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"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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"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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"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

"Limited to 500 copies. Featuring Don Dietrich (Borbetomagus), Ben Hall (Graveyards) & C Spencer Yeh (Burning Star Core). At Instal Fest '08 in Glasgow, Scotland, at David Keenan's suggestion, the idea for a trio of Don Dietrich, Ben Hall and himself was hatched. As the ...
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IMPREC219 | 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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"Featuring "Requiem for the 259,000 quails culled at a farm in Toyohashi Part 1-3." Pictured in the liner notes is a stoic Masami Akita sitting on a rock." (label info)
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IMPREC252 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Limited edition of 500 copies pressed on virgin vinyl. Guitar out-crunch hailing from the Bardo Axis. Alasehir is grounded stoner heavy-zen and the second in our four part Bardo Pond related vinyl set. Alasehir's 4th release, following a CD apiece for the Important, ...
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IMPREC249 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Featuring haunting cover art by Jenny Akita; the booklet includes a photo of Masami Akita standing on a bridge." (label info)
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IMPREC241 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Brand new full full length from renowned Swedish noise rock outfit the Skull Defekts. The Skull Defekts is a band from Sweden in the very north of Europe. Their intense, monotonous, rhythmic and sexual out-rock has, since their start in early 2005, been spreading ...
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IMPREC235CD | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"The whole sound project redesigns with fluidity a certain form of contemporary noise. It is quite both warm and delicate, away from the traditional noisy tempest attached to this musical genre. However, you have to embark on a musical voyage to allow this noisy ...
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IMPREC227 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Limited edition of 500 copies. Trinitarian represents an attempt to break down the essence of Nadja by offering a solo track from each of its two members plus one Nadja composition; two stripped down ambient pieces featuring single instruments (guitar and bass, ...
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IMPREC215 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"After the by now usual gap of some two years, Beequeen is ready to present their latest album, further maturing their sound from The Bodyshop (also on Important Records). More song-based, this album features new vocals by Olga Wallis solely (with some backing by Freek ...
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IMPREC177 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Limited edition of 300 copies in heavy duty screen-printed jackets by Monoroid. The Sandancing Demos 10", as its title suggests, contains the original ideas that birthed Beequeen's wonderful new album, Sandancing. Original versions, rough mixes & home demos plus an ...
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IMPREC186 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"A further step out in Birchville Cat Motel's ruminations on time/space distortion featuring the additional mystikal talents of fellow gravity destroyer, Matthew Bower (Hototogisu/Sunroof!). Seventh Ruined Hex presents like a lonesome planet, occasionally struck with ...
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IMPREC169 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Christina Kubisch is a first generation sound artist of the highest order. She may now be most famously known for her 'Electrical Walks' which she started in 1981 where listeners wear specially-built headphones that reveal electro-magnetic radiation emanating from the ...
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"Super Grease is a limited edition of 500 vinyl-only release from Vibracathedral Orchestra/Sunroof!/A Band member, Neil Campbell. This is a companion release to Astral Social Club's Neon Pibroch CD, also on Important." (label info)
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IMPREC156 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

Total Can-style audacity from Brooklyn drone stew Edward Goreyian broken house Sufic wanderers the Vanishing Voice. Whatever Kraut or Swede compatriots that may be a part time relation the Vanishing Voice are mining the sound of the naughties in a subterranean part of ...
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IMPREC122 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Infinite Death is the first full length CD release from Death Unit, a supergroup of total psychedelic noise destruction formed by Carlos Giffoni, on electronics, in early 2005 and which includes Chris Corsano and Trevor Tremaine (Hair Police) on double drum attack and ...
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IMPREC118 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Roberto Opalio is half of the Italian space duo My Cat Is An Alien. Roberto Opalio is a visual and sound artist from Torino, Italy. His work includes painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, poetry, glass art, film/video, sound installation, and performance. Since ...
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IMPREC115 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"New full-length album recorded April 10th, 2006, at MCIAA's Alien Zone, located in a remote region of the Western Alps, Piemonte, Italy. After having been irradiated by the Cosmic Light Of A New Millenium, you find yourself facing a black and white cover, where the ...
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IMPREC116 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Minazo is Merzbow's tribute to the beloved male elephant seal who lived life in captivity at a Tokyo aquarium. Masami Akita often visited the seal at the aquarium and was allowed to access Minazo behind the scenes. Minazo includes many photographs and an essay by ...
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IMPREC097 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Henry Jacobs is a sound artist and improviser par excellence. His influential recordings as well as collaborative projects resonate with an irreverent sense of humor and a love for musics of the world. From the early 1950s into the 1970s, Jacobs experimented with tape ...
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