Articles tagged mikrokolektyw, delmark, jazz, moog, electronic

7 Apr 2016 // 10:30 AM

Gold Panda - “In My Car” (Singles Going Steady)

Anthemic, pounding, and texturally variegated, it's a track that generates memories rather than calls them forth -- and the third-act koto ripple-breakdown is a moment of unequivocal beauty.

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7 Apr 2016 // 1:29 AM

Ash Koosha: I AKA I

Ash Koosha's latest album is ambitious, creative, and overall an exciting showcase of his musical skills.

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6 Apr 2016 // 2:01 PM

Brian Eno - “The Ship” (Singles Going Steady)

Brian Eno delivers a breathtaking 21-minute epic that sounds like an out of body experience.

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AJ Cornell and Tim Darcy - “Too Significant to Ignore” (video) (premiere)

Tim Darcy, the guitarist/vocalist for post-punk band Ought, and Andrea-Jane Cornell have created an exciting new experimental, electronic, spoken word project.

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6 Apr 2016 // 1:30 AM

The Field: The Follower

The Field's new album is not a case of diminishing returns, but a work about refining electronic music which was, by definition, already perfect.

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We Are the Hope: An Interview With Jazz Master Wynton Marsalis

Marsalis speaks to PopMatters about The Absynnian Mass, his inspirations, compositional techniques, and the reason he plays music.

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5 Apr 2016 // 10:30 AM

Factor Chandelier - “I Want to Go” feat. Paranoid Castle

Canadian producer Factor Chandelier is about to release his fifth solo album, Factoria, that features an amazing batch of guest vocalists.

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Tim Hecker: Love Streams

Tim Hecker and his accomplice Ben Frost are cooking up some of the most striking, beautiful, and genre-defying music of our time.

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4 Apr 2016 // 2:42 PM

Andy Stott - “Butterflies” (Singles Going Steady)

The mood is one that Stott fans are already intimately acquainted with: dread stitched to a creeping sense of urgency, cognitive fogginess, the inclination that you may be in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Don Cheadle Adds Jazz Legend Miles Davis to His Gallery of Portraits

Years in development, Miles Ahead was produced, co-written and directed by Don Cheadle, who also stars as Davis.

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‘Miles Ahead’ Ponders Miles Davis’ Lost Years

Ponder this reality for a moment: Don Cheadle needs a white co-star in order to make a movie about Miles Davis.

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4 Apr 2016 // 1:10 AM

Låpsley: Long Way Home

In Long Way Home, Låpsley weaves a rich, multi-layered sonic fabric from sound bites of errant longing

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1 Apr 2016 // 11:10 AM

Slackk - “Skeleton Crew” (Singles Going Steady)

"Skeleton Crew" is the musical equivalent of walking inside a dark, eerie cave.

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Gasoline & Mirrors: An Interview With Bibio

He's considered the folktronica producer du jour, but Stephen Wilkinson's art runs much deeper than that. His latest unleashes his inner pop instincts.

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Marco Benevento: The Story of Fred Short

Benevento has shown us how he can do as a keyboardist and composer, and it's disappointing to hear less than that on a new album.

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Prins Thomas: Principe del Norte

Forgoing more rhythm-based music, Prins Thomas explores sound and texture for the sake of itself rather than that of the dance floor.

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31 Mar 2016 // 8:10 AM

Basmala - “Chopa Sidi” (audio) (premiere)

Basmala walks the line between hip-hop and electronic music, visiting the realm of avant-garde jazz, all in an effort to create forward-looking, experimental music that he dubs visionary soul.

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31 Mar 2016 // 1:30 AM

Moderat: III

After a shaky start, Moderat follow through with some of their best songs to date on their latest album.

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Gregory Porter - “Don’t Lose Your Steam” (Singles Going Steady)

Gregory Porter has his eyes on the good things in life and uses his voice to remind us of their presence.

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‘Born To Be Blue’ Props Up the Cult of the Intuitive Genius

This film slyly suggests that even Chet Baker himself couldn’t quite work out who ‘Chet Baker: Jazz Legend’ might or should be.

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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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