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Kostyrko, Sergey / Tim Olive: Rasputitsa

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 30488
Catalog Code: 845-18
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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"Recorded in Olive's home base of Kobe, Japan on March 24, 2019, marking the first meeting of Olive and Sergey Kostyrko, from St. Petersburg. He plays the synthesizer (I assume of the modular variety) and electronics, and Olive magnetic...


Clement, Joda / Tim Olive / Mathieu Ruhlmann: Eidolon

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 30487
Catalog Code: 845-17
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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"A three-way collaboration from two different sessions in Vancouver, September 2018 and June 2019, with Joda Clement (Korg MS-20, harmonium, glockenspiel, feedback), Mathieu Ruhlmann (ukelin, cymbal, tapes, objects) and Olive (magnetic ...


TtD (Nasuno Mitsuru / Tatsuya Yoshida): Teneleven the Duo

Label: Fourth Hand Record
Product Code: 30460
Catalog Code: TEN-0001
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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Concentrating the Teneleven quintet to a duo in the core of drummer Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins, Koenji Hyakkei, Korekyojinn) and bassist & electronic device guru Mitsuru Nasuno (Altered States, Fushitsusha, Ground Zero), for eleven tracks of energetic interactive rock improvisations, alternating between "TdD" pieces of burning improvisations and introspective "Afterglows".


Fujii, Satoko Tokyo Trio: Moon on the Lake

Label: Libra
Product Code: 30327
Catalog Code: 203-065
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Pianist Satoko Fujii introduces a new trio with two younger and very active musicians on the Japanese jazz scene--bassist Takashi Sugawa and drummer Ittetsu Takemura--recording in 2020 at Pit Inn in Tokyo for their 3rd live date together, performing five lyrical Fujii original compositions, including "Aspirations" from her album with Leo Smith & Ikue Mori.


Machida, Yoshio / Cal Lyall: Premeditation [VINYL 2 10-inch records]

Label: By the Bluest of Seas
Product Code: 30257
Catalog Code: #1
Country: Japan
 
Price: $19.95



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"In the early 2000s, Tokyo's SuperDeluxe was a meeting point for many experimental musicians, both international and Japanese. This duo sprung from a live collaboration at the venue in 2006, where Machida was experimenting with processe...


Nutters, Koen: Intervals, time and space between [2 CDs]

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 30201
Catalog Code: meenna-965
Country: Japan
 
Price: $20.95



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Three versions of composer Koen Nutters piece "Intervals, time and space between," performed in Berlin, Switzerland and The Netherlands in 2019 by Ensemble Post-music and DNK Ensemble with special guests Stefan Thut, Luke Martin, Thea Mesirow and Aaron Foster Breilyn, the work open to interpretation as a construction kit for each player to build their own version.


Johansen, Per Oddvar / Seijiro Murayama: Dented Time

Label: Ftarri
Product Code: 30200
Catalog Code: ftarri-885
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Bringing together two masterful percussionists -- Norwegian drummer Per Oddvar Johansen and Paris-based Japanese drummer Seijiro Murayama -- for a distinctive drum duo, each musician using a minimal set that combines a snare drum with small objects and cymbals, for an album of six improvisations and two composed pieces, all showing restraint in rhythmic interaction.


Hirose, Junji: SSI-7

Label: Hitorri
Product Code: 30199
Catalog Code: hitorri-979
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Known mostly as a saxophonist on the Japanese improvised music scene, Junji Hirose has also released a series of albums using self-made analog noise instruments, here using a device where balls and small objects are placed on a large, shallow, round metal plate and moved by a compressor, here in four tracks with different objects and one with no objects at all.


Frasch, Heather / Ryoko Akama: Linking

Label: Ftarri / Meenna
Product Code: 30198
Catalog Code: meenna-972
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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US sound artists Heather Frasch and UK Ryoko Akama, who together run the mumei journal exploring the relationship between text and sound, in works commissioned by Bruno Duplant based on written texts, each interpreted, recorded and edited by the other using objects, field recordings, electronics, cello & voice, with one piece from Frasch and two versions from Akama.


suzueri (Elico Suzuki): Fata Morgana

Label: Ftarri / Hitorri
Product Code: 30197
Catalog Code: hitorri-982
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Tokyo sound artist Elico Suzuki attached or arranged "gadgets" including a small electric fan, a motor and a radio, to an upright piano whose upper and lower panels were removed and insides exposed, using their inherent sounds and those created by touching them to the piano strings to generate overlapping and evolving sound, ending each piece with force through the keyboard.


Murayama, Seijiro: Mi-Tai

Label: Ftarri / Hitorri
Product Code: 30196
Catalog Code: hitorri-980
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Eight improvised performances on percussion from Paris-based drummer/percussionist Seijiro Murayama recorded in 2019 using acoustic sources from snare drums, mallets, brushes, voice, steel tables, gong and voice, captured in four locations around France and in Mishima City, Japan, each exploring new compositional methods and ways to improvise within them.


Onda, Aki / Nao Nishihara: Kouya-e-to

Label: Ftarri
Product Code: 30195
Catalog Code: ftarri-975
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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NYC performer Aki Onda and Yokohama sound artist Nao Nishihara began collaborating in 2015 while Nishihara was residing in NY on an Asian Cultural Council grant, returning in 2016 for this live performance exploring the architecture and acoustics of ISSUE's 22 Boerum Place theater, installing handmade instruments and analog equipment within a visually arranged set-up.


Hirose, Junji / mizutama / Kayu Nakada / Toshimaru Nakamura / Daysuke Takaoka / Yuma Takeshita / Tadashi Yonago: See You at Ftarri

Label: Ftarri / Meenna
Product Code: 30194
Catalog Code: meenna-874
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Three days of improvisations from the the 2019 meeting of Osaka-based musicians mizutama, Tadashi Yonago and Kayu Nakada, plus Tokyo residents Junji Hirose, Toshimaru Nakamura, Daysuke Takaoka and Yuma Takeshita in duos and trios, all using original sound-producing devices or creating sound by repurposing instruments or electronic devices in unique ways.


Granberg, Magnus w/ Miki Maruta, Ko Ishikawa, Toshimaru Nakamura: Come Down to Earth Where Sorrow Dwelleth

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 30193
Catalog Code: meenna-970
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Stockholm composer Magnus Granberg's first visit to Japan was to perform at the 2019 Ftarri Festival, adapting his extended and subtle work "Come Down to Earth Where Sorrow Dwelleth", originally composed for the Boston ensemble Ordinary Affects, here reworked for sho, koto, prepared piano and electronics performed by Ko Ishikawa, Miki Maruta and Toshimaru Nakamura.


Jun, Yan / Jean-Luc Guionnet / Matija Schellander / Seijiro Murayama: Blue Mistake, Red Mistake

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 30192
Catalog Code: meenna-971
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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While contrabass player Matija Schellander was performing a residency at the 2017 music Festival Artacts in Austria, this quartet formed with Paris saxophonist Jean-Luc Guionnet, percussionist Seijiro Murayama and Beijing-based vocalist Yan Jun, developing this work of quiet tension and sudden release, here from one of four performances, recorded live at Ljubljana in Slovenia.


Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii: Keshin

Label: Libra
Product Code: 30138
Catalog Code: 102-064
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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An album of duets between trumpeter Natsuki Tamura and pianist Satoko Fujii, the husband & wife core of Libra Records, recorded as a DIY effort during the 2020 pandemic in their own home recording space and mixed by themselves, a diverse album of intimate and impressive improvisations that find the two in uniquely deep and expressively concentrative conversations.


Fujii, Satoko: Hazuki

Label: Libra
Product Code: 30137
Catalog Code: 201-063
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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With the sudden cessation of touring due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Satoko Fujii turned to composing and recording herself in a home studio that she developed with the help of sound engineer Mike Marciano, freeing herself to explore new compositional methods and approaches to theory, this superb solo album the results of seven months of sublime self-expression.


Mori, Ikue / Satoko Fujii / Natsuki Tamura: Prickly Pear Cactus

Label: Libra
Product Code: 29998
Catalog Code: 203-062
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Extending their previous collaborations during the time of pandemic, NY electronic improviser Ikue Mori and Japanese improvisers Natsuki Tamura on trumpet and Satoko Fujii on piano developed this extraordinary ea-improv album via file exchange, starting with Fujii's piano improvisations to which Mori & Tamura added their layers, with Mori mixing the final, startling results.


Toyozumi / Countryman / Tan: Chasing the Sun

Label: ChapChap Records
Product Code: 29919
Catalog Code: CPCD-018
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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Two live sets at Tago Jazz Cafe in the Philippines in 2018 from the trio of master percussionist Sabu Toyozumi on drums, American ex-pat Rick Countryman on alto saxophone, and Simon Tan on acoustic bass, this their 3rd album of solid free improvisation of extended and masterful discourse, unusual percussive devices, and powerful rhythmic foundation.


Sanhedrin (Haino / Yoshida / Nasuno): Change The Density So That You Can Crawl Up From The Sea Of Duty

Label: Trailights Record
Product Code: 29731
Catalog Code: TRLT-0016
Country: Japan
 
Price: $19.95



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Formed in the mid-2000s in the wake of the band Knead, the first new Sanhedrin album in six years sees the return of Keiji Haino on guitar, Mitsuru Nasuno on bass guitar and Tatsuya Yoshida on drums, performing live at Akihabara Club Goodman in Japan for four extended rock improvisations, dense, soulful avant-prog with feedback drenched resonance.


Kazuhisa, Uchihashi / Yoshida Tatsuya: Improvisations 5 [2 CDs]

Label: Magaibutsu
Product Code: 29730
Catalog Code: MGC-57/58
Country: Japan
 
Price: $19.95



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21 wild rides from the fully improvised duo of guitarist Kazuhisa Uchihashi on guitar & effects, and Tatsuya Yoshida on drums, voice & sampler, two CDs from four separate concerts at Japanese venues Akihabara Goodman in 2012 & 2014, Kichijoji FOXHOLE in 2014, and Okubo Hikarino-Uma in 2017; intensely exciting and magnificently masterful improv instrumental rock.


Dadge, Chris / Tim Olive: Nice You!

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 29705
Catalog Code: 845-16
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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After a performance in 2019, Kobe-based Canadian sound artist Tim Olive and Calgary percussionist, experimenter and Bug Incision lAfter a performance in 2019, Kobe-based Canadian sound artist Tim Olive and Calgary percussionist, experimenter & Bug Incision label leader Chris Dadge recorded these two studio pieces using Dadge's amplified percussion, small instruments & electronics, as well as Olive's magnetic pickup/electronics system, running through a number of guitar & bass amplifiers.abel leader Chris Dadge recorded these two studio pieces using Dadge's amplified percussion, small instruments & electronics, as well as Olive's magnetic pickup/electronics system, running through a number of guitar & bass amplifiers.


Maguire, Phil / Tim Olive: Invoer

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 29704
Catalog Code: 845-15
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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Stymied by Covid-19, the planned May 2020 tour of sound artists Tim Olive and Phil Maguire was cancelled, motivating each to create four 10-minute solo pieces which were then overlayed to create four "distant duo" pieces, merging Olive's textured home-made electronics and Maguire's reductive approach to audio simplicity and spare sonic environments.


Kaze (Fujii / Tamura / Pruvost / Orins) w/ Ikue Mori: Sand Storm

Label: Libra/ Circum-Disc
Product Code: 29574
Catalog Code: 205
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The cooperative quartet Kaze of Satoko Fujii on piano, Peter Orins on drums, Christian Pruvost on trumpet, Natsuki Tamura on trumpet, joins with elextroacoustic improviser Ikue Mori for seven exploratory pieces recorded in the studio after a one-week tour in Austria, France, and Russia, their enthusiasm for their extraordinarily unique group sound clearly evident.


Futari (Satoko Fujii / Taiko Saito): Beyond

Label: Libra
Product Code: 29573
Catalog Code: 202-061
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Futari (meaning "two people") is the stunningly beautiful debut album of pianist Satoko Fujii and vibraphonist Taiko Saito, recorded in 2019 after a concert tour in Japan, the confluence of these similar instruments and the performer's technical mastery blending in introspective and active modes, adding rich sonic dimensions through preparations and extraordinary technique.


Gato Libre (Tamura / Fjuii / Kaneko): Koneko

Label: Libra
Product Code: 29572
Catalog Code: 103-060
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The 8th album from Gato Libre with compositions from trumpeter Natsuki Tamura in a trio with Yasuko Kaneko on trombone and pianist Satoko Fujii here on accordion, Koneko translating to "Kitten", as Tamura explores 8 new cats from strays to shop cats through deceptively simple pieces of melodic appeal of warm color, tone & texture; absolutely charming.


Abe, Kaoru : 19770916@Ayler, Sapporo

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 29503
Catalog Code: dmh-171
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.95



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Recently discovered, unissued solo improvisations from legendary Japanese free jazz alto saxophonist Karou Abe--four extended statements from the full concert recorded in 1970 at the Sapporo jazz cafe "Ayler"--an excellent example of the passionate performances he presented, using extended and unusual technique from assertive mastery to near-silent moments; incomparable.


Toyozumi / Yandsen / Countryman: Future of Change

Label: ChapChap Records
Product Code: 29437
Catalog Code: CPCD-017
Country: Japan
 
Price: $13.95



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The collaboration of American alto saxophonist living in the Philippines Rick Countryman with legendary Japanese free improvising drummer Sabu Toyozumim, also performing on Erhu, continues with this outstanding performance at the LIMBO Art Gallery in Makati, Philippines in 2020, joined by Malaysian tenor saxophonist Yong Yandsen for a burning set of free jazz.


Various Artists: Asian Meeting Recordings #1 [Used Item]

Label: Doubtmusic
Product Code: 29101
Catalog Code: dmf-170
Country: Japan
 
Price: $11.95



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Otomo Yoshihide started The Asian Meeting Festival in 2005 to foster creative interaction between Japanese and other Asian musicians, since 2014 curated by DJ Sniff, and here in the 2017 edition at GOK Sound, in Tokyo, Japan with a who's-who of players including Yoshihide, Ryoko Ono, Ko Ishikawa, Son X, KEITO, Yuji Ishihara, Yuen Chee Wai, &c. &c.


Sangtae, Jin / Tim Olive: naar/voor [Used Item]

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 29078
Catalog Code: 845-7
Country: Japan
 
Price: $10.95



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Recording in Kobe, Japan in 2014, the duo of Jin Sangtae, organizer of Seoul's long-running dotolim concert series and who gainfully employs cast-off computer hard drives as sound sources, and Tim Olive, who uses electro-magnetic pickups to give voice to consumer/post-consumer objects, for three tracks of recycled and unorthodox sound.


PYN (Pittard / Yoshida / Nasuno): L'elan Createur [Used Item]

Label: Magaibutsu Limited
Product Code: 29068
Catalog Code: MGC-51
Country: Japan
 
Price: $10.45



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Following their 2015 album "Songs for children who don't want to sleep", the quartet of Yan Pittard on guitar & oud, Mitsuru Nasuno on bass, Maki Nakano on vocals, and Tatsuya Yoshida on drums present this soundtrack album, which translates to "the creative urge".


Amu (Fujii / Tamura / Itani / Wildenhahn): Weave [CD & DVD] [Used Item]

Label: Libra
Product Code: 28916
Catalog Code: 204-051/052
Country: Japan
 
Price: $18.95



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Mizuki Wildenhahn adds an unusual percussive instrument through dance to the multi-arts Amu quartet of Wildenhahn, trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, pianist Satoko Fujii, and percussionist Takashi Itani, heard on the CD and seen on the DVD of this 2-disc set of their unorthodox and absorbing live performance at Kanagawa Prefectural Lake Sagami-ko Exchange Center in 2018.


Musson, Rachel / Naoko Saito / Audrey Lauro: The Region Of Braille Responsibility [CD with English Braille Sheet]

Label: Armageddon Nova
Product Code: 28639
Catalog Code: AN R-7
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Three female saxophonist from around the world--Rachel Musson (UK), Naoko Saito (Japan) and Audrey Lauro (Belgium)--in a compilation of solo saxophone works, two extended pieces from Musson and Satio, and four shorter works from Laura, with a CD insert with English Braille characters, and a QR code that, when scanned, plays the audio information for the album.


Fujii, Satoko / Orchestra New York: Entity

Label: Libra
Product Code: 28374
Catalog Code: 214-058
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Satoko Fujii leads her 13-piece big band through 5 thrilling and insightful compositions with a who's-who of NY improvisation: Nels Cline (guitar), Ches Smith (drums), Joe Fiedler & Curt Hasselbring (drums), Oscar Noriega, Ellery Eskelin, Briggan Krauss, Andy Laster & Tony Malaby (sax), Herb Robertson, Natsuki Tamura & Dave Ballou (trumpet) & bassist Stomu Takeishi; wow!


Toh-Kichi (Satoko Fujii / Tatsuya Yoshida): Baikamo

Label: Libra
Product Code: 28220
Catalog Code: 202-059
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The duo of Japanese improvisers, pianist Satoko Fujii and drummer Tatsuya Yoshida, continue their collaborations which includes many albums with the Satoko Fujii Quartet, their duo "Erans" record on Tzadik, and the original "Toh-Kichi" album on Victo, here in a new studio album of intricate, energetic and ebullient improvised dialogs, named for the aquatic flower "Baikamo".


Millar, Elizabeth / Tim Olive / Craig Pedersen: Charm Point

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 28219
Catalog Code: 845-13
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.95



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Montreal-area's Mystery and Wonder Records duo of Elizabeth Millar on clarinet and Craig Pedersen on trumpet met sound artist Tim Olive in Tokyo's famed Gok Sound studio to record these absorbing electroacoustic improvisations, employing hand-made microphones in metal and wooden tubes, corrupted consumer sound devices, and electro-magnetism through analog circuits.


Alvear, Cristian / Tim Olive: Telquan

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 28218
Catalog Code: 845-14
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.95



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Minimalist Chilean guitarist Cristian Alvear and Tim Olive first played together in October 2016, doing three concerts in Japan, Alvear returning to Japan in October of 2017 for additional performances in Kyoto and Osaka, then spending a day recording in Kobe; this single improvised piece he result of that day, heard as it was recorded, with a few structural edits.


Pinhas, Richard / Tatsuya Yoshida: Ascension

Label: Magaibutsu Limited
Product Code: 27971
Catalog Code: MGC-56
Country: Japan
 
Price: $15.95



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The collaboration between Magaibutsu label leader, Yoshida Tatsuya (Ruins, Korekyojinn, Koenji, The World Heritage, &c) on drums, keyboards & voice, and Heldon mastermind Richard Pinhas on guitar & effects, continues with this CD of live material from their 2014 Japanese tour, extending the 2015 "Live in Japan" album, including the 8-part "Ascension".


Dorner, Axel / Toshimaru Nakamura: In Cotton and Wool

Label: Ftarri
Product Code: 27930
Catalog Code: ftarri-980
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Meeting in sound artist and vocalist Yan Jun's studio in Berlin in 2017, trumpeter Axel Dörner and no-input mixer artist Toshimaru Nakamura recorded these four active and bristling improvisations, Dörner using every inch of his instrument and treating it with electronics to create the controlled chaos and richly jarring recordings that make up this, their 2nd album together.


Duplant, Bruno: Deux Songes (Les Jours Sont Faits Pour Expliquer Les Nuits)

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 27929
Catalog Code: meenna-976
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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"French musician Bruno Duplant is one of the most talked-about artists on the experimental music scene today. In recent years he's presented many outstanding composed pieces and released a succession of excellent recordings on labels ar...


Sugimoto, Taku: Guitars

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 27928
Catalog Code: meenna-975
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Three concisely plain compositions for guitar, two solo and one trio, are played only with open strings or natural harmonics, where all the tunings are respectively irregular, written by Tokyo-based guitarist and composer Taku Sugimoto and performed and recorded in St. Petersburg, Russia by guitarists Andrey Popovsky, Denis Sorokin and Alexander Markvart.


Fujii, Satoko / Ramon Lopez: Confluence

Label: Libra
Product Code: 27797
Catalog Code: 202-057
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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Having played in trio settings before, pianist Satoko Fujii and Spanish drummer Ramon Lopez seized the opportunity to record as a duo in the studio in NY, bringing just two Fujii compositions to guide them, they began freely improvising, creating this stunning album of elegant interaction, peaceful yet detailed, intuitively beautiful and sophisticated music.


Olive, Tim / Martin Tetreault: Faune

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 27533
Catalog Code: 845-11
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.95



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Fellow Canadians, Montreal's Ambiances Magnetiques collective member, turntablist and electronics artist Martin Tetrault meets Japan-based electronic explorer Tim Olive performing on magnetic pickups, in their first album despite having performed sporadically across three decades: 4 rich improvisations minimally edited, shaping sound in compelling ways.


Girard, Doreen / Tim Olive: Boro

Label: 845 Audio
Product Code: 27532
Catalog Code: 845-12
Country: Japan
 
Price: $9.95



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Recording in Saskatoon in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan the day before their performance at the Sounds Like Festival, audio explorer Tim Olive brings his magnetic pickups in a first meeting with Doreen Girard performing on a prepared tsymbaly, a Ukranian hammer dulcimer, for a single, unusually evolving, and wonderfully rich improvisation.


Cong, Zhao : Rotating, Rotating

Label: Hitorri
Product Code: 27366
Catalog Code: hitorri-983
Country: Japan
 
Price: $14.95



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Three solo tracks by Zhao Cong, who develops suspenseful sonic environments over which she inventively and patiently adds daily objects, sounds from her mixer, condenser microphone, her voice, a cardpaper tube, no input feedback, contact microphones, and a home ballroom light, each piece evolving with a unique disposition towards certain associative sounds; fascinating.


Kaikou (Yoshino / Natsuki Tamura): Kaikou

Label: Oniva
Product Code: 27343
Catalog Code: oniva 001
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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An intimate and unique collaboration between two far-ranging Japanese performers--Yoshino, also known for her work in Japanese underground rock, here on biwa (a short-necked fretted lute) and voice; and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, Satoko Fujii collaborator and Gato Libre leader--presenting exotic narratives in song using instrumental intervention of ardent improvisation.


Fujii, Satoko: Stone

Label: Libra
Product Code: 27342
Catalog Code: 201-056
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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A stunning solo album working inside and outside of the piano and coaxing electronic response from the strings from pianist Satoko Fujii, caputered at Samurai Hotel in NY in September of 2018, and in the studio in Brooklyn three months later, during her prolific 60th "kanreki" birthday year, here in 15 dynamic and far-ranging improvisations revealing her depth and creative powers.


Morishige, Yasumune / Yoko Ikeda / Takashi Masubuchi: Shade

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 27333
Catalog Code: meenna-977
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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A live recording of a concert at Ftarri in 2018, performed by Yasumune Morishige (cello), Yoko Ikeda (viola), and Takashi Masubuchi (guitar), three improvisers active mainly in Tokyo, in an entrancing confluence of strings building from delicate weaving of languorous tones with pizzicato interventions to an assertive second section, that then furtively dissolves; spellbinding.


Nakamura, Toshimaru / Ken Ikeda / Tomoyoshi Date: Ink on Paper

Label: Meenna
Product Code: 27332
Catalog Code: meenna-978
Country: Japan
 
Price: $16.95



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The second recorded collaboration of Japanese no-input mixing board player Toshimaru Nakamura with London-based electronic artist Ken Ikeda and Japanese sound artist Tomoyoshi Date, a large, rich and detailed work of slowly evolving sonic environments, showing masterful control in developing sumptuous sound and then subtly deflecting it with unusual excursions.


Kawabata, Makoto / Geoff Leigh: Spatial Roots

Label: Acid Mothers Temple
Product Code: 27300
Catalog Code: AMTCD-029
Country: Japan
 
Price: $12.95



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A live recording of the first encounter between Henry Cow/Radar Favourites/Ex-Wise Heads reed, wind and electronic artist Geoff Leigh and Acid Mother Temple guitarist and solo artist Kawabata Makoto, performing at Urbanguild, in Kyoto, Japan, in 2014 for a set of electronic, psychedelic improvisation of great detail using a vast arsenal of experimental approaches.