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    PLZ Make It Ruins founder Vegyn is an artist that pushes diverse sonics in both his solo work and collaborations Like A Good Old Friend sees him follow up 2019’s debut album Only Diamonds Cut Diamonds with a six track EP that effortlessly traverses electronic, dance, alternative and rap influences whilst retaining a playful,...
  • The follow-up to his Nonesuch debut, Satin Doll, released earlier this year, DRM features Gendel’s solo musical experiments with vintage instruments such as a forty-year-old Electro Harmonix DRM32 drum machine, antique synthesizers, and a sixty-year-old nylon-string guitar—accompanied by his voice While Satin Doll was a...
  • Drummers Lee Buford of The Body and Zac Jones from Braveyoung conjure dubbed out illbient spells from spacy, overdriven breaks on their debut full-length Proper grotty goodness like We TM, DJ Spooky or I-Sound Buford and Jones have been collaborating for years, but "World Vision Perfect Harmony" is their debut as a duo,...
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    "Sadly, many will hear Chris Corsano & Bill Orcutt's latest LP, Made Out of Sound, as 'not-jazz,' though it would be more aptly described as 'not-not-jazz' In a better world, it would warrant above-the-fold reviews in Downbeat, or an appearance on David Sanborn's late-night show (if someone would only give it back to him) More...
  • Fire! tracking new paths and reaching new levels of excellence, still honoring their 12-year-old vow of presenting a fresh approach to improvised music Their debut album, You Liked Me Five Minutes Ago, was released in 2009 to wide international acclaim "The basic strategy of pairing the expressive energy of free jazz with a sturdy...
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    "There have been some very cool guitar duo LPs over the years -- Bert Jansch & John Renbourn's Bert & John, Danny Kalb & Stefan Grossman's Crosscurrents, Jody Harris & Robert Quine's Escape, Charalambides' Joy Shapes, Bill Orcutt & Michael Morley's Electric Guitar Duets, any comp of Kansas Joe McCoy &...
  • Laurel Halo, Donato Dozzy, and Teheran sound artist Tegh offer their Glassforms Versions alongside a new edit by Max Cooper The works of Philip Glass are reflected and refracted in a myriad of ways by some of the most renowned electronic artists alive, making for a blissful, multi-dimensional listening experience With Glassforms...
  • 4-Track Guitar Music is the unassuming title of a cassette by Swedish composer Mats Erlandsson, which was originally released on Kali Malone and Maria W Horn's XKatedral label in 2018 Composed using only, as the album title implies, a 4-track tape deck and an electric guitar, the music was later modified on the computer and...
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    2021 restock "Vinylization of the recent Home Fi cassette (originally released on the Australian Brierfirld Flood Press label) by this magnificent New Zealand singer/songwriter We were never able to score a copy of the tape, despite the fact we released Maxine's last LP, Silk, so we figured we would perform the public service of...
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    2020 restock Originally issued in the historic BYG Actuel series, around 1970 Title translated: "One Morning I Waked Up Very Early" "One of the first trombonists to explore free jazz, Grachan Moncur III recorded this album at the Studio Saravah in Paris on September 10th and November 4th, 1969 Featuring Fernando Martins (piano),...
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    2021 restock Featuring Frank Foster (soprano sax), Oliver Lake (alto sax), Jimmy Vass (alto sax), Youseff Yancy (trumpet, flugelhorn, theremin, various electro-acoustical sound manipulating devices), Don Pullen (piano), Monnette Sudler (guitar), Cecil McBee (bass), Hamiet Bluiett (baritone sax), Arthur Blythe (alto sax), Fred...
  • Eargong Records present a reissue of Mike Osborne's Outback, originally released in 1970 Alto saxophonist Mike Osborne has been one of British jazz's most intense players A unique alto sax voice that enhanced the music of great bands such as Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath, Mike Westbrook, Harry Miller's Isipingo, Mike...
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    New album by a favorite artist of Fourth Dimension, whose work can traverse everywhere from avant-folk or otherworldly pop to minimalist electronics or some of the most fervent "outer sounds" one can dredge from the deepest crevices of their doubtlessly life battle-scarred imagination On Metal River, Richard Youngs offers four...
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    UXY Dosing©(UD)is a maximalist genre of electronic music that refers to sound productionsthat make for a radical succession to the minimalist genre, regardless of style and aesthetic practicethough mainly associated with the field of sound artsMore precisely, it designates that which embraces heterogeneity and allows for complex...
  • Swedish dynamo Peder Mannerfelt exerts a signature sidespin on a 2nd pack of wonky techno missiles with Karenn’s Voam label Sibling to 2020’s ‘Like We Never Existed’, the five jags of ‘And the Band Played On’ come restless and full of surprises, working Peder’s knack for juxtaposed sounds and articulated limb...
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    Laid down before the Great Isolation and offered in hope for the community to come MOONSHINER: Sally and husband Andrew sing words from West Virginian Currence Hammonds’ version of this widespread song, with a melodic structure from John Gallagher If you haven’t heard Currence, or John’s album with Scott Prouty and Chris...
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    Keys, the debut album from Bill MacKay and Nathan Bowles, is, on first blush, a collection of guitar and banjo duets—but from the opening moment, it is clear that Bill and Nathan’s agreed-upon duo is a living organism, growing as it goes Behind the stately figures of “Idumea,” a 19th-century southern hymnal played...
  • THIS IS A PREORDER ONLY We are expecting to have this in shop towards the end of May and will only be getting a limited amount A boxset compiling the series of inter-related releases that Late Music put out in 2020 - the double album Cantus, Descant, the two disc live set Figures In Open Air, and Laurus, an extended EP of...
  • we wrote it on the road mostly when that was still a place and then recorded it in masks later, distanced at the beginning of the second wave it was autumn, and the falling sun was impossibly fat and orange we tried to summon a brighter reckoning there, bent beneath varied states of discomfort, worry and wonderment we fired...
  • The music on 'Dance Nos 1-5' was originally conceived as a three-way collaboration between composer Philip Glass, choreographer Lucinda Childs and artist Sol LeWitt Dance received its world premiere in Amsterdam on October 19, 1979 and its New York premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on November 29, 1979 Comes on 180 gram...
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    Breadwoman is a being who exists outside of time, yet surfaced on tape during the perfect storm of performance art, renegade DIY avant-garde, gallery culture, and esoteric mysticism of early 80s Los Angeles This reintroduction of Anna Homler and Steve Moshier’s first cassette collaboration - accompanied by two additional pieces...
  • Long awaited vinyl reissue of NWW's classic second album Packaged in an outer sleeve that replicates the original United Dairies issue and also has a replica of the Steven Stapleton designed...
  • Inspired by the infinitely numbered harmonies transmitted by Vista, a benevolent being from a distant dimension, Iasos broke ground for a new age of electronic sound manipulation His was pioneering work—done from a bohemian boat-slip home office—on some of the first commercially available synthesizers and, on stage, into the...
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    “Transmission incomingalien sound waves have been bouncing off the side of our ship We’ve managed to capture some of them on plastic They seem to appear suddenly out of the vacuum Projected by planets Beamed through stars Reflected off debris Hanging in space like dust motes “Witch Egg is an improvised set of songs by...
  • OTOROKU reissue Evan Parker's first solo LP Saxophone Solos Recorded by Martin Davidson in 1975 at the Unity Theatre in London, at that time the preferred concert venue of the Musicians' Co-operative, Parker's densely woven and often cyclical style has yet to form; instead throaty murmurs appear under rough-hewn whistles and calls...
  • Originally recorded and released in 1980, Six of One beautifully captures the detail in Evan Parker's high frequency split tones for which he is now perhaps better known Five years on from Saxophone Solos and with circular breathing and polyphonics well-worn into his live performances, Parker's experiments here produce sustained...
  • on the feet of a wind is a wild assemblage of carbonated synthetic music from Powell and a sister record to flash across the intervals (AF 018LP) and multiply the sides -- two albums already released in 2020 Recalling Xenakis, Parmegiani, and Hecker but with the smile/smirk of vintage Powell, the record is released via a folder, a...
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    Melody As Truth is proud to announce “Melodies In The Sand”, a collection of works from Czech artists Irena and Vojtěch Havlovi The husband-and-wife duo began working together in the mid 80’s as part of experimental ensemble Capella Antiqua e Moderna, a unique association of musicians whose repertoire spanned various...
  • Indonesia’s intense, vital experimental duo Senyawa release their newest album Alkisah via Phantom Limb An explosive, exploratory trip through Senyawa’s unique sonics, Alkisah represents masters of unpredictable experimental music pushing their own boundaries Instrumentalist Wukir Suryadi performs on homemade instruments,...
  • A brand new reworks album, staggered in various ep releases, including unreleased original compositions and reflecting the original compositions in new arrangement, re-interpretations by Vikingur and various other artists After the success of the previous Bach Reworks Album Vikingur and his Label have embarked on a new album...
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    The Body is a prolific musical force whose creativity is matched only by the astonishing weight of their sound Duo Lee Buford and Chip King have established their own musical language that reimagines how rhythm, dynamics, and sonics can shape or dismantle song structure Over the course of two decades, the duo has consistently...
  • Takk is a warmer, more orchestral take on the band's defining sound, and easily their most instantly accessible record to date (shockingly, over a third of the album's songs clock in at under five minutes each) The cheerless drones of ( ) are replaced by more bass, drums, piano, horns, and samples, strings are more prominent...
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    Sigur Rós is commemorating the 20th anniversary of their breakthrough album, 1999’s sublime Ágætis byrjun (A Good Beginning), with a massive reissue Demos, early song versions and live recordings comprise six sides of the vinyl box set The band dove into its personal archive for the source material, surfacing long-ago...
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    When is dance music not really dance music, but still makes you want to shake everything your were given at birth PLO Man and C3D E provide a perfect example with 'Public Static V (Part 1-5)', the opening track here While never committing to labels, the track moves through a number of different arrangements, peaking with a sense...
  • “Absorb the pain and react smoothly… don’t become distracted by the white noise of possibilities… experience a flow-like state, even an Ultra Instinct” — Platinum Mike Perry The collection of instrumental piano-based pieces, Kirby says, is the outcome of “trying to accept the duality of the world, and through that...
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    Recorded in Gendel’s native California, the album features three musicians—Gendel on saxophone, Gabe Noel on electric bass, and Philippe Melanson on electronic percussion—engaging in simultaneous synchronized sonic construction/destruction of well-known jazz standards, including Miles Davis’ “Freddie Freeloader,”...
  • Regarded as the link between Italian acid folk, Library music and Krautrock, Living Music was a collective of Italian Musicians, artists and poets active in the counterculture and student movement of Rome in the late 1960s and early 1970s Taking their name and concept from the New York experimental theatre group ‘Living...
  • Piano Day is an official body created in 2015 by Berlin-based composer Nils Frahm and his closest friends to house various exciting, piano-related projects for everyone to participate in The first project revealed by the Piano Day team in 2015 was the building of what will be the world’s tallest piano: the Klavins 450,...
  • Berlin-based pianist Nils Frahm is already a firebrand in the modern classical world As announced by Drowned In Sound, he finally returns on October 10th 2011 with the successor to his highly acclaimed solo piano works 'Wintermusik' and 'The Bells' Nils Frahm invites you to put on your headphones and dive into a world of...
  • Nils Frahm, born on September 20th 1982, had an early introduction to music During his childhood he was taught to play piano by Nahum Brodski – a student of the last scholar of Tschaikowski It was through this that Nils began to immerse himself in the styles of the classical pianists before him as well as contemporary...
  • Spaces is an ode to the joy of live performance It expresses Frahm’s love for experimentation and answers the call from his fans for a record that truly reflects what they have witnessed during his concerts Breaking the convention of a traditional live album, Spaces was recorded over the course of two years in different...
  • Following the release of Encores 1 on June 1st, Nils Frahm releases of Encores 2, the second in a series of EPs following the release of the universally acclaimed album, All Melody, released in January of this year While Encores 1 focused on an acoustic pallet of sounds with just a solo piano and harmonium, Encores 2 explores a...
  • For the past two years, Nils Frahm has been building a brand new studio and making music at Funkhaus in Berlin Out of that time came not only his 7th album, the universally acclaimed All Melody, but a huge amount of additional material, of which Encores 1 is the first offering With only twelve...
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    For the past two years, Nils Frahm has been building a brand new studio in Berlin to make his 7th studio album titled All Melody, which will be released on January 26th, 2018 via Erased Tapes, before Nils embarks on his first world tour since 2015 Since the day Nils first encountered the impressive studio of a family friend,...
  • TTT cop a pair of sylvan downbeat beauties from Conrad Standish and Sam Karmel’s CS + Kreme One of the most distinctive acts to emerge from the southern hemisphere in recent memory, CS + Kreme’s first self-tiled 12” marked them as ones to keep an ear on, and each subsequent rendering has only made us love their immaculate...
  • NYC’s 75 Dollar Bill began its prolific career in 2012, after percussionist Rick Brown—a veteran of the indie underground (Fish & Roses, Run On, V-Effect)—and noise scene guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Che Chen—connected via MySpace Since that initial jam session, when Brown began experimenting with his signature...
  • When Nils Frahm kicked off his world tour at Funkhaus Berlin in January 2018 to bring his highly acclaimed studio album All Melody to the stage, an ambitious journey was just to begin: Over the next two years, Frahm played more than 180 sold-out performances, including the Sydney Opera House, LA’s Disney Hall, the Barbican in...
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    Barely a season passed in 2019 between the release of Badge Époque Ensemble’s self titled debut album, and its follow up, the disco-sleeved 12” Nature, Man & Woman Now, 3 months on from the release of the group’s acclaimed sophomore album Self Help, we find them repeating the trick with a surprise fourth title on...
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