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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

"Beautiful new soundtrack work from Machinefabriek to accompany a film made by Mike Hoolboom using photographs taken by notorious bank robber Alvin Karpis. Filmmaker Mike Hoolboom discovered a batch of Karpis' photos for auction on eBay. He was the lucky winning bidder, ...
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IMPREC366 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"This deluxe 3 CD set presents Eleh's Retreat, Return & Repose together for the first time. The LPs were originally only available via Important Records mailorder." (label info)
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IMPREC369 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Vinyl reissue of the impossible to find first release from the Master Musicians Of Bukake's 'Totem' trilogy. Limited to 1.000 copies." (label info)
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IMPREC361 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Duo collaboration between the Japanese female accordionist and ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE's guitarist. KAWABATA's guitar traces heretical designs through the stoically beautiful illuminated manuscripts of A QUI AVEC GABRIEL's accordion and voice." (label info)
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IMPREC356 | 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

"These six pieces are based alternately around nylon-string classical guitar and grand piano, with sparse and subtle vibraphone and B3 organ parts overdubbed by Blackshaw." (label info)
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IMPREC355LP | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"These six pieces are based alternately around nylon-string classical guitar and grand piano, with sparse and subtle vibraphone and B3 organ parts overdubbed by Blackshaw." (label info)
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IMPREC355CD | 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

"Last summer Important released some highly praised records with Kouhei Matsunaga including a collaborative CD with Sean Booth (Autechre) and Mika Vainio, a split LP with Vainio and a full length CD of his own solo work. The breath and quality of Kouhei's work was ...
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IMPREC334 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

V.A. - IMPREC 300 (LP)

After ten years Important Records is extremely proud to present 'IMPREC300', a vinyl only collection of exclusive live tracks from a handful of Important bands, among which 'Cave', 'Bardo Pond', 'Mugstar', 'Chord', Master Musicians Of Bukake' a.o. Important was started ...
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IMPREC300 | 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

"Green and Grey continues Julia Kent's solo career as a maker of highly personal music. Using looped and layered cello, electronics, and recordings of natural sounds, she explores in this new instrumental record the melding of the technological and the organic, the ...
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IMPREC324 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Arnold Dreyblatt (b.1953) is an American composer who has studied with La Monte Young, Pauline Oliveros and Alvin Lucier. He is a member of the German Academy Of Art. He has released work on labels such as Table Of The Elements, Canteloupe, Tzadik, Hat Art and Dexter's ...
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IMPREC323 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Mono Fluido collects two major compositions from Christina Kubisch which, until now, have been unreleased. Extensive liner notes & photographs detail the origins of the work. Heavy drones and deep emotions run through these newly discovered pieces. "In 1980 I had the ...
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IMPREC327 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Two brand new pieces from one of the most exciting, active & relevant members of the first generation sound artists. Magnetic Flights is entirely made of electromagnetic field recordings of international airports and inside airplanes The sounds were not altered ...
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IMPREC328 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"This is the final offering before entering the new wave of the failed future from MMOB. Totem Three journeys from quiet Bardo womb choosing meditations and instrumental mantras to the delusional glee of Kali Yugafied Indian rock. Totem Three is the most diverse and ...
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IMPREC333 | 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

SMEGMA - MIRAGE (LP)

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IMPREC311 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

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