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ALGA MARGHEN

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Groundbreaking Italian label, founded in 1996 by Emanuele Carcano and specialised in sound poetry, artists' records, 20th century composition and outsider music. The huge catalogue includes releases by Hermann Nitsch, Charlemagne Palestine, Ghedalia Tazartes, Eliane Radigue, Philip Corner, Walter Marchetti, Intersystems, Anton Bruhin and many others.

 
"alga marghen proudly present "Underground Altena", two visionary long-form works by Anima Sound, the radically freedom-pursuing Paul & Limpe Fuchs duo. 1973 represented a peak for Anima sonic explorations into sculptural sound at the crossing of Kraut Rock, free jazz ...
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plana-A 48NMN166 | ALGA MARGHEN

"alga marghen prsents the second and final chapter in documenting Charlemagne Palestine and Simone Forti seminal collaborations. The new "Meditative Sound Environments" LP is more centered around electronic music and also includes a unique two-voice work based on ...
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PLANA-PF31VOCSON161 | ALGA MARGHEN

2022 remastered reissue "The three previously unreleased recordings on this LP were made between October and December 1971. The first take titled "Illumination" is for two voices moving in the space with small bells and crystal glasses while Simone Forti plays the ...
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PLANA-PF21VOCSON082 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Sound poetry, concrète collage and tape music abstractions with unique feel for acoustics, spanning works from 1976-1978. Originally issued in 2001 by alga marghen, this new edition is presented for the first time in a brown paper stamped envelope and has been made ...
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PLANA-B6TES.041X | ALGA MARGHEN

"alga marghen proudly present the new 4CD edition of the complete cycle titled "Vogelsang / Vogelsong / Vogelsung / Vögelsäng" from 1977. First issued on the occasion of Anton Bruhin's exhibition at the Centro Culturale Svizzero in Milano in 2015, these works are now ...
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PLANA-B18TES.096.2 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Produced in collaboration with the legendary Jac Berrocal's label d'Avantage, "More Intra Musique" is the second LP in alga marghen's series dedicated to previously unreleased recording by the drummer and experimentalist Jacques Thollot. While the furious "Intra ...
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PLANA-TALGA043.2/D'AV08 | ALGA MARGHEN

"alga marghen proudly presents Luc Ferrari's Atelier de Liberation de la Musique, a collective he created together with Martin Davorin Jagodic, Philippe Besombes and Alain Petit in 1975 for a series of performances at the Galliera Museum in Paris. It was in those years ...
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PLANA-F43NMN.156 | ALGA MARGHEN

2016 repress ""Sounds of Silence" is an anthology of some of the most intriguing silent tracks in recording history and includes rare works, among others, by Andy Warhol, John Lennon, Maurice Lemaitre, Sly & the Family Stone, Robert Wyatt, John Denver, Whitehouse, ...
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PLANA-VAALGA046 | ALGA MARGHEN

""Phonopoetics" is the first ever survey of seminal Hungarian artist Katalin Ladik's sonic efforts. A thing of beauty, drawing from the period between 1968 and 1993, its two stunning sides shatter the lines between performance, the spoken word, fine art, and ...
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PLANA-L30VOCSON157 | ALGA MARGHEN

"In the mid-1970s Anton Bruhin was surely at the peak of his tape manipulation works. Always using poor techniques and equipment he sculpted everyday-life sonic objects turning them into very accomplished and yet totally experimental music artifacts. The works presented ...
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PLANA-B32VOCSON163 | ALGA MARGHEN

"alga marghen proudly presents "Water Angels", an LP with previously unreleased tracks by Katalin Ladik, following the monumental "Phonopoetics" from 2019. "Water Angel", the title track, is a side-long work from 1989. It began its life containing a plice of "O Fortuna" ...
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PLANA-L45NMN162 | ALGA MARGHEN

"alga marghen very proudly presents the uncompromising "el artilugio", a previously unreleased sonic assault presented in 1968 under the auspices of Walter Marchetti's Zaj in Madrid. Manuel Calvo was a forerunner and a protagonist of geometric abstract painting in Spain ...
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PLANA-C47NMN165 | ALGA MARGHEN

"alga marghen very proudly presents "Opus 17", a major turning-point in the sonic oeuvre of Eliane Radigue. Finished in 1970 it was the last work composed with feedback materials. From that experimental period "Opus 17" preserves the plastic character: a music made of ...
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PLANA-PALGA045S | ALGA MARGHEN

"Alga Marghen in collaboration with Expanded Media Editions is proud to present the final issue of "Soft Need", a publication centered on the work of William Burroughs and expanding its deep influences into contemporary consciousness. Founded in 1973 as a reaction to ...
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ALGA1+1=3 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Among Corner's most fascinating works are those created between 1962 and 1964, during the period when he was resident composer at the Judson Dance Theatre, one the great occurrences in the emergence of avant-garde dance, movement, Happenings, and performance art. Even ...
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PLANA-C44NMN160 | ALGA MARGHEN

"One afternoon in 1975, friend and fellow music traveler, Harold Schroeder, showed up at Poo-Bath Record Shop where Tom Recchion worked selling records and experimental music to people, forcing them to buy albums that he swore would change their lives. Harold asked if ...
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PLANA-L22TES.159 | ALGA MARGHEN

"alga marghen proudly introduce you to "Music With Memory", a new record LP by David Behrman focused on his 70s work with new small, inexpensive devices then known as "microcomputers" equipped with "memory" to be used in live performances and installations. Side A ...
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PLANA-P42NMN.152 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Sidestepping all normal expectations on this album, Ju Suk Reet Meate (founding member of Smegma) directly goes about casting musical spells, utilizing primitive "inner mind" techniques on hammered dulcimer, tape loops, thrift store records, a homemade synthesizer, ...
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PLANA-J19TES.153 | ALGA MARGHEN

"In 1973, when Smegma (the band) was born they had only one rule: No Musicians! That way they could re-invent the musical wheel with a new primitive, suburban, anti-hippie approach. 44 years later perhaps the world is ready for the first full LP of this original, ...
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PLANA-S20TES.154 | ALGA MARGHEN

"In 2010 Brunhild Ferrari decided to make public some of Luc Ferrari's original sound archives by offering a selected collection of recordings to other composers who may wish to use the material for the creation of original musical works.Her desire was to open this ...
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PPRP001 | ALGA MARGHEN

""Antibarbarus", issued as a compact disc in 1998, was the first edition Walter Marchetti released on alga marghen. Unavailable for distribution for more than a decade, we decided to present this masterpiece now as a double LP. In full color gatefold sleeve and printed ...
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PLANA-M3NMN.150 | ALGA MARGHEN

"These previously unissued recordings from the Porn Art Movement (1980-1982) include five performances recorded live on Ipanema Beach in 1982, as well as a selection of previously unheard studio recordings of Eduardo Kac yell-poems. Kac fused existing coarse and curse ...
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PLANA-K27VOCSON098 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Composed in 1994, the "Concerto for the left hand" belongs to an ongoing series of works written between 1994 and 1997: "Con vista sui suoni", "Eight or Nine Movements for String Quartet" and "La perdita del tempo" which develop from a preceding composition titled ...
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PLANA-M36NMN.092 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Composed in 1994, the "Concerto for the left hand" belongs to an ongoing series of works written between 1994 and 1997: "Con vista sui suoni", "Eight or Nine Movements for String Quartet" and "La perdita del tempo" which develop from a preceding composition titled ...
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PLANA-M36NMN.092 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Drawing on huge array of different sources, Intersystems occupied a difficult-to-reach critical nook between the many tropes that had established to frame the various artistic trends of 1960's. There are occasional hints at the twitchy energy of "Peachy", but ...
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PLANA-I37NMN.093-3 | ALGA MARGHEN