Articles tagged mikrokolektyw, delmark, jazz, moog, electronic

Ryan Keberle and Catharsis: Azul Infinito

South American music and jazz brilliantly merged by one of our best trombonists with the help of rising star vocalist Camila Meza

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14 Mar 2016 // 3:05 AM

Eric Prydz: Opus

He may be best known for "Call on Me" and his Pink Floyd remix, but left-of-center DJ Eric Prydz will be remembered because of his truly astounding Opus.

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Esperanza Spalding: Emily’s D+Evolution

The jazz singer and bassist -- and former Grammy "Best New Artist" -- has created a beyond category masterpiece that sounds better than if Joni Mitchell hired Living Colour as her band and then grafted it all onto a hip-hop sensibility of sorts.

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10 Mar 2016 // 12:26 PM

MMOTHS - ‘Luneworks’ (album stream) (premiere)

One can hear the ethereal mists and moody cloud-filled landscapes of Ireland in MMOTHS's dreamy, cinematic electronic music.

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Sonny Sharrock: Ask the Ages

Hey, CD collectors -- if you're still out there, here's some news to make you smile: Sonny Sharrock's Ask the Ages has been reissued.

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10 Mar 2016 // 3:10 AM

The Orb: Alpine

Ambient house merrymakers expand a recent compilation track into a brief but potent suite.

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9 Mar 2016 // 11:18 AM

Yearning Kru - “Multipass” (Singles Going Steady)

Yearning Kru's "Multipass" is an electro-ambient soundscape with sonics scavenged from an overstuffed steampunk junkyard.

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8 Mar 2016 // 2:15 PM

Shift Work - “Hard Currency” (Singles Going Steady)

Even for casual listeners of electronic music, the polyrhythms and arrangement on "Hard Currency" are at least interesting, if not wonderful in its own way.

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Dalhous: The Composite Moods Collection Vol. 1: House Number 44

Scottish electronic duo Dalhous attempt to manipulate our psyches with the quietly ominous first instalment of their Composite Moods Collection.

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8 Mar 2016 // 3:05 AM

Dr. Lonnie Smith: Evolution

One of the kings of the Hammond B-3 returns with one of his best outings yet, returning to the label that launched his career after a 46-year absence.

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7 Mar 2016 // 3:20 AM

Prince Rama: Xtreme Now

The "Now Age" practitioners return with another high-concept album whose conceit doesn't take away from the fun of it all.

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Arturo O’Farrill Sextet: Boss Level

Arturo O'Farrill lets loose with his sons on his new Afro-Latin jazz release.

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‘Deep in My Heart’ Is An Overlooked Musical Delight

The captivating life of an operettist, as told via Al Jolson, Gene Kelly, and a "Leg of Mutton".

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Bakermat - “Ballade” (audio) (premiere)

Dutch producer Lodewijk Fluttert (a.k.a. Bakermat) is known for his minimalist style of electronic music that draws in soul and jazz influences.

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3 Mar 2016 // 3:20 AM

Qluster: Echtzeit

Echtzeit is neither commercial nor uncompromising. It's its own thing, a true work of art that defies its own paradoxical nature.

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Immersion: Analogue Creatures

Swim~ co-founders Colin Newman and Malka Spigel resurrect Immersion in the name of mellow, ambient surf.

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Scanner and Anni Hogan: Scanni

Scanni neither holds back nor advances Scanner and Anni Hogan.

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1 Mar 2016 // 1:45 PM

Gold Panda - “Time Eater” (Singles Going Steady)

"Time Eater" is a slow-motion collapse concocted out of Eastern strings, hisses of ambience, and churning electronic percussion.

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1 Mar 2016 // 12:09 PM

Darq E Freaker - “2C-I” (Singles Going Steady)

Sprinkled with micro-malfunctions and arcade-game sound design, "2C-I" sounds like a cartoon space war was recorded.

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The Triumphant Emptiness of Snarky Puppy

If an iTunes library on shuffle needed a house band, Snarky Puppy would be it.

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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

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"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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