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Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi : Caught in the dilemma of being made to choose" This makes the modesty which should never been closed off itself Continue to ask itself: "Ready or not? [VINYL 2 LPS]

Label: Black Truffle
Product Code: 32448
Catalog Code: BT 097LP
Country: Australia
 
Price: $42.95



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The 11th release from the trio of Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke and Oren Ambarchi, in two extraordinary works spread across a double LP gatefold release; first a collaborative long distance project commissioned by Issue Project Room during the pandemic; then a live performance at Tokyo's SuperDeluxe in three extended improvisations with Haino on both drums and guitar.


Great Waitress (Mayas / Brooks / Altman): Back, Before

Label: Splitrec
Product Code: 32383
Catalog Code: 30
Country: Australia
 
Price: $16.95



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Gorgeously subtle improvisation of a primarily acoustic nature through unfolding soundscapes of intricate restraint and deep listening, from the trio of Berlin pianist Magda Mayas and Sydney improvisers Monica Brooks on accordion and Laura Altman on clarinet & feedback, in their 4th release, recorded live in the reverberant church hall of the Annandale Creative Arts Centre.


Rose, Jon: State of Play [2 CDs]

Label: Recommended Records
Product Code: 32108
Catalog Code: ReR JR8
Country: Australia
 
Price: $19.95



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An expansive double album from Australian violinist and mad genius Jon Rose, in solo, duo and odd orchestral settings, including tracks with Jim Denley, Clayton Thomas, Robbie Avenaim, &c.; a project with a 32-string automaton violin + string ensemble; a work for a casino-music driven player-piano; a dueling banjo and interactively bowed violin, &c. &c.; masterfully inexplicable!


Niblock, Phill: Ghosts And Others

Label: Room40
Product Code: 31746
Catalog Code: RM 4181CD
Country: Australia
 
Price: $19.95



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An engrossing set of compositions through field recordings captured around the globe, transitioning by passages of trains, trucks and cars and accompanied by unusual percussive elements and strange melodies, as Niblock invites us to a funeral procession, a collective farm, and untold other exotic and fascinating streets and unexpected environments.


Jerman / Barnes: Hiss Lift

Label: Room40
Product Code: 31719
Catalog Code: RM 4180CD
Country: Australia
 
Price: $18.95



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Two extended sound collages and cut-ups from field recordings and percussion recorded during tours from 2014 to 2017, the title taken from a sign in one of the hotels that Jerman & Barnes stayed at, apt for the mix of punctuating locations, dissipating noise and unusual percussive passages, a fascinating journey that expands and contracts to make captivating stories.


Nakamura, Toshimaru: Culvert - No-Input Mixing Board 10

Label: Room40
Product Code: 31718
Catalog Code: RM 4179CD
Country: Australia
 
Price: $18.95



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The 10th release in Japanese experimental sound artist Toshimaru Nakamura's No Input Mixing Board (NIMB) instrument series, composing from the ephemeral and extraneous sounds of a mixing board with nothing connected, these assertive pieces composed in his home studio while reflecting on the changes and obscuring of many of Tokyo's small streams and rivers.


Mayas, Magda / Tina Douglas: Objects Of Interest [CD + BOOK]

Label: Room40
Product Code: 31715
Catalog Code: RM 4164CD
Country: Australia
 
Price: $26.95



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Following the visual scores of multi-disciplinary artist Tina Douglas, pianist Magda Mayas uses objects and preparations on piano, clavinet & rhodes keyboards to expand on Douglas' sculptural and tactile scores, exposing the fragility or imperfections in each, allowing one melody, chord or noise to become the focus of Maya's aural rendering and interpretations.


Ensemble Nist-Nah: Elders [VINYL]

Label: Black Truffle
Product Code: 31595
Catalog Code: BT 086LP
Country: Australia
 
Price: $33.95



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The debut of Ensemble Nist-Nah, a nine-piece collective group of French percussionists led by Nantes-based Australian drummer and percussionist Will Guthrie, incorporating a diverse set of influences including Gamelan performance, contemporary composition, noise and jazz into rich and ecstatic performances, an exciting album of informed approaches to modern and traditional percussion.


Ensemble Nist-Nah: Elders

Label: Black Truffle
Product Code: 31594
Catalog Code: BT 086CD
Country: Australia
 
Price: $15.95



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The debut of Ensemble Nist-Nah, a nine-piece collective group of French percussionists led by Nantes-based Australian drummer and percussionist Will Guthrie, incorporating a diverse set of influences including Gamelan performance, contemporary composition, noise and jazz into rich and ecstatic performances, an exciting album of informed approaches to modern and traditional percussion.


Samartzis, Philip / Eugene Ughetti: Array [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Room40
Product Code: 31465
Catalog Code: RM 4152LP
Country: Australia
 
Price: $23.95



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A 3-part performance work exploring the effects of powerful climate forces affecting the poles of our planet, as Philip Samartzis and Eugene Ughetti use recordings of radar & scientific instrumentation used in upper atmospheric research along with custom built instruments, producing a unique series of textures, rhythmic cycles, resonances, and timbral phenomena.


Rosenfled, Marina: Teenage Lontano [VINYL w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Room40
Product Code: 31464
Catalog Code: RM 4121LP
Country: Australia
 
Price: $23.95



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Two large scale choral compositions recorded at New York City's Park Avenue Armory and at South London Gallery: ""Teenage Lontano" re-envisions composer Gyorgy Ligeti's 1960s orchestral work, using an immersive sound environment and the collective voices of an ensemble of teenagers; in "roygbiv&b" a teen ensemble in London riff off of mis-hearings of the acronym "ROYGBIV".


Ishibashi, Eiko: For McCoy [VINYL]

Label: Black Truffle
Product Code: 31371
Catalog Code: BT 084LP
Country: Australia
 
Price: $29.95



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Using musique concrète techniques, ECM-inspired jazz, rich layers of synths and hints of pop into immersive and affecting structures, composer Eiko Ishibashi, along with collaborators including Jim O'Rourke on guitar & acoustic bass, create a musical portrayal in two parts plus a coda of the character Jack McCoy, portrayed by Sam Waterston in the TV show Law & Order.


Behrman, David w/ Jon Gibson / Werner Durand : ViewFinder / Hide & Seek [VINYL]

Label: Black Truffle
Product Code: 31092
Catalog Code: BT 082LP
Country: Australia
 
Price: $31.95



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Three realizations of composer David Behrman's "Unforseen Events" work using computer algorithms to respond to pitch cues from an instrumentalist, first in Berlin in 1989 with Curran and Werner Durand on soprano sax, then in NY in 1999 with Jon Gibson on soprano sax; plus "ViewFinder" with Werner Durand using a motion-triggered camera to alter electronic & wind instrumental sound.


Toop, David / Akio Suzuki / Lawrence English: Breathing Spirit Forms [CD & BOOK]

Label: Room40
Product Code: 31052
Catalog Code: RM 4171CD
Country: Australia
 
Price: $24.95



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Six site-specific and exotic electroacoustic improvisations recorded during a residency in Australia's Tamborine Mountain from the duo of visiting sound improvisers David Toop and Akio Suzuki, joined by Lawrence English, using the environmental sounds of each location along with flutes, sticks, stones, a sponge & hand mirror, shortwave radio, electronics, percussion, &c.


Curran, Alvin: Fiori Chiari, Fiori Oscuri [VINYL]

Label: Black Truffle
Product Code: 30798
Catalog Code: BT 078LP
Country: Australia
 
Price: $35.95



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Translating to "Light Flowers, Dark Flowers", Alvin Curran's 1978 release on his cooperative Ananda label receives its first remaster and reissue, bringing to life this joyfully surreal album of synthetic and acoustic instruments, field recordings and voice, unveiling itself like a cinematic work of dovetailed stories both reflective and energetically active.


Haino, Keiji / Jim O'Rourke / Oren Ambarchi: Each side has a depth of 5 seconds A polka dot pattern in horizontal array A flickering that moves vertically [VINYL]

Label: Black Truffle
Product Code: 30372
Catalog Code: BT 074LP
Country: Australia
 
Price: $28.95



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Focused on powerful sonic environments, the 10th release from the trio of Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke and Oren Ambarchi find all three using electronics to create huge canvases over which Ambarchi performs on pedal steel, O'Rourke on synth and Haino on Suona, a Chinese double-reed, capturing this exceptional 4-part improvisation live at SuperDeluxe, in Tokyo, 2017.


Shea, David: The Thousand Buddha Caves

Label: Room40
Product Code: 30103
Catalog Code: RM 4125CD
Country: Australia
 
Price: $18.95



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Composer, keyboardist and conceptualist David Shea continues his musical journeys through the world's ancient trading routes that began with his albums Hsi-Yu Chi, The Tower of Mirrors, Satyricon and Rituals, here in ten encompassing compositions exploring the trading route from ancient Xian to Rome, through music, stories, history and Buddhist influences.


Lucier, Alvin: Works for the Ever Present Orchestra [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Black Truffle
Product Code: 29333
Catalog Code: BT 060LP
Country: Australia
 
Price: $29.95



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Pieces written for the Ever Present Orchestra, a 13-piece ensemble formed in 2016 exclusively to perform composer Alvin Lucier's works, with a core of 4 guitarists, 3 saxophones, 4 violins and piano, here presenting Lucier's continuing exploration of the behaviour of sound in physical space, blending electronic and acoustic sources with subtle tension and mystery.


Mattin : Songbook #5 [VINYL] [Used Item]

Label: Disembraining Machine
Product Code: 29035
Catalog Code: What Is Not Music? #1
Country: Australia
 
Price: $14.95



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Mattin takes 5 spontaneous 5-minute songs from 5 musicians, and a 25 minute concert structured by 5 instructions based on those song titles, then records vocals for the 5 songs as a singing lecture, then superimposes all 3 to create the five 5-minutes songs on this album.


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").


Mattin : Songbook #5 [VINYL] [Used Item]

Label: Disembraining Machine
Product Code: 27672
Catalog Code: What Is Not Music? #1
Country: Australia
 
Price: $12.86



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Mattin takes 5 spontaneous 5-minute songs from 5 musicians, and a 25 minute concert structured by 5 instructions based on those song titles, then records vocals for the 5 songs as a singing lecture, then superimposes all 3 to create the five 5-minutes songs on this album.


Spence, Alister / Satoko Fujii Orchestra Kobe: Imagine Meeting You Here

Label: Alister Spence Music
Product Code: 27171
Catalog Code: ASM008
Country: Australia
 
Price: $16.95



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Australian composer Alister Spence wrote this in five parts composed for an improvising orchestra, which was first premiered in 2016 by Satoko Fujii's orchestras in Kobe, Nagoya and Tokyo, and the Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra; this recordings in 2017 at Big Apple Jazz Club in Kobe revisits the work with Fujii's Orchestra Kobe, conducted by the composer.


Sinton's, Josh Predicate Trio (w / Chris Hoffman / Tom Rainey): Making Bones

Label: Iluso
Product Code: 26619
Catalog Code: IRCD14
Country: Australia
 
Price: $14.95



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Concentrating on the lower reeds, baritone saxophone and bass clarinetist Josh Sinton's Predicate Trio brings the best of New York's Downtown improv scene through drummer Tom Rainey and cellist Christopher Hoffman, the album opening with a submerged baritone solo leading to seven original Sinton compositions and two uniquely mischievous and informed collective improvisations.


O'Malley, Stephen / Anthony Pateras: Reve Noir

Label: Immediata
Product Code: 25449
Catalog Code: IMM013
Country: Australia
 
Price: $23.95



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Pianist Anthony Pateras and guitarist Stephen O'Malley (Sunn O))) performed a concert in 2011 at Instants Chavires in 2011, which they took into the studio to deconstruct and recompose on 1/4 inch tape, creating a compelling landscape of fractured musique concrete, introspective meditations, electro-acoustic textures and heavy guitar; includes a 20 page interview with O'Malley.


176 (Chris Abrahams / Anthony Pateras): Music In Eight Octaves

Label: Immediata
Product Code: 24298
Catalog Code: IMM011
Country: Australia
 
Price: $18.95



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In 2005 Australian pianists Chris Abrahams (The Necks) and Anthony Pateras multi-tracked 4 takes in each octave of the piano, superimposing them over each other to create a kaleidoscopic maelstrom of pianistic energy, layers of piano creating a hypnotic and dizzying set of textures and unexpected sonic intersections.


Pateras, Anthony: Blood Stretched Out

Label: Immediata
Product Code: 24011
Catalog Code: IMM008
Country: Australia
 
Price: $15.95



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A dramatic work for solo piano, exploring sound phenomena in fast repetitions that generate whirlpools of overtones, "Blood Stretched Out" is the primary track on composer & pianist Anthony Pateras' first solo album in 10 years, paired with "Chronochromatics", recorded live at The Loft in Cologne as part of the Plush Music Festival in 2013.


North Of North (Anthony Pateras / Scott Tinkler / Erkki Veltheim): The Moment In and Of Itself

Label: Immediata
Product Code: 22219
Catalog Code: IMM006
Country: Australia
 
Price: $15.95



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Drawing from Xenakian architextures, Carterian set theory, Carnatic music, sharp-edged pointillism & orchestrational symbiosis, pianist Anthony Pateras steps back from electronic music for chamber-oriented improvisations with trumpeter Scott Tinkler & voilinist Erkki Veltheim.


Astral Colonels (Anthony Pateras / Valerio Tricoli): Good Times in the End Times

Label: Immediata
Product Code: 21983
Catalog Code: IMM005
Country: Australia
 
Price: $15.95



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Anthony Pateras & Valerio Tricoli worked 7 years transforming pianos, organs, harpsichords, tape machines and synthesizers into an expansive sonic otherworld that celebrates the "End of Times" in three parts; a meticulous and fascinating work.


Mattin : Songbook #5 [VINYL]

Label: Disembraining Machine
Product Code: 20408
Catalog Code: What Is Not Music? #1
Country: Australia
 
Price: $18.95



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Mattin takes 5 spontaneous 5-minute songs from 5 musicians, and a 25 minute concert structured by 5 instructions based on those song titles, then records vocals for the 5 songs as a singing lecture, then superimposes all 3 to create the five 5-minutes songs on this album.


Abrahams, Chris / Clare Cooper: Germ Studies For Guzheng & DX7

Label: Splitrec
Product Code: 20294
Catalog Code: 19
Country: Australia
 
Price: $26.95



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The Australian duo of pianist Chris Abrahams (Necks) & Berlin harpist Clare Cooper in a series of 198 short improvisations performed on Yamaha DX7 and the 14th century Guzheng harp, presented with 198 illustrations in an unusual and obsessively rewarding project.


Denley, Jim: Through Fire, Crevice and The Hidden Valley

Label: Splitrec
Product Code: 20293
Catalog Code: 16
Country: Australia
 
Price: $17.95



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Recorded live in an Australian National Park on a 15-day walk, saxophonist Jim Denley performs solo on the alto saxophone in response to and in conversation with the environment around him using the natural acoustics of this rugged and awe-inspiring region.


SSL (Gorfinkel, Dale / Robbie Avenaim): Sonic Systems Laboratory

Label: Splitrec
Product Code: 20291
Catalog Code: 18
Country: Australia
 
Price: $17.95



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Two unusual approaches to the vibraphone in a duo--Dale Gorfinkel using the tremolo mechanism, additional motors, bows and creative percussive techniques; and Robbie Avenaim using homemade electronic sticks and vibrating objects to create rhythms and textures.


Gorfinkel, Dale: Switches & Hose [VINYL]

Label: Splitrec
Product Code: 20289
Catalog Code: 25
Country: Australia
 
Price: $22.95



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Dale Gorfinkel is a multi-instrumentalist, improvisor, instrument creator and installation artist, creating unexpected aural environments exploring acoustic phenomena or creating acoustic sculptures using common materials like switches, balloons, hoses, cages, &c.


Gorfinkel, Dale: Switches & Hose

Label: Splitrec
Product Code: 20288
Catalog Code: 25
Country: Australia
 
Price: $19.95



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Dale Gorfinkel is a multi-instrumentalist, improvisor, instrument creator and installation artist, creating unexpected aural environments exploring acoustic phenomena or creating acoustic sculptures using common materials like switches, balloons, hoses, cages, &c.


Candlesnuffer: Wakool

Label: Room40
Product Code: 07949
Catalog Code: EDRM 412CD
Country: Australia
 
Price: $12.95



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Wakool is an interrogation into an expanded range of techniques and gestures from David Brown playing banjo, electroacoustic guitar, bandura, and eukolin.








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