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Surplus 1980: Illusion of Consistency [VINYL + CD + DOWNLOAD]
Surplus 1980:
Illusion of Consistency [VINYL + CD + DOWNLOAD]

(Surplus Industries -- USA )


Price: $19.95    




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Composed using an "exquisite corpse" method during the pandemic, where each player provided a partially complete track with instructions to expand their concept, enlisting an incredible set of musicians across the US & Europe, directed by Moe! Staiano, including Jesse Quattro, Fred Frith, Carla Kihlstedt, GW Sok, Amy X Neuburg, Darren Johnston, &c &c.

Frith, Fred: Guitar Solos/Fifty [VINYL 2 LPs]
Frith, Fred:
Guitar Solos/Fifty [VINYL 2 LPs]

(Week-End Records -- Germany )


Price: $58.95    




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While still a member of Henry Cow, guitarist Fred Frith released his first solo album simply titled Guitar Solos in 1974, a remarkable album of expression through preparations, treatments and effects; 50 years later Frith expands on that album with new compositions using a similar setup as the original, paired in this 2-LP release with the remastered original album.

Frith, Fred / Sudhu Tewari / Cenk Ergn: Lock Me Up, Lock Me Down
Frith, Fred / Sudhu Tewari / Cenk Ergn:
Lock Me Up, Lock Me Down

(Carrier Records -- USA )


Price: $12.95    




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Recorded thirteen years before this release and rediscovered during pandemic lockdowns, the improvising and extremely open-minded trio of Fred Frith on electric guitar, Sudhu Tewari on percussion (or as credited, "recuperated junk") and Cenk Ergun on electronics recorded these seven superb improvisations in the studio at Expression College for Digital Arts, in Emeryville, CA.

Cutler, Chris: Compositions And Collaborations 1972-2022: In A Box [10 CD / DVD / BOOKLET BOX SET]
Cutler, Chris:
Compositions And Collaborations 1972-2022: In A Box [10 CD / DVD / BOOKLET BOX SET]

(Recommended Records -- UK )


Price: $74.95    




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An amazing collection and reflection on the work of percussionist, composer and connector Chris Cutler of Henry Cow fame and founder of the highly influential Recommended Records label and distribution service, through 10 CDs, 1 DVD and two books of documentation, artwork, photographs, published and unpublished texts in a sturdy box, with over five hours of unreleased materials.

Lantskap Logic (Frith / Davis / Greenlief): Hidden Danger Lets Me In
Lantskap Logic (Frith / Davis / Greenlief):
Hidden Danger Lets Me In

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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Mixed, edited and re-organized by Fred Frith and mastered by Thomas Dimuzio, this album find the trio of Frith on electric guitar, Evelyn Davis on the Mills Chapel pipe organ and Phillip Greenlief on clarinet & alto saxophone, performing in the Mills College Chapel in Oakland, CA, the sophomore release on Clean Feed for this versatile trio of masterful improvisers.

Normal (Fred Frith / Sudhu Tewari): Moving Parts
Normal (Fred Frith / Sudhu Tewari):
Moving Parts

(fo'c'sle -- USA )


Price: $13.95    




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A perfectly complementary pair of improvisers from the ever-inventive guitarist Fred Frith and instrument inventor Sudhu Tewari, Frith performing on home-made instruments as well-- string instruments he's developed since the 80s described as "planks of wood with strings"--as the two draw unexpected sonic environments and propulsive rhythmic passages through eight compelling dialogs.

Frith, Fred And Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles: Something About This Landscape For Ensemble [VINYL]
Frith, Fred And Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles:
Something About This Landscape For Ensemble [VINYL]

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )


Price: $28.95    




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Commissioned by and recorded during the 2018 Ars Musical Festival, Fred Frith composed this work while under the inspiration of his residency at Lou Harrison's straw-bale house in the desert at Joshua Tree, CA, then performed with the Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles, along with two very unique improvisations, one recorded during the dress rehearsal and then again in concert.

Frith, Fred And Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles: Something About This Landscape For Ensemble
Frith, Fred And Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles:
Something About This Landscape For Ensemble

(Sub Rosa -- Belgium )


Price: $17.95    




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Commissioned by and recorded during the 2018 Ars Musical Festival, Fred Frith composed this work while under the inspiration of his residency at Lou Harrison's straw-bale house in the desert at Joshua Tree, CA, then performed with the Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles, along with two very unique improvisations, one recorded during the dress rehearsal and then again in concert.

Frith, Fred / Nuria Andorra: Dancing Like Dust
Frith, Fred / Nuria Andorra:
Dancing Like Dust

(Klanggalerie -- Germany )


Price: $18.95    




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Interdisciplinary Spanish percussionist Núria Andorrà whose background includes contemporary music and improvisation with performers including Agustín Fernández, Joëlle Léandre, Mats Gustafsson, Nate Wooley, and Joe Morris joins Fred Frith in Santa Maria de Palautordera for studio and concert recordings of eleven far-ranging dialogs of unusual and imaginative technique and concept.

Frith, Fred / Susana Santos Silva: Laying Demons To Rest
Frith, Fred / Susana Santos Silva:
Laying Demons To Rest

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $16.95    




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An evocative album of sublime improvisation between guitarist Fred Frith and trumpeter Susana Santo Silva, recorded live for France Musique/Radio France at Motoco, Mulhouse as part of Festival Météo in 2021, the two inspiring remarkable force and assertive direction in a darkly spirited conversation of deep introspection and cathartic exorcism; magnificent!

Frith, Fred / Annie Lewandowski: Long As In Short, Walk As In Run
Frith, Fred / Annie Lewandowski:
Long As In Short, Walk As In Run

(Klanggalerie -- Germany )


Price: $17.95    




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Extended and captivating improvisations using complex and extended techniques from the duo of prepared pianist Annie Lewandowski (London Improvisers Orchestra, Powerdove, Xiu Xiu) and guitarist Fred Frith (Henry Cow, Skeleton Crew, &c &c) in a thoroughly modern improvised conversation, here reissued with 11 minutes of previously unreleased material.

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

(Electronic Music Foundation -- USA )


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.

Vergara, Benjamin / Fred Frith: Fanfarrisimo [VINYL]
Vergara, Benjamin / Fred Frith:
Fanfarrisimo [VINYL]

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )


Price: $19.95    




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Recording in Chile at the University Austral in 2018, trumpeter Benjamin Vergara and guitarist Fred Frith take us on two extended journeys through free electroacoustic improvisation, Frith's providing diverse and intense sonic environments over which Vergara's virtuosic and intuitive approach to the trumpet soars; impressive, creative, cathartic.

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

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

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $13.95    




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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 improvisers to evolve fervid and powerfully sonorous environments.

Frith, Fred / Hardy Fox: A Day Hanging Dead Between Heaven And Earth
Frith, Fred / Hardy Fox:
A Day Hanging Dead Between Heaven And Earth

(Klanggalerie -- Austria )


Price: $17.95    




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Fred Frith's solo career started on the West Coast Ralph Records label, home of The Residents; Frith met Residents front man Hardy Fox in passing in 1991, making recordings on a Pacific beach using Fox's Walkman, which they brought to a multi-track studio to record the basis for an ultimately unreleased album, now revived decades later as Fox rediscovered this fascinating material.

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

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


Price: $15.95    




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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.

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

(Les Disques Victo -- 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]
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.

Anker, Lotte / Fred Frith: Edge Of The Light
Anker, Lotte / Fred Frith:
Edge Of The Light

(Intakt -- Switzerland )


Price: $18.95    




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An intimate dialog between frequent collaborators, UK guitarist Fred Frith and Copenhagen saxophonist Lotte Anker, both players listening carefully as they interact in a fragile dialog of profound technique and inventive approach, using texture and nuance to create unusual and captivating interchanges that demonstrate how compatible these two very different instruments can be.

Frith, Fred / Danielle Palardy Roger: Pas de deux nouveau
Frith, Fred / Danielle Palardy Roger:
Pas de deux nouveau

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Live recordings from this great pair of improvisors, selected from their performances at Festival des musiques de creation in Saguenay and at La Sala Rossa in Montreal.

Art Bears: Hopes and Fears
Art Bears:
Hopes and Fears

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Braxton, Anthony / Frith, Fred: Duo (Victoriaville) 2005
Braxton, Anthony / Frith, Fred:
Duo (Victoriaville) 2005

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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Skeleton Crew: Learn to Talk and Country of Blinds [2 CDs]
Skeleton Crew:
Learn to Talk and Country of Blinds [2 CDs]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $19.95    




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Art Bears: The World As it Is Today
Art Bears:
The World As it Is Today

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Frith, Fred: Stone, Brick, Glass, Wood, Wire (Graphic Scores 1986-96)(2CDs)
Frith, Fred:
Stone, Brick, Glass, Wood, Wire (Graphic Scores 1986-96)(2CDs)

(Angelica -- Italy )


Price: $29.95    




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RESTOCKED: Fred Frith's 1999 box set, presenting a large, flexible ensemble project using marked photographs and rules as scores while Frith directs and conducts as well as performing; permanent members are Ikue Mori and Zeena Parkins, otherwise the balance of the 44 strong ensemble changes; recordings here are taken from 5 concerts, including the first in 1992 at AngelicA.

Art Bears: Winter Songs
Art Bears:
Winter Songs

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $16.95    




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Frith, Derome, Tanguay, Boisen: All is bright, but it is not day
Frith, Derome, Tanguay, Boisen:
All is bright, but it is not day

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Explosive, psychedelic music from the trio of Jean Derome, Fred Frith, and Pierre Tanguay recorded and mixed by Myles Boisen.

Henry Cow: In Praise of Learning
Henry Cow:
In Praise of Learning

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $14.95    




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Frith, Fred Guitar Quartet: Ayaya Moses
Frith, Fred Guitar Quartet:
Ayaya Moses

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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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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