Articles tagged mikrokolektyw, delmark, jazz, moog, electronic

14 Nov 2016 // 3:20 AM

Body Language: Mythos

Seasoned though they may be, Body Language maintain the youthfulness and vigor of a band just starting out, and this album still has the charm and promise of a debut.

READ more
Uri Caine: Calibrated Thickness

The incredibly eclectic jazz pianist offers a series of short songs that consistently dazzle.

READ more

11 Nov 2016 // 8:41 AM

Norah Jones: Day Breaks

Norah Jones returns to her roots on her latest album with mixed results.

READ more

10 Nov 2016 // 9:42 AM

Oval: Popp

Popp goes beyond the cerebral and scattered surface that it first projects to become something far more affirming, revelatory, and perhaps even joyful.

READ more
Romare: Love Songs: Part Two

“Love” is a wide word, having many different meanings in many different contexts, so these song collages take inspiration from all over the spectrum of audio love.

READ more
Sun Ra and His Arkestra: The Space Age Is Here To Stay

Sun Ra soars into space on his latest album.

READ more
David S. Ware and Matthew Shipp: Live in Sant’Anna Arresi 2004

David S. Ware and Matthew Shipp have made beautiful music together for 17 years, but chose this occasion to make a lovely racket.

READ more
The FAQ On Frank Zappa Gives It To Us Quick and Dirty

If you don't have time to scour every corner of the internet seeking the answers to these questions, Joe Corcelli will do it for you.

READ more
John Scofield: Country For Old Men

The guitarist serves up some country tunes with a quartet of old friends. But he is reliably swinging on everything.

READ more
Moby and the Void Pacific Choir: These Systems Are Failing

Moby crafts an electropunk dystopian manifesto, but struggles to convey his vision of reality convincingly.

READ more

4 Nov 2016 // 1:00 PM

Oneohtrix Point Never - “Animals” (Singles Going Steady)

Smooth and uncanny, Oneohtrix Point Never's latest single entrances and intrigues.

READ more

4 Nov 2016 // 9:20 AM

Massive Attack - “Teardrop” (Singles Going Steady Classic)

"Teardrop" is every bit as haunting and iconic today as it was 18 years ago.

READ more
I’ve Waited Ages: An Interview with Wire’s Colin Newman

With the influence of rock group Wire still ringing large, Colin Newman talks about the haphazard, almost casual way that his first three solo albums emerged (now finally re-released).

READ more

3 Nov 2016 // 2:30 AM

Illum Sphere: Glass

Illum Sphere makes his boldest statement yet with a restless, uneasy album allowed the space and time to slowly unravel.

READ more
The Westerlies: The Westerlies

This all brass quartet has pulled off what few all brass quartets can pull off -- a highly artistic double album of mostly original material.

READ more

2 Nov 2016 // 12:45 PM

Kaytranada - “You’re the One” feat. Syd (Singles Going Steady)

Kaytranada's classic, echoing beats, driving bass, and retro synth sounds provide the perfect backdrop for Syd's voice

READ more
Jonathan Finlayson and Sicilian Defense: Moving Still

Moving Still is the most gorgeous, enticing, classic album of 2016 in jazz so far.

READ more
S U R V I V E: RR7349

The perils of nostalgia notwithstanding, many listeners will find the foggy atmospheres and neon-lit cityscapes of RR7349 irresistible.

READ more
Izzy Flynn - “Faith” (audio) (premiere)

London's Izzy Flynn is an artist on the rise as her blend of electronic, electropop, soul and jazz is mesmerizing.

READ more
Making Music Out of Uncertainty: A Conversation With FaltyDL

FaltyDL: “The more I think about what people are going to understand, the more convoluted my art gets.”

READ more
More Recent Articles
//Mixed media
//Blogs

TIFF 2017: 'The Shape of Water'

// Notes from the Road

"The Shape of Water comes off as uninformed political correctness, which is more detrimental to its cause than it is progressive.

READ the article