Nicola Ratti: 220 Tones CD

The Die Schachtel label presents a work that points out a crucial turning point in the artistic life of the well-known Italian guitarist and composer Nicola Ratti. In 220 Tones, Nicola Ratti chooses to play instruments that cannot live without electr more info

Norman Westberg: Jasper Sits Out CD

From Lawrence English: "A few years ago, my dear friend and bandmate Jamie Stewart and I were talking about Swans. I started to mention how much I admired the utterly personal approach to guitar that Norman Westberg had developed on those early recor more info

Norman Westberg: MRI CD

Room40 continues the publication of a series of editions from American guitarist and composer Norman Westberg with a remastered and expanded edition of the previously self-released MRI. Best known for his work with the seminal outfit Swans, Westberg' more info

Officer!: Dead Unique CD

Blackest Ever Black presents to you Dead Unique, an album by Officer! recorded in 1995 but -- outrageously, inexplicably -- never before released into the public domain. This then is not a reissue or a revival; it's a new record that just happens to more info

Osvaldo Coluccino: Dimensioni CD

Osvaldo Coluccino follows his well-received 2010 contribution to Die Schachtel's Zeit Composer Series, Neuma Q (ZEITC 004CD), with a collection of his early (1997-2007) electroacoustic pieces. From the dark drones of "Dimensioni" (interspersed with t more info

Osvaldo Coluccino: Neuma Q CD

The new addition to the Die Schachtel Composers series, Osvaldo Coluccino's Neuma Q is an utter immersion into the purest electronic sound, exploring a broad spectrum of electroacoustic phenomena, low-end drone, magically-constructed and sequenced in more info

Paul Jebanasam: Rites CD

Subtext presents the debut album from UK-based Sri Lankan artist, Paul Jebanasam. Rites brings together five settings of stark sonic poetry whose underlying logic bridges the worlds of contemporary classical, metal, sacred music and sound design. The more info

Pessimist: Pessimist CD

With his ice-cold debut album, Pessimist delivers a defining work which represents the culmination of nearly a decade of collective research and development in underground drum'n'bass. It is hard to think of any producer, past or present, who has so more info

Philip Corner & Manuel Zurria: Joy Flashings CD

A joyful product of mutual understanding between these two outstanding composers, described by Manuel Zurria in the booklet with the following words: "Philip gave me the key to enter a secret and wonderful room, full of fabulous things and made me di more info

Philip Corner: Gong + CD

2002 release. Gong + presents three previously-unpublished compositions by Philip Corner recorded in New York City, 1974. "Metal Meditations with Listening Center," a 29-minute long piece, is a collaboration between Philip Corner and Bill Fontana. At more info

Philip Corner: More from the Judson Years (Early 60s) Instrumental-Vocal Works Vol. 2 CD

2004 release. Excerpts from the liner notes of More from the Judson Years (Early 60s) Instrumental-Vocal Works Vol. 2, written by Philip Corner: "Everything Max Has" (1964), Max Neuhaus solo, recorded at the ONCE Festival, 1965. "A performance of Max more info

Philip Corner: More from the Judson Years, (Early 60s) Instrumental-Vocal Works Vol. 1 CD

2004 release. "Yet not to forget that extraordinary place where so much of the new and exciting performances at that most interesting time in New York, took place. There was a Theater there; and a place for the first Happenings. An Art Gallery... and more info

Pietro Grossi: Combinatoria 2CD BOX

A comprehensive guide to the core recordings of one of the most visionary and inspiring, subversive and radical musicians from Italy, this 2CD box deluxe edition captures Pietro Grossi's original vision, presenting a wide selection of his studio earl more info

Pimmon: The Oansome Orbit CD

The Oansome Orbit is the latest work from Australia's electronic godfather Pimmon (known to friends as Paul Gough). Over the past decade and a half, Pimmon has carved out a unique space for himself through producing a series of masterfully-executed e more info

Quartetto: Organic, Playco 1969 CD

2008 release. The stable Quartetto that pianist Davide Mosconi, saxophonist Enzo Gardenghi, percussionist Marco Cristofolini, and cellist and violinist Gustavo Bonora brought to life beginning in the late '60s constituted the core of what would, in t more info

Rafael Toral: Moon Field CD

On Moon Field, Rafael Toral breaks new ground, it is his first edition that moves outward, beyond the Space Program series. This collection of three extended and interlocking works, mark the beginning of a transitional period into a new phase. Buildi more info

Raime: Quarter Turns Over a Living Line CD

Moving away from the sample-based strategies that characterized their early work, Joe Andrews and Tom Halstead have looked increasingly to live instrumentation for their first full-length work, mounting intensive recording sessions for percussion, gu more info

Raime: Tooth CD

Raime presents their second album, Tooth. The widescreen melancholia of their 2012 debut, Quarter Turns Over A Living Line, gives way to an urgent and focused futurism, in the shape of eight fiercely up-tempo, minimal, meticulously crafted electro-ac more info

Regis: Manbait CD

Manbait is a survey of Regis's 2010-'15 productions and remixes for Blackest Ever Black. In addition to three originals (in several different versions) and his celebrated remixes of Raime, Vatican Shadow, Ike Yard, and Dalhous, it features three prev more info

Robert Ashley: String Quartet.../How Can I Tell The Difference CD

2000 release. "String Quartet Describing the Motions of Large Real Bodies" was composed as the potential orchestra for an opera-based on the text of In Sara, Mencken, Christ and Beethoven There Were Men And Women." When the work was composed in 1972, more info

Robert Ashley: The Wolfman CD

Alga Marghen presents a 2015 remastered CD edition of its 2003 CD The Wolfman, a collection of pieces that introduce the listener to the most extreme experimental side of American composer Robert Ashley. Presented in digipak with 12-page booklet incl more info

Roly Porter & Cynthia Millar: Fall Back: Live at Aldeburgh CD

The new work commissioned by Aldeburgh Music continues the exploratory journey set out in Roly Porter's landmark Aftertime album, unraveling the strands of affinity and contrast between contemporary classical, industrial noise, and ritual electronics more info

Roly Porter: Life Cycle of a Massive Star CD

Two years after his landmark debut Aftertime, former Vex'd member Roly Porter presents his second full-length LP, Life Cycle of a Massive Star. The piece explores expansive scale and macroscopic processes through the thematic framework of the birth a more info

Steve Roden + Stephen Vitiello: The Spaces Contained in Each CD

Steve Roden and Stephen Vitiello are sound artists working at the nexus of sculpture and acoustics. They are professional listeners, embedding themselves in the auditory and relishing that which is encompassed in their horizon of listening. It's a sh more info

Thollem Mcdonas & Stefano Scodanibbio: On Debussy's Piano And... CD

Die Schachtel is proud to present a recording that embodies the virtuosity of piano soloist/composer Thollem McDonas and contrabass soloist/composer Stefano Scodanibbio, in the spirit of Claude Debussy's rebellious creativity. As Terry Riley wrote: " more info

Tomoko Sauvage: Musique Hydromantique CD

Musique Hydromantique is the second solo album by Tomoko Sauvage archiving many years of her performance-based practice on the waterbowls -- the natural synthesizer of her invention, composed with porcelain bowls filled with water and amplified via h more info

Ueno Takashi: Variations of Weeds CD

"I think I have known Ueno Takashi for almost a decade now. If not that long, then certainly close. Over that time I've had the pleasure of performing with him and collaborating together on a number of recording projects for Tenniscoats. Ueno's work, more info

Ulises Carrion: Dear Reader. Don't Read CD/BOOK

Key figure in Mexican conceptual art, Ulises Carrión was an artist, editor, curator, and theorist of the post-1960s international artistic avant-garde. Dear Reader. Don't Read, an A4-size, 272-page book with CD, issued in collaboration with the Muse more info

VA: Musica Improvvisa 10CD BOX+DVD

Musica Improvvisa is a cutting-edge project of multi-sensorial improvisation, an open dialogue among different musical experiences, narratives and aesthetics that charters the unexplored soundscape of the telluric territory of the new improvised musi more info

VA: Prix Italia 6CD BOX/BOOK

Subtitled: The Prix Italia And The Radiophonic Experimentation. Deluxe boxed edition -- 6CD + 400-page book in Italian and English. Edited by Angela Ida De Benedictis and Maddalena Novati. After five years of intense, passionate and sometimes painful more info

VA: Rumori Alla Rotonda CD

2000 release. Live recording at the Rotonda del Pellegrini, Milan, January 21st, 1959 featuring John Cage, Morton Feldman, Juan Hidalgo, Leopoldo La Rosa, and Walter Marchetti. Among all the events involving John Cage during the long stay in Europe t more info

Walter Marchetti: Concerto For The Left Hand In One Movement CD

The Concerto For The Left Hand In One Movement, for piano, is the last unpublished composition of Walter Marchetti to be performed in public before the death of the author on May 12, 2015. This performance by Reinier van Houdt was recorded on April 2 more info

Walter Marchetti: De Musica Inversa 4CD BOX/BOOK

Alga Marghen very proudly presents the only authorized reissue of all Walter Marchetti original recordings previously released by Cramps Records. An LP-sized 4CD box set including La Caccia, In Terram Utopicam, Per La Sete Dell'orecchio, Natura Morta more info

Walter Marchetti: De Musicorum Infelicitate CD

2001 release. As Walter Marchetti told to the producers of De Musicorum infelicitate, i.e., The Unhappiness of Music, this will probably be his last music work, but this is not the only point making this edition a very special one. After two CDs prev more info

Walter Marchetti: In Terram Utopicam CD

2010 release. Walter Marchetti is one of the most original and controversial pre-Fluxus authors. In this work he frees all of his sophisticated poeticism. In Terram Utopican includes "J'aimerais jouer avec un piano qui aurait une grosse queue" (1974/ more info

Walter Marchetti: La Caccia CD

2010 release. Alga Marghen very proudly presents the only authorized reissue of all Walter Marchetti's original recordings previously released by Cramps Records. The recording of La Caccia, one of the most radical in the neo-avant-garde panorama for more info

Walter Marchetti: Natura Morta CD

2010 release. A very simple sequence of piano accidents, according to Robert Ashley one of the most beautiful piano pieces ever recorded. Natura Morta includes the piece with the same title from 1980. The 8-page booklet reproduces original photos of more info

Walter Marchetti: Utopia Andata e Ritorno 2CD

2006 release. Music: the foundation of that presence in which we find ourselves shows itself as pure negative. Everything is founded on a demonstration of its own negativity: as awareness of its being negative, and does not look for an escape into a more info

Walter Marchetti: Vandalia CD

2010 release. With Vandalia Walter Marchetti focuses his concrete and radical themes. Also including is an homage to John Cage. Action Music! Vandalia includes "Perpetuum mobile" (1981), "Song for John Cage" (1985) and "Le secche del delirio" (1989). more info

Aanipaaa: Through a Pre-Memory CD

"Mika Vainio and Stephen O'Malley are both seminal figures in the experimental underground having established themselves in the epoch-defining acts Pan Sonic and SunnO))). While they explored different worlds, one abstracted guitar drone metal, the o more info