A legendary album – one that came from the more serious side of the French electronic scene of the 60s – but which has gone on to great fame in a number of different scenes – thanks to its mad blend of funk and electronics! There's grooves here you'll recognize from famous hip ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the most mindblowing sonic experiments of the 70s – Lou Reed's legendary Metal Machine Music opus! The double-length set is a really revolutionary batch of music – hardly what you'd expect from Lou's previous records, and a noisy, metallic album that really lives up to its title. ... (Rock, Out Sound)read moreCD
The "contra" here is a contrabass clarinet, not a stringed contrabass – yet John McCowen manages to play his instrument in a way that greatly resembles the larger wooden source of acoustic sound! The tones are very deep, and very slow-rising – used by McCowen in this ... (Jazz, Out Sound)read moreCD
One of the better Meredith Monk albums for ECM, and a beautiful spare record of voice and tuned percussion. Meredith makes music like nobody else we can describe – but we can definitely describe this one as beautiful and haunting! Includes "Gotham Lullaby", "Travelling", ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Tom Phillips/Gavin Bryars/Fred Orton —
Irma ... LP Obscure (UK), 1977. Near Mint- ...
A very cool project on Brian Eno's Obscure Music series – an "opera" of sorts, but maybe more of a vocal chamber piece – with music by Gavin Bryars, featuring Michael Nyman on piano and marimba! LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl is great – cover has light water staining in one corner.)
2 pieces from Subotnick, the first "A Sky Of Cloudless Sulphur" featuring Subnotick manipulating electronic tones on the Buchla synthesizer, starting quite rhythmic before moving to more abstract tonalities. On the second, "After The Butterfly" the electronics are manifested ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
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 ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Frances-Marie Uitti & Jonathan Harvey —
Imaginings ... CD Sargasso (UK), 1994. Used ...