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"Both profound and profoundly jaw dropping, the esoteric moves of this massively rare and insanely obscure 300 copy Japanese marvel have until now remained the sole preserve of a handful of heavyweight collectors. It's time to let the cat out of the bag on this one. The ...
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IMPREC412 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"The Ape Of Naples is Coil's highly celebrated final album completed by Peter Christopherson following the tragic death of John Balance in 2004. Often noted for being a fan favorite, The Ape Of Naples uses Balance's final recordings and material recorded at Trent ...
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IMPREC174 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Descending is a composition consisting of two movements for room resonance, triangles, shakers and horns. The recording was made in August 2015, performed by the Aarhus Jazz Orchestra. Descending is Løkkegaard's and Kirkegaard's first collaboration. The sound artists ...
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IMPREC447 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Absurd folklorist Henry Jacobs returns with a selection of rare interviews, odd loops, sales pitches, early synthesizer demos, an ether-infused evening, and more! Produced in San Francisco and New York City, Around The World With Henry Jacobs is a travelogue that ...
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IMPREC-299 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Important Records present Omminggg and Schlomminggg, the second release by continuous music pioneer Charlemagne Palestine and Grumbling Fur, consisting of London based multi-disciplinary artists Daniel O'Sullivan and Alexander Tucker; the Time Machine Orchestra being ...
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IMPREC448 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Live At The Stone was intended to be Pauline Oliveros' tribute to the life and work of pianist Connie Crothers who passed away on August 13, 2016. Sadly, Pauline Oliveros passed away on November 25, 2016. This CD, Pauline's memorial for Connie, is now a memorial for ...
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IMPREC450 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"A record of slowly evolving beauty that gradually unravels its meditative design. Recorded in Norwegian sculptor and painter Emanuel Vigeland' s (1875 -1948) mausoleum in Oslo in 2013. A recording space that is famous for its acoustics and its long and full-sounding ...
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IMPREC426 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Live At Issue Project Room is the first recording from Catherine Christer Hennix's expanded just-intonation ensemble, the Chora(s)san Time-Court Mirage. This expanded ensemble includes vocalists Imam Ahmet Muhsin Tüzer, Amir Elsaffan and Amirtha Kidambi, an expanded ...
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IMPREC434 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Central Palace Music, performed by Catherine Christer Hennix's just-intonation ensemble The Deontic Miracle, is the first in a series of archival Hennix releases to be issued via IMPREC. This previously unheard piece was taken from an eight day festival organized in ...
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IMPREC398 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"The complete Sonambient Collection features all 11 Sonambient releases newly restored from the original master reels. A heavy duty box holds 11 CDs each packaged in replica sleeves and a 110 page book contains a lengthy historic essay, a Smithsonian interview with ...
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IMPREC419 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"This 7" is limited to only 300 copies and each comes in deluxe screen printed packaging with an individual Polaroid photograph taken, altered and signed by the Opalio Brothers. But what does it sound like? Just as the Cosmic Blues should: like MCIAA invented their own ...
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IMPREC-093 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Bayou Electric is the final installment in an unplanned trilogy, with Feel Free and Bridges making up the first and second installments in the series, respectfully. All three works share similar characteristics, compositional processes, alternate tuning schemes, ...
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IMPREC421LP | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Mouthus: Drum and guitar explosion through tape manipulation and a total synth bath. Collided through a number of recording sessions and strings of modulation to elevate the particle riffage to a heightened state of platectonic rock. Bulbs: Like tuning your radio ...
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IMPREC255LP | IMPORTANT RECORDS

special offer "Recorded Winter of 2003 in an abandoned yellow bathroom in the basement of a large building " (label info)
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IMPREC143 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

special offer "Volume three of Merzbow's 13 Japanese Birds series. Limited edition of 1000. Merzbow's 13 Japanese Birds is a 13 month series of releases inspired by Olivier Messiaen's Catalogue D'Oiseaux. Beginning in January 2009 one volume of 13 Japanese Birds will be ...
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IMPREC236 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"John Fahey and Ayal Senior laid down the tracks for Three Day Band in a Woodburn Hotel room at some point in 1999. These tracks show an undocumented improvisational side of Fahey. It's certainly not early period Fahey but not TOTE era, either. At night after the ...
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IMPREC185 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"insignificance is the result of two years of intensive work and the culmination of seven years of exploration and growth by this unusual and powerful Brooklyn-based band. After the critical success of Barbez's self-titled full length debut on Important Records, they've ...
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IMPREC063 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

Artists were asked to use Merzbow's album Amlux as an instrument in an original composition. Remixers include: Jack Dangers, DJ Spooky, Luke Vibert, Alec Empire, Kawabata Makoto, Cornelius, Kid 606, Negativland, Nobukazu Takemura, Atom, Chicks On Speed, Experimental ...
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imprec-016 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Metacompound is the first full length studio album from ANP in 19 years. Lavish metallic ink on vellum packaging by ANP fan and Sunn O))) member Stephen O'Malley. ANP was formed in 1984 by KK Null & Seijiro Murayama. In 1987 ANP broke up. 17 years later they reformed ...
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IMPREC110 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"The Wanderer is based on a single modal scale (B C# D D# E F# G#) and rhythmic modes based on a meter consisting of 3/4 and 3/8. Part I, 'Song,' is intended to explore the unique resonant qualities of accordion reeds through long sounds. Subtle variations come about ...
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IMPREC141 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Accordion & Voice was the first of my recordings as a soloist. I was living in an A-frame house in a meadow just below Mount Tremper at Zen Mountain Center. I had a wonderful view of the graceful saddle mountain top. When away on a performance trip I would imagine the ...
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IMPREC140 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"This 7" is limited to 400 copies. These two intense numbers were inspired by both a pleasant trip through a small historic neighborhood in Mexico City and the detestable Iraq war. Cover art was inspired by the abuse of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay." (label info)
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IMPREC153 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Pressed in an edition of 500 copies.Lawrence English is composer, media artist and curator based in Australia. Working across an eclectic array of aesthetic investigations, English's work prompts questions of field, perception and memory. English utilises a variety of ...
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IMPREC367 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Extremely limited edition electro-acoustic noise project from Jan St Werner (Mouse On Mars). 300 copies pressed in offset jacket on virgin vinyl. First 100 are on gold vinyl. Neuter River is not exactly a band or a person, it's the remains of an idea, a shifting light ...
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IMPREC268 | IMPORTANT RECORDS