Sublime electro-acoustic sounds from Francois Bayle – a full piece commissioned by Ina-Grm in Paris, presented here in the complete 1982 version! The work has a very poetic feel – almost these lyrical passages of darker sounds, woven into a spacious tapestry – billed as "Nine ... read moreCD
John Cage —
Ryoanji ... CD Hat Now (Switzerland), 1985. New Copy Gatefold ....
The sound of silence, taken to a new level – as John Cage works beautifully here in an illustrative piece inspired by a rock garden in Kyoto! There's a very spacious quality to the piece – instrumentation that really leaves lots of space in between the notes – even though the ... read moreCD
Seminal sounds from John Cage – his groundbreaking Sonatas & Interludes of the late 40s – performed here with a rich sense of tone and timing by James Tenney! The performance is easily the most striking we've ever heard of these short pieces – and really bring out the magical ... read moreCD
Pierre Henry —
L'Apocalypse ... CD Universal (France), 1968. New Copy 2 CDs ....
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The complete five part version of Pierre Henry's amazing "L'Apocalypse De Jean" – recorded in 1968, but presented here for the first time ever in its entirety! The expanded recording further takes off from the dark, spooky quality of the shorter original – with a sublime mix ... read moreCD
Fantastic! This classic bit of funky electronic French stuff has been showing up in bits and pieces on various compilations over the past few years (most notably the cut "Psyche Rock", which has some sample history to it), but this is the full release of this amazing collaboration ... read moreCD
Spacey sounds from the enigmatic Iasos – a legendary figure in the 70s underground – and an artist with a heck of a great ear for organic electronics and unusual recording techniques! This cool collection of Iasos' music was put together by Carlos Nino with the guys at Numero – ... read moreCD
A set of performances dedicated to Thelonious Monk – yet music that's quite far from anything by Monk that we've ever heard before! Yet there's also a definite Monkish inspiration going on here – a sense of space and timing that resonates in different, often drawn-out ways – ... read moreCD
Mpls. is a record of delicate acoustic guitar compositions. It features four solo pieces for guitar and a duet with string bass player Josh Abrams (the Sam Prekop band). Much like Ben's work in the back-porch minimalist group Town and Country, this music focuses on melody, dissonance and space. ... read moreCD
Wet Ink Ensemble —
Relay ... CD Carrier, 2012. Used ....
An amazing compilation of early electronic dance music – not only featuring some of coolest, most out there and progressive experimental electronic soundscapes of the era – but strangely moving, too! It has work by some legendary avant garde composers, made for remarkably forward-thinki ... read moreCD
Synthetic symphonics from electronic experimental ground breakers – with ground shaking rhythms, spacey soundscapes, fuzz, hums, echoes, loopy tape effects and more! Features Herbert Eimert, Bruno Maderna, Karel Goeyvaerts, Pierre Boulez and Eimert-Beyer. Titles include "Klangstudie ... read moreCD
50s futurist sounds from the pioneers – Raymond Scott, Jean Jacque Perrey, Edgard Varese and others – early computer grooves, synthesizer experimentalist eeriness and symphonically styled soundscapes! Sci fi sounds, oddly melodic electronics, gigantic computer sounds and living, ... read moreCD
Weltecho ... CD Raster Noton (Switzerland), 2002. Used 2CD ....