Striking sounds from Michel Magne – an artist who's best known for his groovy soundtracks of the 60s – but who steps out here with a rare experimental set from the late 50s! The style is very much in keeping with the most compelling of the postwar generation in France – as Magne ... read moreCD
Andre Pabarciute/Mark Tokar/Klaus Kugel —
Varpai ... CD Nemu (Germany), 2010. New Copy ....
Very open, freely expressive interplay here – between singer Andre Pabarciute, bassist Mark Tokar, and percussionist Klaus Kugel! The trio are all European players from a space that's almost beyond jazz – working here in some very textural, sonically-sensitive modes – definitely ... read moreCD
Gary Sloan & Clone —
Harmonitalk ... CD Cache Cache/B- Music, 1980. New Copy ....
Mighty weird electronic sounds from Gary Sloan and Clone – an Alaska act from the start of the 80s, working with a really unique mix of styles that includes some electrified harmonica on most tracks! The core sounds are in more familiar electronic territory – Fender Rhodes, Arp, moog, ... read moreCD
John Zorn —
Cobra ... CD Hatology (Switzerland), 1985. New Copy 2CD ....
One of John Zorn's best-known "game" pieces – served up here in both a studio and live performance! Zorn doesn't play anything on the recordings, but acts as the "prompter" – a conductor of sorts, encouraging improvisations from a variety of players that include Jim ... 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