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Radius : Witch of Agnesi

Radius : Witch of Agnesi

  Radius Witch of Agnesi label: Pluntonium Records ref: Plu-004 year: 2002 players: alan lechuza: baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, oboe, flue, mark weaver: tuba, damon smith: double bass, dave wayne: drum set A series of reflections on the free jazz quartet. The careful, original approach to timbres and interplay allows to remain within a (revised) tradition, staying in touch with... Read More »

DJET – INANIMATED OBJECTS

DJET – INANIMATED OBJECTS (EP) Radical Matters Editions (INCLUDED) RMWE007 Concrete sound manipulations: improvisations and associations on a theme of the book of Stanislav Lem’s “The Sum of Technologies”. Download Zip Content list: 3 audio tracks. Recorded & played: Alexander Lisovsky Catlogue: W.E.007 Licensed Creative Commons by-nc-nd/2.0_________________Radical Matt... Read More »

Butcher/Prévost : Interworks

Butcher/Prévost : Interworks

[stream]http://modisti.org/sys/archivo/1424.mp3[/stream] ref: MRCD66 year: 2005 Saxophonist Butcher and percussionist Prévost are not the kind of musicians to turn in substandard performances, but even by their high standards this is a remarkably compelling disc. The recording by engineer Steve Lowe renders the protesting metallic wail of Prévost’s tam-tam and Butcher’s disparate whi... Read More »

Mad Trio : Mad Trio

Mad Trio : Mad Trio

[stream]http://modisti.org/sys/archivo/1423.mp3[/stream] ref: Bpr111 year: 2005 players: Mark Weaver (tuba) and Alan Lechusza (woodwinds/electronics) and brings newcomer Carolyn Lechusza (cello/electronics) Almost serial sequences on the tuba functioning as moebius walking bass lines, raided by distorted cello and reeds of progressive rock ascendancy or more experimental tracks featuring explorati... Read More »

Hi God People – Shortwave Children

Hi God People – Shortwave Children

[Hi God People – Shortwave Children]Sham#038 Four haunting pieces of clanging improvisation tempered with layered, droning vocals that create an atmosphere of primitive devotion. Volume VI of Shame File Music?s Terra Australis Incognita series of new Australian experimental music.? Melbourne?s Hi God People are something of an enigmatic quartet, having floated about the edges of the garden s... Read More »

Undecisive God : ?Eccentricities?

Undecisive God : ?Eccentricities?

  Undecisive God ?Eccentricities? label: Shame File Music ref: ?Eccentricities? year: 2005 players: Clinton Green: guitar, Greg Wadley: guitar Low-fi electroacoustics, extended hardwared guitar and pedal processes for a series of real-time performed, superimposed layers creating a carefully balanced harsh sonic world featuring sharp atmospheric shifts. Electroacstica low-fi, guitarra ampliada... Read More »

Pau Torres “John Leo Crow”

Pau Torres “John Leo Crow”

[stream]http://www.frozenelephantsmusic.com/releases/FE004/mp3/fe004_01_Pau-Torres_John-Leo-Crow_prt01.mp3[/stream] fe004 The 4th release at Frozen Elephants features the spanish/canadian Composer & laptop Musician Pau Torres. His ‘John Leo Crow’ album (FE004) includes nineteen short and yet impressive compositions based on various Max/Msp patches using skipped recordings as source... Read More »

Mark Applebaum : The Bible without God

Mark Applebaum : The Bible without God

  Mark Applebaum The Bible without God label: Innova Recordings ref: Innova 649:2CD year: 2006 players: Various Indirect homage to the Cage-Tudor-Cunningham ethos through a series of pieces performed by the composer on various electroacoustic sound-sculptures occasionally joined by an ensemble of acoustic instruments. Random practices and preparations, found objects, electronics, processing a... Read More »

taiga remains + david kirby – wings grow back

taiga remains + david kirby – wings grow back

[stream]http://www.homophoni.com/taiga remains %2B david kirby – wings grow back.mp3[/stream] TAIGA REMAINS (Alex Cobb) (acoustic guitar, e-bowed guitar, chord organ) DAVID KIRBY (processing) ? Download ? Download report broken link If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to the RSS feed!... Read More »

O’Leary / Swallow / Favre : Awakening

O’Leary / Swallow / Favre : Awakening

  O?Leary / Swallow / Favre Awakening label: Leo Records ref: CD LR 460 year: 2006 players: Mark O?Leary: el. guitar, Steve Swallow: bass guitar, Pierre Favre: percussion A trio recording where the tendency towards drawing atmospheric canvases is stressed by an aesthetic palette of blurred, uncertain edges, pulse dilutions and faded-in strokes resulting in a remote sonic presence. Faster temp... Read More »

Brian Klein & Carl Kruger : Improvised Hygiene Device

Brian Klein & Carl Kruger : Improvised Hygiene Device

com muito prazer que damos nossas boas-vindas ao novo membro da h0rda, Brian Klein, que acaba de lanar um disco em colaborao com o veterano de n0-age, Carl Kruger. Como os prprios artistas definem, “Este lbum uma extenso do trabalho realizado ao vivo em 2004, desta vez em formato digital originado com troca de arquivos sonoros pela Internet.” We are pleased to welcome another member in... Read More »

Rich West : Heavenly Breakfast

Rich West : Heavenly Breakfast

  Rich West Heavenly Breakfast label: PfMentum ref: PfMentum CD035 year: 2006 players: Rich West, drums, accordion, pieces; Dan Krimm, electric bass; Bruce Friedman, trumpet; Emily Beezhold, electric piano, korg ms2000; Lynn Johnston, saxophones, clarinets Multistylistic compositions, featuring driving funk progressive rhythms, post-free improv, contemporary chamber or polytonal passages, all... Read More »

Violet – Universam

Violet – Universam

[stream]http://www.archive.org/download/nlr08/nlr08_violet_-_universam.mp3[/stream] Improvised live recorded in Kyiv in A&T trade shop on 2nd of July 2005. Concert was organized by Nexsound. Other participants were Francisco Lopez, Michael Gendreau and Kotra. Unfortunately other live sets are unavailable. Jeff Surak, also known as Violet (as well as a whole bunch of other things actually), wa... Read More »

The Necks : Chemist

The Necks : Chemist

  The Necks Chemist label: ReR Megacorp ref: ReR Necks7 year: 2006 players: Chris Abrahams: piano, Tony Buck: drums, Lloyd Swanton: bass In the line of their previous long-atmospheric-tracks-of-hypnotic-character works, this CD displays a more careful approach to sound, featuring richer rhythmics, more complex harmonies and varying timbres for their extended acoustic-ambient tracks. En la lne... Read More »

Wolfgang Peter Menzel – ElectroVirus

Wolfgang Peter Menzel – ElectroVirus

[stream]ftp://ftp.scene.org/pub/music/groups/earlabs/lm042/menzelt01.mp3[/stream] LM 042 German-born, Sweden-based artist and composer Wolfgang Peter Menzel presents a suite of five compositions. In his own words: “These tracks are results of my listening to body sounds, among them my own body. An earlier recording with pure body sound you can find at www.floraberlin.de/soundbag ( nr. 155 ).... Read More »

Nabatov / Rainey : Steady Now

Nabatov / Rainey : Steady Now

  Nabatov / Rainey Steady Now label: Leo Records ref: CD LR 463 year: 2006 players: Simon Nabatov: piano, Tom Rainey : drums A piano/drums duo setting proposes a renewed perspective for the cubist dismantlement of the linguistic: both rhythmics hold an intimately flowing dialogue, responding to the mind-boggling stylistic somersaults while displaying ease both at home and abroad, managing to ... Read More »

Roberto Fega : “Fave Quotidiane”

Roberto Fega : “Fave Quotidiane”

[stream]http://www.punck.net/ctrlaltcanc/ctrl29/Traccia1.mp3[/stream] Born in 1965, Roberto Fega plays tenor/soprano sax, bass clarinet and samplers. Always interested in expressive and devoted-to-research artistic forms, he played with Cervello a Sonagli and Circ.A and is currently playing with IATO and IXEM. He started his musical adventure with the Avant-garde-Rock group Dura Figura. He partici... Read More »

Ensemble Impromptu : Instint

Ensemble Impromptu : Instint

  Ensemble Impromptu Instint label: Marmita-Musica Viva ref: MMV-001 year: 2005 players: Jose Luis Galiana: saxos, Carlos Amat: piano, Jorge Gavald: guitarra procesada, Remigi Roca: contrabaix, Liba Villavechia: saxos, Agust Fernandez: Piano i direcci musical, Pep Llopis: direcci artstica Free improvisation ensemble presenting original materials, carefully balancing the density of collective ... Read More »

DJET – Plusminus

DJET – Plusminus

noise, experimental, improvisation. It is written down in september-october, 2006. music by A.Lisovsky 2006 http://djet.hearusplay.com/ ? Download ? Download cover front cover back report broken link If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to the RSS feed!... Read More »

McManus / Battaglia : Pastellic Reflections

McManus / Battaglia : Pastellic Reflections

  McManus / Battaglia Pastellic Reflections label: Flattened Planet Records ref: McManus/Battaglia year: 2006 players: Joe Battaglia-acoustic guitar, Terrence McManus-classical guitar Acoustic guitar duo where reflections on various musical concerns find expression in an extended idiomatic realm. Noise elements contribute to enrich a sound palette whenever the issue calls for it, while the ?l... Read More »

VA – glasshouse #01

VA – glasshouse #01

[stream]http://modisti.org/sys/archivo/5445.mp3[/stream] “We finally have in hand the first hardcopy and tenth reference of the Modena label, Zymogen. We imagine that it is an important moment, as it is the first off-line excursion for the label and a greatly recognized requirement. Should we say then: welcome to the real world Zymogen? The answer is, without doubt. Between being a concept a... Read More »

Olivier Le Goas Quartet : Gravitations

Olivier Le Goas Quartet : Gravitations

  Olivier Le Goas Quartet Gravitations label: Altrisuoni ref: AS 204 year: 2005 players: Olivier Le Goas: drums, Ralph Alessi: trumpet, Drew Gress: double bass, John Abercrombie: guitar The flexible rhythmic concerns behind the compositions for this jazz quartet provide a varied frame for the nimble soloists to move at ease, paying careful attention to the subtle nuances the tracks undergo, f... Read More »

Phroq-Stream

Phroq-Stream

All composed by Francisco Meirino using audio manipulations of piano sounds, february-april 2006. Original piano piece, composed and performed by Francisco Meirino in 2003. Spanish/Swiss artist Phroq is an excellent mix of complex electronic sound manipulations, sometimes harsh, sometimes atmospheric but always interesting and unique. ? Download ? Download report broken link If you enjoyed this po... Read More »

Mystified – Machines

Mystified – Machines

Machines… More than technology to help us through the day, they also have a sense of personality. If you don’t believe this compare in your mind the machines from, say, the 1920s to those from today– think of your cell phone, then the Goldbergian monstrosity Bell invented. Doesn’t this difference mark the character of 2 diffferent eras? This EP by Mystified looks back, some... Read More »

John Wolf Brennan : Pictures in a gallery

John Wolf Brennan : Pictures in a gallery

  John Wolf Brennan Pictures in a gallery label: Leo Records ref: CD LR 464 year: 2006 players: John Wolf Brennan : piano Sophisticated solo piano project fusing the experience of seeing paintings and playing music. A wide range of techniques (prepared piano stands out) and musical influences (cycles and rhythms, classical, jazz-like or modern influences) are evoked by the paintings, like a s... Read More »

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