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  • Geklaper – Penitent Judge
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    A rich, introspective journey towards the deep zone of repentance. The newest effort by Russian artist Geklaper is a broken, tape flutter-stained affair, retaining some moments of hopefulness but [...]

  • Doris Dana – Sentimental Atmospheres
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    Thought forms arranged on a timeline swept along by the dusty cacophony of emotional debris. Radiating vibrations trapped in memory vessels, existing in our constantly rotating loop of life. [...]

  • Harry Partch – The World Of Harry Partch
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    180 gram exact repro reissue, originally released in 1969. “The World of Harry Partch collects three of his best short pieces. ‘Daphne of the Dunes’ (1967) is a side-long update [...]

  • Mary Lattimore – Hundreds Of Days (Rose Petal Vinyl)
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    Memories – places, vacancies, allusions – are fundamental characters in Mary Lattimore’s evocative craft. The Los Angeles-based harpist recorded her breakout 2016 album, At The [...]

  • Diatom Deli – Time~Lapse Nature
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    Diatom Deli’s Time~Lapse Nature is a channel between cerebral ascension and somatic memory, tethered to the micro-present though humbled by a beyond. Dilated by celestial fluctuations and dynamic [...]

  • Various Artists – Other Slightly CS
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    Label Description: other slightly” is a unique grouping of six musicians who each received ten minutes to fill with sound however they saw fit – some used more time, some […]

  • Laurie Spiegel – The Expanding Universe
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    The Expanding Universe is the 1980 debut album by composer and computer music pioneer Laurie Spiegel. The original album is reissued here as a massively expanded 3LP or 2CD set, […]

  • Marv – Basse Danse CS
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    What our staff has to say: “Magical little tape here, hits on all cylinders. Label hails from Boone NC, artists from Durham NC. Places both family and friends are located […]

  • Julius Eastman – Two Extended Pieces For Four Pianos
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    Four Pianos (1979-80): It is recognized today that these tutelary pieces for four pianos are among the most powerful in contemporary music, their impact is almost unparalleled. After the [...]

  • Michael Nyman – Experimental Music: Cage & Beyond
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    Michael Nyman’s book is a first-hand account of experimental music from 1950 to 1970. First published in 1974, it has remained the classic text on a significant form of music […]

  • Marv – Marv
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    Marv is a keyboard duo based in Carrboro, NC. This effort is their debut, self-titled, LP, recorded in February and July 2019 in Campobello, SC and Carrboro respectively. Each track […]

  • FINAL – It Comes To Us All LP (Pre-Order)
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    Note: This item is a Pre-Order!!! Expected to ship the week of May 16th, 2022 Label Description: Justin K Broadrick (Godflesh, Jesu, JK Flesh) breathes new life into his FINAL […]

  • Meredith Monk – Key
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    Tompkins Square – TSQ 5371 2017 UK reissue Media Condition – VG+, few light marks on both sides Sleeve Condition – VG+, very light edge wear

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – Hidari Ude No Yume / Left Handed Dream (OG Japanese Pressing)
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    Alfa – ALR 28025 1981 Japanese Pressing (with bird labels) Media Condition – Strong VG+ with light stray marks Sleeve/OBI Condition – VG+ with light wear/discoloration

  • Golden Braid – Golden Braid
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    Ambient tone loop collage by Mike Adams (Crossroads of America, Burnt Toast Vinyl, Sounds Familyre, Joyful Noise)… special one-time 300 copy pressing LP that can be played forwards and [...]

  • Z’EV / De Waard / Nyland – Z’EV / De Waard / Nyland
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    “On December 7, 2014, Z’EV opened up for Steven Wilson & Thomas Köner as part of the Extrapool program Brombron at the local Doornroosje venue. Z’EV was an earlier guest, […]

  • Francesco Messina – Reflex
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    Francesco Messina is perhaps best known for his collaboration with fellow composer Raul Lovisoni on the album Prati Bagnati Del Monte Analogo, originally released on seminal Italian label Cramps [...]

  • Clarence Barlow – Talkmaster’s Choice-Three Versions
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    Previously unreleased recordings from the early ’90s featuring voice recordings manipulated by an Atari computer from the legendary Computer Music pioneer

  • Nikolaus Gerszewski – ART CD
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    Feldmanesque string quartet in 10 parts from contemporary German composer.

  • Kieran Daly – Total Orderings For FLEA
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    New release from singular musician who has consistently pushed the limit musical form.

  • Jack Callahan & Jeff Witscher ISSUES (What Happens on Earth Stays on Earth) LP + bonus RM Francis Every Single Person Has Some Muscle CD
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    What our staff has to say: “These fucking guys made a tulpa out of shitposts and recorded it… Or, it’s like if a Biblically Accurate Angel had to communicate in […]

  • Indiegubben – Morka Moln
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    He doesn’t tell me too much about how he makes the music, it just happens. Wise decision making from a seasoned listener and (only recent) sound creator. Magnus Jensen is […]

  • Night Foundation – Reflection
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    Reflection first began as a series of three recordings I made for my close friend and colleague, the performance artist Ana Mendez. The purpose of the music was to accompany […]

  • Moondog – Snaketime Series
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  • Roedelius – Jardin Au Fou (Japanese Pressing)
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    Egg – GP-710 1979 Japanese Pressing Media Condition – Strong VG+ with only a few stray light marks Sleeve Condition – VG+ with light wear/discoloration

  • Nick Keeling – Queensgate CS (Pro-Dubbed Repress)
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    What our staff has to say: “I’m pretty sure someone had the first pressing of this as their staff pick, but I think this repress deserves staff pick status too. […]

  • Kaily Schenker and Nick Keeling – Marker CS (Repress)
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    What our staff has to say: “Mandatory listening for these coming warmer nights. Half staring-into-the-bonfire music, half getting-lost-in-the-fireflies music.” – Cath [...]

  • Solar Hex – Tired Eyes CD
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    What our staff has to say: “Out now. Kaily Schenker summons scalding, chthonic heat with her cello. Highly recommend.” – Cath Label Description: The contrast of light and dark, [...]

  • Richard Youngs – Metal River
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    On ‘Metal River’, Richard Youngs offers four songs of deep space beamed curdled electronics not far removed from being akin to the contorted death caterwauls of a cyborg species [...]

  • Joseph Johnson – Failands
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    Import cassette release from Archaic Vaults.

  • Christoph de Babalon & WIDT – Teyas
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    Import cassette release from Archaic Vaults.

  • Various Artists – Continuing A Worn Out Tradition II
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    Import cassette release from Archaic Vaults. “All proceeds from this compilation will go towards Sistah Space, a non-profit community-based organisation bridging the gap in domestic abuse [...]

  • bad LSD trips – CS
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    3/29/22 street date. ships week prior. Playing music at the ocean, an infinite mirror curls upward towards you. Picturesque and perverse, cracked enamel castings sit in lazy but unsettled sands. [...]

  • Forest Kelley – Silt CS
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    3/29/22 street date. ships week prior. Forest Kelley’s debut album, Silt, is the culmination of a decade-long sonic realization of a singular vision: nematoda, annelida, and other abyssal [...]

  • Adriano Spatola – Ionisation
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    Ionisation is the first LP by Italian poet Adriano Spatola. Born in Yugoslavia in 1941, by the age of 23 he became a major force in the Italian Avant-Garde. “Towards […]

  • Loren Rush – Dans le Sable
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    Dans le Sable is the first new album in over 40 years by composer, pianist, and digital audio pioneer Loren Rush (b. 1935). A surreal opera scene. A narrator dwells […]

  • Mary Mazzacane – The Art of Mary Mazzacane
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    Her son Loren Connors writes… “These recordings, no matter how rough the sound quality, capture the essence of the art of bel canto soprano Mary Mazzacane. Born in an Italian […]

  • V/A – Towards A Total Poetry
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    What our staff has to say: “The kind of record that will put a smile on your face and make ya chuckle, cause sometimes that’s just what you need. Sound […]

  • Sean McCann – Puck
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    Puck is here. Music for Public Ensemble, my previous album, was released three years ago. And three years before that was Private Ensemble. Puck is both public and private in […]

  • Geoffrey Hendricks – Stones
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    The first audio document ever published by Fluxus artist Geoffrey Hendricks (1931-2018). There is a romanticism found in Geoffrey, that, in my mind, sets his work aside from his Fluxfriends. […]

  • Eric Schmid – Dedicated to Dieter Roth
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    Schmid improvising for an hour on an electronic piano. This tape is an ode to the unparalleled Swiss artist Dieter Roth’s (1930-1998) piano relay race Lorelei (1978).

  • Loren Rush – Dans Le Sable
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    Dans le Sable is the first new album in over 40 years by composer, pianist, and digital audio pioneer Loren Rush (b. 1935). A surreal opera scene. A narrator dwells […]

  • Eric Anderson – The Crying Space
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    This double CD is comprised of two sound pieces by the Fluxus artist Eric Andersen (b. Denmark, 1940). Fragile narrations played over a streaming assemblage of tragic classical music. The […]

  • Molly McCann – Das Jahr
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    The first published recordings of Molly McCann, my older sister, playing Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel’s Das Jahr (“The Year”, 1841); a groundbreaking cycle of 12 thematically interlocked character [...]

  • Sarah Davachi & Sean McCann – Mother of Pearl
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    What our staff has to say: “Beautiful collaboration from this pair. Sparse, peaceful, and wandering compositions on pianos, guitars, viola, bells, and tape. You can feel each and every note [...]

  • Charlie Morrow – Chanter
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    To celebrate composer Charlie Morrow’s 80th birthday, Recital presents 80 minutes of voice-based recordings in his new album, Chanter. Curated by Sean McCann, this collection spans over 60+ years [...]

  • Astrid Øster Mortensen – Gro Mig En Blomst LP
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    The much anticipated second album from Astrid Øster Mortensen. New in Gothenburg, the Denmark-born Astrid started to frequent the Discreet Music shop in the summer of 2020. Coincidentally, around [...]

  • None – Khneï Khneï Thnacapata Thnacapata LP
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    Label Description: This is the first ever vinyl release of the now defunct Parisian formation None, whom have left very few traces of their recordings apart from a furtive tape […]