Brian Eno/Moebius/Roedelius —
After The Heat ... LP Sky/Bureau B (Germany), 1978. New Copy (reissue)...
Probably the best of the Eno/Cluster collaborations – and a damn great record that's probably one of Eno's last great efforts of the 70s! The record has a beautifully spacey sound, with spare analog electronics that have a perfect German 70's feel – flowing out with an Eno-tuned sense ... (Rock, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing on black vinyl. Labels have small initials in pen. Cover has unglued seams, some creases, and gloss separation at the spine.)
Luc Ferrari —
Photophonie ... LP Transversales Disques (France), Late 70s/1980s/Early 90s. New Copy ...
A range of never-issued recordings by sound wizard Luc Ferrari – all pulled from his personal archive! Side one features the very extended "Photophonie" – done for a photographic exhibition, and with a sound that's in the noisier, more striking side of the electronic spectrum ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the most revolutionary albums in years from guitarist Fred Frith – and a set that really returns to the sonic genius of his important records of the 70s! The format is quite unusual – as the music combines live performance with reworked sounds that were recorded for the 1990 ... (Jazz, Out Sound)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
Beautiful sounds from Karel Goeyvaeters – a Dutch minimalist with a really wonderful sense of tone! The album features two long pieces, both from the mid 70s – each using a variety of sounds in cyclical fashion – in ways that recall some of the best Terry Riley material of the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Three long, fantastic tracks from Turkish composer Gokcen Kaynatan – all performed on the EMS synthesizer, and awash in unusual tones and textures throughout! The music here is different than some of the colder, more academic electronics of the previous decade – as Gokcen performs the ... (Sound Library, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
You may not be able to say his name that easily, but you'll definitely be singing the praises of Gokcen Kaynatan after you hear this groovy little record – a totally amazing bit of moogy electronics recorded on the Turkish scene in the 60s and 70s! There's plenty of guitar in the mix, too ... (Sound Library, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the most obscure chapters in the career of Ennio Morricone – important avant garde work recorded in the mid 60s, just at a point when he was beginning to rise in soundtrack fame! The ensemble is a key Italian modernist group featuring Morricone, Giovanni Piazza, Mario Bertoncini, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Rare work from this legendary Italian improvisational group – a lineup that features famous modernists Mario Bertoncini, Egisto Macchi, and Walter Bianchi – as well as soundtrack genius Ennio Morricone! The sounds are quite dark and abstract – often somewhere out in the space of ... (Sound Library, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Some of the earliest work we've ever seen from Steven Halpern, and some of the best – a mid 70s set that predates some of his better-known new age records of later years – and which has a sound that's maybe a bit more compressed and focused overall! Steven's still playing plenty of ... (Jazz, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The great , oft-remixed French composer turns the tables – and offers up a remix of his own work, the 10th Symphony of Beethoven, originally composed in 1979! The end result is a beautiful mix of sounds and electronics, underpinned by slowly unraveling symphonic passages – in a style ... read moreCD
Spare soundscapes from Japanese keyboardist Yutaka Hirose – mostly composed on a variety of electronic instruments, but with a vibe that's very natural and organic overall! The music is very slow-moving, and unfolds at a quiet pace – all definitely in the tradition of the best Ambient ... (Rock, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A totally cool session of avant Parisian jazz – assembled by the great Andre Hodeir, whose Jazz Et Jazz is one of the best modernist jazz efforts from postwar France. The work attempts to set music to the writings of James Joyce – and it features the voices of Nicole Croisille and ... (Jazz, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original US gatefold pressing – with the booklet! Cover has light wear and some splitting in the top seam.)
A strange little record from Ernest Hood – a project that he bills as "musical cinematography" – which is maybe a good way to start in thinking about the album! The set was conceived in the 70s as a nod back towards the years of Ernest's youth – and it's an unusual ... read moreCD
Japanese electronic ambient at its best – a set of tracks created by Yasushi Yamashita and Makoko Inoue, and done in a way that's an effortless combination of natural impulses and computer technology! The tunes are very slow-moving and beautiful – unfolding like little flowers, and ... (Rock, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the most unusual albums we've ever heard from Italian pianist Enrico Intra – and that's saying a lot, given his legacy of creative sounds from the 70s onward! This set has Intra playing piano, but also has all the spacey elements you'd guess from the cover – a very unusual mix ... (Jazz, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A fantastic album from J Spaceman – one that continues all the creative guitar experimentation that marked the most adventurous music of Spaceman 3 – taken here into much richer, more ambitious territory! Spaceman plays three different guitars through the set – a Fender Jaguar, ... (Rock, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A beautiful multi-media sci-fi project from composer Johann Johansson – done in collaboration with Yair Elazar Glotman, and served up here as both a batch of music and a stunning set of visual images! The music is not unlike some of Johansson's soundtrack work – but it's maybe more ... (Soundtracks, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful package – the music on 2LPs, a blu-ray of the film, and a really nice box too!) This item will not be delivered to you before Friday, April 10.
A beautiful multi-media sci-fi project from composer Johann Johansson – done in collaboration with Yair Elazar Glotman, and served up here as both a batch of music and a stunning set of visual images! The music is not unlike some of Johansson's soundtrack work – but it's maybe more ... (Soundtracks, Out Sound)read moreCD
Beautifully minimalist work from Ariel Kalma – work that seems to move effortlessly between acoustic and electronic sources, often in ways that feel like the latter is manipulating the former! One piece here feels as if soprano sax lines were folded back on themselves – maybe in a ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A seminal work in the development of the American jazz avant garde, and one of the most "out" records that Kenton (or Capitol) ever released! The whole album is based around a startling compositions by Robert Graettinger – "City Of Glass" – a chilling longform work ... (Jazz, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Meditative music from Laraaji – the compelling underground artist who's been giving us music from the late 70s onward, and has had a great revival in recent years! This set's a great example of his renewed genius – a spare, stretched-out performance – produced by Carlos Nino with ... (Global Grooves, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Gerd Zacher performs the solo organ pieces, "Volumina" and "Etude No.1(Harmonies)". The "Aventures" pieces are works for 3 vocalists and 7 instrumentalists performed by Ensemble "Die Reihe". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light edge wear and light ringwear.)
Fantastic sounds from outer space – a electro-acoustic masterpiece, put together for a Czech sci-fi film of the 60s – but done in a mode that stretches far out into space beyond the world of cinema! The music is stark and dark at some times – almost with an electro-shock approach ... (Soundtracks, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
That's Loos/Armstrong, not Louis Armstrong – a late 90s Dutch group who improvise freely on both electric and acoustic elements – with a style that makes the record one of the most offbeat albums ever released on the Okka Disk label! In some ways, the combo almost tie together Dutch ... (Jazz, Out Sound)read moreCD
A sound library record, but one from the much darker side of the 70s spectrum – that special small sub-genre of sound library material that's not groovy, but very experimental – almost as if the composer AR Luciani were able to work with even more freedom than some of the artists who ... (Sound Library, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Guitarist Owen Maercks hadn't touched his instrument for 15 years before the start of these sessions – but right from the start, he's off and running with the sort of fuzzy frenzy that made his 70s self-titled album such a classic! According to the notes, Owen was spurred on to record by ... (Jazz, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Percussion and effects – wrapped up together beautifully in this rare Italian sound library set! The album's got a groove that's exactly what you'd expect from the title – acoustic percussion mixes with electronics that are sometimes spare and stark, sometimes production effects, and ... (Sound Library, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A fantastic collaboration between two key members of the French avant jazz scene – working here in a spirit that really lives up to the genre-busting legacy of the Saravah Records label! Philippe Mate improvises here on saxophone – but in a unique space that's controlled by Daniel ... (Jazz, Out Sound)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An amazing piece of music from Rob Mazurek – and a real testament to the growth as an artist that he's been experiencing in the Marfa scene! The album is all electronic, but has a different vibe than some of Rob's electronic work in Chicago and Brazil – at one level maybe more visual, ... (Jazz, Out Sound)read moreCD
A return to classic form for MEV – after some of the more tripped-out experiments of the early 70s – and a record that's also very much at home on the Horo label, thanks to a very freewheeling sense of improvisation! The founding trio of the group are at the core – Frederick ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Great stuff from the early academic days of analogue electronics! Professor Emerson Meyers ran the electronic music library at the Catholic University of America – and despite the sanctimonius nature of his employers, this is some of the most unholy noise we've ever heard! Many of the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split spine, surface wear, and some aging.)
Dieter Moebius —
Nurton ... LP blue pole, 2006. Very Good+ ...
A totally fantastic 80s album from electronic wizard Clara Mondshine – one that's a fair bit different than her earlier material, and also shows maybe a bit of influence from the post-punk world of the time! The instruments are often stark, sharp, and rhythmic – but with lots of ... (Rock, Out Sound)read moreCD
Incredible work from the enigmatic Moondog – and a great CD that brings together his rare 2nd and 3rd albums for the Prestige label! 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 ... read moreCD
One of the best early albums from the legendary Moondog – a set that got wider circulation than his first few releases, and really helped expand his reach beyond New York City! Moondog's still at his simple best here – working in a blend of rhythmic percussion, stringed instruments, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Malcolm Mooney & The Tenth Planet —
Hysterica ... CD P-Vine (Japan), 2006. Used ...
DVD & audio CD boxset featuring 100 page illustrated screenplay/storyboard book by Alan Moore & comic book artist Kristian Hammerstad. The DVD includes 5 short films & extra bonus material including interviews with Alan & Mitch, a total running time of 134 minutes and 21 seconds. ... (Soundtracks, Out Sound)read moreCD
Alan Moore/Mitch Jenkins —
Unearthing ... LP Lex, 2010. Near Mint- 3LP/3CD Box Set ...
A pretty great solo performance from the legendary Thurston Moore – recorded at the Art Institute Of Chicago, as live accompaniment to the film Street, by James Nares – and maybe some of the most compelling sounds we've heard from Moore in awhile! The set features just solo electric ... (Rock, Out Sound)read moreCD
Thurston Moore & Nels Cline —
In-Store ... CD Father Yod, 1997. Used ...
Legendary early work from Nurse With Wound – one of the group's first few albums, done at a time when it was quite difficult to ever figure out where they were coming from! Steven Stapleton's clearly got a strong influence here from 20th Century avant composition modes, particularly tape-base ... (Rock, Out Sound)read moreCD
Beautiful sounds from pianist Albert Alan Owen – a record that's a tribute to Art Pepper, but which more has a vibe that's somewhere between the ECM work of Keith Jarrett and Steve Reich! Owen works with a digital delay on his keys, alongside Milada Polasek, who plays electric piano and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Gil Shaham is superb on his reading of Arvo Part's "Fratres" – a piece dedicated to Gideon Kremer, and played here with as much deftness and edge as we find in Kremer's own best work of the time. The larger orchestra fills in amidst the strings with growing force as the piece moves ... (Classical, Out Sound)read moreCD