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FMP Archive Edition: Cecil Taylor’s “Almeda (To Matie)”

Almeda (To Matie) by CECIL TAYLOR In the past, we’ve been proud to make available FMP titles that have languished out-of-print for many decades. But now FMP is going a step further – digging into their vaults to release exceptional… Continue reading

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Flying Solo on SAJ Air

We are thrilled to roll out the next three digital releases from FMP. These are solo joints from sister label SAJ, only previously available on LP. They join the Evan Parker/Barry Guy duo Incision (SAJ-35), also recently available for sale… Continue reading

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The Unheard Brötzmann

LOTSA BRÖTZ: We’re proud to introduce four key albums that have languished in obscurity for too long. Like his formidable playing, Peter Brötzmann’s sprawling discography is a force unto itself. Along with fellow titans such as Anthony Braxton and John Zorn,… Continue reading

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The Greatest Guitarist You’ve Never Heard Of

Bonobo by HANS REICHEL In Europe, Hans Reichel is revered as an innovator and guitarist on par with folks like Derek Bailey and John Fahey. He invented his own unique language on the instrument – but he didn’t stop there. He… Continue reading

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The Overlooked FMP

Last week, we posted the Top 10 best-sellers from the FMP download store. All of them are terrific albums, but there are also a number of gems that we feel people have been sleeping on. Some of these records never… Continue reading

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FMP Top 10

It’s been a year since we launched the FMP download store. We’ve been incredibly honored to make so many great recordings available for the first time in years – if not decades. We’ve been generally encouraged by the sales and thankful… Continue reading

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FMP #26: The People’s Choice (aka “Follies”)

Follies by STEVE LACY QUINTET The results of our recent poll to determine the most sought after FMP release (of those that we’d already received from the label) are in, and the outcome is quite clear: the Steve Lacy Quintet… Continue reading

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