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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

"Limited pressing of 500 copies on LP. Matmos, Wobbly & J Lesser present: Simultaneous quodlibet. These pieces originated in improvised recordings which were then taken to Snowghost Studios in Montana & overdubbed with additional instruments, synths, drums, bass and ...
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IMPREC312 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Live in Vienna is the eighth full-length album by German electronic music outfit Cluster and their first and only album with Joshi Farnbauer. It is the first of three live albums recorded by Cluster. Until now Cluster & Farnbauer had never been reissued on compact ...
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IMPREC308 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

NHK - SPECIAL (LP)

"300 copies. Pressed at RTI and screen printed at Monoroid. This follows NHK's sold out 12" on Raster-Noton. This is Important's final release in a 4 record series featuring the work of the enigmatic Japanese artist Kouhei Matsunaga. NHK began in Osaka in 2006 between ...
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IMPREC283 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

Follow up to their classic cover of Terry Riley's "In C". 2LP, limited to 1000 copies.
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IMPREC297 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"The Skull Defekts is back with a new limited edition vinyl lp. 500 copies pressed. Cover by Fredrik Soderberg. This time, we are dealing with two unique collaborations. The first one is a live recording from Fylkingen, Stockholm where The Skull Defekts met oscillator ...
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IMPREC290 | 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

"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

"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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IMPREC237 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"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

"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 released each ...
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IMPREC236 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Together Chris Corsano and Paul Flaherty have re-written the concept of modern free-jazz with their post-hardcore punk style approach of euphoric togetherness. Ferocious, spontaneous, explosive and aggressively lyric they've established their groundbreaking duo with ...
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IMPREC-095 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Anahita is Tara Burke (Fursaxa) and cellist Helena Espvall (Espers). Tara recently showed up on Important as part of the duo of Tau Emerald with Sharron Kraus while Helena contributed a beautiful piece to the James Blackshaw curated Garden Of Forking Paths compilation. ...
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IMPREC228 | 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 300 copies packaged in heavy duty screenprinted jackets done by Neil Burke at Monoroid. Each side features a 20-minute solo track from both brotherly halves of the acclaimed My Cat Is An Alien. Both brothers were quiet about the inspiration for their ...
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IMPREC216 | IMPORTANT RECORDS