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2020

Polyorchard
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Nick Dunston
Atlantic Extraction
Live At Threes

Susana Santos Silva
The Ocean Inside a Stone 
The Same Is Always Different

Karl Evangelista with Alexander Hawkins, Louis Moholo-Moholo & Trevor Watts
Apura!

Dan Weiss Trio Plus 1
Utica Box

Aaron Novik
The Fallow Curves of the Planospheres
The Hotel of Thirteen Losses
Rotterdam
Berlin
No Signal
O+O+

2019

Astral Ascending
Astral Spirits at Five Years

Amirtha Kidambi & Lea Bertucci
Phase Eclipse

KVL
Volume 1

Akiyama / Field / Vidic
Interpersonal Subjectivities

Tom Ward and Adam Fairhall
Susurrus

Madwort’s Menagerie
Madwort’s Menagerie

Sarah Gail Brand / Steve Beresford / John Edwards / Mark Sanders
All Will Be Said, All To Do Again

Angel Bat Dawid
The Oracle

Whit Dickey/The Tao Quartets
Box of Light & Peace Planet

Andrew Munsey
High Tide

Matt Mitchell
Phalanx Ambassadors

Anthony Braxton
GTM (Syntax) 2017
Part 2: “2nd Species”

Evan Parker & Paul G. Smyth
Calenture and Light Leaks
The Dogs of Nile

TORU
Vols. 1–6
Anthology 1

Laura Cole
Enough
The Two Fridas

Corey Mwamba
(s)kin, volumes 1–12

Satoko Fujii
kanreki releases

2018

Fay Victor’s SoundNoiseFUNK
Wet Robots

Birgit Ulmer
Matter Matters

Ben LaMar Gay
Downtown Castles Can Never Block the Sun

Dave Rempis / Matt Piet / Tim Daisy
Throw Tomatoes

Tyshawn Sorey
Pillars

Polyorchard
sextet|quintet

Angelika Niescier Trio
The Berlin Concert

Yunohana Variations
Flower of Sulphur

Tomasz Stańko tribute

Evil Genius
Experiments On Human Subjects

Vilhelm Bromanders Initiativ
Allt åt Alla

Satoko Fujii
Solo

Steph Richards
Fullmoon
Trio Music (with Bert Turetzky and Vinny Golia)
Thaw (with Andrew Drury) 

Alexander Hawkins
Unit[e]

Tashi Dorji & Tyler Damon
Leave No Trace: Live In St. Louis

Quoan
Fine Dining

Kid Millions & Sarah Bernstein
Tense Life

Dead Neanderthals
The Depths
Womb of God
Organ Donor

Anthony Braxton
Sextet (Parker) 1993

Sylvie Courvoisier Trio
D’Agala

Anton Hunter
Article XI

Favourite Animals
Favourite Animals

John Russell & Paul G. Smyth
Ditch School

Lina Allemano Four
Sometimes Y

Lina Allemano’s Titanium Riot
Squish It!

Agustí Fernández
Celebration Ensemble

Alex Ward
Proprioception

Willem Breuker Kollektief
Out of the Box

2017

Cortex
Avant-Garde Party Music

Kaja Draksler Octet
Gledalec

Pan-Scan Ensemble
Air and Light and Time and Space

Noël Akchoté
All I Have To (solo series)

Noël Akchoté
Complete Recordings (Plays Anthony Braxton)

Áine O’Dwyer
Gallarais

Burning Ghosts
Reclamation

Pedra Contida
Amethyst

Marcelo dos Reis
Cascas

Sloth Racket
Shapeshifters

Ripsaw Catfish
Namazu

Neuköllner Modelle
Sektion 3–7

The Angelica Sanchez Trio
Float the Edge

Tiziano Tononi and Southbound
Trouble No More… All Men Are Brothers

A.R. Penck (1939–2017)

Mostly Other People Do the Killing
Loafer’s Hollow

São Paulo Underground
Cantos Invisíveis

Orenda Records: 3 Years and Counting
In the Studio

Orenda Records: 3 Years and Counting
Live at the Blue Whale

Arthur Blythe (1940–2017)

Ken Vandermark
Momentum 1: Stone

Joana Gama, Luís Fernandes, Ricardo Jacinto
Harmonies

Satoko Fujii
Invisible Hand

Feecho (Kaja Draksler and Onno Govaert)
Bums

Sylvaine Hélary, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Eve Risser, Mike Reed
The Sync

Darcy James Argue Secret Society
Real Enemies

Taylor Ho Bynum
Enter the Plustet

Eve Risser White Desert Orchestra
Les Deux Versants Se Regardent

2016

David Virelles
Antenna

Paul G. Smyth & Chris Corsano
Psychic Armour

Kris Davis
Duopoly

Joëlle Léandre
No Comment

Daunik Lazro, Joëlle Léandre & George Lewis
Enfances à Dunois le 8 janvier 1984

Dave Douglas & Frank Woeste
Dada People

Peter Evans Quintet
Genesis

Roji
The Hundred Headed Women

Peter Evans
Lifeblood

Susana Santos Silva, Lotte Anker, Sten Sandell, Torbjörn Zetterberg and Jon Fält
Life and Other Transient Storms 

Fail Better
OWT!

Alan Silva, Mette Rasmussen, Ståle Liavik Solberg
Free Electric Band

Steve Lehman & Sélébéyone
Sélébéyone 

Dave Rempis / Joshua Abrams / Avreeayl Ra
Perihelion

Trio Red Space
Fields of Flat 

Naftule’s Dream
Blood

Andrew Cyrille Quartet
The Declaration of Musical Independence

Lotte Anker/Fred Lonberg-Holm & Dave Jackson/Dirk Serries
Two Duos

FOR EXAMPLE: Workshop Freie Musik 1969–1978

Santos Silva/Wodrascka/Meaas Svendsen/Berre
Rasengan!

Nate Wooley
Argonautica

Dan Weiss
Sixteen: Drummers Suite

Brooklyn Blowhards
Brooklyn Blowhards

Trevor Taylor, Paun Dunmall, Phillip Gibbs
Circuit: Electro-Acoustic Ensemble

Dave Rempis, Elisabet Harnik, Michael Zerang
Wistfully

Craig Taborn, Christian McBride, Tyshawn Sorey
Flaga: Book of Angels, Volume 27

Nate Wooley & Ken Vandermark Duo
All Directions Home

Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith
a cosmic rhythm with each stroke

Henry Threadgill Ensemble Double Up
Old Locks and Irregular Verbs

Josh Sinton & Dominic Lash
Signal Gain

Tom Rainey Trio
Hotel Grief

Dominic Lash
An Artist Deep Dive

John Zorn
Book of Angels, Volumes 24–26

The Bureau of Atomic Tourism
Hapax Legomena

Wadada Leo Smith & John Lindberg
Celestial Weather

Tyshawn Sorey, Julia Bullock, International Contemporary Ensemble
Josephine Baker: A Portrait

Mats Gustafsson
Piano Mating

2015

Nicole Mitchell, Tomeka Reid, Mike Reed
Artifacts

Mike Reed’s People, Places & Things
A New Kind of Dance

Jacob Garcik
Ye Olde

Sarah Bueci
Shadow Garden

Irène Schweizer & Han Bennink
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