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Outside sounds in many styles -- musique concrete, electro-acoustic, minimalism, and many other experimental and avant modes!


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Presents Variations IV
Everest/Modern Harmonic, 1965. New Copy (reissue)
A very cool album that presents Cage at the height of his "chance" composition stage – featuring him with David Tudor weaving an eclectic mix sounds on a sound system – recorded live at the Feigen-Palmer Gallery in LA! The work is the kind of stuff you always hear about with ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Gruppo D'Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza 1973
Beat (Italy), 1973. New Copy
A rare one from Italian experimental pioneers Gruppo D'Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza – led by Franco Evangelisti and featuring the great Ennio Morricone on trumpet, who might feel a little bit liberated from the conventions of film soundtrack compositions in this setting, and is making ... CD
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Nuova Consonanza
RCA/Schema (Italy), 1966. New Copy
Some of the most striking work we've ever heard from this legendary Italian group – and that's saying a heck of a lot, given the power of their work in the 60s and 70s! The assemblage features important avant garde sounds from Ennio Morricone – and offers up a real look at the roots of ... CD
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Honest Jons (UK), 1950s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
A long-overdue tribute to the legendary Moondog – one of the true visionaries of American music in the 20th Century! Moondog got his starts as a blind musician working the streets of New York at the end of the 40s, but he did so (as you'll note on the cover photo) with a range of unusual ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Odyssee (10CD set)
Universal (France), 1960s/1982/Late 2000s. New Copy 10 CDs
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 ... CD
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Superior Viaduct, 1971. New Copy
Brilliant minimal work from Steve Reich – pre-fame performances that really get to the core of minimalist composition from the start of the movement – played by a hip small group of musicians that includes Reich, Steve Chambers, Art Murphy, and Philip Glass! "Four Organs" is ... CD
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Columbia, 1971. New Copy
One of Terry Riley's most enduring works, and a haunting record that contains two extended modal minimal jams – "Rainbow In Curved Air" and "Poppy Nogood & The Phantom Band". "Rainbow" features Terry interweaving cool keyboard lines on organ, electric ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Columbia, 1969. New Copy (reissue)
Visionary stuff from Harry Partch – the kind of record that's a great introduction to his music – and a relic from an era when mindbending, rule breaking sound art could come out on a label like Columbia! There's lots of Partch's weird invented instruments – like chromelodeon, ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Wah Wah (Spain), 1975. New Copy (reissue)
The first-ever album from Ariel Kalma – recorded after a long journey to India, where he learned the basics of modal music – which definitely shows up in the course of the album! The tracks are long, spare, and very minimal – almost in Terry Riley territory, but maybe a bit more ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Hearing Music
Numero, Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
Beautiful sounds from Joanna Brouk – an artist who was sometimes lost amidst the new age scene of the 80s, but one who's got a much deeper, more intellectual approach overall! True, Brouk's music does have a certain meditative spirit – but she also was a student of Terry Riley and ... LP, Vinyl record album
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BAM/Cacophonic (UK), 1960. New Copy (reissue)
A mighty burst of electronic sound from the late 50s Musique Concrete scene in France – all created by the Groupe De Recherches Musicales under the direction of Pierre Schaeffer! Schaeffer was one of the first to get the movement going in the earlier part of the decade, and he works here ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Five Rhythm Works
EM (Japan), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy
Fantastic percussion pieces from this ultra-cool New Zealand ensemble of the 70s – a group who take their name and inspiration from the Scratch Orchestra of Cornelius Cardew – but who also work in a more intimate setting, with lots of instruments of their own creation – with a ... CD
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Black Sweat (Italy), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold
A great overview of the early years of JD Emmanuel – work from his first four years of composing and performing, collected here together for the first time ever! The music is a beautifully moody, spacious approach to electronics – very much in the best spirit of the German scene at the ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Black Sweat (Italy), 1981. New Copy 2 LPs (reissue)
Music for dreams and love – served up here in a stunning double-length set from Ariel Kalma – who works through the whole thing in one long performance of keyboards and electronics – with no overdubs or other tricks at all! The music has a stretched-out electronic vibe that ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Interfrequence
Montparnasse 2000/Black Sweat (Italy), 1980. New Copy (reissue)
Fantastic electronics from the enigmatic Ariel Kalma – a spacey sound library set that's a bit more straightforward than some of his other albums of the time – but a record that's no less compelling overall! The tracks are relatively short, but it's amazing how much Kalma can pack into ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Taaritt
Sahel Sounds, Mid 80s. New Copy
Sweet electric keyboards from Mamman Sani Abdoulaye – recorded in both Niger and Paris, on a host of cool keys with a very spacey vibe! The music here is neither the Afro Funk you'd expect, nor the electro sounds of New York or Europe – but an unusual fusion that's very individual, and ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Off The Wall
FMP/Saltern (Japan), 1985. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)
The title's quite right – as the album's a very off the wall set from Yoshi Wada – and that's saying a lot, given the weirdness of his other recordings! As with previous albums, this set's got a very sensitively sonic sort of quality – an exploration of tone and timing, with ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Niente
Gemelli (Italy), 1971. New Copy
pierAn amazing lost album from the legendary Gruppo D'Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza – a sextet of Italian modernists that included Ennio Morricone! The album may well be the group's grooviest ever – recorded right after their legendary Feed-back set, and done with a similar blend of ... CD
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Outside The Dream Syndicate
Superior Viaduct, 1973. New Copy (reissue)
The first-ever full album of music from Tony Conrad – issued in the early 70s after years of Conrad's secret input to the global avant garde – including some key years in New York, where he influenced John Cale and a generation of others who rose to greater fame! This set really has ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Outside The Dream Syndicate
Superior Viaduct, 1973. New Copy
The first-ever full album of music from Tony Conrad – issued in the early 70s after years of Conrad's secret input to the global avant garde – including some key years in New York, where he influenced John Cale and a generation of others who rose to greater fame! This set really has ... CD
 
Updated July 25, 2016


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