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 The Shadow Ring - The Shadow Ring (1992-2002) (11 CD + DVD + book box set)
2024
Blank Forms
forthcoming
A comprehensive overview of the work produced by British musicians Graham Lambkin, Darren Harris, and later Tim Goss over the course of a decade, across eleven CDs and a DVD, accompanied by an nearly five-hundred-page book.
Holger Trülzsch - Body of Work - Behind the Appearances
2024
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.
 Nurse With Wound - Revenantes (book + CD)
2024
French edition
Lenka lente
forthcoming
Two revenant stories by Léon Bloy (1846-1917), with music by Nurse With Wound.
Mike Cooper - Aquapelagos - Vol.2: Índico (vinyl LP)
2024
Discrepant
forthcoming
Presenting the second thematic volume on the "Aquapelagos" series, a collection of split LPs where selected artists offer their own take into water surrounded cultures and communities, Discrepant introduces an unique collaboration in the series in the shape of no other than two improvising giants, Mike Cooper and Pierre Bastien. This volume blows the lid wide open with a sound journey inspired by the equally majestic and mysterious Indian Ocean, a wide space of open ocean bounded by Africa, to the west, Asia to the north and north-west and Australia, to the south west.
Marian Zazeela - Dream House 78\'17\
2024
Superior Viaduct
forthcoming
Originally released in 1974 on Shandar, Dream House 78'17" is the second full-length album by La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela. This first-time US edition reproduces the original gatefold sleeve with beautiful calligraphy by Zazeela and liner notes by Young and French musicologist Daniel Caux.
Marian Zazeela - Dream House 78\'17\
2024
Superior Viaduct
forthcoming
Originally released in 1974 on Shandar, Dream House 78'17" is the second full-length album by La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela. This first-time US edition reproduces the original gatefold sleeve with beautiful calligraphy by Zazeela and liner notes by Young and French musicologist Daniel Caux.
Jan Jelinek - Live in Luxembourg, December 3rd 2021 (vinyl LP)
2024
Mint.conception.recordings
forthcoming
Four excerpts from a duo concert by Arthur Clees (drums) and Jan Jelinek (live electronics).
Catherine Christer Hennix - Solo for Tamburium (2 vinyl LP)
2024
Blank Forms - Records
forthcoming
Solo for Tamburium captures Catherine Christer Hennix's most recent major work. Hennix plays an instrument of her own creation, a keyboard interface controlling a suite of eighty-eight recordings of precision-tuned tambura, creating a sweeping and continuous flow of rich harmonic interplay.
Catherine Christer Hennix - Solo for Tamburium (CD)
2024
Blank Forms - Records
forthcoming
Solo for Tamburium captures Catherine Christer Hennix's most recent major work. Hennix plays an instrument of her own creation, a keyboard interface controlling a suite of eighty-eight recordings of precision-tuned tambura, creating a sweeping and continuous flow of rich harmonic interplay.
Charlemagne Palestine - The God Bear Archives 2 (2 CD)
2024
Matière Mémoire
forthcoming
Unreleased tapes from the 70s and 80s.
Lionel Marchetti - Inland Lake (le lac intérieur) (CD)
2024
Room40
forthcoming
The new alchemical collaboration between Australian chamber ensemble Decibel, and French music concrète composer Lionel Marchetti.
Aviva Endean - Moths & Stars (CD)
2024
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.
Sam Dunscombe - Two Forests / Oceanic (vinyl LP)
2024
Black Truffle
forthcoming
Sam Dunscombe's second album, Two Forests / Oceanic, uses field recordings and rational tuning practice to reimagine the music used for psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy sessions.
Uli Hohmann - Clearing (vinyl LP)
2024
Aguirre Records
forthcoming
The first published recording by Amelia Cuni, Werner Durand (fusing her Indian Raga singing in the Dhrupad style with his minimalist and experimental approach) and Uli Hohmann (joining them in a range of hand drums from the Middle East and North Africa, plus a dulcimer-sounding hammered guitar).
Morton Feldman - Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello (2 vinyl LP)
2024
God Records
forthcoming
Morton Feldman's last composition, performed by dissonArt Ensemble.
Marc Hurtado - De cœur à cœur
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A large survey of Marc Hurtado's cinematographic, musical, poetic and plastic work, with texts by some thirty authors, artists, critics, poets and musicians from all over the world (Lydia Lunch, Pascal Comelade, Nicolas Ballet, F.J. Ossang, Kris Needs, Nick Soulsby, Nicole Brenez, Vincent Deville, Romain Perrot, Alexandre Breton, Marie Möör...).
Lionel Marchetti - En cheminant avec La Noire à soixante, une composition de musique concrète de Pierre Henry
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
Kaoru Tashiro - Miragique (CD)
2024
Sub Rosa
forthcoming
This second project released on Sub Rosa by the Japanese artist Kaoru Tashiro, manages to create a subtle dialogue between four composers, and four musical pieces, mixing a delicate blend of Japanese and European sensibilities. Those different approaches convergence thanks to the highly recognisable sensibility of Kaoru Tashiro's way to play.
Roxane Métayer - Adage Vestige (vinyl LP)
2024
Matière Mémoire
forthcoming
 Omnimal - Fielding (vinyl LP)
2024
Matière Mémoire
forthcoming
A live recording on giant acoustic horns installed on a cliffside in the French Alps, playing with the echoes inherent to the site.
Mike Cooper - Oceans Of Milk And Treacle (book + CD)
2024
Room40
forthcoming
Mike Cooper's new masterful experiment mixing free jazz, Oceanic, and Hawaiian inspirations, in collaboration with Geoff Hawkins, Jon Raskin and Tim Hill (saxophone), Elliott Sharp and Michael Thieke (clarinet), Scot Ray (lap steel guitar) and choreographer and dancer Ariella Vidach.
Beatriz Ferreyra - UFO Forest + (vinyl LP)
2024
Room40
forthcoming
"UFO Forest +" is the third and most alchemically satisfying archival anthology of unreleased material from the Argentinian composer, building on a growing recognition of her poetic, psychosonic investigations ongoing since her studies in the early 60's with Nadia Boulanger and Edgardo Canton, and at the renowned Parisian institute INA-GRM.
Lucy Railton - Corner Dancer (vinyl LP)
2024
Modern Love
forthcoming
Lucy Railton trusts in the nuance of her own creative instincts on an intensely modern, quietly radical second for Modern Love.
Pierre Schaeffer - À la recherche de Pierre Schaeffer - Portrait(s)
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A vast selection of writings by Pierre Schaeffer, accompanied by testimonies of various personalities, providing a privileged entry into the multidimensional universe of the composer, engineer, theorist and radio man, whose tutelary shadow is constantly cast on the landscape of sound creation.
Zorka Wollny - Singing Machine (vinyl LP)
2023
Errant Bodies - Records & DVDs
forthcoming
The Malakow Tower of Zeche Hannover becomes a space-consuming sound installation that transforms voices from different communities in Bochum into a physically palpable listening experience.
Lisa Lerkenfeldt - Halos of Perception (vinyl LP)
2023
Shelter Press - Records
forthcoming
Drawing from Lisa Lerkenfeldt's field work and electroacoustic practices, piano, cello and tape loop arrangements light up lost chambers and underground histories in a patchwork of reflective musique concrète, instrumental composition and surreal cinema.
Julia Reidy - Trances (CD)
2023
Shelter Press - Records
forthcoming
Trances, Jules Reidy's follow-up to the celebrated World in World (2022), gathers twelve tracks shifting between fragment and epic, returning to familiar phrases between forays outward into uncertain expanses. Through its exploration of the cyclical movements of grief and emotional turbulence, Trances produces a sonic world as raw, absorbing, and surprising as anything Reidy has created to date.
Julia Reidy - Trances (vinyl LP)
2023
Shelter Press - Records
forthcoming
Trances, Jules Reidy's follow-up to the celebrated World in World (2022), gathers twelve tracks shifting between fragment and epic, returning to familiar phrases between forays outward into uncertain expanses. Through its exploration of the cyclical movements of grief and emotional turbulence, Trances produces a sonic world as raw, absorbing, and surprising as anything Reidy has created to date.
Davide Balula - Poetry Has No Future Unless It Comes to an End - Poems of Artificial Intelligence 
2023
English edition
Nero
forthcoming
A collection of poems generated between 2020 and 2022 by an Artificial Intelligence trained exclusively on poet Charles Bernstein's entire corpus.
Kasper T. Toeplitz - Érosions programmées (CD)
2023
Akousis Records
forthcoming
A piece for saxophones and electronics, performed live by Kasper T. Toeplitz (real time electronics) and Bertrand Gauguet (alto & baritone saxophones).
Ralf Wehowsky - Spuren & Gegenworte (CD)
2023
Sonoris
forthcoming
"Spuren & Gegenworte" began with a quasi-telepathic collaboration between KM and RW. Both recorded a track on May 3, 2021, from 8:00 PM to 8:10 PM. These recordings were subsequently transformed, combined, juxtaposed, and further modified over the course of several months, resulting in the completion of the four pieces on the CD.
Mark Vernon - Sheet Erosion - Audio Archaeology Series Volume 3: Brest (CD)
2023
Sonoris
forthcoming
Sheet Erosion is the third episode in a series of works based around ideas of audio archaeology and found sounds. The setting this time is the city of Brest in France.
François Bayle - Le Projet Ouïr (CD)
2023
INA-GRM
forthcoming
A 62' minute piece composed between 2015 and 2019, published for the first time on CD digipak.
Out of the Grid - Italian Zine 1978-2006
2023
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
Out of the Grid presents a critical selection of 100 Italian zines from 1978 to 2006 that display a broad spectrum of social, political, aesthetic, and technological changes in the use of language and communication strategies across the territory of self publishing.
Jérôme Noetinger - Outside Supercolor (CD)
2023
Room40
forthcoming
Leaving aside temporarily his practice of Revox and magnetic tape played live, Jérôme Noetinger proposes two drones: a monolithic vibration, enriched by sputtering and a few electronic elements, and a piece playing with the grain of sound matter, gradually densified before a long lull in a kind of white noise.
Stefan Roigk - de—COMPOSED (book + 2 CD)
2023
English edition
Errant Bodies
An artist's book by Berlin-based sound artist Stefan Roigk, documenting acousmatic compositions, sound installations, musical graphics and text-sound compositions of the years 2005 to 2023 on 144 pages and 2 audio CDs.
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