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"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

"Else Marie Pade is a Danish composer who pioneered electronic and concrete music in Denmark beginning in 1954 . Pade was active in the resistance movement during the Second World War, and was interned at the Frřslev prison camp from 1944 till the end of the war. An ...
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IMPREC382 | 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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IMPREC375CD | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Split release including a new 20 minute piece from ELEH and the installation version of DUANE PITRE's beautiful new composition, 'Feel Free'. Limited to 500 copies." (label info) 500 #'d copies. Second edition with covers printed on white board stock. special offer
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IMPREC350 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Gunter Schickert is a German musician born 1949. He learned to play trumpet in 1962, but taught himself guitar in 1967 and made that his main instrument. In 1971 he started playing free jazz, then in 1973 made his first solo echo-guitar sessions. In 1976 he formed the ...
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IMPREC380 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

""My Only Warm Coals" neatly sums up a fifteen year span of Emil Amos' (Grails/Om) basement home-recording in nineteen songs. Using the 4-track like a mirror in LSD therapy sessions, Amos disassembles himself and leaves the puddle on the floor for the listener to ...
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IMPREC372 | 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

special price "Released by La Casca Encendida in Spain, this 2LP (clear vinyl) contains exclusive tracks from Eleh, Radian, Maja Ratkje, nsi, Farben, Dopplereffekt, Elektro Guzzi, Thomas Köner, Matmos & SND. Packaged in a heavy duty cardboard & woven fabric box sleeve ...
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"A magnifivent 4CD set. Their complete studio recordings, including all their studio albums (each with a bonus track) and their unreleased final recording sessions. The Japanese group were able to weave crawling rhythms and blown out psych feedback into full on rock ...
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IMPREC347 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Please note that this is exactly the same as the previous version on Dexter's Cigar except for the addition of one vintage image of the Swedish studio What?? was recorded in. Initially I had thought I'd be able to dig up a lot more archival material but there was very ...
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IMPREC368 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Beautiful new soundtrack work from Machinefabriek to accompany a film made by Mike Hoolboom using photographs taken by notorious bank robber Alvin Karpis. Filmmaker Mike Hoolboom discovered a batch of Karpis' photos for auction on eBay. He was the lucky winning bidder, ...
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IMPREC366 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"This deluxe 3 CD set presents Eleh's Retreat, Return & Repose together for the first time. The LPs were originally only available via Important Records mailorder." (label info)
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IMPREC369 | IMPORTANT RECORDS