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AETOPUS - VARIANT (12 Ton Productions) CD
£6.00 - American composer and visual artist Bryan Tewell Hughes. Ambient trance
& space music, © 2020.
AETOPUS - URBUS (12 Ton Productions) CD
- © 2022.
MARTIN ARCHER & JOHN JASNOCH - PROVENANCE (Discus 122CD:
£5.00 £4.00 - Squawky scrappy jazz from winds & strings
player. © 2021.
AMIR BAGHIRI - PLANET X (Bluebox BB002) CD m/m
£5.00 - Synthesist & multi-instrumentalist of Iranian origin based in
Germany. Using nature soundscapes on this one. © 2006.
MICHAEL BARDON - THE GIFT OF SILENCE (Discus 125CD: CC) CD
£4.00 - British double bass & cello player. © 2021.
DAVID BENNET & VILHELM BROMANDER - WITHIN REACH OF
EVENTUALITY (Thanatosis THT13) CD
£9.00 £6.00 - Swedish experimental saxophone
& double bass duo. © 2022.
JOHAN BERTHLING - BJÖRNHORN (thanatosis produktion THT2: CC)
£5.00 £4.00 - Swedish experimental bassist. Numbered edition of 100
copies. © 2022.
BRIDE OF CHAOTICA - GHOSTS ON TELEVISION (Longview Records
LVR 1111) CDR
£7.00 £4.00 - Promo from an American band that compare
themselves to Pink Floyd & Happy The Man, although I didn't hear of that at
all. Comes with promo extras, so P&P = 3 units.
MIKHAIL CHEKALIN - MONO OPERA "WHAT IS PO..?" (MIR
Records MCD 1041) CDR m/m
£8.00 £5.00 - Russian experimental synthesist,
this has voice-reciting by Natalya Vlassova. © 2014.
LEO CIESA - COAT OF ARMS (Soundyard 001: CC) CD ex/m
£2.00 - "Music For Solo Drumset" 22 solo drum tracks from Doctor
Nerve & Iconoclast (duo with Julie Joslyn) drummer. © 2012.
ROBERTO DANI - DRAMA (Stella*Nera 2008/2: CC) CD ex+/m
£4.00 - Curious improvised drums, percussion & prepared zither. Like an
avant weird Laraaji meets Takemitsu at times? © 2009.
CARLA DIRATZ & THE ARCHERS OF SORROW - THE SCALE (Discus
124CD: CC) CD
£5.00 £4.00 - An extremely diverse album from French
singer backed by Martin Archer & friends. © 2021.
EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER - PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
(Essential ESM CD 342: RM) CD ex/ex+
£4.50 £3.00 £2.00 - Classic
live set based on Mussorgsky's classic suite. © 1971.
FRED FRITH - PRINTS (ReR/Fred ReR/FRA 02: DP) CD
£6.00 - Promoted as Fred's first collection of songs since "Cheap At Half
The Price" - 1987-2001 recordings.
FROSTLAKE - THE WEIGHT OF CLOUDS (Discus 121CD: CC) CD m/m
£5.00 - This rides the edge of neo folk & ambient post rock, with a good
deal of the medieval mixing with the modern.
GUILLAUME GARGAUD - HERE (KVIST 005: CC) CD ex+/ex+
£3.00 - Curious experimental guitars, electronics, etc. A bit Jean-Francois
Pauvros/early Steve Tibbets-like. © 2009.
EGBERTO GISMONTI - DANÇA DAS CABEÇAS (ECM 1089 827 750-2:
RE) CD ex/ex+
£7.00 £5.00 - Interesting & wide-ranging experimental
fusion/world music mixture from Egberto with Naná Vasconcelos. © 1977.
GNIDROLOG - LADY LAKE (Alcinous Ltd AL 0066) CD g/ex+ £2.00 - Nothing like their debut, quite a political & anti-war statement on one hand, lyrical, but also progressive. © 1972.
HONDURAS - CINCO (private) CD
£10.00 £8.00 - 5th
release, & down to a trio. This has lots of other elements at play, hints
of French 1980s bands like DdAA, Hellebore, Toupidek Limonade, even a hint of
Dead Can Dance in there. © 2014. New price!
L'IMBROGLIO - KRAR QELT (MP & Records MPRCD052: DP) CD
£9.00 £5.00 - Partly interesting avant
guitars/percussion/winds/etc. © 2007.
INCLUSION PRINCIPLE - THE LEAF FACTORY FALLBACK (Discus
38CD: CC) CD ex+/ex+
£6.00 £3.00 - Free bric-a-brac electronic noise
& saxophones (in LMC improv vein, MEV/AMM/Morphogenesis realms) from
Sheffield duo Martin Archer & Herve Perez. © 2010.
FELIX JAY WITH NICOLA ALESINI - HERMETIC (Hermetic
Recordings HERM 1111) CD
£11.00 £6.00 - This features a collaboration
track with Hans-Joachim Roedelius of Cluster.
FELIX JAY AND NICOLA ALESINI - OTHER SUNS (Hermetic
Recordings HERM3333: CC) CD
£11.00 6.00 - With elements of Brian Eno
& Jan Garbarek. © 1997.
JUXTAVOICES - JUXTANOTHER ANTICHOIR FROM SHEFFIELD (Discus
44CD: CC) CD m/ex+
£7.00 £3.00 - Oddball avant-garde vocal ensemble from
Sheffield (formed by Martin Archer).
KAIRON; IRSE! - RUINATION (Svart SVART071CD: CC) CD
£10.00 - Shoegaze/post-rock band from Finland who also mix in a lot of prog
& psychedelic elements. © 2017.
PETR KOTIK - THE PLAINS AT GORDIUM (Unseen Worlds UW039CD:
£5.00 £4.00 - Performed by Talujon (a percussion quartet). ©
2021. Has hand-written PROMO on rear cover.
HEINZ LEONHARDSBERGER - IT IS (Erdenklang 971.169) CD
£6.00 - The weird eccentric Austrian yoedler & musique-concret/synth sonic
artist. © 1988.
STEVE MACLEAN - FROG BUG GUITAR COMPUTER (ReR SM3) CD m/m
£3.00 - Yes, the title sums this up perfectly, 39 minutes of found sounds,
guitar & computer processing.
JAMES MAINWARING - MYCORRHIZA (Discus 111CD: CC) CD m/m
£5.00 - Varied album of aggressive jazz fusion, abstract soundscaping, chamber
music & free-jazz. An odd one.
MAXWELLS - MAXWELL STREET (Long Hair LHC00028: 4xBT) CD
£9.00 - Odd album out on MPS, as these were a Danish beat band turned fusion,
akin to Burnin' Red Ivanhoe. © 1969.
DARIUSZ MAZUROWSKI - REHEARSALS (De eM Studio) CDR ex+/ex+
£6.00 - Early recordings, varied elctronic/electroacoustic experimental
"kind of sounds like Asmus Tietchens doing John Cage" according to my
review notes, really obscure this is not even listed on the artist's web pages.
DARIUSZ MAZUROWSKI - STRINGED (De eM Studio) CDR m/m
£4.00 - Polish electroacoustic music composer. Collection of 1992, 1993, 1995,
2005 & 2006 works.
DARIUSZ MAZUROWSKI - PSEUDARIA/DIVERTIMENTO (Acte Prealable
£10.00 £7.00 - Mixture of of patent INA.GRM type
electroacoustic, with Pierre Henry & Nurse With Wound similarities. New
copy but slightly marked with rotation scratches outside the playing area.
MESON - 5C4L3 (Discus 55CD: CC) CD m/ex+
- "Ambidelic post-folk prog-bebop from Meson" Abstract stuff with
electronics & jazz instruments, somewhat feels like Roger Doyle's Babel
Project, kind of Julie Tippets like theatrics & a little bit towards
psychedelic stuff with female voice & sci-fi concept. Led by Bo Meson. ©
MK. ORCHESTRIN - - 28 + ALIENI (Ambiances Magnétiques AM 080
CD: CC) CD ex+/ex+
£6.00 £3.00 - Aka Mirko Sabatini, Italian
drummer/experimentalist (inspired by Chris Cutler?). © 1999.
EGIL MONN-IVERSEN - HIMMEL OG HELVETE (Norske Albumklassikere
NACD042: CC) CD
£10.00 £5.00 - 1969 movie soundtrack to a film directed
by Øyvind Vennerød. Featured musicians include Svein Christiansen, Terje Rypdal
& Jan Garbarek.
MANI NEUMEIER & GUESTS - TERRA AMPHIBIA 2 (Captain Trip
£11.00 £9.00, m/vg+ £7.00 £5.00 - A hybrid of
late-1990s Guru Guru incarnations, with Archetti (Guru Guru & Tiere Der
Nacht) & Reffert (Flute & Voice & late-1980's Guru Guru) making a
more upbeat music. © 1998.
DANIEL PADDEN - PAUSE FOR THE JET (Dekorder 026: CC) CD
£5.00 - 2008 solo album from Volcano The Bear member, a collection of songs
& bizarre curios.
JON ROSE - STATE OF PLAY (ReR JR8) 2CD m/m
£8.00 - Extremely varied album from this prolific Australian based musician
(born in England).
JON ROSE & LUIZ GUBEISSI - HONEY ANTS: NEW MUSIC
FROM ALICE SPRINGS (Thödol THO047: CC) CDR
£5.00 £4.00 - Mainly
improvisations for violins & contrabass. © 2022.
BORIS SAVOLDELLI & ELLIOTT SHARP - PROTOPLASMIC
(Moonjune MJR025: DP) CD
£6.00 £3.00 - Wild stuff from Savoldelli
(vocals/electronics) & Sharp (guitars/sax/electronics).
KRISTINE SCHOLZ - PLAYS OTTE AND CAGE (thanatosis production THT9: CC) CD
£4.00 - German pianist performing compositions by Hans Otte & John Cage. ©
SUN ARAW - BELOMANCIE (Sun Ark SA033: DP) CD
£10.00 - Varied multi-instrumental experimental works by Cameron Stallones, aka
Sun Araw (who we know best from his Eternal Tapestry collaboration "Night
Gallery"). © 2014.
SUSPIRIUM - LYGOPHILLIA (private: 1xBT,RM,CC) CDR
£4.00 - Experimental duo from Ramsgate, England. One of their darker & more
industrial outings, with a menacing feel to it. © 1992.
SUSPIRIUM - CHARNEL KNOWLEDGE (private: RM,CC) CDR
£4.00 - More industrial elements on this 1992 recording, with hints of CTI,
Lustmord & some lopsided techno stuff.
SUSPIRIUM - BURNING FOR BURNING (private: RM,CC) CDR
£4.00 - Varied experimental synth, etc. Seems to be an extended version of the
SUSPIRIUM - MODERN PRIMITIVES (private: 1xBT,RM,CC) CDR
£4.00 - One of their earlier experimental cassettes, © 1993.
SUSPIRIUM - 1000 CRIES BECAME A SCREAM (private: RM,CC) CDR
£4.00 - Varied collection of mainly synth based tracks, © 1993.
SUSPIRIUM - METAMORPHOSIS (private: RM,CC) CDR
£4.00 - Very varied one, with atmos & rhythmic pieces - some of the rhythms
get very close to breakbeat & trip-hop though. © 1994.
SUSPIRIUM - THE ENEMY OF MY ENEMY (private: RM,CC) CDR
£4.00 - A mixture of styles sometimes close to the more experimental music by
Chris & Cosey/CTI or Lustmord. © 1994.
SUSPIRIUM - THE HUMAN CONDITION (private: RM,CC) CDR
£4.00 - Big swathes of synths, swirly pulses & rhythmic sections on this
one. © 1995.
SUSPIRIUM - THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONED, PART ONE (private: CC)
£5.00 £4.00 - In the realms of German synth, some
Lightwave/Tietchens similarities, in a mix of melodic & abstract textures,
etc. © 2015.
TANGERINE DREAM - TOURNADO (Documents/Eastgate 232645: DP)
£2.50 £2.00 - Edgar & Jerome Froese live in Zabrze
THTX - THE FLICKERING SKY (Sulatron st0902) CD
£7.00 - American space-rock jamming duo (& guests) from Detroit. Includes a
cover of Van der Graaf Generator's "Darkness (11/11)". © 2009.
OLIVIER TOULEMONDE - ÉCLATS DE MÉMOIRE (Collectif & Cie C&C mts 01) CD ex+/ex+ £3.00 - Kind of avant-garde radio play in French. © 1999.
TRAJEDESALIVA - ULTRATUMBA (áMARXE0221: CC) CD m/m
£5.00 - Somewhat ambient trance & new-age from Spain. © 2021.
THE VELVET UNDERGROUND - WHITE LIGHT/WHITE HEAT (Polydor
31453 1251 2: RM) CD
£6.00 £4.00 - 2nd album from this influential US
rock band, © 1968.
CYRILLE VERDEAUX - NOCTURNES DIGITALES (Clearlight 888 Music
C8M-102) CD new/ex+
£8.00 £4.00 - Cyrille (ex-Clearlight) in a very
sedate classical mood, with tinkling ivories & flutey synths. © 1981
(originally a Fortuna cassette).
ALEX WARD - GATED (Discus 114CD: CC) CD m/m
£5.00 - Encompassing a wide variety of genres, this goes from exploratory
avant-jazz of the more RIO kind.
FLORIAN WITTENBURG - FOUR WAVES (Nur/Nicht/Nur 118 03 06:
£5.00 £2.00 - Keyboard works, starting in contemporary
jazz/classical vein, with a systemic track midway & ending as ambient
synth. © 2018.
BRIAN WOODBURY - ANTIPATHY & IDEOLOGY (ReR BW4/Some Phil
12: CC) CD new/ex+
£6.00 £5.00 - Van Dyke Parks cohort, with a very
varied mix of styles. © 2021.
ZX ELECTRIC - CATHODE ARC (-: CC) CDR
£2.00 - Promo of Bandcamp download release from 2021.
HÅR (Norske Albumklassikere NACD042: CC) CD
£5.00 - Norwegian version of the "Hair" musical with music direction,
arrangements & guitar solos by Terje Rypdal. © 1971.
HEAVEN ON FIRE (Fire Records FIRECD648: CC) CD £4.00 - Promo sampler of tracks from recent & forthcoming Fire releases (as of 2021).
PONDER THIS... (Submergence SUB 5007) CD
A diverse array of contemporary experimental/electronic unclassifiable music by
Conrad Schnitzler, Mystery Hearsay, Rapoon, Colin Potter, Asmus Tietchens,
Merzbow, David Myers & Thomas DiMuzio, F/i, Endgame.
SWIM TEAM #1 (Swim ~ WM30) CD vg+/ex+ £3.00 - Label sampler with rare tracks, with Malka Spigel, Silo, Lobe, Symptoms, Newman/Izzo, Colin Newman, Immersion, etc.
TANGRAM SAMPLER (Tangram: CC) CD ex+/vg+
- Promo label sampler: D. Malherbe, L. Ehrlich, B. Letort, Limborg, J.P.
Voindrot. © 1993. Sleeve has some price sticker ink transferance saying:
VARIATIONS - A LONDON COMPILATION (Paradigm Discs PD 01) CD
£4.00 - Experimental, avant-garde, industrial, etc. All new music by: John
Wall, Andrew Jacques, Crow, Alquimia, John Grieve, Kymatik, Adam Bohman.
EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER - EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER
(Island ILPS 9132: picture label) LP vg-ex/vg
£5.00 £4.00 - Supergroup
of Keith Emerson, Greg Lake & Carl Palmer. © 1970.
BO HANSSON - MUSIC INSPIRED BY WATERSHIP DOWN (Charisma 9124
015: IN) LP ex+/g+
£5.00 £4.00 - 4th album, © 1977. Again featuring
Kenny Hakansson & Thomas Netzler.
KITARO - IN PERSON DIGITAL (Kuckuck 054) LP ex-m/ex
£4.00 - You'd hardly know this was live, yet the 3 additional musicians are
very noticeable, very spacious & almost rock music at times. © 1980.
DIDIER LOCKWOOD GROUP - DIDIER LOCKWOOD GROUP (JMS 032: IN)
£2.00 £1.00 - Someone bought this off us years ago with the
vinyl for "The Kid" inside. © 1984.
NASCITA DELLA SFERA - PER UNA SCULTURA DI CESCHIA (AMS
AMSLP06: GF,IN,180g vinyl) LP
£13.00 £10.00 - Important note: this is
a new copy that has what looks like a scratch from edge to centre on one side -
but it plays fine! Italian avant-garde experimental album from 1978.
Unclassifiable & diverse in the extreme! P&P = 7 units.
MIKE OLDFIELD - TUBULAR BELLS (Virgin V2001: 3rd pressing)
£4.50 £3.50 - The Mike Oldfield classic! With guests: Viv
Stanshall, Jon Field, Lindsay Cooper, etc. © 1973.
THE PINK MICE - IN SYNTHESIZER SOUND (Europa E 1011) LP
£3.50 £2.00 - Classical rock adaptations of Bach, Tschaikowsky,
Schumann, Mozart, Suppe & Beethoven, with kitshy synth lead. A session band
featuring Lucifer's Friend musicians.
GILES REAVES/JON GOIN - LETTING GO (MCA 6283) LP ex+/ex
£2.00 - Giles Reaves is nowadays a member of Spacecraft (US) cosmic new-age
band & soundtrack composer.
MARK SHREEVE - CRASH HEAD (Jive Electro HIP 42) LP new/nc
£1.00 - Nothing like his earlier cosmic synth albums, here he was the top UK
power-synthesist. © 1988.
VANGELIS - CHARIOTS OF FIRE (Polydor POLS 1026) LP vg-ex/vg
£1.00 - 1982 version with "Accademy Award. Best Original Score 1981"
on front cover.
RICK WAKEMAN - JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH (A&M
AMLH 63621: GF,BK) LP vg-ex/ex
£4.00 £1.50 - Concept work narrated by David
Hemmings. © 1974.
YES - WONDEROUS STORIES/PARALLELS (Atlantic K 10999) 7" vg/vg £0.50 - © 1977.
GARETH HARDWICK & MACHINEFABRIEK (Low Point LP014) LP
£10.00 £7.50 - Pressed on semi-clear vinyl! Side each: Gareth
Hardwick (ooze drone stuff towards Troum/very floaty Vidna Obmana),
Machinefabriek (slabs of sound in Asmus Tietchens/Maeror Tri vein).
YES - UNION (Arista 411 558: 1xBT) MC ex+/ex+
£1.00 - © 1991.
ANT-BEE - THE GIRL WITH THE STARS IN HER HAIR (Goss Films)
£5.00 £3.50 - 1991 rare video demo from Zappa/Mothers inspired
US band, only 6'50" but...!
JAN NICKMAN, PAUL SPEER & DAVID LANZ - NATURAL STATES
(Miramar MPV-8401) VHS ex+/m
£8.00 £6.00 - Film directed by Jan Nickman,
music by Speer & Lanz. © 1985.
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