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"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

"Here it is, Deadheads, the ultimate Dark Star is now on vinyl. Deluxe audiophile pressing cut in Toronto under the watchful ears of John Oswald. Elaborately printed packaging in a heavy duty triple gatefold jacket includes liner notes by musicologist Rob Bowman ...
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IMPREC399 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Circle Three: Full Moon At 35hz is the third Circle piece from Eleh and the first to be released since 2010's Repose. Literal synthesis. Packaged in a heavy duty screen printed cover. Edition fo 500. Much like the previous LP only Circle piece the B side of this LP is ...
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IMPREC401 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Dense 12 disc collection of Pauline Oliveros' early and unreleased electronic work including her very first piece for tape made in 1961. The majority of these pieces have never before been released. Organized chronologically by studio this set not only documents ...
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IMPREC352 | 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

"featuring their recent addition, female vocalist Kitagawa Hao. Recorded over a period of four months at The Acid Mothers Temple this is a very clean sounding and polished AMT. Frontman Kawabata Makoto admitted, only half joking, that this has the 'cleanest sound in AMT ...
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IMPREC146 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Else Marie Pade, born in 1924 in Denmark, is a precious golden gem in the world of contemporary electro-acoustic music. She is a true pioneer of electronic music and musique concrčte. Pade is Denmark's first lady of electronic music and her piece "Syv Cirkler (Seven ...
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IMPREC406LP | IMPORTANT RECORDS

out on 01.07. "Else Marie Pade, born in 1924 in Denmark, is a precious golden gem in the world of contemporary electro-acoustic music. She is a true pioneer of electronic music and musique concrčte. Pade is Denmark's first lady of electronic music and her piece ...
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IMPREC406CD | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"For Moussavi Atrium is a brand new 38 minute piece from ELEH written for the performance curated and commissioned by Experimedia at The Museum Of Contemporary Art Cleveland on September 28th 2013." (label info)
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IMPREC400 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Beautiful ensemble performance of Duane Pitre's Feel Free including James Blackshaw on hammered dulcimer. LP pressed in an audiophile grade edition of 1000 copies. Shortly after the release of Pitre's Feel Free, the composer set out for a 2012 solo tour in select ...
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IMPREC391LP | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Steve Gunn and Mike Gangloff (Pelt) combine 6- and 12-string guitars with gongs, tanpura, singing bowls, shruti box and banjo and deliver a gorgeous collection of improvised compositions. Edition of 500 copies." (label info)
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IMPREC392LP | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Sarah Lipstate is Noveller and 'No Dreams', her sixth full-length release, welcomes in an era of expanded instrumentation for the Brooklyn-based guitarist and composer. The compositions on 'No Dreams' explore the artist's struggle with her blurred perception of reality ...
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IMPREC389 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"An open yet orderly system intended to produce potentially infinite variations of self-generating rhythm and melody was carefully created for this piece, allowing the sextet's musicians to approach these factors in a freer manner." (label info) one copy back in stock
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IMPREC349LP | IMPORTANT RECORDS

PITRELEH - PITRELEH (LP)

"Full length collaboration from Duane Pitre & ELEH. Pitreleh use high resolution analog and digital tools to create music utilizing natural vibrations and harmonics as rhythm and melody. Inspiration is drawn directly from vibrational waves (sound, gravity, water). The ...
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IMPREC384 | 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

"Duane Pitre's new album, Bridges, features two pieces taken from a suite of analogous compositions by the same name, and was composed by Pitre in 2012. The two pieces that comprise the album are meant to work together in sequence as a composite work; or they can be ...
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IMPREC390LP | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Duane Pitre's new album, Bridges, features two pieces taken from a suite of analogous compositions by the same name, and was composed by Pitre in 2012. The two pieces that comprise the album are meant to work together in sequence as a composite work; or they can be ...
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IMPREC390CD | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Eliane Radigue's "Adnos" trilogy was composed between 1973 and 1980 and is among her finest compositions. "Adnos" is a deeply meditative work of infinite depth and sensitivity; one of the high points of modern minimal electronic composition. Packaged in a heavy duty ...
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IMPREC28 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Born Of Six, featuring Amelia Cuni, Catherine Christer Hennix and Werner Durand, create exemplary drone compositions rooted in the traditions of Dhrupad, Early Minimalism and Just Intonation. Composed by Durand ,Cuni, Hennix, Svapiti is one long composition measuring ...
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IMPREC387 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Far West" was recorded and mixed by Randall Dunn. Produced by Randall Dunn and Master Musicians of Bukkake. Mastered at Chicago by Jason Ward. Photos by Alison Scarpulla. Cover illustration and layout by Simon Fowler. Art direction Randall Dunn
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IMPREC386 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"The Watchers is a historic collaboration between Lubomyr Melnyk and James Blackshaw. Both artists are well known as composers but here it is their impovisational skills that are on display." (label info) "We all met at the Vortex Jazz Cafe around midday. We set up, ...
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IMPREC375LP | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"The Watchers is a historic collaboration between Lubomyr Melnyk and James Blackshaw. Both artists are well known as composers but here it is their impovisational skills that are on display." (label info) "We all met at the Vortex Jazz Cafe around midday. We set up, ...
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IMPREC375CD | IMPORTANT RECORDS