DWIKI DHARMAWAN - Acoustic Piano, Mini Moog, Fender Rhodes, Harmonium, Occasional Vocal & Ambient Noises
BORIS SAVOLDELLI - Vocals, Vocal Effects, Live Electronics
MARKUS REUTER - Touch Guitars® AU8, Live Electronics
ASAF SIRKIS - Drums, Cymbals, Occasional Ambient Noise

“In May of 2017, a ship of mighty musical warriors joined forces for a meeting of kindred spirits. Departing from the La Casa Murada launchpad (adjacent to nearby Barcelona, Spain), they embarked on a....

"Indonesian keyboard star Dwiki Dharmawan returns following his 2015 MoonJune Records debut, the more fusion-heavy So Far, So Close, offering the even more ambitious Pasar Klewer. Recorded at London's EastCote Studio, in June 2015, this vibrant, acoustic piano-driven two-CD set features the cream of Britain's younger expat crop, blending with Indonesian musicians to create a passionate, seamless cultural cross-pollination.
... the net result of which is a modern progressive epic!
Backed by the....

DWIKI DHARMAWAN acoustic piano
NGUYÊN LÊ electric guitar, soundscapes
YARON STAVI upright bass
with special guests:
SA'AT SYAH suling flute, vocals (1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8)
ADE RUDIANA kendang percussion (1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8)
DEWI GITA lead vocal (3)
NYOMAN WINDHA’s GAMELAN JASS JEGOG Balinese gamelan & percussions (4) ....

Thomas Haberland-vocals
Claus Peter-bass
Niko Dragun-keyboards
Reinhard Hennecke-guitar
Erlend Luck-gutar
Heiko Klingenberg-drums

“Dhope from Paderborn played progressive rock in the style of the seventies and were thus almost a bit out of time when punk and new wave had spread. Their only release, the LP "Musical exhibitions" from 1978, brings almost exclusively their own songs, is nearly impossible to find, is traded today at about 500€ to 700€ in mint condition and wa

''Di Bonaventura, with his solid background of classical music studies, is a short period has been able to became the best bandoneon player in Italy. This cd tracks with love and passion the history of the instrument from tango-cancin to Gardels and Tr...

''Unusual and quirky sampling collages from the Italian neo-primitive composer Giustino Di Gregorio. Combining modern technology with concepts inspired by John Oswald's plunderphonics...these charming and intriguing pieces chop, mix and blend known and...

Featuring John McLaughlin, Al DiMeola and Paco de Lucia, this is the great guitar trio's classic original recording.

"The sticker on the cover of this cd announces its Di Meola's return to solid body electric guitar. I think this statement led many people think this was going to be Land of the Midnight Sun 2 or Elegant Gypsy 2. It is not and it is not meant to be...

Al is a very fine guitarist, although personally I've found him to be a bit 'bloodless' at times. But his love for Astor Piazolla's music and the music of the tango in general brings out some of his most appealing (for me anyway) aspects. This is Al's...

"With his acclaimed current studio album 'OPUS', Al di Meola not only topped the TOP 5 of the Official German Jazz Album Charts and burst to #1 position in the US Contemporary Jazz Album Charts, but once again proved his status as a 'guitar superstar'. His curriculum vitae is full of exciting musical moments and incredible works and he still finds ways to challenging himself: he is a jack-of-all-trades, who does not take a real break in supposedly quieter times. Al di Meola is burning for his passion...

"Guitarist Al di Meola's second record as a leader is generally an explosive affair, although it does have a fair amount of variety. With Jan Hammer or Barry Miles on keyboards, electric bassist Anthony Jackson, drummer Lenny White (Steve Gadd takes...

Includes five complete albums:
Land Of The Midnight Sun
Elegant Gypsy
Splendido Hotel
Electric Rendezvous

Two electric albums by guitarist Al and his band. These were originally released in 1980 and 1982 respectively. The reason to buy this issue is that BGO always do a much better remastering job than SONY/Columbia and this is the best sounding versions...

"In 2008 the world famous guitarist, Al DiMeola and the virtuoso Hungarian flute player, Eszter Horgas played together in Hungary to perform the remake of Bizet’s "Carmen." The concert was recorded and leadto a remarkable album called "He & Carmen."...

About a decade ago, Diagonal seemingly came out of nowhere with their splendid debut album. A few years later, they returned for an even better second. Then silence until now...

"Less is more’ is somewhat of a cliché but just ask Diagonal whether that rings true. Seven years on from 2012’s The Second Mechanism – the group’s second LP following their eponymous debut – they return as suddenly as they seemed to disappear, with arguably their finest effort to-date, Arc. It’s a record that maintains...

“Diagonal's celebrated self-titled 2008 debut captured much of this spirit-a super-human rhythm section on which danced a heady brew of organ, sax, synth and twin guitars - but there was nothing quite like being at one of their shows.
Their performance at the Roadburn Festival in April 2008 was Diagonal at their very finest. Finally gaining a release, fourteen years later, the recording is evidence of a young band, hungry and willing to take risks.”

Nelson Coelho - Guitar, Mellotron Guitar (13)
Gabriel Costa - Bass Guitar, Vocals (10)
Fred Barley - Drums, Vocals (9, 13)
David Cross - Violin (5 to 13)

Dialeto are a Brazilian power trio who are best known outside of Brazil for their album they released with MoonJune a few years ago.
Their most recent release was them performing the music of Bela Bartok in a rock context with guest David Cross (King Crimson) on one track.
For the release of the CD, the band arranged f

The Last Tribe is a "take no prisoners" progressive rock steamroller. From the opening chords, guitarist Nelson Coelho gives clear evidence that the band is ready to tread over new ground -- and fully prepared to take it by force!...

José Dias guitar

"Here’s a solo guitar album that matters and makes a point. And here’s a good surprise, marking a turn in the musical career of Portuguese guitarist José Dias (also a researcher of the Contemporary Arts Department at Manchester Metropolitan University), who has been until recently committed to inoculate a sense of modernity in the tradition of jazz. The focus now goes way beyond the post-bop format of his previous records, either because the vocabulary is related to rock...

"When Os Mutantes called it a day at the end of the 1970's, guitar player Sergio Dias launched a solo career, in search of new ways and musical directions. Soon he left for the USA where he would live until 1985, playing with musicians such...

This is a previously unissued, great quality live release, recorded by and licensed from Swedish national radio!

Dice are an unfairly obscure Swedish symphonic rock band. They recorded one studio album and then the Japanese later dug out a very..

Robert Dick: Contrabass Flute
"A true revolutionary, composer/performer/improviser Robert Dick has literally redefined the flute for our age. He has worked with a wide range of musicians from classical, jazz and improvised music backgrounds including Steve Lacy, Evan Parker, George Lewis and many others. Here he focuses in on the elusive contrabass flute, and uses a wide range of extended techniques including multiphonics, percussive effects, circular breathing and more! A unique and heartfelt CD of..

Robert Dick-flutes
Tiffany Chang-drums
"R. Dick and T. Chang keeps the ear moving from beginning to end, a measure of how successfully they avoided redundancy."

''This music, rock solid, is almost tactile in our hands. It is performed by the American flautist Robert Dick, this Irish-Swiss pianist John Wolf Brennan & the Italian contrabasse player Daniele Patumi.'' [Victo]

Whit Dickey: drums, composition
Rob Brown: alto saxophone
Mat Maneri: viola
Brandon Lopez: bass

“The interaction between players is perfect. Entrances, exits, the spaces between sound and silence, all meeting at the right moment. This is great human music that will stand up to any dark forces in any universe.”
 –William Parker

2020's breathtaking trio date, Expanding Light, featuring his 30+ year colleague, maestro alto saxophonist Rob Brown, and young firebrand bassis

"Whit Dickey is a musician that has built his career through coherent and judicious choices. Not only regarding his participations in other musicians projects but also in the way he leads his own projects. Dickey was part of the quartet of the extraordi

“On this breathtaking debut the new Whit Dickey Trio shines a powerful collective invention. Expanding Light teams the veteran drummer with one of his most long-standing collaborators, saxophonist Rob Brown, and for the first time with the young firebrand bassist Brandon Lopez. The album maintains a visceral ferocity even at it's most abstract and quieter moments, a sonic territory that the drummer refers to as "free grunge", influenced as much by Nirvana at their finest as by the holistic...

"Every Whit Dickey’s recording shows the public a new concept of this band which is becoming cyclically deeper and reorganised in order to be considered in such a way. It occurred in Transonic (1998), With Dickey’s first album as a leader, it happened too

CD 1: Whit Dickey/Matthew Shipp Duo: Reckoning
CD2: Whit Dickey/Matthew Shipp/Nate Wooley Trio: Pacific Noir

“Whit Dickey has been a quiet but brilliant presence on the New York avant-jazz scene since his discographical debut in 1991 on the legendary Matthew Shipp Trio album, Circular Temple (1992).
In concert and on recordings in groups led by Shipp, David S. Ware, Ivo Perelman, Joe Morris, and Rob Brown, he built a reputation for distinctively space-filled, subtle rhythmic support...

"A tremendous pair of brand new studio albums created by drummer-leader Whit Dickey together w/ two distinct yet interrelated Quartets. All involved here have long been deep seekers of truth through sound, and between them is a luminous web of deeply affecting work, which now spans decades. This Yin & Yang pair presents their very latest work together.
Peace Planet features Matthew Shipp-piano, Rob Brown-alto sax, William Parker-bass. Box of Light features Rob Brown-alto sax, Steve Swell-trombone...

Whit Dickey – drums, direction
Tony Malaby – tenor sax
Matthew Shipp – piano
Brandon Lopez – bass

“Whit Dickey guides a formidable new quartet through deep waters on Root Perspectives. As he states, "I get into music not just by playing but by accessing a vibration." This work gets to the heart of what he means by that elliptical phrase. It is the latest recording from his TAO Forms label, which since it's 2020 founding has released some of the freshest material in recent memory...

"Being a drummer, Whit Dickey uses generally the piano when he composes. The pieces included in “Sacred Ground” are exceptions – this time, he chose the voice as compositional tool. That circumstance lead him to a particular purpose: to reinforce the melo

Whit Dickey drums
Kirk Knuffke cornet
I've had the great pleasure of working with cornetist Kirk in Ideal Bread and seeing him nearly a dozen times over the years in various bands. He is one of the greatest trumpeters out there, with a quick mind and beautiful tone. Whit plays, Kirk responds. Kirk plays, Whit responds. All beautifully.

"If you tend to imagine the music of a new CD, before listening to it, by what you heard before coming from the musicians involved, “Fierce Silence” is...

Whit Dickey: drums
William Parker: bass
Matthew Shipp: piano

“Drummer Whit Dickey, bassist William Parker, & pianist Matthew Shipp present a wondrous collective creation, their first new studio recording since the Shipp-led 1992 classic, Circular Temple. This is also their first assembly since working together in the revered David S. Ware Quartet. "Everything is melody." - Whit Dickey on the mantra of the music.
In the late 1980s / early ’90s, pianist Matthew Shipp and drummer...

"Vessel In Orbit presents the first new group music in over a decade from singular drummer-composer Whit Dickey. It is a richly melodic and deeply focused set; structural integrity and emotional resonance are paramount throughout. Created together with the impeccable improvisers Mat Maneri on viola and pianist Matthew Shipp. Each of these men has a lifetime commitment to creative music, and they share a musical relationship with one another that dates back decades. Wide-open listening and fluid...

"These pieces are about the details of musical evolution that emerge from rule-based compositional systems. Using electric guitar, string quartet, electronics, and computer software, we explored territories held together by systems of agreements, forms...

“Chord is *awesome* ... gave it a proper spin last night and got completely lost in it. I think 'extinction event' is my favorite.” - Alex Geisel, musician

“I hear history in CHORD. Subtle glimpses of Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane (Om especially), and Led Zeppelin's Kashmir. Oh, and one more, because of your exquisite use of feedback: Alvin Lucier’s I am sitting in a room. I also want to tell you how much I appreciate the detail in the sound, especially in the noise. And your presence! It's as...

“CHORD III draws the listener further into the expansive chasms of sound that were excavated by their first two releases. Featuring the electric guitar work of Nick Didkovsky (Doctor Nerve, Fred Frith Guitar Quartet, Vomit Fist) and Tom Marsan (Delta Garage), CHORD III takes the listener into realms of brutality and at times an almost spiritual transcendence.
Recorded live in real-time without studio overdubs, CHORD III follows the duo's tradition of using amp distortion, density, feedback, and....

Die Noodle continued the stream of ideas started with their first album. There are some more vocal tracks on this album, for example "Notiknotok," which manages to sound suprisingly mainstream, but is not at all dull. The songs are as masterfully shape...

Third and final album by the band themselves (one final album, a collaboration with Amy Denio followed). "Die Kndel have redefined Austrian blasmusik (brass-band music), a genre that seems to be caged in commercial kitsch settings reinforcing the Germa...

Camille Dietrich - cello
Don Dietrich - tenor saxophone

“For more than 40 years Don Dietrich has been one of the three musicians in Borbetomagus, whose music has been described as an unrelenting, take-no-prisoners wall of sound.
Camille Dietrich grew up in the crucible of her father's free playing. As a cellist she shares his passionate intensity and brings a playful freshness which Don feeds off. This is the stunning follow-up to their 2017 Pica Disc release.”

"Lingering melodies, dreamy abstractions, and clever instrumentations characterize the music of Jorrit Dijkstra. In his new suite of compositions "Pillow Circles", he matches four American musicians from the New York and the Chicago scenes, Tony...

"Dilloway & Yeh recorded live to 4-track cassette Summer 2006 in Ann Arbor. Yeh on violin, Dilloway on Tape loops of Yeh's Violin. Originally released on LP, this Digipak CD version includes a bonus track collage of the 3 tracks from the duo's out of...

“Elegiac and beautifully dense art rock from Norway”-PROG Magazine

“12 vivid and melody driven songs influenced by genres as diverse as chamber pop, indie folk, electronica and grandiose art rock
The trio who comprise Dim Gray come from different places, both musically and geographically, with all three – guitarist Håkon Høiberg, singer/keyboardist Oskar Holldorff and drummer Tom Ian Klungland – moving from different parts of Norway to Oslo a decade ago to study. Having found each other, they.

Andrew Trim - Guitar
Kurt Schweitz - Bass
Devin Drobka - Drums

"This introspective trio, led by Chicago guitarist Andrew Trim, celebrates the release of a live album recorded at Constellation last fall by returning to the scene of the crime. The other two members, Milwaukee drummer Devin Drobka and local bassist Kurt Schweitz, have a precise, easygoing rapport; they generally play with restraint, opting for slow grooves that allow Trim’s warm, vibrato-rich tone to resonate with the woody.