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"An incredible live recording of a concert hosted by the Goethe Institut of Kabul on September 22, 1976. More than sixty minutes of convulsive jams - and hypnotic obscure interludes to loop your head to - captured on reel-to-reel tape, edited and mastered for the best ...
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HOL067 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"The cycle of compositions collected under the title "Plane/Talea" reflect my interest in vocal polyphonic music. They envision an "impossible choir" constructed through the sampling of thousands of fragments and pieces of voices, my own and those of others, and their ...
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HOL096 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Gherasim Luca was a Romanian-Jewish poet, co-founder and theorist of the Romanian Surrealist artists group. Harassed in his country, after World War II and a local exile he finally moved to Paris through Israel in 1952. His work on French language - characterized by ...
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HOL097 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Henning Christiansen was a Danish composer and an active member of the Fluxus movement. He studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Copenhagen and at the more liberal Ex-School (Eks-Skolen) embracing soon its radical approach in study and creation of art and ...
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HOL101 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Four short compositions of the finest contemporary electro-acoustic concrete sound by this justifiably acclaimed duo consisting of Matteo Castro and Riccardo Mazza. Textured noise and field recordings manipulated with analogue tape creating a wall of distorted ...
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HOL088 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Virginia Genta is a self-taught musician who plays all saxophones (tenor, soprano, baritone, alto) mainly known for being part of the astonishing Jooklo Duo, the project she shares with drummer David Vanzan since 2003, often playing as a drums and tenor duo, but ...
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HOL092 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Recorded over two days yet retaining a continuous, immediate vibe, the Sessions feature a stirring quartet with Ertunc on piano, Dogan Dogusel at double bass, the young drummer Cem Tan, and Umut Caglar - a stalwart of the Konstrukt group - on reeds and percussion. In ...
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HOL100 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Released in 1974 as a private press LP on Intex Records, this cosmic free jazz improvisation by this legendary trio guided by Hüseyin Ertunc - on drums - with his then-regular partners Michael Cosmic and Phil Musra - on saxophones and additional percussion - reveals ...
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HOL099 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

DOGAN DOGUSEL / BARLAS TAN ÖZEMEK "Recorded live in front of a small audience on May 15th, 2011 at Eklisia - an old chapel built in the 17th century in Gümüslük, a small village near Bodrum - this improvisation features the Konstrukt collective - which is Korhan ...
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HOL095 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Arrigo Lora-Totino is considered one of the fathers of Italian sound poetry. He's mostly known for having curated the anthology "Futura: Poesia Sonora" (Cramps Records, 1978), where he collected the voices of the most interesting sound poets of the twentieth century, ...
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HOL093 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Fantastic sound poetry piece by Hartmut Geerken restringing the Sun Harp, the Ukranian bandura that Sun Ra gave him in 1971 when he visited Egypt for the first time. The acoustics of his manual workings emerge without any esthetic intention: the bandura's voluminous ...
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HOL094 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Vinyl reissue of this great tribute to the poetry of Rimbaud and Verlaine made by our favorite French sorcerer, who exceptionally abandones his typical imaginary language to reinterpret six small poems in his own way, jumping from one musical genre to the other and ...
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HOL082 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"A meeting with the giant. In this live session recorded in 2014 the quartet's basic lineup reunites again with Peter Brötzmann, with whom they already teamed up recording the amazing studio album Dolunay (2008) and Eklisia Sunday (2011, also with Hüseyin Ertunç and ...
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HOL089 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"L'Arbre du Tenere, known in English as the Tree of Tenere, was a solitary acacia that was once considered the most isolated tree on Earth, standing alone for over 400 kilometers. It was a landmark on caravan routes through the Tenere region of the Sahara in Northeast ...
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HOL084 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Konstrukt is the free jazz revelation of the last ten years.This incredible quartet of saxophonist Korhan Futaci, guitarist Umut Caglar, drummer Korhan Argüden and percussionist Özün Usta is blowing a real stream of fresh air, like the Art Ensemble of Chicago did in ...
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HOL078 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

FEATURING JOHN TCHICAI "Third - and sadly last - chapter of the archival recordings fixed on tape by Hartmut Geerken during his stay in Kabul in the Seventies. Insistency! was recorded at the Goethe Institut of Kabul on same day of the duo session of Hyndukush Serenade ...
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HOL086 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Remembering his old friend and the days when this live recordings were taken, says Hartmut Geerken: "When John came to visit us in Afghanistan and in Greece, where we lived in the 70's and 80's, my wife Sigi had to extend his bed always with fruit boxes. His height ...
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HOL071 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Born in Paris in 1947, Ghédalia Tazartčs started singing when he was twelve-year-old, creating his own language. He began a professional career in dance, theatre, cinema, while still giving some occasional concerts and publishing a few albums, each one of them an ...
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HOL054 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Through the use of sound generated from modular synthesizer, tapes and samples Ossario is a collection of ten separate and independent songs - in two volumes, available separately - introducing a new and radical composing method. The aim is to build some kind of ...
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HOL069 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Through the use of sound generated from modular synthesizer, tapes and samples Ossario is a collection of ten separate and independent songs - in two volumes, available separately - introducing a new and radical composing method. The aim is to build some kind of ...
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HOL068 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Quarry is the latest chapter in the ongoing collaboration between the London-based composer-performer of musique concrčte Adam Asnan and the Italian sound artist and mastering engineer Giuseppe Ielasi. As the title may suggests, this encounter produced a dusty ...
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HOL065 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"This hidden gem - likely recorded sometime in the mid 2000's around the time they made "Qvaris", according to what NNCK's Pat Murano remembers - is another astonishing output of Harlem's seven-member free-form improvisational collective. A luminous string sprung from ...
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HOL066 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Hartmut Geerken is a writer, a composer, a musician, a film-maker, an actor and also a lumberjack. He travelled the world and lived in Egypt where he founded - together with Salah Ragab and Edu Vizvari - the Cairo Jazz Band and the Cairo Free Jazz Ensemble. He also ...
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HOL053 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Back on wax after a four-year hiatus, Claudio Rocchetti gives us a one-sider vinyl assembled at home - in Auerstr. 7, Berlin - inspired by the work of Robert Smithson. Including a sample from Trilogie de la Mort by Eliane Radigue and some sounds provided on purpose by ...
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HOL057 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"an incredible instrumental jam recorded about one year ago when the two bands met for a tour in the States." (label info) back in stock
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HOL026 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS