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Schall Und Rausch (Mukarji / Arrias / Dorner / Fagaschinski): Vapour

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21930
Catalog Code: ccs 61
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Meaning "sound and smoke", the quartet of trumpeter Axel Dorner, pianist Tisha Mukarji, and reedist Johan Arrias & Kai Fagaschinski are caught live at Ausland in Berlin for a set of tonal improvisations based on compositions, creating outstanding textural environments.


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

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21928
Catalog Code: ccs 59
Country: 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.


Boghossian, Herve : F.E.R. (for Eliane Radigue)

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21927
Catalog Code: ccs 58
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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French composer Herve Boghossian pays hommage to electronic composer Eliane Radigue while asserting his own approach to continuous electronic sound in textures and pulsations, using a laptop recording feedback, plus harmonicas, drums, brooms, tuner and voice.


Butcher, John / Michael Duch: Fjordgata

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21925
Catalog Code: ccs 56
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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A live recording at the Jazzfest Trondheim, Trondelag Senter for Samtidskunst, in May 2015 from the freely improvising duo of John Butcher and contrabassist Michael Duch, a superb extended concert of incredible reed technique and concept anchored by Duch's flexible bass work.


Social Insects (Koch / Badrut): Social Insects II

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21924
Catalog Code: ccs 55
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Sparse yet intently focused interaction with unusual timbre and technique in the 2nd release from the working duo of Hans Koch (Koch-Schutz-Studer) and Gaudenz Badrutt (strom), pairing reeds and electronics in micro-world improvisations that delight in subtlety.


Noble, Steve / Daniel Thompson: Sunday Afternoon (Live At The Hundred Years Gallery)

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21301
Catalog Code: ccs 52
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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A recording of two London based improvisers of different generations communing in the resonant surroundings of the 100 Years Gallery, with drummer Noble creating glittering bell and gong like tones over which guitar Thompson hangs fractured harmonics and strange bending chords.


Wastell, Mark : Quartet

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21300
Catalog Code: ccs 50
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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As close to straight-ahead improvisation as you'll hear from audio explorer Mark Wastell, in an authoritative quartet of free improvisers, with both Olie Brice and Dominic Lash on double bass, Alan Wilkinson on alto sax, and Wastell himself on violoncello.


Bourne / Davis / Kane: Broken Light

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21299
Catalog Code: ccs 49
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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A live recording at Belfast's Sonic Arts Research Centre during the Translating Improvisation: Beyond Disciplines Beyond Borders colloquium, from the intrepid improvising trio of Matthew Bourne (piano), Steve Davis (drums) and Dave Kane (double bass).


Kahn, Jason: For Voice

Label: Confront
Product Code: 21154
Catalog Code: ccs 48
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Two concert improvisations for unamplified voice recorded in Canberra, Australia at the 2015 SoundOut Festival and in Tokyo, Japan at the Kid Ailack Art Hall in 2014, using extended vocal techniques and leveraging the room acoustics and social space between Kahn and the audience.


Rolfsson, Matilda / Richard Sanderson / Mark Wastell: Live at l'Klectic

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20883
Catalog Code: ccs 46
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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The subtly complex trio of Richard Sanderson on amplified melodeon, dictaphones & small percussion, Mark Wastell on tam-tam & shruti box, and Matilda Rolfsson on percussion performing an extended improvisation live at The Horse Improv Club, l'Klectic, London.


Taumatrop (Fages / Marquez): For John Ayrton Paris

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20882
Catalog Code: ccs 45
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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The duo of Ferran Fages on electronic devices and Eduard Maquez on percussion in a beautiful long-form drone, a drifting and haunting work that hangs off of slowly building crescendos which release to beautifully suspended sonic environments.


Ishikawa, Ko / Tetuzi Akiyama / Hideo Ikegami: Live at Kissa Sakaiki

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20607
Catalog Code: ccs 39
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Contrabassist Hideo Ikegami organized this trio with frequent collaborator, guitarist Tetuzi Akiyama, and Sho master Ko Ishikawa, performing at the Tokyo cafe Kissa Sakaiki, presenting two sets of extended free improvisation with a unique sense of space and sound.


Valladoid, Paolo / Gary Rouzer: Directions for Viola and Cello

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20606
Catalog Code: ccs 41
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Part of a trio of releases including "Reasons for Viola and Cello" and "Viola Cello Room", this album finds violist Paolo Valladoid and cellist Gary Rouzer in a large tunnel in Alexandria, Virginia, their music mixed with joggers, birds, traffic, flowing water, insects, &c. &c.


Ewen, Sandy / Damon Smith: Valle de Mexico

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20600
Catalog Code: ccs 42
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Guitarist Sandy Ewen and double bassist Damon Smith recorded these 2 extended improvsations in concert as part a "Desbordamientos" series at Cine Tonala, in Mexico City, pairing live music with screenings of Derek Bailey's 4-part series on improvisation.


Horns (feat. Bertrand Denzler): Horns 1.2

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20599
Catalog Code: ccs 38
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler's pseudo-drone piece for the ensemble of Pierre-Antoine Badaroux (alto sax), Fidel Fourneyron (trombone) and Luis Laurain (trumpet) where the players keep the sound alive while moving in a small, pre-established musical perimeter.


IST (feat. John Zorn): New York

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20597
Catalog Code: ccs 40
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Acoustic string improvising trio IST was invited by Derek Bailey in 2001 for his Company event at Tonic in NYC, here in the entire and intense concert they performed that night, including a 2nd set pairing with John Zorn, pushing the band into amazing and unexpected territory.


Contest of (More) Pleasures, The (Dorner / Pallandre / Butcher / Sassi / Charles): Ulrichsberg

Label: Confront
Product Code: 20596
Catalog Code: ccs 43
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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The forward-thinking trio The Contest of Pleasure of Axel Dorner on trumpet, John Butcher on saxophone and Xavier Charles on clarinet, is extended with (More) from Laurent Sassi and Jean-Leon Pallandre on phonographies, mixing and microphones, performing live in Ulrichsberg.


Butcher, John / Burkhard Beins / Mark Wastell: Membrane

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19879
Catalog Code: ccs 36
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Mysteriously dark electroacoustic improv from the adept trio of John Butcher on acoustic and amplified saxophones, Burkhard Beins on amplified bass drum and electronics, and Mark Wastell on amplified 32" paiste tam-tam, slowly evolving, rich environments in sound.


Kahn, Jason / Phil Julian: Valentines

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19807
Catalog Code: ccs 35
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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The first meeting of Jason Kahn and Phil Julian, both performing on analogue modular synthesiser, intended to be recorded as material for studio sound compositions, but which was so compelling as improvised work that they chose to release the album as recorded.


Nyberg, Joacim : Fylkingen, March 27, 2014

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19779
Catalog Code: ccs 33
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Guitarist Joacim Nyberg, also performing on double bass, bell and recorder, in a live performance in Stockholm, Sweden at Fylkingen in 2014, using "Wood, steel, air. Hands, fingers, heart" in an open-ended and ardent exposition of his interpretation of jazz.


Shiroishi, Patrick: White Sun Sutra

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19778
Catalog Code: ccs 32
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Upsilon Acrux/Corima/Nakata saxophonist Patrick Shiroishi in an emotional album of solo saxophone recorded as a tribute to his grandfather, alone and overdubbed, pushing the limits of his mind and body through haunting, beautiful, and intense compositions and playing.


Brassier, Ray & Mattin: Unfree Improvisation/Compulsive Freedom

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19343
Catalog Code: ccs 29
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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A sound work about freedom, choice and politics, performed at Arika's Festival Episode 4 "Freedom is a Constant Struggle" in Glasgow, 2013, from the duo of Mattin (computer and feedback) and written with Lebanese philosopher Ray Brassier.


Browne, Mark: Genial Decay

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19187
Catalog Code: ccs 30
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Using sopranino, sorano and decayed tenor saxophone, Mark Brown recorded these unusual improvisations, generating a huge variety of sounds and tones, and then constructing those recordings into this curious and captivating 40 minute work.


BEFOREHAND (Lazaridou / Wastell): Live at Hundred Years Gallery

Label: Confront
Product Code: 19116
Catalog Code: ccs 28
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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The duo of Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga on zither and Mark Wastell on his electronics set including bowls and shruti box, formed for the release concert for Angharad Davies' "Six Studies" in 2014, recording this excellent improvised dialog of rich and unusual sound.


Kuchen, Martin : ...And Everything Inside Came Down As Dust

Label: Confront
Product Code: 18995
Catalog Code: ccs 27
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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During his residency in Vienna as part of Johannes Heuer's "Vor Anker", Kuchen recorded these curious solo works using saxophone and preparations, 6 pieces of understated intent using unconventional approaches rewarding the active listener.


Wastell, Mark: Caressed On The Brow By Unseen Hands

Label: Confront
Product Code: 18757
Catalog Code: ccs 23
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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This long overdue re-issue celebrates the unique encounter of eleven like-minded musicians from Japan, England, Wales, Germany, Basque Country & Norway, brought together in the studio for one day only for this daytime recording session followed by an evening concert.


Oceans of Silver & Blood: Oceans of Silver & Blood

Label: Confront
Product Code: 18754
Catalog Code: ccs 19
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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The debut release of the duo of Joachim Nordwall on modular synth and Mark Wastell on tam tam performing two tonal drones that blends rich cymbal sonics entwined with dark, slowly evolving synthetics.


Nordwall, Joachim: Concert

Label: Confront
Product Code: 18752
Catalog Code: ccs 15
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Skull Defekts member and a part of Ocean Of Silver And Blood, Joachim Nordwal is captured in a 2008 concert in Oslo for this 17 minute lo-fi set of textured sound work, a grainy drone of howling sound.


Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell): Consequences (of Time and Place)

Label: Confront
Product Code: 18751
Catalog Code: ccs 25
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $12.60



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ist (The Improvising String Trio) of Rhodri Davies (harp), Simon H. Fell (bass) and Mark Wastell (violincello) performing at The Natural Music Club in London, 1997, using unorthodox techniques in indeterminate systems and free improvisation for fascinating results.


Davis, Matt / Phil Durrant / Mark Wastell: Confront Collectors Series

Label: Confront
Product Code: 18593
Catalog Code: ccs 24
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Re-issue of one of the earliest Confront releases, the trio of trumpeter Matt Davis, violinist Phil Durrant and cellist Mark Wastell performing subtle and sophisticated free improvisation at St. Michael's and All Angels church, Chiswick, London in 2000.


Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell): Berlin

Label: Confront
Product Code: 17772
Catalog Code: ccs 18
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Ist - Rhodri Davies (harp), Simon H. Fell (double bass) & Mark Wastell (violoncello) - recorded this fascinating, quietly active lower case work at Total Music Meeting in Berlin 2001.


Davis, Matt & Mark Wastell: Derby 11.05.2002 / Liverpool 10.05.2002

Label: Confront
Product Code: 15195
Catalog Code: ccs 16
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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The minimalist electroacoustic improvising duo of Matt Davis on electronics and effects and Mark Wastell on amplified textures performing live in Derby and Liverpool in 2002.


Watkins, Zachary James: Suite for string quartet

Label: Confront
Product Code: 13796
Catalog Code: ccs 14
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Electronics artist Watkins wrote this piece for resonant spaces, interactive electronics, audience participation & string quartet, here in a special version tuning each string to an odd partial of 60Hz.


Halliwell, Graham: Recorded Delivery

Label: Confront
Product Code: 13376
Catalog Code: ccs 04
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Saxophonist Halliwell appears here in three duo performances with Rhodri Davies playing E-bowed harp; Steve Roden with extracts from his "resonantlighttones"; and Mark Wastell on tam-tam.


Ist (Davies / Fell / Wastell): Lodi

Label: Confront
Product Code: 13375
Catalog Code: ccs 05
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Since 1995 the string trio of Rhodri Davies, Simon H. Fell & Mark Wastell have created sparse, introspective improvisation, performing here at the Contemporaneamente festival in Lodi, Italy.


Oceans of Silver and Blood: Live at Cafe Oto

Label: Confront
Product Code: 11812
Catalog Code: ccs 10
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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The duo of Joachim Nordwall and Mark Wastell performing live at London's Cafe Oto in a long dark and concentrative improvisation on tone generator, synth, and tam tam.


Suzuki, Akio / David Toop: Breath - Taking

Label: Confront
Product Code: 11809
Catalog Code: CONFRONT 14
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Minimal improvisation using a meditative set of instruments including stone flute, small stones, and a "silent toy", from David Toop recording with Akio Suzuki on a rare trip to the UK.


Akiyama / Nakamura / Sugimoto / Wastell: Foldings

Label: Confront
Product Code: 11807
Catalog Code: CONFRONT 12
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Confront/Sound 323's Mark Wastell meets three of Japan's most interesting minimal improvisers at Offsite in Tokyo, 2003 to perform this extraordinary two part work.


Nos Phillipe: Shh ... Camille

Label: Confront
Product Code: 11804
Catalog Code: ccs 07
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Jonathan Webb and Robert Hopps combine processed field recordings with guitar, turntables, electronics, and found sounds in long form drone-oriented improvisations.


Traw / Rhodri Davies: Cwymp Y Dwr Ar Ganol Dydd

Label: Confront
Product Code: 11803
Catalog Code: ccs 06
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Traw (Welsh for pitch or encompassing wholeness) is harpist and electronic artist Rhodri Davies with sampling and real-time processing artists Owen Martell, Richard Llewellyn, and Simon Proffitt, here in 6 pieces about water using layers of Davies' sonic output.


Butcher, John: Resonant Spaces

Label: Confront
Product Code: 11346
Catalog Code: Confront 17
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $15.95



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Extreme acoustic space recordings from saxophonist John Butcher, part of Arika's Resonant Spaces event, with performances from resonant and remote corners of Scotland.


Scotch Of St James, The: Live at Amplify 2004

Label: Confront
Product Code: 04700
Catalog Code: ccs 02
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $13.95



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Tim Barnes on snare drum and amplification and Mark Wastell on amplified textures, tuned metal, making small, mostly unidentifiable sounds with a Cage-style open flair.