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
The ensemble members include Keefe Jackson, Jason Stein, Jason Roebke, Kevin Davis, Todd Carter, Brian Labycz, Boris Hauf, Michael Hartman, Todd Carter, Dudley Bayne, Jen Clare Paulson, and are conducted by Don Malone. CD
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
A really well-titled collection – given that it features the most important steps in the long musical journey of Pierre Henry – easily one of the most important electronic musicians of the 20th Century! The package offers a heck of a lot of amazing music for the price – and is ... 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
Incredible work from the enigmatic Moondog – his third, and to that point, possibly most angular record for Prestige to date! The work here is quite different than some of Moondog's later, more serious compositions – in a mode that's much earthier, personal, and spontaneous – a ... read moreCD
After initial fame as the genius behind Japanese Acid Jazz combo Spiritual Vibes, Nobukazu Takemura emerged as a talented composer in his own right, and moved into a direction headed very far into left field. One of his best efforts of recent years has been to form the Childisc label as a showcase ... read moreCD
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
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 ....