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"On "Organism_evolution", the follow-up to last year's critically acclaimed "Organism", AROVANE and PORYA HATAMI add elements of musique concrète and electro acoustic music to their experimental, field recording-based ambient sounds. Since his return from a 9 year long ...
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KR041_05 | KARLRECORDS

"#3 in the PERIKLAS series comes from NICOLAS WIESE, a Berlin based electronic and audio-visual artist. "Unrelated" is available as handnumbered lim.ed. clear vinyl LP in silk-screened sleeve and download. Born 1976, NICOLAS WIESE studied design, illustration sound art, ...
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KR036 | KARLRECORDS

FRET - OVER DEPT (2LP)

"MICK HARRIS (SCORN, QUOIT, PAINKILLER) returns after several years of hiatus with ten tracks of blasting landmine bass and interlocking shrapnel rhythms. HARRIS fans will be delighted to know that despite the 130 bpm tempo, the newest FRET still resolutely avoids any ...
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KR047 | KARLRECORDS

CRETA - CRETA (LP)

"CRETA is a new trio of artists coming from very different backgrounds: ROBERTO ZANISI is a finger picking guitar player and a virtuoso on strings of all kinds, including "exotic" instruments like the Turkish Cümbüs, the Greek Bouzouki or the Albanian Cifteli. Since ...
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KR053 | KARLRECORDS

"Persepolis" is the longest electroacoustic composition by IANNIS XENAKIS who ranks among the most influential 20th century avantgarde composers. Commissioned by the Persian Shah, the piece was part of a multimedia performance - XENAKIS' so-called "polytopes" - which ...
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KR044 | KARLRECORDS

"Formed early 2008 in Istanbul, KONSTRUKT have since been gaining high reputation and an ever-growing audience within European improvised music circles. Over the past decade, the Turkish free jazzers not only released a couple of superb albums under their own name - ...
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KR043 | KARLRECORDS

Nice Price. ""Kore" is a natural advancement of Reinhold Friedl's earlier composition "Xenakis [a]live!" - a homage to the French-Greek composer Iannis Xenakis. The piece is conceived for nine amplified instruments demonstrating Zeitkratzer well established tradition of ...
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KR027 | KARLRECORDS

"Play - according to the cultural historian Johan Huizinga - is a free activity carried out within certain fixed boundaries in time and space according to voluntary, but necessarily binding rules. It has no goal outside itself and is accompanied by a feeling of ...
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KR056 | KARLRECORDS

""Invisible Cities", the first collaboration between AIDAN BAKER (NADJA, B/B/S) and bass clarinetist GARETH DAVIS (OISEAUX-TEMPÊTE), offers finest ambient / chamber jazz / subtle drones of a highly meditative quality. Be it solo, as member of the drone duo NADJA or ...
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KR045 | KARLRECORDS

PAULY, JENS - R/F (CD-R)

"On his solo debut under his civil name, JENS PAULY displays his advanced skills in creating sublime ambient pieces, rich in detail and yet free of any exuberance. JENS PAULY spent his adolescence playing in wild style punk and grindcore bands before exploring other ...
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KR048 | KARLRECORDS

"Curtains up for a new power trio: bass player MASSIMO PUPILLO (ZU, LANIAKEA), drummer ALEXANDRE BABEL (SUDDEN INFANT) and CASPAR BRÖTZMANN on guitar." As the title Live At The Candy Bomber Studios, Vol.1 indicates, this album is the first cut from an inspired ...
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KR038 | KARLRECORDS

no inlay included! "The seminal 1994 double album by the original PAINKILLER line-up BILL LASWELL, JOHN ZORN and MICK HARRIS on vinyl for the first time! Avant-jazz, grindcore, dub and ambient melt into eerie tracks of haunting atmospheres. When PAINKILLER started in ...
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KR025 | KARLRECORDS

"2nd collaboration between the critically acclaimed ensemble zeitkratzer and the great pioneer of noise / industrial William Bennett aka Whitehouse. Music with crystal clear, even neurosurgical precision - pure acoustic power! William Bennett, the musical mastermind ...
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KR019 | KARLRECORDS

"4 years have been passing since the LAURENT DE SCHEPPER TRIO (who actually became a quartet in the meantime) unleashed their highly praised debut album "Aquanaut": "great band" (De:Bug), "worth listening and important" (Wolf Kampmann / Eclipsed) or "stunning ...
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KR034 | KARLRECORDS

""Imaginary Boys" sets a new landmark in the work of THERESA STROETGES alias GOLDEN DISKÓ SHIP. The album was conceived during her stay in Lisbon in the summer of 2015 where the multi-instrumentalist found plenty of inspiration in traditional and experimental music. ...
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KR032 | KARLRECORDS

"Founded in 1997 by Reinhold Friedl, Zeitkratzer have since been creating an impressive catalogue of recordings that embraces 20th century avant-garde composers (Cage, Stockhausen, Lucier) as well as electronic artists (Carsten Nicolai, Terre Thaemlitz) or underground ...
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KR035 | KARLRECORDS

"JOHN CAGE (1912-1992) is one of the most important composers in modern music: with more than 250 compositions, many of which are considered key works of New Music, and theoretical essays on composition he significantly changed the way we think about and perceive music ...
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KR029 | KARLRECORDS

"When IANNIS XENAKIS (1922-2001), who had fought against the occupation as part of the communist Resistance, moved to Paris in 1947 it was the start of a highly creative and impressive career. His compositions often are based on mathematical principles, which give his ...
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KR024 | KARLRECORDS

"OREN AMBARCHI, STEFANO PILIA and MASSIMO PUPILLO (ZU) team up for an instrumental trip bridging post rock, drone and improvisation. Since the late nineties Oren Ambarchi has been exploring new grounds as composer and multi-instrumentalist (mainly focusing on guitar), ...
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KR023 | KARLRECORDS

"The new PERIHEL series on Karlrecords kicks off with previously unreleased material by GRM member GUY REIBEL, one of the most enigmatic figures of 20th century's electronic avant-garde. Limited edition 180gr LP (500 items) incl. DL code and liner notes by REINHOLD ...
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KR028 | KARLRECORDS

"About 10 years after their first, critically acclaimed performances of Lou Reed's adventurous album, zeitkratzer presents an audacious new interpretation of this 20th century avant-garde classic. Here, for the first time ever, all four parts of Metal Machine Music ...
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KR016 | KARLRECORDS