Pogus

"This CD has pieces with an auctioneer, a Kentucky farm with birds & clover, a jazz dancer, a quivering, vibrating, sexually tinged piece full of women saying supplication, a saint dying in flames, a drum piece about frustration, mother/daughter...

"Jorge Antunes (b. 1942, Rio de Janeiro) studied violin, composition and conducting at the University of Rio de Janeiro, as well as studying physics at the same institution. He further studied composition with Alberto Ginastera and Luis de Pablo...

"Performances by Ellen Band and David Lee Myers blend sonic environments and specialized electronic circuitry. Myers generates his signature 'Feedback Music' using custom-built devices that 'sing their own songs'. The resulting sounds represent nothing...

"Five of BCO's greatest performed by dAS, Robo, Daevid Allen, Brook Hinton, Mic Gendreau. Four test tones specially mixed by John Duncan, Monte Cazazza, G. X. Jupitter-Larsen."

"César Bolaños is one of the leading artists of the Latin American avant-garde of the mid 20th century. Born in Lima, Peru in 1931, he was part of an astonishing generation of Peruvian composers: Edgar Valcárcel, Olga Pozzi-Escot, Alejandro Núñez...

"Australian Ross Bolleter's new disc features five compositions. Four of them are solo works: Unfinished Business for ruined piano; Under Rookwood for double bass; Labyrinth Tango for accordion; and Piano Dreaming for ruined pianola. That Time...

"Binaural motion recordings composed as a dialogue of distances. Live recordings of music for electronic network music ensemble juxtaposed with location recordings of traditional music and environmental soundscapes. Made in Bali, the Philippines...

"Harmonic Colour Fields is a set of five computer pieces which explore static microtonal harmonic fields. This means that once a piece begins, harmonically, it's going to stay pretty much the same for it's entire duration. The pieces are descended from...

"This fantastic new 2 disc set by Brian Chase, drummer for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, contains both a CD of the music and a DVD of the music with videos by New York video artists Ursula Scherrer and Erik Z...

"Anla Courtis continues to produce music and was even quite prolific during his time in Reynols. It goes without saying that Courtis learned a thing or two from his experience in Reynols; and there's a fundamental constant to all of his work...

Now semi-forgotten, but for a while CTW were one of the more interesting sound/noise/etc. experimentalists out there. I believe that this was their final album. "Ochre Land, Blue Blue Skies. (34:04). Composed by Michael Gendreau (1996-7), incorporating...

"Active in electronic composition since 1971, Noah Creshevsky delights in presenting extreme and unpredictable juxtapositions in which the integration of electronic and acoustic sources and processes creates virtual "superperformers" by using the sounds..

"A split CD of works by Noah Creshevsky (4 tracks) and If, Bwana (3 tracks). While on the face of it this may seem a somewhat odd pairing, the pieces recorded here comment on and highlight each other. And an aural adventure is indeed in the offing...

"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...

"Nick Didkovsky (Dr. Nerve), C.W. Vrtacek (Forever Einstein) and Steve MacLean fly in the face of their "usual" musical situations. This is music surrounded by blurry boundaries: indistinct borders between technology, human invention, fixed composition...

"'...with zitterings of flight released,' (in memoriam Kenneth Gaburo) was composed over an intense and continuous five-day period (including nights). While working on the piece I had in mind various images and metaphors for the drama of the spirit's...

Tom Erbe (recording, editing, processing); Chris Mann (voice, texts); Larry Polansky (fretted and fretless electric guitars); Douglas Repetto (computer, electronics, recording); Christian Wolff (piano, bass, percussion, melodica)...

"The work and thought of the American composer Kenneth Gaburo (1926-1993) exhibited many striking changes during his lifetime. In fact, while the world of commercial endeavor still insists that artists develop a recognizable personal 'style,' Gaburo's...

"Shadow Machine is the first CD by Tom Hamilton and Bruce Eisenbeil, who began playing music together in 2007. Coherence without predictability, speed without tempo, direction without a roadmap - an unlikely foray into the world of out-jazz and free...

Mike Silverton, text, voice; Tom Hamilton, sounds, assemblage; Al Margolis, sounds "Analogue Smoque's deportment owes much to Dada, which positions it some 85 years late for lunch. The work's disjunct, shard-like character looks in significant measure...

"Al Margolis (electronics, tapes, etc.), Ellen Christi (vocals), Brian Charles (oboe, bass clarinet, soprano sax). Special guest appearances by Jane Scarpantoni (taped cello), and Kevin Sparke (percussion)."

"Breathing is for 2 didjeridus, cello, oboe, and tapes. R.Ism V.2PF is for tape, 2 pianos, sampled flute, and electronics. Barump Poc is for winds, organ, chorus, tapes, etc., etc., etc. The "orchestral" piece. Assisting Bwanettes on this disc are Jane...

"The rumbling continued. Matt slowly opened his eyes, then getting out of bed (hopefully remembering to put on some underwear) wandered into the common area of the loft. "What the !@#$%^&*() is that!" "Clara Nostra" Matt (his roommate and not his...

"The new 2 cd magnum opus by If, Bwana (Al Margolis) has been almost 3 years in the making. It is the first time he has composed works (usually with prerecorded sounds) specifically for another ensemble. Gilmore's Girls, Ringing (Ano)the(r) Bell, and...

"It is a nice initiative to issue a double-CD with the art of sound. We've seen this from our French friends (François Bayle, Marc Favre, Pierre Henry and others), who aren't bashful about poetic sound sensualism-and here we are with a good American...

"Consisting of 3 compositions, Tripping India is the 3rd If, Bwana release on Pogus. On this recording If, Bwana is joined by, among others, Paul Marotta (Styrenes/Electric Eels/Mirrors) on 3 Out of 4 Ain't Bad, a conceptual work for 3 different...

"It is a great pleasure for Pogus to present this recording of Daniel Kientzy playing the works of Tom Johnson. In Kientzy Loops, the accompanying loop is a mix of six alto saxophones played in continuous blowing, while the principal lines are played...

"Over his career, Kenneth Gaburo (1926-1993) produced a lot of electronic music. However, works for tape alone are fairly rare in his output. Over about a thirty-year period, ten works for solo tape were produced. Of the ten tape pieces, five were...

"The important contribution of the KIVA project to the artistic field can be defined as an emancipation of the classical performer from the role of interpreter of written music to one that's involved being fully an actor of artistic creation through the..

"Leo Kupper was born in Belgium in 1935. He worked with Henri Pousseur at the first electronic music studio in Belgium and is founder and director of the "Studio de Recherches et de Structurations Electroniques Auditives" in Brussels. This is his 3rd...

"Leo Kupper worked with Henri Pousseur at the first electronic music studio in Belgium and is founder and director of the Studio de Recherches et de Structurations Electroniques Auditives in Brussels. The works on Electro-Acoustic are Electro-Acoustic...

"Rezas Populares do Brasil, Anamak, Amkéa and Annazone, are vocal works. All the sounds on this disc originate with the Brazilian singer Anna Maria Kieffer. Two works, Anamak and Amkéa, have an "orchestral accompaniment", composed of tropical bird...

"This disc is a reissue of lps on Pogus and Radium. Rune Lindblad (1923-1991) was an early pioneer in electronic and concrète music. Lindblad did not see these genres as mutually exclusive. Important and wonderful works by a composer who represented no...

"Volume 2 of the music of Rune Lindblad (1923-1991). This CD consists of the remainder of the long out of print Radium double LP. These works cover the years 1962-1988. Lindblad, a Swede, began composing in 1953. Ignored by the musical establishment of...

"'Thousand Year Dreaming' (1990) was commissioned by Essential Music and was written with the musicians on this recording, their particular strengths and inclinations, very much in mind. It grew out of an improvisatory piece, 'Nautilus,' which...

"Pogus is extremely delighted to release this 2 CD set of recordings of works by Alvin Lucier. He is one of the key experimental artists of the 20th and 21st centuries, and is one of my favorite composers. A unique and individual artist: No one sounds...

"The new Al Margolis/If, Bwana CD is comprised of 'Issue,' for electronics and multi-tracked voice, and 'An Innocent, Abroad,' a 40 plus minute work for electronics, vocals, and flutes. 'An Innocent, Abroad' can be best described as a Sonic Oratorio...

Compositions for tapes, electronics, voice, drones. Rex Xhu Ping (pronounced rex shoe ping) features Margolis (tapes, electronics, clarinet, and sundries), Laura Biagi (vocals), Dan Andreana (speaker, tapes), Detta Andreana (tapes, bowed cymbals), and...


"This new CD, Fame, the first all sound poetry release on Pogus, consists of 20 new polypoems produced by noted Italian sound poet, scholar, and sound poetry archivist Enzo Minarelli between 2008 and 2010.
Since the early 1970s, Enzo Minarelli has...

Montreal Sound Matter-Montreal Matieres Sonore $13.00 "Montréal matières sonore brings together eight Canadian and international sound artists. The project began with a workshop on environmental sound collecting by Francisco López and led to the...

"In the summer of 1966 I worked in the classical Electronic Music Studio at the University of Toronto for six weeks. The system I used to create No Mo and Something Else consisted of Layfette tone generators, noise source and tape delay. In the Fall of...

"A former member of Krackhouse, denizen of NYC's downtown scene (particularly PS122 and A Mica Bunker etc.) and crack (no, not head) ARP synthesizer player,Ostrowski has spent the last few years in Holland -- studying elektronik music atUtrecht and...

minimum : maximum (1973): texts / sounds / pictures. An environment (Simultaneous concert in Stockholm and Bremen) for two organists: Karl-Erik Welin and Gerd Zacher, keyboard instruments
orient : occident (1977): for two woodwind-players and tape...

"A special 2 CDs for the price of 1 deal -- with CD 1 (stereo) music encoded for CD 2 (binaural - headphone only listening), the listener gets their own personal surround sound-for-the-head version -- the same music -- but different. This is a recording..

"David Rosenboom (b. 1947), who has been widely acclaimed as a pioneer in American experimental music since the 1960's. He is a composer, performer, conductor, interdisciplinary artist, author, and educator having explored ideas in his work about the...

Rutman is an expatriot MA. composer & sculptor who performs on his steel cellos, bow chimes, etc (essentially huge steel structures played with bows. This reissues a very good late 80's album + a bonus track. "Rutman (b. 1930) has been building and...

"Seven electroacoustic works by five young Argentinian composers: Daniel Schachter, Tiempo Quebrado (1993); Ricardo Dal Farra, _Due Giorni Dopo (1988) and Ashram (1991), with Joseph Celli on mukha veena; Martín Alejandro Fumarola, Callejuelas (1996) and..

"Featuring Fred Lonberg-Holm on cello, Paul Hoskin on contrabass clarinet and Leslie Ross on bassoon. These 3 excellent musicians tread the fine line between composition and improvisation. And to be quite honest, they often cross over that line...

"The pieces on this CD are all based on the ideas in Larry Polansky's four voice canons, a series of pieces he began in 1975. These canons are usually 'mensuration canons,' which means that the tempi of successive voices is proportional to their start...