Modern Composition

Hemispheres

Werner Durand

Genre Modern Composition Cat no. BLUME 001LP

Going back to his early musical inspirations in the early '70s, Werner Durand was fascinated with the multiple saxophone sounds coming from Terry Riley's "Poppy Nogood" and "Happy Ending,...

Allen Ginsberg Reads Howl and Other Poems

Allen Ginsberg

Released 02/23/18 Label Craft Recordings Genre Modern Composition Cat no. CR00027LP

Deluxe box. Translucent red colored vinyl.

Metal Aether

Lea Bertucci

Released 02/09/18 Label NNA Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. CD-NNA-108

We’re excited to welcome New York City-based composer and performer Lea Bertucci back to NNA for a brand new full-length, ‘Metal Aether.’ Lea’s early 2017 cassette release ‘All That Is So...

Released 02/09/18 Label NNA Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. LP-NNA-108LE

Colored vinyl.

Hostiles (OST)

Max Richter

Released 02/09/18 Label Deutsche Grammophon Genre Modern Composition Cat no. B002790302

The latest film from director Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart), Hostiles stars Christian Bale as a legendary Army captain in 1892 who reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief (Wes Studi) a...

Pulse / Quartet

Steve Reich

Released 02/02/18 Label Nonesuch Genre Modern Composition Cat no. CD 565676

Nonesuch releases Steve Reich’s Pulse / Quartet, featuring Pulse (2015) performed by the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) – an artist collective committed to transforming the way...

Music with Memory

David Behrman

Released 01/26/18 Label ALGA MARGHEN (ITALY) Genre Modern Composition Cat no. NMN 152LP

Alga Marghen introduce Music With Memory, a new record LP by David Behrman focused on his '70s work with new small, inexpensive devices then known as "microcomputers" equipped with "memor...

All Melody

Nils Frahm

Released 01/26/18 Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. ERATP106

Standard black double vinyl.

Released 01/26/18 Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. ERATCD106

For the past two years, Nils Frahm has been building a brand new studio in Berlin to make his 7th studio album titled All Melody. Since the day Nils first encountered the impressive studi...

Released 01/26/18 Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. ERATP106RT

Double LP plus Rough Trade Exclusive LP Encores 1 featuring 5 extra tracks. Comes housed in a tip-on sleeve with photograph including 12-page photo booklet and download code. Limited Edition - One Off Pressing.

And On The Seventh Day Petals Fell In Petaluma

Harry Partch

Released 01/26/18 Genre Modern Composition Cat no. NW 90002LP

Performed by The Gate 5 Ensemble: Harry Partch (director), Danlee Mitchell, Harry Partch, Michael Ranta, Emil Richards, Wallace Snow, Stephen Tosh. Limited edition LP release (180 gram vi...

Neural Oscillations And Alpha Rhythms

Ami Shavit

Released 01/19/18 Label DEAD-CERT (UK) Genre Modern Composition Cat no. VCR 012

Following up from Finders Keepers’ reissue of “In Alpha Mood” back in 2015, sister label Dead-Cert (run in collaboration with Demdike Stare) finally give life to these restored, previousl...

Land In The Sky

Alfredo Thiermann and Tres Warren

Released 01/19/18 Label BYM Genre Modern Composition Cat no. BYM 051

Land in the Sky is an album by architect ALFREDO THIERMANN (formerly of FOLLAKZOID) and musician TRES WARREN of PSYCHIC ILLS. It is the result of an extended sonic conversation between th...

Codex

Bruce Brubaker

Released 01/19/18 Label InFine Music Genre Modern Composition Cat no. iF1040

On Codex, American pianist Bruce Brubaker sets up a clash (or a discussion) between Terry Riley’s Keyboard Study No. 2 (1965) and the Codex Faenza, a 15th century manuscript considered to...

Released 01/19/18 Label InFine Music Genre Modern Composition Cat no. iF1040LP

On Codex, American pianist Bruce Brubaker sets up a clash (or a discussion) between Terry Riley’s Keyboard Study No. 2 (1965) and the Codex Faenza, a 15th century manuscript considered to...

Four Indonesian Electronic Pieces 1979-1984

Otto Sidharta

Released 01/17/18 Label Sub Rosa Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SR 452LP

Features four selections from the double-CD version, Indonesian Electronic Music 1979-92. Fascinating and unreleased before music by Otto Sidharta, pioneer of Indonesian electronic music....

Kakashi

Yasuaki Shimizu

Released 01/05/18 Label Palto Flats Genre New Wave & Post Punk Cat no. PFLP007LP

1982 album from Japan's visionary saxophonist Yasuaki Shimizu, the man behind Mariah 'Utakata Ho Hibi'. Through its 8 suite-like tracks, Kakashi transports the listener into Yasuaki's col...

Released 12/15/17 Label Palto Flats Genre New Wave & Post Punk Cat no. PFLP007

1982 album from Japan's visionary saxophonist Yasuaki Shimizu, the man behind Mariah 'Utakata Ho Hibi'. Through its 8 suite-like tracks, Kakashi transports the listener into Yasuaki's col...

Berio - Recital 1 for Cathy - Folk Songs

Cathy Berberian and Luciano Berio

Released 12/29/17 Label RCA Victor Europe Genre Modern Composition Cat no. RCVE662540.2

The American-Armenian soprano Cathy Berberian was Luciano Berio's first wife and more importantly longstanding inspirational muse. Though she was influential in many of Berio's more impor...

Criss-Cross / Hanover

Alvin Lucier

Released 12/27/17 Label Black Truffle Genre Modern Composition Cat no. BT 033LP

Black Truffle present the premier recordings of two recent works by legendary American experimental composer Alvin Lucier. Lucier has been crafting elegant explorations of the behavior of...

Ambiances / Images

Knud Viktor

Released 12/15/17 Label Institut For Dansk Lydarkaeologi (Denmark) Genre Modern Composition Cat no. IDL 001LP

Institut for Dansk Lydarkæologi present a reissue that documents Knud Viktor's only two releases on record -- Images and Ambiances -- both released in 1972 on the French label L'Oiseau Mu...

The Voyager Golden Record

Various Artists

Released 12/15/17 Label OZMA Records Genre Modern Composition Cat no. OZMA001

2 CD and Book Set

Worlds Within Worlds

Basil Kirchin

Released 12/15/17 Label Superior Viaduct Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SV126

Basil Kirchin was a pioneering British composer who blurred the lines between musical genres. While his career began in the ‘40s as a professional jazz drummer, in the ‘60s he started to ...

Violin Sonatas

Michael Schafer

Released 12/13/17 Label Genuin Genre Modern Composition Cat no. GENN11203.2

Krein's 20-minute Violin Sonata (1913) is a rapturous and sublime specimen of Scriabinesque effusions and ecstatic harmonies. Both piano and violin are equally important; take one away an...

Piano Sonatas 2

Samuil Feinberg

Released 12/13/17 Genre Modern Composition Cat no. BIS1414.2

Samuil Feinberg (1890-1962) is not a name most classical listeners are likely to come across. Music scholars would probably not even recognize him as a composer, but as the pianist who fi...

Piano Sonatas

Samuil Feinberg

Released 12/13/17 Label bis publishers Genre Modern Composition Cat no. BIS1413.2

Samuel Feinberg's earliest efforts at published compositions. The first three sonatas on this CD are also his Op. 1,2, and 3. Feinberg is discussed in the book The Composer-Pianists: Hame...

Il Cavaliere Azzurro

O.A.S.I.

Released 12/08/17 Label SOAVE Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SOAVE 009

Soave present a reissue of O.A.S.I.'s Il Cavaliere Azzurro, originally released in 1986. One of the many characteristics of Italian avant-garde theater, from the seventies through the eig...

Scoprire Le Orme

Roberto Mazza

Released 12/08/17 Label SOAVE Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SOAVE 008

Soave present the first vinyl reissue of Roberto Mazza's Scoprire Le Orme, originally released on cassette in 1991. Mysterious, charming, and wavering, Scoprire Le Orme ("Discover The Foo...

...E Il Pavone Parlo Alla Luna

Arturo Stalteri

Released 12/08/17 Label SOAVE Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SV 06

Recorded in 1980 but only issued privately in 1987, Arturo Stàlteri's ...e il pavone parlò alla Luna falls among the last artifacts of Italy's great wave of musical minimalism. Like the m...

Riflessi

Riccardo Sinigaglia

Released 12/08/17 Label SOAVE Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SV 05

Soave present the first vinyl reissue of Riccardo Sinigaglia's Riflessi, originally released in 1986. Riccardo Sinigaglia, along with Gabin Dabiré and Walter Maioli, was a part of Futuro ...

IBM 1401- A User's Manual

Johann Johannsson

Released 12/08/17 Label 4AD Genre Modern Composition Cat no. CAD-2609-1

Clear colored vinyl. Includes two live tracks recorded with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.

Finding Shore

Tom Rogerson with Brian Eno

Released 12/08/17 Label Dead Oceans Genre Modern Composition Cat no. A 51446 D

Opaque blue colored vinyl.

Released 12/08/17 Label Dead Oceans Genre Modern Composition Cat no. CD 51446 D

Tom Rogerson's life as an improviser began when, as a toddler, he would clamber up onto his family piano stool and try to emulate his sister's playing. Now releasing his second solo album...

Violin Sonata

Samuil Feinberg

Released 12/06/17 Genre Modern Composition Cat no. GENN11203.2

Violon Sonatas by Samuil Feinberg and Grigorij Krein

Piano Concerto No.2/Suite No. 2

Samuil Feinberg

Released 12/06/17 Genre Modern Composition Cat no. MLD1001005.2

Samuil Feinberg plays his own compositions as well as Beethoven's Sonata # 11

Frescobaldi Legacy

Sandro Ivo Bartoli

Released 12/06/17 Label Brilliant Classics Genre Modern Composition Cat no. BRLT9417.2

This release is dedicated to arrangements of Frescobaldi's music, with each composition bearing the hallmarks of it's transcriber's distinct style. In addition to offerings by Respighi, B...

Music For Etudes N11 Runway Show

Lori Goldston

Released 12/06/17 Label Ed Banger Genre Modern Composition Cat no. ED 098EP

With 2017 gradually facing a new beginning and end, Ed Banger Records and Études present an exclusive record with cellist Lori Goldston that accompanies these very moments of gentle melan...

Plainlight

Eyvind Kang

Released 12/06/17 Label Abduction Genre Modern Composition Cat no. ABDT 060LP

Edition of 400

Sei Note in Logica

Roberto Cacciapaglia

Released 12/01/17 Label Mirumir Genre Modern Composition Cat no. MIR 100703LP

LP + CD

Les Choses De La Vie

Philippe Sarde

Released 12/01/17 Label Transversales Disques (France) Genre Modern Composition Cat no. TRANSVERS 002LP

Les Choses De La Vie, originally released in 1970, the timeless masterpiece by the most versatile and talented French film composer, Philippe Sarde. Les Choses De La Vie, an outstanding s...

Union Cafe

Penguin Cafe

Released 12/01/17 Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. LP-ERATP-105LE

Indie exclusive clear colored vinyl.

Released 12/01/17 Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. CD-ERATP-105

This re-mastered and re-packaged edition of the 1993 Penguin Cafe Orchestra album Union Cafe is now available on Erased Tapes. Union Cafe turned out to be the last collection of new mater...

Selected Ambient

Martina Lussi

Released 11/29/17 Label Hallow Ground Genre Modern Composition Cat no. HG 1706LP

The material on Martina Lussi's Selected Ambient oscillates between electroacoustic composition, sound art, and live performance. The pieces are named after precious gemstones, all of whi...

After Being In Holland For Two Years

Peter Cusack

Released 11/29/17 Genre Modern Composition Cat no. BLUME 003LP

Peter Cusack's debut long-player from 1977 is a peek into one of the most varied and experimental musical scrapbooks one is likely to hear. Infused with natural sounds and a healthy dose ...

Movimenti Lunari

Alessandra Novaga

Released 11/29/17 Genre Modern Composition Cat no. BLUME 004LP

Alessandra Novaga delivers a stunning LP, a compelling investigation of her resonantly spacious guitar playing that dismantles the instrument's unique properties through relentlessness. M...

Erotica Suite

John Gordon

Released 11/24/17 Label Everland Jazz Genre Modern Composition Cat no. ELJ 006LP

John Gordon's Erotica Suite, originally released in 1978. One of the rarest albums on Strata-East Records. a great later label effort under the leadership of trombonist John Gordon -- wit...

You Are My Everlovin'

Henry Flynt

Released 11/24/17 Label Superior Viaduct Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SV 144 CD

Philosopher, musician and anti-art activist, Henry Flynt has long foregone the academicism often associated with “serious music” in favor of a uniquely intuitive, emotional approach to co...

This Floating World

Roger Eno

Released 11/20/17 Label Recital Genre Modern Composition Cat no. R 038LP

Edition of 500

Nicole (86 Spring And Summer Collection - Instrumental Images)

Jun Fukamachi

Released 11/17/17 Label WRWTFWW Records Genre Modern Composition Cat no. WRWTFWW 022LP

Jun Fukamachi’s highly coveted Nicole (86 Spring And Summer Collection - Instrumental Images) album, originally recorded in 1986 for celebrated fashion designer Mitsuhiro Matsuda’s Nicole...