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João Camões viola and mey
Jean-Luc Cappozzo trumpet, flugelhorn and harmonic flute
Jean-Marc Foussat electronics, other devices and voice

"The years spent in Paris by Portuguese violist João Camões prove to be fruitful once again with this new CD, his third with French synthesist Jean-Marc Foussat (the first one was a trio with Claude Parle and the second one a duo). This time, their creative partnership involves one of the most amazing trumpeters active today, Jean-Luc Cappozzo...

"’I like to write chamber and choral music, especially for orchestra. But since it is not always easy to have orchestral works performed, the organ is the next best medium to give the composer vast tonal resources...", Moondog wrote in 1978 in the liner notes accompanying the 'Selected Works' album - the confidential American cousin of Moondog in Europe, the first album he recorded in Germany.
With 'New Sound', the Minisym Ensemble goes the opposite direction, taking the pieces for organ(s)...

This is a little bit low-key, which might make it a little hard to immediately appreciate, but listen to it with your full attention and this will definitely charm. This band is a sextet of two guitars, accordion/piano, double bass, drums and...

Third release - the 2nd on AltrOck - by this Argentinian band who consist of a core quintet of
Carolina Restuccia-vocals
Facundo Negri-drums, percussion
Pedro Chalkho-guitars
Carlos Quebrada Vazquez-bass
Daniel Hernandez-sound...

3.76 is the forth album by this Argentinian avant-garde rock band, featuring who contain a lot of contemporary classical music in their experimental, post RIO-rock, whatever sound.

"The 4th episode for Factor Burzaco, this marks a new step ahead in their avant-garde proposal, following on the path of bands such as Thinking Plague, Henry Cow and contemporary classical music. It's a sort of dreamlike journey in which adventurous music and emotions come together. Carolina Restuccia's vocal...

Factor Burzaco’s popularity grows day by day in the RIO/Avant-Prog world. Coming from South America, due to their sound and musical style they are also known as the “Argentinian Thinking Plague”. With this new album the group moves forward with their...


Antoine was the bassist of the Canadian fusion/prog outfit Spaced Out, who released a number of goodies in the first decade of this century.

"Sphere is bass player and composer Antoine Fafard's fourth album, featuring Gary Husband on drums, lead synth and piano, and Jerry de Villiers Jr on lead guitar.
The album follows Ad Perpetuum, a collection that was well received by fans and critics on it's release in 2014, described by DownBeat Magazine as "a powerful example of jazz-fusion at it's...

Antoine was the bassist of the Canadian fusion/prog outfit Spaced Out, who released a number of goodies in the first decade of this century. Now he's back with an all-star cast in supporting roles!

"Two CD edition including a bonus disc along with a 32-page booklet. 2017 release from Canadian-born and UK-based bass player Antoine Fafard, who has been releasing original music for more than 15 years.
Proto Mundi is accompanied by a bonus album entitled Doomsday Vault which features 11 remixed..

Jean-Luc Fafchamps is a pianist and composer. He studied at the Conservatoire in Mons and at Louvain University. A member of the Ictus Ensemble, he has taken part in many concert performances in large ensembles or chamber groups (performances of works by Lindberg, Reich, Aperghis, Mernier, Leroux, Harada, Francesconi, etc.) and in mixed performances, particularly accompanying dance -- multiple performances with Rosas (Anne-Teresa de Keersmaeker -- and theater -- several creations with Aperghis. He has...

The very good first solo album by Fagen, released relatively shortly after Steely Dan went down for the first time.

“A portrait of the artist as a young man, The Nightfly is a wonderfully evocative reminiscence of Kennedy-era American life; in the liner notes, Donald Fagen describes the songs as representative of the kinds of fantasies he entertained as an adolescent during the late '50s/early '60s, and he conveys the tenor of the times with some of his most personal and least obtuse material to...

This very good sounding radio broadcast features Fahey at the height of his early 70s psychedelic performance prowess and features three long medleys (the shortest is over 12' and the longest is nearly 30' long!). Essential for fans...

"The title The Dance of Death and Other Plantation Favorites might lead some to believe that this is a collection of public-domain items that go back to the Deep South of the 19th century. However, while this 1964 session does contain a song titled "Dance of Death," most of the material (including that tune) was written by Fahey himself in the early '60s. So an intriguing title is simply that: an intriguing title. Nonetheless, Fahey's music does have strong southern roots.
Unaccompanied, the acoustic...

"The Mill Pond was originally released in 1997 as a double 7" that went immediately out of print. For it's 10th aniversary we're issuing it on compact disc housed in a deluxe letterpressed jacket and including an extensive booklet collecting John...

This is a very cheap version of the quite excellent overview by John Fahey, "The Best of John Fahey 1959-1977", which includes tracks from his most important era. Every collection of music should have at least one John Fahey album in it - every...

"...the folk guitar-playing equivalent of William Burroughs or Bukowski. (Fahey) had a real edge to him."-Pete Townshend

This thing is huge (lp-sized) and lovely. This is one of the nicest boxes you can imagine - as nice as the Revenant Ayler...

"I was transfixed by the haunting sounds and the poetic pacing of Fahres' music on this CD. Rather than the sound floating through the room, it was as if I was floating in the sound."-Morton Subotnick. With Jon Hassell! "This CD is made up of three...


James Allsopp clarinets; Chris Bridges trombone, jug; Steve Chadwick trumpet; Adam Fairhall piano; Tim Fairhall bass; Paul J Rogers diddley bow, laptop, turntable, objects.

"Fairhill’s project ‘The Imaginaery Delta’ was commissioned by...

Adam Fairhall: grand piano, prepared Hohner Pianet T, prepared toy piano, indian harmonium
Christophe de Bezenac: tenor saxophone
Anton Hunter: electric guitar
Johnny Hunter: drums
Dave Kane: double bass
Corey Mwamba: vibraphone....


A quintet of albums by the legendary British folk-rock ensemble packaged together in a slim-line slipcase. Includes
Fairport Convention
What We Did On Our Holidays
Unhalfbricking
Liege & Lief
Full House

Encore, Encore was originally released in 1979 under the title Farewell, Farewell; it was a live album documenting what was intended at the time to be the final Fairport Convention tour and featured a lineup of Simon Nicol, Dave Pegg, Dave Swarbrick, a...

"Fairport Convention, the UK's most influential folk-rock band, celebrates its 50th anniversary with 50:50@50. Half the fourteen tracks were recorded at recent concerts and half in the studio. With nine compositions by members of Fairport, the album presents a mix of brand new songs and favourites from Fairport's repertoire. Two tracks feature guest lead vocals: one from Robert Plant and one from Pentangle's Jacqui McShee. The band was formed by Ashley Hutchings in 1967's 'summer of love' and became one...

“Fame and Glory collects together all the tracks FAIRPORT CONVENTION recorded for Alan Simon's rock operas Excalibur, Gaia and Anne de Bretagne. The band previously made this compilation available to its fans, but this mainstream release adds three tracks including a PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED studio recording 'Goodbye My Friends'.”


A remastered edition of the original album which includes 8 additional tracks (total: 20 tracks).
This is by the original line up of Fairport (Richard Thompson, Sandy Denny, Ian Matthews, Ashley Hutchings, Simon Nicol Martin Lamble + Ric Grech (violin on 2 tracks) and Dave Swarbrick & Dave Mattacks (violin/drums on 2 tracks).
Recorded on John Peel's Top Gear in 1968/69, this is the band at their most psychedelic, sounding like a mutant folky take on 1967/68 era West Coast US psych bands like....

Fantastic sounding, remastered, bonus-track laden, large booklet with rare photos designed by the great Phil Smee-studded, remastered version of Fairport's fourth album.

"For their fourth album, Fairport Convention released what is regarded by many as not only the best record in their history but also one of the seminal English folk-rock albums of all time. This was also the album that marked the transformation of the group from, essentially, a rock band that utilized folk music (in tandem with...

The problematic sounding first live Fairport Convention album - their only with Sandy released during her lifetime - has been greatly improved on this redone version.

"The presence of Sandy Denny raises expectations for the group's first released live album. Recorded on the band's 1973 world tour, it features songs such as "Matty Groves" and "Sloth," as well as the Swarbrick instrumental "Fiddlestix," their then current single "Rosie," and a nod to the group's origins as interpreters of American..

This previously unreleased live show in excellent sound and sonic balances for a 45 year old, never-before heard tape, shows the band out on the road and really rockin' those jigs & reels much harder than you might have ever expected to hear! This is the quartet of Simon Nicol (guitar, vocals), Dave Swarbrick (violin, vocals), Dave Pegg (bass, vocals) and Dave Mattacks (drums, vocals).

"Hosts of the annual Cropredy Festival and a mere year shy of their 50th anniversary, Fairport Convention is...

“Although there's nothing here as overpowering as "Sailor's Life" or "Sloth," this record is still a choice release, as Sandy Denny's official return to Fairport. She wrote or co-wrote seven of its 11 songs, and dominates most of the others with her voice. This lineup (Denny, Dave Swarbrick, Dave Pegg, Jerry Donahue, Trevor Lucas, and Bruce Rowland, with Dave Mattacks -- who quit partway through -- drumming on some of the tracks) went for the gold with rock veteran Glyn Johns in the producer's spot...

Fantastic sounding, remastered, bonus-track laden, large booklet with rare photos designed by the great Phil Smee-studded, remastered version of Fairport's third album.

"Richard Thompson and Sandy Denny shine throughout this record, which is...

Fantastic sounding, remastered, bonus-track laden, large booklet with rare photos designed by the great Phil Smee-studded, remastered version of Fairport's second album, and their first with Sandy Denny.

"Sandy Denny's haunting, ethereal vocals gave Fairport a big boost on her debut with the group. A more folk-based album than their initial effort, What We Did on Our Holidays was divided between original material and a few well-chosen covers. This contains several of their greatest moments...

Showing its age a little bit, but this is overall a very listenable radio broadcast from 42 years ago!

"Live archive release from the British folk legends. From 1974 with the classic line up of Sandy Denny, Dave Pegg, Dave Mattacks, Jerry Donahue, Dave Swarbrick, and Trevor Lucas.
Recorded at the famous Long Island club My Father's Place. Sandy Denny had rejoined the band for this tour and the material was a mixture of solo material and songs associated with the band. The recording has a...

The first time ever legit release of this famous radio recording from Denver, CO in May, 1974. This is mid period, but it captures them when Sandy had returned and anything with Sandy is of interest!...

"The first LP of Faithful Breath, ”Fading Beauty” from 1974, has meanwhile become a classic of symphonic rock and can definitely be recommended. In 1977/1978 they recorded their second album ”Back on my hill” - again including the mellotron - which was...


This nicely packaged and well put together six CD set also presents the period of the band where I personally start to get really interested in their work. Conditionally highly recommended.

“This boxset brings together two classic albums alongside a host of John Peel sessions, Kamera singles, live performances and the group's live album In A Hole, recorded during their tour of New Zealand and originally released on Flying Nun Records.
1982 was a decisive year for The Fall. Their critically...

“Are You Are Missing Winner is the twenty-second album by British post-punk band the Fall, released in November 2001. Since the bands last record Mark E Smith had replaced the entire line up. The album was recorded very quickly and very much on the cheap and band member Ben Pritchard described it as a very miserable experience.
The influence of Rockabilly is very much seen throughout the album and saw them covering Lead Belly's 'The Bourgeois Blues'.
This re-issue of the 2001 album comes.

“The Fall's second studio album, reissued as a 3CD clamshell box-set. "Dragnet" is the second studio album - released 26th October 1979 -this edition celebrates the fortieth anniversary of this seminal album. Originally released through record label Step-Forward, it predicated 2 major factors in the group's career - high productivity and high group turnover.
Alongside the full album are several b-sides and alternative takes plus live shows from Retford in 1979 and Los Angeles in 1979. The boxset...

“The Fall were an English post-punk band, formed in Manchester in 1976. The band existed until 2018 and was essentially built around its founder and only constant member Mark E. Smith. Initially associated with the punk movement of the late 1970s, the group’s music went through several stylistic changes over the years, but is often characterised by an abrasive guitar-driven sound and frequent use of repetition, and is always underpinned by Smith’s distinctive vocals and often cryptic lyrics...

“The Fall return with the Live Uurop V111-V11 Places in sun and winter, Son on Cherry Red Records. This set is a no holds barred, warts and all collection of concert clips circa 2008-2012. This recording offers a plethora of performances that comes as close to the real thing as is possible!
The Fall fans will thrive on a bootleg buoyancy that offers the raw stage power of our nation’s saving grace! There is jus the one dip in to The Fall archives as the bells vault us in to the wondrous Wings. From...

Go on! You know you can hear Mark E singing the title before you hear a note of this! "A-NEW. FAKS. A-MER-JA!"

This was the final studio release by The Fall. Opinions varied then and now that everyone knows that this was the final studio release by The Fall, even more so. As always!

“The Fall's New Facts Emerge opens with a track that sounds a bit like a mean-spirited parody of the Fall, as an incomprehensible Mark E. Smith spouts gibberish over some random noise hovering in the...

“This album sustains the claustrophobic ambiance and subterranean moods of The Fall's recent releases. Produced by Mark E. Smith, it captures the spookier, isolated feel of the latest incarnation of the long-lived group, on its thirtieth studio record since 1977. With attention to depth, the mix combines murk with menace.
While trumpeted by Smith as far superior to the previous record, Ersatz GB, I did not find Re-Mit drastically diverging from Ersatz, Our Future Your Clutter, or Imperial Wax Solvent..

“After the dark morass of Bend Sinister, the sound of 1988's Frenz Experiment comes as a bit of a shock. The arrangements are spare and broken down to the essentials, with the distorted guitars brought down low and Wolstencroft's drums high in the mix. Marcia Schofield had also joined the band to add keyboards. With most of the songs credited only to Smith himself, this could be seen as a solo album of sorts, or an indication of some rift within the group -- it certainly doesn't translate into the music...

2013 six track CD EP. The words “Mark E. Smith sounds agitated” should lift the hearts of all Fall fans...

“A curious EP, why a quick 6(7) song EP at this point... "Remainderers"? Leftovers? Redux? Hard to imagine that Mark E. Smith had any extra ideas left off the previous album, which seemed padded with "jam" tracks and was weak with more developed songs. I actually liked the jam/improv tracks better than the more fleshed out songs on Re-Mit. Mark E. Smith seemed rather less inspired his last...

Named after a track by This Heat, Fall of Saigon was the new-wave/experimental group of Pascal Comelade, which existed for a couple of years. They recorded a 12" EP due for release on the justly legendary Atem label, but never released because...

“'We're not evil, but we do evil things. Anything to blow society's mind. When we play, we take people's brains out and then put them back in. A dry-cleaning job,' said the Fallen Angels lead singer and songwriter, Jack Bryan, in an interview with the short-lived Dapper Magazine in 1968. Since that time there has never been a live performance from the 60s of the Fallen Angels released. This album seeks to rectify that situation and is a time capsule of that turbulent year.
Since Washington DC was...

"In 1965, Barry Seidel formed a music company called Traydel Productions. The first band Seidel signed was the Mad Hatters from Washington DC. In the course of one year the band released three stunningly great singles, 'I Need Love,' 'Go Find a Love' and 'I'll Come Running,' all with Dylanesque-PF Sloan sounding folk-rock songs as the B-sides. Mad Hatter live shows were legendary as well, as is exemplified by the explosion of the amps during their electrifying medley of 'Since You've Been Gone/I'm All....

Alexander Noice - Voice, Guitar, All Extra Stuff
James Barry - Bass
Cory Beers - Drums, Glockenspiel

“Falsetto Teeth. A visceral reaction to the top 40 drone that plagues the current airwaves. Falsetto Teeth's mix of pop melody and intricate rhythm schemes makes them stand out like puppy love in the midst of a mannequin orgy.”

“When I first met Alexander Noice, I knew he was a special character and a brilliant musician, but when I first heard his brainchild, Falsetto Teeth, I...