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a-Musik staff picks august 2017

Amos & Sara, Invite to Endless Latino LP (War Extension)
The Fall, New Facts Emerge 2x10“/CD (Cherry Red)
Annea Lockwood, Tiger Balm LP (Black Truffle Records)
Luke & Wendy, Tony Conrad I / Tony Conrad II 7“ (Meeuw Muzak)
Mekine U Teksi, Postanatolische Hybride: Die Steppenroboter LP (Themes For Great Cities)
Maria Monti, Il Bestiario LP (Holidays Records)
Yoko Ono, Fly 2LP (Secretly Canadian)
Jens Pauly, r/f CD-R (Karlrecords)
Telaio Magnetico, Live 75 (Expanded Version) LP (Black Sweat Records)
Jacques Thollot, Intra Musique LP (Alga Marghen)

a-Musik staff picks july 2017

Bellows, Strand LP (Shelter Press)
F.S.K., Ein Haufen Scheiss und ein zertrümmertes Klavier LP (Martin Hossbach)
Praed, Fabrication of Silver Dreams LP (Discrepant)
Konrad Sprenger, Stack Music LP (Pan)
Terry Fox, 552 Strings Through 11 Pairs of Strings 2LP (Edition Telemark)
JH1.FS3, Loyalty LP (iDEAL Recordings)
Anthony Moore & Therapeutische Hörgruppe Köln, Ore Talks 2LP (KHM)
Raymond Scott, Three Willow Park 3LP/2CD (Basta)
Sound of Yell, Light the Currents 10" (Infinite Greyscale)
That Night, Magnitisdat K7 (Noorden)

a-Musik staff picks june 2017

Siavash Amini, Tar LP (Hallow Ground)
Henry Andersen, ‚Stanzas’ or ‚The Law of the Good Neighbor’ LP (Kraak)
Harry Bertoia, Clear Sounds/Perfetta LP (Sonambient)
Carlos Casas, Pyramid of Skulls 2LP (Discrepant)
Tony Conrad, Ten Years 2LP/2CD (Superior Viaduct)
Le Fruit Vert, Paon Perdu LP (Three:Four Records)
Non, S/t 12“ (Tal)
O Yuki Conjugate, Tropic LP/CD (Auf Abwegen)
Terry Riley, Persian Surgery Dervishes 2LP (Aguirre)
Ernstalbrecht Stiebler, Kanon/Torsi LP (Edition Telemark)

a-Musik staff picks may 2017

Peter Behrendsen, Nachtflug/Atem des Windes LP (Edition Telemark)
Alice Coltrane, The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda 2LP/CD (Luaka Bop)
Ragnar Grippe, Sand LP (Dais)
Jlin, Black Origami 2LP/CD (Planet Mu)
The Knob, The Finger & The It, Astro Camping LP (Makiphon)
Move D / Thomas Meinecke, On The Map 2LP (Ominira)
Muellie Mess and The Happy Birds, Crossing the Red Sea with Muellie Mess and The Happy Birds EP 12“ (Atelier Records)
ToiToiToi, Im Hag LP/CD (Ghost Box)
Mika Vainio, Reat LP (Elektro Music Department)
Jaap Vink, S/t 2LP (Recollection GRM)

a-Musik staff picks april 2017

Federico Durand, La Nina Junco LP (12k)
Gas, Narkopop 3LP/CD (Kompakt)
Ken Ikeda + David Toop, Skin Tones CD (Home Normal)
Ju Suk Reet Meate, Solo 1975-1980 LP (Alga Marghen)    
Joao Lobo, Nowruz LP/CD (Three:Four Records) 
Charlemagne Palestine, Strumming Music LP (Aguirre)
Selffish, He She Them Us LP/CD (Serein)
Strotter Inst., Miszellen 2LP (Hallow Ground)
Midori Takada, Through The Looking Glass LP/CD (We Release Whatever The Fuck We Want To)
V.A., Magnetband. Experimenteller Elektronik-Underground DDR 1984-1989 LP/CD (Bureau B)

a-Musik staff picks march 2017

Bülent Arel, Electronic Music 1960-1973 LP/CD (Sub Rosa)
Mike Cooper, Reluctant Swimmer / Virtual Surfer LP (Discrepant)
Will Guthrie, People Pleaser LP (Black Truffle Records)
Kangding Ray, Hyper Opal Mantis 3LP/CD (Stroboscopic Artifacts)
Swantje Lichtenstein & Jono Podmore, Miss Slipper/Lewes 7“ (Psychomat)
Lieven Martens Moana, Idylls LP/CD (Pacific City Sound Vision/Edicoes CN)
Aine O’Dwyer, Locusts Lp (Penultimate Press)
Pekala | Kordylasinska | Pekala, Werke für Schlagzeug und Elektroakustische Geräte LP (Gagarin)
Sleaford Mods, English Tapas LP/CD (Rough Trade)
Barney Wilen, Moshi 2LP & DVD (Souffle Continu Records)

a-Musik staff picks february 2017

Departement d'Education Psychique, Untitled 2LP (Fou Records)
Taylor Deupree, Somi Book & CD (12k)
Bill Dixon Orchestra, Intents and Purposes LP (Superior Viaduct)
Viola Klein, Exchange 12" (Meakusma)
The Necks, Unfold 2LP (Ideologic Organ)
Nurse With Wound, Spiral Insana 2LP (Rotorelief)
Oto Hiax, S/t LP/CD (Editions Mego)
Dave Phillips, Rise LP (iDEAL Recordings)
Andreas Usenbenz, Bells Breath LP (Klanggold)
Barney Wilen, Moshi 2LP (Souffle Continu)

a-Musik staff picks january 2017

Frank Dommert, Kiefermusik LP (Pacific City Sound Vision)
Eyvind Kang / Tashi Dorji, Mother of All Saints LP (Unrock)
Viola Klein, Exchange 12" (Meakusma)
Maninkari, Ruins of Time LP (Three:Four Records)
Murmer, Songs for Forgetting LP (Gruenrekorder)
My Cat Is An Alien & Joelle Vinciarelli, > Eternal Beyond > LP (Opax Records)
Jesse Osborne-Lanthier, Unalloyed, Unlicensed, All Night! 12" (Raster-Noton)
That Night, Mecanique Neologisme LP (Suedturm)
Tholem / Oliveros / Cline, Molecular Affinity Lp (Roaratorio)
UJ3RK5, Live from the Commodore Ballroom 2LP (Primary Information)
V.A., A Story of Sahel Sounds LP (Treibender Teppich Record)

a-musik top 50 2016

New releases

Asuna, Tide Ripples CD (Home Normal)
Benoit and the Mandelbrots, S/t 2LP (Syff)
Sir Richard Bishop / Ava Mendoza, Ivory Tower (Hanuman) LP (Unrock)
Black Sun Productions, Dies Juvenalis LP (Hallow Ground)
Thomas Brinkmann, A 1000 Keys 2LP (Editions Mego)
Driftmachine, Eis Heauton LP (Hallow Ground)
John Duncan, Bitter Earth LP (iDEAL Recordings)
Masayoshi Fujita & Jan Jelinek, Schaum LP/CD (Faitiche)
Hey-O-Hansen, Sno Dub LP (Hey Rec)
Midori Hirano, Minor Planet LP/CD (Sonic Pieces)
Maria W. Horn, Diverted Units MLP (Holodisc)
Felix Kubin und das Mineralorchester: II: Music for Film and Theatre LP (Dekorder)
La Tène: Vouerca/Fahy LP (Three:Four Records)
Lord Tang, Butterflies LP (Meakusma)
Antonio d. Luca, Musik Wozu LP (Hauch Records)
Ross Manning, Interlacing LP (Room40)
Walter Marchetti, Concerto Per La Mano Sinistra In Un Solo Movimento LP/CD (Alga Marghen)
Michaela Melián, Electric Ladyland Book/LP/CD (Lenbachhaus)
Antony Moore & The Missing Present, The Present is Missing LP (a-Musik)
Mary Ocher + Your Government, S/t (Klangbad)
Razen, Endrhymes LP (K-raa-k)
Rizan Said, King of Keyboard (Discrepant)
V.A., A Story of Sahel Sounds LP (Treibender Teppich Record)
V.A., Aufabwegen#50. Ausgewählte Geräusche 2CD (Auf Abwegen)
V.A., Orbital Planes & Passenger Trains Vol.1 2LP/CD (Serein)


Archival releases

AMM, Ammmusic LP (Black Truffle Records)
Harry Bertoia, Sonambient 11CD (Important Records)
Mario Bertoncini, Arpe Eolie LP (Die Schachtel)
John Cage/Morton Feldman, Radio Happenings Book & DVD (MusicTexte)
Henning Christiansen, Musik Hessayistik 2LP (Holidays Records)
Tony Conrad with Faust, Outside the Dream Syndicate LP/CD (Superior Viaduct)
Peter Cusack, After Being in Holland for Two Years LP (Blume)
Frank Dommert, Kiefermusik LP (Pacific City Sound Vision)
Gabriele Emde, Die Natur der Klänge. Neue Musik für Harfe CD (Edition RZ)
Vivien Goldman, Resolutionary (Songs 1979-1982) LP/CD (Staubgold)
Gruppo Di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza, S/t LP/CD (Schema)
Richard Hamilton & Dieter Roth & Luis Chispas, Canciones de Cadaques 2x7“ (Primary Information)
Hastings of Malawi, Vibrant Stapler Obscures Characteristic Growth LP (Sub Rosa)
A.K. Klosowski, plays the Kassetteninstrument LP (Gagarin)
Lucifer, Black Mass LP (Black Mass Rising)
The Male Nurse, S/t LP (Decemberism)
Harry Partch, A Portrait LP (New World Records)
Steve Reich, The ECM Recordings 3CD (ECM)
Wayne Siegel, Autumn Resonance / Domino Figures LP (Black Sweat Records)
Slapp Happy, Sort Of LP/CD (Tapete Records)   
Sun Ra & His Astro-Infinity Arkestra, The Intergalactic Thing 2LP (Roaratorio)
Yoshi Wada, Off The Wall LP (Lantern)
Iannis Xenakis, La Legende d’Eer LP (Karlrecords)
La Monte Young / Marian Zazeela, Dream House 78’17“ LP (Aguirre)
V.A., The Essential Doi Inthanon: Classic Isan Pops from the 70s-80s LP/CD (EM Records)

a-musik staff picks december 2016

John Cage/Morton Feldman, Radio Happenings Book & DVD (MusicTexte)
Henning Christiansen, Musik Hessayistik 2LP (Holidays Records)
Datashock8000, HD_Trailer MLP (Gang of Ducks)
Fraktus II, Optische Täuschung LP/CD (Klangbad)
Hexa, Factory Photographs LP (Room40)
Maria W. Horn, Diverted Units MLP (Holodisc)
Eyving Kang & Jessica Kenney, Reverse Tree LP (Black Truffle Records)
Wayne Siegel, Autums Resonance/Domino Figures LP (Black Sweat Records)
Slapp Happy, Acnalbasac Noom LP (Tapete Records)
Typhonian Highlife, The World of Shells LP (Kraak)