Modern Composition

What If

Hauschka

Released 31/03/17 Label City Slang Genre Modern Composition Cat no. slang50117

Limited Copies come with a 17 Track City Slang label Sampler. Since the release of his debut album, Substantial, in 2004, Volker Bertelmann – aka Hauschka – has, slowly but surely, earned...

Released 31/03/17 Label City Slang Genre Modern Composition Cat no. slang50117lp

Limited Copies come with a 17 Track City Slang label Sampler. Since the release of his debut album, Substantial, in 2004, Volker Bertelmann – aka Hauschka – has, slowly but surely, earned...

Three Worlds: Music From Woolf Works

Max Richter

Released 10/03/17 Label Deutsche Grammophon Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 4796953

One of Rough Trade's favourite artists is back with a new album, and it is another cracker. Following the success of Sleep, Max Richter releases his latest recording project – a new album...

Released 27/01/17 Label Deutsche Grammophon Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 4797158

Jewel Case

No Home of the Mind

Bing and Ruth

Released 17/02/17 Label 4AD Genre Modern Composition Cat no. cadd3706

Limited Transparent Vinyl with Download.

Released 17/02/17 Label 4AD Genre Modern Composition Cat no. cad3706

Ever-evolving, Bing and Ruth is steered by composer David Moore, a pianist from Kansas and graduate of New York’s school of Jazz and Contemporary Music at the New School. Their line-up ha...

Released 17/02/17 Label 4AD Genre Modern Composition Cat no. cad3706cd

Ever-evolving, Bing and Ruth is steered by composer David Moore, a pianist from Kansas and graduate of New York’s school of Jazz and Contemporary Music at the New School. Their line-up ha...

Celestial Vibration

Laraaji

Released 10/02/17 Label soul jazz Genre Modern Composition Cat no. sjrlp369

This is the stunning debut album from Laraaji. Celestial Vibrations was originally released in 1978 under the name Edward Larry Gordon, and then first issued by Soul Jazz Records / Univer...

Released 10/02/17 Label soul jazz Genre Modern Composition Cat no. sjrcd369

This is the stunning debut album from Laraaji. Celestial Vibrations was originally released in 1978 under the name Edward Larry Gordon, and then first issued by Soul Jazz Records / Univer...

Asylum For Eve

Thomas William Hill

Released 10/02/17 Label Village Green Genre Modern Composition Cat no. vglp027

From the combined backgrounds of film score composition and field recordings comes Asylum For Eve, Thomas William Hill’s rich and expressive new album, and the first written under his own...

Released 10/02/17 Label Village Green Genre Modern Composition Cat no. vgcd027

From the combined backgrounds of film score composition and field recordings comes Asylum For Eve, Thomas William Hill’s rich and expressive new album, and the first written under his own...

Les Nouvelles Musiques De Chambre Volume 2

Gigi Martin and Charles Hayward

Released 03/02/17 Label Modern Classics Genre Modern Composition Cat no. mcr923lp

Restored and remastered. Following the reissue of the entire recorded output of South London-based experimental act This Heat and its successor, Camberwell Now, Modern Classics Recordings...

Released 03/02/17 Label Modern Classics Genre Modern Composition Cat no. mcr923cd

Restored and remastered. Following the reissue of the entire recorded output of South London-based experimental act This Heat and its successor, Camberwell Now, Modern Classics Recordings...

Delectus - The Polydor and Vertigo Recordings 1973 - 1985

Vangelis

Released 03/02/17 Label Polydor Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 5368207

Modern music visionary Vangelis releases a new 13-disc box set entitled Delectus, featuring a chosen selection of his early discographic work. The mammoth collection includes all of his a...

Philip Glass: Piano Works

Víkingur Olafsson

Released 27/01/17 Label Deutsche Grammophon Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 94796918

This is a tribute to the master of minimal music, legendary Philip Glass, who turns 80 on 31.01.2017. A year ago Philip Glass handpicked some pianists to perform all of his Etudes togethe...

Philip Glass Buddha Machine

Philip Glass

Released 27/01/17 Label CVMK Genre Modern Composition Cat no. GLASSBUDDHABLUE

BLUE

Released 27/01/17 Label CVMK Genre Modern Composition Cat no. GLASSBUDDHARED

RED

A Shadow In Time

William Basinski

Released 20/01/17 Label Temporary Residence Ltd. Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 20621701

Basinski's first new release since 2015's Cascade & The Deluge. A Shadow in Time features Basinski's rare Voyetra 8 synthesizer for the first time since Watermusic. For David Robert J...

Released 20/01/17 Label Temporary Residence Ltd. Genre Modern Composition Cat no. TRR278LP

Basinski's first new release since 2015's Cascade & The Deluge. A Shadow in Time features Basinski's rare Voyetra 8 synthesizer for the first time since Watermusic. For David Robert J...

Iris

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. Eratp093lp

Black Vinyl With Download.

Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. Eratp093le

Limited Clear Vinyl with Download.

Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. Eratp093lr

Rough Trade Exclusive - 250 Copies on Red Vinyl with Download.

Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. eratp093cd

While Stars of the Lid offshoot A Winged Victory for the Sullen last gave us a full-length way back in 2014 with Atomos, the duo of Dustin O'Halloran and Adam Bryanbaum Wiltzie are enteri...

Reflection

Brian Eno

Label Warp Genre Modern Composition Cat no. warpcd280

Reflection is the latest work in a long series. It started (as far as record releases are concerned) with Discreet Music in 1975 ( - or did it start with the first Fripp and Eno album in ...

Label Warp Genre Modern Composition Cat no. warplp280

Reflection is the latest work in a long series. It started (as far as record releases are concerned) with Discreet Music in 1975 ( - or did it start with the first Fripp and Eno album in ...

Label Warp Genre Modern Composition Cat no. warpcd280X

Exclusive Rough Trade CD version. Limited to 500 copies, each CD contains a uniquely generated, one-of-a-kind edition of Reflection, in a signed and stickered case bound sleeve with 8 page booklet. Only available on New years Day at events at East, West, Notts and NYC.

Dracula ost Kronos Quartet

Philip Glass

Label Orange mountain music Genre Modern Composition Cat no. omm0111lp

Orange Mountain reissue of Philip Glass's 1998 score to the 1931 film Dracula starring Bela Lugosi. For his new score, Philip Glass tapped the all-star Kronos Quartet and wrote specifical...

Label Orange mountain music Genre Modern Composition Cat no. omm0111

Orange Mountain reissue of Philip Glass's 1998 score to the 1931 film Dracula starring Bela Lugosi. For his new score, Philip Glass tapped the all-star Kronos Quartet and wrote specifical...

Unfold

The Necks

Label Ideologic Organ Genre Modern Composition Cat no. soma025

Ideologic Organ is proud to present the brand-new recordings from The Necks, the legendary Australian trio who excel in bypassing musical cliche whilst exploring and extending the practic...

Grunewald

Peter Broderick

Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. ERATP092LP

Born in just one night inside the four walls of the discrete yet majestic Grunewald Church, situated on the outskirts of Berlin, this five-track EP is an exploration of the alluring part...

Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. ERATP092CD

Born in just one night inside the four walls of the discrete yet majestic Grunewald Church, situated on the outskirts of Berlin, this five-track EP is an exploration of the alluring part...

Music From The Crucible

Philip Glass

Label Orange mountain music Genre Modern Composition Cat no. omm0112

On March 31 2016 a new production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible opened on Broadway with an all-star cast including Saoirse Ronan and Ben Whishaw directed by Ivo Van Hove produced by Sco...

The Complete Sony Recordings

Philip Glass

Label Sony Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 88985337612

This limited deluxe 24 CD box set sees the first ever collection of the complete Philip Glass recordings, released by Sony Classical. The release coincides with the occasion of the compos...

Clear Sounds b/w Perfetta

Harry Bertoia

Label Somnambient Genre Modern Composition Cat no. F/W1033CD

After nearly 40 years of silence, Harry Bertoia's Sonambient label has been resurrected in order to release the best of Bertoia's unheard recordings from his recently preserved archive of...

Label Somnambient Genre Modern Composition Cat no. F/W1033

After nearly 40 years of silence, Harry Bertoia's Sonambient label has been resurrected in order to release the best of Bertoia's unheard recordings from his recently preserved archive of...

Alle Sorgenti Delle Civilta (The Sources of Civilisation)

Kema (AKA Giulia Alessandroni)

Label Finders Keepers Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 19cack

10" with Download. The first-ever dedicated album release by pioneering female Italian film music composer / arranger / multi-instrumentalist Giulia De Muittis (aka Mrs. Alessandro Alessa...

The Wasp Factory

Ben Frost

Label Bedroom Community Genre Modern Composition Cat no. hvalur25cd

Ben Frost presents the soundtrack to his directorial debut, an operatic interpretation of Iain Banks novel The Wasp Factory, issued on his Bedroom Community label. Working extensively wit...

Confessions

Nico Muhly and Teitur

Label Nonesuch Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 0075597944310

Nonesuch Records releases Confessions, a collaboration between the acclaimed American composer Nico Muhly and the Faroese singer / songwriter Teitur. The two musicians began work on the p...

Label Nonesuch Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 0075597944303

Nonesuch Records releases Confessions, a collaboration between the acclaimed American composer Nico Muhly and the Faroese singer / songwriter Teitur. The two musicians began work on the p...

Six Pianos / Keyboard Study 1

Steve Reich / Terry Riley

Label Film Genre Modern Composition Cat no. filmlp002

LP - 180 Gram Vinyl in sepcial printed sleeve and Download.

Label Film Genre Modern Composition Cat no. filmcd002

Digipack with special print.

John Cage: Complete Song Books

Reinhold Friedl / Rashad Becker

Label Karl Records Genre Modern Composition Cat no. kr029

Volume 3 in the PERIHEL series on KARLRECORDS is dedicated to one of the most iconic composers of 20th century: JOHN CAGE. All 92 pieces of the "Song Books" in stunning interpretations by...

The Fifth Century

Gavin Bryars

Label ecm Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 4814495

The music of English composer Gavin Bryars has long managed the distinction of being both "accessible and defiantly personal" (The New York Times).

Wanderer Remixes

Ilya Beshevli

Label Village Green Genre Modern Composition Cat no. vgep022

Ilya Beshevli’s sophomore album Wanderer, released in May 2016, gets a reworking of the title track by Dutch lo-fi house producer Kai Hugo aka Palmbomen as well as minimalist composer and...

Systems / Layers

Rachels

Label Touch and Go Genre Modern Composition Cat no. qs075lp

Systems / Layers is the fifth release and final LP of the instrumental group Rachel's. It was released October 7, 2003 on Quarterstick Records. The album is a collaborative dance/theater ...

This Is You

Chris Cobilis

Label Room 40 Genre Modern Composition Cat no. rm477lp

This Is You proposes a metaphysical feedback loop involving the lens, a broadcast system, biological ocu-larcentrism and the Sun. Using the birth of user-generated content as the starting...

David

Eleni Karaindrou

Label ecm Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 4814499

The stage cantata David features Eleni Karaindrou's music for a unique piece of Aegean drama, a verse play with words by an unknown 18th century poet from the island of Chios.

The Mechanical Fair

Ola Kvernberg (Todd Terje Remix)

Label Olsen Genre Modern Composition Cat no. ols016

Double 180 gram, half-speed vinyl re-release of the orchestral epic. Includes Todd Terje Remix. Norwegian Grammy-nominated and critically acclaimed masterpiece «The Mechanical Fair» final...

Rock Concerto - Road Movies - Symphony No. 3

Mike Mills / John Adams / Philip Glass

Label Orange mountain music Genre Modern Composition Cat no. omm0113

The focus had to be on the melodies, Mills says of his initial thoughts on writing the music. ...I started by writing the chords. I tried to put the melody on that, and tried to think of ...

WTC / Different Trains

Steve Reich

Label Megadisc Classics Genre Modern Composition Cat no. lpmdc7878

For the 15th Commemoration of 9/11, a new version of WTC 9/11 by Steve Reich, coupled with Different Trains, two characteristic works for string quartet and tape, composed by the great Am...

Label Megadisc Classics Genre Modern Composition Cat no. mdc7877

For the 15th Commemoration of 9/11, a new version of WTC 9/11 by Steve Reich, coupled with Different Trains, two characteristic works for string quartet and tape, composed by the great Am...

Postcards From

Fiona Brice

Label Bella Union Genre Modern Composition Cat no. bella546v

Few CVs are as illustrious as that of Fiona Brice. It spans orchestral arrangements for artists such as John Grant, Anna Calvi, Midlake, Placebo, Vashti Bunyan and Jarvis Cocker, scores f...

Label Bella Union Genre Modern Composition Cat no. bella546cd

Few CVs are as illustrious as that of Fiona Brice. It spans orchestral arrangements for artists such as John Grant, Anna Calvi, Midlake, Placebo, Vashti Bunyan and Jarvis Cocker, scores f...

Overview Effect

Roger Goula

Label Cognitive Shift Genre Modern Composition Cat no. csr001lp

London composer and multi-instrumentalist, Roger Goula, releases his debut album Overview Effect via brand new contemporary classical record label Cognitive Shift Recordings (One Little I...

Label Cognitive Shift Genre Modern Composition Cat no. csr001cd

London composer and multi-instrumentalist, Roger Goula, releases his debut album Overview Effect via brand new contemporary classical record label Cognitive Shift Recordings (One Little I...

Morricone 60

Ennio Morricone

Label Decca Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 5700077

Morricone 60 is the first album of Ennio Morricone’s greatest hits conducted, recorded and curated by Morricone himself. It sees the celebrated Maestro performing some of his greatest fil...

Label Decca Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 5700071

Morricone 60 is the first album of Ennio Morricone’s greatest hits conducted, recorded and curated by Morricone himself. It sees the celebrated Maestro performing some of his greatest fil...

Label Decca Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 5700079

CD and DVD Set.

The Spell / A Golden Rush

David August

Label Counter Records Genre Modern Composition Cat no. count100

The Spell acts as the natural evolution of B side to David’s last Counter Records release, Ouvert. Propulsive break beat and soaring pads unite over a lush sound carpet of delicately cura...

Ghosts

Crash Ensemble

Label Bedroom Community Genre Modern Composition Cat no. hvalur27cd

Crash Ensemble are one of Ireland and Europe’s most acclaimed contemporary classical music ensembles. They perform a wide breadth of contemporary music from the work of Steve Reich and Ph...

Island Songs

Olafur Arnalds

Label Mercury KX Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 4814551

Rough Trade Exclusive white vinyl limited to 500 copies.

Label Mercury KX Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 4812857

CD and DVD set

Label Mercury KX Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 4812861

Island Songs is the innovative brainchild of Bafta award winning composer Olafur Arnalds, alongside acclaimed film director Baldvin Z (BBC's Trapped, Life in a Fish Bowl).

Early Electronic and Tape Music

John Cage

Label Sub Rosa Genre Modern Composition Cat no. srv361

Although John Cage occasionally worked in large, sophisticated studios - for example, when he composed Fontana Mix in 1958 - his approach to electronic and tape music was often uncomplica...

Label Sub Rosa Genre Modern Composition Cat no. sr361

Although John Cage occasionally worked in large, sophisticated studios - for example, when he composed Fontana Mix in 1958 - his approach to electronic and tape music was often uncomplica...

Prime Rhythms

Sam Grant

Label Alt. Vinyl Genre Modern Composition Cat no. av067

Ultra ltd (64) art edition hand cut 11” lathe edition in custom packaging.

Pieces of Africa

Kronos Quartet

Label Nonesuch Genre Modern Composition Cat no. 0075597944952

Double140 Gram high-performance vinyl.

Je Suis Le Tenebreux

Christopher Chaplin

Label Fabrique Records Genre Modern Composition Cat no. fab58cd

British composer and experimental music artist Christopher James Chaplin studied the piano with Irene Denereaz in Vevey / Switzerland before moving to London in the early 80ies. In 2009 h...

Label Fabrique Records Genre Modern Composition Cat no. fab58vin

British composer and experimental music artist Christopher James Chaplin studied the piano with Irene Denereaz in Vevey / Switzerland before moving to London in the early 80ies. In 2009 h...

Electronic Music From The Seventies and Eighties

Carl Stone

Label Unseen Worlds Genre Modern Composition Cat no. uw15lp

Deluxe gatefold sleeve. Includes download card plus digital-only bonus track.

Aforger

Douglas Dare

Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. eratp089le

Limited Clear Vinyl housed in Gatefold Sleeve with Lyric Book and Download plud bonus 4 track cd.

Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. eratp089cd

Rough Trade Exclusive - comes with a 4-track Bonus CD

Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. eratp089lp

Rough Trade Exclusive - comes with a 4-track Bonus CD entitled Aforger Solo featuring solo versions of the album tracks recorded at The Church Studios. Following his acclaimed debut Whelm...