Collection of avant electronic pieces, with one work apiece from Berio and Jacob Druckman, and 2 by Ilhan Mimaroglu. Berio's work is "Thema", which is an hommage to Joyce, and features Cathy Berberian. Ilhan Mimaroglu's best piece is "Six Preludes For Magnetic Tape", which ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Seminal sounds from the New York scene at the start of the 80s – and one of the first important records to feature the music of Glenn Branca! This EP was an important part of the 99 Records catalog – and like that label's work by artists like ESG or Liquid Liquid, it's got a style that' ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
John Cage/Luciano Berio/Ilhan Mimaroglu —
Electronic Music ... LP Turnabout, Late 50s/Early 60s. Very Good+ ...
Great early electronic music – featuring 3 seminal pieces! Berio's piece "Visage" is a musique concrete piece based on recordings of Cathy Berbarian on vocals and electronic sounds made by Berio. Cage's piece is a 1958 recording of "Fontana Mix". Ilhan Mimaroglu's " ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Classic recording of Crumb's "Black Angels", performed by the electricized New York String Quartet, featuring Paul Zukofsky. Zukofsky also performs on the other two pieces, composed by Charles Jones. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has very light stains and some marker on back.)
Maybe the coolest record we've ever heard from the team of Tom Dissevelt and Kid Baltan – a record that's every bit as groundbreaking in its use of electronics, but even more playful overall! There's a slight touch of jazz at times – almost a Dick Hyman/Moon Gas sort of mode – as ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Herbert Distel —
Travelogue ... CD Hat Hut (Switzerland), Mid/Late 80s. Used ...
Mindblowing sounds at a level we've never heard before – a really unique combination of electronics and Persian music, done in a way that's quite different from any other recording of its nature! The electronics are used in a way that's relatively spare, but which definitely sets a sonic ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Bold clusters of sound from pianist Philip Thomas – working here on a series of very inventive compositions by Christopher Fox! Fox has a groundbreaking style that's really striking, right from the first few minutes of the CD – a way of creating almost little stories in sound, driven ... read moreCD
Remi Gassman and Oskar Sala each present pieces of modern electronic music in this hard to find LP for Westminster, very much in the style that was in vogue in New York in the 50s and early 60s. Gassman performs his "Electronic Music For the Ballet Electronics", which has a spare spooky ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(First pressing! Cover has a small cutout hole and light wear.)
Carol Genetti & Eric Leonardson —
Animus ... CD Not In The Family, 1998. Used ...
Groundbreaking work from Roberto Gerhard – a composer born in Spain, but who created some amazing electronic sounds in the British scene of the 50s and 60s – easily some of the first and most important electronic music to come from the UK! Gerhard was a key member of the newly-formed ... read moreCD
For fans of In Search Of and the X-Files. A collection of paranormal ghostly voices that have inexplicably appeared on various recordings through the years. Are they messages from beyond the grave or warnings from another dimension? Very spooky and creepy. CD
(Out of print.)
Jon Gibson —
Visitations ... LP Chatham Square/Superior Viaduct, 1973. New Copy (reissue)...
The first album from Jon Gibson – a minimalist of the same generation as LaMonte Yong and Phillip Glass – but one who never fully got the fame as his contemporaries! This album was done in close collaboration with Glass' main sonic architect, Kurt Munkasci – whose work here is ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
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
Pierre Henry & Spooky Tooth —
Ceremony ... LP A&M, 1969. Very Good+ ...
An amazing collaboration between rock group Spooky Tooth and French composer Pierre Henry – a great meeting of the minds that comes out sounding pretty darn groovy! Henry's right at the height of his "Psyche Rock" experiments here – and he inflects the band's darker style ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
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
Not an all together inappropriate title on this CD! Monsoon is basically a single, nearly 50 minute live untitled session slowly propelled by William Hooker's pounding drum work, Lee Renaldo's trademark hissy electric guitar effects washing over, and Roger Miller's electric bass and looping ... 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 moreLP, Vinyl record album
Some of the most organic electronics we've ever heard – all material pulled from the private archives of Ariel Kalma, and issued here for the first time ever! Kalma's a hell of a compelling artist – one who had both ties to the more serious world of European electronic composition in ... read moreCD
Some of the most organic electronics we've ever heard – all material pulled from the private archives of Ariel Kalma, and issued here for the first time ever! Kalma's a hell of a compelling artist – one who had both ties to the more serious world of European electronic composition in ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album