The Squid's Ear Magazine
Objects and Home-made Instruments


 
300 Basses (Monteiro / Kocher / Venitucci): Sei Ritornelli
300 Basses (Monteiro / Kocher / Venitucci):
Sei Ritornelli

(Potlatch -- France )


Price: $16.95    




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Three accordion players, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, Jonas Kocher, and Luca Venitucci, form 300 Basses, an unconventional trio that explores new ways to play this traditional instrument.

Anderson, Casey / Jason Kahn / Norbert Moslang / Gunter Muller / Mark Trayle: Five Lines
Anderson, Casey / Jason Kahn / Norbert Moslang / Gunter Muller / Mark Trayle:
Five Lines

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )


Price: $13.95    




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This meeting of 5 EA-Improv heavyweights from Europe and the Pacific US happened during the MKM trio tour in Northern America 2010, capturing this extended performance at CalArts for 40 minutes of engaging, burbling electronics, pulses, and short wave introspection.

Barriere, Lali / Miguel A. Garcia  : Espejuelo
Barriere, Lali / Miguel A. Garcia :
Espejuelo

(Nueni -- Spain )


Price: $14.95    




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The duo of Miguel A. Garcia on electronics and Lali Barriere on objects and no-input mixer for an album of investigative, detailed improvisation that's well paced and calmly complex.

Bartlett, Nathaniel: (((Clang))) [CD + DVD]
Bartlett, Nathaniel:
(((Clang))) [CD + DVD]

(Sound-Space Audio Lab -- USA )


Price: $14.95    




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Sound artist Nathaniel Bartlett electronically processes the marimba and a variety of metal objects in an extended composition commissioned by sculptor Andree Valley for an exhibition featuring metallic sculptures.

BassX3: Transatlantic
BassX3:
Transatlantic

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $18.95    




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Three bass instrumentalists - Gebhard Ullman on bass clarinet and bass flute, Chris Dahlgren on double bass, and Clayton Thomas on double bass, improvising on the lower end of the tonal range of chamber music.

Battus, Pascal / Dafne Vicente-Sandoval : [2 CDs]
Battus, Pascal / Dafne Vicente-Sandoval :
[2 CDs]

(Potlatch -- France )


Price: $18.95    




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An intense and dynamic album of unusual electroacoustic improvisation from the duo of Pascal Battus performing on rotating surfaces, styrofoam, paper, plastic objects, and microphones, and Dafne Vicente-Sandoval performing on bassoon, microphones and mixing board.

Phosphor (Beins / Dorner / Hayward / Krebs): Phosphor II
Phosphor (Beins / Dorner / Hayward / Krebs):
Phosphor II

(Potlatch -- France )


Price: $17.95    




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Electro-acoustic improv from the Phosphor grouping, an amazing set of musicians who began working together in 2001 and have developed a complex and incredible form of interplay.

Belorukov, Ilia / Harpakahylo / Patryk Lichota / Kim_Nasung: After
Belorukov, Ilia / Harpakahylo / Patryk Lichota / Kim_Nasung:
After

(Nueni -- Germany )


Price: $9.95    




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A short and succinct album of free improvisation from the Russian quartet of Ilia Belorukov (sax), Hapakahylo (drums, objects), Patryk Lichota (sax, objects), and Kim_Nasung (Guzheng), using unusual techniques to conjur unexpected audio environments.

Blast: Altrastrata
Blast:
Altrastrata

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Bondi / d'incise / Rodrigues / Chagas / Torres / Moimeme: Brume
Bondi / d'incise / Rodrigues / Chagas / Torres / Moimeme:
Brume

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Extended improvisations using a mix of acoustic and electric instruments from the sextet of Ernesto Rodrigues, d'incise, Cyril Bondi, Abdul Moiemem, Eduardo Chagas, and Nuno Torres.

Capece / Patterson: empty matter
Capece / Patterson:
empty matter

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Amplified objects artist Lee Patterson and reed player Lucio Capece, also on the sruti box, in 8 rich and slowly paced "empty" works that create mysterious timbral environments.

Cassiber: The Way It Was
Cassiber:
The Way It Was

(Recommended Records -- USA )


Price: $16.95    




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A teaser for the upcoming box set, this collects previously unreleased Cassiber live and studio recordings, fusing energetic experimental rock, punk, pop, fringe jazz, improvisation and more into a radical blend of cutting-edge music.

Chan, Charity: Somewhere the Sea and Salt
Chan, Charity:
Somewhere the Sea and Salt

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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An aural map of extended pianist Charity Chan's techniques, in unusual non-invasive, object interactive and excursive approaches to the acoustic piano.

Chang / Davies / Drouin / Durrant / Patterson / Tilbury: Variable Formations
Chang / Davies / Drouin / Durrant / Patterson / Tilbury:
Variable Formations

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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A live recording at Cafe Oto in 2013 from this sextet in an extended and dynamic piece in which the musicians develop material they had presented in small groups in the first half of the concert, mixing improvised and prepared elements.

Chulki, Hong  / Ryu Hankil: Objets Infernaux
Chulki, Hong / Ryu Hankil:
Objets Infernaux

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $14.45    




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A collaboration between two Seoul, South Korean sound artists--Hong Chulki and Ryu Hankil--both performing on no-input mixer & objects for an album of electronic, glitch and sputtering sound with an extreme dynamic range and twisted purpose.

Coluccino, Osvaldo: Atto
Coluccino, Osvaldo:
Atto

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $14.95    




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Osvaldo Coluccino's "Atto" uses various acoustic objects but no musical instruments or electronic manipulation, here in 5 pieces recorded near Milan, Italy in 2011.

Coluccino, Osvaldo: Oltreorme
Coluccino, Osvaldo:
Oltreorme

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $14.95    




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Italian composer Osvaldo Coluccino performed these minimal works using acoustic objects only: no musical instruments, no power tools, nor appliances, nor other electric machines, and no post electronic processing.

Cosa Brava (Frith / Kihlstedt / Parkins): The Letter
Cosa Brava (Frith / Kihlstedt / Parkins):
The Letter

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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Cosa Brava is an experimental rock and improvisation quartet formed in March 2008 by multi-instrumentalist and composer Fred Frith, with members Carla Kihlstedt, Zeena Parkins, Shahzad Ismaily, William Winant, &c.

Costa, Simao: ANO PRE CAU TION PER CU SSION ON SHORT CIRCUIT
Costa, Simao:
ANO PRE CAU TION PER CU SSION ON SHORT CIRCUIT

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Portuguese composer and pianist Simao Costa in an album of solo prepared piano in the style of John Cage, using transducers, speaker & objects, paced like a Morton Feldman composition, balancing tones and percussive sound in exquisite compositions.

Cremaster & Sophie Agnel (Fages / Monteiro / Agnel): Isotopic
Cremaster & Sophie Agnel (Fages / Monteiro / Agnel):
Isotopic

(Confront -- Great Britain )


Price: $13.95    




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The results of years of collaboration between the Cremaster electroacoustic improvising duo of Ferran Fages and Alfredo Costa Monteiro with pianist Sophie Agnel, in a remarkable album of fragile yet rich tones and tonal punctuations, a feast of timbral possibilities.

Cutler, Chris / Dimuzio, Thomas: Quake
Cutler, Chris / Dimuzio, Thomas:
Quake

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Cutler, Chris / Glandien, Lutz / Goyette, Marie / Krauze, Zygmunt / Yoshihide, Otomo - P53: P53 -
Cutler, Chris / Glandien, Lutz / Goyette, Marie / Krauze, Zygmunt / Yoshihide, Otomo - P53:
P53 -

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Cutler, Chris and Dimuzio, Thomas: Dust
Cutler, Chris and Dimuzio, Thomas:
Dust

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Dahl, Anders & Skogen: Rows
Dahl, Anders & Skogen:
Rows

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Sweden's Skogen returns with a beautiful work for chamber ensemble with Magnus Granberg, Angharad Davies, Toshimaru Nakamura, Ko Ishikawa, Anna Lindal, Henrik Olsson, Petter wastberg and Erik Carlsson, interpreting a piece by Anders Dahl using a 12 tone system.

Davies  / Bohman / Patterson / Wastell: For Hugh Davies
Davies / Bohman / Patterson / Wastell:
For Hugh Davies

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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Recordings from early DIY electroacoustic improviser and instrument inventor, the late Hugh Davies, accompanied in live performance by Adam Bohman, Lee Patterson, and Mark Wastell.

Davies, Angharad / Rhodri Davies / Michael Duch / Lina Lapelyte / John Lely & John Tilbury: Goldsmit
Davies, Angharad / Rhodri Davies / Michael Duch / Lina Lapelyte / John Lely & John Tilbury:
Goldsmiths

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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An extended group improvisation and compositions by Lely, Sarah Hughes, and Jurg Frey, subtle and beautiful performances by Angharad Davies (violin), Rhodri Davies (electric harp), Michael Duch (bass), Lina Lapelyte (violin), John Lely (objects & electronics) & John Tilbury (piano).

Davies, Hugh : Performances 1969 - 1977
Davies, Hugh :
Performances 1969 - 1977

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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Limited edition archive CDR of 1960's instrument inventor the late Hugh Davies, solo and with Richard Orton, to accompany the Another Timbre release "For Hugh Davies".

Day, Terry: Interruptions
Day, Terry:
Interruptions

(Emanem -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Terry Day plays a wide variety of instruments including piano, saxophones, drums, cello, mandolin, voice and many more in these analogue studio recordings made between 1978 and 1981.

Derome, Jean / Malcolm Goldstein / Rainer Wiens: 6 Improvisations
Derome, Jean / Malcolm Goldstein / Rainer Wiens:
6 Improvisations

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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Having worked together in many projects for many years, this is the 1st trio record from Montreal improvisers Jean Derome, Malcolm Goldstein & Rainer Wiens, six free studio improvisations showing the subtle and sophisticated dialog that such long association yields.

Doneda / Kocher / Schiller : ///Grape Skin
Doneda / Kocher / Schiller :
///Grape Skin

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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The trio of Michel Doneda, Christoph Schiller and Jonas Kocher performing music of delicate tension and great assurance recorded in the spectacular church at Ligerz, Switzerland.

Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet: The Abyss
Drumm, Kevin / Jason Lescalleet:
The Abyss

(erstwhile -- USA )


Price: $24.95    




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Sound and noise artists Kevin Drumm and Jason Lescalleet collaborate on this 2 CD set, a diverse set of sound pieces from slowly building drones to unsettling environments, with tapes punctuating the hallucinatory aspects of their rich and impressive aural tapestries.

Drury / Matthews / Cirotteau: Bszent Hun
Drury / Matthews / Cirotteau:
Bszent Hun

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Duplant / Lenglet / Widham: Proverbes
Duplant / Lenglet / Widham:
Proverbes

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $11.95    




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The quasi-trio/mail improv of French improvisers Duplant, a multi-instrumentalist who appears here on percussion and Lenglet, on the guitar, with pianist and junk manipulator Rachael Wadham.

Electric Bird Noise: Desert Jelly
Electric Bird Noise:
Desert Jelly

(Silber Records -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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Frequent Squidco in-store performer Electric Bird Noise returns defying expectation with an album of new wave dance & 1970s synth experiments, taking influence from bands like New Order, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, & Gary Numan

Electric Bird Noise: The Silber Sessions
Electric Bird Noise:
The Silber Sessions

(Silber Media -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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A collection of southeast darkwave & post rock band Electric Bird Noise (Brian Lea McKenzie) from 2000-2010, cinematic, richly eclectic, and absorbing instrumental music.

Elgier / Grinenco / Sahlieh: Veiled
Elgier / Grinenco / Sahlieh:
Veiled

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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A slowly-unfolding and wonderful work of unusual acoustic and electronic sound from the Argentinian trio of Alexander Elgier (piano), Victor Grinenco (violin, hardingfele, objects & electronics), and Samuel Sahlieh (synth, electric bass & tapes).

Ensemble SuperMusique: Bruit court-circuit
Ensemble SuperMusique:
Bruit court-circuit

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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Jean Derome, Joane Hetu, Danielle Palardy Roger, Alexandre St-Onge and Martin Tetreault each composed works for this stellar group of nine Montreal-based musique actuelle players, a startling and wonderful release of style, approach and concept.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Les accords intuitifs
Ensemble SuperMusique:
Les accords intuitifs

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Montreal's most creative large ensemble, led by Joane Hetu & Daniell Palardy Roger, in their 5th release presenting works composed between 1976-2015 featuring twenty musicians playing in different combinations, showing the creative breadth and skills of this amazing band.

Epinat / Forge / Bertholon: Duo...
Epinat / Forge / Bertholon:
Duo...

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Eventless Plot: Recon
Eventless Plot:
Recon

(Aural Terrains -- Greece/UK )


Price: $17.95    




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The Eventless Plot trio hails from Thessaloniki, Greece, borrowing elements from different genres and aesthetics to build a hybrid of free improv, noise, new electronica, electroacoustic composition and jazz.

Fanfare Pourpour: Danse des breloques
Fanfare Pourpour:
Danse des breloques

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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The 4th Fanfare Pourpour perform a lively and inventive music joining jazz, rock, and orchestral forms, played by 20 musicians including Jean Derome, Damian Nisenson, Norman Guilbeault, Pierre Tanguay, &c.

Foschia / Irmer / Wissel / Goyvaerts: Canaries On The Pole #2
Foschia / Irmer / Wissel / Goyvaerts:
Canaries On The Pole #2

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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The improvising quartet of Canaries on the Pole (Foschia / goyvaerts / Irmer / Wissel) in their second release after their self-titled debut on the Free Elephant label.

Foschia, Jacques : Clair Obscur
Foschia, Jacques :
Clair Obscur

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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London Improviser Orchestra peer Jacques Foschia in a double CD of solo clarinet works extending the instrument's range, performed in the studio & live in Brussels & London.

Frith, Fred / Drouet, Jean-Pierre / Sclavis, Louis: I Dream Of You Jumping
Frith, Fred / Drouet, Jean-Pierre / Sclavis, Louis:
I Dream Of You Jumping

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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A live recording from the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville in 2009 of extended improvisations between guitarist Fred Frith, French clarinetist Louis Sclavis, and percussionist Jean-Pierre Drouet.

Frith, Fred & Glennie, Evelyn: The Sugar Factory
Frith, Fred & Glennie, Evelyn:
The Sugar Factory

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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Amazing guitar and percussion duo on this first encounter between Frith and Glennie, recorded for the filming of Thomas Riedelsheimer's documentary Touch the Soundabout Scottis.

Frith, Fred And Helen Mirra: Kwangsi - quail [VINYL]
Frith, Fred And Helen Mirra:
Kwangsi - quail [VINYL]

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $22.95    




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Helen Mirra uses the index of a W.G. Sebald's novel to create a mysterious, intriguing and fascinating audio world, performed by Mirra on printing press and acoustic guitar, and Fred Frith on rainsticks, mbira, charango, music box, voice, shoes and other objects.

Garcia, Miguel / Tomas Gris / Lee Noyes: Asto Ilunno
Garcia, Miguel / Tomas Gris / Lee Noyes:
Asto Ilunno

(Idealstate Recordings -- Sweden )


Price: $12.95    




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The trio of Miguel A. Garcia (electronics), Tomas Gris (objects) and Lee Noyes (piano) in a single extended and understated improvisation mixing acoustic and electronic sources, building and subsiding in its interesting journey.

Goyvaerts / Morgan / Buggenhout: White Smoke
Goyvaerts / Morgan / Buggenhout:
White Smoke

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Unusual instrumentation and interaction from the trio of percussionist Mike Goyvaerts (Canaries on the Pole), saxophonist Jeffey Morgan (releases on Headlight, Konnex) and EMS synthesist Willy Van Buggenhout.

Hetu, Joane : Tryptique Musique d'hiver
Hetu, Joane :
Tryptique Musique d'hiver

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $35.95    




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A specially priced box set bringing together all three CDs from Joane Hetu of music about the winter: Musique d'hiver, Nouvelle musique d'hiver and Recits de neige.

Hetu, Joane: Nouvelle Musique d'Hiver
Hetu, Joane:
Nouvelle Musique d'Hiver

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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Beautiful, mysterious improvised compositions with spoken interludes, recorded live in March 2003 at the first Montréal/Nouvelles Musiques (MNM) festival.

Kahn, Jason: Things Fall Apart
Kahn, Jason:
Things Fall Apart

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $13.95    




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Sound artist Jason Kahn performing in Zurich at the Kunstraum Walcheturm arts organization, recording fourteen short improvised sections, focusing on heavily effected drums and percussive elements augmented with synthetics, radio, plus work exclusively for voice.

Koch, Hans / Thomas Peter: Wucherungen
Koch, Hans / Thomas Peter:
Wucherungen

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $13.95    




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A dynamic set of wind and object improvisations from multi-reedist Hans Koch, using extended techniques to elicit a diverse and astounding range of sounds from his instruments, and Thomas Peter creating indescribable sound on amplified objects and live electronics.

Krebs, Annette / Magda Mayas / Anthea Caddy: Thread
Krebs, Annette / Magda Mayas / Anthea Caddy:
Thread

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $14.95    




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Performing on cello, piano, prepared guitar, tapes, and the mixing desk itself, Anthea Caddy, Magda Maya, and Annette Krebs present two improvisations, one from the studio and one live in Boston.

Krebs, Annette & Rhodri Davies: kravis rhonn project
Krebs, Annette & Rhodri Davies:
kravis rhonn project

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $16.95    




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Guitarist and electroacoustic musician Krebs met harpist and electronicist Rhodri Davies in 2008 for these recordings, which Krebs then organized for these fascinating recordings.

Kupczak, Slawomir : Res Facta
Kupczak, Slawomir :
Res Facta

(Bolt -- Poland )


Price: $14.95    




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A series of electroacoustic compositions from composer Slawomir Kupczak, combining the sounds of instruments via electronic means to create new hybrid sounds of alien character, released in carefully building works from near-minimal to unsettling eruptions of sound.

Lauzier / Martel / Myhr / Tetreault: Disparition de l'usine ephemere
Lauzier / Martel / Myhr / Tetreault:
Disparition de l'usine ephemere

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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Four improvisers from Quebec and Norway playing prepared reeds, strings, and a broken turntable, an ea-improv release evoking the sonic and industrial world of sound.

Leandre, Joelle / Gianni Lenoci: Sur une balancoire
Leandre, Joelle / Gianni Lenoci:
Sur une balancoire

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Fourteen short, improvised pieces from the duo of Joelle Leandre (double bass, voice) and Gianni Lenoci (piano, objects) that follow an aesthetic somewhere between jazz and contemporary music.

Lettow, Gunnar / Korhan Erel: Bad Falling Bostel
Lettow, Gunnar / Korhan Erel:
Bad Falling Bostel

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Taking their name from the German Town Bad Fallingbostel, this album collects recordings from the 3 year collaboration of these two improvising sound artists: Gunnar Lettow on prepared bass guitar, electronics & objects; and Korhan Erel on computer & controllers.

London Improvisers Orchestra: Improvisations for George Riste
London Improvisers Orchestra:
Improvisations for George Riste

(psi -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Four improvisations from the London Improvisers Orchestra's monthly appearances at the Red Rose with Harry Beckett, Evan Parker, Steve Beresford, Lol Coxhill, &c. &c.

Loriot / Vincent: Bobun: Suite pour Machines a meche
Loriot / Vincent:
Bobun: Suite pour Machines a meche

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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The string duo Bobun celebrates ten years of creative collaboration with this six piece suite, a studio recording of diverse improvisations that runs the gamut from lowercase minimalism to dense and technically exuberant interaction.

Loris: Farmer / Hughes / Jones: the cat from cat hill
Loris: Farmer / Hughes / Jones:
the cat from cat hill

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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Electronics and natural objects with a common love for the E Bow from this electroacoustic improvising trio recording at Middlesex University in 2009.

Lussier, Rene /Tanguay, Pierre: La vie qui bat: Chevreuil
Lussier, Rene /Tanguay, Pierre:
La vie qui bat: Chevreuil

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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Continuing where La vie qui bat: Chevre left off, this is the second installment of the project from the duo of Pierre Tanguay and Rene Lussier where they take a journey though human nature.

Lytton, Paul: ?!
Lytton, Paul:
?!

(Pleasure of the Text Records -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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The first solo electronics and percussion album by radical and legendary British improvisor Paul Lytton since 1979, recorded in the studio in Germany, and using a wealth of homemade instruments, laptop, percussive devices, objects, and electro-mechanical devices.

Milton / Thomas / Jewell / Farmer: Bear Ground
Milton / Thomas / Jewell / Farmer:
Bear Ground

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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UK improviser Matt Milton plays violin & objects, joined also by drummer/object-ist Patrick Farmer, violist David Thomas and voice/breath/snare player Ryan Jewell.

Monteiro, Alfredo Costa: centre of mass
Monteiro, Alfredo Costa:
centre of mass

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $13.95    




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Limited edition CDR from AT's Byways series, a stunning piece for solo cymbal, demonstrating an extraordinary variety and musicality from such limited means.

Murayama, Seijiro: Broken Iteration [2 CDs]
Murayama, Seijiro:
Broken Iteration [2 CDs]

(Herbal International -- Malaysia )


Price: $14.95    




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A 2-CD release from Japanese percussionist Seijiro Murayama, performing solo on "objects" which combines clearly percussive objects and other electroacoustic items of obscure origin, creating active, rich and curious sonic environments that envelop the listener.

N.O.R.M.A + Cutler, Chris: L'Arpa e L'Asino (The Harp and the Donkey)
N.O.R.M.A + Cutler, Chris:
L'Arpa e L'Asino (The Harp and the Donkey)

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Namchylak, Sainkho / Nick Sudnick: Not Quite Songs
Namchylak, Sainkho / Nick Sudnick:
Not Quite Songs

(Leo Records -- UK )


Price: $15.95    




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ZGA leader Nick Sudnick meets with extreme vocalist Sainkho Namchylak for 15 parts of "Play", unusual and frightening work of rhythm, sound and vocalization of intense calibre.

Nemeth, Anett: A Pauper's Guide to John Cage
Nemeth, Anett:
A Pauper's Guide to John Cage

(Another Timbre -- UK )


Price: $11.50    




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Using clarinet, household objects, field recordings & domestic electronics, Anett Nemeth applies Cage's concepts of indeterminancy and chance as frameworks for two extended compositions.

Neumatica: Alud
Neumatica:
Alud

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Nuts (Duboc / Siddik / Oki / Lasserre / Sato): Symphony for Old and New Dimensions
Nuts (Duboc / Siddik / Oki / Lasserre / Sato):
Symphony for Old and New Dimensions

(Ayler -- France )


Price: $15.95    




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Bassist Duboc's two part symphony with dual drummers and dual trumpeters is a journey that aims at the creative free improvisation of groups like the Art Ensemble, AACM, BAG, &c.

OPJK_3 (Martini / Reaki / Sala): Algebrica
OPJK_3 (Martini / Reaki / Sala):
Algebrica

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Electroacoustic improvisation from the trio of Fabio Martini (clarinets, electroncis), Andrea Reali (voice, electronics) and Danilo Sala (drums, percussion & objects), unusual and sometimes absurdist dialog from three skilled innovators.

Pao: Pao
Pao:
Pao

(Shhpuma -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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The Portugese trio of Pedro Sousa (sax), Tiago Sousa (keys & percussion) and Travassos (tapes and electronics), using amplified objects and circuit bending amidst acoustic and electric sources that blends melodic sound sources in rich and unexpected ways.

Parkins, Zeena: Double Dupe Down
Parkins, Zeena:
Double Dupe Down

(Tzadik -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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A compilation of Downtown NY harpist, keyboardist and composer Zeena Parkins' work for film, featuring many of the NY mainstays: Shelley Hirsch, Christian Marclay, Ikue Mori, Okkyung Lee, James Pugliese, David Watson, &c. &c.

Payne, David: Nirvana Unplugged
Payne, David:
Nirvana Unplugged

(Bug Incision Records -- Canada )


Price: $11.95    




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David Payne (Fossils, Slut Mouth, Middle James Co.) solo offers a wasted take on the acoustic guitar, which is mangled, scraped, rubbed, fingered, bent, and subjected to a variety of preparations.

Petit, Didier - Alexandre Pierrepont: Passages - A Road Record: Woodstock - New York - Chicago - Los
Petit, Didier - Alexandre Pierrepont:
Passages - A Road Record: Woodstock - New York - Chicago - Los Angeles

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $16.95    




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Cellist Petit and poet Pierrepont traveled from East to West Coasts recording with various improvisers who play with Petit while Pierrepont reads one of his poems in French, and then as a non-French speaker reads the same poem.

Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart: Hearing Metal 2
Pisaro, Michael / Greg Stuart:
Hearing Metal 2

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The second part of composer Michael Pisaro's "Hearing Metal" series, Pisaro performing on field recordings, radio, guitar, sine tones, with Greg Stuart performing on a diverse set of percussive instruments.

Poliks, Marek : Hull Treader
Poliks, Marek :
Hull Treader

(Another Timbre -- UK )


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Referencing sci-fi, C.S. Lewis, and alien worlds, the compositions of Marek Poliks each have a central metaphor like alien environment and warmth, spaceship and cradling, performed by ensembles using traditional and electronic instruments and objects.

Quartetski Does Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps
Quartetski Does Stravinsky:
Le Sacre du printemps

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Quartetski Does Stravinsky with drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli, guitarist Bernard Falaise, reedist Phillipe Lauzier, viole de gamaba player Pierre-Yves Martel and violinist Joshua Zubot reinterpret Stravinsky's Rite of Spring in honor of its 100th anniversary.

Remote Viewers, The: Nerve Cure
Remote Viewers, The:
Nerve Cure

(Remote Viewers -- Great Britain )


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The Remote Viewers' 10th album, with David Petts, Caroline Kraabel, Sue Lynch, Adrian Northover, John Edwards, Rosa Lynch-Northover, and Adam Bohman, in mysterious works of dissonance and wonderfully idiosyncratic expression.

Remote Viewers, The: Sinister Heights
Remote Viewers, The:
Sinister Heights

(Remote Viewers -- Great Britain )


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UK's Remote Viewers latest blends electronics, rock, composition and improv in unusual and seductive ways, with guests John Edwards, Steve Noble, Caroline Kraabel, &c.

Rodrigues / Area / Torres / Gris: Aleph
Rodrigues / Area / Torres / Gris:
Aleph

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Two freely improvised works performed on cello, sine waves, cracklebox, bottle, synth, cornet and objects from the quartet of frequent collaborators Guilherme Rodrigue, David Area Guillermo Torres, and Tomas Gris, a mix of subtle improvisation and subsuming sound.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / de Toni / Berthet / Ortis: Trees
Rodrigues / Rodrigues / de Toni / Berthet / Ortis:
Trees

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Five trees interpreted through electroacoustic improv from the quintet of Guilherme Rodrigues (cello, Gianna de Toni, double bass), Raphael Ortis (electric bass, objects) Christophe Berthet (sax), and Ernesto Rodrigues (viola); mysterious and compelling music.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Goncalves /...: suspensao [2 CDs]
Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Goncalves /...:
suspensao [2 CDs]

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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A large group under the direction of violinist Ernesto Rodrigues (also on harp, metronome & objects) in 4 extended improvisations of great suspense and tension through sound and silence.

Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Ullen / D'incise / Bondi: Lisboa
Rodrigues / Rodrigues / Ullen / D'incise / Bondi:
Lisboa

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


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Orchestrated from strings, piano, percussives, laptop & objects, this quintet creates a complex collective voice from high- and low-frequency drones, dissonant long string tones, slow piano chords, metallic sounds, and rich electronics.

 

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