Music

 
 
Is Now the Time for Joyous Rage? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 4)
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
The fourth volume of the Wattis Institute's annual reader, on the themes found in the work of Lorraine O'Grady: Black female subjectivity, intersectional feminism, institutional critique, music, and translation.
Ella Finer - Silent Whale Letters - A Long-Distance Correspondence, on All Frequencies
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
forthcoming
A long-distance correspondence reflecting on the infravoice of a blue whale and other so-called “silent” subjects.
Thibault Walter - Audio Trouble - Étude sur les pratiques aurales d\'une école d\'art
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
forthcoming
A singular book resulting from an investigation on the arts of sharing sound in an art school based on experiments with Scott Arford, Mario de Vega, Kevin Drumm, Christina Kubisch, Randy H.Y. Yau, art students and Jason Kahn who offers here a text on his listening to the place.
Dorothy Iannone - First recording 1969 (CD)
2023
Tochnit Aleph
forthcoming
First recording: a cascade of sounds and words, recorded one after the other as they arose in the mind, consists of songs and poetry from diverse sources as well as original works by the artist.
Ahmed Abdullah - A Strange Celestial Road - My Time in the Sun Ra Arkestra
2023
English edition
Blank Forms - Books
forthcoming
In this memoir, Harlem-born trumpeter Ahmed Abdullah recounts decades of national and international touring with the Sun Ra Arkestra and charts the rise of New York loft jazz scene, offering a fascinating portrait of advanced music in Brooklyn and lower Manhattan from the 1970s through the 1990s.
 Omnimal - Fielding (vinyl LP)
2023
Matière Mémoire
forthcoming
Otto Sidharta - Kajang (vinyl LP)
2023
Sub Rosa
forthcoming
Previously unreleased music by Otto Sidharta, pioneer of Indonesian electronic music, inspired by Indonesia's multifarious styles of traditional music.
Otto Muehl - Musik 1982-90 (2 vinyl LP)
2023
Tochnit Aleph
forthcoming
85 minutes collection of previously unpublished recordings made at the Friedrichshof commune between 1982 and 1990. Performed by Otto Muehl and members of the commune. Includes actionist group-music, improvised conceptual pieces, and barpianist-songs.
Beatriz Ferreyra - Senderos de luz y sombras (vinyl LP)
2023
Shelter Press - Records
forthcoming
A 16-channel piece composed between 2016 and 2020, inspired by astrophysics, the mystery of the pre-Big Bang era and some of the uncanny motions of the unconscious mind, where strangeness meets the ordinary, in memoriam Bernard Baschet, Bernard Parmegiani and Carlos Pellegrino.
Kassel Jaeger - Shifted in Dreams (vinyl LP)
2023
Shelter Press - Records
forthcoming
François Bonnet's new album, more vaporous, immersive and evocative than ever, explores a wide range of sound sources and techniques to blur musical codes and leave room for memory imprints.
Ákos Rózmann - Mass / Mässa (7 CD box set)
2023
Shelter Press - Records
forthcoming
The complete version of electro-acoustic composer Ákos Rózmann's epic masterpiece 12 Stations presented for the first time in its entirety as a deluxe 7CD set.
Ákos Rózmann - Mass / Mässa (7 CD box set)
2023
Shelter Press - Records
forthcoming
Ákos Rózmann's Mass consists of twelve electroacoustic compositions created between 1989 and 2004 in the composer's studio and at EMS in Stockholm. Like most of Rózmann's compositions, Mass is a long-form work with a duration of around seven hours. 
Daniel Teruggi - Sphæra (vinyl LP)
2023
Shelter Press - Records
forthcoming
An electroacoustic piece composed between 1984 and 1989, inspired by the ancient theory of the four elements and exploring the notions of matter and its transformation.
Holger Trülzsch - Body of Work - Behind the Appearances
2023
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
Combining archive material with a wide selection of photographs of body paintings produced by the duo in the 1970-1980s, this publication retraces the evolution of gender identities and the treatment of the female body in visual culture from the 1950s to the present.
Andrey Tarkovsky - Solaris - Sound and Vision (book + vinyl LP + CD)
2023
English edition
Song Cycle Records
forthcoming
Collector's edition box set including the soundtrack realised by the great Russian composer Edward Artemiev for the Andrey Tarkovsky's masterpiece film Solaris (1972). The box comes with the remastered soundtrack in the vinyl and CD formats, and an exclusive luxurious photo book with unreleased images of the movie set and essays about music and cinema of the duo Artemiev/Tarkovsky.
 Muellie Messiah & Punk Not Punk - Exq I (vinyl LP)
2023
Faitiche
forthcoming
Faitiche presents the album Exq I by Berlin underground techno legends Muellie Messiah & Punk not Punk, mainly known under their 100Records moniker. Weighing in at 36 minutes, the track was recorded in 2010, effortlessly intermingling dub, drone and collage, a blend achieved thanks to the duo's jazz-inspired approach to improvisation.
 Charlemagne Palestine - Aa Sschmmettrroossppecctivve
2023
English edition
MER. B&L
forthcoming
1000 pictures and documents from the work and life of Charlemagne Palestine explode from the pages of the book, superimposed in "strumming" layers, weaving the historical and present (new expanded edition).
 Langham Research Centre - Six Hands at an Open Door (CD)
2023
Persistence of Sound
forthcoming
The concrete, electronic sounds of the Langham Research Centre (here Iain Chambers and Robert Worby) combine with the acoustic qualities of John Butcher's saxophone in an extended improvisation session.
Richard Orton - Hemlock Stone (CD)
2023
Persistence of Sound
forthcoming
Persistence of Sound celebrates the British composer Richard Orton (1940-2013) with a selection of electroacoustic and computer music from across his career.
Méandre(s) - An experience in spontaneous, collective creating (book + CD + DVD)
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Le Chant du Moineau / Casta - Books
forthcoming
A sound and music experience along the Dordogne river, with Le Chant du Moineau and the Ensemble UN orchestra (Pascal Battus, Benjamin Bondonneau, Michel Doneda, Jérôme Noetinger, Mathieu Werchowski...), and a group of invited researchers (with a composition by Lionel Marchetti on CD and a film by Camille Auburtin on DVD).
Lionel Marchetti - Inland Lake (le lac intérieur) (CD)
2023
Room40
forthcoming
The new alchemical collaboration between Australian chamber ensemble Decibel, and French music concrète composer Lionel Marchetti.
Aviva Endean - Moths & Stars (CD)
2023
Room40
forthcoming
Australian composer and clarinetist Aviva Endean has developed an impressive capacity for creating work that merges intense control (of breath, of instrument, of composition) and a willingness to allow the music to lead. On Moths & Stars, her second solo work, she charts out a sound world that is equal parts timbre and tone, placing sounds relationship to space as a paramount focus for her pieces.
 Phauss - Nya Sverige - Nothing But The Truth (book + CD)
2023
Room40
forthcoming
The recording from Carl Michael Von Hausswolff and Erik Pauser's tumultuous and inspiring tour of the USA in 1991, with a book tracing the adventure and documenting the context of the time.
 Phauss - Audiodrome (book + CD)
2023
Room40
forthcoming
Two discreet works by Carl Michael von Hausswolff and Erik Pauser that sit somewhere between field recording, chance composition and experimental soundscape.
Éliane Radigue - 11 Dec 1980 (2 CD)
2023
Important Records
forthcoming
On December 11, 1980 Eliane Radigue performed live on KPFA. Her full performance is included here, remastered, on two compact discs. Upon hearing these performances for the first time in many years Radigue declared them to be the best versions she'd ever heard.
Jim O\'Rourke - Tonic 19-01-2001 (vinyl LP)
2023
Black Truffle
forthcoming
A major archival discovery: a stunning document of the only performance by the trio of Tony Conrad, Arnold Dreyblatt and Jim O'Rourke.
Tomoyoshi Date - 438Hz As It Is, As You Are / あるがまま、あなたのままに (CD)
2023
LAAPS
forthcoming
The third solo release by a prominent pillar of Japanese ambient music, after 11 years of collaborations.
Tomoyoshi Date - 438Hz As It Is, As You Are / あるがまま、あなたのままに (vinyl LP)
2023
LAAPS
forthcoming
The third solo release by a prominent pillar of Japanese ambient music, after 11 years of collaborations.
Nicolas Ballet - Shock Factory - Culture visuelle des musiques industrielles (1969-1995)
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A vast study of the visual culture of industrial music during its development in Europe, the United States and Japan, from the 1970s to the 1990s, a global culture that goes beyond sound experimentation to cross different media (graphics, film, performance, video), in a close dialogue with the heritage of modernity and under the growing influence of technologies.
 Lilly Joel - Lilly Joel Plays The Organ - Sibyl Of The Rhine (CD)
2023
Sub Rosa
forthcoming
Lynn Cassiers and Jozef Dumoulin pay a luminous tribute to the music of the twelfth-century composer, abbess, mystic and poetess Hildegard von Bingen, in a setup of voice with electronics accompanied by pipe organ.
 Sote - Majestic Noise Made in Beautiful Rotten Iran (vinyl LP)
2023
Sub Rosa
forthcoming
Limited green vinyl version of the latest album by Iranian-American electronic music producer Sote is an all electronic affair, harmonically maximalist, predominantly symphonic-synthetic, requiring active listening.
 Tape - Rideau (vinyl LP)
2023
various
First vinyl edition (remastered) of the Swedish trio's third and most beautiful album (originally released on the Häpna label in 2005), produced by Marcus Schmickler (Pluramon).
Emilie Roby - T A L O S (book + download)
2023
texts in English and French
Le laps
A semi-digital audio publication by performance artist and musician from Northwestern Quebec Emilie Roby.
 Groupshow - Greatest Hits (vinyl P)
2023
Faitiche
Faitiche presents Groupshow's Greatest Hits: The ten tracks on this first vinyl album by Groupshow (Hanno Leichtmann, Andrew Pekler, Jan Jelinek), recorded between 2005 and 2018, document concert recordings and studio improvisations by the trio.
Phill Niblock - Nurturing Exhibitions (book + 2 CD)
2023
English edition
Matière Mémoire
An exhibitions book including 2 CDs with new pieces by Phill Niblock performed By Stephen O'Malley, Deborah Walker, Kasper Toeplitz, Franck Vigroux, David Maranha and many others.
Christian Wolff - A Complete Anthology of Solo and Duo Violin Pieces (CD)
2023
Black Truffle
The complete anthology of solo and duo violin pieces by legendary American experimental composer Christian Wolff, performed by the New York violin duo String Noise (Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim Harris).
Charlie Morrow - New York 1982 (vinyl LP)
2023
Recital
An album of lost Derek Bailey sessions recorded with his friend and collaborator Charlie Morrow, that testifies to his art of collective experimentation.
Gavin Bryars - The Sinking of the Titanic (CD)
2023
Superior Viaduct
1st time on vinyl for the Eno-produced ambient classic "The Sinking of the Titanic", Gavin Bryars' first major composition written between 1969 and 1972, inspired by the tragic event of the British passenger liner's cross-Atlantic maiden voyage.
Simon Frith - Une sociologie des musiques populaires
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – ArTeC
Two studies by the pionneer of the popular music studies.
Revue & Corrigée
2023
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Interviews with Valérie Vivancos, Alexis Degrenier, Lao Dan and Li Jianhong; what modes of travel for experimental music? by Heddy Boubaker; the French collective Muzzix, by Gérard Rouy; Antoine Freychet by Grégoire Bressac; focus on Fou Records; about sixty reviews of records and books...
The Listening Biennial Reader - Vol. 1:  Waves of Listening
2023
English edition
Errant Bodies
Listening as a creative and critical force, relational capacity, philosophical, political and ecological proposition, and research method.
Jeph Jerman - Listen - Jeph Jerman in conversation with Aram Yardumian
2023
English edition
Errant Bodies
A sketch history of the 1980s American home-taping and electronic music scene through the career of sound artist, field recordist, percussionist, and visual artist Jeph Jerman.
Matthieu Saladin - Evaporation (vinyl LP)
2023
Frac Franche-Comté - Sound Houses Series
Recording of the evaporation of 785 grammes of water, namely the average quantity of water that a body loses during an office working day, according to Carrier thermal balance statistics.
 Untitled Noise - Rozzo (vinyl 45\
2023
Tonini Editore
Live performance of the artists Jacopo Benassi (voice, guitar, dildo and japanese axe), Michele Lombardelli and Luca Scarabelli (guitar and analog devices) at the RetroStudio, Fiorenzuola d'Arda, 11 July 2022. Including a 16-page booklet of photos by Jacopo Benassi.
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