1 CD / Important Records / 2014-07-22Tracks: Cirrocumulus; Cirrostratus; Stratus; Altocumulus; Cumulonimbus; Nimbostratus; Bortdragende Regnskyer
Artists: Jacob Kirkegaard/Else Marie Pade
1 CD / Important Records / 2014-07-22Tracks: Himmelrummet; Havkongens Slot; Alfeland; Kong Vinter; Prolog i Himlen; Faust & Mefisto; Faust & Margrethes Kærlighed; Margrethes Fordommelse; Rejsen til Bloksbjerg og Valborgsnat; Epilog; Lyd & ...
Artists: Else Marie Pade
1 CD / Important Records / 2014-05-27Artists: Eleh
1 CD / Important Records / 2014-05-13Artists: Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O.
1 CD / Important Records / 2014-05-13Tracks: Nine Points, The; Perouse, La
Artists: Jeff Burch
Personnel: Tres Warren (electric guitar); Lianne Milward (violin, cello); Marcus Whale (tenor saxophone); Stephen James (drums, percussion).
Recording information: Classicx, Melbourne (04/2010)...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2014-04-15Tracks: First of Spring; Out Canning Factory Road; Worry Past Worry; Topeka Am; Dive For the Pearl (Cian's Tracksuit)
Artists: Steve Gunn/Mike Gangloff
Personnel: Steve Gunn (6-string guitar, 12-string guitar); Mike Gangloff (banjo, tanpura, gong).
Recording information: Studio 808A, Floyd County, VA (02/08/2013)....continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2014-04-15Tracks: Mishima To Kuchibeni; Kouchuu No Wakai; Kyoushin; Getsumen No Tsume; Kocyuu, Shitatarazu; Haru No Hiza; Doddodril Blues; Man Machine
Artists: Gezan (Noise/metal)
1 CD / Important Records / 2014-04-15Tracks: New Country, The; Deep Gap; Down Off the Mountain; Old Names; Austin, Eureka and Ely; Trinity; Mojave; Furnace Creek; Embudo; Mesquite Shade; Happy Camp; Galax; Sinks and Rises; Hesitation Theme and ...
Artists: Marisa Anderson
Recording information: Parts & Service Dept., El Rancho, Portland, OR (2012-2013)....continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2014-04-15Tracks: Drop Down; Night Before Last, The; First Light; In the Valley of the Sun; Clouds; Dream of Willie McTell, A; Rain is Coming, The; Electricity; Singing In Many Voices; Last Light; Nebulae; Golden Hour...
Artists: Marisa Anderson
1 CD / Important Records / 2014-04-15Tracks: Maybe a Bird; Content to Reform; Draw Me Out; Not Afraid to Be Kind; Why Feel Alone?; Trophies; Heartloose; Sara
Artists: Diane Cluck
Coming up as part of the feverishly creative anti-folk scene that blossomed on New York's lower east side in the early 2000s, Diane Cluck represented the more inward looking of the often bratty, overl...continue...
1 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...
1 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).
1 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 / 2013-03-26Tracks: 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...
1 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...
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 / 2012-04-24Tracks: 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 / 2012-01-24Tracks: 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 / 2011-05-24Tracks: 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: 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 / 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.
1 CD / Important Records / 2010-06-22Tracks: Day is Coming, The; Amor Fati (Love is a Religion); Son of Dawn; After the Fire Has Devoured All It Will Consume Itself; Ex Nex; Our Hearts Condemn Us
Artists: Jozef Van Wissem
The title Ex Patris ("from the fathers") plays on the idiomatic baroque lute compositions presented here, which emulate the classical repertoire. The four compositions on...continue...
Photographer: Catarina Joao....continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2010-05-25Tracks: Bardo Chonyid/Master of All Visible Shapes; Perde Kaldirma; Heresy of Origen, The; Coincidentia Oppositorum; Crystal Reformation, The; Patmos
Artists: Master Musicians of Bukkake
Personnel: Milky (vocals, slide guitar, acoustic slide guitar); Randall Dunn (vocals, Mellotron, percussion, electronics); Bill Horist (acoustic guitar, electric guitar, prepared guitar); Don McGreevy...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2010-04-27Tracks: In 0; In A; In Z; In Inifinity
Artists: Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O./Acid Mothers Temple
Recording information: Acid Mothers Temple....continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2009-03-24Tracks: Knives, Birds, Stones & Pyramids; Waving; Six Sixes; Hydrophobic Baptism; Unholy Drums for Psychedelic Africa; Habit; Skull & Tounge; Urban Ritual
Artists: The Skull Defekts
The Skull Defekts: Henrik Rylander, Jean-Louis Huhta, Joachim Nordwall, Daniel Fagerström.
Audio Mixers: The Skull Defekts; Håkan Bengtsson.
Recording information: 2008.
1 CD / Important Records / 2008-11-11Tracks: Sun Tears Itself from the Heavens and Comes Crashing Down Upon the Mult, The; Wolf Also Shall Dwell with the Lamb, The; Into the Dust of the Earth; I Am a Flower of Sharon and a Rose in the Valley
Artists: Brethren of the Free Spirit
Composers: Jozef Van Wissem; James Blackshaw.
Brethren of the Free Spirit: James Blackshaw (guitar, 12-string guitar); Jozef Van Wissem (bottleneck guitar, lute).
Recording information: ...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2008-10-28Tracks: Exit Risil; Breathe; Everyone Else's World; This Air; For Zano; Better Run; Hers; Son of Yucatan; To Sloqw Down; Daughter of Yucatan; These Kids Will Learn Mantra; We Were Ruined Before We Began; 13t...
Risil: Guillermo Scott Herren (vocals, various instruments, guitar, bass instrument); Alejandra De Heza (vocals, flute); Tyondai Braxton (vocals, percussion); Eva Puyelo Muns (vocals); Roberto Carlos ...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2008-10-14Tracks: Skies of Joy and Sorrow; Traveling Alongside Death; Cascadia
Tecumseh: Jeremy Long (guitar); John Krausbauer, Ian Hawk (bass instrument); Matt McDowell (percussion); Bob Bellerue (electronics).
Recording information: Type Foundry, Portland, OR (03/2008)....continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2008-08-26Tracks: Part 1; Part 2; Part 3
Merzbow: Masami Akita.
Merzbow mastermind Masami Akita has long immersed himself in animal rights causes, and DOLPHIN SONAR, the latest in a long line of animal-themed releases, is a three-trac...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2008-07-22Tracks: Molotov 1502; Glacial 1602; Corrosive 1702; Haze 1402
Artists: Steven Wilson
Personnel: Steven Wilson (guitar, laptop).
Steven Wilson, known for his experimental rock band, Porcupine Tree, created Bass Communion as an outlet for his avant-garde electronic forays. Using ...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2008-05-13Tracks: Stoned at the Taj Again; PTSD; 11th Hour; Take Refuge; Clean Living
Grails: Emil Amos (vocals, guitar, piano, synthesizer, vibraphone, tapes); William Slater (vocals, guitar, harpsichord, harmonium, organ, bass instrument); Zak Riles (guitar, saz); Alex Hall (guitar, ...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2008-05-13Tracks: Ghost Town, Pt. 1; Desert Song; One Legged Cowboy; Appliances of Bremen; Buzzards; Ghost Town, Pt. 2; Singing Sand; Horse Heaven
Artists: Dan Friel
Personnel: Dan Friel (various instruments, guitar, keyboards, electronics).
Recording information: 2007.
Best known for his work with avant-indie-rockers Parts & Labor, Dan Friel stepped...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2008-01-22Tracks: Cat People of the New Ice Age; Great Flood, The; Young Pioneers Discover Magic, The; Closeup of Reflection in Insect's Shell; Spiritual Sci-Fi; Camp Arden; Mother Daughter Day; Metal Glass Band, The
Artists: Kurt Weisman
Personnel: Kurt Weisman; Clara Shin (harp); Robert Stillman (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, drums); Chris Weisman (organ); Asa Irons (electric bass); Asia Irons (bass guitar)....continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2007-04-24Tracks: Horse Sings From Cloud, for bandoneon; Rattlesnake Mountain, for accordion
Artists: Pauline Oliveros (Composer)
Pauline Oliveros is an accordionist and composer who resides in Kingston, New York. A central figure in post-war electronic art music, Oliveros is one of...continue...
Personnel: Pauline Oliveros (vocals, accordion); Pauline Oliveros .
Author: Pauline Oliveros .
The experimental accordionist and composer Pauline Oliveros performs two meditations combin...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2007-04-24Tracks: Duo for accordion & bandoneon with possible mynah bird obbligato; Wanderer, for accordion orchestra & solo accordion, The; Horse Sings From Cloud, for bandoneon
Artists: Pauline Oliveros (Composer)
Personnel: Pauline Oliveros (accordion, bandoneon); Julia Haines (accordion); David Tudor (bandoneon).
Liner Note Author: Pauline Oliveros ....continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2006-11-28Tracks: Glass Houses; Can't I Wonder; You Are My Home; Heartless; Motioning; Green House; Win or Lose; To Be Home; You Sail On; Happy Ending; Morning Light
Rivulets: Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello); Bob Weston (bass guitar); Brian John Mitchell (unknown instrument); Liz Zissos (background vocals); Chris Brokaw, Jessica Bailiff, Christian Frederickson, Nathan A...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2006-04-11Tracks: Section I; Section II; Section III
Artists: My Cat Is an Alien
My Cat Is an Alien: Roberto Opallo, Maurizio Opalio (guitar).
Personnel: Roberto Opalio (vocals, electric guitar, toy piano, percussion); Maurizio Opalio (electric guitar, percussion).
1 CD / Important Records / 2005-01-04Tracks: Swag Cave; Sad Sheep; Dream-O-Phone, The; Black Eyed Dog; Body Shop, The; Penelope Patience; On the Road to Everywhere; Blackburn; Admiration of the Rod; Buzzbag Drive; Last Song of the Dodo, The
Beequeen: Frans de Waard (electric bassoon, sound effects); Freek Kinkelaar (sound effects).
Personnel: Erik Drost (guitar, slide guitar); Feiko Halbertsma (cello); Frans de Waard, Freek Kinkel...continue...
1 CD / Important Records / 2004-08-03Tracks: Promotion Man; Forgotten Land; Shadow Barbarian - (Song mix); Tadpole; Looping Jane - (Beat mix); Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; Untitled; U...
The title says it all: Merzbeat is beat-oriented Merzbow music. That is, extreme noise mayhem backed by or shaped as rhythmic patterns. Masami Akita produced similar albums before, the most noteworthy...continue...
14 CD / Important Records /Artists: Merzbow