Category Archives: FMP

WE HAVE AN FMP WINNER

We’d like to express our extreme gratitude to everyone who participated in the FMP box set contest. Also, our sincere apologies for the slooooow way in which we’ve rolled this out. Following an algorithmic process that took into account long-term weather… Continue reading

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MASSIVE FMP BOX SET CONTEST

As we wind down, in our own slow fashion, we are thrilled to be able to go out with a bang: we are giving away a copy of the limited run FMP box set, Im Rückblick - In Retrospect. This massive… Continue reading

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Free Music Premieres!

We are incredibly excited to present two previously unreleased FMP titles! The first is an entire album by Hans Reichel, recorded live with Sven-Åke Johansson and slated for release as Erdmännchen (a different Reichel duo ultimately got assigned that name, and… Continue reading

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FMP – Three Sui Generis Rarities

We’ve got three new releases in the FMP Store. The only things they share in common are their excellence, their refusal to settle into cozy categories, and the fact that none of them were ever released on CD. They’re probably… Continue reading

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[FMP] Easily Schlipp into a New Year

To ring in 2013, we present a pair of superlative Schlippenbach Quartet albums. Three Nails Left features the classic line-up of Evan Parker, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Peter Kowald, and Paul Lovens, captured live in 1974 (side 1) and 1975 (side… Continue reading

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FMP Sweetmeats

Just in time for your Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Festivus shopping, we’ve got some brand new offerings in our FMP download store. They’re the perfect gift for that hard-working person on your list whose impeccable music tastes are never fully… Continue reading

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[FMP] Solo Shipp

Before the World by MATTHEW SHIPP Matthew Shipp’s first recorded solo album, Before the World is about beginnings. The pianist carves out his own distinct sonic territory and vocabulary, employing classical forms and free improv, generating high drama at every… Continue reading

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