A compelling collaboration from a very unlikely duo – "minister of audiology" Lary 7, working here with Jimi Tenor and Mia Theodoratus! The sound is definitely informed by Lary's long experience with acoustic instruments – and builds beautifully out of a range of harps, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Karlheinz Stockhausen —
Stop/Ylem ... LP Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1974. Near Mint- ....
2 nice Stockhausen pieces from the early 70s. "Stop" features an orchestra divided into 6 parts that are all allowed to create sounds freely, but only within a specific set of characteristics that are directed by the conductor. The instrumentation includes reeds, strings, percussion, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Definitely the sounds promised in the title – and a sweet little set from 70s Paris, and one that bridges the gap between earlier electric prog and some of the clubbier cosmic sounds to come! The tunes are heavy on keyboards – great moog, Arp, and Fender Rhodes played by Patrick Vian ... read moreCD
Definitely the sounds promised in the title – and a sweet little set from 70s Paris, and one that bridges the gap between earlier electric prog and some of the clubbier cosmic sounds to come! The tunes are heavy on keyboards – great moog, Arp, and Fender Rhodes played by Patrick Vian ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A project that's essentially the genetic material of the aural art of the great Robert Wyatt – recorded by Wyatt in Rome in the early 80s for a radio program, where he was invited for a week to record the process of his work – and delivering it with fascinating, hallucinatory results! ... read moreCD
A fantastic self-released album by the enigmatic Roland Young – an unusual blend of organic sounds and slight electronics – all put together with the careful creativity of older albums by members of the AACM! Roland plays all the instruments here himself – in a set of tracks that ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Amazing electronics from the Italian sound library scene – a record that's far darker and much more moody than other Italian albums of the time – often with complicated tones and elements that rival more important modern electronic composers! Most of the work is relatively spare, and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
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
A really wonderful little record – one headed up by John Zorn, but actually featuring instrumentation from the trio of Bill Frisell on guitar, Kenny Wollesen on vibes, and Carol Emanuel on harp! The mix of instruments is wonderful – and rings out here with gentle progressions that ... read moreCD
If you think noisy electronics only emerged during the post-punk years, then guess again – as this set's filled with amazing sounds from the postwar years – some of the most important electronic music of the time – and maybe even of the whole genre overall! The collection ... 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
A classic ECM compilation – with material by Steve Kuhn & Sheila Jordan, Paul Motian, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Jack DeJohnette, Steve Reich, Codona, Terje Rypdal, Old & New Dreams, and others! ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album