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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.

OTONN : Two Crumbling Shapes [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] OTONN :
Two Crumbling Shapes [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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The electroacoustic duo of singer Andrea Silvia Giordano and drummer Nicholas Remondino, working with Pierre Bastien, E-cor Ensemble, Gianluca Verlingieri, Maria Dybbroe and Torstein Lavik Larsen, create uniquely motioned works of decay, deconstruction and destruction, percussion and voice weaving amid unusual sonic sources both abstract and rhythmic.

Jones, Jean Claude (JC) : Drones - 5th And Tibetan Bowls For Barre Jones, Jean Claude (JC) :
Drones - 5th And Tibetan Bowls For Barre

(Kadima -- Israel )

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Jean Claude "JC" Jones seamlessly merges two violins from Ariel Lanyi & Ilan Volkov, bass from Hagai Bilitzky and his own performance on bass, lap style spanish plugged-in guitar and tibetan bowls, creating 13 beautifully contemplative drones that weave distinctive tones, timbres and rich resonance; dedicated to Barre Phillips & Francois Lagarde.

Smolders, Jos: Bagatellen [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Smolders, Jos:
Bagatellen [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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Inspired by Jeroen Diepenmaat's Xerox collage art book, "co//age co//py", sound artist Jos Smolders developed these tracks as a response through 9 brief works and one larger construction, intersecting voice, synth, sax, piano and field recordings in a mix of oddly and abruptly sliced sound offset with periods of beauty; a compellingly curious album.

Dulin, Tucker / Ben Owen: Cat Guarding Geese Dulin, Tucker / Ben Owen:
Cat Guarding Geese

(erstwhile -- USA )

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An electroacoustic composition of environment & sound punctuated with subtle percussion and electronic interventions, developed from field recordings, performances on Roosevelt Island, and studio recordings in Brooklyn by the duo of Tucker Dulin on bells, bowl, can, cymbal, lentils, mallet & whistle and Ben Owen on paper mic, speaker boxes, op amps & cassette.

Arcane Device: Nodes Arcane Device:
Nodes

(pulsewidth -- USA )

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Using feedback systems that he has developed over more than three decades, along with samples, noises and eurorack modular synthesis, New York sound artist David Lee Myers, aka Arcane Device, releases his 20th album of active electronic interactions, astonishing music with a clarity of purpose and innately optimistic approaches to free form and rhythmic sonic experimentation.

Mighty Cloud, The (Dave Quam / Joe Foster): Especially Songs Mighty Cloud, The (Dave Quam / Joe Foster):
Especially Songs

(Sacred Realism -- Germany )

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An unusual journey in abstract sonic narrative and environments from Portland's Dave Quam (FKA Massacooramaan, Modern Melodies) and Seoul's Joe Foster (English, Don Brown and Dan Reynolds), their four pieces using concrete & acousmatic sources, field recordings, enigmatic errata and instrumental elements presented as sentences in sound that imply and defy intention; gripping.

Kostyrko, Sergey / Tim Olive: Rasputitsa Kostyrko, Sergey / Tim Olive:
Rasputitsa

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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Selected from several hours of real-time interaction and presented as recorded with minimal editing, this album presents the first-time meeting of Kobe, Japan sound artist Tim Olive with St. Petersburg, Russian synthesist and electronic musician Sergey Kostyrko, recording in the studio together, the title aptly referencing the season of spring when roads are laid bare.

Kouw, Matthijs: The Great Image Has No Form [CD + DOWNLOAD] Kouw, Matthijs:
The Great Image Has No Form [CD + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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With the haunting impression of spiritual peacefulness and inner contemplation, Netherlands sound & experimental musician Matthijs Kouw blurs synthetic sound, field recordings and acousmatic sources into a reflection of his interest in Daoism and his visit to China's Wudang mountains, where he studied Chinese meditation and martial arts.

Forsgren, Joakim / Andreas Hiroui Larsson featuring David Lackner: Vending Machine Forsgren, Joakim / Andreas Hiroui Larsson featuring David Lackner:
Vending Machine

(thanatosis produktion -- Sweden )

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Sound and visual installation artists Joakim Forsgren and Andreas Hiroui Larsson use a multiplicity of approaches, both rhythmic and abstract, and a vast set of instruments (flutes, bass, drum machines, saxophone, maracas, sythesizer, &c) and objects (kitchenware, nails in a box, aluminum foil, &c) to create a universe of quirky and embraceable song-like structures.

Hecker / Okkyung Lee: Statistique Synthetique / Teum (the Silvery Slit) [VINYL] Hecker / Okkyung Lee:
Statistique Synthetique / Teum (the Silvery Slit) [VINYL]

(Portraits GRM -- Austria )

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A split LP between two GRM associates: Florian Hecker in a work of computer-generated sound with resynthesized situated texture recordings, drawing on the history of computer synthesis; and cellist Okkyung Lee in an overture of cello multiplications, fragmentations, and duplications creating incredible tension in interacting layers of sound.

Opening Performance Orchestra Plays Phill Niblock: Four Walls Full Of Sound Opening Performance Orchestra Plays Phill Niblock:
Four Walls Full Of Sound

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )

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Opening Performance Orchestra, the Czech avant noise music group from perform an electronic interpretation of composer Phill Niblocks's work "Four Walls Full of Sound", recorded in the studio the day after a live performance at the 2017 Ostrava Days Festival of New and Experimental Music.

Guthrie, Will / James Rushford: Real Real World [VINYL] Guthrie, Will / James Rushford:
Real Real World [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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The first collaborative work from France-based Australian drummer & percussionist Will Guthrie and Australian keyboardist James Rushford, improvising in the studio in Nantes and then adding layers in both Melbourne and Nantes as the duo developed five primarily reticent works of mysterious interaction, occasionally erupting only to subsume beguilingly again.

Curran, Alvin: The Works [VINYL] Curran, Alvin:
The Works [VINYL]

(Our Swimmer -- Germany )

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Alvin Curran's famous 1980 composition combines piano, voice, a Serge modular synthesizer, and tape recordings, particularly of his 14 year old dachshund Caspar "singing", recorded after meeting a female dog in heat earlier in the day, a peculiar love song based around a 5-note motive played on the piano, increasingly frenzied and affected by the Serge synth.

Burroughs, Williams S. / Brion Gysin: Williams S. Burroughs & Brion Gysin [VINYL] Burroughs, Williams S. / Brion Gysin:
Williams S. Burroughs & Brion Gysin [VINYL]

(Cold Spring Records -- UK )

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Rare recordings of beat/cut-up writers and artists William S. Burroughs and Brion Gysin, comprised of the complete recording of Burroughs reading live in Liverpool in 1982, plus performances by Brion Gysin of a selection of his permutated poems, as well as home recordings made by the pair in Paris in 1970, taken from original tapes in The British Library collection.

Comes & Simonis: Regering [CD + DOWNLOAD] Comes & Simonis:
Regering [CD + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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"Regering" signifies "Government", the title and track names derived from the works of B. Traven, in the first meeting between sound artist and composer Matrijn Comes and guitarist Lukas Simonis (AA Kismet, Coolhaven), in a dark album of subtle innuendo and detail, running the spectrum from nightmarish environments to hopeful glimmers; an impressive collaboration.

Eubanks, Bryan / Xavier Lopez: Natural Realms Eubanks, Bryan / Xavier Lopez:
Natural Realms

(Sacred Realism -- Germany )

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These 2016 recording between Bryan Eubanks and Xavier Lopez demonstrate the analog networked sytem they developed, based on the harmonics of random feedback, using this information in real time to shape generative rhythms and other juxtapositions from soprano saxophone and percussion, in four recordings improvised live at Studio 8 bar in Berlin.

Olive, Tim: Spot of the Foul (total mass retain) Olive, Tim:
Spot of the Foul (total mass retain)

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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The second-ever solo release from Tim Olive and his first since 2008, in a distinctive set of compositions that layer and superimpose multiple, darkly intense recordings of improvisations made with magnetic pickups, metal plates, springs, wire, tuning forks, electromagnets, bow, breath, dental floss, envelope generator, fuzz, spring reverb, and preamplifier.

Hprizm: Signs Remixed [BLACK VINYL] Hprizm:
Signs Remixed [BLACK VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )

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577 Records' experimental, electronic sub-label Positive Elevation releases this remix of Gerald Cleaver's Signs album, itself an innovative album of synthetic rhythms and sonic landscape, here reworked by producer Hprizm, aka High Priest of Antipop Consortium, channeling Cleaver's work into dream-like territory that re-thinks and re-paces the original.

subterrene: Coercer subterrene:
Coercer

(Bad Architect Records -- USA )

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Subterrene, aka Grant Stewart, is a sound artist developing deep and cloud-like bursts of sound that create textures and aural interactions of an hallucinatory nature, here evoking the coercer--"the inverse of the seducer, using pressure, intimidation, or force to shape the behavior of another" in a journey from initial imposition to self-emancipation.

Hprizm: Signs Remixed Hprizm:
Signs Remixed

(577 Records -- USA )

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577 Records' experimental, electronic sub-label Positive Elevation releases this remix of Gerald Cleaver's Signs album, itself an innovative album of synthetic rhythms and sonic landscape, here reworked by producer Hprizm, aka High Priest of Antipop Consortium, channeling Cleaver's work into dream-like territory that re-thinks and re-paces the original.

Clement, Joda / Tim Olive / Mathieu Ruhlmann: Eidolon Clement, Joda / Tim Olive / Mathieu Ruhlmann:
Eidolon

(845 Audio -- Japan )

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During his 2018-19 Canadian tours, Tim Olive joined Vancouver residents Joda Clˇment and Mathieu Ruhlmann for two trio performances, after which they went into the studio to record these four detailed improvisations using synthesizer, harmonium, glockenspiel, field recordings, feedback, magnetic pickups, preamps, octave generators, ukelin, cymbal, tapes, and objects.

Rue, Gryphon / Merche Blasco: North of the Future [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Rue, Gryphon / Merche Blasco:
North of the Future [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Editions -- USA )

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A "document of sonic purging" from New York sound artists Merche Blasco and Gryphon Rue, a combination of compositions and electroacoustic improvisation using an unusual collection of instruments--EMS Synthi AKS, modular synth chain, harmonium, voice, percussion and musical saw--applied through diverse approaches to create inspired landscapes and curious constructions.

Vujanic, Daniel: Prosopagnosia [CD + DOWNLOAD] Vujanic, Daniel:
Prosopagnosia [CD + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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The first part of guitarist, sound artist and multi-instrumentalist Daniel Junnic's Fabula trilogy evokes dynamic and mercurial environments through intuitive approaches, altering and transforming components and source material in acousmatic ways over which acoustic instruments sometimes intone, the results warm and intriguing, implying melody and engaging the listener.

Novik, Aaron: Grounded [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Novik, Aaron:
Grounded [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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During the lockdown of 2020 clarinetist and composer Aaron Novik recorded the sounds of clarinet, bass clarinet and contrabass clarinet, using those samples to create this 10-part composition, a work of active counterpoint and minimalist structures with a playful sense of humor, the character of the samples bringing forth both acoustic and electronic evocations.

Lopez, Francisco: Untitled (2019) [CD + DOWNLOAD] Lopez, Francisco:
Untitled (2019) [CD + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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Prolific sound artist Francisco López, with more than 378 diverse works composed over 40 years, from nearly silent to overwhelming swells of sonic force, here in a set of eight pieces composed from different source materials, pieces and origins, using field recordings, synthetics and sources of mysterious origin, paced and placed in profound and breathtaking ways.

suzueri (Elico Suzuki): Fata Morgana suzueri (Elico Suzuki):
Fata Morgana

(Ftarri / Hitorri -- Japan )

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Tokyo sound artist Elico Suzuki attached or arranged "gadgets" including a small electric fan, a motor and a radio, to an upright piano whose upper and lower panels were removed and insides exposed, using their inherent sounds and those created by touching them to the piano strings to generate overlapping and evolving sound, ending each piece with force through the keyboard.

Various Artists: Sharp, Elliott Presents I Never Metaguitar 5: Solo Guitars For The 21st Century Various Artists:
Sharp, Elliott Presents I Never Metaguitar 5: Solo Guitars For The 21st Century

(Klanggalerie -- Austria )

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Elliott Sharp's fifth compilation bringing a diverse and global view on modern solo guitar work continues the series on a new record label and with the same exceptional ear for superb musicians, here including Anthony Pirog, David Watson, Liberty Ellman, Matteo Liberatore, Mike Baggetta, Chris Vine, Craig Green, Jerome Harris, Philip L'Epee, Will Bernard, &c.

Frye, Rob: Exoplanet [VINYL] Frye, Rob:
Exoplanet [VINYL]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )

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A sparkling album of electronics, synths and drums from Chicago composer and improviser Rob Frye, performed with cohorts from previous bands including Cooper Crain, Nick Ciontea, Daniel Quinlivan (all of Bitchin Bajas), along with improvisers Quin Kirchner, Ben Lamar Gay, Macie Stewart, &c; upbeat and sometimes introspective works of wonder and psychedelic excitement.

Gintas K: Variations in a - moll for a granular synthesis [CD + DOWNLOAD] Gintas K:
Variations in a - moll for a granular synthesis [CD + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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Six variations in Lithuanian sound artist and composer Gintas K's work composed during an art residency in MoKS (moks.ee), Estonia, each variation between 8 to 12 minutes long evolving interactions between granulated and continuously shifting computer generated sounds, thick electronics that leaves space amidst the synthetics to create digestible and intriguingly compelling works.

Frond: Always There, Somewhere [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD] Frond:
Always There, Somewhere [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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Frond, aka Richard Bultitude, is a UK sound artist who creates rich soundscapes of guitar, synthetics, field recordings and other ethereal elements, the mix of live instrumentation over drone and ambient environments adding warmth and personality to beautifully crafted works, each exuding a sense of inner calm through innately melodic music replete with detail.

Haco: Nova Naturo Haco:
Nova Naturo

(Someone Good -- Australia )

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Drawing inspiration from mythologies surrounding ideas of rebirth, Haco's unique sense of ambience within song structures creates beautiful environments of rich detail and encompassing warmth, performed with an eclectic group including improvising guitarist Manuel Adnot, pianist Tetsuji Matsuo, Stabilo (Speaker Gain Teardrop), Tarnovski (Gurun Gurun), and Keiichi Sugimoto (Vegpher).

Frasch, Heather / Ryoko Akama: Linking Frasch, Heather / Ryoko Akama:
Linking

(Ftarri / Meenna -- Japan )

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US sound artists Heather Frasch and UK Ryoko Akama, who together run the mumei journal exploring the relationship between text and sound, in works commissioned by Bruno Duplant based on written texts, each interpreted, recorded and edited by the other using objects, field recordings, electronics, cello & voice, with one piece from Frasch and two versions from Akama.

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

(esc.rec. -- Netherlands )

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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.

Iruretagoiena, Oier: Kulakantu Iruretagoiena, Oier:
Kulakantu

(Nueni -- Portugal )

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Four pieces from Oier Iruretagoiena (Tusuri, Larraskito Audio Dissection Unit) using computer generated sound of an abstract nature, with irregular rhythms and intersections in harmonics and feedback, actively reserved and avoiding extremes while creating a cohesively curious collection of quirky, aberrant, cranky and surprisingly compelling connected sounds.

Pek Solo: A Quartet of Peks - Unifications Pek Solo:
A Quartet of Peks - Unifications

(Evil Clown -- USA )

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Boston free improviser, composer, reed player and multi-instrumentalist PEK (David Peck) quadruples himself on this album with four continuous tracks of one PEK each playing many instruments, using a broad palette comprised of woodwinds, percussion, electronics, and strings, each recorded pass filling in space and playing counterpoint to previously recorded tracks.

Musicworks: #139 Spring/Summer 2021 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#139 Spring/Summer 2021 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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Spring/Summer issue of Canada's premiere new music magazine, including an 11-track CD of music from the artists covered in each issue, with articles: Sobey Art Award wubber Lou Shppard; a 30-page section exploring climate emergency through nine sound and music artists; Brooklyn-based composer and violist Tanya Kalmanovitch; Ashley Au; James Goddard; David Psutka; &c. &c!

Banabila, Michel: Wah-Wah Whispers [VINYL] Banabila, Michel:
Wah-Wah Whispers [VINYL]

(Bureau B -- Germany )

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A collection of compositions drawn from recent works by Michel Banabila, the composer performing alongside artists Rutger Zuydervelt, Yuko Parris, ok Van Vuuren and all n4tural, showcasing his flexibility in developing a variety of works that include cinematic sweeps, ambient/fourth world, sound and noise, and rhythm-based and synthetic.

Phew / John Duncan / Kondo Tatsuo: Backfire of Joy [VINYL] Phew / John Duncan / Kondo Tatsuo:
Backfire of Joy [VINYL]

(Black Truffle -- Australia )

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A previously unreleased concert at Tokyo's Hosei University in 1982 from the trio of Tatsuo Kondo performing on synthesizer, tape & piano, Phew on vocals, and visiting artist John Duncan on electronics and shortwave radio, each LP side a creative exploration of sound and free associative voice, an assertive and confident example of the explosion of 80s experimentation.

Cleaver, Gerald : Griots Cleaver, Gerald :
Griots

(577 Records -- USA )

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Drummer Gerald Cleaver continues his explorations in electronic music, taking his compositions of modular electronics, synthesis, FM tones, and muted drum machines into intricate and wide-ranging territory, compelling through the solid and natural rhythms he imparts to each piece, many of which are titled for musicians who have influenced him.

Cleaver, Gerald : Griots [VINYL] Cleaver, Gerald :
Griots [VINYL]

(577 Records -- USA )

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Drummer Gerald Cleaver continues his explorations in electronic music, taking his compositions of modular electronics, synthesis, FM tones, and muted drum machines into intricate and wide-ranging territory, compelling through the solid and natural rhythms he imparts to each piece, many of which are titled for musicians who have influenced him.

Hirose, Junji: SSI-7 Hirose, Junji:
SSI-7

(Hitorri -- Japan )

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Known mostly as a saxophonist on the Japanese improvised music scene, Junji Hirose has also released a series of albums using self-made analog noise instruments, here using a device where balls and small objects are placed on a large, shallow, round metal plate and moved by a compressor, here in four tracks with different objects and one with no objects at all.

Senyawa (Rully Shabara / Wukir Suryadi): Alkisah Senyawa (Rully Shabara / Wukir Suryadi):
Alkisah

(Burning Ambulance Music -- USA )

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Since 2010 the Indonesian duo Senyawa of vocalist Rully Shabara and instrumentalist Wukir Suryadi have merged traditional Indonesian music with experimental approaches, heard here in their seventh album, released through a cooperative arrangement with more than 30 labels across the globe, in an attempt to decentralize the hierarchical structures of the music industry.

Haptic (Adam Sonderberg / Steven Hess / Joseph Clayton Mills): Weird Undying Annihilation [CASSETTE] Haptic (Adam Sonderberg / Steven Hess / Joseph Clayton Mills):
Weird Undying Annihilation [CASSETTE]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

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Formed in 2005, the Chicago trio Haptic of sound artists and composers Steven Hess, Joseph Clayton Mills, and Adam Sonderberg, release their 2nd album on Notice Recordings, a cinematic set of four compositions that use tense ambiance to introduce both visceral and observational sound, intense journeys of unpredictable movement, insinuation and curious culminations.

EC: Oxid EC:
Oxid

(Nueni -- Spain )

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Spanish electronic musician and artist Estanis Comella in 14 concise pieces of angular electronic rhythmic intersections and interventions, quirky pieces that deconstruct and reconstruct in unusual ways, using the electronica language of, but definitely not intended for, the young dance/edm generation.

Olsen, Lance Austin / Barry Chabala: A field of wildflowers for our lost souls Olsen, Lance Austin / Barry Chabala:
A field of wildflowers for our lost souls

(Roeba -- USA )

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Three connected journeys in drifting tones, unidentifiable and sometimes aberrant intersections and melodically abstract guitar work, composed by guitarist Lance Austin Olsen and performed with guitarist Barry Chabala, using layers of sound like an audio version of a colour field painting, emulating a field of seeds waiting for changing conditions to allow them to emerge.

Cong, Zhao : Rotating, Rotating Cong, Zhao :
Rotating, Rotating

(Hitorri -- Japan )

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Three solo tracks by Zhao Cong, who develops suspenseful sonic environments over which she inventively and patiently adds daily objects, sounds from her mixer, condenser microphone, her voice, a cardpaper tube, no input feedback, contact microphones, and a home ballroom light, each piece evolving with a unique disposition towards certain associative sounds; fascinating.

Miele, Lucio: Kalpa Miele, Lucio:
Kalpa

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )

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A solo album from Italian percussionsit Lucio Miele, presenting six works of layered percussion with live electronics and, on three tracks, recitation from actor Simona Fredella, each piece sound-oriented with an incredibly diverse set of percussive variety, detailed atmospheric settings and diverse rhythmic foundation; a remarkable and sometimes hair-raising album.

Fraufraulein (Billy Gomberg / Anne Guthrie): Solum [CASSETTE] Fraufraulein (Billy Gomberg / Anne Guthrie):
Solum [CASSETTE]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

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Using a handful of improvisations from French horn, bass guitar, voice, electronics and objects collaged with field recordings made separately, Ann Guthrie and Billy Gomberg reflect on their enforced domesticity during the 2020 lockdowns, using the time to expand on the balance of electronics & objects in relation to acoustic instruments, creating detailed abstractions.

Hamel, Max: First Snow [CASSETTE] Hamel, Max:
First Snow [CASSETTE]

(Notice Recordings -- USA )

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A live solo recording made using the amplified and processed sounds of snow, hail, and wind, captured by sound artist Max Hamel using a piezoelectric disc taped to a metal plate stuck out his window during the first snow storm of 2019, processed in real time using resonant filters, delay lines, and chaotic processors, the whole edited for these two compositions.

Nakamura, Toshimaru / Jun Numata: The First Album Nakamura, Toshimaru / Jun Numata:
The First Album

(Doubtmusic -- Japan )

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A duo improvisation recorded at Shichoshitsu Jinbo-cho, in Tokyo, Japan between no-input mixing electracoustic improviser Toshimaru Nakamura and Doubtmusic label leader and member of mn and MNK, Jun Numata on guitar, oscilator, radio, in a varied and turbulent affair of extreme electronics, sound and noise that takes the listener on a wild ride.

Davis, Greg: Throughline Davis, Greg:
Throughline

(Autumn Records -- USA )

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Taking modular synths into unusual territory, Autumn Records label leader and relentless audio explorer Greg Davis spent years using a computer controlled modular synthesizer system to generate an obsessive set of synthetic and electronic sounds -- swooping, burbling, chattering, &c. -- assembled into this quick witted and energetic set of compositions.

Merce, Sergio: En Lugar De Pensar Merce, Sergio:
En Lugar De Pensar

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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One circular and one continuous composition from Argentinian composer Sergio Merce, using rich tones like clouds of sound generated by a microtonal saxophone, synthesizer and wind synth, the title referring to his sense of music a channel to see, to reveal, a channel that opens through intuition, observation and attention but not through thinking; beautiful.

Denzler, Bertrand / Leo Dupleix: Plateaux Denzler, Bertrand / Leo Dupleix:
Plateaux

(albertineeditions -- France )

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Three works of rich harmonic interaction and interference from the duo of tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler and sound artist Leo Dupleix using electronics, a vibrating speaker and floor tom, their multi-year collaboration researching a variety of ways to create beautiful sounds spaces from stretched membranes, electronics and sustained tones.

Gerard, Pierre: Imprevu Visible Inverse Gerard, Pierre:
Imprevu Visible Inverse

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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Using guitars, violin, electronics, field recordings, abstract voice, and a "sound knife in the sand", Pierre Gerard recorded this set of 13 works in Liege, Belgium, and Wimereux, France, in 2019, using intuitive approaches to his minimalist electroacoustic compositions as he assembles his elements to convey human gesture and architectural form in sound.

Barco, Sergio Cote: Pink Noise(s) In Prime Numbers Barco, Sergio Cote:
Pink Noise(s) In Prime Numbers

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Austria )

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"An invitation into our perceptual periphery, where noise(s) — and perhaps we — can be somewhat disobedient" read the liner notes to Colombian composer Sergio Cote Barco's sound work, three compositions from extreme minimalism and silence to rich sound, each varying the topography and envelopes of sound, ostensibly performed by "electronic music".

Banabila, Michel: Wah-Wah Whispers Banabila, Michel:
Wah-Wah Whispers

(Bureau B -- Germany )

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Dutch composer Michel Banabila amalgamates genres, using acoustic and electronics elements to serve his work, here in 8 recent pieces that blend electronica, world forms and soundscape in sophisticated ways, with vocal samples from all n4tural and Yuko Parris, guitar from Cok Van Vuuren, and a collaborative composition with Machinefabriek/Rutger Zuydervelt.

Shea, David: The Thousand Buddha Caves Shea, David:
The Thousand Buddha Caves

(Room40 -- Australia )

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Composer, keyboardist and conceptualist David Shea continues his musical journeys through the world's ancient trading routes that began with his albums Hsi-Yu Chi, The Tower of Mirrors, Satyricon and Rituals, here in ten encompassing compositions exploring the trading route from ancient Xian to Rome, through music, stories, history and Buddhist influences.

Wong, Eric: Cognitive Dissonance Wong, Eric:
Cognitive Dissonance

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Guitarist, computer musician, and improviser Eric Wong (D.N.A.N.D.N.A. with Simon Rose) focuses on sound textures and perception of sound, in three works composed using Ableton Live that explore concepts of psychoacoustic sound through dissonance, harmonic interference and hallucinatory sound, slowly developing works of rich sonic characteristic.

Wittenburg, Florian: Beyond The Traceries Wittenburg, Florian:
Beyond The Traceries

(Edition Wandelweiser Records -- Germany )

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Various facets of German composer and experimenter Florian Wittenburg's interests, in two iterations of two pieces and two compositions, using voice, vibraphones and ringing bowls, treated electronically to emphasize unique characteristics of sound from warmly rich to mysteriously fragile, balanced with space and careful timing; a valuable introduction to his work.

The Yes, Well... (Jeph Jerman / Dave Knott): No, Really. [CASSETTE] The Yes, Well... (Jeph Jerman / Dave Knott):
No, Really. [CASSETTE]

(Self Released -- USA )

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Beginning in 1995 in Seattle, audio explorers Jeph Jerman & David Knotts explore lo-fi approaches using cassettes, mini-cassettes, dictaphones, various assortments of homemade instruments & collected materials, this 2020 cassette including recordings of mouth, stone, wood, glass, metal, paper, plastic, radio, and input from a number of contributors.

Jerman, Jeph: Popular Fictions [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD] Jerman, Jeph:
Popular Fictions [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

(Tsss Tapes -- Italy )

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Two side-long compositions from audio explorer Jeph Jerman, assembled using recordings of objects including "mouth, stone, wood, glass, metal, paper, plastic, radio" plus field recordings made through the spring and summer of 2020 in and around Cottonwood, AZ, joined with audio contributions from Doug Theriault, Chris Reider, Julie Schubert, &c.

Machinefabriek: With Drums Machinefabriek:
With Drums

(Machinefabriek -- The Netherlands )

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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.

O'Malley, Stephen: MMXX-11: ...st-Vast Sommaren [CLEAR VINYL] O'Malley, Stephen:
MMXX-11: ...st-Vast Sommaren [CLEAR VINYL]

(Matiere Memoire -- Belgium )

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A rich and beautiful drone work from Stephen O'Malley recorded at EMS in Stockholm, the title translating to "East-West Summer", as the piece emulates an accommodating evening, electronic crickets introducing and then settling into a slowly rotating and absorbing combination of tones, the flickering crickets returning to fade out the sense of restful night.

Palestine, Charlemagne: MMXX-06: VVVOOOODDDOOOO DDDDOOOOODDDDDOOOOO [CLEAR VINYL] Palestine, Charlemagne:
MMXX-06: VVVOOOODDDOOOO DDDDOOOOODDDDDOOOOO [CLEAR VINYL]

(Matiere Memoire -- Belgium )

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The expansive mind of composer and experimenter Charlemagne Palestine presents an extended drone work performed on organ, building from a peaceful single note to a harmonically rich combination of tones with a haunting vocal quality, subtly shifting and building in momentum then slowly fading out to the 20 minute mark; an epic journey in polyphonic transition.

Dinel, Karbe: MMXX-09: Ouroboros [CLEAR VINYL] Dinel, Karbe:
MMXX-09: Ouroboros [CLEAR VINYL]

(Matiere Memoire -- Belgium )

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French sound artist Karbe Dinel creates a complex work of sound that shifts through diverse moods and seamlessly dovetailed sections, using synthesizer and effects to create deep resonating tones and high pitched complements, mysterious grainy ambience, haunting chambers of drifting electronics; a mysterious and compelling journey in the electronic realm.

Niblock, Phill / Franck Vigroux / Kasper T. Toeplitz: BestiaIRE [VINYL] Niblock, Phill / Franck Vigroux / Kasper T. Toeplitz:
BestiaIRE [VINYL]

(Matiere Memoire -- Belgium )

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Two large works of complex sound and drone composed by New York avant composer Phill Niblock and performed by the French IRE ensemble of Kasper T. Toeplitz on electric bass, Franck Vigroux on electric guitar & electronics, and Helene Breschand on electric harp, exploring Niblock's work through the innovative merging of electronic instrumentation.

Musicworks: #138 Winter 2020/2021 [MAGAZINE + CD] Musicworks:
#138 Winter 2020/2021 [MAGAZINE + CD]

(Musicworks -- Canada )

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The final issue of 2020 is is dedicated to the art of conversation in music and about music during the age of pandemic; with Debby Friday on the cover, plus articles about Victoria-based composer Anna Höstman, Tehran-born Araz Salek, Tkarón:to-based saxophonist and composer Olivia Shortt, with a CD including tracks from those artists, plus reviews, articles, &c.

Periferiya (Kobi / Korber / Liedwart / Muller / Myasoedov / Shershenkov) : Boundary Scan [VINYL 2 LP Periferiya (Kobi / Korber / Liedwart / Muller / Myasoedov / Shershenkov) :
Boundary Scan [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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A Russian-Swiss collaboration between Boris Shershenkov (St. Petersburg), Kurt Liedwart and Mikhail Myasoedov (Moscow), Thomas Korber (Zurich), Christian Kobi (Berne) and Christian Muller (Biel), recording in the remote Vallée de Joux, on the border between Switzerland & France, leveraging diverse approaches to sound to create these six detailed electroacoustic improvisations.

Montgomery & Turner : Sounds Passing Through Circumstances [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD] Montgomery & Turner :
Sounds Passing Through Circumstances [CASSETTE W/ DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Editions -- USA )

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Chicago sound artists Jayve Montgomery on saxophone & flute and Nick Turner on Mellotron, present an epic two part work of effected sound, two contemplative pieces of twilight environments, the first mysteriously punctuated with distant percussive elements, the second a hopeful work of glacial melody and harmonic tones; a great sonic companion under the influence.

Schnee (Christof Kurzmann / Burkhard Stangl) : Cher [VINYL] Schnee (Christof Kurzmann / Burkhard Stangl) :
Cher [VINYL]

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

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The fourth album in 20 years from the Schnee duo of guitarist Burkhard Stangl (efzeg, Polwechsel) and Christof Kurzmann performing on lloop, voice and "ruber bands", creating music for films that have not yet been created through intensely moody electroacoustic environments, Kurzmann's voice sometimes guiding the narrative of their visionary sound.

White, John: Electric Music [2 CDs] White, John:
Electric Music [2 CDs]

(ANTS Records -- Italy )

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English experimental composer and musical performer John White recorded the pieces on this 2 CD retrospective set between 1980 and 1995, a combination of serious, popular and novelty pieces, often exploring areas of contradiction, particularly linear and rhythmic, within an unlikely sound-world in which parameters such as volume, timbre, texture and speed remain fixed.

Rosenfeld, Marina: Deathstar [VINYL 2 LPs] Rosenfeld, Marina:
Deathstar [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Shelter Press -- France )

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Each side of these 2 LPs is take from one of four installations by Marina Rosendfeld in Frankfurt, Donaueschingen, and NYC, presenting the installation Deathstar; a piano performance within the Deathstar; a re-notation in the form of a concerto for piano and chamber orchestra; and the orchestration's reduction to something like chamber music.

 

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