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Drive By The Necks
Chords Of Connection Paul Dunmall, Liam Noble. Mark Sanders, John Edwards
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Sex The Necks

Interview with German improviser Peter Brötzmann. Shot before a gig at Kongsberg Jazz Festival.

Subradar meets (#6): Evan Parker | August 2014

Recording and performing prolifically with many collaborators, Parker was a pivotal figure in the development of European free jazz and free improvisation, and has pioneered or substantially expanded an array of extended techniques. Critic Ron Wynn describes Parker as "among Europe's most innovative and intriguing saxophonists ... his solo sax work isn't for the squeamish"

Subradar meets (#5): Michael Duch | July 2014

Duch is a highly generous musician and improvisor. This is equally audible as he moves in the outskirts of reductionism, flirts with noise, engages in the domain of contemporary composition or happily endulges in the joys of free jazz.

Please enjoy this months meet, featuring: Michael Duch

Subradar meets (#4): Kim Myhr | May 2014

Kim Myhr recently released his solo album 'All Your Limbs Singing,' and we're very happy that we can present this interview in which he explains and talks about his influences, musical approach, 4-hour long concerts and, of course, the already mentioned album.

Subradar meets (#3): Ivar Grydeland | April 2014

Research Fellow at The Norwegian State Academy of Music, Ivar Grydeland, talks about his projects, career and musical core values in this video shot in his parents house in April 2014.

He also talks a bit about his new solo record 'Bathymetric Modes' out on Hubro Music now.

Subradar meets (#2): Lasse Marhaug | March 2014

A quiet talk with Norwegian noise-connoisseur Lasse Marhaug.

Here he talks about life, work, career, musical input (and output), and why noise is worth listening to.

A Norwegian drummer with a lot on his plate, talking about influences, influences and career.

Paal also offers some insight on his Large Unit Ensemble, and shares some views on the improv music scene.

Subradar meets (#7):
Peter Brötzmann
Subradar meets (#6):
Evan Parker
Subradar meets (#5):
Michael Duch
Subradar meets (#4):
Kim Myhr
Subradar meets (#3):
Ivar Grydeland
Subradar meets (#2):
Lasse Marhaug
Subradar meets (#1):
Paal Nilssen-Love

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25.08 / 2016

The Necks 4-disc live box set "Athenaeum, Homebush", will soon be available. As the only digital outlet for their music, subradar is very happy to present this.

Also Norwegian Label Nakama Records’ are publishing their fifth release. Featuring the violin duo Jinchūriki consisting of young Norwegian wonder boys Håkon Aase and Adrian Løseth Waade is set for release August 29th.

The vast FMR catalogue is now almost complete, but there are still a number of new arrivals still to come, keep an eye out for new albums!

The latest addition to the subradar label rooster is... read more

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20.11 / 2016

The Splitter Music Festival, taking place from the 24th to the 27th of November, is a new Berlin festival for contemporary orchestral music. The four evenings at "Wabe" and "Ballhaus Ost" with over 80 artists revolve around music-making in large formats, based on the power of improvisation.

The central focus of the festival program is the Berlin-based Echtzeitmusik*- Ensemble Splitter Orchester, formed in 2010. In evolving formats and musical contexts, the orchestra performs anew every day of the festival. However, the composer-performers forming the Splitter Orchester are not the... read more

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12.03 / 2016

It might not be a well known fact, but there is a substantial amount of contemporary composed music at subradar. This weekend we try and put the spotlight on some of the labels and composers of the genre. We are especially happy to be working with the Austrian Kairos label, and great Norwegian labels Simax, Aurora and +3b to name a few.

Here are few tips:
http://www.subradar.no/album/lene-grenager/affinis-suite
http://www.subradar.no/... read more

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26.01 / 2016

Finally the second subradar sampler is ready. Here it is, one hour and 17 minutes of beautiful music:

Subradar Sampler #2

A big thank you to the artists and labels for generously donating their music, thanks!!

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23.12 / 2015

Just a brief hello from us at subradar before the christmas season and the new year. We just want to thank all our old and costumers for support and enthusiasm over the last year. We will have even more great new releases lined up for 2016 so please stay tunes.

For those seeking the christmas spirit we can warmly recommend this brand new album by Sheriffs of Nothingness:

Silent night at the crooked forest

best wishes
Subradar/Klaus

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24.10 / 2015

As a part of two annivsreiary box sets for Stichting WIG recordings. The albums "Gawky Stride" with the Ab Baars trio and "Galina U" with the Queen Mab Trio are now available outside their boxes on for the first time. Take the opportunity to listen and get a copy of these two great recordings as a first outside the box set in digital form. Enjoy!!

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08.09 / 2015

We are happy to say that most of the Mikroton recordings catalogue is now uploaded to the subradar server and will be published during this and next week, so please stay put!

Mikroton Recordings is an independent record label established in 2005 in Moscow, Russia. Founded, operated and curated by Kurt Liedwart and Serge Kolosov, Mikroton Recordings is dedicated to releasing the highest quality electroacoustic, improvised and experimental music on CD, vinyl and digital formats.

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21.08 / 2015

Hello and welcome back after a summer break! The people at subradar needed a bit of vacation, but are now back at full speed. During the summer there has been some new features added to the site. One is a new filter functions that allows you to search by the best selling, recently added and off course label and artist as before. Another thing that has been added is a general facelift for the layout and some header tags that hopefully will make it easier to navigate on the website. Welcome back and stay tuned for more new music thats on its way.

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10.07 / 2015

Hello all, its been a while since our last posting in this column. Just want to inform everyone that things are going great and that more new people are finding their way to subradar and getting their hands on fresh-new music. The subradar staff will be taking some well earned time off during the summer months so if people find the pace of new albums and posts in social media a bit slower, this will be the reason. We plan on being back on full tilt and with a new updated website from the middle of august.

Happy holidays!
Klaus

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21.08 / 2013

Starting on vinyl in 1974, but more notably on CD since 1995 the London-based Emanem label has been a remarkably consistent and stimulating outlet for free improvised music. Martin Davidson, who runs the imprint, has not only brought to light substantial archival material by the likes of Iskra 1903, Evan Parker and Paul Lytton, Howard Riley and The People Band, but has managed to convey the vitality and scope of current improvising through a catalogue that features such fine and various musicians as John Butcher, Charlotte Hug and Veryan Weston.

In this interview with Julian Cowley... read more