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No Base Trio: NBT II [2 CDs]

Label: Setola Di Maiale
Product Code: 32700
Catalog Code: SM4490-4500
Country: Italy
 
Price: $19.95



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"No Base Trio releases their spectacular and completely improvised works in their second studio album, "NBT II." The experimental ensemble continues its musical journey by releasing this immersive double album under the radical label Se...


Cuni, Amelia / Alex Mendizabal: Stimmen Aus Himmel Und Holle

Label: ANTS Records
Product Code: 32403
Catalog Code: AG25
Country: Italy
 
Price: $14.95



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Translating to "Voices from Heaven and Hell", the meeting of two Berlin artists--Amelia Cuni, whose vocal work is described as in/voluntary singing; and Alex Mendizabal, a sound artist who here electronically manipulates the voice of Cuni--using texts from poet Erin Honeycutt as the two apply diverse, fascinating and sometimes unnerving approaches to voice, utterance and expression.


Various Artists: Free Percussion/Water [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Tsss Tapes
Product Code: 32246
Catalog Code: tst030
Country: Italy
 
Price: $8.95



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Demonstrating the striking diversity modern solo percussionists present, the Italian tape label TSSS Tapes compiles an international set of solo works from explorers Tim Daisy, Jeph Jerman, Ted Byrnes, Wojtek Kurek, Clinton Green, Rie Nakajima, Emilio Berne, Shakeeb Abu Hamdan, Lucie Nezri, Karen Willems, Paolo Sanna, Li Qing, Carlos Godinho, and Rodrigo Vieira.


Nakajima, Rie / Takahiro Kawaguchi: Utsuho [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Tsss Tapes
Product Code: 32245
Catalog Code: tst 029
Country: Italy
 
Price: $8.95



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Rapid and lucid activity of mechanical and organic activity, a mad mechanism under the control of master machinists perking the ears in inexplicable ways, from the collaboration of Japanese sound artists Rie Nakajima and Takahiro Kawaguchi, their uncredited sources seemingly a mix of motors, bells, squeaky toys, material flurries, whistles, &c. &c.; playfully fascinating.


Lami, Giovanni / Giovanni di Domenico: Retrogress [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Tsss Tapes
Product Code: 32244
Catalog Code: tst 023
Country: Italy
 
Price: $8.95



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Four recordings from the collaboration of Italian sound artists Giovanni Di Domenico and Giovanni Lami, two prolific experimenters using real time manipulation of sounds that include piano, electronics and subliminal pulses, creating haunting cycles of muted progressions enveloped in harmonic environments, both tranquil and energetically compelling.


Carter, Daniel / William Parker / Federico Ughi: Navajo Sunrise

Label: Rudi Records
Product Code: 31957
Catalog Code: RRJ1016
Country: Italy
 
Price: $15.95



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"Daniel Carter's relaxed phrasing moves naturally between Parker's earthly bass sound and Ughi's sensitive drumming. This trio's music seems to be possessed by a light and welcoming spirit. A constant flux of energy, a three way dialogu...


Corner, Philip: On Tape From The Judson Years

Label: Alga Marghen
Product Code: 31636
Catalog Code: NMN 019CD
Country: Italy
 
Price: $19.95



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Early tape collage works from Fluxus founder and member of the Experimental Media Foundation Philip Corner, five distinct pieces recorded and developed between 1962 to 1963 in New York's Lower East Side, including Lucinda Pastime" for a a dance piece by Lucinda Childs, and "Oracle, a Canata on Images of War" commissioned by the Living Theatre; includes a 16-page booklet.


Bosseur, Jean-Yves: Musiques Vertes [VINYL]

Label: Holidays Records
Product Code: 31492
Catalog Code: HOL 128LP
Country: Italy
 
Price: $33.95



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French composer Jean-Yves Bosseur, a student of Henri Pousseur and Karlheinz Stockhausen, in an amazingly detailed 1980 work of 11 sonic expeditions, using an instrument developed by Jean-Pierre Armengaud and performed with a collective of local musicians and children, incorporating field recordings from French ornithologist Jean Claude Roché; startlingly original!


Bosetti, Alessandro : Plane / Talea 31-34 [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Holidays Records
Product Code: 31491
Catalog Code: HOL 120LP
Country: Italy
 
Price: $39.95



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An amazing album of vocal interactions from composer Alessandro Bosetti using his archive of samples developed from dozens of recording sessions with vocalists, used in polyphonic constructions of utterances to create textures, counterpoint and juxtapositions offset by spartan use of harpsichord, Ondes Martenot, Cristal Baschet, grand piano, analog synth and Hammond organ.


Lacy, Steve / Andrea Centazzo / Kent Carter: Trio Live [VINYL]

Label: Ictus
Product Code: 31345
Catalog Code: ICTUSRE 003LP
Country: Italy
 
Price: $29.95



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Recorded a few days after the Ictus duo album Clangs of percussionist and label leader Andrea Centazzo and soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, this 1977 release presents the joyfully sophisticated 1976 concert in Udine, Italy of the percussionist & saxophonist joined in a trio with double bassist Kent Carter, performing 5 improvisations including the 3-part "Tao" series.


Bailey, Derek / Andrea Centazzo: Drops [VINYL]

Label: Ictus
Product Code: 31344
Catalog Code: ICTUSRE 002LP
Country: Italy
 
Price: $29.95



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Originally released in 1977 during an extremely creative period for both UK free improvising guitarist Derek Bailey and Italian percussionist Andrea Centazzo, this 3rd album on the Ictus label finds both players defining each of these extraordinary improvisations through instrumental timbres, dynamics and metronome speeds chosen to suit each piece.


Lacy, Steve / Andrea Centazzo: Clangs [VINYL]

Label: Ictus
Product Code: 31343
Catalog Code: ICTUSRE 001LP
Country: Italy
 
Price: $29.95



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Reissuing the first release on the Ictus Records label run by percussionist Andrea Centazzo, this 1976 album was the culmination of two weeks of touring through Italy with saxophonist Steve Lacy, presented as a set of improvised free duets investigating timbral relationships, the fragmentation of melody, and abrasive, provocative noise.


Ongon: In Dispersione [VINYL]

Label: Loup editions
Product Code: 31046
Catalog Code: LE 01 LP
Country: Italy
 
Price: $20.95



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Antonio Bertoni's solo Ongon project, trying to remove the mistreatment that the Moroccan Gnawa Music suffers due to the heavy western productions, as he performs on the trance-inducing bass instrument guimbri, his hypnotic and exotic music set into a rich weaving of electronics, samples and concrete synthesis built ad hoc by Bertoni himself; reference Natural Information Society.


Ongon: Exuvia [WHITE VINYL]

Label: Loup editions
Product Code: 31045
Catalog Code: LE 00 EP
Country: Italy
 
Price: $17.95



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String player Antonio Bertoni (Leo Records, Astral Sprits) in his solo Ongon project seeks to bring back the shamanic elements of Moroccan Gnawa Music, particularly using the trance-inducing bass instrument guimbri, his hypnotic and exotic music set into a rich weaving of electronics, samples and concrete synthesis built ad hoc by Bertoni himself.


Takatsuki Trio Quartet w/ Tobias Delius / Alex Dorner: Berliner Quartette

Label: Orbit577
Product Code: 31023
Catalog Code: OR5024
Country: Italy
 
Price: $13.99



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The Berlin-based collective Takatsuki Trio of Rieko Okuda on piano, Antti Virtaranta on double bass and Joshua Weitzel on guitar & Shamisen are expanded to a Quartett in two extended live sets at Berlins' Kuhlspot Social Club in 2020, first in an expansive set with trumpeter Axel Dorner, and then an intensely active set with tenor saxophonist & clarinetist Tobias Delius.


Takatsuki Trio Quartett feat. Silke Eberhard: At Kuhlspot

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 30978
Catalog Code: CD-577R-5874
Country: Italy
 
Price: $13.95



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An extended improvisation performed live at Kuhlspot Social Club in Berlin from the Takatsuki Trio of Rieko Okuda on piano, Antti Virtaranta on bass and Joshua Weitzel on guitar & shamisen (a 3-stringed traditional Japanese instrument), captured at their monthly series expanding the trio to a "Quartett" for fresh perspective, here with alto saxophonist Silke Eberhard.


No Base Trio: No Base Trio [Used Item]

Label: Setola Di Maiale
Product Code: 30852
Catalog Code: 4180
Country: Italy
 
Price: $7.95



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The trio of alto saxophonist Jonathan Suazo, guitarist Gabriel Vicens, and drummer Leonardo Osuna, formed in 2010 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, emerging from a standards-based band influenced by jazz, rock, electronic and ambient music to a fully free improv group, focusing on creative improvisation that balances lyrical moments with raw sound & energetic momentum.


J. & F. Band, The : Cajun Blue

Label: Long Song Records
Product Code: 30717
Catalog Code: LSRCD153/2020
Country: Italy
 
Price: $15.95



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Following their first record with this powerful blues rock & jazz album, the Italian/US J & F Band of Tiziano Tononi (drums), Joe Fonda (bass), drummer/percussionist Jaimoe and Pach, Peewee Durante (keys), Alberto Mandarini (trumpet), Beppe Caruso (trombone) and Gianluigi Paganelli (tuba), with guest guitarist David Grissom and vocalist Lamar Williams Jr.


J. & F. Band, The (Fonda / Tononi / Durante / Grissom / Irabagon / Parrini / Rodgers / Sharrard)N: Me and the Devil

Label: Long Song Records
Product Code: 30557
Catalog Code: LSR158/2021
Country: Italy
 
Price: $15.95



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A powerful and effusive jazz rocking and danceable album of instrumentals and songs from the Italian/International J & F Band of drummer Tiziano Tononi, bassist Joe Fonda, plus guitarists David Grissom, Bobby Lee Rodgers & Scott Sharrard, keyboardist Pee Wee Durante, violinist Emanuele Parrini and saxophonist Jon Irabagon, recording in New Haven, CT; get it on!


NAD: dangereuXorcisms

Label: CKC
Product Code: 30513
Catalog Code: CKC 2014-001
Country: Italy
 
Price: $11.95



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A fun and lyrical jazz album that references a host of culture and style, performed in collaborations with the NAD core of keyboardist and "soundmaster" Nicola C. Salerno and guitarist Roberto Zorzi and artists including the ROVA Saxophone Quartet, presenting original compositions and eclectic covers from Ornette Coleman, Chocolat, and even Pink Floyd's "Interstellar Overdrive"!


Jerman, Jeph: Popular Fictions [CASSETTE w/ DOWNLOAD]

Label: Tsss Tapes
Product Code: 30210
Catalog Code: tst017
Country: Italy
 
Price: $8.95



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Two side-long compositions from audio explorer Jeph Jerman, assembled using recordings of objects including "mouth, stone, wood, glass, metal, paper, plastic, radio" plus field recordings made through the spring and summer of 2020 in and around Cottonwood, AZ, joined with audio contributions from Doug Theriault, Chris Reider, Julie Schubert, &c.


Di Domenico, Giovanni: Decay Music n. 4: Downtown Ethnic Music [VINYL]

Label: Die Schachtel
Product Code: 30101
Catalog Code: DSDM 004LP
Country: Italy
 
Price: $28.95



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The fourth release in Die Schachtel's Decay Music series is Italian composer Giovanni Di Domenico's Downtown Ethnic Music, a tapestry of synthetic and acoustic sources in a 4th world/Jon Hassell mode, with rhythms from drummer João Lobo, vocals by Pak Yan Lau and Patshiva CIE women choir, the horns of Ananta Roosens and Jordi Grognard; a gorgeous album of detailed ambience and atmosphere.


Brice, Olie / Binker Golding / Henry Kaiser / N.O. Moore / Eddie Prevost: The Secret Handshake with Danger Vol. One

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 30086
Catalog Code: 5860-1 CD
Country: Italy
 
Price: $13.99



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A merging of free jazz and free improvisation in the UK/US West Coast quintet of legendary AMM drummer Eddie Prévost, guitarist Henry Kaiser on "ismguitar", N.O. Moore on "guitarisism", Blinker Golding on saxophone and Olie Brice on double bass, in a rollicking album of electric jazz recorded in the studio in London for two exhilarating "Doors" of quick shifting improv.


Tucker, Dave / Pat Thomas / Thurston Moore / Mark Sanders: Educated Guess Vol. 1

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 30084
Catalog Code: 5833-1 CD
Country: Italy
 
Price: $13.99



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The "guess" was guitarist and electronics artist Dave Tucker's educated guess that these four musicians--himself, pianist/keyboardist Pat Thomas, guitarist Thurston Moore and drummer/percussionist Mark Sanders--would create someting extraordinary if he brought them together for a concert at London's Cafe OTO, this boundary-pushing album the indisputably successful result.


Gibbs, E. Jason: Wolves of Heaven

Label: Orbit577
Product Code: 30064
Catalog Code: CD-ORB5-OR5010
Country: Italy
 
Price: $13.99



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Working in a Derek Bailey vein of solo guitar improvisation, Portland, Maine improviser E. Jason Gibbs presents 14 performances on the acoustic guitar, cohesive pieces of confident development that reference not only the London improviser, but also shades of Americana and a unique voice and set of strategies uniquely his own.


White, John: Electric Music [2 CDs]

Label: ANTS Records
Product Code: 30047
Catalog Code: AG22
Country: Italy
 
Price: $19.95



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English experimental composer and musical performer John White recorded the pieces on this 2 CD retrospective set between 1980 and 1995, a combination of serious, popular and novelty pieces, often exploring areas of contradiction, particularly linear and rhythmic, within an unlikely sound-world in which parameters such as volume, timbre, texture and speed remain fixed.


Uesaka, Yuma / Cat Toren / Colin Hinton: Ocelot

Label: 577 Records
Product Code: 30022
Catalog Code: 5859
Country: Italy
 
Price: $13.99



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The Brooklyn trio of Yuma Uesaka on tenor saxophone & clarinets, Cat Toren on piano & synthesizer, and Colin Hinton on drums, percussion, gongs, glockenspiel, & vibraphone, in a sophisticated album of modern creative improvisation with a lyrical attitude and a confidently introspective approach, all three players contributing original compositions to this debut album.


Playfield (Carter, Muhr, Ishito, Plaks, Namenwirth, Takahashi, Swanson, Panikkar): Vol. 3

Label: Orbit577
Product Code: 30021
Catalog Code: OR5023
Country: Italy
 
Price: $13.99



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The third of a 3-album trilogy, Playfield offers the musical equivalency of a walk through the diversity of New York in a loft-style extended improvisation from the octet of Daniel Carter on horns, reeds, Luisa Muhr on voice, Ayumi Ishito on saxophone, Eric Plaks on Nord piano, Aron Namenwirth and Yutaka Takahashi on guitar, Zach Swanson on bass, and Jon Panikkar on drums.


Playfield (Carter, Muhr, Ishito, Plaks, Namenwirth, Takahashi, Swanson, Panikkar): Vol. 1

Label: Orbit577
Product Code: 30019
Catalog Code: OR5021
Country: Italy
 
Price: $13.99



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The first of a 3-album trilogy Playfield offers the musical equivalency of a walk through the diversity of New York in a loft-style extended improvisation from the octet of Daniel Carter on horns & reeds, Luisa Muhr on voice, Ayumi Ishito on sax, Eric Plaks on piano, Aron Namenwirth & Yutaka Takahashi on guitars, Zach Swanson on bass, and Jon Panikkar on drums.


Durand, Werner: Schwingende Luftsaulen 3

Label: ANTS Records
Product Code: 30003
Catalog Code: AG24
Country: Italy
 
Price: $14.95



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A beautifully hypnotic album of wind music, especially on the Pan-Ney, an instrument developed by Berlin composer Werner Durand, along with electronics and a piece using the talking drum as performed by Marika Falk, presenting early works from the 1990s that bridge both improvisation and composition with an embraceable sound that reveals underlying complexity.


Garside, Gus / Herve Perez: The Unexpected Visitor

Label: Orbit577
Product Code: 29990
Catalog Code: OR5009
Country: Italy
 
Price: $13.99



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Saxophonist Herve Perez and double bassist Gus Garside spent much of the pandemic lockdown recording these intimate duos, interpretations of a 13th Century Poem, "The Guest House" by Rumi, recording in their respective homes using software designed for real-time audio collaboration, as they developed this introspective set of dialogs with strong lyrical affinity between the two.


News From Babel: Letters Home [VINYL]

Label: ReR Vinyl
Product Code: 29780
Catalog Code: RER NFB2
Country: Italy
 
Price: $24.95



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Originally issued on vinly LP in 1986 and at last reissued on vinyl, this incredible band emerged post-Henry Cow, initiated by alumni Chris Cutler (drums) and Lindsay Cooper (reeds), plus bassist Bill Gilonis, Zeena Parkins on harp, and four outstanding vocalists taking on Chris Cutler's insightful texts: Phil Minton, Dagmar Krause, Sally Potter, and Robert Wyatt.


Leandre, Joelle / Pascal Contet: Area Sismica

Label: We Insist! Records
Product Code: 29774
Catalog Code: WEIN 012CD
Country: Italy
 
Price: $21.95



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A live concert at Area Sismica, Forlì, in 2019 between two masterful French improvisers--double bassist Joëlle Léandre and accordionist Pascal Contet-- each pushing each other in both melodic and abstract improvisations with occasional vocal asides, as they engage their listeners through surprising twists and turns while exploring the farthest reaches of their instruments.


Gargaud, Guillaume: Strange Memories

Label: Setola Di Maiale / Chant
Product Code: 29682
Catalog Code: CR2009GU
Country: Italy
 
Price: $14.95



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Guitarist/composer Guillaume Gargaud of Le Havre, France steps away from his more typical electric guitar work for an album of acoustic guitar improvisations, freely associative playing of rich harmonic and melodic development, from ostensibly meandering fragility to powerful chord work, revealing a strong and confident center through imaginative progressions that captivate his listeners.


Curran, Alvin / Roberto Laneri / Giancarlo Schiaffini: Beat 72 Lost Date [VINYL]

Label: Eargong Records
Product Code: 29649
Catalog Code: EG 001LP
Country: Italy
 
Price: $23.95



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Sounding current in the modern age of free improvisation, this 1973 recording of a live concert at Teatro Beat 72 in Rome, led by outstanding performers, trumpeter Alvin Curran (MEV), clarinetist Roberto Laneri (Prima Materia) and trombonist Giancarlo Schiaffini (Gruppo di improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza), stands as a testament to the free improv movement they helped to expand.


Curran, Alvin / Roberto Laneri / Giancarlo Schiaffini: Beat 72 Lost Date

Label: Eargong Records
Product Code: 29648
Catalog Code: EG 001CD
Country: Italy
 
Price: $19.95



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Sounding current in the modern age of free improvisation, this 1973 recording of a live concert at Teatro Beat 72 in Rome, led by outstanding performers, trumpeter Alvin Curran (MEV), clarinetist Roberto Laneri (Prima Materia) and trombonist Giancarlo Schiaffini (Gruppo di improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza), stands as a testament to the free improv movement they helped to expand.


Cyanobacteria: From The Arabian Gulf [CASSETTE]

Label: Toxo Records
Product Code: 29633
Catalog Code: tx10
Country: Italy
 
Price: $9.95



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Francesco Gregoretti of the bands Strongly Imploded, Grizzly Imploded and Oddly Imploded (Shhpuma) joins forces with double bassist Renato Grieco (Carl Ludwig Hubsch) to create an unusual set of improvisations on the lower end, using drums and double bass, and described as "a primordial and grotesque sound; a clumsy symbiont of feedback, strings and skins"; intriguing.


Centazzo, Andrea / Steve Lacy: Scraps

Label: Ictus
Product Code: 29605
Catalog Code: ICT 189
Country: Italy
 
Price: $14.95



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"Scraps", or leftovers from the recording sessions of soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy and drummer/percussionist Andrea Centazzo, the same sessions that yielded the albums Clangs and Tao, with remastered studio and live sessions in Udine, Bologna and other cities in Italy, plus a live recording from an audio cassette with Kent Cart on bass at Teatro Lirico in Milano.


No Base Trio (Suazo / Vicens / Osuna): No Base Trio

Label: Setola Di Maiale
Product Code: 29585
Catalog Code: 4180
Country: Italy
 
Price: $13.95



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The trio of alto saxophonist Jonathan Suazo, guitarist Gabriel Vicens, and drummer Leonardo Osuna, formed in 2010 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, emerging from a standards-based band influenced by jazz, rock, electronic and ambient music to a fully free improv group, focusing on creative improvisation that balances lyrical moments with raw sound & energetic momentum.


Dixon, Bill: In Italy - Volume One [VINYL]

Label: Soul Note Vinyl
Product Code: 29533
Catalog Code: SN 1008LP
Country: Italy
 
Price: $22.95



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Originally released in 1980, this album reissues late trumpeter Bill Dixon's recording from Barigozzi Studio, in Milano, Italy in 1980, performing Dixon's tapestry-like compositions with Dixon on trumpet & piano, Arthur Brooks on trumpet, Stephen Haynes on trumpet, Stephen Horenstein on tenor & baritone saxophones, Alan Silva on bass, and Freddie Waits on drums.


Gregoretti, Francesco : Solid Layers, Deafening Shapes

Label: Toxo Records
Product Code: 29446
Catalog Code: TX06
Country: Italy
 
Price: $10.95



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A solo percussion album from Francesco Gregoretti, employing traditional instruments and unusual object to create unique audio environment that use predictable rhythmic elements against capricious approaches, giving his playing a personal style fueled by resonance and natural feedback; an album that balances chaotic and structured environments in riveting ways.


Zurria, Manuel : Again & Again [2 CDs]

Label: ANTS Records
Product Code: 29439
Catalog Code: AG23
Country: Italy
 
Price: $19.95



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Drawing from contemporary composers including Tom Johnson, Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Terry Riley, Adrian Democ, James Tenney, &c, this is the 3rd chapter of Italian flutist Manuel Zurria's project/research on "minimalisms" in contemporary music, taking an active interpretation of the classification over 16 informed and adventurous recordings.


Gerard, Pierre: Architect

Label: Senufo Editions
Product Code: 29401
Catalog Code: senufo edition # fifty
Country: Italy
 
Price: $13.95



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Belgian composer Pierre Gerard presents a work that examines what we see around us, and what sometimes remains invisible, in three dramatic minimal works of powerful tones and tension, silence and motion: the first is 'the mechanics', the second 'the structure of a rock on a high mountain', the third 'the distance between the elements in a small forest area'.


Lucier, Alvin: Vespers [VINYL]

Label: Blume
Product Code: 29335
Catalog Code: BLUME 017LP
Country: Italy
 
Price: $26.95



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Composer Alvin Lucier is heard in two extended works: "Vespers" (1969) using the Environ-Ears Recording System, an acoustical labyrinth and microphone assembly duplicating the localization and noise-reducing functions of the human ear; and "Chambers" (1968) exploring the relationship between our perception of the source of a sound and its relation to space.


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.


Meyer, Sabina / Marco Dalpane : Cabaret Per Nulla

Label: ANTS Records
Product Code: 28656
Catalog Code: AG13
Country: Italy
 
Price: $12.95



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Pianist Marco Dalpane and soprano Sabina Meyer create a virtual cabaret of songs using the music of Erik Satie and John Cage, interlacing pieces by each in a delicate set of songs that draw the two composers together through a surprising commonality, the lyrics provided from texts written by J. Peladan, C. Mendes, H. Pacory, J.P. Contamine de Latour, &c.; lovely.


Corner, Philip: Gamelan Coming & Going

Label: ANTS Records
Product Code: 28654
Catalog Code: AG16
Country: Italy
 
Price: $14.95



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Gamelan Son of Lion partners Philip Corner and Evan Schwartzman perform this Fluxus composition where two pianists play piano notes on the chromatic scale in relationship to numbers counted out loud from 1 to 88, forward and backward, creating an unusual texture and counterpoint that when taken as a whole becomes hypnotic and obsessively absorbing; inexplicably interesting.


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.


Gruppo Di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza: Eroina [VINYL - CLEAR]

Label: Cometa Edizioni
Product Code: 28498
Catalog Code: CMT 1024C-LP
Country: Italy
 
Price: $33.95



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A reissue of Gruppo Di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza's Eroina, recorded in Rome in 1971, in a series of improvisations each inspired by the effects of a different drug, through electronic glitch, skronky horns, heavy piano and funky drums, performed by the ensemble of Ennio Morricone, Mario Bertoncini, Egisto Macchi, Battisti D'Amario, Franco Evangelisti, & Walter Bianchi.


Archetti, Luigi / Bo Wiget: Weltformat

Label: Die Schachtel
Product Code: 28496
Catalog Code: ZEIT 015CD
Country: Italy
 
Price: $18.45



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"Weltformat" translates to "world-class", an apt description of the 20 year collaboration between sound explorers, improvisers and rock legends Bo Wiget and Luigi Archetti, heard in this diverse album of soundscapes and sonic intersections, with Archetti on guitar, mandolin, & electronics, and Wiget on cello, electronics, & vocals, fascinating their listener in shades of dark and light.



 






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