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Wednesday, April 10 2013

Keith Jarrett: Hymns/Spheres

A double-disc set that finds the jazz pianist jamming on a baroque organ in the 1970s (when else?).


Tuesday, October 4 2011

Tea Leaf Green: Radio Tragedy

Mainstream recognition and financial rewards have been hard to come by, but the band’s seventh studio recording should go a long way towards changing that. Then again, more than likely, it won’t.


Thursday, August 4 2011

Matana Roberts: COIN COIN Chapter One: Gens de Couleur Libres

Roberts gives eloquent voice to the fractured nature of identity, the way conflicting identifications jostle for prominence in our psyches, the multiple consciousness of modern hybridity.


Tuesday, May 3 2011

About Group: Start and Complete

Comprised of past or present members of – or contributors to – Hot Chip, This Heat and Spiritualized, About Group craft a sophomore release that’s somewhat improvisational in nature to surprisingly listenable results.


Tuesday, January 19 2010

Evangelista: Prince of Truth

Prince of Truth revels in freeform presentation and a fascinating interplay of conventional song forms and more experimental tendencies.


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