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Hellgren, My / Peter Soderberg: Plucked and Bowed [Used Item]

Label: FRIM Records
Product Code: 32132
Catalog Code: FRIM2CD
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $8.95



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The literal album title belies the subtle interplay between Swedish improvisers, cellist My Hellgren and Peter Söderberg, the latter known for his work on classical lute but here on guitar, oud and theorbo (a long-necked lute that adds additional bass notes), recording an extended, warmly beautiful and intricate acoustic dialog of gentle tension and masterful skill.


Bennardo, Maya / Erik Blennow Calaly / Kristofer Svensson: Two Skies

Label: thanatosis produktion
Product Code: 32077
Catalog Code: THT17
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $15.95



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Hiroui, Larsson Andreas: Seduced By (A) Last Year

Label: thanatosis produktion
Product Code: 32055
Catalog Code: THT14
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $15.95



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Talp, Linnea: Arch Of Motion [VINYL]

Label: thanatosis produktion
Product Code: 32054
Catalog Code: tht10
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $21.95



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Performed with Stockholm musicians including pianist Alexander Zethson, wind player Martin Küchen and trombonist Mats Äleklint, organist Linnéa Talp explores the areas of sound that emulate breathing, push/pull or back & forth motion, in eight beautifully paced recordings led by the organ's rich and microtonal vibrations & timbre and imbued by the contributor's subtle additions.


Lumpeks (Laurain / Borel / Koziel / Beliah): Lumpeks [Used Item]

Label: Bolt / Umlaut
Product Code: 32018
Catalog Code: RP02
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $7.95



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Bassist Sebastien Beliah leads this French-Polish quartet with Louis Laurain on cornet, Pierre Borel on alto saxophone, and Olga Koziel on voice & percussions, blending free jazz and traditional Polish music & songs with an experimental bent and the flourish of East European folk energy, a passionate mix that entertains and surprises the listener with unexpected twists & turns.


Kuchen, Martin: Utopia

Label: thanatosis produktion
Product Code: 31763
Catalog Code: THTCD11
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $15.95



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Ultimately it's Martin KŸchen's saxophone improvisations that lead these sensitively moody environments built around multi-tracked tapes of ambiance from snare, speaker, radio and tambora (a 2-headed drum) used unusually to create subtle and spacious drone environments over which KŸchen performs, hauntingly, emotionally and beautifully captivating his listeners.


Scholz, Kristine: Plays Otte And Cage

Label: thanatosis produktion
Product Code: 31759
Catalog Code: THTCD9
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $15.95



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"Featuring the Sweden-based pianist, new music pioneer, and former Merce Cunningham-collaborator Kristine Scholz, the album "Scholz plays Otte and Cage" is focusing the music of two composers who over time came to mean a great deal to o...


Zethson, Alex Ensemble: Some Of Them Were Never Unprepared [VINYL]

Label: thanatosis produktion
Product Code: 31752
Catalog Code: THTLP8
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $21.95



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Exploring how a composition can provide a sense of weightlessness, and influenced by the music of gamelan, krautrock, Tony Conrad & Arnold Dreyblatt, composer Alex Zethson structured these works to influence the 13 performers in his ensemble into a state of intense focus and listening as they strike, bow and pluck their instruments, creating an ecstatic sense of infinite motion.


Naegelen, Karl / Toma Gouband / Sylvain Darrifourcq: Cartographie de rythmes - Vitesse Approchante

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 31647
Catalog Code: UMFR-CD38
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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Five varied and fascinating percussion duos under the title "Rhythm Mapping - Approximating Velocity" from French composer Karl Naegelen and performed by the duo of Sylvain Darrifourcq and Toma Gouband, both using traditional drums and percussion along with objects and vegetal lithophones (a collection of plants and stones); an innovative, upbeat and compelling album.


Ouat (Simon Sieger / Joel Grip / Michael Griener): Elastic Bricks [VINYL]

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 31646
Catalog Code: TSLP2
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $19.95



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Setting out to explore a standard song format for modern times through the instrumental piano jazz format, the French/German trio of basist Joel Grip, drummer Michael Griener and pianist Simon Sieger present a set of six Grip compositions along with two Sieger/Grip and one Sieger piece, all sophisticated, creative and lyrically infused modern jazz.


Umlaut Big Band: Mary's Ideas [2 CDs]

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 31105
Catalog Code: UMFRCD34/35
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $19.95



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Rare and newly discovered works from jazz composer and pianist Mary Lou Williams performed by the Umlaut Big Band in their series of portraits of forgotten jazz artist, here taking a broad look at the prodigious career of this essential and gifted pianist, composer & arranger, whose influence on swing and early be-bop deserves this fitting and inclusive overview.


SuperKlang (Aurier / Lemetre): SuperKlang

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 31104
Catalog Code: UMFR-CD36
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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An effusive album of violin and percussion, fueled by the Iranian zarb drum and augmented with an eclectic mix of frame drums, nyckelharp and Tibetan bowls, from the French duo of violinist Frederic Aurier and percussionist Sylvain Lemetre, both trained classical musicians drawn to jazz forms, their duo an eclectically enjoyable blend of experimental and danceable, joyful music.


Forsgren, Joakim / Andreas Hiroui Larsson featuring David Lackner: Vending Machine

Label: thanatosis produktion
Product Code: 30643
Catalog Code: THTCD7
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $14.95



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Sound and visual installation artists Joakim Forsgren and Andreas Hiroui Larsson use a multiplicity of approaches, both rhythmic and abstract, and a vast set of instruments (flutes, bass, drum machines, saxophone, maracas, sythesizer, &c) and objects (kitchenware, nails in a box, aluminum foil, &c) to create a universe of quirky and embraceable song-like structures.


Bothen, Christer: Ambrosia [3 CD BOX SET]

Label: thanatosis produktion
Product Code: 30641
Catalog Code: THTBOX4
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $29.95



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Swedish contrabass clarinetist Christ Bothen in six extended works, the first and third disks a series of solo works using incredible technique and concentration, the 2nd disc a large work in an ensemble with fellow deep reedists Hans Koch & Per Texas Johansson, double bassist Vilhelm Bromander, pianists Kristine Scholz & Tisha Mukarji, and a spectral narrative from Sofia Jernberg.


Knight, Adrian: Fly By Night [2 CDs]

Label: thanatosis produktion
Product Code: 30640
Catalog Code: THTCD2
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $15.95



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A "travelogue" of Swedish composer and songwriter Adrian Knight's guitar explorations, works originally released on his digital-only and now dormant label Pink Pamphlet, drawing from work recorded in his home studio that developed from sketches and experimentation, along with new recordings including one with saxophonist David Lackner; beautifully moody and elegant music.


Zethson, Alexander: Pole Of Inaccessibility [2 CDs]

Label: thanatosis produktion
Product Code: 30639
Catalog Code: THTCD1
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $21.95



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Darkly meditative and somber compositions for the lower registers of the grand piano accompanied by synthesizer, in two extended pieces by Je Suis! and Angles 9 pianist Alexander Zethson, using the interactions between the deep piano keys and synth more as a sound source than as a distinct instrument, each reshaping the other to create a cloud of sound.


Kuchen, Martin: Det Forsvunnas Namn [VINYL]

Label: thanatosis produktion
Product Code: 30638
Catalog Code: THTLP3
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $21.95



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Using baritone and alto saxophones, speakers and an iPod, Swedish improviser Martin Kuchen (Angles, Exploding Customer, UNSK, Looper, &c) takes his listeners on a demented tour of extended technique and curiously unexpected sounds from the saxophone, focusing on textures and non-abrasive approaches to create an abundance of unexpected and oddly engaging, concise improvisations.


J/L Duo + Adrian Knight and Frew Elfineh Taha: Ismalfa [VINYL]

Label: thanatosis produktion
Product Code: 30637
Catalog Code: THTDL6
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $21.95



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A cohesive suite in eight parts on dynamics, tone and vocal narration in acoustic jazz from the joining of the 20+ year Swedish duo project J/L Duo of saxophonist Johan Jutterstrom and drummer/percussionist Andreas Hiroui Larsson, Brooklyn-based pianist Adrian Knight and vocalist/lyricist Frew Elfineh Taha (also known under the moniker Black Fist).


Un Poco Loco (Fourneyron / Beliah / Gesser): Ornithologie

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 30309
Catalog Code: UMFRCD31
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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Formed in 2014 to explore their own personal history with jazz music, the French trio of Fidel Fourneyron on trombone, Sebastien Beliah on double bass and Geoffroy Gesser on tenor saxophone & clarinet put their focus on the master of be-bop, Charlie Parker, updating, reinventing and making an inventive playground of Parker's music through thirteen classics.


Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal: Sbatax

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 30283
Catalog Code: UMFR-CD33
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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A burning album of free jazz caught live at Au Topsi Pohl, in Berlin, Germany in 2019 between the long-running duo of tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler and drummer Antonin Gerbal, best known for their work in Zoor or Denzler-Gerbal-Dorner, here working an "Interstellar Space" area of strength and energy through intense interaction and cathartic playing.


Lumpeks (Laurain / Borel / Koziel / Beliah): Lumpeks

Label: Bolt / Umlaut
Product Code: 30282
Catalog Code: RP02
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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Bassist Sebastien Beliah leads this French-Polish quartet with Louis Laurain on cornet, Pierre Borel on alto saxophone, and Olga Koziel on voice & percussions, blending free jazz and traditional Polish music & songs with an experimental bent and the flourish of East European folk energy, a passionate mix that entertains and surprises the listener with unexpected twists & turns.


Kuchen, Martin & Landaeus Trio: The Pity Of It All [VINYL] [Used Item]

Label: Moserobie Music
Product Code: 29281
Catalog Code: MMPLP101
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $15.95



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Pianist Mathias Landaeus's trio with Johnny Aman on bass and Chris Montgomery on drums are joined by saxophonist Martin Kuchen (Angles, &c) for a limited edition LP of superb music merging free and lyrical elements for a tremendous modern jazz album.


Guthrie, Will: Sacree Onsession [VINYL] [Used Item]

Label: ideal
Product Code: 29174
Catalog Code: iDEAL133
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $15.95



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Metzger, Matthieu: SelfCooking [Used Item]

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 29040
Catalog Code: aylCD-132
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $11.95



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A member of the French ONJ (Orchestre National de Jazz), saxophonist Metzger also works with a variety of real-time transformation music software; this is an excellent review of his compositions and his unique voice in modern improvisation.


Nyberg, Lina: Palaver [Used Item]

Label: Moserobie Music
Product Code: 27663
Catalog Code: MMPCD076
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $11.03



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Vocalist Lina Nyberg in a quintet with David Stackenas (guitar), Cecilia Persson (piano), Josef Kallerdahl (bass) & Peter Danemo (drums), singing original works plus one by poet Coleman Barks, and Paul Simon's "So Long Frank Lloyd Wright".


ISM (Pat Thomas / Joel Grip / Antonin Gerbal): Metaphor

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 27631
Catalog Code: umcd0030
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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Performing at Knuttel House, in Tokyo, Japan in 2018, the wonderfully complex and trio of Pat Thomas on piano, Joel Grip on double bass, and Antonin Gerbal on drums, bridging traditional jazz piano trio with contemporary forms, in the first of a 2-part installment, each track named for a flower as they balance dense highly active playing with abstract lyricism.


Umlaut Big Band: Plays Don Redman: The King Of Bungle Bar

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 27469
Catalog Code: UMFR-CD29
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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Don Redman was an American big band leader popular in the 1930's, responsible for work on animations, sound tracks, and recordings of pre-swing hot jazz arrangements of popular tunes; here the French Umlaut Big Band under the direction of Pierre-Antoine Badaroux pays homage to his music in rich orchestration showing the melodic, inventive, and complexities of Redman's music.


Lingens, Hannes: Pieces For Percussion [VINYL]

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 27324
Catalog Code: UB009
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $18.95



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Compositions for percussion from Berlin drummer and accordionist Hannes Lingens (Musaeum Clausum, Antoine Beuger, Lucio Capece, &c), composed over six years, each using a restricted set of materials, instrument or instrument type, Lingens performing solo, and as a duo and quartet using overdubs, employing microphone techniques for detail and ambiance.


Denzler / Grip / Johansson: Zyklus 1 [2 CDs]

Label: Umlaut Records / SAJ
Product Code: 27323
Catalog Code: umcd 28 29 / sajcd 47 48
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $19.95



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Exploring new ways of interplay within a classic jazz trio setting, "Zyklus 1" or "Cycle 1" is the 3rd album from the trio of Bertrand Denzler on tenor saxophone, Joel Grip on double bass, and Sven on Ake Johansson on drums, a double CD + poster of four improvisations that reference "Time" through masterful technique and superb collective free jazz.


Ruhl, Joris: Toile, Etoiles

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 26601
Catalog Code: UMFR-CD28
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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Four improvisations in a series titled "Etoile" [star] and one composition using graphic notation titled "Toile" [canvas], from French clarinetist Joris Rhule, working with multiphonics and extended harmonic technique to extoll unusual sonorities from the single reed instrument, from fragile to forceful, fascinating examples of extreme sonic exploration.


Musaeum Clausum: Musaeum Clausum

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 26227
Catalog Code: umfr-cd23
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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Musaeum Clausum is a French-German trio that features Louis Laurain on cornet (Die Hochstapler, Umlaut Big band, ONCEIM), Hannes Lingens on drums (Obliq, Konzert Minimal) and Sebastien Beliah on bass.(Un Poco Loco, Ensemble Hodos, Umlaut Big Band), in an album of patiently developing improvisation giving each player freedom and flexibility within a composed framework.


Beliah, Sebastien: Nocturnes

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 26226
Catalog Code: umfr-cd27
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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Sebastien Beliah is a Paris-based double bass player, a member of Umlaut Big Band, The Coquettes, Un poco loco, &c., here in a solo album of bass noir, dark and resonant tones evoked through strong bowing, finding harmonics between the strings and from the instrument itself, creating beautiful passages in a mirage of engulfing deep timbre.


Trio La Soustraction des Fleurs (Vrod / Aurier / Lemetre): Airs de Moyenne Montagne [2 CDS]

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 26062
Catalog Code: UMFR-CD2425
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $23.95



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Combining folk and ethnic rhythms in traditional popular forms, the Trio La Soustraction of des Fleurs of Jean-Francois Vrod on violin & voice, Frederic Aurier on violin & voice, and Sylvain Lemetre on zarb & voice focuses on the music of the mountains of the Massif Central, melodic music with unique timbres, forms, pre-texts, and a richly complex set of musical objects.


Rummel, Simon Ensemble: IM MEER

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 24531
Catalog Code: Umfr-CD22
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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German composer and improviser Simon Rummel presents the 2nd release from his 11-piece Simon Rummel Ensemble, blending his interest in acoustic phenomena and improvisational harmonics in an extended work that shifts from beautiful tonal work to disruptive cacophony and back to melodic music, blending jazz and 20th century approaches; a great achievement.


Fenetre Ovale (Risser / Ruhl / Billet / Gouband): Deuxieme Volet

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 22592
Catalog Code: umfr-cd20
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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Transcendental and exceptional improvisation in the 2nd release from the Fenetre Ovale project, with composer Karl Naegelen and improvisers Eve Risser (piano) and Joris Ruhl (clarinet), expanded with the arrival of percussionist Toma Gouband and violinist Amaryllis Billet.


Gerbal, Antonin : Sound Of Drums

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 21958
Catalog Code: umfr-cd18
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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An absorbing album of solo drum work from French drummer/percussionist Antonin Gerbal, recording in the studio and demonstrating his profound sonic and technical approaches to the drums, isolated from projects like Peeping Tom, Bertrand Denzler/ONCEIM or Zoor.


Ensemble Hodos: Lifework : A Unity - Ensemble Hodos plays Philip Corner (Vol. 1)

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 21957
Catalog Code: umfr-cd16
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $14.95



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Saxophonist Pierre-Antoine Badaroux and double bassist Sebastien Beliah formed Ensemble Hodos in 2008 to perform the music of composers who wrote scores that include freedom and/or improvisation for the players, here performing the music of Philip Corner.


Rummel, Simon Ensemble: Nichts Fur Alle (Nothing For All)

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 21956
Catalog Code: umfr-cd19
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $13.95



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Cologne pianist and composer Simon Russell wrote these compositions, melding jazz, classical, electronic, even tango music into lyrical and joyfully quirky works, performed by his ensemble with Goerg Wissel, Matthias Muche, Udo Moll, Carl Ludwig Hubsch, &c.


Zoor: Volumes A + B

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 20848
Catalog Code: umfr-cd08
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $9.95



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The French trio of saxophonist Bertrand Denzler, guitarist Jean-Sebastien Mariage and drummer Antonin Gerbal in two extended works beginning and ending on a sustained plateau while maintaining a constant state of anticipatory suspense using no electronics, treatments or effects.


Denzler, Bertrand / Antonin Gerbal: Heretofore

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 20846
Catalog Code: umfr-cd12
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $13.95



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The duo of tenor saxophonist Bertrand Denzler and percussionist Antonin Gerbal, 2/3 of the Zoor trio, in an album of free improvisation contrasting simple and complex sounds, organic and mechanical rhythms while evoking asymmetric, geometric or enigmatic shapes.


Sandstrom, Nisse Quintet: Live at Crescendo

Label: Moserobie Music
Product Code: 20567
Catalog Code: MMPCD096
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $15.95



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A live recording of lyrical post-bop jazz from Swedish legend, tenor saxophnoist Nisse Standstrom, in a live recording from 2014 fronting a quintet of creative players Jonas Kullhammar on tenor sax, Leio Lindberg on piano, Kenji Rabson on bass, and Moussa Fadera on drums.


Nordstrom / Johansson / Schlippenbach: Stockholm Connection [3 CDs]

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 20496
Catalog Code: umcd202122
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $36.95



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A unique 3CD-box from Umlaut Records putting in attention the musical collaborations between two of Sweden's most headstrong musicians: the pioneers Bengt "Frippe" Nordstrom and Sven-Ake Johansson.


Apuh!: Ett [VINYL]

Label: Palsrobot
Product Code: 20449
Catalog Code: PRCD002
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $14.95



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Debut LP of the young Gothenburg, Sweden trio of saxophonist Adrian Asling Sellius, drummer Hampus Ohman-Frolund, and double bass player Matt Dimming, drawing on elements of pop and rock, klezmer, cinematic soundscapes, experimental noise, and free jazz.


Wang, Hong-Kai and Mattin: Collapsing Ourselves [VINYL]

Label: Mount Analogue
Product Code: 20407
Catalog Code: MAA002
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $18.95



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A unique album of self-aware conversation from Hong-Kai Wang and Mattin, who record themselves responding to their own dialog, addressing those responses to the audience and adding their reaction to the final recordings, creating an abstract spoken ambiance.


Landaeus, Mathias: Into Life

Label: Moserobie Music
Product Code: 19820
Catalog Code: MMPCD094
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $16.95



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Pianist Mathias Landaeus leads his trio with Johnny Aman on bass and Jonas Holgersson on drums through five original pieces, a mazurka by Chopin, and Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah", an eclectic take on the piano trio blending modern techniques with both traditional and creative compositions.


Ceccaldi, Theo Trio + Joelle Leandre: Can You Smile?

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 18351
Catalog Code: aylCD-136
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $15.95



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Theo Ceccarelli expands his string trio from their Ayler debut album, "Carrousel", adding bassist and free vocalist Joelle Leandre to the group, yielding a new dimension to their rapidly expanding repertoire of rich, interactive improvisation.


Fields, Scott & Jeffrey Lependorf: Everything is in the instructions

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 18350
Catalog Code: aylCD-135
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $16.95



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The beautiful and introspective duo of guitarist Scott Fields and Jeffrey Lependorf, a certified master of the shakuhachi, performing new works for guitar and shakuhachi that combine written and improvised material, lovely and intelligent music.


Doneda, Michel / Joris Ruhl: Linge

Label: Umlaut Records
Product Code: 18128
Catalog Code: umfr-cd07
Country: Sweden / France / Germany
 
Price: $13.95



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The duo of saxophonist Michel Doneda and clarinetist Joris Ruhl in subtle recordings from The ferme du linge, Orbey, France, emphasizing unusual aspects of their instruments, tonal interactions, and extended techniques.


Gonzalez, Dennis Yells at Eels: Colorado at Clinton

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 17934
Catalog Code: AYLCD-133
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $16.95



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Trumpeter & cornetist Dennis Gonzalez' Yells At Eels with sons Aaron Gonzalez on bass and Stefan Gonzalez on drums adds Aakash Mittal (Rudresh Mahanthappa, Ravish Momin) on alto sax for a dynamic studio release of Gonzalez and Mittal compositions.


Ducret, Marc: Tower, Vol. 3

Label: Ayler
Product Code: 17771
Catalog Code: aylCD-120
Country: Sweden
 
Price: $15.95



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Guitarist Marc Ducret's sextet performs comments on the music previously played in the other albums of the Tower series, either as rewritten fragments or developments of excerpts or patterns.