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Robot vs. Rabbit

In Robot vs. Rabbit, nobody’s the front man. Nobody plays solos. Nobody’s told what to play. They blur the boundaries between avant-garde experimentalism and trance-inducing improvisa- tion with droning, drug-fuelled performances. RvR ...


Track 1-44 sleepwalk .......... 42'48" "Sleepwalk is a frustrating journey, like walking blindfolded through a room constantly bumping into unknown objects scattered across the floor. Improvisations with guitar and toy instruments, fieldrecordi...


Set Fire to Flames

set fire to flames are a collective of thirteen musicians from the musical community of Montreal. They performed live once in 1999, and then recorded their sings reign rebuilder release in the summer of 2000, mixing it in the spring of 2001. Davi...


Shalabi Effect

Shalabi Effect is free improvisation. This does not mean atonal noise, although atonality and beautiful noises are ever present; it also doesn't mean that there is no melody, but the melodies are rarely if ever known ahead of time. The base sound...


Sam Shalabi

Sam Shalabi is a central node in Montreal's free improv scene. One cannot count the many projects he is a part of. He is best known as a founding member of Shalabi Effect, who have recorded three albums on Alien8 Recordings which have earned the b...



Skullflower is a loose group of musicians affiliated with guitarist Matthew Bower that perform wildly improvised psychedelic music. They debuted with the four-song EP Birthdeath (Broken Flag, 1988) and the six-song mini-album Form Destroyer (1989)...

The Sleazy Listeners

The Sleazy Listeners are Zev Asher: vocals, sound deconstruction, slaving; and Lasse Marhaug: samples, processing, mastering. Zev Asher is a Canadian filmmaker and musician. He was vocalist for the noise rock trio Nimrod (1987-1996) and maint...


Soft Canyon

Soft Canyon is the coming together of rock and roll's journey. This is rock music which is timeless, aesthetically beautiful, texturally and sonically extraterrestrial. The group's debut recording, "Broken Spirit, I Will Mend Your Wings" is a hurr...


Alexandre St-Onge

We are very pleased to announce the debut solo release from one of Canada's most exciting free music/experimental artists, Alexandre St-Onge. The three track debut experiments with extremely subtle changes, with great importance being placed on th...


Suzanne Langille and Loren MazzaCane Connors

Loren MazzaCane Connors was born in New Haven, Connecticut in 1949. Best known as a composer and improviser, Connors has released over 30 albums on record labels across the globe. Music has always been a part of Connors' life. As a child he studie...

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