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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".

Rossetto, Vanessa / Lionel Marchetti: The Tower (The City) Rossetto, Vanessa / Lionel Marchetti:
The Tower (The City)

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Three distinct compositions from the collaborative work of sound artists Vanessa Rossetto and Lionel Marchetti, the first a wonderfully complex work of musique concrète and acousmatic sources guided by the composers' instincts; "The Tower" expands their concepts through the addition of 18 voices, while the final track features the violin of Anouck Genthon.

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 [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD] Alva Noto:
HYbr:ID Vol. 1 [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

(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.

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 )

Price: $7.95    

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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 )

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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 )

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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.

Jacques, Anne-Francoise / Tim Olive: Bistre [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Jacques, Anne-Francoise / Tim Olive:
Bistre [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tsss Tapes -- Spain )

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The fourth release from the long-standing sonic research duo of Montreal sound artist Anne-F Jacques, who uses "rotating devices" based around small amplified motors, and Montreal ex-patriot living in Kobe, Japan Tim Olive (845 Audio), using magnetic pickups on objects and self-built instruments, here in six richly detailed and sometimes curiously menacing recordings.

Modelbau (Frans de Waard): Qonrad [CASSETTE] Modelbau (Frans de Waard):
Qonrad [CASSETTE]

(Aubjects -- USA )

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Using prepared re-recorded cassettes, iPad apps, sound effects, laptop, shortwave radio, small synthesizers, ancient 2bit sampling device, all recorded on the spot without multi-tracking or extensive post-editing, Frans de Waard's 2017 Modelbau release presents 22 concise recordings of joyfully quirky electronic expression, from Kraftwerkian sound to curious peculiarity; wonderful.

Preliminary Saturation (de Turck / Jaspers / Smolders): You Are The Universe Preliminary Saturation (de Turck / Jaspers / Smolders):
You Are The Universe

(Moving Furniture -- Netherlands )

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In 2004, sound artist Jos Smolders released his Textures and Mobiles album on the CONV label; so taken by the sound, which is based on dtmf and ccitt tones generated by phones and pure sine waves, the Preliminary Saturation duo of Steffan de Turck and Wouter Jaspers created these three diverse edits and remixes of the album, one for a live performance at Smolder's 2006 birthday party.

Preliminary Saturation (Wouter Jaspers / Steffan de Turck): Summer Breeze [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Preliminary Saturation (Wouter Jaspers / Steffan de Turck):
Summer Breeze [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Muzan Editions -- Japan )

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Two large works of sound from frequent collaborators, Dutch sound artist and experimenter Steffan de Turck (aka Staplerfahrer) and Netherlands sonic innovator Wouter Jaspers, the first piece contrasting music-box synthetic melodies with deep drone and noise; the second a dark work of haunting properties that evolves to a spectral whisper of submerged voice.

Jacques, Anne-F : Poudrerie [CASSETTE] Jacques, Anne-F :
Poudrerie [CASSETTE]

(Winds Measure -- USA )

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Using handmade devices and contraptions including small motors and found objects, Montreal sound experimenter Anne-Francoise Jacquese amplifies her miniature devices to create unexpectedly large textures and rhythms, which she manipulates with great instinct to create fascinating sonic environments, heard here in four pieces recorded in Montreal and Sackville from 2018-19.

Somnoroase Pasarele: 0RT0 (I-IV) Somnoroase Pasarele:
0RT0 (I-IV)

(Aubjects -- USA )

Price: $22.95    

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An exploration of texture and mood through electronics, performed by Romanian poet and plastic artist Gili Mocanu between 2015 & 2016, divided in four suites of striking and specific interpretive sound inspired by the eclipse of August 21, 2017, detailed in a beautiful 16 page booklet of eclipse imagery from the artist, packaged in a DVD snap case.

Regler: Regel #5 (Classical Music) Regler:
Regel #5 (Classical Music)

(Nueni -- Spain )

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An actualization of Manfred Werder's text score, "2015³", taking a quote from Walter Benjamin, "through excessive fatigue I had thrown myself on my bed in my clothes in the brightly-lit room, and had at once, for a few seconds, fallen asleep", the Regler trio present an abstract interpretation through location recordings of the band setting up and falling asleep.

Pitsiokos, Chris: Carny Cant [VINYL] Pitsiokos, Chris:
Carny Cant [VINYL]

(Eleatic Records -- USA )

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In the spirit of Downtown NY by merging forms of jazz, rock and experimental music, Chris Pitsiokos bookends his album with two solo pieces, joining forces with NY electric guitarist Rick Eye for 4 tracks and drummer Jason Nazary joining for 3 tracks, as Pitsiokis performs on alto & baritone sax, harmonica, electric bass, guitar & drums, electronic instruments & voice.

di Domenico, Giovanni: L'inutile [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] di Domenico, Giovanni:
L'inutile [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tsss Tapes -- Spain )

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Recorded at Elektronmusikonstudion EMS, Stockholm and Studio W, Brussels between 2017 & 2019, Giovanni Di Domenico presents two extended compositions for solo piano and electronics, melodically evolving piano figures taking the foreground over unusual rhythmic and percussive interactions, building in complexity and releasing in exquisite ways.

Olive, Tim / Kayu Nakada: Entenka [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Olive, Tim / Kayu Nakada:
Entenka [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tsss Tapes -- Spain )

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Applying techniques similar to those of the prepared piano, Japanese experimental artist Kayu Nakada uses circuit bending--circuit boards from electronic instruments short circuited for new effects--joining forces with Japan-based Canadian electronic instrument maker Tim Olive (845 Audio) for four works of intriguingly interactive glitch, hum, static and sonic inexplicables.

Ferreyra, Beatriz: Canto+ [VINYL + DOWNLOAD] Ferreyra, Beatriz:
Canto+ [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

(Room40 -- Australia )

Price: $24.95    

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GRM alumnus and collaborator with Pierre Schaeffer & Francois Bayle, French electroacoustic, acousmatic and musique concrete composer Beatriz Ferreyra is heard in five works from 40 years of compositions, astonishing pieces of embraceable, radical, strange and inspired sound, including the amazing "Mad Man's Song" and works dedicated to Bayle & Bernard Bashet.

Niblock, Phill: NuDaf Niblock, Phill:
NuDaf

(XI Records -- USA )

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An extended electroacoustic composition from composer Phil Niblock based on recordings captured at Marcus Schmickler's Piethopraxis studio in Koln of bassoonist Dafne Vicente-Sandoval, layering her playing and using multiphonics to create beautifully rich textures that slowly evolve, shifting in hypnotic ways as the pieces arches and descends through harmonic interaction.

Bellerue, Bob (feat. Brandon Lopez / Luke Stewart / Jessica Pavone): Radioactive Desire [2 CDs] Bellerue, Bob (feat. Brandon Lopez / Luke Stewart / Jessica Pavone):
Radioactive Desire [2 CDs]

(Elevator Bath -- USA )

Price: $14.95    

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A fascinating work for free chamber music in feedback environments devised by sound artist Bob Bellerue and employing the talents of improvisers Brandon Lopez & Luke Stewart (double bass), Jessica Pavone (viola), Gabby Fluke-Mogul (violin) and Ed Bear (baritone sax), Bellerue performing on electronics, unattended instruments, feedback, suling gambuh, junk metal & cymbals.

Amalgamated (Bengsten / Newell / Klampe / Richards): To Amalgamated (Bengsten / Newell / Klampe / Richards):
To

(Aubjects -- USA )

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Crossing experimental sound and rhythmic approaches that blend elements of electronic music, krautrock, noise, electronica and indescribable sonic environments, the quartet of Cory Bengtsen, Bob Newell, Phillip Klampe and Mike Richards are heard in their 6th full-length release, an embraceable and well-paced album of compelling beats and sonic surprises.

Ronn, Christian / Bob Bellerue : Intoku Inversions Ronn, Christian / Bob Bellerue :
Intoku Inversions

(Anarchy Moon Recordings/Nishe -- USA )

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Beautiful long-form drones and harmonic interactions develop and are then shaken up with sonic deformations and collisions, returning to beautiful environments and then reversed once again, from the duo of sonic explorers Bob Bellerue and Christian Ronn, recording in Copenhagen using organs, electronics, winds, and feedback to create these wonderfully alien domains.

Myers, David Lee: Reduced to a Geometrical Point Myers, David Lee:
Reduced to a Geometrical Point

(Cronica -- Spain )

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Using feedback matrices, oscillator banks and multi-processing, NYC sound and feedback artist David Lee Myers, A.K.A. Arcane Device, references the quote from metaphysics scholar Frithjof Schuon--"You must detach your life from an awareness of the multiple and reduce it to a geometrical point before God"--which he manifests in four focused works of rich, slowly evolving sound.

Fujii, Satoko: Piano Music Fujii, Satoko:
Piano Music

(Libra -- Japan )

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A stunning sound collage made from recorded fragments of Fujii's studio piano, captured inside and out using traditional piano sonorities and preparations that often microscopically detail the instrument, then edited into two electroacoustic compositions of startling and unexpected expansiveness and wonder; a unique and fascinating release in Fujii's large oeuvre.

Sharp, Elliot : Binibon Sharp, Elliot :
Binibon

(Henceforth -- USA )

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A modern spoken opera by NY composer Elliott Sharp and librettist/narrator Jack Womack (Terraplane) with several narrators, reflecting the events surrounding a 1981 killing in New York's East Village, set in a darkly instrumental soundtrack developed by Sharp using guitars, saxophones, clarinets, synthesizers, bass, percussion, drums programming and samples.

Berkson, Judith: Liederkreis II [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Berkson, Judith:
Liederkreis II [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

Price: $8.95    

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Featuring electronically-augmented vocal interpretations of lieder songs by such composers as Franz Schubert and Robert Schumann, New York vocalist Judith Berkson also presents purely electronic pieces engaging noise and feedback-oriented vignettes, the evolution of her project started in 2016 as she re-contextualizes classical music in powerfully expressive ways.

Machinefabriek: CM_30 (Music for a performance by Kolja Huneck) Machinefabriek:
CM_30 (Music for a performance by Kolja Huneck)

(Not On Label (Machinefabriek Self-released) -- Netherlands )

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Music written to accompany a light & juggling performance by German contemporary circus artist Kolja Huneck, Rutger Zuydervelt developing the compositions of these works using only short looping structures that weave and develop into a tapestry of sound, inspired by the repetitive motions of Kolja's performance and the 30 centimeter round discs with which he performs.

Branciforte, Joseph / Theo Bleckmann : LP1 [VINYL] Branciforte, Joseph / Theo Bleckmann :
LP1 [VINYL]

(Greyfade -- USA )

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Like a blanket of twilight sound and insidiously fragile detail, the results of two days of uninterrupted sonic exploration between New York multi-instrumentalist, composer, sound artist & recording engineer Joseph Branciforte and German vocal innovator & electronic artist Theo Bleckmann are heard in four compositions from their collaboration: gorgeous, lulling and edgy.

Keszler, Eli: Icons Keszler, Eli:
Icons

(LuckyMe -- UK )

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Interlacing vibraphone, marimba, glockenspiel, metallophones, gamelan bar, piano, keyboards and organ with rhythmic percussion and fragments of voice and field recordings, New York percussionist Eli Keszler's album floats in warm melodicism and rich ambience, gliding along with a cinematic sense framed by recordings of NYC, the Odyssey Cave and other global locations.

Rousay, Claire: A Collection [2 CDs] Rousay, Claire:
A Collection [2 CDs]

(American Dreams Records -- USA )

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Exploring the earliest work of Claire Rousay, from her performances as a solo drummer and then transitioning into a musique concrete/new music composer, the 1st CD collecting Rousay's favorite drumming cuts, sequenced into a large single composition, the 2nd CD beginning with percussion work as Rousay adds voice, sonic & field recorded material to create a monumental composition.

Medeski, John: Crawlspace Medeski, John:
Crawlspace

(Tzadik -- USA )

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Music with "no restrictions, no guidelines, no imposed intention, no expectation" from keyboardist John Medeski, in an album that evolves static noise into rich and fascinating soundscapes, a blend of improvisation and composition using electric and acoustic keyboards, synthesizers, mellotron and early electronic gear, masterfully unfurled in riveting ways.

Chansons du Crepuscule (Helene Breschand / Elliott Sharp): Aube Chansons du Crepuscule (Helene Breschand / Elliott Sharp):
Aube

(zOaR Records -- USA )

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A collection of original songs and interpretations inspired by Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg, from vocalist Hélène Breschand, also performing on harp, electronics & field recordings, in a duo with Elliott Sharp, who creates grooves and instrumental environments on guitar, synth, bass, drum programming & electronics, each song beautifully fractured and rich in detail.

Lopez, Cecilia : Red (DB) Lopez, Cecilia :
Red (DB)

(Relative Pitch -- USA )

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Argentinian sound artist based in NYC Cecilia Lopez engages fellow Brandon Lopez Trio double bassist Lopez and drummer Gerald Cleaver for a performance of improvisation, installation and architecture, using woven wire nets filled with instruments and hung from Roulette Intermedia's ceiling to act as a complex feedback organism with which the trio interacts.

Synkretika (Carl Stone / Elliott Sharp): Live in Tokyo Synkretika (Carl Stone / Elliott Sharp):
Live in Tokyo

(zOaR Records -- USA )

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One of the pioneers of live computer music, Carl Stone and guitarist, multi-reedist and electronic artist Elliott Sharp have had a long association sharing concert stages together, heard here in 2019 at Bar Ishee in Tokyo for a unique concert of syncretic improvisation, merging instrumental music with unusual concrete and acousmatic sonic manifestations.

Bonaldo, Lucio: Concrete Union Bonaldo, Lucio:
Concrete Union

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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Using percussion, cymbals, various objects, computer and sound sculptures made by Bruno Girardi, Italian percussionist Lucio Bonaldo, known for the group L'imbroglio, presents a set of recordings performed live and direct, captured between 2018 & 2019, including a Sonorization of a literary passage taken from "Traviso" by Alberto Cellotto, and "Altken", an overdubbed work.

Jones, Jean Claude (JC) / and friends: Nucleous Jones, Jean Claude (JC) / and friends:
Nucleous

(Kadima -- Israel )

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The fifth in bassist, guitarist and Kadima label-leader JC Jones "Distance Series", works assembled through virtual sessions with associated artists, Jones performing on Spanish guitar which he plays as a lap guitar, on Nucleous creating a set of five unusual vocal works with internationally reknown vocalists Meira Asher, Esti Kenan-Ofri, Anat Pick and Josef Sprinzak.

Nace, Bill: One Note (Solo Guitar 2) [VINYL] Nace, Bill:
One Note (Solo Guitar 2) [VINYL]

(Open Mouth -- USA )

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An early recording of guitarist Bill Nace performing solo in Bennington, Vermont in 2007, originally released on cassette in 2008 on the Open Mouth label, here re-pressed on LP to re-introduce an earlier, wilder side to Nace's playing through brief pieces of diverse intention using an array of objects to transform his guitar into a tightly honed sonic device.

ForM: ForM ForM:
ForM

(Aubjects -- USA )

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An album of electronic rhythmical work, glitch, soundscape experimentation and hallucinatory sound from Robert Newell, a member of Amalgamated, with fellow Amalgamated member Phillip Klampe assisting in contribution and production; 14 concise and diverse examples of twisted conceptual sound following a concept of life forming from the brine.

Burroughs, William S.: Ali's Smile [VINYL] Burroughs, William S.:
Ali's Smile [VINYL]

(Paradigm Discs -- E.U. )

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Two sides of author and narrative performer William S. Burroughs: the first official reissue of Ali's Smile, a 1-sided LP released in 1971 in an edition of 99 copies, pressed to help the Unicorn Bookshop fight off an obscenity lawsuit; then 30 minutes of audio tape recorded in 1963 by Burroughs in answer to questions mailed to him by a freelance journalist.

Jun, Yan / Zhu Wenbo: Twice Jun, Yan / Zhu Wenbo:
Twice

(erstwhile -- USA )

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Beijing sound artists Yan Jun and Zhu Wenbo developed this hour-long sound composition from independent recordings, a set of abstractions through recordings in the field, mechanical and electronic devices, human voice and utterance, acoustic and electronic instruments, &c. &c., made cohesive and compelling through independent time assignments by each artist; inexplicably interesting.

Kahn, Jason: Infinity Suite [BOOK + CD] Kahn, Jason:
Infinity Suite [BOOK + CD]

(Editions -- Austria )

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A 60 page book and CD from sound artist Jason Kahn, the audio composition representing an interconnected set of sound impressions focused on the Indian city of Varanasi, using field recordings of life on the street, the people, animals & music heard there, into the holy sites of the city, the school rooms, ending with a cremation and inevitable quiet at end of day.

Various Artists: State of the Union 2.001 [3 CD BOX SET] Various Artists:
State of the Union 2.001 [3 CD BOX SET]

(Electronic Music Foundation -- USA )

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Originally released in 2001, Elliott Sharp's production of this 3-CD set collects 171 1-minute pieces from international artists over a vast field of musical approaches, with contributors including Christian Marclay, Eric Mingus, Fred Frith, Harry Smith, Henry Kaiser, Ikue Mori, Jack Womack, Jad Fair, Joey Baron, Marc Ribot, Merzbow, Phill Niblock, Zeena Parkins, &c. &c.

Di Domenico, Giovanni: Decay Music n. 4: Downtown Ethnic Music [VINYL] Di Domenico, Giovanni:
Decay Music n. 4: Downtown Ethnic Music [VINYL]

(Die Schachtel -- Italy )

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The fourth release in Die Schachtel's Decay Music series is Italian composer Giovanni Di Domenico's Downtown Ethnic Music, a tapestry of synthetic and acoustic sources in a 4th world/Jon Hassell mode, with rhythms from drummer João Lobo, vocals by Pak Yan Lau and Patshiva CIE women choir, the horns of Ananta Roosens and Jordi Grognard; a gorgeous album of detailed ambience and atmosphere.

Forsberg, Marta: TKAC [VINYL] Forsberg, Marta:
TKAC [VINYL]

(thanatosis produktion -- Greece )

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Tkać means to weave, as Swedish electroacoustic sound artist Marta Forsberg interwines drones, first through a work of sound and light using frozen and processed violin sounds that slowly shift in minimal repetition; then in a synthetic work exploring darkness, light and colour by means of LED light, fabric, sequins, and minimalistic drone-based electronic music.

Knight, Adrian: Fly By Night [2 CDs] Knight, Adrian:
Fly By Night [2 CDs]

(thanatosis produktion -- Sweden )

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A "travelogue" of Swedish composer and songwriter Adrian Knight's guitar explorations, works originally released on his digital-only and now dormant label Pink Pamphlet, drawing from work recorded in his home studio that developed from sketches and experimentation, along with new recordings including one with saxophonist David Lackner; beautifully moody and elegant music.

 

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