-acoustic dialog recorded in Paris in 2013.

Master Oogway w/ Henriette Eilertsen: Happy Village [VINYL]
Master Oogway w/ Henriette Eilertsen:
Happy Village [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $32.95    




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The 3rd album from the Oslo's Master Oogway quartet of Havard Nordberg Funderud on guitars, Lauritz Heitmann Skeidsvoll on sax, Martin Heggli Mellem on drums and Karl Erik Hornsdalsveen on bass, recorded at their monthly concert series at Kafa Haerverk, joined by flutist Henriette Eilertsen (Billy Meier and Andreas Roysum Ensemble) for four lyrical composed by bassist Hornsdalsveen.

Master Oogway: Earth And Other Worlds [VINYL]
Master Oogway:
Earth And Other Worlds [VINYL]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


Price: $28.95    




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The second album from the Norwegian electric jazz quartet of Havard Nordberg Funderud on guitar, Lauritz Lyster Skeidsvoll on saxophone, Karl Erik Horndalsveen on double bass, and Martin Heggli Mellem on drums, after their 2018 album The Concert Koan on the Clean Feed label, here in six powerfully thrilling tracks of youthful exuberance and impressive skill.

Master Oogway: The Concert Koan [VINYL]
Master Oogway:
The Concert Koan [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $22.95    




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Powerful electric jazz roots from the Norwegian quartet of Lauritz Lyster Skeidsvoll on saxophone, Havard Nordberg Funderud on guitar, Karl Erik E. Horndalsveen on double bass, and Martin Mellem on drums, shredding inspirations from 60s electric Miles and Ornette, with a rock influenced rhythm section and electric guitar work driving great soloing.

Mateen, Sabir (w/ Steve Swell / Matt Lavelle / Matthew Heyner / Michael Thompson): Prophecies Come T
Mateen, Sabir (w/ Steve Swell / Matt Lavelle / Matthew Heyner / Michael Thompson):
Prophecies Come To Pass [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




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Saxophonist Sabir Mateen's NY based Shapes, Textures, and Sound Ensemble with Steve Swell on trombone, Matt Lavelle on trumpet, Matthew Heyner on bass and Michael T.A. Thompson on drums, run though a gamut of post-bop and collective, creative jazz forms with energy, incredible dexterity, and tremendous group interplay, a great example of the modern spirit of jazz.

Mateen, Sabir / Patrick Holmes / Federico Ughi : Survival Situation [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]
Mateen, Sabir / Patrick Holmes / Federico Ughi :
Survival Situation [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




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Having played together in a variety of settings, but never as a trio, saxophonist Sabir Mateen, clarinetist Patrick Holmes and drummer Federico Ughi met in a recording studio in Tuscany, Italy to record this album of wide-ranging free improvisation, Mateen's Farfisa playing and vocal declamations bringing a Sun Ra element to the vehement and profound dialog.

Mathisen / Svendsen / Wildhagen: Momentum  [VINYL]
Mathisen / Svendsen / Wildhagen:
Momentum [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $22.95    




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With a list of projects including Shagma, The Core, Zanussi 5 and Mopti, the trio of Jorgen Mathisen (sax), Christian Meaas Svendsen (bass) and Andreas Wildhagen (drums), "Momentum" is an apt name for their uniquely building, unpredictable and atypical improvisations.

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $29.95    




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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.

Matthews, Kaffe: Foreigner [VINYL]
Matthews, Kaffe:
Foreigner [VINYL]

(Objects Limited -- UK )


Price: $23.95    




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Recording with an Italian ELKA 400 electric accordion organ, pioneering electronic and sound aritst Kaffe Matthews presents two sonification of the word F O R E I G N E R, reflecting on her experience regularly moving from country to country, dealing with varying borders and governmental laws, by organizing sound in clusters that attempt to cross a compositional line.

Mattin : Songbook #5 [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Mattin :
Songbook #5 [VINYL] [Used Item]

(Disembraining Machine -- Australia )


Price: $19.00    




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Mattin takes 5 spontaneous 5-minute songs from 5 musicians, and a 25 minute concert structured by 5 instructions based on those song titles, then records vocals for the 5 songs as a singing lecture, then superimposes all 3 to create the five 5-minutes songs on this album.

Mattin : Songbook #5 [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Mattin :
Songbook #5 [VINYL] [Used Item]

(Disembraining Machine -- Australia )


Price: $15.00    




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Mattin takes 5 spontaneous 5-minute songs from 5 musicians, and a 25 minute concert structured by 5 instructions based on those song titles, then records vocals for the 5 songs as a singing lecture, then superimposes all 3 to create the five 5-minutes songs on this album.

Mattin : Songbook #5 [VINYL]
Mattin :
Songbook #5 [VINYL]

(Disembraining Machine -- Australia )


Price: $18.95    




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Mattin takes 5 spontaneous 5-minute songs from 5 musicians, and a 25 minute concert structured by 5 instructions based on those song titles, then records vocals for the 5 songs as a singing lecture, then superimposes all 3 to create the five 5-minutes songs on this album.

Mattin: Songbook #6 [VINYL]
Mattin:
Songbook #6 [VINYL]

(Munster Records, Insulin Addicted Records, Cruditˇs Tapes -- E.U. )


Price: $13.95    




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Spanish sound artist and vocalist Mattin in his 6th "Songbook" album, performed with Farahnaz Hatam, Pan Daijing, Colin Hacklander, Werner Dafeldecker, and Dean Roberts, a vicious mix of essentially no-wave rock and experimental music, six songs at exactly six minutes each covering topics of the conflicts, confusion and frustrations of our modern age.

Maximin, Berangere: Land of Waves  [VINYL 2 LPs + DOWNLOAD]
Maximin, Berangere:
Land of Waves [VINYL 2 LPs + DOWNLOAD]

(KARLRECORDS -- Germany )


Price: $29.95    




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The sixth album of embraceable electroacoustic and acousmatic French composer Bérangère Maximin, whose work with Ina-GRM, Stockholm's EMS points to her extraordinary skills in organize other-worldly sound, imbued with her ability to create warmly embraceable works with mystery amongst propelling rhythm, here exploring recordings from city parks & abandoned properties.

Mazzarella, Nick Trio: Counterbalance [VINYL]
Mazzarella, Nick Trio:
Counterbalance [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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From 2008-16 until drummer Frank Rosaly moved to Amsterdam, alto saxophonist Nick Mazzarella's Trio was an active part of Chicago's creative jazz scene; in early 2018 Rosaly returned for a visit and Mazzarella composed a suite of 6 new pieces to commemorate the trio's tenth anniversary, the exuberant result this excellent concert recorded at Co-Prosperity Sphere!

McCowen, John: Models of Duration [VINYL]
McCowen, John:
Models of Duration [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


Price: $18.95    




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A co-release with Dinzu Artefacts, clarinetist John McCowen continues his investigation into the physical possibilites of the clarinet family, here on contrabass clarinet for four fully acoustic recordings of continuous tones and unexpected aural phenomena through circular breathing while generating intense harmonics and multiphonics of earth-shaking ferocity.

McKenzie II, Donald Sturge Anthony (feat. Elliot Sharp, Bill Laswell, Vernon Reid): Silenced II - Vi
McKenzie II, Donald Sturge Anthony (feat. Elliot Sharp, Bill Laswell, Vernon Reid):
Silenced II - Views from the Auction Block [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $14.40    




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Drummer Donald Sturge Anthony McKenzie II trades off duos with a set of masterful musicians in the second volume of his "Silenced" project, here with guitarist Elliott Sharp for a complex and inspired dialog; with bassist Bill Laswell for a rich and moody soundscape; and with guitarist Vernon Reid in a piece for McKenzie's daughter; plus one solo drum piece.

McKenzie II, Donald Sturge Anthony (feat. Nels Cline / Arnold Lee / Melvin Gibbs / David Hofstra / V
McKenzie II, Donald Sturge Anthony (feat. Nels Cline / Arnold Lee / Melvin Gibbs / David Hofstra / Vernon Reid / CX Kidtronik):
Silenced [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )


Price: $18.99    




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A six track album from drummer Donald Sturge Anthony McKenzie II written about the abuse of force from those charged to protect us, in a series of duos with amazing performances from guitarist Nels Cline, saxophonist Arnold Lee, bassist Melvin Gibbs, bassist Dave Hofstra, guitarist Vernon Reid, and drummer/keyboardist CX KIDTRONIX; disturbing and important work.

McPhee, Joe / Jen Clare Paulson / Brian Labycz: The Mystery J [VINYL]
McPhee, Joe / Jen Clare Paulson / Brian Labycz:
The Mystery J [VINYL]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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Taking its title from the rum-running yacht on which McPhee's father sailed from Nassau to Miami, this free electroaoustic improvised concert with Joe McPhee on pocket cornet & alto saxophone, Jen Clare Paulson on viola and Brian Labycz on electronics was captured live in 2014 at the Sugar Maple in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during Okka Fest 6, released as CvsD's first vinyl LP.

McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen-Love: Lift Every Voice And Sing [VINYL]
McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen-Love:
Lift Every Voice And Sing [VINYL]

(Smalltown Superjazzz / Actions for Free Jazz -- Norway )


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Smalltown Supersound's sublabel Actions for Free Jazz presents this live concert at Oslo's St. Edmund's Church from the duo of frequent collaborators Joe McPhee on pocket trumpet & tenor saxophone, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums and percussion, featuring compositions by James Weldon Johnson, Thelonious Monk and Joe McPhee plus two by McPhee and Nilssen-Love.

McPhee, Joe / Tomeka Reid: Let Our Rejoicing Rise [VINYL]
McPhee, Joe / Tomeka Reid:
Let Our Rejoicing Rise [VINYL]

(Corbett vs. Dempsey -- USA )


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Preceded by Joe McPhee's reading of two poems — "Alone Together" and "Nation Time For Real This Time" — tenor saxophonist & trumpeter Joe McPhee and cellist Tomeka Reid observe the first observance as an official US Holiday of Juneteenth, after the reading performing an emotional 33-minute improvisation that includes the 19th century hymn "Lift Every Voice and Sing".

Mcphee, Joe & Chris Corsano: Scraps and Shadows [VINYL]
Mcphee, Joe & Chris Corsano:
Scraps and Shadows [VINYL]

(Roaratorio -- USA )


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The second release from the duo of Joe McPhee and Chris Corsano, seven pieces from ballads to combustible free playing in an album dedicated to Fred Anderson, Paul Flaherty, Han Bennink, Kidd Jordan, &c.

Mela, Francisco / Zoh Amba: Causa y Efecto Vol. 1 [VINYL]
Mela, Francisco / Zoh Amba:
Causa y Efecto Vol. 1 [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )


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The first volume of powerful free playing and intimate conversation bringing together two New York-based improvisers, Cuban native drummer/percussionist Francisco Mela and Tennessee native reed & wind player Zoh Amba, both sharing a mountain region upbringing that brings a uniquely reflective quality to their playing, fortified by the exploratory NY improv scene.

Mela, Francisco feat. Cooper-Moore / William Parker: Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 2 [VINYL]
Mela, Francisco feat. Cooper-Moore / William Parker:
Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 2 [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )


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The second volume of Music Frees Our Souls, the trio of Francisco Mela on drums, Cooper-Moore on piano and William Parker on bass, recording in the studio in Brooklyn two extended, far reaching and powerful collective improvisations of music performed under the influence of Mela's work with, mentorship by and encouragement from pianist McCoy Tyner.

Mela, Francisco feat. Matthew Shipp / William Parker: Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 1 [VINYL]
Mela, Francisco feat. Matthew Shipp / William Parker:
Music Frees Our Souls, Vol. 1 [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )


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A member of pianist McCoy Tyner's Trio and Joe Lavano's Quartet, New York drummer Francisco Mela's own career as a leader is heard in this energetic trio album with two of NY's finest--pianist Matthew Shipp and bassist William Parker--recording in the studio in Brooklyn in 2020 for two extended and powerful collective improvisations and a brief "Dark Light".

Melodic Art-Tet (Brackeen, Abdullah, Parker, Blank, Waters): Melodic Art-Tet [VINYL 2 LPs]
Melodic Art-Tet (Brackeen, Abdullah, Parker, Blank, Waters):
Melodic Art-Tet [VINYL 2 LPs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


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1974 recordings at WKCR in NYC from the quintet of Charles Brackeen (flute & sax), Ahmed Abdullah (trumpet), William Parker (bass), Roger Blank (drums) and Tony Waters (percussion), beautifully recorded and essential free improvisation.

Mendoza, Ava / Maxime Petit / Will Guthrie: [7-inch VINYL]
Mendoza, Ava / Maxime Petit / Will Guthrie:
[7-inch VINYL]

(BeCoq -- France )


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An excellent instrumental 7-inch from the trio of Ava Mendoza on guitar, Maxime Petit on bass and Will Guthrie on drums, recording in the studio in France, four rocking pieces showing the band's chops, quirky asides, and aggressive yet clean playing style.

Mengelberg / Brotzmann / Parker / Bennink / Rutherford / Bailey / Bennink : Groupcomposing [VINYL]
Mengelberg / Brotzmann / Parker / Bennink / Rutherford / Bailey / Bennink :
Groupcomposing [VINYL]

(Our Swimmer -- Germany )


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Authoritative and playful free improvisation in the European Free Jazz style, this 1978 album on Misha Mengelberg and Han Bennink's Instant Composers Pool (ICP) label, included the pianist and drummer along with Peter Brotzmann, Peter Bennink and Evan Paker on sax, Paul Rutherford on trombone, and Derek Bailey on guitar, in a much-need reissue of this seminal album.

Mezei, Szilard Tubass Quintet: Canons - 2nd Hoisting [VINYL]
Mezei, Szilard Tubass Quintet:
Canons - 2nd Hoisting [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


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Four extended compositions from the Tubass Quintet led by Szilard Mezei (performing on double bass instead of his usual viola) performing with a heavy group of 4 double bassists and tuba.

Miguel, Sei / Pedro Gomes: Turbina Anthem [VINYL]
Miguel, Sei / Pedro Gomes:
Turbina Anthem [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


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An album of direct, succint and turbulent conversation between guitarist Pedro Gomes and pocket trumpeter Sei Miguel performing live-in-studio by-the-book (of visions, the panorama key)!

Miguel, Sei: O Carro De Fogo De Sei Miguel [VINYL]
Miguel, Sei:
O Carro De Fogo De Sei Miguel [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Recording live in the Namouche Studios in Lisbon in 2018, trumpeter Sei Miguel's octet performs a large work translating to "Fire Car", inspired by William Blake's "Jerusalem" (Chariot of Fire), reminding of early 70's Miles/fusion work as organist Andre Goncalves creates an atmospheric backbone over which the band introduces repetition and variation; mysterious and singular.

Milasius, Juozas / Tomas Kutavicius / Dalius Naujokaitis, featuring Lithuanian Young Composers Orche
Milasius, Juozas / Tomas Kutavicius / Dalius Naujokaitis, featuring Lithuanian Young Composers Orchestra:
Live At Willisau, 1993 [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


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A raucous and passionate concert led by the trio of Juozas Milasius on guitar, Tomas Kutavicius on piano, and Dalius Naujokaitis on drums, with the Lithuanian Young Composers Orchestra assisting on voice, cymbals, clapping, and "trampling", creating moments of adventurous disorder that lead to beautiful passages of heartfelt playing, in what must have been a marvel to experience.

Miller, Ben: In the Moment [VINYL]
Miller, Ben:
In the Moment [VINYL]

(Two Rooms -- USA )


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Destroy All Monsters and Sensorium Saxophone Orchestra guitarist Ben Miller in an album of experimental solo guitar works, augmenting his guitar with effects, synthesizer, bass, tapes and radio to create seven fascinating works that reflect on his rock background through solid rhythmic and melodic hooks, but also captivates through unusual and suprising sonic elements.

Mitchell's, Nicole Black Earth: Intergalactic Beings [VINYL 2 LPs]
Mitchell's, Nicole Black Earth:
Intergalactic Beings [VINYL 2 LPs]

(For Practically -- USA )


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Nicole Mitchell explores the work of African-American writer Octavia Butler in a science fiction concept of intergalactic integration, achieved through 9 detailed pieces that balance improvisation, composition and song in unique and sophisticated ways.

Mitchell, Nicole / Lisa E. Harris: Earthseed [VINYL 2 LPs]
Mitchell, Nicole / Lisa E. Harris:
Earthseed [VINYL 2 LPs]

(FPE Records -- USA )


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Continuing her series of large works inspired by the dystopic writings of Octavia E. Butler, composer and flutist Nicole Mitchell assembles Chicago improvisers including cellist Tomeka Reid, percussionist Avreeayl Ra, trumpeter Ben LaMar Gay and interdisciplinary artist Lisa E. Harris to explore facets of Butler's Parable of the Sower.

Mitchell, Nicole: Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds [VINYL]
Mitchell, Nicole:
Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds [VINYL]

(FPE Records -- USA )


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The second astounding album from Chicago Flutist Nicole Mitchell on the FPE label, continuing her project in the sphere of Sun Ra and Afrofuturists, merging fiction, fantasy and sound in an electro-chamber octet, encompassing contemporary classical, globally oriented fusion, gospel, avant-rock, spoken word, and funk-inspired groove research.

Mitchell, Roscoe / Ostravaska Banda: Distant Radio Transmission [VINYL]
Mitchell, Roscoe / Ostravaska Banda:
Distant Radio Transmission [VINYL]

(Wide Hive -- USA )


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"Distant Radio Transmission" was originally recorded as an improvisation by Roscoe Mitchell, Craig Taborn, and Kikanju Baku in 2013, then transcribed by Stephen P. Harvey in 2016, extended for strings by John Ivers in 2017, and then fully orchestrated by Roscoe Mitchell himself in 2017; the album also includes "Noonah Trio", "Cutouts for Woodwind Quintet" and "8/8/88".

Mitchell, Roscoe Orchestra: Littlefield Concert Hall Mills College [VINYL]
Mitchell, Roscoe Orchestra:
Littlefield Concert Hall Mills College [VINYL]

(Wide Hive -- USA )


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Roscoe Mitchell's 25 Piece Orchestra returns with an outstanding follow-up to his 2017 release "Discussions", recorded in concert at the Littlefield Auditorium in Mills College, reworking earlier pieces that take advantages of Mitchell's systems designed to articulate and capitalize on the tensions between composition and improvisation; an impressive achievement.

Mitchell, Roscoe: Dots / Pieces For Percussion And Woodwinds [VINYL]
Mitchell, Roscoe:
Dots / Pieces For Percussion And Woodwinds [VINYL]

(Wide Hive -- USA )


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Using his own percussion array, particularly bells and ringing objects, and a variety of woodwinds focused around the saxophone family, AACM legend Roscoe Mitchell recorded these 19 compositions at his home studio during the pandemic lockdowns, creating fascinatingly introspective, atmospheric and resonant environments over which he distinctively overdubs his saxophone.

Mitelli, Gabriele / Rob Mazurek: Star Splitter [VINYL]
Mitelli, Gabriele / Rob Mazurek:
Star Splitter [VINYL]

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Referencing the poem "Star-splitter" by Robert Frost, Italian improviser Gabriele Mitelli on cornet, soprano sax & alto flugelhorn, and Chicago improviser Rob Mazurek on piccolo trumpet, both using electronics, object & voice, create a spiritually rich and warm series, "gazing" at four planets through immersive, unique and authoritative performance; exceptional.

Mockunas, Liudas / Christian Windfeld: Pacemaker [VINYL LINOCUT ART]
Mockunas, Liudas / Christian Windfeld:
Pacemaker [VINYL LINOCUT ART]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


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An unusual sax and drum duo between Lithuanian saxophonist Liudas Mockunas, here performing on contrabass and prepared clarinet, tenor & soprano saxophones, with Christian Windfeld performing on prepared drum kit, drums, drums and cymbals, in two side-long improvisations, the first focusing on sonic subtlety, the second a rompingly idiosyncratic and energetic set.

Mockunas, Liudas : Hydro [VINYL] <i>[Used Item]</i>
Mockunas, Liudas :
Hydro [VINYL] [Used Item]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


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Lithuanian reedist Liudas Mockunas in an unusual record of clarinet and saxophone improvisations, from solo work of powerful technique to pieces using water prepared instruments to create a wealth of bubbling and aberrant sound on the instrument, side A presenting the 7 part "Hydration Suite", Side B the 3 part "Rehydration", and "Dehydration".

Mockunas, Liudas : Hydro [VINYL]
Mockunas, Liudas :
Hydro [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )


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Lithuanian reedist Liudas Mockunas in an unusual record of clarinet and saxophone improvisations, from solo work of powerful technique to pieces using water prepared instruments to create a wealth of bubbling and aberrant sound on the instrument, side A presenting the 7 part "Hydration Suite", Side B the 3 part "Rehydration", and "Dehydration".

Mohanna, Nickolas: Sight Drawings [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]
Mohanna, Nickolas:
Sight Drawings [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Run/Off Editions -- USA )


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Using sources from the world about him--field recordings, sampled orchestral noises, and voice recorders--New York composer and sound artist Nickolas Mohanna explores the spatial impressions of sound within a delicate acousmatic language, weaving inexplicable sounds into reorganized, recognizable components, creating a solid and compelling structural language.

Moholo, Louis Octet: Spirits Rejoice! [VINYL]
Moholo, Louis Octet:
Spirits Rejoice! [VINYL]

(Otoroku -- UK )


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Featuring an incredible lineup of masterful players from 1970's London creative jazz scene--Harry Miller & Johnny Dyani (bass), Keith Tippett (piano), Evan Parker (sax), Nick Evans & Radu Malfatti (trombone), and Kenny Wheeler (trumpet)--South African drummer Louis Moholo's debut album brings both joy and spirituality to freedom and lyricism, a joyful achievement.

Mollestad, Hedvig / Trondheim Jazz Orchestra: Maternity Beat [VINYL 2 LPs]
Mollestad, Hedvig / Trondheim Jazz Orchestra:
Maternity Beat [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


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Working again with the 12-piece, expressive Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, Norwegian guitarist and composer Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen recorded this double LP in the studio in Halden in 2021, for 9 long form epics that bridge and merge rock and jazz genres, in both instrumental work and songs that explore the nature of family and issues of social justice.

Mollestad, Hedvig / Trondheim Jazz Orchestra: Maternity Beat
Mollestad, Hedvig / Trondheim Jazz Orchestra:
Maternity Beat

(Rune Grammofon -- Norway )


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A large work composed and arranged by Norwegian guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen for the 12-piece Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, this album shows Mollestad's increasing range in expressive work that extends boundaries between composed, improvised and rock music, with authoritative playing balancing serious concepts from pandemic or motherhood with playfully whimsical moments.



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