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Opsvik & Jennings “Fløyel Files” (NCM 40126)   $11.99     (Prices include shipping)
While blending an electronic palate with arco bass, pump organs, theremin, tape loops, guitar, and a collage of other sounds, "Fløyel Files" resists meandering and maintains the strength of song structure - a rare and successful hybrid of the acoustic and the digital.

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Justice on a Budget "Justice on a Budget" (NCM 40123)   $11.99
Three years after an informal meeting to improvise over loose themes, we have the debut of Justice on a Budget. The players of this thoughtful and dynamic, instrumental trio share a sonic vision with a wide-open approach to creating new music. Bouncing through genres with simple structures from jazz to post-rock to breakbeat, Justice on a Budget will deny and confirm your wildest categorizations.

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The Morpholinos "[For Background Use Only]" (NCM 40119)   $11.99
With the highly anticipated and highly curious "[For Background Use Only]", The Morpholinos are on a mission to prove that background music does not have to make us cringe. The trio of Brian Drye - keyboards, Lori Bingel - electric bass and Matt Glassmeyer on a bastardized classical guitar-turned-drum set called the "shuitar" is accompanied by eighteen different players of various instruments to meticulously re-sculpt favorites by Michael Jackson, Duran Duran, The Band and Bon Jovi. Laugh or cry - your choice.

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Akiko Pavolka's House of Illusion "Bridge" (NCM 40116)         $11.99
"Bridge", the second release from Akiko Pavolka's House Of Illusion, captures the raw energy and creativity of HOI's live shows. Combining voice, drums, bass, wurlitzer, saxophone, accordian, and pedal steel, HOI's concept can be described as jazz with a rock attitude weaving in funk, latin, electronica and Japanese enka music.

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The Jongleurs "Five People" (NCM 40103)       Email Us
The much-anticipated follow up to The Jongleurs heralded debut contains over 70 minutes of original music, featuring the band's eclectic stylings and twisted humor. This is the one that made them favorites on the East Coast touring scene. Includes the scronky rock of "Welcome to Wal-Mart," the crowd pleaser "Peeing in the Pool," the hypnotic "Indians" and the five minimalist movements that make up "Glasdme."

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The Jongleurs "The Jongleurs" (NCM 40102)       Email Us
The debut album from this Miami group introduces the listener to the band's diverse background in experimental rock 'n roll and progressive jazz. Where the madness began! "One of the 10 best albums of 1996" - ESP Magazine (Greensboro, NC)

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The Jongleurs "3" (NCM 40502)        Email Us
The final document of the newest repertoire developed over several national tours, the "3" sessions are finally released for scrutiny. The new tunes stretch further in both the direction of the consonant and the bizarre.

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