1 CD / Important Records / 2013-11-26Artists: Stefan Wesolowski
1 CD / Important Records / 2013-11-26Tracks: My Beloved; Faster than the Devil; Keeley; Thoroughbred; Wake; Dandelion Daze; Holiday Song; Roses, The; Wolves, The
Artists: Emily Jane White
Personnel: Emily Jane White (vocals, guitar); Shawn Alpay (cello); Nick Ott (drums); Marissa Nadler (background vocals)....continue...
CD / Important Records / 2013-10-22Tracks: Fighting Sleep; Mannahatta; No Dreams; Purchase; Gathering the Elements; Rue De Montmorency; Fright, The; Outro
Photographer: Alexis Fleisig.
It makes sense that Brooklyn-based experimental composer Sarah Lipstate has a background in filmmaking. As Noveller, her processed-guitar landscapes took on the sa...continue...
3 CD / Important Records / 2013-09-10Tracks: Adnos, Pt. 1; Adnos, Pt. 2; Adnos, Pt. 3
Artists: Eliane Radigue
CD / Important Records / 2013-09-10Tracks: Radiator, Pt. 1; Radiator, Pt. 2
Artists: Total Life
1 CD / Important Records / 2013-08-27Tracks: Svapiti
Artists: Born of Six
Personnel: Amelia Cuni (vocals).
Audio Mixer: Stefan Tiedje.
Editor: Werner Durand....continue...
CD / Important Records / 2013-08-27Tracks: Wartult; Aurora; Avalanche; Anesthetic Depth; Icelight; Krault
Personnel: Vampillia (vocals, guitar, strings, piano, organ); Nadja (guitar, flute, drum machine)....continue...
CD / Important Records / 2013-07-23Tracks: Space Speed Suicide; Skilful Grinning Skull; Born Free Stone Free; Escape Horoscopes; Babe, I'm Gonna Reave You; In Search of Lost Divine Ark
Artists: Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O.
Personnel: Tsuyama Atsushi (vocals, flute, pipe); Makoto Kawabata (guitar, bouzouki, hurdy-gurdy, electric sitar); Tabata Mitsuru (guitar); Higashi Hiroshi (synthesizer); Shimura Koji (drums).
CD / Important Records / 2013-07-23Tracks: White Mountain Return; Gnomi; Arche; Cave of Light: The Prima Materia; You Are a Dream Like Your Dreamer: The Dark Peace; Circular Ruins, The
Artists: Master Musicians of Bukkake
Personnel: Milky (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, synthesizer); B.R.A.D. (vocals, percussion); Don McQueevy (chant, acoustic guitar, electric 12-string guitar, Mellotron, percussion); Timm M...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2013-04-23Tracks: Great Expanse, The; Sad, Snowy & Slick; Brutish; Promise Every Night; Lingual; Girl Everyone Loves, The; Hand, the Bush, The; Sharp Dressed Man Who Looks Like That, A; No One Likes You; Primary Bell,...
Artists: Eugene S. Robinson/Sal Mineo (Band)/Xiu Xiu
1 CD / Important Records / 2013-04-23Tracks: Station ID #1; More Flophouse Blues; Bed of Nails; Blank Sheet; Bad Sleep Well, The; Natural Courses; My Lot in Life; Underdog Cringe; Fact Facer, The; More Voodoo; Station ID #2; Aged Wine; Things o...
Artists: Holy Sons
Personnel: Jean-Luc Rompy (sampler).
Recording information: Asheville, NC (1995); Chapel Hill, NC (1995); Portland, OR (1995); Asheville, NC (1996-1997); Chapel Hill, NC (1996-1997); Portland, ...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2013-04-23Tracks: Apricot Brandy; Kriegsmaschinen, Fahrt Zur Holle: Komm Doch In Meine Fabrik/Sagt Der Personalchef/Kriegsmashinen Bau'n/Dafür Gibt's Das Meiste Geld; Wald
Artists: Günter Schickert
Personnel: Günter Schickert (vocals, guitar, trumpet, percussion).
Liner Note Author: Emil Amos.
Recording information: 06/1974-09/1974....continue...
CD / Important Records / 2013-03-26Tracks: Tascheter; Venant; Satevis; Haftorang
Artists: Lubomyr Melnyk/James Blackshaw
Personnel: Lubomyr Melnyk (piano); James Blackshaw (12-string guitar).
Audio Mixer: John Hannon.
Recording information: Vortex Jazz Club (01/27/2012)....continue...
CD / Important Records / 2013-02-26Tracks: Jo Ha Kyu; First Contact #4; First Contact #5
Artists: Gaspar Claus
Personnel: Gaspar Claus (cello); Kazuki Tomokawa (vocals, guitar); Kakushin Nishihara (vocals, satsuma-biwa); Eiko Ishibashi (vocals, piano, drums); Keiji Haino (vocals); Hiromichi Sakamoto (electric ...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2013-01-08Tracks: Day of Pilgrimage, A; Dust; Bruise & Bite; Sun Clings to the Earth and There Is No Darkness, The; I Tell a Story of Bodies That Change
Artists: Aki Onda
Composer: Aki Onda.
Recording information: Fotofono, Brooklyn (2009-2011)....continue...
2 CD / Important Records / 2013-01-08Tracks: Twins Of Sun; Bass Oscillation; One's Double; Air; In The Direction Of The Night; G House Blues [Live KFJC Pit, September 1999]; Stimulant Night; My Blue Heaven; Fièvre; No Traveler Returns; Fal...
Artists: Overhang Party
Translator: Alan Cummings....continue...
3 CD / Important Records / 2013-01-08Tracks: W1sip/Operation Position; W1sip in the Sun; Brain Camp; Wires in the Woods; Prayer for Departure; Indictiva; Music for Jan Wilsgaard; Dawn Fade Dub; Dawn Fade for Serge Modular; Circle Two: Coastal R...
1 CD / Important Records / 2012-11-27Tracks: What??; What??
Artists: Folke Rabe
Liner Note Author: Folke Rabe.
What?? was composed in 1967 in the electronic music studio of Swedish Radio, and was originally released on the German new music label Wergo with Bo Anders Persso...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2012-11-13Tracks: Secret Photographs, Pt. 1: Black and White; Secret Photographs, Pt. 2: Colour; Secret Photographs, Pt. 3: Black and White
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O./Acid Mothers Temple: Son of a Bitches Brew [Digipak]
1 CD / Important Records / 2012-06-28Artists: Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O./Acid Mothers Temple
1 CD / Important Records / 2012-06-28Tracks: Town Haul; Great Haul; Great Horned Howl; Growl Howl
Artists: Deep Listening Band
Liner Note Authors: Stuart Dempster; Pauline Oliveros .
Photographers: Gisela Gamper; Pauline Oliveros ....continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2012-06-28Artists: A Qui avec Gabriel/Makoto Kawabata
1 CD / Important Records / 2012-04-24Tracks: Night of Pure Energy; Death is Eternal Bliss; Bright & Central As the Sun Itself; Measuring the Immeasurable
1 CD / Important Records / 2012-04-24Tracks: Self Portrait; Colder Than Thermite; Ripple; Tipsy Dance; Cat in the Rain; White Paper; Drops; End of Something, The; Finale; Fall Asleep
Personnel: Bea (vocals); Takahiro Kido (guitar, piano, Wurlitzer piano, organ, glockenspiel); Mio (harp); Junko Tabira (violin); Utaka Fujiwara (viola, Wurlitzer piano); Yuki Murata (pipe, piano, orga...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2012-04-24Tracks: Love Is the Plan, The Plan Is Death; Her Smoke Rose Up Forever; And I Have Come Upon This Place by Lost Ways; Momentary Taste of Being, A; We Who Stole the Dream; Snows Are Melted, The Snows Are Gone...
Artists: James Blackshaw
Personnel: James Blackshaw (nylon-string guitar, grand piano, Hammond b-3 organ, vibraphone).
Audio Mixers: Andrew Hernandez; James Blackshaw.
Recording information: Soma Electronic Musi...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2012-04-10Tracks: Section I; Section II; Section III; Section IV; Section V
Artists: Duane Pitre
Personnel: Duane Pitre (guitar, electronics); Shannon Fields (hammer dulcimer); Jesse Sparhawk (harp); Jim Altieri (violin); Jessie Marino (cello).
Audio Mixer: D. James Goodwin.
2 CD / Important Records / 2012-02-28Tracks: Jornada del Muerto; Perichoresis; Spahn; Kriplyana (Melted & Refrozen Snow That Looks Blue in Early Morning); Autosomal [Version 2]; Kitsune (Fox Drone); Autosomal [Version 3]; Clinging to the Edge o...
Personnel: Aidan Baker (vocals, guitar, flute, drum machine); Leah Buckareff (vocals).
Photographer: Leah Buckareff....continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2012-01-24Tracks: Gujri Todi: Beguna Guna Ga (Drut); Jhinjhoti Thumri: Piya Bin Nahin Avata Chain (Adatal); Gujri Todi Tarana: Dim Dara Dir Dir; Basant Khyal: Ab Maine Man Dekheri (Ektal); Basant Khyal Jalad: Phagava ...
Artists: Abdul Karim Khan
Personnel: Shankarrao Kapileshwari (harmonium); Shamsuddin Khan (tabla).
Liner Note Author: Ian Nagoski.
Recording information: Bombay (03/??/1934-12/22/1935)....continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2012-01-24Tracks: Territory is an Animal; If Beauty is a Crime; 360; Limouzine; Magic 80; Porcupine; Faces; Varlden; Silk; One Day; Warrior
Artists: Mi and L'au
Personnel: Mira Romantschuk, Laurent Leclère (vocals, electronics).
Recording information: Abrigueiro Studios.
Photographer: Rafael Monzo Valls.
Mi (Mira) and L'au (Laurent) ...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2011-11-22Tracks: Nosedive; Coming Up; Randall Clasper; Prosthetic Chorizo; Long Road; Station; Direct
Artists: The Thirteenth Assembly
Personnel: Mary Halvorson (guitar); Jessica Pavone (viola); Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet); Tomas Fujiwara (drums).
Audio Mixer: Nick Lloyd.
Recording information: Firehouse 12 Studios, New Ha...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2011-08-23Tracks: Interstate; No Talking; Road, The; I Am; Gentile Boyfriend; Everybody's on the Run; Dewayne; Come See Me; Sheep Among Wolves; Souls; Change in Your Heart; I Don't Want to Be Found; This Stays True
Personnel: Nathan Amundson (vocals, guitar, piano); Nathan Vollmar (drums).
Audio Mixer: Eric Swanson .
Recording information: Sacred Heart Music Center, Duluth; Sound Development, Tries...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2011-08-23Tracks: Good Day Good Bye; Patience; Someday Today; Snared Dwarf, A; Giant's Hill; Howard Is Not at Home; Centipede Song, The; Gall Ill Sow, A; Young Man with a Horn; Port Out Starboard Home; Lord Is My Shep...
Personnel: Freek Kinkelaar (vocals, various instruments); Olga Wallis (vocals).
Audio Mixers: Petra Randewijk; Erik Drost.
After a three-year wait, the Dutch duo Beequeen return as a tri...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2011-06-14Tracks: Transamorem-Transmortem
Artists: Eliane Radigue
Liner Note Authors: Manu Holterbach; Eliane Radigue.
Translator: Maxime Guitton....continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2011-06-14Tracks: Seven Storey Mountain, The
Artists: C. Spencer Yeh/Nate Wooley/Chris Corsano
Personnel: C. Spencer Yeh (violin); Chris Corsano (drums).
Audio Mixer: Jeremiah Cymerman.
Recording information: Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY (12/08/2009)....continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2011-05-24Tracks: Bomb in That Suitcase, A; Birds; Presences of Absences; New World Order Rising
Personnel: Margaret, Ora Dell Graham (vocals); Greg Gilmore, Jake Weller, Toby Driver, G. Stuart Dahlquist.
Audio Mixers: G. Gilmore; G. Stuart Dahlquist.
Recording information: 1940/194...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2011-05-24Tracks: Joy That Never Ends, The; His Is the Ecstasy; Concerning the Precise Nature of Truth; Concerning the Beautiful Human from After Death; Hearts of the Daughters Are Returned to Their Mothers, The; Grea...
Artists: Jozef Van Wissem
Personnel: Jozef Van Wissem (lute); Jim Jarmusch (electric guitar).
Recording information: Amsterdam (2010); New York (2010); Paris (2010).
Author: Julian of Norwich.
There are lo...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2011-05-24Tracks: Levitation; Light; Foghorns; Condensation
Artists: Barn Owl/The Infinite String Ensemble
Personnel: Evan Caminiti (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, gong); Norman Conquest (vocals, acoustic guitar); Jon Porras (vocals, electric guitar, dulcimer, bells); Ellen Fullman (long string ...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2011-04-26Tracks: Bardo Sidpa; In the Twilight of Kali Yuga; Illuminating the Ten Directions/Mahur; Prophecy of the White Camel/Namoutarre; 6000 Years of Darkness; Reign of Quantity and the Signs of the Times/Patriarc...
Artists: Master Musicians of Bukkake
Personnel: Milky (vocals, electric guitar); B.R.A.D , B.R.A.D. (vocals, gong); Randall Dunn (throat singing, guitar, Mellotron); Don McGreevy (acoustic guitar, drums, percussion, gong); James Davis , ...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2011-04-26Tracks: In V.tro; In V.tro [Cont.]; In V.tro [Cont.]; In V.tro [Cont.]; In V.tro [Cont.]; In V.tro [Cont.]; In V.tro [The Aural Mix] - (remix); In V.tro [The Aural Mix] [Cont.] - (remix); In V.tro [The Aural...
Personnel: Z'ev (maracas); Fabrizio Modonese Palumbo (vocals, guitar, electric viola); Roberto Maria Clemente (guitar); Paolo Dellapiana (accordion, electronics, Theremin); Marco "Il Bue" Schiavo (glo...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2011-04-26Tracks: It Was A Very Good Year; Existential Joe; Dyslexic Haiku; 12 Eyes; Annie's Rap; Things Are The Things; Ohm Av. D; Unheard Of Hope; Viggo
Personnel: Little Annie (vocals); Fabrizio Modonese Palumbo (guitar, electric viola); Roberto Maria Clemente (guitar); Paolo Dellapiana (accordion, piano, electronics, Theremin); Baby Dee (piano); Mar...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2011-02-22Tracks: Krmn Fl; Krmn Mb
Artists: Maurizio Bianchi/Francisco López (Percussion)
Creators: Maurizio Bianchi; Francisco López ....continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2011-02-22Tracks: Pleiades; Ailanthus; Toll, The; Acquario; Tithonos; Guarding the Invitations; Overlook; A Spire; Missed; Dear Mr. Twombly; Wake Low
Artists: Julia Kent
Perhaps best known as an original member of cello-rock pioneers Rasputina, Julia Kent has toured & recorded with Antony & The Johnsons, Rufus Wainwright, Devendra...continue...
Personnel: Julia Kent (cello, electronics)....continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2011-02-22Tracks: [Untitled Track]
Artists: Arnold Dreyblatt
Recording information: Kleine Wasserspeicher (Small Water Tower), Berlin (2004); Röntgenpraxis, Martin-Luther-Hospital, Berlin (2004); Kleine Wasserspeicher (Small Water Tower), Berlin (2009); R&...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2011-01-25Tracks: Sea; Land
1 CD / Important Records / 2010-11-09Tracks: Sunburnt Impedance Machine; Serra; Radar King; Beyond The Sun
Personnel: Peter Smyth (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Neil Murphy (guitar); Jonathan Hartley (clarinet); Steve Ashton (drums, percussion).
Recording information: Whitewood, Liverpool, UK....continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2010-11-09Tracks: Poisonous Witchball; Poverty And War Forever; Raging Arcania; Stropharia Cubensis; Black Stygian
Personnel: Dorando Hodous (vocals); Dan Larochelle (guitar, guitars); Arran McInnis (guitar, keyboards); Benjamin Kennedy (drums, cymbals).
Audio Mixer: Randall Dunn.
1 CD / Important Records / 2010-11-09Tracks: EbMaj9 (Descent); Gm11 (Pelagic); D6 (Codal)
Artists: Chord (Chicago)
Audio Mixer: Greg Norman.
Recording information: Electrical Audio.
Chord's name, and the titles of their tracks -- "EbMaj9 (descent)," "Gm11 (delagic)," "d6 (codal)" -- give away their m...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2010-09-28Tracks: World Of My Own; Miracle; F-85 Turbo Rocket; Oh Yeh; That Part of Wales; Quiet On the Set Rioux! (March 16, 1974)
Personnel: Rogue Iiniki (vocals, ukulele); Ju Suk Reet Meate (guitar, pocket trumpet, organ, acoustic bass); Ace Farren Ford (horns); Dennis Duck (drums).
Audio Mixer: Ju Suk Reet Meate.
2 CD / Important Records / 2010-08-24Tracks: [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]; [Untitled]
2 CD / Important Records / 2010-08-24Tracks: Service; Kurz; Piano; Drums; Metalle; Ausgang
Artists: Cluster & Farnbauer
Recording information: The Wiener Festwochen Alternativ, Vienna, Austria (06/12/1980).
By the time they were booked to perform at the Wiener Festwochen Alternativ in Vienna in 1980, Cluster had...continue...