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"Eliane Radigue's Chry-Ptus is her very first piece for the modular synthesizer. It was composed in 1971 using a Buchla 100 which had recently been installed at NYU by Morton Subotnick. This double LP was mastered by Golden and pressed at RTI for maximum ...
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IMPREC467LP | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Vibe, Extended Organ's first full-length studio LP since 2000's XOXO was recorded in April 2016 by members Joe Potts, Fredrik Nilsen, Paul McCarthy, Tom Recchion, and Alex Stevens. The album consists of two side-long tracks, Hate and Vibe, recorded live at LACM Studio ...
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IMPREC452 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Anthony Burr and Charles Curtis present this collection of curated compositions from Alvin Lucier and Morton Feldman. Two Lucier pieces, August Moon and Trio For Clarinet, Cello & Tuba are presented here for the first time. Liner notes are excerpted from a lecture on ...
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"Orpheus Variations is a new composition by Alvin Lucier for solo cello and seven wind instruments. It is based on a particular sonority from the first movement of Igor Stravinsky's ballet score, Orpheus; a sonority that has haunted Lucier for decades. Orpheus ...
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"Phill Niblock's Music For Cello collects three pieces from the 70's and early 80's, performed by cellist David Gibson. This CD includes a 16 page unpublished interview with Phill Niblock. Since the late sixties Phill Niblock has been composing long-form acoustic drones ...
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2018 Repress, incl. 8 page booklet "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 ...
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IMPREC337 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

2018 Repress "Includes liner notes & archival photographs. On the suggestion of Robert Ashley, Douglas Dunn commissioned this piece from Eliane Radigue for choreography. Only the first part of Triptych was staged at the premiere at the Dancehall/Theatre of Nancy on ...
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IMPREC260 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

2018 repress "includes liner notes & archival photographs. 1970 was an important year in eliane radigue's musical life since it was the year just before she acquired her arp 2500 synthesizer. since 1967, she had been using the feedback as a material; feedback from two ...
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IMPREC259CD | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"In 2012 Important Records released a historic 12 CD box set compiling much of Pauline Oliveros' early and unreleased electronic work. Reverberations 1 is the first release in an ongoing series dedicated to releasing the entire 12 CD box set on vinyl. Organized ...
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IMPREC470 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Geelriandre/Arthesis is named for the pieces that fill its two sides. Geelriandre, realized on an ARP 2500 synthesizer in 1972, featuring Gérard Fremy on prepared piano, for whom the piece was originally composed. Arthesis, realized using the University of Iowa's Moog ...
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IMPREC464 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Limited to 500 copies. Featuring Don Dietrich (Borbetomagus), Ben Hall (Graveyards) & C Spencer Yeh (Burning Star Core). At Instal Fest '08 in Glasgow, Scotland, at David Keenan's suggestion, the idea for a trio of Don Dietrich, Ben Hall and himself was hatched. As the ...
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IMPREC219 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

special offer "A further step out in Birchville Cat Motel's ruminations on time/space distortion featuring the additional mystikal talents of fellow gravity destroyer, Matthew Bower (Hototogisu/Sunroof!). Seventh Ruined Hex presents like a lonesome planet, occasionally ...
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IMPREC169 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

special offer "After the by now usual gap of some two years, Beequeen is ready to present their latest album, further maturing their sound from The Bodyshop (also on Important Records). More song-based, this album features new vocals by Olga Wallis solely (with some ...
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IMPREC177 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Descending is a composition consisting of two movements for room resonance, triangles, shakers and horns. The recording was made in August 2015, performed by the Aarhus Jazz Orchestra. Descending is Løkkegaard's and Kirkegaard's first collaboration. The sound artists ...
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IMPREC447 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Important Records present Omminggg and Schlomminggg, the second release by continuous music pioneer Charlemagne Palestine and Grumbling Fur, consisting of London based multi-disciplinary artists Daniel O'Sullivan and Alexander Tucker; the Time Machine Orchestra being ...
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IMPREC448 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"A record of slowly evolving beauty that gradually unravels its meditative design. Recorded in Norwegian sculptor and painter Emanuel Vigeland' s (1875 -1948) mausoleum in Oslo in 2013. A recording space that is famous for its acoustics and its long and full-sounding ...
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IMPREC426 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"The complete Sonambient Collection features all 11 Sonambient releases newly restored from the original master reels. A heavy duty box holds 11 CDs each packaged in replica sleeves and a 110 page book contains a lengthy historic essay, a Smithsonian interview with ...
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IMPREC419 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Bayou Electric is the final installment in an unplanned trilogy, with Feel Free and Bridges making up the first and second installments in the series, respectfully. All three works share similar characteristics, compositional processes, alternate tuning schemes, ...
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IMPREC421LP | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Mouthus: Drum and guitar explosion through tape manipulation and a total synth bath. Collided through a number of recording sessions and strings of modulation to elevate the particle riffage to a heightened state of platectonic rock. Bulbs: Like tuning your radio ...
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IMPREC255LP | IMPORTANT RECORDS

special offer "Recorded Winter of 2003 in an abandoned yellow bathroom in the basement of a large building " (label info)
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IMPREC143 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

special offer "Volume three of Merzbow's 13 Japanese Birds series. Limited edition of 1000. Merzbow's 13 Japanese Birds is a 13 month series of releases inspired by Olivier Messiaen's Catalogue D'Oiseaux. Beginning in January 2009 one volume of 13 Japanese Birds will be ...
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IMPREC236 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"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

"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