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Shyu, Jen & Jade Tongue: Zero Grasses: Ritual for the Losses

Label: Pi Recordings
Product Code: 30287
Catalog Code: Pi 88
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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An articulate and important collection of songs devoted to the marginalized voices of women around the world from NY vocalist Jen Shyu, performed in a masterful quintet with Ambrose Akinmusire on trumpet, Mat Maneri on viola, Thomas Morgan on bass, Dan Weiss on drums, Shyu singing and performing on percussion, piano, Taiwanese moon lute, and Japanese biwa.


Mattrey, Joanna : Veiled

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 28786
Catalog Code: RPR 1095
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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The first solo record for NY violist Joanna Mattrey, performing also on the Stroh violin, in a deep exploration of the sound possibilities for both instruments, using preparations to alter the resonance of the viola, masking its overtly singing and beautiful nature and allowing for unexpected and unusual textures which weave around melodic lines; unique and fascinating.


Ward, Alex Item 4: Where We Were

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 28785
Catalog Code: RPR 1106
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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UK guitarist Alex Ward's quartet featuring his compositions for improvisers, performed with a set of younger players on London's free improv scene--Charlotte Keeffe on trumpet & flugelhorn, Otto Willberg on double bass, and Andrew Lisle on drums--heard here in two intricately exciting 2018 concerts in London at Set Dalston Lane and at Cafe Oto Project Space.


Ward, Alex : Frames

Label: Relative Pitch
Product Code: 28784
Catalog Code: RPR 1105
Country: USA
 
Price: $8.95



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Originally a clarinetist, UK improviser Alex Ward began exploring the guitar in rock settings, first bringing the instrument to his improv work around the year 2000 with N.E.W. (w/ Steve Noble & John Edwards); this is his 1st solo guitar album, showing a wide range of styles that embrace improv, rock and compositional styles, a remarkable display of skill and creative drive.


Fox, Christopher : Music For Piano

Label: ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd
Product Code: 28783
Catalog Code: ezz-thetics 1018
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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Six compositions for solo piano written by English composerb Christopher Fox between 1991 and 2015, performed by Netherlands pianist John Snijders at Abbey Road Studios in London, each work uniquely approached in both writing and performance, each a concept or style that brings something unique to Fox's music while still retaining his voice and character in composition.


Vergara, Benjamin / Fred Frith: Fanfarrisimo [VINYL]

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 28769
Catalog Code: TDB90004LP
Country: 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.


Akiyama, Tetuzi / Herve Boghossian: Suketchi

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 28767
Catalog Code: TDB9035CD
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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Translating to "sketch", the duo of Japanese improvising guitarist Tetuzi Akiyama and French guitarist Hervé Boghossian recorded these sketches in the studio in Marseille, France, seven succinct free improvisations of an open and intuitively lyrical nature performed on acoustic guitars, in a gorgeous album of uniquely spacious interlaced string improvisation.


Bec, Mathieu / Robin Servant: Escarbilles

Label: Tour de Bras
Product Code: 28766
Catalog Code: TD9037CD
Country: Canada
 
Price: $15.95



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The Canadian free improvising duo of accordionist Robin Servant (GGRIL, P.O.W.E.R., Danielle Palardy Roger) and drummer Mathieu Bec (Dubovnik, Michel Doneda) are heard in this 2019 performance at la Maison de la Culture du Pic Champlain, in a gripping set of dialogs using preparations and extended techniques to create unusual sonic approaches to both instruments.


Kaplan, Noah Quartet: Out Of The Hole

Label: ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd
Product Code: 28763
Catalog Code: ezz-thetics 1017
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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West Coast composer and saxophonist Noah Kaplan, associated with Anthony Coleman, David Tronzo, Peter Erskine, Rinde Eckert, Joe Morris, Mat Maneri, Joe Maneri, &c., here in his 3rd album with his Noah Kaplan Quartet, in a set of original compositions and one standard performed with Joe Morris (guitar), Giacomo Merega (electric bass) & Jason Nazary (drums, electronics).


Polwechsel / Klaus Lang: Unseen

Label: ezz-thetics by Hat Hut Records Ltd
Product Code: 28762
Catalog Code: ezz-thetics 1016
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $17.95



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The innovative acoustic free improvising ensemble Polwechsel, bridging contemporary music and free improvisation in ways that sound deceptively electroacoustic and comprised of Michael Moser on cello, Werner Dafeldecker on double bass, and Martin Brandlmayr & Burkhard Beins on cymbals & percussion, are joined by Klaus Lang performing on the church organ of St. Lambrecht's Abbey.


Brotzmann, Peter: 14 Love Poems [VINYL]

Label: Cien Fuegos
Product Code: 28760
Catalog Code: CF 023LP
Country: Germany
 
Price: $29.95



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Reissuing German saxophonist Peter Brötzmann's 1984 solo album on the FMP label, inspired by a poetry booklet by Kenneth Patchen of the same name, a little known poet whose booklet Brötzmann carried with him around the time of this recording, evoking passionate and emotional playing on alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, clarinets, & tarogato.


Lucier, Alvin: String Noise [2 CDs]

Label: Black Truffle
Product Code: 28759
Catalog Code: BT 061CD
Country: Australia
 
Price: $18.95



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Continuing Black Truffle's series documenting the recent work of legendary American experimental composer Alvin Lucier, the duo String Noise of violinists Conrad Harris & Pauline Harris Kim present three long-form compositions exploring acoustic phenomena, including echolocation ("Tapper"), inter-violin resonance ("In Love Song") and sustaining long tones ("Halo").


Cabado, Tomas / Christoph Schiller: Unconscious Archives

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 28758
Catalog Code: at153
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Swiss prepared spinet player Christoph Schiller and Argentine guitarist-composer Tomás Cabado, whose work is found on the Wandelweiser label, met in Schiller's studio in Basel to perform compositions from both and to improvise, recording this wonderfully relaxed but compelling music that exists in the fertile grey area between composition and improvisation.


Falzone, J.P.A. / Morgan Evans-Weiler: Chordioid [2 CDs]

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 28757
Catalog Code: at152x2
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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2 CDs of works for violin, piano & vibraphone, composed and performed by two young American composers and members of the ensemble Ordinary Affects, who have recorded music by the Jurg Frey, Magnus Granberg, Michael Pisaro, Eva Maria Houben, &c.; the 1st disc presents the Feldman-esque work of JPA Falzone, while the 2nd contains an exquisite new work by Morgan Evans-Weiler.


Yudo, Luiz Henrique : Chamber Works' played by Apartment House

Label: Another Timbre
Product Code: 28755
Catalog Code: at150
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Apartment House play five chamber pieces by American outsider composer Luiz Henrique Yudo, most of whose works are transcriptions into sound of existing artworks, including three short pieces with dedication, the 5 part and quirky "Five Palindromes" and followed by an extraordinary long work based on the patterns in colour artworks, "The Donald Judd Harmonies".


Zingaro, Carlos / Ernesto Rodrigues / Guilherme Rodrigues / Hernani Faustino / Jose Oliveira : Pentahedron

Label: Creative Sources
Product Code: 28754
Catalog Code: cs642
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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An impressive highly interactive and extended improvisation focused mostly on strings, with label leader Ernesto Rodrigues on viola, Guilherme Rodrigues on cello, plus Red Trio's Hernani Fasutino on double bass and legendary Portuguese violinist Carlo Zingaro, with Jose Oliveira adding active percussive interaction, captured live at the CreativeFest XIII in 2019.


Robinson, Perry / Andrea Centazzo: The Journey

Label: Ictus
Product Code: 28752
Catalog Code: ICT 177
Country: Italy
 
Price: $13.95



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In the spring of 2015 multi-reedist and wind player Perry Robinson travelled to Southern California for a series of concerts, recording this duo with Italian percussionist living on the US West Coast Andrea Centazzo, a free and open session with Robison on clarinet, micro ocarina & bird calls, and Centazzo also using a MalletKat & sampling.


Quatuor Bozzini: Ana Sokolovic: Short Stories [Used Item]

Label: Collection QB
Product Code: 28749
Catalog Code: CQB 1925
Country: Canada
 
Price: $13.95



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Long-time collaborators the Quatuor Bozzini string quartet of Clemens Merkel, Alissa Cheung, Stephanie Bozzini and Isabelle Bozzini join with Slavic composer living in Montreal Ana Sokolovic, to present a series of 14 short works -- "Ghost 1" & "Ghost 2"; "Commedia dell'arte" in 10 movements; "Blanc dominant"; and "Troisieme page apres le soleil".


D. L., Jean (w/ Hermant / Ranaldo / Young): Forays

Label: Shhpuma
Product Code: 28748
Catalog Code: SHH058CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $11.95



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A set of beautiful electro-acoustic compositions, dream-like and rich in details using sources of acoustic instruments, field recordings, guitar, electronics and voice, organized into hazy and beautiful reflections, with contributions from Margaret Hermant on xylophone & violin, Jeremy Young on electronics, and Lee Ranaldo providing field recordings and voice.


Toned (Corder / Suarez / Weeks): The Private Sector

Label: Shhpuma
Product Code: 28746
Catalog Code: SHH058CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $11.95



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Schizophrenically skronky improv of ea-cutups and semi-maniacal segments that resolve to near-stillness from the West Coast TONED trio of Nathan Corder on electronics, Leo Suarez on drums, and Tom Weeks on sax, using a nonlinear and nonhierarchical organizational process and multiple layers of compositional feedback loops to create unpredictably bizarre and overtly fun music.


Draksler, Kaja Octet: Out For Stars

Label: Clean Feed
Product Code: 28741
Catalog Code: CF534CD
Country: Portugal
 
Price: $14.95



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After setting music for the poetry of Pablo Neruda and Andriana Minou (Gledalec), Slovenian pianist Kaja Draksler turns to the work of Robert Frost in a set of 7 sophisticated compositions, sung by Laura Polence & Bjork Nielsdottir in an improvising octet with reedists Ab Baars & Ada Rave, violinist George Dumitriu, bassist Lennart Heyndels and drummer Onno Govaert.


Day & Taxi: Devotion [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Percaso
Product Code: 28740
Catalog Code: 38
Country: Switzerland
 
Price: $29.95



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A melodically subtle and sophisticated album of twenty improvisations composed by saxophonist Christoph Gallio and performed with Gerry Hemingway on drums and Silvan Jeger on electric bass, with Friederike Mayrocker providing words on several tracks, the compositions as short as 19 seconds and a long as 7:40, each dedicated to visual artists and colleagues.


Acid Mothers Temple: Nam Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo [VINYL 2 LPs RSD]

Label: SPACE AGE
Product Code: 28737
Catalog Code: ORBIT 065LP
Country: E.U.
 
Price: $31.95



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Acid Mothers Temple's Nam Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo was first released on CD in 2007 by Ace Fu Records, here re-mastered for vinyl, "Nam Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo" being a phrase expounded by a 13th century Japanese Buddhist monk called Nichiren translating loosely to "I devote myself to the Mystic Law of the Lotus Sutra" or "... the Wonderful Dharma of the Lotus Flower Teaching".


Slapp Happy: Acnalbasac Noom [VINYL RSD]

Label: Our Swimmer
Product Code: 28735
Catalog Code: WELLE 102LP
Country: Germany
 
Price: $27.95



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Acnalbasac Noom was Slapp Happy's second LP, recorded in 1973, and engineered by Kurt Grauner in Faust's legendary Wumme Studio using Faust as the Slapphappy house band; it was originally rejected by Virgin Records, who made the group re-record the album with different musicians as Casablanca Moon, though through time Acnalbasac is still the definitive and preferred edition.


Lagin, Ned: Seastones: Set 4 and Set 5 [BLUE VINYL RSD]

Label: Important Records
Product Code: 28734
Catalog Code: IMPREC 479LP
Country: USA
 
Price: $23.95



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A blue vinyl Record Store Day 2020 release from Ned Lagin in a pioneering electronic composition interweaving metaphors from nature, science, art and music and the origins of music, originally released by the Grateful Dead 's Round Records in 1975 and including musicians Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, David Crosby, Grace Slick, David Freiberg, Mickey Hart and Spencer Dryden.


Rowe, Keith / Mark Wastell: Live At I-And-E [VINYL RSD]

Label: Confront
Product Code: 28733
Catalog Code: CORE 002LP
Country: UK
 
Price: $25.95



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Performing at The Printing House, in Dublin, Ireland, the duo of Keith Rowe on guitar & electronics and Mark Wastell on amplified textures & electronics are heard in their final set of the evening, louder and more gestural, taking the audience on a long musically referential journey of theme, statement and variations, seemingly traditional yet using unique strategies.


RG Rough / Makoto Kawabata: RG Rough / Makoto Kawabata [VINYL RSD]

Label: Bam Balam Records
Product Code: 28732
Catalog Code: BBLP 074LP
Country: France
 
Price: $19.95



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A Record Store Day 2020 LP of the collaboration between Acid Mothers Temple guitarist Kawabata Makoto and French/British multi-instrumentalis RG Rough, using guitar drones, electronics, concrete sounds and percussion to create a sonic junble, occasionally soothed by a near-lullaby, only to be subsumed by a cascade of strings or fades into a repetitive minimal piano figure.


Caines, Ron / Martin Archer AXIS: Dream Feathers

Label: Discus
Product Code: 28721
Catalog Code: 88CD
Country: UK
 
Price: $14.95



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The "AXIS" of UK saxophonist Ron Caines and multi-reedist Martin Archer, also on organ and electronics, in a subtle septet with outstanding players including Laura Cole on piano and Johnny Hunter on drums, in a set of dream-like and lyrically beautiful improvisations, merging electronics and horns over a powerfully solid rhythm section that create warm textural cycles.


Geordie Approach, The (Birkeland / Fadnes / Charkey): Shields

Label: Discus
Product Code: 28720
Catalog Code: 84CDd
Country: UK
 
Price: $15.95



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Two Norwegians and a Geordie (ie, NE Englander), from drummer Stale Birkeland, saxophonist Petter Frost Fadnes, and guitarist Chris Sharkey, since 2007 creating epic works of rich electroacoustic improvisation, recording their third album after extensive touring through Europe and Japan, using the the natural resonance of the Chapel FM, in Leeds to enrich their sound.


Waade, Adrian Loseth : Kitchen Music

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 28716
Catalog Code: NKM018CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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Norwegian violinist Adrian Løseth Waade's first release as a leader is this melodically-inclined album of brightly evocative improvisation, buoyant strings and creative rhythmic drive with Waade providing all compositions, performed with Kjartan Laereid Gullikstad on guitar, Bardur Reinert Poulsen on bass, and Simon Olderskog Albertsen on drums.


Cleaver, Gerald: Signs [VINYL + DOWNLOAD]

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 28713
Catalog Code: LP-577R-5832
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Taking his cues from the electronic music of his Detroit roots, free jazz drummer Gerald Cleaver presents an album of synthetic rhythms and sonic landscape, each piece composed in detailed arrangements of compelling and adventurous structures, from propulsive grooves to sinuous soundscapes, a surprising and exciting twist showing Cleaver's strong compositional skills.


Niblock, Phill: Music for Organs

Label: Matiere Memoire
Product Code: 28701
Catalog Code: MATME005CD
Country: Belgium
 
Price: $15.95



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Two massive drone works for organ and pre-recorded tracks commissioned by Musica Festival Strasbourg for organist Hampus Lindwall, with tapes by Emanuel Schmelzer-Ziringer, each piece titled anagrammatically (ie. Nagro = Organ) and recorded with the composer at the Manufacture d'orgues Thomas and Orgelbau Klais organ in the Collegiale Sainte-Waudru, in Mons, Belgium.


Sharp, Elliott / Sergio Sorrentino: Spilla'

Label: ANTS Records
Product Code: 28287
Catalog Code: AG21
Country: Italy
 
Price: $14.95



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'Spilla' means 'to play' in the language of Neapolitan musicians, and playing here are NY guitarist and composer Elliott Sharp and Italian guitarist Sergio Sorrentino, presenting world premier recordings of 4 works recorded live in Vercelli, Italy: two improvisations and two graphic scores performed on electric guitar with incredible technique and passion.


Kurka, Irene : Chants

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Product Code: 24783
Catalog Code: EWR 1710
Country: Germany
 
Price: $12.95



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Soprano vocalist Irene Kurka performs two works works by Antoine Beuger, and one each by Christopher Fox, Eva-Maria Houben, and Thomas Stiegler, accompanied by Antoine Beuger on flute for his composition "Chants de Passage"; 5 beautiful, unhurried works that bring the delicate beauty of each compositions, and of Kurka's refined voice, to a resonant foreground.