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"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

"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

"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

"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

"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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"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

"Exemplary work from Catherine Christer Hennix's ensemble. This disc is the beginning of a series of collaborative work between Hennix, her ensemble and Important Records. Released in conjuntction with the Sonic Acts festival in Amsterdam. "Blues dhikr Al-Salam" for ...
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IMPREC342 | 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)
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IMPREC349CD | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"A private-press new age classic, originally released in 1982! Limited to 500 copies. With so much being made of current practitioners of the Kosmische/New Age vibe, here's your opportunity to hear an original without having to pay too much in the process." (label info)
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IMPREC305 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"At the limit of the frontier space of the unconscious - tuned waves - "consonant things vibrate together". Where does the change happen? In the inner field of perception or the exterior reality of moving things in the course of becoming "And time is no longer an ...
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IMPREC337 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Three single-chord compositions were charted out - one freeform & tone driven, one long-form piece with charts dictating the players' intensity of performance, & one grid-like chart where players' note continually shifts, though the combination of voices continue to ...
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IMPREC316 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Includes liner notes & archival photographs. On the suggestion of Robert Ashley, Douglas Dunn commissioned this piece from Eliane Radigue for choreography. Only the first part of Triptych was staged at the premiere at the Dancehall/Theatre of Nancy on February 27 1978. ...
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IMPREC260CD | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Includes liner notes & archival photographs. 1970 was an important year in Eliane Radigue's musical life since it was the year just before she acquired her ARP 2500 synthesizer. Since 1967, she had been using the feedback as a material; feedback from two tape recorders ...
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IMPREC259CD | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"This is Important's third release in a 4 release Important feature on the work of the enigmatic Japanese artist Kouhei Matsunaga. Self VA. is Kouhei's 2nd album. His first was released on the Mille Plateaux label in 1998. Since then he has kept busy with numerous ...
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IMPREC282 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Live Converence was recorded on 24 track remote audio and pressed at RTI in order to achieve the highest possible quality. Die cut super heavy duty tip-on style jackets by Stoughton. Printed inner jackets. On this night Om performed their seminal album Conference of ...
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IMPREC237 | IMPORTANT RECORDS