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"One of the great projects in Egyptian jazz, the Cairo Free Jazz Ensemble was formed by Salah Ragab and Hartmut Geerken as an avant-garde offshoot of The Cairo Jazz Band - the first jazz big band in the country - formed in 1968 when Ragab was appointed chief of Egypt's ...
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HOL124 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

BELLOWS - REELIN' (LP)

available again "Third act for the duo composed of Giuseppe Ielasi and Nicola Ratti after their eponymous debut on Kning Disk and the acclaimed "Handcut" LP on Planam-Senufo. CDJ, Sony Walkman, Revox A77 and Memory Man are the perfect instruments to create labyrinthine ...
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HOL056 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"We consider ourselves extremely fortunate having met Hüseyin Ertunc during his terrestrial transit. After we reissued his wonderful album Musiki (privately released on Intex Sound in 1974) and a few collaborative albums with the Konstrukt collective, in 2017 we ...
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HOL119 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

back in stock "A one-hour performance presented in 1990 at the 8th Biennale of Sydney (The Readymade Boomerang: Certain Relations in 20th Century Art) where time is being scanned and animated by matter and where the genius of Henning Christiansen - with fellow artist ...
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HOL108 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Istanbul based multi-instrumentalist Umut Caglar founded the Turkish free jazz band Konstrukt at the beginning of 2008. Since then the band went through many line-up changes and collaborated with with the likes of Peter Brötzmann, Joe McPhee, William Parker and Keiji ...
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HOL115 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Norwegian musicians Lasse Marhaug and Jon Wesseltoft team up for a computer duo. Pretty abstract but not too noisy computer music this. Marhaug is well known in the field of noise music but has frequently drifted into other areas such as improvisation and jazz, ...
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HOL109 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

""I have worked together with sheep before" - says Henning Christiansen - introducing the performance he did in front of the Brucknerhaus in Linz in July 1988. But this time he went beyond, building a "Concert-Castle" with hay blocks where thirty sheep could perform ...
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HOL106 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

second edition 500 copies on black, 16 page booklet with lyrics and translations "First time available since its original release on the Italian Ri-Fi label, Maria Monti's 1974 LP Il Bestario is a rare item even in its native country. Monti is an Italian singer and ...
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HOL105 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Working at the vinyl release of the Trio Prosodico we had the chance to meet Arrigo Lora-Totino and to go with him through his archive of reel tapes and unreleased material, bumping into these two pieces belonging to a completely different nature compared to the ones ...
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HOL098 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Istanbul-based free music ensemble Konstrukt perform alongside special guest Alexander Hawkins building the perfect groove in a sweaty Cafe OTO on August 10th 2015. Two sets from the same night, each a 40 minute long improvisation. First set is a psychedelic warm-up ...
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HOL103 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"In Summer 2015 A L'ARME! Festival invited Konstrukt to perform with William Parker and we teamed up with Matt Bordin of Outside Inside Studio to invite the quartet to play two shows in Italy on their way to Berlin. Plans overlapped leaving two days off spent playing ...
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HOL102CD | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"In Summer 2015 A L'ARME! Festival invited Konstrukt to perform with William Parker and we teamed up with Matt Bordin of Outside Inside Studio to invite the quartet to play two shows in Italy on their way to Berlin. Plans overlapped leaving two days off spent playing ...
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HOL102 | 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

"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

"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

"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

"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

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

"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

"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

available again "A single nineteen minute track captured live in Oslo, 2010 in the same period of the astonishing Cold Burn LP (Feeding Tube Records, 2012) recorded by the duo together with Anla Courtis and C. Spencer Yeh. Another stringed drone ritual here - but less ...
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HOL063 | HOLIDAYS RECORDS

"Quarry is the latest chapter in the ongoing collaboration between the London-based composer-performer of musique concrète 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

"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