Articles tagged mikrokolektyw, delmark, jazz, moog, electronic

Slavic Soul Party!: Live at Barbès - The Far East Suite

Matt Moran and his merry band usher a late-period Ellington masterwork gracefully into middle age.

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Röyksopp - “Never Ever” feat. Susanne Sundfør (Singles Going Steady)

This shiny, gleaming collaboration with Susanne Sundfor is a pure pop confection, and a damn catchy one at that.

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“Music Is Up There and You Can’t Touch It”: Macy Gray Talks About Her New Album ‘Stripped’

The soul singer's latest was made with just one microphone and four jazz musicians covering mostly her older hits. Simplicity has its merits.

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3 Oct 2016 // 1:30 AM

Tycho: Epoch

Epoch may very well be a stunning and unexpected surprise release from post-rock collective Tycho, but its unexpected appearance is the least interesting thing about such an accomplished set.

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Forever Out There: 25 Contributors to the Space Disco Era 1976-1986

Outer space on the dance floor: from the avant-garde to Star Wars commercialism and beyond.

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Thomas Brinkmann: A 1000 Keys

A grand piano and a binray code walk into a bar, and A 1000 Keys is the one in need of a punchline.

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29 Sep 2016 // 1:20 AM

Erroll Garner: Ready Take One

Pulling from three separate recording sessions, Ready Take One features Erroll Garner’s inimitable style along with an impression six previously unheard Garner originals.

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29 Sep 2016 // 1:10 AM

Patten: Ψ (Psi)

Like Boards of Canada in fast forward or Aphex Twin if he paired up with a spoken word artist, being trapped alone with Ψ (Psi) would require you to find a psychiatrist fast; as an escape, though, it is thrilling.

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Hieroglyphic Being: The Disco’s of Imhotep

Jamal Moss as Hieroglyphic Being does it again. And if you're curious about what "it" is, then enjoy the ride.

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27 Sep 2016 // 1:15 AM

Mr. Oizo: All Wet

Collaboration ends up as both vice and virtue on Mr. Oizo's sixth album, rendering one half of the album a lot of fun.

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26 Sep 2016 // 1:05 AM

Jim Snidero: MD66

A veteran alto saxophonist looks back 50 years at the revolutionary approach of the Second Great Miles Davis Quintet.

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Wandering Still: An Interview With the Album Leaf

It's been six long years since Jimmy LaValle's last full-length as the Album Leaf, but as Between Waves proves, the wait was worth it.

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Soccer96: As Above So Below

Soccer96 are excellent at their individual instruments, and this set proves they can link up to make some excellent music, too.

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22 Sep 2016 // 6:49 AM

Oddarrang: Agartha

The ingenious Finnish quintet find the overlap between post rock, prog, ambient and jazz.

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22 Sep 2016 // 6:21 AM

Forma: Physicalist

Brooklyn's instrumental trio are back in rare form with a new label, a new band member, and an expanded sonic palette.

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19 Sep 2016 // 11:42 AM

Luísa Maita - “Fio da Memória” (video) (premiere)

Luísa Maita perfectly personifies the multi-cultural character of her home city of São Paulo with modern Brazilian sounds.

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Robert Glasper Experiment: ArtScience

When we last left the Robert Glasper Experiment, it stood knee-deep in star power with the Black Radio series, featuring everyone from Erykah Badu to

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16 Sep 2016 // 11:35 AM

Bon Iver - 33 “GOD” (Singles Going Steady)

33 "GOD" continues to make us believe that Bon Iver may be dropping one of the best albums of 2016.

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16 Sep 2016 // 9:37 AM

SOHN - “Signal” (Singles Going Steady)

SOHN's vocals have a gorgeous, contemporary R&B feel.

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16 Sep 2016 // 8:45 AM

Sampha - “Blood on Me” (Singles Going Steady)

"Blood on Me" offers a thrilling slice of aural tension and gives yet another reason to keep a close eye on Sampha's solo career

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That Ribbon of Highway: Sharon Jones Re-shapes Woody Guthrie's Song

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"Sharon Jones and Woodie Guthrie knew: great songs belong to everybody.

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