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"Metacompound is the first full length studio album from ANP in 19 years. Lavish metallic ink on vellum packaging by ANP fan and Sunn O))) member Stephen O'Malley. ANP was formed in 1984 by KK Null & Seijiro Murayama. In 1987 ANP broke up. 17 years later they reformed ...
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IMPREC110 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Here it is, Deadheads, the ultimate Dark Star is now on vinyl. Deluxe audiophile pressing cut in Toronto under the watchful ears of John Oswald. Elaborately printed packaging in a heavy duty triple gatefold jacket includes liner notes by musicologist Rob Bowman ...
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IMPREC399 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Dense 12 disc collection of Pauline Oliveros' early and unreleased electronic work including her very first piece for tape made in 1961. The majority of these pieces have never before been released. Organized chronologically by studio this set not only documents ...
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IMPREC352 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"The Wanderer is based on a single modal scale (B C# D D# E F# G#) and rhythmic modes based on a meter consisting of 3/4 and 3/8. Part I, 'Song,' is intended to explore the unique resonant qualities of accordion reeds through long sounds. Subtle variations come about ...
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IMPREC141 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Accordion & Voice was the first of my recordings as a soloist. I was living in an A-frame house in a meadow just below Mount Tremper at Zen Mountain Center. I had a wonderful view of the graceful saddle mountain top. When away on a performance trip I would imagine the ...
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IMPREC140 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"This 7" is limited to 400 copies. These two intense numbers were inspired by both a pleasant trip through a small historic neighborhood in Mexico City and the detestable Iraq war. Cover art was inspired by the abuse of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay." (label info)
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IMPREC153 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"For Moussavi Atrium is a brand new 38 minute piece from ELEH written for the performance curated and commissioned by Experimedia at The Museum Of Contemporary Art Cleveland on September 28th 2013." (label info)
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IMPREC400 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Beautiful ensemble performance of Duane Pitre's Feel Free including James Blackshaw on hammered dulcimer. LP pressed in an audiophile grade edition of 1000 copies. Shortly after the release of Pitre's Feel Free, the composer set out for a 2012 solo tour in select ...
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IMPREC391LP | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Absurd folklorist Henry Jacobs returns with a selection of rare interviews, odd loops, sales pitches, early synthesizer demos, an ether-infused evening, and more! Produced in San Francisco and New York City, Around The World With Henry Jacobs is a travelogue that ...
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IMPREC-299 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Eliane Radigue's "Adnos" trilogy was composed between 1973 and 1980 and is among her finest compositions. "Adnos" is a deeply meditative work of infinite depth and sensitivity; one of the high points of modern minimal electronic composition. Packaged in a heavy duty ...
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IMPREC28 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Born Of Six, featuring Amelia Cuni, Catherine Christer Hennix and Werner Durand, create exemplary drone compositions rooted in the traditions of Dhrupad, Early Minimalism and Just Intonation. Composed by Durand ,Cuni, Hennix, Svapiti is one long composition measuring ...
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IMPREC387 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"The Watchers is a historic collaboration between Lubomyr Melnyk and James Blackshaw. Both artists are well known as composers but here it is their impovisational skills that are on display." (label info) "We all met at the Vortex Jazz Cafe around midday. We set up, ...
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IMPREC375LP | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"The Watchers is a historic collaboration between Lubomyr Melnyk and James Blackshaw. Both artists are well known as composers but here it is their impovisational skills that are on display." (label info) "We all met at the Vortex Jazz Cafe around midday. We set up, ...
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IMPREC375CD | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Gunter Schickert is a German musician born 1949. He learned to play trumpet in 1962, but taught himself guitar in 1967 and made that his main instrument. In 1971 he started playing free jazz, then in 1973 made his first solo echo-guitar sessions. In 1976 he formed the ...
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IMPREC380 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

""My Only Warm Coals" neatly sums up a fifteen year span of Emil Amos' (Grails/Om) basement home-recording in nineteen songs. Using the 4-track like a mirror in LSD therapy sessions, Amos disassembles himself and leaves the puddle on the floor for the listener to ...
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IMPREC372 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Pressed in an edition of 500 copies.Lawrence English is composer, media artist and curator based in Australia. Working across an eclectic array of aesthetic investigations, English's work prompts questions of field, perception and memory. English utilises a variety of ...
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IMPREC367 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Extremely limited edition electro-acoustic noise project from Jan St Werner (Mouse On Mars). 300 copies pressed in offset jacket on virgin vinyl. First 100 are on gold vinyl. Neuter River is not exactly a band or a person, it's the remains of an idea, a shifting light ...
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IMPREC268 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

special price "Released by La Casca Encendida in Spain, this 2LP (clear vinyl) contains exclusive tracks from Eleh, Radian, Maja Ratkje, nsi, Farben, Dopplereffekt, Elektro Guzzi, Thomas Köner, Matmos & SND. Packaged in a heavy duty cardboard & woven fabric box sleeve ...
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"A magnifivent 4CD set. Their complete studio recordings, including all their studio albums (each with a bonus track) and their unreleased final recording sessions. The Japanese group were able to weave crawling rhythms and blown out psych feedback into full on rock ...
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IMPREC347 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"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

"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