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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.

Machinefabriek: Our Arms Grew Together (Music for a performance by Marta & Kim) Machinefabriek:
Our Arms Grew Together (Music for a performance by Marta & Kim)

(Machinefabriek -- The Netherlands )

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Following his collaborations with choreographers & dancers Marta Alstadsaeter and Kim-Jomi Fischer resulting in the performances & albums As Much As It Is Worth and Engel, Rutger Zuydervelt composed this work for their dance/circus performance Our Arms Grew Together about romantic relationships, developed around recordings from the daily lives of Alstadsaeter and Fischer.

Jerman, Jeph / Steve Jansen: Third Jerman, Jeph / Steve Jansen:
Third

(Not On Label -- USA )

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The third release from the US Southwest audio exploring duo of Steve Jansen and Jeph Jerman, expanding on their previous cassette releases with two works recorded in Cottonwood, AZ and Phoenix, AZ; curious and compelling sonic environments using unidentifiable sound sources that layer and intertwine, each building and receding enigmatically.

Bakker, Anne / Rene Aquarius / Rutger Zuydervelt: Hallucine Bakker, Anne / Rene Aquarius / Rutger Zuydervelt:
Hallucine

(Consouling Sounds -- The Netherlands )

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Composed from a combination of violin, percussion, vocals, field recordings & electronics by Rutger Zuydervelt, who initially merged unrelated recordings from violinist Anne Bakker (also on harmonica, kazoo & saw) and percussionist & sound artist Rene Aquarius, all three then overdubbing and editing the work to create this fascinating tapestry of hallucinogenic sound.

Jerman / Barnes: Hiss Lift Jerman / Barnes:
Hiss Lift

(Room40 -- Australia )

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Two extended sound collages and cut-ups from field recordings and percussion recorded during tours from 2014 to 2017, the title taken from a sign in one of the hotels that Jerman & Barnes stayed at, apt for the mix of punctuating locations, dissipating noise and unusual percussive passages, a fascinating journey that expands and contracts to make captivating stories.

Fernandes, Mane : Enter The sQUIGG Fernandes, Mane :
Enter The sQUIGG

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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A unique album of oddly metered yet highly rhythmic jazz from guitarist and composer Mané Fernandes, a member of Pedro Alves Melo Omniae Large Ensemble, but more importantly, part of a scene he refers to as Post-Beat Aesthetics, merging electronic and synthetic elements into jazz form, a serious and diverting direction for creative improv and studio play.

Block, Olivia: Innocent Passage in the Territorial Sea Block, Olivia:
Innocent Passage in the Territorial Sea

(Room40 -- Australia )

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Evoking oceans of sound accompanied by a recurring bass pattern of seven notes leading each of the six compositions in this deep water opus, sound artist Olivia Block uses a vintage Korg synth organ, an Organelle, a Mellotron, tapes & field recordings to create a cohesive work that references the isolation of Anna Kavan's sci-fi novel Ice amidst our own time of pandemic.

Rosenfeld, Marina: Index [CD + BOOK] Rosenfeld, Marina:
Index [CD + BOOK]

(Room40 -- Australia )

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A series of live recordings and related materials that trace the development of turntable artist Marina Rosenfeld's tactile approach to experimental sound, using dub plates--vinyl albums she has had pressed to develop a personal library of sound for performance--here in six improvisations accompanied by a 24-page book with a discussion between Rosenfeld and Lawrence English.

Nakamura, Toshimaru: Culvert - No-Input Mixing Board 10 Nakamura, Toshimaru:
Culvert - No-Input Mixing Board 10

(Room40 -- Australia )

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The 10th release in Japanese experimental sound artist Toshimaru Nakamura's No Input Mixing Board (NIMB) instrument series, composing from the ephemeral and extraneous sounds of a mixing board with nothing connected, these assertive pieces composed in his home studio while reflecting on the changes and obscuring of many of Tokyo's small streams and rivers.

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

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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

Reichman, Ted: Dread Sea [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Reichman, Ted:
Dread Sea [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Tripticks Tapes -- USA )

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Initially based around improvisations on a mbira and a tiny accordion, NY improvisor Ted Reichman expanded the concept through complex systems of electronic treatments, developing layers of feedback, transpositions, distortions, intentional or accidental patterning that were performed in real time, creating an extended, deeply aquatic work split between the sides of a cassette.

Kervinen, Jukka-Pekka : Across / Birds / Lines Kervinen, Jukka-Pekka :
Across / Birds / Lines

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Five extended works of descriptive ambience from Finnish composer and musician Jukka-Pekka Kervinen, working with algorithmic and electronic manifestations over five pieces--four works "Across" and one "Across (Lines)"--based on environmental field recordings of birds and ambiance, structures that he morphs & reiterates to create different facets of a single outdoor space.

Too Tall To Sing (Flin van Hemmen / Jozef Dumoulin): New Dance Moves Too Tall To Sing (Flin van Hemmen / Jozef Dumoulin):
New Dance Moves

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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A collaboration recorded in New York City and Paris through the exchange and evolution of sound files between sound artists and instrumentalists, percussionist Flin van Hemmen and pianist Jozef Dumoulin, each using samples, field recordings, percussion, keyboards, voice and programming to create sound portraits of propulsive impetus and reflective evocation.

Toop, David / Akio Suzuki / Lawrence English: Breathing Spirit Forms [CD & BOOK] Toop, David / Akio Suzuki / Lawrence English:
Breathing Spirit Forms [CD & BOOK]

(Room40 -- Australia )

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Six site-specific and exotic electroacoustic improvisations recorded during a residency in Australia's Tamborine Mountain from the duo of visiting sound improvisers David Toop and Akio Suzuki, joined by Lawrence English, using the environmental sounds of each location along with flutes, sticks, stones, a sponge & hand mirror, shortwave radio, electronics, percussion, &c.

Bondi, Cyril : Ce Qu'il Nous Restera Bondi, Cyril :
Ce Qu'il Nous Restera

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Insub.Meta director Cyril Bondi developed this work to question the life course of an artist--their starting point, daily routines and essence--realized through sound and narration in an intimate soundscape of six artists who converge, converse, accompany and answer each other, accompanied by sounds made during warm-ups, rituals and rehearsals.

Gerard, Pierre: A Simple Eye Gerard, Pierre:
A Simple Eye

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Putting less focus on the strings and more into sonic environments, French guitarist Pierre Gerard releases a set of eight abstract compositions for voice, guitar, cello, piano, violin, bass clarinet, electronics & field recordings, intended for random playing, employing silence and active sections to catch the passive or background listener off guard.

Palestine, Charlemagne: Interrvallissphereee (Blue TB7 Series) [VINYL] Palestine, Charlemagne:
Interrvallissphereee (Blue TB7 Series) [VINYL]

(Moog Recordings Library -- UK )

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American minimalist composer, performer and visual artist from Brooklyn, NY, Charlemagne Palestine in one of two extended works for the 1960s System 55 Moog Synthesizer system, performed at the The Moog Sound Lab UK: longform drone pieces of slowly evolving tone, timbre and oscillation using the extensive controls offered the performer on this legendary instrument.

Palestine, Charlemagne: Ttuunneesszz Duh Rruunneesszz (Blue TB7 Series) [VINYL] Palestine, Charlemagne:
Ttuunneesszz Duh Rruunneesszz (Blue TB7 Series) [VINYL]

(Moog Recordings Library -- UK )

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American minimalist composer, performer and visual artist from Brooklyn, NY, Charlemagne Palestine in one of two extended works for the 1960s System 55 Moog Synthesizer system, performed at the The Moog Sound Lab UK: longform drone pieces of slowly evolving tone, timbre and oscillation using the extensive controls offered the performer on this legendary instrument.

Radigue, Eliane: Songs of Milarepa [2 CDs] Radigue, Eliane:
Songs of Milarepa [2 CDs]

(Lovely Music -- USA )

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Eliane Radigue received a grant from the French Government to compose these works, realized between 1981 and 1983 in her Paris analog studio on Arp synthesizer, with vocal submission from Robert Ashley and Tibetan teacher Lama Kunga Rinpoche, composing five songs in tribute to the Tibetan saint and poet from the eleventh century, Jetsun Milarepa.

Weston, Matt: Sparky 2 [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Weston, Matt:
Sparky 2 [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(7272music -- USA )

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The 2nd installment in percussionist Matt Weston's opera for percussion and electronics in a limited cassette + download, a cantankerous set of recordings that alternate disruption with introspectively unusual techniques realized through graphic, multidimensional and instantaneous scores, each piece a narrative exploring mental health struggles as they develop over time.

Coles, Dominic: Everyone Thinks Their Dreams Are Interesting Coles, Dominic:
Everyone Thinks Their Dreams Are Interesting

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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A slyly disruptive set of minimalist compositions from New York electronic artist Dominic Coles, recounting six dreams, each described in the liner notes, by using the voice to drive various forms of synthesis on computer and through circuitry, a curious and surprisingly detailed retelling through unexpected tone, punctuation, confrontation and silence.

Perepelycia, Alexis: Esos Fantasmas Perepelycia, Alexis:
Esos Fantasmas

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Argentinian sound artist Alexis Perepelycia explores his influences in an extended sonic work, drawing on his roots in the sounds of garage, punk, metal, industrial music into his work in academia, using abstract references of assertive and acousmatic sound with powerful electronic emphasis as he seeks his ghosts amidst references like Russolo, Stockhausen, &c.

Arcane Device: Mechanismos Arcane Device:
Mechanismos

(pulsewidth -- USA )

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An apt title for the creatively mechanistic rhythms and electronic machinations of David Lee Myers' long-running project Arcane Device, in an album of ten succinct tracks of distinct cadence, pulse and encompassing electronics, described by Myers as "Analog rhythms, microtonal swarms, and feedback tonalities for pagan rituals on Monster Island."

Myers, David Lee: Intervals / Interludes Myers, David Lee:
Intervals / Interludes

(pulsewidth -- USA )

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Like passages through an electronic corridor, New York electronic artist David Lee Myers (Arcane Device) presents a series of "interludes"--long passages of rich electronic sound--and "intervals" of punctuated rhythms, described by Myers as: "In-between spaces for catching one's breath amid frigid landscapes, existential pauses, and mercurial pools of aboriginal pleadings."

E42.A8: IIII [2 CDs] E42.A8:
IIII [2 CDs]

(Not On Label -- France )

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A double CD compilation released to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the electro-acoustic improv space E42.A8 based in Tournai, Belgium, featuring 21 musicians, in varying ensembles, from 2 to 9 people, presenting an eclectic and diverse mix of styles and approaches to experimental music through textures, rhythm, and indescribable sound sources; fascinating.

Teube : Teube [CASSETTE] Teube :
Teube [CASSETTE]

(BeCoq -- France )

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Strange environments of sound from the French trio of Simon Le Vigouroux on double bass, Cyril Noël on electronics and Thomas Coquelet on electronics, in two morphing works connected by name through each side of the cassette, expeditions guided by murky rythmic elements and mutated field recordings, surrounded by rich and darkly tinged sonic elements.

Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Lunar Error: Plafond De Verre Guionnet, Jean-Luc / Lunar Error:
Plafond De Verre

(BeCoq -- France )

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The French Lunar Error Ensemble employ acoustic and electric instruments including reeds, piano, percussion, electric guitars, synth & computers to create complex drone and sonic environments, here performing Jean-Luc Guionnet's work for micro-variations and harmonic interference, a slowly building and massive work recorded in the resonance of the Protestant temple, in Reims.

Gross, Jean-Philippe / Golden Oriole: Optical Cadillac /  Golden Oriole [VINYL 10-inch] Gross, Jean-Philippe / Golden Oriole:
Optical Cadillac / Golden Oriole [VINYL 10-inch]

(BeCoq -- France )

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A split 10" vinyl album of two very different works: first French sound artist Jean-Philippe Gross in a sonic assault of garish rhythmic electronic persistence and noise; then the Golden Oriole instrumental rock duo of Kristoffer Riis on guitar and Thore Warland on drums in a compelling work of grooving structure with diverse percussive interaction.

Directives : Protenomaly [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Directives :
Protenomaly [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Aubjects -- USA )

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Aubjects label leader D. Petri (Amalgamated, Dog Hallucination) continues his work in unusual and sometimes aggressive exploration of the guitar as a sound source, looking for "novel anomalies" in amorphous compositions, seeking an extreme mixture of audio fidelities, peculiar equipment configurations, personally significant field recordings & various multi-level manipulations, in parts joined by Hillary Ulman on percussion.

Eventless Plot: Anisixia Eventless Plot:
Anisixia

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Variations of a score incorporated within a choreographic performance presented at the Archeological Museum of Thessaloniki in 2019 from the Greek experimental band Eventless Plot, the core trio of Vasilis Liolios (psaltery & bow), Yiannis Tsirikoglou (electronics) and Aris Giatas (analog synth) extended with Chris Cundy (bass clarinet), Nefeli Sani (piano) and Eva Matsigou (flute).

Musicworks: #141 WINTER 2021/2022 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#141 WINTER 2021/2022 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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The Winter 2021/22 issue of Canada's premiere music magazine explores the creative ideas of artists engaged in beautiful, daring musical acts of innovation, celebration, and resistance--Alanna Stuard, Yves Charuest, Roxanne Nesbitt, New Age Doom & Lee Scratch Perry--plus Beny Esguerra, Jessica McMann, Juro Kim Feliz, Backward Music; and recorded & live reviews, features, &c. &c.

Center For Whatever: Ensorcelled [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Center For Whatever:
Ensorcelled [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Huvudbry Recordings -- USA )

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An intensely experimental journey in sound through guitars, electronics and percussion from the Brooklyn-based duo of John Lindaman and Hampus Ohman, a diverse set of pieces improvised using sound sculpting, noise and melodic elements, creating a great balance between darkness and light amidst solid conceptual and technical approaches to their instruments.

Samartzis, Philip / Eugene Ughetti: Array [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD] Samartzis, Philip / Eugene Ughetti:
Array [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Room40 -- Australia )

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A 3-part performance work exploring the effects of powerful climate forces affecting the poles of our planet, as Philip Samartzis and Eugene Ughetti use recordings of radar & scientific instrumentation used in upper atmospheric research along with custom built instruments, producing a unique series of textures, rhythmic cycles, resonances, and timbral phenomena.

Rosenfled, Marina: Teenage Lontano [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD] Rosenfled, Marina:
Teenage Lontano [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Room40 -- Australia )

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Two large scale choral compositions recorded at New York City's Park Avenue Armory and at South London Gallery: ""Teenage Lontano" re-envisions composer Gyorgy Ligeti's 1960s orchestral work, using an immersive sound environment and the collective voices of an ensemble of teenagers; in "roygbiv&b" a teen ensemble in London riff off of mis-hearings of the acronym "ROYGBIV".

Huvudbry : Piggelin-rundan [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Huvudbry :
Piggelin-rundan [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Huvudbry Recordings -- USA )

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Essentially a solo album from composer and improviser based in NYC Hampus Öhman-Frölund, this extended work uses a zither as its basis, augmented by a MicroKorg and the voice of Huvudbry bandmate Avery Leigh Draut, using no set tempo and framed and inspired around a picture of the woods near where Öhman-Frölund grew up; really lovely and inspired work.

Pavone, Jessica : When No One Around You is There but Nowhere to be Found Pavone, Jessica :
When No One Around You is There but Nowhere to be Found

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Extending her interest in new forms for the solo viola, augmented by effects and voice, New York composer and improviser Jessica Pavone's fourth solo album of composed viola pieces is the result of years of concentrated long tone practice and an interest in repetition, song form and sympathetic vibration, a uniquely, sometimes quirky, and compelling album.

Nobuka (Michel van Collenburg): Reiko [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD & BOOKLET] Nobuka (Michel van Collenburg):
Reiko [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD & BOOKLET]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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The pre-apocalyptic intertwining story of a woman named Reiko, living in a city scarred by climate change and burdened with the imminent threat of viruses, wandering the streets haunted by demons, abstractly envisioned in sound through stunningly effective electronics, field recordings, and developed in parts with Michel Banabila and Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek).

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 )

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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.

Neuman-Hammond, Eli: Carnival's Quarrel With Lent Neuman-Hammond, Eli:
Carnival's Quarrel With Lent

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Two renditions of two sound works from Massachusetts composer currently based in NYC, Eli Neuman-Hammond, both pieces using slide whistles in scores for multiple performers, captured in the open air in Ridgewood, NY, Washington Square Park, and in Marblehead, MA, each performance a minimal configuration that varies the fingerings or breathwork of the performers.

Center For Whatever: Boogie Spiderland [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Center For Whatever:
Boogie Spiderland [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Huvudbry Recordings -- USA )

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The first collaboration between Brooklyn-based experimental improvising drummer Hampus Ohman-Frolund (Apuh!) and guitarist John Lindaman (True Love Always), blurring rock forms and experimental electronics into a hybrid space rock that takes unexpected twists and turns, with the goal to produce compelling psychedelic inspired sound; headphones recommended!

Sharp, Elliott SysOrk: ReGenerate Sharp, Elliott SysOrk:
ReGenerate

(zOaR Records -- USA )

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As part of NY composer, guitarist, bassist, saxophonist and electroacoustic artist Elliott Sharp's 70th birthday observation he performed a series of concerts under the moniker "E#@70", initiating the series with this remarkable concert at Roulette, premiering 4 new works performed by his SysOrk ensemble, dedicated to performing Sharp's algorithmic scores, graphic notation and conductions.

Wittenburg, Florian : Kranenburg Tree Wittenburg, Florian :
Kranenburg Tree

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Using a metasynth, a software instrument that allows the user to draw or paint music, and a photograph of a small tree observed at a former train station in the German town of Kranenbur, composer Florian Wittenburg generates complex sound structures from the simple structures of the tree's branches used as a template for four rich sonic sketches.

Parkins, Andrea: Two Rooms From The Memory Palace Parkins, Andrea:
Two Rooms From The Memory Palace

(Infrequent Seams Records -- USA )

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Using piano, synthesizer, electronic feedback, field recordings and amplified objects, sound artist Andrea Parkins' long-cycle installation composition explores time and space in an 8-channel, multi-room work designed so that adjacent acoustical spaces respond to each other, creating shifting and unexpected sonic juxtapositions; CD package include a link to "The Third Room".

Pisaro-Liu, Michael: Revolution Shuffle [2 CDs] Pisaro-Liu, Michael:
Revolution Shuffle [2 CDs]

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Alarmed by the warning signs of social deterioration, political overreach and planetary damage warning of an imminent need for revolutionary change, composer and sound artist Michael Pisaro-Liu sought and plundered references in sound from historic and current sources, producing 53 tracks that are arranged to tell a story in a mosaic form; an incredible achievement.

Arcane Device: n28 [2 CDS] Arcane Device:
n28 [2 CDS]

(pulsewidth -- USA )

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The darker side of David Lee Myer's Arcane Device project, six lettered works from his Noisewall Sessions 2020-2021, using feedback and controlled glitch, delicate noise and drone in long-form extended improvisations; six incredible sonic journeys, each copy of the 2-CD album a in an individual and numbered monoprint package, each copy unique from the other.

Arcane Device: Ruins Arcane Device:
Ruins

(No Rent -- USA )

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Four mysteriously untitled and extended works of electronics subtitled Impressions From the Next Era, using feedback, aberrant sound, glitch, rich synthetics, bi-directional sound and indescribable sonic sources to fuel David Lee Myer's latest in his long-running and essential listening project Arcane Device; shimmering, inscrutable, and awe-inspiring.

Decorato, Michelangelo / Leo Cicala: Thauma Decorato, Michelangelo / Leo Cicala:
Thauma

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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An introspectively lovely and reflective album of electroacoustic composition through minimal electronics, piano, samples and electronics, from the collaboration of Italian sound artists Michelangelo Decorato and Leo Cicala, with trumpeter Luca Calabrese joining on one piece; sophisticatedly languid, alluring and detailed ambient music.

Liyou, Lucy / YSKA: A Need/A Want [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Liyou, Lucy / YSKA:
A Need/A Want [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

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Narrated by text-to-speech vocalization, Korean-American pianist and composer Lucy Liyou collaborates with Bulgarian-born guitarist Ivana Kafedjiyska (YSKA) in an album of languorously floating and understatedly abrasive music complemented by subtle field recordings, two works of curiously philosophical, baffling and observational verse; unique and compelling.

Olive, Tim: Ribbon [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Olive, Tim:
Ribbon [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

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Sonic exploration and studio composition from Kobe, Japan-based, Canadian sound artist Tim Olive, using amplified objects, cast-off electronics and home made instruments including metal teeth, tuning forks, clockwork motors, electromagnets, cassette playback heads and magnetic pickups, recording each and layering them in the studio to create corrosively captivating aural journeys.

Zabelka, Mia / Glen Hall: The Quantum Violin Zabelka, Mia / Glen Hall:
The Quantum Violin

(FMR -- UK )

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The intersection of Austrian violinist, vocalist and sound artist Mia Zabelka and Canadian sound artist and multi-instrumentalist Glen Hall, using recordings of live improvisations, electronics and unusual applications of software to structure fourteen compositions of accomplished playing and startlingly unpredictable sound, a magnificent and often breathtaking journey.

Moon-Liters / Millennium Development Goals (D. Liedel): Nerve Agent! Moon-Liters / Millennium Development Goals (D. Liedel):
Nerve Agent!

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Essentially written by Philadelphia multi-instrumentalist D. Liedel, who handles most of the parts on this unusual blend of rock, electronics, jazz, pop punk and a number of unlikely genres, presenting strange songs that take sharp turns into twisted realms, neatly layering each piece into a heady brew that's hard to pin down, but a great deal of fun trying.

Alva Noto: HYbr:ID Vol. 1 Alva Noto:
HYbr:ID Vol. 1

(Noton -- Germany )

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The first installment in a new series from Alva Noto, aka Carsten Nicola, bringing together heterogeneous composition methods that aim to merge astrophysics phenomena, fiction, and performance movements, inspired by cinematic visual techniques and static images portraying scientific events; includes graphic inserts of notations informed by the album's sonic and acoustic code.

Guthrie, Will: People Pleaser 2 [VINYL] Guthrie, Will:
People Pleaser 2 [VINYL]

(Kythibong -- France )

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Impressive experimental approaches to organized recordings of rhythmic and melodic percussion, a mix of quirky and curious samples & loops, spoken word, field recordings and inexplicable origins, captivating the listener in concise and diverse expositions and dynamic pacing, a journey in "pleasingly" upbeat passages and moments of awe and contemplation.

Dykstra, Jordan / Koen Nutters: In Better Shape Than You Found Me Dykstra, Jordan / Koen Nutters:
In Better Shape Than You Found Me

(elsewhere -- USA )

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The first album from the duo of American composer & violinist Jordan Dykstra and Dutch composer Koen Nutters, developed by exchanging material of ambient & spacious nature using slow chord development, field recordings, viola, pitch pipe, crotales, piano EBow and electronic programming, the resulting work diverse and constantly evolving through fascinating details.

van Hemmen, Flin: You Can Know Where the Bombs Fell van Hemmen, Flin:
You Can Know Where the Bombs Fell

(Neither/Nor Records -- USA )

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Based in NY but born the Netherlands, sound artist Flin Van Hemmen's title refers to observations from his hometown of Nijmegen, the concept focusing his work, with many samples originating from his previous Casting Spells & The Coves album, along with new field recordings and studio work, resulting in richly detailed worlds of sound and momentum.

Pisaro-Liu, Michael: Tombstones (performed by Barbara Dang & Muzzix) Pisaro-Liu, Michael:
Tombstones (performed by Barbara Dang & Muzzix)

(elsewhere -- USA )

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Applying techniques that Michael Pisaro uses in his audio compositions to song formats, this album presents 11 new versions of songs from his 2013 Human Ear Music album, here reworked for clarity and recorded under the artistic direction of the Lille-based pianist Barbara Dang and six members of the Muzzix collective (Bellefont, Cruz, Orins, Pruvost & Pruvost).

La Casa, Eric: Everyday Unknown 4 & 5 La Casa, Eric:
Everyday Unknown 4 & 5

(Swarming -- France )

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Exploring the details of everyday life as he examines the relationship between his environment and himself, microscopic audio explorer Éric La Casa investigates sounds beyond the threshold of auditory hearing, capturing barely perceptible sonic manifestations with incredible clarity and detail, constructing engaging works from these surprising and intriguing sounds.

Myers, David Lee: Room In A Moon House Myers, David Lee:
Room In A Moon House

(pulsewidth -- USA )

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A series of "Rooms" and related electronic environments from New York sound artist David Lee Myers, whose long running Arcane Device project runs parallel to these nearly ambient works that Myers intimates are for intimate environments, developed through deft use of Eurorack electronics, feedback, sampling and other elegant electronic processes.

Block Ensemble (Ratkje / Joh / Pernille / Ingvaldsen / Rasmussent ...): Hugs and Bugs Block Ensemble (Ratkje / Joh / Pernille / Ingvaldsen / Rasmussent ...):
Hugs and Bugs

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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Conceived by saxophonist Kirstoffer Berre Alberts and Lasse Marhaug, who composed this large acoustic work for strings, percussion, blowing instruments, pipes (organ and accordion) and vocals, soliciting solo recordings created in isolation during the pandemic which they layered and blocked in the studio to create these two remarkable works of eccentric timbre, motion & pitch.

Radigue, Eliane: Opus 17 [2 CDs] Radigue, Eliane:
Opus 17 [2 CDs]

(Important Records -- USA )

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French electroacoustic composer and innovator Eliane Radigue's final work made with feedback material from 1970, five pieces that strip away at the familiar, deconstructing and decomposing classical works into mesmerizing drones, or creating rich pulsating works of sound with intense harmonic development and controlled feedback, a powerful opus of sound.

N/UM: Ravens [VINYL EP] N/UM:
Ravens [VINYL EP]

(577 Records -- USA )

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With a combined history of dj production, engineering, writing and arranging in a variety of settings from small and large ensembles, electronic music, experimental rock, classical orchestration &c, the N/UM trio of Elias Meister, Jeremy Loucas and Emil Bovbjerg (VAVAV) release their fourth album of innovative live electronics developed through a carefully conceived collective creativity.

Musicworks: #140 Fall 2021 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#140 Fall 2021 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Canada's leading avant music magazine in their Fall 2021 issue, with articles on Understory (Nicole Rampersaud, Parmela Attariwala, and Germaine Liu), Frank Denyer, Taylor Brook, record & live reviews, plus a 14 track CD with pieces from Rocío Cano Valiño, Understory Show One: Gabriel Dharmoo/SlowPitchSound/Lan Tung, Frank Denyer, Nick Storring, &c.

Allbee, Liz: Rille Allbee, Liz:
Rille

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Berlin trumpeter Liz Allbee's solo work focuses on the interaction of voice, extended approaches to her instruments, which includes her self-designed quadrophonic trumpet, electronics and acoustic homemade instruments, on Rille presenting four enigmatic works of dramatic pacing--environmental and rhythmic--guided by impressionistic spoken words and moments of tonal clarity.

Mako Sica (feat Tatsu Aoki / Thymme Jones / Jacob Fawcett) : Garland of Heads  [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Mako Sica (feat Tatsu Aoki / Thymme Jones / Jacob Fawcett) :
Garland of Heads [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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With virtually the same lineup as their Feeding Tube album Ourania, the Chicago-based duo of Mako Sica--Brent Fuscaldo (electric bass, voice, harmonica & percussion) and Przemyslaw Krys Drazek (electric trumpet, electric guitar & mandolin)--again join with Tatsu Aoki on bass & shamisen and Thymme Jones on keyboards, trumpet, balloon & voice, subbing drummer Jacob Fawcett.

Padang Food Tigers (Stephen Lewis / Spencer Grady): God's Plenty Padang Food Tigers (Stephen Lewis / Spencer Grady):
God's Plenty

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )

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Blurring abstract electronics with folk improvisation in gently evolving music with an experimental edge, the London Panang Food Tigers duo of Stephen Lewis and Spencer Grady use keyboards, guitars, dobro, charango, field recordings and electronic sources to create contemplative atmospheres, a sort of ambient-folk music drawing out forgotten daydreams and moods; beautiful.

Arcane Device: Circuit Dreams Arcane Device:
Circuit Dreams

(pulsewidth -- USA )

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Using a combination of controlled feedback, samples, computer processing and Eurorack electronics, Arcane Device aka David Lee Myers continues his long exploration of electronic music, focusing here on evolving and complex patterns complemented by beautiful tones and occasional rhythmic foundations, a great collection of elegant electronics.

Borghi, Andrea / Giacomo Salis / Paolo Sanna: MOT [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Borghi, Andrea / Giacomo Salis / Paolo Sanna:
MOT [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tsss Tapes -- Spain )

Price: $8.95    

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Explorative electronics and percussion from Italian improvisers Andrea Borghi, Giacomo Salis and Paolo Sanna, all three steeped in electronics, percussion and sound art, using prepared turntable and objects to create mysteriously rich environments in a seething cauldron of sound that never boils over, engaging through uniquely developed interaction from quirky to oddly charming.

Nakajima, Rie: Fusuma [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Nakajima, Rie:
Fusuma [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tsss Tapes -- Spain )

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Working with sculpture and objects in sound installations and live performance, Rie Nakajima captured this appealing set of kinetic performances named for the objects featured in each: a handle of a Japanese sliding door (fusuma), Japanese rice bowls, coils, jars, shells, flower pots, plastic bags, tin foil, tin cans, chopsticks, a bamboo pot, stones, cups, &c.

Grdina, Gordon / Jim Black: Martian Kitties Grdina, Gordon / Jim Black:
Martian Kitties

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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Thirteen succinct improvisations pitting Gordon Grdina's swinging middle-eastern flavors on the oud offset by gritty, experimental guitar work against drummer Jim Black's well-chosen and rock-solid grooves, an engaging album that shifts and explores a tremendous range of ideas and adventurous attitudes that span jazz, rock and experimental genres with ease.

Grdina, Gordon / Jim Black: Martian Kitties [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD] Grdina, Gordon / Jim Black:
Martian Kitties [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

Price: $7.95    

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Thirteen succinct improvisations pitting Gordon Grdina's swinging middle-eastern flavors on the oud offset by gritty, experimental guitar work against drummer Jim Black's well-chosen and rock-solid grooves, an engaging album that shifts and explores a tremendous range of ideas and adventurous attitudes that span jazz, rock and experimental genres with ease.

Ward, Alex: Gated Ward, Alex:
Gated

(Discus -- UK )

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A stunning solo album showing the widely diverse interests of UK clarinetist and guitarist Alex Ward, recording in the studio in 10 multi-track pieces using clarinets, saxophones, guitars, keyboards, electric bass and assorted software instruments in a mix of pre-composed and improvised approaches, burning the spectrum from contemplative to aggressively assertive performance.

Jacques, Anne-F / Takamitsu Ohta: Oto to Secchi [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Jacques, Anne-F / Takamitsu Ohta:
Oto to Secchi [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tsss Tapes -- Spain )

Price: $8.95    

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Using small objects and contact microphones to create peacefully clacking, mewling and idiosyncratic utterances, sound artists Takamitsu Ohta and Anne-Francoise Jacques developed this installation shown in 2019 at the Bonjour! Gendaibunmei gallery in Kyoto, recorded by Jacques as a tour of the various sonic manifestations that a visitor to the gallery might experience.

Schmickler, Marcus: Sky Dice / Mapping the Studio [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD] Schmickler, Marcus:
Sky Dice / Mapping the Studio [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Editions Mego -- Austria )

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Two major works designed for multi-channel sound projections from electronic composer Marcus Schmickler: "Sky Dice / Mapping the Studio", a work for ARP 2500, Publison DHM89B, Publison Infernal Machine and Computer, premiered at Donaueschinger Tage fur Neue Musik in 2018; "Fortuna Ribbon" a 6-part work based on spatial hearing and auditory otoacoustic distortions.

Dunning, Graham / Edward Lucas: End Of A Cable [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Dunning, Graham / Edward Lucas:
End Of A Cable [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tsss Tapes -- Spain )

Price: $8.95    

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A series of unusual improvisations between London free improvising trombonist Edward Lucas (Hyperion Ensemble, London Experimental Ensemble) and experimental sound artist, turntablist & percussionist Graham Dunning, merging acoustic sources with controlled feedback, objects and field recordings, pressed to dubplate to create these engagingly strange and concise dialogs.

Corcoran, Kevin / Giacomo Salis / Paolo Sanna: Sul Filo [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Corcoran, Kevin / Giacomo Salis / Paolo Sanna:
Sul Filo [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tsss Tapes -- USA )

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Initiating like a jet shaking the sky, the trio of Kevin Corcoran on percussion & objects, Giacomo Salis on percussion, objects & field recordings and Paolo Sanna on percussion & objects create otherworldly sonic environments that project collapsing and ringing events above often turbulent foundations, creating side-long journeys that engage through mysterious and surmisable sound.

 

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