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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.

 
"Capturing the 4 soundtracks conceived in 1975 for the multimedia / audiovisual performances at Galiéra Museum in Paris, the previously unreleased "Labyrinthe de violence" stretching across two LPs represents one of the peak in Luc Ferrari's creations connected to his ...
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PLANA-F46NMN164 | ALGA MARGHEN

back in stock "alga marghen very proudly presents a remastered version of "Vice-Versa, Etc." LP originally included in the first 400 copies of the now sold out Eliane Radigue "Feedback Works" 2LP. "Vice-Versa, Etc..." was originally a small handmade box, signed and ...
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PLANA-RHALGA041 | 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

"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 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

"There are records that stimulate curiosity to the extreme, records that make you want to dissolve yourself into the intense and beautiful surprise this music will bring. It is undeniable to the delighted ear that this exhumed document contains all the assets of the ...
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PLANA-TALGA043/D'AV06 | ALGA MARGHEN

"In 1974 Ileana Sonnabend commissioned Charlemagne Palestine to create a limited edition double LP in conjunction with a performance to celebrate the opening of her new Soho gallery at 420 West Broadway. Charlemagne made several recording attempts, first at Swarthmore ...
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PLANA-P29VOCSON.155 | 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

LP edition limited to 80 copies in cardboard box with stamp, also including the original-2001-press 400-page-creative-book with the same title. "A killer reading of Jose Luis Castillejo TLALAATALA book by Fernando Millan, recorded in Madrid in 2001. Modern or advanced ...
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PLANA-C28VOCSON099 | 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

"This book and CD, issued in collaboration with the Museum Reina Sofia in Madrid within the context of Carrion large retrospective, is focused on Ulises Carrión's personal and groundbreaking approach managing to illustrate all aspects of his artistic and intellectual ...
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PLANA-K24VOCSON095 | 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

"The sound work of Intersystems cannibalized stray bits of McLuhanism, psychedelia, Cagean experimentalism, and even the modernist gestural strains of nascent electronic music, yet it was all couched within a very particular DIY ethos. "Peachy" pushes the meticulousness ...
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PLANA-I37NMN.093-2 | ALGA MARGHEN

"LSD and other hallucinogens were very popular sources of inspiration in the late 1960's. While Intersystems work was also fixated on inebriated euphoria and perceptual distortion, their sonic barrages also evoked the heightened awareness, intermittent psychosis, ...
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PLANA-I37NMN.093-1 | ALGA MARGHEN

"First historical edition! "Number One Intersystems" LP, presenting the correct side sequence and featuring for the first time the original tracks sub-section divisions. Original 1967 avant-press sleeve designed by Michael Hayden. "Peachy" LP, including for the first ...
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PLANA-I37NMN.093 | ALGA MARGHEN

"First historical edition! "Number One Intersystems" CD presenting the correct sequence and featuring for the first time the original tracks sub-section divisions. "Peachy" CD including for the first time the original tracks separations, timings and titles. "Free ...
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PLANA-I38NMN.094 | ALGA MARGHEN

"On the occasion of Anton Bruhin exhibition at the Centro Culturale Svizzero in Milano, alga marghen present the 4CD silkscreened edition of the complete cycle titled "Vogelsang / Vogelsong / Vogelsung / Vögelsäng" from 1977. If the idea of recording birds could have ...
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PLANA-B18TES.096 | ALGA MARGHEN

"In one of the last projects he conceived, interrupted by his premature death, Davide Mosconi chose to absolutize as 'concrete' sonic data the complete cycle of Wagner's "Ring". Mosconi, an artist equally divided between the sonic universe and the visual sphere, perhaps ...
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PLANA-M36NMN.092 | ALGA MARGHEN