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Various (The Residents / MX-80 / Chrome / Tuxedomoon): Subterranean Modern

Label: Klanggalerie
Product Code: 31805
Catalog Code: GG400
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Reissued as the inexplicable avant rock band The Residents celebrate their 50th year, this compilation album from 1979 includes tracks from San Fransisco peer bands Chrome (Damon Edge/Helios Creed), Art rockers from Indiana, MX-80 Sound, SF electronic new wave band Tuxedomoon, and four tracks from The Resident's themselves, two with Fred Frith on guitar.


Studio Dan / Fred Frith: Rocket Science #1 #5 #8 [CD-EP]

Label: ROS
Product Code: 31454
Catalog Code: ROS 3
Country: Germany
 
Price: $9.95



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Originally commissioned by Music Traditions Inc. for the Paul Dresher Ensemble and premiered at Z Space in San Francisco in 2012, this adaptation of three numbered works by composer, improviser & multi-instrumentalist Fred Frith was part of Studio Dan's homage to Frank Zappa, written using strong rhythmic structuresÊand melodies associated with Frith's voice as a composer.


Frith, Fred Trio: Road [2 CDs]

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 31389
Catalog Code: ITK372.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $29.95



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Taking his Bay Area trio with bassist Jason Hoopes and drummer Jordan Glenn on the "Road", guitarist and improviser Fred Frith first presents the trio itself in a wonderfully diverse extended set at the Week-End Fest in Koln, Germany; then invites trumpeter Susana Santos Silva at Old Cabell Hall in University of Virginia; and then saxophonist Lotte Anker at Altes Kino in Ebersberg, Germany.


Skeleton Crew (Frith / Cora / Parkins): Free Dirt (Live) [2 CDs]

Label: Klanggalerie
Product Code: 31377
Catalog Code: GG389
Country: Germany
 
Price: $22.95



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One of the most intense and unusual of the 80s Downtown NY groups merging rock and improvisation with strong attitudes and incredible musical concepts, these live recordings, including songs never before released, are taken from American and European concerts by the trio of guitarist Fred Frith, cellist Tom Cora, and either electric harpist Zeena Parkins or reedist Dave Newhouse.


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

Label: Electronic Music Foundation
Product Code: 30656
Catalog Code: EMF CD 028
Country: USA
 
Price: $19.95



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


Frith, Fred: Stepping Out (Volume 3 Of The Fred Records Story, 2001-2020) [BOX SET]

Label: Recommended Records
Product Code: 30244
Catalog Code: RERFRSB3
Country: UK
 
Price: $74.95



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The third of three sturdy box sets from innovative guitarist, composer and improviser Fred Frith, here with 8 CDs from the Recommended Records label plus a bonus CD, a thick booklet of artwork, photographs & extensive notes from Frith; albums included are Technology of Tears, Propaganda, Allies, Accidental, The Previous Evening, Happy End Problem, Nowhere, Sideshow, Field Days; Inimitable (previously unreleased).


Frith, Fred: Crossing Borders (Volume 2 Of The Fred Records Story, 2001-2020) [BOX SET]

Label: Recommended Records
Product Code: 30243
Catalog Code: RERFRSB2
Country: UK
 
Price: $74.95



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The second of three sturdy box sets from innovative guitarist, composer and improviser Fred Frith, here with 8 CDs from the Recommended Records label plus a bonus CD, a thick booklet of artwork, photographs & extensive notes from Frith; albums included are Live in Japan, Speechless, Prints, Step Across the Border, Impur 2, Art of Memory II, Skeleton Crew, Helter Skelter.


Frith, Fred: Rocking The Boat (Volume 1 Of The Fred Records Story, 2001-2020) [BOX SET]

Label: Recommended Records
Product Code: 30242
Catalog Code: RERFRSB1
Country: UK
 
Price: $74.95



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The first of three sturdy box sets from innovative guitarist, composer and improviser Fred Frith, here with 8 CDs from the Recommended Records label plus a bonus CD, a thick booklet of artwork, photographs & extensive notes from Frith; albums included are Guitar Solos, Gravity, Cheap at Half the Price, Killing Time, Impur , Middle of the Moment, Keep the Dog; Dropera.


Frith, Fred / Ikue Mori: A Mountain Doesn't Know it's Tall

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 30132
Catalog Code: ITK352
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Having worked together for 40 years starting in the 80's in the Downtown NY scene, guitarist Fred Frith and electronic artist Ikue Mori recorded this album in Germany, using studio time left after recording the music for a radio play by Werner Penzel, using that work as an influence for these exceptional improvisations on home made instruments, toys and electronics.


Coxhill, Lol / Fred Frith: French Gigs

Label: Klanggalerie
Product Code: 29745
Catalog Code: GG353
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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A uniquely eccentric free improv album by Fred Frith on electric guitar and Lol Coxhill on soprano sax, originally released in 1983 on the French AAA label, the album assembles recordings from the "Musiques de Traverses" Festival 1981, 1978 concerts in Sainte Croix, in Poitiers, and at M.J.C. Aliénor D'Aquitaine in Limoges, plus additional material from 1999 in Munchen & London.


Skeleton Crew (Frith / Cora): Learn to Talk [VINYL]

Label: ReR Vinyl
Product Code: 28499
Catalog Code: RER FROV8
Country: Italy
 
Price: $23.95



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Reissuing the first of two albums from the NY collaboration of guitarist Fred Frith and cellist Tom Cora, both providing vocals, percussion, violin, & bass, in a classic example of Downtown NY genre-merging of improvisation and rock with a vicious edge, in smart songs and even smarter instrumental sections, an insanely inventive and intelligent album as vital now as it was then.


Frith, Fred / Nicolas Humbert / Marc Parisotto: Cut Up The Border

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 28361
Catalog Code: ROG-0098
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Filmakers and composers Nicolas Humbert and Marc Parisotto revisit the tapes recorded by Jean Vapeur for the film by Humbert & Werner Penzel, "Step Across the Border" with soundtrack by Fred Frith, extracting more of Vapeur's fascinating field recordings and adding music by Fred Frith with additional music & voice from Tom Cora, Iva Bittova, John Zorn, &c.


Frith, Fred : Woodwork / Live At Ateliers Claus

Label: Klanggalerie
Product Code: 27595
Catalog Code: GG308
Country: Austria
 
Price: $17.95



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Fred Frith's solo performances are amongst some of his most fascinating, and this live album at Ateliers Claus in Brussels, 2018 does not disappoint, Frith using every inch of his guitar and an arsenal of objects, in tandem with his masterful creative intent, to present an extended and fascinating journey in sound, remarkable in its breadth and bold inventive power.


Ackley, Bruce / Fred Frith / Henry Kaiser / Aram Shelton: Unexpected Twins

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 27417
Catalog Code: RPR 1079
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Born out of Eugene Chadbourne's Twins band concepts from the 70s, which included over time saxophonist Bruce Ackley, and guitarists Henry Kaiser, and Fred Frith; fast forward to 2018 as Ackley & Frith return to the concept with Henry Kaiser and saxophonist Aram Shelton to revisit the original approach through pieces by those artists plus Steve Lacy, Eugene Chadbourne, and John Zorn.


Frith, Fred : All Is Always Now (Live at the Stone) [3 CDs]

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 27250
Catalog Code: ITK320.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $45.95



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Guitarist Fred Frith performed 80 concerts at NY's The Stone between 2006-2016, in diverse configurations of duos, trios, quartets and large ensembles with some of the planet's finest improvisers, of which 23 recordings, titled from NY Times headlines of each concert's day, are presented in this essential 3-CD package, which includes a 24 page booklet detailing the collection.


Drone Trio (Davis / Frith / Greenlief): Lantskap Logic

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 26685
Catalog Code: CF505CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Recording in the Bay Area at the Mills College Chapel in Oakland, the Drone Trio of Fred Frith on electric guitar, Phillip Greenlief using extended techniques on alto & tenor saxophones, and Evelyn Davis on the Chapel's pipe organ, use the natural resonance of the chapel and their masterful skills as improvisors to evolve fervid and powerfully sonorous environments.


Frith, Fred Trio: Closer To The Ground

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 26453
Catalog Code: ITK312.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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The Oakland, CA-based Fred Frith Trio with bassist Jason Hoopes on double bass and electric, and Jordan Glenn on drums and percussion, extend their sonic excursions in this 2nd album that finds Frith on electric guitar and organ, as they evolve incredible soundscapes or shred through intense and intricate interplay; a rich album of dexterity, mood and power.


Frith, Fred / Hans Koch: You Are Here

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24130
Catalog Code: ITK286.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Two commanding players from the UK & European improv scene who have consistently pushed the envelope in free improvisation--electric & prepared guitarist Fred Frith and saxophonist/bass clarinetist Hans Koch--present an album of assertive interactions, merging alien environments with amazing technical playing and inexplicable approaches to sound - superb!


Frith, Fred Trio: Another Day in Fucking Paradise

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 24114
Catalog Code: ITK267
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Proclaiming that he had nothing more in mind then getting together with a couple of formidable musicians, guitarist Fred Frith and Mills College alumni Jordan Glenn on drums and Jason Hoopes on electric and double bass take their listeners through 13 connected pieces that reference rock, jazz and ea-soundscape in an impressive album from a remarkable new group.


Frith, Fred / Darren Johnston: Everybody's Somebody's Nobody

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 21564
Catalog Code: CF357CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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Bay Area trumpeter Darren Johnston meets improvising guitar legend Fred Frith for an incredibly well-paced series of duos, remarkable improv that uses space, skill, extended techniques and unexpected approaches to both instruments in vivid and beautiful discourse.


MMM Quartet (Joelle Leandre, Fred Frith, Alvin Curran, Urs Leimgruber) : Oakland/Lisboa

Label: RogueArt
Product Code: 21469
Catalog Code: ROG-0063
Country: France
 
Price: $15.95



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Rich, subtle and unusual improv from the MillsMusicMafia (MMM) Quartet of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Fred Frith on electric guitar, Alvin Curran on keys, and Urs Leimgruber on sax, recording these spiritual and detailed improvisations live at Jazz em Agosto in Portugal.


Frith, Fred / Evan Parker: Hello, I Must Be Going

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 20874
Catalog Code: VICCD128
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Two masters who rarely play together--guitarist Fred Frith and saxophonist Evan Parker--performing together as a duo at the 30th Musique Actuelle Festival in Victoriaville, Canada for an amazing exchange of ideas and intensely subtle dialog.


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

Label: Shhpuma
Product Code: 20391
Catalog Code: SHH012LP
Country: 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.


Frith, Fred / Barry Guy: Backscatter Bright Blue

Label: Intakt
Product Code: 20239
Catalog Code: ITK236.2
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Both bassist Barry Guy and guitarist Fred Frith are key artists of Switzerland's Intakt label catalog, but surprisingly the two have never shared a stage together; Intakt had a feeling about their pairing and brought them into the studio, this superb duo album being the result in 10 brilliant tracks intertwining acoustic double bass and electric guitar.


Frith, Fred / John Butcher: The Natural Order

Label: Northern Spy
Product Code: 19768
Catalog Code: NS 060
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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This album documents guitarist Fred Frith and saxophonist John Butcher's first head-to-head encounter in a recording studio, two titans of their instruments playing without overdubs in a single session for remarkable creative and sonic results.


Frith, Fred: Impur II

Label: ReR/ Fred Records
Product Code: 12278
Catalog Code: ReR/FRFC 2
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $15.95



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The 2nd part of a composition commissioned by L'Ecole Nationale de Musique de Villeurbanne as a 2 year residency and performed by a large group conducted by Frith.


Henry Cow: Stockholm

Label: Recommended Records
Product Code: 10621
Catalog Code: ReRHC12
Country: Great Britain
 
Price: $14.95



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The 1st new Henry Cow release in 30 years, live concerts from '76-77 Swedish radio shows, remixed and remastered - 16 tracks including recordings with Georgie Born.


Bailey, Derek / Berthiaume, Antoine / Frith, Fred: Soshin

Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Product Code: 01720
Catalog Code: AM_113
Country: Canada
 
Price: $14.95



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Composer and improviser Antoine Berthiaume in a compilation of guitar duos with Derek Bailey and Fred Frith exploring the full range of guitar improvisation.


Frith, Fred / Rene Lussier: Nous Autres

Label: Les Disques Victo
Product Code: 01082
Catalog Code: VICCD001
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Frith, Fred Guitar Quartet: Ayaya Moses

Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Product Code: 00537
Catalog Code: AM_051
Country: Canada
 
Price: $14.95



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Fred Frith's leads a quartet of electric guitars (Rene Lussier, Nick Didkovsky, Mark Stewart) through 10 different journeys that explores the dynamic potential of this unique group composition.








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